Lot 701

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Description:

RAYMOND A. LYNCH (d. 1970) Brigadier General within the Delaware National Guard, served in the Enlisted Medical Reserve Corps during World War I and as a Colonel in the Delaware State Guard during World War II, heading its medical detachment. His blue dress uniform, bearing a near perfect pair of gold and silver bullion epaulettes, each sewn down and non-removable with one silver general's star embroidered at the center. The garment is closed at the front with four brass buttons, with two flap-pockets present at the chest and two false pockets present at the hips. The upper collar lapel has matching, non-hallmarked 'US' pins, each bearing two holes for the addition of initials for the state. Pinned to each lower collar lapel are two matching and hallmarked Medical Corps. caduces, each with an 'S' in enamel for 'surgeon'. The cuffs bear a band of flat gold braiding. The inside is half-lined and partially quilted and in excellent condition. Besides the inside pocket name and date tag, there is a pocket tailor's tag in silver-grey embroidery which reads: 'S.A. Berman, The Uniform Store, Pentagon Building, Washington D.C.' Scattered mothing, else very good. The lot includes a matching general's two gold stripe trousers, with a tag inside which reads: 'Gen. R.A. Lynch 10-20-53'. The trousers are in very good condition, with only a few nearly invisible moth nips. The lot also comes with a plastic name tag bearing Lynch's impressed surname; a correct trouser belt and buckle; a correct early style, white officer's shirt, lightly stained; a black tie; and four typed pages of biographical information. From a major private collection on public display.

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August 24, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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