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BLANKET – WWI INDIVIDUAL ISSUE, PRE WWI: THIS MEETS THE APRIL, 1905 SPECS, 3″ WIDE STRIPES, STITCHED “US” IN CENTER, NO TRACES OF ALABEL, PERSONALIZED HANDMONOGRAMMED “C” IN ONE CORNER (FOR OWNER ID), EXC. THE APRIL, 1905 REGS SPECIFIED A 5 POUND BLANKET (TO BE CARRIED IN A ROLL OVER THE SHOULDER) BUT WAS UNBSUITABLE TO ROLL IN THE NEW 1910 PACK, SO IN MARCH, 1911 THEY WENT TO A “NO LESS THAN 2 POUNDS 14 OZ” BLANKET TO ROLL IN THE LOWER PACK ASSEMBLY. THIS ONE IS ABOUT 3 POUNDS. THE 1911 REVISION ADDED A LABEL BUT AS USUAL THEY WENT BY THE ORIGINAL ORDER WITH ONLY THE WEIGHT REVISION INCORPORATED (SAVED MONEY). EXC (FEW SURFACE MOTH NIPS, NOTHING SERIOUS), SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION