Named Interwar M1902 121st Cavalry Regiment NCO Dress Uniform
Rare and Impressive Named Interwar M1902 121st Cavalry Regiment NCO Dress Uniform.
- M1926 NCO Cap (Cavalry Piping);
- M1902 Enlisted Dress Blue Tunic (Cavalry Piping) – including M1902 Worsted Wool Yellow Cavalry Cords, U.S. and Cavalry HQ Collar Pins (screw back), and matching 121st Cavalry Regiment DUIs (screw back);
- M1902 NCO Cavalry Sky Blue Trousers, Dismounted;
- M1902 Garrison Belt, Dismounted; and
- M1902 Dress Boots, Munson Army Last.
Condition is very good to excellent with minor wear to certain pieces – including wear to the brim of M1902 NCO Cap.
Tunic and trousers are named to “Pvt. Taff, A.W.” According to our research, Wilbert Augustus Taff, a native of Brooklyn, New York, served as a Non-Commissioned Officer with Headquarters Troop, 121st Cavalry Regiment (New York National Guard), 21st Cavalry Division during the period of 1936 to 1940. With the outbreak of World War 2, Taff would enter Federal Service with the United States Army Air Force – attending Officer Candidate School and earning his Pilot Wings. Taff would go on to serve as a First Lieutenant and B-24 Pilot with the 445th Bomb Group throughout the Second World War.
A rare and stunning uniform that presents as an absolutely marquee display piece. To say that the visuals of this artifact of history are magnificent would be an understatement.
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