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Short Snorter 158th Bushmaster with 2 Native American Scouts signatures that both went on to be Alamo Scouts. The bill and patch belonged to Anthony J Ortiz. Next to his signature is "Tiny" Largo who is actualy Theodore T Largo.

Both of the two were members of the Thompson Team and also Code Talkers.

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bellasilva

Wow! That's great, I don't think I've ever seen anything here on the forum ID'd to a code talker, let alone two of them.

 

Looking to buy US dog tags, any era. Contact me and let me know what you have!

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Very cool, I like the 158th & AZ connections

Bob Davis
Secretary, Arizona Chapter, The Orders and Medals Research Society
ASMIC Member #5364, OVMS Member #11939
US Army Infantry 2001-2009, OIF/OEF Veteran

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Eric Queen

I realize these patches are supposed to be rare (440 made?) but it seems like I have seen at least 10 real ones for sale in the last month.

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Bill Scott

Eric I think there were a lot more than 440 made I have owned at least 25-30 US made ones.The theater made ones are a lot rarer than the US made ones.Scotty

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BILL THE PATCH

I wonder if someone might be sitting on a small batch, would be nice

 

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WorldWarPatches

Most patch runs were 200, 400, 500 and so on. I think more than 440 were made. 440 might be the # that was delivered.

There are quite a few good patches showing up. I have been offered 3 big collections from aging long time collectors that say family members have no interst in their collections. One is over 15,000 patches. I'll get it if I can mortgage the house, car and the Harley.

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If you can't stand behind our troops stand in front of them!

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Very cool.

Specific areas of collecting and buying interest:
 

WWI/WWII 40th (Sunshine) Division, Camp Kearny, Camp Harry Jones, WWI/WWII 158th Infantry, USS Oklahoma, Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, Mexican Border (1916),

Norman Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Norman, OK, Tinker Field or AFB, Submariner Items, Knives, Bayonets, Sweetheart Jewelry, other unique

or odd items with interesting stories.

 

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