Vintage U.S. Military Collection 
Lot Number 684
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 03/17/2008 10:00:00 
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Description

Assembled is a significant collection of military items and personal effects from both World Wars and the Korean War. Many of these items were possessed by “Corporal Leonard Moat, Bat., A, 43” and are engraved/stamped with this identification. The apparel in this collection includes (2) Corporal uniforms, (2) green hats, Staff Sergeant uniform (top and bottom) and a U.S.S. Henry County Petty Officer Third Class Uniform (top). Another key piece is a framed 1951 silk Korean War Blood Chit that contains a message for assistance in (6) languages. Carried by American fighter pilots, this piece does not show wear and is numbered 33867F. Some of the dated items in this collection include a 1914 U.S. Army Manual of Interior Guard Duty, 1917 Bauer and Black individual dressing packet, 1917 U.S. Army Field Message Book (unused), 1917 Eng. Dept. USA pocket compass and (2) 1924 and 1926 Memorial Day bulletins from Balton, Minnesota. Other assorted items in this collection include (3) .40 caliber clips and shells, Beacon battery light, canteen and belt holster, gas mask, green scarf, metal helmet, gas mask with canvas carrying kit, insignia buttons, jewelry chain, mess kit, notepad (half used) and a toiletry kit with soapbox and shaving brush. All of the personal items in this collection reveal moderate to extensive usage and portray a nice slice of everyday military duty. 
 
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