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Object Name: United States Army officer's insignia devices
Date: 1942-1945
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Medium: Brass, enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 × 7/8 × 3/8 in. (1.9 × 2.2 × 1 cm)
Description: Two brass with enamel Officer's "Signal Corps" arm of service insignia devices. Worn on the lower lapels of the Army's service coat.
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Wendkos Olds
Object Number: 2012.37.2ab
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These insignia belonged to David Mark Olds (1920-2009), who served as a captain in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Photographs and documents pertaining to Olds' military service are in the New-York Historical Society Library: http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/html/nyhs/olds/