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WW2 US MARINE CORPS HOSPITAL CORPSMAN BOLO KNIFE AND SCABBARD

WW2 US MARINE CORPS HOSPITAL CORPSMAN BOLO KNIFE AND SCABBARD

Devoted to saving lives under fire, service as a Marine hospital corpsman took a special kind of courage. These wide bladed knives with rounded points were intended to cut wood and bamboo to fashion… (169-626). Learn More »

2ND MODEL LUFTWAFFE DAGGER WITH HANGERS

2ND MODEL LUFTWAFFE DAGGER WITH HANGERS

SMF, Solingen seated King TM. Natural finished aluminum hilt fittings show light surface wear with some factory darkening remaining in the recesses of pommel and the eagle and swastika crossguard with… (1252-02). Learn More »

“ANTI-AXIS” WORLD WAR 2 CHILDS POTTY CHAIR

“ANTI-AXIS” WORLD WAR 2 CHILDS POTTY CHAIR

Offered here is a German steel helmet repurposed as a child’s potty chair. We call this an “Anti-Axis” piece as opposed to “Trench Art.” This is because it was likely made and used in the… (1202-132). Learn More »

WORLD WAR 1 TRENCH ART GERMAN AIRPLANE

WORLD WAR 1 TRENCH ART GERMAN AIRPLANE

This is a very interesting and unusual piece of WW1 “trench art”. Flower vases made from artillery shell casings and letter openers with handles made from rifle cartridge cases and slivers of… (490-3930). Learn More »

RARE WII US M1892 BUGLE—PLASTIC, PAINTED OLIVE GREEN

RARE WII US M1892 BUGLE—PLASTIC, PAINTED OLIVE GREEN

Maker-mark (on bell): Eagle motif / Aman / Official Bugle / Made in U.S.A. / Star. Standard issue dimensions: 17” in length w/ mouthpiece, 4.375” bell, w/two gromet attachment, plus original strap… (380-75). Learn More »

US PROTOTYPE/ PRE-1892 BUGLE

US PROTOTYPE/ PRE-1892 BUGLE

Bell maker-mark: R.G. / Kretschmar /Phila. Measures 9.25” in length, double loop, 4” bell w/.875” reinforcing garland. Also woven, double braided golden strap w/ large tassles.  Exhibits medium… (380-79). Learn More »

US MODEL 1892 FIELD BUGLE - HEADQUARTERS A.E.F. 1917-18

US MODEL 1892 FIELD BUGLE - HEADQUARTERS A.E.F. 1917-18

Bell markings: “U.S. / J.T.L. /Jerome / Thibouville—Lamy & Co./ Manufacturers / 68 r. Beauville/ Paris / HQ. Of brass. Standard 1892 double loop, measuring 17” in length w/ mouthpiece.  … (380-80). Learn More »

MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

This trench dagger has a single triangular shaped blade without any markings. The blade measures approximately 9” with the overall length of knife being 14”. The knuckle guard in a "D" shape with… (169-648). Learn More »

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MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

This trench dagger has a single triangular shaped blade without any markings. The blade measures approximately 9” with the overall length of knife being 14”. The knuckle guard in a "D" shape, with… (169-646). Learn More »

$595.00
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SIGNED AND NUMBERED COPY OF 1993 REFERENCE BOOK “DOUGHBOY TO GI” TO NORMANDY BY MICHEL DE TREZ

SIGNED AND NUMBERED COPY OF 1993 REFERENCE BOOK “DOUGHBOY TO GI”

The full title of the work is “DOUGHBOY TO GI: US ARMY CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT 1900-1945” by Kenneth Lewis and published by Norman D. Landing Publishing, West Midlands, England in 1993. Book is… (1235-519). Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE GERMAN DOG TAG

WORLD WAR ONE GERMAN DOG TAG

This is a good example of the German 1915 pattern Erkennungsmarke or dog tag that improved upon earlier patterns by allowing more room for the soldier’s information. This one-piece tag, however,… (1202-119). Learn More »

