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FULL SET OF ID'd 12TH ENGINEER RAILWAY TROOPS WWI REUNION MEDALS:  This VERY small unit was considered to be a St. Louis unit and this is what appears to be a full set of reunion medal (They skipped years) from the 1st-13th reunion in 1954 I have not seen one after that year either.  SCARCE and named to a Corporal Leonard W Haley that is in the unit history on page 283.  I have that for sale as well on my site. This is a VERY scarce complete set of WWI reunion medals

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SCARCE 301ST HEAVY TANK CORPS WWI EPAULETS DEVICES FOR WOOL UNIFORM:  I have had these in my collection for years in hopes of finding a grouping in need of them.  but these were worn by the members of this unit on their epaulets and one of the only units to do such during WWI.  Excellent felt construction and very scarce.

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Price: $65.00 for the matched set.

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1916 DATED ABSORBENT GAUZE FOR FIELD MEDIC POUCHES AND PACKS:  These were issued in the field medical pouches before WWI and they were also included as supplies in the medical packs from the Cavalry in WWI for extra equipment in the field.  Very nice condition unopened.

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34TH DIVISION MEDICAL SUPPLY BOX MADE OUT OF OLD WOODEN AMBULANCE BOX:  Apperently was onle of the pre WWI boxes as the metal ones were used in WWI, but this one was used to take supplies into the trenches most likely and is marked with the bull of the 34th division and painted to the "S.O. (sanitation or supply officer?) 109th Engineers".  WOW it evan has the AEF shipping triangle to items shipping to France.  Excellent condition with the bumps and such you would find.  But a incredible unit marked and 34th insignia stencil as well. About 12x12x12.

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SEW ON 10TH POCKET FOR WWI CARTRIDGE BELT FROM M1912 MOUNTED PATTERN:  In all honesty I needed a "Mills" mounted M1912 belt in my collection and got a Modified one MINTY recently and took off the pocket to put a .45 pouch on it.  Well here is the 10th pocket and if you need yours a Modified the stitching is still on it. This came off a MILLS but will work on all of them correctly

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EARLY 1920's VFW ARMBAND FOR THE WWI UNIFORMS WHILE AT MEETINGS FOR VETS:  This is one of the first armbands used in the VFW and this one came out of a tunic pocket as the veteran used it at meetings on his service tunic after being discharges.  EXCELLENT condition

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BROWNING AUTO RIFLE (BAR) GUNNERS BELT WITH STEEL BUTSTOCK CUP 1918:  Produced by LCC and dated 1918, these were for the gunner of the weapon.  4 pouches for the BAR mags and clip pouch for this .45 side arm.  MINT unissued condition with nice leather around cup.  These were issued in small numbers in WWI. Note the rounded pockets that some say were USMC issue.  Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection.

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IDENTIFIED 35TH DIVISION SOLDIERS PRIVATE FIELD BINOCULARS IN CASE:  The Military asked the Civilian population for binoculars in WWI due to we had none when we Started overseas.  This is one such pair of French made.  Carved on front with "Co. K 138th Inf" and the insignia. On bottom is his name and number. Oliver cope was overseas from 5/18 to 4/19.  His copy of service record is included. Rank Corporal.

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LEATHER TOOL BOX FOR THE BAR GUNNERS BELT DATED 1918:  This excellent box would fit in the side pocket of the gunners belt with the cup.  It held the tools for the Browning Auto Rifle that saw some limited use in WWI and no belt is complete without one.  Well marked and made by Jewell as we know made the sheaths for the triangular trench knives.

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WWI DELUXE BUTTON BOARD FOR UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT PAINTING:  This button board is really a deluxe model and is produced by the famous maker of NS MEYER.  It has all the holes for buttons and one for the snaps on the 1910 type of equipment as well that you dont find on most boards.  Thick well made and well marked. Used for polishing and paint black the buttons and snaps as needed including collar disks.

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BUTTON POLISHING BOARD WITH ORIGINAL WWI ENVELOPE "SOLDIER BOY":  This is a really neat item in the original package from WWI used to polish your buttons on your dress uniform, or to blacken your service buttons.  Excellent condition and made of tin with a small rivet hinge.

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SCARCE WIRE PLUG SET FOR THE WWI BUZZER FIELD PHONE MODEL OF 1914:  You just never see these sets of the jack and the "tapping" clamp with spikes to listen in on the lines.  This plug can be used on all these and if you look on yours as well it has the hole in the side to fit this pluc that hits both terminals instead of using the screw posts inside the lid.  Scarce set 

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WWI CAMPAIGN HAT CORD FOR THE AIR SERVICE CORPS IN GREEN AND BLACK: Excellent to unissued condition this the cords that are worn on the M1910 campaign hats around the outer brim with the acorns facing to the front.  Nothing makes a hat look great than a original cord in its place. Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I have decided to sell off completely.

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WWI CAMPAIGN HAT CORD FOR THE ARTILLERY CORPS IN BRILLIANT RED: Excellent to unissued condition this the cords that are worn on the M1910 campaign hats around the outer brim with the acorns facing to the front.  Nothing makes a hat look great than a original cord in its place. Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I have decided to sell off completely.

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SCARCE WWI CAMPAIGN HAT CORD FOR THE MOTOR TRANSPORT CORPS IN PURPLE: Excellent to unissued condition this the cords that are worn on the M1910 campaign hats around the outer brim with the acorns facing to the front.  Nothing makes a hat look great than a original cord in its place. Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I have decided to sell off completely.

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WWI CAMPAIGN HAT CORD FOR THE ORDNANCE CORPS IN RED AND BLACK: Excellent to unissued condition ONE FACTORY ERROR ON CORD AS SEEN this the cords that are worn on the M1910 campaign hats around the outer brim with the acorns facing to the front.  Nothing makes a hat look great than a original cord in its place. Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I have decided to sell off completely.

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M1910 ENLISTED QUARTERMASTER CAMPAIGN HAT COMPLETE WWI ISSUE: QM marked in the band "The delohery Co. danbary Conn Depot QM US Army Philadelphia PA." it is also a 7 1/8 in size with a Boston inspection stamp as well.  "2-Row" stitching not 5 as commonly seen and not Marine.  Scarce "Buff" hat cord with insignia and a chinstrap that is broken but attached.  This is coming from my personal 30 year WWI private collection I am now currently selling

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CAMPAIGN HAT INSIGNIA WWI OFFICER BUGLER COMPANY F COMPLETE:  These were issued to the officers for wear on the Campaign hats.  Complete with great detail and the back original screw nut. AND IF YOUR GOING TO HAVE A TROOP LETTER "F" TROOP IS WONDERFUL WITH A CAVALRY CORD.... COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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CAMPAIGN HAT INSIGNIA WWI STAFF NCO FOR ARTILLERY COMPLETE:  These were issued to the Staff Non-Commissioned officers for wear on the Campaign hats.  Complete with great detail of the wreath and the back original screw nut.  COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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CAMPAIGN HAT INSIGNIA WWI STAFF NCO FOR RECRUITING STATION COMPLETE:  These were issued to the Staff Non-Commissioned officers for wear on the Campaign hats.  Complete with great detail of the wreath and the back original screw nut.  COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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CAMPAIGN HAT INSIGNIA WWI STAFF NCO FOR RECRUITER 12TH DISTRICT COMPLETE:  These were issued to the Staff Non-Commissioned officers for wear on the Campaign hats.  Complete with great detail of the wreath and the back original screw nut.  COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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EARLY UNMARKED AND UNDATED PRE-1917 CANTEEN CUP UNISSUED:  This is a unissued near mint example of the early issue canteen cups that did not have a manufacture or date on them.  Very nice for a 1917 or earlier set you may be putting together.  

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MINT 1918 DATED COLD WEATHER CAP WITH ORIGINAL TAG SIZE 6 3/4: Wonderful condition and MINT with no damage or stains this cap has the original 1918 issue factory tag from the St. Louis depot in it.  Very hard to find them in this condition.

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1918 DATED CAVALRY AND SUPPLY TRAIN HORSE AND MULE FEED BAG COMPLETE: This is unused but has some storage dirt on it and looks to have been kept in the field a bit.  but very solid and has all the straps and the leather ties.  Very well marked and dated April of 1918.

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AMERICAN LEGION CHICAGO 1939 MEETING DELEGATE MEDAL WITH RIBBON:  This Excellent medal does not have the slip of paper with the name on it, but is complete and with a delegate bar.  This would have been next to the last couple meetings of the WWI veteran's before WWII broke out in 1941.  Excellent condition.

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FULL PACK OF FRENCH CIGARETTE ROLLING PAPERS IN HARD CASE:  Most of the rolling papers you see are in a solf wrap, but these are in a hard case and with the original string closing.  Excellent condition and nice to have in a personal collection of items soldiers would have carried in the field.

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SCARCE Post-WWI CIVILIAN MILITARY TRAINING CAMP INSTRUCTORS POCKET BADGE:  This was basically a boot camp program that was to find officers for the military and this badge is from the 1920's.  It was a failed program with a month a year spent in training these men with only about 5000 being commissioned in the 20 years it was around. But people like Ronald Reagan and Truman did attend as well as others.

