WWII USAAF 869th Bomb Squadron, 497th Bomb Group, 20th Air Force Jacket Patch
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WWII USAAF 869th Bomb Squadron, 497th Bomb Group, 20th Air Force Jacket Patch

Code: afsq20869bs

$700.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a jacket patch for the United States Army Air Forces 869th Bomber Squadron, 497th Bomber Group, 20th Air Force. The patch shows a tough guy in a bowler hat walking on a cloud with a missile.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: About 5-1/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Royal blue chenille patch embroidered in multi-colored cotton/silk threads with a dirigible skin backing.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: Original manufacturer's label attached: AKRON FELT & CHENILLE CO. 38 3/2 EAST MARKET AKRON OH.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJJX09 LGJJX

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): Patch shows some wear and a few very slight spots of discoloration.

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