Torch of Freedom
Midwest Military Museum
Torch of Freedom
James F. Dryden - Historian
Member: Nippon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai-Tokyo, Japan ~ Japanese Sword Society-US ~ Chicago Art Institute
Midwest Military Museum, Chicago, IL Contact Us Midwest Military Museum Wish List About Midwest Military Museum Mission Statement
We collect almost all items involved in conflicts from the Civil War period through World War 2,
especially looking for German headgear, and Japanese Samuraie Swords
Appraisal Service

Torch of Freedom

Possibly the leading purchaser
of all types of militaria in the U.S.

Civil War thru WWII


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Swords: Want to Buy




War Pistols and Rifles: Want to Buy




Torch of Freedom

The Midwest Military Museum is continually looking for authentic war relics, including:
Helmets, Swords, Daggers and Knives, Medals and Ribbons, Uniforms, Headgear, Flags, Electronics, Authentic Samurai Swords, even Toy Soldiers, and almost all things war related memorabilia.
We buy and sell ALL kinds of World Wide Militaria from German WW1, WW2 artifacts to Russian, Polish, Spanish War swords, helmets, uniforms, packs, electronics, official orders, ...everything that has historic military value. Contact us for further information on Nazi, SS, Japanese, Russian, KKK (American South), Confederate War, Spanish War, and our own War of Independence.

We are currently looking to buy authentic war items from the American Civil War period through World War II. We are interested in headgear. swords, samurai swords, helmets, uniforms, medals, almost anything genuine and collectible.
German Helmets
War Medals
War Uniforms
German Headgear
War Medals
War Uniforms
Swords Around the World
Samurai / Tanto Swords and Knives
War Helmets
Samurai Swords

 We pride ourselves on our continuous, honest approach to purchasing original period military  items for our collection and proposed Midwest Military Museum. 

 Your transaction, from a single item to an entire collection, will be handled with extreme confidentiality, and you will be paid an honest price based on the rarity and condition of your items.

 We have hundreds of satisfied customers over the last 30 years.

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