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Airborne Ranger and Special Forces Patches


This section is currently being built, we are going to be adding more items in the near future.

The patches shown on these pages are generally rare or unusual variants of the more common versions of the unit identification patch. In most cases, we have the more common machine manufactured period issue patches at significantly lower prices. If you have a need for particular patch, please email us with your request (the link is below), and we will see what we have available. Please specify which unit, or at least a good description of the patch. If it is an especially hard-to-find patch or odd variant, please be aware we may not have it.

If you see an item you want, please note the ITEM NUMBER and NAME and use it in your email.

You can email us at snyderstr@aol.com with questions. Use the links below to jump to specific categories of items. The links lead to sections on this page.

Bullion Patches (separate page) Theater Made Variants
World War I (separate page) Pre-WWII (separate page)
Other Patches Air Service and Air Corps (separate page)
Leather Patches Marine Corps USMC Patches
US Navy and Seabee Patches Airborne, Ranger, and Special Forces Patches

Airborne, Ranger, and Special Forces Patches, etc.


Thumbnail (Click to Enlarge) Item Number
Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   PARA-515
USA
 World War Two
Theater Made Airborne
515th PIR Wildcat in Parachute Combat Patch
This is a 3 x 4-1/2 inch well made patch in near excellent condition.

Here is another views.   1  2   3 
$349.99 Available
 SWITLIK-1  
USA
Vietnam War 
1957 SWITLIK Vietnam Special Forces used MILITARY PARACHUTE

THIS IS A USED VINTAGE VIETNAM ERA US MILITARY SPECIAL FORCES PARACHUTE CANOPY BY SWITLIK PARACHUTE CO. INC.

IT LOOKS TO BE IN OVERALL VERY GOOD CONDITION  THIS CANOPY will MEASURE APPROXIMATELY 35' IN DIAMETER.

Here is another views.   1  2   3  4   
$399.99 Available
  NORM-1
 USA
 World War Two
Normandy Invasion
48 Star Shoulder Patch
  
TThis is a 4 x 5-1/2 inch cotton flag that was worn on a US invasion GI's Jacket. 

The condition is near excellent. It came from I LT D C Watts 506th PIR 101st Airborne Infantry Division officer. His story is told in a new book I wrote The title is "Treasure Trove the Looting of the Third Reich" available from me on my sitehttp://www.snyderstreasures.com/pages/trove.htm 

A COA will be provided to the next owner. 
 $99.99 Available
  NORM-2
 USA
World War Two
 Normandy Invasion
48 Star Shoulder Patch
 
This is a 4 x 5-1/2 inch cotton flag carried by a US invasion GI's Jacket. 

The condition is near excellent. It came from I LT D C Watts 506th PIR 101st Airborne Infantry Division officer. His story is told in a new book I wrote The title is "Treasure Trove the Looting of the Third Reich" available from me on my sitehttp://www.snyderstreasures.com/pages/trove.htm 

A COA will be provided to the next owner.
 $99.99 Available
  RANG-01
 USA
World War Two
 1st Ranger BN
Cheese Cloth Backed Uniform Arc
This is a period 3/4 x 3-3/4 inch near excellent patch.  
$49.99    
Available
   RANG-02
USA
World War Two 
2nd Ranger BN
Cheese Cloth Backed Uniform Arc
This is a period 3/4 x 3-3/4 inch near excellent patch.  
$49.99    
Available
  RANG-03
USA
World War Two
 8th Ranger BN
Cheese Cloth Backed Uniform Arc
This is a period 3/4 x 3-3/4 inch near excellent patch.  
$49.99    
Available
   RANG-04 SA
 World War Two
 9th Ranger BN
Cheese Cloth Backed Uniform Arc
This is a period 3/4 x 3-3/4 inch near excellent patch.  
$49.99    
Available
UKPAR-01
World War Two British Glider Patch Airborne Patch
 This is a near mint PERIOD 1-3/4 x 2-1/4 inch machine made yellow glider on OD wool.

The condition is near MINT.

