Great Early WWII USAAF CATF China Air Task Force 14th Air Force Bullion CBI Made Shoulder Patch
Processing...

Great Early WWII USAAF CATF China Air Task Force 14th Air Force Bullion CBI Made Shoulder Patch

Code: afp20011cfb

$575.00


Product Description

•••••

SHORT TRIP ALERT!!!
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW DAYS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Friday 08/05/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of 4 FOUR DAYS!!
Once we leave, on FRIDAY AUGUST 5th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on MONDAY, AUGUST 9th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection.
We look forward to serving your collecting needs, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: This is a Great Early World War II United States Army Air Forces China Air Task Force (CATF) Bullion CBI Made Shoulder Patch. Removed from Uniform.

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 "The Flying Tigers") and was the precursor to the 14th Air Force.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/8" in width x 2-3/4" in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered silk, silk/cotton thread, cotton backing

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto garment.

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES:  This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJM20 LEGEX11/24/20

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The patch shows moderate wear, light soiling, was removed from uniform, overall very fine condition.

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