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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

Recommended Items at Auction

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LOT OF MILITARY INSIGNIA, NICE LOT
Jun 19, 6:00 PM EDT
LOT OF MILITARY INSIGNIA, NICE LOT
by Simonetta Auction Service
Est: $0- $0
$1812 Bids
19th C. SCHENECTADY NY SPECIAL POLICE BADGE IN 14K GOLD
Jun 23, 12:00 PM EDT
19th C. SCHENECTADY NY SPECIAL POLICE BADGE IN 14K GOLD
by Omnia Auctions
Est: $250- $350
$4258 Bids
Desert camouflage 230 x 300cm
Jun 18, 7:00 PM AEST
Desert camouflage 230 x 300cm
by Lawsons
Est: AUD200- AUD300
AUD708 Bids
LOT OF BRITISH MILITARY INSIGNIA
Jun 19, 6:00 PM EDT
LOT OF BRITISH MILITARY INSIGNIA
by Simonetta Auction Service
Est: $0- $0
$96 Bids
1940's WWII RAILSTATION MASTER MASTER RED LAMP
Jun 15, 10:00 AM EDT
1940's WWII RAILSTATION MASTER MASTER RED LAMP
by Appalachian Trading Post & Auction Company
Est: $10- $5,000
$606 Bids
1852 Charleston Slave Tax Tag
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
1852 Charleston Slave Tax Tag
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$3505 Bids
Military Musket
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
Military Musket
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$1255 Bids
Permit for a Free Slave to carry a gun
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
Permit for a Free Slave to carry a gun
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$4255 Bids
Military Radio and Telegraph Key Kit
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
Military Radio and Telegraph Key Kit
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$304 Bids
US Military WWII Era Insignia DUI pin lot
Jun 23, 3:00 PM MST
US Military WWII Era Insignia DUI pin lot
by Ace Of Estates
Est: $0- $0
$354 Bids
Early 20th century ebonised timber police truncheon, possibly Australian (L: 40 cm)
Jun 23, 5:00 PM AEST
Early 20th century ebonised timber police truncheon, possibly Australian (L: 40 cm)
by Lawsons
Est: AUD80- AUD120
AUD454 Bids
WWII Hamilton GCT Military Pocket Watch
Jun 20, 12:00 PM EDT
WWII Hamilton GCT Military Pocket Watch
by Cottone Auctions
Est: $300- $500
$2253 Bids
Police Memorabilia Collection & Jacket
Jun 16, 9:00 AM MST
Police Memorabilia Collection & Jacket
by Monarch Auction and Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$703 Bids
Vintage German Military Patches/Pins With Display
Jun 16, 9:00 AM MST
Vintage German Military Patches/Pins With Display
by R & R Auction INC
Est: $0- $0
$253 Bids
Vintage German Military Patches With Display
Jun 16, 9:00 AM MST
Vintage German Military Patches With Display
by R & R Auction INC
Est: $0- $0
$253 Bids
3 Vintage Re Purposed Bullet Casing Helicopter
Jun 16, 9:00 AM MST
3 Vintage Re Purposed Bullet Casing Helicopter
by R & R Auction INC
Est: $0- $0
$203 Bids
LARGE LOT OF MILITARY INSIGNIA, PATCHES AND MORE
Jun 19, 6:00 PM EDT
LARGE LOT OF MILITARY INSIGNIA, PATCHES AND MORE
by Simonetta Auction Service
Est: $0- $0
$73 Bids
US TRENCH ART PAINTED TANKER HELMET LOT IRAQI WAR
Jun 29, 10:00 AM EDT
US TRENCH ART PAINTED TANKER HELMET LOT IRAQI WAR
by Milestone Auctions
Est: $400- $600
$2303 Bids
Prohibition Prize Award
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
Prohibition Prize Award
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$202 Bids
Civil Defense Michigan Enforcement River Rouge
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
Civil Defense Michigan Enforcement River Rouge
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$302 Bids
Pair of 2nd Lieutenants shoulder straps
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
Pair of 2nd Lieutenants shoulder straps
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$502 Bids
A large Group of Patches, Badges & Small Items etc.
Jun 22, 10:00 AM AEST
A large Group of Patches, Badges & Small Items etc.
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD0- AUD0
AUD202 Bids
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AUST. SIGNAL CORPS BERET BADGE C 1960
Jun 20, 9:00 AM AEST
AUST. SIGNAL CORPS BERET BADGE C 1960
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD152 Bids
Magyar Szur Coat, Hungary, Mid 19th C.
Jun 18, 11:00 AM EDT
Magyar Szur Coat, Hungary, Mid 19th C.
by Material Culture
Est: $400- $600
$2252 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Military - General


Hermann Historica GmbH

Hermann Historica GmbH

Austin Auction Gallery

Austin Auction Gallery

Cadmore Auctions

Cadmore Auctions

Auktionshaus Wersching

Auktionshaus Wersching