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Goodbye to the Mess Kit (1/16/08)
Vietnam War - era Mess KitIf it is true that an Army marches on its stomach, then the mess kit was the way the Army marches. The examples of mess kits I have belong to World War I and the Vietnam Era. The first is heavy gauge steel and has some heft to it. Its design survived through the Second World War. The ‘chow’ was added unceremoniously into uncompartmented sections where everything eventually ran together. More >>


Buckle Up, Soldier (1/16/08)
Confederate belt buckleConfederate belt buckles can be valued at thousands of dollars – a fact which has spurred an interesting pastime – digging for buckles. While record collectors refer to searching for valuable vinyl at stores or sales as “digging in the crates,” “digging for buckles” in the southern United States literally means grabbing a shovel and unearthing a specific part of, say Tennessee, for example. More >>


Carnival Season: Mardi Gras from a Local’s Perspective (1/16/08)
Last YearCarnival season has officially begun! The first parade looms around the corner! More >>


Geek Speak Supplimental, X-men Messiah CompleX checklist (1/16/08)
X-Men Messiah CompleX #1Below you will find a X-Men: Messiah Complex Checklist taken from Marvel.com to help you catch up on the best X-Men crossover in recent memory. Now Start shopping while you can still afford the books! X-Men Messiah Complex #1A Cover by David Finch More >>


Sputnik Ranch: A Refuge for Designer Toy Collectors (1/14/08)
Variety of Magazines for the CollectorSputnik Ranch 3029 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA www.sputnikranch.com More >>


Widget Preview (1/14/08)
With the onset of new web2.0 technologies, the possibilities of rich user experience in websites is next to limitless. WorthPoint is also catching on the this new technological wave and does so with flair! More >>




Rutherford B. Hayes Commemorative China (1/13/08)
Rutherford B. Hayes official White House oyster plate, 1879On occasion, online auction companies have offered a uniquely produced piece of White House china service from the Administration of Rutherford B. Hayes from 1877 to 1881. More >>


U.S. Army One (1/11/08)
Army One flight certificate for Col. John J. Kennaley, closeupIt began with an urgent phone call on September 7, 1957. President Eisenhower was required at the White House for some urgent affairs of state. More >>


Postcards (1/11/08)
antique christmas cardVintage and antique postcard collecting can be an enjoyable trip through time and space. American, Canadian, and European postcards are en vogue and are a lot of fun to hunt for at auctions online and in shops. The technical term for postcard collecting is deltiology. It’s one of the most popular collectibles. More >>


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