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#1 kiaiokalewa

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 02:46 PM

I was going through some of my junk at my moms place on Oahu and actually forgotten I had some of these uniforms. Yes, I got stung by the interwar uniform bug and this represents about a third of what I have. The rest of it is on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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#2 BILL THE PATCH

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 05:17 PM

All very very nice, wish you could show close ups. Especially the 34th div.

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 05:45 PM

A better image of the 34th

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 06:43 PM

 Fantastic examples kiaiokalewa, I,m in particular enamored with those two Corps patched coats, very rare to see these, Reserve as they were, not to mention the Bunker Hill Flag one of the 11th Corps.

 

As an aside, if you can post close ups of all the shoulder patches for the Shoulder Patches Reference Forum, in their respective lists, that would be an incredible addition to these lists.

 

In example, for XI Corps, there's no Interwar posted of the Bunker Hlll Flag type you have, only early WWII fully embroidered types.

 

http://www.usmilitar...c/515-xi-corps/



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Posted 20 May 2017 - 03:53 AM

Beautiful examples!

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 04:28 AM

Thanks, man that 34th is killer, not to mention the 45th. Sent from my XT1031 using Tapatalk

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 05:53 AM

Fantastic collection!

#8 kanemono

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 06:05 AM

Great collection! I love the inter-war material.

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 06:25 AM

Outstanding collection!!!!



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Posted 20 May 2017 - 08:46 AM

The 12th Corps is it embroidered or two piece ?  Love the 34th also, Inter War Corps are tough for the most part.  Great collection..



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Posted 20 May 2017 - 09:52 AM

It's an early multi constructed piece made to OQMG specifications. Unfortunately it's not a PQMD manufactured example. Although this one has an embroidered pine tree the Philadelphia Depot one had both the red cross and pine tree hand embroidered with heavy silk thread. None the less no complaints from me just happy that I have this one. The coat is correct for the Corp of Engineers as its buttons all are representative of that branch.

Would love to find a matching pair of 341st Engineer Regiment DIs to put on this coat. On the shoulder straps there is evidence of these DIs being once their in screwback fashion.

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 10:29 PM

213th Coast Artillery Regiment second Keystone SSI design and third distinctive insignia worn by the unit.

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 10:33 PM

79th Division, 304th Engineer Regiment, early transitioning uniform

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 10:37 PM

76th Division, 304th Infantry Regiment.

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 10:40 PM

103rd Division, 412th Infantry Regiment.

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 10:44 PM

95th Division, 320th Medical Regiment.

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 10:49 PM

27th Division, 27th Military Police Company.

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 10:50 PM

When I get a chance I'll post some more of my interwar uniforms.

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Posted 07 September 2017 - 04:31 AM

I drool every time I see these pieces of art. They are GORGEOUS! Thanks for showing them to us and thanks for adding them to the uniforms section. 

 

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Posted 07 September 2017 - 05:26 AM

When I get a chance I'll post some more of my interwar uniforms.


Please do! These are beautiful and under appreciated.

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Posted 07 September 2017 - 05:29 AM

Oh my, really great stuff here....many thanks for sharing, this is my favorite period. :)



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Posted 07 September 2017 - 02:44 PM

very nice.  i really like the 79th tunic....



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Posted 07 September 2017 - 06:25 PM

Outstanding pieces!!  Like you and others above, I've always had a thing for interwar militaria.  Probably stems from my Dad joining the Marines in 1936.  Your selection of tunics show variations much more interesting than (in my opinion) most of the mass produced insignia in WWII.  

 

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Posted 08 September 2017 - 07:05 AM

Thanks a lot for posting these, they are so cool to see. The stand-up collar with gold buttons is a really nice combo, a lot of those were tailored into roll collars. And that 76th Div chenille patch is great!

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 02:54 PM

Your 304th Regt uniform has always been a favorite of mine! I haven't seen it in forever and a day!




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