WWII US ARMY/USAAF 1ST LT./2ND LT. RANK INSIGNIA
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Original WWII US Army/USAAF 1st Lt./2nd Lt. Rank Insignia. TWO 1ST LT. & THREE 2ND LT. SINGLES. Regulation 1" size. One 1st Lt. bar marked "SHOLD-R-FORM" over Meyer shield/other has patterned back. Two 2nd Lt. bars marked "MEYER/METAL" plus "SHOLD-R-FORM" and Meyer shield. Other 2nd Lt. bar unmarked. All are lockig-catch pinback except one Meyer 2nd Lt. bar with open-catch pin. All are silvered (1st Lt.) or gilded (2nd Lt.) brass. Both 1st Lt. bars have most bright finish intact. Patterned-back 1st Lt. bar has more than usual front scratching. Fronts of both Meyer 2nd Lt. bars aged to shiny tan color. Much bright finish on unmarked 2nd Lt. bar.