Circa 1946 USAAF 58th Wing, 509th Bomb Group Bikini Tests Patch
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Circa 1946 USAAF 58th Wing, 509th Bomb Group Bikini Tests Patch

Code: afsq31509bg


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Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a jacket patch for the United States Army Air Forces 58th Wing, 509th Bomb Group. The group conducted the "e;Operation Crossroads"e; atomic bomb tests at the Bikini Atoll. There is a mushroom cloud at the center of the patch.

VINTAGE: Circa 1946.

SIZE: About 4-3/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cotton embroidery thread on cotton twill.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto garment.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. LAEJR06 LFGEX SEGEX01/19

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The patch shows minor wear, mostly to edges.

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