A traditional symbol of endurance and longevity, a pine bough was the visual equivalent of "Long Live Chairman Mao"; and was often used in conjunction with other auspicious or revolutionary symbolism.

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h. 20mm w. 32mm   2.6g

h. 27mm w. 19mm   2.4g

h. 29mm  w. 21mm   2.9g

h. 25mm w. 16mm   1.4g

pinelil Copy of trad1

PLA Navy masthead book 1971

70mm   22.3g

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