Scarce WWII ca 1944 USAAF 867th Bomb Squadron, 494th Bomb Group, 7th AF Aussie Made Jacket Patch

Scarce WWII ca 1944 USAAF 867th Bomb Squadron, 494th Bomb Group, 7th AF Aussie Made Jacket Patch

Code: afsq20022pbp


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Scarce WWII, circa 1944, United States Army Air Forces 867th Bombardment Squadron 494th Bombardment Group 7th Air Force Aussie-made jacket patch. This example is a first variation with "Playboys" nickname. The patch shows a top hat and cane, champagne glass, white gloves, two white stars: one with three cherries. Across the top it reads: "PLAYBOYS".

VINTAGE: WWII, Circa 1944.

SIZE: Approximately 4 1/8" diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered wool felt, cotton/silk threads, vinylized clothback

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn on to flight garment.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF jacket patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVFGEX TRBJX15 LFIEX7/15

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The badge shows light to moderate use/wear, was removed from flight jacket.

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