Beautiful CBI-Made WWII USAAF Air Crew Ike Jacket with Theatre-Made Wing
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Beautiful CBI-Made WWII USAAF Air Crew Ike Jacket with Theatre-Made Wing

Code: afuh20004

$575.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful CBI-made United States Army Air Forces Air Crew Ike jacket with bullion details and a theatre-made wing from World War II. The jacket has a silver wing, bullion-embroidered collar insignia, two ribbon bars, a discharge insignia, and four patches, two of them bullion. There is a buckle at the waistband, and the interior of the jacket is almost as attractive as the outside.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Size 4oL.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool with twill panel and details on the interior, bullion embroidery, silk-wrapped ribbon bars, silk insignia, two wool patches embroidered in silk/cotton and bullion, two wool patches embroidered in silk/cotton, brass and resin buttons, leather-wrapped belt buckle.

ATTACHMENT: Buttons, snaps and buckle at bottom of jacket; horizontal Y pin with come-under locking swivel catch on wing; clutch-back catches on bars.

MARKINGS: 40L and some writing (see photo); BM SILVER on wing; inked marks on inside waist.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBEJX11 LEGEX4/11

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The jacket is in wonderful condition with light tarnish to the bullion and slight oxidation/rusting on belt buckle.

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