Extremely Rare 1945-46 USAAF 509th Composite Squadron Patch Worn Upon Return to Roswell AFB
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Extremely Rare 1945-46 USAAF 509th Composite Squadron Patch Worn Upon Return to Roswell AFB

Code: afsq20509cs-CON


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Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare circa 1945-1946 United States Army Air Forces 509th Composite Group patch worn when the unit returned to the United States and was stationed at Roswell Air Force Base, New Mexico. The 509th is primarily known for its deployment of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The patch is fully embroidered shows lightning bolts and an atomic symbol beneath a mushroom cloud.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945-1946.

SIZE: Approximately 4-15/16" in height and 4-13/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered in cotton/silk threads.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII USAAF 509th Composite Group patch collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-RLB-VAJJX14 (4/91) LABGEX4/14 SABGEX07/22/19

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch shows only very light wear.

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