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    U.S. – BOOK – THE HAWKS THAT GUIDED THE GUNS by LAWRENCE L. SMART

    SKU: 16-287

    $25.00 $21.25

    This is a consignment item. It was written by 1st Lt. Lawrence L. Smart, a pilot in the 135th Aero Squadron. The book deals with America’s involvement in WW I aviation, from the perspective of a young American pilot. It is a soft cover book, illustrated and autographed by the author.


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    U.S. – BOOK – THE NATIONS AT WAR – BY WILLIS JOHN ABBOT

    SKU: 12-849 XES

    $25.00 $21.25

    BOOK – THE NATIONS AT WAR – BY WILLIS JOHN ABBOT.

    This is an English-language book. It was published as a current-history book containing numerous illustrations, from drawings by the foremost war artists to photographs taken in the field by experts of every nation. The author Willis J Abbot also wrote Panama and the Canal, The story of Our Navy,” and “ The story of our army.” has put together 338 well written pages of the WW1.

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    U.S. – BOOK – UNITED STATES NAVY WINGS OF GOLD – FROM 1917 TO THE PRESENT by Ron L. WILLIS & THOMAS CARMICHAEL

    SKU: 16-361

    $45.00 $38.25

    This is a hardback book. It is complete with its dust jacket. It is an English-language book that details U.S. naval aviators’ wings from 1917 until today. The book is comprehensive, including all the various types of badges and a listing of naval aviators.


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    U.S. – BOOK – UNLOCKING THE SKY – GLENN HAMMOND CURTISS AND THE RACE TO INVENT THE AIRPLANE by SETH SHULMAN

    SKU: 16-379

    $10.00 $8.50

    This is the biography of Glenn Curtiss. Curtiss and the Wright Brothers were leading aviation pioneers in the USA. In addition to his story (and his difficult relationship with the Wright Brothers), the hardback book has many photos. It has its dust jacket.


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    U.S. – BOOK – WILD BLUE YONDER AN AIR EPIC by DON CLARK

    SKU: 16-295

    $30.00 $25.50

    This is a hard bound book from the early 1970’s that is long out-of-print. It deals with aviation in WW I, focusing on pilot training before they reached the front. Many photographs accompany the text.


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    U.S. – BOOK – WINGS OF VALOR – WINGS OF GOLD – AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF U.S. NAVAL AVIATION by AMY WATERS YARSINSKE

    SKU: 16-378

    $60.00 $51.00

    This book, published in 1998, is quite large (9 3/8″ x 12 5/16″) and tells the story of naval aviation from its earliest days to the jet age. It has a fascinating text and is profusely illustrated.


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  • Sale! U.S. - BOUTONNIERE - U.S. ARMY PILOT BADGE 

    U.S. – BOUTONNIERE – U.S. ARMY PILOT BADGE

    SKU: 39-51 XBB

    $95.00 $80.75

    This is a small BOUTONNIERE which represents a WW I U. S. Army pilot badge……

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    U.S. – BOWIE KNIFE – CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

    SKU: 07-182

    $3,295.00 $2,316.25

    This is a very rare Bowie Knife, which was manufactured in the Confederate States of America (CSA) during the Civil War. This very knife was featured on page 127 of the book “Confederate Arms.”…..

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    U.S. – COLORIZED LITHOGRAPH – C. S. S. GEORGIA

    SKU: 39-35

    $75.00 $63.75

    This is a hand-colorized lithograph of the C. S. S. Georgia. The Georgia was similar in design and appearance to the first Confederate Ironclad, the C. S. S. Virginia. She is seen steaming in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson in December 1862. This lithograph is matted and measures 15″ x 11.” The matting measures 9 1/4″ x 4 3/4.” The lithograph is circa 1880.

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    U.S. – LITHOGRAPHS – TWO CIVIL WAR BLACK AND WHITE

    SKU: 39-34

    $75.00 $63.75

    This is a pair of black and white lithographs. They are matted and ready to frame. The top lithograph measures 6 3/4″ x 4.” It shows the Confederate States of America (CSA) Ironclad C. S. S. Virginia shelling Union frigates on 8 March 1861 at Hampton Roads, VA. On that date the Virginia sank two Union frigates. On the morning of 9 March 1862, the Virginia, more commonly known as the Merrimack (her Union name before she was scuttled and raised by the CSA to be rebuilt as an ironclad) met the U. S. S. Monitor in the first battle of iron ships. This revolutionized the world’s navies. The two vessels fought to a draw. Nevertheless, sailing vessels were soon replaced by iron vessels. The lower lithograph, which measures 11 1/4″ x 6 1/4,” shows Fort Sumter in the harbor of Charleston, SC in 1863. Fort Sumter was shelled in April 1861 by CSA forces and the Union garrison surrendered. This lithograph shows the Fort occupied by CSA troops and being shelled by a Union Naval Fleet.

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    U.S. – PORTÉPÉE – ARMY

    SKU: 07-153

    $95.00 $80.75

    I have had this portépée in a desk drawer for years. I cannot identify it. I will let the photos speak for themselves. Perhaps one of our sword experts can help us better describe it! (Any assistance is DEEPLY appreciated). [As often is the case in life, ask and ye shall receive. I have learned from a sharp-eyed reader that this is a 1902 U.S. Army Model 1902 portépée that was used prior to WW I from 1902 to 1912. Thank you to ZH from Massachusetts. Great area except for their baseball team. Sorry, ZH, I just could not resist! I DO thank you again for the helping hand].


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    U.S. / GERMANY – INFLATABLE ZEPPELIN FROM THE MOTION PICTURE – “ZEPPELIN.”

    SKU: 21-222

    $225.00 $191.25

    During the 20th Century when motion pictures were released, interesting items were often shipped to theaters to help promote the movies. The most basic was a “Theater Card.” It had information on the actors, the studio, etc. Today we are offering a very interesting item from the motion picture “Zeppelin.” The movie was released in 1971 by Warner Brothers. The stars were Michael York and Elke Sommer. The item is an inflatable zeppelin that measures 37 1/2″ in length and 21 1/2″ in height. It is silver in color.” Zeppelin is coming from Warner Bros” is printed on both sides. The zeppelin is reasonably detailed. String attachments are at the top where it could have been hung for display. It has a valve where one can blow it up. This is a great zeppelin item from a movie that was released thirty-eight years ago. 


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