U.S. Property Colt Model 1903 .32 ACP, Sold to USAF Lt. Colonel Charles A. Glover

Lt. Colonel Charles A. Glover:  Graduated Mississippi state College in 1938, joined Eastern airlines and transferred within the company to Houston in 1940. Joined the AAF in 1941. LTC. Glover served during WWII and was in charge of aircraft distribution throughout the United States and the Lend Lease aircraft program during the war and was […]

Full Story

Rock Island Arsenal Model M15 General Officer’s Pistol Issued to General Phillips N. Gordon

Brigadier General Phillips N. Gordon: October 30, 1924 – January 14, 2016 Brig. Gen. Phillips N. Gordon, Indiana Army National Guard Asst. Adjutant General Son’s Obituary 2016: “Dr. Gordon, a former educator, soldier, and author, began his teaching career in 1950 as the youngest principal of a public school in the State of New Hampshire. He […]

Full Story

Rock Island Arsenal Model M15 General Officer’s Pistol Issued to General Donald J. Brown

Full Story

Rock Island Arsenal Model M15 General Officer’s Pistol Issued to General Clifford G. Ryan

General Clifford G. Ryan: Passed away on February 13, 2015 at his home in Sun City Center, Florida in the loving arms of his wife of 65 years, Jennie Ryan. Cliff was born on August 10, 1926 in Hazel Park, Michigan to Gerald and Mildred Ryan. He went on to graduate from Catholic Central High School […]

Full Story

1940 US Army Colt Model 1911A1, Belonging to WWII Pearl Harbor Survivor

Full Story

Sgt. Aylward’s WWI Bringback First Shipment 1913 US Army Colt Model 1911

Full Story

Colonel Byrd Ryland’s Bringback Ithaca Model 1911A1, Photo Album & Mission Map

Some history on Colonel Ryland, published online by a relative of Byrd: CRASH LANDING AT KIMBOLTON, ENGLAND – 1944 AFTER A BOMBING RAID OVER GERMANY – in his own words: “Our target that day was Hanover, Germany. Right after bombs away we received three close hits that not only knocked out number 4 engine and […]

Full Story

James F. Wagner – Wabbit Twacks

This is an incredible grouping of waist Gunner James “John” F. Warner of “Wabbit Twacks”. Recipient of the Distinguished flying Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart & Air Medal with Clusters. The Jacket is original but for the knit elements, and is accompanied by a grouping of documentation and newspaper articles to this decorated B17 Waist […]

Full Story

Clarence Mace – Flak Hack, B-17 Gunner 733rd Bomb Squadron Painted A2

This is an incredible grouping belonging to Sgt. Clarence Mace, including his painted A2 Flight Jacket. The jacket shows all original elements, no patches have been removed and accept for the artwork and name tage, the jacket is virgin. Clarence’s handwritten journal accounting for all 30 missions, discharge paperwork, Medal certificates, etc. are included with […]

Full Story

Elden Farrar – Wast Gunner B24 714th Bomb Squadron, Painted A2

  This jacket is from a waist gunner with the 448th Bomb group, 714th Bomb Squadron, 8th Army Air Force. This was a B-24 group and Sgt. Elden Farrar was a member of the crew for Bim-Bam-Bola, B-24H-15-FO s/n 42-94735. Sgt. Farrar’s jacket was painted by fellow crew-member and good friend, waist gunner Sgt. Ray Waters. Bim-Bam-Bola lost July 12, […]

Full Story