Extremely Rare Ca. 1945 Original USS Chopper, SS-342 Jacket Patch
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Extremely Rare Ca. 1945 Original USS Chopper, SS-342 Jacket Patch

Code: usnsubp20009sc

$695.00




Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare circa 1945 original USS Chopper, SS-342 Jacket Patch. Original insignia produced during wartime for plank owners. USS Chopper (SS/AGSS/IXSS-342), a Balao-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the chopper, a bluefish common in the rivers of the Mississippi Valley. The USS Chopper was launched on February 4, 1945 with Lieutenant Commander S. Filipone in command.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 6 1/2" round.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Twill embroidered in silk/cotton threads with a mesh backing.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VADJX14 LFIEX9/14

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The patch shows some light wear only.

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