Unofficial Winged Squadron Badge Worn by Members of the USAAF 463rd Service Squadron

Unofficial Winged Squadron Badge Worn by Members of the USAAF 463rd Service Squadron

Code: afib20463


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ARTIFACT: This is the unofficial winged squadron badge worn by members of the United States Army Air Forces 463rd Service Squadron. It features a large "e;9"e; between two wings for the 9th Air Force. The center medallion is enamel with a monkey carrying an oiler and machine gun in his hands and a wrench with his tail. This was the unit insignia of the 463rd Service Squadron.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: About 3" wide by 1" high.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass with enamel center.

ATTACHMENT: Long horizontal pin with simple C-catch.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a large collection of United States Army Air Forces badges that we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEX06 LCIEX

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent - Very Fine): Very minor wear and light tarnishing, truly a wonderful example of this wing.

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