Very Cool 1951 - 52 USAF 29th Air Division Woman's Mirrored Compact with 1st Patch Design Emblem

Very Cool 1951 - 52 USAF 29th Air Division Woman's Mirrored Compact with 1st Patch Design Emblem

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Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Very cool circa 1951 – 1952 United States Air Force 29th Air Division woman's compact in aluminum. The center features an enameled 1st patch design emblem in blue and white showing binoculars, a transmission radio, an electric bolt and aircraft above, and with a bottom scroll that reads: "HEADQUARTERS 29TH AIR DIVISION" in blue detailed lettering. The inside of the compact is mirrored and contains a powder puff and screen – the puff features a ribbon handle embroidered: "S. S. GOLD PUFF" in red and green detail.

VINTAGE: Circa 1951 - 1952

SIZE: Approximately 2-3/4" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Aluminum, powder puff, screen, enamel, paint, ribbon, silk/polyester thread

ATTACHMENT: Push button closure, hinged lid; Ribbon handle on puff, ribbon pull on screen


This is from a USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX16 LADEX10/16

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The compact shows minor to moderate surface wear mostly to underside, the puff shows the slightest use, much of the enamel and painted details remain intact, overall excellent condition.

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