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Eisenhower Jacket Owned by Private Earl L. Dart, 82nd Airborne Division

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Eisenhower Jacket Owned by Private Earl L. Dart, 82nd Airborne Division, c. 1944-45, olive drab wool jacket body, 82nd Airborne Division "All American" patch on the left sleeve, "Order of the Orange" aiguillette on the shoulder, parachute wing on the left breast, and glider wings on the 325th Glider Infantry oval, Infantry and U.S. collar discs, and a French "Croix de Guerre" aiguillette on the right shoulder.

Note: Dart participated in the Sicily invasion, Normandy, Operation Market Garden, and in Central Europe.
Estimate $200-400

In overall very good condition with only light wear from use.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Aiguillette, Airborne forces, Airborne warfare, Braids, Croix de Guerre, Glider infantry, Military, Military awards and decorations of France, Military organization, Operation Market Garden