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Navy Captain's Uniforms

Started by manayunkman , Apr 23 2012 12:01 PM

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#1 manayunkman

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:01 PM

Couldn't pass up the price on these 2 jackets. Found one at the market and the other just came in the mail.

The first one is dated may 5, 1944. No name but has an excellent ribbon rack. I also photographed some marks in the pants that might lead to an ID.

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#2 dg0223

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:03 PM

That captain's jacket with the sewn on ribbon rack is very, very nice.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:08 PM

Here is the second jacket which was found in Annapolis, MD. Belonged to Joseph Baum well known Navy lawyer and long time companion of Joyce Brothers.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 06:27 AM

That captain's jacket with the sewn on ribbon rack is very, very nice.


Thanks for posting your comment.

Of note is the 1st Nicaraguan Campaign Medal, Mexican Service medal and Legion of Merit Medal.

He served in WW1 and 2.

Sure wish this jacket could talk.

#5 dskjl

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 06:29 AM

Nice Jacket and it's good to see the name in the second jacket; looks like a good research project.

Congrats :thumbsup:

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:09 AM

That first jacket sure did belong to an "old salt" for sure. Very nice pick up and a great combination of ribbons on the custom rack! Great finds...... :thumbsup:

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 10:50 PM

Nice Jacket and it's good to see the name in the second jacket; looks like a good research project.

Congrats :thumbsup:


Thanks for the comments.

Baum is an easy research project. There is a ton of info on the internet about him.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:44 AM

I like the ribbons a lot----long service to the nation----Blue skies Mark

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 11:51 AM

That first jacket sure did belong to an "old salt" for sure. Very nice pick up and a great combination of ribbons on the custom rack! Great finds...... :thumbsup:


Thanks Brian,

I must admit that I had help from another forum member on the purchase of this jacket. I almost passed it up because of cash flow but my friend insisted it was worth far more than the asking price. I love Ramen noodles.

#10 AustinO

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:09 PM

I love Ramen noodles.

:laughing1:

Nice pickup!

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:51 PM

Nice Uniforms

these are the best ramen noodles! :w00t:

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:01 PM

:laughing1:

Nice pickup!


Austin,

Glad you find my collecting diet so amusing.

Thank you for the comment.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:23 PM

VERY nice pick up M!!!! I really like these older USN uniforms showing 2 war service. :thumbsup:

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:30 PM

Nice Uniforms

these are the best ramen noodles! :w00t:


Going to get me some of that !!

I hope it is cheap.

Thanks for the help. The more $ I can save on food the more I can spend on collecting.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 05:40 AM

I would think the best route route in researching the jacket with the ribbons would be through his Navy/Marine Corps Medal. Your guy was very likely a Captain or perhaps a Commander during the war. How many of them would have been awarded during WWII to senior Naval officers? That is a relatively obscure medal.


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