90-91 USS Sampson DDG-10 MED/Desert Shield cruise patch
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Original 1990-1991 US Navy USS Samson Guided Missile Desroyer DDG-10 Med / Red Sea / Desert Shield cruise patch. Patch has a steamin red devil in front of a map of the Mediterranean and Red Sea area with text "Mediterranean Cruise 90-91 / Red Sea Operation Desert Shield USS Sampson DDG-10. The USS Sampson was commissioned in 1961 and saw a lot of Med cruise service and in 1990-91 was involved in Operation Desert Shield right before being decommissioned in 1991. Patch is embroidered on greenish twill with a merrowed edge and wax paper backing. Patch measures 5.0x5.5 inches in size and is in near mint unused condition. Neat USS Sampson patch for a display of Navy Desert Shield / Desert Storm items or collection of ships patches. The patches up for sale all came out of the local San Diego flea markets and sales mostly from the effects of crewmembers. Buyer pays via Paypal or by other preferred methods arranged with the seller. US buyer pays 2.00 shipping and handling via First Class Mail and International buyers pay 3.00 shipping and handling based upon International First Class Mail. Please see my other auctions for more Vietnam era ships patches and more modern ships patches along with two cruise books and other militaria and e-mail me any questions.