Beautiful Early-mid 1950s USAF 48th Fighter-Bomber Wing Jacket Patch German Made Emb on Cotton Twill
Processing...

Beautiful Early-mid 1950s USAF 48th Fighter-Bomber Wing Jacket Patch German Made Emb on Cotton Twill

Code: afsq50048emb

$395.00




Product Description

•••••

Update: SUNDAY 05/19/24: GREETINGS from FLYING TIGER ANTIQUES & Vintage Historical Artifacts!!! !!

Wishing A Special Thanks to all our Clients who Placed Orders Over The Weekend!!

Update 05/19/24: We Are STILL EXPERIENCING SOME TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH non-PayPal CREDIT CARD PURCHASES!!

If you would like to PAY for an Artifact with a CREDIT CARD, please Call or Email and I will get an invoice emailed to you ASAP, or Process the Purchase Myself!!

Meanwhile, we are busy getting ready for the BIG PHOENIX MILITARIA SHOW on Saturday May 27th at the Phoenix Shriner's Hall!!!

So, NOW is the TIME to ORDER that wonderful ARTIFACT that you've had your eye on, as it will SHIP within 24 to 48 Hours of Receipt of Payment, but USUALLY Same Day!

And DON'T FORGET: if funding your $100.00 or More Order from a Bank that offers ZELLE, ASK ABOUT our ZELLE DISCOUNT!!

That DISCOUNT also applies to PayPal GIFT (Fee-Free), Check, and Money Order purchases!!

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection.

Happy Collecting, Ron & Kanae

ARTIFACT: This is a Beautiful Early-mid 1950s United State Air Force 48th Fighter-Bomber Wing Jacket Patch. German Made, Embroidered on Cotton Twill.


The 48th Fighter Wing (48 FW) is part of the United States Air Force's Third Air Force, assigned to Headquarters Air Command Europe and United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE). It is based at RAF Lakenheath, England. The 48 FW is the only F-15 wing based in Europe which hosts two F-15E Strike Eagle squadrons. The wing also hosts two F-35A Lightning II squadrons. The 48 FW was given the name "Statue of Liberty Wing", Statue de la Liberte in French, on 4 July 1954 and remains the only U.S. Air Force unit with both a name and a numerical designation.

VINTAGE: Circa Early-mid 1950's.

SIZE: Approximately: 4-1/2" in height x 4-1/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk/Rayon embroidered on cotton twill.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto Flight Clothing.

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEJM18 LCIEX08/07/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent-):The patch shows light wear and  is in excellent condition.

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