Early WWII Minty Bullion Chinese Made CATF (China Air Task Force, Later 14th AF) Shoulder Patch
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Early WWII Minty Bullion Chinese Made CATF (China Air Task Force, Later 14th AF) Shoulder Patch

Code: 0t42afp20003atf

$575.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

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ARTIFACT: This is a minty early World War II Chinese made China Air Task Force (CATF) shoulder patch. The CATF replaced the 1st American Volunteer Group (aka "Flying Tigers") and was the precursor to the 14th Air Force, and this circular patch has a crude design of a winged tiger crouched under a bullion star with a red center made in bullion.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: About 2-3/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bullion

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: None

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII CBI Theater collection which we just acquired and will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEJX17 LEIEX8/17

CONDITION: 9 (Excellent-Near Mint): Very light fraying.

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