Nice WWII US Army "Merrill's Marauders" (5307th Composite Unit) Shoulder Patch
ARTIFACT: This is a shoulder patch for the United States Army 5307th Composite Unit, aka "Merrill's Marauders" (named for brigadier general Frank Merrill). Used and Removed from uniform. The patch is shaped like a shield and divided into quadranttwo blue and two green. It reads MERRILLS MARAUDERS and shows a white sun and star separated by a diagonal red lightning bolt.
VINTAGE: Circa WWII.
SIZE: Approximately 3-3/4" height and 2-13/16" width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully-embroidered patch in multi-colored silk/cotton threads.
ATTACHMENT: To be sewn on.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVBIX19 TRVGEX LADEX01/06/20
CONDITION: 7+(Very Fine- ): The patch shows minor wear and has brilliant jewel-tone coloring, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.