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Early American Headgear and Shoulder Paddles

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I'm slowly building up my early American headgear and shoulder knot display with two recent additions of a visor and a set of knots.

 

I obviously have a passion for those early knots! Hope you enjoy.

 

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Collecting early US Army headgear and uniforms.



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Excellent collection, Ken! You have a good eye for nice stuff.


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I love this era of history. You are doing very well with your collection. Thanks for sharing!


WANTED: I collect materials of any age related to the US Army Quartermaster Corps and from the long-defunct Commissary / Subsistence Corps. Anything goes and it doesn't have to be identified to a vet. If it's weird or unusual, please PM me! ASMIC #5650

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Thanks everyone!


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Just picked up an early set of paddles in blue for the 1st Inf Regt. Now I have matching sets for this regiment.

 

 

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Collecting early US Army headgear and uniforms.



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A nice set! I have always liked the Model 1872 knots, considering how long they were in use, they are not easy to find.


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Thanks Daniel. I love my uniforms and visors from this era, but the knots/paddles are still the most enticing things for me. My focus keeps drifting to them over anything else.


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Great collection and I love the 1872 17th Infantry Knots .. Any chance for some better pictures of them? I have a nice set of 1886 17th Infantry Knots in my collection ...


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I'm interested in anything to do with the 17th Infantry Regiment, and or the 7th Infantry Division and would be interested in buying, trading, or just talking about any items related to these units!

 

 

 

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Sorry Donald, just saw this post.

 

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