Unique WWII 3rd Air Transport Squadron Group of Patches, Photos and Discharge
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Unique WWII 3rd Air Transport Squadron Group of Patches, Photos and Discharge

Code: afsq20003at

$1,100.00

Product Description

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We are IN THE OFFICE from February 24 through March 13 2020, but will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES during that time.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES in the coming weeks: We ARE in THE OFFICE from Monday 24 February through Friday 13 March, BETWEEN attending this year's SHOW OF SHOWS in Louisville, KY, and the BALTIMORE ANTIQUE ARMS SHOW in Timonium, MD, BUT we will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES during this period, as SOME of our Merchandise is Currently in Lock-Down in Louisville. If you place an order we will alert you IMMEDIATELY if there will be a DELAY in SHIPPING. We will be returning to the office on Monday 30 March and will RESUME Normal SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

Please Note: We Are Always Looking To Trade For Squadron Patches We Need!! E-mail or Call For More Information.

ARTIFACT: This is a unique collection of items from the World War II 3rd Air Transport Squadron (Mobile) including 5 photos, a discharge certificate, 2 stripes and sleeve patches and two aircraft patches. The discharge certificate is named to David K. Hutcheson and includes descriptions of his Military occupations and educations as well as his civilian occupations and educations.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: Photos: about 3-1/2” in width by 2-1/2” in height each; discharge: about 7-7/8” in width by 10-7/16” in height; stripes: about 3-1/8” in width by 4” in height each; sleeve patch round: about 2-5/8” in diameter; sleeve patch triangle: about 2-1/2” in width by 2-1/4” in height; ; aircraft large: about 6” in width by 3-1/4” in height; aircraft small: about 5-13/16” in width by 2-3/4” in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Photos are photo paper; discharge is printed paper; stripes and shoulder patches are embroidered with cotton/poly embroidery thread on cotton twill; aircraft patches are decals on leather.

ATTACHMENT: Patches are to be sewn onto garment.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a large collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): Photos have minor fading; discharge has been folded and shows minor discoloration and soiling; stripes and sleeve patches show only very minor wear to the edges; aircraft patches have minor soiling and the larger has minor to moderate cracking of the decal, but the leather on both is soft and supple .

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