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Mattel Hot Wheels Monster Jam Monster Truck Lot

Lot 312: Mattel Hot Wheels Monster Jam Monster Truck Lot

by Prescott Valley Consignment Auction

November 28, 2014, 6:00 PM MST

Prescott Valley , AZ, USA

Description: 2 new in package. King Krunch & Airborne Ranger.

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AIRBORNE  Canapé bas à trois places à structure

Lot 153: AIRBORNE Canapé bas à trois places à structure

by Digard Auction

November 26, 2014, 2:00 PM CET

Paris, France

Estimated Price: €1,000 - €1,200

Description: AIRBORNE Canapé bas à trois places à structure et bâti d'acier chromé. Coussins d'assise et dossier en tissus capitonnés. 65 x 200 x 100 cm

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American military dress uniform/paratrooper

Lot 223: American military dress uniform/paratrooper

by Captain Ahab's Antiques

November 29, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

Plainview, NY, USA

Description: American military dress uniform AA Airborne paratrooper medical corp with hat, tunic, belt, and pants included- nice condition

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GRP inc Britains - from Set 2010 - Airborne

Lot 5139: GRP inc Britains - from Set 2010 - Airborne

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

November 27, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £90 - £150

Description: Britains - from Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (1948 version), now 5 x Officers with Swagger Sticks, 6 x Bren Gunners at the Trail & 42 x Other Ranks Marching with Slung Rifles (6 rifle arms missing). All wear Battledress & Red Berets. Some paint loss & mismatching otherwise generally Good overall. (53)

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Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (1948

Lot 5282: Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (1948

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

November 27, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £50

Description: Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (1948 version), 1 x Officer with Swagger Stick, 1 x Bren Gunner at the Trail & 6 x Other Ranks Marching with Slung Rifles. All wear Battledress & Red Berets. Some minor paint loss otherwise generally Good overall, (slotted insert) in a generally Excellent (minor age wear) "Armies of the World" (Yellow) label box

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Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (l948

Lot 5284: Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (l948

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

November 27, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £45 - £90

Description: Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (l948 version - late 1950's issue), 1 x Officer with Swagger Stick, 1 x Bren Gunner at the Trail & 6 x Other Ranks Marching with Slung Rifles. All wear Battledress & Red Berets. Some minor paint loss otherwise generally Excellent overall, (strung) in a generally Excellent (minor age wear) ROAN label box.

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Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (1948

Lot 5283: Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (1948

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

November 27, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £35 - £70

Description: Britains - Set 2010 - Airborne Infantry (1948 version, Mid 1950's Issue), 1 x Officer with Swagger Stick, 1 x Bren Gunner at the Trail & 6 x Other Ranks Marching with Slung Rifles. All wear Battledress & Red Berets. Some minor paint loss otherwise generally Very Good overall, (strung) in a generally Excellent (minor age wear - end label mostly missing) ROAN label box.

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QTY inc Timpo

Lot 6639: QTY inc Timpo "Swoppets" - Series

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

November 28, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £120 - £240

Description: Timpo "Swoppets" - Series 8/11/12/15/20/22/24/ - Knights, Crusaders, British Infantry, British Airborne, Arabs, Foreign Legion, Eskimos, Etc., comprising: 16 x Mounted Types, 44 x Foot Types & Medieval Tent. Some minor damages & missing components otherwise generally Very Good overall. [Qty]

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PIERRE GUARICHE (1926-1995) 40249 & 40250  Ensemble comprenant deux chauffeuses et un canapé

Lot 160: PIERRE GUARICHE (1926-1995) 40249 & 40250 Ensemble comprenant deux chauffeuses et un canapé

by Leclere - Maison de ventes

December 9, 2014, 2:30 PM CET

Marseille, France

Estimated Price: €1,200 - €1,500

Description: PIERRE GUARICHE (1926-1995) 40249 & 40250 Ensemble comprenant deux chauffeuses et un canapé Métal, tissu Canapé: 73 x 182 x 72 cm. - Chauffeuses: 73 x 78 x 72 cm. Airborne, circa 1960

