The Super Auction - Military Session - Large Lifetime Pin, Patch, Badge & Insignia Collection -Art +
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Auction Location

Tipton, MI 49287
Auction Dates and TimesSALE IS COMPLETED
Saturday Apr 10, 2021 Completed
Auction Type
 Live Auction 
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Braun and Helmer Auction Service

Contact: David Helmer * Brian Braun
Phone: 734.368.1733 or 1736
Email: davidghelmer@gmail.com
Website: braunandhelmer.com

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Listing Information

The Super Auction

 

Lifetime Collection of All Original Military Pins, Insignias, Medals, Badges, Patches, Ephemera, and More from US and Foreign fighting and support branches of the Military incl. US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, ROTC, Art Work - War Posters, WW1 Letter Collection, Military Flags, WW2 German Field Periscope, Military Books & Related and More!

 

Highlights incl. Gold, Gold Filled, Sterling Silver, & Silver Filled Military Pins * Rare World War I + II Badges and Medals * Diverse MOS pins incl. Medical, Artillery, Military Police, Motor Transportation, Signal, Chemical, Tank, Submarine, Pilot, Paratrooper, Bomber, Defense, Engineer, Officer, and much More! Vintage Ephemera * Large Selection of Military Uniform Identification Books * Military Books * Posters * Space Related * and More!

 

This Session will be from Noon to 1:00 PM

 

Saturday April 10th

 

5121 Michigan Ave, Tipton MI 49287

 

Directions: Take Michigan Ave (US-12) to Auction. The Auction is West of Clinton MI and East of Brooklyn and Onsted MI. If you pass Walter Hayes State Park going west you have gone too far. Auction is on the South side of US 12 - look for signs (Firearms are with the family and will not be onsite until inspection day)

 

Auction Preview: Friday, April 9th from Noon – 4PM

 

All Inventory will be stored off site until Friday April 9th

 

Auction Notes: There will be Food and Restroom on site for auction day and there is plenty of parking. Chairs will be provided however you’re encouraged to bring a comfortable portable chair.

 

 


 

Lot #

Lot Description

450

Gold and Gold Filled Military Pin lot of 6 incl. 14K USNA 53 Pin, Amico 

Sterling 1/20 10K Large Flight Surgeon pin, 1/20 10K GonS Flight 

Surgeon wings, etc.

451

(3) Balfour WWII Sterling Navy Eagle Shield with Anchors 1/20 10K GF 

Hat Pin, smaller two are Amico & Vanguard

452

Lot of 5 Sterling Military badges incl. 2 CIB's, heavy NS Meyer Missile 

mans badge, Air force Pilot pin, Paratrooper etc.

453

5 US Air Force Sterling Military pins incl.  WWII Bomber wings, "S", 

Medical Nurse Wings, and Rare Navigator wings, etc.   

454

Sterling and Gold Filled Pin lot of 9 incl. 1940's Sterling Vanguard Navy 

Wings, Merchant Marine, Gemsco USN pin, etc.

455

Lot of 4 Sterling Badges and Pins Incl Rifle & Pistol Expert badges, and 

WWII Sterling Bomber wings.

456

Sterling and Silver Filled Military pin lot of 8 incl EOD Master badge, 

Aircrew Wings, USNR Eagle, etc.

457

(9) Aquatic related pins incl. Sterling Filled USN Submarine Deterrent 

Patrol Badge, several Scuba Diver badges, Sterling Miniature Submarine 

Enlisted badge, etc.

458

Lot of 5 Sterling Army Qualifications badges incl. Sharpshooter, 

marksman, AP bars, etc.

459

8 US Navy Wings incl. Bomber, Command Pilot, WWII Eagle Crest Emblem 

pin, Aviation Navigator pin etc.

460

3 US Navy Submarine Insignia pins incl. LGB Ster Dolphins badge, Gemsco 

Silvertone Sub pin, etc.

461

Lot of 5 Sub Related pins Incl. Balfour 1/20 10K GF Submarine Dolphin 

pin, Vanguard Sterling Dolphin, etc.

462

Mostly Gemsco pins lot of 6 incl. Naval Aviator Wings, Submarine pin, 

Flight Surgeon Wings, etc.

463

United States Navy Pin lot of 9 incl. Gemsco and Vanguard pins. Rare 

Acorn Nurses pin

464

Marine Corps lot of 7 incl. early Fist Sgt. collar pins, Vintage EGA's, and 3 

officer collar pin- 1/20 10K GF

465

World War II Sterling Silver Sustineo Alas pin lot of 9 incl. LeVelle air 

transport, etc.

466

Lot of 4 incl. Argentina Paracaidista Militar Cordoba pins and Vintage Lyre 

Cap badges

467

Military Aid to General Insignia pins incl. Brigadier, Lieutenant, etc. plus 

sterling E pin

468

Pin lot of 5- (2) CIB's, Sterling Jewish Chaplin pin, Key and Feather badge, 

large French paratrooper jump wings

469

Flight related pin lot of 15 incl. Chief USAF GOC Observer, Foreign jump 

wings, Navy air warfare wings, etc.

470

12 Propeller & aircraft related pins incl. large Sterling prop wing badge,

 Industrial Service, AC wings, etc.

471

Eagle Globe and Anchor Collar and Cover pins/emblems Incl. Major

472

Cool lot of 8 incl. 8th Div. Transportation enamel pin (damaged), 1st 

Manitoba Mounted Rifles, Stacked Rifles pin, etc.

