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Fine Collection of Turner Medals, Badges, and Tokens
8/10/2011 - World at War Auction
50+ 19th and early 20th century Turnverein medals, badges, tokens, and pinbacks from various cities throughout the country, including Akron, Toledo, and Cincinnati, OH, Washington and St. Louis, MO, Milwaukee, WI, Kansas City, KS, Detroit and Saginaw, MI, Covington, KY, New York, and more, plus a Bohemiam Gymnastic Association cdv. Many of the medals, badges, and pins feature portraits of Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, who is commonly known as the Turnvater Jahn, or "Father of Gymnastics" Jahn. Highlights include the In Arte Voluptas Cincinnatia and the Schlaraffia Totowa medals, each marked A. Schwerdt Stuttgart on verso, 4 in. long.
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British WWII 1907 Bayonet with Scabbard
Lot # 270 - British WWII 1907 Bayonet with Scabbard
M-1907 /SMLE copy of a Japanese Ariska blade; after 1913; without quillon; with frog and scabbard. > Item Details
British Brown Bess Bayonet P-1750
Lot # 1 - British Brown Bess Bayonet P-1750
P-1750 Brown Bess bayonet L-mortised; ca 1800. > Item Details
German WWII Luftwaffe Flak Enlisted Man's Tunic
Lot # 316 - German WWII Luftwaffe Flak Enlisted Man's Tunic
This is an NCO's flak four-pocket tunic with four-medal ribbon bar. Ribbons are WWI Iron Cross 2nd class, Eastern Front medal, WWII Iron Cross 2nd class and War Merit Cross. Has maker stamp (hard to read) and dated 1943. > Item Details
German WWII Medals, Lot of Seven
Lot # 376 - German WWII Medals, Lot of Seven
Lot includes 1936 Olympic medal; dog handler's table medal; Infantry assault; Army Flak; General assault, maker marked JFS; Panzer assault in bronze, maker marked Adolph Schoop; and close combat clasp in silver. > Item Details
Japanese Ken  Sword with Scabbard
Lot # 538 - Japanese Ken Sword with Scabbard
Japanese Ken Ca.1800 13.5" two-fuller blade with brass pierced-heart habaki, with carved sheath and handle. Serpents on the hunt. You almost feel for the poor little frog. > Item Details
World War I-Era Group Photograph of Black & White Troops Co-Mingling
Lot # 52 - World War I-Era Group Photograph of Black & White Troops Co-Mingling
This photograph was taken in France in 1918-19 and is unusual in that it shows both black and white troops co-mingling in a rear area. The AEF in WWI was a strictly segregated force with black troops assigned to menial duties. This group is unidentified, but the presence of several motorcycles sugge... > Item Details
U.S. WWI or WWII  Aviation Aerial Bomb
Lot # 186 - U.S. WWI or WWII Aviation Aerial Bomb
Rare hand-held aerial bomb from WWI or WWII with hook in the center of the bomb for hanging inside cockpit. > Item Details
South American Militaria
Lot # 488 - South American Militaria
A large lot. Includes a group of cloth insignia and metal insignia, the majority of which is Mexican militaria. > Item Details
US Span-Am to WWII Machetes, Lot of Six
Lot # 290 - US Span-Am to WWII Machetes, Lot of Six
Lot includes: Span-Am Collins No. 1005; British short machete marked ELWELL 1939 with broad arrow; U.S. Collins dated 1942; U.S. Collins dated 1944 with sheath dated 1943; and two survival machetes, one marked Case XX. > Item Details
German WWII Nazi Tea Cup and Saucer
Lot # 438 - German WWII Nazi Tea Cup and Saucer
Acquired from a collection of consignor's friend, Army Lieutenant I.J. (Irish) Degnan who, with his outfit, overran a German airfield near Munich so quickly (date unknown) the Germans left everything so Irish, as did many other soldiers, "liberated" the items. Nicely marked tea cup and saucer. > Item Details
German WWII Pennants, Lot of Two
Lot # 423 - German WWII Pennants, Lot of Two
First pennant is a small NSKK car pennant that measures 7 x 12", nice multi-piece construction. Second is a Hitler Youth pennant that measures 36 x 22" and is unit marked on fly side 21 over 224, also multi-piece construction. > Item Details
German WWII Sleeve Insignia, Lot of Four
Lot # 368 - German WWII Sleeve Insignia, Lot of Four
Lot includes a Kuban shield; and three Foreign Volunteer patches: one Latvia, one Aserbaidschan and one India. > Item Details
U.S. M-1902 Dress Blue Pants, Lot of Three
Lot # 126 - U.S. M-1902 Dress Blue Pants, Lot of Three
Dress blue uniform parts hardly ever turn up. Lot includes two standard dress blue pants and one pair light blue cavalry britches. > Item Details
World War II Aviator's Flight Log Books of Lt. Ben Preston
Lot # 199 - World War II Aviator's Flight Log Books of Lt. Ben Preston
Lot includes two WWII flight log books of Lt. Ben Preston. Preston was a carrier pilot on the USS Yorktown, the USS Enterprise and USS Intrepid. Also included is the book Global Remembrance in which this log book is mentioned. > Item Details
World War II-Era Photographs from the U.S. Army Signal Corps
Lot # 207 - World War II-Era Photographs from the U.S. Army Signal Corps
Lot of 87 photographs. All 4 x 5 in. prints, with identification number in the negative, and Signal Corps symbol lower right. Back stamped with same number as front ID number, a short description, Photograph by Signal Corps U.S. Army, and all dated 1 May 47. ID nos. FEC-47-73702 to 73799. These phot... > Item Details
*Argentine Model 1909 Mauser Rifle
Lot # 529 - *Argentine Model 1909 Mauser Rifle
7.65 Arg. cal., 29.5" barrel, S/N E7580, matching numbers including stock. Blue finish with receiver in the white. > Item Details
US WWI Yard-long Photographs
Lot # 56 - US WWI Yard-long Photographs
Group of three. First photograph dated 1918 to 1919; framed, measures 34.5 x 11.5". Second reads at bottom Co. F Ammo-Train, Camp Pontanezen, France July 1919 Homeward Bound; measures 37 x 10". Third reads 12th Balloon Co. AEF 22nd March 1919; measures 21.5 x9.5". > Item Details
U.S. WWII John H. French Paratrooper Archive
Lot # 191 - U.S. WWII John H. French Paratrooper Archive
John H. French was a paratrooper with 504th PIR, and the 507th PIR. His order for his purple heart while with the 504th is with the archive. Archive includes: two pistol belts, 30cal.; chain link belt; letters home; dog tags; clothing stamp; CIB; small ford container with bronze stars for ribbons: s... > Item Details
U.S. Brass Lamp to Commemorate the Crash that Killed Wally Post and Will Rogers
Lot # 170 - U.S. Brass Lamp to Commemorate the Crash that Killed Wally Post and Will Rogers
Brass lamp measures 12 x 6". The plane crash took place August 15th, 1935 in Alaska. Will Rogers was writing for his column at the time of the crash. > Item Details
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