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E-0001  Back in Stock!! We have acquired a small box of 1990s reprints of a 1921 Mills Equipment Catalog showing the various items being offered through Military Outfitters and Suppliers during WWI. $5 each WITH OTHER PURCHASE.
  E-3490  WWI Pick Mattock and Carrier. $120
  E-3489   WWI Pistol belt for mounted troops. Shows actual use and wear. $55
E-3488  Choice, 1918 dated Canvas Leggings. $45
E-3487   Choice, 1917 dated Canvas Leggings. $45
E-3486  10 Pocket Eagle snap belt. Field modified with the addition of 2 small snap hooks. Very interesting. $120
E-3485   Rare set of records designed to teach French to Soldiers  getting ready to go overseas. Cover is coming detached from the record folder $90
    E-3484  1916 dated Carlisle Bandage. Very nice condition overall. $65
  E-3483  WWI Woven garrison belt. This late War version incorporated the two rifle clip pouches into a single combined fixed pouch. Shows some use and wear. $120
E-3482  112TH Engineers stenciled pack and meat can pouch. This unit was part of the 37TH Division in France. $125
E-3481  WWI Bolo Sheath and insert. $45
E-3480  9 Pocket mounted belt. Very nice condition, with the exception of 2 torn dot snaps. Cannot be seen when on display. $70
E-3479   Pre WWI US Marine Corps shoulder bag with leather strap. It is modified with a leather port added for some item of equipment. $95
E-3478   WWI Dog Tag Stamping kit. About choice condition. Block is  style which I have never seen before. It appears to be a simplified model which omits the indent for the dog tag. $235
E-3477   WWI Officers boots, choice condition, approx. Size 12-13. $195
  E-3475  Scarce WWI American Red Cross, Women's Voluntary Aid Armband. $150
  E-3474  Scarce WWI American Red Cross, Women's Voluntary Aid Armband. $150
  E-3473  WWI US Army Pick Mattock and carrier. $160
E-3472  WWI Mounted/ Cavalry canteen, dated 1917. Very nice condition overall. $155ON HOLD
  E-3471  81ST Division, 161ST Field Artillery Brigade horse feed bag. Choice condition. $95
E-3470  WWI Ration Bags. This item of equipment can either be carried as a pack or as saddle bags. Designed for use with horse troops for horse feed , they were used heavily by medical troops as well. $225
  E-3469  WWI Woven garrison belt. This late War version incorporated the two rifle clip pouches into a single combined fixed pouch. One snap has some minor damage under as shown. Scarce. $150
E-3468  WWI Rimmed Eagle Snap cartridge belt. Appears to be dated 1915. The nice pea green color associated with Mexican Border shows some fading from actual use and wear. $160
  E-3467  WWI Grenade bag. Very nice condition overall. $95
    E-3466  WWI Garrison belt with individual sliding rifle clip pouches. Good condition overall. $135
E-3465  Private purchase Officers holster for the 45 Automatic. Has original leg tie down strap. $150$SOLD$
E-3464  WWI Officers garrison Belt with chape and sword hangers. Excellent overall. $595
E-3463  WWI Military Police armband. Exc. condition. $120
E-3462  WW1 US Marine Corps Pack. Good condition overall, showing actual use and wear. $150
    E-3461  WW1 Officers Marching Compass. $65
E-3459 WW1 Souvenir silk handkerchief. Very nice design. $75
  E-3458  WW1 Souvenir silk handkerchief. Very nice design. $55
  E-3456  WWI Officer's pistol belt with saber chape. $120
E-3455  WWI Dog Tag stamping Kit with mallet, anvil and full set of stamps. Just lacks the clip on guards. $220
E-3454  WWI Carry case for the Browning Automatic Rifle, the BAR. Very good condition overall. $195
E-3453  WWI Wire Cutters and carry case. $130
  E-3452  Officers Trench Whistle. $70
  E-3451  Very clean 10 pocket ammo belt. $135
E-3450   Scarce British Gas Mask Bag with markings for the 1ST Signal Battalion of the 2ND Division. Great stenciled crossed flags and "SC" for Signal Corps". $140
E-3449  WWI Officers Trench Periscope. British made with detachable handle. $255
E-3448  Rare, Officers private purchase Abercrombie and Fitch, canteen/ mess kit combination. These are quite scarce!! $295
E-3447  Very RARE, American Ambulance Field Service, convoy flag. These typically were flown from the front cab of the ambulance in the 1915-1916 time period. Very rare with French Ministry of War stamp and leather reinforcing tabs. Only the 4th I have had in 27 years of collecting volunteer ambulance service material. $850