473

Lot of 7 incl. Cavalry Crossed Sabers pins, Artillery pins and Lieutenant 

General bar

474

Great Tank Battalion related pins incl. 70th Tank Bat. Rare Armored Tank 

Corp Officer Insignias, Tank Destroyer pins, etc.

475

US Army Infantry Cross Rifles pin lot in display case incl. Army U.S. pins, 

Flag Corps, Signal Branch, etc.

476

Fun pin lot of Army incl. Engineers, Army Quartermaster Pins, 

Transportation Corps. And Rare WWI Winged Helmet pins

477

Large US Navy Eagle Insignia lot in display case incl. Cap badges, Seals, etc.

478

US Army pin lot incl. Artillery, Insignia corps, Chemical branch pins, etc.

479

Variety Pin lot incl. Civilian Air Patrol badges, US Officer pins, Chaplin, etc.

 

 

285

Rare WWI Naval embroidered silk "Remembrance of my Cruise Around 

the World" w/photo of US Navy Diver and printed map showing his route. 

23x29"h. in walnut frame. Condition: Excellent, minor rubs to the frame 

corners. Note: Information from a note inscribed on the back of the 

picture identifies the USN Diver as Chief Gunners Mate Stephen J. 

Drellishak. This diver had set a depth record of 274 feet off Long Island 

Sound on Nov. 3rd 1914 while on the USS Walke. In March of 1915, Chief 

Gunner Drellishak was part of a 4 man Dive team under USN Gunner 

George D. Stillson who successfully salvaged the US Navies 1st Submarine 

accident off the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The Navy lost 21 of the Submarine 

crew from Acid eaten rivets that flooded the vessel quickly.

286

Dated 1915 WW1 Recruiting Poster for Single Men into the British 

Military Service. Measures 19X29 h. in a gilt frame 29X41h. (Archival 

mounted with Plexiglas) Condition: Excellent with original light mailing 

folds. IMPORTANT HISTORY: Purchased in Nov. 1995 from the Henry 

Ford Museum collection through an exclusive Mail in Bid event with 

copies of documents including catalog listing.

287

Dated 1943 US WW2 War Bonds Poster. Depicts Paratroopers and soldier 

with machine gun. Artist signed: Schreiber, 43 (Georges Schreiber 1904-

1977). 20X28h. in a dark silver frame 24X 30h. Condition: Excellent, Light 

folds from mailing, small light water stain in near lower right corner.

288

Dated 1943 US Military Industrial Production Encouragement Poster. 

Rom the Dodge Manufacturing Company. Pictures battling tanks and GI 

with M-1 rifle. Artist signed: Scoti. 15X19h. in a silver gilt frame 

19X23h.Condition: Excellent, light folds from mailing.

289

WWI Original ink illustration of marching Infantry with flags, signed F. 

Daniele, 29x31"h., framed. Condition: light toning overall, light water stain 

across bottom section, minor rubs on frame.

290

Lg. Oil on panel of US Navy Zeppelin, framed 44x16"h. Unsigned, 

Condition: Minor frame wear, tiny dent (1/8 dia.) in Zeppelins tail area.

291

Post WW2 German Field Periscope (Model FFP 38233) complete in 

original wooden transport case. Includes tube extensions, ropes & stakes 

plus canvas cased tripod and instructions. Note: designed to extend up to 

8 feet to observe enemy positions from behind buildings, walls or 

trenches. Has 5X magnification and downward angling of view ability 

(works great) Condition: some scratches and rubs to the Orig. wooden 

case. Very Minor wear to the Periscope from use. Small rub to the leather 

covering on 1 viewing section handle.

292

1918 WW1 US Infantry Doll. All composition, molded uniform, jointed 

body and original felt hat. 13 h. Condition: small areas of loss around the 

mouth, nose ears and fingertips. Orig. felt hat misshapen, small shrinkage 

fractures at the joints from age.

293

Handmade 1918 US Infantry Soldier doll on stand, 14" h. includes rifle, 

backpack, shovel, ammo belt, pistol, etc. Condition: Small paint chip on 

bridge of nose, Orig. felt hat is slightly misshapen.

294

Approx. 300+ WWI Letters between Mr. and Mrs. Venella. Mr. Frank C 

Venella and Mrs. Rose Vanella (Miss Rose Genova)- Full of vintage 

postcards, stamps, and timeless endearing dialogue  

 

 

480

Large Enamel Battalion enamel pin lot. On Cards and labeled incl. 7th RVN 

Bn. 31st Field Bn., etc.

481

Military Related emblem and pin lot incl. Services of Supply, Religious, 

Defense Bn., etc.

482

Military Medical Hospital Pins lot plus extras incl. US Army Recruiter 

Badge

483

Medical pin lot #1 Mostly Field Hospitals incl. 51st Med. Bn., 70th Med. 

Bn., etc.

484

Medical pin lot #2 Evacuation Hospital pins, incl. the 5th, 6th,11th Bn., etc.

485

Medical pin lot #3 incl. Medical Corps, Nurses, Veterinary, Dental, 

Sanitary, etc.

486

West Point Military Pin lot incl. various pins, badges, patches, sticker,

487

ROTC lot of pins, patches, incl. San Antonio ROTC, El Paso, etc.

488

Large Military pin lot incl. NS Meyer 31st Infantry Mole pins in package, 

Berlin pins, National Guard, etc.

489

US Army lot of pins on cards incl. Military Police pins, US Army, Artillery, 

Aviation, etc.

490

Large lot of various military decorations incl. ribbons, Major collar pins, 

US Coast Guard , etc.

