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Next week I will be spending two days in Jacksonville Florida. Does anyone have reccomendations on things to see, and places to shop for militaria?

 

Thanks,

Drew

"Remember Bataan, Never Forget"

Actively looking for U.S. Army Run/Swim/Walk For Your Life patches.

 

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I live in Jacksonville. As to any shops, I don't see any here. Do have some nice Beaches, see Ft Caroline, (free). Huegenot Park, a beach that's just across from the Naval Port. Might see some interesting Navy ships coming or going, also drive on this beach.

Heck, we don't even have a good Hobby Shop here.

Lived here 14 years now, ready to sell out and move.

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I live in Jacksonville to and like Trooper said, there isnt much of nothing to see in the form of historical or collectible shops. There is the Cummer Art Galley and Kingsley Plantation.Lived here all my life and ready to move on.

 

You could also travel about 45 minutes north or south to two historical forts.One is in Fernadina, the other in St Augustine.

 

Also and all kidding aside,there are parts to avoid. Where are you staying?

 

Mark

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Camp Blanding! Military Museum of North Florida in Green Cove Springs!

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Deputy Curator @ http://www.themilitarymuseumofnorthflorida.com/

 

Looking for medals for the following groupings:

2nd Lt Victor P. Mangano KIA 6 Feb 1945 Engineers

Pvt First Class Ashur A. Handel KIA 14 Dec 1944 78th Div

Cmdr Bruce Nystrom KIA 2 Dec 1966

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I found a really cool militaria store in Jacksonville called B & T Coins and Militaria located at 6630 Beach Blvd #8, Jacksonville, FL 32216. It's a small shop but lots of great stuff. Lots of helmets and badges and clothing. WWII through current. Really nice guy too.

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I went to DMZ military antiques last Saturday. I bet I spent an hour looking around his store. His shop is small but he has some really great stuff! The owner is a super nice guy and loves to talk military history.

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Not sure, he sets his own hours, I am in Jacksonville and we had a show today. Sorry wish I saw this post earlier. If your free tomorrow I have a friend on RT1 north of St Aug with 4 storage units full of goodies. I can take you to him no problem. Feel free to pm me. Oh his website is in my signature. Bill

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Deputy Curator @ http://www.themilitarymuseumofnorthflorida.com/

 

Looking for medals for the following groupings:

2nd Lt Victor P. Mangano KIA 6 Feb 1945 Engineers

Pvt First Class Ashur A. Handel KIA 14 Dec 1944 78th Div

Cmdr Bruce Nystrom KIA 2 Dec 1966

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What about Sarasota and Brandenton areas guys ? any joys there as we are holidaying there in June this year

 

Regards

 

Lloyd

What do you need another one of those for.....you have 6 of them already ?.........

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my girlfriend to me on a regular basis as another piece of US WW2 "Green stuff" aka militaria arrives in the post..:-)

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If you happen to be an aviation fan Wings Over Miami is a nice museum. It's on the small side but has a PBY Catalina, A-26 Intruder, and my personal favorite an F-14D. Along with about a dozen other aircraft. I think admission is $10 per adult, at least it was a year ago. Didn't look for surplus last time so I'm afraid I can't help on that front.

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Hello

 

Any place ? Shop of Flea market in Miami, Naples, Clearwater, key largo and key west to buy militaria

 

Î'm here right now and looking for that

 

Thanks

- Lester H Scheaffer (Fleetwood - PA) - 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division - KIA September 12th 1944 attacking the Brest Naval range butt

I’m proudly in charge of his grave at St James cemetery. RIP

(My left avatar portrait)

- Jay E Hansford (Baxter Springs - KS ) - 146th Engineer Combat Battalion SETF - KIA June 6th 1944 landing on Dog White Omaha Beach

I’m proudly in charge of his grave at Colleville sur mer cemetery. RIP

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- See their story, and other ones here : http://mylifeinthewar.over-blog.com/

 

-- Interested in pictures (and others items) concerning the French Navy ships that went under repair in US Navy yards in 1943. In Boston (Le Terrible, le Fantasque, le Malin), in NYC (Richelieu) and in Philadelphia (Le Georges Leygues, Le Gloire, Le Montcalm)

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came again to Florida and went to my favorite military store down here, DMZ militaria. Picked up a fixed bail m1 and sold a large amount of items. I took a photo of the store to show a friend but will post here so anyone interested can have a look. Its tiny as my room but definetely worth the time!post-162289-0-04689200-1480116230.pngpost-162289-0-80416600-1480116240.png

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Next time in NE Florida hit me up, that goes for anyone. Between a friend and I we have plenty of things to see or buy. Bill

 

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Deputy Curator @ http://www.themilitarymuseumofnorthflorida.com/

 

Looking for medals for the following groupings:

2nd Lt Victor P. Mangano KIA 6 Feb 1945 Engineers

Pvt First Class Ashur A. Handel KIA 14 Dec 1944 78th Div

Cmdr Bruce Nystrom KIA 2 Dec 1966

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I stopped into B & T Coins and Militaria in Jacksonville this afternoon and I scored a nice HGU-68/P flight helmet. If you are in the area check out this store. I am off to DMZ Military Antiques in St. Augustine tomorrow.

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