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WW II U.S. 8th Army Air Force Service Coat

WW II U.S. 8th Army Air Force Service Coat
Coat is made of OD wool with four pockets with open collar, with gold metal eagle buttons. Has British made 8th Army Air Force shoulder patch, machine woven on dark blue felt on left shoulder with Staff Sgt. Chevrons on each sleeve, they are made of OD wool felt on dark blue wool, also on lower left cuff there are three gold overseas bars with one service strip. Above right breast pocket is the cloth discharge patch, ALL cloth insignias are machine sewn to the coat. Collar has screw back U.S. & Army Air Force brass collar disk. Above right breast pocket are three inch “Air Gunner” wings with four ribbons, the wings are late war issue quality, made of stamped metal with antique silver plated finish, they have clear coat of lacquer that has turned yellow with age, wings are clutch back. The four ribbons are, pin back ribbon for WW II Victor with clutch back bar with Good Conduct, American Campaign & European African Campaign with five bronze stars. Has Quarter Master Tag in pocket, dated 1941 and marked size 37L. Coat also has metal belt loops for the brown leather belt. Shirt & Necktie and belt do not come with coat. Overall coat shows some light wartime wear with some light age. Exc. + $135.00