Found 18 articles matching Awards Badges and Insignias category.
  • Jan 10 2017
  • 10 Jan 2017

World War Two Memorabilia Collecting is not a Quick Learn

I got a call recently from a potential customer for my antiques auction business. He was a youngish guy, who said he needed to downsize […]

  • Oct 25 2016
  • 25 Oct 2016

Collecting the Royals: Kings, Queens and Pretenders to the Throne

His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX of Thailand recently passed away after 70 years on the throne, the longest serving contemporary monarch. Quite beloved at […]

  • Nov 12 2014
  • 12 Nov 2014

Only ‘Double’ RAF Distinguished Flying Cross Awarded to Indian Pilot under Gavel

LONDON – The first Royal Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross ever awarded to an Indian pilot, later to be dubbed the “Father of the Indian […]

  • Jan 24 2014
  • 24 Jan 2014

Imperial Russian Garde Du Corps Officer’s Helmet Hammers for $17,050 At Mohawk

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – An Imperial Russian Garde du Corps officer’s helmet, made circa 1900-1917 and in overall excellent condition, with a gilt finish skull and […]

  • Aug 4 2013
  • 4 Aug 2013

Auction Report: World War I Squadron Insignia, Archive Take Top-Lot Honors

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. — A World War I squadron insignia and archive pertaining to American pilot Lt. Paul Green took the top lot with a winning […]

  • May 23 2013
  • 23 May 2013

Collecting U.S. Military Medals: The Value is in the Brooch

If there’s one universal tenet observed by collectors of U.S. military medals, it is this: The value of the medals is in the brooch. While […]

  • May 20 2013
  • 20 May 2013

Estate Executors’ Headaches: Finding Value in a Collection

We are a society of collectors. From bottle caps to art to old newspapers, our collections fill the closets and dens of estates everywhere. Not […]

  • May 9 2013
  • 9 May 2013

Collecting JFK: Reviewing the Dave Powers Kennedy Presidential Auction

As WorthPoint’s Worthologist for presidential, political and White House memorabilia, one of my first articles, written more than five years ago, concerned the collectibles of […]

  • Mar 4 2013
  • 4 Mar 2013

Two Historic Lots Relating to Gen. George Armstrong Custer to Cross the Block

FAIRFIELD, Maine — Two lots related to Gen. George A. Custer and featuring historically important and museum quality materials, including wartime documents, letters, photographs, medals […]

  • Feb 28 2013
  • 28 Feb 2013

Collecting U.S. Naval Uniforms from the Second World War

When I was younger, we used to have this debate: If you were in combat in the Second World War, which branch of service would […]