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      Sale 2455 | Lot 165
      Estimate: $400 - $600
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      • Sale 2455 Lot 165

        (MISSOURI.) Crest for the National Guard Regiments for the State of Missouri. Watercolor on board, 10 1/2 x 8 inches, initialed by the artist "F.F.S." and with the approval signature of Lieutenant Colonel William R. Gibson as Quartermaster in the United States Army; minor wear, small piece of cello tape in upper left corner. Np, 19 January 1923

        Estimate $400 - 600

        This original design for the Missouri National Guard crest depicts a standing bear in profile with claws extended above a blue and yellow wreath. The design is still in use in the patches worn by Missouri units.


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