We are proud to offer for sale 15 Pieces of WWII Paper Memorabilia that could be found in every American hometown or in every home throughout America. During WWII everything had a WWII theme attached to it in one way or another. The 15 items I'm offering for sale is a sample of how our great country dealt with everyday life through a variety of simple and heart felt family items. Listed below is a description and condition of each item:
1.)A General Cigar Company Card dated 6/18/1942 that reads—"Voluntary Payroll Allotment Plan for Purchase of United States Defense Savings Bonds, Series E." *Condition: Very good condition. 2.)A photo postcard--New Cumberland Training Camp, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, postmarked October 9th, 1942, from Pvt. Joseph A. Skiysko. *Condition: Good Condition with bumps at all the corners.
3.)A linen Postcard of a U.S. Navy Patrol Bomber XPB2Y-1 Flying Boat; made only by Tichnor Bros., Inc, Boston, Mass. *Condition: Very good condition. 4.)A linen Postcard of The Deadly Douglas TBD's of the U.S. Navy, nicknamed Navy's "Devastators"; made only by Tichnor Bros., Inc, Boston, Mass. *Condition: Very good condition;one bump at the bottom right front corner.
5.)An Easter Greetings Card To You in The Service signed by Harry;made by Gibson;*Condition: Very good condition; minor wear along all the edges and a tan spot on the back of the card. 6.) The next Greeting Card is a simple Hello! How Are You Card To Jim and from--signed simply, Dad; made by Volland, Joliet, U.S.A.; *Condition: Very good condition.
7.)The next Greeting Card is a HIYA Soldier! It's Your Birthday! Birthday Soldier Card from his loving sister Agnes;has a cannon that stands up on the inside of the card;made by Rust Craft, Boston, U.S.A.; *Condition: Very good condition.
8.)The next Greeting Card is a Good-Bye and Good Luck to our Soldier signed by Pop and Mom; made by Gibson; *Condition: Very good condition. 9.)The next Greeting Card is a Christmas Card with envelope that's postmarked December 18th, 1942, from Ernest, Billy and Aunt Bertha; *Condition: Very good condition.
10.)A 1940's Pamphlet for Pollyanna Health Shoes for those in Kindergarten to College;includes a guide on How to take care of your feet; *Condition: Very good condition; There are two pin holes at two of the folds.
11.)A 12 page "Patriotic Cook Book" by D. & L. Slade Company of Boston. There are 27 War Time Recipes that helped every family stretch what little money they had; *Condition: Good condition; There is a tear at the top and bottom of the spine and at the bottom edge of the front cover.
12.)A business postcard from the Curtis Coleman Company for Woven and Printed Labels for J.C. Penney Company Outdoor Shirt and for Everglad Underwear. Quite Neat; *Condition: Good- Condition; There are two small pieces missing along the left edge.
13.)A V...-Mail envelope for family to send letters to love ones in the Armed Forces overseas; After receiving the letter from home, the serviceman and women would reply by sending a small microfilm V...-Mail home; *Condition: Very good condition.
14.)A clipping from a newspaper from Allentown, Pa., simply titled "The call of the Sea" Answered by Fourteen; showing 14 local men who enlisted in the Navy before being sent for training at the famed Naval Station, Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Virgina; The clipping is pasted to a heavy piece of paper, like construction paper; *Condition: Good condition; The construction paper is torn at one edge; The clipping is in very good condition.
15.)The last item is called The Parish Press Booklet dated April 1945, Vol. 3 – No. 2, which was published by the Parish Pressed Steel Company of Reading, Pa. It has 26 pages filled with items of interest, especially about those that are currently serving in all branches of the Armed Forces. The booklet is packed with all kinds of neat and interesting information all around Reading, Pennslyvania. The back inside cover has a pin-up picture of a very famous movie star; *Condition: Good condition; There is some soiling to the front and back covers; writing in pencil on the back cover; a price sticker near the top left corner of the front cover.
These 15 Pieces of WWII Memorabilia will bring back some memories to those who served during WWII and for families that grew up doing whatever it took to keep America free. God Bless The Greatest Generation and God Bless Our Vets!!!
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