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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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WWI 1ST DIVISIION WATCH FOB SOUVENIR FOR SOLDIERS:  The 1st division really put out a lot of stuff like books and pins and fobs and mugs for sale after the war for the men to be proud of thier unit.  This is one of those items and this one may have been made in Germany after the war for them.  Excellent condition

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27TH DIVISION WWI WELCOME HOME RIBBON FOR WEARING ON SHIRT:  This nice conditon ribbon was for the people back home to wear and let the soldiers coming home that they were proud of them.  It would have has a straight pin at one time, but a easy add if you want to.

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SCARCE 37MM CANNON AMMUNITION BOX WITH BANDOLEER AND MARKINGS: This is the First I have had with the original markings on the side and it is complete with the bandoleer still riveted inside.  Leather handle gone for some reason. but a easy fix.  These held 16 37mm rounds and are a very scarce box to find with the insides intact.

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 49 PATRIOTIC WELCOME HOME WAR BONDS AND OTHER BUTTONS AND PINS WWI:  This is a great assortment of WWI pins and buttons that are all WWI eral and I just randomly grouped together.  No sorting and these would look great in a frame on a wall.  Excellent condition and ALL original. Some scarce and common alike but priced about 5 a piece.

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SCARCE WWI AMBULANCE DRIVER EARLY 146TH AMB CO. 37TH DIVISION: Milton Bauer was in the 2nd ONG amb company in early 1917 when they got mobilized and sent to france in early 1918.  Scarce ambulance maintenance book and numbered with FRENCH drivers license and other documents for the truck. Dog tags and bracelet. A great grouping from a early ambulance driver on the front lines

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BROWNING .30 CALIBER MACHINE GUN WOODEN AMMUNITION BOX:  This is a nice complete box with the original leather handle still strong and attached.  Well used and most the paint is long gone this is a nice piece for any WWI display of a trench line you may have dug in the back yard or just to display in your wonderful collection.

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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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WWI MEDICS AND PERSONEL ARMBAND NAMED TO A LAWHORN AND NUMBERED:  The felt cross was under attack by moths after the war, but the buttons are intact as he put there and his name and number as well.  A nice "been over there" piece that is still a great display with medical items of WWI.

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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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SCARCE WAR TIME DATED 30-06 BANDOLEER FROM PLAINVIEW NEBRASKA:  This is in Excellent conditon with the boxes and the dividers in each of the pouches.  Nice strap and they were produced a few days before we entered the War.  These are hard to find in 30-06 and with a War date on them.  Very nice to put on a manuquin display as they did carry extra ammo.

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BATTERY COMMANDERS RULER FOR FIRING THE 3 INCH FIELD GUNS: Excellent condition with the original string lanyard to tie on your pocket button.  This would have been carried by a battery officer to make quick adjustments on the firing of the 3 inch type field guns.

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BELGIUM WWI CROIX DE GUERRE WITH RIBBON AND PIN: This is a nice Belgium issue Croix de guerre with the original ribbon and the original pin on the back.  These were also awarded to the AEF troops in good numbers.  Great aged patena with great detail.

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10 POCKET CARTRIDGE BELT WITH Co. C 166TH INFANTRY PROPERTY TAGS:  Nice used condiiton and with 2 of the property tags on each half of the belt.  These are not seen to often but nice to know the unit that it went to battle in. Has mild wear with some light freying to some pockets as seen.  Looks to be Mills production

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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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BINOCULARS ID'd TO CAPT SPENCER SALISBURY 129TH FIELD ARTILLERY 35TH DIV: This fantastic condition set has the compas as manufactured on top and is named on the bottom to a Captain in the same unt as Harry Truman In WWI.  Missing front strap and one side of shoulder strap broke.  Binoculars and casse are Bausch & lomb of New York.  A great fighting unit and one a President would rise to seat from.

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SET OF WWI SIGNAL CORPS MARKED BINOCULARS WITH COMPASS AND CASE: These were made in the Naval Gun Factory and was part of a emergency contract for much needed binoculars our men did not have.  They are in Excellent conditin with nice optics and a working compass on the top of the case as issued.  Front strap still works and not missing like on most.

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OFFICERS WWII TRENCH BOOTS WITH HOBNAILS AND HIGH TOPS: These show signs of actual use in the trenches by the soles have been fixed and such from standing in water for months.  Great condiiton still but these are REAL trench boots and been there so they condition is wonderful.  Still got mud on them and i dont know size but maybe 8. VERY SCARCE to find a set of officers with original laces. leather quite soft.

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ID BRACELET FRENCH SILVER COIN MADE TO SOLDIER IN 3RD AIR SERVICE MECHANIC: This is one of the best coin hammered ID tags from a coin I have seen.  ORIGINAL and named to a soldier in the 15th Co of the 3rd Air Service Mechanics.  These guys did serve in france as one of the 3 units that saw action.  Has original chain and another coin as well.

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IDENTIFICATION BRACELET TO SOLDIER IN THE 351ST INFANTRY 88TH DIVISION:  Excellent condiiton and fully marked "Sup Co 351st Inf / Wag. Jno Clifton / France / 1918" Appears to be made of a nickel silver type material and very clean and original with chain.

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RARE ID BRACELET TO COLORED OFFICER IN THE 365TH INFANTRY SERVED OVERSEAS: This needless to say is SCARCE and research I did has him listed in several books and is easy to trace online.  FULL ID and his home address at the time.  These Colored officers were only a few in number and these rarely ever come up for sale.

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US MADE WWI PISTOL BELT USED BY BRITISH WITH BLANKO APPLIED:  This original US manufactured belt for WWI was used by the British apparently and got the 'ol blanko treatment to match the gear they were using in the 1917-18 period.  This was not uncommon to see US or British switching gear needed to supply the troops on the front.

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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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BOAR HAIR BRUSH FOR HYGINE KITS IN WWI WITH SOLDIERS NAME ON IT:  Finding period brushes is tough, but here is a nice one for the bigger type kits and has the name "H. L. Wherry" on the handle.  Very nice condiiton.

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BUGLE, TROOP AND TRENCH SMALL TYPE CONTRACT DATED 1918:  This is a wonderful condiiton bugle by one of the harder makers to find and smaller contract.  R & H is the manufacture out of Chicago.  These were used by most all the troops for morning revele to calling of Chow.  

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BOARD OF BUTTONS ON AIRCRAFT MATERIAL? FROM BATTLE OF AINSE 1917 WITH NOTE: The note reads" Buttons taken from Wounded German prisoners at hospital at Vassens (?) They were captured at he Battle of Chemin de Dames (Aisnes) on Oct 22-24th 1917".  May be a American from the writing and he did not know most were French.. But some nice buttons all and all looped through on the back of what appears to be Airplane fabric? over 70 buttons and belt holders.

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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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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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WWI CANTEEN AND COVER DATED 1917 WITH UNMARKED CANTEEN: Nice early issue with a unmarked canteen and a 1917 dated cover.  Both have seen field use and has staining and fading and what you expect out of one that's been there. Solid cover just soiled.

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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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COMPLETE CANTEEN SET DATED 1918 WITH THE ENGINEERS PROPERTY ID TAG:  This one was part of a Engineer unit and was canteen #48 in their unit.  The cover has some wear and staining but an solid set even being 100 years old.  1918 dated cover and canteen, undated earlier issue cup.

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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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WWI CHAUCHAT MACHINE GUN MAGAZINE CARRY SATCHEL FRENCH MADE:  These were French made but carried by the US soldiers issued this Machine gun.  It has been there and has the field use to show that.  The leather is a bit dry but solid except for front tie that is weak.  Still would hang on a maniquin and look great.  

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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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SILVERED CIGARETTE CASE INSCRIBED TO A 2ND Lt. RILEY 129TH FA (TRUMANS UNIT):  I did not look to see what battery he was in but this is the 129th that was Harry Trumans battery.  It reads on the back "2nd Lieut / Morris G. Riley / 129th FA / 60th FA Brig / 35th Div / Amex E F. France / 4-13-18.  NIce flip open or flick one out style with crossed cannons on the front.

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1917 DATED FULL PACK OF UNOPENED CIGARETTES BY MODERN AGE:  This 5 cent pack has a bit of water staining near the bottom and kinda opening at the bottom and frail.  BUT A pack of 1917 dated cigarettes are RARE to find in any condition.  Tax stamp is 1917 dated a tough item to place in a soldiers personal items collection you may be working on>

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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 PRIVATE PURCHASE MENS CHANGE POCKET PURSE MARKED US ARMY:  VEry nice perconal item for a collection that has the national eagle on the front with the words "US Army" been used and still in decent condiiton.  Very nice for a personal display.