491

Large lot of various military decorations incl. ribbon bars, Qualification 

medals

492

Armed Forces Buttons, pins, extras, etc.

493

Mixed lot of various metals and foreign currency incl. Chinese belt buckle, 

Korea Medal, Canadian Military aiguillette

494

UXMAL Submarine patch lot of 2

495

(Open Lot)

496

Lot of 3 military metals in cases incl. the Joint Service Commendation 

Medal, (Army) Soldiers Medal, and Military Achievement

497

Lot of 2 Bronze Stars in cases- No engravings on the back

498

World War I-II metals lot of 8 incl. Distinguished Flying Cross, Women's 

Army Corps, Air Medal, etc.

499

Lot of 9 Military medals incl. Antarctica, Asiatic pacific Campaign Marine 

Corps Reserve, Expeditionary Services, etc.

500

(11) War metals incl. United Nations Korea, American Campaign, China 

Service, Coast Guard, etc.

501

Lot of 6 metals incl. Armed Forces Reserved, Humane Action, Army 

Commendation medal, etc.

502

Large lot of miniature medals incl. Silver Star, Navy Cross, Flying Cross, 

etc.

503

(Open Lot)

504

Great lot of colorful military submarine patches incl. USS Grayling, USS 

Piper, USS Blackfin, & Captain Midnight Secret Squadron Member 1989 

patch, etc.

505

Rare military patches incl. Civilian Air Patrol, etc.

506

Patch lot incl. US Army Corp of Engineers plastic 3D decal

507

Large patch lot- Many World War I patches

508

Patch lot #1 incl. 101st Airborne patch, Small Defense, Recruiting Service, 

etc.

509

Patch lot #2 incl. Hell on Wheels, Jaguar, etc.

510

Patch lot incl. US Navy Ranking Patches, Infantry, Special Operations, etc. 

511

Marine Corp Ranks, Navy, Combat Defense patches, etc.

512

WWII German Backpack/satchel bag with magazine belt and parachute 

cord handles

513

Lot of Military Posters incl. Decorations and Awards, Insignias, etc.

514

Lot of Military Prints- Progression of the American Soldier, etc.

515

History of the Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, Combat Support, & Admin 

Branch of Service books by Laframboise

516

Heroes US Marine Corp 1861-1955 Award Reference book w/ dust jacket 

and Soldiers of the American Army 1775-1954 w/ dust jacket

517

Misc. Military ephemera incl. Uniforms of the sea services, Identification 

guide, etc.

518

Marine and other branches of the US Military Newspaper and informative 

magazine lot

519

Great Submarine lot incl. many launching Ceremony pamphlets- various 

years, Photos and Navy Book

520

Small Space lot incl. photographs, Astronaut Chart Poster, etc.

521

Airborne Quarterly and Militaria Magazine lot

522

The Trading Post Military Magazine lot

523

Large Military insignia and identification book lot incl. Sealift, Metal Collector, etc.

524

Military Collector and Historian book lot

525

Beret and other vintage military covers

526

US Navy Uniform Regulations 1913 book and Ridabock & Co. Military 

Goods Sales Magazine

527

Military Book lot incl. Army Lineage, Service Symbols, Ribbons and 

Medals, etc.

528

US & German book lot incl. Uniforms, Badges, Recognition books

529

Combat units of WWII, Fighting men and their uniforms, etc.

530

Book lot incl. Vietnam Order of Battle, Airborne Warfare 1918- 1945, 

Cadet Gray, etc.

  

 


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Contact: David Helmer * Brian Braun
Phone: 734.368.1733 or 1736
Sale Location
5121 Michigan Ave US - 12
Tipton, MI 49287
Sale Dates and Times
Saturday Apr 10, 2021 Completed
Sale Terms and Conditions
13 % Buyers Premium * 3% Discount for Cash
Listing Details

The Super Auction

 

Lifetime Collection of All Original Military Pins, Insignias, Medals, Badges, Patches, Ephemera, and More from US and Foreign fighting and support branches of the Military incl. US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, ROTC, Art Work - War Posters, WW1 Letter Collection, Military Flags, WW2 German Field Periscope, Military Books & Related and More!

 

Highlights incl. Gold, Gold Filled, Sterling Silver, & Silver Filled Military Pins * Rare World War I + II Badges and Medals * Diverse MOS pins incl. Medical, Artillery, Military Police, Motor Transportation, Signal, Chemical, Tank, Submarine, Pilot, Paratrooper, Bomber, Defense, Engineer, Officer, and much More! Vintage Ephemera * Large Selection of Military Uniform Identification Books * Military Books * Posters * Space Related * and More!

 

This Session will be from Noon to 1:00 PM

 

Saturday April 10th

 

5121 Michigan Ave, Tipton MI 49287

 

Directions: Take Michigan Ave (US-12) to Auction. The Auction is West of Clinton MI and East of Brooklyn and Onsted MI. If you pass Walter Hayes State Park going west you have gone too far. Auction is on the South side of US 12 - look for signs (Firearms are with the family and will not be onsite until inspection day)

 

Auction Preview: Friday, April 9th from Noon – 4PM

 

All Inventory will be stored off site until Friday April 9th

 

Auction Notes: There will be Food and Restroom on site for auction day and there is plenty of parking. Chairs will be provided however you’re encouraged to bring a comfortable portable chair.

 

 


 

Lot #

Lot Description

450

Gold and Gold Filled Military Pin lot of 6 incl. 14K USNA 53 Pin, Amico 

Sterling 1/20 10K Large Flight Surgeon pin, 1/20 10K GonS Flight 

Surgeon wings, etc.

