Great Korean War USN VF-191 "Satan's Kittens" Baseball Cap with Squadron Patch & Owner's Name
Processing...

Great Korean War USN VF-191 "Satan's Kittens" Baseball Cap with Squadron Patch & Owner's Name

Code: usnc40191vf


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

•••••

ARTIFACT: This is a great Korean War era United States Navy VF-191 (Fighter Squadron 191) "Satan's Kittens" baseball cap. VF-191 served aboard the USS Princeton (CV/CVA-37) from 1951 through 1952 and aboard the USS Oriskany (CVA-34) between 1953 and 1955. The squadron was largely comprised of the Navy's "Blue Angels" members. The cap is Japanese-made in red wool. It has a fully embroidered squadron patch on the front center showing a cat with a pitchfork about to hurl some lightning bolts. The back of the hat is embroidered with the original owner's first name: Stan.

VINTAGE: Circa Korean War (early 1950s).

SIZE: Size 7-3/8 (59 cm circumference).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool with fully embroidered patch is cotton/silk thread, partial twill lining. vinyl liner.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "59 cm" tag; "Stan" embroidered on back.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Korean War era USN uniform and headgear collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MGEX14 LBDEX4/14 SeVCJJX05/20

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The cap has a few small moth bites around the bill area.

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