Found 337 articles matching Militaria and Weapons category.
  • Mar 4 2013
  • 4 Mar 2013

Personal, Gold-Encrusted Carbine of King Louis XV to lead Julia Firearms Auction

FAIRFIELD, Maine — A one-of-a-kind German Sebastian Hauschka rifle—literally fit for a king—will be among the highlights in the upcoming Outstanding Firearms Auction to be […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mar 4 2013
  • 4 Mar 2013

Two Extraordinary Rifles Created for Auto Magnate John Francis Dodge to Sell

FAIRFIELD, Maine — A 33-caliber model 1886 Winchester rifle, made for Dodge Motor Company co-founder and magnate John Francis Dodge, is expected to challenge for […]

  • Mar 3 2013
  • 3 Mar 2013

Artists’ Propaganda Depict Heroic Images of German Military and Home Life

The postcard series Deutsche Kuenstler und die SS has is origins in a propaganda campaign of the same name that first manifested itself as 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 […]

  • Feb 19 2013
  • 19 Feb 2013

Unloved Antiques: Reproduction Victorian-Era Spyglasses

The next item in this series of Unloved Antiques is something that causes big problems in the antique and collectibles market: reproduction scientific instruments; the […]

  • Jan 23 2013
  • 23 Jan 2013

Beware of Fakes, Forged Winterhilfswerk Postcard Series ‘Police in Poland’

The postcard series Police in Poland was issued as a War Winter Help to aid the German people in the winter of 1939-40 and consists […]

  • Jan 17 2013
  • 17 Jan 2013

Revolver Retrieved from Bonnie & Clyde ‘Death Car’ Will Be Sold by Mayo Auction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A .32-caliber revolver retrieved from the stolen car driven by the outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after they were killed […]

  • Jan 14 2013
  • 14 Jan 2013

Winchester 1886 by Turnbull Makes the Case for Restoring Antique Rifles

I have been in the firearms business my entire career. And for as long as I can remember, it has been taboo to refinish American-made […]

  • Dec 12 2011
  • 12 Dec 2011

Antiques Auction Forum: Ron Burkey on Hot Militaria Trends

This week Martin visits with knowledgeable dealer/collector Ron Burkey in Portsmouth, N.H. They discuss militaria trends, what is hot and what is not. They also talk […]