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WW1 US Pilot wings? Authentic?

Article about: This wing badge is one of about 20 that I purchased in a lot at a recent auction. Cannot find any information on it. The flame is gold tone. Overall with cloth measures about 3 3/4" by

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    Default WW1 US Pilot wings? Authentic?

    This wing badge is one of about 20 that I purchased in a lot at a recent auction. Cannot find any information on it. The flame is gold tone. Overall with cloth measures about 3 3/4" by 1 1/2." Does it look to be authentic? Who would have worn this piece? Any clues would be greatly appreciated!
    Thanks so much,
    Corey
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    Default These were also in the lot. 3 1/2" by 1 1/4".

    3 1/2" by 1 1/4." Blue front and tan/green back. Hand sewn. Gold tone "US"
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    Hi Cory, and welcome to the Forum. There may be
    a couple of members here who can help. Myself,
    I only collect USAAF and later, and I know that
    these can be a minefield.

    The second one you show appears to be
    British made.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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