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Patch with horse and rider emblem on a blue field

Description:

Embroidered patch for application on uniform sleeves features the Post Office Department’s horse and rider seal in white on a blue background with a maroon border. As of February 1965, the left-facing horse and rider design in a blue field replaced the 1956-1965 patch with a right-facing design on a maroon field.

Reference:

http://blue.usps.gov/postalhistory/histuniforms.htm (Accessed June 6, 2002)

Date:
1965 - 1970
Markings:
POST OFFICE DEPT. / * / USA / * / figurative: horse and rider
Medium:
cotton; thread
Dimensions:
Diam 3 in. (7.62 cm.)
Museum ID:
1992.2002.271
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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