Wartime Collectables
Military Antiques

Andrew H. & Gale V. Lipps
P.O. Box 165
Camden, SC 29021   USA

ph. 803-463-6935 (text o.k.)
Email wartime@wartimecollectables.com
(Email is far better than phone!)

Militaria updated 4/3/20 

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A bit about us!
Often when buying over the internet you are dealing with an anonymous individual that you have never met.  I understand this with Ebay but it makes no sense to me on a website.  I recently visited a site that offered great material but no where did I learn who I was dealing with.  When I emailed about an item I received the answer that buying was done through 'the cart'.  Just "add to cart" and send $?  No thank you!
 So here is a bit about the blessed fella with the great family that you're dealing with!

Scripture teaches us in Joel 1:2-3
"Hear this, you elders; listen, all who live in the land. Has anything like this ever happened in your days or in the days of your ancestors?
Tell it to your children, and let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation."

Military Trader: The Militaria Mindset
Meet Andrew H. Lipps of Wartime Collectables

Military Trader; Ten Questions about Collecting Military Toys
with Andrew H. Lipps from Military Trader

I am originally from Mt. Vernon, Illinois and Gale is from the Adirondacks of New York.  We made Camden our home in 1992.  She is an accomplished Piano & Voice teacher and I attended Southern Illinois University and the University of South Carolina with a degree in history and my Masters+30 is from Francis Marion University in Learning Disabilities & Mental Disabilities. Militaria has been a career since 1983 and I have taught Special Needs with an emphasis on Autism. I retired from teaching in 2019 and am now a part time militaria dealer.

It is my goal to offer only authentic material that that is unique to the collector and fairly priced. I stand behind what I sell and wish the buyer to be pleased to add the item to their collection.  My business is governed by the scripture 1st Thessalonians 4:6
"That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such... "



We are always looking to purchase quality militaria and vintage toys!  Whether you have a single medal found or inherited, an interesting box of patches from an estate sale, or a large collection you have built with care for the past years; we are here, no pressure.
A few of the things we have offered ...

























 








We buy collections!



   

We buy toys!



Co-owner, Lilly, deadly Huntress of popcorn and peanuts!