Civil War, Antique Firearms & Military Auction

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This Auction Will Feature Over 800 Examples Of Firearms, Swords And Accessories From The Revolutionary War To World War II.

Saturday January 16th 2010
9 Am Discovery Session 0ver 250 Lots
11am Cataloged Session Over 650 Lots

Preview Friday January 15th 10am-5pm And Saturday January 16th 8am-11am

Do you have items or collections to sell or consign? Fontaine’s Auction Gallery is offering a special promotion, 0% commission on high-quality consignments for future sales.
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Civil War Grouping of Charles Warren- 97th Regiment PA1 - Civil War Grouping of Charles Warren- 97th Regiment PA
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Civil War Grouping of Charles Warren- 97th Regiment PA Volunteers. This grouping includes Warren's non-regulation officers sword with etched bla...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,100.00 + 198.00) = 1,298.00
 
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U.S. light Cavalry Saber2 - U.S. light Cavalry Saber
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
U.S. light Cavalry Saber. M1860. A nice example of a M1860 cavalry saber with brass Phrygian helmet pommel, wire wrapped leather grip and 3 branch gua
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor .. for (475.00 + 85.50) = 560.50
 
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Alexander Henry Military Carbine3 - Alexander Henry Military Carbine
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Alexander Henry Military Carbine. 22.5" round barrel is chambered for the 450 No.2 cartridge and has a decent but frosty bore.The left side of ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,700.00 + 306.00) = 2,006.00
 
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Peabody Military Single Shot4 - Peabody Military Single Shot
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Peabody Military Single Shot. 33" round barrel is about 44 caliber and has a good bore. The left side of the receiver is marked Peabody's P...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to Collector9.. for (650.00 + 117.00) = 767.00
 
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Pair of U.S. Army model 1902 Officer's Swords5 - Pair of U.S. Army model 1902 Officer's Swords
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Pair of U.S. Army model 1902 Officer's Swords. Both marked "Wm. H. Horstmann Company/Philadelphia, P.A." Both have nickle plated bird&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (300.00 + 54.00) = 354.00
 
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Meiji Rebellion Sword6 - Meiji Rebellion Sword
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Meiji Rebellion Sword. Meiji Rebellion Sword, possibly police, Japanese, Early Meiji period. Plain steel mount with chrysanthemum decoration, leather
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 72.00) = 472.00
 
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Whitney Rolling Block Single Shot Rifle7 - Whitney Rolling Block Single Shot Rifle
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Whitney Rolling Block Single Shot Rifle. 30" octagon barrel is chambered for the 44C.F. cartridge (44-40) and has a decent bore with some light...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor .. for (500.00 + 90.00) = 590.00
 
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Percussion Half Stock Fowler8 - Percussion Half Stock Fowler
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Percussion Half Stock Fowler. 35.25" barrel is about 14 gauge and has a rusty bore. The top of the barrel is faintly marked W.J & R.H. Stee...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor .. for (200.00 + 36.00) = 236.00
 
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U.S. Army Sword, Germany, M19029 - U.S. Army Sword, Germany, M1902
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
U.S. Army Sword, Germany, M1902. Nickeled bird's head pommel and back strap; black horn finger grip. Nickeled three branch guard. Single-edged, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor .. for (75.00 + 13.50) = 88.50
 
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Remington Rolling Block Military Rifle10 - Remington Rolling Block Military Rifle
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Remington Rolling Block Military Rifle. 35" barrel is 11mm and has an excellent bore. The top tang is marked E. Remington & Sons Ilion, N.Y...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (500.00 + 90.00) = 590.00
 
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Roster of Company C, Scott's 900 U.S.V. CAV'Y11 - Roster of Company C, Scott's 900 U.S.V. CAV'Y
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Roster of Company C, Scott's 900 U.S.V. CAV'Y. Colorful roster is in a nice wooden frame that measures 25" by 21".This company was...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 45.00) = 295.00
 
