Chorley’s was one of the earliest UK users of online bidding platforms. This technology combined with an increasing interest in 20th Century history has led to huge growth in the medals department. With detailed, well researched descriptions and good online images buyers can bid with confidence.

The demand for early European and Eastern weapons is strong with Ottoman and French bladed weapons being in most demand. Body armour is as popular as ever, a German breast plate and helmet being more popular than a rather rusty 19th Century suit of armour! The Country House sale offers intending purchasers the opportunity to buy items not seen for years and buyers of Militaria are no exception. Boxed uniforms, both dress and field are unearthed from attics where they have been languishing for years and these together with the original regimental dress swords appear regularly in our auctions.

Step 1: Your Item

Please include as much detail as possible, such as, make (does the item have a maker’s name?), size (height, width, etc), model number, approximate age and any history you know about the item
If yes, please provide details of the value including the date, purpose (insurance or sale value), valuation price and name of the firm who provided past valuation (if known)
Try to take a variety of good quality photos that may include labellings and damage/marks
    Choose from the list below

    Step 2: Your Details

    Fields marked with * are required

    Department Highlights

    Auction Alerts

    Please select from the list below and we'll send you alerts when catalogues become available. You can update you alerts of unsubscribe at any time.