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Open invitation to all who lived through or served during the cold war and can remember a world before computers.

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Comment by harold goldstein on November 27, 2017 at 7:12am

it would be about $220.00

Comment by harold goldstein on November 27, 2017 at 7:04am

Ernie, that looks exactly (IN MY MIND"S MEMORY) like the jackets we bought from the companies tailors.

I do not know what HHT C&C SO,ND means

I wonder if my wife would kill me if I bought one 

Does that bring back memories

I will keep you informed, thank you

Comment by ErnieKeel on November 26, 2017 at 9:23pm

Harold found custom embroidered military jackets at gallishirts.com, they have the style you might be looking for and are fully customizable.

Comment by harold goldstein on November 26, 2017 at 2:38pm

i WAS PLAYING WITH YOU TUBE TODAY AND FOUND THE FIRST SONG A FROULINE WAS PLAYING ON HER EITHER RADIO OF VICTROLA

Comment by harold goldstein on November 26, 2017 at 12:19pm

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SIG, NO WAY ARE YOU 79.  YOU AND THE MISSUS LOOK GREAT, NOW YOUR DAUGHTER LOOKS LIKE A TEENAGER.

SIG,  I'VE BEEN LOOKING ON ALL SIGHTS FOR A 2ND ACR BLACK SATIN JACKET REVERSIBLE WHITE SATIN, BOTH SIDES WITH THE MAP OF WEST GERMANY WHERE HQ POINTED AND ALL BATTALIONS POINTED (A STAR BY aMBERG, bAMBERG, cOBURG, AND nUREMBERG.  MY WIFE THRU IT OUT IN 1972 WHEN WE MOVED OUT OF BROOKLYN.

YOU SHOULD REMEMBER THOSE JKTS WERE SOLD BY THE COMPANY TAILORS WHO SOLD THEM.  THEY WERE EMBROIDED NOT PAINTED.

dAVE, SHOULD BE IN YOUR HISTORY BOOK ALSO

I TRIED EBAY. NOBODY HAS.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on November 23, 2017 at 10:03am

Our other daughter and son in law.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on November 23, 2017 at 10:01am

Dinner last night at " Los Vaquero's " with the kiddos, my daughter flew in from Fla. for Thanksgiving with the family !

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on November 23, 2017 at 9:57am

To all my brother Troopers, " May you Thanksgiving be blessed beyond measure "

Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on November 22, 2017 at 2:53pm

Happy Thanksgiving to all,at home and in the field.

Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on November 22, 2017 at 2:52pm

 

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8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888

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This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.

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