Beautiful CBI-Made USAAF 10th Air Force Bullion Shoulder Patch with Snaps
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Beautiful CBI-Made USAAF 10th Air Force Bullion Shoulder Patch with Snaps

Code: afp20010afc


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful bullion shoulder patch for the United States 10th Air Force. The patch made within in the China-Burma-India theatre, and shows two full wings stitched in golden bullion flanking the number 10 (which is highlighted by a silver bullion background). There is a single red-centered star at top.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: About 2-5/8" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Felt patch with silver and gold bullion wire and cotton gauze backing.

ATTACHMENT: Three snaps on reverse which were attached to facilitate laundering of uniforms in tropical locations.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX09 LAHEX SAEJX3/17

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): Virtually no wear but some tarnishing of bullion threads.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.