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All, I know little of what these WW1 patches are about? What unit does it represent? For real or not? What is a fair asking price? Thank you!

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The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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Not a finished patch - The Indian Heads like these were embroidered on strips of brown cloth and issued in rolls - this looks like one that was cut off the roll but not trimmed and applied to a colored background - I have a friend who had a roll of 20 Indian Heads.

 

Bill


"The Americans on this Island are not ordinary troops, but Marines, a special force recruited from jails and insane asylums for blood lust." -Japanese Newspaper found during the Battle of Guadalcanal - "They Got That Right!!" Chesty Puller

 

 

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This is a WWI center for a 2nd Division AEF shoulder patch. Depending on the color and the shape of the patch that this is sewn to will determine what particular unit the patch would represent.

 

As was previously mentioned, this one isn't completely finished. They aren't as common as they once were because so many of them have been married to pieces of felt to represent Marine units.

 

Allan


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