Fantastic Italian-Made WWII USAAF 449th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force Ashtray
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Fantastic Italian-Made WWII USAAF 449th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force Ashtray

Code: afpg30449bg

$480.00




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ARTIFACT: This is a World War II United States Army Air Forces 449th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force ashtray made in Italy. The group was known as the "Flying Horsemen", and were based in Italy from January 1944 through May 1945. They completed just over 250 combat missions over Europe and eastern Asia. The ashtray is in painted terracotta and shows the 449th's winged horse insignia in relief.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 4-7/8" in width and 6-1/4" in height and 7/8" in depth.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted terra cotta.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay12/21 MDJX12 LDFEX3/12 PsLDHJX01/22

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The ashtray shows some spots of light wear and discoloration, with one small chip on one side edge.

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