Military antiques to be on display


Greene County News

WILMINGTON — The Ohio Valley Military Society, the nation’s oldest military collectors’ organization, returns to Wilmington, inviting the public to their biannual military relic collectors’ show and sale.

This 400-table event will host hundreds of collectors from around the United States and many foreign countries. Military antiques from all periods of American history, with the primary focus on relics from World War I and World War II, will be available for sale or trade, including medals, insignia, uniforms, swords, daggers and bayonets, pre-1945 firearms, helmets, equipment and more.

The public is invited to attend this family-friendly event and bring any war relics they may wish to sell or have identified. The collectors at this show are always interested in adding new items to their collections.

The show is open to the public 1-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Roberts Centre, off I-71 at Route 68, exit 50. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 18 are free when accompanied by a parent or adult. A special two-day pass is available for $8. Ohio Valley Military Society memberships can be purchased at the show.

For more information and directions, visit the Ohio Valley Military Society’s website at or call 513-245-9540.

Story courtesy of the Ohio Valley Military Society.

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