Here is a view of the back.
$49.99 Available
AB-502
post World War Two 502nd PIR Airborne RGT BAT Belt Buckle

This is a 2-1/2 x 3-1/4 inch metal bat as shown.

It is in near excellent condition. 

Here is a view of the back.
$39.99 Available
82ND-0011
USA 82nd Airborne Infantry Division One Piece GREEN BACK Shoulder Patch
This is a 2-1/2 x 3-1/4 inch patch in near MINT condition as shown

Here is a view of the back
$129.99 Available
  82AB-1
 USA
World War Two
 Attached Arch
 82nd Airborne Infantry Division VARIANT Shoulder Patch.
This is a 2-1/2 x 3-1/4 inch patch in near excellent condition. $79.99 Available
  13AB-1
 USA
World War Two
 Attached Arch ONE PIECE 13th Airborne Infantry Division VARIANT Shoulder Patch.
 This is a 2-1/8 x 3-1/4 inch patch in near excellent condition. $49.99 Available
101AB-1
 USA
World War Two Arch
&
101st Airborne Infantry Division VARIANT Shoulder Patch. 
 This is a 2-1/4 x 2-1/2 inch patch in near excellent condition. $49.99 Available
 82ND-001
USA World War Two 82nd Airborne detached Arch Uniform Shoulder Patch
 This is the standard size 2 x 3 inch patch.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view.
$79.99 Available
   ACE-001
 Vietnam War
 Ace Of Spades
 Death Card
This is as shown.

The condition is nearly MINT.

This is a card I brought back from RVN after my tour in the early 1960's.

Here is another view.
$99.99 Available
ABB-001
USA 82nd Airborne Infantry Division Theater Made Wooden Hand painted Hanging Spinning Club Ornament.
This is a fancy 9 x 15 inch hanging theater made item that spins showing the hand painted designs.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view.
$199.99 Available
ABB-002
USA 82nd Airborne Infantry Division 503rd PIR Theater Made Wooden Hand painted Hanging Spinning Club Ornament
This is a fancy 9 x 15 inch hanging theater made item that spins showing the hand painted designs.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view.
$199.99 Available
RVNB-001
Vietnam War Special Forces Clutch Back Beret Badge
This is as shown.

The condition is nearly MINT.

Here is another view.
  SOLD
USPACL-001
USA World War Two Airborne Uniform Patch with VARIANT Claws
This is a 2-1/4 inch diameter OD border patch.

Here is a view of the back.
$89.99 Available
 

USNVN-01
US Navy Patch-River Division 573-RVN 1966-1972 Vietnam War

This is an original and vintage VIETNAM era United States Navy River Division 573 patch. 

This patch measures approximately 3 3/4" by 3" with the yellow areas sewn in a quilt style stitching while the center area is sewn in a straight sew inline stitching.

 This patch represents the Naval River Patrol units tour of duty in the RVN Mekong Delta during the years 1966-1972.

This scarce patch is in unused, excellent condition with no damage or abuse.  Here is a view of the back.

  SOLD
USPAB-1137
Post WWII Airborne Parachute Patch
This is a Post WWII Airborne Parachute Patch. It is as shown.

The patch measures 2 x 3 inches.  Here is a view of the back.

Condition is near excellent.
$39.99 Available
USPAB-1237
Post WWII Airborne Red White Blue Oval Patch


This is a
Post WWII Airborne Red White Blue Oval Patch.
It is as shown. The patch measures 1 x 2 inches.   Here is a view of the back.

Condition is near excellent.
 
$39.99 Available
USPAB-12379
Vietnam Theater Made Special Forces Parachute Paratrooper Oval Badge
This is a Post WWII Airborne Blue & Gold Oval Patch. It is as shown.

The patch measures 1 x 2 inches.   Here is a view of the back.

Condition is near excellent. 
$34.99 Available
USPAB-037
WWII 11th Airborne Attached Arch Patch
This is a World War II 11th Airborne patch with attached arch Large "11" Variant Patch.

It has a one-piece design with the arch as an integral part of the patch.

