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  • Feb 8 2016
  • 8 Feb 2016

How I Overcame my Fear of Consigning Things for Sale at an Auction

Last year I decided to get into the auction game. I had a couple of items that I thought would bring a nice return, to […]

  • Feb 8 2016
  • 8 Feb 2016

How I Overcame my Fear of Consigning Things for Sale at an Auction

Last year I decided to get into the auction game. I had a couple of items that I thought would bring a nice return, to […]

  • Jul 15 2015
  • 15 Jul 2015

Spiked Helmets Worn for Military Fashion not Function

The early Imperial German Empire took much pride in fashionable uniforms and headgear for its military, often choosing ornamental gear over more practical pieces. Brass […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sep 17 2013
  • 17 Sep 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: 1950s Gentex Corporation H-4 Flight Aircraft Helmet

QUESTION: I have a helmet that was given to me by my deceased aunt. It is gold in color, has a ribbed top, and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Jul 18 2010
  • 18 Jul 2010

Military Headdresses: The Ultimate Fashion Statement

While new trends in fashion can provide something to talk about, depending exactly on the statement new fashion is trying to make. It’s hard to […]

  • Jun 3 2008
  • 3 Jun 2008

German World War II Police helmet

Pictured is a World War II German model 1934 Police helmet. The helmet has double decals on either side. One decal is the German Eagle with swaztica in silver and black and wreath of silver and black surrounded in black with a silver colored border representing the German nation.

  • Apr 22 2008
  • 22 Apr 2008

German World War One Pilot’s helmet

During the First World War flight was in it’s infancy. Many people had only read about airplanes and the many new inventions relating to flight. New aviation inventions were develped by Germany, France Great Briton, Italy, Austria-Hungary Russia and the U.S. Airplanes at the begining of the war were used mainly for reconnaissance of the enemies supply lines and trench forifications.

  • Mar 22 2008
  • 22 Mar 2008

Italian World War II Chrome helmet

The Italian Army wore the French Adrian helmet during World War I, eventually producing its own version known as the Model 1916. All that changed after Benito Mussolini came to power in 1925.