World War I Collectibles

World War I or the First World War, often abbreviated as WWI or WW1, was a global war started in Europe in 1914 and lasted to 11 November 1918. Also known as the Great War, the World War, and "the war to end all wars. It involved over 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history and one of the deadliest conflicts.

WWI Militaria collecting offers a wide variety of object to collect, from Spiked German Helmets (Pickelhaube), painted American Doughboy helmets, uniforms, patches, and trench art.

It is important to well educated on the authenticity of these items, as many of them are reproduced. It is helpful to talk with other knowledgeable collectors in the fields, join clubs and online forums. You can also attend in person military collector shows that are held around the world.

What types of collectible WWI items are there?

Common categories of military collectibles include Headgear (helmets, caps, hats), Edge weapons (daggers, swords, knives), Awards (medals and badges) wings, patches, flags, banners, photographs, pins, uniforms, field gear, vehicles, and postcards.

How do you care for WWI military collectibles?

As with all collectibles, it is best to store or display them in climate-controlled areas and keep them out of direct sunlight. Sunlight can fade colors and dry out old leather. Whenever possible it is best to leave items in the same condition as found. Avoid polishing or cleaning medal, as the patina that has developed over the years adds to the value of the items.

It is also important to protect wool items from moths and other insects.

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Original WW1 Postcard of German Shell stuck in tree in the Argonne 1918.

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Original WW1 French Postcard Of General Maunoury Commanded French 6th Army

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Original WW1 French Color Postcard French Army On Parade 1918 Pantheon Series

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Original WW1 French Postcard Allied Troops Standing over German Regimental Flag

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Original Circa WW1 Ottoman Turkish Cavalry At Constantinople Good Condition

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Original WW1 Colorized Postcard Of Mounting Guard At Whitehall Tuck's Series

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WWI Assistant Band Leader Chevron

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WWI Twill Bugler Chevron

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WWI Twill Signal Corps Corporal Chevron

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1902-1903 Hospital Corps Private Rank Chevron

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WWI Medical / Hospital Corps First Class PFC Rank Chevron

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1902-1903 Signal Corps Private Rank Chevron

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WWI 2nd Class Gunner Mine Company First Class PFC Rank Chevron

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WWI Coxswain Private Chevron

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WWI Coast Artillery Corps Engineer Chevron

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Pre-WWI Signal Corps Private Chevron

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WWI 81st Infantry Overseas Cap Patch

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Pre-WWI Engineer Private Chevron

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WWI Coxswain Private Chevron Patch

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WWI Coxswain Private Rank Chevron

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WWI Band School Private Chevron

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WWI Coxswain Multi-Piece Private Rate / Rank Patch

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WWI Signal Twill Private Rate / Rank Patch

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French Foreign Legion Camerone 1853 Commerative Medal

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WWI Aviators' Equipment Catalog From Aviation Equipment NY Reference Booklet

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