Scarce Korean War USMC VMF-322 "Fighting Cocks" Jacket Patch WWII Disney Design
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Scarce Korean War USMC VMF-322 "Fighting Cocks" Jacket Patch WWII Disney Design

Code: mcsq40322vmf

$695.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a Korean War vintage United States Marine Corps jacket patch for VMF-322 (Marine Fighter Squadron 322), also known as the "Fighting Cocks". Active during World War II, most notably at the Battle of Okinawa, VMF-322 proudly wore this Disney-designed patch. Reactivated in July 1951 after a one and a half year hiatus, the squadron resumed flying Vought F4U Corsair fighter jets, as well as wearing the same patch. It is embroidered upon yellow twill and shows a vulture wearing boxing gloves.

VINTAGE: Circa Korean War era.

SIZE: Approximately 6-1/4" in height and 4-1/2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Twill embroidered in cotton/silk threads, mesh backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Korean War era United States Marine Corps jacket patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAGEX14 LFIEX6/14

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The patch shows very little wear.

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