largest: 5 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 13.7 x 8.3 x 0.3 cm )
Two olive felt patches with chevrons at top; one has three olive chevrons and a curved stripe at bottom; other has two brown chevrons; both have a gold thread benzol ring in center of two crossed retorts.
These chevrons were worn by members of the U.S. Army Chemical Weapons Service on the upper sleeves of their uniform jackets. Two chevrons indicate a corporal, and three a sergeant.
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer
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