Warwick and Warwick

Militaria auctions are a fitting way to honour the memory, bravery and sacrifice of those who served in conflict with gallantry.

For loved ones, they ensure that cherished memories live on forever. For museums and collectors, militaria auctions provide the chance to preserve a slice of history.

Established in 1958, Warwick & Warwick is proud to be a leading militaria auctioneers – and trusted to deliver an unrivalled service for buyers and sellers.

Whether it’s a humble soldier’s uniform, a bayonet or an entire medal collection, our experts love to discover the intriguing background which often accompany original military antiques.

If you want to sell a treasured item of militaria, we’ll happily value it for FREE with no obligation to sell.

Every item of militaria for sale at Warwick & Warwick has its authenticity vigorously checked. To help achieve the maximum possible realisation – whilst allowing buyers to know the items are 100 per cent genuine.

Discover and enjoy a wide range of original military memorabilia, take a look at our latest auction catalogue or call 01926 499031 for more details.

   

This rare Royal Flying Corps Tunic Jacket with wings and Maternity Pattern Service Dress Jacket were sold in our 18th February 2015 auction for £1,003 and £1,534 respectively.

Types of Militaria for sale at Auction

Warwick & Warwick is delighted to ensure that treasured military memorabilia can be enjoyed for many years to come.

Below is an overview of the collectables that frequently sell in our militaria auctions.

Militaria: Photographs, service records, buttons, compasses, flasks, binoculars, books, badges & other items

Guns and antique firearms: Rifles and pistols covered under the Section 58 regulations, powder and shot flasks, 18th and 19th century firearms

Uniforms: Helmets, shoulder titles, collar badges, lapel badges, formation signs, caps, military cap badges

Medals: Awards, Decorations, Orders of The British Empire, Knighthoods, Gallantry Medals, British Medals, Foreign Medals

Edged weapons: Knives, swords, bayonets, daggers

Click now to learn about specialist medal auctions! 

For more details, email [email protected] or call 01926 499031 now.

When are our militaria auctions?

Warwick & Warwick is a UK militaria auction house which is delighted to hold six dedicated sales throughout the year.

We offer a FREE appraisal and valuation service – and can collect all items consigned for sale.

The dates of our upcoming auctions are:

  • February 19th 2020
  • April 22nd 2020
  • June 17th 2020
  • August 19th 2020
  • October 21st 2020
  • December 9th 2020

Our militaria auctions usually start at 12 noon.

If you want to buy military collectables, our online catalogue is normally available approximately four weeks before the sale.

Click to view our militaria auctions online catalogue and place a bid now!

Where do militaria auctions take place?

All of our militaria auctions take place in the Ballroom of the Court House, Jury Street, Warwick, CV34 4EW.

The Court House is located on the south side of Jury Street, at the intersection of Castle Street. It is also the Tourist Information Centre and is located on most maps with an ‘I’.

The nearest public car parks are:

  • New Street, CV34 4RX
  • Linen Street, CV34 4DT
  • St Nicholas Park, CV34 4QY
  • West Rock, CV34 4XQ

There is also plenty of on-street pay and display parking available. For further car parks and charging details, click here.

When travelling by train, the nearest railway station is Warwick Town.

For overseas visitors, the nearest major international airport is Birmingham.

More detailed directions are available by visiting our ‘How to Find Us’ page.

Viewing times for our militaria auctions

To make a first-hand inspection before buying, all our militaria can be viewed at Chalon House in Warwick.

The usual viewing times for our UK militaria auctions are:

9am – 4.30pm on the Friday, Monday and Tuesday prior to the sale.

8.30am onwards on the day of the auction.

Please note, viewing is not available at the Court House Ballroom and there will be no viewing facility outside of these specified periods.

When buying at one of our auctions, there is no need to actually attend the sale in person as commission bids can be placed in advance.

You can use our online facility to place bids or do so via telephone, post, fax or email. For further details, please visit our Online Catalogue.

Click here to receive a free printed catalogue or apply for a catalogue subscription.

Please remember that the printed catalogue contains far fewer illustrations of lots than the online catalogue. So, unless you are planning to attend the auction, you will be better served viewing the online catalogue.

Requests for further images can be sent to [email protected]

When will I receive my items of militaria?

When buying military collectables or militaria from Warwick & Warwick, you can pay and collect lots as soon as you have enjoyed a successful bid. There is no need to wait until the end of the sale. Account settlement takes place at Chalon House.

Buying and selling military antiques at auction

To discover a diverse range of militaria for sale, get in touch with our expert Paul Murray – one of the most knowledgeable medal and militaria specialists in the UK.

He has a military background and keen interest in military history, having achieved a BA (Hons) History degree in South Africa and the Anglo Zulu War of 1879.

Working together with Richard Beale, our senior valuer, the pair can call upon more than 50 years’ experience – and will be pleased to offer FREE help or advice.

If required, we can also conduct valuations for insurance and probate purposes.

To get in touch, email [email protected] or call 01926 499031 now!

To view auction reports of previous sales please click here.