Fall Auction 2019 Sale 77
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Good pair of items signed by notable U.S. Marine Corps generals who commanded divisions during the Battle of Iwo Jima, includes: GRAVES B. ERSKINE (1897-1973) United States Marine Corps officer who led the 3rd Marine Division during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. Signature in black ink on a 4 3/4" x 3" card, adding his rank "Major General U.S. Marines". Shows some soiling, accompanied by the transmittal letter and envelope from the General's aide, 1p. 4to., Iwo Jima, March 17, 1945, the date indicating that the autograph was sent in the midst of the battle! WITH: KELLER E. ROCKEY (1888-1970) Lieutenant General who commanded the 5th Marine Division in the Battle of Iwo Jima. Signature in blue ink on a 3" x 4 3/4" 5th Marine Division bookplate depicting its distinctive unit insignia, adding his rank "Maj Gen USMC". Shows an area of soiling in the shape of a 5th Marine Division insignia patch (sadly absent), else very good. Two pieces.
BATTLE OF IWO JIMA U.S. MARINE CORPS GENERALS
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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $100.00
Estimate: $100 - $150
Auction closed on Thursday, November 21, 2019.
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