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.
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.
FISHKILL, N.Y. – Louis J Dianni, LLC is presenting a two-day, 750-lot maritime and militaria-themed antiques auction at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn., Oct. 9-10. Day one, Oct. 9, offerings focus on marine art, nautical, naval history and Americana. Day two, Oct. 10, will carry historic arms and armor, political, Americana and...
Collectibles of the highest order will be up for bid from Oct. 24 through Nov. 10, 2011 when Hermann Historica holds its 63rd auction. The sale features examples from a wide range of categories, including antiquities, arms and armor, works of art, hunting collectibles, orders and militaria.
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.