Drexel Grapevine Antiques

Home Site Map Contact Us

Military Collectibles Page 5 of 5


Click on the picture to see a larger version, use your browser's back button to return to this page.

To place an order, or to ask a question e-mail us:

Sales & questions


5891lasallehatpina.jpg (135104 bytes) 5891lasallehatpinb.jpg (87739 bytes) La Salle hat pin. Truth, Honor, Duty. Established 1883, closed 2001. La Salle was in New York, attached to the Roman Catholic church. Grades 9-12, many famous, and infamous, graduates including Governors, congressmen, and etc. Pin is made of brass, has a screwback, with a prong to hold it in place. I think this was a hat pin. Heavy, 2 1/4 inches. Some tarnish, light wear. $29.00 item #5891 

 

GAR "Grand Army of the Republic" Civil War Veterans organization. Binghamton 1931 Convention delegate. Excellent condition. $45.00 item #50

 

5899thirdarmysongbooka.jpg (145198 bytes) 5899thirdarmysongbookb.jpg (62514 bytes) Third U.S. Army Song Book, post WW II, probably just after the close of the war, published in Germany. Dedicated to General George Patton. 4 x 5 3/4 inches. Light soiling, creases to cover, some yellowing of pages. 142 pages. Great songs, every thing from funny ditties, to period songs, Military songs, to school fight songs. I have two copies. $!9.00 each item #5899

 

English Iron arrowhead. Found in a drawer in a piece of furniture imported from England. Age ? Unusual. $39.50 item #106

 

5846usnavypersonnelkansaspc.jpg (85813 bytes) Personnel Department, U.S. Navy, Formerly Post Office, Hutchinson, Kansas postcard. Postally unused, light soiling, light edge and corner wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $5.50 item #5846

 

Fake Louisiana Civil War Belt Buckle. At least it's my opinion it is fake. Engraved with "1863 Louisiana 24th Infantry" on the back. 3 1/2" Well made. $65.00 item #127

 

5847campgrantreceptionsignpc.jpg (87061 bytes) Recruit Reception Center, Camp Grant, Illinois. Postally used,Sent from Rockford, Illinois in November 1941 by a soldier undergoing training, says he will be leaving Monday for parts unknown. some stains and  soiling, some edge and corner wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $4.50 item #5847

 

Sterling WW I era medal shows soldier and horses. $29.00 item #60

 

Post Card celebrating the 25th Anniversary of women in the Marine Corp. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $3.50 item #907

 

Booklet, Air Raid Warden Duties and Procedure. Buffalo, NY 1943. WW 2. 8 pages. Very Good condition. 6" X 9" $12.50 item #398

 

01136cutemilpc.jpg (27939 bytes) Not dated, and not cancelled with a postmark, but the style of the postcard, and what the soldier says makes me think WW I era. it's an awful cute postcard with a little boy dressed as a soldier thinking of home. Marked on the back: "Series 567 War Correspondence". Here is what the soldier had to say: "Dear Folks: Camp Dix, June 24 - Monday and no move yet and we will be here for another day any way. This is a funny army. I wish a thousand times that I was out of it. I some times get to feeling that it is a two cent affair. But I'm in the Army now and have no right to my own opinion any more. Perhaps if I could see the why of things it would be different. I went on a hike for drill today. Love, Waldo". Light soiling, some corner and edge wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $6.50 item #1136

 

The Balkan Wars by Jacob Gould Schurman. Third edition. With dust jacket (dj has a few chips & tears). Includes note from publisher about review, requesting copy of review. 1916, good condition. 140 pages. $19.00 item #654

 

5848fortruckerpcsa.jpg (83690 bytes) 5848fortruckerpcsb.jpg (75020 bytes) 5848fortruckerpcsc.jpg (83551 bytes) 5848fortruckerpcsd.jpg (74165 bytes) 5848fortruckerpcse.jpg (85208 bytes) Five postcards from Fort Rucker Alabama. The first is Southport, the main landing field for Army Aviation Helicopter training. H-13 Sioux basic trainers. Second, US Army Aviation Center Headquarters. Third Fort Rucker Golf Course, Fourth, Soldier's Dormitory. Fifth, military quarters for married families. All cards from Smith's Drug Sundry Store, Ozark, Alabama. Postally unused, light soiling, light edge and corner wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $12.50 item #5848

