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WWII era? Senior Pilots Wings GEMSCO G-2

Article about: I have these Senior Pilots wings marked GEMSCO A.G.O. G-2 on the back. I am pretty confident they are authentic, but are they WWII issue? I have seen this same wing on other sites, but they

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    Default WWII era? Senior Pilots Wings GEMSCO G-2

    I have these Senior Pilots wings marked GEMSCO A.G.O. G-2 on the back. I am pretty confident they are authentic, but are they WWII issue? I have seen this same wing on other sites, but they don't say the age. The wings are 3" long. Thanks!

    Bill
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    The code number G2 was used by Gemsco, Miford, Ct. and this code was used only from the 1950's-the present. Sorry but a very fine wing indeed! After the war all metal insignia had a two digit code assigned to them.

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    Default Re: WWII era? Senior Pilots Wings GEMSCO G-2

    Ditto. These bronze wings are usually 1/20th silver plated, though not all
    are marked as such. As a rule, any wings with numeric codes are
    post-war/modern era pieces, as stated.

    The design above is the same as what 'Amico' or 'LGB' (Balfour)
    and 'N.S. Meyer' used during WWII...........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Default Re: WWII era? Senior Pilots Wings GEMSCO G-2

    Bummer! I was hoping it was WWII era. Is there any way to date the wings....like from the Korean War, Vietnam, etc? thanks

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    My guess is 60's or 70's - 'Vietnam era' is appropriate.............
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    OK. Thanks. I guess I will try to sell them as I only collect WWII era item. Thanks again!

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