Military History/Sons in Service

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sons in service
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Michael, Have a Sons in Service pin that I've never had before. There is a small blue star in a large gold star field. I was wondering if this means that someone lost or had two sons die in the service. Not the best picture, but I think you'll be able to tell. Thanks so much.

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Typically KIA "gold stars" would be gold with blue border. I'm not sure if that is some sort of variation but during WWII anything is possible especially if it was foreign made, but the standard is blue star for service member, gold or gold with blue border for Killed in action, that piece you have is for two sons in the Army Air Corps.

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Michael O'Reagan

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I can Identify unit insignia, patches, pins, medals, weapons and accessories from US and other countries and eras to Revolutionary War to current.

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I have been a military dealer and appraiser for 15 years in Massachusetts.

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DAV, IAFF, NRA

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Self studied novice in all areas of history, firearms, foreign language. Professional Fire Fighter

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none but I pat myself on the back quite frequently.

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All clients are confidential although I work with many antique dealers across the country, have an established eBay business for 15 years, participate in militaria shows from Louisville to Maine.

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