Warman's World War II Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide 3rd Edition
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Warman's World War II Collectibles, 3rd Ed., offers a unique review of a wide range of military objects including helmets, medals, field gear and uniforms used and worn by men and women from the United States, Germany, England, Japan, and the former Soviet Union, while in service between 1939 and 1945. The items that fill the pages of this full color book are those which are most commonly seen today, in antiques shops, flea markets, online auctions, and discovered in the trunks, drawers, and boxes in the homes of veterans. The book is divided into eight chapters, including Uniforms and footwear; headgear; accoutrements; medals; firearms; bayonets, knives, daggers and swords; personal items; groupings. In addition to the 1800 color photographs and values listed both in U.S. dollars and English pounds, at the beginning of each chapter you'll find a rating chart. The ratings represent, availability of items, price, and prevalence of reproductions of that particular type of relic. plus, you'll also find first-person accounts of the war and from long-time collectors of military. Simply put, this book allows readers to: Evaluate military objects that he or she may find in attics, closets, flea markets, garage sales, or thrift stores, writes author John Adams-Graf, in the introduction. This book is also for the families who encounter a box or trunk in an attic, filled with the souvenirs and remembrances of a relative's service to his or her country. 304pp.