Medals, Militaria and Weapons
Toovey’s hold four specialist auctions of Medals, Militaria and Weapons a year, which include the following items:
- Medals, Awards and Decorations
- Military and Wartime Items
- Edged Weapons
- Tribal Weapons
The auctions incorporate military medals, civil awards and all manner of related material, such as paperwork and photographs, which is often of valuable assistance to collectors in researching the history of decorated soldiers and civilians. The sales also feature military uniforms, buttons, badges, accoutrements and instruments, such as watches and compasses. Weapons offered include antique rifles, pistols, vintage air guns, daggers, bayonets and swords, from 18th century examples to First and Second World War souvenirs, African hardwood and horn knobkerries and Maori hardwood taiaha.