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Olivier Mourgue

Lot 966: Olivier Mourgue

by Treadway Toomey Auctions

December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM CST

Oak Park, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Olivier Mourgue Joker chairs, pair, and ottoman Airborne International, France leather, chromed steel, rubber webbing unsigned chair: 26''w x 28''d x 29''h ottoman: 26''w x 20''d x 18''h

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GRP inc Britains Centenary Series, Special

Lot 5028: GRP inc Britains Centenary Series, Special

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

November 27, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £35 - £70

Description: Britains Centenary Series, Special Collectors Edition Series Set 8831 - D-Day, 2 x Set 8859 - The Airborne Forces (D.Day), Collectors Club Set 3108 - Royal Marine Side Drummers & 2 x Ceremonial Collection Set 00089 - Sentry Box & Scots Guard. Mint in generally near Mint set boxes. (6)

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2004 Gambia 60th Anniversary of D-Day first day cover, featuring an illustration of D-Day veteran Ji

Lot 649: 2004 Gambia 60th Anniversary of D-Day first day cover, featuring an illustration of D-Day veteran Ji

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

December 5, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £3 - £4

Description: 2004 Gambia 60th Anniversary of D-Day first day cover, featuring an illustration of D-Day veteran Jim Wallwork, who served on D-Day as a Glider Pilot of the 6th Airborne Division. He has also signed this lovely cover. Good condition

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Display of US Military Patches

Lot 300: Display of US Military Patches

by Cordier Auctions & Appraisals

December 7, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Harrisburg, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: DESCRIPTION: A group of US military patches displayed behind glass on wood frame with white paper backing including the USA Jingpaw Raiders; China, Burma, India Theater; North African Theater; Guam (Old & New); Airborne Troop Carrier; Alaska; US Army Pacific; Panama Hellgate; Panama Canal and others. MEASUREMENTS: Wood frame is 21" x 17". CONDITION: All patches are in good condition. ESTIMATE: $100-$200.

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3 Pieces WWII Era Trench Art

Lot 283: 3 Pieces WWII Era Trench Art

by Cordier Auctions & Appraisals

December 7, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Harrisburg, PA, USA

Description: DESCRIPTION: A grouping of three pieces of WWII era trench art including; 1) A WWII commemorative plaque made in Belgium (and so marked) to commemorate the siege of the 101st Airborne Division at the Battle of Bastogne. The high relief cast brass or bronze piece (probably from shell casings) features stylized soldiers over the town with the 101st Airborne patch over top of General Anthony McAuliffe's famed quote of "NUTS" to the German's request for a surrender. 2) A commemorative mug made to record the various battles fought in the North African Campaign of WWII. The form consisting of a shell casing with applied handle which is decorated with wriggle-work maps of North Africa showing the movement of troops, etc. 3) A WWII trench art decorated frame consisting of eight .45 caliber bullets and two .50 caliber bullets set onto a wooden base with upright frame. MEASUREMENTS: 1) Plate is 5-5/8" in diameter. 2) Mug is 4-7/8" in height with a base diameter of 3-5/8". 3) Bass is 9-1/4 x 3-7/8". Height is 6". CONDITION: 1) Wear consistent with age. No defects noted. 2) Wear consistent with age. 3) Wear consistent with age. ESTIMATE: $300-$500.

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(WORLD WAR II) Album containing more than 300 remarkable snapshots by a professional photographer that depict the

Lot 40: (WORLD WAR II) Album containing more than 300 remarkable snapshots by a professional photographer that depict the

by Swann Auction Galleries

December 11, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (WORLD WAR II) Album containing more than 300 remarkable snapshots by a professional photographer that depict the far-ranging military service of the 82nd Airborne Division. With pictures of revues before Generals Paton and Eisenhower, 58 extraordinary pictures of the Normandy invasion, as well as liberated prisoners from a concentration camp, plus scenes in Casablanca, Northern Ireland, Italy (Naples and Sicily), Holland and the United Kingdom (Leicester, with views of Gen. Ridgeway). Silver prints, each approximately 3x4 inches (7.6x10.2 cm.), mounted 3 to 5 prints per page, recto/verso, most pages calligraphically annotated in white chalk. Oblong folio, leathette, worn; contents detached; ties; contents clean and bright. 1943-45

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CHARLES HUBBARD WRIGHT (1870-1939). THE MAY CENTURY. 1897. 20x12 inches, 52x30 cm.