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WWI SET OF COLLAR DISCS WITH INFANTY AND "US" FOR UNIFORMS:  This is a nice set that would be great for any Infanty uniform you may be putting together or just replacing a set lost long ago.  Comes with the original spinners on the back

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WWI COLLAR DISC 336TH FIELD ARTILLERY 87TH DIVISION WITH NUT:  Excellent condition (but cleaned by someone).  This collar disc comes with the original nut and is from a great unit that DID fight hard in the Great War.  Numbered disc's are getting scarcer and this is a nice Unit.

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WWI ORIGINAL COLLAR DISC WITH BACK 337TH INFANTRY HEADQUARTERS 85TH DIVISION:  completely original and excellent condition except some wear spots on the high points that we love to see.  This is a nice numbered disc from a GREAT unit that saw plenty of ACTION in the trenches in WWI.  This division is a harder one to find numbered disc's to.

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WWI ORIGINAL COLLAR DISC WITH BACK US OVER 7TH FOR SEVERAL UNITS:  completely original and excellent condition except some wear spots on the high points that we love to see.  This is a nice numbered disc from a couple units like MG, trench mortars, and a 3rd division infantry unit.

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US ENLISTED COLLAR DISC FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE AIR CORPS:  This is a very excellent example os a Air Corps collar disc that has a wonderful patina to the front with the light wear and the original spinner nut on the reverse.

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WWI COLLAR DISC FOR ENLISTED BAND OR MUSICIAN WITH LYRE UN-NUMBERED:  This is a un-numbered collar disc as I have seen some numbered and applied ones also.  This one is crisp and MINT original condition with GREAT detail to the Lyre and the original nut on the back.  Very hard to find in this shape.

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EARLY FRENCH MADE AIR CORPS COLLAR DISC WITH APPLIED SILVER PROPELLER:  Scarce pattern with the stubby wings and the silver applied propeller known to be of French manufacture for the soldiers serving overseas.  Excellent condition and ORIGINAL

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WWI COLLAR DISC WITH "T" FOR AMMUNITION AND SUPPLY TRAIN UNITS:  This disc is in excellent condition and is the variation that has the LARGE "T" on the front that took the whole inside height.  Original spinner nut on the reverse.  

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WWI COLLAR DISC WITH SMALL T VARIATION FOR AMMO TRAINS AND SUPPLY:  This is the "T" collar disc that the soldiers working the trains units used.  This is the Smaller variation of the "T" on the front of the disc.  Excellent condition with the original nut on the back.

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WWI MACHINE GUN COLLAR DISC, "MG" OVER CROSSED RIFLES:   Excellent to near MINT condition and original.  This was one of the standard issued discs to the Machine Gun companies in WWI.

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WWI COLLAR DISC TO INFANTRY MACHINE GUN HEADQUARTERS COMPANY:  This one features the crossed rifles with the MG over the crossed rifles and the HQ under them.  Excellent condition with the original nut.

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SCARCE GERMAN OCCUPATION MADE BUTTON PATTERN "US" COLLAR DISC:  These are quite a scarce made collar disc with a button being used with a screw shank to place it on your collar.  Marked EXTRA FEIN on the back with the holed original screw back that could be sewn on the uniform.

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SCARCE PRIVATE PURCHASE COLLAR DISC WITH HIDDEN PHOTO INSIDE:  I have not seen these in years but here is the one from my personal collection and it is the Infantry pattern and looks and can be worn like a regular collar disc.  But it swings open to reveal a photo.  These were worn by the soldiers with a sweethearts picture in it or sent home.  Excellent condition with light wear.  but very hard to find these for a while now.

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WWI COLLAR DISC FOR THE STUDENT ARMY TRAINING CAMPS FROM SCHOOLS:  Two types of camps existed in WWI and this one was from the Student camps that were very much in a way like the ROTC and training students to be in the Army or as Officers.

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MATCHED SET OF 1919-1922 TYPE COLLAR DISK FOR ENLISTED HOWITZER MEMBER:  This is a GREAT matched pair of the type II collar disk that are the honey comb pattern and have the "HZ" disk for the members of the Howitzer batteries.  Excellent original condition with the original nuts on the rear.

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DISCHARGE STRIPE FOR WWI UNIFORMS RIGHT FROM A UNCUT ROLL ORIGINAL:  These are the felt strip on the Wool backing and in excellent condition and are coming right from a tagged small roll I have with a price per each on from 1919.  This is priced per strip. If you would like more please indicate please.

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EARLY DOG TAG SET WITH SQUARE TAG AND COLLAR DISC, BARNES 1ST ENGINEERS:  Excellent early set of tags with the unit information and the Square tag that was used for about 4 months only.  The 1st engineers was one of our first troops in France and a very nice early set including a engineer company B disc

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WWI DUFFLE BAG LOCK AND CARRY HANDLE FOR SECURING YOUR GEAR:  This neet and solid brass device is heavy made and marked FOXLOK and used on the seabags and duffle bags as a handle but also as a LOCK to keep the soldiers items safe while heading over to the Front in France.  A nice personal item privately bought for this reason.

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MINT M1910 ENTRENCHING SHOVEL COVER 1917 MARKED TO THE 302ND CAVALRY: MINT and never issued this unit was formed in early 1918 and disbanded to other units in August 1918.  Cover is 1917 dated and well marked with inspector stamp inside as well.  One of the best unit marked condition covers I have owned. Coming from my personal WWI collection.

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8 DIFFERENT UNISSUED WWI LATE WAR EQUIPMENT ID TAGS ALL DIFFERENT:  I only have 2 of the ring backs but not needed for display.  But I have some of the scarcest ones also included in here as well as seen.  These are a great kick start to a full collection. 

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WWI ARMY ARTILLERY EXCELLENCE IN GUNNERY RATING PATCH FOR SLEEVE:  Early embroidered on heavy wool sleeve rating patch for excellence in gunnery in the field artillery.  Really not seen used often but well documented in a few of the early books and regulation manuals.  

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED NOV 2 1916 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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NAVY/USMC WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED JUN 17 1918 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the USMC on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED AUG 1918 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED AUG 1918 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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NAVY/USMC WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED JUN 17 1918 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the USMC on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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NAVY/USMC WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED JUN 17 1918 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the USMC on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED AUG 1918 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED AUG 1918 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED DEC 10 1917 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED NOV 2 1916 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED NOV 2 1916 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED NOV 2 1916 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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WWI INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID PACKET DATED NOV 2 1916 SEALED WITH THE RING:  These were carried by each man in the army on his pistol or rifle cartridge belt.  Sealed with the original ring intact in in the condition as seen in the photos taken. original paint. I went overboard collecting these too  These are coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI I have up for sale now.

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1918 DATED JPS MANUFACTURED FIRST AID POUCH FOR FIELD INDIVIDUAL PACKET:  Excellent condition light use only as seen in photos, these came issued in tons of color shades as also seen and I got carried away collecting these for some reason.  Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I am now selling off.

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1918 DATED ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL MANUFACTURED FIRST AID POUCH FOR FIELD INDIVIDUAL PACKET:  Excellent MINT CONDITION as seen in photos, these came issued in tons of color shades as also seen and I got carried away collecting these for some reason.  Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I am now selling off.

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1918 DATED PB & Co MANUFACTURED FIRST AID POUCH FOR FIELD INDIVIDUAL PACKET:  Excellent TO UNISSUED condition as seen in photos, these came issued in tons of color shades as also seen and I got carried away collecting these for some reason.  Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I am now selling off.

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1918 DATED LCC & Co MANUFACTURED FIRST AID POUCH FOR FIELD INDIVIDUAL PACKET:  Excellent condition VERY VERY light use only as seen in photos, these came issued in tons of color shades as also seen and I got carried away collecting these for some reason.  Coming out of my personal 30 year WWI collection I am now selling off.

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WWI QMC AND SUPPLY TRAIN FULL SIZE DISTINGUSHING UNIT FLAG FOR FIELD: This outstansing bunt material type flag has the oilcloth emblem of the QMC.  A couple small holes from use. but as seen not bad.  Very solid colors and material and the original depot contract tag is inside.  RARE and seen in the Signal Field books of 1916-18.  43x29 inches.  including the original leather tabs.  THESE and ANY unit flag used in WWI are hard to find.  These were used to mark certain units and supply trains in the Battlefield. 

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SMALL FOLDING ALUMINUM CUP AND ORIGINAL LID FOR USE IN FIELD BY SOLDIERS:  These were private purchase items and carried in the pocket or pack by the soldiers.  Made of aluminum with the original lid as well.  A nice touch for the personal items the soldiers had. Coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI.

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FRENCH AWARD AND TABLE MEDAL IN BOX FOR THE BATTLE OF TOWN OF DETROIT:  This is a Excellent condition with original patina on solid bronze marked table medal for the allies early in the war joined with France including French soldiers in WWI.  This medal (2.5 inches high) is in the original presentation box and is very art deco in the design.  First one I have had and surprisingly excellent quality. Very art deco in design.

