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W394 WINCHESTER MODEL 1885 LO-WALL RIFLE

Item # W394

W394  WINCHESTER MODEL 1885 LO-WALL RIFLE Fancy deluxe pistol grip checkered wood in fine condition with a rifle style buttplate. According to the Factory Letter the gun was originally 30" oct #1 bbl, caliber 22 short, set trigger, pistol grip checkered stock and no sights front or rear. The gun now is fitted with globe front sight, an insert in the rear bbl and a folding tang sight. Also fitted with scope blocks and a couple extra holes for additional scope blocks on top of the bbl. BBl now measures 29" and was set back an inch and rechambered to 25-20 single shot. Gun was nicely refinished and retains about 50% blue turning a plum color. Silver plaque in buttstock for inscription or presentation. Interesting gun.

Antique  $ 3,950.

W783 PISTOL GRIP WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 DELUXE RIFLE

Item # W783

W783  PISTOL GRIP WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 DELUXE RIFLE Cal 38-55. Orig sights. Good bore. 26" half oct bbl with a button mag. Semi-delux checkered pistol grip stocks in good condition with just a few mars and dings. Appears to be lightly cleaned. Replacement model 70 steel buttplate. Overall metal is an aged brown with some touch up cold blue added. Nice action. Interesting gun that appears to have been assembled out of parts but still doesn't look too bad. Complete with early antique serial number.

Antique  $ 1,750.

W843 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC

Item # W843

W843  WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SRC Cal 38-55. 20" round bbl, 2/3 length mag tube and hard rubber shotgun buttplate. Good amount of bbl blue remains. Mag tube has faded to silver. Sights include post front sight and carbine ladder rear sight. Bright shiny bore. Receiver has worn to a smooth silver with lever and hammer having good traces of finish remaining. Correct saddle ring. Wood is in good condition with typical handling dings and mars. Nice little 1894 SRC.

Modern  $ 2,100.

W861 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC

Item # W861

W861  WINCHESTER 1894 SRC Cal 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, 3/4 mag tube and shotgun butt. Bbl and mag have about 50% thinning blue. Receiver, lever and hammer are mostly a grey/silver color with traces of blue in protected areas. Wood is in good cond with just some handling mars and a little oil staining. Forearm has a slim crack just ahead of the band. Sights include a post front sight with copper blade and flip up ladder rear sight. Fair bore. Complete with saddle ring.

Modern  $ 1,295.

W952 WINCHESTER 1892 TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W952

W952  WINCHESTER 1892 TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 32 WCF. 24" oct bbl and checkered steel shotgun buttplate. Sights include dovetail front sight with bead, blank in rear bbl sight and folding tang sight. Bbl retains most blue with sharp edges and good markings. Receiver is mostly a gey/brown color with traces of blue in protected areas. Overall wood is in good condition with just a few handling dings. VG bore. Bright shiny with good rifling. Nice action.

Modern  $ 3,850.

JM03 DELUXE FACTORY ENGRAVED MARLIN MODEL 1897 RIFLE

Item # JM03

JM03 DELUXE FACTORY ENGRAVED  MARLIN MODEL 1897 RIFLE .22 Caliber. One-half octagon bbl, full length magazine, fine+ bore and fine+ overall; 90% bbl blue, 75% magazine blue, considerable case colors remain on frame, hammer and lever. Sharp engraving with a buck deer forest scene in circle bordered by scroll work on left side; more scroll work on right side. Very nice checkered deluxe pistol grip walnut with most all lacquer intact, light handling dings and scratches here and there. Combination globe front and Marbles tang sights. Great lookin' little gun!

Antique  $ 11,500.

MSG767 CHARLES DALY SINGLE BARREL TRAP SHOTGUN

Item # MSG767

MSG767  CHARLES DALY SINGLE BARREL TRAP SHOTGUN Prussian era Daly with the sextuple locking system. This gun has been re-done with a custom stock of very pretty Walnut. It also has an adjustable buttplate. Beaver tail forearm. Ventilated rib bbl that is 32" with full choke. Bright bore. Bbl has been re-blued. Charles Daly were a high quality shotgun.

