Found 353 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 […]

  • Feb 6 2013
  • 6 Feb 2013

In Memoriam of McKinley—Medal Honors Third Slain U.S. President

By Gerald Tebben A shocked nation was reeling in 1901. For the third time in 35 years, an assassin had taken the life of an […]

  • 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 22 2013
  • 22 Jan 2013

Collecting Modern Clad Half Dollar Commemoratives Continue Rich Tradition

The United States commemorative coin program was ushered in with the World’s Columbian Exposition half dollars of 1892 and 1893. After a flurry of issues […]

  • 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 […]