Background: Lt. Colonel Henry Poplawski had a Long and Distinguished Career in Military Service. He Entered the Army Air Corps in 1936 and was in the Last Pilot Class at Randolph Field in 1939. He Piloted Military Transports in WWII and then Became a Test Pilot for The Glenn L. Martin Co. Here are a Few Links Which Detail the Amazing Story of this Man.
Poplawski Obituary, WPI Papers, Poplawski Donation
Military Collection: Lt. Col. Poplawski's Original B-6 Redskin Flight Jacket, His Uniforms from Army Air Corps. to USAF, Hats, Shirts, Pants, Jackets & Overcoats, Medals, Bar Pins and Patches, Japanese Rising Sun Silk Flags from WWII Era, Boxes of Military Records, Military Manuals, Training Manuals, Flight Logs, Poplawski Memoirs, 100's of Photos and Prints from WWII and Martin Test Planes, Cadet Yard Long Photos, Lowry Air Base Memorabilia, Randolph Air Field Memorabilia, History of Randolph Air Base Class 39-D, Bugs Bunny Paratrooper Handkerchief, WWII Folding Shovel, WPAFB Sign, His Wife Claytrice Uniforms from the USN, EARLY Chelsea Key Wind USN Deck Clock, PBM-5 Pilot's Load Adjuster Slide Rule, USN Blanket, Model Planes, 50+ Atomic Energy Commission Pamphlets
Special Interest: Vintage GOTO 4" Telescope with Tripod and Packing Crates
Mid Century Modern: Beautiful 4 pc. Sterling Tea Set by Emil Hermann, Conant Ball Full Size Bedroom Set (Bed, Chest of Drawers with Removable Mirror, dresser with Mirror, Night Stand), 2 Mid Century Sofas with Wedge Cushions - One with Adjustable Armrests, Oriental Style End Table and Matching Coffee Table, Abstract Painting Acrylic on Panel, Polaroid Bakelite Desk Lamp #112, MCM Stools, Formica Top Dining Table with 4 Chairs & 1 Leaf, Formica Top End Tables, Royal Apollo 10 Typewriter
Appliances: 2014 Whirlpool HE Top Load Washer & Matching Dryer - PRACTICALLY NEW, Weber Spirit Grill Set Up for Natural Gas, Sony Bravia Flatscreen TV, Microwave, 2 Vacuum Cleaners, Steam Vacuum, Nice Digital Clock
Audio / Electronics: Sonics Speaker System Model AT-121, Oriental Style Audio cabinet with Built in Neat P88 Deluxe Turntable, Camena Voice Reel to Reel and Trio KW-70 Receiver, Fisher Speakers FS232, 3 Pc. Fisher Stereo System, Stereo Cabinet, Rockola Tube Amplifier, Electron Tubes, Old Radios and Radio Parts, Several Transistor Radios, Vintage TV Zenith A22214, Vintage 1955 Zenith TV, Craftsman Speaker, Powder Blue National Home Speaker, Keyboards, LP's, DVD's
Tools: Shopsmith with Lots of Accessories, W & LE Gurley Transit with Tripod, Lawn Boy Silver Series 4.5hp Mower, Craftsman Platinum 7.25 hp Mower, Revere-O-Matic Tool, Rock Tumbler, Small Lab Furnace, Rock Polisher, Sears Chainsaw, Vintage Power Tools, Hand Tools, Garden Tools, Tool Boxes, Paper Cutter, Saw Horses, Volt Meter, Work Bench, Slate Top for Lab Bench, Lab Glassware and Equipment, Dolly, Extension Ladder, Wheelbarrow
Oriental Items: Beautiful Vintage Japanese Room Divider, Brass Top Oriental Coffee Table, Xiling Jade Health Balls, Japanese Scroll, Photos and Programs from Vintage Japanese Burlesque Shows, Japanese Kimonos, Silk Handkerchiefs, Sashes and Shoes from the 1940's, Oriental Lamp, Oriental Rug, Chinese Area Rug, Soapstone Goddess, Soapstone Foo Dogs,Geisha Dolls, Laquerware, Oriental Vases, Japanese Lazy Susan, Animal Carvings, Brassware, Oriental Mud Figures, Wooden Box
