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Two Day Auction of Firearms, Militaria, and Accessories on October 19th and 22nd

Canadian auctioneers, Switzer’s Auction and Appraisal Service, have carefully put together an outstanding two-day auction with an incredible selection of over 2000 lots. The first auction, is a timed online only auction taking bids until closing time on October 19th, 2016 at 8PM Eastern Time. This session provides over 700 lots of Militaria and an array of accessories to chose from. The second auction day, is a full live auction on October 22nd, 2016. This opens for live bidding at 9AM Eastern Time and feature over 1300 lots of Firearms and related items.

Some of the featured highlights include of the time auction include some great collectibles from World War 2. There is a WWII Air Force Padded Wing RCAF Wag (Lot 4071W), a collection of WWII Cap Badges available for bidding (Lot 4081W), and a pristine WWII Military Cap Badge from the PEI Light Horse Regiment (Lot 4192W). Further, bidders can find a Military M1 Carbine Sling and Butt Plate at Lot 4257W and an original K98 Mauser Sling at Lot 6178W. This auction includes hundreds of pieces ranging from books and badges, tools, knives, and swords. Everything opens at $2.50 with no reserves and all items are ready to sell for great auction prices.

The live auction on October 22nd, features one of the largest single day sales of firearms of the year. There is an astonishing selection of firearms ready to be sold to the highest bidder. An early highlight is Lot 111, which is a Colt Model 1911 US Army handgun. This is stock number R1811 and serial number 572599. It is a semi automatic, with a 127MM barrel, an comes with a two tone magazine. This is classified under “Canadian Restricted Class”. Another highlighted Colt is up for grabs at Lot 141. This is another semi automatic handgun with a 127MM barrel. This model is 1911 Government with caliber 45 ACP. The condition is considered 8/10 and it is also “Canadian Restricted Class” for buying. There are several more Colts in the auction for viewing as well as accessories in the online catalog.

This huge and wide selection can be fully enjoyed by browsing the online catalog. Every item has a photo, and a full description. Both auction days can take bids anytime up until the end of the auction. The live auction will also feature a live audio feed so online bidders can hear the auctioneer in action. Switzer’s is happy to answer any questions about their auction pieces by email or telephone.

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