451

(3) Balfour WWII Sterling Navy Eagle Shield with Anchors 1/20 10K GF 

Hat Pin, smaller two are Amico & Vanguard

452

Lot of 5 Sterling Military badges incl. 2 CIB's, heavy NS Meyer Missile 

mans badge, Air force Pilot pin, Paratrooper etc.

453

5 US Air Force Sterling Military pins incl.  WWII Bomber wings, "S", 

Medical Nurse Wings, and Rare Navigator wings, etc.   

454

Sterling and Gold Filled Pin lot of 9 incl. 1940's Sterling Vanguard Navy 

Wings, Merchant Marine, Gemsco USN pin, etc.

455

Lot of 4 Sterling Badges and Pins Incl Rifle & Pistol Expert badges, and 

WWII Sterling Bomber wings.

456

Sterling and Silver Filled Military pin lot of 8 incl EOD Master badge, 

Aircrew Wings, USNR Eagle, etc.

457

(9) Aquatic related pins incl. Sterling Filled USN Submarine Deterrent 

Patrol Badge, several Scuba Diver badges, Sterling Miniature Submarine 

Enlisted badge, etc.

458

Lot of 5 Sterling Army Qualifications badges incl. Sharpshooter, 

marksman, AP bars, etc.

459

8 US Navy Wings incl. Bomber, Command Pilot, WWII Eagle Crest Emblem 

pin, Aviation Navigator pin etc.

460

3 US Navy Submarine Insignia pins incl. LGB Ster Dolphins badge, Gemsco 

Silvertone Sub pin, etc.

461

Lot of 5 Sub Related pins Incl. Balfour 1/20 10K GF Submarine Dolphin 

pin, Vanguard Sterling Dolphin, etc.

462

Mostly Gemsco pins lot of 6 incl. Naval Aviator Wings, Submarine pin, 

Flight Surgeon Wings, etc.

463

United States Navy Pin lot of 9 incl. Gemsco and Vanguard pins. Rare 

Acorn Nurses pin

464

Marine Corps lot of 7 incl. early Fist Sgt. collar pins, Vintage EGA's, and 3 

officer collar pin- 1/20 10K GF

465

World War II Sterling Silver Sustineo Alas pin lot of 9 incl. LeVelle air 

transport, etc.

466

Lot of 4 incl. Argentina Paracaidista Militar Cordoba pins and Vintage Lyre 

Cap badges

467

Military Aid to General Insignia pins incl. Brigadier, Lieutenant, etc. plus 

sterling E pin

468

Pin lot of 5- (2) CIB's, Sterling Jewish Chaplin pin, Key and Feather badge, 

large French paratrooper jump wings

469

Flight related pin lot of 15 incl. Chief USAF GOC Observer, Foreign jump 

wings, Navy air warfare wings, etc.

470

12 Propeller & aircraft related pins incl. large Sterling prop wing badge,

 Industrial Service, AC wings, etc.

471

Eagle Globe and Anchor Collar and Cover pins/emblems Incl. Major

472

Cool lot of 8 incl. 8th Div. Transportation enamel pin (damaged), 1st 

Manitoba Mounted Rifles, Stacked Rifles pin, etc.

473

Lot of 7 incl. Cavalry Crossed Sabers pins, Artillery pins and Lieutenant 

General bar

474

Great Tank Battalion related pins incl. 70th Tank Bat. Rare Armored Tank 

Corp Officer Insignias, Tank Destroyer pins, etc.

475

US Army Infantry Cross Rifles pin lot in display case incl. Army U.S. pins, 

Flag Corps, Signal Branch, etc.

476

Fun pin lot of Army incl. Engineers, Army Quartermaster Pins, 

Transportation Corps. And Rare WWI Winged Helmet pins

477

Large US Navy Eagle Insignia lot in display case incl. Cap badges, Seals, etc.

478

US Army pin lot incl. Artillery, Insignia corps, Chemical branch pins, etc.

479

Variety Pin lot incl. Civilian Air Patrol badges, US Officer pins, Chaplin, etc.

 

 

285

Rare WWI Naval embroidered silk "Remembrance of my Cruise Around 

the World" w/photo of US Navy Diver and printed map showing his route. 

23x29"h. in walnut frame. Condition: Excellent, minor rubs to the frame 

corners. Note: Information from a note inscribed on the back of the 

picture identifies the USN Diver as Chief Gunners Mate Stephen J. 

Drellishak. This diver had set a depth record of 274 feet off Long Island 

Sound on Nov. 3rd 1914 while on the USS Walke. In March of 1915, Chief 

Gunner Drellishak was part of a 4 man Dive team under USN Gunner 

George D. Stillson who successfully salvaged the US Navies 1st Submarine 

accident off the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The Navy lost 21 of the Submarine 

crew from Acid eaten rivets that flooded the vessel quickly.

286

Dated 1915 WW1 Recruiting Poster for Single Men into the British 

Military Service. Measures 19X29 h. in a gilt frame 29X41h. (Archival 

mounted with Plexiglas) Condition: Excellent with original light mailing 

folds. IMPORTANT HISTORY: Purchased in Nov. 1995 from the Henry 

Ford Museum collection through an exclusive Mail in Bid event with 

copies of documents including catalog listing.

287

Dated 1943 US WW2 War Bonds Poster. Depicts Paratroopers and soldier 

with machine gun. Artist signed: Schreiber, 43 (Georges Schreiber 1904-

1977). 20X28h. in a dark silver frame 24X 30h. Condition: Excellent, Light 

folds from mailing, small light water stain in near lower right corner.

