Scarce Silver Italian-Made WWII USAAF 449th Bomber Group DI Pin
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Scarce Silver Italian-Made WWII USAAF 449th Bomber Group DI Pin

Code: afi20449bg2

$450.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an Italian-made silver DI (distinctive insignia) pin for the United States Army Air Force's 449th Bomber Group. Pin is in the shape of a crest and depicts a winged horse crossing the path of a falling bomb.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: About 1-3/16" height and 15/16" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 800 silver with blue painted area.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with one-piece safety catch.

MARKINGS: Partially obscured maker's mark on reverse (V. SARAC INC.? TARANTO) and 800.

ITEM NOTES: This item is from a United States Army Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX09

CONDITION: 6 (Fine+): The DI has some minor tarnishing on reverse and has a small discolored area at top of front.

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