Item # 099
Title: 1904 PATTERN ENLISTED FULL DRESS SERGEANT'S UNIFORM
Description: A nice original 1904 pattern enlisted man's full dress uniform with Sergeant rank and one hash mark for 4 years service. Coat is in excellent condition for this being 115 years old. Has "QUARTERMASTER DEPT US MARINE CORPS 1905-1906" and size stamp to the inside left sleeve. Only one moth nip to rear, some light tracking that can only be seen under flash photography. The right sleeve has torn away for a portion on the inside liner. The original leather neck closure is partially there. This is an actual worn tunic, you will see so many of these put together.
Item # 066
Title: WW1 USMC SERGEANT SERVICE RANK CHEVRONS
Description: An original uniform removed set of sergeant's rank chevrons for the service green uniform as worn in France at battles like Belleau Wood and the Meuse-Argonne as well as the German occupation after WW1.
Size: 3" Wide
Item # 082
Title: WW1 USMC 2ND BATTALION 5TH REGIMENT 2ND DIVISION UNIFORM AND EGA COLLAR DISCS
Description: Unnamed, WW1 USMC uniform for the 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment, 4th Brigade, Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces, France. Has yellow patch of 2/5, two overseas stripes and red discharge stripe. Green lined with no stamps that I could find. 2/5 is one of the more storied USMC units having battle honors for Belleau Wood, Blanc Mont and the Meuse Argonne.
Item # 014
Title: WW1 USMC SOLDIERS OF THE SEA RECRUITING BOOKLET 1918
Description: . 32 pages, complete. Dated August 15th 1918.
Item # 098
Title: WW1 2ND DIVISION 4TH BRIGADE AEF CITATION DOCUMENT, FRAMED
Description: A neat souvenir document that displays some of the battle orders and citations awarded the 2nd Division as well a round up of battles and achievements. Has Indian head to the center and references Commander John A Lejeune. Neat and colorful battle scenes decorate the edges. This one is in a nice period frame. These are tough to find and quite handsome among a collection.
Size: 11" X 14"
Item # 093
Title: WW1 USMC MEDAL LOT
Description: Nice medal lot attribute to "L.G. Wheeler". Muster roles show that Lyman G Wheeler had previously served from 1902-1906 and reenlisted in 1918 and was promptly promoted a GySgt and sent overseas with the 11th Marine Regiment to France. Not sure why the WW1 Victory medal does not have the Maltese Cross as is appropriate for a 5th Brigade Marine. GCM is #69979.
Size: 3" large medals
Item # 096
Title: WW1 USMC 2/6 80TH COMPANY, 6TH REGIMENT PHOTO POSTCARD LOT
Description: Three Real Photo Post Cards (RPPC) of a squad of Marines in different pose during the occupation of Rheinbrohl, Germany in late 1918 and 1919. The Marines are part of the 80th Company, 6th Regiment and are led by an officer. They display yellow diamond "Indian Head" patches of the 2nd Division. Photos are marked with a tiny stamp to the rear "Ang. Lange. Rheinbrohl/Ka." Attributed to Private Carl Schell, USMC.
Size: 5-1/2" x 3-1/2"
Item # 016
Title: WW1 USMC 2ND DIVISION 3RD ARMY OCCUPATION ENAMEL PENDANT
Description: Enameled pendant with the 2nd Division Indian Head on one side and the 3rd Army insignia. Marine units were attached to the 3rd Army during the occupation of Germany in late 1918 and 1919. Most likely a German made piece.
Size: 1-1/8" round
Item # 017
Title: WW1 USMC 1ST BATTALION 6TH REGIMENT 2ND DIVISION WOOL INDIAN HEAD PATCH
Description: A beautifully constructed wool patch with chain stitched star and embroidered details to the Indian Head and bonnet. Uniform removed.
Item # 030
Title: USMC M1912 RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER QUALIFICATION BADGE WITH 1911 BAR
Description: A wonderful early USMC Rifle Sharpshooter badge with suspension type qualification bar, retroactively awarded for the year 1911.
Size: 1-7/8" x 2-1/8"
Item # 031
Title: M1912 WW1 USMC SHARPSHOOTER QUALIFICATION BADGE
Description: An early and solid Pre-WW1 to WW1 Rifle Sharpshooter badge.
Size: 1-7/8" x 2-1/8"
Item # 046
Title: WW1 ERA NAMED USMC GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL 1916-1920
Description: A nice WW1 era USMC Good Conduct Medal, named to Private First Class Joseph Fowee and engraved "No 10985. JOSEPH D. FOWEE. 1ST ENLISTMENT. 1916-1920." Fowee enlisted and trained at Marine Barracks Port Royal, S.C. (Paris Island) in May 1916 and would go on to serve aboard ship's detachments of the USS Texas and USS Utah and Radio Station Detachment San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Item # 073
Title: WW1 US VICTORY MEDAL WITH WEST INDIES BAR
Description: A great conditioned WW1 Victory "The Great War for Civilization" Medal with "WEST INDIES" bar. I was told that this may be a US Mint made bar.
Item # 077
Title: WW1 VICTORY MEDAL RIBBON WITH 3 STARS
Description: A unique pin back version of the WW1 Victory Medal with three unique stars, perhaps first issue and theater made.
