Spring 2022 Militaria & Collectibles Auction

Korean War Named Japanese American KIA Purple Heart Archive MacArthur

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Start price: $500

Estimated price: $750 - $1,000

Buyer's premium: 22.5%

Original Korean War Killed in Action archive from Private John S. Eshima, a heavy weapons Infantryman of the 1st Cavalry Division who was Killed in Korea on 13 August 1950, and was a native of Hawaii. The group consists of his boxed, officially government machine engraved Purple Heart, Gold Star Mothers pin with his mothers initials engraved on the back, framed certificate (no glass / spotting to paper), signed photo (water damage), hand signed letter of condolence by General Douglas MacArthur, a period copy of same, and some other documents. Comes with a packet of research.