Gorgeous Late '40's US Army 511th Airborne Oval, Medium Bright Green & White Border Variant
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Gorgeous Late '40's US Army 511th Airborne Oval, Medium Bright Green & White Border Variant

Code: uai30000cmb

$445.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Gorgeous, late 1940's United States Army 511th Airborne Oval. The center features an embroidered wing surrounded by a medium, bright green border and a medium white border variant and is embroidered on blue Japanese silk, backed with twill. After the Japanese surrender, the 511th was stationed in Morioka, Japan during the start of the occupation of Iwate and Aomori Prefectures and remained there until 1949 when the battalions strategically departed for the United States. The photo of the three ovals is included in the listing for easy comparison of the variants offered, see links below for additional 511th Airborne artifacts from the Japanese Occupation period.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1940's

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/8" x 2-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered Japanese silk, silk/cotton/polyester thread, twill

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEJX16 LDDEX4/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The oval shows minor to moderate wear and light soiling, overall excellent condition.

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