Historically important Jefferson Davis Civil War Pursuit & Capture Map has been lost for the past 150 years, only recently seeing the light of day when the Map was discovered hidden away, in among a private rare Civil War Book Collection. This linen Map of Georgia depicts the Disposition of the Cavalry Corps, M.D.M., Bvt. Maj. Gen. J. H. Wilson, Comdg. During the Pursuit and Capture of Jeff. Davis. May 1865.
The Civil War Ordnance Collection of Relic Hunter Extraordinaire - Wilbur C. Bedall is expected to generate excitement and interest within the Civil War collecting community when it crosses the Auction Block as part of Centurion Auctions May 28th 2016 Militaria & Firearm Auction. Bedall, a lifelong Civil War Historian and Relic Hunter, assembled one of the finest private Civil War Ordnance & Relic Collections known to exist.
The Military Archive of WWI Aviator Lt. George Perry, an Observer with the 11th Aero Squadron, will sell as lot 15070 of Centurion's February 2015 Militaria & Firearm Auction. Collector interest in militaria related to WWI has been strong in recent year, especially for named items of Aviators, which are considerably rare. The pre-sale estimate on the Lt. Perry WWI Aviator Archive is $2000 - 5000, although the lot has the potential to exceed expectations.
The Military Archive of Decorated U.S. Navy Admiral Bowman H. McCalla is being brought to market by Centurion Auctions. This extensive grouping of Admiral McCalla's personal items is being offered as lot 15096 of the February 27th, 2016 Militaria & Firearm Auction.
Rare Rock Island Arsenal M15 General Officers Model 45ACP of Decorated Brigadier General James T. Tuberty
A Rare Rock Island Arsenal M15 General Officers Model 45ACP Pistol belonging to Decorated Brigadier General James T. Tuberty will be sold in Centurion's February 27th, 2016 Militaria & Firearm Auction. There are only known to be 1004 RIA M15 pistols as having been made. It will be sold as Lot 15391 within the Firearm session of the auction.
The WWII M.A.S.H. Unit Museum of Dr. Peter Kirsch will sell as lot 14214 of Centurion Auctions December 2015 Militaria & Arms Auction. This is the most comprehensive and complete WWII era M.A.S.H Unit known to exist. An excellent piece of military history for a museum or avid collector. The lot consists of thousands of pieces, from tents, to equipment and instruments.
Memorabilia belonging to Memphis Belle Command Pilot, Colonel Robert Morgan are included in Centurion Auctions December 2015 Militaria & Arms Auction. The memorabilia belonging to Morgan was acquired from his widow, and includes a Distinguished Flying Cross awarded to Morgan,