Rare WWII US "Saved for America" by J.G. Menihan Chute" Sterling "Bailout" Pin In Original Case
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Rare WWII US "Saved for America" by J.G. Menihan Chute" Sterling "Bailout" Pin In Original Case

Code: afi20007bp


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Product Description

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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 a single star on red, white and blue enamel. Type II, with "J.G. Menihan Chute" company name on reverse. This "e;Bail Out"e; pin is akin to those given by the Caterpillar Club.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Pin: 1 1/16" x ½" Case: 3 ½" x 1 ½"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver with red, white and blue enamel. Velvet lined, cardboard case with snap closure.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop-in swivel catch.

MARKINGS: "SAVED FOR AMERICA"/AWARDED TO/FOR EMERGENCY PARACHUTE JUMP IN A J.G. MENIHAN CHUTE/STERLING" 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. ebay TRVAEJX TRBJX14 LEGEX10/14 SLDIEX4/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Case shows areas of aging, storage wear. Pin shows minor wear, little to no tarnish, enamel fully intact.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.