Residents bring items to Tarentum antique store hoping to find treasure

By: EMILY BALSER

Allegheny Township residents Robert and Elaine Bargerstock knew the items they brought into an antique appraisal event Sunday were worth a lot in sentiment, but they had no idea how much they would be worth in dollars.

The photos feature Robert Bargerstock’s grandfather, who was an Allegheny Ludlum worker during World War II.

He was part of a poster made by the government that depicted an Army soldier and a sailor with a factory worker and had the phrase “Men Working Together” on it.

Bargerstock said it was to show U.S. soldiers around the word that the men back home were supporting the war effort, too.

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