288

Dated 1943 US Military Industrial Production Encouragement Poster. 

Rom the Dodge Manufacturing Company. Pictures battling tanks and GI 

with M-1 rifle. Artist signed: Scoti. 15X19h. in a silver gilt frame 

19X23h.Condition: Excellent, light folds from mailing.

289

WWI Original ink illustration of marching Infantry with flags, signed F. 

Daniele, 29x31"h., framed. Condition: light toning overall, light water stain 

across bottom section, minor rubs on frame.

290

Lg. Oil on panel of US Navy Zeppelin, framed 44x16"h. Unsigned, 

Condition: Minor frame wear, tiny dent (1/8 dia.) in Zeppelins tail area.

291

Post WW2 German Field Periscope (Model FFP 38233) complete in 

original wooden transport case. Includes tube extensions, ropes & stakes 

plus canvas cased tripod and instructions. Note: designed to extend up to 

8 feet to observe enemy positions from behind buildings, walls or 

trenches. Has 5X magnification and downward angling of view ability 

(works great) Condition: some scratches and rubs to the Orig. wooden 

case. Very Minor wear to the Periscope from use. Small rub to the leather 

covering on 1 viewing section handle.

292

1918 WW1 US Infantry Doll. All composition, molded uniform, jointed 

body and original felt hat. 13 h. Condition: small areas of loss around the 

mouth, nose ears and fingertips. Orig. felt hat misshapen, small shrinkage 

fractures at the joints from age.

293

Handmade 1918 US Infantry Soldier doll on stand, 14" h. includes rifle, 

backpack, shovel, ammo belt, pistol, etc. Condition: Small paint chip on 

bridge of nose, Orig. felt hat is slightly misshapen.

294

Approx. 300+ WWI Letters between Mr. and Mrs. Venella. Mr. Frank C 

Venella and Mrs. Rose Vanella (Miss Rose Genova)- Full of vintage 

postcards, stamps, and timeless endearing dialogue  

 

 

480

Large Enamel Battalion enamel pin lot. On Cards and labeled incl. 7th RVN 

Bn. 31st Field Bn., etc.

481

Military Related emblem and pin lot incl. Services of Supply, Religious, 

Defense Bn., etc.

482

Military Medical Hospital Pins lot plus extras incl. US Army Recruiter 

Badge

483

Medical pin lot #1 Mostly Field Hospitals incl. 51st Med. Bn., 70th Med. 

Bn., etc.

484

Medical pin lot #2 Evacuation Hospital pins, incl. the 5th, 6th,11th Bn., etc.

485

Medical pin lot #3 incl. Medical Corps, Nurses, Veterinary, Dental, 

Sanitary, etc.

486

West Point Military Pin lot incl. various pins, badges, patches, sticker,

487

ROTC lot of pins, patches, incl. San Antonio ROTC, El Paso, etc.

488

Large Military pin lot incl. NS Meyer 31st Infantry Mole pins in package, 

Berlin pins, National Guard, etc.

489

US Army lot of pins on cards incl. Military Police pins, US Army, Artillery, 

Aviation, etc.

490

Large lot of various military decorations incl. ribbons, Major collar pins, 

US Coast Guard , etc.

491

Large lot of various military decorations incl. ribbon bars, Qualification 

medals

492

Armed Forces Buttons, pins, extras, etc.

493

Mixed lot of various metals and foreign currency incl. Chinese belt buckle, 

Korea Medal, Canadian Military aiguillette

494

UXMAL Submarine patch lot of 2

495

(Open Lot)

496

Lot of 3 military metals in cases incl. the Joint Service Commendation 

Medal, (Army) Soldiers Medal, and Military Achievement

497

Lot of 2 Bronze Stars in cases- No engravings on the back

498

World War I-II metals lot of 8 incl. Distinguished Flying Cross, Women's 

Army Corps, Air Medal, etc.

499

Lot of 9 Military medals incl. Antarctica, Asiatic pacific Campaign Marine 

Corps Reserve, Expeditionary Services, etc.

500

(11) War metals incl. United Nations Korea, American Campaign, China 

Service, Coast Guard, etc.

501

Lot of 6 metals incl. Armed Forces Reserved, Humane Action, Army 

Commendation medal, etc.

502

Large lot of miniature medals incl. Silver Star, Navy Cross, Flying Cross, 

etc.

503

(Open Lot)

504

Great lot of colorful military submarine patches incl. USS Grayling, USS 

Piper, USS Blackfin, & Captain Midnight Secret Squadron Member 1989 

patch, etc.

505

Rare military patches incl. Civilian Air Patrol, etc.

506

Patch lot incl. US Army Corp of Engineers plastic 3D decal

507

Large patch lot- Many World War I patches

508

Patch lot #1 incl. 101st Airborne patch, Small Defense, Recruiting Service, 

etc.

509

Patch lot #2 incl. Hell on Wheels, Jaguar, etc.

510

Patch lot incl. US Navy Ranking Patches, Infantry, Special Operations, etc. 

511

Marine Corp Ranks, Navy, Combat Defense patches, etc.

512

WWII German Backpack/satchel bag with magazine belt and parachute 

cord handles

513

Lot of Military Posters incl. Decorations and Awards, Insignias, etc.

514

Lot of Military Prints- Progression of the American Soldier, etc.

