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Military Insignia and Pins159 of 180Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16) USN  Painted Beer Stein c. 1958USN SPOON PINS
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Posted 3 years ago

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My son found these in an attic of a home that he bought. Can somebody identify these items?

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  1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    google military insignia
  2. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    All appear to be WW1 era.

    First three are Officer collar insignia (pin back): Medical Corps, Quartermaster, Ordnance.

    Next two are Enlisted (screw back): Ordnance and Artillery.

    Scott
  3. Bill, 3 years ago
    Thank you very much.
  4. Diane, 3 years ago
    the second one with eagle, sword and key crossed is from ww1 symbol is Quartermaster Corp. of US Army 1896-1921. I have an iron bed with this same emblem on the head and foot of bed. I googled it and found out this information.
  5. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Finance Corps handles the money for the Army.

    Quartermaster Corps focus is logistics (supply acquisition and distribution management).

  6. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    The old Army Pay Dept. was under the QMC for a brief period.

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