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


Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


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.