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.
One of the last remaining bells from a D-Day landing craft has been discovered after being lost for nearly 70 years. The bell, which even has a bullet dent from the assault on Omaha Beach, is now being sold by England's Hemswell Antiques Centre after it was discovered in a scrap dealer’s yard.
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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...
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About 6,800 lots from all areas of historic antiquities and militaria – antiquities, arms and armor, arts and crafts, hunting collectibles, orders as well as collectibles from history and military history – will be offered for bidding at Hermann Historica’s spring auction April 23-May 4.
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.
DENVER, Pa. – The featured collection in Morphy Auctions’ Feb. 24-25, 2012 sale is a set of antique armor which was amassed over 50 years by Hollywood animator and film director Frank Andrina. The most imposing item in the collection is a suit of full standing armor, with most of its composite pieces dating...
More than 2,200 lots featuring 5,200 firearms will cross the auction block Feb. 18-19, 2012 in Rock Island Auction Co's regional firearms auction.