Military Paperwork & Ephemera is covered through our specialist auctions of the subject which takes place two times a year. This section covers all historical documents, archives, personal hand written diaries and letters.

Items from historical events are very popular with both private collectors and institutions. During the Great War one of the most famous events was the Christmas Truce of 1914, on 30th March 2016 we sold an archive of documents which included a hand written account of the Christmas truce, this grouping sold to a private collector for £5,000.

Historical documents are often a one off item and they can shed light on personal feelings about a particular time or event.  

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Matthew Tredwen

Sale Date: Specialist in Arms, Armour , Militaria and Auctioneer

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Tim Harper

Sale Date: Printed Paper, Photograph Albums & Ephemera

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Sold for Hammer £2,500

Sold for Hammer £2,500

Document of Boy Cornwall VC Interest

Sold for Hammer £5,000

Sold for Hammer £5,000

Historically Interesting 1914 X-Mas Truce Account

Sold for Hammer £8,000

Sold for Hammer £8,000

Archive for Island Farm Prisoner of War Camp

Sold for Hammer £3,000

Sold for Hammer £3,000

Great War and Irish Troubles Handwritten Diary

Sold for Hammer £2,400

Sold for Hammer £2,400

WW1 First Day Battle of the Somme Diary

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