Four ways to protect to military swords

Posted by Devin on 12/27/2013 to Military Swords
With military swords, one will have a cool long-term investment that they can enjoy. Sadly, a lot of people see their investment value decline when it deteriorates due to the elements. With this in mind, here are four ways to protect military swords and see them last a long time.

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.

Keeping Antique Guns in Shooting Shape

Posted by Devin on 12/23/2013 to Military Swords
If you've recently bought or inherited an antique gun, it’s important that you take good care of it and buy a proper gun display in order to make sure that it will remain in good condition for as long as possible. Individuals who have never owned guns or antiques before will want to be especially diligent about taking care of old firearms correctly.

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.

Using Military Swords at Weddings

Posted by Devin on 12/20/2013 to Military Swords
While swords are often used at military weddings, they should always be done so with proper respect and education. You'll always want to check with the clergy beforehand to make sure that the event goes smoothly and follows venue protocol. For instance, you may or may not be allowed to wear sabers and scabbards inside the church. There are also religious leaders who prohibit bringing weapons on synagogue or church grounds.

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.
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