Listed here are the new items added to the website this month. This represents just a small portion of items I have listed for sale. Be sure to check out my other web pages for more military uniforms and equipment.

For sale items, check the sites below.

For pre-WW1 US Army uniform items go to: THE COLONEL'S CACHE Pre-WW1 PAGE

For WW1 US Army uniform items take a look at: THE COLONEL'S CACHE WW1 PAGE

For WW1 US insignia and chevrons visit: THE COLONEL'S CACHE WW1 Insignia PAGE

For 1919 thru WW2 and miscellaneous items take a look at: THE COLONEL'S CACHE Post-WW1 PAGE

For Post-WW1 US Headgear, go to: THE COLONEL'S CACHE Post WW1 Headgear PAGE

For WW2 US Army field gear see: THE COLONEL'S CACHE WW2 BLOWOUT PAGE

For Foreign militaria (no Nazi) see: THE COLONEL'S CACHE FOREIGN MILITARIA PAGE

Interested in an item? Email me at: rgkay@garlic.com


CW14- Civil War Union cartridge box. No markings, no tins and no buckles. Other than that, it is nice. The loops on back are intact. The US plate on the front looks like it has been there form the beginning. In nice shape. Overall, a nice display item.

--$249—


MISC08- Pair, P1902 US Army Staff Officer major's shoulder straps. In exc condition. No problems with this rare pair.

--$175--


MISC09- Pair, P1902 US Army Artillery Colonel's shoulder straps. In exc condition and marked on the reverse, "Army Store, West Point". No problems with this rare pair.

--SOLD--


MISC54- P1912 USA Cavalry EMs full dress cap. Nicely marked with contractor’s name, Depot inspector’s marks and a date of “1915”. Full dress caps from the 1912 to 1917 period are harder to find than their P1902 predecessors, in any condition, let alone one like this one which is exc. A really nice Mexican border period piece. Except for a replacement chin strap, all original.

--SOLD—


MISC57-P1912 USA Officer’s dress cap. This pattern is extremely rare, being regulation from only 1912 to 1916, and prescribed ONLY for Veterinarians, Chaplains and Contract Dental Surgeons. As such you hardly ever encounter these caps. All original and in Exc. Cond.

--SOLD—


MISC58- P1912 US Army officer's white cotton dress cap. Exc condition with detachable top. Cap eagle is maker marked, "J.R. Gaunt, England." Named to a 1920 West Point graduate. Marked inside with his name and "The Cadet Store, West Point". It was very common for cadets to purchase uniform items upon graduation from the Academy's Clothing outlet. After graduating Charles B. Harding served 2 years in the Field Artillery. He resigned and went into business becoming a governor of the New York Stock Exchange from 1937 until 1940, and chairman in 1940. In 1941 he joined the USNR and rose to the rank of Captain on active duty as Officer in Charge of Personnel Accounting and Statistical Control Section, Bureau of Naval Personnel, from November 1942 to August 1945. He recieved the Legion of merit. A nice early cap, in clean condition.

--SOLD—


MISC59-P1912 USA EMs OD wool service cap. This pattern was worn from 1912 to 1918, when the grommet for the cap device was moved up. Except for some minor mothing under the crown, all original and in exc. Condition. Another nice Mexican border piece. Contract maker marked, but it is unreadable.

--SOLD—


MISC79- 1902 US Army Electrician NCO cap and collar insignia. One of the wires to secure the insignia to the cap is missing.

--SOLD--


MISC80- 1902 US Army Signal Corps NCO cap and collar insignia. No problems.

--SOLD--


MISC81- 1902 US Army Medical Corps NCO cap and collar insignia. No problems.

--SOLD--


MISC101-REPRODUCTION P1904 US Army EM's Star vent campaign hat with an ORIGINAL hat cord and bronze "MA" letters on the front. The cord was worn from 1909 to 1917 by those enlisted men assigned to the Army Service School Detachment, US Military Academy. As such the bronze letters "MA" stand for "Military Academy".

