Henry Mayer's Port Moresby's Micro History:
Miscellaneous Items

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This pic shows a variety of miscellaneous items.

Collapsable aluminium drinking cup

*Pratt & Whittney- dependable engines, enameled decal found near wards strip.

Two Japanese figurines including 3 wise monkies (hear,speak and see no evil) both probably ex souvenirs found at Durand strip.

Three service buckles (2 army 1 air force) from durand.

U.S compass found with officers "eagle" and w/o bars mentioned previously found at Jacksons Drome.

Group of buckles (incl U.S. + eagle seal) on right side i suspect were part of horse harness gear-found 13 miles from moresby in area littered with horse shoes,mouth bits,harness fittings, incl a cavalry badge.

Pilots sunglasses dug up with air force, lt, cpt badges, coins and other stuff- including carlisle first aid pack in the bootless bay area (owner: Carl A. Hustad. This item was returned to Hastad's widow in 2005.

Brass picture(?) case with aust insignia on front-scratched inside: "To vince with love from sis"

The rest include french compass, Aust gov issue pocket watch, pencils, tyre gauges, thimbles, pocket knife & whistles - marked military, U.S. 1942 and ink holder.

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