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Large Grouping of Military & Naval Photographs, Including WWI Album

A small group of 11 photos from Utah Beach after D-Day. Excellent.

A group of 13 WWI photos of US Marines, mostly in France, photo postcards. 

Extremely nice grouping to Private Sidney Lentz, 544th Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment, including two lrge portrait photos of Lentz in uniform, his dog tags, a copy of his Honorable Discharge, a variety of paper souvenirs, 27 snapshots of training, including two more smaller photos of Lentz, and his original Combined Operations patch. This is an extremely rare unit with significant combat history, including the Morotai and Luzon Operations. The unit was raised in 1943, and disbanded in 1945. Their duty was genuinely to be the “first ashore,” and they were. 

WWI Archive of the Matchin brothers including photo portraits, copy of honorable discharge, and more. There were three Matchin brothers who served in WWI. They were originally from Pennsylvania, but settled in the Freson area following WWI. 

WWI Photo album of Sidney Weiss, 13th Regiment Field Artillery, US Regular Army. This is an outstanding and possibly unique American photo album of a man who served in most of the major campaigns that in which US forces were engaged in WWI. There are 154 photos in the album, almost all labeled. Excellent condition, and a truly remarkable record. There are a number of photos of captured German equipment, including a tank, guns, and more. Dimensions: Varying, but all contained in a large plastic freezer bag. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.

 

Condition:

The groups are all very good to excellent. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

 

 

Estimate: $250 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$393
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.