The condition is near excellent. There is paste and paper residue on the back from when it was mounted in an album.

The patch measures 3-1/2 inches by 2-1/2 inches, as shown.

$124.99 Available
USPAB-163
WWII 13th Airborne Attached Arch Border Patch
This is a World War II 13th Airborne patch with an integral attached arch border variant Patch.

It has a one-piece design with the arch as an integral part of the patch.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches by 2-1/2 inches, as shown.

The condition is near excellent.  Here is a view of the back.

$89.99 Available
USPAB-063
WWII 13th Airborne Attached Arch OD Border Patch
This is a World War II 13th Airborne patch with an integral attached arch OD border variant Patch.

It has a one-piece design with the arch as an integral part of the patch.

The condition is near excellent. There is paste and paper residue on the back from when it was mounted in an album.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches by 2-1/2 inches, as shown.

$124.99 Available
USPAB-029
WWII 82nd Airborne Attached Arch Patch
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne "Narrow AA" patch with attached arch VARIANT patch

It has a one-piece design with the arch as an integral part of the patch.  Note the narrow width of the "AA" in relationship with others shown below.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/2 inches by 2-1/2 inches, as shown.

$99.99 Available
USPAB-0299
USA 82nd Airborne Patch with Detached Tab and His ID Uniform Name Tape
This is a near excellent lot once belonging to paratrooper MORISS.  

Here is a view of the back.
$79.99 Available
USPAB-0298
World War Two USAAF Smoky Hill Army Air Field Salina Kansas White and Green Metal Vehicle ID Plate
This is a near good plus 3.5 x 11 inch plate once displayed on a wartime vehicle. 

Here is a view of the back.
$89.99 Available
ABOOK-01
USA post World War Two 507th PIR 17th Airborne Division Camp Pickett VA 1949 Unit History Book
This is a hardbound 9 x 12 inch illustrated 140+ page book as shown.

It is in near excellent condition. 

Here are other views  1  2.
$44.99 Available
USPAB-060
WWII 82nd Airborne Sewn Arch Patch
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne patch with attached arch patch

It has a one-piece design with the arch as an integral part of the patch. This is the wider "AA" style.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 inches by 2-1/4 inches, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPAB-030
WWII 82nd Airborne Sewn Arch Patch
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne patch with sewn arch patch

It has a two-piece design with the arch sewn as an integral part of the patch.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/2 inches by 2-1/2 inches, as shown.

$84.99 Available
USPAB-041
WWII 82nd Airborne Sewn Arch Patch
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne patch with sewn arch patch

It has a two-piece "Narrow AA" letters design with the arch sewn as an integral part of the patch.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/2 inches by 2-1/2 inches, as shown.

$64.99 Available
USPAB-031
WWII 82nd Airborne Detached Arch Patch
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne patch with detached arch patch

It has a two-piece design with the arch sewn as an integral part of the patch.

The condition is near very good.  It was removed from a uniform.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 inches by 2-1/4 inches (overall with arch in correct position over the patch).

$84.99 Available
USPAB-032
WWII 82nd Airborne Detached Arch Patch
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne patch with detached arch patch

It has a two-piece design with the arch sewn as an integral part of the patch.

The condition is near very good.  It was removed from a uniform.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 inches by 2-1/4 inches (overall with arch in correct position over the patch).

$84.99 Available
USPAB-046
Vietnam USAF Airborne Integral Arch Patch
This is a rare Vietnam War Theater Made USAF Airborne "red wing" patch with integral arch.

It has a theater machine made design with floss and fine construction throughout.

The condition is near excellent to near mint.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/8 inches by 3-1/2 inches high, as shown.

$199.99 Available
USPAB-042
Vietnam 187th Airborne Integral Arch Patch
This is a rare Vietnam War Theater Made 187th Airborne "numbered wing" patch with integral arch.

