WWII Grouping of AVG Flight Leader, Pilot Herbert R. "Pat" Cavanah
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WWII Grouping of AVG Flight Leader, Pilot Herbert R. "Pat" Cavanah

Code: avga30028-CON


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a grouping originally belonging to Pilot and Flight Leader Herbert R. Cavanah, an American Volunteer Group (AVG or Flying Tigers) member. The grouping includes one Extremely Rare & seldom offered for sale blue silk AVG shoulder patch, and Cavanah's enamel Chinese Sun Hat Badge: the iconic AVG type, with a button loop on back, and the thick white border. The group also contains his original United States Navy pilot's license with photo as an enlisted pilot (dated 1937), his AVG membership card (#17), six various membership cards for clubs, etc., three Navy ID cards with original pre-war photos, his ca 1945 bullion Navy wings, a nice original WWII 3" x 4" photo of him in his green aviators uniform, and an original 8" x 10" early WWII press photo of him, along with AVG Flight Leader John Rossi and AVG Flight Leader & Mrs. John Hennessy. For autograph collectors, Cavanah's signature abounds in this grouping.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930's through World War II.

SIZE: Various, expected, usual, sizes.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Artifacts are of various, expected materials.

ATTACHMENT: Artifacts use various, expected, types of attachment: mostly, to be sewn on.

MARKINGS: Press photo has ACME PRODUCTIONS INC. stamp and a typewritten synopsis and there is handwriting on the reverse of one of the membership cards.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an American Volunteer Group collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. LHEJJX3/10 SGJJJ5/10 CON-JEB-20-19 TLADIGEX03/19 SACIEJX06/19 REPABJJJX07/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Overall the items are in excellent condition, patch has some slight soiling from storage and some paper & glue residue is present on the back of some of the paper items.

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