515

History of the Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, Combat Support, & Admin 

Branch of Service books by Laframboise

516

Heroes US Marine Corp 1861-1955 Award Reference book w/ dust jacket 

and Soldiers of the American Army 1775-1954 w/ dust jacket

517

Misc. Military ephemera incl. Uniforms of the sea services, Identification 

guide, etc.

518

Marine and other branches of the US Military Newspaper and informative 

magazine lot

519

Great Submarine lot incl. many launching Ceremony pamphlets- various 

years, Photos and Navy Book

520

Small Space lot incl. photographs, Astronaut Chart Poster, etc.

521

Airborne Quarterly and Militaria Magazine lot

522

The Trading Post Military Magazine lot

523

Large Military insignia and identification book lot incl. Sealift, Metal Collector, etc.

524

Military Collector and Historian book lot

525

Beret and other vintage military covers

526

US Navy Uniform Regulations 1913 book and Ridabock & Co. Military 

Goods Sales Magazine

527

Military Book lot incl. Army Lineage, Service Symbols, Ribbons and 

Medals, etc.

528

US & German book lot incl. Uniforms, Badges, Recognition books

529

Combat units of WWII, Fighting men and their uniforms, etc.

530

Book lot incl. Vietnam Order of Battle, Airborne Warfare 1918- 1945, 

Cadet Gray, etc.

  

 


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The Super Auction - Military Session - Large Lifetime Pin, Patch, Badge & Insignia Collection -Art +
 Live Auction
 
Auction Date(s)
Saturday Apr 10, 2021 Completed
Auction Location

Tipton, MI 49287
Company
Braun and Helmer Auction Service

Contact: David Helmer * Brian Braun
Phone: 734.368.1733 or 1736
Email: davidghelmer@gmail.com
Website: braunandhelmer.com

Listing Terms and Conditions
13 % Buyers Premium * 3% Discount for Cash

The Super Auction

 

Lifetime Collection of All Original Military Pins, Insignias, Medals, Badges, Patches, Ephemera, and More from US and Foreign fighting and support branches of the Military incl. US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, ROTC, Art Work - War Posters, WW1 Letter Collection, Military Flags, WW2 German Field Periscope, Military Books & Related and More!

 

Highlights incl. Gold, Gold Filled, Sterling Silver, & Silver Filled Military Pins * Rare World War I + II Badges and Medals * Diverse MOS pins incl. Medical, Artillery, Military Police, Motor Transportation, Signal, Chemical, Tank, Submarine, Pilot, Paratrooper, Bomber, Defense, Engineer, Officer, and much More! Vintage Ephemera * Large Selection of Military Uniform Identification Books * Military Books * Posters * Space Related * and More!

 

This Session will be from Noon to 1:00 PM

 

Saturday April 10th

 

5121 Michigan Ave, Tipton MI 49287

 

Directions: Take Michigan Ave (US-12) to Auction. The Auction is West of Clinton MI and East of Brooklyn and Onsted MI. If you pass Walter Hayes State Park going west you have gone too far. Auction is on the South side of US 12 - look for signs (Firearms are with the family and will not be onsite until inspection day)

 

Auction Preview: Friday, April 9th from Noon – 4PM

 

All Inventory will be stored off site until Friday April 9th

 

Auction Notes: There will be Food and Restroom on site for auction day and there is plenty of parking. Chairs will be provided however you’re encouraged to bring a comfortable portable chair.

 

 


 

Lot #

Lot Description

450

Gold and Gold Filled Military Pin lot of 6 incl. 14K USNA 53 Pin, Amico 

Sterling 1/20 10K Large Flight Surgeon pin, 1/20 10K GonS Flight 

Surgeon wings, etc.

451

(3) Balfour WWII Sterling Navy Eagle Shield with Anchors 1/20 10K GF 

Hat Pin, smaller two are Amico & Vanguard

452

Lot of 5 Sterling Military badges incl. 2 CIB's, heavy NS Meyer Missile 

mans badge, Air force Pilot pin, Paratrooper etc.

453

5 US Air Force Sterling Military pins incl.  WWII Bomber wings, "S", 

Medical Nurse Wings, and Rare Navigator wings, etc.   

454

Sterling and Gold Filled Pin lot of 9 incl. 1940's Sterling Vanguard Navy 

Wings, Merchant Marine, Gemsco USN pin, etc.

455

Lot of 4 Sterling Badges and Pins Incl Rifle & Pistol Expert badges, and 

WWII Sterling Bomber wings.

456

Sterling and Silver Filled Military pin lot of 8 incl EOD Master badge, 

Aircrew Wings, USNR Eagle, etc.

457

(9) Aquatic related pins incl. Sterling Filled USN Submarine Deterrent 

Patrol Badge, several Scuba Diver badges, Sterling Miniature Submarine 

Enlisted badge, etc.

458

Lot of 5 Sterling Army Qualifications badges incl. Sharpshooter, 

marksman, AP bars, etc.

459

8 US Navy Wings incl. Bomber, Command Pilot, WWII Eagle Crest Emblem 

pin, Aviation Navigator pin etc.

460

3 US Navy Submarine Insignia pins incl. LGB Ster Dolphins badge, Gemsco 

Silvertone Sub pin, etc.

461

Lot of 5 Sub Related pins Incl. Balfour 1/20 10K GF Submarine Dolphin 

pin, Vanguard Sterling Dolphin, etc.

462

Mostly Gemsco pins lot of 6 incl. Naval Aviator Wings, Submarine pin, 

Flight Surgeon Wings, etc.

