May Militaria & Autographs Auction

WWII US NAVY UNIFORMS (6)

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Auction house commission: 25%

Group of three coats and three pairs of pants identified as belonging to D.R. McConahay. Two U.S. Navy dress blues for a Master or Lieutenant (Junior Grade) with a Navy PIlot wings patch is sewn on the front. First has maker’s mark on inside breast pocket for ‘M. Born & Co. Chicago’. Marked on inside right sleeve, ‘404072’ and ‘D6 – 6703-2’. Tag on inside pocket, ‘D.R. McConahay – B-37 – No. 40805 – 5-13-43 – Delmonie, Cal’. No sizing on the inside. Second has maker’s mark on the inside breast pocket for ‘J.B. Simpson, Inc. Tailors’. Marked on inside right sleeve, ‘460646 – 57005 6P’. Tag on inside pocket, ‘D.R. McConahay – 16778 – 70158 – 3-28-44 K.M.’ No sizing. Third uniform set is a naval aviation green coat with Lieutenant (Junior Grade) with a Navy Pilot wings patch. Makers mark on inside breast pocket, ‘Regulation U.S. Navy Uniform’. Marking on inside right sleeve, ‘D.R. McConahay’. Tag on inside pocket, ‘D.R. McConahy’. No sizing. First pair of pants have no makers mark. Small stamp on inside of pants, ‘404072’ and ‘D6 – 67032’. Second pair of pants have no makers mark. Inscription on inside of pants, ‘D.R. McConahy’. Small unintelligible stamp on inside of pocket and minor molding or soiling on pants legs. Third pair of pants have inscription on inside pocket, ’08 – McConahy – 626-4′. Stamped ‘3-41705’. Uniforms have minor soiling. Greens have minor mothing aswell.

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