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

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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: 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.