463

United States Navy Pin lot of 9 incl. Gemsco and Vanguard pins. Rare 

Acorn Nurses pin

464

Marine Corps lot of 7 incl. early Fist Sgt. collar pins, Vintage EGA's, and 3 

officer collar pin- 1/20 10K GF

465

World War II Sterling Silver Sustineo Alas pin lot of 9 incl. LeVelle air 

transport, etc.

466

Lot of 4 incl. Argentina Paracaidista Militar Cordoba pins and Vintage Lyre 

Cap badges

467

Military Aid to General Insignia pins incl. Brigadier, Lieutenant, etc. plus 

sterling E pin

468

Pin lot of 5- (2) CIB's, Sterling Jewish Chaplin pin, Key and Feather badge, 

large French paratrooper jump wings

469

Flight related pin lot of 15 incl. Chief USAF GOC Observer, Foreign jump 

wings, Navy air warfare wings, etc.

470

12 Propeller & aircraft related pins incl. large Sterling prop wing badge,

 Industrial Service, AC wings, etc.

471

Eagle Globe and Anchor Collar and Cover pins/emblems Incl. Major

472

Cool lot of 8 incl. 8th Div. Transportation enamel pin (damaged), 1st 

Manitoba Mounted Rifles, Stacked Rifles pin, etc.

473

Lot of 7 incl. Cavalry Crossed Sabers pins, Artillery pins and Lieutenant 

General bar

474

Great Tank Battalion related pins incl. 70th Tank Bat. Rare Armored Tank 

Corp Officer Insignias, Tank Destroyer pins, etc.

475

US Army Infantry Cross Rifles pin lot in display case incl. Army U.S. pins, 

Flag Corps, Signal Branch, etc.

476

Fun pin lot of Army incl. Engineers, Army Quartermaster Pins, 

Transportation Corps. And Rare WWI Winged Helmet pins

477

Large US Navy Eagle Insignia lot in display case incl. Cap badges, Seals, etc.

478

US Army pin lot incl. Artillery, Insignia corps, Chemical branch pins, etc.

479

Variety Pin lot incl. Civilian Air Patrol badges, US Officer pins, Chaplin, etc.

 

 

285

Rare WWI Naval embroidered silk "Remembrance of my Cruise Around 

the World" w/photo of US Navy Diver and printed map showing his route. 

23x29"h. in walnut frame. Condition: Excellent, minor rubs to the frame 

corners. Note: Information from a note inscribed on the back of the 

picture identifies the USN Diver as Chief Gunners Mate Stephen J. 

Drellishak. This diver had set a depth record of 274 feet off Long Island 

Sound on Nov. 3rd 1914 while on the USS Walke. In March of 1915, Chief 

Gunner Drellishak was part of a 4 man Dive team under USN Gunner 

George D. Stillson who successfully salvaged the US Navies 1st Submarine 

accident off the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The Navy lost 21 of the Submarine 

crew from Acid eaten rivets that flooded the vessel quickly.

286

Dated 1915 WW1 Recruiting Poster for Single Men into the British 

Military Service. Measures 19X29 h. in a gilt frame 29X41h. (Archival 

mounted with Plexiglas) Condition: Excellent with original light mailing 

folds. IMPORTANT HISTORY: Purchased in Nov. 1995 from the Henry 

Ford Museum collection through an exclusive Mail in Bid event with 

copies of documents including catalog listing.

287

Dated 1943 US WW2 War Bonds Poster. Depicts Paratroopers and soldier 

with machine gun. Artist signed: Schreiber, 43 (Georges Schreiber 1904-

1977). 20X28h. in a dark silver frame 24X 30h. Condition: Excellent, Light 

folds from mailing, small light water stain in near lower right corner.

288

Dated 1943 US Military Industrial Production Encouragement Poster. 

Rom the Dodge Manufacturing Company. Pictures battling tanks and GI 

with M-1 rifle. Artist signed: Scoti. 15X19h. in a silver gilt frame 

19X23h.Condition: Excellent, light folds from mailing.

289

WWI Original ink illustration of marching Infantry with flags, signed F. 

Daniele, 29x31"h., framed. Condition: light toning overall, light water stain 

across bottom section, minor rubs on frame.

290

Lg. Oil on panel of US Navy Zeppelin, framed 44x16"h. Unsigned, 

Condition: Minor frame wear, tiny dent (1/8 dia.) in Zeppelins tail area.

291

Post WW2 German Field Periscope (Model FFP 38233) complete in 

original wooden transport case. Includes tube extensions, ropes & stakes 

plus canvas cased tripod and instructions. Note: designed to extend up to 

8 feet to observe enemy positions from behind buildings, walls or 

trenches. Has 5X magnification and downward angling of view ability 

(works great) Condition: some scratches and rubs to the Orig. wooden 

case. Very Minor wear to the Periscope from use. Small rub to the leather 

covering on 1 viewing section handle.

292

1918 WW1 US Infantry Doll. All composition, molded uniform, jointed 

body and original felt hat. 13 h. Condition: small areas of loss around the 

mouth, nose ears and fingertips. Orig. felt hat misshapen, small shrinkage 

fractures at the joints from age.

293

Handmade 1918 US Infantry Soldier doll on stand, 14" h. includes rifle, 

backpack, shovel, ammo belt, pistol, etc. Condition: Small paint chip on 

bridge of nose, Orig. felt hat is slightly misshapen.

294

Approx. 300+ WWI Letters between Mr. and Mrs. Venella. Mr. Frank C 

Venella and Mrs. Rose Vanella (Miss Rose Genova)- Full of vintage 

postcards, stamps, and timeless endearing dialogue  

 

 

480

Large Enamel Battalion enamel pin lot. On Cards and labeled incl. 7th RVN 

Bn. 31st Field Bn., etc.

