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 1917-1918 Trench Knife645 - Model 1917-1918 Trench Knife
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Exceptional condition. Showing just a little wear on the grips and some small pits in the black "Pyramid" guard. Leather stamped Jewell-19...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (425.00) x 1 = 425.00
 
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Cattaraugus Commando Knife646 - Cattaraugus Commando Knife
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Heavy 6" blade. Worn leather washer handle. Heavy butt made of steel washers. Marked Cattaraugus 225Q. Blade sharpened. Correct scabbard.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Model 1917 CT Bolo Knife647 - Model 1917 CT Bolo Knife
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Plumb St. Louis 1918. Well marked used blade near excellent. Grips may be correct or replacements. No scabbard.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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M3 Style Trench Knife648 - M3 Style Trench Knife
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No ordinance on handle. Name filed off of the crossguard. Top and bottom spacers on leather grips seem to be filed or sanded. This may have been sold
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Estimates : 125.00 - 225.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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M3 Trench Knife649 - M3 Trench Knife
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Correct M3 trench knife with Camillus on the blade. Leather washer grip. Blade shows minimum wear. Average wear on the M8A1 VP Co. scabbard with leg t
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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US M4 Bayonet650 - US M4 Bayonet
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Marked Imperial on crossguard. Heavily worn leather washer grip. Blade in good used condition. Cross guard shows pitting. Very good US M8A1 scabbard.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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Sykes Fairborn Knife651 - Sykes Fairborn Knife
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Blade measures 6.75", overall 11.75". Double edged blades. No marks. Knurled handle.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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Sykes Fairborn Knife652 - Sykes Fairborn Knife
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Blade measures 6.5". Slight bend on tip of blade. Nicks and marks on blade and knurled handle.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (180.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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WWII British Sykes Fair Borne Fighting Knife653 - WWII British Sykes Fair Borne Fighting Knife
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Crossguard marked Sheffield. 1 leather tab is broke off but present. See photos.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Cattaraugus Commando Knife654 - Cattaraugus Commando Knife
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Bright blade. Everything is used but very nice condition. Owner's name in the grips and scabbard back. C.O. Grothe.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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