Interesting Information About the Most Popular Steel Alloys Used in Collectable Millitary Swords

Posted by Devin on 1/31/2014 to Military Swords
Most military sword manufacturers that manufactured collectable military swords used several steel alloys to produce swords for combat and ceremonial purposes. These steel alloys offered different benefits to users that can be inferred by examining military swords made out of these alloys. As a result, it's a good idea to have a basic understanding of how these alloys are manufactured.

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.

Tracking Down Authentic Sword Accessories for the U.S. Armed Forces

Posted by Devin on 1/22/2014
Whether you are trying to find a personalized gift for a current or former member of the U.S. Armed Forces, looking to complete your dress uniform, or adding the finishing touches to a display piece, there are a variety of online retailers who specialize in providing authentic military sword accessories.

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 Determine the Condition of Collectible Military Swords

Posted by Dupree on 1/5/2014 to Military Swords
Many people who are interested in collecting military swords wonder how they can determine the condition of a sword accurately. This is not surprising because most collectors use the condition of a sword to determine its value and visual appeal.

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.

How to make money with investments in military swords

Posted by Dupree on 1/3/2014 to Military Swords
When looking to collect items and make money at the same time, most people are at a loss. Usually, a person who likes something such as traveling or sports will not make money off his or her hobby or collectibles. On the other hand, when collecting new or old military swords, one can make money and have a great time. With this in mind, here are four ways one can maximize their return on investment when buying military swords.

Properly Displaying a Military Flag

Posted by Devin on 1/2/2014 to Military Swords
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.

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.
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