Uncommon Circa 1942 USAAF 33rd Fighter Group DI by Meyer (Massaro's Book #33B2)
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Uncommon Circa 1942 USAAF 33rd Fighter Group DI by Meyer (Massaro's Book #33B2)

Code: afi20033

$195.00




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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1942 distinctive insignia for the United States Army Air Forces 33rd Fighter Group. The DI shows a flaming sword at its center and reads FIRE FROM THE CLOUDS beneath. The DI is by Meyer. It was listed in Jay Massaro's book on USAAF DIs as #33B2, and he termed it "e;uncommon"e;.

VINTAGE: Circa 1942.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" in height and 1-3/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with come-under locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: N.S. MEYER INC. NEW YORK and raised shield mark.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months VAEX12 LFEX10/12 SLAIEX01/19

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The DI shows a few light abrasions.

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