The chess piece patch was used from June 12, 1946 until October 19, 1950 1946: VF-18A was assigned the Grumman F8F Bearcat. February 2, 1947 through March 19, 1947: VF-18A flying the Vought F4U-4 Corsair I embarked on United States Ship Randolph CV-15, for its second cruise. This tour was to the Caribbean. Thanks to a4skyhawk.org for the information. Price Includes Economy Shipping
Please plan ahead...only basic shipping is included in this cost, it will take 4+ weeks before you can expect your item to arrive. All orders will be mailing the following Thursday after purchase effective Jan 1 2022, We live 20 minutes from the closest post office so we only go to the post office on Thursdays. If you're in a rush for this item write to us first, we'll give you an International shipping estimate for faster DHL express (approximately $50 extra). If you order a total of 15 pieces or more of a variety of patches. We will automatically upgrade your shipping to most countries except Switzerland, Luxembourg, Africa Countries, or secluded areas of Canada, Alaska, Australian Outback, etc.