Lot 262: CHARLES HUBBARD WRIGHT (1870-1939). THE MAY CENTURY. 1897. 20x12 inches, 52x30 cm.

by Swann Auction Galleries

2014

USA

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Description: CHARLES HUBBARD WRIGHT (1870-1939) THE MAY CENTURY. 1897. 20 3/4x12 inches, 52 3/4x30 1/2 cm. Condition A- / B+: tears at bottom edge; creases in margins and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. Wright was a New York City based painter and illustrator who designed over 30 posters for the New York Herald newspaper. Although advertising a monthly magazine, this can also be viewed as an early American aviation poster. It depicts Lieutenant Hugh Wise, the first American (and third person in the world) to be lifted airborne by kites from Governors Island on January 22, 1897. DFP-I 502, l'Histoire de l'Aviation p. 12, Virgina p. 100, Crystal Palace 785.

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LUFTWAFFE - Geheime Kommandosache (secret command document) - documentation relating to the paratrooper mission (Luftlandeverband Student) to seize the

Lot 6986: LUFTWAFFE - Geheime Kommandosache (secret command document) - documentation relating to the paratrooper mission (Luftlandeverband Student) to seize the "Fortress Holland"

by Hermann Historica

December 13, 2014, 10:00 AM CET

Munich, Germany

Estimated Price: €3,200 - €3,840

Description: LUFTWAFFE Geheime Kommandosache (secret command document) - documentation relating to the paratrooper mission (Luftlandeverband Student) to seize the "Fortress Holland" Extensive documentation and cartographic material relating to the Airborne Forces' operation led by General Kurt Student with the units under his command (7th Flight Division and 22nd Infantry Division). Includes approximately 50 pages of typewritten documentary material (DIN A4 format) some of which duplicated during the period and approximately ten maps in varying sizes. Numerous stamps reading "Geheim" and "Geheime Kommandosache" as well as handwritten notes. A closer study of the documents is recommended in order to appreciate their significance. They shed further light on new aspects on the campaign and the "Fortress Holland" in the year 1940. At the beginning of the western military campaign the 22nd ID were deployed in airborne missions as part of the 7th Flight Division (see enclosed contemporary cartographic material on Rotterdam and other target locations). Infantry Regiment 16 landed in the Waalhaven area Infantry Regiment 47 near Katwijk-Valkenburg and Infantry Regiment 65 in the Ypenburg area. The 22nd ID and the enlisted paratroopers suffered great losses in the course of these missions. In order to recover the 22nd ID was transferred to St. Quentin in June 1940 and then to the north-east of Antwerp in July. Remarkably the command gives the express order to spare the members of the Dutch royal family give them preferential treatment and ensure their safety. Extremely interesting material on the 1940 campaign of the Deutsche Wehrmacht in Holland. PLEASE NOTE: Solange Kataloginhaber, Auktionsteilnehmer und Bieter sich nicht gegenteilig äußern, versichern sie, dass sie den Katalog und die darin abgebildeten Gegenstände aus der Zeit des Dritten Reiches nur zu Zwecken der staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung, der Abwehr verfassungswidriger Bestrebungen, der Kunst oder der Wissenschaft, der Forschung oder der Lehre, der Berichterstattung über Vorgänge des Zeitgeschehens oder der Geschichte oder ähnlichen Zwecken erwerben (§§ 86a, 86 Strafgesetzbuch). Die Hermann Historica oHG, ihre Versteigerer und Einlieferer bieten und geben diese Gegenstände nur unter diesen Voraussetzungen an bzw. ab.