It has a typical theater made design with machine embroidered floss throughout.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling and stains from wear and exposure to jungle weather.  This is a view of the back.  It has a tight woven muslin cheesecloth back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 inches by 2-1/4 inches, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPAB-058
Vietnam 187th Airborne Integral Arch Patch
This is a rare Vietnam War Theater Made 187th Airborne "P61" patch with integral arch.

It has a typical theater made design with machine embroidered floss on yellow wool felt with cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back. It has a tight woven muslin cheesecloth back.

The patch measures 4-1/4 inches by 2-5/8 inches, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPAB-45
474th Infantry Special Service Force Uniform Patch

An original 474th Infantry Special Service Force arrowhead patch.

This is the back view

The condition is near excellent, with some signs of routine wear.

$149.99 Available
1SSFF-12
 USA 
World War Two 
First Special Service Force
1SSF  Regular Letter Variant Combat Uniform Patch
 
An original First Special Service Force US-CANADA arrowhead patch  variant.

This patch measures 1-1/2 by 3 inches. The condition is near excellent, with some signs of routine wear. 
  SOLD
   1SSF-12
 USA
 World War Two
 First Special Service Force
1SSF LARGE Letter Variant Combat Uniform Patch
 An original First Special Service Force US-CANADA arrowhead patch OVERSIZE variant.

This patch measures 3-1/2 by 1-5/8 compared to the more commonly seen 3-1/4 by 1-3/8 inches.

The condition is near excellent, with some signs of routine wear.
  $211.99 Available
  1SSFF-12
USA
  World War Two
First Special Service Force
 1SSF small Letter Variant Combat Uniform Patch
 An original First Special Service Force US-CANADA arrowhead patch SMALL LETTER variant.

This patch measures  3-1/4 by 1-3/8 inches.

The condition is near excellent, with some signs of routine wear.
$189.99 Available
   1SSF-09
 First Special Service Force Uniform Patch

An original First Special Service Force US-CANADA arrowhead patch with THIN letters.  

The condition is near excellent, with some signs of routine wear.
$189.99 Available
USPAB-043
Vietnam 5th Special Forces DELTA Patch
This is a rare Vietnam War Theater Made 5th Special Forces DELTA Airborne White Duck patch.

It has a typical theater made design of heavy white cotton duck cloth with machine embroidered floss throughout.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling and stains from wear and exposure to jungle weather.  This is a view of the back.  It has a tight woven muslin cheesecloth back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 inches by 2-1/4 inches, as shown.

  SOLD
USPAB-056
Vietnam MAC-V Special Forces Airborne Special Mission Advisory Group Patch
This is a rare Vietnam War Theater Made SMAG Airborne Embroidered patch.

It has a typical theater made design of heavy white cotton duck cloth with hand embroidered floss throughout.

SMAG HQ was at Nha Trang in 1972 and was commanded by LTC David Cole, an original volunteer for the 10th Special Forces Group in 1952.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling and stains from wear and exposure to jungle weather.  This is a view of the back.  It has a tight woven muslin cheesecloth back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches by 3-7/8 inches, as shown.

  SOLD
USPAB-057
Vietnam  Special Forces R. T. ASP CCN Recon Patch
This is a rare Vietnam War Theater Made RT ASP, MAC-V SOG, CCN, 5th Special Forces Group, Airborne Embroidered patch.

It has a typical theater made design of heavy OD green cotton twill cloth with hand embroidered floss throughout.

This unit suffered heavy casualties on the DMZ and was lost twice, once in 1968 and again in 1971.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling and stains from wear and exposure to jungle weather.  This is a view of the back.  It has a green cotton back.

The patch measures 4 inches by 4-3/4 inches, as shown.

  SOLD
USPAB-019
WWII 307th Airborne Engineer Regiment Patch
This is a Post-World War II 307th Airborne Combat Engineer "Injuneers" Regiment patch.

It has a one-piece design with cheesecloth backing.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3 inches in diameter, as shown.

$49.99 Available
USPAB-014
WWII 501st Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a Post-World War II 501st PIR Airborne APACHES patch with "GERONIMO" arch.

It has a one-piece design with cheesecloth backing.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3 inches by 3-1/2 inches, as shown.

