Minty WWII USAAF 463rd Bomb Squadron, 346th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force Bugs Bunny Patch
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Minty WWII USAAF 463rd Bomb Squadron, 346th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force Bugs Bunny Patch

Code: afsq20463bs


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Product Description

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Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
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ARTIFACT: This is a minty World War II jacket patch for the United States Army Air Forces 463rd Bomb Squadron, 346th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. The patch shows Bugs Bunny-esque character against a brightly-colored background throwing a bomb. The 463rd was sent to the Pacific Theatre to fly B-29s from June-August 1945, but did not make it into combat before Victory Over Japan Day. They operated doing Occupation duty at Okinawa until they were disbanded in August 1946. This patch was sent home in an original envelope (included in purchase) simply signed "Love, Dick".

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted leather, wax paper envelope.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: Love, Dick written on front.; 463d Bombardment written on envelope.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEJX12 LFJJX12/12 SFJJX11/16

CONDITION: 10- (Near Mint): The patch is minty.

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