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Overall: 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 48 1/2 in. ( 0.6 x 8.9 x 123.2 cm )
Khaki-colored silk necktie.
Gift of Paul H. Downing
handwritten: reverse, wide end: "P. H. DOWNING"
This shirt is part of a summer service uniform worn by Paul H. Downing during World War II. Downing served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Corps, as commanding officer of the Rochester (New York) Materiel Command.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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