Scarce Large Circa 1956 USN Advanced Training Unit 400 (ATU-400, Later 401) Jacket Patch
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Scarce Large Circa 1956 USN Advanced Training Unit 400 (ATU-400, Later 401) Jacket Patch

Code: usnup50400atu


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until Further Notice, our Show Travel is over until January 2022 for The Porky Police & Fire Memorabilia Collectors Show in Claremont California on January 15th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, and the Holiday Season is not yet upon us.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a scarce large circa 1956 United States Navy ATU-400 (later ATU-401) jacket patch. This is a patch which would have been worn by US Navy aviators going through Advanced Pilot Training with Advanced Training Unit 400, which later in the 1950s became ATU-401. In 1960 the unit became VT-27 and got a new insignia. The patch has a great design showing a duck in a mortar cap instructing the younger ducklings on locating and bombing Russian subs, subject matter appropriate for the Cold War era.

VINTAGE: Circa 1956.

SIZE: About 5" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered with cotton/poly/silk embroidery thread.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto garment.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy jacket patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEJL07 LBGEX9/13 SBBEX02/20

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

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