Scarce WWII USAAF 43rd Service Group / 43rd Air Base Group DI by Dondero
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Scarce WWII USAAF 43rd Service Group / 43rd Air Base Group DI by Dondero

Code: 0t77afib20012dbd

$175.00

Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Scarce WWII United States Army Air Forces 43rd Service Group / 43rd Air Base Group distinctive insignia (DI) by Dondero. The gilt and enameled DI depicts a leafy, stemmed red rose against a yellow background and a scroll along the bottom reads: "SERVICE AND SECURITY" in black enamel detail.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, enamel

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop-in locking swivel catch

MARKINGS: "A. H. DONDERO INC. WASH. D.C."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAAX16 LAGEX12/16

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The DI shows minor to moderate wear, much of the enamel and gilt details remain intact, overall excellent condition.

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