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

$495.00

Product Description

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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 1920's

SIZE: 3 ??" x 7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come under 'c' catch.

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

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+):Wing shows little surface wear, handsome even patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.