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This is a beautiful United States Army Air Forces 457th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force jacket patch by the famous Akron Felt & Chenille Company. The 457th participated in D-Day, the Holland Invasion, the Battle of the Bulge and the Rhine. This patch is embroidered on felt with a dirigible skin backing and reads FAIT ACCOMPLI (Feat accomplished).
Circa World War II.
Approximately 5-5/16" in height and 4-1/8" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Felt embroidered in cotton/silk threads with dirigible skin backing.
AKRON FELT & CHENILLE CO. 58 1/2 EAST MARKET AKRON, OHIO.
This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VABEX10 LGGEX1/13
8+ (Excellent): The patch shows hardly any wear.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.