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here are most of mine that are not attributed or on uniforms.

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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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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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Major General Edgar Erickson

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"The Americans on this Island are not ordinary troops, but Marines, a special force recruited from jails and insane asylums for blood lust." -Japanese Newspaper found during the Battle of Guadalcanal - "They Got That Right!!" Chesty Puller

 

 

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That AF Cross group is very cool, any name to that one?

un-named unfortunately.

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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Un-named but mine :)

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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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So YOU beat me for the NC navy/usmc medal mini rack! Congrats on an awesome pick up I'm happy it's the hands of a fellow collector

Looking for vintage Pre-WWII campaign miniature medals, shoot me a message if you've got any to spare!!

 

Also looking for these vintage miniatures:

 

Presidential Medal for Merit

Silver Lifesaving Medal

Gold Lifesaving Medal

NC-4 Medal (mini) And miniature version- FOUND!!

Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal

Purple Heart- FOUND!!

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So YOU beat me for the NC navy/usmc medal mini rack! Congrats on an awesome pick up I'm happy it's the hands of a fellow collector

 

Maybe traceable? With the Navy Good Conduct medal on there-- how many mustangs (or enlisted men) were awarded the NC, DSM and Navy/USMC-- for PTO service but not in for American Defense pre-war? Based on that I'm guessing the China Service is for the "extended service" post-War- or perhaps he didn't put the Amdef on the bar- but opted for the Philiippine medals among the 10 medals on there. Even has an Expeditions medal. Can you tell what the medal at the end isl?

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Maybe traceable? With the Navy Good Conduct medal on there-- how many mustangs (or enlisted men) were awarded the NC, DSM and Navy/USMC-- for PTO service but not in for American Defense pre-war? Based on that I'm guessing the China Service is for the "extended service" post-War- or perhaps he didn't put the Amdef on the bar- but opted for the Philiippine medals among the 10 medals on there. Even has an Expeditions medal. Can you tell what the medal at the end isl?

 

The last medal is the Philippine Independence Medal.

 

Kevin

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Time to downsize! I'm selling off a large portion of my collection. Message me for the most up to date list of items.

I have American and foreign; Army, Air Force, and Navy; Span-Am War to current; mostly originals but some reproductions.

 

Always looking for numbered Purple Hearts and Silver Stars. Message me if you have any, maybe we can make a deal.

 

Looking for Purple Heart number 172669.

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So YOU beat me for the NC navy/usmc medal mini rack! Congrats on an awesome pick up I'm happy it's the hands of a fellow collector

got lucky i guess. I'm intrigued at the idea that there is s hope of tracing them down.

 

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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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Maybe traceable? With the Navy Good Conduct medal on there-- how many mustangs (or enlisted men) were awarded the NC, DSM and Navy/USMC-- for PTO service but not in for American Defense pre-war? Based on that I'm guessing the China Service is for the "extended service" post-War- or perhaps he didn't put the Amdef on the bar- but opted for the Philiippine medals among the 10 medals on there. Even has an Expeditions medal. Can you tell what the medal at the end isl?

i wonder if it's possible they started as an enlisted man and ended an officer? I have a Navy Admirals group where he started as an enlisted man in the army and retired an Admiral in the Navy, just a thought.

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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i wonder if it's possible they started as an enlisted man and ended an officer? I have a Navy Admirals group where he started as an enlisted man in the army and retired an Admiral in the Navy, just a thought.

Not just a possibility, it's a definite. The Good Conduct Medal can only be awarded to enlisted...and officers can't become enlisted later

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This set has made the rounds, I've had it for a while and proud to be the caretaker.

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This set has made the rounds, I've had it for a while and proud to be the caretaker.

One of my favorites

-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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One of my favorites

I'm seconding Brig on this. One of my favorite attributes sets I've seen on this page.

Looking for vintage Pre-WWII campaign miniature medals, shoot me a message if you've got any to spare!!

 

Also looking for these vintage miniatures:

 

Presidential Medal for Merit

Silver Lifesaving Medal

Gold Lifesaving Medal

NC-4 Medal (mini) And miniature version- FOUND!!

Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal

Purple Heart- FOUND!!

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Didn't some enlisted, mostly senior enlisted, receive a Distinguished Service medal?

1 GCM implies not much more than one contract enlisted, especially in that era. I know of only one highly decorated Marine who did 20 years enlisted and earned only a single GCM...decades before WWII

-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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