Ext. Rare 1920s-1930s USMC Souvenir Pennant from Corinto, Nicaragua Circa "Banana Wars"
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Ext. Rare 1920s-1930s USMC Souvenir Pennant from Corinto, Nicaragua Circa "Banana Wars"

Code: z99mcpg90005mc


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare circa 1920s-1930s United States Marine Corps souvenir pennant from Corinto, Nicaragua. The pennant is in purple felt and near the top has a beautifully colored leather panel showing an eagle, globe and anchor over a volcano. This souvenir dates to the "Banana Wars", when the USMC was aggressively involved in the affairs of Central America as well as the Caribbean following the Spanish American War.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920s-1930s.

SIZE: Approximately 35" in length and 11-1/2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Felt, leather.

ATTACHMENT: Ties.

MARKINGS: National Art Novelty Co. maker label.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an old US Marine Corps collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAEJX14 LCDEX8/14 SeCDEX10/14

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The pennant shows very little wear.

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