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Exquisite & Extremely Rare 1943 UK-Made USAAF Unofficial Radioman Wing. Bullion Embroidered.
SOLD!!! No Longer Available!
PLEASE NOTE: After many years of trying to gain access into one of the top 3 US Wing Collections in the country, we are pleased to announce that we finally are going to be listing pieces from this collection. A collection in the making of almost 30 years, there are many one-of-a-kind pieces in it that will be coming into the collecting market, as well as some of the "Best of Type" pieces. Many wonderful numismatic and biographical wings, uniforms, and groupings will be coming to market for the first time in years, some for the first time ever, over the coming months. This wing is one of those offerings???
Fabulous, exquisite, and extremely rare circa 1943 UK-made United States Army Air Forces unofficial Radioman wing in gorgeous bullion on combat crew woven blue wool. The center is an embroidered "R" encircled and centered between feather detailed wings. This example is the only one we have seen or heard of.
VINTAGE: Circa 1943
SIZE: Approximately 3-5/8" x 1-1/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bullion embroidered woven blue wool, light tissue paper-treated cotton/linen backing
ITEM NOTES: This is from a large, advanced Aviation Wing, Badge, and Insignia Collection that we will be listing more of in the coming months. VAFJX3/12 CON-RLB-25-16 LIGEX6/16 HldICJX7/16 SICJX8/16
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine - Excellent): The wing shows minor to moderate wear, was removed from uniform, most of the paper remains intact on reverse, bullion has overall handsome patina.