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WWI FRENCH UNIFORM BADGE FOR THE MIGINOT LINE PARTICIPANTS OF BATTLE:  These were issued to the French troops that participated in the maginot defensive line in WWI.  Nice condition with light wear but a original with pin on the reverse.

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LIFE SAVING MEDAL FROM THE TRAINING SHIP LE JEANNE D'ARC FROM WWI ERA:  I am far from a expert on THIS medal, but have been told a life saving award from this vessle that has been the training ship for officers since 1912.  This by construction and the ribbon is a VERY early one and I have not found or seen another with research.. let me know if you have any info as well as I like to learn.

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GARRISON CAP INSIGNIA WWI UNAUTHORIZED PX TYPE ITEM FOR ARTILLERY TROOPS: These were worn by the 1000's by men on their overseas caps and about every yard long photo I have had of returning troops several of the men can be seen wearing these in all the branches. Never authorized but accepted apparently by most commands. COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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GARRISON CAP INSIGNIA WWI UNAUTHORIZED PX TYPE ITEM FOR CAVALRY TROOPS: These were worn by the 1000's by men on their overseas caps and about every yard long photo I have had of returning troops several of the men can be seen wearing these in all the branches. Never authorized but accepted apparently by most commands BACK MISSING "J" HOOK. COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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GARRISON CAP INSIGNIA WWI UNAUTHORIZED PX TYPE ITEM FOR COASTAL ARTILLERY: These were worn by the 1000's by men on their overseas caps and about every yard long photo I have had of returning troops several of the men can be seen wearing these in all the branches. Never authorized but accepted apparently by most commands. COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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WWI GARRISON CAP INSIGNIA UNAUTHORIZED PX BOUGHT FOR NAVY COXWAIN:  Plenty of photos shown certain men wearing these even in the field, but the navy ones are much harder to find with the small US attached to the front.  Excellent condition and I have owned over 15 different ones and they are fun to display in a collection.

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GARRISON CAP INSIGNIA WWI UNAUTHORIZED PX TYPE ITEM FOR ORDNANCE CORPS: These were worn by the 1000's by men on their overseas caps and about every yard long photo I have had of returning troops several of the men can be seen wearing these in all the branches. Never authorized but accepted apparently by most commands. COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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GARRISON CAP INSIGNIA WWI UNAUTHORIZED PX TYPE ITEM FOR QUARTERMASTER CORPS: These were worn by the 1000's by men on their overseas caps and about every yard long photo I have had of returning troops several of the men can be seen wearing these in all the branches. Never authorized but accepted apparently by most commands. COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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SCARCE FRENCH M2 GAS MASK IN BAG ID'd TO OFFICER FROM MISSOURI IN US ARMY:  Yup this is a have to have.  ID'd to a 2nd LT in the 77th and the 30th division.  MAJOR BATTLES. and was severly injured in oct 1918. note found inside reads "French mask old style issued at langres France in January 1918. property of Jerry B Fenton". finding one from a US soldier is tough!!!! nice condition as seen and spare lens in pocket in pouch(no button) which is in nice condition for one of these.  Mask is fully flexible with rain sheild over gauze.  lenses are intact.  Dirty and what you want to see from a mask we used up to May of 1918 for these early soldiers going over. research included. Was in the 307th  til 4-18 and the 118th infantry to discharge. joined 11-17. from Springfield Mo

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ABSOLUTE MINT PAIR OF MITTENS WWI WITH TRIGGER FINGER AND DEPOT MARKED: These are depot marked and dated 10-1917 inside with inspector stamps.  Used by pilots, Drivers, and gunners in the field these are refered to as the M1918 field mittens, BUT some are found as such dated in 1917.  GUARANTEED YOU WILL NOT FIND A BETTER PAIR IN THE WORLD!!! The leather is like new and not oiled and the inside is bright and unissued as well.  The best pair you will EVER find.

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MINT UNISSUED 1918 GRENADE 11 POCKET CHEST VEST FOR ASSAULTS BY H-H:  This MINT unissued chest vest was made to carry 11 grenades of various types including the French type VB and the US MKI pinapple type.  These were initially made for trench raiding parties and forward attacks.  Very few saw service but many various manufactures do exist. 

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MINT UNISSUED 1918 11 POCKET GRENADE CHEST VEST BY L.N GROSS FOR ASSAULTS:  This chest vest was made to carry 11 grenades iof various manufacture like the VB, MKI, and the Mills.  Not issued in great numbers but were made by various manufactures. Used by trench raiding parties.

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1918 DATED GRENADE CHEST VEST BY WARNER BROTHERS COMPANY:  With further research it was a girdle company from the east coast, BUT UNISSUED fantastic condition and would fit most ot all the grenades our troops used in the trenches in WWI including British and French type.  Dated April 1918

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SCARCE HARBOR DEFENSE OFFICERS COLLAR INSIGNIA SET MISSOURI UNIT:  This was a unit that protected the waterways around St. Louis Pre-WWI and had the HD collar insignias that were worn by these members.  A very small unit that other states had as well that were I think a separate branch and unit of Guards and defense.

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RARE COMPLETE ORIGINAL HARNESS AND SADDLE LEATHER REPAIR KIT WWI ISSUE:  These would have been issued to cavalry and wagon train units among others.  JUST as pictured in the 1917 engineer manual it is complete down to the original wax all in original packages.  I bought this like 20 years ago and it was the BEST one from a few found in Texas. Where do you find these so complete now? Amazing! This is coming from my personal 30 year WWI private collection I am now currently selling

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LEATHER STRAP TO HOLD ON WWI BOTTOM PACK DIAPER TO MAIN PACKS UNISSUED:  This is a unisssued without the cotton strap attached leather strap for the M1910 pack system that usually is really dry or gone from most packs.  This is a nice original replacement.

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M1910 HAVERSACK LEATHER BOTTOM PACK STRAP FOR BLANKET CARRIER WWI:  Original leather strap and the attachment cotton strap for the M1910 haversack bottom blanket carrier portion that was used in the field.  Excellent strong condition with a clean unissued condiiton strap.  

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78th DIVISION PAINTED HELMET WITH FULL ID TO SOLDIER AND THE UNIT INSIDE: Wonderful M1917 US helmet with the 78th painted insignia on the ourside and original OD rough finish with no problems.  Inside the headliner is loose separated but leather intact and chinstrap too.  Painted around rim is "78 division pvt 1st class R. Avery 303 supply train S.F - AEF France. Coming from my personal 30 year WWI collection I am now selling off.

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WWI M1917 PATTERN HELMET PAINTED TO THE 91ST PINE TREE DIVISION:  This helmet is well used but excellent condition as seen.  You can see this is actually a combat field worn one and the insignia has been on it for its use as well.  Looks to have had one removed or decided it was not the front.  Full liner and tag remains inside and nice leather as well. COMING OUT OF MY PRIVATE 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING.

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ID'D M1917 CAMOUFLAGED HELMET WITH FULL LINER AND LEATHER ENGINEERS: The Engineers were some of our first troops over to France in WWI.  This one has R A WELLS written on the tag.  Wonderful period camouflage and a wonderful liner.  I must also tell you THIS helmet was my first piece of WWI militaria nearly 30 years ago and started me down that collecting slope we all have rode down. COMING OUT OF MY PRIVATE 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING.

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RARE SIGNAL CORPS MESSENGER CARRIER PIGEON PAINTED WWI HELMET IN ORANGE: I have only seen a couple of these but GUARANTEED original and in the Signal Corps orange, this helmet has a odd original liner with some deterioration but complete! It has the "MESG" (Messenger) on the front and complete with a chinstrap which is stiff/thin but complete.  A VERY RARE unit helmet.  Carrier pigeon unit items are one of the toughest to find in WWI but so famous as they saved the lost battalion and saved countless lives in battle that whole German teams were trained to shoot them down. THIS IS COMING FROM MY PERSONAL WWI COLLECTION I AM NOW COMPLETELY SELLING OFF AFTER 30 YEARS.

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WWI M1917 STEEL TRAINING HELMET WITH RED STRIPE AND PUNCHED HOLE MINT:  this was a rejection from the factory and in this case I don't see why but maybe weak metal.  so these lots were punched with a hole in the back and a red stripe placed across them and turned into training troops helmet.  MINT unissued condition with a complete liner that be worth the money alone and straps crisp and clean. dated 12/17  COMING OUT OF MY PRIVATE 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING.

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HONORABLE DISCHARGE LAPEL BUTTON AS ISSUED WHEN LEAVING SERVICE:  These were issued to each man and most discharges wii be stamped saying lapel button issued on them.  Excellent conditon and very nice original finish.

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EARLY SCREW BACK DESIGN OF THE BRONZE HONORABLE DISCHARGE BUTTON:  This is a variation and sometimes thought of the first design due to the screw back.  Later changed due to the speed difference of making them and the amount we needed.  Excellent condition with the original nut.

