WWII Italian-Made Ashtray for USAAF 718th Bomb Squad, 449th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force

WWII Italian-Made Ashtray for USAAF 718th Bomb Squad, 449th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force

Code: afpg30718bs


Product Description



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ARTIFACT: This is an Italian-made ashtray for the United States 718th Bomb Squadron, 448th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. The ashtray is painted in beautiful tones suitable for a fresco and shows an eagle with missiles in relief. Four medallions around the edge of the ashtray alternately show the group's winged horse insignia and a star.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: 1" height and 5-7/8" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted plaster of Paris.


MARKINGS: 718 BOMB SQ (H) 449 BOMB GP (H) ITALIA carved into bottom.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay01/19/22 MDJX04 LCDEX9/10 PsLCFJX01/22

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): Ashtray has one slight chip near bottom edge.

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