Awards · Military Medals

Collection of Military Medals and Badges from the Era of Napoleonic War

From the moment Cain killed Abel, mankind entered into armed combat, brother against brother, family against family, tribe against tribe and nation against nation. History is littered with armed conflicts, from bible times “Mighty Men” and “Men of Fame” are recorded, as well as regiments and standards. In ancient Egyptian times, it is recorded that regiments of crack chariot… Continue reading Collection of Military Medals and Badges from the Era of Napoleonic War

Awards · Military Medals

A Few Golden Rules for Medal and Badge Collecting

Most of us collectors (and some dealers) buy British and German medals and badges both for pleasure and as an investment. Certain items have outperformed the stock market. But before you all go jumping in and buying up anything with a swastika or crown, I would like to impart some sound investment advice:- I feel the following, are… Continue reading A Few Golden Rules for Medal and Badge Collecting

Awards · Military Medals

The German Iron Cross, a listing of 2nd class Variation’s

With the war being declared in September of, it is believed that several medal manufacturers were in fact caught out with the re- institution of the Iron Cross and as such, many variations were manufactured until a standardisation came in about 1940/41. These variations are highly collected by the Iron Cross collector and much discussion has been raised on… Continue reading The German Iron Cross, a listing of 2nd class Variation’s

Awards · Military Medals

The Defence Wall Honour Award

This medal which is more commonly called the West Wall Medal was originally issued for the construction of the German Siegfried line in response to the France Marginot Line. Instituted on the 2nd of August 1939, it was given both to Civilian Construction workers for ten weeks labour or for 3 weeks service for the military for fortification service.… Continue reading The Defence Wall Honour Award

Awards · Military Medals

An Overview on German and British War Medals

Once one’s occupation as an antiques dealer comes out in conversation, the next most likely question asked is “What do you specialise in?” In my case, the answer is coin, medal and watch dealer. This normally follows with “What’s the oldest item you have had”? The next obvious one is “Have you ever had a… Continue reading An Overview on German and British War Medals

Awards · Military Medals

British Medals for Sale over Online Market

Now days British Medals are very popular in antic market, rich British people those collecting military related and war related things, they offers high amount of money for a good quality and rare British Medal. Also other people those collecting sports related things or any antic things they also very much showing their attention for… Continue reading British Medals for Sale over Online Market