Beautiful, Mint Condition 1943 USAAF 23rd Fighter Group Jacket Patch. Chinese Made in Silk
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Beautiful, Mint Condition 1943 USAAF 23rd Fighter Group Jacket Patch. Chinese Made in Silk

Code: afsq20000atp-CON


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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: Beautiful circa 1943 United States Army Air Forces 23rd Fighter Group jacket patch in mint condition. Chinese made in silk embroidery on silk with internal stiffener. The center of the patch shows a winged tiger with a bolt behind and a border of pink. This example shows unique details, such as the Tiger's tail curling around the lightning bolt and the Tiger's head looks more like a snake head! The 23rd were the successors to the legendary American Volunteer Group, the Flying Tigers.

VINTAGE: Circa 1943

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/8" x 4-1/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk embroidered silk, stiffener, silk backing

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-EDK-25-16 LAEGEX8/16 SAEGEX8/16

CONDITION: 9 (Excellent—Near Mint): The patch shows minor wear, light soiling, colors remain bright, overall near mint condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.