$49.99 Available
USPAB-033
WWII 502nd Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a Post-World War II Vietnam War 502nd PIR Airborne Winged Skull patch.

It has a one-piece design with nicely rendered features.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3 inches, as shown.

$349.99 Available
USPAB-034
WWII 503rd Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a World War II 503rd PIR Airborne Eagle "The Rock" patch.

It has a one-piece design with nicely rendered features and integral AIRBORNE arch as part of the design.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The patch measures 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPAB-015
WWII 505th Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a Post-World War II 505th PIR Airborne PANTHERS patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/2 inches by 4 inches, as shown.

$24.99 Available
USPAB-016
WWII 508th Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a Post-World War II 508th PIR Airborne RED DEVILS 1st Pattern patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered on gray cotton twill variant design. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 inches, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPAB-017
WWII 508th Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a World War II 508th PIR Airborne RED DEVILS 1st Pattern patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered on TAN cotton twill variant design. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3 inches, as shown.

  SOLD
USPAB-036
WWII 508th Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a World War II 508th PIR Airborne RED DEVILS 1st Pattern patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered on GRAY cotton twill variant design. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3 inches, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPAB-035
WWII 508th Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a World War II 508th PIR Airborne RED DEVILS 1st Pattern DOUBLE Risers VARIANT patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered on taupe cotton twill variant design. It has a cheesecloth backing. There are some interesting variations of the more commonly seen version, including double risers, two claws and skeleton stock rifle.  It is also slightly oversized.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-3/8 inches, as shown.

  SOLD
USPAB-018
WWII 511th Airborne Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch
This is a Post-World War II 511th PIR Airborne THE ANGELS Attached Arch patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered with attached AIRBORNE arch design. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-3/4 by 3-1/2 inches, as shown.

$49.99 Available
USPAB-052
WWII 11th Airborne Division 874th Airborne Engineer Patch
This is a World War II 11th Airborne Division 874th Airborne Engineer Patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered 8-Ball, Craps Dice "7", and Figure 4 design. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is very good to near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 by 4 inches, as shown.

$249.99 Available
USPAB-020
Vietnam War 772nd Airborne Troop Carrier Patch
This is a Vietnam War II 772nd TCS Troop Carrier Squadron Airborne Transport RED FOX Large A-2 Jacket patch

It has a two-piece hand embroidered floss on cotton twill design. It has no backing.  The 772nd Troop Carrier Squadron (TCS), which was assigned to the 463rd Troop Carrier Wing (TCW) at Mactan AB, Republic of the Philippines on 7 February 1966. It was redesignated as the 772nd Tactical Airlift Squadron (TAS) on 1 August 1967. The squadron provided aircraft and crews for detachments to the 834th Air Division (AD) at Tan Son Nhut AB. The squadron was inactivated on 15 June 1971.

The condition is very good to near excellent with soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 4 inches in diameter, as shown.

$124.99 Available
USPAB-021
WWII Glider Airborne Parachute Infantry Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Command patch with Attached Arch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered four color design.

The condition is very good to near excellent with moderate soiling from wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/4 inches by 3-3/4 inches, as shown.

$59.99 Available
ABB-01
USA
AIRBORNE GILDER Parachute INFANTRY w/ Attached Arch Shoulder Patch This is a World War II Glider Airborne Command patch with Attached Arch

It is a one-piece machine embroidered four color design.

The condition is very good to near excellent The patch measures 2-1/4 inches by 3-3/4 inches, as shown.

Here is a view of the back.
  SOLD
ABB-02
USA
 AIRBORNE GILDER Parachute INFANTRY w/ Attached Arch Shoulder Patch This is a World War II Glider Airborne Command patch with Attached Arch

It is a one-piece machine embroidered four color design.

The condition is very good to near excellent The patch measures 2-1/4 inches by 3-3/4 inches, as shown.

Here is a view of the back.
$59.99 Available
AB-03
 USA AIRBORNE GILDER Parachute INFANTRY Theater made Cheesecloth backed Shoulder Patch
  
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Command patch It is a one-piece theater machine embroidered four color design.

