PLEASE NOTE: Kanae is BACK IN THE OFFICE on MONDAY 02/26/24!!
Update 02/25/24: WE ARE EXPERIENCING SOME TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH non-PayPal CREDIT CARD PURCHASES!!
If you would like to PAY for an Artifact with a CREDIT CARD, please email and I will get an invoice emailed to you ASAP!
We are HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and we will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD and SHIP as Time Allows, BUT, There MAY be Shipping Delays Until MONDAY 03/11, if Ordered Artifacts are with me on the road.
NEWLY LISTED ARTIFACTS as of 02/26 will, of course, be available for IMMEDIATE SHIPPING.
We Will DO OUR BEST to Let you know an estimated SHIPPING DATE When you Call, Write, or Order.
After 02/25, There MAY still be a SMALL chance of DELAYS as I will still have SOME merchandise with me On The Road Until 3/11 or sooner.
And, as always, if you would like to fund your $100.00+ order through a Bank that offers ZELLE, ASK ABOUT our ZELLE DISCOUNT!!
That DISCOUNT also applies to PayPal GIFT (Fee-Free), Check, and Money Order payments!!
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 & Kanae
RARE 8x10 period hand-colored black and white photograph of three 3rd Squadron Aces around the cockpit of a P-40 (one seated in). Details slightly fuzzy (from being enlarged), but pilots are wearing flight jackets. 3rd Sq. emblem partially visible on fuselage, and 5 kill flags are plainly visible at center. Pilots in photo are Chuck Older, Ken Jernstedt, & Tom Haywood.
Artifacts that belonged to members of the original Flying Tigers are extremely hard to acquire and rarely come up for sale. Often collectors lucky enough to acquire anything from the AVG will hold onto the pieces for their entire lifetime and families rarely let these artifacts go if they are lucky enough to still possess them. Don't miss this chance to own a true piece of WWII Aviation History.
Circa WWII, or not long after.
Approximately 8" in height x 10" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Black and white, hand-colored photograph.
Reverse reads: Left to Right
CHARLES H. OLDER 18 ½
KENNETH JERNSTEDT 10 ½
THOMAS C. HAYWOOD 5 ¼
3rd Pursuit Squadron "HELLS ANGELS"
AVG Flying Tigers
Kuming, China 1942
Curtiss P-40C "TOMAHAWK" #77 SER. #P-8173
This is from a collection of Flying Tigers artifacts that we here at Flying Tiger Antiques have been commissioned to sell. We will be listing more over the coming weeks. CON-AVG-PAHX14 LAGEX11/14 SAGEX05/29/23
9- (Excellent+): Minor wear at corners, no bends or tears, age discoloration and tiny spots of soiling reverse.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.