WWI Trench Mortar Patches of Lt. Wm A. Laine, Ordnance Dept., with Drinking Cup

WWI Trench Mortar Patches of Lt. Wm A. Laine, Ordnance Dept., with Drinking Cup

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ARTIFACT: This is a pair of World War I trench mortar patches of Lieutenant William A. Laine, Ordnance Department, United States Army. The patches are in beautiful bullion with coppery finish embroidered upon bright red wool felt. Laine's collapsible drinking cup in its original case accompanies the patches.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I.

SIZE: Patches: approximately 2-1/8" by 1-1/8" (each); cup case: approximately 2-5/8" by 2-3/4" by 1-1/4" (when closed).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Patches: bullion on wool felt, cloth backing; aluminum drinking cup in canvas bag.

ATTACHMENT: ATTACHMENTS:Snap on cup case; collapsible cup.

MARKINGS: W.A. LAINE written and WILLIAM A. LAINE LT. ORD. DEPT. stamped twice on on cup case; W. A. LAINE 0-1553242 on bottom of cup.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJJX12 LFGEX3/13 SLEGEX6/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Overall Very Fine+): The items are overall in very fine condition; cup case has some moderate wear along its edges and the snap is rusty.

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