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ORIGINAL WWI ISSUE DISCHARGE BUTTON IN SILVER FOR THE WOUNDED SOLDIERS:  These are quite scarce and this one is a original from the period.  Excellent condition with the silver finich and unmarked as commonly seen.  You didnt get a Purple heart back then, only a stripe, certificate and this silver button

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NAVY WWI NOT RESERVE FULL ACTIVE DISCHARGE LAPEL BUTTON:  A lot of the Navy sailors were Reserves and some were full active sign up as well that this lapel button is the Honorable discharge type for them.  Some light use and light flaking of enamel but very presentable.

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US NAVY RESERVE WWI HONORABLE DISCHARGE LAPEL BUTTON:  If you have noticed a large number of the WWI navy was reserve as the dog tags will show USNRF on the thumb print type tags.  Well this is the honorable discharge lapel button issued when they were out of service at the end of the war.  

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WWI CAVALRY FIELD HORSE BRUSH WITH MAKER MARK:  These were used by the cavalry and the other units like artillery and machine gun units that still used horses during the war.  Nice excellent condition with the makers mark of "Herbert Brush MFG Co." on the top under the hand strap 

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OFFICERS WWI 139th INFANTRY COLLAR INSIGNIA PART OF THE 35TH DIVISION:  Excellent condition and a MATCHED set to quite a famous unit with a lot of battles in the trenches of France.  Numbered officers insignia is quite scarce from these types of infantry units.  

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OFFICERS COLLAR INSIGNIA TO THE 18th iNFANTRY COMPANY "M" 2nd DIVISION: 2nd Division items are a tough find and these are spectacular and a complete match from a officer in the 18th infantry in company "M".  original pns and catches.  A quite scarce set for a Division that did some mighty hard fighting over in the trenches of France.

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WWI OFFICERS 1ST FIELD ARTILLRY TUNIC COLLAR INSIGNIA NUMBERED SET:   This excellent condition numbered set is a complete match and you dont see the Artillery insignia numbered that often.  Original pins and early catches.

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83RD DIVISION 323rd ARTILLERY OFFICERS TUNIC COLLAR INSIGNIA:  Excellent light use but fantastic numbered matched pair from this very active unit sent to France in June of 1918.  Numbered officers insignia are difficult to find and this set is a great outstanding set.

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WWI ORIGINAL 344TH OFFICERS TUNIC AND SHIRT INSIGNIA SET 90TH DIVISION:  These came out of the left over stock from Frank Brothers stores years ago.  Excellent condiiton set of 4 and with the original pins early catches.  These shirt size included are quite scarce.

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OFFICERS WWI 345TH FIELD ARTILLERY TUNIC AND SHIRT INSIGNIA 90TH DIVISION:  These came out of the Frank Brothers company left over stock years ago and a matched pair set with the original pins and early catches. The small shirt size are difficult to find.

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5TH ARTILLERY OFFICERS TUNIC COLLAR SET AS PART OF THE 1ST DIVISION:  The 5th artillery was part of the mighty big red ONE 1st division in WWI.  Great fighting history and a scarcer numbered set not often encountered. All this insignia is from my personal collection of over 25 years of hunting. All original pins and catches. been worn with light wear as seen

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OFFICERS WWI COLLAR INSIGNIA FOR ADJUDANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT:  This matched and excellent condition pair is original with that bronze look painted type surface.  original pins and the early type hook catch.  A rather harder set to find for a insignia collector to find.

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WWI ORIGINAL OFFICERS COLLAR AND SHIRT INSIGNIA FOR FIELD ARTILLERY:  This wonderful complete set is in near mint with the tunic collar set and the shirt set.  Great detail and the pins nd the catches are correct.

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WWI COLLAR INSIGNIA OFFICERS FOR THE ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT:  This set is a complete match with the bomb having that almost French design look of the large flame burst at the top.  Very majestic and with the original pins and hooks on the reverse..  

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SCARCE OFFICERS WWI COLLAR INSIGNIA FOR INFANTRY MACHINE GUN UNITS:  This excellent insignia was for officers in command of the machine gun units.  These have been used and the officer apparently had the M and G part shined up as seen on numbers on discs at times to show it off more. BUT original and a very hard matched set to find.

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WWI SET OF SEW ON OFFICERS COLLAR DISC FOR THE ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT:  This is actually a set that came from a grouping from about 1915 to 17 and a guard unit.  But these sew on type were really favored by the officers as they did not fall off easily.  Excellent condition in a rich dark early brownish color

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ORIGINAL WWI QUARTERMASTER OFFICERS INSIGNIA SET ON MAKER CARD:  This is part of that BIG find of insignia that came out 20 years ago from Texas that the old firm of Frank Brothers made for sale to the soldiers.  Most to all was NOT on cards but about 17 years ago I got this set and even then it was amazing to see it on the card.  Scarce and a full set of tunic and shirt.  

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WWI OFFICERS INSIGNIA TUNIC COLLAR SET FOR THE QUARTERMASTER CORPS:  Excellent original finish and by the details and the factory vaulting to this set it is believed they are a unmarked deluxe set made for private purchase.  Original pins and early catches on the back.

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SINGLE OFFICERS COLLAR INSIGNIA FOR A BANDSMAN OR BAND LEADER:  I never had the match to it but rather a tough insignia from WWI to find in the officers model.  Excellent conditon with the original pin and hook.  This came off a enlisted mans field cap and some were worn that way.

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OFFICERS WWI ENGINEERS SINGLE CASTLE UNUSUALLY HIGH COMPANY "K" LETTER:  This excellent condition SINGLE officers single collar insignia is from a Company K officer and you dont see this high of letter on these that often.  This had to be a massive Engineer unit to go so high.

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MATCHED SET OF WWI OFFICERS INSIGNIA FOR THE COMMISSARY CORPS:  This matched set is wonderful and unissued and was for the officers that were in control of the food and supplies heading overseas and getting them to the front lines.  The cresent moon was used because they worked throughout the night to do such jobs.

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WWI OFFICERS "US" TUNIC AND SHIRT INSIGNIA SET FOR REGULAR ARMY SERVICE:  These were issued to the officers serving in regular Army units in WWY. Not national guard or National army.  Excellent matched sets and in unissued original condition.

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WWI OFFICERS SHIRT AND TUNIC INSIGNIA SET FOR US NATIONAL GUARD:  This unissued set of 4 has the "NG" in the box in front of the US. These were wore by soldiers in the 26th to 42nd divisions at the time.  Excellent original pins and early catches

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WWI OFFICERS SET OF SHIRT AND TUNIC INSIGNIA FOR US RESERVES IN BOX:  This unissued mint set of 4 was used by a lot of the officers that were in the reserves serving in France in WWI.  This is a harder pattern to find than the 3 letters by each other and this has the "R" in the box.  Original pins and early catches

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WWI OFFICERS US NATIONAL ARMY SHIRT AND TUNIC INSIGNIA SET:  Mint unissued condition and with the "NA" in the box ahead of the US for the national army that consisted of the divisions numbered above 42nd (like 77th to 93rd).  A great set of two with original pins and early catches.

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OFFICERS WWI FULL SET OF USR INSIGNIA FOR TUNIC COLLAR:  This is a nice set of original collar insignia for an officer whom would have served in the United States Reserves.  Excellent unissued condition matching set of both Tunic and Cap and collar sizes. 

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SCARCE SET OF OFFICERS "US" COLLAR INSIGNIA FOR TUNIC BY BB&B IN BRONZE:  This excellent set is scarce in that it is A private purchase from the firm of Bailey Biddle and Banks and so marked on the back along with the stamp "BRONZE"  A matching set with the original pins and early catches as seen.

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OFFICERS US (NG) IN BOX TUNIC COLLAR INSIGNIA PAIR:  This set of matching insignia would have been worn by officers of the 26th to 42nd divisions of National guard units.  Excellent unissued condition with original pins on the reverse.

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SCARCER SET OF OFFICERS "US" TUNIC INSIGNIA WITH SCREW BACK DESIGN:  This used but very nice set has the nut and the screw disc on the back which is not seen on most of the insignias worn on officers collars.  Unmarked but most likely very early or private purchase but well made.

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MATCHED SET OF ORIGINAL WWI ARMY NURSES CORPS COLLAR INSIGNIA:  This is a nice matched set of unissued collar insignia with the blacked cadusa and the gilt letters affixed to the front.  Original pin backs and simple "C" catches.

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MATCHED ORIGINAL SET OF CHEMICAL CORPS OFFICERS TUNIC COLLAR INSIGNIA:  Wonderful matched set unissued condition with the original pin and early catch on the backs.  I have had these and the rest of the insignia in my collection for decades and they are the real deal.  Wonderful harder set ot find.

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WWI OFFICERS COASTAL ARTILLERY CORPS SET OF 3 INSIGNIA INCLUDING HAT:  This excellent set of full size tunic and a smaller one for the overseas cap for a officer in the field.  Original finish with pin and early style hook

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MATCHED SET OF WWI OFFICERS FIELD CLEARK COLLAR INSIGNIA FOR THE TUNIC:  Full size with light wear but near mint, these are for the field clerks and are a guaranteed original set with the correct pins and the early catches on the back. Original finish

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WWI ARMY NURSES CORPS AND RED CROSS NURSE SET OF 3 INSIGNIA:  This was worn by BOTH the nurses and the red cross workers in France in WWI.  This is a excellent set of 3, two for the uniform and one very scarce small one for the hat.  Original pins and early catches as seen.