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Berdan II Military Rifle12 - Berdan II Military Rifle
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Berdan II Military Rifle. 32.75" barrel is 42 caliber and has an excellent bore. This is a Russian made rifle under license from Colt's. Th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (800.00 + 144.00) = 944.00
 
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Army Ordinance Sabel Sword, Germany, WWII13 - Army Ordinance Sabel Sword, Germany, WWII
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Army Ordinance Sabel Sword, Germany, WWII. Brass bird's head pommel. Fingerschlaaf leather hook. Brass wire wrapped black handle. D-shaped guard...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor .. for (175.00 + 31.50) = 206.50
 
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Enfield Pattern 1853 Musket14 - Enfield Pattern 1853 Musket
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Enfield Pattern 1853 Musket. 39.25" barrel is about 62 caliber and rusty-was probably reamed out as these are supposed to be .577 caliber.The l...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (600.00 + 108.00) = 708.00
 
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Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Revolver15 - Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Revolver
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Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Revolver. 32 caliber barrels are 4 ¼" long and are marked "Allen & Thurber Worcester" on one r...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor .. for (650.00 + 117.00) = 767.00
 
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Percussion Half Stock Fowler16 - Percussion Half Stock Fowler
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Percussion Half Stock Fowler. 33" round barrel is about 16 gauge and has a pitted bore towards the muzzle.The top of the barrel has a sunburst ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (175.00 + 31.50) = 206.50
 
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Lot of U.S. Militia Non-commissioned Officer's Sword17 - Lot of U.S. Militia Non-commissioned Officer's Sword
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Lot of U.S. Militia Non-commissioned Officer's Sword, circa 1850-70. Both have brass helmet head pommels, with fluted bone grips and brass-shape...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (125.00 + 22.50) = 147.50
 
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Imperial German Artillery Combat Saber, Germany, WWI18 - Imperial German Artillery Combat Saber, Germany, WWI
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Imperial German Artillery Combat Saber, Germany, WWI. Iron bird's head pommel. Black grooved grip. Iron, D-shaped guard with langets, disc finia...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor .. for (225.00 + 40.50) = 265.50
 
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5 VOLUMES OF HARPERS WEEKLY19 - 5 VOLUMES OF HARPERS WEEKLY
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Five Volumes of Harpers Weekly. A journey of Civilization, December 1860 to December 9, 1865. Weekly reissues during the war years give a fascinating
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 72.00) = 472.00
 
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Model 1894 Krag Carbine-Sporterized20 - Model 1894 Krag Carbine-Sporterized
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
This firearm is post 1898 and will require an FFL or an NICS Background Check if it is to be picked up in person. If it is to be shipped it must be to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (225.00 + 40.50) = 265.50
 
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Rare U.S. Mounted Artillery Officer's saber21 - Rare U.S. Mounted Artillery Officer's saber
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Rare U.S. Mounted Artillery Officer's saber. M1872, unmarked. A very fine and rare example of a M1872 officer's sword with brass birds bead ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor .. for (300.00 + 54.00) = 354.00
 
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German Army Sword, Germany, Nazi22 - German Army Sword, Germany, Nazi
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
German Army Sword, Germany, Nazi. Gilt brass bird's head pommel; black plastic grip with gilt wires and sword knot. D-shaped gilt brass knuckle ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 72.00) = 472.00
 
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ORIGINAL TINTYPE OF GRAT DALTON W/ PORTFOLIO23 - ORIGINAL TINTYPE OF GRAT DALTON W/ PORTFOLIO
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
ORIGINAL TINTYPE OF GRAT DALTON W/ PORTFOLIO. The image shows famous outlaw Grat Dalton with his lady Annie McDougal of Oklahoma; they are seated side
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 45.00) = 295.00
 
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Savage Model 29-A Pump 22 Rimfire24 - Savage Model 29-A Pump 22 Rimfire
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
This firearm is post 1898 and will require an FFL or an NICS Background Check if it is to be picked up in person. If it is to be shipped it must be to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 45.00) = 295.00
 
