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whitman75

San Diego, CA

I'm an east coast guy leaving on the West Coast got into collecting/picking about 4 years ago. I love things with historical connection and that have a story. I loveI'm an east coast guy leaving on the West Coast got into collecting/picking about 4 years ago. I love things with historical connection and that have a story. I love fishing and cooking. Most of the stuff I find I keep. (Read more)

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Antique Jointed Mohair Teddy Bear - Animalsin Animals
FBI " Operation Iraqi Freedom" Challenge Coin - US Coinsin US Coins
Lincoln Nebraska Abraham Lincoln Police Dept. Challenge Coin - US Coinsin US Coins
Vintage USMC Eagle Anchor & Globe Pin Early Version - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Antique Cast Iron Ink Well?? - Officein Office
Original Criminal Mugshot From Infamous Kidnap Murderer - Photographsin Photographs
Vintage Time Chain Men's Wrist Watch - Wristwatchesin Wristwatches
1863 George Washington Civil War Token - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Antique Chinese Hand Painted Musical instrument Drum ? - Asianin Asian
Heinz 1893 World's Fair Expositions Original Pickle Pin - Advertisingin Advertising

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  1. I really like the GG bridge Logo that stands out cool piece.
  2. Thanks Dave I like this one a lot with the Lincoln Bust and then the Badge also.
  3. Dave thanks yeah there are different variations for sure I'm curious which one he has.
  4. Thanks Kerry
  5. Man they caught so many fish back then I'm jealous!
  6. So Cool great Job of restoring it!
  7. Yep he swang!!
  8. He unfortunately was part inspiration for a great book. I also think he was one of the first people to plead insanity as a defense in court of law.
  9. Man I loved that cartoon great watch.
  10. Chinese Tom Tom
  11. Actually more common than I thought but this one is mint great advertising.
  12. Thanks to all of you for sharing the related information.
  13. Thanks Kath I meant sailor not soldier oops not meant to show any disrespect for all the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much for us all past and present.
  14. Thanks Blunder from what I could tell from the stamp dating this would be pre WW1.
  15. Thanks Milit I was told it might have been a Chauffer also.
  16. Thanks Kath and Alana I also have some other amazing pins from fair and Expos from 1898-1916. The previous owner took wonderful care of these items
  17. Thanks Vet I'm gonna look it up !!
  18. Got it!!! A finish Puukko Knife that is signed.
  19. Thanks Vet that might make it easier to make out what is written on the blade.
  20. Will do
  21. No I haven't posted the other yet. Kinda hoping to find out more about them.
  22. Thanks Sean I also have the Sergeant Version.
  23. Was given some great info the Master Guide Award is the highest you can receive as a Pathfinder and this patch is likely from the 1950s thru 60s and they are tough to come by.
  24. I figured it out they are Pathfinders Org. Patches but not able to determine the age.
  25. Those are great it seems like most were cut back then those uncut tintypes are awesome.
  26. Great Camera's!!
  27. Thanks Rob I will check them out!
  28. Thanks for the comments rneiderman do these have a name or was this just someone did on his own?
  29. Myself couldn't tell Blunder first thing that came to mind. I'm not an expert on tribal gear or jewelry. Thanks for the helpful information.
  30. Found it in So Cal the family I got it from found it buried in a closet in a trunk at their fathers home.
  31. Can't wait for the new movie!!
  32. Looks to be a Train Watch I'm guessing a 21 jewel movement. Great piece.
  33. I was able to figure out this is a Korean War era Squadron Patch. This particular Squadron patch is connected to the pilots who flew the Douglas Skyraiders. This patch itself was given from March 3,19...
  34. Great graphics!!
  35. I love cap guns this one looks like a transition period Jr with a shorter barrel there is a great website with all the info you need at nicholscapguns.com
  36. Thanks JScott I have so really cool other USS USN ships lighters as well!
  37. That has the look of an old decoy is it hollowed?
  38. Grade Paint Great Truck!
  39. Thanks to everyone for sharing opionions and information.
  40. Hey Guys I appreciate all the comments and thoughts I will start looking to see if I can't find something military related.
  41. Thanks Racer It appears to be a Monarch Long Stitch kit.
  42. I honestly wish I could spend more time looking at others post I'm aware of all the other great finds. I imagine I will make more of an effort though.
  43. I'm not here to keep score I'm here to learn and share the items I find with others who appreciate them.
  44. Thanks ho2 I'm not exactly sure either what it is I just like the Old School Air Planes got me thinking of the Red Baron!!
  45. Thanks Cindi I guess it would be a Yarn Tapestry? I just couldn't decide what category it fits into.
  46. Hey Kathy that Link isn't working anymore but thanks for the effort.
  47. Thanks Kathy much appreciated. I was told this may be a WW1 era USNR Button but not sure yet.
  48. Yes Racer I also have 3 of their actual daily log books full of amazing journal entries that date from 1909-14 as well as passports and photos etc. The entries are amazing over a few hundred from Murd...
  49. Thanks Sean interesting mix of Characters in the photo.
  50. Thanks Fifties!!!
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