The condition is very good to near excellent The patch measures 2 inches, as shown.

Here is a view of the back.
$79.99 Available
USPAB-038
WWII Glider Airborne Parachute Infantry Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Command patch with Attached Arch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered four color design.

The condition is very good to near excellent with some minor paste and paper residue the back from when it was mounted in and album.

The patch measures 2-1/4 inches by 3-3/4 inches, as shown.

$99.99 Available
USPAB-022
WWII Glider Airborne Parachute Infantry Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Command patch without Arch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered two color design.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2 inches by 2-3/4 inches, as shown.

$74.99 Available
USPAB-062
WWII Glider Airborne Parachute Infantry Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Command patch without Arch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered two color design.

The condition is used, still very good to near excellent.  This is a view of the back showing some paste and paper residue.

The patch measures 2 inches by 2-3/4 inches, as shown.

$49.99 Available
USPAB-151
WWII or Early Post War Reunion 1st Troop Carrier Command Airborne Variant  Patch
This is a WWII or Early Post War Reunion 1st Troop Carrier Command Airborne Variant  Patch.

It has a one-piece machine embroidered on cotton duck two-color design.  It is a variant with the OD between the eagle and the arch.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3 inches by 3 inches, as shown.

$49.99 Available
USPAB-051
WWII 1st Troop Carrier Command Patch
This is a World War II 1st Troop Carrier Command Airborne patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered on cotton duck two-color design.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3 inches by 3 inches, as shown.

$79.99 Available
USPAB-251
WWII USAAF Airborne Troop Carrier Patch
This is a WWII USAAF Airborne Troop Carrier Patch.

It has a one-piece machine embroidered multi-color design.

The condition is mint.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/2  inches by 3-1/2  inches.

$89.99 Available
USPAB-2591
World War Two Period Airborne Troop Carrier One Piece Shoulder Patch Insignia
This is a WWII USAAF Airborne Troop Carrier Patch.

It has a one-piece machine embroidered multi-color design.

The patch measures 2-1/2  inches by 3-1/2  inches.

The condition is mint.  Here is a view of the back.

  
$89.99 Available
USPAB-023
WWII Glider Airborne Parachute Officer Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Paratrooper Officer's patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/8 inches in diameter, as shown.

$74.99 Available
USPAB-061
WWII Glider Airborne Parachute Officer Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Paratrooper Officer's patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design.

The condition used, still near excellent. It is  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter. It is still attached to a remnant of a cap, as shown.

$74.99 Available
USAB-061
USA World War Two Glider Airborne Parachute Officer Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Paratrooper Officer's patch It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design.

The patch measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter. 

The condition used, still near excellent. It is

This is a view of the back.
$69.99 Available
USAB-062
 USA World War Two Glider Airborne Parachute Officer Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Paratrooper Officer's patch It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design.

The patch measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter. 

The condition used, still near excellent. It is

This is a view of the back.
$69.99 Available
USAB-063
USA World War Two Glider Airborne Parachute EM Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Paratrooper EM patch It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design.

The patch measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter. 

The condition used, still near excellent. It is

This is a view of the back.
$49.99 Available
 USAB-064
USA World War Two Glider Airborne Parachute EM Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Paratrooper EM patch It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design.

The patch measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter. 

The condition used, still near excellent. It is

This is a view of the back.
$49.99 Available
  USPAB-0241
 USA WWII
 Glider Airborne Parachute Enlisted Patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design. The patch measures 2-1/8 inches in diameter, as shown.

The condition is very good to near excellent.

This is a view of the back.
 $39.99 Available
USPAB-024
WWII Glider Airborne Parachute Enlisted Patch
This is a World War II Glider Airborne Paratrooper Enlisted Man's patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered three color design.

The condition is very good to near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2-1/8 inches in diameter, as shown.