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US Cavalry Saber, Starr, model 181825 - US Cavalry Saber, Starr, model 1818
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
US Cavalry Saber, Starr, model 1818. Blade gray, lightly peppered with edge nicks. Marked "US/P/JN/N.Starr". Knuckle bow dated 1821. Leath...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor .. for (600.00 + 108.00) = 708.00
 
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Adams D.A. Percussion Revolver26 - Adams D.A. Percussion Revolver
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Adams D.A. Percussion Revolver. 6 1/8" octagon barrel is 42 caliber and has a decent bore that should clean up some. The topstrap is marked &qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (750.00 + 135.00) = 885.00
 
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Lot of three cannon fuze boxes27 - Lot of three cannon fuze boxes
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Lot of three cannon fuze boxes. Lot of three cannon fuze boxes. Leather fuze boxes are about 7" wide by 5 1/2" high and have US enbossed i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 72.00) = 472.00
 
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Winchester Model 100 in 30828 - Winchester Model 100 in 308
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
This firearm is post 1898 and will require an FFL or an NICS Background Check if it is to be picked up in person. If it is to be shipped it must be to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (350.00 + 63.00) = 413.00
 
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US Cavalry Saber model year 186029 - US Cavalry Saber model year 1860
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
US Cavalry Saber model year 1860. Blade unmarked with rust coating overall. Grip fine. Guard has a broken brand. Scabbard fine with light rust overall
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to campfire61.. for (350.00 + 63.00) = 413.00
 
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Civil War Spencer Carbine30 - Civil War Spencer Carbine
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Civil War Spencer Carbine. 22" round barrel is chambered for the 50 caliber rimfire cartridge and has a bore that looks like the road to Burma....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,000.00 + 180.00) = 1,180.00
 
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2 PC CIVIL WAR DIARIES BY W.C. MAXEY31 - 2 PC CIVIL WAR DIARIES BY W.C. MAXEY
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2 PC CIVIL WAR DIARIES BY W.C. MAXEY. 2 Leather bound diaries, hand written mostly in lead with some ink; in overall good condition and legible with s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 350.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor .. for (750.00 + 135.00) = 885.00
 
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Winchester Model 1873 Saddle Ring Carbine32 - Winchester Model 1873 Saddle Ring Carbine
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Winchester Model 1873 Saddle Ring Carbine. 20" barrel is chambered for 38 WCF and has a poor to fair bore. Metal surfaces are mostly a silvery ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,200.00 + 216.00) = 1,416.00
 
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German Army Officer's Sword, Nazi (WWII).33 - German Army Officer's Sword, Nazi (WWII).
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
German Army Officer's Sword, Nazi (WWII). A signed Carl Eickhorn model number 1735, "Derfflinger", with bird's head pommel, flatte...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (500.00 + 90.00) = 590.00
 
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Japanese Military Rifle With Bayonet34 - Japanese Military Rifle With Bayonet
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
This firearm is post 1898 and will require an FFL or an NICS Background Check if it is to be picked up in person. If it is to be shipped it must be to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor .. for (200.00 + 36.00) = 236.00
 
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Small Hand Saw35 - Small Hand Saw
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Small Hand Saw. This may be a fuse saw as it came from a civil war collection. The blade is 11" long and the saw is 13 ½" overall by ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor .. for (75.00 + 13.50) = 88.50
 
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Flintlock Trade Musket.36 - Flintlock Trade Musket.
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Flintlock Trade Musket. 38.5" barrel is 55 caliber and has a rusty bore. The top of the barrel is marked made in Belgium and it has a couple of...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (150.00 + 27.00) = 177.00
 
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Prussian (Imperial) Army Sword, Germany, model 188937 - Prussian (Imperial) Army Sword, Germany, model 1889
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Prussian (Imperial) Army Sword, Germany, model 1889. Gilt brass pommel cap heavily engraved with laurel leaves and armorial shield device; black plast
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (350.00 + 63.00) = 413.00
 
