Auburn, IN — Worldwide Auctioneers will sell an extensive collection of World War II artifacts, uniforms, militaria and memorabilia, as well as a few collector cars, at its inaugural June 12-13 Americana Festival Auction. Proceeds will benefit the J. Kruse Education Center, a dedicated 501(c) 3 organization that provides career pathway development to both veterans and students.
The Americana auction’s more than 1,500 lots will be offered without reserve, and are available via live and online bidding.
Among the significant military offerings slated to go under the hammer is a Dodge WC57 Command Car, assigned to the 3rd army motor pool during WWII and purpose-built for General Patton and his command, as well as three outstanding vintage airplanes from the Hoosier Air Museum. They’re joined by an extraordinary selection of militaria from the collection of the former National Military History Center.
Check out the full docket that includes these finds: