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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English Officer's Sword258 - English Officer's Sword
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Appears to be 1870's. Straight, thin, plain blade. Silver plated hilt. Wood grip missing wire wrapping.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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European Officer's Sword w/Dog Head Pommel259 - European Officer's Sword w/Dog Head Pommel
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Possibly Prussian or Bavarian. Brass mounted. Slender etched blade. With crowned eagle in an oval on the outside guard. No scabbard.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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American Staff & Field M1860 Officer's Sword260 - American Staff & Field M1860 Officer's Sword
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Plain straight blade. Marked Pettibone Manufacturing, Cincinnati Ohio. Fancy brass hilt with eagle and flags on guard. Wood grip with fancy wire wrapp
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (90.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Early Imperial German Sword261 - Early Imperial German Sword
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Some engraving still on the blade. Brass hilt with wire wrapping. Leather scabbard with brass mounts. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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Imperial German Officer's Straight Sword262 - Imperial German Officer's Straight Sword
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Brass hilt with outboard clam shell guard with 2 lion heads and female figure in the center. Grip scales have been painted. Straight, triangular secti
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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US NCO Model 1840 Sword263 - US NCO Model 1840 Sword
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Plain steel blade, dated 1863. Brass hilt with front and back guard are both bent.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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American Militia Infantry Officer's Sword264 - American Militia Infantry Officer's Sword
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Fancy brass hilt with full spread winged eagle on turned down guard. Eagle head pommel. Grooved bone grip. Beautiful blue and gold etched straight bla
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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US Mounted Artillery Officer's Sword 1812265 - US Mounted Artillery Officer's Sword 1812
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Very nice blue and gold etching on curved blade. Marked "Warrented". Brass hilt. Bone grip is chipped and cracked with repairs. Brass scab...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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M1840 Heavy Cavalry Saber266 - M1840 Heavy Cavalry Saber
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Blade is covered in varnish but may clean up very nicely. Marked NP Ames, Cabotville, 1848. Nice brass hilt. Leather grip with wire wrapping. Scabbard
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) x 1 = 325.00
 
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American GAR Sword267 - American GAR Sword
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Straight engraved with eagle and GAR etched on it. In excellent condition. Marked Foster & Son Company, Chicago. Brass hilt. Brass grip. Plated ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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