E-3446  WWI enlisted Cavalry spurs. $110
E-3445  WWI Enlisted mans medical belt. Unit stenciled. Missing metal closure hardware. If you have a belt in poor condition and you have the hardware, you can have a choice belt. $110
E-3444   Very nice Mills Cartridge Belt with Coast Artillery Unit property tag. $110
E-3443   WWI US Marine Corps M1912 Pack. Good condition overall. $145
E-3441  WWI Medics Surgical Kit used by a 2ND Division Soldier. Named on front. $175
E-3440  WWI US Bed Sack. These could be stuffed with hay and used as a mattress. Very scarce. 6 were found and only 2 had US Quartermaster inspectors stamps and dates. $85
E-3439  Matched sets of WWI wool puttees. $35 (OUR CHOICE)
E-3438  WWI Model 1918 enlisted man's garrison belt and pouches. $140
E-3437   Amazing 1ST Division Silk and embroidered banner. Blue silk field is approx. 50 x 65 inches. The first division emblem is tightly embroidered and double sided. This flag was carried as it has a pole sleeve and leather tabs for attaching.  An old ugly tape repair will require some attention. We have not tried to remove the tape, so as not to cause more damage. Much of the edge fringe has deteriorated. Needs to be framed. Will be the centerpiece of a 1ST Division display. $375
E-3436   Rare WWI US Marine Corps canteen set. Un-stenciled on front as correct with extremely faint but present, "U.S.M.C." surcharge stamp under the flap. Very tough to find. $395
  E-3434  WWI Signal Corps flags and carrier. $135
  E-3433  Rare 8 pocket Pistol Belt with dot snaps instead of the usual eagle snaps. $275 $SOLD$
E-3431 1917 dated Decapping set with photocopy of the original manual. $225
E-3429  Model 1911 US Cavalry Experimental Cup. Tough to find. $135
E-3428  WWI Mills Suspenders. These show actual use and wear. $165
E-3427   Fantastic WWI American Trench Club. Fully carved with the owners name and unit. 15.5 inches in length. Identified to a member of the 103RD Infantry, 26TH Division, AEF. Original Trench Clubs are almost impossible to find. $1395
E-3424    WWI Custom shoulder bag with metal closures. $160
E-3423  WWI Eagle Snap Officers Map Case with original shoulder strap. Nicely inscribed. $220
  E-3422  Model 1910 canteen set. Choice condition. $120
E-3421   Fantastic 26TH Division canteen for a member of Battery "E" of the 103RD Field Artillery. Since many of the men were mounted, the standard mounted canteen was used. $160
E-3419  WWI Pack set. Choice condition. $135
E-3418    Choice WWI shirt with original label. $165
    E-3417   WWI Bandage, 1917 date. $75
E-3415  WWI Private Purchase Marching Shoes. Excellent condition overall. $295
E-3414  WWI Trench Periscope with detachable handle. $$265
E-3413  WW1 Marine Corps Pack with tail. Tough to find. No visable marks, but clearly made without the "US" stamping on both flap and tail. $225$SOLD$
E-3412   WWI Holster for the 45 Automatic. It is unit marked to either the 108TH Machine Gun Battalion or the Machine Gun Company of the 108TH Infantry. Shows actual use and wear. $145$SOLD$
E-3411   WWI 45 Automatic clip pouches. choice condition, varied construction and markings. OUR CHOICE. $35 each
E-3410   WWI "No BuckL" canvas sling as used by the Marines. $140
E-3409  WWII Dog Tag Stamping Kit with mallet and anvil. $245
E-3408   Very scarce early 20's Jefferson Depot Officers Sam Brown belt with double shoulder straps, clip pouch, holster hanger and straps. all dated 1922. One strap anchor has pulled out as shown. A new leather strip was made but not stitched as shown. These are rarely seen. $195
E-3407  Jefferson Depot 45 Automatic clip pouch. Dated 1924. Missing one rivet, as shown. $40
E-3405  Very nice Remington Bayonet, dated 1917. No scabbard. $150$SOLD$
E-3404  Model 1910 bolo with locking stud. Canvas cover shows lots of actual use and wear. $150$SOLD$
E-3403  Rare 1921 dated Jefferson Quartermaster Depot leather ma case and sling. $250
  E-3402   Very nice 1917 dated 45 Holster. $150$SOLD$
E-3399  Choice WW1 10 pocket ammo belt. $145
E-3398  WW1 Officers Medical Belt. One pocket flap field repaired as shown. $120ON HOLD
E-3397  WWI dated Individual dressing packet carrier. $65
