GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Beautiful Mid-50's USN USS Bluegull, SSK-242 Submarine Jacket Patch Made in Japan
ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful mid-50's US Navy USS Bluegill (SSK-242) Submarine jacket patch. This patch was Japanese made and it depicts a rather angry submarine throwing a torpedo off of the patch towards an unseen enemy, while holding a second torpedo in the other hand ready to fire.
VINTAGE: Mid 50's
SIZE: Size: 5" x 5-1/4
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Woven silk on wool.
MARKINGS: "USS BLUEGILL (SSK-242) VALENS VOLENS."
ITEM NOTES: This is from an USN Shoulder Patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX17 LAGEX6/17
CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): This patch is in amazing condition with vibrant color in the thread an only slight fraying at 1:00 and 6:00