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Signed Titanic Postcard and 1912 Penny
Signed Titanic Postcard and 1912 Penny
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Category: Home Décor/Historic Collectibles

Titanic was designed by experienced engineers, using some of the most advanced technologies and extensive safety features of the time. She surpassed all her rivals in luxury and opulence. The first-class section had a swimming pool, a gymnasium, a squash court, Turkish bath, electric bath, and a verandah cafe. First-class common rooms were adorned with ornate wood paneling, expensive furniture, and other decorations. She set sail for New York City on April 10, 1912, with 2,223 people on board. Four days into the crossing, at 23:40 on April 14, 1912, and sank at 2:20 the following morning, taking 1,517 lives with her.


$269.00
Signed D-Day Photograph and Bullet
Signed D-Day Photograph and Bullet
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Category: Home Décor/Historic Collectibles

This historic photograph depicts the men of the U.S. Army’s First Division, who stormed the beaches during the successful D-Day invasion of Normandy, as part of Operation Overlord on June 6, 1944. Each print is signed by 100-year-old Utah Beach veteran Herbert Moore and is accompanied by a bullet for an M1 Garand, called “the greatest battle implement ever devised” by General Patton. Includes a certificate of authenticity.


$129.00
Celtic Pewter Flask
Celtic Pewter Flask
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Sláinte! Share a toast with friends with this compact whiskey flask. The 6 oz. stainless steel flask features Celtic motifs of knots and spirals rendered in pewter, and surrounded by glass so you can see when spirits are running low.


$45.00
Signed C-47 Band of Brothers Plane
Signed C-47 Band of Brothers Plane
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Category: Home Décor/Historic Collectibles

One of the most famous units of the U.S. Army during WWII was Easy Company, the soldiers who became known as the Band of Brothers. This 1/62 scale model plane is the same kind these paratroopers leaped from behind enemy lines at Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Signed by William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the original 140 members of Easy Company.


$199.00
$59.99
Irish Pewter Compass
Irish Pewter Compass
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles
The history of pewter-casting in Ireland dates back more than 800 years, where it was first found in the castles and manors of wealthy patrons. This functional pewter-finished compass is decorated with a hand-etched Celtic design inspired by the elaborate illustrations found in the eighth-century Book of Kells. Made in County Westmeath in central Ireland, near the shores of Lough Derravaragh. Includes a woven strap and belt clip.
$39.00
$29.99
Framed ''Your Year'' National Geographic Magazine
Framed ''Your Year'' National Geographic Magazine
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Who doesn't recall National Geographic magazine being part of their lives when growing up? Now you can commemorate an important year or a milestone event with a framed copy of the magazine. We have limited, intact copies of most issues from 1913 through 2009, presented in a black or walnut frame with a unique accessible back panel that allows you to remove and page through the issue.


Available colors: Black, Brown
$89.00
Signed Iwo Jima Photograph With Bullet
Signed Iwo Jima Photograph With Bullet
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Category: Home Décor/Historic Collectibles

The 35-day Battle of Iwo Jima resulted in the United States' capture of that island from the Empire of Japan. Photographer Joe Rosenthal immortalized the battle in his famous photograph, "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima." Taken on February 23, 1945, it depicts five U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag on Mount Suribachi on the fifth day of the battle.


$129.00
Titanic Propellers Photograph with 1912 Coin
Titanic Propellers Photograph with 1912 Coin
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with this framed photograph that shows just why the ship was believed to be unsinkable. As the Titanic waits in dry dock at the Harland and Wolff shipbuilding yard in Belfast, workmen are dwarfed by her three massive propellers. Together they weigh nearly 60 tons; the four-blade, 22-ton center propeller is cast in one piece from manganese bronze. The photograph is framed along with an 1912 wheat penny. Includes a certificate of authenticity.


$119.00
National Geographic Shut the Box Game
National Geographic Shut the Box Game
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles
After their sails were still for the night, Norman mariners would get out their dice and play Shut-the-Box. The simple and addictive game made its way around the world as trade increased among Europe, Africa, and China, and it remains especially popular in the U.K. today. Roll the dice and lay down any combination of tiles to match your roll. Keep rolling until you can't match your roll on the remaining tiles. Low score wins; lay down all the tiles and you've shut the box. Easy to learn and hard to stop playing, this handsome antiqued edition features an Old World look, wooden box, and wooden dice and tiles.
$35.00
Celtic Pewter and Leather Flask
Celtic Pewter and Leather Flask
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Raise a toast to health and happiness and share a sip with friends with our handsome leather and pewter flask. The stainless steel body won’t affect the taste of your preferred tipple, and the solid-cast pewter disc adds a touch of Celtic pride.


