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Australian made Match Safe:  Neat old match safe with the Australian Seal on it. Probably a purchase by a WW2 GI while stationed in Australia. It is non-magnetic so it is probably copper or brass. The original hinge had broken and it was repaired by soldering it back together. Push to open function works and it stays shut when it is supposed to. Size is 2" tall and 1 1/4" wide. 
Item # aust  $29.00
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SUBMARINE SERVICE BELT BUCKLES: Hand made with hand carving and engraving. Three buckles from seaman S.W. STUTSMAN.  There are 2 buckles; one for a sub tender and one with his name on it with the name of a submarine and a sub tender.  Pretty unique with a lot of time put in to making them.  I believe these were made in the Philippines.  (The Cavalla buckle is sold, two left)
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CHALLENGE 8th ARMY PAPERWEIGHT,  KOREA: Large 2 1/2" in diameter and heavy.  Probably used as a paperweight.
Item # challenge 2_a  $4.99
WW2 WALTHAM A-11 Military Watch:  This watch has the "hack" feature which allows the watch to be easily synchronized with another watch. The hack works by pulling out the stem and the second hand stops running.  When the stem is pushed back in the watch resumes running. This watch was repaired, cleaned and oiled and worn occasionally for a year.  Then it quit winding.  The stem rotates freely etc. but it either does not engage the mainspring or the mainspring is broken; it will not wind up and run. By the serial number it was made in 1944.
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USMC, 2nd BATTALION, 1st MARINES CHALLENGE COIN:  1 5/8" diameter.
Item # 61123  $4.99
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GERMANY COMMANDING GENERAL CHALLENGE COIN:  "V CORPS" coin.  Type II.
Item # 81451  $4.99
10th MOUNTAIN DIVISION COIN:  45th Anniversary (1945-1990). Large 2 3/8" diameter with red enamel.
Item # 81452  $4.00
WWII JEWISH PILOT FLIGHT LOG:  He enlisted 17 MAR 1942 and began his flight training June 3, 1942.  His photo is taped to the inside cover of the logbook.  The last entry in the logbook is January 30, 1944. 
Item # 81456   $24.00
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AVIATOR SUNGLASSES:  I don't think these are military issue but probably private purchase.  There is no name on them that I can find. They are in nice condition for display.  There is a screw with a nut installed at one side.  The other side's ear wire has the 90 degree stop worn off and it will open past the usual position for wearing.  That really doesn't effect they way they display.  Cool looking shades. The hat of course is not part of this sale; just to show how the glasses will display. 
EARLY U.S. NAVY SEABAG:  I believe this Navy seabag to be early due to the grommets being sewn instead of metal.  I do not know if was originally white and has stained to the brown color or if it was a brown shade to begin with.  It does have lots of staining.  It is ID'd to F.I. GROVES.  I have no information on him, but the bag came out of Illinois so research may find him.
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8th ARMY CHALLENGE COIN:  1-1/2".  Pretty colors. Engraved:  "CG EUSA".  Korean War period.
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557th MP COMPANY: Korean War period Challenge Coin.  "GUNS OF AREA III, 557TH MP CO.".  Enameled insignia on the back.  From Camp Humphreys, Korea.
Item # 516038  $4.99
Item # 516040  $4.99
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SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN'S WATCH FOB:  Nice item from the turn of the 20th Century.  Very patriotic time in our history with Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders in Cuba; Admiral Dewey in Manila and Remember the Maine.  Nice fob about 1-3/8" wide.  Whitehead and Hoag maker mark.  Nice patina, never cleaned.
Item # 1117007  $24.00
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BELT BUCKLE: As seen in the photos.  Needs to be cleaned and polished.  U.S.S. MOALE served from 1944 to 1973.
Item # PE5181  $11.00
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BELT BUCKLE:  As shown in the photos.  Needs cleaned and polished.  Pant's belt comes with it.  The U.S.S. PETERSON served 1977 to 2002.
Item # PE5182  $10.00
KOREA CHALLENGE COIN PRESENTED BY GENERAL TILELLI:  Combined Forces Command, United States Forces, Korea. Presented by CIC, Gen. John H. Tilelli, Jr.
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PILOT LOG BOOK, IDENTIFIED:  This log never had any entries in it.  It is identified to John R. Hayes.  The book has a copyright date of 1945.  A small tear on the spine otherwise in good condition.
Item # pe3200008  $9.00
WW1, ILLINOIS DOG TAGS, 127th INFANTRY, 32nd DIVISION:  Two dog tags and a key on twine.  Includes a copy of his Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery grave marker.
Item # pe820003  $35.00
HOOAH!
