An American flag that flew during the landing on Gold Beach, during the Invasion of Normandy, is among the items coming before bidders during Rock Island Auction Co.'s September Premiere Firearm Auction.
In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.
A pair of surgical amputation kits used during the Revolutionary War by the man who would go on to found the Harvard Medical School sold for $104,147 during RR Auction's July auction.
A sword presented to a Civil War foot officer in 1862 was the top lot of a June 21 online estate auction presented by Everything But the House.
A U.S. flag, with a remarkable and historic provenance, sold for $55,000 during Heritage Auctions' June 11 Arms & Armor, Civil Ear & Militaria Auction.
In light of this year marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of America's involvement in World War I, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo sees interest in WWI memorabilia reaching new heights.
A new exhibition of WWI quilts and examples of fiber arts is the center of activity this summer, at the Virginia Quilt Museum.
Dr. Alan York's collection of philately and numismatic specimens includes many scarce examples related to some of the most defining moments in world history. A segment of this collection is coming before bidders May 19 through Roland Auctions.
A Colt revolver dating to the era of Custer, and a serial number with ties to the 7th Cavalry, is one of the historic lots coming to auction May 22.
The Virginia Quilt Museum is preparing to offer a unique presentation, July 27-29, regarding World War I, as told through the textiles of the time.