Rare Korean War MARS-17 Patch and Prototype with Personal Effects

Rare Korean War MARS-17 Patch and Prototype with Personal Effects

Code: mcpg40017


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a rare US Marine Aircraft Repair Squadron 17 (MARS-17) grouping with patch, prototype and personal effects of Sgt. Robert Joseph Vincent. The grouping includes a large squadron patch and a cloth illustration of it, a period newspaper article in the Bridgeport Sunday Post about Sergeant Vincent (designer of the patch), a ticket in Japanese, a belt buckle, a dog tag, two ribbon bars, and two EGAs.

VINTAGE: Circa Korean War.

SIZE: Items are various sizes; patch is 5-3/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully-embroidered patch in silk/cotton threads on muslin backing; brass belt buckle; silk-wrapped cardboard bars; plated brass EGAs; white metal dog tag; patch prototype on cloth; laminated newsprint; paper ticket.

ATTACHMENT: Various attachments.

MARKINGS: Patch: NEW ATAMI STUDIO stamped on reverse; buckle: SOLID BRASS MADE IN USA.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Marine Corps groupings collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBEJM06/7 LFGEX 6/10

CONDITION: (8+): Items are in various conditions but overall are excellent.

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