Inspired by a story submission for the 2017 Nostalgic Treasures issue/contest, long-time Antique Trader reader B.C. shares his own appreciation for mail penned by servicewomen.
Wartime and political memorabilia, including a satirical Russian painting depicting leaders Stalin, Hilter, and what is said to be Roosevelt, is at the center of Milestone Auctions' Jan. 27 Historic Military & Firearms Auction.
In this tale of a Nostalgic Treasure, Neil Gallensky shares how collecting vintage radio communication devices opened a door to a unique connection with his father.
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.
A silver bar salvaged from the 1622 shipwreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha is expected to vie for top lot status during Milestone Auction's Jan. 14 sale.
A small trench art ammunition shell serves as more than a collectible to admire for Daniel Boehmke. The shell is a commemorative piece related to the sinking of the ship Boehmke's father served on during World War I.
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.
Among the 3,000 firearms coming to auction Dec. 4-6 at Rock Island Auctions is a scarce Colt “Buntline Special” single action army revolver, circa 1882, with skeletal shoulder stock ($50,000-$75,000).