Civil War and modern-era firearms and military weapons, including a Civil War-era boy's sword, are set to command much attention at Cordier Auctions' July 28 Summer Firearms and Militaria Auction.
A wide variety of firearms and militaria, including an incribed Colt 1851 Navy revolver and gunner's powder horn are set for sale March 24 at Cordier Auctions.
A rifle commissioned by King Louis XV and letters penned by legendary military leader Lt. Col. Custer James D. headline Julia's Oustanding Firearms Auction March 11 - 12, 2013.
Highlights of Cordier's fall gun auction include a 150-piece collection of engraved and other firearms from the estate of a private dealer as well as two owner inscribed Civil War era revolvers, one with ties to General George Custer.
Mohawk Arms' Nov. 16-17 militaria auction is packed with ethnographic items, headgear, art, exotica, Americana, uniforms, swords, edged weapons, decorative veterans’ flags, military steins, medals, books, pistols and more
A unique grouping of vintage firearms will be sold with a number of important military antiques, Oct. 25-26, 2012 in Cincinnati. Highlighted in the sale will be a cased Tiffany sword presented to Lt. Samuel P. Ferris, 8th Regiment, U.S. Infantry, estimated at $45,000 to $60,000; this is the first time this Tiffany presentation...
Nicholas Philip Trist's lap desk and quill used to write and sign the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican-American War, will be sold Sept. 7, 2012. Second in size and importance only to the Louisiana Purchase, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo led to the purchase by the United States, at a cost of...
Freeman’s Auctioneers in Philadelphia is offering a rare battle flag from the Revolutionary War's Eighth Virginia Regiment in November 2012.
Amid 1,700 lots of militaria that came up for bid, a flat copper button from the inauguration of George Washington, 34mm sold for $1,645 and a rare “Fighting Observer” wing from an archive pertaining to parachute pioneer Lt. John H. Wilson sold for $8,438.
An actual button from George Washington’s inauguration is just one of the historical rarities offered June 1-2, 2012 at the next Mohawk Arms, Inc., sale. Other oddities include part of a flag flown at the Battle of Gettysburg and a group of books from Adolf Hitler’s library seized by an American Major.