ARMY AIR CORPS OFFICER'S SERVICE COAT. Mfg: The House Of Malcolm CUSTOM MILITARY TAILORS FOR MORE TWO GENERATIONS. Cond: Used, Few Nips Here And There As Pictures Depicts.
Silk Lining Intact (needs sewing repair in center middle, easy fix) This Is What Is On The Service Coat: (2) Captain Rank Shoulder Loop Insignias, (2) Officer U. Collar Insignias, (1) Air Corps Lapel Insignia, Aviation Badge: Air Crew Member (new badge design issue September 1942) Marked: STERLING. Attaching Device: Full Pin Arm.
Right Sleeve Shoulder: Fifteenth Air Force Unit Patch major gen. Doolittle in command Left Shoulder: U.
Army Air Force Divisional Insignia Patch, Left Sleeve Above The Cuff: (4) Overseas Bars Hand Made In ETO, Bullion Stitch Design, (each bar denotes 6 months of overseas service) The Officer's Service Coat In Wool Elastique, In The Dark OD Shade 51. At The Rear Are Two Pleats, Some 3 Deep, Running From The Meeting Of Shoulder Seam And The Armhole Down To The Waistline, The Bi-Swing Back.
There Is A Rear Central Vent From The Waistline To The Bottom Edge Of The Skirt. The Two Lower Pockets Are Internally Hung. Commissioned Rank Was Indicated On All Officer's Service Coats By The Half-Inch Strip Of OD Shade 53 Mohair Braid 3 Above The Cuffs. The Collars Bear Cutout U. Cyphers, And The Epaulettes The Rank Of Captain.
Great Service Coat To Build On. Brief History Of The Fifteenth Air Force, The 15th Air Force With Major General James Doolittle In Command, Was Created On November 1, 1943, To Take Advantage Of The Strategic Bombardment Possibilities In Italy, Austria, South France, And Southern Germany, Which Had Become Accessible To Heavy Bombers, Through The Capture Of The Foggia Airfields On The Italian Southeast Coast. Great Foundation To Build On.
ARMY AIR CORPS OFFICER'S SERVICE COAT LOOK" is in sale since Saturday, March 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms".
The seller is "12-07-1941" and is located in Flagstaff, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.