Rare WWII Full Size American Volunteer Group Flying Tiger Badge and 5 Candid Photos of 1st Squadron
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Rare WWII Full Size American Volunteer Group Flying Tiger Badge and 5 Candid Photos of 1st Squadron

Code: avga20020ftg


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ARTIFACT: This is a Rare WWII Full Size American Volunteer Group Flying Tiger Badge and 5 Candid Photos of 1st Squadron Crew Chief George F. Curran. This is a nice example of the full size AVG badge by Whitehead & Hoag of Newark, NJ. The one photo in particular is quite cool: the close-up of the Squadron Insignia painted on an aircraft, apparently form when it was first chosen for the squadron. 

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: Approximately Photos are 3-3/8 x 2-3/8 Pin is 1-15/16 in length by approx. 1-1/8 in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Pin: Gold-plated brass with multi-colored enamel. Photo: Paper, ink

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: "W&H CO"

ITEM NOTES: This is from an A.V.G. Flying Tigers collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEJJX05/19 LHGIEX02/20 SVHJJJX02/20

CONDITION:  7+ (Very Fine+): The collar insignia show moderate wear and tarnish, overall very fine conditon.

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