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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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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Fraternal or Lodge Sword382 - Fraternal or Lodge Sword
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Beautiful gold etched blade with owners name Paul Kreitz. Made by MC Lily & Company, Columbus, Ohio. Fancy nickel plated hilt with crown and cro...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Fraternal or Lodge Sword383 - Fraternal or Lodge Sword
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Made in Germany. Circa 1940's. Blade is rusty. Grip is missing. Most plating on hilt is missing. Fancy embossed scabbard. Nickel plating is flak...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 35.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Lodge or Fraternal Sword384 - Lodge or Fraternal Sword
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Blade is very nice, etched in gold with the owners name, A T R Palmer. Also marked MC Lily Company, Columbus, Ohio. Hilt is missing most of it's...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Fraternal Sword385 - Fraternal Sword
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Straight blade with gold etching. Owners name FW French. Made by MC Lily Company, Columbus, Ohio. Bottom 25% of blade is missing Leather grip with wir
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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European Fencing Foil386 - European Fencing Foil
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With cup hilt guard. Overall length 44", blade measures 35.25".
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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European Fencing Foil387 - European Fencing Foil
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Slender straight blade. Overall measures 43". 35.5" blade.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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European Fencing Foil388 - European Fencing Foil
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Straight, slender blade. Overall measures 44", 35.5" blade.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Fencing Mask389 - Fencing Mask
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Fencing mask. Mask pads have some holes especially at the top head piece. Stitching is broken near the neck guard. Overall good condition. See photos.
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Tourist Sword Made in India399 - Tourist Sword Made in India
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Blade completely rusted and pitted. Brass hilt.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Tourist Sword Made in India400 - Tourist Sword Made in India
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Marked on blade, Made in India. Brass hilt, red velvet scabbard.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Reproduction Chinese Style Fantasy Sword401 - Reproduction Chinese Style Fantasy Sword
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Cast resin handle with dragon head. Gold colored mounts. Black wooden scabbard with gold dragon image. Slightly curved blade marked China. Overall mea
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Reproduction Japanese Katana402 - Reproduction Japanese Katana
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With scabbard. Black plastic scabbard.
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Sword Cane403 - Sword Cane
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Sword Cane, Made in China, missing lower base.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Reproduction Japanese Katana Sword404 - Reproduction Japanese Katana Sword
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Black cloth wrapped grip and scabbard. Curved blade, marked Taiwan. Overall measures 38", 28" blade.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Chinese Fantasy Sword405 - Chinese Fantasy Sword
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Resin hilt with dragon image. Gold colored mounts. Scabbard painted pearlized green. Curved blade marked Stainless Steel Taiwan. Overall measures 42...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Reproduction Swept Hilt Rapier Sword406 - Reproduction Swept Hilt Rapier Sword
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Reproduction Swept Hilt Rapier Sword, with leather scabbard, very decorative.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Ram Mars Fantasy Sword w/ Wooden Hanging Board407 - Ram Mars Fantasy Sword w/ Wooden Hanging Board
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Board is slightly nicked. Overall length 40.5", blade 31".
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Decorative Reproduction Crusader Sword407a - Decorative Reproduction Crusader Sword
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By the famous, firm Wilkinson Sword Company. Mounted on wooden display board with brass plaque. Overall length 42" with 35" blade. Obverse...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Japanese Sword Blade408 - Japanese Sword Blade
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Japanese sword blade with cross guard (Scabbard is post war). Blade measures 33-3/4" tip of blade to top of tang. Tang is very rusty, no signat...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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Japanese Katana Sword409 - Japanese Katana Sword
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Japanese Katana sword. Sheath has some minor dents and dings. Polish on hand guard is worn. Sticker with MC16 is on the sheath. Measures 35" fo...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Japanese Sword Furniture410 - Japanese Sword Furniture
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Japanese sword furniture, no metal blade (Blade is wooden and keeping the handle with cross guard together). Cross guard has gold specs. Measures 40-3
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (190.00) x 1 = 190.00
 
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Japanese Wakizashi Swords (4)411 - Japanese Wakizashi Swords (4)
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Lot of two Japanese wakizashi katana style swords. Both blades have some minor wear from usage and both sheaths have some dents and dings. Smaller bla
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Japanese Katana Swords (3)412 - Japanese Katana Swords (3)
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Lot of three Japanese Katana swords. All three blades have some very minor wear from use. Handles and sheaths have some small dents here and there. Me
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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German WWII NCO and Cane Sword (2)413 - German WWII NCO and Cane Sword (2)
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Lot of two swords containing a German WWII NCO sword and a cane sword. Handle of the cane sword has some worn finish on the handle and the sheath has
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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US Short Sword418 - US Short Sword
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Brass mounted hilt. Ornate outboard clamshell. Reeded bone grip. Leather scabbard with brass locket with federal shield frog stud. Plain flattened dia
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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Prussian Infantry Sword Model 1852419 - Prussian Infantry Sword Model 1852
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Solid brass hilt with unit number A. R. 65 stamped on crossguard. Straight single edged blade. Reverse ricasso Alex. Coppel, Solingen. Back of the bla
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (170.00) x 1 = 170.00
 