CHALLENGE COIN, 8th ARMY, KOREA:  1 5/8" Diameter.  Marked HOOAH!
Item # challenge 3_a  $3.99
Item # 61001  $9.00
CHALLENGE COIN FROM 207th REGIONAL SUPPORT GROUP:  Nice 1-1/2" coin.
Item # 61101  $3.00
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WW2 USMC DOGTAGS, 1st. SGT.:  Early dated dogtags from a USMC 1st. Sgt.  Dated February 1942.  Early War so chances are he saw action in the South Pacific Theater.  His service duty has not been researched; just his burial location.
Item # 6111  $150.00
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The entries are from several fields in Texas. He had 1268 hours flight time during that period. I do not know what happened to him after that date. He is listed in the NARA Enlisted Records. Included is his obituary showing him passing away June 12, 1989. He was born March 27, 1917. He had two years of college when enlisting. More research is needed.
Item # 1214xx1 $27.00
Item # 6311  $10.00
CIVIL WAR ERA EYEGLASSES:  Really don't know how old these are.  Old but not broken.
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U.S. MARINE CORPS TIE CLASP:  
New in the original packaging.
Item # usmc tie clasp  $1.00
WW2, USMC DOG TAG, 1945:  One hole type tag. Tetanus date of August 1945.  Single tag.  C.E. Walker.
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WW2, USMC DOG TAG, 1943:  Two hole type tag. Tetanus date of March 1943.  Single tag. Maurice Joseph Mahoney.
Item # 6412  $60.00
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Item # 6413  $40.00
U.S.S. TARAWA, LHA-1 LIGHTER:  Zippo with date code of 1997.  Good hinge with snap close.  Good graphics.  "U.S.S. TARAWA, EAGLE OF THE SEA. LHA-1".  Has been used and has scuffs, scratches and maybe very small dent or two. No fluid or flint in it. Nice lighter. 
Item # 6512  $37.00
Item # 11520  $5.00
Item # 6611  $15.00
U.S. NAVY DOG TAG, FATHER AND SON PAPERS:  Dog tag is for the Son who was a Navy Fireman. His paper is his Draft Registration card dated 1963. He was from Oklahoma. He is buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. A copy of his grave marker is included.  The Father's paper is his Honorable Discharge card that shows his service dates of 1947 to 1951. He was a Navy 2nd Class Damage Controlman. A copy of his grave marker is included, it shows his service as WW2 and Korea. He is buried in Oklahoma. Both cards are well worn from being carried.
Item # 6813  $27.00
AVIATOR SUNGLASSES:  These came from the Estate of a deceased TWA airline pilot.  They are unmarked except for "TAIWAN" on one of the ear pieces.  Nice condition but may have some scuffs on the lenses, I did not clean them.  Nice solid case with a logo on it: "U.S. FIGHTER SQUADRONS".
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VETERAN'S WHEELCHAIR GAMES MEDALLION:  Large 1-3/4" heavy metal coin.  1/8" thick.  On the front is red, white and blue enamel image.  Text reads: "34th National Veteran's Wheelchair Games", "August 12-17, 2014. Philadelphia, Pa.".  On the back is the Liberty Bell and in green enamel, around the outside edge is: "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "Where Heroes Make History".
Item # 6912  $15.00
WW2 SEWING KIT:  Used but, still has a lot of items in it.  It even has the scissors as shown in the photos with a variety of buttons, needles and pins. No thread.
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Item # 6913  $12.00
WW2 SEWING KIT:  Used but, still has a lot of items in it.  A variety of buttons, thread, needles and pins.  The scissors are missing.
Item # 6914  $15.00
ANDERSON COUNTY KENTUCKY:  A Red Cross labeled sewing kit from the Anderson Co., KY Chapter of the American Red Cross.  Pretty complete (it never had scissors) with a large variety of buttons, thread, needles and pins.  Made of the WW2 HBT material. These were probably handed out to the GI's.
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Item # 6915  $10.00
WW1 SEWING KIT:  This is old and unusual enough for me to speculate it is of WW1 vintage.  Unusual with construction that looks to have held a spool for the tread.  Unusual also are the buttons which are metal and for suspenders.
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WW2 BLACK FINISH LIGHTER:  Made by PARK SHERMAN.  Doesn't appear to have had much actual use as the insert is clean and the case is not heavily dented.  But, the paint has had much handling and is worn, flaked etc. with bare metal showing in places.  The paint on the bottom was purposely scratched off, probably to reveal the maker name.  Nice hinge with tight lid with snap. No fluid or flint.
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Item # 6916  $18.00
Item # 6911  $2.00
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