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SMALL COLLAPSABLE FIELD DRINKING CUP WITH BUBBLE TYPE LID:  These came in a varity of different shapes.  This one has a bubble type shaped lid and most of the men loved to have on in their  mess kits to pour a nice drink for chow time.  Excellent condition made of aluminum.

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HIGH QUALITY COLLAPSIBLE DRINKING CUP WITH HANDLE NICKELED BRASS: In nice used condition this one may not have had a lid, but still would fit in a mess kit easily.  It may have been a officers due to the better wuality than the ones made of Aluminum, and has a handle.

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FRENCH MADE PIN BACK PATTERN COLLAR DISC FOR AIR CORPS WWI: Excellent condition and with the original pin on the back, shit is a French made enlisted disc and with nice detail.

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WWI COLLAR DISK FROM THE 15TH  INFANTRY COMPANY "I":  Not a regular divisional unit that I know but may be a larger unit of the national guard from the WWI and Mexican border era.  Excellent condition with the original nut.

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WWI COLLAR DISC WITH 17 UNDER US FOR SEVERAL DIFFERENT UNITS:  Some of the units this would go great with would be the 17th artillery of the 2nd divisiion and the 17th Engineers which I think was railway.  Excellent condition with the original nut on the back.

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PRE-WWI TO WWI COLLAR DISC FOR THE 17TH CAVALRY CO. D : This unit was formed due to the urgency of securing the Mexican border after the Poncho Villa raids of 1915-16.  Excellent condition and with the original nut on the reverse.

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WWI COLLAR DISC FROM THE 1ST INFANTRY COMPANY "M":  Excellent condition with the original nut on the back.  This would cover a lot of the early National guard units that were in many states.

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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 COLLAR DISC FROM THE 342ND ARTILLERY HQDS 89TH DIVISION:  Excellent condiiton with the original nut on the reverse.  This unit was part of the 89th division that served in France in WWI.

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WWI COLLAR DISC WITH 41 UNDER US FOR SEVERAL DIFFERENT UNITS: This collar disc would best match up on a 41st infantry division uniform for infantry.  Excellent condition with the original nut on the back.

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WWI COLLAR DISC FROM THE 41ST INFANTRY COMPANY "I": This collar disc in excellent condition with the original nut on the reverse is from a infantry unit within the 10th Division during WWI.

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WWI COLLAR DISC FOR THE 41ST INFANTRY COMPANY A:  This is a great condition collar disc from a unit of the 10th division during WWI.  Original nut on the reverse.

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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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SCARCE WWI ENLISTED AIR SERVICE SIGNAL CORPS ENLISTED COLLAR DISC:  NO BACK NUT, but this is a scarce disc with the silver painted globe and wings on the front.  Nice REAL age and looks wonderful.  This was only used for a VERY short time with the soldiers in the Air Service when attached to signal corps.

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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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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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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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THIN STAMPED FRENCH MADE COLLAR DISC WITH SQUARE NUT ON BACK:  This very thin stamped collar disc was made in France and has the relief on the back of the US on the front.  Square nut is original to the piece and a nice variation for your collar disc collection.

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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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WWI TORTOSE SHELL COMB BROKEN BUT LARGE SECTION:  This is a nice section that you can reshape the end easily and it would be a nice addition to a personal hygine kit.  They often are missing and this one would look very nice to complete it.

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WWI EARLY RUBBER COMB FULL SIZE BY GOODYEAR:  This is one of the best condition combs from WWI I have ever seen.  Like new with all the embosed printing on the spine and all the teeth as well.  A very nice comb in need of a hygine kit you may be trying to build.

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BALLOON SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND PAPER GROUPING FROM LIEUTENANT IN AIR SSERVICE:  This grouping consists of a diploma with some tearing on top from Omaha in June 1918, and a earlier promotion and some other paperwork for muster out and reserve Corps.  Very scarce diploma from the main balloon school in the US.  A nice small scarcer grouping all ID'd to one soldier.

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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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WWI DOG TAGS IDENTIFIED TO SOLDIER OF THE 161ST INFANTRY 40TH DIVISION:  These are also company "C" marked but being the OLD regulation 1917 tags they have been partially stamped out for the AEF regulation on the front lines.  But they can still be read carefully.  Nice research project I just dont have time for.  Early 5 digit serial number

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SET OF DOG TAGS WWI FROM GEORGE TREASURE FROM PENNSYLVANIA AREA: All I can find are a couple of Census reports and benifits that this soldier may be from Pennsylvania.  But is a nice early set with only 6 digits that would put it in the mid to late 1917 era of enlistment.

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SET OF DOG TAGS IDENTIFIED TO MISSOURI SOLDIER IN THE 161ST INFANTRY:  On the original cord "John Watt" was from the same town as Harry S. Truman but went in to a relacement infantry unit and in the 161st infantry of the 41st division.  Comes with Missouri research paper.

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SINGLE DOG TAG ON ORIGINAL CORD TO SOLDIER IN 309TH AMMO TN AND 233 MP:  This may be a single tag but the included research tells me he was in both the 309th Ammunition Train, and served in the 233rd Military Police.  Nice history on a single tag. This was a Soldier from Excelsior springs Missouri. 84th Division?

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DOG TAG ON FRENCH NAPOLIAN COIN TO "DAN BURKE" BASE HOSPITAL 48 FRANCE:  I love finding these overseas dog tags made from whatever they had, and coins were popular.  This one comes from a member of Base Hospital 48 in France.  Guaranteed period made.

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DOG TAGS WWI ON CORD TO JOHN BOERSM SUPPLY Co. 18TH FIELD ARTILLERY:  Excellent condition and with the unit still on them and not stamped out like the orders were given to do half way through the war.  On the original neck string.

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SCARCE SET OF 3 USMC DOG TAGS FOR "WILLIAM S. CAMPBELL": You usually se 2 tags but this Marine has 3 but no cord.  All identical these show a enlistment date of 6-15-18 and should have seen some time in France.  No research has been done.

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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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WWI BLUE DENIM DUFFLE BAGS ID"d TO A SOLDIER IN THE 22ND ENG. AND 350TH INF: This excellent duffle bag seems to been issued to a soldier in the 22nd Inf and maybe was attached to the 350th Infantry Co L as well.  Bag is in very nice condition with no problems and nicely identified.  Duffle bags in general are a tough find from this period.

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SCARCE 1920'S TO 1930'S DUTCH NEATHERLANDS PILOT WINGS:  These are quite SCARCE from this era and the enamel and pattern along with the pin on the back is what tells you the era to which these are.  Excellent condition but one small chip at top of enamel sun.  A scarce pair of wings from a DEVISTATED Air service group after the invasion of Germany in 1940.

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USMC ENLISTED COLLAR DISC SET WITH ORIGINAL BACK NUTS WWI:   These are a nice set that came from a small grouping of a solider without  uniform.  If you are in need of a set these are fantastic   Right and left side these appear to be the US manufactured type.

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USMC DRESS PATTERN EGA FOR VISOR CAPS WITH CORRECT NUT AND PLATE:  This is the dress version in bright brass and still has enough gilting to let you know.  It has the smooth nut as seen on these type and the backing plate as well.  Nice condition.

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USMC EGA FOR VISOR, HELMET, OVERSEAS, AND CAMPAIGN HATS WWI:  This one has the right patena and enough wear to look great on any of the types of headwear they were issued including the Army overseas cap.  Excellent look and the correct early domed nut and plate on the back.

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EGA INSIGNIA FOR VISOR, HELMET, OVERSEAS AND CAMPAIGN HATS WWI:  This one is in just absolute fantastic original condiiton with the pin on the back and the domed correct nut and plate.  These were even worn on the Army issue overseas caps and this one wuold be great on anything you put it on.

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USMC EGA FOR VISOR, HELMET, OVERSEAS AND CAMPAIGN HATS WWI:  This is a nice EGA that would be nice on a Overseas cap or on campaign cap.  It is worn to the brass but aged well and the black is all but gone.  No nut but the deatils are still fine and well struck.  Has Long/Lat lines ac correct for period,

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DIAGNOSIS TAGS AND POUCH FOR THE ENLISTED MEDICAL BELT 1918 DATED:  This is a nice book of full tags and a pouch for the enlisted medical pouch.  Book was bent but in one piece and the pouch has a snag on the bottom but looks factory error due to unissued condition.  NIce to find the set and these have all dried up.

