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M1936 Enlisted Hat Emblem Die!

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Howdy All........An old Marine buddy of mine gave me this several years ago. It's the production die for M1936 EM hat emblems. Weighs about 10 pounds! It was given to him by a friend who said it was found in the wall of a building in Chicago that was being torn down. When the collector's market runs out of M1936 EM emblems in about 25 years......I'll be ready!!!!! Right!!!!!! Enjoy....Semper Fi.......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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Bob: At the prices common EGAs are reaching why wait 25 years? :lol:


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Bob: At the prices common EGAs are reaching why wait 25 years? :lol:

 

Dirk - An assortment of obscure maker's hallmark stamps wouldn't hurt either! whistling.gif

 

Bob - Now that's a nice souvenir!

 

s/f, Gary


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Upon first seeing this die, I suddenly realized was these copper plates were most likely for... testing of the dies. Took a while to find, to bad they are a generation apart... maybe time for a new thread "Match that Die" s/f Darrell

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