Found 339 articles matching Militaria and Weapons category.
  • 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 […]

  • Jul 25 2011
  • 25 Jul 2011

Early Americans Knew How to Tote Their Own Horns

  So much of what is created merely out of necessity becomes collectible for its ornate beauty. Early settlers needed a waterproof container for the […]

  • Sep 20 2010
  • 20 Sep 2010

19th Century Black-Powder Flasks: Weapons & Militaria Collection Must-Haves

While adding a new collection of black-powder flasks to my Web site, I reacquainted myself with flask terminology through several reference books and became fascinated […]

  • 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 […]

  • Apr 5 2010
  • 5 Apr 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Civil War Regulation 1860 Naval Cutlass

One of the work-horse weapons of the U.S. Navy since before the Civil War was the Regulation 1860 Naval cutlass. They were made by the […]

  • Aug 12 2009
  • 12 Aug 2009

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – August 12, 1943

Thursday, Aug. 12, 1943 Tunis, Tunisia, North Africa This morning I took Frazer and went up to Mateur to see what we could do E.B.S. […]

  • Aug 11 2009
  • 11 Aug 2009

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – August 11, 1943

Wednesday, Aug. 11, 1943 Tunis, Tunisia, North Africa I wonder if there ever will come a time when I will get used to the darned […]

  • Aug 10 2009
  • 10 Aug 2009

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – August 10, 1943

Tuesday, Aug 10, 1943 Tunis, Tunisia, North Africa The wind has been trying to blow us off the map all day. Dust was lying a […]

  • Aug 9 2009
  • 9 Aug 2009

Lt. Lawson Reichard’s WWII Diary – August 9, 1943

Monday, Aug. 9, 1943 Tunis, Tunisia, North Africa This morning a bulletin on the Sicilian campaign came in and said the German Front has shrunk […]