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Have waited a long time for this to show up at my door, finally in the nest. Now, how long to wait for the right mate?

 

A favorite piece in any collection and no other USMC emblems has this color. I've seen and own many fire bronze emblems however but the tint of this EGA is quite distinctly red, It is finished with the color and unsure how or what the maker did to get it this color or what "fire bronze" actually means in relationship to this specific emblem. I date this emblem pre WW1, absent the applied contients, applied continent use began in the early 20's and still in use today.

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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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Congrats, Darrell! It's a beauty.......and I hope its mate will soon come home to roost!.....Semper Fi.....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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Stunning Darrell, thanks for sharing it with us. She's a beauty to look at! Good luck in the hunt for it's companion... :thumbsup:

 

Will

WWII USMC & USN - CAMOUFLAGE / CORPSMAN / PARAMARINE / MARINE RAIDER / DENIM / DECK JACKETS.

 

VIETNAM - CAMOUFLAGE / SF / 'IN-COUNTRY' ITEMS.

 

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D, a beautiful piece! Someday I hope to add a set to my collection, as I'm sure photos don't convey the real highlights of these unique egas. Mating these works of art is a helluva quest. Which begs the question....why so many singles? There are a couple easy anwsers but is there more too it?

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Darrell,

 

I saw this one and thought of you. I even thru a bid on it. I hope you find the mate and make it easy on me when the time comes, if you know what I mean!

 

Dennis

"RETREAT HELL.....WE JUST GOT HERE"

 

LOOKING TO PURCHASE IDENTIFIED WW1 AVIATION GROUPINGS, INCLUDING MEDALS, UNIFORMS, STUDIO PHOTOS.

PURCHASE ANY AND ALL ID'ED WW1 NAVY CORPSMAN OR PHYSICIAN GROUPINGS; MEDALS &/or UNIFORMS.

WW1 USMC ID'ED OFFICER'S GROUPS, esp. MARINE AVIATORS -

ANY LARGE FORMAT 5X7 OR LARGER IMAGES OF MARINE OFFICERS & AERO PILOTS

 

 

Collecting/Preserving/Researching WW1 Marine Corps Items and WW1 Aviation Items

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Darrell,

 

I saw this one and thought of you. I even thru a bid on it. I hope you find the mate and make it easy on me when the time comes, if you know what I mean!

 

Dennis

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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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Congrats it always feels good to get a new piece of the puzzle :thumbsup:

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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:drool2: :drool2:

 

Really nice!

 

RC

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."

*Sherlock Holmes in "A Scandal in Bohemia"*

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that would be a perfect match to mine...if it was the other side! See we have identical twins, when we both need fraternal. beautiful emblem

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

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