Centurion Auctions is pleased to bring to market the wartime trophies and personal items of Brigadier General Frederick Appleton Smith (1849 – 1922). All of the items belonging to Brigadier General Smith have been consigned by the family. Graduating from the United States Military Academy (West Point) in 1873 on through his retirement in 1913, the collection encompasses military, wartime, and personal pieces collected by Smith during the course of his 40-year military career in which he served extensively in the Western Frontier, Cuba, and the Philippines.
Only recently discovered, the extensive WWII War Trophy Firearm & Militaria Collection of Colonel Walter Buie has been stored away within the original boxes and trunks in which the items were shipped back by Buie from his WWII service in both the European and Pacific Theaters. In Europe, Buie was commanding officer of the 272d Infantry Regiment (“Battle Axe Regiment”) of the 69th Infantry Division. Shortly after V-E Day, Buie was transferred to Japan where he served as Chief of Staff for the 25th Infantry Division and was present for V-J Day.
Historically important WWII Omaha Beach (Red) Invasion of Normandy D-Day grouping, to include the D-Day Flown Flag of LST 314, D-Day Worn / Used Personal Effects of LT. Henry L. Oakes (D-Day 11th Amphibious Force), along with other WWII Service Related Items belonging to Oakes - to cross the auction block on March 26th 2018 at Centurion Auctions.
A very fine example of the M1858 Infantry Hardee hat, F Co, 3rd regiment will be sold as lot 28307 of the March 26th Military & Wartime Collectibles Auction. This M1858 Hardee hat is manufactured by SWIFT, DICKINSON & Co, New York, and is offered within the headgear session of the auction. The condition on this M1858 Dress hat is of significance
The March 26th 2018 Militaria Auction offers a desirable Imperial German Gardes du Corps enlisted dress helmet. The helmet is complete with liner, chinstrap, and cockades. Stamped on the lower rear with the initials GKR and number 88. This particular helmet is a rare find in the market. Military headgear collectors will enjoy seeing this and all of the other wonderful headgear in the auction.
An excellent Modern Firearm Auction selling primarily modern tactical, rifles, pistols, revolvers, and shotguns. A majority of this gun auction surrounds the sale of a single firearm collection. Most of the firearms are unfired and in 95% or better condition. The auction offers a fantastic opportunity to purchase from a wide variety of better tactical firearms, pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, ammunition, optics / scopes, flashlights, magazines & firearm accessories.
Historically Important WWII D-Day Flag of LCT 530 - Utah Beach, Normandy - to Sell with Centurion Auctions
Centurion Auctions will offer the historically important WWII D-Day Flag flown on-board LCT 530 (Landing Craft Tank) as it took part in Utah Beach Operations during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. This one-of-a-kind WWII Flag will sell in the November 30th 2017 Military & Wartimes Collectibles Auction.
Introducing the sale for the Extensive Civil War Relic Collection belonging to Civil War Relic Hunter, Dr. W Cullen Sherwood - Geologist, Historian, and Dedicated Civil War Relic Hunter. Centurion Auctions will bring to market the amazing Civil War Relic Collection of Dr. Sherwood as part of the November 30th 2017 Military & Wartime Collectible Auction.