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Rare WASP patch embroidered on twill no moth or damage.
Here is an Air Corps path in Tinsel Bullion on wool with a cheese cloth backing in mint condition.
Measures 2 5/8"
A rare English made large jacket measures 5/34" x 4 3/4"The patch is attributed to the 467th Bomb Group flying B-24's out of Rackheath, Norfolk, England.
The patch is in used condition with fading and service wear.
Not sure what "Post Activites" and "Special Service" refers too.
Comment from Tom Harris
One line of thought is that at Rackheath there was a "Special Section" staffed by four officers whose role was to organise, entertainment, welfare, recreation, sport, and some education programs. These included arranging the Wednesday weekly held dances at the Aero Club among others. "The Airliners" 467th band fell under the auspices of the Special Section and were an outstanding band renowned throughout the 2nd Air Div. Lt. Rex W. Floyd was the Special Section Officer.
A period example CBI patch, two piece printed cotton example, used and removed from uniform with some service wear.
Measures 3 1/8" x 2 5/16"
American Made IX Command Patch fully embroidered in cotton. Un-issued condition.
An English made 9th Air Force patch, some wear.
Fully embroidered in silk thread.
A Theatre made CBI patch. Bullion embroidered on silk paper backing, un-issued some age.
Measures 3 5/8" x 2 3/4"
A good hand embroidered original CBI patch. Four piece construction (includes backing), patch on cotton material with three snap rivets sewn to the back.
Some light service wear in good condition.
Measures 2 7/8" x 2 3/16"
An original CBI patch. Three piece construction, red and white is silk printed with the star and sun fully embroidered and backing.
Here is an English made Engineer Command patch. Fully embroidered, some moth damage hole between wing and star with nips to the edges, please see image 3.
Still a nice piece hence the low price.
The IX (9th) Engineer Command (Advance) Headquarters was organized in England as a component of the Ninth Air Force on March 30th, 1944, with an authorized strength of 289 officers and men. Additional organizations were added to the Command so that by D-Day in Normandy (June 6th, 1944), the Headquarters controlled four Engineer Aviation Regiments, 16 standard Aviation Engineer Battalions (four in each Regiment), and three Airborne and one Camouflage Aviation Engineer Battalions that were under direct operational control of the Headquarters. The initial mission of the Command was to construct new airfields on the Continent and to rehabilitate captured airfields
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