Lieutenant John M. Merrifield (American, d. 1998). A World War II pilot's archive including his dress coat, pilot's leather helmet, oxygen mask, goggles, aviation headset, post-war Kodak duaflex camera, band-aid container, pair of sleevedglasses, a one star service flag, silk fighter pilot scarf, multiple pins, original photographs of John in service flying and with his plane, as well as, many period documents and books from his days as an Army Air Force pilot trainer; allhoused in his original Herkert & Meisel army travel trunk. Approx: (trunk) h. 23.5", w. 27.5", d. 13.75". Note: ****
Trunk is missing lock, books and documents show wear commensurate with age and use.