About Alexander Historical Auctions


Alexander Historical Auctions LLC is a leading auctioneer of fine historic autographs, documents, and photographs, militaria from all conflicts, and important historical relics. Based in Chesapeake City, Maryland, we have been in continuous operation since 1991 providing superior service to consignors and bidders alike.

Our much-anticipated live auctions are held up to eight times a year, with each sale averaging over 1,000+ lots. We are a “brick and mortar” auction house and are able to offer our clients the opportunity to participate live at our sales, via live telephone bidding, or electronically in real-time via multiple bidding platforms including invaluable.com and liveauctioneers.com.

Historic Items


Although we accept a wide breath of historic items for our auctions, the majority tend to fall in the following categories: Military autographs, hardware, headgear, arms, armor, uniforms, insignia, medals, awards, etc., from all conflicts and including Third Reich, as well as autographs and other significant memorabilia from the Colonial Era and Revolutionary War, the War Between the States, Americana, Presidents and Vice Presidents, Supreme Court, Cabinet Members & Politicians, Royalty and Heads of State, Military Leaders, Scientists and Inventors, Aviators, Explorers, Astronauts, Business Leaders, Authors and Writers, Artists, Illustrators and Animation Art, Composers and Musicians, Entertainers, Rock and Roll, Notables and the Notorious, and Sports.

Premier auctioneers of militaria and historic autographs and collectibles


Having thirty years’ experience selling 60,000 lots to customers around the world, Alexander Historical Auctions is today one of the premier auctioneers of militaria and historic autographs and collectibles in the country. Our customer base extends across the country and around the world, and includes the most prominent collectors, collections, and institutions.

Our goal is to deliver important, meaningful history directly into the hands of collectors and institutions – it’s how we’ve built our reputation. And thorough research and careful cataloging of items by a professional staff, the utilization of the latest technologies and a priority on customer service, Alexander Historical Auctions stands proudly behind every piece it sells.

In the Press

Our success has not gone unnoticed by the press either – we are often cited in the New York Times, the Times of London, the Washington Post, the Washington Enquirer, CNN, Der Spiegel, Agence France Presse, and a host of other media outlets.

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