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 NCO Sword268 - Model 1840 NCO Sword
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Straight, plain blade. Made by Ames Manufacturing, Chicopee, Mass. Original leather scabbard with brass mounts. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (160.00) x 1 = 160.00
 
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Model 180 Foot Officer's Sword Blade Only269 - Model 180 Foot Officer's Sword Blade Only
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E Pluribus Unum. Poor condition. Original scabbard.
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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American Infantry Officer's Sword270 - American Infantry Officer's Sword
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Blade measures 32", overall measures 37.25". Very nice bluing with gold wash on blade. Shows age but is not pitted. Quillion missing.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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1860 Civil War Cavalry Sword271 - 1860 Civil War Cavalry Sword
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Marked US 1864. Also marked C. Roby Chelmsford, Mass. Leather and wire grip is good with a little wear. Blade has some dark staining. Nice scabbard wi
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Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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US Naval Cutlass M1860 Sword272 - US Naval Cutlass M1860 Sword
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Stamped USN. Guard is marked "No 83". Brass guard has some damage. Wire and grips are worn. Scabbard in excellent condition. Partial date ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) x 1 = 325.00
 
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US Cavalry 1906 Sword273 - US Cavalry 1906 Sword
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Nice blade, marked US AS Company, 1906. Brass hilt. Leather covered grip missing some leather, fancy brass wire. Scabbard is nice with light rust and
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (170.00) x 1 = 170.00
 
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US Naval Cutlass Sword274 - US Naval Cutlass Sword
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Blade measures 26", overall measures 32". Made by Ames Manufacturing Company. Missing bottom of scabbard, see photos. Missing wire wrap on...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword275 - Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword
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Nice engraved blade with US and eagles. Fancy brass hilt. Fish skin grip with fancy wire wrapping. Most of gold wash is missing. Nice steel scabbard w
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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WWI US Navy Officer's Sword276 - WWI US Navy Officer's Sword
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Beautiful engraved blade, named GM Weichelt. Blade also marked EA Armstrong Manufacturing Company, Chicago, Illinois. Fancy cast brass hilt with US Na
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Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Model 1840 Cavalry Blade277 - Model 1840 Cavalry Blade
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Blade only. Good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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