Show Time for Military Collectibles
Prices continue to rise, and savvy shoppers had to be wary of fakes. But this year featured more treasures than junk. Here is a look at what the 2008 SOS had to offer:
The boys from the Band of Brothers were on hand to sign autographs and tell war stories. This included Darrel Powers, Don Malarkey, Earl McClung and Buck Compton.
Autographed artwork was available at the show, and included scenes from several of the engagements fought by “Easy Company” during World War II. Especially notable about these pieces was that these included the signature of company commander Dick Winters, who is unable to travel due to declining health.
Ted “Dutch” Van Kirk, navigator of the Enola Gay was a repeat visitor to SOS.
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