10 Questions with Brian Coates

Brian Coates: President of the Ohio Valley Military Society 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 … More »

COLLECTORS HAVEN’T FORGOTTEN WWI

This April will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the “Great War.” While most military anniversaries seem to only create a blip in the spectrum of collecting activity, I couldn’t resist surveying our readers to get their … More »

10 Questions with Craig Luther

Earnest discussion about opening a militaria shop 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 »

Join a Club!

You’ll enjoy the hobby more when you share it with others. Orders and Medal Society of America, Ohio Valley Military Society, Military Vehicles Preservation Association, American Society of Military Insignia Collectors, etc…it’s that time of year to write out checks … More »

Collecting at the Front

By Harold Ratzburg A German’s attempt to retain souvenirs during WWII Old soldiers usually have one or two good stories to tell. Over a beer or two, one older, ex-German Army soldier told me quite a tale to tell about … More »