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Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,283
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Very nice group. Looks to be up for grabs on...

Very nice group.

Looks to be up for grabs on Ebay......
Forum: Book Review and Media 10-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 139,098
Posted By HISTORY MAN
I went to see this film during the special...

I went to see this film during the special screening locally and did not see the "darkness" you all refer to. Lighting was nice and allowed me to view the details nicely. This movie is full of little...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 08-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Reissue medals have a blackened look to them in...

Reissue medals have a blackened look to them in detail areas when it comes to campaign medals, they also tend to have a more shined look to them. Also, they will be crimped-brooch.

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 08-19-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By HISTORY MAN
PFC Raymond D. Morton 377005 Date of...

PFC Raymond D. Morton
377005
Date of Casualty: 30-DEC-42
CO."G", 2NDBN, 2NDMAR, 2NDMARDIV, FMF, SOLOMON ISLANDS
WIA


Very nice Guadalcanal WIA Purple Heart.

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-06-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,918
Posted By HISTORY MAN
I thought I was just tired when I saw the...

I thought I was just tired when I saw the price...because no one would ever try and get $700 for a standard US visor cap, as that price is astronomical to say the least and retail is about $75 -...
Forum: Living History Forum 04-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 78,115
Posted By HISTORY MAN
When I saw this video I thought it was the most...

When I saw this video I thought it was the most f'd up thing I have ever seen involving the collecting community. The manner of the dig and what they did after they "excavated" the bones was immature...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 03-11-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By HISTORY MAN
I wish you the best with reuniting this group....

I wish you the best with reuniting this group. But when it comes to accusations of theft, I would be cautious...as without proof or the like, it can turn into a case of public slander.

I do have a...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 03-04-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,486
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Had a good show, met some forum members, and...

Had a good show, met some forum members, and brought home some goodies.

I was able to bring home a very nice WW2 USMC KIA Silver Star to a 2nd Lt. who was killed on Bloody Nose Ridge & a WW2 USMC...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 02-19-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By HISTORY MAN
The issue that is often encountered with Army...

The issue that is often encountered with Army research is that there was a fire in the 1970's which destroyed many of the records for the Army, sadly many medals are tough to research.

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 02-18-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Here is some information for you, hope this...

Here is some information for you, hope this helps.

Philip





Edwin B. Nock
Date of death: May 5, 1945
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 02-14-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,486
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Well Tom, looks like you are going to have a VERY...

Well Tom, looks like you are going to have a VERY good show....;)

Looks like we are a little less than 2 weeks out now.

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,410
Posted By HISTORY MAN
I for one do not think it is real. The look of...

I for one do not think it is real. The look of the paint on both the shell and insignia are off, it looks like it has been applied recently.

With regards to the story, I have heard far too many...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-24-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By HISTORY MAN
So, is there anything in particular you are...

So, is there anything in particular you are looking for in terms of information?

It is a standard WWII Purple Heart in the box with a piece of period paper, there is nothing else tying it to the...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,486
Posted By HISTORY MAN
I will be arriving Wednesday and will be there...

I will be arriving Wednesday and will be there the rest of the show, this will be my first SOS and I am looking forward to it.

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-17-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Definitely a fake, there have been a few sellers...

Definitely a fake, there have been a few sellers pumping these out by the dozen online....not to mention the ones currently coming out of Vietnam. They have been faking these for years now and they...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-14-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Looks like a nice, honest set to me. Even though...

Looks like a nice, honest set to me. Even though I am not a helmet collector, I hope to add an honest USMC worn set to the collection one day.

Nice find!

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-12-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By HISTORY MAN
I wouldn't walk, I would run from that cover. It...

I wouldn't walk, I would run from that cover. It is as fake as they come.

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 01-07-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Very rare piece, amazing to see one from the...

Very rare piece, amazing to see one from the Indian Wars....426 were issued. Especially for this one being for actions in the Arizona Territory against the Apaches, and to a Cavalryman.

While the...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-27-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By HISTORY MAN
As others have stated, a nice WW2 fixed bail set...

As others have stated, a nice WW2 fixed bail set and a mid/late war Vietnam era set.

The fixed bail: I set it as being $200 - $250 retail, prices have really taken a beating on plain helmets....no...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-10-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By HISTORY MAN
I do not like this one, looks like a fake. ...

I do not like this one, looks like a fake.

The straps are reproductions, the helmet looks to have been repainted and possibly even recorked. The markings have recently been added as well. The...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-07-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By HISTORY MAN
The medals are modern restrikes, it almost looks...

The medals are modern restrikes, it almost looks like someone aged them.

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-04-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Yes, veterans from Civil War to WW1 who were...

Yes, veterans from Civil War to WW1 who were eligible for Purple Hearts could get one once BB&B started to issue them in 1932. Those Purple Hearts do bring a premium, as do WW1 Purple Hearts with...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-01-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Amazing set in near mint condition, doesn't get...

Amazing set in near mint condition, doesn't get much better than this!

Philip
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-01-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Very nice Purple Heart. As others have stated,...

Very nice Purple Heart. As others have stated, you can contact a researcher to pull an AGO card from $15 - $20 and have it fast.

The price for a standard infantry unit as Dex stated is $200 -...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 12-01-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,847
Posted By HISTORY MAN
Well, do you have proof that there were EGA...

Well, do you have proof that there were EGA stamped covers used during the war? While it may be possible, there is no way to prove that they were used when there is no photographic evidence proving...
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