Tag Archives: US Army

What’s Selling on eBay: November 2018

What's Selling on eBay: November 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,805 (55 bids, 14 bidders): Antique American 1833 Ladies Anti-Slavery Society Broadside Hamilton Penn. You can imagine my reaction when a good friend and picker handed me this 12 1/2 inch wide by 24 inch long by 4 inches tall top to a domed, paper-covered, pine chest. I’m thinking, […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Army recruitment poster, $12,000, Potter & Potter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Army recruitment poster, $12,000, Potter & Potter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1917 World War I U.S. Army recruitment poster titled Destroy This Mad Brute/Enlist, illustrated by H.R. Hopps, sold for $12,000 at a Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale held July 28th by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, Ill. Also, Emil Orlik’s 1904 documentation […]