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Auction of Civil War Items and Reenactment of the Battle of Okolona Slated for Feb. 22 (2/19/14)
Civil War cannonOKOLONA, Miss. – A reenactment of the Battle of Okolona in Mississippi—a pivotal event in the Civil War, a victory … More >>


Imperial Russian Garde Du Corps Officer’s Helmet Hammers for $17,050 At Mohawk (1/24/14)
imperial helmetBOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – An Imperial Russian Garde du Corps officer’s helmet, made circa 1900-1917 and in overall excellent condition, with … More >>


American G.I.’s Trove of Third Reich Military Relics to lead Mohawk Arms Auction (12/4/13)
SBOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A trove of German Third Reich military relics acquired by an American G.I. in the Second World … More >>


Collecting U.S. Naval Uniforms from the Second World War (2/28/13)
Seabee uniformWhen I was younger, we used to have this debate: If you were in combat in the Second World War, … More >>


Collecting U.S. Army Uniforms from the Korea Conflict, ‘The Forgotten War’ (11/5/12)
IMG_1030They call it “the forgotten war”, but in the strictest sense, it wasn’t a war at all. More than 36,000 … More >>


Some Uniform Guidelines to Starting a U.S. Military Uniform Collection (9/24/12)
IMG_0975We recently received a large shipment of consignment items from one of our German customers. Among the items of note … More >>


The Birth of a Collector (9/4/08)
MikeI was talking with my friend Mike Bockman, a militaria dealer and owner of BBmilitaria.com, when we got on the subject of the Niobrara River that runs across the Northern part of Nebraska. I had canoed this river several times in Boy Scouts and Mike had canoed it with his family when he was young. More >>


Hello Beijing! (9/4/08)
Gentleman wearing a 1950s MA-1 Flight Jacket After spending over 15 hours on a to jet to Beijing, my rubber legs ambled off the plane, through customs, towards the baggage carousel, where I waited to be reunited with my luggage. I was not too groggy to notice the gigantic Kentucky Fried Chicken mural and chuckle over its absurdity. Across the airport, I saw a man wearing something that caught my eye. More >>


WWII Inland Paratrooper Liner: A Treasure Found in an Unlikely Place (8/26/08)
Early Inland Unpainted HardwareOf all WWII US Airborne military collectibles, Original helmets are one of the hardest items to obtain for a collection. There were three main types used in WWII. A fiber (cardboard) liner was used early on. This was soon replaced by high pressure (fiberglass) liners made by Inland and Westinghouse. More >>


Always a Marine: Reuniting history with a collectible uniform (5/24/08)
Veteran in Guam just before Okinawa invasion.My favorite antiques and collectibles tell a story. It’s been my experience that unearthing the story is more rewarding than the challenge of obtaining the item. My most recent “story” began at the Hastings, Nebraska military collectibles show in March 2008. I had just set up my dealer table and started walking the floor to see what other dealers brought to sell. More >>


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