Uncut, Early Post-WWII Occ. Period German-Made US Army 474th AAA BN Pocket Patch & Photograph
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Uncut, Early Post-WWII Occ. Period German-Made US Army 474th AAA BN Pocket Patch & Photograph

Code: uapp30003abp


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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: Beautiful, uncut, early post-WWII Occupation Period German-made United States Army 474th AAA Battalion pocket patch and photograph of original owner next to unit-marked Halftrack. The pocket patch shows an embroidered Halftrack in green detail with a fist clutching an aircraft and bolts against a red and yellow shield. The photo shows the soldier resting his arm against the back of the Halftrack with unit marking 474th AAA, and 'Kills': each swastika represents an aircraft shot down and the reverse reads: "Me and what brought me through Europe".

VINTAGE: Circa EARLY post-WWII Occupation Period

SIZE: Approximately Photo: 3-7/4" x 2-1/2"; Patch: 3-1/2" x 3-1/8".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered canvas, cotton/polyester/silk thread, photo paper, pencil

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVBJJX TREJX15 LDIEX11/16 SDEJX02/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch and photo show minor wear, thread colors remain bright, photo shows slight crease, overall excellent condition.

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