SCARCE Late 1950's USAF 439th Supply Squadron Japanese-Made Jacket Patch

SCARCE Late 1950's USAF 439th Supply Squadron Japanese-Made Jacket Patch

Code: afsq50439ss


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Identified!! Late 1950's United States Air Force439th Supply Squadron Japanese made jacket patch. The fully embroidered octagonal Japanese-made jacket patch depicts a winged top-hat, magic wand, and rabbit against a black background and white circle with a bottle with the word "ASPIRIN" on it, and there is a square embellishment suspended from a loop beneath the hat.

The 439th Supply Squadron was stationed at Misawa Air Base, Japan, in the late '50s to early '60s. 

VINTAGE: Circa Late 1950's.

SIZE: Approximately 4-1/8" in height x 4-1/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered, cotton/polyester/silk threads.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto Flight Clothing.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a collection of unidentified artifacts which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Artifact will not be sold until identified. VEJX15 LX11/16 SLAGEX03/19

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine - Excellent): The patch shows minor wear and soiling, light adhesive residue on reverse, colors remain bright, overall very fine condition.

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