Sweetheart Pin

Description

Pin is made of two pieces of dyed or painted leather glued together to resemble a sign. It has a metal pin on the back as a fastener. Sweetheart pins, wings, handkerchiefs, bracelets, and pillow covers are some of the gifts that military men bought for their girlfriends and wives.

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Other: Mementos
Accession #:
2016-3242-0011-0001
Museum Location:
Not on display
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Disclaimer

Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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