Tag Archives: WWI

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 […]

Publisher’s Corner: July 2018

Publisher’s Corner: July 2018

Time in a Bottle By Maxine Carter-Lome Antique glass bottles (essentially those made before World War I) are interesting historical artifacts – hand-made, mouth-blown works of art crafted in beautiful shapes and vivid colors not typically seen today. For these reasons and others, they are appreciated by historians, serious collectors, and enthusiasts who can’t resist […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Pour Le Merite medal, $28,800, Kaminski Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Pour Le Merite medal, $28,800, Kaminski Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Pour Le Merite (Blue Max) medal, awarded during World War I to German fighter pilot Max Immelman, who brought down eight enemy aircraft, sold for $28,800 at an auction held May 31 by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Mass. Also, a World War I […]

The Paper War

The Paper War

The Paper War Collectors Growing More Fascinated by Images, Themes of Wartime Propaganda Posters By Eric Bradley Propaganda posters, rich with emotion, symbolism, bold typography and stark images, are getting more attention from collectors as nostalgia takes over where persuasion left off. Last year, Heritage Auctions set a house record when it offered a rare […]

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A World War I aircraft squadron insignia and archive of American pilot Lt. Paul Edison Green sold for $12,000 in a live and Internet auction held June 8-9 by Mohawk Arms (MilitaryRelics.com), online and in Bouckville, New […]