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Posted 3 years ago

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Horace05
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This item is about 1 1/4 in diameter.It look of swirl colors in it kind of a ivory texture. I found this digging in the dirt about 39 years ago.

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  1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    @Horace05, my research tells me that this is a 'cap badge' for either the Army or the Air Force..........they were plated metal (Zinc I think) and that is what gives the odd look now.........this must have been from at least the Viet Nam eraif you found it 39 years ago.........nice find..
  2. Horace05, 3 years ago
    Thanks Pop_abides for the info. Wish i could figure out what year this is from or what era.
  3. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    that would be nice but they are basically the same now as in WWII, here's a link, scroll down to "Enlisted Men" , I would need to dig to find my Cap but I'm sure the badge is the same from 1996..http://usarmyinsigniahomepage.110mb.com/cap_wwii.html
  4. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    Wait, scratch that, when I was in the National Guard we wore our Unit Crest on our Cap......
    It's tough to get old !

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