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E-3386   Fantastic piece of WWI Aircraft fabric cut from the side of a Salmson Aircraft from the 12TH Aero Squadron. Strangely the aircraft was crashed before the paint was completed. It was a multi panel stencil and they have to dry between coats. The insignia is an eagle riding an artillery shell. the lower body of the eagle was never completed. $3395
E-3393  1912  Rock Island Arsenal Bayonet and scabbard for the 1903 Springfield. Nice bright and clean blade, scabbard showing some light use. $375
E-3392  E-3373  Choice, MINT WWI BAR Gunners belt. $195
  E-3390   WWI Emergency mess kit. These were produced when the Army contractors were unable to produce the regulation model. Very scarce. $135
E-3389  Remington Bayonet for the P-14 Enfield Rifle. This was being produced for the British, then cancelled and remarked with a "US" surcharge and issued to US troops. Dated April of 1917 which coincides with the American declaration of War. $295
  E-3388  WWI BAR Bandolier, Left side. $75
  E-3387  WWI BAR Bandolier, Right side. $75
  E-3394   WWI 2ND Assistant BAR Belt. Shows actual use and wear. $165
  E-3386  WWI Rifle Grenade Vest. Mint un-issued condition. $55
E-3385  Very rare WWI US Marine Corps canteen and cover. USMC surcharged under the flap. Bright and clean showing little use. These are very tough to find. You will see more Marine snap canteens than this style. $495
E-3384  Model 1912 US Marine Corps surcharged pack with USMC surcharged meat can pouch. Pack is overall clean, meat can pouch has writing across the front. $295
E-3383  Superb US Marine Corps surcharged pack tail. Bright and clean overall. Rare chance to complete your WWI Marine pack. $135
E-3381  4 pocket, load carrying pistol belt. Very good condition overall. $235
E-3380  8 pocket, load carrying pistol belt, for mounted troops. Very good condition overall. $375
E-3379  10 pocket ammo belt. This belt has some odd repairs, but is in otherwise mint condition. $95
E-3378  WWI Officers Medical Belt. Shows actual use and wear. Mills marked. $275
E-3373  Choice, MINT WWI BAR Gunners belt. $195
    E-3368  WWI Enlisted Medical Belt. Exc condition. $175
  E-3366  9 Pocket Mounted Belt with 45 clip pouch. Very nice condition overall. $165
E-3365   Very scarce Mexican Border ammo belt. The belt originally had 4, small pockets, to carry pistol or revolver ammunition. The belts proved to be unpopular and were frequently field modified to accommodate the wishes of the wearer. In this case the left 4 pockets have been removed to provide spaces for the clip pouch for use with the 45 automatic. Perfect Mexican Border belt rig. Just add suspenders. $495
  E-3364  Very early rimless eagle snap 9 pocket Mills ammo belt. Choice condition. $155$SOLD$
E-3353  Model 1910 bolo. Excellent condition overall. $235
E-3352  WWI Trench Lighter. Excellent condition. $65
E-3346  9 Pocket Dot Snap Mounted Cartridge belt with clip pouch. Excellent condition showing light use and wear. $175
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E-3344  Rare WWI period  Campbell's "Vegetable Soup". These were shipped to France in large quantity and issued to US Troops. Label design was the same from before WWI into the 20s. These are from the early 20s but the chances of finding a 1917 or 18 dated are almost impossible.  Can has been opened in the period. These were found in the basement of a Victorian house in New York. $50

Photo courtesy of "WWI Nerd" - US Militaria Forum.
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E-3343  Rare WWI period  Campbell's "Vegetable Soup". These were shipped to France in large quantity and issued to US Troops. Label design was the same from before WWI into the 20s. These are from the early 20s but the chances of finding a 1917 or 18 dated are almost impossible.  Can has been opened in the period. These were found in the basement of a Victorian house in New York. $50

Photo courtesy of "WWI Nerd" - US Militaria Forum.
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E-3342  Rare WWI period  Campbell's "Tomato Soup". These were shipped to France in large quantity and issued to US Troops. Label design was the same from before WWI into the 20s. These are from the early 20s but the chances of finding a 1917 or 18 dated are almost impossible.  Can has been opened in the period. These were found in the basement of a Victorian house in New York. $50

Photo courtesy of "WWI Nerd" - US Militaria Forum.
