2 Day Guns & Military Relics Collections

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Two day auction with over 1000 lots featuring the sword and bayonet collection of former life-long collector and dealer, Joe Florest. Includes hundreds of uniforms, flight jackets, 100's of rifles and pistols, military groupings and more!
FIREARM BUYERS: A signed FFL MUST be provided on ALL firearms regardless of vintage. Please email to DonleyAuctions@outlook.com or fax to 815.923.7080.

SWITCHBLADE BUYERS: Check State Knife Laws for specific details on possession, carry, manufacturer or sale as some restrictions may apply in a specific state.

NAZI MEMORABILIA BUYERS: Due to the high quality of Nazi fakes, Donley Auctions has described this item to the best of their ability and assumes NO liability or responsibility if information provided is incorrect. Authenticity is unknown. Buyer assumes all responsibility to determine whether or not item is authentic. Buyer may request additional photos, ask detailed questions and make inquiries into the specifics of this item. All content and information is provided “AS IS” and without warranty, implied or otherwise. Absolutely NO refunds are given for this item or any military relics, regardless of age or condition.
FIREARM BUYERS: A signed FFL MUST be provided on ALL firearms regardless of vintage. Please email to DonleyAuctions@outlook.com or fax to 815.923.7080.

SWITCHBLADE BUYERS: Check State Knife Laws for specific details on possession, carry, manufacturer or sale as some restrictions may apply in a specific state.

NAZI MEMORABILIA BUYERS: Due to the high quality of Nazi fakes, Donley Auctions has described this item to the best of their ability and assumes NO liability or responsibility ...
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WWII US Army Airborne Paratrooper Brown Boots2000 - WWII US Army Airborne Paratrooper Brown Boots
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10 eyelets. Name on inside. Size 8N.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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WWII US Army Reversible Winter Parka2001 - WWII US Army Reversible Winter Parka
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Has 4th Army patch and Sergeant stripes. Korean war M1 helmet. Front seam swivel bale hand painted. See photos.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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WWII Unknown Paratrooper Jump Helmet2002 - WWII Unknown Paratrooper Jump Helmet
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Small head. Crash helmet. Unknown country. See photos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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WWII Australian Slouch Hat2003 - WWII Australian Slouch Hat
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Has regimental badge on side. Small in size. Good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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WWII US Army 80th Div. 317th Infantry Guidon2004 - WWII US Army 80th Div. 317th Infantry Guidon
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Has mothing. Measures 28"L, 17.5"W.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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Post WWI US Army Officer's Campaign Hat2005 - Post WWI US Army Officer's Campaign Hat
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Made by Stetson. Contracted by Geo. S. Gethen Co. Chin strap is broken off.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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WWI US Canteen w/ Cover & Web Belt2006 - WWI US Canteen w/ Cover & Web Belt
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Canteen has cup. Cover and canteen are dated 1918.
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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WWII US Air Raid Helmet2007 - WWII US Air Raid Helmet
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T.M.W. Textile Machine Works of Pennsylvania. Liner and chin strap have separated.
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Post WWII US Army US Navy Pith Helmets2008 - Post WWII US Army US Navy Pith Helmets
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Excellent condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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US Vietnam Gentex Helicopter Pilot Helmet2009 - US Vietnam Gentex Helicopter Pilot Helmet
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Has avian ex. Fair to good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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WWI US Trench Wrist Watch Case & Band2010 - WWI US Trench Wrist Watch Case & Band
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Fahy MFG. Sterling silver. Case only. No movement. See photos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (160.00) x 1 = 160.00
 
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WWI US KIA Photograph & Compass Group2012 - WWI US KIA Photograph & Compass Group
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Large black & white photograph measures 19"W, 24"H. See photos.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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WWI US BAR Ammo Belt Dated 19182013 - WWI US BAR Ammo Belt Dated 1918
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Magazine belt for the Browning automatic rifle. Excellent condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold to Qgibson1 for (130.00 + 29.90) x 1 = 159.90
 
