6 Press Releases

Tag: World War II

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    Pub, Whiskey and Memorabilia Auction

    The Pub, Whiskey, and Memorabilia Auction, presented by Whitley's Auctioneers, examines life in the 19th and 20th centuries across the globe. Among the highlighted lots is film stock from World War II. While the film was not inspected by Whitley's before reaching auction, writing on the canister implies it may…

    LEICA M3 35MM RANGEFINDER, SERIAL 731040; 2 LENSES
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    Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas

    "Yesterday, December 7, 1941–a date which will live in infamy," began President Franklin D. Roosevelt's  to Congress, "-the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” Roosevelt's statement, one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, is regarded as…

    Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
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    Gentleman's Library Auction

    George Lucas was not happy with the original movie poster for Star Wars (1977) and commissioned the Hildebrandt brothers to make improvements.  “I asked [the agent] if they knew what it was about,” remembers Greg Hildebrandt, “and they said, ‘It’s some kind of science-fiction movie.” That poster, produced the year…

    WURLITZER JUKEBOX, MODEL 1050
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    Estate of Dr. Alan York

    From the beginning of 1861, America was going to witness one of the most productive periods of the US presidency from Abe Lincoln. The four years of his presidency and any item remaining from the period are deemed very precious. From the Estate of Dr. Alan York, Roland Auctions presents…

    Large JFK Campaign Poster
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    The Gentlemans Library

    For a species as young as Homo sapiens, every piece of fossil is a gift from the great history of our planet. Even so, this 145 million-year-old Xiphactinus might just be one of the most extraordinary fossils to be auctioned at The Gentleman's Library by Whitley's Auctioneers. The matrix became…

    JAPANESE WORLD WAR II 20X120 NIKKO BINOCULARS WITH TRIPOD/AucctionDaily
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    Firearms and Accoutrements Auction

    Firearms shaped world history. In the centuries following the invention of gunpowder in China, the world’s armies and rulers worked feverishly to create new weapons that would change the course of a battle from great distances. Over the centuries, firearm technology has developed from holding a burning fuse to a…

    Firearms and Accoutrements Auction