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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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

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.