Tag Archives: Swords

“Militaria Findings”: Conflict and combat are as old as the story of man. The result is centuries of military artifacts dating back to antiquity that tell the history and bear the scars of the hard-fought battles of their time.

Conflict and combat are as old as the story of man. To engage, man needed weapons to attack, and armor in various forms to protect himself. The result is centuries of military artifacts dating back to antiquity that tell the history and bear the scars of the hard-fought battles of their time. Militaria is defined […]

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 […]

The Civil War Collector – June 2014

The Civil War Collector - June 2014

The Civil War Collector – June 2014 By John Sexton Q: I’ve been asked to research this sword to find out if it’s authentic. Can you help? JS: This particular sword is a foot officer’s pattern sword, most typically associated with Confederate manufacturers in Memphis, Tennessee, and Mobile, Alabama. The reproductions of this particular pattern […]

The Civil War Collector – April 2014

The Civil War Collector - April 2014

The Civil War Collector – April 2014 by John Sexton Q: Dear John, I stumbled across your website whilst trying to research two sabres I have recently acquired here in England. I am an antique furniture dealer based in the U.K. and was passed a pair of what I think are Confederate sabres from someone […]

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms

WWI aircraft insignia, $12,000, Mohawk Arms Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A World War I aircraft squadron insignia and archive of American pilot Lt. Paul Edison Green sold for $12,000 in a live and Internet auction held June 8-9 by Mohawk Arms (MilitaryRelics.com), online and in Bouckville, New […]

The Civil War Collector – August 2013

The Civil War Collector – August 2013

The Civil War Collector – August 2013 By John Sexton Q: Dear Sir, I have this drum—that I’m told is a Civil War Drum—hanging around for several years. Could you confirm that and maybe a little history?  –M. Kantz, US Army (Retired) JS: You have part of a Civil War drum; you actually have the […]