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

Code: afsq40001fis


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.

MARKINGS: None.

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.