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Field Artillery Branch Insignia Crossed Cannons

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Field Artillery Branch Insignia - Two crossed field guns, gold color metal, thirteen-sixteenth inch in height.

Crossed cannons (field guns) for Artillery have been in continuous use since 1834, when they were placed on regimental colors, knapsacks, and as part of the cap insignia for Artillery officers. In 1901, the Artillery was divided into Coast and Field Artillery and the branch insignia was modified by the addition of a plain scarlet oval at the intersection of the cannons. The Field Artillery insignia approved on 17 July 1902 had a gold wheel on the red oval and the Coast Artillery had a gold projectile on the red oval. This red oval and wheel was replaced on 4 April 1907 by two field guns. It was superseded in 1957 by the consolidated Artillery insignia consisting of the crossed field guns surmounted by a missile. In 1968 when the Air Defense Artillery and the Field Artillery were authorized to have separate insignia, the former Field Artillery insignia was reinstated. Sold as set of two.

Field Artillery Branch Insignia Crossed Cannons

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STA-BRITE Field Artillery Branch Insignia Crossed Cannons

This pin is worn by active-duty field artillery branch officers. This is their official insignia. It measures approximately 1 and 7/16" horizontally across the bottom, 1 and 5/16" horizontally across the top, and 13/16" in height. The pin is secured by two standard metal butterfly clutches with a gold color finish. The clutches are positioned diagonally from top left to bottom right when viewing the pin from the back.

All rank and insignia is made in the U.S.A. and is made to U.S. Military Specification (MilSpec) for wear on the Army Service Uniform. All insignia is sold as a set of two pieces.

This item has been manufactured in accordance with applicable Government specifications under The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH) certficate number S-38.
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