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WWI Pilot Wings Meyer, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1128
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    During the First World War no real standard wings existed for the US Army Signal Corp Air Service. Many wings were cloth but many jewelers made metal wings during the war at the request of pilots. The real wings were based on Special Regulation #41 issued on 15 August 1917 and were to be made on cloth with embroidery. But right from the beginning Pilots had jewelers make the metal wings because the cloth ones did not hold up to washing uniforms. The wings that are shown are a museum quality...

    1917 Military Reserve Aviator Wing, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1128-2
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      The wings shown here are based on the 1917 design by NS Meyer for a Reserve or Junior Pilot. This was not a pilot held in Reserve, but one who came from the reserves and the junior pilot was new to the service. In Europe a 1/2 wing was awarded to someone who was carried on an aircraft and was not a pilot. The US 1/2 wings did not last long as the pilots were made fun off by their English and French counterparts. Making these 1/2 wings rather rare. They are one of the few 1/2 wings used in the...

      WWI Pilot Wings - W.C. Link, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1129
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        The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of wings owned by Lt. Donald Eugene Faxon made by the WC link Co. with pin back. His initials are on the back as on the original. This museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated.

        WWI Junior/Reserve Pilot Link Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1129-2
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          The wings shown here are based on the 1917 design by WC Linkr for a Reserve or Junior Pilot. This was not a pilot held in Reserve, but one who came from the reserves and the junior pilot was new to the service. In Europe a 1/2 wing was awarded to someone who was carried on an aircraft and was not a pilot. The US 1/2 wings did not last long as the pilots were made fun off by their English and French counterparts. Making these 1/2 wings rather rare. They are one of the few 1/2 wings used in the...

          WWI Pilots Wing Sweetheart Pin, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1130
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            WWI Sweetheart wings 1 1/2 inches wide made in sterling silver.

            1920 Pilot Observer Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1133
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              1919-1921 US Army Pilot Observer Wings. This is a very well made museum quality reproduction in Sterling Silver. This wing was given to Pilots who no longer flew as a pilot but as an observer in an aircraft. In most cases it was pilot who could no longer pass a flight physical. This wing lasted about 11 months. It was hated because the center "US" looked like a "commercial button. " It was also the last wing with the letters "US" officially on them. You almost never see a real wing but lots of...

              WWI Pilots Wing - M&W, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1139
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                The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of wings shown on page 29 of Maj Morris' book on WWI wings designed by Meyer & Wenthe of Chicago. This museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated.

                WW I Pilots Wing Robbins, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1149
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                  The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of wings in Robbins style with screw backs. A fine example of a WWI Pilot wing. This museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated.

                  WWI Junior/Reserve Pilot Robbins Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1149-2
                  Sale Price: $74.95
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                    These wings are a museum quality reproduction of wings in Robbins style with screw backs. This museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated. This was not a pilot held in Reserve, but one who came from the Army Reserves and the junior pilot was new to the service. In Europe a 1/2 wing was awarded to someone who was carried on an aircraft and was not a pilot. The US 1/2 wings did not last long as the pilots were made fun off by their English and French...

                    1919-1920 Airplane Observer Wing Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1153
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                      1919 Observer Wings. These wings were authorizedon Jan 25, 1919 for four different functions as follows: Airplane Observer, Balloon Observer, Aerial Bomber and Aerial Gunner. This wings was hated and lasted only until 14 Oct 1921. This is a very well made museum quality reproduction in Sterling Silver. You almost never see a real wing but a number of Meyer restrikes. This has a center clasp pin back.

                      1919 Senior Balloon Wing, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1167
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                        This is sterling silver museum quality reproduction 3 inch Senior Balloon Wing designed by WC Link and is a truly beautiful wing. But someone long ago added the letters "US" on the original in 14k gold. Since the Senior wings were not approved until 1941 and the letters US ended in 1919 I am lost as to how this came into being. Maybe it was anal metal version of he 1917 Military Aeronaut wing. Or it was an original WWI Balloon wing and someone added the star. Our US is gold plated on sterling....

