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.
A set of rare tournament armor for the Italian tilt that dates from the end of the 16th century sold for the equivalent of $441,200 at a Dec. 13 Militaria auction. However, the armor wasn't the only unusual armored object in the sale. The most impressive exhibit was a Japanese Spider crab, considered to...
Collectors spent $9 million in sales in James D. Julia's recent firearms sale, $2.4 million over the low estimate.
This exclusive excerpt is from the newly expanded second edition of Warman’s World War II Collectibles, Identification and Price Guide, by Michael Haskew (Krause Publications, 2010). —Editor.