Veterans of the Air Services AEF Member Badge by Whitehead & Hoag
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Veterans of the Air Services AEF Member Badge by Whitehead & Hoag

Code: afi10000as

$125.00

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: This is a Veterans of the Air Service badge by Whitehead & Hoag. The badge reads VETERANS OF THE AIR SERVICE AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) and has a typewritten insert labeled OTTO HIRZEL 4TH REG – 17TH CO. Beneath a picture of an aircraft hang three bars reading BUFFALO 1928, INDIANAPOLIS 1929, MILWAUKEE 1930.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930s.

SIZE: 4-1/4" height and 1-11/16" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass with enamel and paper insert behind glass.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin and chain links connecting bars beneath to badge.

MARKINGS: WHITEHEAD HOAG NEWARK N.J. on reverse of badge; THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK N.J. on reverse of last bar.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX06 LABEX 5/10

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): Handsomely tarnished badge shows light wear and some abrasions on bars.

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