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!
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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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WWI German Officer's Sword318 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Four branch brass hilt. Fish skin grip with brass wire. Plain, strain blade. Nickel plated scabbard with light pitting. Crown over two letters on the
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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Russian Officer's Shasqua / Sword WWI Era319 - Russian Officer's Shasqua / Sword WWI Era
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With leather covered scabbard. With Cyrillic inscriptions and issue numbers. Wood grip. Very good condition. Measures 36.5" with a 30.5" b...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) x 1 = 1,400.00
 
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Officer's Saber 1790's320 - Officer's Saber 1790's
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Blue and gold etched blade in nice condition. Brass with lion head pommel. Checkered wood grips. Brass scabbard with fancy mounts. Good to very good c
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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WWI Beautiful Artillery Officer's Sword321 - WWI Beautiful Artillery Officer's Sword
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Beautiful blue and gold curved blade. Has clipped point. No makers marks. Steel hilt with leather wrapped handle. Brass wire is a little lose. Scabbar
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Estimates : 950.00 - 1,150.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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British Infantry Officer's Sword322 - British Infantry Officer's Sword
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Queen Victoria's cipher on guard. Hilt steel mounted with ornate half bowl guard. Fish skin grip with wire wrap. Engraved blade with Queen Victo...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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American Dragoon Saber 1833 Model323 - American Dragoon Saber 1833 Model
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Unmarked, plain blade in good condition. Steel hilt. Fish skin grip with fancy wire wrap Steel scabbard. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Dragoon Saber324 - Dragoon Saber
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Nice steel blade in excellent condition with no marks. Similar to the US Dragoon 1833 saber. Brass hilt. Leather grip, missing wire. Steel scabbard ha
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (190.00) x 1 = 190.00
 
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German Dragoon Style Saber325 - German Dragoon Style Saber
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Made by Solingen. Fish skin grip. Steel guard with light rust. Steel scabbard with light to moderate rust.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (180.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Saber for All Officers 1902326 - Saber for All Officers 1902
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Beautiful engraved blade with US and eagles. Made by Horstmann, Philadelphia. Horn grip. Excellent condition with original sword knot. Most of the nic
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Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Marine Officer's Sword327 - Marine Officer's Sword
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Modern version of 1875 model. Beautiful engraved blade with United States Marines etched on both sides. ID to Charles M Niedrich stamped on blade. Com
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Model 1840 Cavalry Sword328 - Model 1840 Cavalry Sword
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Pitted blade marked Ames 1850. Leather covered grip with fancy wire. Brass guard that has been chrome plated. Steel scabbard has no dents. Good to ver
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Saber for All Officers 1902329 - Saber for All Officers 1902
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Beautiful etched blade. Steel guard. Plastic grips. Steel scabbard with all chrome plating intact.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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French Officer's Sword330 - French Officer's Sword
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Straight blade with deep fuller on each side. Blade engraved in French, and dated 1904. Nickel plated hilt, wood grips all in good condition. Scabbard
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (160.00) x 1 = 160.00
 
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General Officer's Sword 1902331 - General Officer's Sword 1902
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Etched blade with eagle and US. Fair condition. Steel hilt. Horn grip. No scabbard.
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Estimates : 45.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Saber for All Officers 1902 from Black Horse Troop332 - Saber for All Officers 1902 from Black Horse Troop
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Beautiful engraved blade. Marked Lt. Paul Peterson, Black Horse Troop, 1868/69. Plastic grip. Steel guard. All original chrome plating. Excellent cond
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Estimates : 140.00 - 160.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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US M1906 Cavalry Issued Sword333 - US M1906 Cavalry Issued Sword
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US M1906 cavalry issued sword. Stunning blade with un-dented scabbard. Handle needs restoration.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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1860's Basket Guard Sword334 - 1860's Basket Guard Sword
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1860's era basket guard sword with etched blade and no scabbard. Nice curve.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Misc Sword Blades (4)335 - Misc Sword Blades (4)
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Poor to fair condition.
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Cutlass Style Sword Blade335a - Cutlass Style Sword Blade
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A curved cutlass style sword blade. Blade is worn. Only blade.
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Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword336 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Dated 1887. Gold etched blade in very nice shape, hilt with nickel plating. Fish skin grip with fancy wire. Original sword knot. Nickel plated steel s
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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WWII German NCO Sword337 - WWII German NCO Sword
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Blade in nice condition. Maker unknown. Wire wrap on handle is broken. Scabbard has some paint loss.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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WWI German Cavalry Officer's Sword338 - WWI German Cavalry Officer's Sword
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Nice engraved, curved blade. Albert Schmidt engraved on blade. Nice hilt with lion head pommel. Fish skin grip with brass wire. Nickel plated scabbard
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword339 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Beautiful engraved blade with horses and flags. Nickel plated hilt. Blade engraved in German. Some pitting. Fish skin grip missing small amount. No wi
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (180.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword340 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Nice engraved blade. Steel hilt with some nickel plating. Fish skin grip with fancy wire wrap. A Finik 1886/87 engraved on back side of grip. Steel sc
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Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold to boxer123 for (110.00 + 25.30) x 1 = 135.30
 
