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Newsletter 243 February 28, 2017

Newsletter 243 February 28, 2017

Point From: Bill Panagopulos <bill@alexautographs.com> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2017 5:58 PM To: Arthur Royster Subject: Re: The phone Faulty logic. Provide me video proof that Mossad agents did NOT plant bombs in the World Trade Center, provide me proof that Jupiter is NOT made of Roquefort, etc. To quote your hero, the flaccid Mr. Trump: “Sad. Weak. Failing” BTW You do, however, remain vastly engrossing and entertaining. Thank you. Bill Panagopulos President Alexander Historical Auctions LLC 98 Bohemia Avenue,…

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Newsletter 243 February 27, 2017

Newsletter 243 February 27, 2017

Here is an article from the German news site, Deutsche Welle, about the “Hitler telephone from his bunker” that was recently sold by Alexander Auctions for a great deal of money. The head of the auction house has been engaged in an exchange of views with us concerning his sale and first, we show an article from a German news site (and there are many more on other media sites of the same thrust) and follow this with some of…

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Newsletter 242 February 25, 2017

Newsletter 242 February 25, 2017

Here is an article from the German news site, Deutsche Welle, about the “Hitler telephone from his bunker” that was recently sold by Alexander Auctions for a great deal of money. When this appeared, a number of collectors wrote me about it but the question of authenticity is better addressed in the German article.   Hitler phone a fake: German phone expert A phone sold as one used by Hitler and billed as “arguably the most destructive ‘weapon’ of all…

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Newsletter 241 February 21, 2017

Newsletter 241 February 21, 2017

For the past month I have been hard at work on the subject of the enormous mass of fake German militaria being manufactured and merchandised to the collecting world as genuine. These fakes fall into a number of categories: The first one is counterfeiting of original pieces, such as belt buckles, steel helmets, medals and decorations, uniforms and uniform accessories, and edged weapons. The second one are so-called personality items such as items belonging to famous personalities, such as Hitler,…

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