War and Peace Show to remain alive

A week or so ago, we reported on Rex Cadman’s announcement to end the famous UK military show, War & Peace Revival. At the time, postings on the show’s Facebook page intimated that there were talks with interested parties to … More »

Collect for Free: Buy Collections

Though I have written frequently about selling a collection, it occurred to me today, I actually have bought more collections than I have sold. In fact, it was until I had bought a collection or two that I gravitated from … More »

Could this be Hitler’s chair?

By Chris WIlliam In 1946, Dr. Strangstalien, a U.S. Army officer and dentist, was in the Army of Occupation, stationed near Berchtesgaden, Germany. While serving his tour in the former enemy territory, the doctor decided to continue his hobby of … More »

HMV Body Work Basics

By Kerry Bernstein As caretakers of our respective country’s privately held historic military vehicle inventory, we are all familiar with the simplicity and function built into these capable vehicles. Those features are what set our HMVs apart from the high … More »

An old timer’s advice

I ran into an old friend at the last Show of Shows. “It sure isn’t like the old days of collecting, is it John?” he asked after we exchanged greetings. “Whattya mean?” I asked incredulously, “I am one of the … More »