Coat, Service, United States Army Air Service
This is a standard issue United States officer's coat from World War I. There is no known information about who used the coat.
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) Type M1912/1917 officer's uniform coat; single breasted drab wool with five brass buttons down front; two upper patch pockets and two lower patch pockets with brass buttoned flap; stiff or "choker" collar; single gold officer's lace on each cuff; wool United States Air Service roundel and "A" sewn on left shoulder; faded red wool discharge chevron on left arm; two overseas service chevrons on left cuff. Sergeant's rank insignia with Air Service WInged Propeller on right shoulder.
- Country of Origin
- United States
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Military
- Wool, cotton, brass, silk
- Clothing: 76.2 x 64.8 x 9.5cm (30 x 25 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)