Archive of over 130 Photos, Letters & Documents from the career of Col. William Covington, US Army, 1890-1923, including 130 photos, letters and documents including a tintype of Col. Covington and many photos of him at different posts in different uniforms, including WWI Service, Hawaii, and the Presidio of San Francisco. Many letters and documents are signed by military notables of the time.
Panoramic photo of the 49th US Infantry in 1919 at Fort Snelling, showing the unit on its return from France where it had been part of the 83rd Division. 48 inches long by 8 inches tall, excellent.
2 period copies of panoramic photos of the 4th US Infantry Officers in 1917 at Camp Greene in North Carolina. The regiment served in the St Mihiel Offensive in France. The photo is 25 inches long and 8 inches tall, and is excellent.
Panoramic photo of the 168th US Infantry, Headquarters Company in camp. 40 by 8 inches, very good except for some water stains. They served in the pursuit of Pancho Villa and formed a part of the famed “Rainbow Division” in France.
20 snapshots and larger photos of US Troops, from Spanish-American War-1920’s including several of large formations, including an excellent photo of a USN F4-U in flight.
Condition: Varies: The Covington archive is mostly very good to excellent, including several complete letters in their envelopes with stamps and postmarks. The panoramic photos are as described, three being excellent, one having stains. The final 20 photos vary considerably, one of the larger photos having stains and yellowing, but others being excellent. Dimensions: Varying, contained in two plastic bags. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $35.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.
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.
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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.
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