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Military - General

Military collectibles is a broad and interesting category. Items vary from historical artifacts to modern pieces of military equipment. Firearms are a popular subcategory, including muskets, single shots, and bolt action repeaters. Other popular collectibles include knives, bayonets, uniforms and specific pieces of military gear. The category also includes artwork from the trenches and buttons.


Quick Facts

  • Sargon of Akkad, also known as Sargon the great, created one of the first organized military forces in the city state of Akkad
  • The Girandoni air rifle, created between 1778 and 1779, was the first repeating rifle of any kind to see military service
  • Trench art appeared as far back as the Napoleonic era and continued up until trench warfare was replaced by modern fire and maneuver tactics

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LARGE MILITARY COLLECTIBLE LOT MIXED CONFLICT
Apr 23, 9:00 AM EDT
LARGE MILITARY COLLECTIBLE LOT MIXED CONFLICT
by Affiliated Auctions & Realty LLC
Est: $250- $500
$1609 Bids
ROYAL ITALIAN ORDER OF THE IRON CROWN
Apr 20, 9:30 AM CEST
ROYAL ITALIAN ORDER OF THE IRON CROWN
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €5,000- €10,000
€2606 Bids
JETTON FOR THE NOVOROSSIJSK HARBOUR
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
JETTON FOR THE NOVOROSSIJSK HARBOUR
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €1,500- €3,000
€8506 Bids
MERIT CROSS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF POLISH FIGHTERS IN FRANCE
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
MERIT CROSS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF POLISH FIGHTERS IN FRANCE
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €350- €700
€1006 Bids
Indian Wars Indian Scout Metal
May 18, 10:00 AM EDT
Indian Wars Indian Scout Metal
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$1506 Bids
Seth Thomas Nautical Maritime Boat Ship's Clock
Apr 17, 12:00 PM EDT
Seth Thomas Nautical Maritime Boat Ship's Clock
by MiddleManBrokers
Est: $1- $1,000
$156 Bids
THE ORDER OF THE LEADER (NISHAN-I-SARDARI) FOUNDED BY KING AMANULLAH IN 1923
Apr 20, 9:30 AM CEST
THE ORDER OF THE LEADER (NISHAN-I-SARDARI) FOUNDED BY KING AMANULLAH IN 1923
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €1,000- €2,000
€1205 Bids
DISTINCTION OF HONOR FOR MERIT TO THE REPUBLIC ALL IMAGES
Apr 20, 9:30 AM CEST
DISTINCTION OF HONOR FOR MERIT TO THE REPUBLIC ALL IMAGES
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €500- €1,000
€3205 Bids
ORDER OF REPUBLIC
Apr 20, 9:30 AM CEST
ORDER OF REPUBLIC
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €1,250- €2,500
€2005 Bids
CIVIL ORDER OF AFRICA
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
CIVIL ORDER OF AFRICA
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €5,000- €10,000
€4005 Bids
ORDER OF PRINCE HENRY THE NAVIGATOR
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
ORDER OF PRINCE HENRY THE NAVIGATOR
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €600- €1,200
€1605 Bids
U.S. Marshall Badge
May 18, 10:00 AM EDT
U.S. Marshall Badge
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$605 Bids
WWII Era Black Crackle Zippo Type Lighter
Apr 27, 9:00 AM EDT
WWII Era Black Crackle Zippo Type Lighter
by Karlan's Arms & Antiques
Est: $0- $0
$804 Bids
MILITARY PILOT BADGE, KING MIHAI I MODEL, 1940-1941
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
MILITARY PILOT BADGE, KING MIHAI I MODEL, 1940-1941
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €500- €1,000
€2804 Bids
ORDER OF SAINT MAURICE AND LAZARUS
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
ORDER OF SAINT MAURICE AND LAZARUS
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €250- €500
€604 Bids
PAINTED COAT OF ARMS
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
PAINTED COAT OF ARMS
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €3,000- €6,000
€4204 Bids
bp parity badge
Gen. William T. Sherman's Rank Insignia
May 14, 10:00 AM EDT
Gen. William T. Sherman's Rank Insignia
by Fleischer's Auction House
Est: $15,000- $30,000
$1,6004 Bids
ORDER OF THE MEXICAN EAGLE
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
ORDER OF THE MEXICAN EAGLE
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €6,500- €13,000
€2203 Bids
ORDER OF MEHDAUIA
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
ORDER OF MEHDAUIA
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €7,500- €15,000
€403 Bids
THE ORDER OF DANNEBROG
Apr 20, 9:30 AM CEST
THE ORDER OF DANNEBROG
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €3,000- €6,000
€1203 Bids
GOLD BADGE WITH THE CROSS OF MALTA
Apr 20, 9:30 AM CEST
GOLD BADGE WITH THE CROSS OF MALTA
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €3,000- €6,000
€2203 Bids
MILITARY ORDER OF ST. FERDINAND
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
MILITARY ORDER OF ST. FERDINAND
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €3,500- €7,000
€1803 Bids
CASED PURPLE HEART NAMED TO SERGEANT K.I.A. AS JAPANESE PRISONER
Apr 25, 10:00 AM EDT
CASED PURPLE HEART NAMED TO SERGEANT K.I.A. AS JAPANESE PRISONER
by Alexander Historical Auctions LLC
Est: $600- $800
$3403 Bids
THE SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA
Apr 21, 9:30 AM CEST
THE SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA
by La Galerie Numismatique
Est: €1,500- €3,000
€2203 Bids

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