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SMALL WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PROPAGANDA BOOKLET FROM 1933

SMALL WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PROPAGANDA BOOKLET FROM 1933

This item is a very small picture book of early Nazi propaganda. The booklet meas. approx. 1.50 x 2.00 inches and runs approx. 18 pages with as many photos. The booklet is entitled “DER FÜHRER… (160-51). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN BADGE FOR VISIT TO BERLIN

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN BADGE FOR VISIT TO BERLIN

Circular brass badge meas. approx. 1.25 inches across and deeply engraved with a view of the German Parliament building known as the Reichstag at center surrounded by the words “REICHSTAG BESUCH IN… (160-53). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN UNISSUED PAIR OF LUFTWAFFE COLLAR TABS

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN UNISSUED PAIR OF LUFTWAFFE COLLAR TABS

Tabs are unissued and are still held together by a string. The insignia consists of two flying gulls within a wreath on a saddle-brown cloth background outlined in twisted silver cord. The gulls and… (160-60). Learn More »

UNUSED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO ARMY BREAST EAGLE

UNUSED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO ARMY BREAST EAGLE

The German army originally adopted a slightly modified version of the NSDAP’s national eagle with instructions to have it applied to all steel helmets, visor caps, and tunics by May 1, 1934. The… (160-59). Learn More »

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO FIREMAN’S BELT

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO FIREMAN’S BELT

Leather belt meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide x 43.50 inches long. Leather is in very good condition with only minor scuffs on one end. Die struck steel, box type buckle with a nickel or silver plated… (160-62). Learn More »

PIECE OF WORLD WAR ONE SHRAPNEL MADE INTO A LETTER OPENER

PIECE OF WORLD WAR ONE SHRAPNEL MADE INTO A LETTER OPENER

Item was originally a jagged piece of shrapnel approx. 9.50 inches long. Someone fashioned the last 6.00 inches into a scimitar shaped blade for letter opening use while leaving the handle in its… (490-3826). Learn More »

RELIC WORLD WAR ONE BRITISH SMLE WIRE CUTTER HEAD

RELIC WORLD WAR ONE BRITISH SMLE WIRE CUTTER HEAD

During World War One the ubiquitous wire cutters played an important role in trench raids and assaults. Leading elements would use these cutters to penetrate the enemies wire entanglements and clear a… (490-3926). Learn More »

GERMAN 1937 NATIONAL SOCIALIST FLYING KORPS TABLE MEDAL

GERMAN 1937 NATIONAL SOCIALIST FLYING KORPS TABLE MEDAL

The N.S.F.K. (National Socialist Flying Corps) was created in January of 1932, to promote interest in aviation throughout Germany.  It was very closely associated with the Hitler Youth… (160-61). Learn More »

RELIC WW1-ERA USMC QM DEPARTMENT BADGE

RELIC WW1-ERA USMC QM DEPARTMENT BADGE

This is an excavated badge from an employee at the U.S.M.C. quartermaster department. The brass badge is engraved “U.S.M.C. / 1098 / Q.M. DEPT.” and has an even “dug” green patina. There is a… (2022-1369). Learn More »

US 1903 PEDERSON MAGAZINE POUCH

US 1903 PEDERSON MAGAZINE POUCH

We have taken in a small quantity of vintage US Model 1903 Springfield Pedersen Magazine Pouches. Like the ones pictured, all are in nice unused condition. They are made of Khaki web construction and… (172-5573). Learn More »

GROUP OF DOCUMENTS & PHOTOS FOR US WORLD WAR ONE ARTILLERYMANPISTOL

GROUP OF DOCUMENTS & PHOTOS FOR US WORLD WAR ONE ARTILLERYMAN

This is a group of 7 documents and 2 photographs relating to the service of Bernard J. Dwyer of Auburn, New York in World War One. Dwyer was born in Auburn on September 3, 1891. At age 18 he enlisted… (480-241). Learn More »

$203.00
Originally $225.00

IDENTIFIED US WORLD WAR TWO MILITARY POLICE MUSICIAN’S GROUPING WITH CASED BUGLE

IDENTIFIED US WORLD WAR TWO MILITARY POLICE MUSICIAN’S GROUPING WITH CASED BUGLE

The items in this grouping are identified to Private James S. Pittra who served as a musician in a Military Police Battalion band in the United States during World War Two. James Stanley Pittra was… (380-20). Learn More »

$550.00
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ORIGINAL COPY OF “HAMDEN MEN IN THE WORLD WAR.”

