An intricately designed Civil War sword, presented to Brigadier General Eli Huston Murray and possessing a unique provenance, is coming to auction July 28-30, during J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's sale.
The spring auction and antique show season continues, with a multitude of opportunities to seek specific items and simply explore the many offerings.
This coming April 12 is the 155th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. In the most current Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Karen Knapstein examines some of the lesser known facts and artifacts of the American Civil War.
In the April 15, 2015 installment of select show and auction advertisements from Antique Trader, you'll find details about an upcoming Civil War auction offered by Heritage Auctions, a Spring Salon Auction at Ahlers & Ogletree, and the Spring Sale at Gurnee Antique Market, among other events.
Melanie C. Thomas provides a history lesson on Christmas ornaments, including the trend-setting role the British royal family played during the 19th century.
Eclectic and expansive collections of antiques and collectibles, amassed by two of Tenn. collecting royalty will cross the market in two no-reserve estate sales offered by John Coker, Oct. 11 and 18.
Selections of artifacts from the Civil War through World War II, including a Civil War felt fez, will headline a nearly 1,800-lot auction at Mohawk Arms, June 13-14.
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.
Dan Morphy, CEO of Morphy Auctions, announces the appointment of Michael L. Vice as expert consultant in firearms and militaria.
Two daguerrotypes of President Abraham Lincoln, including a rare period copy daguerrotype of a "beardless" Lincoln, exceeds estimates, in 200-lot auction.