The lifetime collection of a late Michigan couple will be presented to bidders Oct. 3-5 during a no-reserve auction presented by Showtime Auction Service. Items including Western-related advertising signs — with cowboys, cowgirls, Native American and horse-themed signs; and more than 100 serving trays, are some of the many pieces headlining this sale.
With July 28, 2014 marking 100 years since the start of the start of World War I, Antique Trader has gathered together an engrossing list of historical, political and collectible details related to the “War to End All Wars.”
The 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg stretched the patience of some residents, especially with those who have no clue what all the fuss is about.
A rifle commissioned by King Louis XV and letters penned by legendary military leader Lt. Col. Custer James D. headline Julia's Oustanding Firearms Auction March 11 - 12, 2013.
Highlights of Cordier's fall gun auction include a 150-piece collection of engraved and other firearms from the estate of a private dealer as well as two owner inscribed Civil War era revolvers, one with ties to General George Custer.
Mohawk Arms' Nov. 16-17 militaria auction is packed with ethnographic items, headgear, art, exotica, Americana, uniforms, swords, edged weapons, decorative veterans’ flags, military steins, medals, books, pistols and more
Bonhams Arts of the Samurai sale, Oct. 16, 2012 in New York features 200 examples of Samurai armor, helmets, swords, sword fittings and folding screens at a range of price points. One key lot is a Myochin iron eccentrically shaped helmet (kawari kabuto), by Myochin Muneyasu, dated 1789.
A unique grouping of vintage firearms will be sold with a number of important military antiques, Oct. 25-26, 2012 in Cincinnati. Highlighted in the sale will be a cased Tiffany sword presented to Lt. Samuel P. Ferris, 8th Regiment, U.S. Infantry, estimated at $45,000 to $60,000; this is the first time this Tiffany presentation...
Nicholas Philip Trist's lap desk and quill used to write and sign the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican-American War, will be sold Sept. 7, 2012. Second in size and importance only to the Louisiana Purchase, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo led to the purchase by the United States, at a cost of...
The Gateway collection of 19th and 20th century firearms, featuring the famous Bob Dalton Colt pistol, is up for auction Sept. 7-9, 2012 by Rock Island Auction Co. It joins several important private vintage firearm collections coming to auction at the same time. The Dalton pistol is the most culturally-histoic gun in the sale....