Tag Archives: Armor

Military Careers Spanning Three Millennia

Military Careers Spanning Three Millennia At Hermann Historica GmbH Spring Auction.

At Hermann Historica GmbH Spring Auction This year’s large Spring Auction at Hermann Historica GmbH will take place in Munich from May 20-24, 2019. In addition to unequaled armor and helmets or sumptuous artifacts of royal and imperial provenance, the program showcases superlative masterpieces of the finest craftsmanship among the approximately 3650 lots from all […]

Great Collections: January 2019

Great Collections: January 2019

Silver Collection Favorites at the Charleston Museum by Grahame Long, Curator of History The Charleston Museum, America’s first museum founded 1773, continues with its mission to educate visitors about the natural and cultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry through collections, exhibitions, preservation, programs and research. Within its vast exhibition halls is the Christopher T. […]

Exploring Antique Technologies

Exploring Antique Technologies

by Kary Pardy From the wheel to the iPhone X, the broad term “technology” encompasses each of our inventions and tools. But what happens when we no longer need the technology, when the tool is replaced by something more modern? As with furniture and fine art, there is a collectible market for those discarded technologies. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Historical shirt of armor, $2.3 million, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A historical shirt of armor dating back to a 15th century Egyptian sultan sold for $2.3 million at a Premiere Firearms Auction held Dec. 4-6 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a John Ulrich engraved, gold inlaid Winchester 1894 rifle […]