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WWII Airborne Reinforced M42 Jump Jacket ID’d To Vet (11/3/07)
I recently acquired my first M42 Reinforced jump jacket. This jacket was even CC-2′d (Chemical impregnation to protect skin from gas), which led me to believe that it was used on the Normandy jump. Based off the canvas used and the rigger sewing construction, I could tell that it was 82nd Airborne. More >>


CBS Fender Instruments: A Turning Point in Quality and Value? (11/3/07)
HeadstockJanuary 3, 1965 is an important date for Fender instrument collectors because it’s when Leo Fender and Don Randall sold their company to CBS Broadcasting for $13 million. Leo remained working in R&D and Randall became General Manager, but their company was never the same again. More >>


MACV-SOG 1-0 Jacket: A Symbol For Vietnam’s Elite Among The Elite (11/3/07)
Document/Map PouchUntil recently, little was known or published about MACV-SOG, an elite US Special Forces reconnaissance unit in Vietnam. SOG was under joint command by 5th Special Forces Group and CIA with an objective to recon and disrupt the Ho Chi Minh trail by running cross-border operations into denied areas, primarily Laos and Cambodia. SOG recon teams were small, typically 6 to 8 men. More >>


Closing in on the V0.97.0 release (11/3/07)
It’s been a busy couple of weeks, but we’re closing in on getting the V0.97.0 product released! More >>


Glass Shoes (10/25/07)
Glass shoe is a generic term for any figural shoe (or slipper, boot, ice skate, etc.) made of glass, ceramic, … More >>


Goebel (10/25/07)
Franz and William Goebel, father and son, founded the F. D. & W. Goebel Porcelain Works near Coburg, Germany, in … More >>


Golf Collectibles (10/25/07)
Golf roots rest in 15th-century Scotland. Initially a game played primarily by the aristocracy and gentry, by the mid-19th century … More >>


Gonder Pottery (10/25/07)
After a distinguished ceramic career working for American Encaustic Tiling, Cherry Art Tile, Florence Pottery, and Ohio Pottery, Lawton Gonder … More >>


Graniteware (10/25/07)
Graniteware is a generic term used to describe enamel coated iron or steel kitchenware. Originating in Germany, the first American … More >>


Greeting Cards (10/25/07)
The modern greeting card originated in the middle of the 15th century in the Rhine Valley of medieval Germany. Printed … More >>


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