Coasters/Insignia

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  1. Clave

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    I'm doing some new coasters on deviantART and wanted to ask about USAAC/USAAF/USAF insignia - As far as I can make out, in WW2 the text part of the insignia was either missed out or written within the round part of the badge. It looks to me that the top and bottom sections with the writing in came about post-war...?

    I'd be very interested to know if anyone has info/opinions on this.

    Here is the 'general arrangement' to show what I am going to do - I know some of the wartime designs were completely different to the modern squadron insignia, and I will dig those out as best I can - but in cases like the 1st Fighter Squadron I will do two different versions of the same badge like this:
     

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    That arrangement looks good Clave. Looking forward to more examples.
     
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    Thanks - I have dug around some more and set myself on the right track re: WW2 vs later versions - and revised the first insignia accordingly - the lady sits in reflection of the later version, and the colours are different too:
     

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    Nice stuff!
     
  10. Clave

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    Thanks!

    I have a pretty random selection going on, but I hope some of them will appeal...
     

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    Continuing on...
     

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    The master is at it again.:notworthy: :cool:
     
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    Indeed he is Aaron!
     
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    Very kind! :)

    I am going to expand the range of course, but to start off I want to cover as many countries as possible...
     

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    Some Spanish ones:
     

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    Nice work Clave!
     
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    More excellent work sir!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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