Rare World War II "Saved for America" Sterling Bailout Pin from J.G. Menihan Chute Co. Type I
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Rare World War II "Saved for America" Sterling Bailout Pin from J.G. Menihan Chute Co. Type I

Code: afi20008


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: This is a WWII era pin made for a member of the United States Armed Forces who made an emergency parachute jump and who was "Saved for America" by a J.G. Menihan Chute. The pin is rectangular and shows a parachutist jumping past rays of sun and a single star on red, white and blue enamel. Type I, without "J.G. Menihan Chute" on reverse. This "e;Bail Out"e; pin is akin to those given by the Caterpillar Club.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: 1-1/16" height and 1/2" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver with red, white and blue enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop-in swivel catch.

MARKINGS: "SAVED FOR AMERICA"/AWARDED TO/FOR EMERGENCY PARACHUTE JUMP" on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII US Army Air Forces badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VACEX09 LDIEX SLDEJX9/14 SDCEX07/17

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge has retained its true colors and there is only minimal wear on the surface; some oxidation on reverse.

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