Late 1970's USMC 3rd Division Jacket Patch Made in Okinawa
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Late 1970's USMC 3rd Division Jacket Patch Made in Okinawa

Code: mcpp70000tmd

$75.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Late 1970's United States Marine Corps 3rd Marine Division jacket patch made in Okinawa. Nearly two dozen Marines received the Medal of Honor for service during the Vietnam War, during which they were stationed in South Vietnam. Since 1969, the 3rd Marine Division has been stationed at Camp Courtney in Okinawa, Japan. The patch is in red and gold, the official colors of the Marine Corps, and consists of a red, triangular shield with a narrow gold line on the outer edge, the center features a gold and black caltrop, an ancient military instrument, the banner across the top of the patch reads: "3RD MARINE DIV."

VINTAGE: Circa late 1970's

SIZE: Approximately 4-1/2" x 4-1/2"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered, cotton/polyester/silk thread

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USMC collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX15 LGEX11/15

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The patch shows minor wear to moderate wear, light soiling, adhesive residue on reverse, colors remain bright.

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