1941-1942 Gold-Filled P-38 Lightning Fighter Lapel Pin

1941-1942 Gold-Filled P-38 Lightning Fighter Lapel Pin

Code: afi20038pa


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1941-1942 lapel pin in the shape of a P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft. Lockheed introduced the P-38 in 1941, and it prevailed as the only fighter produced in the States from the end of 1941 through the end of the war. The pin is gold-filled and has an enameled USAAF insiginia on each wing.

VINTAGE: Circa 1941-1942.

SIZE: Approximately 5/8" height and 7/8" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-filled brass, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin on bar with drop-in locking swivel catch.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX99 LAAEX6/12

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin shows only light wear and tarnish.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.