WWII CBI-Made USAAF 8th Airdrome Squadron Patch
ARTIFACT: This is a CBI-made multi-piece leather jacket patch made for the United States Army Air Forces 8th Airdrome Squadron. Activated November 26, 1943, the 8th was sent to Kwelin, China for service after training. The patch shows a mechanic with a figure eight for a body at its center.
VINTAGE: Circa World War II.
SIZE: About 4"e; in width; 4-1/2"e; height.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Multi-piece leather with painted detail.
ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto garment.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEJX06 LGIEX
CONDITION: 6- (Fine): Minor wear; well worn; slight soiling.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.