THE VAULT

Welcome to “The Vault,” where you’ll find ultra-rare items, some of which have been locked away in our office for nearly two decades. Happy shopping!  

"ANGELS FROM ABOVE" PUBLISHER PROOF
- unframed/unmatted -

Sold-out more than a decade ago, this hard to find Publisher Proof is from an edition of 170 limited-edition prints autographed by artist Matt Hall and 16 veterans:

Band of Brothers paratroopers Buck Compton, Don Malarkey, Wild Bill Guarnere, Frank Perconte, Forrest Guth, Earl McClung, Buck Taylor, Babe Heffron, Ed Tipper, and Clancy Lyall. 82nd Airborne heroes Hank Zimmerman and Maggie Megellas. Screaming Eagle heroes Joe Drago and Ray Sculley. Troop Carrier pilots Ben Kendig (dropped Gen. Gavin) and Russ Hennicke.

While the print is sold unframed/unmatted, it includes a parachute buckle recovered from Easy Company's drop zone near Son, Holland, a piece of a C-47 that flew Market Garden, two photos relating to the drop, 101st & 506th patches, and a Certificate of Authenticity with "History Behind the Art."

A payment plan is available upon request. Signature pattern may vary slightly from example above.

$1,995 + S/H

"PRIDE OF OUR NATION" PUBLISHER PROOF
- unframed/unmatted -

Sold-out nearly a decade ago, this highly coveted Publisher Proof is from an edition of 180 limited-edition prints autographed by artist Matt Hall and an incredible 20 veterans:

Band of Brothers paratroopers Shifty Powers, "Wild Bill" Guarnere, Don Malarkey, Buck Compton, Earl McClung (depicted in the scene), Ed Pepping, Ed Tipper, Babe Heffron, Brad Freeman, Joe Lesniewski, Clancy Lyall, Ed Mauser, and Ed Bernat.

Four jump 82nd Airborne heroes Les Cruise and Duke Boswell along with Screaming Eagle icon Bob Noody.

D-Day Troop Carrier pilots Ben Kendig (later dropped Gen. Gavin), Bill Kirkpatrick (Pathfinder), and Fred Trenck.

While the print is sold unframed/unmatted, it includes a parachute buckle worn by a 101st paratrooper during a WWII combat jump, a piece of a parachute from D-Day, two photos relating to the D-Day drop, 101st & 506th patches, and a Certificate of Authenticity with "History Behind the Art."

A payment plan is available upon request. Signature pattern may vary slightly from example above.

$1,295 + SH

"ALPINE EAGLES" PUBLISHER PROOF
- unframed/unmatted -

Sold out several years ago, this highly-sought-after Publisher Proof print is from an edition of 190 limited-edition prints, signed by artist John D. Shaw and 23 veterans who fought in Europe during WWII:

Band of Brothers paratroopers Buck Compton, "Wild Bill" Guarnere, Elijah Whytsell, Earl McClung, Don Malarkey, Clancy Lyall, Brad Freeman, J.B. Stokes, Al Mampre, and Babe Heffron.

P-51 pilots Art Fiedler (ace), Barrie Davis (ace), G.B. Edwards (GB's P-51 is depicted), Ron Dove, Dick Gibbs, Thomas Batey, and G.I. Gillette.

Airborne heroes from the 101st & 82nd - Don Burgett, Ray Nagell, Richard Rohleder, and Don Jakeway. Plus 2 more distinguished signers!

While the print is sold unframed/unmatted, it includes two photos of the 101st at the Eagles Nest, 506th & 101st patches, a dried Edelweiss from Berchtesgaden and a Certificate of Authenticity.

A payment plan is available upon request. Signature pattern may vary slightly from example above.

$695 + SH

"BREAKOUT FROM BASTOGNE" PUBLISHER PROOF

This epic Matt Hall print, set in January 1945, shows the paratroopers of Easy Company soon after taking the town of Foy.

While the Publisher Proofs quickly sold out back in 2009, we have one available, in mint-condition, autographed by artist Matt Hall and 16 veterans of the Battle of the Bulge!

