WWII USAAF 1944 Christmas Card from Foster Field in Victoria, Texas with Shark-Nosed P-40 on Cover!
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WWII USAAF 1944 Christmas Card from Foster Field in Victoria, Texas with Shark-Nosed P-40 on Cover!

Code: mxc20001asn

$215.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Great WWII United States Army Air Forces 1944 Christmas Card from Foster Field in Victoria, Texas. The front of the card features a shark-nosed P-40 soaring above the clouds and below it reads: "CHRISTMAS GREETINGS ACROSS THE MILES". The inside left cover features a black and white image of many aircraft flying in formation and below it reads: "FOSTER FIELD VICTORIA, TEXAS". The right inside has a red Christmas tree in the center are reads: "BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR" below. At the top is a handwritten message: "May get home shortly after xmas in which case I'll be up to see you" and is signed "Terry Whittemore". The reverse shows the handwritten year "1944".

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 5 ¾" x 4 ¼"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Inked paper.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: Inside inscription and "1944" handwritten on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a collection Military Christmas Cards which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX06 LBAEX5/15

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The card shows light storage wear, no bends, creases, rips, discoloration or tears, overall excellent condition!

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