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Collection of Napoleon's historic guns, sword from 1700s up for auction: 'Finest arms ever created'
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A collection of historic weapons that reportedly once belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte will be put up for auction.
The Rock Island Auction Company will be putting the six-piece garniture up for sale, which includes five "elaborately engraved" firearms and one gilt dress sword.
Collectors can expect to see the decorative weapons showcased at the Illinois auction house’s Fine, Historic & Investment Grade Firearms premier auction on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. The items will be auctioned off as a set the same day, according to Rock Island’s updated catalog.
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