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  • Very Rare Original WWII Period Porcelain Bastogne Roadsign Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Very Rare Original WWII Period Porcelain Bastogne Roadsign Certified By The Gettysburg Museum. An original WWII period Belgian made road directional sign. The sign was for distance of a  major road of the distance between the current location to the city of Bastogne. The sign is manufactured in country from a thick sheet metal enameled in white and blue. Double sided. Dimensions: 30x120cm. Several mounting holes are present along the top and bottom. The sign has been exposed to the elements. Shows natural use and some flaking along the front. This particular sign was sourced out of an old collection that was acquired directly from a farmhouse. This example had the front point cut down to make a town entrance sign.  A very rare and highly desirable sign for the town made famous by the 101st Airborne Division during the famous Battle of the Bulge. A  sign sold at Bonhams for over $40,000.00! See link: https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23485/lot/299/?category=list .   Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. A rare opportunity!

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    Very Rare Original WWII Bastogne Broadside Unexploded Ordnance Battle Of The Bulge

    A very rare original WWII era broadside 8/11" printed and stamped paper warning the civilians of Bastogne Belgium of the dangers of un-exploded ordinance. These broadsides were issued and passed around by the local government after several civilians were killed attempting to de-activate grenades and other munitions. Bastogne was the center-point of the 101st Airborne area of the battle of the bulge. Bastogne was bombed by German aircraft and shelled by German artillery and tanks. There was un-exploded ordnance of all types lying everywhere so it become very dangerous even after the fighting stopped. A very rare opportunity. Do not miss this one! Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.