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).
The Mullica Hill Merchants of New Jersey are gearing up for the 46th annual Fall Festival, Oct. 10-11.
The autumn antiquing season is here, and there are many opportunities to enjoy the wonderful offerings at shows, auctions, markets and shop visits. The Antique Trader Weekly Antique Show & Auction Ad feature contains select event advertisements of these upcoming opportunities.
The National Civil War Show & Sale is back, and it will host more than 200 dealers with a variety of Civil War artifacts Saturday, Sept. 19 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Ill.
In his latest pair of evaluations, Dr. G. Marchelos offers valuable historical details about seldom-seen drawings of a WWII ball bearing factory, in the Ask the Experts column.
Thousands of patriotic World War I posters will cross the auction block at Guernsey’s July 8-9. The extensive collection of posters, thought to be the largest of its kind, was amassed by the late Col. Edward H. McCrahon.
It is estimated that there will be 500,000 buttons available for public viewing, during the 2015 National Button Society's National Convention, July 27-Aug. 1.