Moments In Time - Vintage and Kitchen Collectibles
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #441468 (stock #Postcd176)
Moments In Time
$10.00
This vintage military postcard shows a gunner in a U. S. Navy Fast Fighter. The caption reads: Bird’s-Eye-View of the "Man With the Gun." This is a wartime postcard sent from a soldier while on watch to his mother in Moody, Texas. The postmark is from Athens, Georgia, and is dated February 7 (I believe), 1944. The postage area has been postmarked and the word "Free" is written where the stamp should go.

The postcard is in good condition with some minor wear to the corners and edges...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #377125 (stock #Ad85)
Moments In Time
$8.00
This is a nice vintage advertisement dated April, 1945, for Boeing – designers of the B-29 Superfortress, the Flying Fortress and the new Stratocruiser. The ad shows a picture of the C-97 Army transport which had an average speed of 383 miles an hour with tail winds averaging approximately 45 mph.

World War II was still raging when this advertisement was printed...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #396904 (stock #Ad141)
Moments In Time
$8.00
This is an advertisement from August, 1944, for General Motors Diesels. A nice wartime ad showing GM’s contribution to the war effort.

The reverse side features advertising for Matson Lines to Hawaii and the South Pacific. The ad states, "When war has been swept from this world, Matson will return to its peacetime task of escorting friends to please, far-away places."

The page measures 6 7/8" x 10"...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #376281 (stock #Ad82)
Moments In Time
$8.00
This is a very interesting advertisement dated April, 1945, for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation of Burbank, California. The top of the ad reads, "Der Gabelschwanz Teufel" which means "Fork-tailed devil" – or Lockheed P-38 Lightning. German pilots who had been lucky enough to escape its wrath named the plane...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #377127 (stock #Ad86)
Moments In Time
$8.00
This is such a cool advertisement dated April, 1945, for New York Central System Railroad. The ad shows a cross-section of the train’s cars and states, " Who’s Who on the ‘Century" . . . calling the roll aboard the flagship of New York Central’s wartime fleet." These trains were used to move war traffic.

The reverse side features advertising for Matson Lines to Hawaii and the South Pacific. "Delights to come."

The page measures 6 7/8" x 10"...

All Items : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #396887 (stock #Ad138)
Moments In Time
$8.00
This is an advertisement from August, 1944, Aviation Division of The Studebaker Corporation. "Those engines sure have the power!" Studebaker built the Wright Cyclone Engines for the Boeing Flying Fortress. A very nice war-time advertisement.

The reverse side features advertising for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. The ad gives stark reminders of some of the mistaken beliefs about cancer.

The page measures 6 7/8" x 10"...

All Items : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #396507 (stock #Ad136)
Moments In Time
$8.00
This is an advertisement from August, 1944, for Pullman Railroad. "Dis pella something belong wuh-name?" This is very much a war-time ad!

The reverse side features advertising for Martin Aircraft of Baltimore, Maryland. "Plastic Bubble – It’s the Martin Aircraft Gun Turret!"

The page measures 6 7/8" x 10". It is in good condition and ready for matting and framing - no rips or tears other than the binding edge where the page was removed from the binding staples...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #375849 (stock #Ad76)
Moments In Time
$8.00
This is a nice vintage advertisement dated April, 1945, for Studebaker – Wartime Builder of Wright Cyclone Engines for Boeing Flying Fortress. The end of World War II was still several months away, so all major companies were supporting the war – making parts for planes and other equipment. The ad features nice artwork by Frederic Tellander (1878-1977).

The reverse side features advertising for Burlington Lines – Everywhere West...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #332337 (stock #Ad3)
Moments In Time
$6.00
This advertising duo comes from a March 1944 National Geographic Magazine.

The first side is an advertisement for Armament Body By Fisher, a division of General Motors. The ad proclaims, "On every fighting front - Fisher." There is a great picture of an Army/Navy "E" plane and tank with "Buy War Bonds Today - Keep America Fee" in the upper right corner.

The reverse side is an advertisement for The Prudential Insurance Company...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #403889 (stock #Postcd155)
Moments In Time
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This vintage postcard shows an army man complaining about the fit of his uniform. The man behind the counter assured the complainer that "We always try to satisfy th’ customer."

There is no date on the postcard, however, from my research I have determined the postcard is dated 1940 from the number assignment in the lower right hand corner. The back side of the card is unused. "C.T...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #397425 (stock #Ad145)
Moments In Time
$7.00
This is an advertisement from August, 1944, for Bell Telephone System...
All Items : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #431260 (stock #Ad182)
Moments In Time
$8.00
It is clear from both sides of this page from National Geographic that we were at war. Automobile manufacturers put their businesses on hold to build parts for military planes, tanks and other military equipment.

This is an advertisement from a National Geographic dated July, 1945, for Body by Fisher - a Division of General Motors.

The reverse side features advertising for Buick - another Division of General Motors. The ad states, "Buick Powers The Liberator."

This item is o...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1990 item #389629 (stock #Misc401)
Moments In Time
$10.00
This is a nice recognition patch form General Dynamics. The patch says, "General Dynamics – In Recognition of the 200th Zero Defect F-16 Ship No. A-479."

The patch is in excellent unused condition. It measures just short of 4" in diameter. Sorry, the date of this patch is unknown!

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All Items : Militaria : Pre 1980 item #370295 (stock #Misc379)
Moments In Time
$20.00
This is a very nice military patch from the Air Force. It shows a very nice Eagle. A fighter jet is in the upper area of the patch followed by a large band of red circling the patch. Some very nice machine embroidery work.

As I understand the information I found in my research, this patch was issued to only the best of the best of the military personnel whose job it was to keep the fighter jets maintained and perfect working condition.

The patch is in very good condition and does not appear ...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1990 item #389843 (stock #Misc403)
Moments In Time
$7.00
This is a military patch for the A-7E Corsair II. This aircraft was used by both the Air Force and the Navy. For two decades, it’s stub-nose was a familiar sight on the flight decks of carriers. Use of the plane began during Vietnam and was used continually until post-Desert Storm.

The A-7E Corsair II could carry substantial payloads for great distances. It was able to penetrate hostile defenses and deliver the ordnance accurately. The F/A-18C Hornet replaced this plane.

Pl...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1960 item #399091 (stock #Patch22)
Moments In Time
$15.00
This is a nice vintage military patch. The patch is made of a navy-blue woolen material. At the top center of the patch is a white embroidered Eagle. Below the Eagle is the medic symbol. Two solid red bars are embroidered at the bottom of the patch.

The only other information I have – the patch appears to have been removed from a uniform. It came from an estate sale and appears to be old but in very good condition. There is some minor fraying on some of the edges.

If anyone has any informa...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1960 item #364737 (stock #Misc362)
Moments In Time
$25.00
This is a military patch for 6170 Combat Support Squadron – Home of the Dragon.

My internet research turned up little information about his patch. I found this identical patch on a military site showing that it was the patch was or a squadron in Suwon Airforce Base in South Korea.

I believe this patch dates back to the mid-1950’s to early 1960’s. If someone has more information about this patch, I would appreciate an email with any details you can provide.

The patch is in very good...

All Items : Postcards : White Border : Pre 1940 item #370373 (stock #Postcard93)
Moments In Time
$12.00
This lovely, vintage postcard shows the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Virginia. The Tomb was completed in 1931. It has a white marble sarcophagus over the grave with the inscription, "Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God." Thomas Hudson Jones of New York was the sculptor and Lorimer Rich of New York was the architect.

The front side of the postcard is in good condition with some minor wear to the edges and corners. There is a shinny spot on t...

 
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