Rare, 1967 USN Stable Door IUWG-1 Westpac Detachment. Japanese-Made Pocket Patch
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Rare, 1967 USN Stable Door IUWG-1 Westpac Detachment. Japanese-Made Pocket Patch

Code: usnup60006sbp

$295.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare, circa 1967 United States Navy Stable Door IUWG-1 (Inshore Undersea Weapons Group - 1) Westpac Detachment Japanese-made pocket patch removed from uniform. The center shows a shield with an amphibious craft with sharp menacing teeth in the center. One side of the shield shows a US flag and the other, a South Vietnamese. The patch reads: "US NAVY "STABLE DOOR" IUWG-1 WESTPAC DET VIETNAM"

VINTAGE: Circa 1967

SIZE: Approximately 3-1/4" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered, cotton/silk/polyester threads, linen backing

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 LBIEX10/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The patch shows moderate wear, light soiling and scrapbook adhesive on the reverse, was removed from uniform, overall very fine condition.

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