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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 95 - closed 6/13/2001

Featuring 482 lots of rare antique maps, charts, pocket maps, globes and atlases
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Lot #317: "AAF Cloth Chart - Jehol and Shen-Yang (Murden)" Army Air Force

Antique map chart AAF Cloth Chart   Jehol and Shen Yang Murden
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Estimate:
$60.00 - $75.00
Sold for: $55.00

Lot 317
By: Army Air Force
Subject: Eastern Asia
Date: 1943-44

Publication:

Condition: A+
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Color: printed color

Size: 22 x 24 inches
55.9 x 61.0 cm

Beautiful AAF escape chart, printed on synthetic silk cloth. These extremely detailed aeronautical charts were issued to pilots during WWII to be worn as neck kerchiefs under their flight suits as part of their survival gear in the event they were shot down. Always two sided, chart NK 50 covers "Jehol" with the other side NK 5513 covering "Shen-Yang". Both on a 1:1,100,000 scale. In remarkably mint condition.



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