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 »

Snapshots – December 2016

“Snapshots” acknowledges that period photos can  be the best form of primary information for collectors. Military Trader welcomes photo submissions from its readers of any soldiers displaying interesting uniforms, equipment, medals, or insignia. Send photos with a brief description to: Military … More »

10 Questions with James McDuff

10 Questions about ASMIC and Insignia Collecting   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 … More »

10 Questions with Larry & Terri Stewart

Living the “militaria dream” 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 hobby’s leading dealers … More »