Circa 1960 USAF 6593rd Test Squadron Jacket Patch<p> NO LONGER AVAILABLE
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Circa 1960 USAF 6593rd Test Squadron Jacket Patch<p> NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Code: z99afsq66593ts


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1960 United States Air Force 6593rd Test Squadron jacket patch. Stationed at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, the 6593rd was born in 1958 with its mission being to recover space capsules which had re-entered the Earth's atmosphere as part of the National Reconnaissance Office's "Corona" project. The patch is embroidered upon twill and shows a blue eagle clutching at a red parachute with a lightning bolt in the background.

VINTAGE: Circa 1960.

SIZE: Approximately 4-7/16" in height and 2-15/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Twill embroidered in cotton/polyester threads, vinylized mesh backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Air Force Test Squadron jacket patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ZBJX13 LAAEX11/13 SAAEX12/13

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch has little wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.