Late Bannersmans Competitor- Army & Navy Store Co. Inc NYC

$125.00

Profusely illustrated catalog that very much as the same look as the famous Bannerman firm 100.

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The Army & Navy Store Co. Inc. at 245 West Broadway & 8th Ave, New York City produced this catalog in 1919, and in many respects has the look of their uptown competitors, Francis Bannerman Sons.  The catalog is a bit small in format than the Bannerman produced one, being 7.5 x 10 approx. in size, and filled with woodcut illustrations and some photogravure images. 110 pages with uniforms, headgear, accoutrements, insignia (collar and rank).  Air Service wings, medal ribbons, shooting badges of all types military, chevrons, navy rates, winter clothing, underwear, athletic and sporting goods (including women’s clothing for outdoors, a host of camping gear, field gear (campaign chests, desks), knives, military canteens, haversacks, knapsacks, holsters, pistols, rifles, Colt “Potato Digger” Artillery training guns, old army issue rifles, watches, musical instruments, flags, old pattern uniforms, Civil War uniforms and insignia including Confederate uniforms, British army material, as well as other foreign nations military uniforms etc.. headgear from WWI back to the Civil War days, Cowboy clothing, spurs, boots, Indian headdress, saddles, blanks for same, horse tack, and military books and manuals.

A wealth of information, and a fabulous reference for the WWI student and collector.

Light handling only, fine condition,  A first for us.

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Weight 1 lbs