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Bavaria M.1830 Sword and Scabbard420 - Bavaria M.1830 Sword and Scabbard
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Solid brass hilt. Straight heavy blade. No marks. With leather scabbard. Overall very good condition. Overall measures 23.5", 18.25" blade.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to boxer123 for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Prussian Infantry Sword Model 1864421 - Prussian Infantry Sword Model 1864
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Solid brass hilt. Curved single edged blade. Black leather scabbard, brass locket and chape. Sword crossguard and scabbard locket with numerous issue
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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German M1845 Fusilier Sword421a - German M1845 Fusilier Sword
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German M1845 Fusilier sword. Blade is worn and pitted near the hand guard. Handle finish is worn in some places. Bland and hand guard have markings. L
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Imperial German Hunting Hanger422 - Imperial German Hunting Hanger
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Brass mounted hilt. Lion head pommel. Clam shell outer guard. Plain straight blade with some minor rust pitting at tip. Obverse ricasso knight's...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) x 1 = 325.00
 
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German Etched Forrester Cutlass423 - German Etched Forrester Cutlass
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Blade measures 15.75", overall measures 20.5". Made by Weyersberg, Kirschbaum. Clam shell and cutlass guard. Forest scenes on both sides. ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Clemen & Jung Etched Forrester Cutlass424 - Clemen & Jung Etched Forrester Cutlass
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Blade measures 12", overall measures 18". Hunting scenes etched on both sides. Made by Clemen & Jung. Full acorn accents on grips and ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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WWII German Dress Dagger425 - WWII German Dress Dagger
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Blade measures 10", overall measures 15.5". Unmarked blade. Overall scabbard and dagger are in very good condition. Ivory colored handle. ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 550.00
Sold to boxer123 for (190.00 + 43.70) x 1 = 233.70
 
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WWII German Luftwaffe First Model Officer's Dagger426 - WWII German Luftwaffe First Model Officer's Dagger
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Marker mark Herder Solingen. Has been cleaned. See photos.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) x 1 = 325.00
 
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German SA Dagger427 - German SA Dagger
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Blade measures 8.5", overall measures 14.25". Blade marked "Alles Fur Deutfchland." RZM marked on reverse of blade. Marked M 7/1...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (325.00) x 1 = 325.00
 
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German Youth Knife428 - German Youth Knife
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Blade measures 5.25", overall 10.25". Nice blade marked Gottlieb Hammesfahr. Blade has been rechromed. Made in Solingen Foche. GES. GESCH....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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WWII German SS Cut Down Fighting Knife429 - WWII German SS Cut Down Fighting Knife
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With possible post war parts. See photos.
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Black Painted Scabbard430 - Black Painted Scabbard
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German black painted scabbard, 9" long. Blistered paint and rough over all conditions
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Estimates : 15.00 - 30.00
Sold to floor for (15.00) x 1 = 15.00
 
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Present Swiss Dagger431 - Present Swiss Dagger
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Made by Elsener Schwyz. Blade measures 8 /18" blade, overall measures 14.5". Engraving on scabbard reads " Major Wm. G. Engelmann fro...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) x 1 = 275.00
 
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WWII Chinese Army Officer's Dagger431a - WWII Chinese Army Officer's Dagger
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Excellent condition. Some dings to scabbard. See photos.
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Estimates : 350.00 - 550.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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WWII Nazi SS Dagger432 - WWII Nazi SS Dagger
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WWII German SS parts dagger with sheath and belt strap. RZM 807/36.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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WWII/Post WWII Youth Knife Lot433 - WWII/Post WWII Youth Knife Lot
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1 is very early youth knife repro. 1 comes with leather scabbard marked Othello Soligen Germany.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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WWII Nazi NSKK Dagger434 - WWII Nazi NSKK Dagger
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Good brown wooden grip. Fittings appear to have nickel stripped from them. Blade looks like it has been cleaned with steel wool and has some pitting.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Nazi SS Leather Belt Loop435 - Nazi SS Leather Belt Loop
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SS marked RZM 1/35 SS
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (190.00) x 1 = 190.00
 
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WWII Nazi Railway Dagger436 - WWII Nazi Railway Dagger
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No scabbard. Pommel de-nazified. Broken tip on blade. Maker marked Eickhorn. Still a very rare piece. Disclaimer: The item(s) featured in this listing
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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WWII Japanese & US Sword Knot Hanger Group437 - WWII Japanese & US Sword Knot Hanger Group
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Includes: 1 Japanese sword knot with buckle, 1 Japanese sword knot w/o knot, US leather sword knot & 2 chain hangers.
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Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
Sold to floor for (190.00) x 1 = 190.00
 
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WWII/WWI German Bayonet Knot Portepee438 - WWII/WWI German Bayonet Knot Portepee
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Includes: 1 WWI German bayonet knot. The rest are WWII. See photos.
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Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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African Knife439 - African Knife
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Beautiful metal work and fine detail work in the handle.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Konda Tribe African Knife440 - Konda Tribe African Knife
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Konda Tribe Zaire. From early collection. England
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Victorian Copy of Italian Cinquedea Short Sword441 - Victorian Copy of Italian Cinquedea Short Sword
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Bone grip slabs. Brass pommel cap. Brass guard. Blade with maker's stamp is pitted overall. Overall length 24", blade 18".
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (450.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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