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Saw this as a BIN at 55 bucks on eBay, no rear pic, and didn't glance twice, snagged it. Arrived today with a couple of surprises. Earlier stamped hallmarks and a hand-stipled globe. Real beauty....

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-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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Saw this as a BIN at 55 bucks on eBay, no rear pic, and didn't glance twice, snagged it. Arrived today with a couple of surprises. Earlier stamped hallmarks and a hand-stipled globe. Real beauty....

:thumbsup: a beauty for sure & worth 10x that... you dog ;) Congrat's!



The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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now I know the hand stipling on these has been discussed. How long did Meyers continue the practice before making the switch to machine tooling? I thought the switch was pretty much done by the late 30s

 

I know we've seen a few examples that predate the notion that this pattern was first used in 1937


-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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Nice catch, Tim. I'm thinking this is at least an M1926 type or perhaps even earlier. No detail on when the hand-done stipling ceased but I am drawn to the bird and the fouling. My 2-cents.

Semper Fki.......Bob


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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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thanks Bob...I was pleasantly surprised...I figured even if it was Korean era, the price was a deal!


-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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Nice catch, Tim. I'm thinking this is at least an M1926 type or perhaps even earlier. No detail on when the hand-done stipling ceased but I am drawn to the bird and the fouling. My 2-cents.

Semper Fki.......Bob

... I'm w/ Bob on this one ;)



The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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Brig, that is one heck of a find for 55 bones, congrats!

 

Semper,

 

Ski


Captain (LDO), United States Marine Corps (Ret.)

1992-2014

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Always looking for WWII USMC and Corpsman items!

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That is a beauty, and the price was sure right, weel done!


Always looking for uniquely marked helmets, WWI and WWII American Field Service items, WWII and earlier USMC items and named or numbered medals and medal groups.


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Saw this as a BIN at 55 bucks on eBay, no rear pic, and didn't glance twice, snagged it. Arrived today with a couple of surprises. Earlier stamped hallmarks and a hand-stipled globe. Real beauty....

Recent acquisition, identical to yours...

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The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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