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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia of a military nature will be housed here. Those that are parts of a named veterans collection would be found under veterans collections.


26th "Yankee" Infantry Division
--1917 - 1935

This is a World War I or possibly 1920's Wool and Linen construction. I appears to have been removed from a uniform.

 

 

This Patch dates to this time frame and is of Wool and heavy cotton construction. It appears to have been removed from a uniform

1920's 26th Yankee Division Felt and Twill  Shoulder Patch.

 

--1935 - present    

 

This patch is a World War II cut edge patch. It is dress color.

This patch is a tan and blue coloring combination patch. It looks like it is a merrow edge example. 

 

 

 

This patch is a full color dress merrow edge patch. It is worn on Army dress "class a" uniform's which are also known as "greens".

This is a 1970's Cut Edge Worn Patch. It is of subdued or combat uniform coloring of Olive and Black.

 

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This patch is a full color dress merrow edge patch. It is worn on Army dress "class a" uniform's which are also known as "greens". It is a coated back variety.

This patch is a forest coloring combination patch. It is a merrow edge example.

 

 

This patch is a desert subdued example. it would have been worn on DBDU's and DCU's

This patch variety is worn on the ACU (Army Combat Uniform) in universal camouflage Pattern. It fastens to the uniform with Velcro and

 

 

 

This patch variety is the type used in  Afghanistan. It fastens to the uniform with Velcro and is worn on the ACU (Army Combat Uniform) in MultiCam  Camouflage uniform.

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This is a fully embroidered, cut edge example of the United States Coast Guard Air Station at Salem patch. It dates to the late 1950's to the 1960's

This is a patch made to commemorate Salem, Massachusetts' Coast Guard Air Station. It is in the style of the last patch the air station.

 

 

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This is a complete type set of merrow edge Massachusetts National Guard patches. Its features the full color, subdued, desert and ACU variations of the patch.

The photo's show both the front and backside of the patch for reference purposes.

This is a set of merrow edge Third Army patches. Its both full color as well as subdued.

 

 

This is an 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team ACU Patch with Mountain tab.

 

This is an unissued patch from the submarine USS William H Bates SSN-680. It dates to the late 1990's.

 

 

This is an 42nd Infantry Division subdued patch.