Great ca. 1944 USAAF 460th Bomb Group Souvenir Scarf of Parachute Silk, Emb. With the Unit's Patch
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Great ca. 1944 USAAF 460th Bomb Group Souvenir Scarf of Parachute Silk, Emb. With the Unit's Patch

Code: afpg20042bgp

$595.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT:

1944 dated USAAF souvenir flying scarf made of parachute silk, hand sewn on the Isle of Capri. The scarf features the 460th Bomb Group's prowling black panther insignia, contructed of silk thread and the flyers name, William A. Ingram. The 490th was part of the 15th Air Force and flew B-24 Liberators.

VINTAGE: Circa 1942's.

SIZE: Approximately 46" x 11(Tigersight),18"(signature sight)

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Parachute silk and embroidered in silk thread

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: "CAPRI JULY 1944. WILLIAM A. INGRAM.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX17 LGIEX07/08/19

CONDITION:  8 (Excellent-): These scarf looks lovely, with little to light wear. The red around the panther has bled into the silk surrounding..

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