Modern  $ 3,675.

MSG641 CHARLES DALY PRUSSIAN SIDE LOCK GERMAN DRILLING / COMBINATION GUN

Item # MSG641

MSG641  CHARLES DALY PRUSSIAN SIDE LOCK GERMAN DRILLING / COMBINATION GUN 16 ga. Dbl. and Cal. 8 X 57 rimmed. 28" bbls. VG+ bores. Marked on the bbls is "J P Sauer & Son, Suhl". It has a flip up tang sight. Double triggers. Side lever opening. Pistol grip stock in very nice cond. Fancy burl wood is excl with a considerable amount of orig varnish. 80% orig blue and 20% orig case colors turning a molten silver color. The side lock receiver is delicately engraved. Mechanics are fine. Sharp little gun.

Antique  $ 3,195.

MSG411 CHARLES DALY DOUBLE BBL HAMMERLESS SHOTGUN

Item # MSG411

MSG411  CHARLES DALY DOUBLE BBL HAMMERLESS SHOTGUN Nitro proofed 30 inch steel bbls, exc bores, choked full and modifled. Orig Circassian style walnut stocks are in exc cond with sharp checkering and measure a 14" pull to the end of the red recoil pad. Marked on top of the bbl: 'Charles Daly Krupp Fluid Steel Barrels'. Receiver is very delicately engraved with no game scenes; just very fine tight scroll work. Side clips, cocking indicators, double triggers, automatic ejectors. Condition is exc+ with mint bores, 97-98% orig bright bbl blue, receiver retains probably 90% vivid case colors starting to turn just a little light on bottom of the Prussian marked frame. Beautiful gun.

Antique  $ 6,950.

MSG586A CHARLES DALY DOUBLE BARREL 12 GAUGE HAMMERLESS SHOTGUN

Item # MSG586A

MSG586A  CHARLES DALY DOUBLE BARREL 12 GAUGE HAMMERLESS SHOTGUN Marked "Prussia" on the water table and has the cross pistol mountings underneath the bbl which makes it quite desirable. Gun features cocking indicators, double triggers and extractors. Fine bores. Original wood is very nice with 13-1/2" pull, sharp checkering. A fair amount of original finish on the wood. 30" bbls are choked full and mod. Overall gun is in fine condition with about 75% thinning damascus pattern. Receiver has about 50% case colors turning nickely on the bottom of the frame. 7XX serial number range. Delicately and quite nicely engraved with cocking indicators and a top opener. Nice little gun!

Antique  $ 3,575.

MSG636 DOUBLE BARRELED CHARLES DALY PRUSSIAN SUPERIOR GRADE SxS SHOTGUN

Item # MSG636

MSG636  DOUBLE BARRELED CHARLES DALY PRUSSIAN SUPERIOR GRADE SxS SHOTGUN 12 ga. 30" bbls. Choked full and mod. Damascus steel pattern. A few minor pitting but generally VG bores. Has the desirable crossed pistols motif under bbl indicating it is a Prussian made. Ejectors. Original wood in VG+ condition with nice sharp checkering. Circasian style walnut measuring 14-1/8" to end of the pad. Receiver retains about 25% case colors. Bbl has about 60-70% . Nice Damascus pattern showing. Very nice all original gun. Crisp mechanical condition.

Antique  $ 2,750.

MSG707 PRUSSIAN MADE CHARLES DALY

Item # MSG707

MSG707  PRUSSIAN MADE CHARLES DALY Empire grade S x S 12 ga shotgun. Chamber length is 2-1/2". The 28" bbls are Krupp steel and have chokes of about full and mod. They are also marked with the retailer name JP Sauer & Son. Nearly all finish remains on bbls. Just as pretty on the inside with bright shiny bores. The top and sides of the receiver still have ample amount of case colors. The bottom is mostly a grey color. Typical of the fine Charles Daly shotguns, it has a nice looking piece of European walnut with a nice thin pistol grip which is fine-line checkered and comes down to the classic knob. Buttstock is near excellent. Forearm also has the same fine-line checkering and is in VG cond but does have a slight chip out of either side where the forearm intersects with the pivot point of the frame. This is a beautiful classic shotgun!!

