RIAC preps for huge July firearms sale

Rock Island Auction Company will hold its July Regional Firearms Auction July 11-13. This sale will have all the collectible firearms, edged weapons, ammunition, military artifacts, books, accessories and parts that buyers have come to expect from these auctions. In … More »

Virginia tank museum heading to Ohio

The American Armoured Foundation’s $60 million collection of tanks and other military artifacts is being relocated in a new museum in West Liberty, Ohio. Spokesman Jamie Shaffner said founder William Gasser has been looking for a new home for the southern … More »

Five Tips From An (Olive) Green Grocer

“If one more dealer calls and complains about the ‘state of the hobby,’ I think my head my explode,” I replied to my Dad when he inquired about the magazines. “What’s going on?” he asked. “Did people stop liking military … More »

KLV document represents WWII German evacuation

Children-to-the-Countryside   By Bruce L. Kipp Germany’s “Children-to-the-Countryside” program (Kinderlandverschickung or “KLV”) began in the late 19th century. It provided healthy holidays for underprivileged urban children 10 to 14 years of age by sending them to host families in rural … More »

The Great Western Lives!

West Coast Historical Militaria Collectors Show Wrap-Up     by Peter Suciu For anyone who remembers the “Great Western,” the largest gun show west of the Mississippi, those were truly the “good old days.” It was a show that wasn’t just … More »