Large Mid-Late 1950's USAF 509th Bomb Wing Jacket Patch
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Large Mid-Late 1950's USAF 509th Bomb Wing Jacket Patch

Code: afsq50010bw

$120.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Large mid-late 1950's United States Air Force 509th Bomb Wing jacket patch. The wing was established as 509th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy, on November 3, 1947. The initial mission of the 509th Bomb Wing was to carry out strategic bombing missions using Atomic Bombs at the direction of the President of the United States. The 509th BW entered the jet age in June 1955 when it received the B-47E Stratojet, the first all-jet bomber.

VINTAGE: Circa 1950's

SIZE: Approximately 3 3/4" x 4 3/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered with silk/cotton/polyester thread.

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX14 LABJX10/14

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): Patch shows little to no wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.