-- $125--


WW49-P1912 US Army officer's OD wool service cap. Some light soiling on the mohair but otherwise in excellent condition with no defects. It was common for officers to remove the wire stiffener from the crown of these caps to enhance their appearance. BG Douglas McArthur did this to his service cap, as evidenced by photos of him during WWI. Loose fit on a styrofoam head.

--$150--


WW81- Enlisted belts for the breeches.

--$24 each--


WW152- US Army signal flag set in canvas case.

--$59 --


WW157- 1917 dated bolo and leather scabbard. In very nice condition. No nicks on the blade. Good solid scabbard.

--$399 --


WW158- Scabbard for a 1917 bolo. In very good condition.

--$99 --


INSIG205- WW1 officer Tank Corps insignia. A very nice single with fine detail. Hook and pin in good shape.

--$99 --


AW36- US Army Dress blue tunic and visor cap for a Military Intelligence Corps Colonel. Korea and WW2 service. Bronze star award. No rips tears or stains. While this is named, I have had no luck on a quick internet search and check of West Point class lists. Coat is a size 42R. Cap is marked as a size 7 1/8.

--$125--


AW37- US Army dress blue tunic and visor cap for a Adj General Corps LtColonel. Vietnam Service. No rips tears or stains. While this is named, I have had no luck on a quick internet search and check of West Point class lists. Coat is a size 46L. Cap is marked as a size 6 7/8.

--$125--


AW42- US NAVY Vietnam era, “Survival Raft DISTILLATION KIT, Sea Water, Solar, Class B.” A relic of the Vietnam War and is dated 6/64. Part of an Aircrew Survival Raft and is sealed and can't be opened unless you intend to use it. Measures about 7" by 5" by 3" and sealed in heavy plastic with a pull-tab to open. The maker was AQUADOR PLASTICS of Brooklyn, N.Y. I have no idea if it would still work. Great item for the Vietnam display.

--SOLD--


F01- - Vintage South African Navy officer’s cap. Beautiful bullion insignia. Looks like the the back half of the sweatband was cut away to increase the size. No problems with this cap. Made in Pretoria. I do not know if it is supposed to have a chinstrap. There is one cloth covered button on the right side. A bit loose on a Styrofoam head.

--$29--


F21- British WW1 Service and Victory medal set. Both named to SJT W.G.S.Houghton, ASC.

--SOLD --


F22- British WW2 RAF Campaign medal with Malaya bar. Named to L.A.C., J.B.Mann, R.A.F.

--$124--


F65-WW2 era Japanese police sword with scabbard. Sword is solid with a nice clean blade. Scabbard has tarnish and some of the plating has worn through.

--$145 --


F66- Japanese WW1 Victory medal in original bamboo box. In very nice, unused condition.

--SOLD--


HG50- Awesome US army Dress white visor cap for a field grade officer. Has beautiful bullion oak leaves on the visor. Some minor stains from use/storage. Hard to find dress cap. Marked as a size 7 1/8. Made by Bancroft.

--SOLD--


Be sure to check out my other web pages for other military uniforms and equipment.

For sale items, check the sites below.

For pre-WW1 US Army uniform items go to: THE COLONEL'S CACHE Pre-WW1 PAGE

For WW1 US Army uniform items take a look at: THE COLONEL'S CACHE WW1 PAGE

For WW1 US insignia and chevrons visit: THE COLONEL'S CACHE WW1 Insignia PAGE

For 1919 thru WW2 and miscellaneous items take a look at: THE COLONEL'S CACHE Post-WW1 PAGE

For Post-WW1 US Headgear, go to: THE COLONEL'S CACHE Post WW1 Headgear PAGE

For WW2 US Army field gear see: THE COLONEL'S CACHE WW2 BLOWOUT PAGE

For Foreign militaria (no Nazi) see: THE COLONEL'S CACHE FOREIGN MILITARIA PAGE

Interested in an item? Email me at: rgkay@garlic.com



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