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Hi, glad I was excepted into the group. I currently collect pretty much all militaria US and Foreign. I supply some of the local film makers with equipment and weapons for thier movies.

 

The stuff I collect are usually the oddball items I find mostly at local Surplus stores but they are getting scarce. I try and find stuff online although the prices are good in most cases shipping can be a factor if i buy or not.

 

I am hoping to see what is out there and what people collect maybe get some info on some of the stuff I can't identify or maybe finding items I need to complete some of my projects.

 

Hopefully in the near future I'll find a military vehicle to restore and drive.

 

John

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Welcome. There are still operating surplus stores in your area? I'm in western NY and they are all long gone. I remember several locally as a kid. I'd love to travel back in time to visit them 1 more time. I remember buying a 16 inch Garand bayo with scabbard and I couldn't have paid more than $15. Sadly I gave it away before I got interested in militaria.

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Welcome John! Glad to have you on the forum.

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Specific areas of collecting and buying interest:

WWI/WWII 40th (Sunshine) Division, Camp Kearny, Camp Harry Jones, WWI/WWII 158th Infantry, USS Oklahoma, USS Swordfish (SS-193), Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, Mexican Border (1916),

Norman Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Norman, OK, Tinker Field or AFB, Submariner Items, Knives, Bayonets, Sweetheart Jewelry, other unique

or odd items with interesting stories.

 

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