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 E-3341   Rare WWI period  Campbell's "Beans". These were shipped to France in large quantity and issued to US Troops. Label design was the same from before WWI into the 20s. These are from the early 20s but the chances of finding a 1917 or 18 dated are almost impossible.  Can has been opened in the period. These were found in the basement of a Victorian house in New York. $50

Photo courtesy of "WWI Nerd" - US Militaria Forum.
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  E-3340   Rare WWI period  Campbell's  "Beans". These were shipped to France in large quantity and issued to US Troops. Label design was the same from before WWI into the 20s. These are from the early 20s but the chances of finding a 1917 or 18 dated are almost impossible.  Can has been opened in the period. These were found in the basement of a Victorian house in New York. $50

Photo courtesy of "WWI Nerd" - US Militaria Forum.
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  E-3339   Rare WWI period Campbell's "Beans". These were shipped to France in large quantity and issued to US Troops. Label design was the same from before WWI into the 20s. These are from the early 20s but the chances of finding a 1917 or 18 dated are almost impossible.  Can has been opened in the period. These were found in the basement of a Victorian house in New York. $50

Photo courtesy of "WWI Nerd" - US Militaria Forum.
E-3337  Choice WWI Canteen cup. $35
E-3336  Choice WWI Canteen bottle. $35
    E-3333  Rare 2 pocket load carrying ammo belt. $345
E-3332    WWI US Army Poncho. Good condition overall, showing actual use and wear. $425
  E-3330  4 Pocket load carrying Pistol Belt with 4 pockets on one side. The holster would have been worn on the right side. $295
E-3329  WWI Soldiers Grooming kit. $95
    E-3322  WWI issue shoe laces, never used. 3 sets available. $80 each
    E-3321  Post WWI Boot laces, for low quarter boots. Most likely 1930s-40s , but good for private purchase boots or a low cost option to rare originals. $30 pair
E-3319  Very rare Aero Squadron  painted trunk with full size squadron insignia painted on the lid of the trunk. Definitely made by the squadron artist. These are very rare!! Named to the Pilot on the end of the trunk. $995
E-3318  BAR Auto Rifleman's Belt. Good condition overall, but showing some light use and wear. $150
E-3317  WWI Medical Officers Belt. Mills made, 1918 dated. $185
E-3313  WWI US Army Shovel. $90
E-3311   1919 dated Rock Island Arsenal produced Mounted Canteen. Just missing the snap hook. $135
E-3310  WWI US Wire Cutters with 5000 volt rubber covered handles. $140
E-3309  10 pocket WWI Ammo Belt. showing actual use and wear. $100
E-3306  Model 1910 leather map case with shoulder sling. Missing the leather closure tab on the front and a crack to interior plastic as shown. $80
E-3304    WWI US Navy Binocular Set engraved  with number and with original donation tag, identifying the donor. The Navy called for thousands of optics to be donated to support the War effort. These were then numbered, issued and returned to the donor after the War. 1 plastic eye cup is missing, otherwise choice. $130
E-3300  WWI Trench periscope. $115ON HOLD
E-3299  WWI Officers Spurs. Choice condition overall. $65
 
E-3298  Very scarce Model 1912 Cavalry Experimental Rifle Ring that would have been hung from the ammo belt. Good condition overall. $125
E-3297  WWI Transportation Corps Armband. Very Rare. $125
E-3296   Small Size WWI Officer's Boots. $115
E-3294  Rare Officers Private Purchase Poncho. Made in the same style as the typical issue poncho, except lighter weight with canvas upper and rubber underside. $210
    E-3291  WWI Wool Soldier puttees. $35
E-3279  Holster for the 45 Automatic Pistol. Good condition overall. $100
