Rare WWII USAAF 23rd Fighter Group DI Type 23-A-5. Smaller Size with Dark Background

Rare WWII USAAF 23rd Fighter Group DI Type 23-A-5. Smaller Size with Dark Background

Code: afi20097bdb-CON


Product Description


Greetings from The FLYING TIGER Antiques & Vintage Historical Artifacts!!!
I am IN THE OFFICE and SHIPPING for the Foreseeable Future.

PLEASE NOTE: Kanae has been Out of the Office since Early April, but will return to resume LISTING NEW ARTIFACTS on June 4th!
Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, for the Foreseeable Future.
If funding your order from a Bank of America Account, or another bank that offers ZELLE, ASK ABOUT OUR ZELLE DISCOUNT!
If funding with a Credit Card, we prefer you DO NOT USE the PAYPAL option: click past the first page of your order,
ignoring the PayPal buttons on top, and on the SHIPPING Page, Choose the CREDIT CARD Option in the PAYMENT-PLEASE CHOOSE Section.
Happy Collecting, Ron & Kanae

ARTIFACT: Rare WWII United States Army Air Forces 23rd Fighter Group Distinctive Insignia (DI) Type 23-A-5. The smaller size DI shows the Group's emblem, a winged tiger with a lightning bolt behind it and a darker blue background – this example is almost purple! Great variation in this type.


SIZE: Approximately 15/16" x 1-1/16"


ATTACHMENT: Hinged, safety style pin


ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-EDK-25-16 LHGEX8/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The DI shows mild to moderate wear, a small pin-hole 'blemish' in the top corner appears to have occurred during manufacture, three small sections of enamel in the tail are lost (does not detract), overall very fine condition.

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