Incredible Early to Mid - 50's USN Fleet Air Photo Lab Atsugi Japan HUGE Japanese-Made Jacket Patch
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Incredible Early to Mid - 50's USN Fleet Air Photo Lab Atsugi Japan HUGE Japanese-Made Jacket Patch

Code: usnup50001fap

$575.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Incredible early to mid - 1950's United States Navy Fleet Air Photo Lab Atsugi Japan Japanese-made huge jacket patch. The center depicts 'Tom the Cat' riding in a 'wooden pail airplane' and holding a camera in each hand and wearing the photo bag around his neck - set against a background that resembles the Japanese Rising Sun symbol. The top and bottom feature rockers that read: "ATSUGI JAPAN FLEET AIR PHOTO LAB" in blue embroidered detail.

VINTAGE: Circa early to mid-1950's

SIZE: Approximately 6-3/4" x 7-3/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered, polyester/silk threads

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAX16 LEGEX10/16

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The patch shows minor wear and soiling, colors remain bright, overall excellent condition.

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