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Remington Pump Action 22 Rimfire38 - Remington Pump Action 22 Rimfire
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
This firearm is post 1898 and will require an FFL or an NICS Background Check if it is to be picked up in person. If it is to be shipped it must be to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (175.00 + 31.50) = 206.50
 
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Set of 2 Cased Burnside Cartridges39 - Set of 2 Cased Burnside Cartridges
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Set of 2 Cased Burnside Cartridges. Both cartridges are in black cases which measure 4 ¼" x 3 ¼ " and have glass covers. One car...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor .. for (75.00 + 13.50) = 88.50
 
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Marlin Model 1893 Rifle40 - Marlin Model 1893 Rifle
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
This firearm is post 1898 and will require an FFL or an NICS Background Check if it is to be picked up in person. If it is to be shipped it must be to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to reo123fish.. for (750.00 + 135.00) = 885.00
 
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US Cavalry Saber by Starr circa 180841 - US Cavalry Saber by Starr circa 1808
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
US Cavalry Saber by Starr circa 1808. Blade gray with areas of pitting. Marked "N. Starr" in small letters; other side, "US". Gr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,100.00 + 198.00) = 1,298.00
 
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Civil War Veteran's Society Uniform and Cap.42 - Civil War Veteran's Society Uniform and Cap.
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Civil War Veteran's Society Uniform and Cap. Dark blue jacket and cap from the army of the White Lilly. This was an organization formed after th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 18.00) = 118.00
 
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German Army Dagger, Germany. Nazi period43 - German Army Dagger, Germany. Nazi period
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German Army Dagger, Germany. Nazi period. German silver cap with oak leaves; orange plastic grip. German silver bar type guard with eagle holding swas
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 81.00) = 531.00
 
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US NCO Sword Starr M-181844 - US NCO Sword Starr M-1818
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US NCO Sword Starr M-1818. Blade dark with rust overall and edge nicks. Marked "N. Starr US/P/LS". Leather grip fine, showing wear. Scabba...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (775.00 + 139.50) = 914.50
 
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Starr Arms Co. D.A. 1858 Army Revolver45 - Starr Arms Co. D.A. 1858 Army Revolver
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Starr Arms Co. D.A. 1858 Army Revolver. 44 caliber 6" round barrel appears to have a good bore that has grease inside it. The right side of the...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (800.00 + 144.00) = 944.00
 
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US Cavalry Saber, Starr, 1813.46 - US Cavalry Saber, Starr, 1813.
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
US Cavalry Saber, Starr, 1813. Blade bright with scuffing and scratches throughout. Marked "N. Starr". Grip retains 40% leather. Scabbard ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 700.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor .. for (750.00 + 135.00) = 885.00
 
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Rare Algonquian Stone War Club47 - Rare Algonquian Stone War Club
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Rare Algonquian Stone War Club. A fine Pierced wooden handled, probably ash, war club with unique bark hafted pecked & polished stone head. A ni...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor .. for (400.00 + 72.00) = 472.00
 
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US Tiffany & Co. Cavalry Saber 1861-186248 - US Tiffany & Co. Cavalry Saber 1861-1862
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
US Tiffany & Co. Cavalry Saber 1861-1862. Blade marked "Tiffany & Co." Gray blade with scattered light pitting and edge nicks. Lea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (500.00 + 90.00) = 590.00
 
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Very unusual flintlock decorator gun49 - Very unusual flintlock decorator gun
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Very unusual flintlock decorator gun. Very unusual flintlock decorator (not to be fired). 18 1/2" barrel is approximately 82 caliber and has a ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to monomial2 .. for (325.00 + 58.50) = 383.50
 
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Eastern Woodlands Pipe Tomahawk50 - Eastern Woodlands Pipe Tomahawk
Fontaine's Auction Gallery
Eastern Woodlands Pipe Tomahawk. A very fine Tomahawk with it's original striped tiger or early maple handle. Cast iron head with some hand tool...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,050.00 + 189.00) = 1,239.00
 
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