Rare "Banana Wars" Period Pair of US Marine Corps USMC Dog Tags Circa 1920
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Rare "Banana Wars" Period Pair of US Marine Corps USMC Dog Tags Circa 1920

Code: mcpg10001

$245.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a rare circa 1920 set of dog tags for the United States Marine Corps. The enlisted man who owned the tags, Frank Mallery, participated in the Banana Wars in the Caribbean. A muster sheet from 1922 (not included) shows him as a Motion Picture operator with 3rd Marines in the Dominican Republic. He trained at Quantico. The Dog Tag appears to have a middle initial of M while all of the records of the only Marine with this last name is a C.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920s

SIZE: 1-3/8" diameter each.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: White metal.

ATTACHMENT: Two holes in each tag for string attachment.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an early United States Marine Corps collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MCHX06 LBDEX

CONDITION: 5+ (Fine-): Tags are well-worn.

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