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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.
Circa World War II.
1-1/16" height and 1/2" width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Sterling silver with red, white and blue enamel.
Vertical pin with drop-in swivel catch.
"SAVED FOR AMERICA"/AWARDED TO/FOR EMERGENCY PARACHUTE JUMP" on reverse.
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
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.