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LARTIGUE, JACQUES-HENRI (1894-1986)

Lot 325: LARTIGUE, JACQUES-HENRI (1894-1986) "A Portfolio of Photographs,"

by Swann Auction Galleries

December 11, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: LARTIGUE, JACQUES-HENRI (1894-1986) "A Portfolio of Photographs," containing 10 (of 10) charming images. Silver prints, 9x6 1/2 inches (22.9x16.5 cm.), and the reverse, with the Witkin-Berley portfolio label indicating the print and set number on mount verso; each print with an overmat. Tall folio, red-stamped brown folder with matching linen slipcase; with Lartigue's signature (and his sunburst motif) and the edition notation 20 (of 50), in ink, on the colophon; contents loose as issued. 1905-1955; printed 1972

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A field blouse for an Unterleutnant (Sottotenente) in Parachute Division

Lot 9203: A field blouse for an Unterleutnant (Sottotenente) in Parachute Division "Folgore"

by Hermann Historica

December 9, 2014, 10:00 AM CET

Munich, Germany

Estimated Price: €1,800 - €2,160

Description: Uniformsammlung Teil II - Internationale Militaria A field blouse for an Unterleutnant (Sottotenente) in Parachute Division "Folgore" The tunic in "Sahariana" cut (altered for airborne troops) of field-grey woollen cloth with grey herringbone liner (depot stamping) wooden buttons blue collar tabs the left sleeve with hand-embroidered badge. Signs of usage and light signs of age. PLEASE NOTE: Solange Kataloginhaber, Auktionsteilnehmer und Bieter sich nicht gegenteilig äußern, versichern sie, dass sie den Katalog und die darin abgebildeten Gegenstände aus der Zeit des Dritten Reiches nur zu Zwecken der staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung, der Abwehr verfassungswidriger Bestrebungen, der Kunst oder der Wissenschaft, der Forschung oder der Lehre, der Berichterstattung über Vorgänge des Zeitgeschehens oder der Geschichte oder ähnlichen Zwecken erwerben (§§ 86a, 86 Strafgesetzbuch). Die Hermann Historica oHG, ihre Versteigerer und Einlieferer bieten und geben diese Gegenstände nur unter diesen Voraussetzungen an bzw. ab. As long as catalogue owner, auction participants and bidders do not state otherwise, they agree to the condition that the catalogue and the items displayed in the catalogue that refer to the Third Reich are used exclusively for the purpose of civic education, the purpose of defense against actions that defy the constitutional rights, the purpose of art or science, the purpose of academic research and education, coverage regarding contemporary/historic developments or for purposes similar to the ones stated above (§ 86a , 86 penal code). Hermann Historica oHG, its auctioneers and suppliers will only yield ownership of the corresponding items according to these conditions.

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Grouping of Cold War-Era American Special Operations Related Items, Including Inscribed Blades and a Special Forces Beret

Lot 3548: Grouping of Cold War-Era American Special Operations Related Items, Including Inscribed Blades and a Special Forces Beret

