WW2 - Trench Art & Souvenirs

18 Items For Sale

AAF Airplane Ashtray - Metal

$285.00 ($15.00 S&H)

One of the neatest AAF ashtrays I've seen in awhile. The plane has a 7" wingspan and is 5 1/4" from nose to tail. It has a red painted engine cowl and the wing insignia has the red center to the white star, denoting pre-WW2 or very early in the war. Excellent condition, non-magnetic metal and the plane can be positioned at any angle on it's support bar. Just a super looking souvenir.

Tank Ashtray

$85.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A bronze ashtray with a tank, measures 5 1/2" X 4" X 2 1/4" high. There seems to be a maker on the bottom, but can't quite make it out. The ashtray is in near mint condition.

"Framburg" Dale Model Co. Recognition Models

$100.00 ($10.00 S&H)

These are metal, cast models of the following vehicles. British - Camden Lloyd Carrier, 4 1/4' X 2 3/8" X 1 5/8", US - T-17 Armored Car, 5 3/8" X 2 3/4" X 2 3/8" with movable turret and a US - General Sherman Tank, 6 1/4" X 3" X 2 3/4" with 4 movable wheels underneath. The cannon barrel was replaced with a wooden dowel, but it looks like the original. These vehicles are sold at $100 each, or take all three for $275. Very hard to find, especially in this condition.

WW2 69th Division Pillow Sham

$40.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Just a great looking pillow sham for the 69th Division.

Capri Bell Charm - 12th & 15th AAF Pilots

$150.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Here is another variation of the Lucky Capri Bell Charm, as worn by 12th & 15th AAF Pilots for good luck on their flight jackets. Non-magnetic, so either sterling, or silver plate over brass.

Souvenir Hanky from Philippines - 1945

$18.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Neat white linen hanky from the Philippines and dated 1945. Measures about 10 inches square. Excellent condition.

Brass Belt Buckles w/ Unit DI's

$10.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Have three different brass belt buckles with Infantry Rgt. DI's. From top down, 31st Inf. Rgt (Philippine Div.), 32nd Inf. Rgt. (7th Division) and 19th Inf. Rgt. (24th Div.). They are sold at $10 each or take all three for $25.

Army Sweetheart Items

$25.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Here are three period sweetheart items for a GI's wife or girlfriend. "I Love You" bracelet, Army insignia pin and an Army heart locket with photo enclosed. All for one money.

AAF Rest Camp - Rome - 1944/1945 - Charm

$150.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Here is another Good Luck Charm for an AAF Rest Camp in Rome, for the Christmas and New Year period, 1944/1945. Excellent condition.

Three USN Souvenir Hankies

$10.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Three USN souvenir hankies, as found in a sea bag. All for one money.

AAF Rest Camp - Good Luck Charm

$150.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This is the first one of these I've ever encountered. It is 1" in diameter and has a horse shoe for good luck at the other end of the chain.. One side says, "Merry Christmas - USAAF Rest Camp - 1944" and the other side says, "Happy New Year - Capri - 1945". Another great good luck charm for those men of the 12th and 15th AAF.

Lucky Bell Of San Michele Charm

$150.00 ($6.00 S&H)

These were worn and coveted by aircrew members of the 12th and 15th AAF, flying out of the Med. area. Made and bought in Capri and this one also has the mule on it. Hey, Good Luck is where ever you can find it!

RPH Leather Wallet

$45.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A really neat looking RPH wallet, that has been used, but not abused. One side has Eagle, V for Victory and US. The other side has Eagle and shield, reads "Remember Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941". The lettering is a little flat, but just a great looking piece.

9th AAF Souvenir Hanky

$35.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A neat English made souvenir hanky with a super looking English made 9th AAF patch sewn onto the hanky. It measures 10" by 10" and has a full size patch sewn onto it. Very nice shape.

USN Sweetheart Hankies w/Holder

$22.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A nice little set of Navy Sweetheart Hankies with the holder to keep them in. The hankies are near mint, the folder has just a little wear, but still decent condition.

12th AAF Good Luck Charm - Italy

$195.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Here is a great looking "Good Luck" charm from Italy that is just like the 15th AAF that is also listed. These are just like the Good Luck Bells that many of the airmen wore, just to be on the safe side with their missions. Hey, I've got a Gremlin Bell on my motorcycle and so far it works!!

12th AAF Capri Charm dated 1945

$195.00 ($3.00 S&H)

This is one super looking piece that I had never seen before. It is a disc about the diameter of a penny with the AAF winged star and the number 12 on one side and an image of Capri with "Capri 1945" on the other side and in color. This is a very rare, souvenir piece that was made for our flyboys to wear for good luck.

Ladies USMC Ring

$65.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A gold colored ladies ring with a red stone and "United States Marines" around the stone. There is an EGA on each side of the ring. This came from a female Marine Veteran of WW2. There is a split in the ring 180 degrees from the stone, but does not take away from the overall look of the ring. Very nice shape.