$49.99 Available
USPAB-040
WWII Airborne Parachute Artillery Patch
This is a World War II Airborne Artillery Paratrooper Small Canopy Cotton Twill Variant Patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design on cotton twill with a white border.  It is bright white on red.

The condition is very good to near excellent.  This is a view of the back. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The patch measures 2 inches in diameter, as shown.

$99.99 Available
USPAB-064
WWII Airborne Parachute Artillery Patch
This is a World War II Airborne Artillery Paratrooper Small Canopy Cotton Twill Variant Patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design on cotton twill with a white border.  It is bright white on red.

The condition is very good to near excellent.  This is a view of the back. It has a cheesecloth backing with some minor paste residue.

The patch measures 2 inches in diameter, as shown.

$49.99 Available
USPAB-039
WWII Airborne Parachute Infantry Patch
This is a World War II Airborne Infantry Paratrooper Thick Canopy Cotton Twill Variant Patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design on cotton twill with a wide white border.  It is bright white on medium blue.

The condition is very good to near excellent, with some minor red stains (hardly visible) at the top edge.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2 inches in diameter, as shown.

$99.99 Available
USPAB-025
WWII Airborne Parachute Infantry Patch
This is a World War II Airborne Infantry Paratrooper patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is bright white on royal blue. It has a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2 inches in diameter, as shown.

  SOLD 
USPAB-052
WWII TAN Airborne Parachute Infantry Patch
This is a World War II Airborne Infantry Paratrooper TAN patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is white on sand tan cotton twill.  It has no backing.  It is slightly oval lengthwise.

The condition is very good, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 1-3/4 by 2 inches high, as shown.  This was removed from a uniform.

$74.99 Available
USPAB-050
Post-WWII Airborne Paratrooper Oval Lot
This is a Post-World War II Set of Ten (10) Airborne Paratrooper oval patches

They have the "racetrack" design with cheesecloth backing usually associated with the Korean War era.  Some have a bit of paste and paper residue from when they were once mounted in an album. Some show signs of use with pin holes and minor fraying.

The condition is generally very good, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patches each measure 2-1/4 inches wide by 1-3/8 inches (give or take 1/8 inch), as shown.

$149.99 (for the lot) Available

USPAB-051
Post-WWII Airborne Paratrooper METAL Oval Lot
This is a Post-World War II Set of Ten (10) Airborne Paratrooper METAL ovals

They have the "racetrack" design with drilled holes for wings. Some are two piece, others are one piece, distinguished by the tabs visible on the backs.

The units represented are:

  •  503rd PIR (red, silver)

  •  508th PIR (black, white)

  •  187th PIR (red, white, blue)

  •  36th Airborne Brigade (blue)

  •  509th PIR (black, yellow)

  •  Airborne Artillery (red)

  •  511th PIR (light blue, white, green)

  •  188th PIR (light blue, white, blue)

  •  408th Airborne S&T Infantry Regiment (black, silver)

  •  127th Airborne Engineers (blue, red and white stripes)

The condition is generally very good, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the backs of the images shown at the left: top -- middle -- bottom.

The patches each measure 2-1/4 inches wide by 1-3/8 inches (give or take 1/8 inch), as shown.

$149.99 (for the lot) Available
USPAB-027
WWII Airborne Parachute Rigger Wing Patch
This is a World War II Airborne Parachute Rigger Wing patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red, white, and blue floss with a black floss border.  It has a bit of paste and paper residue from when it was once mounted in an album.

The condition is very good, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/4 inches wide, as shown.

$64.99 Available
USPAB-028
WWII Airborne Parachute Rigger Wing Patch
This is a World War II Airborne Parachute Rigger Wing WOOL Variant patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red, white, and blue floss embroidered on black wool.

The condition is very good, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-1/8 inches wide, as shown.

$64.99 Available

Ranger Arches and Patches, etc.


