Terms and Conditions


We guarantee that all items (unless otherwise stated) are 100% pre May, 1945 manufacture. Each item has a lifetime guarantee of originality. It makes no sense to own a piece of history if it’s not original.

We buy German helmets and military items. We are interested in single items, collections, consignments, estates, or trades and will give free honest appraisals. Please contact us if you have anything that you would like to sell, or just have an interest in finding the true value of a particular item.


River Valley Militaria offers these artifacts for historical use only. We are not associated with any political organizations and in no way condone racism, hate, violence or discrimination. This website prohibits the use of any images, artwork, or logos with out prior permission. Please contact us first.


We will hold an item for 30 days with a 25% down payment. The remainder is due at the end of the 30 day period unless other arrangements are made. If you need to have a longer term or other needs in buying an item please contact us.


We are open to trades. Please contact us and let us know what you have in mind. Trades are difficult to make work for both parties, but it never hurts
to talk and see what is possible.


Money orders, certified or bank checks, wire transfers and personal checks (must clear before shipping). We also accept Visa and Master card and Paypal which all have a 4% transaction fee.


There is a 7 day return policy if you are not happy with the item. Customer pays return shipping and insurance unless we messed up (then we will pay.) Returns must be pre approved. The item must be in the same condition as when shipped by us. Any damage, cleaning, repair or alteration will void the return privilege.


Standard shipping is the USA is USPS Priority Mail with signature confirmation. The cost is $20. International shipping is by USPS Express International. Costs vary by country so please contact us. Once an item is shipped, it is the customers responsibility. We strongly recommend insurance to avoid a loss of the item.

River Valley Militaria Links

 The links listed here are provided to assist you in your collecting endeavors.  They are not necessarily endorsed or recommended by River Valley Militaria.  We have no responsibility for the content or products on these sites. RVM however, tries to provide links to websites that meet our requirements for honesty and integrity.