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I went to a local College surplus store which is mainly known for sports equipment and office furniture to look for some file cabinets I needed and I see this pile of stuff set out for sale. Supposedly the local museum reduced it's inventory of un-used items and still have their inventory tags on them.

 

I'm not a uniform expert by any means, so I just grabbed a few things that seemed interesting. I tried to find items that belonged together (Because it was all priced as individual items) and named items.

 

Some nice early Navy items including issued underwear and long johns (All named LOL)

 

Anyway, many pictures to follow and would appreciate any info you have to provide.

 

Thanks Troy

 

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USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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Manufacture marking and even has button holes in waist band?

 

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Pants

 

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USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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Here was another pair of odd Navy pants I grabbed. $10 couldn't pass.

 

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USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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Also grabbed this old Navy top, seemed different so I grabbed it. WWI?

 

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USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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This was a nice helmet grouping (Well grouping after I put it all back together). Weird thing was, after talking to the employee there I found out she didn't put the dog tags out, because she didn't think she could sell them. Anyway, I got them and the history will now stay with the items. His last name was on a piece of tape inside the liner, but not enough to make a positive ID.

 

I haven't done any research on him yet. Obviously a post war time period, but due to his rank I'm sure he has a WWII history to him. I didn't realize the 84th Division became an Airborne unit for a short period of time, 1946.

 

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USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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A couple of early Belts and one pair of Breeches (Not sure if WWI or WWII) but very nice condition.

 

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USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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Well that's it.

 

There were many more sets of the Breeches / Jodphurs but don't really know much about them and seemed priced kind of high for the condition and I don't feel like spending a bunch of time trying to get rid of them.

USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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I see visor hats on that table!

 

Yes enlisted Army, poor condition, very stiff and out of shape and cracked visors for $25 each. So I left them.

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US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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Wow! Not a bad find when out shopping for filing cabinets! Quite the honey hole! Very nice troy!

 

Yes, this was a very odd find. Unexpected to say the least.

USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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