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PATCH- SPECIALTY, FRENCH EM, MUSICIAN(1915-1918), A LYRE ALL EMBROIDERED ON HB WOOL AND OUTLINED IN BULLION THREAD, ORIGINAL, FROM A WWI PATCH COLLECTOR IN FRANCE. VARIOUS COLORS FOR DIFFERENT BRANCHES OF SERVICE, SHOWN IN MILFR #12 FOR 1914 OVERCOAT, MILFR #61 ON CHASSEUR ARTICLE, MILFR #88, AND MILUS #7 ON 1914 UNIFORM, AND AN APRIL 1918 “CHICAGO DAILY NEWS WAR BOOK” FOR US SOLDIERS. THESE CHANGED TO HORIZON BLUE BACKGROUND IN 1915: …(A) IN RED(CUIRASSIERS), 1-1/2″ HIGH (TUNIC){2}; …(B) IN RED(CUIRASSIERS), 2-1/4″ HIGH(OVERCOAT){2}; …(C) IN BLACK(DARK BLUE – ALL INFANTRY), 2-1/4″ HIGH{1}; …(D) IN GREEN(CHASSEURS A CHEVAL), 2-1/4″{2}. CHOICE