Signing from the Band of Brothers are Shifty Powers, "Wild Bill" Guarnere, Don Malarkey, Buck Compton, Babe Heffron, Earl McClung, Rod Strohl, Clancy Lyall, and Ed Mauser.

Joining them are fellow 101st paratroopers Bob Noody, Marvin Wolfe, and Ken Johnson along with Malmedy Massacre survivor Steven Domitrovich.

And finally, from the Army Air Corps are P-47 pilots Bernie Sledzik, Ken Glemby, and Thomas Mansel.

While the print is sold unframed/unmatted, it includes a piece of a P-47 lost in December '44, a .30 caliber shell casing recovered in the Ardennes, two photos relating to Bastogne '44, replica jump wings, a 101st pin and a certificate of authenticity. A payment plan is available upon request.

$945 + SH

"IN PURSUIT OF THE CROSS" GICLEE

Released years ago for the 75th anniversary of the encounter between Franz Stigler and the B-17 "Ye Olde Pub," Nicolas Trudgian's stunning "In Pursuit of the Cross" quickly sold out and is impossible-to-find . . . until now.

We have one of these rare paper giclees available, of which only 43 were ever produced, that has been signed by Nicolas Trudgian who also hand-lettered the title.

Signing alongside Nick are six 8th AF veterans who autographed in salute of Franz's noble actions on Dec. 20, 1943:

- "Deacon's Sinners" B-17 gunner Ray Matheny, who flew in the 379th alongside Charlie & his crew!
- "Blue Blazing Blizzard" B-17 gunner Hugh McGinty, who flew in the 379th alongside Charlie & his crew!
- "Heavenly Body" B-17 pilot & POW, Clayton Nattier Watch Clayton on the Travel Channel
- "I Dood It" B-17 gunner "Lucky" McGinty, brother of signer Hugh McGinty
- "The Little One" 35 mission B-17 pilot Fred Wiese
- 34 mission B-17 gunner Mike Quering

Adding to the incredible history of this museum quality piece is an autographed Franz Stigler portrait photo that he signed in dark blue Sharpie marker.

While the giclee is sold unframed/unmatted, it also includes 8th AF & JG 27 pins and two photos relating to Franz & Charlie. Overall giclee size is 18.25" x 12.25." Ships rolled in a tube.

$495 + SH

"ON THE WARPATH" SIX SIGNATURES
- unframed/unmatted -

This classic Gil Cohen print, of which only 506 were ever created, honors the famed "Filthy 13" paratroopers of the 506th PIR's HQ Company who jumped into Normandy with warpaint and mohawks.

We have a special version of this print available with the incredible signatures of SIX D-Day veterans: "Filthy 13" paratrooper Jack Agnew (depicted on the right), Band of Brothers paratroopers Buck Compton, Ed Tipper, Forrest Guth and Earl McClung, and D-Day pathfinder pilot Hal Sperber who dropped the 506th's Pathfinder Team C.

While the print is sold unframed/unmatted, it includes 506th & 101st patches and jump wings so you can replicate the example above.

Print size 13" x 16" // from a limited but un-numbered edition // ships rolled in a tube

$195 + S/H

"FOR GOD AND COUNTRY" ROLLED GICLEE

The "God and Country" Giclee Edition totals 44 canvases but ONLY TWELVE were ever produced bearing the autographs of the airborne heroes who fought on D-Day. They quickly sold out upon release in June 2020.

We have just ONE of those coveted twelve now available for resale, signed on the reverse side by paratroopers Don Malarkey (depicted), Brad Freeman (depicted), Earl McClung, Ed Tipper, Rod Strohl, Phil Perugini, and Bob Noody, along with D-Day C-47 pilots Bud Berry and Fred Trenck.

This stunning museum-quality reproduction is in mint-condition and has an image sized at an impressive 36" x 21." To guarantee safe shipment, it will ship fully insured by UPS rolled in a sturdy tube.

$945 + S/H