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  E-3278   Extremely RARE WWI Flour Sack sent to Belgium to feed the starving citizens ofthe occupied areas. The Germans were confiscating food and the Belgian already were importing 75% of their food prior to WWI. The Germans would not let the refugees go into Germany, nor would they let them pass through the front lines into France. Herbert Hoover negotiated with the British , French and Germans to allow this humanitarian aid. Outrageously rare item of early US aid. Between 1914 and 1919, the CRB operated entirely with voluntary efforts and was able to feed 11,000,000 Belgians by raising the necessary money, obtaining voluntary contributions of food, shipping the food past the German submarine blockades and army occupied areas, and controlling the food distribution in Belgium. The CRB shipped 697,116,000 pounds of flour to Belgium and evidence indicates that sugar and grains were also sent. The flour was packaged in cotton flour sacks by American mills. The movement of these bags throughout Belgium was carefully controlled by the CRB since cotton was in great demand for the manufacture of German ammunition and also because the CRB feared that the flour sacks would be taken out of Belgium, refilled with inferior flour, and resold as relief flour. As a result, the empty flour sacks were carefully accounted for and distributed to professional schools, sewing workrooms, convents, and individual artists. Separate from the trade schools of Belgium, the professional schools specialized in training girls to sew, embroider, and make lace, and the sewing workrooms were large centers established in the major Belgian cities during the war to provide work for the thousands of unemployed. Girls and women made famous Belgian lace, embroidered textiles and repaired and remade clothing in these workrooms. The flour sacks were used by these various Belgian groups to make new clothing, accessories, pillows, bags, and other functional items. $195

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E-3277  Extremely RARE, Baseball themed,  WWI Flour Sack sent to Belgium to feed the starving citizens ofthe occupied areas. The Germans were confiscating food and the Belgian already were importing 75% of their food prior to WWI. The Germans would not let the refugees go into Germany, nor would they let them pass through the front lines into France. Herbert Hoover negotiated with the British , French and Germans to allow this humanitarian aid. Outrageously rare item of early US aid. Between 1914 and 1919, the CRB operated entirely with voluntary efforts and was able to feed 11,000,000 Belgians by raising the necessary money, obtaining voluntary contributions of food, shipping the food past the German submarine blockades and army occupied areas, and controlling the food distribution in Belgium. The CRB shipped 697,116,000 pounds of flour to Belgium and evidence indicates that sugar and grains were also sent. The flour was packaged in cotton flour sacks by American mills. The movement of these bags throughout Belgium was carefully controlled by the CRB since cotton was in great demand for the manufacture of German ammunition and also because the CRB feared that the flour sacks would be taken out of Belgium, refilled with inferior flour, and resold as relief flour. As a result, the empty flour sacks were carefully accounted for and distributed to professional schools, sewing workrooms, convents, and individual artists. Separate from the trade schools of Belgium, the professional schools specialized in training girls to sew, embroider, and make lace, and the sewing workrooms were large centers established in the major Belgian cities during the war to provide work for the thousands of unemployed. Girls and women made famous Belgian lace, embroidered textiles and repaired and remade clothing in these workrooms. The flour sacks were used by these various Belgian groups to make new clothing, accessories, pillows, bags, and other functional items. $255

E-3274  Scarce Rock Island Arsenal made mounted canteen cover and bottle. Lacks leather strap. $90
E-3272  WWI Rifle Grenadiers chest pack. $90
E-3271  WWI 10 pocket ammo belt. Good condition showing actual use. $90
    E-3265  WWI Blackened bronze whistle chain and hook. 3 Available . $30 each
E-3260  1914 dated Clip Pouch for the 45 Automatic. Good condition overall. $95
E-3259  WWI Mills Suspenders. Good condition overall, Mills marked. $185
E-3256  Very nice, 1917 dated for the US Model 1917 Revolver. Still has its original long leg tie down. Shows modest use. $155
E-3255  Choice WWI Aviation Goggles. This is the most popular example used. Most of these have lenses that have dramatically discolored. These are about the best I have seen in quite a few years. $220
E-3253  1918 10 pocket ammo belt, made by Long of Framingham Mass, very nice condition overall. $120
E-3251  Pre WW1, Eagle Snap Canteen Cover with early spun aluminum bottle. Rimless eagle snaps. One has been repaired and would not take pulling on, but priced far less than the normal $300 price point. Shows average use. Perfect for a Mexican Border display. $175
