Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 253: Collector's Lot of Early 20th Century US Military Items

Auction Date: September 22, 2021

Collector's Lot of Early 20th Century US Military Gear and Uniforms

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Collector's Lot of Early 20th Century US Military Gear and Uniforms

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This lot contains an assortment of military items that date to WWII and before. It includes: 2 OD green wool blankets, 2 pairs of canvas gaiters, 1 pair of WWI era letaher puttees, 1 cap, 1 mess kit, 1 cup, 1 canteen with cup and canvas sleeve, 1 pair metal crampons, 1 1918 dated cartridge belt (L.C.C&Co stamped), 1 1918 dated haversack (PB&C stamped), 1 WWI gas mask with theatre-decorated pouch, 3 pairs of breech style trousers, and 1 pair of Bausch and Lomb binoculars with carrying case. All items are in a green foot locker. Condition of the items vary from poor to fair. Parts of the gas mask are in an advanced state of decay, and the wool blankets are well worn. Most other items are in fair condition, with some minor staining, fading, tearing and fraying.

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