Modern  $ 2,575.

W998 16 INCH WINCHESTER MODEL 92 TRAPPER SADDLE RING CARBINE IN 44 WCF

Item # W998

W998 16 INCH WINCHESTER MODEL 92 TRAPPER SADDLE RING CARBINE IN 44 WCF 16 inch barrel with full mag chambered in the desirable 44 WCF caliber and carbine butt. Saddle ring is present. Mag tube has strong original blue. Barrel has a little roughness on the top possibly from poor storage, otherwise good amounts of blue in the protected areas. Original sights include a pinned blade front and a carbine folding ladder rear. Frame is a brown/gray patina and has scattered roughness from poor storage as well. Wood looks good and has numerous dings and pressure mars from being 98 years old. Crisp action and a bright shiny bore make this a handy little 44 caliber carbine!

Modern  $ 7,750 .

W785 WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 SRC

Item # W785

W785  WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 SRC Cal 44-40. Overall gun has been completely refinished to somewhat new condition with most all refinish remaining. Action is tight and crisp. Wood is slightly undersized but still looks good and is complete with a carbine style buttplate. Dust cover and saddle ring intact. Gun has been updated with a Marble 2" long rear bbl sight. Has a fixed front sight in place of the bbl band sight. This would be a good wall hanger! It is not recommended to shoot this gun because it bulges the shell.

Antique  $ 1,750.

MR1174 WHITNEY KENNEDY LEVER ACTION RIFLE

Item # MR1174

MR1174  WHITNEY KENNEDY LEVER ACTION RIFLE Cal 44-40. Full oct bbl and full length mag tube. Crisp tight action. VG bore with sharp rifling. Would benefit from a good cleaning. Wood is in fine shape with most original varnish. Rifle style buttplate. Overall metal is fine with what appears to be a very old refinish. Sharp corners and fine markings. Original sights. Nice clean attractive gun.

Antique  $ 1,850 sale pending.

W920 HIGH CONDITION WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET

Item # W920

W920 HIGH CONDITION WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET Standard 3rd model musket in 44 WCF caliber with 30 inch barrel and outstanding bore. This one is possibly unfired. Strong case colors on the hammer, trigger, lever and butt plate. Just a couple of small spots of pitting on the receiver, otherwise very strong original blue on all metal. Crisp action. Wood is good with light handling marks and most original varnish. Left side of stock has a small piece grafted in. This would make a fine addition to any Winchester collection.

Antique  $ 6,750.

W969 WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET

Item # W969

W969  WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET Cal 44-40. Overall gun is original condition. Wood has most orig varnish with numerous little ding marks from rattling against the other muskets in the shipping crate. Correct musket style buttplate. Bbl and receiver retain about 90% blue with strong case colors on the hammer and lever. Original sights. A fine little gun.

Antique  $ 5,875.

W970 1873 WINCHESTER MUSKET

Item # W970

W970  1873 WINCHESTER MUSKET Cal 44-40. Overall gun is in fine condition with about 90% orig blue starting to tone. Nice case colors on the hammer and lever. Marked on the side plate "London Armory Jas Kerr & Co". Orig sights. Nice bore. Wood has a few minor handling dings and mars but still in VG cond. Stamped on the right side of the stock is "351 USSCO" as well as "London Armory" and "18". Original and complete with correct sling swivels and tight fitting dust cover.

Antique  $ 5,750.

