Nice Salty Early WWII CATF (China Air Task Force) Jacket Patch Chinese-Made
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Nice Salty Early WWII CATF (China Air Task Force) Jacket Patch Chinese-Made

Code: afp20014caa


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a salty circa early World War II shoulder patch for the United States Army Air Forces China Air Task Force (CATF). The patch is Chinese-made and shows a golden winged tiger and a silver star done in bullion. The CATF replaced the 1st American Volunteer Group (aka "e;Flying Tigers"e;) and was the precursor to the 14th Air Force.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 2-15/16" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cloth embroidered in bullion and silk thread.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX11 LCDEX8/13 SCDEX9/18

CONDITION: 6 (Fine+): The patch is salty.

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