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US Air Corps Bullion Patches (separate page) Theater Made Variants
Post-World War II  

Theater Made Variants


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
  ATOMDI-1
USA
World War Two MINT Maker Marked Manhattan Project Atomic Bomb Enamel Army  Uniform Distinctive Insignia
This is a pin back 3/4 x 1-1/8 inch NS Meyer Inc NY marked MINT Distinctive Insignia   SOLD
  ATOMDI-1
USA
World War Two MINT not Maker Marked 
Manhattan Project Atomic Bomb Enamel Army  Uniform Distinctive Insignia
This is a pin back 3/4 x 1-1/8 inch MINT Distinctive Insignia.   SOLD
   CBIBU-11
 USA
 CBI Flying Tigers FANCY China Burma India Theater made ENAMEL Tunic Collar DI Patch Badge
This is a theater made multi colored DI 3/4 x 1-1/4 inch distinctive insignia in near MINT condition. $129.99 Available
  CBIBU-1
 USA
 CBI Flying Tigers FANCY China Burma India Theater made BULLION Tunic Shoulder Patch Badge

This is a World War II MINT CBI Bullion Patch

This in an interesting variant on this patch, rendered in heavy silver bullion wire that measures 2-1/2 inches by 3 inches. 
$179.99 Available
USPB-3221
USA World War Two Theater Made GI Discharge Cloth Badge
This is a gold embroidered eagle on a heavy OD wool backing. 


Only the OD backing is for sale here.  The condition is near excellent.
 

Here is another view.
$29.99 Available
USPB-3222
USA World War Two Theater Made Black Troops GI Discharge Cloth Badge
This is a gold embroidered eagle on a heavy BLACK wool backing.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view.
$29.99 Available
USPB-322 General Staff HUGE Federal Eagle in Bullion Patch
This is a World War II US Army bullion eagle rendered in heavy silver bullion wire OD wool felt.  The condition is near excellent throughout, with some light to moderate tarnish on the silver bullion, as shown.

It has a tight woven linen backing. 
Here is a view of the back.

This patch measures 2-1/2 x 3 inches.

$69.99 Available
USPB-022
WWII Army Colonel Silver Bullion Wool Felt Patch
This is a World War II US Army Silver Bullion Eagle Theater Made Matched Patch Set

This in an interesting variant on this rank insignia, rendered in heavy silver bullion wire OD wool felt.

The condition is near excellent throughout, with some light to moderate tarnish on the silver bullion, as shown. There are pinholes from when it was sewn and later removed from a uniform.

Here is a view of the back. It has a tight woven linen backing.

Each measures 1 by 1-3/4 inches. Sold as the PAIR only, please.

$99.99 Available
    USPB-9022
US Navy Uniform Liberty Cuff Bands Lot

This is as shown. All are in Excellent condition.  Here is a larger view of the lot  1  2.

$129.99
The Lot
Available
USPB-10122 USA
World War Two Bullion CBI China Burma India Theater made Tunic Shoulder Patch Badge.
This is a near excellent 2-1/2 x 3-1/4 inch very heavy BULLION patch as shown.

Here a view of the back.
$89.99 Available
USPB-1012
USA Army Air Force Heavy Bullion Silk CBI China Burma India A-2 Jacket 3 x 5 inch MINT Unissued LARGER VARIANT Patch
This is as shown.

This is a patch that would be sewn to a Pilots A-2 Jacket.

Here is another view.
$149.99 Available
USPB-101
WWII CBI Bullion Patch
This is a World War II CBI Bullion Patch

This in an interesting variant on this patch, rendered in heavy silver bullion wire.

The condition is near mint.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-1/2 inches by 3 inches.

$149.99 Available
USPB-122
WWII US Army Multi-Piece E T O European Theater of Operations Heavy Patch
This is a WWII US Army Multi-Piece E T O European Theater of Operations Heavy Patch

The condition is near excellent condition.  The top gold trim is loose.  Here is view of  the reverse.

It measures 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches.

$89.99 Available
USPB-001
WWII Army 3rd Infantry Division Silver Bullion Wool Felt Patch
This is a World War II 3rd ID Silver Bullion ETO Theater Made Patch

This in an interesting variant on this patch, rendered in heavy silver bullion wire blue wool felt.

