Scarce Mid-WWII Blood Chit or "Rescue Patch" Made in China - Great 'Been There' Look!
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Scarce Mid-WWII Blood Chit or "Rescue Patch" Made in China - Great 'Been There' Look!

Code: afpg20007btc


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a scarce mid-World War II blood chit or "rescue patch". It was manufactured in China by the Chinese Aero Commission, whose large, stamped chop is near the bottom left of the chit as are stamped numbers: "13841". Near the bottom right is the "May Guo" characters stamped in purple the phonetic way to say American in Cantonese, which let the reader know that the person possessing the chit was American. It is silk-screened on silk with a fine linen backing. A large red and blue flag bearing the Chinese sun is at the top. It shows signs of being sewn to flight clothing, then carried after regulations changed, which is the reason for its folded condition. Great "Been There" look!

VINTAGE: Circa mid-World War II

SIZE: Approximately 8" by 9 7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk-screened on silk, fine linen backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: Stamped Chinese Aero Commission chop, "13841" and stamped "May Guo" characters.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII Blood Chit collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJJX15 LGGEX6/15 S&TVGGEX4/16

CONDITION: 6- (Fine): Blood chit shows moderate to heavy wear, soiling and fading. Chit has been folded and displays creasing, has been removed from clothing.

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