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Auctioneer Aumann Auctions, Inc. 217-563-2523
Auction Date Dec 13 Auction
Location
803 S Diamond
Jacksonville, IL
Time 07:00PM
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12/13/2016 -



Auctioneer's Note:


Helmets, Uniforms, Military equipment and Supplies. Aumann Auctions has been chosen to market this collection and take it to public bidding. We are excited to exceed your expectation and look forward to helping you in your buying experience.

Listing:


   AUCTION ! AUCTION !   

COL BUBBIES - MILITARY SURPLUS AUCTION

Ends: Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00P.M. 

Convenient Online Only Bidding OPEN NOW!

CATALOG ENDS @ 7:00 PM

 

   IMPORTANT: OPEN HOUSE / INSPECTIONS :   

   MONDAY NOV 28, 1:00 - 6:00 PM   

  PICKUP DEC 15th 10 AM - 4PM  

  GAYLORDS SPECIFIC PICKUP DEC 19th, 11AM - 4PM   

 

               

This is the auction of the inventory of Galveston Texas own iconic Col. Bubbies Strand Surplus Senter.  The Surplus store was packed full of anything and everything related to militaria.  The collection includes gear from Civil War, Spanish-American War, WW1, WW2, Korean War, Vietnam, Desert Storm and peace time conflicts.  The vintage shop closed its doors for good in Dec of 2014 and has since been relocated to Jacksonville IL where the painstaking venture endured of re-organizing, identifying and cataloging the inventory.  The store was open for 42 years and attracted customers internationally. 

Meyer Reiswerg was Col. Bubbie.  He was an eclectic collector and genius re-marketer.  According to “The Daily News”  - Reiswergs wife was quoted saying “This is the end of an era”, “This was his passion”. 

This collection was for serious collectors and professional battle re-enactors and theatrical productions.  This stuff appeared in TV shows like “MASH” and in movies like “Saving Private Ryan”, "Tropic Thunder" and “1941”.  Bubbies was also a source for veterans wishing to be buried in period accurate uniforms. 

We are selling: latrines – original, gas masks, patches, camouflage pants, shirts, jumpers, and coats, canteens, flags, helmets, mess kits, medals, insignia, radar instruments, you name it – you can probably find it.  The uniform collection encompasses over 60 countries. Military equipment, cameras, gas tanks, ski’s, cold war surplus, field bags, magazines, airplane seats and much more. This is a partial part of this collection.

Please pay close attention to shipping details in the terms.

There is a 10% Buyers Premium on this auction!   

THE LOTS WILL BEGIN CLOSING AT 7:00 PM ON THE 13TH, WE WILL BEGIN CLOSING 25 LOTS AT A TIME EVERY 3 MINUTES.      

HAVE FUN BIDDING AND WE WILL SEE YOU AT THE OPEN HOUSES!

Seller: Vernon Massey

 

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