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Category Archives: Militaria
Framed Reprint of 1920s Photo of Tunisian Soldier Peering Through Window
I first posted this print in a vintage oval wood frame back in June of 2015, asking if anyone might have any information on its background. I’d picked it up at an auction, without realizing the content. When John, my … Continue reading
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
Posted in Collectibles, Dealers - Wholesale, Historical, Militaria, Miscellaneous, Signage - Misc Tagged 1945, framed folk art, framed remembrance, philippines, WWII 1 Comment
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
Posted in Militaria Tagged foot locker, Militariah, military trunk, Samsonite, Samsonite Foot Locker, Shwayder, Shwayder Bros, soldier trunk, WW II, WW II trunk Leave a comment
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
Posted in Collectibles, Militaria Tagged antique, auxiliary ship, Cabot Mill Antiques, collectible, collection, destroyer, Heritage Collectibles, matchbook, matchbook covers, militaria, Navy, vintage, WWII 2 Comments
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