Okinawan - Made Early 1970s Patch for USN Reconnaissance Squadron 63 VFP-63 aka "Eyes of the Fleet"
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Okinawan - Made Early 1970s Patch for USN Reconnaissance Squadron 63 VFP-63 aka "Eyes of the Fleet"

Code: usnsq70063vfp


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1970s patch for the United States Navy Reconnaissance Squadron 63 (VFP-63), also known as "Eyes of the Fleet". The squadron flew Vought F-8 Crusaders and participated in the Vietnam War. This piece might be post-period-of-service. The squadron was decommissioned in 1982. The patch shows a white missile sailing over the South Pacific.

VINTAGE: Circa 1970s (might be post-period-of-service).

SIZE: Approximately 4" in height and 4-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered in cotton/polyester thread, twill backing.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto Flight Clothing.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy attack squadron patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAEX13 LADEX10/13 SADEX03/10/21

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch has some light wear only.

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