From the collection of the National Park Service, National Mall and Memorial Parks.
bracelet, commemorative POW*MIA
Commemorative POW*MIA bracelet dedicated to U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Charles Edward Cappelli. The bracelet bears engraved inscriptions specifying Lt Col Cappelli's military rank, name, & casualty date which read, "MAJ. CHARLES CAPPELLI / 11-17-67". The artifact was left at The Wall by an anonymous donor between September - November 1990.
COMMEMORATIVE POW*MIA BRACELET DEDICATED TO U.S. AIR FORCE LIEUTENANT COLONEL (LT COL) CHARLES EDWARD CAPPELLI. THE OBJECT CONSISTS OF A FLAT STRIP OF RECTANGULARLY SHAPED, POLISHED ALUMINUM [?] METAL WITH ROUNDED ENDS BENT INTO A ROUGHLY CIRCULAR SHAPE TO FORM A BRACELET. AN ENGRAVED INSCRIPTION (IN-FILLED IN BLACK) AT THE EXTERIOR, OBVERSE OBJECT SURFACE OF THE BRACELET BEARS LT COL CAPPELLI'S MILITARY RANK, NAME, & CASUALTY DATE, "MAJ. CHARLES CAPPELLI / 11-17-67".
Text of the engraved inscription upon the obverse object surface is transcribed in full, as follows: [Exterior, obverse object surface, engraved inscription] "MAJ. CHARLES CAPPELLI / 11-17-67"
Item Weight: 18.7g
Item Width: 1.3cm
Item Depth: 6.8cm (Diameter) / 21.4cm (Circumference) / 4.9cm (Depth)