Milestone to offer historically important archives at May 11 Firearms & Militaria Auction

Time marches on, but as any collector of militaria will attest, history marches to a drum that will resonate forever. The uniforms, weapons and paraphernalia of centuries of war serve as tangible reminders that freedom comes at a great price, and it’s all the more reason why such items never lose their appeal at auction, says Miles King, co-owner of Milestone Auctions. The suburban Cleveland company will conduct a robust pre-Memorial Day auction on May 11 featuring firearms and militaria from long-held collections, including a very special archive of D-Day items that will be offered in 11 consecutive lots. The 898-lot auction covers seven main categories, each with its own enthusiastic following: Antique & Collector Firearms, Civil War, Indian Wars/Spanish American War, WWI U.S.