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Naval uniform regulations for the uniform of officers, but not for the seamen and petty officers.
Topics: Navy of the United States, Regulations Governing the Uniform of Commissioned Officer of the Navy of...
The rank of Chief Petty Officer was created in 1897 and the enlisted rank insignia (rates) changed and the design of the new rates now look much like they do today. The later regulations of 1905 slightly differed in minor detail of how the eagle was perched on a branch, this was also the last time colour plates appeared until 1941 for the last time, 
Topics: Regulations Governing the Uniform, U.S. Uniform Regulations, Navy of the United States, United...
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Dec 30, 2015 Herbert Booker
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African-Methodist-Episcopal Church of Palm Coast, Florida choir.
Topics: A.M.E., African-Methodist-Episcopal, Flagler County Florida
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Dec 29, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Insignia of the Israel Defence Force Air Force, Army and Navy.
Topics: I.D.F., Israel Defence Force, Israeli Air Force, Israeli Army, Israeli Navy, Gadna Diver,...
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Decorations, Flags, Insignia, Medals and Orders of the Mongolian Air Force and the Mongolian Army.
Topics: Mongolian Air Force, Mongolian Army, Inner Mongolia, Mongolia, Khalikhan, Mong-Chalkhen Gol,...
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Dec 29, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Cadet proficiency badges used by Army Cadet, Sea Cadets and R.A.F. Cadets in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Topics: Army Cadet Badges, Royal Air Force Cadet Badges, R.A.F. Cadet, Marksman, 1st Class Shot, 2nd Class...
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Dec 25, 2015 Herbert Booker
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These cap badges were made during the half-century reign of Queen Victoria of England to show the wearer's regiment. 
Topics: Regimental Cap Badges, Great Britain, United Kingdomn, Insignia, Royal Army, British Army, Uniforms...
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Dec 24, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Egypt, Jordan and Turkey all issued at one time or another stamps for Palestine, as early as 1900 in the Ottoman Empire. 
Topics: Palestine, Palestinian, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Postage, Stamps, Postage Stamps
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Dec 22, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A book filled with motion picture posters of African-American actors and actress in early silent film to the "talkies" in the 1930's onward. 
Topics: Beware!, Big Fella, Big Timers, Swing, Underworld, ZouZou, Two-Gun Man From Harlem, Sunday Sinners,...
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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NOTA BENE: Many of these photographs of the First World War are very graphic as they also show deceased soldiers on the battlefield on the Western Front in France. All nations engaged in war had boy soldiers in the ranks. 
Topics: Austrian Army, Belgian Army, Canada Expeditionary Force, British Army, Dutch Army, German Army,...
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Coloured German oicture postcards of the Great War.
Topics: German picture postcards, The Great War, World War One, First World War, WWI, WW1, Germany, German,...
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Maps from World War One of Europe.
Topics: Western Front, Maps, Allied Expedtionary Force, Army, Armies, The Great War, World War One, World...
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Insignia of the Army of the United States and the Navy of the United States in the Great War of 1914-1918.
Topics: Insignia, Army Insignia, Navy Insignia
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Illustrations of Army & Navy ranch and rank insignia printed in San Francisco, California in 1917.
Topics: Army & Navy Insignia, Army of the United States, Navy of the United States, United States Army,...
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Pictures of rank insignia in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy.
Topics: Insignia, Army Insignia, Navy Insignia, 1917, WW1
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Issue Scott #484 through #519
Topics: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Postage Stamps, Definitive Postage Stamps, 1917, World War...
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Dec 20, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Badges worn by women's auxiliary organizations in the Second World War.
Topics: Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Women's Land Service, Women's Transport Service, F.A.N.Y., Queen...
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of the United States Navy Patrol Torpedo Boats from 1941-1945 especially in the South Pacific Theater. Hopefully this is more complete than from other media? 
Topics: P.T.Boat, Patrol Torpedo Boat, MTB, Motor Torpedo Boat, R.O.N., WW2, United States Navy, Insignia,...
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Seperate sheets of mostly used postage stamps mailed to collectors of postage stamps of Germany in the early 20th century
Topics: Approval Stamps, Postage Stamps, Germany, Wiemar Republic, Imperial Germany
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Postage Stamps of Liberia
Topics: Liberian, Liberia, Postage Stamps
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Beautiful Italian Postage Stamps 
Topics: Italia, Roma, Italy, Rome, Postage Stamps, Italiano, Italian
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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One of the articles in that magazine is about submarine mines.
