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Pingenot Auction, Lot 222

MILITARY EPHEMERA LOT

222. [MILITARY HISTORY: EPHEMERA (Holiday Menus)]. Lot of 5 menus and programs for holiday festivities in the Army:

U.S. ARMY. 3rd CAVALRY. TROOP "I." Roster - Menu Troop "I" 3rd U.S. Cavalry. Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Christmas 1918. 4 pp. Narrow 12mo, original stiff pictorial wrappers with the flag of the 3rd Cavalry, tied with a yellow cord. Very fine.
         Roster of officers and men, menu, and a brief history of Troop "I," 3rd Cavalry.

U.S. ARMY. 8th CAVALRY. TROOP "B." Christmas 1915. Troop "B," 8th Cavalry. Fabens, Texas [cover title]. 5 pp. 12mo, original stiff pictorial wrappers with embossed U.S. flag, tied with a yellow cord. Cover splitting at fold and with brown fingerprint smear.
         Menu, roster of officers and men, and three-page history of Troop B.

U.S. ARMY. 14th CAVALRY. TROOP "A." Thanksgiving Dinner November 30, 1916. Trrop "A" 14th Cavalry Del Rio, Texas [cover title]. 3 pp., illustrations. 16mo, original stiff pictorial wrappers with guidon of the troop, tied with a yellow cord. Very fine.
         Roster of officers and men, menu.

U.S. ARMY. QUARTERMASTER’S DETACHMENTS, CAMP DEL RIO, TEXAS. Thanksgiving Dinner on the Border. Quartermaster’s Detachments’ Mess. Camp Del Rio, Texas. 1917 [cover title]. [Del Rio: Val Verde County Herald Print], 1917. 3 pp., illustrations. 12mo, original stiff pictorial wrappers with eagle and flags on upper wrap and turkey on lower wrap, tied with yellow ribbon. Very fine.
         Roster of officers and men, menu.

U.S. ARMY. 38th INFANTRY. COMPANY "A." Thanksgiving November, 1941. Company "A", Thirty-eighth Infantry. Fort Sam Houston, Texas. 4 pp., decorated with turkey border. 12mo, original stiff pictorial wrappers with embossed turkey and flag on upper wrap, tied with blue cord. Very fine.
         Menu and roster of officers and men.

(5 vols.)
($200-400)