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

Code: afp20011cfb

$575.00


Product Description

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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until Further Notice, our Show Travel is over until January 2022 for The Porky Police & Fire Memorabilia Collectors Show in Claremont California on January 15th.

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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.