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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!
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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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1850 Model Civil War Foot Officer's Sword278 - 1850 Model Civil War Foot Officer's Sword
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Fancy brass hilt. Fish skin grip with wire wrap. Beautiful engraved blade with US and American eagle on it. Marked Ames Manufacturing Company. Chicope
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Estimates : 850.00 - 1,350.00
Sold to floor for (750.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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US M1860 Cavalry Civil War Sword279 - US M1860 Cavalry Civil War Sword
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Blade measures approximately 35", overall measures 42". Made by Ames Manufacturing. Stamped US ADK 1862 on blade. Blade has no apparent ni...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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US 1840 Cavalry Sword280 - US 1840 Cavalry Sword
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German import. Marked PDL. Brass hilt. Leather grip. Fancy wire showing slight wear. Steel scabbard has light to moderate rust. Still has some of the
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Model 1860 Cavalry Sword281 - Model 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Nice steel blade. Marked Roby, Chelmsford, Mass. Marked US 1864. Brass hilt is slightly bent. Leather grips with fancy brass wire. Scabbard missing th
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Hungarian Cavalry Sword 1880282 - Hungarian Cavalry Sword 1880
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Plain, straight blade. Brass hilt. Leather grip, with fancy wire wrapping. Painted steel scabbard.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Civil War 1850 Foot Officer's Sword283 - Civil War 1850 Foot Officer's Sword
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Engraved blade with US and eagles. Marked Horstmann, Philadelphia. Fancy brass hilt, fish skin grip with replaced wire wrapping. Original leather scab
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Civil War Light Artillery Saber 1840284 - Civil War Light Artillery Saber 1840
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Nice blade. Dated 1863. Made by Ames, Chicopee, Mass. Brass hilt. Leather wrapped grip with fancy brass wire showing slight wear. Steel scabbard with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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US Civil War Sword M1860 Cavalry Sword285 - US Civil War Sword M1860 Cavalry Sword
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Blade measures 34.5", overall measures 42". Marked USCFW 1863. Made by Mansfield & Lamb. Small nicks to blade. Leather grips show wear...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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1860 Cavalry Sword286 - 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Blade is dark from age. Marked US 1865. Made by Mansfield & Lamb. Steel scabbard showing light pitting. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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Model 1860 Cavalry Sword287 - Model 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Nice blade, marked US 1865. Made by Roby. Brass guard has one branch missing. Leather grip, fancy brass wire. Steel scabbard has light rust.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) x 1 = 325.00
 
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1860 Cavalry Sword288 - 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Blade shows light rust. Made by Mansfield & Lamb. Dated 1865. Brass hilt. Slight bending. Leather grip with fancy wire. Steel scabbard with a fe...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Steel Scabbard Only289 - Steel Scabbard Only
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For European officer's, slightly bent. Measures 33". Overall rust.
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Blade Only w/Black Leather Covered Scabbard290 - Blade Only w/Black Leather Covered Scabbard
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Straight blade, flattened diamond section blade, plain. Scabbard brass locket with frog stud.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Model 1860 Cavalry Sword291 - Model 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Blade with light rust and pitting. Marked US 1864 and made by Mansfield & Lamb. Brass hilt. Leather wrapped grip with fancy wire. Scabbard is st...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Civil War Model 1860 Cavalry Sword292 - Civil War Model 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Blade is fine but a little dark with age. Marked Ames Manufacturing, Chicopee, Mass, 1860. Brass hilt, leather grip with fancy brass wire. Steel scabb
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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1840 Cavalry Sword293 - 1840 Cavalry Sword
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Leather and wire grip is good. Brass guard is discolored. Blade is moderately pitted and dark with age. Cartouche with an F in it. Overall fair condit
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Model 1840 Cavalry Sword294 - Model 1840 Cavalry Sword
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Blade is nice, marked PDL. Brass hilt, leather grip with fancy wire wrapping. Steel scabbard with several dents.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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1860 Cavalry Sword Battlefield Found295 - 1860 Cavalry Sword Battlefield Found
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Blade is rusty and end of blade is broken off. Marked Mansfield & Lamb and US 1864. Brass hilt. Grip has some wire remaining but is in poor to f...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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1840 Model Cavalry Sword296 - 1840 Model Cavalry Sword
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Blade has light pitting. Made by Ames, Cabotville. Dated 1849. Marked US Brass hilt. Leather wrapped handle with fancy wire, showing wear. Steel scabb
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) x 1 = 325.00
 