MR1093 ORNATE HALF STOCK SPORTING RIFLE BY WURFFLEIN

Item # MR1093

MR1093  ORNATE HALF STOCK SPORTING RIFLE BY WURFFLEIN 36 bore. 30" oct bbl with blade front sight, sporting rear sight and extra breech sight dovetail. Nickel forend cap, wedge plates, sideplate, trigger guard, toe plate, palm plate and patch box nicely accent the rifle. Wood is checkered highly finished walnut. There is a chip out at the breech and repair at the wrist and on both sides of the bbl. Rod is a replacement. Bbl is a brown/gray patina. Nice decorative piece to display!

Antique  $ 1,775.

W693 WINCHESTER MODEL 1890 RIFLE

Item # W693

W693  WINCHESTER MODEL 1890 RIFLE 22 Short caliber 24" oct bbl. Sights include dovetail front sight, bbl blank in rear sight and folding tang sight. Overall metal is brown/blue color with some slight roughness. Wood is good overall condition. No cracks or splits. Good bore with roughness towards the muzzle. May clean up. Nice action.

Modern  $ 1,175.

MHG817 VERY SCARCE SLOCUM FRONT LOADING 5 SHOT 32 CALIBER REVOLVER

Item # MHG817

MHG817  VERY SCARCE SLOCUM FRONT LOADING 5 SHOT 32 CALIBER REVOLVER Brooklyn Firearms Co. Slocum Front Loading Revolver. Overall gun is in fine condition with traces of bbl blue. Cylinder retains a fair amount of blue. Strong traces of case color remain on the hammer. Receiver is crisp and sharp with nicely engraved panels on the side. Rosewood Grips are in excellent cond with most orig varnish. Mechanics are fine. Interesting gun that the chambers slide forward one at a time over a fixed rod on right side to expose, load and eject. Nice clean original little gun.

Antique  $ 675 sale pending.

W504 RARE 1ST MODEL WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET

Item # W504

W504 RARE 1ST MODEL WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET This is an early 1st Model Musket made in 1876 with standard 30 inch barrel and 3 barrel bands. Only about 500 of these were mfg. Not only is it rare, it is in fine condition with most original receiver blue remaining. All barrel blue is present with slight thinning. Traces of case color remain on the hammer and lever, butt plate is mostly silvered out. Bore has good shine with deep rifling and just a few light pits. Wood is good on forearm with just the usual small dings that you would expect to see on a 140 year old gun. Stock is good with a little figure showing on the left side. There is a small hair line crack coming off the upper tang next to the screw. This musket appears to have been made from a carbine frame with the saddle ring holes plugged with screws. This musket has been over seas judging from the British proof marks on the barrel and frame. Over all this is a very fine rare old Winchester for the collectors looking to fill a hole in their collection.

Antique  $ 13,750.

W1030 WINCHESTER 1873 FIRST MODEL MUSKET

Item # W1030

W1030  WINCHESTER  1873 FIRST MODEL MUSKET Cal 44-40. Orig wood has a few minor dings but generally VG+ with musket style buttplate. Orig sling swivels. Fitted with orig bayonet that is in fine condition. Mechanics are crisp and tight. Original sights and correct thumbprint dust cover. Very few of these muskets ever show up in a 1st model configuration. They were all high numbered 3rd models. I have only had about half a dozen first models. This gun displays 10-15% orig blue with the balance turned a plum coloration. Crisp tight action. Very nice specimen of a rare hard to find gun. Complete with Factory Letter.

Antique  $ 7,750.

W625 WINCHESTER 1892 SRC

Item # W625

W625  WINCHESTER 1892 SRC Cal 38 WCF. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include carbine post front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube are blue/brown color with readable markings. Receiver is a brown color with traces of blue in protected areas. Good bore. Overall wood is good condition with various dings, dents and mars from use. Good action.

Modern  $ 2,100.

