The Collection of Edward J. Frey

Fine Arms and Armor Auction Featuring the Collection of Edward J. Frey
HELIOS Auctions is honored to have been chosen to present you a lifetime collection of Edward J. Frey. Mr. Frey was an avid collector and researcher of oriental arms and author of the book “The Kris Mystic Weapon of the Malay World” Oxford University Press. The Frey Collection is comprised of exquisite selection of oriental weapons, armor, and rare books on the subject. The prominent portion of the Frey Collection are Indonesian and Malayan krises, many of which are featured in Mr. Frey’s book. The Collection also includes Indian, Ottoman, Japanese, Persian, Burmese and other arms and armor.

The exclusive Fine Arms and Armor auction featuring the Frey Collection will take place in New York on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 10:00 AM. The auction will start with Session I, presenting oriental arms, weapons, and armor. The second Session will present rare books on arms and armor from the Frey Collection.

The online catalog will be posted on our website shortly.
Printed catalog is available for $25 (US) and $35 (International). Please contact us at [email protected] to place your catalog order.

Lots will be available for preview in our New York office by appointment only:
Friday, March 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Also, selected items will be available for preview at:
The Baltimore Antique Arms Show
Maryland State Fairgrounds 2200 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

HELIOS Auctions Table No. L-23
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 19, 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM