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

Code: usnc40191vf


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Product Description

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We are Currently OUT OF THE OFFICE through Tuesday June 15th 2021, and will be ABLE TO SHIP on Monday June 7th, but thereafter UNABLE TO SHIP during that time.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we will be UNABLE TO SHIP over the next week: WE ARE Currently OUT OF THE OFFICE through Tuesday June 15th, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during this period. We will be returning to the office on Wednesday June 16th and we will RESUME Normal SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.