Scarce Mid-1950s USAF 42nd Fighter Squadron, 54th Fighter Group Air Defense Command Patch
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Scarce Mid-1950s USAF 42nd Fighter Squadron, 54th Fighter Group Air Defense Command Patch

Code: afsq50042fs

$445.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a scarce mid-1950s patch for the United States Air Force 42nd Fighter Squadron, 54th Fighter Group, Air Defense Command. The 54th Fighter Group flew F-86s out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania until inactivation in 1958. The patch is in gray twill and shows an armored knight clutching a red missile.

VINTAGE: Circa mid-1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 5" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Twill embroidered in cotton/silk threads, mesh backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces squadron patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MFJX13 LDDEX9/13

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The patch shows only very light wear and has a small spot of minor discoloration.

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