When America entered World War II, the ad industry took immediate action by forming the War Advertising Council that focused on public service campaigns, including the patriotic slogans that would be included on glass milk bottles.
Antique Trader magazine subscribers receive the benefit of complimentary antique appraisals. Dr. Anthony J. Cavo evaluates a historically significant Japanese sword with Marshall Islands provenance, as well as a Limoges porcelain ramekin.
An American flag that flew during the landing on Gold Beach, during the Invasion of Normandy, is among the items coming before bidders during Rock Island Auction Co.'s September Premiere Firearm Auction.
An American flag recovered by a boatswain aboard a US Navy vessel during the D-Day invasion is starring in the Jan. 28 auction at Milestone Auctions.
The Feb. 8 Winter Estates Auction at Ahlers & Ogletree will feature more than 500 lots, representing a dizzying array of categories, including duck decoys, militaria, collectible coins, vintage guitars, original artwork, baby boomer items, and celebrity and political memorabilia.
In 2014, it was sixty-nine years since World War II came to an end, and soldiers from around the world returned to their homes, many with 'spoils of war' in hand. Today these relics are among the most sought-after of all military collectibles. Esteemed military historian John Adams-Graf reviews many of the most common World War II artifacts in the expanded new edition of Warman's World War II Collectibles.