WWII USAAF Tactical Air Force (TAF) Ashtray in Fine Porcelain by Richard Ginori
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WWII USAAF Tactical Air Force (TAF) Ashtray in Fine Porcelain by Richard Ginori

Code: afpg20020taf

$65.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a World War II United States Army Air Forces Tactical Air Force (TAF) ashtray in fine porcelain. The ashtray has an Italian maker mark from Richard Ginori on the bottom. "e;Ginori produced this ash tray as a souvenir for personnel of the Allied Tactical Air Forces in Italy toward the close of the Second World War. The roundels represent the national insignia of the First Brazilian Fighter Squadron, Second Free French Air Corps, Aviazione Cobelligerante Italiana, British First Tactical Air Force (formerly the Desert Air Force), the Free Greek Air Force, and the Twelfth U.S. Air Force"e; (credit: www.ginori.com).

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 15/16" in height and 6-5/8" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fine porcelain.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: RICHARD GINORI.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII USAAF Tactical Air Force collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEX14 LFEX5/14 SLFJX6/17 PSFEX6/17

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The ashtray has one small chip (please see photo above).

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