5644 WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 MUSKET WITH SABRE BAYONET IN .45-75

Item # 5644

5644 WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 MUSKET WITH SABRE BAYONET IN .45-75 Likely a Hawaiian Citizen Guard Musket as it went to order No. 35449 on 11/22/82. Stock is marked twice with 'S9' (Squad 9). VG+ bore, overall metal is a plum brown patina coloration with traces of blue in the protected areas. Walnut musket forearm has a couple of bayonet chop marks but is sound. Sound, serviceable buttstock as well, a coat of light varnish added to the wood, correct sights and sling swivels. Complete with sabre bayonet and Cody Research Form.

Antique  $ 12,500 .

MR1089 SPRINGFIELD 1868 TRAPDOOR WITH EXPERIMENTAL NICKEL PLATE

Item # MR1089

MR1089 SPRINGFIELD 1868 TRAPDOOR WITH EXPERIMENTAL NICKEL PLATE Cal 50-70 U.S. Govt. 32-1/2" bbl, tompion and folding ladder rear sight. This is one of 30 rifles sent to the Beardslee Mfg. and Nickel Co. to experiment with nickel plating to increase corrosion resistance. They were then issued to various Army units for field trials. Letters from Springfield Research Service and Office of Machine Shop, National Armory, Springfield Mass accompany this rifle. Metal retains most nickel plating with some freckling. Markings are good. Action functions well. Overall wood is good condition with a repair on the right side forearm and typical dings and dents. This rifle is an extraordinary piece of History and would be a great addition to any collection!

Antique  $ 3,775.

MSG596 PERCUSSION MARKET GUN BY BELL

Item # MSG596-26-487

MSG596  PERCUSSION MARKET GUN BY BELL A huge gun of approximately 5 bore. Marked on the top of the bbl is "Glasgow." Bbl starts out in an oct configuration and goes down to a rather ornate ring that sections the front half of the bbl which is round. Total length of the bbl is approximately 42". Metal patina is mostly a greyish brown. Looks like it was lightly cleaned many years ago. Metal is smooth. The stock had a chip at the toe with a piece grafted in. Quite a good job for being done about 100 years ago. Also a couple of fill spots in the bottom part of the stock. Everything is nice and sound. Action works very well. Very solid. There was a repair to the hammer at one time. One chip out of the stock on the right hand side right in front of the action. Gun comes with ram rod. As stated, approximately 5 bore. No refunds for dislocated shoulders!!

Antique  $ 4,950.

W623 WINCHESTER MODEL 1895

Item # W623

W623  WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 Cal 35 WCF. Original sights including a Lyman receiver sight and a blank in the rear bbl sight. Bbl has some thinning blue remaining with scattered freckling. Receiver is mostly grey with blue in protected areas. Good bore with some roughness throughout. Wood has several dings, dents and a couple of round wear spots/gouges on the left side of the buttstock. Nice action.

Modern  $ 1,695.

M2-138 W. RICHARDS DOUBLE BARREL HAMMERLESS 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN

Item # M2-138

M2-138  W. RICHARDS DOUBLE BARREL HAMMERLESS 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN Fine bores choked full and improved modified, 30" barrels retain 95% bright shiny barrel blue, receiver retains 25% case colors with 50-60% original blue remaining on the underside of the receiver. Border areas tastefully engraved. Boxlock with ejectors and double triggers, checkered splinter forearm and straight grip stock are VG. 14 1/4" pull to the end of the original stock. A couple of walnut extensions have been added out 1 1/2" at the top, 3" at the toe. Fine little shotgun-should make a good shooter.

Modern  $ 1,750.

C1947 EARLY COLT 1860 ARMY

Item # C1947-27-47

C1947  EARLY COLT 1860 ARMY Colt Army percussion revolver in 25k serial range. Desirable 8" bbl. Front half of the gun has a different serial number than the frame, trigger guard and grip. Gun has a very aged look with a grey/brown blotchy color. At closer inspection this gun is not in too bad of shape. Wood grips have a small chip out on the right side bottom and letters carved into the left side. Action and timing are good.

Antique  $ 1,375.

