WWII Morton Air Academy Lapel Pin from Gary Field in Blythe, CA Primary USAAF Training School
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WWII Morton Air Academy Lapel Pin from Gary Field in Blythe, CA Primary USAAF Training School

Code: mca20099bgf

$165.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Beautiful WWII Morton Air Academy lapel pin from Gary Field in Blythe, California. Morton Air Academy was a primary flight training school for the United Army Air Forces. The lapel pin depicts the surface of a globe in gilt brass and enamel details, the globe shows the North American continent, Central America, and Canada. A red banner across the center reads: "MORTON AIR ACADEMY" and is flanked by aircraft embellishments and the top of the pin shows an eagle landing.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: Approximately 7/8" x 3/4".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled and plated sterling silver.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: "SS"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAHX16 LAFEX3/16

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The lapel shows minor to moderate wear, some of the plating and much of the enamel details remain intact.

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