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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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EQUIPMENT TRANSPORT BAG MARKED TO SOLDIER AND BASE HOSPITAL #28: This nice LARGE bag was used for transporting equipment or such.  In this case a soldier had it that was part of the unit.  Has his dog tag sewn on and I have a history of this Missouri soldier as well.  Well marked bag with name and unit.  Base hospital stuff is tough to find but recently I acquired a large collection that had some.

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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 FIRST AID INSTRUCTIONAL PACKET FOR TRAINING OF BANDAGES:  This one is unopened and dated 1917 by Wilford Hall and was used in the training of soldiers of how to use their indivisual bandages they carried on the rifle belts in the battlefield.  Excellent condition.

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FIRST AID INSTRUCTIONAL PACKET TRAINING AID BY SEABURY WITH BLUE LABEL:  This is the harder one to find and has the blue label and the reinforced edges.  1917 dated and in excellent condition.  These were used to train soldiers how to use their individual bandages they carried on their ammo belts.  

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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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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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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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WWI FLASH LIGHT "THE ARTILLERYMANS" TYPE IN GREAT CONDITION: This flash light when found with the box is called the "Artillerymans" flashlight for some reason, but was actually used by all the soldiers and the most popular one found in groupings,  Excellent condition with original paint.

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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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ORIGINAL CAN OF ISSUE FOOT POWDER IN 1/4 POUND CAN FOR FIELD USE:  These were the personal size cans that were issued to the men in the field to cut back on the cases of "Trench Foot" that were taking a toll on the troops.  Nice condiiton and full contents. 1918 dated

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FRENCH 2 LITER PATTERN CANTEEN WITH CUP AND STRAP:  This one has some use and a tad of missing cover in one area shown.  BUT all in all this one has not been messed with and has the shoulder leather sling (a bit stiff but strong) and the twine that attaches to the cup and the corks.  A very nice overall complete canteen set.

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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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NICE FRENCH PRE-1915 LONG VERSION LEBEL BAYONET NO SCABBARD: This one does not have the scabbard but retains the early quillion on the handle that is made of aluminum.  Very nice conditon overall.

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EXCELLENT CONDITON FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE WITH PALM AND STAR:  VEry nice and with the 1917 date this could have been awarded with these devices to a AEF soldier as well.  Very nice crisp ribbon and attachments.

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FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE WITH SINGLE STAR EARLY DATED 1915:  This is the 1915 issue and in wonderful condiiton with the original ribbon and pin on the back.  Bright colors on the ribbon and a great light patena to the planchet.

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WWI FRENCH IDENTIFICATION BRACELET TO SOLDIER THAT ENLISTED IN 1916:  they way the french did there bracelets was his name "Marchal, Emile" and 1916 for entry of service.  On the back is the location entered or stationed and his number as seen.  E#xcellent condition with the original chain.

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WWI FRENCH ANTISEPTIC BANDAGE TYPE "C" AS USED BY OUR TROOPS:  These were not always used by the French as we were really short of first aid bandages during the War.  This one is French Ministry war marked and in nice condition.  Great for a Medics or docrtors display.

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FRENCH MODEL 1852 MESS KIT 3 PIECE SET WITH CHAIN:  This is a fairly nice set with one little tiny hole in the 2nd pan on the bottom edge.  Great condition for one thats "Been There" and displays well with some of the tining remaining.

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FRENCH ORPHANS OF THE ARMEES DONATION PIN WWI WITH RIBBON: This is a nice thin made donation ribbon and pin for the relief of all the Orphans the War was leaving behind from the dead soldiers and towns people. Excellent condition and a testiment to the casualties of the War were not just the soldiers but the childeren

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RARE WWI FRENCH AASEN MORTOR CHEMICAL BOMB "EXCELSIOR AB ROUND": Time to time a Explosive type round may come up for sale, BUT it took a lot of research to find this one and I have pics of the soldiers filling them with gas and research to go with it.  Fins are bent and little to no rust.  This is a extreamely rare gas/smoke/incindiary round for a short lived French weapon.  Dont miss this one.  

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FRENCH POCKET SMALL MIRROR WITH BRASS BACK WITH SOLDIERS 1914:  It says "Occupation Des Frontieres 1914" on the back and has 2 soldiers standing, so I take it a early WWI piece and they are on the front line.  Excellent condition and original glass mirror.

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FRENCH TRENCH ART LIGHTER OF DE GAULLE TEARS FOR VERDUN STATEMENT:  Not too sure what it is saying but he is crying on the Verdun side and Happy on the Paris side.  Cartoonish type art and in very nice condition.

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FRENCH MADE TRENCH WEAPON FASHIONED FROM A LEBEL BAYONET BLADE:  This Must have been made from a broken latch or damaged handle LONG version of the Lebel bayonet Pre-1915.  Nice overall conditon and could probrably use a regular scabbard, but would have been a nice close combat weapon as well for those early morning trench raids.

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FRENCH TYPE 9 "MILITARY MEDAL" FOR SERVICE WITH ORIGINAL RIBBON:  This is a Superb example of a WWI issue type 9 variation of this medal.  Excellent condition on the ribbon and the pins as well. This was awarded to some of the members of the AEF as well.

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FRENCH MINIATURE MEDAL SET OF 7 WITH ORIGINAL TOP BAR 1920'S PERIOD:  This is a GREAT assortment of original just after the war medals with the original uniform mounting bar.  They are in a frame on a padded silk lining and you can see the shadow.  They are in excellent condition and with a wounded star medal as well.  This soldier was in a while to get this set.

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FRENCH WWI SWEETHEART BRACELET WITH CROIX DE GUERRE AND CITY COAT OF ARMS:  This is a Silver made bracelet and very detailed in the coat of arms from several cities and the awards that separate them.  Very Attractive.

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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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SMALL LOT OF FUN FRENCH MONEY , STAMPS AND TRAVEL TICKETS FOR SOLDIER IN fRANCE:  Basically a little fluff for a personal touch to your collection,  Has French francs coupons for fun and stamps and a couple of travel coupons.  

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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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US GAS MASK WITH 129TH ARTILLERY PAINTED INSIGIA AND ANTI-FOG STICK:  Very nice condiiton bag with the Unit insignia that Harry S. Truman was a part of.  Is this his bag?  lol. but it does have a flexible hose and a semi flexible mask.  flapper there but hard and detached and the fog stick present.

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USMC 5TH MARINES IDENTIFIED GAS MASK AND BAG WITH CARD:  This is a FANTASTIC named and regiment marked bag to a Marine by the name of J. C. Mc Cague.  His service number is early and the card as well is filled out to the 5th Marines with a early issue date of Sep of 1918.  A very scarce fully ID'd USMC bag with stiff mask and hose.

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GAS MASK AND BAG WITH 35TH DIV INSIGNIA DRAWN ON AND 2 GAS ENTRIES ON CARD:  Great hand drawn insignia of the 35th division. No ID, but has Kan-Mo under for the area he was from,  This one has 2 GAS entries on the card for battlefield use.  That is not common.  Hard hose and hard mask, nice tank.

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2ND ENGINEERS PAINTED AND IDENTIFIED GAS MASK BAG WITH BATTLES:  This is a nice condition bad with the scars of the battles listed on the bag as "Verdun - Scissons - Chateu Theirry - St. Mihiel  and one I cant read" His last name of " Edwards" is on the bag as well.  A very nice scarcer unit to find painted on a bag.

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US GAS MASK WITH BRITISH ISSUE BAG MARKED TO 26TH INFANTRY WITH NAME: Nice condition overall wtih little fraying on part of strap.  YD 26th division insignia drawn on with "Fitzgerald" and his LOW service number of 65143.  The mas is US issue and the tank is fine, hard stretched hose but a nicer early mask semi flexible.

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NICE US GAS MASK WITH NAME AND NUMBER WITH GAS COMBAT ENTRY ON CARD:  This mask is complete with the anti-fogging stick and a card with a entry for being worn in battle for gas.  War issued date and in Excellent condition with pretty flexible hose and a mask that will go on a head.  Flapper hard but amazingly intact.  A overall really nice set.

