WWI US Air Service (USAS) 3rd Air Service Mechanic's Souvenir Pillowcase Made in France
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WWI US Air Service (USAS) 3rd Air Service Mechanic's Souvenir Pillowcase Made in France

Code: afpg10008

$350.00

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 an exquisite World War I United States Air Service 3rd Air Service mechanic's souvenir pillowcase with delicate embroidery and lace trim. The case was made in France and bears the initials of the airman around a winged propeller at its center.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I.

SIZE: Approximately 21" in height and 21-1/2" in width (not including foam board).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk embroidered in silk/cotton threads with lace edging. This pillowcase is shrink-wrapped to a piece of foam board and will be shipped unwrapped and folded without the foam board unless arrangements are made for pick-up or special shipping to preserve the shrink wrap mounting.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX10 LCEJX7/11

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The pillowcase is in beautiful condition with only minor fading and a few insignificant loose threads at the edging.

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