by Rock Island Auction Company

December 7, 2014, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: Grouping of Cold War-Era American Special Operations Related Items, Including Inscribed Blades and a Special Forces Beret 1) Riker case of items for "F.J. Opferman(sic)", U.S.M.C. Force Recon, including a Gerber dagger (11 1/2 inches long, 6 1/2 inch blade, alloy hilt) with leather sheath, a brass U.S.M.C. hat badge, a 1st Recon Battalion patch, lighter, dog tag and an unidentified shoulder patch. The knife, sheath and lighter are inscribed to Opferman and/or 1st Battalion 9th Marines. 2) A grouping of items for Daniel "Dan" Friend, Detachment B-43, 5th Special Forces group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, including a dog tag with ball chain hanger, an Zippo-brand inscribed lighter, a beret (rifle green wool construction, made by Canadian Commercial Corporation of Ottawa with Special Forces patch) and a Ka-Bar Model 1207 knife, 11 1/8 inches long, 6 1/8 inch blade with 5th SFG(A) inscription, brass guard, leather grip and leather sheath. The Ka-Bar includes the original blade sleeve and box, both labeled to match the inscription, and a copy of a letter from Dan Friend dated September 1969 on Detachment B-43 letterhead and addressed to his mother. In the letter, Friend mentions a transfer to Camp Bu Dap (jumping-off point for a number of clandestine raids into Cambodia), the successful completion of Recondo training, and the receipt of this knife, part of a grouping ordered by the unit's C.O. as a presentation for the team. Manufacturer: None Model: None BBL: Stock: Gauge: Finish: Grips: Serial Number: Class: Other Condition: 1) Good overall. The dagger shows some mild wear and handling marks. The lighter and sheath both show dents and scuffing appropriate to use, and the patches, badge, and dog tag are very good. 2) Excellent. The beret, dog tag and lighter show minor handling marks, The box of the Ka-Bar is lightly scuffed, and the knife and sheath are both excellent with light handling marks and a few small areas of spotting on the blade.

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DU MAURIER DAPHNE: (1907-1989) British Author. An excellent

Lot 529: DU MAURIER DAPHNE: (1907-1989) British Author. An excellent

by International Autograph Auctions

December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: DU MAURIER DAPHNE: (1907-1989) British Author. An excellent, early A.L.S., Daphne, eight pages, 8vo, Mustapha Barracks, Alexandria, 14th December (1936), to 'My dear Foy' (Foy Quiller-Couch), on the printed stationery of the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards. Du Maurier informs her friend that she has written to her mother to thank her for her help with a home and continues to remark 'Well - my dear - hasn't it all been terrible, this thing in England? I suppose you all thought of nothing else, and so did everyone here. I feel it is all for the best, as the new one will be very conscientious and nice, and keep up old traditions. I do so wonder if you had the same feeling as I did; an awful secret fear that the new King might not be cheered when the Proclamation was read, and being a shy man he would probably feel it very much. I almost wired to you to take the train to London....and cheer loudly outside his house! But thank goodness, I see in the papers that he had a great welcome. I am so for him, aren't you? As for Edward - it's so dreadful I almost can't bear to hear him mentioned; although, for his peace of minds sake, I hope he will wear his beret and enjoy himself in Austria. I feel in the bottom of his heart he will feel like Judas Iscarriot (sic) and never be happy again. I do so trust it will be allowed to die down, and he and that Mrs. S. will not be mobbed by vulgar crowds, and people will stop their beastly gossip. The Guardsman (her husband, Frederick Browning) and I feel we can never be really civil to Americans again - but don't tell anyone! (You probably feel the same!)' She concludes by sending her best wishes for Christmas ('and I think 1937 should be a better year for everyone, don't you?') and again refers to the arrangements for renting a home when they return to England. Accompanied by the original envelope hand addressed by Du Maurier. A letter of wonderful content. VG Foy Quiller-Couch - daughter of British writer Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), and a life-long friend of Du Maurier. Indeed, Du Maurier was accompanied by Foy Quiller-Couch when she became inspired with the storyline for her novel Jamaica Inn. Some years previously the two ladies were staying at Jamaica Inn and went riding on Bodmin Moor. They became lost in bad weather conditions and apparently sheltered for some time in a derelict cottage on the moor but were eventually led back to Jamaica Inn by their horses. Frederick Browning (1896-1965) British Lieutenant-General of World War II, deputy commander of the First Allied Airborne Army in Operation Market Garden, 1944. Husband of the novelist Daphne Du Maurier. Du Maurier writes in the immediate wake of one of the most important events in the history of the British monarchy. King Edward VIII had abdicated on 11th December 1936, just days before the present letter was written, in order to be able to marry his mistress, Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee. Edward's younger brother, King George VI, acceded to the throne and made a speech to the accession council on 13th December, a day before the present letter. The new King's dislike of public speaking is well documented, and was the subject of the film The King's Speech (2010).

