Rare Late 1940's USAF 369th Bomb Squadron Medium Jacket Patch
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Rare Late 1940's USAF 369th Bomb Squadron Medium Jacket Patch

Code: afsq30000mdb

$675.00




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ARTIFACT: Rare late 1940's United States Air Force 369th Bomb Squadron, medium jacket patch from when the squadron was first assigned to the MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. MacDill would be the squadron's final assignment after becoming a highly decorated squadron through their engagement in the Air Offensives in Germany and occupied Europe, as well as reconnaissance missions in the Soviet Union. The center of the embroidered patch shows a wasp/mosquito/bee wearing boxing gloves and standing on a black cloud or perhaps bomb and reads: "FITIN BITIN" in black embroidered detail.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1940's

SIZE: Approximately 4-1/2" x 4-1/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered heavy canvas, silk/polyester/cotton threads

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBZ16 LFGEX10/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The patch shows minor to moderate wear and soiling, the colors remain bright, overall very fine condition.

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