E-3249  Fantastic Diary Trench Art Mess Kit, covered with place names and dated. He started at Camp Wadsworth and traveled all over France. Great Mess Kit. $125
E-3197  Rare Airplane Interphone set box. Only partial contents. These units allowed Pilots and Observers to communicate with each other in flight. $210
E-2593   Very High Grade WWI Naval Officers Dress belt. $115
E-2466  WWI French Red Cross Officers Armband. $80
E-2791  WWI British made Gas Mask bag with great inscriptions of all the the battles. Some rust spots to canvas from deteriorating gas mask canister. Great bag! $100
E-2790  WWI Mounted Holster. Finish shows lots of checking. Good for  a combat display. $115
E-3246  WWI Issue bed sack. Would be stuffed with hay. $90
E-3245  WWI USMC Blanket, well used and washed. Most of the embroidered "USMC" is gone, otherwise nice. Good pack filler. $100
E-3244  Model 1910 Bolo. Very nice condition. $255
E-3242  Large WWI Carry Case for a French Trench Periscope. Approx 30 inches in length. $155
  E-3240  WWI Soldier made Trench Knife. Blade is possibly made from a rapier tip. Great trench warfare item. $195
    E-3239  Inner scabbard for the 1910 bolo. Rawhide over wood with metal throat. Just needs the canvas cover. With 1910 metal guide pin. $60
E-3238  WWI dated Model 1910 pack. Does not include tail. $70
  E-3236  WWI NCO whistle. $45
E-3227  WWI US Signal Corps Type EE Officers Binoculars. $95
E-3225  WWI US Gas Mask Repair and Log book as originally attached to all gas masks. $20
E-3222  Wollensack Officers Trench Periscope in original case. Case could be worn on the pistol belt with loop. Front closure strap missing on front of case. Good optics. $285
E-3216  WWI NCO Whistle. $50
E-3214  Nice WWI period collapsible drinking cup. $40
E-3212   WWI US Quartermaster Corps Vinegar bottle for Officers Mess. $55
E-3208  Amazing decorated Gas Mask Set with WONDERFUL Inked designs including "SIX SECONDS" "Be prepared or Die". $595
E-3205  Canteen set nicely stenciled to the 137TH Machine Gun Battalion. $130  ON HOLD
E-3204   WWI Peterson Device carry case for the 1903 Springfield bolt. $45
E-3202  WWI Revolver Ammo Pouch. $90
  E-3201  WWI Soldiers watch fob and nail knife. Nice period piece. $30
E-3189  RARE. AEF stenciled shipping crate for Peas. The AEF marking with triangle was only on boxes going to France, so this one was delivered to France and was shipped back, most likely with a German helmet inside! $395
E-3187  Rare storage case for the Mark 1A Bomb Sight. Excellent condition. Approx 20 inches in length. $250
E-3183   WW1 Wool Wristlets. $35
E-3181 WW1 Wool Wristlets. $35
E-3178  Set of WW1 puttees. $30
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E-3172  Extremely RARE WWI Flour Sack sent to Belgium to feed the starving citizens ofthe occupied areas. The Germans were confiscating food and the Belgian already were importing 75% of their food prior to WWI. The Germans would not let the refugees go into Germany, nor would they let them pass through the front lines into France. Herbert Hoover negotiated with the British , French and Germans to allow this humanitarian aid. Outrageously rare item of early US aid. Between 1914 and 1919, the CRB operated entirely with voluntary efforts and was able to feed 11,000,000 Belgians by raising the necessary money, obtaining voluntary contributions of food, shipping the food past the German submarine blockades and army occupied areas, and controlling the food distribution in Belgium. The CRB shipped 697,116,000 pounds of flour to Belgium and evidence indicates that sugar and grains were also sent. The flour was packaged in cotton flour sacks by American mills. The movement of these bags throughout Belgium was carefully controlled by the CRB since cotton was in great demand for the manufacture of German ammunition and also because the CRB feared that the flour sacks would be taken out of Belgium, refilled with inferior flour, and resold as relief flour. As a result, the empty flour sacks were carefully accounted for and distributed to professional schools, sewing workrooms, convents, and individual artists. Separate from the trade schools of Belgium, the professional schools specialized in training girls to sew, embroider, and make lace, and the sewing workrooms were large centers established in the major Belgian cities during the war to provide work for the thousands of unemployed. Girls and women made famous Belgian lace, embroidered textiles and repaired and remade clothing in these workrooms. The flour sacks were used by these various Belgian groups to make new clothing, accessories, pillows, bags, and other functional items. $235