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WWI OFFICERS MEDICAL CONTRACT DENTIST MATCHED SET OF TUNIC INSIGNIA:  With the immediate growing Army in WWI we needed dentist and vets, and surgions fast.  Most of these that served were contract soldiers due to the large amount in civilial life but needed for a short time for the War.  Imagine over 64 million extra teeth that needed to be looked at and worked on..

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ORIGINAL MATCHED SET OF SURGEON OR STANITARY OFFICERS MEDICAL INSIGNIA: This original set I got right off a old unidentifield tunic years ago.  Excellent detail and construction and a scarcer one used by both surgeons and sanitary officers as I have seen them used that way.  Technically sanitary.  original condiiton finish and pin.

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SCARCE MATCHED SET OF FULL SIZE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE INSIGNIA WWI:  These are the full size matches set with the anchors pointed in like a Marine EGA would be.  Excellent original finish and worn on the collar like USMC insignia.  These people made sure the conditions in the trenches were as good as we could get them and out ranked most officers due to their duties and government ranking.  Since the Civil war they have been part of the Military services.  COMING DIRECT FROM MY 30 YEAR COLLECTION OF WWI I AM SELLING OFF

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WWI SIGNAL CORPS OFFICERS SET OF 4 INSIGNIA FOR THE TUNIC AND SHIRT COLLARS:  Excellent condition set of 4 for the tunic and shirt size.  These were worn by the officers in the field uniform as well as the dress.  A nice excellent set guaranteed to be NOS from WWI

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WWI OFFICERS SIGNAL CORPS SET OF SHIRT, TUNIC, AND CAMPAIGN HAT INSIGNIA:  Excellent matched set of shirt size, tunic collar full size matched pair, and a campaign hat pattern eith the screw and original nut on the back for the vent hole placement of insignia.  A great complete set all original.

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SET OF PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD SHIRT INSIGNIA WWI ERA:  This original small shirt size was worn on tunics as well I have seen, and some of the officers in WWI I have seen with them as well as a state pride thing.  But they are 1910 to about 1918 and are a original matches set not encountered often.

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OFFICERS WWI TANK CORPS 2ND DESIGN MADE AND MARKED TIFFANY NEW YORK:  WWI marked insignia is tough and usually BB&B at that when found.  BUT these are near mint except for a name and service number that were removed in the past on the back.  BUT STILL stamped TIFFANY N.Y. on the back with the tiffany type early latch.  Crisp EXCEPTIONAL detail and hand cut flames from the mouth.  The only pair I have ever seen.  Solid bronze.  COMING DIRECTLY FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR WWI COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF

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WWI TRANSPORTATION OFFICER TUNIC AND CAP INSIGNIA EXTRA QUALITY SET:  This set is fantastic and a complete match.  They are the extra quality unmarked ones with the applied on silvered wheel on all 3 pieces.  Great detail and original finish with pin and early safety catch type hook.  Matched set faces each other and cap one faces forward.

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MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD OFFICERS "MO" TUNIC COLLAR INSIGNIA SET 1910-1918:  Blackened brass construction with light corrosion to a edge or two.  These are the officers type and 1 is missing the cross pin but could be easily replaced.  Scarce matched early set

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ORIGINAL WWI UTENSIL COVER SET FOR THE KNIFE AND FORK FOR MESS KIT POUCH:  These are original and in the most excellent condition I have seen in a while.  Fully flexible and made to put in the mess kit pouch on the haversacks in the small pockets. 

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ENLISTED CANVAS LEGGINGS WITH LEATHER TRIM MADE BY WESTERN:  This unissued set is a private purchase type that most of the men prefered to some of the issue type.  This one has the top and the bottom reenforced with leather  from the manufacture and comes with the original laces in a 13 1/2 size but appears small.

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US NAVY WWI ISSUE WHITE LEGGINGS FOR THE WINTER BLUE WOOL UNIFORM:  These are 1918 dated and in the white color the Navy used in WWI.  Nice stampings and size 3.  1918 dated and a matched pair with light wear and some light soiling as seen.  A rather scarce set of leggings.  Out of my personal WWI collection.

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ORIGINAL U.S. ISSUE CONTRACT CANVAS LEGGINGS MANUFACTURE MARKED:  This unissued set of canvas leggings is most likely 1918 but only has a contract number and this was a larger manufacture of these.  This pair was a size 4 but altered at the factory as seen and stamped as a size 1.  Wonderful item to complete a good grouping with. manufactured by Jas. Phelan & Sons. Cont-850-B

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BRITISH MADE PAIR OF WOOL SPIRAL LEGGINGS FOR THE US SOLDIERS:  Typically if they were British issue they would have the broad arrow mark, but like anything our troops bought these as well while passing through to the front lines to use.  Excellent condition and well marked.

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FRENCH MADE SPIRAL LEGGINGS FOR "VISITORS" AND WORN BY US SOLDIERS:  These were gotton from a WWI grouping and the Tourist means the Visitor for a translation.  Most likely a officers set due to the quality and they form to the calf and ankles better and are cut this way.  Excellent condition and well marked as seen with original lace at top.

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M1903 SPRINGFIELD EARLY MINTY TAKE DOWN TOOL DEEP BLUING TYPE:  Not too sure when these came out but this bluing is early and may be 1900's more that 1917-18.  Best one I have ever seen and would be great with a early Springfield rifle. Coming out of my personal 30 year collection I am now selling.

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MINT UNISSUED M1910 HAVERSACK BY LCC DATED 1918 WITH MEATCAN POUCH:  This is MINTY condiiton and with the matching manufacture for the mess kit pouch.  Complete straps with no corrosion to the metal and US marked on the front flap. dated 8-1918 on the back. NO pack tail.  A stuning MINT pack.  Coming out of my personal 30 year collection of WWI

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M1910 HAVERSACK BACKPACK MADE BY RIA ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL 1918 DATED:  Wonderful unissued condition with the meat can poch matching but unmarked except for inspectors.  All the straps are present and this one is nicely stamped RIA 1918.  Complete except for a pack tail which are a easy find.

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CLIP POUCH FOR THE M1911 PISTOL WWI :  WWI clip pouch for the M1911  pistols.  Excellent MINT unissued condition and with just a 1918 date and no month so it will match any of your LCC 1918 dated belts if you are matching.

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M1911 MAGAZINE POUCH BY RH LONG DATED 1918 (2 TONE):  This has a very nice early January of 1918 date in the flap along with the TFK inspector mark and is in MINT MINT condition.  A wonderful mixture of a Mills type color GREEN and a TAN flap and back.

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UNISSUED M1911 MAGAZINE POUCH BY L-D INC DATED APRIL OF 1918:  Excellent mint condition and a nicer early war dated with nice WAP inspector mark as well.  Will fit any of the pistol or 9 pocket cartridge belts of the WWI or WWII period.

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M1911 CLIP POUCH WWI 1918 DATED FOR THE 9 POCKET CARTRIGE BELT W/O SNAP: Excellent unissued condition and with a strong makers stamp and dated 1918.  This has the snap on the back missing due to it was not for the pistol belt but for the 9 pocket cartrige belt produced without them..

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1917 MANUAL NOTES ON GAS AS A WEAPON IN MODERN WARFARE:  Very nice small manual (32 pages) on the use of gas and poison in the trenches in MODERN Warfare.  This was notes that they compiled on the uses and the nasty effects that were used.  Also the equipment and the protection from EARLY in the war since it is 1917 dated.  War Document #577

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INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS 1911/18 PRINTED BY MILITARY PUB. CO. 1917:  With millions of men in the army a need was created for many different companies to produce this manual and in 1918 this company made one of the better copies with the gold on BLUE hard cover.  War Document #453 and 258 pages. COMING FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF OF WWI.

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INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS 1911/18 PRINTED BY THE APPLETON COMPANY 1918:  With millions of men in the army a need was created for many different companies to produce this manual and in 1918 this company made one of the better copies with the gold on black hard cover.  War Document #453 and 258 pages. COMING FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF OF WWI.

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1917 MANUAL FOR THE INFANTRY IN THE DEFENSE:  This excellent manual War document #642 is about how to protect your troops and the positions taken to not lose ground in the plans of a enamy attack.  27 pages and full of great defensive tactics used early in the war.

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1917 METHOD OF INSTRUCTING SKIRMISHERS AND SMALL GROUP SKIRMISHERS:  War Document #633 on the equiping and the way to conduct small and medium raiding parties on the enemy lines in trench warfare.  A great nice manual 37 pages full of details.

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1917 PHYSICAL TRAINING MANUAL ID"d TO SOLDIER OF THE 328TH ARTILLERY:  Excellent condition and ID'd to a sergeant of the 328th Field artillry of the 85th Custer Division.  Amazing enough it is also written that he was at Camp Custer Michigan as well.  