$59.00
Sheffield Pewter and Brass Flask
Sheffield Pewter and Brass Flask
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Master craftsmen in Sheffield, England, create this classic flask from pewter, accented with Celtic-patterned brass bands. Share a sip with friends at picnics, parties, and camping trips. Slàinte!


$89.00
SPAD S.Xlll Model Plane
SPAD S.Xlll Model Plane
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker was the most celebrated aviator of his time. Our 1/24-scale model of Rickenbacker’s SPAD S.XIII, in which he flew 20 of his confirmed 26 victories, is handcrafted of Philippine hardwood and hand-painted with the patriotic markings of the 94th Aero Squadron. As the first American squadron to enter World War I, the 94th Fighter Squadron chose as their insignia a ring with Uncle Sam’s red, white, and blue hat to symbolize their willingness to “throw their hat in the ring” and enter the fighting in France.


$198.00
$83.99
Bronze Reproduction Roman Soldier Armor
Bronze Reproduction Roman Soldier Armor
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Bring a piece of Roman military history into your home or office with this handmade replica of a 2nd-century soldier's armor. In their Tuscan metal-smithing studio, this family casts a miniature version of the type of armor that would have been worn by a legionnaire or centurion.


$295.00
Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4
Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

In 1974, the vast burial chamber of third-century Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang was discovered by farmers in the north-central Shaanxi Province. It contained more than 7,000 life-size terra-cotta warriors. This set of four handcrafted miniature terra-cotta models of classic poses general, soldier, and archer arrives in a black silk gift box. The National Geographic Museum is sponsoring an exhibition of Qin warriors and other burial artifacts in fall 2009.


$39.00
Scottish Celtic Pewter Sgian Dubh
Scottish Celtic Pewter Sgian Dubh
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Sporrans, ghillies, kilts, and flashes—these are all part of the traditional regalia of a Scottish Highlander. One essential item is the sgian dubh (pronounced: skeen doo), a small ornamental knife tucked into a stocking with only the hilt visible. Ours is made in Scotland with a stainless steel blade and a cast-pewter handle decorated with Celtic knot work. Leather sheath. Blade is shipped blunt for safety.


$99.00
British Sopwith Camel Model Plane
British Sopwith Camel Model Plane
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles
Handmade with silk canvas over a wooden frame, this model captures a piece of military history and celebrates the fighter plane that eventually brought down Germany's most feared pilot, the Red Baron. There are only seven original Sopwith Camels still in existence, on display at aviation museums in such diverse places as Little Rock, Arkansas, and Krakow, Poland.
$149.00
Personalized Framed ''Your Year'' National Geographic Magazine
Personalized Framed ''Your Year'' National Geographic Magazine
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Who doesn't recall National Geographic magazine being part of their lives when growing up? Now you can commemorate an important year or a milestone event with a framed copy of the magazine. We have limited, intact copies of most issues from 1913 through 2009, presented in a black or walnut frame with a unique accessible back panel that allows you to remove and page through the issue.


Available colors: Black, Brown
$99.00
Signed Apollo 16 Photograph
Signed Apollo 16 Photograph
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Category: Home Décor/Historic Collectibles

Charles Moss Duke Jr., a retired USAF Brigadier General, was a United States astronaut and engineer for NASA. Duke served as a member of the support crew for Apollo 10, as Backup Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 13 and 17, and as capcom for Apollo 11 where his distinctive southern drawl became familiar to TV viewers around the world.


$195.00
Titanic Coin Card
Titanic Coin Card
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

On Tuesday, April 16, 1912, The New York Times reported the sinking of the White Star luxury liner Titanic, one of the most studied disasters of the 20th century. This vinyl collectors' portfolio includes a miniature, official reproduction of the paper's front page and two genuine U.S. 1912 coins: a wheat penny and a Liberty Head nickel—the last year the Liberty Head nickel was struck for circulation. The Titanic disaster has captured the public’s imagination for a century, and with the centennial of the event in 2012, collectibles and memorabilia are more popular than ever.


$35.00
Scottish Sgian Dubh
Scottish Sgian Dubh
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

The sgian dubh (pronounced skeen doo) is a small ornamental knife traditionally tucked into the stocking of a Scottish Highlander when he’s dressed in full regalia. Ours is made in Scotland with a stainless steel blade and a handle crafted from naturally shed stag horn with a walnut backing. Leather sheath. Blade is shipped blunt for safety.


$99.00
Bronze Reproduction Roman Oil Lamp
Bronze Reproduction Roman Oil Lamp
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Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

Rome's ancient history is a constant source of inspiration at the family-run workshop where our bronze lamp is crafted. Working from sketches of artifacts, the designers sculpt a wax model in precise detail. The model is encased in clay, and then the clay is based, the wax melts, leaving a perfect mold. They pour molten bronze into the mold to create a perfect replica, which they finish with a verdigris patina.


$125.00