Search for:
Welcome Guest
[Login | Register]
Shopping Basket
Your basket is empty.
0Items in cart:
$0.00Total:
 
Information
Products: 861
Categories: 78
Prices: US Dollars
 
Currency
 
Language
 
Location: /More AVIATION ITEMS/Blood Chits

Early AVG Flying Tigers Cloth Blood Chit, Chinese Flag w/ Chop, WWII US China

Early AVG Flying Tigers Cloth Blood Chit, Chinese Flag w/ Chop, WWII US China

Product Information

WWII BLOOD CHIT for sale
Blood chits are usually associated with the AVG Flying Tigers, 14th Air Force Flying Tiger squadrons, and other units operating in the CBI Theater. They were sewn on the backs (both inside and outside) of the Army Air Force or US Navy/Marine Corps flight jacket or flying suit. They were intended to keep a downed pilot from being killed or otherwise harmed by the local population, many of whom had never seen a Caucasian before. The flag or flags of the government(s) of the area(s) being flown over were shown, as well as a message written in the local language(s).  Paraphrased the message is; "I am a downed American Airman. I have come to help rid your country of our common enemy, the Japanese. If you keep me safe, provide me with food, water, shelter, and medical help, you will be rewarded by my government when I am returned safely to my countrymen" (The US Allied Forces).
I am thinning out my Blood Chit collection and hope the Blood Chit you are looking for is one of the several vintage WWII Blood Chits for sale. If this isn't the one you are looking for, please see the others I have for sale.

TYPE: Cloth US  Chinese         CBI (China Burma India) Blood Chit
VERSION: Early WWII China - Chinese Flag - Short text with serial #1164, blue ink "American" and red Chop
CONSTRUCTION: 2 piece Sewn Cloth - Silk / Rayon outer layer, Cotton inner lining
SIZE: 8 x 11 inches
These are full back size patches to be worn on the back panel of the AAF, USN, & USMC leather flight jackets.
USAGE: As worn on the Leather A2, A-2, G1, G-1, B3, B-3, or any other AN (Army Navy) Flight Jacket. Canvas Flight Jackets & Flight Suits as well!  Made famous by the American Volunteer Group (A.V.G.) fighting in the skies over China & Burma in their P40 Warhawks with the Tiger Shark face painted on the nose cowling's of their planes.
YEARS: 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945 
MFG.: CBI   China / India private purchase
CONDITION: Used.   Soft & flexible.  Very good overall condition, slight staining - see photos.
QUANTITY: ONE (1)
PRICE: $250
Box: B.C.Binder #46
 
Reference Book on type & varieties of Blood Chits used in W.W.II (via google books)
 

Price: $250.00 $220.00


Product Code: B.C.Binder #146
SOLD OUT. OUT OF STOCK
Featured Product
 
Popular Products
 
Sale Items
 
Mailing List
Subscribe to our mailing list below:
Email:
 
 
Store Sitemap or Flow Chart of Popular Store Categories, Sections, and Sub-Groups in a Tree Format.
Store Site Map

This button will take you to the Store NAVIGATION HELP and TUTORIALS Page, and tell you about the hidden search shortcuts and how to purchase the items For Sale here.
Store Navigation / Help
This button will perform a custom Google search of my website. Send me an email

Back to: Brian's Military Jeeps of WWII

Back to: Squadron Patches of WWII

Back to: Great*Find Antiques

Back to: Estate Art Glass

Back to: Victorian Lightning Rods

B and B Book Sales. Our books for sale on Amazon.com

You may like to visit my other sites above
- they will open in a new window -

 
Store Switch Board
A Fast Loading, No Frills List of Everything WWII I have up on Auction.  My WWII Items
 For Sale by Auction
A Fast Loading, No Frills List of Antiques, Art Glass, etc  I have up on Auction.  My Antiques
 For Sale by Auction
My Shipping, Return, and Auction Policies  Shipping, Return &
 Auction Policies
Legal Notices, Credits, and Thanks: copyrights, Q and A regarding permission to copy content, photographs, and text, Thank you's, and groups that I belong to.  Legal Notices
Convert your to Currency to US$  Currency Converter
Translate my webpages into other languages.  Language Translator
Have some extra items you want to sell? Post them for free on my Free Classified Ads Bulletin Boards.  Sell Your Extras - 
 Free Classified Ads
My Want Lists:  Lists of item I want for my personal collections. Please have a look and see if you can help me out with any of them.  My Want Lists
Click Here to get on My Mailing Lists and Why you should.  Join My Mailing Lists,
 How and Why
   SIGNAL CORPS              6475-PHILA-44-01 

Powered by CubeCart
Copyright Devellion Limited 2006. All rights reserved.