Circa 1970s USAF 42nd Air Refueling Squadron (AREFS) Jacket Patch
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Circa 1970s USAF 42nd Air Refueling Squadron (AREFS) Jacket Patch

Code: afsq60042arf


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Product Description

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We are Currently OUT OF THE OFFICE through Tuesday June 15th 2021, and will be ABLE TO SHIP on Monday June 7th, but thereafter UNABLE TO SHIP during that time.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we will be UNABLE TO SHIP over the next week: WE ARE Currently OUT OF THE OFFICE through Tuesday June 15th, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during this period. We will be returning to the office on Wednesday June 16th and we will RESUME Normal SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1970s jacket patch for the United States Air Force 42nd Air Refueling Squadron (42nd AREFS). The 42nd AREFS was stationed out of Loring Air Force Base in Maine from 1955 until the base's closure, and traveled mostly to points north in their missions. The fully embroidered patch shows a cartoon character riding an airplane and reads "Ready, Willing an Able".

VINTAGE: Circa 1970's.

SIZE: Approximately 3-15/16" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered cotton/polyester threads.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto Flight Clothing.

MARKINGS: Masking tape strip on reverse reads LORING AFB.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Air Force air refueling squadron jacket patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ZBJX13 LHEX10/13 SHEX03/21

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch has some light wear only.

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