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WWI Navy Sword Blade Only297 - WWI Navy Sword Blade Only
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Straight engraved blade with USN and eagles. In dark, used condition. Jacob Reed's & Sons, Philadelphia
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword298 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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With lion head pommel with ruby eyes. Fish skin grip, missing wire wrapping. Gold etched blade in good condition, marked Eisenhauer. Steel scabbard wi
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) x 1 = 550.00
 
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Model 1840 Cavalry Sword299 - Model 1840 Cavalry Sword
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Nice blade. Marked C&J. Brass hilt. Leather covered grip with brass wire. Steel scabbard painted black. German import.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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1860 Cavalry Sword300 - 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Nice blade, marked US 1865. Made by Roby, Mass. Brass hilt. Leather wrapped grip with some leather missing. Steel scabbard dark with age.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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1860 Cavalry Sword301 - 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Nice blade marked Mansfield & Lamb and US 1864. Brass hilt with leather grip and fancy wire. Steel scabbard may have been painted.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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1840 US Cavalry Sword302 - 1840 US Cavalry Sword
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Marked 1847 on blade, and US. Brass hilt. Leather wrapped handle with fancy wire. Steel scabbard in good condition. Overall good to very good.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (450.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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American Cavalry M1906 Sword303 - American Cavalry M1906 Sword
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Blade is marked USJC on one side. Other side AS Company, 1906. Brass hilt, leather grips, wire wraps. Steel scabbard is pitted.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword304 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Etched blade marked Eisenhauer. Brass lion head pommel and guard with ruby eyes. Fish skin grip with wire wrapping. Two holes from front of guard.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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1860 Cavalry Sword305 - 1860 Cavalry Sword
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Blade is dark with age but may have been cleaned at some time. Marked US 1864. Made by Emerson & Silver, New . Steel scabbard has light pitting ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Model 1840 US Officer's Cavalry Sword306 - Model 1840 US Officer's Cavalry Sword
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Nice fancy engraved blade with eagles and US. Marked W. Walscheid, Solingen. Brass hilt . Leather grip with fancy wire shows wear. Plain steel scabbar
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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M1906 American Cavalry Sword307 - M1906 American Cavalry Sword
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Marked AS Company, 1906 and US JHC on the blade. Blade is rusty. Leather grip with wire wrap and brass hilt.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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1840 Cavalry Sword308 - 1840 Cavalry Sword
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PS Justice, Philadelphia Blade may have been cleaned. Has a couple small nicks. Leather and wire grip is good. Scabbard has no dents but may have been
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Civil War 1850 Field & Staff Officer's Sword309 - Civil War 1850 Field & Staff Officer's Sword
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Beautiful engraved blade, unmarked. Fancy brass hilt with US cut out. Leather grip with fancy brass wire. Steel scabbard with nice brass mounts. No de
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) x 1 = 550.00
 
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M1840 Civil War Cavalry Sword Blade310 - M1840 Civil War Cavalry Sword Blade
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No markings. Letter "B" on tang. In good condition.
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Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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1860 Cavalry Saber311 - 1860 Cavalry Saber
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Nice blade, marked US 1859. Made by Ames, Chicopee, Mass. Brass hilt. Leather covered grip with some leather missing. Fancy brass wire. Scabbard has b
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Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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US Foot Officer's M1850 Sword312 - US Foot Officer's M1850 Sword
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Beautiful engraved blade with eagle and US. No makers mark. Excellent condition. Fish skin scabbard.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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1840 Cavalry Sword313 - 1840 Cavalry Sword
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Blade is pitted. Brass hilt is bent. Leather grip with fancy wire shows wear. No scabbard.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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Non Regulation Officer's Civil War Sword314 - Non Regulation Officer's Civil War Sword
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Engraved blade worn and dark with age. Steel guard with eagle and US design. Fish skin grip with wire wrap, showing wear. Steel scabbard also showing
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Italian Cavalry Sword315 - Italian Cavalry Sword
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Steel guard. Wooden grip. Blade with some rust and pitting. Circa 1870. No scabbard. Overall measures 41.5", blade 35".
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Non Regulation Officer's Civil War Sword316 - Non Regulation Officer's Civil War Sword
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Engraved blade is worn. Steel hilt with eagle and US. Fish skin grip with fancy wire wrap. Steel scabbard with several dents.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (450.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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European Dove Head Saber w/3 Branch Guard317 - European Dove Head Saber w/3 Branch Guard
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Steel hilt, rusted overall. Slightly curved pipe back blade. Blade rusted overall, highly pitted. Overall measures 36.5", 31" blade. No sc...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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