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 WWI Souvenirs and Trench Art
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T-1097   Very interesting sign from the "Merci Train" send to Oregon in 1949 by the French Citizens in gratitude for the massive outpouring of relief support and supplies send by the Americans in 1948. 700 carloads of supplies!! To thank us they sent a loaded, WW1 Vintage "40 and 8" railcar loaded with gifts from the French people, to each American state.. These were stored outside for many years and some have perished. The Oregon Train still exists and is shown here along with a newer sign which sits where this one did back in the 1960s. Very interesting footnote in the relationship we have shared with France since the Revolution. Approx 18 x 24 inches. $125ON HOLD

T-1096   Decorated 37MM Shell with "Verdun". $45
T-1095   WWI Trench Art Match Box Safe with a German Belt Buckle center piece. $25
T-1094   WWI Trench Art Match Box Holder. $25
T-1093  WWI Trench Art Match Box Safe with a German Belt Buckle center piece. $25
T-1092   WWI Trench Art Match Box Safe with a German Belt Buckle center piece. $25
T-1091   Fantastic WW1 Army canteen with wonderful Trench Art Soldier decoration. Clasping friendship hands, nice eagle etc.. $190$SOLD$
T-1090   Set of WWI-20s US Navy Trench Art bookends. One stippled "USS Pennsylvania" and the other "Guantanamo bay". Approx.  8 inches in height. $80
T-1089  Fantastic embroidered pillow sham with eagle and "Son in Service " flag. $65
T-1088  Collection of eight 26TH Division Welcome Home Buttons. $120
T-1087  Large WWI embroidered on felt with enlisted aviators insignia. $65
TA-1086   Somber 15 x 18 oil painting showing a military cemetery with a line of wooden crosses. Signed and dated 1918. One small hole. A grim reminder of the true cost of War. $235
TA-1085  Rare 8 x 10 embroidered flour sack craft, produced by Women and Children living in occupied Belgium. They would take the flour sacks, from flour shipments from the CRB, and then embroider on top of the various designs. They made a variety of handicrafts including pillow shams, table covers, parasols and in this case some type of trivet or object to pick up a hot pan. It is quilted . Very rare to find. See the equipment section to see examples of the sacks as they were shipped. $195
T-1084    Scarce 1920s "Military Order of the Cootie" uniform vest and sash. Very unusual to find such an early set. The MOC was to the American Legion, what the Shriners are to the Masons. A group within the main group.  $100$SOLD$
T-1083  Very nice 28TH Division. Welcome Home banner. Approx. 4 ft by 4 ft. $175
T-1082  WWI Royal Flying Corps Clock made from section of propeller with mounted RFC badge. 9 x 12 inches.  $265
T-1081   Rare Trench Art napkin ring made from a cross section of 37MM shell for a member of the "American Friends", a Quaker Relief organization who arrived in France to aid in reconstruction of the devastated regions of France. They were based at Grange le Comte. The symbol in the center is that of the American Friends. $70
T-1080  Rare Trench Art napkin ring made from a cross section of 37MM shell for a member of the "American Friends", a Quaker Relief organization who arrived in France to aid in reconstruction of the devastated regions of France. They were based at Grange le Comte. The symbol in the center is that of the American Friends. $70
T-1079   "Cootie Game". Approx 3 x 5 inches by 1 inch thick. $70
  T-1078  Rare Flag for the Military Order of the Cootie, Ft Richardson, Alaska. $100$SOLD$
  T-1077    10 x 12 WWI Son in Service banner. $55
T-1076  Rare silk screened armband for a member of the 102ND Field Artillery of the 26TH Division. $110
T-1073  Nice set of Child's souvenir clogs. Approx. 3.75 inches. $55
T-1072  Matched pair of 77MM Shells inscribed with the shoulder patch worn by the Cheshire Regiment, 40TH Division. The 40TH Division rooster with diamond is on both, but is light from polishing. Still a rare set of shells. $135.
T-1071  2 x 3 foot Son in Service Flag. Good condition overall. $135
T-1070   WWI French trench lighter. $55
T-1069  WWI souvenir pillow cover. $75
T-1068  Trench lighter made for US Soldiers with American Eagle and Shield. Lacks striker. $50
  T-1067 Large 3 inch trench lighter showing  Rooster of France. $55
T-1065  Fantastic 26TH Division Pillow Sham with elaborate embroidery. Choice condition. $100
T-1063  Rare WWI Aviation Section, Signal Corps pillow sham. $100
  T-1061  Rare Trench Art Shell from the Group Ordway of the Reserve Mallet. These were the TMU sections of the American Field Service. Also Jeweler engraved "Soissons 1918". $395
T-1060  Amazing 20 x 24 inch original oil painting showing Canadian Troops repelling a German Assault at Ypres in 1914.  This is based on a famous print showing this exact scene. Well done. Signed "Scott 1914". This was most likely painted in the last 30 years. Very well done, complicated scene. Oil on board, modern frame. $595  $SOLD$
T-1059  Selection of WWI fundraising participation hangers to show that a donation was made. Included are 2 rare Irish Relief tags. 10 tags in the envelope that they have been stored in for 100 years. $80
T-1040  Nice collection of 4 Welcome Home buttons including a great pin Welcoming Fighting Father Duffy. $95
T-1019  Fantastic WWI letter opener made with a section of shrapnel. About 9 inches in length. $135
T-1013   WWI Verdun ashtray with stamped motto. Approx. 3 inches across. $35
T-1012  Wonderful high quality Jeweler engraved match safe. $40
T-1010    Nice little Canadian Maple Leaf picture frame. We have 2 available. Approx 4 inches tall. $45 each
T-1008  Nice Doughboy Trench art bring back lot. $95
T-988  Large size pillow sham for the 51ST Coast Artillery. This unit served as a field artillery unit in France. $75
T-964   Nice framed Sunday supplement showcasing survivors of the "Lost Battalion". $80
  T-952 WWI copper driving band from a 75 or 77 mm shell. Possibly worn as a bracelet. Definitely from a fired shell. $50
T-951   Interesting Trench Warfare pillow case. Quite a few splits but great motifs. $45
T-939  WWI enlisted belt with collar discs and French button. $55
T-938    WWI Trench art Belt with collar discs around. Includes 10 collar discs including Infantry, Artillery, Signals,  and USNA. $90
T-920  Great Son in Service pennant from Camp Hancock. $50
T-914   WWI Cast Iron Patriotic Frame. Has been rusted and repainted. Rear leg has been shortened. $40
T-907  Scarce WWI trench art lighter with great motifs. Missing striker. These are interchangeable with other lighters. $55
T-839  Scarce 1915 Trench Art Lighter, for a member of the 21ST Chasseurs. No striker or wick. $50
T-829  WWI-20s Coast Artillery copper tray. About 5 inches across. $35
T-745   Very nice 80TH Division Regimental felt and silkscreen banner. Approx 18-20 inches in length. $55 ON HOLD
T-682   WWI "Cambrai" match safe. $45
T-630  Great WWI Soldier bring back fireplace bellows with inscription. Bellows are non functional as the flaps have disintegrated. $45
  T-601  WWI Trench Art change tray with a German Belt Buckle center piece. $35
T-474   WWI 75MM Tobacco Humidor with cover decorated with German button. $75
T-342b   Small goblet made from a 37MM shell. $40
T-336a   WWI Matchbox holder, commercially made. $20
T-306     WWI trench Lighter, French made, nice condition. $40
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