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Opinions Please On WWII Theater Made 14th Air Force Patch

Started by AirMechanic , May 19 2017 10:42 AM

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#1 AirMechanic

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 10:42 AM

I found this patch at the flea market a few days ago. Can anyone tell me if this is a uniform patch or part of something else? Also, can anyone tell by the construction where this patch may have been made (CBI made or post-war Japanese)? Any help is appreciated!

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 10:43 AM

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 10:52 AM

Material is too thick for a scarf so I think it is a patch that was never worn and had the edges folded over. Or it just never had the leather border applied. Looks sort of like Tony the Tiger getting ready to spring into action. 



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 11:25 AM

CBI made



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 11:35 AM

Great looking patch.The right facing tiger is China Combat Command?

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 12:04 PM

right facing i believe is china air task force CATF

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 12:20 PM

right facing i believe is china air task force CATF


Sorry, That is what I meant.I couldn't remember the real designation.

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 12:22 PM

I never even knew that there was a difference between a right facing and left facing tiger. Thanks for the info!



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 01:20 PM

I never even knew that there was a difference between a right facing and left facing tiger. Thanks for the info!


The CATF was before the 14th AAF. A harder variation to find. My brain wasn't working earlier.

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 01:42 PM

There is a thread on the CATF



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 05:22 PM

Firefighter is right on ID and being hardwe to find than 14th. Also made in China with silk material.



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:47 PM

Sorry, That is what I meant.I couldn't remember the real designation.

 

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