Topics: Navy of the United States, United States Navy, U.S.Navy, U.S.N., Submarine Mines, The Technical...
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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These were rates worn by members of the Seabees (U.S.Navy Construction Battalion in World War Two. Official and unofficial rates were worn despite rules and regulations. 
Topics: Chief Petty Officer, Petty Officer 1st Class, Petty Officers 2nd Class, Petty Officer 3rd Class,...
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A large green cover postage stamp album that contained from 1863 to 1920.
Topics: Postage Stamp Album, German, Germany, Stamp Collections
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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An American Bald Eagle inside a wreath clutching a bundle of arrows as well as rank insignia too.
Topics: USMC Quartermaster Corps, USN Chief Machinist Mate, United States Army, United States Navy
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Unofficial cloth patches displaying a flying bee armed with a Thompson sub-machine-gun and working tools worn by members of the Construction Battalion, also referred to as SeaBees!
Topics: C.B., Construction Battalion, SeaBee, Seabees, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Insignia, WW2, World War...
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Dec 14, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Framed sets of cap and collar badges of the Indian and Pakistani armies.
Topics: India, Pakistan, Badges, Insignia, Army, Armies
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Dec 14, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A small catalogue with half-tone photographs of civil, military and naval insignia in 1898, Philadelphia
Topics: BB&B, Bailey-Biddle & Banks Co., Catalogue, Insignia, Medals
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Dec 14, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Six yellowed sheets of French stamps and the stamps of their colonies.
Topics: Frankreich, French Republic, French Colonies, French Africa, Postage Stamps
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Dec 13, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Medals made by BB&B of Philadelphia, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Topics: BB&B, Bailey-Banks-&-Biddle Company, Philadelphia
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Dec 9, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Fourteen commemorative postage stamps showing the image of King George VI on these colourful stamps.
Topics: Sierra Leone, Africa, England, Postage Stamps, Great Britain, United Kingdom
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Dec 8, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Not only did U.S. postage stamps dealers mail out "approval" catalogues of stamps, dealers in Europe did likewise as stamps collecting was and is worldwide, even in France in the year 1911, believe it or not?
Topics: Postage Stamps, Stamp Collecting, Philatelic, Stamps Approval Booklets, Approval Catalogue
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Dec 8, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Argylle & Sutherland Highlanders, Army Recruiting Sergeant, Black Watch, Black Watch Piper, Conductor, Corps of Army Music, Warrant Officer, Drum Major, Pipe Major, King's Division, King's Own Border, King's Royal Hussars, Light Dragoons, Marlborough College CCF, Master Gunner, Queen's Royal Lancers, Royal Army Medical Corps, R.A.M.C., Royal Engineers, R.E., R.E. Regimental Sergeant Major, Regimental Sergeant Major, Regimental Sergeant Major Recruiting, Royal Electrical & Mechanical...
Topics: Royal Army rank slide-ons, Great Britiain, United Kingdom, U.K.
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Catalogue showing not only boots, shes, leggings as well as the Same Brown belt and other military items. 
Topics: Army, Army of the United States, U.S.A., United States Army, Leather Equipment, Boots, Shoes,...
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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A booklet with postage stamps would be mailed to a customer who selected the postage stamps they wanted and they would return this booklet along with the money to pay for the stamps they had selected. 
Topics: Postage Stamp Approval Booklet, The ABC Stamp Company, Postage Stamps
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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Postage stamps of Costa Rica, El Salvador and Mexico.
Topics: Postage Stamps, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico
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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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These Canadian postage stamps were issued under the reigns of Queen Victoria and under Kings Edward VII and George V of England.
Topics: Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V, Dominion of Canada, Canada, Postage Stamps
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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Coins and medals honouring Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie as well as fascist Ital medals in their occupation of Ethiopia.
Topics: Emperor Haile Selassie, Ethiopia, Abyssinia, Fascism, Italy
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Dec 5, 2015 Herbert Booker
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An old assortment of U,S, and Confederate issue postage stamps.
Topics: United States of America, U.S.A., Confederate States of America, C.S.A., Postage Stamps
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Dec 4, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Coloured picture postcards of Ottmar Zieher that show coins and postage stamps of other nations.
Topics: Picture Postcards, Post Cards, Ottmar Zieher
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Dec 4, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Buttons worn on the uniforms of Union Army soldiers in the U.S. Civil War of 1861-1865.
Topics: Union Army, U.S.Army, Army of the United States, United States Army, U.S.Civil War, The War of...
