This is a World War I United States aviator necklace locket. The front shows a winged shield bearing US above a propeller and below a star. The locket is rectangular and has a striped pattern running along it, front and back. The inside has a plate with a rectangular opening for inserting a photograph.
Circa World War I.
1-13/16” length and 1-1/4” width and ¼” depth.
Chain link; hinge.
SOB CO. in two different spots inside locket.
This is from a United States Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEX97 LADEX 5/10
7 (Very Fine): Locket shows some small spots of wear and abrasion.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.