World War I Collectibles
‘Unrivaled’ militaria, firearms sale slated for September
An antique Bowie knife with a storied provenance which includes Davey Crockett and the earliest Winchester M1 rifle are just two of the many historic military arms headlning an 'unriviled' collection set to sell Sept. 12.
D-Day landing flag up for bids during Sept. 8-10 sale
An American flag that flew during the landing on Gold Beach, during the Invasion of Normandy, is among the items coming before bidders during Rock Island Auction Co.'s September Premiere Firearm Auction.
Trench art yields cherished connection to father
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.
Lifetime advertising collection selling without reserve Oct. 3-5
The lifetime collection of a late Michigan couple will be presented to bidders Oct. 3-5 during a no-reserve auction presented by Showtime Auction Service. Items including Western-related advertising signs — with cowboys, cowgirls, Native American and horse-themed signs; and more than 100 serving trays, are some of the many pieces headlining this sale.
Ten Things You Didn't Know: World War I
With July 28, 2014 marking 100 years since the start of the start of World War I, Antique Trader has gathered together an engrossing list of historical, political and collectible details related to the “War to End All Wars.”
End of an Era: Manion's officially closes its doors
A familiar face within the militaria community, Manion's International Auction House, Inc., recently confirmed closure of the company amidst issues.