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Documented U.S. Property Marked Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol as Issued to Brigadier General Gerald C. Kelleher with SRS Papers, Leather GO Belt and Buckle, Holster and Magazine Pouch

Lot 1573: Documented U.S. Property Marked Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol as Issued to Brigadier General Gerald C. Kelleher with SRS Papers, Leather GO Belt and Buckle, Holster and Magazine Pouch

by Rock Island Auction Company

December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Description: Documented U.S. Property Marked Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol as Issued to Brigadier General Gerald C. Kelleher with SRS Papers, Leather GO Belt and Buckle, Holster and Magazine Pouch This is an outstanding example of a late production U.S. Colt Model 1903 General Officer's pistol rig as produced in mid 1943 that comes with complete documentation as being issued to BG Kelleher. This complete and authentic General Officer's pistol rig includes the original General Officer's black leather holster, black leather belt with Brass General Officer's buckle and a Bauer Bros marked, double magazine pouch. Included with this pistol is a letter from the Springfield Research Service verifying this pistol was issued to B.G. Kelleher on Jan 18, 1956. These were the standard U.S. General Officer's pistols as issued from 1942 until 1975, when the supplies ran out and Rock Island Arsenal started producing the M15 GO pistol. General Kelleher lead a very distinguished military career that started in Nov 1942, where as a 1st Lieutenant in the 26th infantry Regiment, of the 1st Infantry Division, (the Big Red 1), he participated in the U.S. landing in North Africa. In this campaign he served as a platoon leader, later being promoted to a Company Commander, and Battalion XO. He was later given a battlefield command to Lt. Col. He was twice captured by Rommel's Africa Corps., and escaped both times. In 1944-1945 he served in Europe as the Battalion and Regimental Commanders of the 104th Infantry Division (the Timberwolfs). This Infantry Division was activated in 1921, and was created with a focus on nighttime combat operations. They were deployed during WWII, and saw almost 200 days of actual combat fighting in northwestern Europe as it fought through France, Belgium, and into western Germany, as it advanced through the European theater late 1944 and 1945. After WWII headed one of the security detail that guarded prisoners at the Neurenburg trials. After WWII, at the outbreak of Korea he was ordered to command the 35th Infantry Regiment of the 25th Infantry Division Korea. In 1956 he was promoted to BG in Feb 1956 and assumed the position of the Chief Army Section Military Assistance Advisory Group, Japan and in June 1957 he was assigned as the Division Commander of the 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles). In Dec 1957 he was assigned as the Deputy Commanding General of Ft Leonard Wood MO. A short listing of his awards are: Distinguished Service Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star with 4 Oak Leaf clusters, Legion of Merit and Bronze Star with V, Purple heart and twice awarded the Combat Infantry Badge (CIB). He also received the French Croixz de Guerre, DSC (Great Britain's 2nd highest award) Russian Order of Suvorou. The pistol has the standard Colt two-line address and patent dates on the left side of the slide, with the caliber marking and "U.S. PROPERTY" roll stamped on the right side of the frame. The left side of the trigger guard is marked with the Colt "VP" verified proof and 44 on the right sides. It is fitted with checkered grips with Colt silver medallions on each side and comes with one all blued Colt magazine marked on the base: "COLT 32 AUTO". Manufacturer: Colt Model: 1903 Pocket Hammerless BBL: 3 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 32 ACP Finish: parkerize Grips: walnut checkered Serial Number: 567536 Class: Curio & Relic Handgun Condition: Excellent with 99% of the original parkerized finish overall with only minor edge and high spot wear. The walnut grips are also in excellent condition with nice distinct checkering with some minor light pressure dents on the sides in a couple of places from being in the holster. Mechanically excellent. The GO belt, holster and magazine pouch are all in excellent condition with 99% of the black finish on the leather showing only minor use. A really nice super high condition GO pistol rig that is complete, that was issued to a true WWII/Korea hero.

