Military Swords, Firearms, and Medals, Photograghs and Ephemera Auction
Bob & Sallie Connelly: Antiques, Auctions, Appraisals.
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Another Bob & Sallie Connelly Showplace Spectacular.
Antique Auction
Military Items, Photographs, Ephemera
Civil War to 1930's
Swords, Firearms, Medals

Sunday, December 7, 2003, 11:00 a.m. (preview 9:00 a.m.) at The Showplace in Binghamton, NY

Bob & Sallie Connelly will be auctioning 19th century firearms, swords, medals, and military items. Also: 19th & 20th century photographs, including horse drawn fire trucks and early motorized fire trucks, early 20th century Hawaii, and military photos, Civil War through 1930's plus breweriana including a Joseph Laurer Brewery Co. 1911 Season's Greetings poster.
Binghamton NY 1st Motorized Fire Truck (Knox, Springfield, MA), circa 1904

MILITARY ITEMS:
Arms:  14 swords including Ames Civil War, 3 Japanese dress, 3 Imperial German, German Luftwaffe, 2 Fraternal. Bayonets including: 2 French (1866 & 1874), British, 1750, Brown Bess, Russian, 1891, U.S., 1917 Remington. Guns; pistols; Colt percussion revolver #124334; I.N. Johnson 1853 percussion pistol; 1852 Springfield rifle. Plus several different cartridges. Note: All guns are in Fair condition.

Imperial German Sword #1 Imperial German Sword #2 German Luftwaffe Sword
Click on a sword handle for a closer look.

Miscellaneous:   1909 G.A.R. badge. World War I including: (2) German helmets, German gas mask, Victory Medal, dog tags, watch fob, Admiral Dewey Reception Token, coin bracelet. World War II including: Bell Aircraft Air Cobra mechanical pencil, German Army dagger inscribed with Iron Cross and Award papers, knives, Japanese mess kit.

10-gallon Whites of Utica crock, damaged.

STONEWARE:
10-gallon Whites of Utica Crock (damaged, seen at right; click for a closer look); Magee Ithaca; Graves Westmoreland; Cortland, etc.

Joseph Laurer Brewery Co. of Binghamton, NY. 1911 Season's Greeting Poster.

EPHEMERA:
Joseph Laurer Brewery Co. (Binghamton, NY) 1911 Season's Greetings Poster, 14" x 30" (at left, click for a closer look); beer bottles; stock certificates; books including American Navy, Cuba and Hawaii, 1898; The War in South Africa, 1900; other books on guns, wars and the West. Over 100 photographs including 12 of fire trucks, 1890-1915; Over 50 military photos, Civil War to Hawaii 1924; miscellaneous including breweries, baseball teams, trains, disasters, Blacks, boats, houses, political. Also postcards and other Binghamton memorabilia.

MISCELLANEOUS:
A few toys, circa 1950 and a Gene Autry Guitar with case.

An illustrated flyer for this auction is available on request by phone (607-722-9593), fax (607-722-1266) or email.


DIRECTIONS:  This auction will be held at the Showplace in Binghamton, NY. Complete directions to the Showplace are on the Calendar of Events page.
Visa, MasterCard, DiscoverTERMS: 10% Buyer's Premium. All items sold "As Is." All Sales Final. Positive ID required to bid (driver's license preferred) unless you are known to us. If paying by any other method than cash or assured payment, your items may be held until your payment clears our bank. Phone and absentee bids will be accepted on items over $100, and executed competitively by a member of our staff. MasterCard, Visa & Discover accepted.