Early WWII China Air Task Force (14th AF - CATF) CBI-Made Patch

Early WWII China Air Task Force (14th AF - CATF) CBI-Made Patch

Code: afp20014caf

SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Gorgeous early WWII United States Army Air Forces China Air Task Force (CATF) CBI-made should patch in silk, bullion, and tinsel on woven wool with a silk backing. The patch depicts a winged tiger beneath a bullion star with a red center and the high-relief, detailed embroidery makes the tiger appear almost 3-dimensional. The CATF replaced the 1st American Volunteer Group (aka "e;Flying Tigers"e;) and was the precursor to the 14th Air Force.


SIZE: Approximately 2-1/2" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered woven wool, silk, bullion, tinsel



ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF CATF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAFJX15 LCGEX/15 SCEJX6/16

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The patch shows minor wear, overall excellent condition.

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