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US Army WWI Air Service Tunic RARE

U.S. Army WWI Air Service Tunic RARE
This is a very rare 3rd Pursuit Group Tunic. The 3rd Pursuit Group was made up of four squadrons; the 28th,93rd,103rd and 213thaero squadrons. The unitís first base was located in Vaucouleurs, France then moving to Lisle-en-Barrois and finally ending the war based out of Foucaucourt. The 3rd Pursuit Group ended the war with a total of 87 victories in the air versus 26 losses. This tunic being offered would date from 1918. There are no tears or rips in the tunic. No apparent moth damage found. Corporal Air Service rank insignia on right arm. The stitching on the Corporal strip patch is starting to come undone on the left side of the patch Ė easily repaired. 3rdPursuit group patch is pristine and of four piece construction. The tunic is missing the Air Service collar dog from the left hand side of the collar. The collar is missing the bottom metal eye/hock fastener, but with the top one done up it is not noticeable. Two overseas strips and a red/orange chevron indicating WWI Honorable discharge on left sleeve. The Tunic is in overall outstanding condition. A museum quality piece.

U247


  • ITEM:UA U1
  • Shipping Weight: 3.1kgs
  • 1 Units in Stock
$799.00