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The West Coast Historical Militaria Collectors Show May 12-13 2017


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This was a very good show. Found three very nice US campaign groups.

 

Vintage Productions did a great job.

- Looking For USMC "Rim Numbered" GCM 26922 & USMC Yangtze Service Medal MNo1086 - - Looking for Attributed - US Campaign Medal Groups - Army or USMC WW 1 Silver Star & Purple Heart Medal Groups and WW 1 Groups with Mexican Campaign Medal or Mexican Border Service Medal

 

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Had a great tine Friday - my buddy seemed to think there is less German and more US stuff than he recalls in past shows. hHe had a long laundry list and ended up getting some good deals. I had planned on just helping him find things, but ended up finding something I couldn't pass up.


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I got to the show not wanting to buy anything.

 

Within an hour, I was trying to figure out how to grow a money tree to buy two of Adam R's breathtaking groups! :D

Only a weak society needs government protection or intervention before it pursues its resolve to preserve the truth. Truth needs neither handcuffs nor a badge for its vindication. -Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Peace is not the absence of war, but the defense of hard-won freedom. -Anton LaGuardia


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Might have been one of the best shows for medals that I've ever been to. Amazing amounts of stuff at really decent prices...

 

Another very nice show, Bob!

Only a weak society needs government protection or intervention before it pursues its resolve to preserve the truth. Truth needs neither handcuffs nor a badge for its vindication. -Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Peace is not the absence of war, but the defense of hard-won freedom. -Anton LaGuardia


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Another great show! Selling and buying was awesome! Best music at any show by far!

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By far one of the best! I managed to get some great items and meet a lot of really nice people. Definitely one for the books...

Will Twomey

In Honor of:

USA General John Wickham (1928-)

USAF Colonel Bernie Fisher MOH (1927-2014)

USMC Sergeant Al De Vito (Chosin Reservoir Survivor) (1926-)

USA Cpl. Macedonio Leyba (Bataan Death March survivor) (1917-2007)

 

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I second what has already been said; A great show!

Bob Davis
Secretary, Arizona Chapter, The Orders and Medals Research Society
ASMIC Member #5364, OVMS Member #11939
US Army Infantry 2001-2009, OIF/OEF Veteran

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Just wanted to add a few thank you notes for the Vintage Productions crew...

 

Thank you for letting us in early on set up day.

Thank you for being very well organized, ensuring a quick and easy check in process.

Thank you for the background music.

Thank you for hosting such a stress free, top notch military show.

 

As usual, your team is extremely easy to deal with and patient with all of the "chronic complainers". I am amazed that you or Danielle didn't smack a few people around (at least no one that I saw!).

 

One last thank you for pointing me to the WWI USMC posters!

 

Great show, keep up the good work

Tom K
USMC (VMFA-115) 90 - 96
ASMIC Member
OVMS member (ready for my 16th SOS in 2019)

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