The Mother’s Cross of Honor

Germany’s tribute to motherhood by Chris William As WWI drew to an end, Germany had lost more than 2.5 million men in the brutal trench warfare that had come to exemplify the European battlefields of the Great War. Many families … More »

$2.3 Million Armor Closes 2015 Auction

Rock Island Auction Company’s 2015 December Premiere Firearms Auction was a success. The auction consisted of items tied to well-known names from history, top condition guns, rarities and prototypes, 7 exceptional collections, and over 3,000 collector firearms. Led by the $2.3 million … More »

Online “War of 1812” Database

The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has released a War of 1812 online database. The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) stated the following about the database: “The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database, ‘War of … More »

10 Questions with Bruce Hermann

Grenadier Military Antiques adapts to the times. We are all in this together. In an effort to report on the state of different facets of the military collectibles market, Military Trader strives to discover and share the opinions of the … More »