Lot 2413: WWII PHOTOGRAPHS & KKK EPHEMERA WITH KNIFE.

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May 8, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
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Description: 1) KKK KNIFE & EMPHEMERA GROUPING. Knife measures 16 3/4" overall w/ a 10 3/4" blade. Blade engraved "Imperial Order Of Ku Klux Klan Convention 1907 Bristol Tenn". Brass crossguard. 2 Piece wooden 3 pinned grip. This knife is likely a fantasy piece & dates from the second half of the 20th century. A photogragh measuring approx. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" in a modern frame of a Ku Klux Klan conference depicting Klan members marching under a banner that reads "Welcome KKK" along w/ a hooded Klansman on horseback. A modern printed 8 1/2" x 11" photograph of a Klan funeral. 5 Pieces of Klan paper ephemera along w/ 2 modern printed photographs, a Klan membership badge, a Klan money clip & 2 Klan tokens. Membership badge, clip & tokens are of questionable age. CONDITION: knife shows overall wear. No scabbard. Early photograph shows some discoloration & fading. Modern photographs are crisp. Ephemera shows minor tears. Badges & tokens show no age. (02-8969(4)/BF). 2) SMALL TINTYPE OF A SAILOR. This tintype is a late nonstandard size & depicts a sailor, possibly American, leaning on a photography stand. He wears a hat & what appears to be a jumper with something illegible on the front. Tintype is in a turn of the century 6 1/2" x 8" gold colored, wood & plaster frame. CONDITION: image is somewhat dark. Frame shows moderate wear. (02-9975/BF). 3) MIXED EPHEMERA LOT & MORE. This group consists of a number of photographs mostly dating from WWII. Most appear to be from the Pacific Theater & show Far Eastern people & locations. There are various stamped envelopes, mostly dating from WWII, several stamps, postcards, a war ration stamp book & related material. Also included is a brass 40mm shell, a spike & base for a fraternal helmet, a shoulder strap for a Navy LTJG & a yellow horse hair plume. CONDITION: photographs show age & fading, some ephemera has tears, shell has a dark patina, other items show average wear. (02-10080/BF). $200-400 for lot.
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