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it says in it he doesn't want to sell, that's why the high bid. he's looking for a matching emblem

-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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"PLEASE DO NOT BID.

 

 

 

THIS IS THE RIGHT SIDE OF A CHINA MARINE OFFICER EGA MADE BY:

 

J.R GAUNT NEW YORK

 

MADE IN ENGLAND

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE LEFT SIDE, ANY INFOS BY EMAIL PLEASE.

 

WE SET A HIGH PRICE TO AVOID BIDS, BUT BY EBAY RULES IF SOMEONE DOES IT WE WILL LET GO THIS FANTASTIC EGA. PLEASE LET'S TALK BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING........ THANKS"


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Someone with the right kind of EGA lust, dollars and mischievous behavior just might come around and just throw a bid down. Would it have not made more sense to place a advertisement?


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

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I've only known of one other pair with their hallmark. It went thru private auction house (estate sale) for 2k plus some 3-4 years ago. In today's soft market, IMHO $8-900. would be an appropriate start, if it has provenance, who knows? But there are a finite number of collectors at that level with deep pockets... The real question becomes; is one willing to put forth that kind of money in hopes of locating a reasonable match. Frankly, I have no idea if there was a matching cap emblem made for the collars? Perhaps Gary or Bob knows?


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

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That's great, I would like to hear his thought's on this emblem. I looked at his "me" page on the ebay listing. He has amased a nice collection of USMC period uniforms. Hope we get a peek thumbsup.gif

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'd list it at 10,000 or higher if I was going to gamble with it

 

maybe he just found the matching emblem

-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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It could be that he found a match? Bob has mentioned he joined the forum yesterday... perhaps we will hear from him soon and find out if he did succeed in his quest for a mate ;)


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That tunic went that high because two people threw in bids well in excess of what it was worth...one of them being me. The value is far below what it went for. Isn't E-bay great!

 

Mike

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