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Most Valued Item of Your Collection

Discussion in 'Collections' started by Smiley 2.0, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. Fritz III

    Fritz III New Member

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    If memory serves me right there was a maker that marked the 2 laying on its side, for the life of me I can't remember which maker was number 2.

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  2. Fritz III

    Fritz III New Member

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    This is a prototype fighting knife that was found at a ohio gun show about 30 years ago, this one is numbered 3 in several locations on it, pictured on page 19 volume 3 of Coles fighting knives.

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  3. bronk7

    bronk7 Well-Known Member

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    I'd love to have a knife collection...anyone else agree with me , that someone with this knife, would be ready to do some serious damage action?? looks mean....
     
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    bronk7 Well-Known Member

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    o, now that you mention it, that sounds familiar...when I first displayed those KCs, everyone had so much info...I was amazed at the knowledge
     
  5. Fritz III

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    Here are a couple of my other center pieces, both Deschler made, one gold the other silver.

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    bronk7 Well-Known Member

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    what exactly are the below the center medals?/year?
     
  7. Fritz III

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    Those are the paper packets for the medals above.

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  8. macrusk

    macrusk Proud Daughter of a Canadian WWII Veteran

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    My Dad's service book, his medals,and compass. The couple of letters from WWII written between my parents. Also my Mum's 1944 diary.
     
  9. Smiley 2.0

    Smiley 2.0 Smiles

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    Everyone all these items are all amazing and very unique! Please continue sharing, I enjoy seeing and hearing about a part of your collections, and thank you for sharing! ;)
     
  10. bronk7

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    what is the service book? his service records???
     
  11. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    Some items the SS-Nord left behind....

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    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    One of my most favourite autographs...

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  13. Fritz III

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    Nice picture and autograph

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  14. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    To think he was and old Prussian general giving away autographs due to the nazi orders feels a bit strange but I am glad he did. He showed in autumn 1944 that he could still create a front line that was more or less stable after the fast escape from Normandy with huge losses in armor and men.
     
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    bronk7 Well-Known Member

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    where did you get it?? very nice....
     
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    A bit hard to say exactly what single item is the prize of my 60+ yrs of collecting, but this will have to be tied for the top.
    This is a wartime commercial Mod HP (P.38) in 7.65mm (30 Luger) and is single action - NOT double action.
    Got it from the vet in 1961. It is the pistol featured in Warren Buxtons' series of P.38 books.
    Well I'd post a photo or 2, but I can not find them. Using a new computer and many things are not where they should be. Some day I'll figure it out - Maby.
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    Martin Bull Acting Wg. Cdr

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    Welcome to the Forum, Sarge ! ( I'm guessing you're the 'WRF' Sarge...)
     
  18. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    Cheers bronk7,

    I got it from my German contact in Stuttgart.
     
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    bronk7 Well-Known Member

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    ''contact''......sounds like some skulduggery, spyish stuff!!...memorabilia good and bad has been discussed in another thread.....I would love to hang that up for some WW2 ambiance...not permanently though...
     
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    OK, I give up - What is WRF?
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