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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German M1845 Fusilier Sword248 - German M1845 Fusilier Sword
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German M1845 Fusilier sword. Blade is worn and pitted. Handle finish is worn in some places. Bland and hand guard have markings. Length is 24.25&quo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (90.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Confederate Style Unmarked Sword249 - Confederate Style Unmarked Sword
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Unmarked sword from an unknown maker. Handle is loose and metal has some rust. Believed to be Confederate item. See photos.
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Mid-1800's French Officer's Sword250 - Mid-1800's French Officer's Sword
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Brass mounted hilt. Originally gold gilt. Most gold is missing. Outer clam shell guard with shield with 3 fluer di li. Ebony checkered wood handled gr
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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European Officer's Sword251 - European Officer's Sword
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Possibly German or French. Ornate brass mounted hilt. Missing the grip scales. Possible were mother of pearl. Straight, slender blade engraved. Very n
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Court Sword252 - Court Sword
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Blade measures 32", overall measures 38.5". Three sided blade. Bluing and gold etching still shows on upper third of blade. Has a "Ge...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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US Musician's M1840 Sword253 - US Musician's M1840 Sword
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Engraved blade. Solid brass hilt. Original leather scabbard and frog. Overall very good condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword254 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Clam shell guard with wood grip. Straight, lightly engraved blade is dark with age. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Imperial German Infantry Officer's Sword255 - Imperial German Infantry Officer's Sword
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Straight slender blade, etched designs. Maker's stamp for Eickhorn at the reverse ricasso. Hilt brass mounted with folding rear guard. Grip silv...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 225.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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American NCO M1840 Sword256 - American NCO M1840 Sword
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Straight, plain blade marked US DFM and 1862. Made by Emerson & Silver, Trenton, New Jersey. Solid brass hilt. Metal scabbard with brass mounts....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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US Militia Infantry Officer's Eagle Head Sword257 - US Militia Infantry Officer's Eagle Head Sword
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Nice eagle with pommel with full spread wing eagle on turned down guard. Mother of pearl grips with brass wire. Lightly engraved blade with dark stain
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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