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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.
Circa World War II.
About 5-1/4" in diameter.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Royal blue chenille patch embroidered in multi-colored cotton/silk threads with a dirigible skin backing.
Original manufacturer's label attached: AKRON FELT & CHENILLE CO. 38 3/2 EAST MARKET AKRON OH.
This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJJX09 LGJJX
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.