Great WWII USAAF ATC Service Pilot Grouping with Wonderful CBI Made Wings & Patches
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Great WWII USAAF ATC Service Pilot Grouping with Wonderful CBI Made Wings & Patches

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ARTIFACT: This is a great WWII USAAF Riker-mount-sized grouping to Service Pilot & eventual Captain William N. Hawkins, with some stunning CBI Theater made wings and patches. 

Included in this grouping are the following artifacts:

1 beautiful, full size USAAF Service Pilot wing, CBI made in China.

1 stunning, shirt size USAAF Service Pilot wing, CBI made in China.

1 minty USAAF Shoulder Patch in Bullion, made in India.

1 Minty and amazingly detailed USAAF ATC Air Transport Command Shoulder Patch in Bullion, made in India, and an accompanying COA from Hawkins verifying the patch as his, and it being Indian-made. 

2 WWII period Crew Passes of Hawkins'.  WWII period photos of Hawkins in the cockpit. 

1 of Hawkins' late WWII Dog Tags, a sterling ATC DI, a 2nd Lt. bar, a Captain rank insignia in sterling, an early WWII ribbon bar, and a 1 year overseas insignia patch, made in India, all originally Hawkins'. 

Also included is some small correspondence between Hawkins' and the original collector who owned this grouping, and the envelope it was all  sent to him in, in 1993. 

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: Approximately: Full Size S Wing 2-15/16" in height x 13/16" in width Shirt Size Wing 1-15/16" in height x 1/2" in width. Bullion ATC Patch 2-3/4" diameter. Bullion USAAF Patch 3" diameter. Dog tag 2" in width x 1-1/8" in height. ATC DI 1-3/16" diameter. Command Shoulder Patch 1-5/8" x 1" 2nd Lt. bar 4-3/16" x 1/2" Captain rank insignia in sterling 1" x 1" WWII ribbon bar 1-1/16" x 3/8" Crew Passes 3-11/16" x 2-7/16" Crew ID 4" x 2-7/16" 2 of Hawkins Photo 3-1/2" x 2-3/8".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass, plated brass, sterling silver, enameled sterling, steel, embroidered cotton/silk threads on canvas, bullionon velvet, photo paper.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come-under locking catch. pin.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII United State Army Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEEJX15 LAHGEX04/23/20 PSLAHHEX04/20 SAEEJX10/20

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent): The full size wing shows moderate wear and tarnish, shirt size wing shows minor to moderate wear, 2 patch is in excellent condition, other items are fine - very fine condition. Overall excellent condition.

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