Odd collection of crustaceans tucked in world-class militaria sale

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A set of rare tournament armor for the Italian tilt that dates from the end of the 16th century sold for the equivalent of $441,200 at a Dec. 13 Militaria auction. However, the armor wasn’t the only unusual armored object in the sale. The most impressive exhibit was a Japanese Spider crab, considered to be the largest living arthropod, which changed hands for the equivalent of $29,400. Read More +