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Militaria

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Third Reich Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide, Chris William
1 Third Reich Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide
Chris William USA Krause Publications 2015 1440244480 / 9781440244483 Soft cover New Book 27.4 x 21.1 x 1.3 cm 
The rise and fall of Germany's Third Reich is one of the most studied, investigated and collected episodes of military history. A reign of terror that rose to near world domination during the 1930s and early 1940s, Adolph Hitler's Germany continues to fascinate generations of scholars and students of history alike.The Third Reich's insatiable drumbeat of pageantry and propaganda produced countless uniforms, insignia, medals, flags, daggers, swords, and headgear, comprising one of the most desired categories in all of military collectibles to study, understand and own. Groundbreaking in scope and execution, "Third Reich Collectibles" features more than 1,300 color images with descriptions and values for: Uniforms, Helmets, Headgear, Flags, Badges, Membership pins, Patches, Armbands, Firearms, Blades, Equipment, Paper IDs, Signage, and more associated with the military and paramilitary groups of the Third ReichThroughout the book you'll also find historical background information and period photographs capturing everyday Nazi Germany. 
Price: 39.95 AUD
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Australians Awarded 2nd Edition, A Comprehensive Reference for Military and Civilian Awards, Decorations and Medals to Australians Since 1772, Clive Johnson
2 Australians Awarded 2nd Edition, A Comprehensive Reference for Military and Civilian Awards, Decorations and Medals to Australians Since 1772
Clive Johnson Australia Renniks Publications 2014 0987338633 / 9780987338631 2nd Edition Hardcover New Book 26.7 x 20.1 x 4.3 cm 
This second edition is without question the most comprehensive reference of honours, decorations, awards, medals and official forms of recognition to Australians ever produced. Australians Awarded has been compiled over 15 years to create 800 pages of in-depth detail on Honours, Medals and Decorations to Australians from 1770 to 2013. This edition includes comprehensive ribbon charts incorporating historical and current awards; detailed tables for types of awards; numbers issued, values, font types, medal types, ribbons, clasps, official badges, plaques, scrolls, certificates and detail for entitlement. Australians Awarded II also includes the only comprehensive listing of foreign orders and decorations to Australians between 1850 and 2013, as well as the never before published state-by-state multi-jurisdictional internal forms of recognition and awards. All of this is studied and explained, with 1000ís of images and extensive historical text. This book is for anyone with a passion for Australian military history, the enthusiast or specialist, the professional, the amateur, the collector, the dealer or simply anyone who has ever been, an Australian Awarded. 780pages - Full Colour 
Price: 84.95 AUD
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Standard Catalog of Ruger Firearms, Jerry Lee
3 Standard Catalog of Ruger Firearms
Jerry Lee USA Gun Digest 2015 1440240604 / 9781440240607 Hardcover New Book 
Your complete guide to Ruger firearms!"Standard Catalog of Ruger Firearms" is the most complete guide available for buyers, sellers and collectors of these iconic firearms. Ruger enthusiasts of all interests will benefit from the accurate and detailed technical specifications, expertly analyzed prices and superb color photos featured in this comprehensive reference. Inside this full-color volume, Ruger fans will find: Price listings for more than 300 rifles, handguns and shotguns. Detailed descriptions and specifications for hundreds of models & variations Serial numbers from 1949-2013 More than 250 full-color images 
Price: 49.95 AUD
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Mauser Military Rifles #39 Osprey Weapon, Neil Grant
4 Mauser Military Rifles #39 Osprey Weapon
Neil Grant UK Osprey Publishing 2015 1472805941 / 9781472805942 Soft cover New Book 
This volume offers an insight into the iconic Mauser family of German bolt-action rifles. Drawing on first-hand accounts of the weapons in combat and primary sources regarding their mechanical performance, this fully illustrated study charts the Mauser's origins, combat record and lasting influence. It explores the full range of Mauser rifles, beginning with the hugely successful Gew 98, which entered service in the time of the Kaiser, provided the basis for the US Springfield M1903 and equipped combatants such as the South African Boers. It also investigates the Kar 98k, which was still in front-line use with Wehrmacht troops in 1945, saw use with Mexican and Yugoslavian forces, and even played a role in the 1990s Balkan conflicts in the hands of snipers. Featuring expert analysis, specially commissioned artwork and gripping first-hand accounts, this volume is ideal for anyone seeking an understanding of these sturdy and accurate rifles' unique place in the history of small-unit tactics in the 20th century. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Pictorial History of Knives, Daggers and Bayonets: A Chronology of Sharp-edged Weapons and Blades from Around the World, with Over 225 Photographs and Illustrations, Tobias Capwell
5 Pictorial History of Knives, Daggers and Bayonets: A Chronology of Sharp-edged Weapons and Blades from Around the World, with Over 225 Photographs and Illustrations
Tobias Capwell UK Southwater 2011 184476950X / 9781844769506 Soft cover New Book 
Cultures from all over the world crafted fighting blades, many of them so elaborately formed and decorated that they are noted for their beauty and craftsmanship as they are for their brutal capabilities. This book traces the bloody and fascinating history of daggers, dirks and bayonets. It looks at the journey played by fighting blades in military combat from hand-held stabbing tools, to the famous Highland dirk, to the bayonets of World Wars I and II, and the 20th-century Commando knives. Weapons from around the world are described, from the Indian Katar to the Japanese Tanto. The book looks at the technical and military accomplishments leading up to the short-edged blade's present-day role as a military weapon, as well as its status as an object of modern art. This comprehensive and fully illustrated history of short-edged weapons will be an indispensable resource for both the amateur enthusiast and professional collector. 
