Uniforms, Painted Knapsacks, Canteens, Hat Plates and other related Militia Accoutrements.
Sotheby's auction house was selected to offer the late Bill Guthman's remarkable American militaria collection. Bill was among the foremost collectors and scholars in this field. His scholarly publications and frequent lectures illuminated this evocative and important aspect of American history and culture for more than forty years. He was among the first to recognize the cultural value and artfulness of military artifacts.