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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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MEDICAL BELGIUM MANUFACTURED GAUZE AS USED BY US MEDICAL DEPT.:  Like all other supplies we used what we could get during the War and bandages from the French and Belgium were common to see in the kits and hospitals in France with the US.  Excellent condiiton about 7x4 inch

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GERMAN ZEPPELIN L-31 PARTS OF WRECKAGE SHOT DOWN 1916 AT POTTERS BAR:  This is one of the more famed shot down air ships due to the pilot was the most skilled and hated of the pilots bombing london in WWI.  Also famous for the potters tavern where the drinkers came out to celebrate with their drinks.. 3 pieces and the original note are included.  A excellent part of history of the terror they faced from the skies in London.

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ORIGINAL GERMAN ZEPPELIN L-21 WRECKAGE WITH SOUVENIR ORIGINAL TAG:  This is the first time I have run across one of these being tagges from the period.  This means they must have been sold to raise money or such, but nice origianl tag on a 3 inch section of this airship that was shot down.  You can google the whole story

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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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LONG SLENDER ISSUE TYPE WOOL GLOVES FOR COLD WEATHER IN THE TRENCHES:  These are in fantastic shape with no seen holes or wear and are the issued type of glove in wool.  Very nice to see with a overcoat and winter type cap in a collection of how the dressed in the cold wet trenches in France.

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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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WWI GROUPING TO PILOT IN TRAINING WITH PHOTOS AND LOG BOOK 1918: This nice grouping has several photos of Lt. Harley Morris in planes and such and a group photo in training.  Tons of hours in his log book of training and looks like he graduates right at end of war but stays in.  He enteres early in 1918. and looks to have finished Flying and all other Schools.  Nice Ellington Field dinner program too.

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GROUPING OF BOOKS AND ARTILLRY PAPERS FROM 129TH FA CAPT. K V BOSTIAN:  No doubt this WAS a friend of Harry Truman during the war.  From the same town of Independance MO, and in the 129th FA as Truman was.  A nice collection of 3 books and papers named to him. Message book has a page stating NEED for flares and GAS MASK immediately needed. A great small grouping from a famous unit. Manuals are from scarcer model guns

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VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE DRIVER OFFICERS GROUPING WITH MANY ITEMS ID'D: This is a outstanding grouing named to "Lt. Stanley L. Garman" this has 2  great types of cap badges one with pin variation (period changed) and his bracelet, the AAS Service medal and ribbon, Victory medal, buttons and a great photo of him.  I have a bit of research where he is mentioned by unit as well.  A SCARCE set to a American Ambulance Service Volunteer.

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GROUPING OF PHOTOS AND PAINTED HELMET TO SOLDIER IN 89TH DIV. POLICE:  This is a VERY nice and scarcer grouping to a member of the 89th Division Military Police.  His helmet is named and unit marked under the rim with full liner and strap.  And includes a small photo in the helmet and 2 framed he is present in both.  REALLY nice grouping.

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GROUPING TO A LT. C.A. MATZ OF THE FIRST AERO WITH DSC RIBBON AND MISL: Looks like this was all removed from a mothes up or old uniform, has his name uniform tag, a GREAT 1st Aero patch, 3 service striped a DSC ribon hand sewn on, and full set of buttons and US collar officers brass. I have not researched

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GROUPING TO A SOLDIER IN THE 332ND INFANTRY WITH PATCH AND SCARCE MEDAL: This grouping has his photo, a letter 3 page about another soldier he is worried about, his uniform patch in bullion and the Victory medal with the SCARCE Vittorio-Veneeto bar.  A wonderful condition grouping ID to a soldier.  His hat in photo has the 332nd numbers as well.

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PHOTOS AND DOG TAG GROUPING TO A 140TH INFANTRY SOLDIER 35TH DIVISION: This is a nice set of 2 photos of Arthur Parker and a Wife? One uniform shows the 140th patch and a great clear shot of his 140th inf M collar disk. usually hard to see a disk on these but it is very clear as seen.  A nice battle unit grouping and 1 tag.

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GROUPING OF 34TH DIVISION 109TH ENGINEER TO jOSEPH PETTIT WWI:  This is a nice grouping of his 2 tags, original uniform insignia of 34th Div. watch fob made from Victory medal, several service stripes, Eng/US collar disk, bracelet with initials and couple buttons and uniform ribbons. Victory ribbon has 2 battle stars.

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HANDKERCHIEF FROM THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TO MEN IN FRANCE:  These were some of the simple gifts that the loved to recieve from many of the organizations.  Excellent condition and a great item for a display of what a soldier would have in the field.

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SOUVENIR OF FRANCE HANDKERCHIEF WITH NOTE INSIDE OLD BOX:  This handkercheif has been tucked away with the note in this box for many years and really has saved it from andy damage.  Bright colors and very decorative lace.  A excellent example.

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USMC HANDKERCHIEF WITH EGA AND INITIALS "MEC" OD COLOR:  This nice size larger handkershief is a nice OD color and hand embroidered with a wonderful EGA insignia and the letters M E C . I have not a ID.  Very nice condition and displays well

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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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WWI USMC HATE BELT WITH LOTS OF BUTTONS AND EGA: This belt has a hemet EGA with domed nut and several British French and German buttons and a Italian star.  Has one cap badge. Belt is full length with the tab on the early Prussian NCO buckle.  A VERY nice example that only lost like 2 things.  but you can tell lhe added as he went along. all back are present on buttons and badges.

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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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LOOKING FOR WWI HELMETS???? THEY ARE IN THE HEADGEAR SECTION. THANK YOU

Price: look in head gear section

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41 PATRIOTIC WELCOME HOME WAR BONDS BUTTONS AND PINS WWI ERA:  This is just a bulk item that I put together as they are.  No real sorting has been done and some are common and some are very scarce.  Priced about 5 dollars each across the board and very attractive is you mounted them on a board like they look here.  

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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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INDIVIDUAL DRESSING PACKET BY WILFORD HALL PAPER WRAPPED 1917:  This is one of the packets that were not tin wrapped that were carried by medics as extras and in field hospitals.  This one is dated 1917 in wonderful condiiton.

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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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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 SET OF PILOT CADET CROSSED SIGNAL FLAGS AND WINGS:  These were only wore in the training fields like Ellington and others that the pilots trained at and wore these with the white band around their visor caps as well.  Excellent condition and a matched pair.

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SCARCE EARLY ISSUE AIR SERVICE SIGNAL CORPS OFFICERS COLLAR INSIGNIA:  These were only issued for a SHORT period before the Air service separated from the Signal Corps and had the Propped wings insignia used without flags.  Excellent conditon with the Winged globe being attached by back wires bent over as correct.  

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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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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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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 OFFICERS AIR CORPS PROPPED WINGS FOR COLLAR:  These have the Strling propellor attached by rivet and with the original pins on the back.  They are in excellent condition and a complete matched set. Getting a bit hard to find like these

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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 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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IODINE SWABS FOR THE ENLISTED MEDICAL BELT WWI:  These are not the contract type but they have been commonly found in the belts.  The medical Department had shortages of all supplies and these like other items were available and used as well when needed.  All 3 tubes are present.

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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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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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2 LIBERTY BELL LAPEL PINS FROM WWI:  These were to raise funds for the War effort and are in very nice shape and the liberty bell was one of the themes used in WWI.

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35TH DIVISION LIGHTER GIVEN TO TROOPS FROM FRANCE TO ST. LOUIS SOLDIERS:  This is probrably one of my favorite items the French gave to our men.  It was for the troops of the 35th division out of St. Louis and it was a WELL made lighter that would work on the simple pull wick without fluid or the other side with a small fluid wick. nice conditon and only missing the orange flameless wick and pull ball.

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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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M1905 SPRINGFIELD 16 INCH BAYONET 1913 DATED WITH CANVAS SCABBARD:  This is a nice 1913 dated bayonet.  A bit harder to find this year.  Some light sharpening in the past but not bad, with a nice original wood handle and a scabbard that is beautiful and clean.

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M1910 RATION CONDIMENT CAN WITH MOST THE PLATING REMAINING:  These were issued to all the men heading to france to hold a 3 day supply of coffee, sugar, and salt in . the can is divided in 2 parts for the first 2 items and a friction lid at the end held the salt ration.  These were carried in the haversack along with the Bacon cans for rations of meat.

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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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M1917 TRENCH KNUCKLE KNIFE MADE BY LF&C WWI WITH SCABBARD: This fighting knife is in excellent condition and with great paint on the handle and the blueing on the blade.  Scabbard is nice and tight but has a tad of rust on the metal that will clean easily.  The knife is excellent all over.  

