Rare Ca. 1943 CBI-Made Leather USAAF Blood Chit, Similar to MIS-X, Type 3. Possibly Unique.
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Rare Ca. 1943 CBI-Made Leather USAAF Blood Chit, Similar to MIS-X, Type 3. Possibly Unique.

Code: afpg20006smx-CON

$585.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare circa 1943 CBI made leather United States Army Air Forces Blood Chit, similar to MIS-X Type 3, but with Chinese characters at bottom in the AVG Chit sample. Possibly unique. Worn and removed from flight jacket, the multi-piece leather chit shows an American flag with Chinese characters beneath.

VINTAGE: Circa 1943

SIZE: Approximately 9-1/2" x 10"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Multi-piece hand-sewn leather, suede, silk/cotton threads

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a collection of Flying Tigers (AVG) & China Burma India (CBI) artifacts that we here at Flying Tiger Antiques have been commissioned to sell. We will be listing more over the coming weeks. CON-AVG-15 CON-EDK-25-15 LEGEX11/15

CONDITION: 5- (Very Good+): The blood chit shows heavy wear, soiling/discoloration on reverse, a small section of separation can been seen at the top – likely occurred during removal from flight jacket, great been there look.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.