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Very early H&H Officer's dress, undress and collar's


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Reference Orgel's appendix; 1912 Uniform Regulations page 149. With the Officer numbers down around 1200 in the early 20's not allot of these are about, especially in a matched pair. Orgel's comments are "The general styling is early, but set is unikely made by H&H when it was founded in 1926."

 

When these were officially replaced is debateable. Most certainly by 1926 and most certainly as the China Marine Emblem made its way into outfitters inventory. These pictured have the period "C" clip and as shown marked "sterling" on the wing and "10K" on the anchor. One feature certainly unique to this set, are a fully functional tiny roller lock clasp within the "C" clip. Upon first viewing these I never noticed until some time later. Have not seen others like this, certainly they are around. Have seen this identical emblem with H&H marking

 

Please note: I am seeking a cover emblem for this pair, will consider all offers

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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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now that's a true beauty...

-Brig
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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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