Great Variant Late 1942 USAAF CATF China Air Task Force 14th Air Force Bullion Patch CBI Made
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Great Variant Late 1942 USAAF CATF China Air Task Force 14th Air Force Bullion Patch CBI Made

Code: afp21942ctf

$675.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a Beautiful Variation circa Late 1942 United States Army Air Force CATF China Air Task Force Shoulder Patch. Bullion on Wool, Made in India.

The patch depicts a winged tiger beneath a bullion star with a red center. 
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" diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bullion embroidered wool, treated gauze backing, cotton thread

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. MBJJX20 LFGEX04/24/20

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent+): The patch shows light wear and moderate tarnishing, overall it is in excellent condition. 

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