E-3169   WWI Officer's Trench Scope Leather Case for the Wollensack Trench Periscope. $95
E-3167  Fantastic field made Carbide lamp made from Artillery shell parts. Carbide was used in the antique car lights of the period. It is a powder that produces flammable gas when water is slowly dripped on it. About 11 inches in height. $255
E-3147   WWI Shovel cover. Choice condition. $95
E-3146   WWI Officer's Pistol Belt with Saber Loop. Excellent condition. $100
    E-3145  WWI Individual Dressing Packet. 1916 dated. Clean overall. $55
E-3139  Nicely decorated WWI French or British made Haversack inscribed to an MP in the 7TH Division. $110
 
E-3137   WWI British made Officer Style map case as inscribed to a member of the 7TH Sanitary Train of the 7TH Division, AEF. $110
E-3131  Very rare "Blue Ointment". This was a mixture of Salve and mercury!! It was rubbed in areas that attract lice. It would kill the lice but who knows what it did to the soldier. Rare trench warfare item of Soldier's kit!! $145
E-3128  7TH Anti Aircraft Canteen. $150
E-3127  WWI Eagle Snap Map Case. Nicely identified to a US Marine Corps Major. Shoulder strap is a replacement. Overall excellent condition with just some minor mothing to the felt interior pad. Very tough items to find with Marine usage. $250
 
E-3107   WWI Kodak "Autographic Vest Pocket Camera". These Cameras were heavily marketed toward Soldiers going overseas. Soldiers were discouraged from using cameras at the front, but brought them anyway!! scarce. $75
  E-3090  WWI Officers Hypodermic Kit, missing from most Officers medical belts. $135
  E-3079  Officers Trench Whistle. $70
E-3074  WWI Dog Tag on cord. $35
E-3073  Great 104TH Infantry Regiment, 26Th Division Reunion Armband. This was the first unit in American History decorated by a foreign power. The French decorated the colors of the 104Th after their bravery at the battle of Apremont. $45
E-3072  Great 104TH Infantry Regiment, 26Th Division Reunion Armband. This was the first unit in American History decorated by a foreign power. The French decorated the colors of the 104Th after their bravery at the battle of Apremont. $40
E-3051  WWI Foot Powder as issued to all Soldiers for foot care. $50
  E-3045  WWI BAR Bandolier. $65
E-3042  WWI 9 Pocket dot snap ammo belt with 45 clip pouch. Shows actual field use and wear. Nice combat set. $110
E-3041  Set of 4 different bakelite buttons for Marine Corps, Knights of Columbus, YMCA and Jewish Welfare Board. $80
  E-3036  WWI -20s Officers Map Case with strap. Made and labeled Gemsco. $80
E-3032   Rare Model 1912 Cavalry Field Trial rimmed eagle snap cover for the picket pin handled pick head. Quite scarce. $90
E-3013  Set of WWI Nurses cuffs, collar and apron. $85
  E-3005  Set of 90TH Division Streamers. Some small splits and wear, but nice period silk battle honors. $95
  E-3002  Fantastic ditty bag which was used by a member of the 103RD Trench Mortar Battery to ship captured German helmet home through the mail. $195
E-2998  WWI US Kitchen boiler. $150
E-2987  Scarce WWI Rolling Kitchen, "Dipper" for preparing and ladling out food. About 1 quart. $85
  E-2979  WWI Signal Corps Flag. $60
E-2972 WWI period map case by Gemsco. About mint. $125
E-2955   Extremely rare WWI US Marine Corps 1ST Aid packet. These were issued to US Marines and US Navy Corpsman fighting in France. $95
E-2937  WWI wool puttees. $35 set OUR CHOICE
E-2935  Late 1920s Artillery Guidon with Quartermaster label. Excellent condition overall. $75
E-2931  1907 dated Field Trials Message Book with instructions. Very rare. $75
  E-2926    WWI US Navy enlisted scarf. Excellent condition. $45
E-2925  WWI US Navy enlisted scarf. Excellent condition. $45
E-2915  Scarce Navy/ Marine Corps Individual Dressing Packet. Very nice condition. $60
E-2912   Fantastic CA. 1920 wool athletic shirt for a member of the "Fighting 69TH" New York National Guard, Company D. Only one of these we have seen. $145
E-2903  WWI Musette Bag for a member of the 103RD Ammunition Train of the 28TH Division. Lacks shoulder strap. $75
  E-2877  WWI Red Cross Armband for a women involved with garment distribution. $75
  E-2872  "Au Lion" trench knife sheath. Rusty but impossible to find by itself. $155
