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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7487
Date: 
1940-1946
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 7 x 6.4 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: botom: "SEABEES"
Description: 
Circular patch with blue background, white border, and bumblebee in center, and white lettering at bottom.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a member of the U.S. Navy Seabees on his left jacket sleeve. The Seabees were a Navy construction battalion.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group