481

Military Related emblem and pin lot incl. Services of Supply, Religious, 

Defense Bn., etc.

482

Military Medical Hospital Pins lot plus extras incl. US Army Recruiter 

Badge

483

Medical pin lot #1 Mostly Field Hospitals incl. 51st Med. Bn., 70th Med. 

Bn., etc.

484

Medical pin lot #2 Evacuation Hospital pins, incl. the 5th, 6th,11th Bn., etc.

485

Medical pin lot #3 incl. Medical Corps, Nurses, Veterinary, Dental, 

Sanitary, etc.

486

West Point Military Pin lot incl. various pins, badges, patches, sticker,

487

ROTC lot of pins, patches, incl. San Antonio ROTC, El Paso, etc.

488

Large Military pin lot incl. NS Meyer 31st Infantry Mole pins in package, 

Berlin pins, National Guard, etc.

489

US Army lot of pins on cards incl. Military Police pins, US Army, Artillery, 

Aviation, etc.

490

Large lot of various military decorations incl. ribbons, Major collar pins, 

US Coast Guard , etc.

491

Large lot of various military decorations incl. ribbon bars, Qualification 

medals

492

Armed Forces Buttons, pins, extras, etc.

493

Mixed lot of various metals and foreign currency incl. Chinese belt buckle, 

Korea Medal, Canadian Military aiguillette

494

UXMAL Submarine patch lot of 2

495

(Open Lot)

496

Lot of 3 military metals in cases incl. the Joint Service Commendation 

Medal, (Army) Soldiers Medal, and Military Achievement

497

Lot of 2 Bronze Stars in cases- No engravings on the back

498

World War I-II metals lot of 8 incl. Distinguished Flying Cross, Women's 

Army Corps, Air Medal, etc.

499

Lot of 9 Military medals incl. Antarctica, Asiatic pacific Campaign Marine 

Corps Reserve, Expeditionary Services, etc.

500

(11) War metals incl. United Nations Korea, American Campaign, China 

Service, Coast Guard, etc.

501

Lot of 6 metals incl. Armed Forces Reserved, Humane Action, Army 

Commendation medal, etc.

502

Large lot of miniature medals incl. Silver Star, Navy Cross, Flying Cross, 

etc.

503

(Open Lot)

504

Great lot of colorful military submarine patches incl. USS Grayling, USS 

Piper, USS Blackfin, & Captain Midnight Secret Squadron Member 1989 

patch, etc.

505

Rare military patches incl. Civilian Air Patrol, etc.

506

Patch lot incl. US Army Corp of Engineers plastic 3D decal

507

Large patch lot- Many World War I patches

508

Patch lot #1 incl. 101st Airborne patch, Small Defense, Recruiting Service, 

etc.

509

Patch lot #2 incl. Hell on Wheels, Jaguar, etc.

510

Patch lot incl. US Navy Ranking Patches, Infantry, Special Operations, etc. 

511

Marine Corp Ranks, Navy, Combat Defense patches, etc.

512

WWII German Backpack/satchel bag with magazine belt and parachute 

cord handles

513

Lot of Military Posters incl. Decorations and Awards, Insignias, etc.

514

Lot of Military Prints- Progression of the American Soldier, etc.

515

History of the Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, Combat Support, & Admin 

Branch of Service books by Laframboise

516

Heroes US Marine Corp 1861-1955 Award Reference book w/ dust jacket 

and Soldiers of the American Army 1775-1954 w/ dust jacket

517

Misc. Military ephemera incl. Uniforms of the sea services, Identification 

guide, etc.

518

Marine and other branches of the US Military Newspaper and informative 

magazine lot

519

Great Submarine lot incl. many launching Ceremony pamphlets- various 

years, Photos and Navy Book

520

Small Space lot incl. photographs, Astronaut Chart Poster, etc.

521

Airborne Quarterly and Militaria Magazine lot

522

The Trading Post Military Magazine lot

523

Large Military insignia and identification book lot incl. Sealift, Metal Collector, etc.

524

Military Collector and Historian book lot

525

Beret and other vintage military covers

526

US Navy Uniform Regulations 1913 book and Ridabock & Co. Military 

Goods Sales Magazine

527

Military Book lot incl. Army Lineage, Service Symbols, Ribbons and 

Medals, etc.

528

US & German book lot incl. Uniforms, Badges, Recognition books

529

Combat units of WWII, Fighting men and their uniforms, etc.

530

Book lot incl. Vietnam Order of Battle, Airborne Warfare 1918- 1945, 

Cadet Gray, etc.

  

 


TheSuperAuction.net

 

Do you have a collection or high quality items that you would like to sell in the next Super Auction?

 

Contact: David Helmer 734.368.1733

 


Notes From the Auctioneer:

 

·     B&H will be following all CDC recommended safety and prevention guidelines

·     Please maintain 6 feet from others at all times.

·     Refrain from handling items/products you do not intend to purchase

·     Face masks/coverings are recommended and will be provided to those in need.

·     If you are ill or have been around others who are ill within 2 weeks, please remain home.

·     Respectfully, we ask that you use your common sense, respect other's personal space and if you see a situation in which you feel uncomfortable, remove yourself and do feel free to share that with a member of our team.

·     Be Patient and Bid Often

 


 

13 % Buyers Premium * 3% Discount for Cash

 

Cash, Check, or CC with I.D

 

Any Questions? Call David Helmer 734.368.1733