Wonderful, Huge WWII USAAF Thunderbird Field Flight Instructor Jacket Patch in Chenille
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Wonderful, Huge WWII USAAF Thunderbird Field Flight Instructor Jacket Patch in Chenille

Code: afsq20001tfp

$1,275.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Wonderful, huge WWII United States Army Air Forces Flight Instructor jacket patch in chenille. Most of the Chinese Nationalist Army Air Force pilots trained by the US in WWII were trained at this field. Fabulous, thick chenille patch, original price of $1.75 still on back – moth nip at 7:00, but does not detract too much. The center of the patch features the Thunderbird insignia in black, red, and white detail.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/4" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chenille, chain stitch, wool felt, canvas backing

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: "1.75" on reverse

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEJX07 LABGEX12/15

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent): The patch shows moderate wear, moth nip at 7:00 and a couple other tiny nips in chenille, overall very fine condition.

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