Ca. 1954 USAF 539th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron Jacket Patch

Ca. 1954 USAF 539th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron Jacket Patch

Code: afsq40001fis

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Product Description


ARTIFACT: Circa 1945 United States Air Force 539th Fighter – Interceptor Squadron jacket patch. The squadron flew the F-86 aircraft out of Stewart Air Field Base in New York. The patch depicts a winged arm thrust through a cloud and crushing an aircraft. The cloud has lightning bolts on both sides and the blue sky background features the arms of a clock and the Roman numerals: "III, VI, IX, and XII.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945

SIZE: Approximately 4-5/8" x 4-7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered canvas, cotton/silk/polyester threads with gauze backing

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn on.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX15 LBHEX9/15 SBEJX3/17

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The patch shows minor age/storage wear and soiling and a small area of fading, overall the colors remain bright.

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