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Dec 4, 2015 Herbert Booker
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NOTA BENE; These confederate stamps are only shown for historical purposes and not to honour nor tear down a former regime. It is renarkable the C.S.A. could have enough reliable printing presses, printer's ink, paper stock, lithograph stone engravers, etc.
Topics: Confederate States of America, C.S.A., Postage Stamps, 1861-1865
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Dec 4, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Ottmar Zieher printed hundreds of different picture postcards in colour such as sets about the other nations and their coins and postage stamps. These cards are hard-to-find and usually cost a lot and sometimes even money can acquire all of them. 
Topics: Ottmar Zieher, Imperial Germany, Picture Postcards, Coins, Postage Stamps, Stamps, Money, Austria,...
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Nov 28, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Cavalry (yellow) chevrons used until 1918 to 1919 in the Army of the United States. From the collection of the late Michael von Deckbar who had possibly the best collection of chevrons in the U.S.A.!
Topics: Michael von Deckbar, Cavalry Chevrons, Chevrons, Insignia, Army of the United States, United States...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Patriotic World War Two booklet created for the people back home on the Home Front to acquaint them with the military insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Topics: Air Corps, Army Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, insignia, booklet, World War Two, WW2, Second World...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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NOTA  BENE: This is not an endorsement for tobacco products, it is simply here to show what this particular tin looked for those who collect them as a hobby! A cigarette tin made in England in 1942 and given to the U.S. service women and men while guests of the British people. 
Topics: Pall Mall Cigarettes, England, Great Britain, Tobacco Products, English made U.S. cigarettes, WW2,...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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The United States Army created a make-believe enemy for training purposes. They wore cotton summer khaki uniforms dyed green and made up ranks as shown with major's gold oakleaves, crossed cavalry swords, etc. An M-1 helmet liner with a shaped piece wood attached to the top to change its appearance. Years later Aggessor Forces wore Soviet style collar and epaulet insignia. 
Topics: Agressor Forces, Defense Aggressor, Uniforms and Insignia, Insignia and Uniforms, Army
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Regulations Governing the Uniforms of the United States Navy in 1841.
Topics: Uniforms, Insignia, Sword and Scabbard, Sword Belt, United States Mavy, Navy of the United States,...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Uniforms and insignia of the Navy of the United States and the Army of the United States in World War One. 
Topics: Navy of the United States, Army of the United States, U.S.N., United States Navy, Navy of the...
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Nov 11, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Bailey, Biddle & Banks Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania produced a small catalogue of Army of the United States military insignia for commissioned officers in the First World War and later in the Second World War as well in sterling silver and gold plate whenever needed. B.B.B. created some of the finest insignia in addition to their creations of unique jewelry. 
Topics: Bailey Biddle & Banks Company, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 1017, First World War, World War One,...
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Nov 11, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A 7-1/4" x 4-1/2" catalog of United States Army, United States Coast, United States Marine Corps and United States Navy branch and rank insignia, sweetheart jewelry, etc. of the Second World War. 
Topics: United States Army Air Force, United States Army, United States Coast Guard, United States Marine...
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Oct 30, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Soft-cover insignia books, many out-of-print. 
Topics: Index of Drawings, Insignia of America's Little Known Seafarers, Military Uniforms, Specialty and...
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Oct 29, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Coat-of-Arms of the Air Force, Army and Navy of Portugal.
Topics: Portuguese Air Force, Portuguese Army, Portuguese Navy, Coasy-of-Arms, Portugal
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Oct 28, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A small silver colour pin of a winged railroad wheel and swastika. Other is a red and white armband with embroidered black winged railray wheel and swastika.
Topics: Eisenbahner, Nationalsozialistische, German Railway, National Socialist, Arm Brassard, Armband,...
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Oct 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Embroidered field marshal rank marks worn only by the Sultan of Royal Brunei Air Force, Army and Navy. 
Topics: Sultan of Brunei, Royal Brunei Air Force, Royal Brunei Army, Royal Brunei Navy, Rank Marks,...
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Oct 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A blue circle with a white star with red circle in center with yellow wings and yellow letters that read CUBA.
Topics: Aero Fuerza Cubano, Cuban Air Force, World War Two
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Oct 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Distinctive unit insignia of the South Carolina Army National Guard's 118th Infantry Regiment in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Topics: South Carolina Army National Guard, SC ARNG, 118th Infantry Regiment, Distinctive Unit Insignia,...
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Oct 10, 2015 Herbert Booker
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An 8-page brochure showing post Second World War Army & Navy Surplus, when one could still get real military equipment, boots, shoes, clothing, etc. in 1953. 
