Ext. Rare Ca. 1945-46 USAAF 509th Composite Sq. Patch Worn Upon Return to Roswell
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Ext. Rare Ca. 1945-46 USAAF 509th Composite Sq. Patch Worn Upon Return to Roswell

Code: afsq20001cs


ON HOLD!! Not Currently Available!

$975.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare circa 1945-46 United States Army Air Force 509th Composite Squadron patch worn upon return to Roswell AFB. Lightly used, removed from clothing. The 509th Composite Group was a United States Army Air Forces unit created during WWII and tasked with the operational deployment of nuclear weapons. It conducted the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in August 1945. From 1941 to 1967, the facility was known as Roswell Army International Airfield during World War II and it is also known for the Roswell UFO incident, an event that supposedly happened on July 4, 1947. It is alleged that a "e;flying disk"e; crashed during a severe thunderstorm near RIAC at Corona, New Mexico.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945-46

SIZE: 2 3/4" round.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully-embroidered patch in multi-colored silk/cotton threads.

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJJM14 LIGE10/14

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent-): Patch shows virtually no wear.

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