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Ahearn and Post Collections Lead Skinner Historic Arms & Militaria Auction

MARLBOROUGH, MA – October 3, 2018 Skinner is pleased to announce the November 2, 2018 auction of Historic Arms & Militaria. The bi-annual sale offers collectors material of historical interest from the American Revolution through World War II, including artillery, pistols, muskets, rifles, swords, powder horns, and uniforms.

The Billy Ahearn Collection of American Revolutionary War Firearms 

The collection includes numerous rare examples of British, French, and American military muskets with provenance to specific soldiers or regiments that played prominent roles in the American Revolution from Lexington & Concord through the conclusion of the war in the early 1780s.  One highlight is a rare British Long Land Pattern musket (lot 19, estimate: $5,000-7,00) used by the 4th or The King’s Own Regiment’s flank companies saw service at Concord on April 19, 1775.… Read More

Special Collection of Fine Sporting Arms Featured in Skinner’s Historic Arms & Militaria Auction, October 27

MARLBOROUGH, MA – Skinner is proud to present The Dr. James Woodward Wallace Collection of Fine Sporting Arms. This special collection opens the Historic Arms & Militaria auction on Thursday, October 27 at 10AM.

A straight shot

This auction of Dr. James Woodward Wallace’s collection of fine sporting arms reflects the life-long passion of a remarkable man: physician, sportsman, car enthusiast, world traveler, gourmet, and wine and spirits connoisseur.… Read More

Denis E. Reen Civil War Collection Leads Fall Militaria Auction

Richmond Depot Type II Jacket

MARLBOROUGH, MA – October 21, 2015 Skinner, Inc. will hold an auction of Historic Arms & Militaria on Friday, October 30th, at 4PM. The sale includes 326 lots of important militaria from the American Revolution through World War II. Items on offer include artillery, swords, pistols, powder horns, uniforms, muskets, and rifles featuring the very special Civil War collection of Denis E. Reen.

The Denis E. Reen Collection

Skinner is proud to be handling the collection of the late Denis E.… Read More

November 13-14 | The Gentleman's Auction Preview Featuring J. Hilburn Custom Clothier Fittings

Thursday November 13 & Friday November 14 12-7PM, Boston

Join us for a preview of the upcoming Gentleman’s Auction with Julie Dolan of J. Hilburn. Get a start on shopping for the gift giving season for the gentleman in your life! View a selection of items curated by gentlemen, for gentleman from The Gentleman’s Auction, available online November 20-December 1, 2014.

To schedule a fitting with Julie Dolan during the preview, contact Julie Dolan.Read More

Auction of Historic Arms & Militaria Features Objects from the Collection of Fort Ticonderoga

MARLBOROUGH, MA – October 14, 2014 – Skinner, Inc. will hold an auction of Historic Arms & Militaria on November 1, 2014 at 10 AM in Marlborough, in conjunction with a Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction. Skinner continues to expand its offerings of militaria and is pleased to present arms from the collection of Fort Ticonderoga.

A Clocks, Instruments & Militaria – Online auction will also be open for bidding from October 28th through November 4th, 2014.… Read More