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Old 12-16-2011, 11:23 PM   #16
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That is bill (the non John Peppera photos) several years before he died. He lost a lot of weight before his death, and is missed by all who knew him.
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Old 12-17-2011, 03:35 AM   #17
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Knowledgeable person indeed
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Old 01-05-2012, 08:01 PM   #18
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I never knew Bill, couse I started this hobby recently and never had the time to get in touch with him; but I've seen really good photos of impresives WWII german relics! A true collector.
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Old 01-20-2012, 03:55 PM   #19
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I met Bill through an ebay sale in early 2001 (he was listing a badge for someone else). I won a 25 GB tank badge and when I got it in the mail I thought it was bad and was going to return it. Until he read me the riot act about it was text book and I was “wet as a noodle” if I thought it was bad but send it back he had someone else that would take it.

I thought the name was familiar and that night I went thru my Angolia F&F book and saw his name beside some high end items. I apologized the next day and told him I did not expect to meet a collector of his level in a random ebay encounter and he said that was fine and he turned me on to this forum. He said to get on WAF and start learning, it has been the best education on the subject I could hope for.

RIP Mr. Stump

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Old 06-14-2013, 07:52 PM   #20
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Another picture of this collector, I believe.
As mentioned earlier, post #9 is of a well-known and respected collector from Ohio named John Perpara. Sadly, I must report that he passed away very recently. RIP John and Bill....
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