This is a very unusual piece to find. It is an original Chinese Communist Army bugle that was used in the Battle of Chipyong-Ni in the Korean War. This piece shows considerable signs of being used in the battle, including what appears to be a bullet hole.It was captured by Co. B 23rd Infantry, the U. Army on February 15, 1951. This piece has an inscription which reads, Chipyong, Korea, In Memory of Sgt. Griffiths, Feb 15, 1951, Co. The piece has Chinese makers marks as is shown in one of the photos as well and is believed to be silver plated. The bugle measures approximately 16.75 total length. The rope which appears original has gold thread interwoven with white. The item "Korean War Captured Chinese BUGLE, Inscribed Chipyong-Ni Co. B 23rd Inf (US Army)" is in sale since Saturday, September 16, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items". The seller is "scrubby96" and is located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.