Spring 2024 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction

June 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2024
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!



18.25″ overall, 12.5″ spearpoint blade, .35″ thick, over 1.5” wide and weighs a hefty 2 pounds out of the sheath. “CHEVALIER’S CALIFORNIA KNIFE” stamped lengthwise on blade, & maker marked “J. D. CHEVALIER / NEW YORK” on ricasso. Antler grip is finely checkered on one side, pinned brass pommel cap. brass guard is extra heavy .5″ thick, retains original protective fabric washer. Sheath is leather veneer over paper, brass mounted with brass loop on throat.
CONDITION: fine overall, sharpened, but retains most original polish & luster, light staining & pitting. Mounts have dark uncleaned brass patina. Sheath is very good retaining most of its original red Moroccan veneer with scattered scuffs and scratches. PROVENANCE: Napa Valley, California whose family has had it since 1870s; Josh Phillips collection; Compton Labauve collection; Dave Kleiner collection.

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