SUMMER AUCTION: Online beginning July 11 on

Fellow Collectors, we are pleased to announce our 5th exclusively online auction commencing 11 July through 31 July 2016. We will be offering a wide variety of amazing militaria including many Third Reich awards, badges, and decorations along with an attractive offering of daggers and  swords, an Infantry Regimental Standard, personality items, and much more. Also included will be a variety of Imperial German decorations and awards as well as Foreign Orders and Medals.

We will be using the Invaluable auction platform for our automated bidders and will also be accepting email bids, written postal bids, and calls directly to our office for the duration of the auction. This will not be a "live” auction, and active phone and in-person bidding will not occur. Our online catalog and online bidding will be available on

As an additional comfort for our customers the upcoming auction 5 catalog is also available on our own website.Registered customers will be able to view it after loggin in by clicking on the blue button "A 5 Catalog" on the top of this site.


Bids can be send directly to us through this additional feature and we will be happy to register them for you with Invaluable. Thies & Johnson's is using the Invaluable Auction platform for all bids placed through our website. All successful bidders will be charged the same  buyer's premium (20 % ) plus Invaluable's fee (5%) in addition to the hammer price.

All lots will be listed for a period of three weeks and bids will be accepted during this period. Please be advised that all absentee bids (email, postal, phone and bids placed directly through our website "A 5 Catalog") must be received by July 29.

We regret that any absentee bids received after this date cannot be honored.

We are excited once again to offer our customers a great variety of militaria spanning over 200 years of history! Should you have any questions, please email us at or call 540-424-1338.


Our important Thies & Johnson "High End" 2016 sale with a printed catalog is scheduled for autumn 2016. It will include an important collection of Allach Porcelain, a selection of truely magnificent Imperial Russian Orders such as an early Collar Chain of the Order of Saint Andrew and a selection of spectacular European Edged Weapons. An important selection of German 3rd Reich and WW II medals and collectibles will be another highlight of this sale.

Auction License 

Although Thies & Johnson Military Auctions LLC is completely independent from Auktionshaus Andreas Thies Germany (which will continue its widely recognized prestigious High End Sales of Orders, Medals and Militaria in Germany), this US-based auction house will cooperate closely with both Auktionshaus Andreas Thies and Johnson Reference Books & Militaria.

This transatlantic alliance will provide a whole new range of services and possibilities to both buyers and consignors.

The combined expertise and integrity of Andreas Thies, with his 30 years of experience in the auction business and his unprecedented knowledge of Orders and Medals; LTC (ret.)Tom Johnson, who has been one of the world’s leading authorities on WWII German daggers for the past 50 years and the author of some of the definitive reference books on the subject; and COL (ret.) Michael Everett, as a renowned expert in WWII German Medals and Militaria, will guarantee to collectors what we have chosen to be the motto of our business:


We will be happy to accept consignments at any time should you wish to have some quality single items or collections included in one of our sales.  Our experts will be happy to meet you at the following shows: OMSA Convention Pittsburg August 11 - 14, Reichertshofen (Germany) September 22 - 24, Max Show Pittsburg October 6 - 9, Gunzenhausen (Germany) October 27 - 29, Kassel (Germany) November 24 - 27.

Or any time by appointment.


Chatham Square Office Park # 403
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405
Tel. (+1) 540 - 424 - 1338


Auktionshaus Andreas Thies
Tel. (+49) - 171 - 266 27 81

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