WWI US Navy Uniforms, Letters, Postcards, War Military History Memorabilia

$799.00

Huge personal items from U.S. Navy serviceman during his time in the war.

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Update: Due to popular request for more photographs of the the postcards, we have included a link below.  In addition, a link is also supplied to show a sampling of the writings and postmarks of the postcards.

Here, from one U.S. Navy Serviceman’s personal items while serving overseas during WWI. An astonishing lot of Naval Uniforms and clothing, Large of of Postcards from the WWI era. Letters to and from home, Newspapers and clippings regarding the war effort, Saving Bonds stamps and booklets, Ration book, Training manuals and guides, Magazines from the same era with military information. A large collection to fill every history buff or historian itch to see an in-depth war experience from one individual.

Items shown and presented as found.  Letter and paper materials have damage due to age and improper storage.  Clothing has not been cleaned. Hundreds of pieces.  Due to the large volume of items in this lot, RETURNS CAN NOT BE ACCEPTED.  Please view pictures and contact us with any questions or concerns before making a purchase.

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Walter DeMille, WWI U.S. Navy Sailor. Source of this collection

 

MORE PICTURES CAN BE FOUND HERE

LINK TO PICTURES OF POSTCARDS

SAMPLING OF WRITING ON POSTCARDS

UNIFORMS

Includes Wool Navy Jumper (1), White Navy Jumper (1), Wool 13-button uniform trousers (2), Black Silk Neckerchief (1), Cap (1).  All pieces appear in great shape.  Has not been cleans. No signs of moth damage.  Although wear spots appropriate for age and use.

LETTERS AND NOTES

Large collection of letters written to and from the serviceman. Very little in way of envelopes. Notes on 3 x 5 cards appear to be the sailors recount of his experience while serving.

POSTCARDS

Over 200+ postcards from that era.  Some greeting cards.  Majority RPPC and Photo postcards.  Many used with the sailors writing along with censor postal markings. As you may suspect, much of it is foreign. Although many from the Great Lake Training Center in IL.  The postcards have been placed in individual protect sleeves.

MILITARY GUIDES PAPERS AND VARIOUS EPHEMERA

A large lot of Newspapers during the war campaign from various publisher. Newspaper clippings of the same.  Manuals and guides.  voucher booklets used in selling war bonds. Savings bonds books with stamps. Ration book with stamps. Magazines from Illustrated review. Navy Life and Our Navy Magazines.  Navel Transport Regulations for the troop transport use of the U.S.S. Leviatha, and much, much, more.

Weight 19.125 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 12 × 12 in

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