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M1918 PATTERN BRASS HANDLED TRENCH KNIFE MADE IN FRANCE BY "AU LION": This is a far better condiiton M1918 than most I see out there in the French version.  And just to remind you ONLY the French type, as this one, made it to see any action in the trenches due to the contract for US made ones being so late.  Excellent original scabbard as well.  IF you want the one that was actually issued this is it folks and a beauty!!

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PRESBYTERIAN TABLE MEDAL IN BOX TO HER LOYAL MEN THAT SERVED: This is not a common medal due to the fact it was given to only a certain small group that served from the Presbyterian church.  Excellent details and weight to this table type medal. Wonderful high relief of the LIBERY scene on the front.

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WWI ESSEX COUNTY NEW YORK MEDAL TO SOLDIERS OF WWI WHO PARTICIPATED:  Excellent condition in the original makers box.  Original ribbon and un-named.  

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JEFFERSON COUNTY IOWA RECOGNITION MEDAL FOR WWI SOLDIERS: Very nice medal from Jefferson County Iowa with the original ribbon and pin but the top bar has become unsewn.  Easy fix but a harder medal to find.

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WWI COUNTY ISSUED MEDAL FROM MADISON COUNTY NEW YORK:  This medal would have been given out to the men and Women that would have served in the War.  This one is in Unissued condiiton and in the original box with the manufacture name on the top.

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VERY NICE MISSOURI STATE MEDAL FOR ALL SOLDIERS THAT ENLISTED IN WWI:  This Missouri medal was one of the 2 types that was given to ALL the soldiers that were from Missouri and served in WWI.  Excellent conditon with the original ribbon and pin attachment bar.

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STATE OF OREGON PARTICIPATION IN WWI MEDAL FOR SOLDIERS:  These were made and given to the soldiers and Sailors of WWI from the State of Oregon for thier participation in the Great War.

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WWI VICTORY MEDAL NAMED ON PAPER TO A SOLDIER IN THE 138TH FH AND 128TH FA: This soldier was part of the 138th Field hospital and in the Medical dept of the 128th Field artillery as well.  Research is included.  Medal is not named only the paper pinned to it.

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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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STONEBRIDGE MEDICAL DEPT. MARKED FOLDING FIELD LANTERN: This is a nice used medical department marked folding lantern.  These were carried by some medics in the backkpacks and on the Ambulances in the suppies box on the sides of the truck.  Very nice condition with full MICA windows.

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EAR THROAT AND EYE EXAM KIT FOR WWI MEDICAL DOCTOR:  This came out of a doctors large amount of kits and items I recently got that he used in Base Hospital 5 in France.  Looks pretty complete.  Excellent item for that medical display of items you may have or want.

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WWI FIELD NEEDLE STERILIZER FOR MEDICAL PERSONEL:  These were issued to doctors and medics as a way to keep the reusable needles clean and somewhat sterilized in the field.  Excellent condiiton with the heating lamp still inside.

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WONDERFUL EARLY 1912 DATED MESS KIT IDENTIFIED TO A 8TH AERO SQD SOLDIER:  Wonderful early date on this RIA made mess kit of 1912.  It is also stamped on the bottom ideentiying it to a "S.J. Cullingham 8th AERO with a very early serial number of 18720.  Excellent condition.

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1917 DATED VERY NEAR UNISSUED MESS KIT WITH ALL PLATING ON HANDLE:  This mess kit is emaculate and one of the best I have seen in years.  Very nice original plating on the steel handle and the pull ring as well.  Light scratches but the finish is really clean inside and out.

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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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SWEETHEART PHOTO MIRROR OF WWI SOLDIER IN UNIFORM:  This is a very nice purse size mirror for a loved one back home in the US.  Nice condition but unidentified. These are not very commonly seen. 

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WWI SHAVING MIRROR WITH VERY DETAILED ENGRAVING OF OWNER AND UNIT: I don't think I have ever seen a mirror with such great detail of engraving for just being a mirror.  Must have been the" fairest one of all" in the trenches.  But fully engraved and named to a soldier in the 6th Inf. Band Co H.

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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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NICE USED MONEY BELT FROM A SOLDIER THAT WAS IN FRANCE FOR VALUABLES:  Its in wonderful condiiton and one of the items that people forget that's important in the field gear worn by a US soldier.  This kept his money and stamps and other valuables safe and close at all times.  Very nice to add to a grouping

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WWI SOLDIERS BONEY AND SAFE BELT FOR USE IN THE FIELD: These were a privately bought item on the bases and the soldiers would tie them around their waist to keep letters stamps and other valubles like money safe and secure on them at all times and not in the way of the uniform or pockets.  Excellent unissued condiiton.

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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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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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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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OVERSEAS STRIPE FOR SOLDIERS ABROAD LESS THAN 6 MONTHS:  This Blue stripe was intended for the troops that spent less than 6 months overseas which was surprising a lot of them.. It is felt on felt original construction.  

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SMALL PAPER AND BOOK GROUPING FROM A 31ST INF SOLDIER SIBERIAN EXPEDITION:  Nice little grouping ID'd to a soldier "Clarence Mills: of Co. K 31st Infantry that served in Siberia in 1918-1919.  Nice set of complete post cards from the Siberian city as well.

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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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WWI PROPAGANDA PIN "HEL-MET THE KAISER" WITH ORIGINAL PIN:  A lot of these are missing the pin but this has the original.  A nice larger size pin to be worn on the shirt to support the war.  Very neet how they took the word Helmet and split it to make "HELL MET THE KAISER" in some fashion.  Excellent condition.

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PAY AND RECORD BOOK TO SOLDIR IN CO. F 110TH AMMUNITION TRAIN 35TH DIVISION: This is a nice paybook to "Carl L. Hambleron of Kansas.  He was in the 110th ammunition train and served overseas  from May 1918.  entered service in Oct 1917, so hes a early bird.  Includes the outer cover.

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PAYBOOK TO A 353RD INFANTRY SOLDIER IN THE 89TH DIVISION IN FRANCE:  Excellent condition with no outer sleeve but has all his information and such.  Nice pay entries and from Kansas.  A great research projent.

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PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD MEDAL AWARDED TO EMPLOYEE "J.R. WILSON":  These were only awarded to the employees that went off to France to fight in the Great War.  It is in the original box of which is a bit tattered. a very interesting emplolyee medal for the First World War. I have done no research.

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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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COLLAR DISK AND PHOTO OF WELDON MOONEY 129TH FIELD ARTILLERY:  This is a nice photo ID from a scrap book years ago and a collar disk the soldier scratched on the unit as was done often in the field when you could not get a made one.  Nice age and a simple grouping of a famous unit Harry Truman was part of.

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VERY LARGE PICTURE POSTCARD LIKE BOOK OF PARIS AND VERSAILLES FRANCE WWI: Most likely printed in 1918-19 this LARGE book is like the smaller post card ones you see but really latger by 4 times.  Excellent condition and wonderful photos separated by thin tissue paper.  Printed in Paris

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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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2ND DIVISION INSIGNIA MARKED PRINTED LETTER PILLOW TO LOVED ONE:  This is one of those typical letter pillows you see time to time but this one is the FIRST I have seen from the 2nd Division with the beautiful indian.  The silk type material is sepatating a bit but not in the area of the insignia or oval.  A scarce and very nice piece to put in any 2nd diviison grouping.

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ORIGINAL WWI PILOT BULLION WINGS WITH BRASS BACKPLATE AND PIN:  These are typically seen in the sewn on fashion, but some of the pilots liked the pin on pattern due to cleaning of the uniform.  Excellent condition hand sewn over a brass plate with the original drop in pin on the reverse.  No damage to the bullion and a very nice original set.

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SET OF ORIGNAL WWI BULLION PILOT WINGS SEW ON PATTERN:  Not the best and not the worse I have seen but a nice solid set that has seen some wear of a uniform and still has most of the bullion treads with a few long gone. some corrosion as senn.  Still a nice set that are what they are.....REAL. 

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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 TO A SOLDIER IN THE 163RD INF "EDGAR ORNDER"  This was a relacement unit, but he most likely was in the 32nd division at this time in June when he was shot as the replentished that Div as well.  Has matching numbered box and shipping box, another for unknown  #'d medal not there .  Lots of paper work, photos and other items as seen.

