Cordier’s Spring Firearms and Militaria Auction on March 20 will offer a selection of Colts and Winchesters as well as more than a dozen Pennsylvania Long rifles. Other items coming to the block will include collectibles from the Civil War through the World War II. The sale will be held at Cordier’s auction house at 1500 Paxton Street, Harrisburg.
The sale will offer antique, military, and modern handguns and long guns, edged weapons, military collectibles, and related art. Among the antique handguns, collectors will find multiple Colt revolvers including an 1849 Pocket revolver ($600-900), an 1862 Police revolver ($600-900), and an 1860 Army revolver ($1,500-2,000). More Colts will be featured among the modern handguns, including two six inch Pythons, one in blued and one in stainless ($1,500-2,000 each) and a New Service in .455 Eley caliber ($500-800).
Over a dozen Pennsylvania Long rifles will be offered, including a Perry County William Sweger ($1,000-2,000). Other long guns are highlighted by popular Winchesters such as a Model 1886 rifle in .38-56 caliber ($2,500-3,500) and a model 1894 with an octagonal to round barrel in a take down format ($800-1,200).
Military collectors will find items from the Civil War, World War I and World War II including a WWII US A-2 Flight Jacket ($1,500-2,000), a German medical officer’s tunic ($600-900) and a pair of 8x60 U-Boat binoculars ($2,000-2,500). Also offered will be a Civil War engineer’s kepi ($400-600) and a Civil War Confederate cap box ($500-700). In edged weapons, bidders will find a WWII German police sword ($400-700) and a WWI Era US Model 1917 trench knife ($300-500).