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Australians At War - ANZACs

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Gallipoli - The Dardanelles

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RAN - Royal Australian Navy

Australian POWs - ANZAC Prisoners of War at Buchewald and Colditz

Battle of Britain - The RAF and the Luftwaffe fought for Air Power

The Vietnam War

The TET Offensive of 1968 was supposed to mark a turning point in the war in Vietnam.

Kiwis - New Zealanders in Vietnam - ANZACs

The Story of the SAS

Hand to hand combat

Propaganda Postcards

Propaganda Postcards and Cartoons WWII

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Japanese Samurai Swords

Japanese Sword Master - Zen & The Way of the Sword / The Unfettered Mind: Writings of the Zen Master to the Sword Master

The Submarine Store - Run by submariners for submariners to bring you the finest selection of submarine merchandise, submarine collectables, submarine insignia, jewelry, art, and other submarine products available anywhere! 

USA Medals and gear

The United States in Central America - military intervention in el salvador and nicaragua

Armory - Armoury - Weapons through the Ages

ANZACs ~ Australians & New Zealanders at War

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WWI Pottery

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Victorian politicians were lampooned on chamber pots and, in the 1940s, Adolf Hitler was pictured inside and users were exhorted to "Have this one on old nasty

Missile Crisis in Cuba - President John F. Kennedy - Bay of Pigs

Police Memorabilia and Collectibles

Police Ephemera
Collecting Wanted Posters and Law Enforcement memorabilia

Samuel Colt Revolvers and Rifles

The history of collecting guns: Revolvers and Rifles

Cleaning Metal

Collecting Military History Books

Collecting Maps and Charts

Fox Hunting Collectibles

Collecting Decoy Ducks

Collecting Swords & Daggers

eBay Restricted Items

Australian Customs warning about weapons smuggling

Importing Online Purchases into the USA

Glossary of terms: Collecting arms and militaria

American Political Items Collectors

WWI Militaria Collectibles

WWII Collectibles - Collecting World War Two Memorabilia

Appraisal of your military collection

 
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Australian Order of Precedence

The various Kings crowns and other regalia on medals and coins gives you a clue to date the medal in your collection, so look at these pictures to guide you.
  Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles II, the Edwardian period, Queen Victoria, The Style of the Victorian Period, The Crown Jewels.

We supply genuine and reproduction Australian issue military medals, and ribbons, bars and miniatures.
Price list of Australian medals available - Australian Medals - insignia/badges catalogue here

Australian Order of Precedence:
Honours and Awards - Effective August 1999

Victoria Cross
George Cross
Cross of Valour
Knight or Lady of the Garter
Knight or Lady of the Thistle
Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
Order of Merit
Knight or Dame of the Order of Australia
Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael & St George
Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Order of Australia
Companion of Honour
Knight or Dame Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight or Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael & St George
Knight or Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Knight or Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Knight Bachelor
Officer of the Order of Australia
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Officer of the order of St Michael & St George
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Star of Gallantry
Star of Courage
Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Service Cross
Member of the Order of Australia
Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Imperial Service Order
Member of the Royal Victorian Order
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Conspicuous Service Cross
Nursing Service Cross
Royal Red Cross
Distinguished Service Cross
Military Cross
Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Force Cross
Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Medal for Gallantry
Bravery Medal
Distinguished Service Medal
Public Service Medal
Australian Police Medal
Australian Fire Service Medal
Medal of the Order of Australia
Order of St John
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (Naval)
Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (Flying)
George Medal
Conspicuous Service Medal
Antarctic Medal
Queen's or King's Police Medal for Gallantry
Queen's or King's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry
Distinguished Service Medal
Military Medal
Distinguished Flying Medal
Air Force Medal
Queen's Gallantry Medal
Royal Victorian Medal
British Empire Medal
Queen's or King's Police Medal for Distinguished Service
Queen's or King's Fire Service medal for Distinguished Service
Commendation for Gallantry
Commendation for Brave Conduct
Queen's or King's Commendation for Brave Conduct
King's Commendation for Valuable Services in the Air
Commendation for Distinguished Service 
Mentioned in Despatches.


