WWII CBI-Made USAAF 44th Bomb Squadron 40th Bomb Group 20th Air Force Patch Hand-Painted on Leather
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WWII CBI-Made USAAF 44th Bomb Squadron 40th Bomb Group 20th Air Force Patch Hand-Painted on Leather

Code: afsq20044b

$460.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a lovely leather World War II United States Army Air Forces 44th Bomb Squadron, 40th Bomb Group, 20th Air Force patch in a small size. After a stint in the Panama Canal Zone, the 44th was called upon to fly B-29 Superfortresses in the CBI theatre in 1943. It was hand-painted in the China-Burma-India theatre and shows a red, white and black bird carrying a bomb in its talons.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: About 3"e; in width by 4-1/16"e; in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted leather.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces squadron patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDIL98 LDFJX

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine-Very Fine): The patch has some light to medium wear and soiling; leather is somewhat stiff.

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