Photos show condition, been there and Salty, Brown leather carrier is all intact but shows some wear & age, has 1 thin area on 1 strap on the carrier, but is still intact, located by the set of closure holes in leather strap. Carrier has 2 metal Roller buckles at the end. Grenades are empty but show a white residue inside, one of the top fuses seems to be missing the pin, but the other one appears intact. I have not taken anything apart, this is how I acquired them. Some white paint residue is still on the bottoms, I was told this is when the grenades were packed, etc. Tops still retain some of the original red paint. Both spring clips are intact, one still has the original cord attatched. No Overseas Sales, and No Paypal.
This is a really nice and Historical grouping of Original WW 2 Aviation Autographs, all signed in ink on a May 1945, U.S. Cloth Aviators map, Map is marked, JAPAN & SOUTH CHINA SEAS, AAF Cloth chart. Map is original AAF issue and is dated MAY 1945. Map is still in minty condition and is folded. All signatures are Clear & Crisp, and are all original, signed by the aviators years ago, I would imagine this map was signed at some form of a Historical event, perhaps in the 1960's ot 1970's Etc. Someone could probably figure out when this item was signed if they can determine when all 6 aviators were togather at one time, or at what event etc. See photos. There are a total of 6 signatures and they include the Following: 1) R.E. COLE, Co-Pilot to Jimmy Doolittle, Doolittle Raiders, flew B-25 off of a carrier to Bomb Japan, Mr. Cole is still alive and is 1 of two of the surviving members left. 2) IRA C. Weathebury, Lt. Col. Weatherly was the Co-Pilot of the B-29 "Straight Flush" which Proceede
Commerative Medal of the Entrance Of the Allied Armies in NAPLES 1st. OCTOBER 1943. Shows minor wear to medal & ribbon but no damage. This is the ribbon that came on the medal when I aquired it, I do not know if its the correct ribbon, the internet shows several different ribbon patterns for this medal, so ????. Ribbon is original to the period though. The 5th Army Commemorative Medal was produced after the liberation of Naples Italy on October 1st 1943.
These serial Numbered Army Good Conduct medals were issued Very early in WW 2 Era, has an early Wrap-Around broach to the pin, Rim is serial Numbered ## 55636,. Ribbon shows minor wear to front, otherwise all in excellent shape
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