2 Day Guns & Military Relics Collections

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Two day auction with over 1000 lots featuring the sword and bayonet collection of former life-long collector and dealer, Joe Florest. Includes hundreds of uniforms, flight jackets, 100's of rifles and pistols, military groupings and more!
FIREARM BUYERS: A signed FFL MUST be provided on ALL firearms regardless of vintage. Please email to DonleyAuctions@outlook.com or fax to 815.923.7080.

SWITCHBLADE BUYERS: Check State Knife Laws for specific details on possession, carry, manufacturer or sale as some restrictions may apply in a specific state.

NAZI MEMORABILIA BUYERS: Due to the high quality of Nazi fakes, Donley Auctions has described this item to the best of their ability and assumes NO liability or responsibility if information provided is incorrect. Authenticity is unknown. Buyer assumes all responsibility to determine whether or not item is authentic. Buyer may request additional photos, ask detailed questions and make inquiries into the specifics of this item. All content and information is provided “AS IS” and without warranty, implied or otherwise. Absolutely NO refunds are given for this item or any military relics, regardless of age or condition.
FIREARM BUYERS: A signed FFL MUST be provided on ALL firearms regardless of vintage. Please email to DonleyAuctions@outlook.com or fax to 815.923.7080.

SWITCHBLADE BUYERS: Check State Knife Laws for specific details on possession, carry, manufacturer or sale as some restrictions may apply in a specific state.

NAZI MEMORABILIA BUYERS: Due to the high quality of Nazi fakes, Donley Auctions has described this item to the best of their ability and assumes NO liability or responsibility ...
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Model 1840 Cavalry Sword328 - Model 1840 Cavalry Sword
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Pitted blade marked Ames 1850. Leather covered grip with fancy wire. Brass guard that has been chrome plated. Steel scabbard has no dents. Good to ver
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Saber for All Officers 1902329 - Saber for All Officers 1902
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Beautiful etched blade. Steel guard. Plastic grips. Steel scabbard with all chrome plating intact.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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French Officer's Sword330 - French Officer's Sword
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Straight blade with deep fuller on each side. Blade engraved in French, and dated 1904. Nickel plated hilt, wood grips all in good condition. Scabbard
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (160.00) x 1 = 160.00
 
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General Officer's Sword 1902331 - General Officer's Sword 1902
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Etched blade with eagle and US. Fair condition. Steel hilt. Horn grip. No scabbard.
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Estimates : 45.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Saber for All Officers 1902 from Black Horse Troop332 - Saber for All Officers 1902 from Black Horse Troop
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Beautiful engraved blade. Marked Lt. Paul Peterson, Black Horse Troop, 1868/69. Plastic grip. Steel guard. All original chrome plating. Excellent cond
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Estimates : 140.00 - 160.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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US M1906 Cavalry Issued Sword333 - US M1906 Cavalry Issued Sword
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US M1906 cavalry issued sword. Stunning blade with un-dented scabbard. Handle needs restoration.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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1860's Basket Guard Sword334 - 1860's Basket Guard Sword
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1860's era basket guard sword with etched blade and no scabbard. Nice curve.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Misc Sword Blades (4)335 - Misc Sword Blades (4)
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Poor to fair condition.
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Cutlass Style Sword Blade335a - Cutlass Style Sword Blade
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A curved cutlass style sword blade. Blade is worn. Only blade.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword336 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Dated 1887. Gold etched blade in very nice shape, hilt with nickel plating. Fish skin grip with fancy wire. Original sword knot. Nickel plated steel s
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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WWII German NCO Sword337 - WWII German NCO Sword
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Blade in nice condition. Maker unknown. Wire wrap on handle is broken. Scabbard has some paint loss.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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WWI German Cavalry Officer's Sword338 - WWI German Cavalry Officer's Sword
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Nice engraved, curved blade. Albert Schmidt engraved on blade. Nice hilt with lion head pommel. Fish skin grip with brass wire. Nickel plated scabbard
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword339 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Beautiful engraved blade with horses and flags. Nickel plated hilt. Blade engraved in German. Some pitting. Fish skin grip missing small amount. No wi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (180.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword340 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Nice engraved blade. Steel hilt with some nickel plating. Fish skin grip with fancy wire wrap. A Finik 1886/87 engraved on back side of grip. Steel sc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to boxer123 for (110.00 + 25.30) x 1 = 135.30
 
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WWII Nazi Officer's Sword341 - WWII Nazi Officer's Sword
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With original sword knot. Plain blade. Black painted scabbard.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 175.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Imperial German Dove Head Officer's Saber342 - Imperial German Dove Head Officer's Saber
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Black composition grip with wire wrap. Slightly curved, slender blade. Overall rusted. No scabbard. Overall measures 36.5", 31.5" blade.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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German WWI Officer's Sword343 - German WWI Officer's Sword
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Nice straight blade. Folding guard with eagle on it. Fish skin grip with fancy wire. Light rust. Scabbard has several dents near the end.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword344 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Brass & clam shell guard. Possibly fish skin handle with wire wrap. Plain blade. Chrome plated scabbard. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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WWII Luftwaffe Sword345 - WWII Luftwaffe Sword
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WWII Luftwaffe sword with maker mark "SMF". Heavy silver issue-with tarnish. Leather hanger still intact.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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WWI German Lion Head Sword346 - WWI German Lion Head Sword
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WWI lion head sword with etched blade-floral pattern.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (190.00) x 1 = 190.00
 
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