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MEDAL GROUPING WWI TO MISSOURI SOLDIER IN MEXICAN BORDER TO WWI: Carl (Theodore) Zimmer's grouping includes his name engraved St. Louis Mo. NG medal Missouri Mexican border and WWI medals Mexican border #(24549). His miniature medals (period made) and collar disc from border service.  Also a souvenir medal (missing pin) and all the state research is included as well. Co. A 1st Missouri (Mex border) and still in camp in Texas in WWI.

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MEDAL FROM THE COUNTY OF BUCHANAN AND ST. JOSEPH MISSOURI TO WWI SOLDIERS:  This medal was awarded to the WWI veterans returning home by this county.  Excellent full medal construction and with original patina on the planchet and top bar. 

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SCARCE EARLY FRENCH VERDUN MEDAL WITH THE REVILLON DESIGN 1918:  This is one of the 10 variations of the Verdun medal as issued to troops that protected this town in WWI.  Many variations are scarce and this being the best looking and deep relief of all of them that are harder to find.  MINT original finigh with the original ribbon.

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1920'S TO 1930'S EARLY LOUISIANA STATE GUARD EMERGENCY MEDAL:  This medal is a very early issue type with the simple catch on the back like WWI medals and a early ribbon that is a bit frayed and such but displays well.  Excellent enamel on the 4 corners.  A tough early one to find and may date to WWI or so.

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1920'S WWI FOUNDED EARLY RESERVE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION MEDAL AND MISSOURI BAR:  Founded in 1922 this association was backed by Gen. Pershing and other WWI vets.  This set has the early slip wrap broach bar from the 1920's and the ribbon bar with also the Missouri Mexican border and WWI participation ribbons on it.  A very nice scarcer medal.

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WWI CITY AND COUNTY TYPE RIBBON AND LOOP FOR REPLACEMENT OF YOURS:  This IS A ORIGINAL section of ribbon and with the fold and the original ring.  It was all I got and no medal, but dealing for this long you know these are tough to find long sections and was the type used on several of the small medals given out after the War was over to the men.  EXCELLENT condition and clean

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WWI NAVY ISSUE VICTORY MEDAL WITH ESCORT BAR SEWN TO RIBBON:  This is a original medal with a navy escort bar sewn on the ribbon to keep it from moving, it does have the full bar on the back.  The ribbon has broken around the wrap broach but all parts are there as seen.

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WWII NAVAL ISSUE VICTORY MEDAL WITH OVERSEAS BAR ATTACHED TO RIBBON:  This is a wonderful like unissued condition victory medal the Navy issued to the soldiers that were OVERSEAS during the war.  This could have been in or out of combat.  All original 1919 issue.

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3RD MISSOURI MACHINE GUN COMPANY MARKED MEXICAN BORDER HAVERSACK:  This sling type haversack has great markings and looks to be Rock Island Arsenal 1913 dated inside.  Excellent condition but the soil spot on the back that really looks worse on camera.. but a great Missouri marked MG unit front flap.

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SCARCE MILITARY FIELD POST OFFICE LETTER SCALE WITH U.S. MARKINGS:  Smaller scale to be used in the field in the Post Offices in battalion levels.  Excellent condition and working with the US on each side and complete.  A really neat item that if you collect postal unit "greyhound" patched stuff this is a ringer for your groupings.

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MISSOURI STATE WWI MEDAL NAMED TO SGT STOLTZ KANSAS CITY: original period engraved medal to a Sgt. Stoltz. his record is 162nd DEP Brig. they were replacements for other units, but he is a private listed also.  These are often wrong on the Missouri research site.  These are very uncommon to find engraved privately (period done) to a soldier of WWI. Missouri medals were unnamed when issued.

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MISSOURI STATE MEDAL WWI USN ENGRAVED TO H.M. LIVINGSTON: Privately engraved to a sailor in WWI. he was QM 3rd cl. on USS Rhode Isl. and SS Empress of Russia until 11-11-18. looks lie armed draft detail. From Missouri.  These are very uncommon to find engraved privately (period done) to a soldier of WWI. Missouri medals were unnamed when issued. Navy ones are Really Scarce.

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US MARKING DISK FOR THE BLINDERS OF A WWI MULE HARNESS SET: This is the half dollar size disc that was on the blinders of the WWI mule teams that hauled the heavy artillery in the battlefield.  The sets took 2 of these, but if you have a damaged or missing one.  this would make a nice replacement.

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WWI NAVAL/USMC AVIATOR PILOT WINGS BY ROBBINS IN 10K SOLID GOLD:  Unmarked but manufactured by Robbins with the early WWI "Tiffany" style catch these were typically used by the USMC Pilots but a few Naval pilots used them as well.  SOLID 10K marked with GREAT detail matched to Robbins. gold pin and catch.  VERY SCARCE set of WWI wings and GUARANTEED forever as such.  A recent walk in to the shop that really made my hands shake after they left the store.. Best Pair I have had being top quality in solid gold. 70mm by 20mm

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OFFICERS DELUXE WWI M1902 SWORD KNOT TASSLE IN BRILLIANT LEATHER:  I never had his sword but in the grouping of a officer I got was this beautiful leather sword knot.  A perfect addition to a early M1902 officers sword you may have. with added clip as in the deluxe models.  Being sold out of my personal 30 year WWI collection.

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OFFICERS PRIVATE PURCHASE WAS BASIN FOLDING TYPE FOR THE FIELD:  Used to place water in this basin could fold up for storage in a pack and would be used to was with in the field or shave , and just keep clean in the trenches.  Excellent condition manufactured marked on bottom and folds up well.  No holes.

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NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD SET OF OFFICERS COLLAR INSIGNIA EARLY SEW ON:  This is a excellent set of early pre WWI sew on insignia that the New yourk guard officers used before they became the 27th Division and others during WWI.  Excellent dark brownish color and the loops on the back of each

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ORIGINAL BUNDLE OF 20 SIGNAL CORPS PATCHES WITH INSPECTOR TAG:  This original tied bundle of patches are from the signal corps.  They come with the original Philadelphia depot inspector tag.  WOW what a find for any WWI patch collector.

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ORIGINAL BUNDLE OF 20 ARTILLERY PATCHES WITH INSPECTOR TAG:  This original tied bundle of patches are from the artillery with the crossed cannons.  They come with the original Philadelphia depot inspector tag.  WOW what a find for any WWI patch collector.

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EARLY APRIL 1918 DATED PACK TAIL FOR THE M1910 HAVERSACK SYSTEM WWI:  This excellent condition tail part for the haversack was used to hold the shelter half and blankets for travel in the field.  Well dated and marked LCC Co. and comes complete with the original leather strap to connect the pack to.  Used but very clean and strong

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WWI PERIIOD EARLY 31ST DIVISION SHOULDER PATCH ON WOOL WITHOUT WHITE:  This is the WWI patern without the white background that came shortly after to help the DD letters stick out better.  Excellent condition with on TINY nip and a black backing I will say is English made During Occupation like most units were.

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WWI NAVY GUN POINTER FIRST CLASS RATING INSIGNIA ON WOOL:  Excellent condition with the early type of fine backing on the reverse and with signs of being removed from a old WWI navy blues uniform.  A great early rating patch.

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WWI NAVY ENLISTED BLUE WOOL GUN POINTER RATING PATCH INSIGNIA FOR UNIFORM:  This is in excellent condition and from a WWI grouping I got of Navy patches.  It has the correct fine backing they used in that time period for construction and looks to be unissued except where glue spot on reverse has it from being in a scrap book.

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WWI NAVY SHOOTING RATING FOR THE BLUE WOOL JUMPER UNIFORM:  This is a very nice example of the shooting rating the enlisted men would wear on their uniform for qualification on the weapons.  A great example from a Navy WWI patch collection.

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WWI ORIGINAL SERVICE OF SUPPLY "SOS" SHOULDER PATCH UNWORN:  Excellent example of a Service of Supply patch that is unsewn on a uniform and with untucked edges.  This came with another 3 variations I am keeping for my collection.  This is the hand embroidered on blue felt variation with the backing material.  GUARANTEED ORIGINAL

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SMALL PERSONAL BAG FOR SHAVING WITH NAME TAG AREA ON FRONT AND EARLY ZIPPER:  This small bag is about 12" wide and 8 inches tall with a EARLY pattern of zipper that has no slide and was a coiled wire that you pressed shut like a zip lock bag.  Nice condition and no writing on the tag area

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WWI PERSONAL DITTY BAG IDENTIFIED TO A 342ND ARTILLERY SOLDIER:  This is a fantastic larger bag at about 24" by about 14" wide.  It has definately been OVER THERE by the look of it and seen a good amount of use, But clearly is marked to a soldier from the 89th division.  A nice ID'd personal Item.

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RPPC OF WWI NAVY SAILOR IN A MKII NAVAL GAS MASK ABOARD SHIP:  Very scarce photo of a Navy sailor wearing one of the early MKII variations of the gas mask.  Excellent condition with writing of this mans name and wearing the mask on the back.  Photos of this mask in use are VERY scarce!!

