The additional accents include extra gold to the wings and the blue between the feathers. Other patches typically show an embroidered ridge around the circumference. In this example (first image) a few threads have been removed to indicate an absence of the embroidered ridge. WWII veteran serving in the 8th as a communication specialist w/ 4 service stripes (6 months x 4 in service overseas). A fair starting price for vintage WWII 8th AAF militaria.
Please wait for the invoice to reflect this. Boxed packaging for this vintage piece.Dimensions: just under 3 inches wide. Note(s): there is NO manufactured embroidery ridge around the circumference of the 8th insignia. Natural and available light used for photography - may influence true color(s) slightly - some shadowing possible. NOTE: the strong natural light used for photography light gives a faded look when in fact it is not. Items come from estate sales and auctions.
Every attempt is made to describe them accurately and to the best of my abilities. ALL payments must be made within five (5) days. After that time, for unpaid accounts, the item(s) will be re-listed without notification. When in doubt - insure it. Given and received in kind.
Feel free to ask any questions - please allow ample time for response. The item "WWII 8th Army Air Force AAF Insignia Theater Made Exquisite Bullion" is in sale since Thursday, April 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Patches".
The seller is "grex*" and is located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.