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

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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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"


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.