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PURPLE HEART GROUPING TO "ZARA V. ACRE" WITH 4 BAR VICTORY MEDAL:  He was wounded of Oct 4, 1918 and you can find a photo of him and grave on the web.  His grave stone has this information that matches mine.  Pvt. HQ Co. *th Inf Brig..  From Michigan and this is a nice set with a worn victory medal and bars.  Awarded PH on Aprl,22,1933.

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PURPLE HEART GROUPING TO ROBERT S. OWEN 140TH MACHINE GUN 35TH DIV:  His discharge clearly shows machine gun Co 140th Infantry.  Wounded lightly 29th Sept 1918 and he was the commander of the Purple heart Society as well.  Has his Cap with WWI shoulder patch on it, 3 bar victory, PH #28084, Missouri medal and a other medal. Discharge, 2 Photos and other paperwork.  Excellent Wounded Purple heart grouping.

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PURPLE HEART GROUPING TO SOLDIER THAT WAS SEVERLY INJURED LAST 15 MIN OF WAR: Company B and a few others like this soldier were Heavely hit with Artillery fire by the Upset Germans 15 minutes from 11 O'clock.  He could have been even 1 minute but the Record shows it started at 10:45.  Name and number have been lightly defaced for some reason unknown, but Sgt.Fred Tucker was in the 356th Infantry Co. B.  Also has 3 battle victory ribbon.  Number on heart is 39656. no top bar.

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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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EXCELLENT 1ST LIEUTENANT RANK IN SOLID SILVER WITH SCARCE SCREW BACKS: I wish these had a maker mark cause they are FANTASTIC and well made and heavy. Great for the field due to the screw backs and would not pop off.  Wonderful matched set with the "silver" mark on both.

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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 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 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 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 SEALED 8 OZ HARD BREAD RATION AS ISSUED IN THE TRENCHES:  Excellent original sealed tin of hard bread that was part of a 3 day ration set that every soldier in the trenches carried in their packs.  Dark can from age but very nice and nice condition.  Getting hard to find these lately.

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RED CROSS WWI DITTY COMFORT BAG FOR ITEMS SET TO THE FRONT:  The Red Cross in WWI sent millions of gloves, Scarfs, and sweaters and such to the front lines to give a bit of comfort to the soldiers fighting.  This would have been one of the bags they were packed the soldier could use later.  small stain but very nice for a personal touch in a collection.

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WWI RED CROSS DITTY BAG AS GIVEN OUT TO TROOPS WITH COMFORT ITEMS:  This 14x14 inch bag has the applied "red cross" on the front and would have contained maybe a pair of gloves, scarf, or other items to make a soldier on the front line more comfortable.  Nice to make a collection more personal.

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WWI RED CROSS MARKED AND MADE DITTY BAG WITH GREAT PATTERN:  Want a ditty bag that is going to STAND OUT? well This one is a eye popper and in great conditon with the sewn on front "Red Cross" tag.  Excellent condiiton and would have been passed out to the soldiers with comfort items inside.

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FRENCH RED CROSS FUND BULLET STICK PIN ON THE ORIGINAL DONATION CARD:  This was assembled in England for the Red Cross relief fund of the French.  Excellent conditon on the ORIGINAL card.  These were sold here in the US as well to raise money. It is a French 8mm bullet with pin to attach to slothing.

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ORIGINAL 1932 EARLY ISSUE RIBBON FOR THE PURPLE HEART:  This is a EARLY 1st type issue ribbon that would have gone with the BB&B type medal in the early box.  Light but very little to no use.  Strong colors as the first issue were a bit lighter as correct.

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WWI RIBBON FOR POLAR BEAR CLUB "DETROIT'S OWN" NORTH RUSSIAN EXPEDITION; This is a extra ribbon I had in a grouping to a soldier that was in the NRE and in the "Polar Bear" club of vetereans that served in the Russian Expedition.  Excellent condition with a hand sewn back on a brass plate. Original pin on back.

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STERLING SILVER SIGNAL CORPS RING WWI WITH ORIGINAL JEWELERS BOX: This is a wonderful ring in Sterling silver that has the original box from the jeweler it came from out of Kansas.  It has the crossed flags on the front and US and a EAGLE on the other side.

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MEDICAL DEPT SILVER RING MADE OVERSEAS FOR SOLDIER:  This is just a nice silver unmarked ring in not the best quality of a jewler but made overseas for a soldier serving in France.  NIce addition to a medical officer or ambulance grouping.

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RUSSIAN OFFICERS WWI BELT BUCKLE:  Very nice bring back of a WWI soldier and it has a nice patina to the brass.  Been worn a lot and has wear to the front eagle.

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SAM BROWN LOWER BELT ONLY WITHOUT SROSS STRAP AS SOMETIMES WORN: I have seen a few original photos of the officers without the cross strap on and only this lower half.  but this one is in great conditon with the wire type buckle for that era.

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QUARTERMASTER DEPARTMENT SAW FOR THE BUTCHERS KIT WWI LARGE: This saw is a whopping 2 feet long and was used for the cutting of meats when they came whole as a beef or pig.  These are part of a kit the butchers used and this one is Excellent conditon with the original blade and full wooden handle with no cracks

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GILLETTE SHAVING KIT ID'd TO "JOHN H. NELSON" 137TH INFANTRY: It also mentions the Intellegence section but as well it has 137th Infantry and 35th Div.  Nice used condition with not too much wear and the handle has crack as most fo the head and blade case is fine.  

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WWI SHAVING KIT BY AUTOSTROP COMPLETE AND "US PROPERTY" MARKED: The US Property marked shaving kits are a bit harder to find as they were issued pieces.  Complete and in nice condiiton.  A excellent piece that would fill out a nice grouping.

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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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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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SHARPSHOOTER AWARD NAMED AND DATED 1916:  This is a VERY nicely engraved medal with the dated of "May 10 1916" and named to a "SGT. Frank Simonik".  These are really a nice find. They all look the same in style unless you get a dated one then you know the era of production.  Excellent conditon.

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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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SCARCE PRE-WWI (1917) SILVER JIGGER GLASS OF THE S.S. AMERIKA SHIP: I can tell you anything off this ship is excedingly rare pre-1917.  This is hand engraved and by a very famous maker of silver in Germany.  The size of a shot glass and stamped on the bottom.  Hand engraved with great toning and age to the silver.  I suspect a traveler had a pocket souviner with this out of the 1st class bar.  When surrendered to the US in 1917 all the ships precious items were taken by the treasury department and melted down.  This is a scarce early piece. Then she became the USS America

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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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SHRAPNEL ON ORIGINAL BOARD STATING  IT FELL ON HOSPITAL FROM ZEPPLELIN: This appears to be original ot the board and the typing is OLD.  It states it hit a hospital from a Zeppelin raid around Bolongue France in 1918.  Hur and killed many.  I thinks its Artillery but they hit them with both actually at the same time often. About 5 inches long and sharp.

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4 INCH PIECE OF SHRAPNEL DATED 28TH OF APRIL 1917:  Very nice and clean, not rusted or such and definatly a bring back that did not lay around for long.  Still siverish an it says something on the back but just cant make it out.

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PAIR OF UNISSUED ARTIC TYPE GLOVES WITH WHITE RABBIT FUR LINING:  These are one of the reconized sets seen in photos of the Troops in Siberia and Russia until 1919.  Excellent unissued condition with 1 small nip.  These have the White rabbit fir inside and the original neck string so not to lose them.  These also have the Additional trigger finger if needed for Shooting the rifle or pistol.

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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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SCARCE SIGNAL CORPS WWI MARKED WATCH WORKING CONDITION:  It is missing the knob, but the watch runs gret and the second hands run as well.  Nice white porcelin dial in great shape tieh the "12" in red.  Made by Zenith with just a band and a knob (which I was told easy to find) this would be a very scarce Issue watch of WWI.

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SOUVENIR NECKLACE LIKE A BOOK WITH MINI PHOTOS OF BOMBING OF SOISSONS:  This is one of the best little books of Photos I have ever seen from this period.  Made as a necklace it kept the wearer reminded of the bombardment of Soissons France in 1914-16 close to them.  Wonderful condition silver plated brass with a chain.

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MATCHED PAIR OF COLD WEATHER SOCKS WITH NICE "OD" STRIPES ON TOP:  Probrably not regulation for our troops but the red cross made so many types of these, but I think these were private bought due to the better quality of the loom.  Has red initials of soldier sewn on one and in VERY nice condition.

