IDENTIFIED!!! - Ext RARE 1st Design, 1st Bomb Sq., 1st Bomb Gr. (Provisional) CACW Jacket Patch
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IDENTIFIED!!! - Ext RARE 1st Design, 1st Bomb Sq., 1st Bomb Gr. (Provisional) CACW Jacket Patch

Code: afp80101ch

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Product Description

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IMAGED SOLELY FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE

ARTIFACT: This extremely rare patch has been identified as the first design of the 1st Bomb Squadron, 1st Bomb Group, 1st Chinese-American Composite Wing (CACW), a joint national effort and was assigned to the 14th Air Force in China. The patch is fully embroidered in primary colors and shows a wing bearing a Chinese sun at the top and a bomb labeled "1" at the center. This patch came to us with a China Air Task Force (CATF) patch in bullion from the same era: please see the link at the bottom of this page for more information on that patch (sold separately).

VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 2-5/8" in height and 2-5/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered in cotton/silk threads, muslin backing.

ATTACHMENT: Snaps.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF in China shoulder patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Item will not be sold until identified. MDJJX13 LX10/13 SBEJX3/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch has some light wear only.

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