Large WWII US 728th Bomb Squadron (BS), 452nd Bomb Group (BG), 8th AF Silk-Screened on Leather Patch
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Large WWII US 728th Bomb Squadron (BS), 452nd Bomb Group (BG), 8th AF Silk-Screened on Leather Patch

Code: afsq20728bs

$795.00

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.
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ARTIFACT: This is a large United States 728th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force patch from World War II. The 728th was part of the Normandy offensive and flew B-17 aircraft. The lightweight patch has lovely, earthy colors and is silk-screened on leather. It shows a flying elephant about to drop a missile from his furled trunk.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 5-9/16" in height and 6-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk-screened leather.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCGEX08 LGIEX3/11

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch shows some light wear and minor creasing near the b0ttom right section.

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