Unique WWII USAAF 20th AF Bullion Shoulder Patch Handmade n China Owned by Vet Earl Hoffsis of OH

Unique WWII USAAF 20th AF Bullion Shoulder Patch Handmade n China Owned by Vet Earl Hoffsis of OH

Code: afp20020ch

SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a wonderful and unique bullion World War II United States Army Air Forces 20th Air Force shoulder patch handmade in China. This patch has a great primitive look! It was originally owned by 20th Air Force veteran Earl Hoffsis of Wood County, Ohio. Hoffsis enlisted in the Army March 1, 1943 at Camp Perry Lacarne. Please see the link at the bottom of this page for information on other WWII patches originally belonging to Hoffsis (for sale separately).

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool felt embroidered in bullion and silk, woven backing.



ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII USAAF shoulder patch collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAJX14 LBCEX4/14 SBAJM08/20

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The patch has some light wear and tarnish.

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