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#332290 - 10/07/17 05:46 PM Andy Mraz
JR Online

Registered: 05/22/00
Posts: 5472
Loc: Fort Collins, Colorado
It was reported to me that MAX Charter member and GDC moderator Andy Mraz passed away yesterday. He was a friend known to collectors worldwide and will be deeply missed.

#332292 - 10/07/17 08:43 PM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: JR]
Dave Online

Registered: 09/09/00
Posts: 13204
Loc: Southeast
Yes, deeply missed.

#332295 - 10/07/17 11:48 PM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: Dave]
jim m Offline

Registered: 10/04/01
Posts: 7237
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
I rarely post here but I will add this:
I spent considerable time with Andy earlier this year at the SOS and he appeared to be in good health. I was shocked when I found out a long time friend and fellow collector had passed so quickly. My understanding is that Pancreatic Cancer was the culprit. This disease is a sure and deadly killer. My sincere condolences to Andy's family.

Edited by jim m (10/07/17 11:48 PM)

#332299 - 10/08/17 08:23 AM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: jim m]
Vern Online

Registered: 02/28/00
Posts: 5942
Loc: Zebulon, NC USA
Andy was a good friend and an avid collector of miniature daggers. Condolences to his family and we'll miss his humorous posts.

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#332300 - 10/08/17 09:07 AM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: Vern]
Oleg67 Offline

Registered: 02/02/11
Posts: 340
Loc: Planet Earth.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

John, 15:13

#332307 - 10/08/17 12:34 PM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: Oleg67] Offline

Registered: 08/25/01
Posts: 3491
Loc: Toronto ,Ontario, Canada
a true shock and a greater loss my most sincere sympathy to his friends, family and loved ones Ryan

#332310 - 10/08/17 09:50 PM Re: Andy Mraz [Re:]
Dean Perdue Online

Registered: 05/20/08
Posts: 1360
Loc: Michigan U S A
Very sorry to heaar this. A terrible loss.
RIP fellow collector.

#332374 - 10/10/17 10:32 AM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: Dean Perdue]
Gaspare Offline

Registered: 06/29/02
Posts: 9374
Loc: N.Y. USA
The man when it came to miniatures!

Sorry to learn of this.. Condolences to the family..


Edited by Gaspare (10/10/17 10:33 AM)

#332405 - 10/11/17 01:53 PM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: Gaspare]
Earl (Rick) Schreiber Offline

Registered: 10/25/00
Posts: 2012
Loc: Grove Okla USA
RIP Andy. I always looked forward to seeing Andy at the SOS. A friendly easy going guy.
Never argue with an idiot, he will only drag you down to his level and beat you with experience. And remember the early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

#332979 - 11/07/17 10:57 AM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: Earl (Rick) Schreiber]
lakesidetrader Offline

Registered: 10/04/01
Posts: 2936
Loc: Ennismore, Ont, Canada
RIP Andy

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#332982 - 11/07/17 11:24 AM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: lakesidetrader]
vintagetimenow Offline

Registered: 08/24/01
Posts: 2032
Loc: Ohio, USA
So sad, super nice guy!


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#333029 - 11/09/17 04:13 PM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: vintagetimenow]
fatguy Offline

Registered: 01/31/01
Posts: 2182
Loc: SC
R.I.P. Andy
Lou Bell

#333350 - 11/21/17 09:18 PM Re: Andy Mraz [Re: fatguy]
J.R.Scott Offline

Registered: 01/04/02
Posts: 2007

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-- German Militaria References --

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3rd Reich Badges & Clasps
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RZM M5 - Uniform Accessories
RZM M7 - Edged Weapons Makers
RZM M9 - Tinnie Makers
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Aviator Wings
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Military Medals
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WW1 Division Patches
WW2 Army & Corps Patches
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-- Small Arms References --

Autoloading Pistols 1892-1909
Beretta Pistols 1915-1945
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Luger Proof & Acceptance Marks 1898-1945
Lugers - DWM Production 1895-1929
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WW2 Pistols
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Armored Vehicles of Japan

Allied Countries
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