                        WWI Pilots Wing Link, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1170
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                          WW I Pilots Wing Tiffany designed small, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1171
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                            World War I Pilots Wing Tiffany Design small size. The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of wings we believe were designed by Tiffany, but this one is 2 3/8 inches and all others are 3 inches. This museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated.

                            WWI Junior/Reserve Pilot Sterling Tiffany, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1171-2
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                              These wings are a museum quality reproduction of wings in Tiffany Style. This is a rather small wing and may have been used as a hat insignia. This museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated. This was not a pilot held in Reserve, but one who came from the Army Reserves and the junior pilot was new to the service. In Europe a 1/2 wing was awarded to someone who was carried on an aircraft and was not a pilot. The US 1/2 wings did not last long as the...

                              WWI Pilot Sweetheart Wing Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1172
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                                Museum Quality reproduction WWI Sweeteart wings 1 1/78 inches wide made in sterling silver with the US gold plated.

                                WWI Pilot Wings LeBrave, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1173
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                                  This is a museum quality reproduction in Sterling Silver of an original wing. The wing is hallmarked LeBreve of Paris and is 925, the European designation for sterling. The wing is 3 1/8 inches in width with the "US" letters 24-karat gold plate. If you view this wing closelyit is an almost exact copy of the Hummrichous wing from Memphis TN. That wing was made in three parts and this one is soldered together.

                                  Indian Motorcycle Wing Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1180
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                                    These are a very well made exact museum quality reproduction in Sterling Silver of the very rare 1922 Indian "Motocycle" wings. Note the spelling of motorcycle, which is how Indian spelled it prior to 1922. This is a 2 3/4 inch wing with a pin back just as it would have been made in 1922. These sterling silver wings would look great on a blackshirt or jacket.

                                    1919 Balloon Pilot, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1182
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                                      1919 US Army Air Service US Balloon Pilot. This is a three inch museum quality reproduction with pin back in Sterling Silver of the balloon Pilot wings shown, number 54 with the letters US, in Duncan Campbell' book on Aviation Badges and Insignia. This wing is believed to have been made between 1919 and 1921 it was made both with and without the US letters. The US letters are 24 karat gold plate. The first Balloon wings that was introduced in 1919 as the Balloon Observer Wings but were...

                                      WWI Pilots Wing Dallas BB&B Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1183
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                                        WWI Pilot Dallas Style Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1183M
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                                          WWI Pilot wing in the Dallas Style but in all metal without the cloth backing. A very rare wing not found too often. Must have been made towards the end of the war when different companies were trying to cask in on the men going off to war. The is a museum quality reproduction in sterling silver with the letters US in 24 karat gold plate.

                                          WWI Pilot Wing Moustache, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1209
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                                            World War I Moustache Wing as shown on page 26 and 29 of Terry Morris's book, United States Army Air Service Wing Badges - Uniforms and Insignia 1913-1918. The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of Pilot Wings in the Moustache design. The original designer is believed to be Eisenstadt Company of St. Louis, MO. This museum quality reproduction is handmade of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated. The silver parts are mounted on a brass plate, which is covered by...

                                            WWI AAS Moustache Junior / Reserve Pilot Wing Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1209-2
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                                              The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of Reserve or Junior Pilot Wings in the Moustache design. A Reserve Pilot was a pilot in the Army reserves. The original designer is believed to be Eisenstadt Company of St. Louis, MO. This museum quality reproduction is handmade of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated.While the picture shows the wing without cloth back, this item is the cloth backed.

                                              WWI Balloon Pilot Wing, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1210
                                              Sale Price: $249.95
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                                                The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of Balloon Pilot Wings. The original designer is not known, but the wings came from a collection in Paris and may have been designed and made in that CityThis museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated. The silver parts are mounted on a plate which is covered by the wool cloth. These wings were authorized on 29 December 1917.

                                                WWI Balloon Wing Sterling, Weingarten Gallery Item Number P-1210M
                                                Sale Price: $119.95
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                                                  The wings that are shown are a museum quality reproduction of Balloon Pilot Wings. The original designer is not known, but the wings came from a collection in Paris and may have been designed and made in that CityThis museum quality reproduction is made of Sterling Silver with the letters US gold plated. These wings were authorized on 29 December 1917.