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Selling Swords Within UK law

Welcome ! Let me start by inviting those with  antique or WW2 swords to contact us for a free valuation/offer . We are a dedicated ,responsible. store based militaria business . On the 6th April 2008 the Government  introduced an amendment to the Criminal Justice Act 1988 which will see the addition of some Swords to the Offensive Weapons Order list. This is a list of...

SELLING MEDALS AND MILITARIA AT AUCTION?

SELLING MEDALS AND MILITARIA AT AUCTION? We believe you have found an excellent place to identify, value and sell your medals on line or visiting our famous “antiques & militaria high street store”   Use our service to request a medal valuation directly from us… Medal Buyers.com do not charge for valuing your medal,medals or combinations...

Collecting Miitaria

335 First World Victory Medals Found Amongst  Possibly The U.K’s Largest Hoard Of Forgotten Medals And Militaria.                                              Medalbuyers.com are investigating the origins of an unprecedented find of over five hundred campaign and gallantry medals to include examples from the Zulu Wars 1879, The...

El Alamein 1942

    On the twenty third of October 1942 at 2140 hours local time Lieutenant General Montgomery  ordered a 20-minute general bombardment of the Axis front lines  heralding the commencement of Operation Lightfoot. At 2200 hours, infantrymen and Royal engineers of the British XXX Corps led the way through the minefield (thus the name “Lightfoot”, as they...

First war Gallantry Britain & Commonwealth

British Awards for Gallantry or Meritorious Service in WW1 There are a number of awards which an individual might receive for a conspicuous and gallant act of valour, usually in the presence of the enemy, whilst serving in the British, Dominion and Colonial armed forces during the First World War. Also, there were awards issued for distinguished and meritorious...

Lady Australian Medical Military Medal WW1

      Dr Phoebe Chapple Military Medal (1879-1967). An Australian Doctor Serving On The Western Front  Dr Phoebe Chapple was one of 15 Australian women doctors who undertook overseas military service during the first world war. Becoming the first Australian, and  only female doctor, to receive the Military Medal – awarded “for gallantry in the...

medals and the market place

THE VICTORIA CROSS THAT SOLD FOR £1.5MILLION The record price ever paid for a gallantry medal is £1.5 million for a Victoria Cross awarded to First World War Captain Noel Chavasse, one of only three people to have ever received the VC twice. –  The medal sold was his second it had been awarded posthumously for the rescuing of soldiers in no-man’s land at...