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Famous collectors?

Article about: I just came to wonder, how many famous people, such as actors, musicians, artists etc. are military collectors? The only one I know of, is Quorthon, my personal idol, who collected WW2 memor

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    Quote by Chopperman View Post
    This was brought up on another forum a few years back.

    There were quite a few well known people who collect.

    Bob Hope had a very large collection of TR items.
    Charlton Heston--TR guns
    James Earl Jones--Lugars
    Lemmy (of coarse) He bought Ozzy's collection
    Sly Stallone--TR
    Frank Sinatra--SA daggers
    Bill Gates--US Civil war
    Ted Turner--US Civil war
    Kareem Abdul Jabbar--Things related to the Buffalo Soldiers
    Peter Jackson (lord of the rings) ww1 militaria
    Clint Eastwood--W-SS camouflage
    Stallone and Clint Eastwood? That i did not know.

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    Hi,
    I believe Clint Eastwood, David Bowie and Mick Jagger also have an interest
    Damien.

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    Clint Eastwood also has all the Gran Torinos.

    Cheers, Pat

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    Paul Stanley from kiss also collects TR uniforms. Who'd have thought he'd be a bloke that likes dressing up!

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    Quote by Chopperman View Post
    This was brought up on another forum a few years back.

    There were quite a few well known people who collect.

    Bob Hope had a very large collection of TR items.
    Charlton Heston--TR guns
    James Earl Jones--Lugars
    Lemmy (of coarse) He bought Ozzy's collection
    Sly Stallone--TR
    Frank Sinatra--SA daggers
    Bill Gates--US Civil war
    Ted Turner--US Civil war
    Kareem Abdul Jabbar--Things related to the Buffalo Soldiers
    Peter Jackson (lord of the rings) ww1 militaria
    Clint Eastwood--W-SS camouflage
    Clint Eastwood ?? I have never heard that after decades of idolising the guy !

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    I recommend seeing the Lemmy documentary, 'Lemmy' 2010 it explains why he collects what he does. He talks about the best blade makers in the world, and the Germans being one of them

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    Quote by sandgroper View Post
    Paul Stanley from kiss also collects TR uniforms. Who'd have thought he'd be a bloke that likes dressing up!
    I heard that KISS guitarist Ace Frehley also collects TR items.
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    I think they both do.

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