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


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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 artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.