WWII USAAF Flight Instructor Lot: ACTS Badge, Donald Duck Patch, Tech Badge Link Trainer Bar, Tags

WWII USAAF Flight Instructor Lot: ACTS Badge, Donald Duck Patch, Tech Badge Link Trainer Bar, Tags

Code: afpg30001a


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ARTIFACT: This is a great framed World War II grouping originally belonging to a United States Army Air Forces flight instructor from Ohio named John R. Cvengros. Cvengros was honorably discharged on February 12, 1946 as a Technician 4th Grade of the 426th Army Air Forces Base Unit, 4th Air Force. Included in the grouping are his ACTS (Air Corps Training Service) badge, Air Corps Technician badge with a Teletype Mechanic bar and a rare Link Trainer bar (Cvengros was also a Celestial Navigation Instructor), three medals, a set of his dog tags with their chain, a copy of his Honorable Discharge, an Honorable Discharge patch, an Honorable Discharge lapel pin and one great Disney-designed Donald Duck jacket patch. The patch is labeled INSTRUMENT FLYING INSTRUCTOR, and shows Donald navigating his way despite being blindfolded. The medals are the good conduct medal, a World War II Victory medal and a World War II American Theatre medal.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II; frame is mid-1960s or before.

SIZE: Approximately 24" in width and 14-1/4" in height; Donald Duck patch about 5-1/2" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Glass, wood, paper backing. Donald Duck patch: silk-screened on felt; honorable discharge patch: twill embroidered in cotton/silk threads; medals: bronze with silk ribbons; other items are f expected materials.

ATTACHMENT: Wire hanger.

MARKINGS: Possible markings on badges – unknown because of framing; SH STROUSS-HIRSHBERG'S sticker on reverse of frame.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Ebay VBJJX08 LHGEX5/12

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The items are overall are in excellent condition.

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