Rare WWII Italian Air Force 9 Squadriglia 25 Stormo da Bombardamento 9th Squadron 25th Bomb Group
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Rare WWII Italian Air Force 9 Squadriglia 25 Stormo da Bombardamento 9th Squadron 25th Bomb Group

Code: omit20009bs

$495.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an enameled squadron badge for the Italian Air Force's 9th Bomb Squadron, 25th Bomb Group, or Aeronautica Militare Italiana 9th Squadriglia de Bombardamento, 25th Stormo da Bombardamento. It is in the shape of a saluting Felix the Cat, the famed cartoon character who debuted in a 1919 silent film. Felix's Italian nickname was "Mia Mao".

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 15/16" in height and 3/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with C catch.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an Italian militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VABJX11 LDIEX7/12

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows some light wear to the enamel, small chip in enamel at tail, and minor tarnish.

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