Mayer's Port Moresby's Micro History:
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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
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
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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