RARE TEUFEL HUNDEN GERMAN NICKNAME FOR U.S. MARINES WW1 Recruiting Poster WWI For Sale
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RARE TEUFEL HUNDEN GERMAN NICKNAME FOR U.S. MARINES WW1 Recruiting Poster WWI:
TEUFEL HUNDENGERMAN NICKNAME FORU.S. MARINES
DEVIL DOG RECRUITING STATION157 NORTH ILLINOIS STREET
The poster is stamped, "YOUR POSTMASTER CAN ACCEPT YOU FOR ENLISTMENT SEE HIM TODAY"
WW1 Recruiting PosterBased on our research this poster dates to 1918 and was created by Charles B. Falls.
Vivid orange background with glowing eyed bulldog wearing Marine helmet, chasing a dachshund wearing a German helmet and Iron Cross dangling from it's tail.
The poster is one of the earliest know references to this phrase in relation to the U.S. Marines. You may have heard stories about how the German soldiers nicknamed the U.S. Marines "Devil Dogs", and even today, you can still find this World War I tale used online in Marine Corps recruitment.Good condition for it's age. Fold lines from being folded in the past. Minor chipping and small tears along the edges and corners. A small hole at the corner of one of the fold lines. The back of the poster is damaged from being removed from a wall about 100 years ago.
If properly framed these problems could easily be covered.
The poster has been stored in plastic. Reflections on the plastic made it very difficult to take pictures. I can see my shadow and reflection in a few of the pictures. If you need additional pictures I can try to take some in different lighting. The poster will be rolled and shipped in a shipping tube.
A rare and extremely scarce WW I poster.
The poster measures approximately 19 1/4 x 28inches.
Own a piece of Marine Corps history!!!
We will be listing other original antique Marine recruiting posters and equipment from the same estate inthe coming days and weeks. We are helping a Marine Corp veteran liquidate his collection.
Additional images available upon request.
Domestic shipping only. International buyers must email us for a shipping quote before offerding.
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