Rare WWII Jacket Patch for Advanced Service Test, Air Materiel Command: Test Pilot Patch
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Rare WWII Jacket Patch for Advanced Service Test, Air Materiel Command: Test Pilot Patch

Code: afsq20000ftd

$675.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a rare World War II jacket patch for the Advanced Service, Air Materiel Command Test Division. This patch design was worn at Patterson Field and Dayton Municipal Airport by Advanced Service test personnel and test pilots. This particular patch originally belonged to William D. Littlejohn, an aircraft maintenance officer in the Fighter Section. Littlejohn became Technical Inspector at Dayton Municipal Airport in late 1944, where the Accelerated Service Test was underway. The patch comes with a typewritten description of Littlejohn's duties and officers he interacted with during his service, as well as a copy of a black and white post-WWII photograph of him. The patch is in bold blue and gold vinyl.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 5-3/8" in diameter; paperwork and copy of photograph: approximately 8-1/2" x 11" (each page).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Patch: vinyl with printed cloth backing; paperwork: paper.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: Patch: DUPONT logos on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEJL94 LFGEX2/11

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The patch is in excellent condition with only some light wear along its edge.

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