Ext. Rare WWII USAAF WASP Women Air Force Service Pilots Flight Jacket Fifinella Patch
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Ext. Rare WWII USAAF WASP Women Air Force Service Pilots Flight Jacket Fifinella Patch

Code: afwo20004l


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare World War II United States Army Air Forces WASP (Women Air Force Service Pilots) leather jacket patch. This was the type of patch worn on their A-2s and B-17 flight jackets while actually flying aircraft after their wings had been earned. This patch was originally owned by Margaret "Scotty" Lowell-Wallace, Class 43-W-6. "Scotty" Lowell-Wallace was already was a private pilot when she was asked by Jacquie Cochran to join the WASP program. By October she graduated with 180 hours from Aviation Enterprises at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. The patch is a great Disney design and features "Fifinella", the friendly female gremlin drawn by Roald Dahl for the big screen but instead adopted by the WASPS as their mascot.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 4-7/16" in height and 3-1/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted leather.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a World War II USAAF WASP flight jacket patch collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRAEJX14 LBAGEX4/14 SBAGEX9/16

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The patch has some areas of light to moderate wear and crackling.

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