Scarce WWII Ca. 1944 USAAF 867th BS, 494th, BG, 7th AF Aussie-Made Jacket Patch
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Scarce WWII Ca. 1944 USAAF 867th BS, 494th, BG, 7th AF Aussie-Made Jacket Patch

Code: afsq20022pbp

$695.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

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ARTIFACT: Scarce WWII, circa 1944, United States Army Air Forces 867th B.S., 494th B.G., 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: Circa WWII, 1944

SIZE: Approximately 4 1/8" round

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered wool felt, cotton/polyester/silk threads, leather back

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn on.

MARKINGS: None.

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.