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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Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
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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.