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Early 1970s USAF 13th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) Jacket Patch
SOLD!!! No Longer Available!
ARTIFACT: This is a circa early 1970s jacket patch for the United States Air Force 13th Tactical Fighter Squadron. The patch was worn at Udorn Royal Thai AFB during the Vietnam War, around the time the unit received its adult mascot, a panther named Eldridge. He was flown to Udorn from Laos by an Air America pilot and given to the Phoenix Zoo after the war. It bears the head of a fierce black panther at center.
VINTAGE: Circa early 1970s.
SIZE: Approximately 3-1/2" in height and 2-7/8" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered in cotton/silk/polyester threads.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Air Force squadron patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VEX05 LBCX4/12 SBCX7/13 SLHEX11/13 SGEX2/15
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The patch shows some small areas of moderate wear .