Furniture: Century Dining Table with 4 Chairs and 1 Leaf, Century China Cabinet, 2 Flexsteel Leather Recliners, Pennsylvania House 4 Poster Queen Bed with Canopy, Pennsylvania House Corner Cabinet, Pennsylvania House Dresser with Mirror, Pennsylvania House Gentleman's Armoire, Pennsylvania House Drop Front Desk / Bookcase, Church Pew, Victorian Settee, 1940's Mahogany Chest of Drawers, 3 Piece Corner Desk Unit, Roll Top Cabinet, Drop Leaf Table, Buffet, Server, Pine Corner Shelf, Unique Expandable Desk, Wicker Settee, Wicker Child's Chair, Wicker Rocker, Ottoman, Several Steamer Trunks
Antiques / Collectibles: Platinum & Diamond Ring, Fine & Costume Jewelry, Tagheuer Watch, Watches, 45 pcs. Kirk Sterling Flatware, Gorham Sterling Weighted Candlesticks, Sterling Weighted Salt & Peppers, Misc Sterling Pieces, Sheaffer Fountain Pen with 14K Nib, 1950's Model Home, Foreign Coins, 2 Women's Carved Wooden Busts, Huge Tribal Mask, Punch Bowl Set, Pyrex Measuring Cups, Corningware, Sparklet Seltzer Water Bottle, Lowenbrau Mugs, Cup & Saucer Collection, Hand Painted China, Wall Sconces, Slide Rules Including Polyphase 4053-5, Old Calculators, Vintage Office Supplies, Delta 280 Toaster, Vintage Women's Clothes, Vintage Hats, Winter's Coin Bank, Binoculars, Bureau of Mines Flashlight, Sewing Supplies, Buttons, Vintage Hair Dryer, Souvenirs from World Cruises, Figurines, Hummel Box, Velvet Paintings, Castagna Figurines, Tasco Microscope, Karmann, Osman & Garcia Fishing Reels in Box, Lots of Books, Ukulele, Concertina Squeeze Box, Tuning Forks, Walter Hagen Vintage Golf Clubs, Vintage Ski Equipment, Rocks, Wooden Beads, Antique Door Knobs, Door Handles, Hinges & Latches, Vintage Christmas Decorations, Vintage Car Manuals, Brother Knitting Machine KH551 with Accessories, Drafting Tools
Knives / Axes: This is a Huge Collection of Knives Including Pocketknives, Fixed Blade Knives, Survival Knives and Axes. Manufacturer's & Types Include Marbles Gladstone Mich Stag Knife, Ka-Bar, Case, Winchester, Scout, Parker, Schatt & Morgan, Buck, Cutco, Kershaw and Others. We Have All Three Rambo Survival Knives, A Buckmaster Survival Knife and The Kershaw Crocodile Hunter. There are also Several Nice Axes in This Collection.
Photographic Equipment: Nikon F 35 MM Camera, Bolex Camera, Exactar 35 MM Camera, Photo Enlarger, Projectors, Time-O-Lite, Sony Video Camera, Film Editing Equipment, Slides and Vintage Pictures
Household: Fur Coats, Jackets, Proform XP Whirlwind 280 Stationary Bike, Hall's Fire Safe, Kitchen Utensils, Pots & Pans, Silver Plate Items, 92 pcs. Fukagawa Arita China, Luggage
726 Silverleaf Drive
Dayton, Ohio 45431
October 20 - 22
Thurs. & Fri.. 9:30 - 4:00
Sat. 9:30 - 2:00
Incredible Military History Collection, Sterling, Knife Collection, Washer & Dryer, Antiques, Mid Century Furniture, Tools & More!
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