Arms, Armour and Militaria

Arms, Armour and Militaria


Sworders’ Arms and Armour and Militaria department offers fine guns and pistols including examples by the great makers Colt and Winchester, commemorative medals, swords and blades, World War memorabilia, military uniforms and European and Eastern armour.

Effective marketing ensures the world’s most serious collectors are always aware of forthcoming lots.

Items are consigned for sale in the fortnightly Homes and Interiors auctions, of which there are two specialist Militaria sales each year, with rarer/high value items consigned to our quarterly Fine Interiors auctions.



Department Contacts

John Black

John Black ASFAV
Director 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

John has a degree in Art History augmented by a one year course at Christies, and has 20 years auction room experience. An integral member of our team he has a broad knowledge of the decorative arts, however his principal interest lies in 20th Century Design. John runs our successful Decorative Art and Design sales, held three times a year.

T: 01279 817778



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