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Herte's front, back, and top of the second pair. Luckily I was able to get all three shots on one post. While I thought I did, I apparently didn't take a side shinola

 

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Herte's front, back, and top of the second pair. Luckily I was able to get all three shots on one post. While I thought I did, I apparently didn't take a side shinola

 

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Herte's? .....side shinola??

 

Hmmm. Looks like I was the victim of my spellchecker, to say nothing of my poor typing skills. :blush:

 

What that was SUPPOSED to say was "Here's" and a "side shot." :wacko:


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here's another one I got with a recent small group I acquired

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-Brig
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RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
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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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I let this one slip through my fingers last night pinch.gif

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-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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Its is an interesting emblem - abundance of oringinal gilt remains - and with all that hand stempling, this Marine must of had allot of time on his hands.



The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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here are a couple more officer 'trenched' birds...common on WWII officer pieces. emblems on left are untrenched, right are 'trenched' ever so slightly. There's an M37 H&H Imperial Dress collar and an M37 Meyers Service Coller

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-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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seems like the wings and anchor of this M37 H&H marked EM collar piece were intentionally bent forward, as well...

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-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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this went for 250 bucks last night...very nice w00t.gif

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-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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Wanted to post this great image that I was lucky enough to pick up recently. I like it for several reasons, mainly that both Marines have their cap EGAs trenched. One more so than the other with the upswept wings. Another reason is the drummer's sleeve insignia on the seated Marine. First I've come across in photos. Enjoy!!!

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close up #1. Note that the only trenching appears to be just the wing clipped from the anchor on this Marine's cap.

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Drummer's sleeve insignia. Kinda hard to see in the photo, but note that the Marine has shaped the insignia like a shield instead of a rectangle.

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Here's the money shot for me! thumbsup.gif

 

WOW! Great example of a trenched EGA being worn. May well be the first I've seen in an actual photo. Thanks for posting it!

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Marc: Great image!


Always looking for items associated with the China Marines! Visit chinamarine.org

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Thanks for the replies fellas. This is the favorite image out of the group that I've picked up. This came in a grouping of USMC images that were all of Marines on the USS Delaware from approximately 1910 to 1910. I'll post more from the grouping in the near future.

S/F,

Marc


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this sold last week for $151 on eBay

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-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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Tim, I am suspicious of this being recent "creation"? In looking at the front areas that were trenched... one can see evidence of apparent heating, as would be done with a propane torch. The entire back is reddish in tone, not knowing what metal mixture this emblem is made off... Well, I just have this gut feeling about it... :huh: We've both seen allot of trenched emblems, but nothing in this style or with this heated appearance on the reverse? s/f Darrell



The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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I agree, when I first saw it I thought decorative item...which is why I didn't throw in a bid


-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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upswept winged econo-lead emblem

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-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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this group brought 127.50 on eBay last week. Save for the one officer emblem, everything else is common. There is a trenched M37 collar emblem with upswept wings, and a roller off a plastic EGA... we've seen a pair of these before bring big bucks. Again, craziness surrounds our hobby, gents

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-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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Hello,

What can you tell me about this EGA? It appears to be theater made, but I am not sure where. Also, the globe protrudes about a half inch outward, making this entire EGA an inch tall, including the post. Can anyone tell me how old it is or where it was made?

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It is a very nice example of the pre 1900 enlisted cover eagle, globe & anchor (EGA). The example you are showing has been "trenched" most likely by the Marine it was issued to - yes these were issued emblems. A great thread with several examples of the trenching art are shown here http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/ind...?showtopic=7769 (which by the way we will make sure yours is added in, every example is unique in its own right). Your example depicts a vast amount of hand "stempling" across the surface of the globe and it would appear the wings have also been manipulated as well.

 

For more about the period and the emblem itself, take a look thru this thread http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/ind...?showtopic=7904 as it shows some side-by-side examples. Thank for adding this to our EGA photo library! s/f Darrell



The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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pair of M37 enlisted with the wings well curved back...obviously intentional

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-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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