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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2946M Marlborough
October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Eisenhower Jacket, 17th and 82nd Airborne Division

$154$125
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Eisenhower Jacket, 17th and 82nd Airborne Division, c. 1944-45, olive drab wool jacket body, 17th Airborne Division patch on the left sleeve, an "Order of the Orange" aiguillette on the shoulder, glider wing, campaign ribbons, and a combat infantry badge on the left breast, cavalry and U.S. collar discs, a presidential unit citation on the right breast, a French "Croix de Guerre" aiguillette on the right shoulder, and an 82nd "All American" Airborne Division patch on the right sleeve.

Note: The 82nd Airborne Division participated in the Sicily invasion, Normandy, Operation Market Garden, and in Central Europe.
Estimate $200-400

Overall in good condition with some wear from use and moth nips.


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