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Objects, such as weapons and uniforms, that are connected with warfare or military service and are usually collected for their historical interest.

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pl n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) items of military interest, such as weapons, uniforms, medals, etc, esp from the past
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(ˌmɪl ɪˈtɛər i ə)
collected or collectible military objects, as uniforms and firearms, having historical interest.
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a collection of objects or materials illustrating military history.
See also: Collections and Collecting
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The book was first published in French as Militaria Hors-Serie No.
Private Waylott's letter now belongs to former serviceman John Seagrave Dring, 42, from Wrexham, who has recently opened the new Seagrave Militaria & Memorabilia along Overton Arcade on Wrexham High Street.
They hold regular worldwide auctions of all types of antiques and collectables including: coins, stamps, jewellery, vinyl, militaria, toys, china, furniture, artwork and much more.
Fans of collectibles, curios and classic should make their way to the various venues - including the Lord Foster-designed Great Glasshouse - for displays of Welsh art and pottery, quality jewellery and outstanding militaria collections - and all this for a knock-down admission price of just PS4.
Paul kicked off the secret mission to help Tom by making a note of the veteran's Army number and contacting SMI Militaria, a veteran-owned company specialising in military medals and badges.
The collection will be split in to six lots and Hansons' militaria expert, Adrian Stevenson, says the collection "would rival that of any archive held by institutions local or national".
Militaria collectors want examples with regimental crests and badges, taking prices to PS100-150 for the best, while others no less charming and sentimental can be had for less than PS50.
Militaria and aviation fair at the Stratford Armouries, Gospel Oak Lane, Pathlow, Stratford-upon-Avon, 9.30am-2.30pm.
Instant expert SWORDS fall in the collectable category known as militaria and antique arms and armour.
Hugh is a Fellow of the Gemological Society and Horological Society and can give free valuations on jewellery, gold coins, clocks, militaria, etc.