WWII USAAF 19th Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, 7th Fighter Command, 7th AF Jacket Patch
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WWII USAAF 19th Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, 7th Fighter Command, 7th AF Jacket Patch

Code: afsq20007rjp

$600.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Early WWII United States Army Air Forces 19th Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, 7th Fighter Command, 7th Air Force US-made jacket patch. Activated in 1942, the 318th participated in the Marshall Islands Campaign in 1943 and the Marianas Campaign in 1944. The center depicts a rooster in black, white, and red detail against a yellow background and the outer border is embellished with white embroidered stars.

VINTAGE: Circa early WWII

SIZE: Approximately 4-5/8" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered wool felt, silk/cotton/polyester thread, gauze backing

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBX16 LFJJX10/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows minor wear and soiling, the colors remain bright, overall excellent condition.

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