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A Special Auction of Antique Arms and Armor Only on iCollector.com

Auctions Imperial and iCollector.com are pleased to offer 695 lots of fine antique arms and armor from around the world. The auction is taking place March 21st, 2015 live from the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Timonium, Maryland. Absentee bidding is available now via iCollector.com. Bidders can register securely from any Mac, PC, smartphone, or tablet using their email address or Facebook and Google Plus accounts.

This is the biggest sale ever conducted by Auction Imperial and all lots are open for online bidding. This auction will please even the most discriminating collector with some of the most interesting lots to be put up for auction this year. Collectors can find such items as suits of armor, swords and daggers, sabers and broadswords, flintlock musket and pistols, as well as many more quality items. This auction should not be missed and there are several standout pieces that will attract a lot of attention.

A very interesting highlight early in the sale is showing at Lot 65 in the online catalog. This is a very rare Zulu helmet from the late 19th to early 20th century. The helmet is made of hide sections with the hair on, laced together in the form of a pith helmet, and the deep brim is turned down at the sides to protect the ears. The overall height of this helmet is 24cm. This is a great value piece for the collection that is expected to sell in the range of $200 to $300. Absentee bidding is available now and this will come up for live bidding shortly after the sale commences.

A beautiful suit of armor from the Victorian Era is up for grabs at Lot 486. This is one of the best pieces in the sale and will attract a lot of attention. This is a full suit of armor that is will made and highly decorated. It is handwrought of steel, and the helmet has a separate visor and bevor, with roped borders. The arm and leg assemblies have spring-closures, the gauntlets have all fingers intact, and the limbs are well proportioned. There is a wooden stand included to display this beautiful piece. A full description and several high quality photographs are available by visiting the online catalog on iCollector.com

This auction presents material for every collector and will attract bidders from a true worldwide audience. Live bidding technology is presented by The Live Auction Group, and will allow bidding from any mobile device as well as Mac OS, and Windows PCs.