W1053 WINCHESTER 1894 IN CALIBER 38-55

Item # W1053-27-230/267

W1053  WINCHESTER 1894 IN CALIBER 38-55 Round bbl with full mag tube and crescent butt. As stated, the cal is 38-55 which are not noted for having great bores. This one actually has a pretty good bore being bright and shiny. Some light pitting and roughness but has good rifling. Receiver blue is 70%+ with some age showing and wear at the carry point. A lot of good blue on bbl and mag tube with some rough spots and a few scratches. Wood is nice fitting on both stock and forearm. A few dings and scratches but no cracks or losses. The wood is quite heavily oil stained. Pretty nice gun overal!

Modern  $ 2,175 .

C075 COLT 1848 BABY DRAGOON

Item # C075

C075 COLT 1848 BABY DRAGOON The five-shot Baby Dragoon was the first pocket revolver to be manufactured by the company at the new Hartford plant since its Patterson days. Approximately 15,000 were made between 1847 and 1850. This is a .31 caliber revolver with a 4 inch octagon barrel. Bore does have rifling, but light pits are visible. Action is good. Cylinder scene is very light. A spot of light pitting on the right side of the barrel. All matching numbers except for the wedge. All metal except for the brass is a grey/brown patina. The backstrap has a tiny amount of the original silver plate over the brass. The grips are good fitting and sound without cracks but have numerous handling marks. Sharp markings for a gun made in 1848. A good collectable Colt.

Antique  $ 4,500.

HANDGUN CALIBER DIE - 9MM Luger

Item # el

HANDGUN CALIBER DIE - 9MM Luger RCBS reloading dies in caliber 9MM Luger

$ 30.

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 300 WEATHERBY

Item # el

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 300 WEATHERBY RCBS Standard 2 die rifle set in caliber 300 Weatherby. Like new condition with instructions.

$ 30.

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 303 BRITISH

Item # el

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 303 BRITISH RCBS Standard 2 die rifle set in caliber 303 Britsh. Like new condition with instructions.

$ 25.

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 303 SAVAGE

Item # el

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 303 SAVAGE RCBS Standard 2 die rifle set in caliber 303 Savage. Like new condition with instructions.

$ 50.

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 300 SAVAGE SMALL BASE

Item # el

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 300 SAVAGE SMALL BASE RCBS Standard 2 die rifle set in caliber 303 Savage with the Small Base. Like new condition with instructions.

$ 40.

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 300 WINCHESTER MAGNUM

Item # el

2 DIE RIFLE SET - 300 WINCHESTER MAGNUM RCBS Standard 2 die rifle set in caliber 300 Winchester Magnum. Like new condition without the instructions.

$ 25.

3 DIE RIFLE SET - 308 WINCHESTER

Item # el

3 DIE RIFLE SET - 308 WINCHESTER RCBS Standard 3 die rifle set in caliber 308 Winchester. Like new condition with instructions.

$ 30.

W1164 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1886 TAKEDOWN

Item # W1164

W1164 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1886 TAKEDOWN Cal 45-90. 26" oct bbl, full length mag tube and shotgun butt. Sights include blade front sight and a sporting rear sight. Bbl and mag tube have most blue remaining. Some slight scratching and takedown rotation marks. VG+ bright shiny bore. Receiver retains a good amount of a bright blue finish with some wear at the takedown ring. Vivid case colors on the lever and dull color to the hammer. Wood is in VG condition with just minor handling mars. A Winchester sling swivel base on the buttstock is a later aplication and has turned rusty. Winchester shotgun style hard rubber checkered buttplate. Cody Research Form included.

Antique  $ 9,875.

W730 WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 RIFLE

Item # W730

W730 WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 RIFLE Standard length 28 inch octagon barrel chambered in 45-60 WCF. Shiny bore. Crisp action. 40%-50% original blue with some brown speckling on barrel and receiver. Forend cap and mag tube have turned plum/brown. Case colors are present but dark on hammer and lever. Original sights include a nickel silver blade front and an "1876" marked adjustable ladder rear. Wood has had a coat of finish added. There is a sliver of wood missing on the front left side of the forearm. Nice looking rifle made in 1884.

