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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Vintage Optimus No.48 Stockholm Sweden Brass Lantern - Sporting Goodsin Sporting Goods
Civil War Era Sketchbook Artist Drawings - Visual Artin Visual Art
WW2 Condolence Letter  Signed by General H.H. Arnold On Memorial Day - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
World War 2 Death Notification Document Signed By Gen H.H. Arnold - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Vintage Folding Phillipines Butterfly Folding Blade Bone Knife - Sporting Goodsin Sporting Goods
Waterman's Hundred Year Lucite Red Transparent Pen - Pensin Pens
Antique Large Fixed Blade Knife Civil War??? - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Antique Tintype Men With Pistols Outlaws?? - Photographsin Photographs
Vintage Japan Friction RV Camper Tin Toy  - Toysin Toys
Louisville Kentucky Metro Police Officer Badge - Medals Pins and Badgesin Medals Pins and B…

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  1. Motor Coleman are really Collectible good luck
  2. Thanks Dizzy its a lot older than I thought from the bottom markings. Much appreciated
  3. I also have one signed by the Secreatary of War and other signed by Generals.
  4. Yes Scott, Limber was the name of the pilot lost this was addressed to his brother.
  5. Scott I added another one for you to check out
  6. Scott I also have some documents and photos reagarding the development of the Tiny Tim Missle Which appear to be maybe classified at the time. A great collection you would enjoy.
  7. Thanks Scott I also have some other high ranking signatures for this Airmen and the documents reagarding the information when and where he was shot down over German Terriory. These were actually aquir...
  8. Thanks Scott I also have some other high ranking signatures for this Airmen and the documents reagarding the information when and where he was shot down over German Terriory.
  9. I just found out this is called a Balisong Knife from the Phillipines as far as dating it no idea but it's pretty cool and I love the grips.
  10. Thanks Efes!!
  11. Thanks Uncle Ron for the great information on this.
  12. Well I kinda am !
  13. Yep I could have said Roman and that would have really created a small storm
  14. I don't know that's why the ?? The blade is old and I'm not used to seeing such crude stamping on the blade of a knife especially since it's not siting at the tang. But to be sure I have no idea I'm l...
  15. Thanks Scott I was just using Outlaws to Grab attention. I agree back in the day people all carried weapons so it's not that unusual but a great image.
  16. Wow!! Epic
  17. Thanks Scott for the information regarding this is the 1st one I have like it and I haven't had the opportunity to view others. If someone knows a website dedicated to these oddballs please share I wo...
  18. Vintage Cognac Nice stuff
  19. Thanks Spirit I haven't been so lucky to see anything like that. I love RPPC and have some great stuff but nothing like that.
  20. Thanks Spirit I just found the Information on this. It's an early Jim Beam Pyrex Glass Decanter from 1955. I really enjoy the ducks on the glass it's well done.
  21. Thanks Mil I have found out there was several Military Academies during the start of the civil war all the way into the beginning of the war many of which were in the southern states. From what I coul...
  22. Well I Figured out it reads Eight Lever Just don't know the Maker.
  23. I got an expert Opinion this photo is very likely post war late 1860's
  24. I didnt realize that there were also so many child soldiers during the war i suppose this could also be the case.
  25. From the north or south? He does look young thats for sure.
  26. I was told 95 percent likely to be a replica but the pin appears to be an authentic Reich Labor Service Female youth Pin.
  27. I don't know many German patches to have rolled edges so I'm guessing a replica.
  28. Thanks PP it's one I couldn't find a thing on either. I always appreciate you're information.
  29. These are Police Gazette Magazine Issued Photo Posters. I
  30. Also some photos are from CM Conlon
  31. Thanks Tom I did also Notice it's stamped D1 SA on the back. I appreciate the information
  32. Thanks Bobby you nailed it and yes it's 2 1/2 inch long.
  33. Thanks Rob I just listed a couple more maybe you could help with.
  34. Thanks Rob you nailed it! I'm looking to get a book on lure identification. Could you possible share what ID you're using with me?
  35. Thanks Kerry I located the female Pinback and its indeed Girl Scout just gotta figure out the Eagle.
  36. Great story Moon they must be a fascinating family with great stories.
  37. Thanks Pol Pins u have the best collection BTW
  38. These are great
  39. Thanks Fritz
  40. Thanks PP Happy New Year!
  41. Thanks PP it's kinda different for sure.
  42. Merry Xmas Valentino yes the swap meet are still around still great stuff around just gotta be there at the right time these days or there gone quick
  43. Merry Xmas to you Nice!
  44. Thanks Deano!!
  45. The person I purchased these off told me he thinks they are from the Alamagordo Bombing and Gunnery base in New Mexico. I'm not sure if that's the case but hoping someone has some knowledge of patches...
  46. I believe it's wood
  47. I updated the photo after removing the paint what a difference. Does anyone know what the eagle grip is made from what metal?
  48. Thanks again looks like these don't show up to often I'm gonna work on removing the black stuff.
  49. Verr thanks for the information do you have any suggestions on what could be used to clean it ?
  50. Thanks Tom!
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