Preserving Service Heirlooms With Hardwood Flag Display Cases

Posted by Devin on 1/29/2014 to Military Displays
Memorial flags and other keepsake flags are often folded and presented in traditional triangular wooden display cases. Many families of U.S. service members receive these flags during funeral ceremonies honoring deceased Veterans. Sometimes flags are also preserved in such display cases when they are of some historical or personal importance, or were flown on a particular occasion of honor.

How to Select a Collectible Sword for Your Collection

Posted by Devin on 1/22/2014 to Military Displays
For collectible sword enthusiasts, all the world is just a great find waiting to happen. There are so many different types of swords - and not just from the United States, but all over the world. Just learning the terminology - for instance, some swords are called "sabers," while others are called "cutlasses" - is an education in itself. If you are just beginning your forays into the art of sword collecting, this short overview can help.

What Wood You Use?

Posted by Devin on 1/18/2014 to Military Displays
For those who have loved ones or friends in the military, few things show your appreciation, admiration and respect for them like a sword, knife or gun display, or a shadow box. Additionally, if you have an antique firearm or sword that you'd love to show off, a wood display is very aesthetically pleasing. Once you've decided to go with a beautiful, custom wooden display for any of the aforementioned occasions, the question arises: which wood do you choose?

With a Little Maintenance, Your Sword Display Will Look Great Year After Year

Posted by Devin on 1/17/2014 to Military Displays
Display swords can make a great addition to any home. Military themed swords show pride in one's country, as well as serving to honor those members of a family who dutifully served. By displaying such swords in your home, you can pay respect to those who bravely risk their lives to defend freedom all over the world.

How to Preserve and Store Your Military Uniforms

Posted by Dupree on 1/4/2014 to Military Displays
Preserving your uniform is essential for enjoying it for your entire life. With proper care, you can enjoy your uniform for years, sharing it with future generations and treating it with respect. By following a few tips, you can ensure that your uniform will last as long as possible.

Commemorating Military Service With Customized Displays

Posted by Devin on 1/2/2014 to Military Displays
The service men and women who volunteer in the armed forces are often humble and do not like sharing their accomplishments readily. This can be frustrating for loved ones who are proud of their son, daughter, wife, husband, or friend that serve the country with honor. One way that you can showcase someone’s service with respect and honor is with a customized display.

Honoring Your Fallen Soldier With Military Metal Display Cases

Posted by Devin on 12/26/2013 to Military Displays
When members of the armed services make the ultimate sacrifice, medals are often the most obvious reminder of the legacy of their service. If you count a fallen soldier among your friends or family, consider a military medal display case to honor the soldier's accomplishments and the visible evidence of the country's gratitude.

How Properly Displaying a Military Flag Shows Respect

Posted by Devin on 12/21/2013 to Military Displays
America has a proud history of military flags, beginning with over a dozen different designs that were carried into battle during the Revolutionary War. Each branch of the military has its own flag, and many collectors enjoy tracing the history of the American military through the many incarnations of these flags, from the old maritime Union Jack to the modern designs for the Air Force. When displaying your military flags indoors, remember to care for them just like Old Glory.

Military Plaques Can Provide a Great Gift for Your Veteran

Posted by Devin on 12/19/2013 to Military Displays
Honoring your veteran by supporting their cause is only one of many ways you can show your appreciation for this person's dedication to his or her country. While a heart-felt "welcome home" party can bring tears to the eyes of someone who has been away for extended periods of time, a plaque signifying his or her service to the armed forces can instill a sense of pride and accomplishment for your veteran.

Taking Proper Care of Military Swords

Posted by Devin on 12/16/2013 to Military Displays
Military swords look beautiful while they're on display, but it’s vital that you take good care of them in order to preserve their beauty as well as their value if you ever plan on selling them later. Always use caution when cleaning and caring for swords, and make sure that you don't use them in ways for which they aren’t designed. While ceremonial blades are intended to be flexible and durable, they won't be able to stand up to blade-to-blade use.

Popular Military Collectors Items

Posted by Devin on 11/25/2013 to Military Displays
There are many genres of products that people enjoy collecting. Military items are found all over the world, and have significant history, so it comes as no surprise that these items are amongst the most collected in the world.

Military Insignia, Part Two: Colors

Posted by Devin on 11/22/2013 to Military Displays
The use of colors in military insignia, unit crests and uniforms has a long and storied history, dating back to the earliest incarnations of military units. The ancient horse soldiers in Europe and Asia wore brightly colored scarves, hats and other articles of clothing as ways to distinguish one unit from another, as they were often moving much too quickly for smaller details to be recognized, but colors could be seen at virtually any speed.

Gift Ideas for Military Veterans

Posted by Devin on 9/27/2013 to Military Displays
Military veterans deserve massive amounts of appreciation for all they have done in the past, are doing today, and for all the sacrifice they will make in the future. Many people are searching for ways to show how thankful they are for what they have done for the country. With Father's Day approaching, people are searching for the perfect gifts to give their fathers and grandfathers who have fought for their country. Considering most of the military love collection guns, knives, and other military collectibles, displays are excellent gift ideas.

5 Reasons to Buy a Sword Plaque for a Marine Graduate

Posted by Devin on 8/30/2013 to Military Displays
According to The US Marine Corps, three commitments are made: They make Marines. They win the Nation's battles. They develop quality citizens.

With these standards of quality in mind, Marine graduates often receive a sword as a gift. Traditional swords and proud graduates need a plaque on which to display the gift.