 

The Causes and Issues of the Great War by Charles Morris 1914Very Good Condition 464 pages $32.50 item #207

 

5849usbarrackscolumbusohpc.jpg (143834 bytes) Parade Grounds, U.S. Barracks Columbus Ohio, postcard. Sent from Crooksville, Ohio in 1908, undivided back. Postally used, some soiling, some  edge and corner wear. Writing on back. . 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $5.50 item #5849

 

5035squadronbooka.jpg (17819 bytes) 5035squadronbookb.jpg (14664 bytes) 1953 Squadron Administration textbook, second edition, The Military Service Publishing Company. 527 pages. Some writing in the book (pencil) , yellowing. Soiling on the cover, edge and corner wear. Tear in the cloth binding on the spine. Still a very interesting book that gives you some idea of what it took to run a Korean War era fighter squadron. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. $15.00 item #5035

 

5066soldierphotoa.jpg (22269 bytes) 5066soldierphotob.jpg (35892 bytes) 5066soldierphotoc.jpg (32849 bytes) 5066soldierphotod.jpg (43460 bytes) 5066soldierphotoe.jpg (34823 bytes) 5066soldierphotof.jpg (45128 bytes) 5066soldierphotog.jpg (49113 bytes) 6 photos and a Night Pass card, Corporal Russel M. Little. Company G. 157th Infantry. Signed by Captain Norman B. Taylor, Commanding. Probably WW I era. The most interesting photo to me is the woman in the biplane with the sleeve insignia. Pictures are 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Some yellowing, light soiling, edge and corner wear. The pass shows heavier soiling and wear. $15.00 item #5066

 

5067armytalksa.jpg (95009 bytes) 5067armytalksb.jpg (98409 bytes) Army Talks magazine April 1945. 18 pages, only in fair condition. Soiled, edge and corner tears and wear. creases. 5 1/2 x 8. $4.50 item #5067

 

5068tunisiaphotoa.jpg (81006 bytes) 5068tunisiaphotob.jpg (92042 bytes) 5068tunisiaphotoc.jpg (59516 bytes) Guettar (1st photo) and Bizerte (2nd) Tunisia, May-June 1943. Official U.S. Army 8 x 10 inch photographs. Notice the Ford sign in the first one, as well as the destruction from the fighting. The two soldiers look like they might be British. Edge and corner wear, light soiling. $15.50 item #5068

 

5070diningin.jpg (47692 bytes) 8 x 10 photograph, some kind of dining in, or officer's mess. No location given, not dated, but I think it is probably WW II somewhere in Europe. Cracks on right side, creases, edge corner wear, and some soiling. $7.50 item #5070

 

5071armylaundrya.jpg (51541 bytes) 5071armylaundryb.jpg (43135 bytes) 1943 Photograph soldiers doing laundry. Looks like they are cleaning army blankets. 8 x 10, official photograph. Some creases, edge and corner wear. $6.50 item #5071

 

5073soldierscar.jpg (63005 bytes) Looks like the man in the center of this group of officers is a two star general, no idea who. No idea of location, or date, though it might be possible to approximate the date by the car, and someone might recognize the towers in the background. Whatever they are in front of, it looks like there are curtains on each side to hide something. 8 x 10 inch photograph. Light soiling, corner and edge wear. $9.50 item #5073

 

5074barracksa.jpg (96185 bytes) Formation outside the mess hall. All caps are off, clasped to chest. No idea of the location, or date, but I think this is probably at a training location, WW II. Looks mountainous. Some spots of tape at the corners, creases, edge tears and wear. 8 x 10 inches, $8.50 item #5074

 

5088libertyloana.jpg (6900 bytes) 5088libertyloanb.jpg (6040 bytes) Liberty Victory Loan pin. 3/4 inch, lithographed. A few light scratches. $5.50 item #5088

