October 13th Military Auction

Brooke Friedman

Please join us Thursday, October 13th at 10:00 am for a notable military auction featuring a tremendous unreserved single owner collection of roughly 450 military medals and emblems. Spanning from the Napoleonic Wars to Vietnam, many ascribed medals from 19th Century English campaigns, WWI & WWII.  Large lots of unascribed Silver & Bronze Stars, Purple Hearts, and other medals, ribbons, chest bars & emblems are also included.

One of the most fascinating lots from the military auction is lot 494: A Civil War Naval Surgical Kit by George Tiemann & Co., who was one of the major suppliers of surgical sets and instruments during the Civil War. Take home a piece of medical history today with this incredible set.


Another interesting piece from the military auction is a beautiful gilt bronze, lot 200c: Emmanuel Frémiet, modeled as Duke d’Orleans. Lot 200c Emmanuel Frémiet, modeled as Duke d'Orleans


If you are a medal collector, this is the auction for you! Here are three sample lots from our upcoming sale. Featuring lot 153: four assorted medals featuring a rare medal for Catalan Volunteers in Cuban Campaign 1869, and National Guard of Buenos Aires 1865-1869. Lot 401: George P. Regent silver 1815 Waterloo medal.  And Lot 244: Four British ascribed Star medals.


We also have a large assortments of weapons in our upcoming auction. From historical rifles to sabres, and everything in between. Take a look at some of the featured weapons in the sale.

Lot 49a: Early 19th Century American Sabre. Lot 74h: Pennsylvania Long Gun s. McCosh Rifle. Lot 74j: Beretta Over and Under Shotgun.


Lastly, here are a few rare and collectible miscellaneous items from the upcoming October 13th sale:

Lot 484: Vietnam Era Pilots Helmet. Lot 483: Pair of gauntlets, engraved with Eagle, 15 Stars and Lot 200a: Antoine Louis Bayre, Aigle Ails Etendues bronze.

For more information about this auction click here.

Complimentary Consignment Days In DC

Please join us at our DC location for a Complimentary Consignment Day! Our experts will be available to look at your items and answer any questions. We can’t wait to see you there! For further questions or private appointments please email auctions@alexcooper.com  

May 9, 2016