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The weather forecast looks like highs in the 50s and 60s....lows in the mid 40s....but with rain.

 

On the whole....it sounds much better than freezing!

 

Safe travels to everyone.


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Always interested in the 166th Infantry, 42nd Division, A.E.F.

Quality WW1 studio portraits and real photo postcards of Distinguished Service Cross recipients; showing steel helmets; or other interesting content.

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For this time of the year 50-60 degrees is good. Have had a few white knuckle trips over the years for this show. Driving over from Illinois on Wednesday. See everyone there.

Jack


 

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This will be my third, and Im itching for it already!

 

Specifically after WWII 37th Division uniforms, patch variations, and unique items. Hoping to see you all there!


Always interested in items related to the 37th Infantry Division or 145th Infantry Regiment in WWII

"Let them not be forgotten for they have shown the world that freedom is not free"

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I can't wait!!! :blink:


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Collector of WWI & WWII Home Front Flags, Unit Flags & Guidons,US & German helmets, insignia, uniforms, medals,

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I'm glad it'll be milder weather compared to a few years ago! I don't mind a bit of rain, I live on the west coast just north of Seattle! ️See you all there!

 

Rick


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Collector of WWII M-1helmets and WWII Airborne items

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Packing up as we speak...hope i can sleep tonight....leaving Tuesday am...see you guys there!...mike


Always looking for and buying 50's era 11th Airborne/ 187th ARCT/ 82nd Airborne tac mark painted jump helmets!



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Looks like over four inches of rain during the show! Yikes!

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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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Looks like over four inches of rain during the show! Yikes!

At least it's not four inches of snow! ?


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Collector of WWII M-1helmets and WWII Airborne items

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At least it's not four inches of snow! ?

 

I think I'd rather have snow than a rising river...sucks to be folks who have to head north during the show...

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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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I think I'd rather have snow than a rising river...sucks to be folks who have to head north during the show...

Never thought of that, I live in a tsunami and earthquake zone, rising rivers rarely come to mind....I hope everyone has a safe journey to and from the show!


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Sadly I will not be going, haven't been yet either. Even though my home state of Virginia borders Kentucky it is still a 9 and a half hour drive, so I will be at home waiting to see what everyone ends up buying! Maybe next year!

 

Hunt


I am an amateur collector of US military items of the 20th century.

 

Looking for items related to:

-The Aleutian Island Campaign of WW2, Alaskan Theater, Alaska Defense Command, and more specifically the Battle of Attu

-Items related to the 50th Combat Engineer Regiment/Battalion

-Items related to Wheelus Air Force Base Libya, particularly from 1957-1960

-WW2 items belonging to service members from Northern Virginia

-WW2 Uniforms (all branches and services)

-Cheap/Throwaway WW2 named uniforms

-Smaller WW2 Groupings

-7th Infantry Division Items

-WW2 Photos and Letters (all branches, theaters, services, etc)

 

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I'll be leaving Tuesday morning. I have to go right through Pittsburgh and the rivers are high there.

 

See you guys Wednesday.


Always looking for WW1 28th Division; anything, papers, field gear, uniforms, etc.

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Digging / Pricing / Packing for the last 3 days. I'll still manage to forget something ! Leaving tomorrow afternoon, can't wait !


Always looking for named items from Detroit area Vets!

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Safe travels to everyone, and have a great time. Looking forward to hearing some reports 'down on the field'.

 

I swear I'll get there.........One of these years....one of these years..... :rolleyes: !!!!


506th Fighter Group Historian

Interested in all items relating to the 7th AAF, especially those of the VLR P-51 Pilots of the 15th, 21st, and 506th Fighter Groups.

 

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Rain or shine, I caution everyone to bring plenty of suit bags or duffle bags for any uniforms they might pick up!


GEN. David R. Atchinson- MO State Guard ACW

PVT. John H. Drury- Co. A, 27th Ky IR ACW Died of Typhoid

PVT. Henry E. Thomas- Co. I, 17th Ky IR ACW

PVT. Joseph E. Drury- Co. E, 356th IR, 89th ID WWI WIA

SGT. Edward P. Drury- 51st QM Training Co. WWII

PFC. Delmer C. Koonter- Co. I, 142nd IR, 36th ID WWII WIA

SC3c Michael C. Drury- LCS (L) (3) 70 WWII

SGT. Steven D. Koonter- 5th Cav, 1st Cav Div Vietnam

SGT. John M. Drury- 227th AVN Bn. 1st Cav Div Vietnam

 

Contact me with IDd WWII 36th Division, SSI Navy, Aviation, or Kentucky veteran uniforms.

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Will be leaving in the morning. About a 6 hour drive. Good luck to everyone going down to the show. It is the greatest show on earth. Dave

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Hopping the plane for the redeye tonight!

 

Kurt


!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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Bring your early USMC stuff and cowboy spurs and bits....I'll see you there.


LEATHERNECK72


Advanced Collector and USMC Officer --- Paying top dollar for quality Marine Corps antiques. Kepis, shakos, helmets, hats, good conduct medals, old photos, fighting knives, hat and collar emblems, swords, guns, documents. Keep your USMC item in a Marine Corps family! Send me a PM and let me know what you have....

 

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Looking forward to going yet again. Always an incredible show and just down the road. (Cincinnati)

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I'll be heading there tomorrow for the first time ever, really looking forward to it.

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I hope I can come one day to see that !!!

It must be very impressive !

 

Good SOS for everyone !!!!!

;)

 

FS

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Bob you might to try big boy pants this year, been kind of a real mid-western winter back here...Be looking for you George

I have seen Bob in shorts in much colder weather than what they are forecasting. Honestly, I think he sees it as more of a challenge than a fashion statement. If they said the show was in International Falls, MN in January, he'd still wear them. :)

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To give anyone whose never been there an idea of the size, I wore my Fitbit today and logged in over 5 miles in about 3 hours.


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To give anyone whose never been there an idea of the size, I wore my Fitbit today and logged in over 5 miles in about 3 hours.

 

 

But...how many times did you loop back because you felt the pull of a certain piece? :D


"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."

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