E-2852  WWI Navy Individual Bandage as carried by Navy and Marine Corner. $75
E-2842  WWI US Revolver holster. Well used, missing bottom plug. $60
  E-2825  Pre WWI sword hangers for wear on the leather garrison belt. $70
E-2810   WWI US Flashlight with leather strap with eagle snap. Private purchase. $90
E-2789  WWI Signal Corps Pliers. US surcharged.  $80
E-2772  WWI Gas Mask and Bag. Bag is very nice. Mask is dry and brittle and has pulled away from the hose. $85ON HOLD
E-2763  WWI Infantry Officer's Dress Belt, buckle and hangers. Missing saber end hooks easily replaced. Very good condition overall. $115
E-2762   WWI Holster for the 45 Automatic Pistol. $110ON HOLD
E-2748  1914 dated Rock Island Arsenal Haversack. Some soldier naming to the front cover. $55
E-2745   Genuine WWI French Maps, assorted. These maps are from various areas in France, that were not on the Western Front but in the rear areas. Maps were purchased for various areas of France as they did not necessarily know where the battle may shift. Also troops moving from the coast to battle areas would be led by Officers using these maps. Our choice. $35
E-2744  WWI Toque. 2 Areas that have splits, easy fix. $40
E-2718    WWI classic brown stripe blanket with embroidered "US" in the middle.  A few scattered pea size moth bites. One large tear as shown. $125
    E-2715  WWI Gas Mask Bag. Small chuck out of strap and missing central divider. Good to display with a uniform with combat gear.  $35
E-2698  WWI 26TH Division Laundry Bag/ Spare Clothing Bag nicely marked and painted. $85   ON HOLD
E-2682  WWI Eagle Snap Canteen cover with Rock Island Arsenal markings and 1915 date. One small flaw above snap. Bottle and cup are also present. $155ON HOLD
E-2674  WWI Officers Marching Compass with original carry case and sheet. $90
    E-2630  WWI Gas Mask Bag. Shows honest combat use and wear. no mask. $50
 
E-2625  Model 1910 pack dated 1917. Inscribed to an Aero Squadron. $110
E-2624  MINT clip pouch for th e45 Automatic. $25
    E-2610   WWI Rifle Sling for the issue Army Rifle. Markings are hard to read. $90
  E-2608   WWI Mills manufactured case for the Signal Flag case. $45
E-2604  WWI Type EE, US Signal Corps Binos with original belt case. Compass needs to be replaced. Overall good shape. $90
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E-2596   WWI Officer's Sword Hanger for the Model 1902 sword. $70
  E-2587  10 Pocket Ammo Belt, showing actual use and wear. Good condition, but for one split as shown. $75ON HOLD
  E-2580  Mounted strap for Pre WWI canteen. $35
E-2573    WWI 45 Automatic clip pouch. Includes original instruction sheet. $45
E-2566  WWI US Army Revolver holster. Good condition overall. $80
E-2563  WWI period private purchase folding cup as carried by many Officers and Soldiers. $45
E-2535   WWI Ditty Bag. Good condition overall. $30
    E-2498   WWI French made mirror, holder and outer case. $35
  E-2494  WWI Ditty bag for  a member of the 3RD Air Service Mechanics Regiment. $35
  E-2488  WWI Shaving Mirror and case. $30
E-2479  WWI Whistle with button chain. $55
E-2477    WWI Officer's Marching Compass and case. Lacks the fluid. $55
E-2459  American Red Cross Hut Token valued for 1 Franc in goods. $40
E-2455  WWI French Red Cross Armband for Officer Level Position as worn by Ambulance Section Leaders. $175
E-2436   Choice medium brown leather leggings. $65
E-2333  Scarce WW! Battery Commanders Ruler. $40
E-2304   Pre WWI Artillery Shoulder Cord for Dress Blue Uniform. From an unopened bundle of 10 dated 1915. Excellent condition overall. $45 each
E-2282   WWI US Navy/ Marine Corps Individual Dressing Packet. $65
E-2253  Great WWI Red Cross Ditty Bag. $50
E-2240   WWI blue US Army issue laundry/ clothing storage bag. One 3 inch rip. $50
  E-2235  WWI Diagnostic tag pouch. $45ON HOLD
E-2227  New old stock upper section of swivel holster. Never used. $40
E-2222  WWI Officers private purchase inflatable pillow and carry case. $40
E-2214  WWI cleaning kit case. 1918 dated. $35
E-2213  WWI Officers white gloves. $35
E-2189  WWI Shaving Mirror and carrier. $35
E-2057  WWI Red Cross Nurses Armband. $55
E-1957  Very scarce WWI War Camp Community Service cane as given to returning WWI Troops. $110
 
E-1770   Commercial Map as used by many Officers in the AEF. Includes Vosges. $45
  E-1757  WWI US Issue Canteen. $25
    E-1756  WWI US Issue Aluminum canteen. This one lacks maker marks and is scarce. $35
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