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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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until Further Notice, our Show Travel is over until January 2022 for The Porky Police & Fire Memorabilia Collectors Show in Claremont California on January 15th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, and the Holiday Season is not yet upon us.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.