War Medals:
Queen's South Africa Medal
King's South Africa Medal
1914 Star
1914-15 Star
British War Medal 1914-20
Mercantile Marine Medal 1914-18
Victory Medal 1914-19
80th Anniversary Armistice Medal 1999 (Correct if no WWII medals)
1939-45 Star
Atlantic Star
Air Crew Europe Star
Africa Star
Pacific Star
Burma Star
Italy Star
France & Germany Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45 (80th Anniversary Armistice Medal follows ASM if WWII medals involved)
Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75 (In order of date of qualifying service, the AASM 45-75 will always precede it's Imperial Campaign equivalent, if a member has Korea Medal the AASM 45-75 will precede it).
Korea Medal 
UN Korea Medal
Naval General Service Medal 1915-62
General Service Medal 1918-62
Campaign Service Medal 1962 (Also called General Service Medal type 2).
Vietnam Medal*
Vietnam Logistic & Support Medal*
Australian Active Service Medal 1975
Australian Service Medal 1945-75
Rhodesia Medal (Under Australian System)
Australian Service Medal 1975- (Note: Order of wearing of Rhodesia Medal and ASM 75- may vary according to qualifying date: e.g. clasps Kashmir, Korea & Middle East date from 1975, while Rhodesia dates from Dec 1979).
Police Overseas Service Medal
Civilian Service Medal 1939-45
Polar Medal
Imperial Service Medal


Coronation & Jubilee Medals (In order of date of receipt):
King George V Coronation Medal 1911
King George V & Queen Mary Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
King George VI Coronation Medal 1937
Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953
Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal 1977


Defence & Long Service Medals:
Defence Force Service Medal
Reserve Force Decoration
Reserve Force Medal
Defence Long Service Medal (Replaces the above three)
National Medal
Champion Shots Medal
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (Army)
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (Navy)
Meritorious Service Medal (Army)
Meritorious Service Medal (Navy)
Meritorious Service Medal (RAAF)
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (RAAF)
Volunteer Decoration
Volunteer Long Service Medal
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers Decoration
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal
Efficiency Decoration
Efficiency Medal
Royal Navy Reserve Officers Decoration
Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve Officers Decoration
Royal Navy Reserve Long Service & Good Conduct Medal
Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve Long Service & Good Conduct Medal
Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service & Good Conduct Medal
Air Efficiency Award
King's & Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Royal Navy
King's & Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Force
Cadet Forces Medal
Australian Cadet Force Service Medal


Independence & Anniversary Medals (In order of receipt):
Papua New Guinea Independence Medal 1976-7
Vanuatu Independence Medal 1980


Foreign Awards (In order of date of authorisation to wear):
Vietnam Campaign Star
United Nations Medals (Except Korea)


Australian Unit Citations:
Unit Citation for Gallantry
Meritorious Unit Citation


Foreign Unit Citations & Commendations:
United States Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation 
Unit Citation of the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm
United States Army Meritorious Unit Commendation
United States Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Unites States Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

* Either the Vietnam Medal OR Vietnam Logistic & Support Medal can be worn, both medals were not issued to a single recipient.

 



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These are the regulation dress swords issued to officers of the U.S. and British Armed Forces, each built to the most exacting military specifications by the official U.S. and British Government contractor.

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The Congressional Medal of Honor

American Military Patch Guide
by Pete Morgan

Decorations, Medals, Ribbons, Badges and Insignia of the United States Marine Corps: World War II to Present by James Thompson

U.S. Military Medals 1939 to Present by Frank Foster

Decorations, Medals, Ribbons, Badges and Insignia of the United States Navy:
World War II to Present
by James Thompson

Illustrated Catalog of Civil War Military Goods: Union Weapons, Insignia, Uniform Accessories and Other Equipment
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The Craft of the Japanese Sword by Leon Kapp

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