WWII Hand Painted Air Force Bomb Group Patch SOLD

Identified to the 376th Bombardment Group, Italy; featuring Donald Duck armed with a machine gun.

Category:

Contact Us About This Product

Description

I am not sure of the identification on this patch, although the writing on the leather patch appears to be period.  The leather patch is marked to the ” 376th Bombardment Group, Italy.” In researching the unit I have not found this patch, but then my references are weak for WWII Air Force unit insignia.

Donald Duck is mounted on a bomb, wearing his officer’s Ike jacket with AAF patch, WWI doughboy helmet, ammunition belt and holster, and holding a Thompson machine gun.  The paint is absolutely period!  This was not on a jacket but was mounted on a board or wall with small tack holes.  The damage to the right side came with an apparent quick pull from its place.

Measures nearly 5 1/2 inches.

A great piece of WWII Soldier Art.

USPS Priority $4.

Additional information

Weight .50 lbs