During the Civil War, Frank Bannerman began selling old rope and scrap iron that he salvaged from in and around the waterfront of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. At first a part-time business, it eventually led to what would become the Bannerman military surplus empire.
AntiqueTrader.com features select half- and full-page ads from the print magazine, extending our promise to help our customers find new customers. In this space you’ll see fresh updates to the latest antiques auctions, shows and events. Weekly Antiques Auctions & Shows: May 2 - June 23, 2012
A Militaria collectibles auction to be held live and online March 29, 2012 offers a wide array of 'mantiques' - from Samari swords to silver dollars. The sale has a large amount of Militaria collectibles from both sides of the conflicts that make up World War II.
At nearly $18 million, James D. Julia’s Spring Firearms and Knife Auction March 12-13, 2012 in Fairfield, Maine, set a new house record for vintage guns and firearms. Also of note was another firearms auction, held by Julia’s sister and brother-in-law, the Poulin Auction Company, which grossed more than $2 million the three...
AntiqueTrader.com features select half- and full-page ads from the print magazine, extending our promise to help our customers find new customers. In this space you’ll see fresh updates to the latest antiques auctions, shows and events: Weekly Antiques Auction & Show Ads- March 22-April 22, 2012.
Controversy brews as a new antiques-related reality TV show, “American Digger,” premiers March 21 on SPIKE TV.
Firearms expert Bob Ball recounts how as a 9-year-old he bought vintage guns on a trip to America’s largest military surplus store.
A rare Winchester Model 1892 rifle $6,750 and a collection of 61 Civil War stereoviews by Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner sold for $6,500 Dec. 10, 2011.
Because we live in a culture fascinated by youth and addicted to everything electronic, there is one species fending off, as best it can, the threat of extinction. I’ll call this genus the antiques dealer. If Darwin is correct, adaptation is tantamount to our species’ survival. After a trip to England and realizing 90 percent...
SAN FRANCISCO – The sale of a rare Cheyenne quilled shirt, circa 1830-1840 from The Bones Collection, will be sold Dec. 5, 2011 to benefit the Southern Oregon Historical Society as part of Bonhams' Native American sale. Considered one of the earliest examples known to exist , the shirt has been in their collection...