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DU MAURIER DAPHNE: (1907-1989) British Author. T.L.S.

Lot 530: DU MAURIER DAPHNE: (1907-1989) British Author. T.L.S.

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December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: DU MAURIER DAPHNE: (1907-1989) British Author. T.L.S., Daphne, four pages, 8vo, Menabilly, Par, Cornwall, 27th May 1959, to 'My dear' (Foy Quiller-Couch). Du Maurier writes following the retirement of her husband, Frederick Browning, 'He has taken the first fortnight of retirement well, but we have had guests staying, and this made him keep on his toes. Now we are alone, I hold my breath, and as you know, it is important that he keeps what dear Miss Roberts used to call "a little over-indulgence" at bay (I.e. spirits, above all). I like our young Luther, though a little cocky in manner on first acquaintance, he wears well, and I think is a very good, very understanding doctor.' She also writes of her own health, and her work, 'But to return to Castle Dore. Perhaps you could pass a day here next time you are Assize-minded? The thing I believe you could tell me is at what period of his life your father began the tale, and when he worked on it, and dropped it, and took it up again. Because there are obviously gaps in train of thought. I myself am of the opinion those last chapters were written at start of last war, not the '14 one, and he was casting his mind back yet trying to combine the two. There was someone who had seen the youth of two decades decimated - it would have struck him even more strongly than most, because of knowing the undergrads, and I would not be surprised if the advent of the second war was not his death-stroke, to a certain extent' further adding 'His view of Linnet alters, you know, which intrigues me. At first the Hardy-ish heroine, young, married to an older man, one can see the quick temper, the pout on the lips - and then she becomes almost a kind of She, with the potion, and the two older men with their dreams - and then finally, almost out of this world, which is what I meant to Bozman about Woman or even the Muse, it's a sort of ideal in the mind of a man, and one near the end of his time. Oh, there is so much to try and understand. But I do feel if one cant get the last part right it would be better to ommit (sic) war, which I feel sure was not the original intention, but I may be wrong.' Du Maurier concludes 'Meanwhile, another subject, I enclose my macabre stories (no longer present) A far cry from Castle Dore, and not, I feel, your cup of tea, though you may like The Pool, The Lordly Ones, and possibly see the allegorical point of the Archduchess. In a sense, they are all a protest at the cruelty and misunderstanding which abounds in the world - beneath the surface lurk evils we do not understand, things in ourselves'. In a postscript Du Maurier returns to Castle Dor, 'I think there are more than 5 chapters to Castle Dore, to finish. How many parts usually went to a novel, for your father. I would say there was Book III and Book I4 to come. Have you any of the Tristram books at Trelowarren which your father consulted?'. EX Foy Quiller-Couch - daughter of British writer Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), and a life-long friend of Du Maurier. Indeed, Du Maurier was accompanied by Foy Quiller-Couch when she became inspired with the storyline for her novel Jamaica Inn. Some years previously the two ladies were staying at Jamaica Inn and went riding on Bodmin Moor. They became lost in bad weather conditions and apparently sheltered for some time in a derelict cottage on the moor but were eventually led back to Jamaica Inn by their horses. Frederick Browning (1896-1965) British Lieutenant-General of World War II, deputy commander of the First Allied Airborne Army in Operation Market Garden, 1944. Husband of the novelist Daphne Du Maurier. Browning, a heavy drinker, suffered a nervous breakdown in July 1957 as a result of his chronic alcoholism, which in turn resulted in his resignation from his position at Buckingham Palace in 1959. Castle Dor is a historical novel which was not completed by Arthur Quiller-Couch at the time of his death. Du Maurier completed the work, at the request of Foy Quiller-Couch, which was published in 1961. The story is based around the legend of Tristan and Iseult, although set in 19th century Cornwall. Du Maurier also refers to her anthology The Breaking Point (1959), a collection of eight short stories which were written at a time when the novelist herself came close to a serious nervous breakdown and reflect her own psychological stress.

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