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This is a World War II United States Army Air Forces Hamilton Field photo ID badge. Hamilton Field, located at Novato, California, was a main hub for West Coast air training. Originally designated as a bomber base, Hamilton became a fighter base in 1940, later becoming part of the Western Defense Command in early 1942. The badge is by Metal Arts Company of Rochester, New York.
Circa World War II.
Approximately 1-3/4" in diameter.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Plated brass, clear celluloid, photograph.
Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch, clip.
METAL ARTS CO., ROCH. N.Y.
This is from a United States Army Air Forces ID badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX13 LFEX9/13 SFEX10/31/19
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge has some light to medium wear and tarnish.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.