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WWI SON IN SERVICE FLAG WITH 2 STARS AND BRASS GROMENTS:  VERY nice cotton or wool flag with no damage and a light bit of fade on one side from hanging up.  This would have been for having 2 childeren in the service in WWI.  Period brass groments on eash top end.

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WWI SON IN SERVICE WALL PENNANT WITH ORDNANCE BOMB AND FLAG: This one has a break in the top bar, but fixable if you like.  It has the bursting ordnance bomb and great color still remains.  

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WWI SON IN SERVICE WALL PENNANT FOR INFANTRY WITH RIFLES:  This one has fantastic color including the Blue in the word INFANTRY and the whole thing is enbroidered  it has a small moth nip near the top, BUT this one has bayonets on the rifles as most do not.  Maybe cause they dont know how to attach them correctly as these are on top.. LOL

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WWI SON IN SERVICE WALL PENNANT FOR THE US NAVY WITH 1917 DATED TAG:  This one is nice and bright with full original color and NO damage anywhere.  Harder to find the Navy ones and this eagle is fantastic.  Also has a 1917 patent date sticker on the back original to the piece.

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WWI SON IN SERVICE WALL PENNANT FOR US ARMY AVIATION WITH WINGS:  This is a scarcer one due to it was for the  Army Air Corps of WWI.  Has the old pattern wings and flag applied to the piece and in great condition with great color.

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GERMAN WWI AIRPLANE FABRIC SENT HOME AS SOUVENIR DATED JULY 24, 1918: This nice about 6x5 inch section has 3 of the possible 5 colors from this pattern.  Has fold marks from being in envelope and sent home.  Dated on the fabric and original note with it.

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TRENCH MADE SPLINTER EYE SHIELD WWI WITH TWINE STRAPS: Got this out of a OLD collection but appears to be trench made of whatever scrap they found and could have been used by a tank driver or just a infantryman wanting protection.  NOT all soldiers could get their hands on a official one, but this one when put on really has a great view and a great look on a display head..  

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SPOON KEPT BY SOLDIER WHILE HEALING FROM WOUNDS IN HOSPITAL ID'd: This is just a ordinary medical dept. spoon, BUT the soldier ID'd as "Hugo Maire" Etched on spoon "Hotel Albert I / Notre Dame / Vichy / Base Hospital 76" on back: "Aisac-Lorine / St. Meheil Verdun / Cpl. Hugo Maire / Co.C 130 M.G. Bn. / AEF" on handle has wound stripe and Sep 29 1918.  Has reaserch of this soldier that matches up with 35% diability with Severe wound.

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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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109TH TRENCH MORTAR BATTALION FELT PILLOW CASE FROM CAMP CODY:  This was part of the 34th division and this larger pillow case is nice with a name of "SANDY" on the back which also could be the soldiers nickname.  Nice condition with great color.  A few nips from the moths but nothing bad.

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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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SCARCE FRENCH STRUCK BRONZE TABLE MEDAL TO THE 371ST COLORED US INFANTRY:  France was quite proud of the courage this unit had that was attched to thier army.  Being Colored we had no Idea or cared at the time, they would have turned out to be some of the biggest heros of the war.  France celebrated them by giving each soldier a medal that was struck at the paris mint.  Great detail and a wonderful history.

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BRONZE TABLE MEDAL FRENCH STRUCK "THE TANK ASSAULT" BY MORLON:  This is a spectacular large thick BRONZE table medal that was struck at the Paris Mint and in great detail.  The center of the back was left open for inscription but most are never seen with one.  Excellent original finish and condiiton.

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SMALL TABLE MEDAL WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER HOLDER FOR BATTLE FOR VERDUN:  They shall not pass was the rally cry for this city that went through the war so many times.  The gates are on the back with city name and the leather original holder is marked Verdun as well on the outside.

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BRONZE TABLE MEDAL FRENCH MADE "PAROLES DE PERSHING": This commemorative table medal is quite large and thick and stamped BRONZE on the edlge with the mark for the French mint.  Excellent condition with the original finish and with great detail.  

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TRENCH ART BRITISH 303 BULLET WITH CANADIAN FORCES BUTTON APPLIED:  This one has been drilled in the primer end and is hollow including the bullet.  May have been a pencil end.  But in very nice condition and very decorative.

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TORPEDO MODEL FROM THE USS SAVANNAH TO SAILOR 1918-19: This is a MK7 Bliss-leavitt type torpedo and it appears to have been made for "G.S. Haws" with dates on the bottom the the plaque,  Looks to be nickel plated brass and in great detail and about 16 inches long.  Never seen anything this nice before being torpedo related.  This ship was a Sub-tender and supply ship in WWI and would have supplied these out in the Atlantic.

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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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TRANSFUSION NEEDLE SET FOR THE LARGER BRITISH TRANSFUSION SETS:  This British marked set was used by a US doctory in BH-5 and could also be used in the battlefield alone with a rubber hose to go from one man to another.  Has the grease and several needles.  

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TRENCH ART 37MM COMPLETE INERT SHELL ID'D TO 804? PIONEER INF:  Ok I am thinking 804th Pioneer infantry due to the number is not used in any other unit as I can find.  This was a Colored segregated unit and the Trench art is simple but very clear and the complete shell.  VEry hard to find Colored unit items from WWI.

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TRENCH ART BY SOLDIER 37MM COMPLETE ROUND INERT WITH IDENTIFICATION:  This one is not the prettiest or win a blue ribbon, BUT this one was done by this soldier and has a ribbon with the word "FRANCE" around it and the dated 1918-1919. Lightly but visable is his name near the top of the brass shell. Research is "Adrian Wyant Co. L 351st Inf. From Pollock Missouri.

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TRENCH ART 37MM ROUND WITH CROIX DE GUERRE AND 4 BATTLES DATED 1918:  This nice shell casing and INERT projectile with a great etching and 4 battles" Argonne-Les Parges-Verdun-Saint Mihiel" A very nicely done piece.  No fuse on the top.

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SMALL TRENCH ART 37MM CUT DOWN SHELL FOR THE 140TH INFANTRY:  This is a very nice and small trench art piece made form a 37mm round and has the cut out pattern top and a carved out 35th insignia and a applied 140th infantry collar disk.

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TRENCH ART TYPE SOUVENIER WAIST BELT WITH RESHAPED GERMAN BUCKLE:  Im just going to call it that, but it appears they took a Lebel sling and fashioned it as a belt and reshaped the German buckle to fit and did a bunch of leading and got it to work as a trouser belt.  SO..... Trench art.. 

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TRENCH ART BROACH WITH PIN MADE FROM BULLET DATED 1918 WITH IRON CROSS:  This appears to have been made of a bullet or 2 and with a large pin on the back that could be worn as a broach.  Very well done and not the commonly seen stuff.

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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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CANTEEN WITH TRENCH ART OF THE INSIGNIA OF THE SIBERIAN FORCES:  Very nice 1918 dated canteen with a soldier engraved insignia of the siberian troops and forces.  Nice conditon and a GREAT addition to a S.E.F russian collection.

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WWI TRENCH ART LETTER OPENER MADE FROM A ARTILLERY DRIVING BAND:  This is a real driving band that has been fired and recovered to make a very nice letter opener that is engraved to "Mother".  Just over 6 inches with "World War 1918 France" on the other side.

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SMALL SNUFF BRASS CONTAINER TRENCH ART WITH ARRAS FRANCE AND COAT OF ARMS: This little powder or snuff box has a very decorated top and sides as well.  Very niclely done and one of those small ones that look great on a shelf with the small art and letter openers

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TRENCH ART LOOKING UTENSIL SET WITH BATTLE NAMES ON HANDLES:  These were most likely made in France for sale as a souviner with handles that look like driving bands off artillery shells.  Very well made and a complete set.  Would be great in a trench art and souviner collection.  

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TRENCH ART LETTER OPENER PRISONER MADE TO 129TH FA SOLDIER IN TRUMANS UNIT:  This IS from Trumans unit of Co. D and soldiers name is "Ralph Blewett".  Prisoners name is on crossguard as "B. Minta". Iron cross has KCMO (K.C. Mo.) on it and is made from a REAL artillery driving band.  So appropriate for a Field artillery unit. Comes with research. 7 1/2 in long

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TRENCH ART LETTER OPENER WIRH REIMS AND 1918 ON BLADE WITH BRITISH INSIGNIA:  The British insignia is on the french lebel casing for the handle with a steel ball attached on the end.  The blade is well marked and a very nice piece of trench art.

