Beautiful Sterling (possibly pre-WWII) USAAF Observer Shirt Size Wing w/Accompanying Ins. & Biz Card
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Beautiful Sterling (possibly pre-WWII) USAAF Observer Shirt Size Wing w/Accompanying Ins. & Biz Card

Code: afw20020sso

$295.00




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ARTIFACT: Beautiful sterling (possibly pre-WWII) United States Army Air Forces Observer shirt size wing with accompanying insignia and business card of WWII B-29 Flight Engineer and Observer, Mortimer C. Janney ??? Flight Officer, Air Corps ??? Army of the United States.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII (possibly pre-WWII)

SIZE: Wing: 2" x ??"; Business Card: 3 3/16" x 1 ??"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling, paper, gilt brass, brass plated

ATTACHMENT: Wing: Horizontal pin with swivel locking catch. Various Insignia: Double post with clutch backs and horizontal pin with swivel locking catch.

MARKINGS: Wing: Sterling; Business Card: "Mortimer C. Janney ??? Flight Officer, Air Corps ??? Army of the United States" Reverse of Card: "RIBBONS 164 INF. ??? y/o ??? PRE SERVICE 2ND W ??? EUROPEAN THTR ??? OBSERVER WINGS RATED B-29 ENG. & OBSERVER

ITEM NOTES: This is from a collection of USAAF artifacts which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VIJX13 LBDEX11/14

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Wing shows minor wear, even handsome patina. Various Insignia: All show minor wear, nearly all the plating and gilt details remain intact.

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