The condition is fair to near good, with some dark tarnish on the silver bullion and some holes in the blue wool felt, as shown.

Here is a view of the back. It has a parachute backing. There is some paper and paste residue on the back from when it was mounted in an album. It was previously removed from an officer's uniform.

It measures 2-1/4 by 2-1/4 inches.

  SOLD
USPB-002
WWII 7th Army Gold Bullion Floss Embroidered Patch
This is a World War II 7th Army Gold Bullion Patch

This in an interesting smaller size variant on this patch, rendered in red on blue wool felt, with gold bullion braided wire border. It has coarse weave stiffened linen back.

The condition is used, with signs of combat wear. It is in overall very good condition. The patch shows some fading in the blue wool from age.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-1/8 by 3-3/4 inches.

$74.99 Available
USPB-003
WWII 7th Army Gold Bullion Floss Embroidered Patch
This is a World War II 7th Army Gold Bullion Patch

This in an interesting variant on this patch, rendered in red wool felt on blue wool felt, with gold bullion twisted cord border and heavy gold wire. It has a black paper back.

The condition is unissued. It is in overall excellent condition. The patch shows some tarnish on the bullion from age.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-3/8 by 4-5/8 inches.

$74.99 Available
USPB-030
WWII 7th Army Gold Bullion Floss Embroidered Patch
This is a World War II 7th Army Gold Bullion Patch

This in an interesting variant on this patch, rendered in red wool felt on blue wool felt, with gold bullion twisted cord border and heavy gold wire. It has a black paper back.

The condition is used. It is in overall good condition. The patch shows some tarnish on the bullion from age.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-3/8 by 4-5/8 inches.

$74.99 Available
USPB-004
WWII 7th Army Gold Bullion Floss Embroidered Patch
This is a World War II 7th Army Gold Bullion Patch

This in an interesting variant on this patch, rendered in red wool felt on blue wool felt, with gold bullion twisted cord border and heavy gold wire. It has a tan paper back.

The condition is unissued. It is in overall excellent condition.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-1/2 by 4-1/2 inches.

$74.99 Available
USPB-005
WWII Army 25th Infantry Division Gold Bullion Wool Felt Patch
This is a World War II 25th ID Rare Gold Bullion Pacific Theater Made Patch

This in a rare variant on the Tropic Lightning patch, rendered in gold bullion wire on padded red woven napped wool.

The condition is near very good, with some dark tarnish on the gold bullion (the gilt is worn, exposing silver wire underneath), as shown.

Here is a view of the back. It has a tan paper backing.

It measures 2-7/8 by 1-7/8 inches.

  SOLD 
USPB-026
WWII Army 40th Infantry Division Gold Bullion Wool Felt Patch
This is a World War II 40th ID Rare Gold Bullion Pacific Theater Made Patch

This in a rare variant on the California Division patch, rendered in gold bullion wire on blue wool felt.

It has three different patterns of heavy bullion wire on blue wool felt with a white muslin backing. It is shown 45 degrees from the correct orientation, it should be on point. It measures 2-3/8 inches square, 3-1/2 point to point.

Here is a view of the back. It has an off-white paper backing.

The condition is near excellent with some very minor edge wear.

$74.99 Available
USPB-006
WWII Army 41st Infantry Division Gold Bullion Wool Felt Patch
This is a World War II 41st ID Rare Gold Bullion Theater Made Patch

This in an exceptionally rare variant on this patch, rendered in very fine gold bullion wire with blue floss on padded red wool felt.

The condition is near excellent, with some dark tarnish on the gold bullion (the gilt is worn, exposing silver wire underneath), as shown.

Here is a view of the back. There is some paper and paste residue on the back from when it was mounted in an album.

It measures 1-5/8 by 2-7/8 inches.

$74.99 Available
USPB-010
WWII Army North Africa Padded Bullion Blue Wool Felt Patch
This is a World War II Army North Africa Command Theater Made Patch

This in an exceptionally detailed variant on this patch, rendered in silver bullion with orange-red and blue floss on padded black wool. The background is paved with silver bullion, with the blue star bordered in silver bullion wire, surrounded by the red floss border, and more silver bullion trim.

The condition is near very good, with some light tarnish on the bullion, as shown. This patch was removed from a senior officer's uniform tunic.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-3/4 by 3 inches.