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WWII Unknown Airborne Paratrooper Elbow Pads2014 - WWII Unknown Airborne Paratrooper Elbow Pads
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See photos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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WWII US Army Sherman Tank M5 Periscope2015 - WWII US Army Sherman Tank M5 Periscope
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Dated 1942. Optics are somewhat cloudy.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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WWII German Pilot/Airborne Wrist Compass2016 - WWII German Pilot/Airborne Wrist Compass
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Functional. Excellent condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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WWII Marine Corps Service Plaque w/ Flags2017 - WWII Marine Corps Service Plaque w/ Flags
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See photos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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WWI US Web Belt2018 - WWI US Web Belt
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With sword hanger. Good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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1950s Camel Cigarette Carton2019 - 1950s Camel Cigarette Carton
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All packs are full and in excellent condition. Carton is also in excellent condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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WWI German Pocket Watch Trench Case/Field Compass2020 - WWI German Pocket Watch Trench Case/Field Compass
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Trench case is marked for the size 22, Company Erreff. Field compass, brass, doesn't lock properly, possible repro.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Vietnam US Slant Jungle Jacket/Trousers2021 - Vietnam US Slant Jungle Jacket/Trousers
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Trousers size 40x31. Jacket size Reg/Med. Both appear unworn. See photos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Iwo Jima Seabees Relics2022 - Iwo Jima Seabees Relics
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Many incredible items from Iwo Jima. See photos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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WWI/WWII US Navy Granite Wear Coffee Pot2023 - WWI/WWII US Navy Granite Wear Coffee Pot
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USN marked on bottom. Very good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Spanish American War Veterans Memorabilia2024 - Spanish American War Veterans Memorabilia
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Named John B. Tierney. Photos and memorabilia from Spanish American war.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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WWII Navy Uniform2025 - WWII Navy Uniform
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Soldier was on USS Nautilus submarine. Excellent condition with dragon embroidery.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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WWI Grouping2026 - WWI Grouping
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Named Albrecht F. Rusack. Includes his helmet, 2 reunion medals, and his WWI victory medal ribbon attached to a plaque.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Vietnam-Era Helicopter Prop SH-3 Sea King2027 - Vietnam-Era Helicopter Prop SH-3 Sea King
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Signed by many of the section. Dated 1968.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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WWII Navy Wind Speed Measuring Device2028 - WWII Navy Wind Speed Measuring Device
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Anemometer Wind Vane. Excellent untested condition. In box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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D-Day Landmine Covers (6)2029 - D-Day Landmine Covers (6)
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Marked active or safe. Very good condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Vietnam Vietnamese Flag2030 - Vietnam Vietnamese Flag
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Machine stitched letters and star. Size: 35" wide by 31" tall. Very good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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WWII 99th Evacuation Hospital Flag2031 - WWII 99th Evacuation Hospital Flag
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Excellent condition. One of the first "MASH" hospitals. Size: 50" wide by 34" tall.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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WWII US Army Traveling Chaplains Kit2032 - WWII US Army Traveling Chaplains Kit
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Named Chaplain Don R. Bauter. Excellent condition. Mostly complete, see photos.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Aviation Spark Plugs NOS2033 - Aviation Spark Plugs NOS
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10 Type LS-85. Brand new old stock in original box.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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WWII German Goggles2034 - WWII German Goggles
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Excellent condition. With case.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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WWII German Luftwaffe Goggles2035 - WWII German Luftwaffe Goggles
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Excellent condition. With case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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WWII-Era Baseball Uniform2036 - WWII-Era Baseball Uniform
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Comes from a WWII veterans family. Unknown team. Was packed in foot locker with war relics. Has shirt and pants. Good condition. See photos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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WWII Photos, Money and More2037 - WWII Photos, Money and More
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Photos, foreign money, etc.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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Korean War Thank You Page2038 - Korean War Thank You Page
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A thank you to the US and other countries for fighting in the Korean war 60 years ago.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 15.00 - 30.00
 
 
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US Military Bars And Ribbons2039 - US Military Bars And Ribbons
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200 pieces of US brass, campaign bars, etc.
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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US Army Air Force Grouping2040 - US Army Air Force Grouping
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Named US Army Air Force grouping
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Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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WWII US Parachute Items2041 - WWII US Parachute Items
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Bail out survival kit. Empty. Includes a pad labeled "River 34". Great condition.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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WWII US Airforce Bombardier Grouping2042 - WWII US Airforce Bombardier Grouping
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WWII US Airforce Bombardier Grouping includes bombardier wings, flight jacket squad patch from 351st Bomb Group, uniform insignia, nametag, silk map o
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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WWII US Tank Optic Scope2043 - WWII US Tank Optic Scope
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WWII US tank optic scope 1944 Dated-Great optics!
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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WWII US Flare2044 - WWII US Flare
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US 1944 dated Parachute Star flare. Still sealed in original container.
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Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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WWII US Army DSC Medals2045 - WWII US Army DSC Medals
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WWII US Army Distinguished Service Cross full size and mini medal with ribbon and infantry screw-back collar disc. Distinguished Service Cross full.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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WWII Vet Lot2046 - WWII Vet Lot
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Vet lot from Crystal Lake IL. Photos, pennants, Nazis, US, etc.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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WWII Army Air Force Patch Display2047 - WWII Army Air Force Patch Display
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WWII US Army Air Corps 10th Air Force, DFC, Air Medal, Army Good Conduct medal, CBI grouping medals with paperwork identified to veteran. Sold as one
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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US Military Field Phone2048 - US Military Field Phone
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US Military Field Phone, hand set, head set and antennae in US canvas bag, vintage unknown.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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US Military Raincoat, Uniform, Backpack2049 - US Military Raincoat, Uniform, Backpack
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A US military raincoat in a canvas bag along with a woodland camo uniform and an olive drab backpack. Raincoat has some stains on edges and a piece of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Vintage US Marine Greek Fisherman's Cap2050 - Vintage US Marine Greek Fisherman's Cap
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Has WWII Marine Corp insignia. See photos.
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Estimates : 20.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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