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SIGNED PHOTO OF COL. RYTHER OF THE NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD: try a Google search of him first.  But I have like 5 pages of related research and he was up the hill at San Juan th Inf. and in 1906 battle of Bud Dajo.  Becomes commander of the 22nd Inf in early 20's and this original photo has his signature on the back.  

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PHOTO OF WWI SOLDIER IDENTIFIED FROM THE 336TH FIELD ARTILLERY:  Nice larger 5x7 size original photo brought in by the family with nothing else.  I was able to find his service record from Missouri and his name is Elmer Pitts and went in service 1917.  served in FA and a nice photo showing his artillery numbered collar disk.

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WWI ORIGINAL UNISSUED PICK-AXE CARRYING COVER 1918 DATED:  Excellent MINT unissued condition and appears to be 2-18 dated on the inside.  These would be to carry the pick-axe and handle on the packs.  1 of every 5 man squad would have one of these, and the rest would carry the Entrenching tool shovels.

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UNKNOWN PIONEER INFANTRY CAP BADGE 53RD MISSOURI COMPANY F:  This came from a large grouping of Missouri insignia I have been sorting through for a while now.  I do know a unit from Missouri wore the crossed axes in WWI, but the 53rd i am not familiar with.  Excellent condition and with the original nut

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WWI UNIT PRESENTATION WOODEN  MALLET FROM THE 128TH FIELD ARTILLERY:  This is a very nice painted head (WWI olive color for vehicles usually). and varnished over wooden mallet from the 128th Field Artillery of the 35th division.  Insignia on both sides and unknown to why it was made from a NEW mallet.  Most likely to a officer from the men and laid on his desk in the field.  A one of a kind for sure, and pristine condition.

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WWI PURPLE HEART GROUPING 314TH ENG. 89TH DIVISION MEUSE-ARGONNE: PH#39687 engraved "Vincent K. Kemp" wounded 10-27-18 from St. Louis MO. Sgt. comes with photo, PH, MO. medal, 3 bar victory, legion st. louis 1935, Verdun medal, French great war medal, Dog tags, Stripes, visor insignia, collar disks, bullet, 89th society pin, VFW pin, early GREAT war DAV pin, and a 1910 athletic medal from St. Louis. ribbon bar 3 battle stars. a super solid group with the data base papers included about his enlistment details. 

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ORIGINAL 1932 BBB PURPLE HEART ISSUE RIBBON BAR FOR BOXED SET:  This is a ORIGINAL ribbon from a 1932 BBB issue purple heart boxed set.  I had 2 show up on a box and thought one collector would love to complete his with a ORIGINAL one with the lighter purple ribbon.  hand sewn and in unissued clean mint condition.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK FULL SET OF 4 CAPTAIN HOLLOW BACK FIELD SET SHIRT AND TUNIC: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK FULL SET OF 4 CAPTAIN SOLID BACK REGULAR QUALITY SHIRT AND TUNIC: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK FULL SIZE 2ND LIEUTENANT FALSE BULLION 2 SMOOTH ROWS ON ENDS: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years..

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WWI OFFICERS RANK FULL SIZE 2ND LIEUTENANT FALSE BULLION 5 RIBS HOLLOW GREAT DETAIL: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK CAPTAIN FULL SIZE STERLING FALSE BULLION 4-PC CONSTRUCTION: WEIGH IS .87 OZ VERY HEAVY FOR RANK INSIGNIA. These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK FULL SIZE CAPTAIN HOLLOW FALSE BULLION "WL LINK" MAKER MARKED: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK FULL SIZE COLONEL CAP EAGLE IN REAL BULLION CONSTRUCTION: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original full sewn bullion construction in sterling wrapped thread.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI 2ND LIEUTENANT BARS PIN BACK WITH EVEN FALSE EMBROIDERY ROWS:  This is a excellent set with the original pin backs and would go great on a officers WWI tunic.  Matched set.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK FULL SIZE LT. COLONEL CAP EAGLE IN REAL BULLION CONSTRUCTION: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original full sewn bullion construction in sterling wrapped thread.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK SHIRT SIZE 1ST LIEUTENANT COFFIN SOLID BACK: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK SHIRT SIZE 1ST LIEUTENANT FALSE BULLION FIELD QUALITY: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK SHIRT SIZE 1ST LIEUTENANT FALSE BULLION HIGH QUALITY: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well AS PHOTOS SHOWS.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI OFFICERS RANK SMALL SHIRT SIZE 2ND LIEUTENANT FALSE BULLION: These are guaranteed to be WWI era and in fantastic condition as seen.  All original hooks and pins on the reverse and original finishes as well.  Uncleaned and wonderful construction. These are coming from my personal WWI collection I am selling off after 30 years.

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WWI SINGLE INSIGNIA FOR A MAJOR THAT CAN BE USED ON GARRISON CAPS:  This SINGLE insignia is perfect for a Major in the army you may have and want to add a garrison type cap to and need the rank.  Nice early features on the back for the pin and the catch.

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WWI SHAVING KIT BY VALET AUTO-STROP IN METAL CASE WITH ORIGINAL STROP:  This is a great complete shaving kit with the original marked strop and extra blades in the original box.  This set has the brown painted tin case and in great condition overall.

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M1904 OFFICERS MINT GARRISON SHOES IN SIZE 9 UNWORN RUSSET BROWN:  The BEST pair of OFFICERS garrison shoes I have ever encountered.  Mint soles and hard rubber heals produced for Officers as marked by a company in New York.  These are in a nice reddish brown russet color and with the ORIGINAL laces.  Very nice set if you wanted a officers grouping to be complete. far harder to find than trench boots  THIS IS COMING FROM MY PERSONAL WWI COLLECTION I AM NOW COMPLETELY SELLING OFF AFTER 30 YEARS.

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EARLY MARKSMAN QUALIFICATION BADGES FOR NATIONAL GUARD & ACTIVE TROOPS:  These were used by both the active military soldiers and the National Guard during WWI.  Excellent condition and a complete set of 3. Gold. Silver, and Bronze awards.  original pins and catches.

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SHOOTING QUALIFICATION BADGE FOR USMC AND ARMY EARLY DESIGN:  This Excellent condiiton badge has the early pin and hook catch on the reverse.  The early features are the number of circles in the target and the center areas of the maltese cross.  Excellent badge and worn by both the Army and USMC in WWI.

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SHOOTING QUALIFICATION BADGE USMC PATTERN 1912 MULTI-PIECE EARLY TYPE: This superb badge is unmarked but is the pattern 1912 as the Marines that qualified for it wore during WWI and before.  Excellent construction with the rifles rivited on to the wreath. Original pin and early catch.

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75MM ARTILLERY SHELL SHRAPNET BALLS AND WADDING NEST FROM WWI:  This is a rather rare thing to find but while collecting I came across a shell that still had a part of this wadding and several of the .62 and .50 caliber lead balls in the bottom.  The 2 sizes were for Men and Horses.  Weird but thats what research came up with.  about the size of a can of chewing tobbacco.  comes with several of the lead shrapnel balls. Makes a great display

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SIGNAL CORPS FIELD SIGNALING FLAG SET IN CANVAS 1918 CARRY CASE:  This flag set was issued in different variations. some with long poles and some short hand type.  This one is the kit that has 2 flags and the large metal and brass poles with the 2 flags.  NIce overall conditon some light stains to flags, and full 3 piece pole set in canvas case dated 1918

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CITY OF ST. LOUIS MEDAL NAMED FROM THE MEXICAN BOUNDARY CONFLICT 1916: Often found not engraved this scarce medal is named to a soldier from the area and is complete with top bar, original ribbon and engraved medal. Named to Pvt. Robert Murphy. Machine Gun Co. 1st Mo. Inf. served on border 6/16. Full information included. Also served WWI in 110th trench mortar Btry. in France.

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CITY OF ST. LOUIS MEDAL NAMED FROM THE MEXICAN BOUNDARY CONFLICT 1916:  Often found not engraved this scarce medal is named to a soldier from the area and is complete with top bar, original ribbon and engraved medal. Named to Frank S. Warner Missouri NG Pvt. Batt A 1st Batt. Field artillery Enlisted June 1916.

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CITY OF ST. LOUIS MEDAL NAMED FROM THE MEXICAN BOUNDARY CONFLICT 1916: Often found not engraved this scarce medal is named to a soldier from the area and is complete with top bar, original ribbon and engraved medal. Named to Capt. C. G. Butterfield Troop "B" Missouri Cavalry. served in Laredo Texas July 1916. Full information included. Also served WWI in 129th F.A. in France.

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ST. LOUIS NAVAL VETERANS ASSOCIATION 1920 DATED WATCH FOB:  This is most likely one of the former members of the Naval militia that was in Missouri for a short time and in VERY limited numbers.  Nice early date of 1920 just after WWI.  Excellent leather and painted buckle for the watch.

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SMALL LEATHER POCKET FOLDER FOR CARRYING STAMPS OUT IN THE FIELD:  This is a neet little tooled leather like book that is about 2 inches high and a inch wide that has little pages you would place stamps in between to keep them safe for use.  This was carried by a soldier for letters and postage home.  Has a rate chart inside as well and 2 original stamps.  A nice personal item for a field display.