ORIGINAL COPY OF “HAMDEN MEN IN THE WORLD WAR.”

The full title of this volume is “AMERICAN DECORATIONS: A LIST OF AWARDS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS AND THE DISTIGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL AWARDED UNDER… (1011-57). Learn More »

PANORAMIC PHOTO OF "CAMP [COLT] HOSPITAL / GETTYSBURG, PA. SEPT. 1917.”

PANORAMIC PHOTO OF "CAMP [COLT] HOSPITAL / GETTYSBURG, PA. SEPT. 1917.”

Copyright marking: “circled “C”, “Caulkins & Mather/ 1181 Broadway, New York.” In black wooden frame, 41 x 8.75,” with card backing, minus hang-wire.  Photo depicts 107 uniformed WWI… (P14287). Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $550.00

FRAMED LOT OF WW2 POLISH STAMPS ISSUED UNDER NAZI OCCUPATION

FRAMED LOT OF WW2 POLISH STAMPS ISSUED UNDER NAZI OCCUPATION

This is a lot of six WW2 Polish stamps mounted on paper with a Nazi cancellation mark. The first stamp is green and white and has a bust image of a Nordic looking girl with pigtails in the right… (1153-145C). Learn More »

$75.00
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US WW2 NAVY PILOT’S FOOTLOCKER GROUPING – TOOK PART IN THE SEARCH FOR AMELIA EARHART AND LATER FOUGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES

US WW2 NAVY PILOT’S FOOTLOCKER GROUPING – TOOK PART IN THE SEARCH FOR AMELIA EARHART AND LATER FOUGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES

The items in this group belonged to Mr. Wayne Jordan who served as a pilot in the US Navy from 1936 to 1966. Early in his service, while assigned as an aviation cadet aboard the USS COLORADO, he… (454-26). Learn More »

FRAMED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO EMPLOYEE INSURANCE STAMPS

FRAMED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO EMPLOYEE INSURANCE STAMPS

Modern black frame meas. approx. 13.25 x 16 with glass on both sides so that both the front and back of the item can be seen. Frame contains a booklet and 24 stamps for employee insurance. The green… (1153-145B). Learn More »

$75.00
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SET OF TWO 29TH DIVISION D-DAY SCENES BY JAMES DIETZ

SET OF TWO 29TH DIVISION D-DAY SCENES BY JAMES DIETZ

Set of two works of art depicting the first wave of the 29th Infantry Divisions assault on Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944. The print, done by James Dietz, shows the chaos of an opposed amphibious… (945-601). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $950.00

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

WORLD WAR TWO / KOREA UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S MAMALUKE SWORD

The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.00 inches long. The blade itself meas. approx. 31.00 inches long x 0.75 of an inch wide at the ricasso. It has a central fuller that starts just above the ricasso and… (2021-944). Learn More »

SMALL LOT OF POST-WORLD WAR II PHOTOS OF HITLER’S ARCHITECT & MINISTER OF ARMAMENT ALBERT SPEER – ONE IS AUTOGRAPHED BY SPEER

SMALL LOT OF POST-WORLD WAR II PHOTOS OF HITLER’S ARCHITECT & MINISTER OF ARMAMENT ALBERT SPEER – ONE IS AUTOGRAPHED BY SPEER

This is a small lot of photographs that comes to us from a local Gettysburg citizen whose family were friends of the Heidtke family. The Heidtke’s were friends with Albert Speer and visited him on… (724-27). Learn More »


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CONFEDERATE CLIP POINT BOWIE WITH SALVAGED MUSICIAN SWORD BRASS HILT

This clip-point Bowie a great example of southern improvisation- a kind of weapons-making version of folk art – not sophisticated, but with an appeal of it own.  Measuring 19.5 inches overall, the knife has a 13.25 inch blade that is 1.5 inches… (490-3265). Learn More »

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