$99.99 Available
USPB-027
WWII Naval Amphibious Landing Forces Bullion Red Wool Felt Patch
This is a World War II Navy Amphibian Commando Theater Made Patch

This in an exceptionally detailed variant on this patch, rendered in heavy gold bullion on red wool felt.

The condition is mint throughout. This patch has a cheesecloth back.

It measures 2-5/8 by 2-7/8 inches.

$99.99 Available
USPB-014
WWII CBI Named Patch and DI Lot
This is a World War II China Burma India Theater made bullion patch and DI named and identified lot.

The DI is an unusually small variant worn on the cap. This group is named to the aviator, and presented to his doctor while he was a patient at Deshon General Hospital recovering from wounds in October 1944. Deshon General in Butler, Pennsylvania was a US Army hospital for convalescence and recovery of war wounded during WWII. The aviator is identified by name, rank and service number, the doctor by name and rank.

The condition is very used, with signs of combat wear. It is in overall very good condition. The patch shows wear in the blue wool chief and has some tarnish on the silver bullion wire from age.

Here is a view of the back. It has no maker marks. The DI is coin silver.

It measures 3/4 by 7/8 inches. The patch measures 2-1/4 by 3 inches.

$149.99 Available
USPB-0144
World War Two CBI Theater Made DI. This is a World War II China Burma India
Theater made enamel DI The DI is an unusually small variant worn on the cap.

It measures 3/4 by 7/8 inches & in overall near MINT condition. 

Here is a view of the back.
$99.99 Available
USPB-101
World War Two USAAF Flying Tigers Heavy Enamel CBI China Burma India pin back DI Insignia
This is the usual 3/4 x 1 inch uniform distinctive insignia device in near excellent condition.

Here is a view of the reverse.
$24.99 Available
USPB-025
WWII CBI Silver Bullion and Wool Patch
This is a World War II China Burma India Theater made bullion patch.

This patch is rendered in two thicknesses of silver bullion wire, with heavy wire on the chief and fine wire for the border definition on the sun and star on brilliant watered blue and red with taupe floss border. The red is fine blood red thread, and there is a blue floss accent on the Chinese sun. Note the unusual variation of the vertical stripes rendered in a vertical bullion pattern. The back is a dense weave black linen.

The condition is near mint. This is one of the nicest of the many bullion variants of this patch.

Here is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/2 by 3-1/4 inches.

$99.99 Available
USPB-015
WWII CBI Silver Bullion and Wool Patch
This is a World War II China Burma India Theater made bullion patch.

This patch is rendered in two thicknesses of silver bullion wire, with heavy wire on the chief and fine wire for the stripes on woven dark blue wool. The red is fine blood red thread, and there is a blue floss accent on the Chinese sun. The back is a coarse weave black linen cheesecloth.

The condition is used. The patch shows wear in the blue wool chief and has some tarnish on the silver bullion wire from age.

Here is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/2 by 3-1/4 inches.

$99.99 Available
USPB-016
WWII CBI Silver Bullion and Wool Patch
This is a World War II China Burma India Theater made bullion patch.

This variant patch is rendered in two thicknesses of silver bullion wire, with heavy wire on the chief and fine wire for the stripes on woven dark blue wool. The red is fine orange-red thread, and there is a blue floss accent on the Chinese sun. The back is a medium weave black linen cheesecloth. It is lightly padded.

The condition is used. The patch shows wear in the blue wool chief and has some tarnish on the silver bullion wire from age.

Here is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/8 by 3 inches.

$99.99 Available
USPB-024
WWII CBI Silver Bullion and Velvet Patch
This is a World War II China Burma India Theater made bullion patch.

This variant patch is rendered with the star and sun in silver bullion heavy wire on the chief of dark blue velvet. The bars are -screened red/orange on white ribbed . The back is a dense weave tan linen cheesecloth. It is lightly padded.

The condition is used. The patch shows very minor wear in the blue wool chief and has some tarnish on the silver bullion wire from age.

Here is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-3/8 by 3 inches.

$149.99 Available
USPB-029
WWII CBI Silver Bullion and Velvet Patch
This is a World War II China Burma India Theater made bullion patch.

This oversize variant patch is rendered with the star and sun in silver bullion heavy wire on the chief of dark blue wool. The bars are -screened red/orange on white ribbed . The back is a dense weave tan linen cheesecloth. It is lightly padded.

