1942 5th AACS (Army Airways Communications System) Jacket Patch
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1942 5th AACS (Army Airways Communications System) Jacket Patch

Code: afsq20005af

$550.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1942 5th Army Airways Communications System (AACS) jacket patch. Set up in 1938, the AACS was tasked with maintaining radio facilities as an aid to air traffic control. The patch shows a lightning bug sending out a telgraphic message.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II (1942).

SIZE: About 6" wide by 5-1/2" high.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk screen on wool.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto a garment.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection, which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX08 LEEJX

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent-Very fine): Very minor wear; slight soiling and minor mothing.

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