Milspin BESSIE COLEMAN "AVIATOR" Metal Morale Patch

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Bessie Coleman (1892-1926) soared across the sky as the first African American, and the first Native American, woman pilot. Known for performing flying tricks, Coleman’s nicknames were; “Brave Bessie,” “Queen Bess,” and “The Only Race Aviatrix in the World.” Her goal was to encourage women and African Americans to reach their dreams.


PVC and Fabric patches are for old ladies with sewing machines.

We laser engrave this 20-gauge metal plate and secure it to die cut Velcro with industrial strength rivets. 

Some say we're overdoing it. We say they don't rate to wear our indestructible patches.


  • Velcro and Rivets
  • Patch Thickness: 1/16"
  • Patch Material: Stainless Steel or Brass
  • Three Types of Finishes:
    • Cerakote (Paint)
    • Stainless Steel
    • Brass
    • Titan (Stainless Steel only): After weeks of trial and error with our industrial heat-treating oven, we have perfected a heating and quenching cycle to achieve the ultimate thermally tinted finish. It took us hundreds of attempts to zero in on the perfect cycle time, optimal temperature, and necessary quenching medium to attain the golden glow that you see pictured here. The Titan Finish is a premium feature that requires special care and attention to bring out.


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