An unusual United States 12th Air Force silk banner featuring a variety of fighter and bomber planes, insignia and names of aircraft well known to that unit including Nightmare, Spare Parts, Ridge Runner, Jig Jig, Culpepper Jinx, Thumper, Ace of Pearls, Lady from Hades, Pistol packing mamma and more. Folds present throughout but the material is in pretty good shape.
U.S. Naval Officers Sword Model 1852 with Belt, Buckle and Portapee
U.S. Naval Officers Sword Model 1852 with belt, buckle and portapee. Total length is about 36.75″, blade about 31″ long and .75″ wide. The blade is engraved Army & Navy Cooperative Phila PA, it is stamped “Proved” on the other side. It is in very good condition, has the original belt and scabbard. I believe this is a Spanish American War era sword, it is personalized with the name George A. Wilcox on the blade.