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Large Size Chain Stitched USV Patch


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I have had this floating around from one box to another for awhile now.

 

It is about eight inches tall.

 

Thick chain stitched details and two or three layers on wool background.

 

Any idea of why it was made or what it was made for?

 

The scan does not do it justice as in person it is a killer looking patch.

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I agree, I think it stands for United States Volunteers.  This patch was probably made around the time of the Spanish American War.  It doesn't look anything like Roosevelt.  Maybe it is one of the officers from the Rough Riders?

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My personal opinion is this is a decorative item.  

Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

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It is a patch that was made for wearing.

 

This type of embroidery was super popular in the 30's-30's in civilian clothing.

 

Since I bought it, I have thought it was Span-Am related but just wondered what it was made for.

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The uniform colors for Teddy Roosevelt's should be khaki.  I don't think they ever had blue uniforms. 

 

Mystery item.

Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

burkcats@hotmail.com

 

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."

 

Moliere: Tartuffe

 

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