Early 70's USN Heavy Attack Recon Sq 1 RVAH-1 Jacket Patch

Early 70's USN Heavy Attack Recon Sq 1 RVAH-1 Jacket Patch

Code: usnsq70000has

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Product Description


ARTIFACT: Early 70's United States Navy Heavy Attack Recon Squadron 1 RVAH-1 jacket patch. Nicknamed the "Smokin' Tigers", the center of the US-made patch features an image of a tiger smoking a cigar and blowing up a large mushroom cloud of smoke and along the bottom the patch reads: "RVAH-1". The Squadron was Redesignated RVAH-1 on September 1, 1964 and was engaged in a number of missions surrounding Vietnam, as well as several in the Mediterranean and west Pacific. The squadron was Disestablished January 19, 1979.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1970's.

SIZE: Approximately 4-1/2" x 3-7/8".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered.



ITEM NOTES: This is from a USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX15 LFEX11/15 SFEX08/05/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows minor wear, the colors are bright, overall excellent condition.

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