Lot #3017
George S. Patton Typed Letter Signed and Third Army Patch

Near war's end, General Patton acquiesces to a collector's request: "Here is the Third Army Patch you ask for"

Estimate: $1000+

Description

Near war's end, General Patton acquiesces to a collector's request: "Here is the Third Army Patch you ask for"

An embroidered 2.5″ patch of the Third United States Army insignia, presented by General George S. Patton to admirer Faith Senglaub, which is accompanied by a World War II-dated transmittal TLS signed “G. S. Patton, Jr.,” one page, 8.25 x 10.5, personal Headquarters, Third United States Army, Office of the Commanding General letterhead, dated August 8, 1945, which reads, in full: “Here is the Third Army Patch you ask for.” In overall fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. A desirable WWII pairing linked to 'Patton's Own,' the foremost fighting force during the European Theatre.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Remarkable Rarities
  • Dates: #638 - Ended June 23, 2022





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