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2 H&H Officer's EGAs from the flea market

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It was a slow day at the flea market but I did find 2 nice Officer's EGAs. Both are hallmarked H&H. I think they are both WWII vintage but I would like to hear the observations from you EGA guys. The bronze service EGA has had the screw post and the top pin cut off to fit it in to a cheap frame.

 

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Dennis

 

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Yes you are correct, both WW2 era emblems. I like the service emblem, appears it was on a piss cover for very a long time... "salty"



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

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Yes you are correct, both WW2 era emblems. I like the service emblem, appears it was on a piss cover for very a long time... "salty"

 

Ditto, Dennis. nice emblems! 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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Thank you guys. I am learning. Of the two the service one is my favorite, it has a beautifully worn and as you said "salty" look to it.

 

Thanks

 

Dennis


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