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1 00.31.11.4.0101 Stereographic Library Box

"World War through the Stereoscope" and "Tour of the World". Storage box for 100 stereographs made to look like two books. Slanted lid attached and lifts up from the back.

2 00.34.1.1.0001 Pants

U. S. Army officer's or enlisted man's World War II combat issue (type worn in the field under combat conditions; match combat shirt #70.36.101); olive green wool material; slash pockets on sides & rear; brown plastic buttons on front closure; belt loops; watch pocket on right waist; trousers are badly motheaten and soiled. Color: GR

3 00.34.1.1.0002 Pants

U. S. Army officer's World War II dress issue; heavy dark olive green wool material; slash side pockets, button flap rear pockets; watch pocket on right waist; zippered front closure; belt loops; interior waist band marked, "Bovee, 02002764"; trousers are badly torn & stained. Color: GR

4 00.34.1.1.0003 Jacket

U. S. Army officer's World War II dress issue; heavy dark olive drab wool material; gold plated eagle design buttons on front and pockets; four (4) button flap pockets; shoulder straps; 1/2" knit green band on sleeve cuffs (denotes officer standing); silver 1st. Lt. bars of rank pinned on both shoulder straps; officer's lapel insignia, Army Eagle gold plated pin, "U.S." pin; campaign ribons above left breast pocket, European Theater, with two gold battle stars for Normandy and Northern France actions; four gold bars cloth patch on lower left sleeve, denotes two years overseas service (each bar representing 6 months); shoulder patch on upper left sleeve, red, blue, yellow, & white cloth patch depicts large lightning bolt flanked by two yellow chains, with a blue star at center (denotes European Theater of Operations, Advanced Base) Color: GR, ML

5 00.34.1.1.0006 Military Jacket

U. S. Army officer's World War I issue ; olive drab wool whipcord material; tunic style collar, U. S. metal pin insignia on left side; shoulder straps, metal buttons, eagle design; button flap pockets (4): "Educational Corps", shoulder patch (winged torch) upper right shoulder. Color: GR

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6 00.34.1.2.0005 Hat

U. S. Army Officer's high peaked style World War II dress issue; olive green wool material; green knit exterior hat band; brown leather bill and chin strap; brass side buttons, eagle design; interior brown leather headband stamped; brown satin lining, brown plastic cover; exterior badly mothed. Size 7 1/8.

7 00.34.1.2.0007 Raincoat

World War II. U. S. Army enlisted green overcoat, field issue. Button-down desing intended to seal off elements of harsh weather (I.e. rain, snow, wind). Coat appears to be sealed with some form of synthetic coating. Tape has been applied to some areas that are tearing/broken. Color: GR

8 00.34.1.2.0008 Overcoat

Y. M. C. A. overseas service of World War I issue; heavy dark green wool material; double breasted, ten (10) black plastic buttons at front large flap hip pockets; belted at rear; black satin lining; interior right pocket; inside right interior pocket label, "Marks Arnheim, Inc., Tailors and Importers, Broadway and Night St., New York", "H. R. Eells, April 27, 1928". Color: GR,BK

9 00.34.1.2.0009 Jacket

Y. M. C. A. World War I overseas service issue; dark green wool material; four (4) Y. M. C. A. brown plastic buttons on front & pocket flaps; four (4) button flap pockets; shoulder straps; "YMCA", cloth patch on sleeve cuffs; dark green satin lining; interior right pocket, label, "Marks Arnheim, Inc., Tailors and Importers, Broadway and Ninth St., New York". Color: GR,BR

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10 00.34.1.2.0011 Hat

YMCA Overseas service issue, World War I high peaked style. Olive green whipcord wool with brown visor and chin strap; black metal side buttons, and black metal eagle insignia on front peak; brown leather interior headband; khaki cotton lining; lining stamped, "Y.M.C.A. OVERSEAS HEADQUARTERS 347 Madison Ave., New York".

11 00.34.1.2.0013a Buckle

Confederate States of America Civil War Issue (1861-1865); rectangular copper plate; embossed, "C.S.A. " (Confederate States of America); 1/8" raised border on face; three prong back for attachment to leather belt; slightly curved

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12 00.34.1.2.0017 Leggings

U. S. Army, World War II. a. Left legging; b. Right legging.

13 00.34.1.2.0018 Belt

U. S. Army issue of Spanish American War, 1898. Buckle serial no 695. a. Buckle. b. Leather belt.

14 00.34.1.2.0019 Helmet

German World War I. Infantry helmet. Gray green, painted finish with side bolts. White leather liner, no chinstrap. Stamped on inside "B1 777, d5166". Padding fitted into pockets surround headline of helmet.

15 00.34.1.2.0020 Helmet

German World War I, 1914-1918. Green painted metal, side bolts; black leather liner, no chinstrap; serial number stamped on interior "P.L. 88, & N. J. 62".

16 00.34.1.2.0021 Helmet

German World War I, 1914-1918. Camouflaged painted metal (handpainted), with side bolts. No chinstrap, liner in poor condition; serial number stamped on interior "RW 76" & "ET64".

17 00.34.1.2.0022 Raincover

For WW II US Army officer's service cap.

18 00.34.1.2.0024 Cap, garrison

U. S. Army officer's World War II issue; black & gold braided piping on top edge; interior leather headband; khaki-tan satin lining; no markings or labels.

19 00.34.1.2.0025 Cap, garrison

U. S. Army officer's World War II issue; black & yellow braided piping on top edge; interior brown leather headband; gold satin lining; interior label, "7 1/8, Govt. Standard, 100% Pure Wool".

20 00.34.1.2.0026 Cap, garrison

U. S. Army Officer's World War II issue; black & gold braided piping on top edge; interior brown leather headband; khaki cloth lining; interior stamped, "MEDIUM". Color: KH,BK,BR,GD
Summer Uniform, in the Us.S. and Europe. 1943-45

21 00.34.1.2.0027 Cap, garrison

U. S. Army officer's World War II issue; black & gold braided piping on top edge; interior leather headband; khaki-tan satin lining; leather headband stamped, "J. COLLETT LTD., 7 1/8, 1943".

22 00.34.1.2.0028 Cap, garrison

U. S. Army officer's World War II dress issue; dark olive green wool material; black & gold braided piping on top edge (denotes officer's standing)' interior leather headband; khaki-tan satin lining; leather headband stamped, "J. COLLET LTD. 7 1/8, 1943". Medium.

23 00.34.1.2.0029 Cap, garrison

U. S. Army officer's World War II field issue; maroon & gold braided piping on top edge; interior green cloth headband; no lining; interior headband stamped, "4-27 2, 6022, Eugene C. Bovee 2", Size Medium.

24 00.34.1.2.0030 Cap, garrison

YMCA overseas service of World War I (performed work similar to U. S. O.). Olive green wool material; "Y.M.C.A. OVERSEAS HEADQUARTERS, 347 Madison Ave., New York"; Color: GR

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25 00.34.1.2.0031 Puttee

Wrap-around straps and metal belt hooks. Stitching binds different parts together as well as a bottom flap. (a) and (b).

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