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Big Light Blue Helicopter Tora Bora Map Rug (Exhibition history #21)
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Grey H-46 Sea Knight (thanks Bruce) Helicopter Afghan War Rug
Thanks to reader, Bruce, for a correction. He informed us that the we have misidentified a H-46 Sea Knight as a CH-47 Chinook. He points out that the Sea Knight only has three wheels and that the windows are different.
This new Afghan war rug is in perfect condition. This rug is particularly thick with dense and strong wool. It will be very hard wearing.
This rug has an all grey Chinook. The drawing of the helicopter is a playful and animated.
This is the oldest of the Chinook rugs we have seen, it is dated 2001
This rug is one of a small number of rugs in the ""Chinook Helicopter"" sub-group of the ""Rout of Terrorism"" Afghan war rugs. The Chinook style features many of the same image as the rest of the ""Rout of terrorism"" rugs, like the Afghan map with a scene of the Tora Bora battle inside, variety of flags and weapons, names of the surrounding countries, as well as English or Farsi text. This particular sub-style shows a simply but elegantly drawn US Chinook helicopter.
Please note the red image to the right of the tail of the Chinook, it looks like a chess rook. Interesting.
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Sea Knight with Dragon's Teeth Afghan War Rug with US and Afghan Flags over Tora Bora
This new Afghan war rug is in perfect condition. This rug is one of a small number of rugs in the ""Chinook Helicopter"" sub-group of the ""Rout of Terrorism"" Afghan war rugs. The Chinook style features many of the same image as the rest of the ""Rout of terrorism"" rugs, like the Afghan map with a scene of the Tora Bora battle inside, variety of flags and weapons, names of the surrounding countries, as well as English or Farsi text. This particular sub-style shows a simply but elegantly drawn US Chinook helicopter.
This rug has a camouflaged Chinook with a grey front. The drawing of the helicopter has a playful anthropomorphic quality.
The union of the Afghans and Americans is depicted by the two countries flags joined in the sky above the Tora Bora mountains.
This rug features a armament not often seen in war rugs: Dragon's teeth anti tank mine. Several years ago an Air Force family was purchasing a rug from us and gave us some assistance deciphering this rug. The retired airman said the jagged things running horizontally in several places across this rug are ""Dragon's Teeth"" anti tank mines. In this rug, #308, the object running vertically along the border in the top left appears to be the same weapon.
This is one of the first rugs we have seen dated 2003.
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Sea Knight Helicopter Afghan War Rug Shown at Davidson College Exhibition
Perfect condition. From 2002. Original production of this design.
This Tora Bora rug features a plump helicopter (labeled 'AIR PLANE') at the bottom, with a depiction of Afghanistan and Tora Bora above. Two helicopters, one faded brown and one red and blue, fly behind an olive green jet. The words "200 PAISTAN ROOT OF TERRORISM WITH HELP OF AMERI AND BRITAIN" sit below, along with the names of neighboring countries.
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Sea Knight Helicopter Afghan War Rug with Dragon's Teeth
This new Afghan war rug is in perfect condition. This rug is one of a small number of rugs in the ""Chinook Helicopter"" sub-group of the ""Rout of Terrorism"" Afghan war rugs. The Chinook style features many of the same image as the rest of the ""Rout of terrorism"" rugs, like the Afghan map with a scene of the Tora Bora battle inside, variety of flags and weapons, names of the surrounding countries, as well as English or Farsi text. This particular sub-style shows a simply but elegantly drawn US Chinook helicopter.
This rug has a camouflaged Chinook with a grey front. The drawing of the helicopter has a playful anthropomorphic quality.
The union of the Afghans and Americans is depicted by the two countries flags joined in the sky above the Tora Bora mountains.
This rug features a armament not often seen in war rugs: Dragon's teeth anti tank mine. Several years ago an Air Force family was purchasing a rug from us and gave us some assistance deciphering this rug. The retired airman said the jagged things running horizontally in several places across this rug are ""Dragon's Teeth"" anti tank mines. In this rug, #308, the object running vertically along the border in the top left appears to be the same weapon.
This is one of the first rugs we have seen dated 2003.
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Small Afghan Map War Rug with Sea Knight Helicopter
The condition of this new Afghan war rug is excellent. There are of course a few places where there is some minimal bleeding of dark into light colors, but this is completely common in these types of new war rugs. There is some abrash in this rug.
This is a wonderful Tora Bora Afghanistan map rug. The B-52s are nice along the top and in the map, with a symbol of an explosion from a bomb in the mountain region. Of course, the highlight of this rug is the Chinook helicopter and there are not many of these types of war rugs with this image. It is marked with the text ""air plane"" between the Chinook and an RPG. There is the text 'Rout of terror with help of America and Britain' as well as the names of the bordering countries. Also included within the map itself is the phrase 'terrorism torabora'. This war rug is labeled as being made in Afghanistan. It marks the date '2001' along with 'USA' referring to the time when the US first invaded Afghanistan. There is some text in Farsi towards the top, as well.
The flags represented in this war rug are the Afghani flag and the flag right above the RPG is not clearly defined, but the experts in our office believe it is supposed to be the American flag.
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