Wartime Tales

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Flog It: Trade Secrets, Series 2 Episode 10 of 15

Duration: 1 hour

Delving into Britain's wartime history, the Flog It! team offer tips and advice on buying, selling and collecting militaria.

Expert Philip Serrell describes discovering a letter written to his POW grandfather; David Fletcher explains why he would never part with a plaque commemorating his great uncle's death in the Great War; and presenter Paul Martin looks into the history of that most fearsome fighting force, the Ghurkhas.

  • Trade secrets tip of the day

    Flog It Trade Secrets

    2014 marks a century since the outbreak of World War I.  It’s certain that there will be renewed interest in the conflict and we’ll see a spike in prices for related objects.  If you can wait to sell, you’re likely to see a greater return.


    Militaria includes everything from guns, to medals, helmets to flags – and all points beyond.  Given the sheer scale of this collecting area, you might want to focus on one thing in particular: medals from a single conflict, for example, or insignia from a specific battalion. 

Credits

Presenter
Paul Martin
Director
Emma Fitzmaurice
Producer
Clare Brook
Series Producer
Chloe Rawlings
Expert
Will Axon
Expert
James Lewis
Expert
Anita Manning
Expert
Claire Rawle
Expert
Charles Ross
Expert
Philip Serrell
Expert
Mark Stacey
Expert
Christina Trevanion

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