Welcome to our new feature that will be under continuous development during 2022-2023.  In this section, articles will be posted to help you manage your collection. Articles will be arranged under the following subheadings:



Why it is important to have an inventory of your collection.  Tips on how you can can do this.

Managing Your Collection


Sample Collection Inventory, February 2023     This excel spreadsheet file illustrates how a medal collection may be inventoried with comments to explain some of the key features of the spreadsheet.


Collection Inventory Template, February 2023

This excel workbook is a blank template that can assist the collector to inventory a militaria collection.  Included in this template are five worksheets Titled Summary, Medals, Metal Badges, Cloth Insignia, Helmet, Kit, etc.  The workbook can be customized to suit each collector's needs.  A key benefit of using a spreadsheet is the ability to tabulate values.


How to safeguard your collectibles.  Topics to include storage and insurance.

Some aspects of caring for cloth


How you can display your collectibles.



Tips on trading, selling and donating your collectibles.

How to Dispose of a Hobby Related Collection-part 1

How to Dispose of a Hobby Collection -Part 2