Show host Steve Sylvia's North South Trader magazine display at the 2014 debut of the show.

Al Duquette and pal with tons of great guns.

Maine's Bob French with tables of early US military and civilian antiques.

Dave Kleiner, one of the first and staunchest supporters of the show with an array of top grade weapons.

New Hampshire's Dave Prawdzik with a selection of exceptional antique arms. Dave is a real asset to any show.

Florida collector Dick Ferry's inventory was a huge hit. Here are but a few of his great Confederate pieces.

Collector, promoter, and author Doug Eberhardt traveled from the Deep South to join us.

Gun master Doug Heiser was a welcome part of the event.

Veteran's materiel specialist Jack Buchert shows off a couple of great pieces for sale at the show.

Jerry Coates, a pillar of the Maryland Antique Arms Collectors Association, presented a fantastic display.

Jim Mountain always offers an array of exceptional military artifacts from different eras.

John Sexton, special consultant to James D. Julia's Auction House, was on hand promoting business and supporting the show.

Sword collector extraordinaire Kevin Hoffman brought this great cannon model for viewing.

Mickey McIntire, left, with a great piece of Maryland history.

Tennessee's Nick Periut and Arizona Sword's Dave Laslavic share a happy moment.

The legendary Peter Tillou talks swords with Kevin Hoffman.

Redding Auction was on hand promoting an upcoming auction of Dean Thomas' outstanding Civil War cartridge collection.

Author, collector, and noted Southern entrepreneur, Shannon Pritchard brought his family to the show.

I can almost hear Steve Griffith saying, "Now, that's a knife!"

George Juno

Gun specialists Ralph Petrilli and Vin Caponi surrounded by 19th century firearms.

Gary Triggs

Ed Birnbaum