Beautiful Early WWII USAAF 13th Air Corps Ferrying Squadron Air Transport Command Jacket Patch

Beautiful Early WWII USAAF 13th Air Corps Ferrying Squadron Air Transport Command Jacket Patch

Code: afsq20013afs


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Beautiful early WWII United States Army Air Forces 13th Air Corps Ferrying Squadron, Air Transport Command jacket patch made in the United States. 

The patch depicts cartoon Baby Mercury shooting an aircraft across the Atlantic using a bow. 
He is wearing a green combat helmet with wings and sits with his tally sheet in white and blue detail.

VINTAGE: Circa early WWII.

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered wool, cotton/silk/polyester thread, gauze backing.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto Flight Clothing.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX06 LFGEX10/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows minor wear and soiling, the colors remain bright, overall excellent condition.

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