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    Al Kilgore - World War II Painted Suitcase Original Art and Uniform Caps (c. 1945). During World War II, Al Kilgore served in the Fifth Air Force, which saw deployment in the Pacific Theater in the Philippines, Southwest Pacific, and during the postwar era they were the primary USAF occupation force in Japan. After his service, Kilgore entered into and in 1951 graduated from the Art Career School. He is well-known as the artist on the Bullwinkle newspaper comic strip and also artist for many Rocky and Bullwinkle related comics from Dell, Gold Key, and Charlton. This suitcase bears a painting of Japan on one side, and a lovely image of Dale Evans on the other. Also included are two of his service uniform caps. The hanging garment bag suitcase has a broken handle and rusted zippers, along with normal wear. It is in Good condition. The beige cap is in Good condition, with some age staining. The green cap is in Very Good condition.

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    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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