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A $49,000 recruiting banner....... Oh really...?

Started by teufelhunde.ret , Dec 30 2012 07:06 AM

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#51 billl

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:22 AM

MW,
That's about where I pegged it, too. $500 bucks. Another artifact that will sit forever because of unrealistic pricing. While the poster was sincere, this is so far from
reality. Of course, this isn't the first item with unrealistic self-valuation. Ever see a large Nazi "flag" that's actually a banner? People think they are priceless...but they are actually very common, and hard to display. And there are thousands of them.

#52 SgtMaddoxUSMC

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Posted 05 May 2017 - 07:25 PM

Here is a photo from March 1917's issue of Recruiter's Bulletin that shows what looks like the banner.  

Recruiting station Recruiters Bulletin March 1917.jpg

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Posted 06 May 2017 - 04:49 AM

Another from May, 1918:

Midgets Recruiters Bulletin May 1918.jpg



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Posted 13 May 2017 - 07:56 PM

I wonder if he'll take $48,750.00?

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:38 AM

Brig has it pegged as to value.  And my take, thanks to seller for the laugh.  Haven't enjoyed a thread  this much in a while.  Even funnier than the "$10,000 Adolf Hitler swastika flags" that are really banners, which hung from every public in occupied Europe.  This is a good, well thought out forum. Thanks to all for intelligent discourse.




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