The condition is used. The patch shows very minor wear in the blue wool chief and has some tarnish on the silver bullion wire from age.

Here is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/2 by 3-3/4 inches.

$174.99 Available

Post-WWII Patches


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
BALTIO-1 World War Two USA
 5th Regiment Heavy Bullion Multi Colored Dress Blazer Patch

This is a 2 ½ inch by 4 inch patch in near excellent condition as shown.
$129.99 Available
USPB-023
WWII US Army KOREA Arch Patch
This is a World War II Korea War US Army Air Force KOREA Arch Officer Theater Made Bullion Patch

This in an exceptionally nicely made variant on this patch, rendered in twisted gold bullion on heavy padded dark blue felt. It has a stiffened brown paper backing.

The condition is near mint, as shown.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 1 by 3 inches.

$74.99 Available
USPB-022
Post WWII US Army Security Exchange Patch
This is a Post World War II Korea War US Army Security Exchange Officer Bullion Patch

This in an exceptionally nicely made variant on this patch, rendered in gold and silver bullion with red and blue floss on heavy padded medium blue felt. It has a stiffened black linen backing.

The condition is near mint, as shown.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 2-3/4 by 3-1/4 inches.

$124.99 Available
USPB-018
Post WWII US Secretary Of Defense Bullion Patch
This is a Post World War II Secretary of Defense Staff Officer Black Wool, , and Bullion Patch

This is a very difficult to find patch.

This in an exceptionally complex and detailed variant on this patch, rendered in gold and silver bullion with red, white, two colors of green, yellow, blue, and black floss on heavy padded medium blue ribbed on dark blue ribbed on black wool. It has a stiffened black linen backing with two of the original three clutch pin fasteners remaining.

The condition is near mint, as shown.

Here is a view of the back.

It measures 3 inches in diameter.

$49.99 Available

Combat Wing Badges & Sea Service Badges


AFPT-001  
USA post World War Two USAF Air Sea Rescue PT Boat STERLING Marked Pin Badge
This is as shown. 

It measures 1/2 x 2.5 inches.

The condition is MINT.  Here is a view of the back.
$99.99 Available
CWB-001
WW2 Rare US Navy Multi-piece Photographer's Wing Badge
This is a WW2 Rare US Navy Multi-piece Photographer's Wing Badge

This is a very difficult to Wing Badge..

The condition is near excellent with wear as shown. 

It measures 3 inches in diameter.

$249.99 Available
CWB-002
USA US Navy Aerial Photographer A-2 Leather Jacket Cotton Patch
This is the patch worn by the FIRST Class of USN photographers that graduated from that USN aerial photographers school.

It measures 3.5 inches in diameter and was removed form a aviation jacket. 

Here is a view of the back.
$499.99 Available
CWB-004
USA US Navy Tests 10K Gold Clutch Back Pilot Wing Badge
This is as shown.

It is an unmarked and measures 2.5 inches.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.
$499.99 Available
CWB-005
Early USAAF Flight Surgeon DENTIST Gold Pin Back Dentist on Flying Status Wing Badge
This is as shown.

It is an unmarked and measures 3  inches.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.
$349.99 Available
CWB-006
USA  Early US Navy Gold Pin Back Pilot Half Wing Badge
This is as shown.

This BRONZE marked badge measures 1-3/4 inches.

It features the pre WW2 safety catch.

The condition is MINT.

Here is a view of the back.
$499.99 Available
CWB-007
USA World War Two Consolidated Contractor ID Wing Badge in Issue Card
This is as shown.

It is an unmarked and measures 1-5/8  inches.

The condition is MINT.

Here are views of the reverse  1  2.
$44.99 Available
CWB-008
USA World War Two Gilt Metal Clutch Back 2-1/4 inch VERY RARE VARIANT Pilot Flying Training Instructor Wing Badge
This is a heavy metal wing badge made to look like it was  made from gold bullion.

It in near excellent condition overall.

Here is a view of the back
$249.99 Available
CWB-011
World War Two US Naval Civilian Service Steamship Lines Heavy Gilt Eagle Badge
This is a pin back raised GEMSCO marked badge 1 x 2-3/4 inch.
 
$79.99 Available