Welcome! Johnson Reference Books & Militaria boasts the largest online catalogue of German dress daggers, German swords, German bayonets, and other German militaria offered world-wide. We have over 2,100 items of original German Imperial and Third Reich edged weapons, parts and accouterments, as well as out-of-print and current militaria reference books.
Our 46+ years of service has given us an unprecedented advantage in the German militaria market.
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We are excited to announce our newest venture: eBay! Each week we will feature new auction items, to include non-German edged weaponry, Imperial items, parts, and accouterments. And best of all, Johnson Reference Books is now accepting PayPal!
Please scroll all the way down! Also, be sure to check both the JRB&M website and the Weinand Militaria website weekly for items from this very large and very fine collection from the Mid-West.
Latest “Tom & Ron” buy is this wonderful selection of original and original material/post-war assembled dagger, sword, and bayonet portepees and knots. Tom sold these portepees/knots to a collector in England during the 1970’s who is presently disposing of his militaria collection. There are over fifty items in the collection and nearly all are MINT!
The following photograph was provided to us by fellow collector Jerry Shores and visibly illustrates the value of JRB&M original Solingen parts for a dagger repair. Please note the near MINT condition of Jerry’s 1st Model Luftwaffe after ordering and replacing one of our original 1st Model Luftwaffe leather covered scabbard shells. The switching of scabbard shells was accomplished by collector Shores at home. Consider for a moment the value of this original dagger “before and after” the exchange of the scabbard shells! Please click the photo below to be directed to our parts section.
Notice: We will not have an update this Friday, 5/25/18, due to Mr. Johnson’s out-of-town travel. Our next update will be on Friday, June 1st.
Our Newest : FRIDAY UPDATE
Item of the Week : 05/18/18
Admiral Edward “Sonny” Masso U.S. Navy (Ret) makes a return visit to JRB&M.
Notice to the Many JRB&M Loyal Customers:
Due to her outstanding, exemplary performance since joining the JRB&M firm, Miss Lena BrownEyes has been officially promoted to the position of JRB&M General Manager. Lena is and has been the recipient of innumerable “kudos” from JRB&M customers living both in the U.S. and from around the world. She has handled countless JRB&M orders with accuracy and precision. We all congratulate Lena on her professional and well-deserved advancement. When one of my employees receives more compliments from customers than myself, it is definitely time for both a pay raise AND a promotion. LTC (Ret) Thomas M. Johnson, President, JRB&M.
New reference book available! Click the photo below to be directed to the listing. Click on the link below for more information:
Everything You Need to Know: Interview with Jan-Peter Brüning, author of the book Luftwaffe Gravity Knife: Weapon, Tool, Tradition – WW2Wrecks.com