 

 

4596fielddressingsa.jpg (30725 bytes) 4596fielddressingsb.jpg (28506 bytes) Two WW II era Army field dressings. Both brown, Carlisle, packed in waxed paper. The first is a small field dressing, by Johnson & Johnson, the second is the large dressing by Acme Cotton Products, New York. The paper shows some wear and creasing, but dressings should be fine. $7.95 for both item #4596

4788soldierpalspc.jpg (33490 bytes) "PALS!" 1917 postcard showing soldiers of the allies, British, American, French. On the back "Dear friend Ester, I am down in Ala where the cotton is in bloom, the roses are in blossom, and the air is warm as June. Mrs. C. F. Doyle. Mailed December 3, 1917. Light soiling, corner and edge wear.  Archie Gunn is the artist, printed name under the picture. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $7.00 item #4788 

 

5548nazipiga.jpg (73485 bytes) 5548nazipigb.jpg (38048 bytes)  Can you find the fifth pig? Allied propaganda page, folded just right and you get a picture of Adolf Hitler. Says "Look for the fifth pig in English and "Chercher le cinquième" in French. Possibly dropped as a propaganda leaflet, or just circulated. 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Has been folded, has yellowed some. Creases, light soiling, bit of wear. A few small tears on edges. $22.50 item #5548

 

5965redcrossserviceclubrppc.jpg (78993 bytes) American Red Cross Service Clubs "A quiet evening just like home." The Red Cross provided such clubs both in America, Europe, and other parts of the world so that our servicemen could get a taste of home and relax.  Photo Postcard.  3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Postally unused. Light soiling, light edge and corner wear, a few lines on the front. $5.50 item #5965

 

6071newportnewsshipyardpc.jpg (109443 bytes) Newport News Shipyard, Virginia. Shows a couple of modern, for the times, battleships and cruisers being built or refitting. To the top left you can see the mast of an old sailing warship. Undivided back, sent from Norfolk, VA 1908. Postcard, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Postally used. some soiling, some edge and corner wear, chip to bottom left corner, light paper loss right, near corner. $8.50 item #6071

 

6072armyhospitalhotspringspcsa.jpg (108118 bytes) 6072armyhospitalhotspringspcsb.jpg (135480 bytes) Two Postcards. U.S. Army and Navy Hospital Hot Springs, Ark. First view shows the Hot Springs Mountain and Bath House Row. The other card shows the entrance to the Hospital on Reservation Mountain Drive. Both sent in 1906 from Hot Springs, undivided backs. Postcards, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Postally used. Light soiling, light edge and corner wear. $12.00 item #6072

 

6073civilwarremembrencepc.jpg (132344 bytes) Civil War remembrance postcard. 1861-1865 "While above them floats Old Glory, Boon to all the world oppressed." Tuck's Post Card made in England. Divided back, sent in 1908. Writing on back, and front. Postcard, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Postally used. Light soiling, light edge and corner wear. $7.50 item #6073

 

6291fortmeadeofficersclubpc.jpg (83126 bytes) Officer's Club, Fort Meade, Maryland. Postcard, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Light soiling, light edge and corner wear, sent in 1958 from the Fort. Writing on back, some postmark ink on the front. $5.50 item #6291

 

6292rcafdininghallpc.jpg (96256 bytes) Dining Hall, R.C.A.F. Training Centre, St. Thomas, Canada. Probably WW II. Postcard, postally unusued. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Light soiling, light edge and corner wear. $6.50 item #6292

Military Page 1

Military Page 3 

Military Page 2

Military Page 4 


To place an order or to ask a question, e-mail us at:

Sales & questions


Shipping not included. For Terms of sale and shipping information, to return to our Sales Categories page, or our homepage, click on the links below:

Sales Categories

Drexel Grapevine Antiques Home

Terms & Conditions for sale/shipping information


Text and Images Copyrights 1997-2013 Drexel Grapevine Antiques ©Grapes

Home Site Map Contact Us