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Offline JohnnyGage

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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #300 on: September 30, 2019, 10:09:10 PM »
Cool lid collection;























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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #301 on: September 30, 2019, 10:12:35 PM »
Couple of well "planned out" hand painted lids...silver one is from Poland...






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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #302 on: October 04, 2019, 07:41:25 AM »
Another collection of old time vintage lids:





















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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #303 on: October 08, 2019, 07:38:02 AM »
Here are some interesting frontpieces...


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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #304 on: October 08, 2019, 07:45:31 AM »
Oh oh, looks like somebody "overbaked" the salty look on their lid...

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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #305 on: October 10, 2019, 06:15:37 PM »

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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #306 on: October 10, 2019, 10:24:50 PM »
^^^^^Thanks JK, here are the frontpieces, looks like they are being sold by a single collector...









Here is another collection being liquidated...




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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #307 on: October 12, 2019, 10:00:14 AM »
Heres a few more frontpieces from the same collector, looks like the collector is looking to "cash in"...










Here is an interesting insert, anyone have background scoop on it?


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Re: VINTAGE FDNY WAR YEAR LIDS
« Reply #308 on: October 15, 2019, 09:29:55 PM »
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