Among the antique firearms and edged weapons in Cordier Auction's Firearms and Militaria Auction in December, 2015, was a World WarII Era Japanese sword that sold for $1,900.
A scarce Ulfberht sword from the 10th century is among the 50 swords, and more than 1,000 lots expected at the Sixth Annual West Point/Garrison, New York Auction, Aug. 8-9. The auction will be presented by Louis J Dianni LLC.
A collection of Civil War artifacts, including an officer’s porkpie slouch and silver-grip presentation sword, preserved by generations of a Pennsylvania family will come to auction on the second day of Morphy Auctions' Firearms Auction, July 24-25.
A .44-caliber rifle, owned by the sheriff who reportedly apprehended the notorious bandit, Tiburcio Vasquez, is among the 440 offerings of Morphy's June 15 sale.