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STOKES 3" MORTAR ROUND COMPLETE AND WITH MORTAR TEAM DRILL MANUAL 1918: When I say complete I mean total of all parts are here, FULLY INACTIVE, but the whole fuse (MK VI) and assembly, right to the set charge by WINCHESTER in the green cartridge for medium range.  Just Try to find one like this in original paint. Comes with the two ends red for high explosive and the original manual that goes into detail of the rounds and the weapon itself. COMING FROM MY PERSONAL 30 YEAR COLLECTION I AM SELLING OFF OF WWI.

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SWAGGER STICK FROM THE AMERICAN RED CROSS DATED 1918 FOR THE QMC:  This is either a Red Cross Quartermasters stick or given to a QM in the Army.  Hard to say but being with a bullet on it and probraby made overseas it may be for the Red Cross.  Trench art casing not a real one and a brass bullet tip on other end.  Aluminum banner wrapped says "American Red Cross 1918" 

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WWI SWEETHEART PIN WITH 3 OVERSEAS BARS AND HANGING CASTLE: Excellent condition with the original enamel and pin on the back.  This would have been worn for someone in the Engineers in WWI for over a year and a half of time spent overseas.  

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WWI ORIGINAL TOURNIQEUT FROM BUNDLED ORIGINAL PACKAGE:  This is for a single mint tourniqeut from a bundle I have and these are for WWI medical belts enlisted pattern and also the the earlier hospital corps bags from 1910 to 1916.

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ORIGINAL BUNDLE OF 12 MINT UNISSUED TOURNIQUETS STILL TIED IN BUNDLE:  The original package is not included but is shown to see that they are original and of the period.  Well known period manufacture of several medical items and these are a wholesale lot.  This is for 12 tourniquests in the original ties

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WWI TRENCH ART BULLET KNIFE MADE FROM A FRENCH 11mm GRAS BULLET:  This excellent example is not seen often due to that rifle was not in real use in WWI but someone decided to make a bullet knife out of it.  Well made and what a nice example of a odder round being used for this.

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ORIGINAL SET OF TRENCH BOOT LACES MINT CONDITION AND STILL STRING TIED:  These are simply amazing and I have had them for over 20 years.  These came out of a grouping where the boots were'nt there but this pair of laces were with the original black string from the factory as issued.  MINT and ORIGINAL. Coming from my personal 30 year collection of WWI.

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WWI ORIGINAL M1917 PATTERN TRENCH KNIFE WITH SHEATH:  One of the finest ones I have had with the original painted Jewell 1918 sheath and wonderful wood with the original finish on the metal parts.  Very little drag marks on the blade and a tight sheath with the caps not being repaired and VERY tight without wiggle.  A wonderful piece I have owned for years.

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ORIGINAL WWI TRENCH LIGHTER EXTRA WICK IN FULL LENGTH AND UNUSED: This is not a easy find on the loose if you may have a trench flame less lighter you may have that is missing one.  Guaranteed original and full length.  Coming out of my personal 30 year collection I am now selling.

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RPPC OF THE WWI TROOPSHIP "USS AEOLUS" COMING HOME: This is a nice clear photo of one of the many troop ships that brought our millions of soldiers back home from France after the Armistice was signed. I have recently decided to get rid of my private collection of these troopships and boarding passes. This brought the 129th FA 35th division and others home.

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TROOPSHIP WWI, USS FELIX TAUSSIG BILLET CARD AND RPPC:  Great original billet card with light typing from off this vessel and a original rppc of the ship as well.  These are fun to collect as sets and a great variety of ships were used, some scarcer that others.

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RPPC OF THE WWI TROOPSHIP "USS HUNTINGTON" COMING HOME:  This is a nice clear photo of one of the many troop ships that brought our millions of soldiers back home from France after the Armistice was signed.  I have recently decided to get rid of my private collection of these troopships and boarding passes.

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PHOTO OF THE WWI TROOPSHIP "USS MALLORY" COMING HOME: This is a nice clear photo of one of the many troop ships that brought our millions of soldiers back home from France after the Armistice was signed. I have recently decided to get rid of my private collection of these troopships and boarding passes. Decription types original on back.

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POST CARD OF THE WWI TROOPSHIP "USS MONGOLIA" COMING HOME: This is a nice clear sketch of one of the many troop ships that brought our millions of soldiers back home from France after the Armistice was signed. I have recently decided to get rid of my private collection of these troopships and boarding passes. Jewish welfare board made

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TROOPSHIP WWI, USS SIERRA REAL PICTURE POST CARD RPPC:  This is one of the many ships that brought our millions of soldiers home and to France in WWI.  These are coming from my collection and some or of very scarce ships. Fun to match with units they brought home or to France.

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RPPC OF THE WWI TROOPSHIP "USS WASHINGTON" COMING HOME: This is a nice clear photo of one of the many troop ships that brought our millions of soldiers back home from France after the Armistice was signed. I have recently decided to get rid of my private collection of these troopships and boarding passes.

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ID'D UNIFORM GROUPING 139TH AMBULANCE CO. SARGENT CHARLES COLE 35TH DIVISION: Outstanding grouping includes: Dog tags, Book Hero of the Argonne" he is listed Kansas units.  Photo with Medics belt on,Bullet removed from a soldier, red cross bag, trousers (scattered mothing) Tunic (excellent condition) with RARE 139th Ambulance patch in maroon and blue. Not seen in most books. tunic also has Sgt medical stripes rank. 35th US disk, and cap.  Red cross arm band with number for verifying if captured.  A very large medics grouping from the 139th ambulance 110 sanitation train of the 35th division. Belt on trousers is a captured and has 2 German buttons on it. Made to fut loops of trousers but cut outs. and his victory medal with 3 bars SM-MA-DS.  Coming out of my 30 year personal WWI collection up for sale

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IDENTIFIED 64TH COASTAL ARTILLERY UNIFORM GROUPING TO MASTER GUNNER CHARLES:  John Charles was a Master gunner from the patch on his uniform.  set includes trousers, tunic, unit history and roster, cap, 64th CAC disk, dog tags, and patched uniform.  You can also see this uniform on the 64th CAC history site by goggling it. I have had this over 18 years at least.  VERY clean and excellent condition.  Very scarce 8 inch artillery unit very small but did get to front lines before end of war. Coming out of my 30 year personal WWI collection up for sale

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ID'D UNIFORM GROUPING FROM 78TH LIGHTNING DIVISION 308TH MACHINE GUN CO. Excellent condition this grouping includes: Dog tags, Tunic fully patched with wagoner patch rank and bullion 78th patch, Trousers are the early 1910 with back adjuster, medal from Chenago County NY, 78th gold filled lapel pin, cap, and original discharge listing 3 battles on the back.  A excellent grouping of a Machine gunner in WWI with Battles. Coming out of my 30 year personal WWI collection up for sale

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SCARCE WWI VB GRENADE LAUNCHER CUP POUCH MINT UNISSUED CONDITION: These are hard to find for those French type launchers that we were using on the 1903 rifles and such.  Mint unissued no markings, but with the brass m1910 hooks and the original working snap on the front.  A very nice accessory you may need.  Comming directly from my private collection of WWI.

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ORIGINAL WWI VICTORY MEDAL NAVY ISSUE WITH TRANSPORTATION BAR:  Guaranteed a original period manufacture and with the original bar attached and looped around the back.  The ribbon is in fair condition but this one has never been messed with.  A great Naval bar at a great price. 

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WWI ENLISTED VISOR CAP INSIGNIA MAKER MARKED AND VERY DETAILED:  This is one of the only ones I had ever owned or sold that was actually a private purchase piece and being maker marked on the back from "THE ART METAL WORKS, NEWARK, N.J.". It also has 2 of the pins on the back to keep it straight on the cap.  Extra crisp detail.

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MATCHED SET OF WWI ENLISTED OR OFFICER STRAP BUTTONS FOR THE VISOR CAP:  This is a excellent matched set of the strap retaining buttons that go on the Visor caps of enlisted or officers in WWI or slightly before to about 1910.  Excellent condition with the complet wires on the back to be attached through the cap

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EARLY JR GAUNT MARKED OFFICERS WWI VISOR CAP EAGLE WITH EARLY LOGO:  NOT British made but New York made by this firm.  This appears to be solid bronze, but well marked in the star field, and the tail feathers on the back from this famous maker.  Very early logo of the DRAGON can also be seen to date it quite early in production.

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ORIGINAL ROLL OF SPLINT WIRE FOR THE MEDICS FIRST AID SATCHELS:  these were carried in the pre-WWI medics satchels and also they would be carried by the WWI medics in the trenches in the medics pack with other extra items the belts did not carry.  Excellent original still tied with copper wire roll.

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SCARCE WOMANS YMCA OD FELT LEGGINGS FOR THE FIELD UNIFORM OVERSEAS:  This is a VERY excellent no damage but missing one top button pair of leggings for the Womans YMCA overseas field uniform in OD green.  They are a matched pair and as seen in the photos I attached they were worn often by these Ladies in the Field in France.  VERY SCARCE

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Price: $68.00 for the set

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