BB& B made insignia for the 977th CAC, a California AAA unit in WWII.
This great looking badge was made by Bailey Banks & Biddle, and marked “BB& B / BRONZE” on the reverse. The 977th was designated as an anti-aircraft regiment in 1928, after a reorganization, and originally named the 624th CA regiment formed a few months earlier in September of that year. A California based unit.
The distinctive insignia is two piece construction with the applied silver Griffin. The silver griffin on the red and black colored shield is emblematic of this anti-aircraft units at night as well as by day.
A gorgeous insignia – pin back.
An interwar period made insignia. Scarce.