Scarce WWII USAAF Air Crew Wing by Beverly Craft

Scarce WWII USAAF Air Crew Wing by Beverly Craft

Code: afw20010b


Product Description


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.
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ARTIFACT: This is an unusual variation of an already scarce wing: a World War II United States Army Air Forces Air Crew wing made by Beverlycraft. The wing is rudely finished on reverse: possibly it is one of the first Air Crew wings to come off of Beverly Craft's assembly line in 1942! It has no maker mark, and typical Beverly Craft findings, but in the usual configuration of "locking catch left", not the company's usual placement on the right. There are no markings on reverse, but the wing is tested silver.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 13/16" in height by 3" in width.


ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come-under locking swivel catch "left".


ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VFJX12 LCDEX12/12

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The wing shows some small areas of light to medium wear and tarnish.

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