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Harley Davidson the Rice Burner
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I have always found Military motorbikes of interest,and one of the strangest dealings during the early 1930s was with the American Harley Davidson and the Imperial Japanese Army.In the early 1930s…Continue

Tags: Motorbikes, WWII, Japan, Davidson, Harley

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan G. Dec 22, 2012.

All aboard the Dieselpunk Train
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I have a few fond memories of toys from my past be it the wind-up Robbie the Robot or the Scalextric slot car set.But my most played with was the Battle Army train set. I loved it,and miss it. Well…Continue

Tags: toys, trains

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elvisrocks59 Dec 22, 2012.

Please tell me what you think. Steampunk Pin up Zippos
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I hope you all don't mind i would to ask you all what you think of the following designs which a friend of mine is looking at getting released on some Zippo Lighters.The artwork is by Lorenzo…Continue

Tags: Pinup, Zippo, Steampunk, Lighter

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Pyka Mar 10, 2012.

G-Men in Hogan's Alley
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In the early 1930s the FBI was given the right to carry guns by congress. As the FBI agents was coming under more attacks and violent crime by gangsters.In 1932, the first issue of the FBI Law…Continue

Tags: Alley, Hogan's, FBI, G-Men

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elvisrocks59 Feb 14, 2012.

 

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Dec 29, 2012
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Dec 20, 2012
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Please tell me what you think. Steampunk Pin up Zippos

I hope you all don't mind i would to ask you all what you think of the following designs which a friend of mine is looking at getting released on some Zippo Lighters.The artwork is by Lorenzo Sperlonga he is known for his Steampunk Pin up artwork. These designs are rough sketches and have not been taken to production as yet. …See More
Mar 7, 2012
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The Beaver Strikes

The hammer and sickle,in the cover art i feel is given the swastika treatment,and with Stalin looking on like Hitler.The comic is from 1950.
Feb 14, 2012
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G-Men in Hogan's Alley

In the early 1930s the FBI was given the right to carry guns by congress. As the FBI agents was coming under more attacks and violent crime by gangsters.In 1932, the first issue of the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin—then called Fugitives Wanted by Police, was published.The 1930s for the FBI was also known as "The Lawless Years"So now that most field agents carried arms the FBI also needed a place to train these agents in their shooting skills.…See More
Feb 13, 2012
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Return Of The Rocketeer Trailer

Why did they never make a sequel to the Rocketeer? Well I decided to make my own sequel in trailer form...
Feb 13, 2012
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Weegee in the Naked City

I do enjoy a good Film Noir on a Sunday afternoon.I was watching the movie The Naked City (again) and I remember not long ago talking to a friend about the difference between the TV series (and the movie) and the CSI television series of today. The subject of Weegee came up.  He was a freelance crime and street photographer in the mid-1930s, although he promoted himself as "Weegee the Famous" and "the World's Greatest Photographer."…See More
Feb 11, 2012
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A Good Licking

If this was used today it would make the news headlines.
Feb 8, 2012
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Death Cards from Germany (Sterbebilder)

Nowadays when you hear of Death Cards,you may think of the Tarot pack or a movie about Vietnam.But in Germany during WWI and WWII death cards or Sterbebilder (what they are called in german) was common to be given to a person who attends a funeral of a fallen soldier .  He or she is given a Prayer Card,as a remembrance of the deceased. The (now called) Death Card depicted the soldiers details and service history and place/battle of death on one side with a religious verse or scripture.To the…See More
Jan 31, 2012
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Death from below

The cut away art shows a Japanese submarine aircraft carrier.
Jan 29, 2012
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Jan 10, 2012
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Dec 28, 2011
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Murder Inc

During WWII a bomber was shot down,a bombardier Kenneth Daniel Williams of the 351st Bomb Group was to become quite famous in Nazi Germany.Only because he was wearing a leather flight jacket with the words "Murder Inc" on the back which was the same name as the nose art on the bomber. The germans made much of this,as they had a idea that the american air force was using mobsters. http://www.merkki.com/murderinc.htmThe artwork on the jacket has…See More
Dec 28, 2011
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The Gum Shoe's Zippo

This one is from my collection, it reminds me of Suzie Wong, Sailors,Spys,and Sleazy Bars
Dec 28, 2011

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