Get Your Hands on Some Pins (Ouch!)

The very last of the screen used Battlestar Galactica pins are coming up for auction this Friday. Some are higher ranks, some lower, some are wings, some are bloody…but they do have one thing in common. They are ALL pins used on the set of our favorite show of all time! And this is your last chance to have your very own screen used rank pins. Take a look:

Crewman Apprentice Rank Sets

Screen used, Crewman Apprentice rank pin sets worn during the series. Rank such as this was worn by the enlisted crew of the Battlestar Galactica. Each includes two production made, diamond-shaped pins with silver faces and green enamel etching.  Each pin has a silver screw backing as well as a small silver metal bar with no backing on top to hold the pin in place.  Each pin measures 1″ x .5″.

Hero Bloody Pins

Two hero bloody pins from the Season Four episode, “Blood on the Scales”.  One is a Standard Flight Wing pin and the other is a Senior Lieutenant rank pin. Production noted these pins were screen used, but did not note who wore them. Screen used, weathered, gold and silver Standard Pilot Wing pin.  Features the triple chevron shaped symbol with gold wings extending from either side.  Two gold fastener bars with push caps (one gold, one silver) on the back. Measures 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″. Also includes production made, diamond-shaped Senior Lieutenant rank pin with gold face. Includes a gold screw backing as well as a small gold bar with no backing on top to hold the pin in place.  Measures 1″ x .5″. Both pins are bloodied by production.

Galactica Dress Pin

This is a background pin used by Galactica crew members when in their dress grays. This pin is located over the right breast. Worn by background actors during the run of Battlestar Galactica, the Series. This is a screen-used pin that features the Galactica ears and tails logo. Made of brass, this piece is painted gold and black. This piece features two pins on the back with silver flat head pin guards to prevent injury to the wearer. Pin measures 2” x 1.25”.

Sr. Lieutenant Rank Set

Two screen-used Senior Lieutenant rank pins worn on the collars of duty blues, BDUs, or dress grays. These insignia indicate the wearer has attained the rank of Senior Lieutenant in the Colonial Fleet. These pins were worn by background performers during the run of Battlestar Galactica. Screen-used gold dart-shaped collar pins with silver borders and overlaid with a silver chevron bar. Collar insignia contain a screw-type backing with a small pin at top of each to hold it in place. Pins measure 1″ × .5″.

Bloody Rank Pins and Wings Set

Hero, bloodied pins worn by Lieutenant J. “Shark” Finnegan, the Raptor pilot who dies in the Season Four webisode, “The Face of the Enemy”. Production noted these were the screen used rank set and wings worn by actor William C. Vaughn. Screen used, weathered, gold and silver Standard Pilot Wing pin.  Features the triple chevron shaped symbol with gold wings extending from either side.  Two gold fastener bars with push caps on the back. Measures 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″. Also includes production made, diamond-shaped Junior Lieutenant rank pins with gold face. Includes gold screw backings as well as a small gold bar with no backing on top to hold the pin in place. Each measures 1″ x .5″. All pins are bloodied by production.

Crew Specialist Bloodied Rank Set

Screen used, bloodied, Crew Specialist rank set from the Season Four episode, Blood on the Scales.   Rank such as these were worn by the enlisted crew of the Battlestar Galactica.  Worn by a background actor. Two production made, diamond-shaped pins with silver face and backings.  Both feature green enamel etching.  Each pin has a silver screw backing as well as a small bar with no backing on top to hold the pin in place.  Each pin measures 1″ x .5″.  Bloodied by production.


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