Rare variant, UK-made United States Army Air Forces 8th Air Force D-Day era shoulder patch hand-embroidered on wool. The center depicts a winged number “8” with a white five-point star bearing a red center in the bottom half of the eight and light blue detailing in the background.
Approximately 2-7/16” in diameter
Embroidered wool, cotton/polyester thread, muslin backing
This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAX16 LAGEX12/16 SAGEX01/17
8+ (Excellent): The patch shows minor wear, colors remain bright, overall excellent condition.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.