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WWII Nazi Officer's Sword341 - WWII Nazi Officer's Sword
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With original sword knot. Plain blade. Black painted scabbard.
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Estimates : 175.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Imperial German Dove Head Officer's Saber342 - Imperial German Dove Head Officer's Saber
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Black composition grip with wire wrap. Slightly curved, slender blade. Overall rusted. No scabbard. Overall measures 36.5", 31.5" blade.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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German WWI Officer's Sword343 - German WWI Officer's Sword
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Nice straight blade. Folding guard with eagle on it. Fish skin grip with fancy wire. Light rust. Scabbard has several dents near the end.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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WWI German Officer's Sword344 - WWI German Officer's Sword
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Brass & clam shell guard. Possibly fish skin handle with wire wrap. Plain blade. Chrome plated scabbard. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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WWII Luftwaffe Sword345 - WWII Luftwaffe Sword
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WWII Luftwaffe sword with maker mark "SMF". Heavy silver issue-with tarnish. Leather hanger still intact.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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WWI German Lion Head Sword346 - WWI German Lion Head Sword
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WWI lion head sword with etched blade-floral pattern.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (190.00) x 1 = 190.00
 
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WWI German Naval Officer's Sword Engraved346a - WWI German Naval Officer's Sword Engraved
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Blade in very good condition. Light sharpening on one side and light scratches on the other. Sword made by Carl Eickhorn. Scabbard is of leather. In g
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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WWI Austrian Sword347 - WWI Austrian Sword
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WWI Austrian sword with etched blade-CROWN over Gothic letter.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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WWII Japanese Army Sword356 - WWII Japanese Army Sword
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Overall good condition. Blade is in excellent condition. 36"L. Blade length 29"
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Estimates : 125.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Japanese Type 32 Foot Soldier's Sword c1899357 - Japanese Type 32 Foot Soldier's Sword c1899
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Black wooden, checkered grip. Blade in poor condition. Overall measures 36", blade is 30". No scabbard.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (90.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Japanese Parade Sword358 - Japanese Parade Sword
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Brass mounted hilt with shark skin grip with twisted wires. Chrysanthemum mon on top of pommel. Complete with steel scabbed with three brass mounts. N
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Japanese Sword Blade Only359 - Japanese Sword Blade Only
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Broken blade.
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Estimates : 10.00 - 25.00
Sold to floor for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Japanese Dress Sword360 - Japanese Dress Sword
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Blade measures 26" from guard. Overall measures 33.5". Very nice machine made blade. No signature on tang. Ray skin scabbard has some loss...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Japanese Katana Sword361 - Japanese Katana Sword
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Hand forged blade measures 26.5". Very nice active kamon. Brown silk cord wrapped handle over shark skin with iron tsuba. Fuchi, kashira and ts...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) x 1 = 1,400.00
 
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Japanese Parade Saber362 - Japanese Parade Saber
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Slightly curved blade. Some minor pitting. Brass mounted hilt with Chrysanthemum mon on pommel. No scabbard. Overall measures 36", 31" bla...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Japanese Katana w/ Dedication Sword363 - Japanese Katana w/ Dedication Sword
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Dedication engraved on blade "Dedicated to Maj E. P. Ramsey, USA Comdc General Eclga". Comes with papers from consignor. Blade edge heavil...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (475.00) x 1 = 475.00
 
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Japanese Samurai Sword363a - Japanese Samurai Sword
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Japanese Samurai sword blade with scabbard missing handle over blade.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Japanese Cavalry Sword364 - Japanese Cavalry Sword
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Wooden checkered grip. Matching numbers. Blade in excellent condition. With scabbard. Overall measures 38", blade 32".
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (180.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Japanese Military Sword365 - Japanese Military Sword
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Blade measures 28.25", overall measures .4". Clemens & Jung blade. Wire wrap is intact on grips. Blade intact but shows heavy staining...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (160.00) x 1 = 160.00
 
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Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword375 - Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword
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Plain blade. Marked VHCK on back of blade. Excellent condition. Polished hilt scabbard in it's original carrying case.
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword376 - Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword
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Nice plain blade with owner's name Kenneth Kral stamped on it. Nice condition. Comes in original case.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword377 - Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword
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Etched blade. Marked Pettibone Brothers, Cincinnati, Ohio. Fancy hilt and scabbard, in good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword378 - Knights of Columbus Fraternal Sword
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Polished aluminum scabbard and hilt with black grip. Plain blade. Good to very good condition.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Fraternal or Lodge Sword379 - Fraternal or Lodge Sword
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Fancy gold etched blade. JR Pritchard. Made by George Lauderer, Chicago. Fancy hilt and scabbard.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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American Fraternal Sword380 - American Fraternal Sword
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Very fancy gold etched blade. Marked C Lily & Co, Columbus, Ohio. Gold washed hilt with etching on the grip. Crown & cross done in enamel wo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Fraternal or Lodge Sword381 - Fraternal or Lodge Sword
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Fancy engraved blade with James McDonald marked on it. Maker is GF Foster Son and Company, Chicago, Illinois. Fancy gold washed hilt with anchors and
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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