Keep Calm and Carry On:
WORLD WAR II
There is no substitute for victory. – General Douglas MacArthur
World War II was a global war from 1939-1945. The majority of the world’s countries formed two opposing military alliances––the Allies and the Axis. The most global war in history, it directly involved more than 100 million people from more than 30 countries. Participating nations threw their entire economic, industrial and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources.
“When you go home
Tell them of us, and say
For your tomorrow,
We gave our today.”
― Patrick O’Donnell, Into the Rising Sun: In Their Own Words,World War II’s Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat
From Pearl Harbor and Midway, to the landing at Normandy; from the Battle of the Bulge to the Battle of Stalingrad; from Guadalcanal to Iwo Jima. There were so many definitive battles and theaters of the Second World War – so many names and dates that will live in infamy.
RR Auction respects those who fought for freedom and right around the globe. We’re honored to curate at auction many historic artifacts relating to WWII. In the past, we’ve offered:
• “Top Secret” Operation Overlord strategic revisions two weeks before D-Day: $8,575
• Lt. Gen. Geoffrey Keyes 3-star uniform and military appointments: $5,520
• TLS amazing eyewitness account of the attack on Pearl Harbor: $5,268
Our next World War II auction will be Aug. 8, 2018. Do you have memorabilia you’d like to consign for the August auction – autographs, signed documents, photos, posters, clothing, military equipment, ephemera – contact us.
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HOW DO I SELL
We connect sellers of the Rare and Remarkable with passionate buyers. RR Auction has been helping people share and obtain collectibles since 1976, and we have the international following to help you, too. Selling (also called consigning) with us is simple.
WHAT’S IT WORTH?
Whether you have one item or an entire collection, RR Auction will help you attain top dollar when you’re ready to sell. We understand the market for your valued collectibles, and maintain a superior clientele who’ll buy it at a price you won’t get anywhere else.
All formats of the Rare and Remarkable: autographs, historical artifacts, Sports, Hollywood, Space Exploration and more. Whether you have a signed baseball, or an iconic film prop, we’ll curate it for an auction where it will be best highlighted.
Every month RR conducts at least two auctions, one an 800+ item Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction, including a monthly featured section, and secondly, a specialty auction focused upon a single subject. Focused auctions include: Music, Space, and Sports.