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Vintage Women's Army Corps Uniform Button Necklace

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$75.00 USD
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$75.00 USD

More than 150,000 American women served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II in non-combat positions. A hand-cut eagle later dubbed "buzzard" was the design chosen by WAAC Headquarters for the uniform buttons and cap insignia. Due to metal shortages, olive drab, plastic buttons were produced for the WAC uniforms instead of the traditional metal buttons used by other military branches. 

The vintage WAC button featured in this limited edition necklace is from 1943-1944. It is set in sterling silver filigree setting and strung on a .925 Sterling Silver 18-inch cable chain. This piece was hand-crafted by a military spouse at Hope Design Ltd., reinventing military heraldry in a modern, fashionable way. It gives the wearer a chance to wear a piece of military history. 

Insignia Metal Options

The metal of the insignis, charms, and centerpeices used in Hope Design Ltd. jewelry and accessories will always be as pictured; gold insignia will always be gold-plated brass, and silver insignia will always be silver-tone steel. If options are available in each listing, it is for the type of metal for the hardware of the necklace, bracelet, tie bar, tie tack, cufflinks, etc.

Gift Ideas

Hope Design Ltd. jewelry and men's accessories make the perfect gift for any military event or special occasion.

  • Military commissioning ceremony
  • Military Promotion ceremony
  • Military Retirement ceremony
  • Welcome coffee
  • Hail and farewell gatherings
  • Military ball
  • Military spouse appreciation
  • Military training graduation
  • Boot Camp graduation
  • Deployment reunion
  • Going away gift
  • Care package for battle buddies
  • Thank you gift
  • Wedding gift
  • Anniversary gift
  • Volunteer appreciation and recognition
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