Topics: Korean War 1950-1953, Post-Second World War, Post-World War Two, Post-War, Army & Navy Surplus,...
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Oct 10, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Flags of the three branches of the Lebanon armed forces.
Topics: Lebanon, Lebanon Ground Forces, Lebanon Air Force, Lebanon Navy, Flags, Banners, Pennants,...
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Oct 10, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Photographs and drawings of soldiers past and present in the Lebanon Ground Forces.
Topics: Lebanon Ground Forces, Uniforms and Insignia, Lebanon Soldiers
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Cloth and metal insignia worn on the shoulder sleeve and possibly on the pocket of the uniform to show which arm or branch the wearer is posted.
Topics: Beirut Lebanon, Lebanon Air Force, Lebanon Ground Forces, Lebanon Navy, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia,...
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Oct 7, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A monthly magazine dedicated to Abraham Lincoln lore. This 1944 issue featured the North American Indian Peace Medal given to very important Indian chiefs for their loyalty to the United States of America.
Topics: Abraham Lincoln, American Indian Peace Medal, Native North American Indians, Peace Medals, Insignia
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Oct 1, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A small brass disc with a bald eagle standing atop a U.S. Shield to show branch affiliation of an enlisted aide to a general officer.
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Enlisted Aide to a General Officer collar disc
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Oct 1, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A black rectangle with a white pick-ax embedded in German stahlhelm insignia used by the United States Army 308th Engineers in France on the Western Front. 
Topics: Stahlhelm, German Helmet, Pick-Ax, Insignia, United States Army Expeditionary Force, A.E.F., Army...
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Sep 26, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Special chevrons for the Sergeant Major of the California State Military Reserve showing a California grizzly bear instead of a star or a star in a wreath. 
Topics: Sergeant Major of the California State Military Reserve, State Guard, National Guard Reserve, State...
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Sep 26, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Bureau of Insular Affairs winged bundle of arrows insignia. The B.I.A. was under a Major General in the United States Army. 
Topics: Division of Customs, Bureau of Insular Affairs, B.I.A., Winged Bundle of Arrows Branch Insignia,...
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Sep 25, 2015 Herbert Booker
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811th Engineer Battalion distinctive unit insignia.
Topics: United States Army, Engineer Corps, 811th Engineer Battalion, D.U.I., Distinctive Unit Insignia
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Sep 25, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Rosettes, ribbons and pins showing affiliation to various patriotic societies from the American Revolution, to the War of 1812, to the U.S. Civil War, the Indian Wars and the Spanish-American War of 1898.
Topics: Army & Navy Union, Army of the Philippines, Children of the American Revolution, Army of the...
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Sep 24, 2015 Herbert Booker
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The United States Army General Staff Identification Badge was created for Air and army National Guards as well as for the State Guards too! Shown here are those badges illustrated and described in 1984. Since then new state guards were formed while others were deactivated. 
Topics: State Guard General Staff Identification Badges, S.G.G.S.I.B., State Guard, State Military Reserve,...
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Sep 24, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A U.S. Army shoulder sleeve insignia or a squadron patch work on the shirt or jacket while piloting or serving as a crew member on aircraft.
Topics: United States Army Airborne Command Electronics Board, Army of the United States, United States...
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Sep 24, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Squadron patches of the United States Air Force, some used in the Vietnam War. 
Topics: United States Air Force, U.S.A.F., Squadron patches, Squadron insignia, insignia
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Sep 23, 2015 Herbert Booker
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The description in the box is not correct, this was a New Jersey National Guard distinctive unit insignia, not the Illinois National Guard. I drew the illustration, but someone else mis-identified it! What can I say?
Topics: Illinois National Guard, New Jersey National Guard, Army of the United States, Battery A First New...
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Sep 23, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Leather patches painted with words, numbers and illustrations of aircraft, animals, birds, bombs, fish, lightening-bolts, pin-up girls, etc. of United States Air Force squadron insignia to wear on leather or nylon jackets.
Topics: United States Air Force, Squadron Insignia, Squadron patches, U.S.A.F., Bomber Jackets, A-2 Flight...
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Sep 22, 2015 Herbert Booker
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United States Army chevrons worn from 1902 to 1919. These were for Master Electricians for both the Air Service and for the Signal Corps in 1917-1918.
Topics: Army of the United States, U.S. Army, Chevrons, Army Chevrons, First World War, World War One,...
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Sep 22, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A silver badge of a four-blade propeller within a wreath.
Topics: United States Army Air Force, Second World War, World War Two, Air Force Technician's Badge