Category Archives: Militaria

Large Framed Photo of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

This was one of John’s favorites.  It’s been stored away in the back of the shop, where I just found it again.  Oh how he loved military aircraft! The print at the bottom right of the photo says: “Restored ‘Curtiss … Continue reading

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SOLD! Philippines 1945 – Framed, Woven Remembrance

We picked up this wonderful piece of WWII military/folk art at an auction in New Hampshire.  Unfortunately, we have no history on it, but it clearly was meaningful to someone.  Perhaps it would be a great gift to a former … Continue reading

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WW II Military Trunk / Foot Locker by Shwayder Brothers – Reduced!

  This is a fabulous WW II era army trunk in green made by Shwayder Bros, which was/is also the Samsonite luggage company.  Note the metal reinforcements on the corners and around all the edges.   Condition:  Given its age and … Continue reading

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SOLD! Copper Trench Art Bank

   According to Wikipedia, “trench art is any decorative item made by soldiers, prisoners of war or civilians where the manufacture is directly linked to armed conflict or its consequences”. This metal bank is a good example of trench art. … Continue reading

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SOLD! WWII Navy Ship Matchbook Collection

This is a fabulous collection of 174 Navy matchbook covers of ships manufactured during WWII, mostly destroyers and auxiliary ships. Format: The collection is in a plain binder with each matchbook individually placed in sleeves designed for this purpose, as … Continue reading

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Lead Soldiers, Joyart Poodles, Bucksaws… What’s Not to Love About Auctions?

  Gotta love an auction, but the late nights are wicked tough when I have to get up at 4:00-4:30 the next morning!  (Last night I was unloading the Jeep at the shop at 11:00; so glad the auction wasn’t … Continue reading

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Disturbing WWII Picture – Update

A while back I published the post below about the WWII picture shown in the frame, asking if anyone had any info. Late last week some answers finally arrived via one of the resources we’re subscribed to. The information provided … Continue reading

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