The metal pin-back wing, with open catch is MEYER, the standard variety, with applied gold US letters and heavy silver wash that is worn off on the front in spots. Fits nicely on the black wool backing.
Solid and a great strike. A great GREAT set, a lovely wing.There is another set of initials in the sleeve, I do not know why, if this was recycled to Lt. They are not detailed enough to identify. Unit that fought on the. The unit was not ordered to the front until November 10, and this roughly corresponds with Brown's Nov. These lots are from the collection of the pioneer WWI collector and historian Bob Ford, my close friend.
Many came from the family of the veteran, the veteran himself or an agent of their family. All lots are unconditionally guaranteed to be genuine and as shown. See image and title for any info, and ask any questions you may have! The item "WWI WW1 BOB FORD Collection-278th Aero Squadron Pilot Uniform NAMED PB Wing NICE" is in sale since Tuesday, December 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms".
The seller is "notime" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.