A lapel pin is a small pin often worn on the lapel of a dress jacket. Lapel pins can be purely ornamental or can indicate the wearer's affiliation with an organization or cause. Before the popularity of wearing lapel pins, boutonnières were worn instead.
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... Back Stamp - A pin's back stamp contains information about the pin and can include copyright information and edition size ... Artist Proof - Artist Proof pins (or AP pins) are created during a manufacturing run to verify quality ... AP pins have a small AP stamped on their back ...
... exam in IT service management (based on ITIL), some people will wear a metal pin on their shirt or jacket ... The ITIL pins consist of a small, diamond-like structure ... The four corners of the pin symbolise service support, service delivery, infrastructure management and IT management ...
... is authorized for civilian wear as a lapel button ... military, the lapel button is not considered to be a "decoration" ... but now has been replaced by a metallic lapel pin ...
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