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#125679 07/12/2008 04:49 AM
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I think this is air crew member wings. But it does not look like other WWII crew member wings I have seen. Thanks for your help!

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2nd pic of back

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#125681 07/12/2008 02:21 PM
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The design is certainly that of the Aircrew member. They may be just post war if they are not marked STERLING anywhere (although not all were ) They are an intereting die struck version. Did they have sterling clutches?


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#125682 07/12/2008 03:14 PM
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Jerry,
Thanks! Did not come with clutches. I can't find a mark on it anywhere and I hate to clean it because it has so much patina. Should I?
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#125683 07/13/2008 08:58 PM
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I would leave it the way it is. It takes 60+ years to get a nice dark patina like that.

Aircrew wings are cool, because they are somewhat plentiful, they can still be had inexpensively, and there is a wide variety of variants out there.

I'll try to post a few of the ones I just picked up.


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