Early 1970's ASA (Army Security Agency) 8th Radio Research Field Station Mortar Platoon. Saigon-Made
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Early 1970's ASA (Army Security Agency) 8th Radio Research Field Station Mortar Platoon. Saigon-Made

Code: uapp70004rrm

$95.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Early 1970's ASA (Army Security Agency) 8th Radio Research Field Station Mortar Platoon pocket patch. This Saigon-made example shows a mortar in the center with the word: "HELL" embroidered in red detail. The olive drab patch reads: "8TH RRFS MORTAR PLT." across the top, "81MM HIGH ANGLE" in the center surrounding the white mortar and the bottom reads: "TRAI BAC STATION POWER AND LIGHT CO." which was the pseudonym for the 8th RRFS Mortar platoon.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1970's

SIZE: Approximately 5" x 4-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered twill, silk/polyester threads

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAX16 LIEX9/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows minor wear and light soiling, colors remain bright, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.