Exc. Lightly Used WWII Italian-Made Bevo Weave 1st Special Service Force Shoulder Patch
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Exc. Lightly Used WWII Italian-Made Bevo Weave 1st Special Service Force Shoulder Patch

Code: uap20020bfs

$475.00

Product Description

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Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a Excellent Lightly Used WWII Italian-Made Bevo Weave 1st Special Service Force Shoulder Patch.  Also known as the 'Devil's Brigade', it was an elite unit established in 1942 that served with the United States Fifth Army. The 1st Special Service Force was engaged in combat overseas during WWII and fought in the Aleutian Islands, Italy, and southern France before being deactivated in 1944 and received a Congressional Gold Medal in 2013. The red, spearhead shaped patch is done in a Bevo weave and reads: "USA" horizontally across the top and "CANADA" vertically down the center.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 2-3/4" x 1-3/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bevo weave

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRCJM19 LDGEX01/03/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows Lightly Used mostly to edges, overall excellent condition.

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