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WWI TRENCH ART LETTER OPENER WITH FRENCH LEBEL CASING FOR HANDLE:  This is about 5 inches long and very nicely made with no inscriptions but a 1917 dated bullet casing.  Excellent condition.  

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WWI TRENCH ART LETTER OPENER WITH VERDUN BLADE AND GERMAN BUTTON ON FRENCH ROUND:  This 7 1/2 inch letter opener is excellent with a 1916 dated lebel round and a blade marked with "Verdun".  It also has a german brass button attached to the handle.  Very nice piece.

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VERY DETAILED TRENCH ART LIGHTER NAMED MADE FROM FLARE BRASS CASING TO LOOK LIKE ARTILLERY SHELL:  VERY detailed and in wonderful condiiton including a made to lood driving band on the base.  Written on "1918 Hulbert Oliver Fears Argonne Sept 29."  One of the better detailed trench art lighters I have had.

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BRASS TRENCH ART MATCH BOX COVER WITH GERMAN ROUNDEL GOTT MIT UNS:  This one is in nice condition with the original box still inside.  Has the Roundel with "God With Us " in german on the front and a set of ribs on the side for strenth.

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TRENCH ART MATCH BOOK COVER ALUMINUM 72ND ENGINEERS: Excellent engraving on the whole piece and named "Frank Dorsch" as seen to a 72nd engineer soldier.  Beautiful castle and other well done engravings.  One of the more decrative ones I have had recently.

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TRENCH ART MATCH BOX COVER IN ALUMINUM WITH IRON CROSS AND 1919 DATE:  This was most likely made by a german on his way home after the War.  Has a Iron Cross and Trier-Coln on other side and the date 1919 on the side.  Also the dated of 1914-1918.  A very well detailed engraved piece.

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TRENCH ART MATCH BOX COVER WITH COAT OF ARMS OF ST. MIHIEL ON FRONT:  This is a nice souvenir piece probrably made right in that town for the men to buy and take home and use.  Nice condition and made of brass from a artillery shell.  lots of those laying around that town.

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TRENCH ART MATCH BOX COVER BRASS WITH BULLET, GERMAN BUTTON, FRENCH COIN:  This is a nice well done cover with a German Bullet, Fench coin and a German button on it.  Has the name " Raymond P. Ohler" and France 1918 on other side.  

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TRENCH ART MATCH BOX COVER MADE BY GERMAN POW NAMED TO SOLDIER AND UNIT: I love a POW made piece of trench art and this one actually is engraved to a "Earl Hanson" " From your Prisoner Josef Kuhn"  Crossed rifles with PWE (prisoner of war enternment camp #209) and Montoir France on it as well.  Made of Nickeled steel and in great condition.

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TRENCH ART MATCH BOX COVER IN BRASS WITH US EAGLE UNIFORM BUTTON ON IT: Very simple and this one was probrably actually made in the trenches from the look of it being so crude and out of a artillery shell casing by the thickness.  Most to all were made in towns for the men.

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TRENCH ART MATCH BOX COVER WITH AMERICAN SHIELD AND "SOUVENIR" ETCHED: This one is another one of those that a US soldier probrably did on his own.  Not bad and the color job on it is actually nice. Only the word "Souvenir" is in it. Match box still present

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TRENCH ART SMALL DAGER MADE FROM AERIAL DART AND LEBEL CASING HANDLE:  This also has a British button on the front and as a end cap on the piece.  It has the cross guards made of bullets and the blade is actually a aerial dart sharpent to a point of the original fins.  First Aerial dart trench art I have seen.

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TRENCH ART US TORPEDO BADE OF BRASS LEAD FILLED AND HEAVY: This is a nice harder to find piece being a torpedo and not the normal trech art you see.  Nice small side and nice detail for what the subject is and twin props on the back.  VERY HEAVY. Well over 2 pounds

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TRENCH ART NECKLACE PANDANT FROM BULLET WITH IRON CROSS VERDUN 1914-19: Very detailed and a nice small piece of trench art that was made from a bullet and a iron cross on the top with the years 1914 and 1919 and the town of VERDUN.

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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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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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US ISSUE TRENCH MIRROR, BAYONET TYPE PATTERN WWI:  Tis was one of the 2 types of trench mirrors that were issued by the US in WWI.  The other was the wooden box type.  This one was to be fixed on your bayonet or pole to sude to peep into "no mans land" without getting your head hit by a bullet.

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TRENCH WATCH WWI WITH PARTIAL LEATHER BAND BY INGERSOL BLACK DIAL:  This came right out of a foot locker and is not a working piece but one of those that would be great in a display and still has the leather case and part of the strap for the wrist.  Pocket watch small pattern but a original wonderful look.

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WWI TRENCH WATCH WITH STRAP AND 35TH ENGINEERS LAPEL BUTTON ATTACHED:  The 35th engineers was a Special ordered by President unit to Fix the Railway cars in France dutring the war.  Very important job to get to front lines.  Watch is unmarked lug type with full band and does not work.  

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EXCELLENT WWI TRENCH WATCH WITH GUARD AND COMPLETE WRIST BAND: This original watch needs only a spring I think from looking and is VERY clean inside and out.  Made by Marvin Watch Co. 7 Jewel and adjustable ones as well.  Excellent face "shrapnel" guard and the original band in wonderful condition.  I think with Little effort it would be working.  But one of the best I have had in a while.

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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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APPRECIATION TROPHY TO A LIEUTENANT IN THE 26TH INF FROM THE MEN: This Very well made cup is silver plated and bronzed look with the handles being engraved as seen.  About 6 in high and 9 inches wide. American made and a wonderful Greek or art deco design, would really polish up well.  

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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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UROLOGY SCOPE USED BY LT. COL. HENDERSON CHEIF SURGEON BASE HOSPITAL 28 IN FRANCE:  This complete kit from the looks of it has the box and in it contains his history.  Paper clipping of him taking command of base, a original photo of him in Uniform.  Several papers pertaining to his life befor and after.  One nice grouping from a WWI surgion from a base hospital in France from Kansas City MO.

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USMC 1919 DATED CARVED WOODEN BOX FROM SANTA DOMINGO D.R.: This beautiful box had been made for a Marine in the Dominion Republic while our 3rd Regiment was still there for Duties.  Beautiful construction and elaborate EGA on the top.  A real "show off" piece that would stand out in any USMC collection.

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USMC WWI DISCHARGE AND PHOTO OF 5TH MARINE WOUNDED AT BELLEAU WOODS:  Excellent original doube sided framed discharge and a personal photo of this Marine from K.C. Missouri.  Looks to been wounded June 6th 1918.  Excellent condition and a Missouri research paper is included.

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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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WATCH FOB AND COLLAR DISC FOR THE 133RD INFANTRY COMPANY M:  Nice matches set to the unit and the compnay.  I think these came out during the Mexican border war more but also were a item available for WWI soldiers as well.  Excellent condition and from the 34th Division.

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VERY NICE SET OF WIRE CUTTERS IN THE ORIGINAL 1918 FIELD POUCH:  This is a very nice WWI set of wire cutters in a original 1918 dated pouch for the combat belts.  Excellent condition on both and a great item that was very needed in the trenches.

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US ISSUE FRENCH PATTERN WIRE CUTTERS DATED 1918 COMPLETE:  These are mostly found with out the wrap but his pair still has it to protect from Voltage used by the Germans.  Excellent condition and well manufacture marked with the guides still in place at the teeth.

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WOODEN TRENCH PERISCOPE MIRROR WITH ORDNANCE ACCEPTANCE STAMP:  You wont see this normally marked like this, but I have a feeling the string had a tag for the ordnance dept as well with manufacture name and such.  This is most likely the one used that was sent to the government for inspection and acceptance for manufacture.  Excellent near mint.

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SMALL SECTION OF A BRISTOL FIGHTER PLANE SOUVENIR DATED MAY 17 1918:  This small 4 1/2 by 3 inch section is made from some type of laminated material light weight and is PERIOD written on and is nice souvenir of the Air battles of France in WWI and how the men loved to send parts home.

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PLANE FABRIC FROM WRECKAGE OF A NIEUPORT 28 IN 1917 DATED ENVELOPE:  Apparently sent home in another lette and is 3 sections of fabric and its Camoufage as well.  I always like these fabric sections they sent home as Aeroplanes were new to MOST soldiers and facinatins.  longest one is 4 inches

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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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