WWII USAAF 457th Bomb Group, 8th AF Jacket Patch by Akron Felt & Chenille Co.
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WWII USAAF 457th Bomb Group, 8th AF Jacket Patch by Akron Felt & Chenille Co.

Code: afsq20457bg

$775.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: 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).

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 5-5/16" in height and 4-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Felt embroidered in cotton/silk threads with dirigible skin backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: AKRON FELT & CHENILLE CO. 58 1/2 EAST MARKET AKRON, OHIO.

ITEM NOTES: 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

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows hardly any wear.

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