Early Occupation Period German-Made Beer Mug for US Army 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
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Early Occupation Period German-Made Beer Mug for US Army 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Code: uapg30508pi

$280.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an early occupation period beer mug made in Germany for the United States Army 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, also known as the "Red Devils". The mug shows a devil suspended from a parachute on the front and the reverse lists some places the group saw service: ENGLAND, IRELAND, FRANCE, HOLLAND, BELGIUM, GERMANY. The group returned from Germany and was inactivated in November 1946.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945-1946.

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/4" height and 5" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Ceramic.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: BAUSCHER WEIDEN with maker's mark.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VEJX00 LBGEX9/10 SLBHJX5/15

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): Mug shows light wear only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.