About RLS


I have been a collector just about all my life. I started with coins and stamps as a kid. Now my interests include vintage cars, muscle cars, vintage motorcycles, automobilia, firearms and artwork. I have specialized in collecting Militaria for the last 30 years. Japanese swords and fittings have been a major interest of mine for 20 years now.

After working in the automotive technical field, teaching and owning my own auto repair business for 17 years, I started this business buying and selling antiques and collectibles. I travel to several major shows throught the year and attend many local shows also. I have been a buyer and seller on e-Bay for many years.

I am a member in good standing of the following organizations:
  • Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA)
  • Ohio Valley Military Society (OVMS)
  • American Society of Military Insignia Collectors (ASMIC)
  • Southern California Orders and Medals Society (SOCALOMS)
  • Orders and Medals Research Society of Great Britain (ORMS)
  • Japanese Sword Society of the United States (JSS/US)
  • American Society of Military Insignia Collectors (ASMIC)
  • Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (NBTHK, japan)

Best regards, Richard Strotjost.