GERMAN WW1 SERVICE CROSS AND RIBBON

GERMAN WW1 SERVICE CROSS AND RIBBON

This was the first award made by Germany to its WW1 veterans and the cross on this one  has swords between its arms, indicating it was awarded to a frontline veteran. The award also appears in… (1202-121). Learn More »

GERMAN WW2 ERA SA SPORTS BADGE

GERMAN WW2 ERA SA SPORTS BADGE

The SA sports badge was issued from 1933 to 1945 as the political version of the badge awarded by the German Olympic Sports Federation and was the idea of SA chief Ernst Rohm. It features a Roman… (1235-478). Learn More »

A STUDY OF AMERICAN PARATROOPERS PRIOR TO NORMANDY BY MICHEL DE TREZ

A STUDY OF AMERICAN PARATROOPERS PRIOR TO NORMANDY BY MICHEL DE TREZ

The full title is “AMERICAN WARRIORS: PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PARATROOPERS PRIOR TO NORMANDY” by Michel De Trez, published by D-Day Publishing of Belgium in 1994. Volume has illustrated… (1235-520D). Learn More »

A STUDY OF INFANTRY FIELD EQUIPMENT OF NUMEROUS COUNTRIES FROM 1914-1945

A STUDY OF INFANTRY FIELD EQUIPMENT OF NUMEROUS COUNTRIES FROM 1914-1945

The full title is “FIELD EQUIPMENT OF THE INFANTRY 1914-1945” by Robert Fisch, published by Greenberg Publication of Sykesville, Maryland in 1989. Volume has illustrated hardcovers with the title… (1235-520C). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO AMERICAN M-1 HELMET STUDY BY REYNOSA

WORLD WAR TWO AMERICAN M-1 HELMET STUDY BY REYNOSA

The full title is “THE M-1 HELMET: A HISTORY OF THE U.S. M-1 HELMET IN WORLD WAR II” by Mark A. Reynosa, published by Schiffer Publishing of Atglen, Pennsylvania in 1996. Volume has gray… (1235-520B). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO AMERICAN PARATROOPER REFERENCE BOOK

WORLD WAR TWO AMERICAN PARATROOPER REFERENCE BOOK

The full title is “AMERICA’S FINEST: US AIRBORNE UNIFORMS, EQUIPMENT AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR TWO (ETO)” by Gary Howard, published by Stackpole Books of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania in… (1235-520A). Learn More »

SIGNED AND NUMBERED WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN NAVY REFERENCE BOOK

SIGNED AND NUMBERED WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN NAVY REFERENCE BOOK

The full title is “DIE KRIEGSMARINE UNIFORMS AND TRADITIONS VOL. 1” by John R. Angolia and Adolf Schlicht, published by R. James Bender Publishing of San Jose, California in 1991. Volume has… (1235-520). Learn More »

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WORLD WAR TWO US ARMY AIR FORCE SERVICE PLAQUE FOR A PACIFIC THEATER VETERAN

WORLD WAR TWO US ARMY AIR FORCE SERVICE PLAQUE FOR A PACIFIC THEATER VETERAN

Item is a shield shaped wooden plaque with a brass disc tacked to the center. The disc bears the Army Air Force insignia of a white star with a red circle at center and gold wings coming off the star… (772-156). Learn More »

VERY NICE WORLD WAR ONE EMBROIDERED PATRIOTIC PILLOW SHAM

VERY NICE WORLD WAR ONE EMBROIDERED PATRIOTIC PILLOW SHAM

Item is made of satin and lace with embroidered decoration on the front consisting of the flags of the allied nations above a baby blue riband that reads “SOUVENIR OF FRANCE.” All is done in full… (772-151). Learn More »


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AMBROTYPE OF IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

Formerly in the collection of Bill Turner, this sixth plate ambrotype has a great pedigree, having been published as Figure 2 in Albaugh’s landmark “Confederate Faces.” Identified there as a, “Musician named Crowder, of Petersburg, Va., in… (1138-1866). Learn More »

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