CHINA, FLYING TIGERS US VOLUNTEER PILOT WINGS, superb condition, low serial numbered and very rare. The item “CHINA WWII FLYING TIGERS VOLUNTEER AIR FORCE PILOT WINGS NUMBERED, very rare” is in sale since Saturday, November 24, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Pins”. The seller is “polishmilitaria” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: China
- Featured Refinements: Pilot Wings
China Chinese Aviation Pilot Wings AVG Flying Tigers Early Taiwan Air Force – No Reserve. Note: I cancelled the original listing, and have relisted these wings with corrected information provided by an advanced collector. Helping a family liquidate a large estate of Navy, Aviation and Paratrooper Badges from all countries and time periods – so if you interested in Badges, see my other listings. This is a pair of Chinese Aviation Wings, similar to those worn by the original American Volunteer Group “Flying Tigers” in China prior to WW2; however, these are Post War Wings. Very heavy construction with double screw back attaching pins. Several raise Chinese characters. Stamped (not raised) are two Chinese characters and the number ” 71611 “. Information provided by an advanced collector: The Wings you listed were a new design after the Nationalist Chinese Air Force lost the mainland China and retreated to Taiwan in 1949, and first issued to Taiwanese Air Force pilots in 1950 when the Korean War started. It was discontinued in 1977. The top right Chinese characters mean Made by Chinese-American Marks Corp. “, center Chinese meaning ” These Wings were issued by Chinese Air Force General Headquarters “, to the left of the Serial Number Chinese meaning ” Pilot – Taiwan Officer. According to the stamped numbers ” 71611 “, it was probably issued about 1960s during the Vietnam War. Still a very rare Wings. FC-L137-024-china-pilot-wings aviator bombardier aerial gunner combat aircrew , aviation, fighter pilot, bomber squadron, navigator usaaf. The item “China Chinese Aviation Pilot Wings AVG Flying Tigers Early Taiwan Air Force NR” is in sale since Sunday, June 12, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\China”. The seller is “checkit” and is located in Davenport, Iowa. This item can be shipped worldwide.