Small United States Army Air Forces Pilot Cadet Grouping with Dog Tags to John Eckman
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Small United States Army Air Forces Pilot Cadet Grouping with Dog Tags to John Eckman

Code: afpg30300ceg


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Product Description

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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.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Small United States Army Air Forces Pilot Cadet grouping with dog tags. The grouping includes three candid period black and white photos of Eckman and fellow aviators, as well as a black and white period portrait showing John Eckman in uniform displaying the USAAF insignia on his hat and a US Air Corps Pilot Cadet shoulder patch. The personal identification tags read: "JOHN ECKMAN 32341860 T43-43 A MRS J EXKMAN 37 HARRISON ST MIDDLETOWN NY C"

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: ID Tags: 2" x 1 1/8"; HQ Patch: 2 ½" round; Cadet Patch: 2 ¾" round; Candid Photos: 2@ 3 ½" x 2 ½", 1@4 ½" x 3 ¼"; Portrait: 3 ½" x 2 ½"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Stainless steel, photographs, wool felt, cotton/polyester/silk embroidered thread, mesh, pen ink.

ATTACHMENT: Tags: Hole to attach loop/chain.

MARKINGS: Handwriting: "me – Kenneth Evans (Instructor) – Harold Foutiger (sp?) – N & B Flying School Chickasha, Okla, Dec. '42"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX09 LEGX3/15 SEGX3/17

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent - Overall): HQ patch has a few moth nips, the cadet patch is in excellent condition, the tags and photographs show minor wear, no rips or creases in photos.

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