Mohawk Arms' Militaria Auction #82, Dec. 28th, is packed with items from multiple wars and conflicts
Mohawk Arms, Inc.'s upcoming Militaria Auction #82 on Saturday, December 28th, is packed with 1,225 lots of items spanning multiple conflicts and generations, online and live in the gallery on Route 20 in Bouckville, in upstate New York.
By: Mohawk Arms, Inc.
Swords will be plentiful and will feature a 15th century jousting lance, a 16th century German executioner's sword, a medieval falchion, a 17th century French small sword, a Napoleonic 1st Empire Court sword with full "bee", a U.S. Barbary Wars cutlass with patriotic motto, an eagle head sword and an M1850 officer's sword.
Also offered will be a wide array of political and military buttons, belt buckles, uniforms, medals and orders, Third Reich items to include a collection of flags, a collection of shooting badges, headgear to include peaked caps, posters, a cloth insignia, miscellaneous bayonets, antique flint pistols, books, anti-Semitic posters and ephemera (for scholars and research) and much more.
A strong candidate for top lot of the auction is the World War I-era personal automobile standard of Prussian Kaiser Wilhelm II, plus three other official fender flags, from the Kaiser's meeting with his Austrian counterpart (minimum bid: $10,000). Also, Kaiser Wilhelm II's peaked cap from when he was Chief of the Baden, 110th Grenadier Regiment, medium blue doeskin with a red piped black band and crown, in a period black travel box, carries a minimum bid of $2,250.
A Prussian Civil Class of the Pour Le Merite award, a gorgeous 18kt gold award reserved for the most accomplished citizens in the fields of academics and arts, with gold lettering, in a velvet lined presentation case, has a minimum bid of $7,500. Also, a German 16th century executioner's sword signed by Johannes Wundes (1560-1620), whose works can be found in many museums throughout Europe, having an octagon sided tapered round pommel, has a starting bid of $4,500.
Mohawk Arms' next big Internet and catalog auction after this one is planned for the spring of 2020, probably sometime in April. The company typically conducts two large sales annually.
Mohawk Arms, Inc., is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To consign a single item or an entire collection, you may call (315) 893-7888; or, you can e-mail them at Mohawk@MilitaryRelics.com. To learn more, visit www.MilitaryRelics.com.