Size: 1-5/16" x 3/8"
Item # 019
Title: USMC PISTOL EXPERT BADGE (COLT)
Description: Early version pistol expert qualification badge guns are marked "COLT". Pin back. Marked "AE CO UTICA NY".
Size: 1-1/2" wide by 1-1/8" tall
Item # 078
Title: WW1 FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE MEDAL RIBBON PIN BACK FRENCH OR GERMAN MADE
Description: A unique pin back version of the French Croix de Guerre Medal. Has marks to rear "Bte SGDG.
Size: 1-7/16" x 3/8"
Item # 097
Title: WW1 USN USMC CORPSMAN PHM2C UNIFORM COAT WITH ARMBAND
Description: A WW1 USN Corpsman service Marine uniform with Pharmacist Mate 2nd Class rate to the left sleeve and a red cross armband to the right. The uniform also has one overseas service chevron representing 6 months. No name and only a couple wear or tiny moth nips. Size is stamped "6S" with a Marine Quartermaster 1917-1918 stamp. 6S is a nice larger size.
Item # 092
Title: WW1 72ND COMPANY, 6TH REGIMENT, 2ND DIVISION MEDAL LOT
Description: A medal lot attributed to James D. Cherry. Consists of a two bar WW1 Victory Medal, a WW1 USMC Good Conduct Medal #47485 on rim edge, and 4 American Legion medals for Cleveland, Ohio.
Size: 3" sized large medals
Item # 033
Title: M1912 USMC EXPERT RIFLEMAN QUALIFICATION BADGE
Description: An early pinback expert rifleman badge.
Size: 1-13/16" x 1-3/4"
Item # 067
Title: WW1 USMC SERGEANT TROPICAL RANK CHEVRONS
Description: An original mint set of sergeant's rank chevrons for the tropical green uniform as worn in Nicaragua, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Panama, and Cuba.
Size: 3-1/4" Wide
Item # 074
Title: WW1 USMC SHORT VOCABULARY OF FRENCH WORDS AND PHRASES BOOKLET AEF 1918
Description: A little booklet made by the US Marine Corps Publicity Bureau for Marines serving and fighting in France during WW1. Book displays age and has some bug damage to the cover. Dated August 1918, 40 pages.
Item # 090
Title: WW1 USMC 73RD COMPANY 6TH REGIMENT 2ND DIVISION PURPLE INDIAN HEAD WOOL PATCH
Description: Scarce and extremely desirable USMC 6th Regiment, 73rd Machinegun Company patch on lightly faded thin purple wool. Uniform removed, shows some stitching remnants and unfortunately a small bit of damage to one side and some mothing to the rear side that comes through to the front in one spot. The 73rd was just one company that support the Machinegun needs of the 6th Regiment. A great patch that is difficult to find in any condition.
Size: 3-3/8 X 3-3/8"
Item # 027
Title: IDENTIFIED USMC 1912 NICARAGUAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Description: Only about 1000 of these were awarded, Rim numbered "496". Medal planchet has edge dings and medal has been around. Ribbon is most likely a replacement. This medal traces to Edward M. Howley who was with Company D, First Battalion, First Provisional Regiment, Managua, Nicaragua in late 1912. Howley also saw service in Mexico, Panama, the Philippines and in Haiti. He rated the 1915 Haitian Campaign Medal and the 1914 Mexico Campaign Medal. Location of these medals is currently unknown. Good research project.
Size: 1-1/4" x 3"
Item # 043
Title: NAMED MEDAL GROUPING 2ND ENLISTMENT GOOD CONDUCT WW1 VICTORY MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
Description: A grouping of medals belonging to Daniel J Braman. Braman had served previously in the US Army with the 53rd Field Artillery, 28th Division during the Great War. Lot consists of his WW1 Victory medal with Meuse-Argonne bar, his engraved good conduct medal for "No. 14506. DANIEL J. BRAMAN. 2ND ENLISTMENT. 1919-1921", a 1920's Marine Corps League medal with EGA and a WW1 EXPERT RIFLEMAN shooting badge.
Item # 018
Title: WW1 ERA USMC UNUSED .03 SPRINGFIELD QUALIFICATION RECORD BOOK
Description: Unused record book for the qualification with the Rifle Model 1903. Dated 1919. 144 pages.
Item # 012
Title: USMC PISTOL EXPERT BADGE
Description: Early quality pistol expert qualification badge. Riveted construction with applied pistols. C clasp pin back.
Size: 1-1/2" wide by 1-1/8" tall
Item # 049
Title: WW1 USMC GREEN AND RED MILITARY POLICE ARMBAND
Description: An nice green wool armband with red wool "MP" letters. This armband is finished (stitched). It has one small hole to the lower right edge. A hard to find WW1 Marine Military Police accessory.
Size: 8" wide
Item # 068
Title: M1910 USMC EAGLE SNAP CANTEEN AND POUCH
Description: An original and rare USMC M1910 canteen and pouch with Marine button snaps. Shows average wear. Hard to find in serviceable condition. Inside right pouch flap marked "U.S.M.C.". Aluminum canteen is unmarked. Faint name stamp to bottom, but cant be made out. Snaps work great.