Vintage US Army ~Ft Bliss ~ Redstone Arsenal Brass Sick Book/Ledger~ Trench Art
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Sold Date: 12/11/2011
Channel: Online Auction
ITEM DESCRIPTION: Great piece of history, a Brass Sick Book (Ledger) from the 9330th Technical Service Unit (T.S.U.). This unit was established for military support for the building of the first V2 rocket in the US, which was the start of NASA. This unit was a very important part of United States history. If you collect NASA, Ordnance, or World War II, you need this piece. Has an exploding bomb on front with the unit name. In the inside has a clamp to hold slips of paper. Looks like it is homemade, so it could be called trench art. With all the brass armament there it was possible made out of some of it,was so plentiful. Here is a little history Redstone .October 3, 1945 U.S. Army Ordnance Corps activates "Research and Development Sub-Office Rocket," with 9330th Technical Service Unit as military support organization, in Fort Bliss, Texas, under the command of Major James P. Hamill. 31 October 50 Ordnance Corps General Order No. 5-50 officially redesignated the 9330 Technical Service Unit (TSU), Research & Development Sub-office (Rocket), Fort Bliss, Texas, as the 9330 TSU, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama, effective this date. The same general orders discontinued the 9362 TSU, Redstone Arsenal, and all personnel & equipment assigned to the unit were transferred to the 9330 TSU . DIMENSIONS: measures 9" long and 4" wide closed. Opened it is 18" long and 4" wide. It is very heavy 2 pounds without the shipping materials. CONDITION: Has some stains inside and out. The hinges are in good shape, along with the clamps. Please see pictures. Sold as is. If this is a "Buy it Now" sale or the shipping has is a flat or free rate please pay and follow E-Bay and Pay Pal instructions . If you are a winning bidder of multiple sales or item has a listed calculated postage, please wait for invoice from seller. Please DO NOT send payment until an invoice has been issued from us. The shipping weight listed is a closes estimate we can give, before it is prepared and packed for shipping. (Please read policies listed below). If you have questions, please email prior to bidding I have described this item to the best of my knowledge. Please look at our other AUCTIONS POLICIES: Sorry at this time, only Accepting bids from USA mailing addresses only. No overseas shopping/bidders Canada/Mexico APO/FPO or United States Protectorates . We do not accept returns unless there is a gross error in the description or if there is damage that we didn't notice. Please ask any questions you might have before bidding. See return policy tab on eBay SHIPPING OPTIONS: THE SHIPPING WEIGHT LISTED IS ESTIMATED. All Quoted shipping & handling charges includes USPS postage and Pay pal-required delivery confirmation. We can ship UPS, Parcel Post, Priority Mail,1st Class or Flat Rate Shipping ~ We love to combine items to save on shipping whenever possible ! Items must end within one weeks time and be paid for in one payment. If you will be bidding on more than one item, let us know and we can send you a combined invoice. We pay for delivery conformation for each purchased mailed. We package the items carefully to try to insure that the item will arrive at your house in the same condition we ship it. Sometimes the Postal Service beats us at the game and the parcel damaged upon arrival. In case the item in the package is damaged, please contact us for instructions. We will file the claim with the carrier. We will refund original shipping cost if any and item cost and return shipping by the same method of payment to us. Only after the item is returned to us in the original box (we need it for pictures) and sent back to us in the same method the item was sent to you (same type of shipping, delivery conformation, and insured). If you have any questions please ask. Within 4 days from receipt of Seller's invoice. Buyer, please DO NOT send payment until an invoice has been issued...
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