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WWI Officers Bell Crown Cover & Ellis EGA


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I found this duo earlier today. I posted the EGA in the EGA thread. I thought it was newer due to its superb condition. Thanks to warguy I found out I was way off the mark. The cover is cloth, not wool and in really nice condition. Not bad for a whopping 65 dollars.

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Want to double your money ? Congrats that is one beautiful hat and in superb condition.

Check out my eBay page, I sell military insignia and just about anything else I come across

Link: https://www.ebay.com/sch/fitzkeemilitaria/m.html?item=223497878518&hash=item340982fbf6%3Ag%3ASs4AAOSw-llcxhqe&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562

 

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Simply unbelievable. Thanks for sharing a once in a. Lifetime find. Now go buy a lottery ticket.

I am eagerly collecting Pre-WWII USMC material. Any Marine Corps Span Am era, WWI, Banana Wars, or China Marine related material is especially sought after.

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Every now and then we trip into some luck...great cover, better price

-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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No names inside either cover. They came from the same family. I do have the last name. Family had a dad in WWII and grandpa in WWI. I was told an interesting story of a doughboy who was severly wounded and the field doctors had written him off due to an evisceration. Grandpa insisted they try and save him and the soldier survived. I have a pair of WWI dog tags apparently belonging to the wounded soldier. I'll post these soon. Maybe someone can find more information on the wounded veteran.

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Beautiful!!!!! Congrats! Bobgee

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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In my opinion, not a bad buy either. Not many of these are available to collectors today.

I am eagerly collecting Pre-WWII USMC material. Any Marine Corps Span Am era, WWI, Banana Wars, or China Marine related material is especially sought after.

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