Price: 19.95 AUD
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The Illustrated Directory of Knives, Daggers & Bayonets: A Visual Encyclopedia of Edged Weapons from Around the World, Including Knives, Daggers, Bayonets, Machetes and Khanjars, with Over 500 Illustrations, Tobias Capwell
6 The Illustrated Directory of Knives, Daggers & Bayonets: A Visual Encyclopedia of Edged Weapons from Around the World, Including Knives, Daggers, Bayonets, Machetes and Khanjars, with Over 500 Illustrations
Tobias Capwell UK Southwater 2012 1844769992 / 9781844769995 Soft cover New Book 
This is a visual encyclopedia of edged weapons from around the world, including knives, daggers, bayonets, machetes and khanjars, with over 500 illustrations. This is a visual encyclopedia of over 350 edged weapons from around the world from the Stone Age to the modern day. Each specially commissioned colour photograph is clearly labelled to show the significant features of each blade plus at-a-glance specification boxes give date of manufacture, country of origin and size. This title covers some of the world's most deadly and beautiful knives, daggers and bayonets, including fighting knives from Africa, the ceremonial kris from Indonesia, the double-edged Japanese ken and the distinctively decorated Indo-Persian peshkabz. It is written by a leading arms and armoury expert, a comprehensive volume perfect for both dedicated collectors and amateur enthusiasts. Since the first sharpened tools used by early man over a million years ago, edged weapons have developed and evolved into many forms. They are now valued as collectable antiques, admired for the intricate skill and workmanship that lie behind the lavish and often beautifully coloured decoration on the blade and hilt. This comprehensive illustrated chronology takes you on a visual tour of sharp weapons throughout history: from the hand-held flints of the Stone Age, through to the survival weapons of the two world wars and the civilian knives of modern times. There are also intriguing blades from Africa and Asia, including the Japanese tanto and aikuchi, Sudanese throwing knives and Indian Katars. Presented in an accessible and easy-to-follow format there are specially-commissioned photographs of each item, clearly labelled with the blade's defining features as well as at-a-glance specification boxes detailing date, country of origin and length. Written by a leading arms and armoury expert and featuring over 350 pieces shown in more than 500 stunning pictures, this book is an indispensable resource for both the serious collector and amateur enthusiast. 
Price: 23.95 AUD
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rifles, Will Fowler and Patrick Sweeney
7 The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rifles
Will Fowler and Patrick Sweeney UK Southwater 2015 1780193238 / 9781780193236 Soft cover New Book 
This is a history and A-Z directory of rifles from the medieval period to the present day, shown in over 300 photographs. It contains directories of rifles from different parts of the world, organized according to country of manufacture. It features key specifications for each weapon, including magazine capacity, barrel length and unloaded weight. It includes 300 superb photographs and artworks, cutaway diagrams showing internal components and operation, and specification boxes for detailed study. This authoritative guide explores the development of rifles through the centuries, and shows the capabilities and specifications of modern weapons. Readers are introduced to the designers and manufacturers involved in rifle development, as well as the materials, mechanics and technology involved in arms production. Grouped according to country of origin, each gun's features are listed, with the military, political and technological context in which the weapon was developed. Written by leading experts in the field, this superbly illustrated reference book is essential reading for all enthusiasts interested in gun manufacture and weapons of war. 
Price: 26.95 AUD
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