Golden Silvers....


A collection of memorabilia and rare items from the Society archives.....

Bilko Annual (1959)                        Bilko Annual (1961)                        Radio Times (1959)

Two of a series of ads that Phil did for Smirnoff Vodka


                         Post card from the Sahara Hotel                    Phil headlines at the Riviera Hotel


 Amana Fan (Front)Amana Fan (Back)

                        Front & Reverse of Amana 'Bilko' Fan produced by show sponsor Amana Refrigeration



  Riviera TicketBadge

                  Un-used Ticket from the Riviera Hotel                                      NJA Tin Badge


Joy Promo (Front) Joy Promo (Rear)

         Ad Campaign for JOY instant liquid for dishes

         Issues 1, 2 and 10 of DC's popular Sgt.Bilko comic

        Rare TV Guide from 1956       

TV Times Article from 1984                                      Advert for DC's SGT.BILKO comic

    Roalex Sgt.Bilko Slide Puzzle                             Amana promotional Sgt.Bilko Glasses

     Bilko specs!Gold Brick

                 Amana promotional Bilko glasses                                    Phil Silvers Gold Brick presented to cast


       Maurice Gosfield GobletEngraved Cup

                          Engraved Goblet inscribed to Maurice Gosfield   Phil Silvers Cup Award 1961 - 1962


         Phil Silvers Statue

                                        Phil Silvers or Bust Statue given to cast & crew (sponsored by Ronzoni)



                                        Assorted press cuttings from the 1980's


     Selection of film posters (left to right) Summer Stock (1950), A Funny Thing Happened On The Way         To The Forum (1966) and The Cheap Detective (1978)


Bilko BookParade MagDo Re Mi

    Sgt.Bilko Colouring book                 Parade Magazine                                     Promo sheet for Do Re Mi album

      Photoplay Article

                                       Photoplay Article from February 1977   


               Bilko Article

             Joe E Ross Press Kit (donated by Karl Lukas)                            Rare Press article (1956)


                 Bilko AlbumCast Recording

                           Phil Silvers Swings Album (Nelson Riddle)                         High Button Shoes (Original Cast Recording)

            Signed Script

            Signed Script

                                             Signed Copy of the script for WEEKEND COLONEL (kindly donated by Karl Lukas)

Bilko Board Game Playing Board

                     Bell's UK Sgt.Bilko Board Game                                     Playing Board for the UK Game

US Board GamePlaying Board

                  Gardner's US Sgt.Bilko Board Game                                             Playing Board for the US Game

Casting Sheet

                      Hope Sanberry's Casting Sheet (Kindly donated by Karl Lukas)


Harvey Lembeck

                      Harvey Lembeck's Academy Players Directory Listing (Kindly donated by Karl Lukas)

                      News Article from New York Post (1982)

Bilko Article

               News Article from 1984

Harvey Lembeck article

                         Press Article from 1982 (Kindly donated by Karl Lukas).

                         That's Karl's hand-written note at the foot  of the article

                                Above: Discount exchange ticket for How The Other Half Loves

          Above: Australian TV Times (1961)                                  Above: Press campaign ad for Lucky Me (1954)

                        Above: Two lobby cards from Walt Disney's The Boatniks (1970)

                                                   Above: Memorial thanks from Mrs. Joe E Ross  

                       Above: A hand-tinted lobby card for A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (1966)

                       Above: Two hand-tinted lobby cards for Top Banana (1954)

                    Above: Copy of Phil's membership card from 1984

                   Above: Sunday Star (1963)                                                 Above: Hartford Courant (1969)

                                   (Above) Original 10 x 8 promo caricature for The New Phil Silvers Show (1963)

                                    (Above) Photo and article from Life magazine  

Press Ad   

                     (Above) Press advertisement for Top Banana

     (Above) The 2nd Digit Sgt.Bilko Joke Book (1959)

           Dallas Summer Musicals     Theatre Arts Magazine 

           (Above) Promo for the 1964 production of Top Banana          (Above) Theatre arts magazine with a Hirschfield cover

    (Above) Halco's 1950' Sergeant Bilko Holster Outfit

            Above: 1964 newspaper article about Herbie Faye's wedding to Mary Lou Johnson.