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
USPR-001
WWII 1st Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 1st Ranger Battalion Arch "thin letter" variant patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-5/8 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-002
WWII 4th Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 4th Ranger Battalion Arch patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-003
WWII 4th Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 4th Ranger Battalion Arch patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear. The patch is pasted to an album page, there is some paper and paste residue on the back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-004
WWII 4th Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 4th Ranger Battalion Arch patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear.  This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-005
WWII 5th Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 5th Ranger Battalion Arch patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear. The patch is pasted to an album page, there is some paper and paste residue on the back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-006
WWII 6th Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 6th Ranger Battalion Arch patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear. The patch is pasted to an album page, there is some paper and paste residue on the back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-008
WWII 6th Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 6th Ranger Battalion Arch patch variant

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth back.

Note the variation of the top of the "6" compared to the patch above.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear. The patch is pasted to an album page, there is some paper and paste residue on the back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-007
WWII 7th Ranger Battalion Patch
This is a World War II 7th Ranger Battalion Arch thin letter variant patch

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is red and white floss on black wool felt with a cheesecloth backing.

The condition is near excellent, showing some slight wear. The patch is pasted to an album page, there is some paper and paste residue on the back.

The patch measures 3-3/4 inches wide, as shown.

$149.99 Available
USPR-009
WWII Tanker Lozenge Patch
This is a World War II Tanker Lozenge patch similar in design to the early Ranger lozenge diamond patch shown above.

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is green and yellow floss on khaki.

The condition is near mint. This is a view of the back.

The patch measures 2 inches high by 4 inches wide, as shown.

(This is the same patch that is also shown on the Armored patch page. We only have one of these.)

$124.99 Available
  RANGER-1  USA
 World War Two 
RANGER near excellent Lozenge Patch
 
This is a World War II Ranger lozenge diamond shaped patch. It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  The patch measures 2-1/4 inches high by 4 inches wide, as shown.

It is blue and goldenrod floss on khaki. This patch was not popular with the first Rangers as it was reminiscent of the Sunoco emblem in use at the time. It was eventually abandoned for the scrolls 

The condition is near excellent. 
POR Available
USPR-01011 
 Merrill's Marauders
 US Army Ranger  MINT COMBAT Patch
This is a World War II 5307th Composite Unit (provisional) standard issue patch.

Along with the 6 numbered Ranger units, this was the only other WWII period US Army Rangers unit. It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.

It is green, blue, white,  and red floss. This is a view of the multi colored back. The patch measures 2-3/4 x 3-1/2 inches. 

The condition is near mint.
$74.99 Available
USPR-010
WWII Merrill's Marauders US Army Ranger Patch
This is a World War II 5307th Composite Unit (provisional) VERY LARGE 1st Pattern patch. Along with the 6 numbered Ranger units, this was the only other WWII period US Army Rangers unit.

It has a one-piece machine embroidered design.  It is green, blue, white and red floss.

The condition is near mint. This is a view of the white back.

The patch measures 3-3/8 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide, as shown.

$199.99 Available
USPR-0101
 Camera Trip Thurs Ft Benning  Illustrated Magazine
This is a shown. The condition i near excellent overall.

Here is an additional view.
$39.99 Available
USPR-0102
Salvation Army and You
This is a 5 x 7.5 inch near MINT 14 page softbound booklet.

It illustrates various USO Salvation Army activities. 

Here is an additional view.
$34.99 Available
USPR-0103
Hotel Lake Louise TOCCOA Georgia Fold Out Illustrated Map
This is as shown. 

The 4 x 9 section illustrated map folds out to 18 x 24 inches as shown.

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$34.99 Available
USPR-0104
Summer 1946 # 11 Issue 11th Airborne TALON News Paper
This is a 7 x 9.5 inch 8 page mailed item to Michael Labuck in PA.

The condition is scuffed and worn and in near good condition. 

Here are additional views  1  2.
$34.99 Available
 USPR-0105
20 x 16 inch 507th Make Nebraska Combat Jump Illustrated May 2, 1943 Denver Post News Paper Page
This is a 507th Make Nebraska Combat Jump Illustrated May 2, 1943 Denver Post News Paper Page.

It measures 20 x 16 inch .  It is in near good plus condition. 

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$24.99 Available