WWII USAAF "Juarez" Observer Wing Rarely-Seen Walter Lampl Hallmark Ex Duncan Campbell's Collection
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WWII USAAF "Juarez" Observer Wing Rarely-Seen Walter Lampl Hallmark Ex Duncan Campbell's Collection

Code: afw20010jo


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: Rare WWII United States Army Air Force "Juarez" Observer wing with rarely-seen Walter Lampl hallmark. This example is from the Duncan Campbell collection, with a copy of the receipt. Lampl was a top designer in his time, he was known for his quality and creative design. He started his company in 1921 at age 26, he suffered a heart attack at a company Christmas party at age 50. During the war he designed many memorable pins and charms including the patented "Patriot Pin" from which he donated 10% of the proceeds to the Pearl Harbor Relief Fund.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: 3" x 7/8".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come under locking 'C' catch. (locking mechanism missing)

MARKINGS: STERLING and Lampl hallmark.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a collection of USAAF artifacts we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEJX08 LDIEX11/14 SDIEM12/05/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent-):Wing shows little surface wear, handsome even patina. As is typical with these wings, the locking catch mechanism long ago fell out of the poorly designed catch, making it more of n open C catch than a locking one. 

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