Ext Rare Mid 1950s LARGE Chain Stitch 85th FIS Fighter Interceptor Sq Jacket Patch with Squared S
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Ext Rare Mid 1950s LARGE Chain Stitch 85th FIS Fighter Interceptor Sq Jacket Patch with Squared S

Code: afsq50085c


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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LONG TRIP ALERT!!!
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW WEEKS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Tuesday 09/13/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of AT LEAST 3 THREE WEEKS!!
Once we leave, on TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return in EARLY OCTOBER.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on or about WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5th.
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ARTIFACT: This is an Extremely Rare Mid 1950's LARGE Chain Stitch 85th FIS Fighter Interceptor Squadron Jacket Patch with Squared S.

Patch design was approved 7 August 1953. It is a VERY Mid-Century Modern type of design.

The unit flew F-51 Mustangs initially (1952 -1953), F-86D Sabre Interceptor next (1953-1957), and finally F-86L Sabre Interceptor (SAGE) until inactivated (1957-1959).

The unit was part of Air Defense Command and flew out of Scott Air Force Base, in Illinois, from 1 November 1952 - until inactivated on 1 July 1959.

VINTAGE: Mid 1950's.

SIZE: Approximately 5-5/8" in height x 5" in width.

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

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto Flight Clothing.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a squadron, group, wing, etc. patches that we will be putting over the next few months. MAEJV21 LFGEX12/28/21 SFGEX01/24/22

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent): The patch shows minor wear, nice used condition.

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