Antique  $ 8,575.

W1069 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 IN SCARCE 38-70 CALIBER

Item # W1069

W1069  WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 IN SCARCE 38-70 CALIBER Full round 26 inch barrel and half length mag tube. VG+ bore. Wood is VG with a considerable amount of orig varnish. Just a few light handling mars. Overall metal is VG+ as well with 60-65% orig blue toning slightly. Nice clean metal with no pitting. There were only about 900 model 86's made in 38-70 cal making this a very scarce gun. All orig and complete with Factory verification Cody research form.

Modern  $ 7,500.

W600 WINCHESTER 1886 DELUXE

Item # W600

W600  WINCHESTER 1886 DELUXE Cal 45-70. Original full round bbl has been shortened to 22". Button mag. Has a very interesting flip up combination Scott marked model #3 front sight. Redfield receiver combination rear sight. Restocked with fancy wood and a courser than standard checkering has been applied. Rifle style butt has been nicely fitted to this gun. Sling swivels. Bbl retains most all bright blue. Receiver retains 10-15% case colors. Nice functioning action and mint bore. Should make a fine shooter.

Antique  $ 2,695 sale pending.

W1073 WINCHESTER 1885 LO-WALL SINGLE SHOT RIFLE

Item # W1073

W1073  WINCHESTER 1885 LO-WALL SINGLE SHOT RIFLE Cal 22. This is one of the US Cartridge test guns and is marked on the side of the receiver "USC CO #422-12-12-08". Gun retains about 50% blue turning a plum color. Correct front sight. Rear bbl sight is missing. Stock has numerous scars and dings which was typical on all these cartridge test guns. Correct checkered shotgun style buttplate. Number one configuration bbl measures 22". I think it was originally 24" and has been re-chambered and set back into the frame which they frequently did since they shot the hell out of these cartridge test guns. A scarce unique gun.

Modern  $ 875.

M06 OLD HUNTING KNIFE

Item # M06

M06  OLD HUNTING KNIFE Markings on the blade are "NON-XLL" and " Joseph Allen & Sons Sheffield England". 5-1/2" blade with an overall length just shy of 10". Shows use but nice overall. Very nice set of stag antler grips on it. Brass crossbar. Nice for display or use.

Antique  $ 275.

M05 US SPRINGFIELD CARBINE BOOT

Item # M05

M05  US SPRINGFIELD CARBINE BOOT 1887 leather carbine boot with Rock Island Arsenal imprinted on it. This is the type with the brass guard on the front. It does have the lower mounting strap but not the upper one. The leather is extremely good for it's age. Hardly any deterioration or cracks. On the back is some old soldier art. Appears to be an arrowhead and a couple of letters that were lightly done over and crossed out. The front is excellent. Nice accessory to add to a Springfield collection!

No License Required  $ 675.

M04 FINE PRESENTATION SWORD

Item # M04

M04  FINE PRESENTATION SWORD On the scabbard is " Presented To Capt. C. K. Switzer By the Members of Co. M 1st. Infantry I.N.G. Commemorating April 25th 1893". A very ornate sword. Blade is engraved and has several markings and names Capt Switzer again. Scabbard is very ornate also. A fine piece of History.

Antique  $ 1,575.

M02 MODEL 1904 CAVALRY NOSE BAGS

Item # M02

M02  MODEL 1904 CAVALRY NOSE BAGS We have had a lot of US Cavalry firearms and other items but I don't recall ever having nose bags. We have them now! As everyone knows, horses and mules were used extensively by the Military. They had to have some way to feed them. One is marked "US QMC" and the other has "QMC". One looks virtually unused and is very nice condition. The other is also nice but has a more rustic used look. These are a rare collectable for Cavalry related collectors or if you are a horse enthusiast they would look great on display. So get your nose bag on and buy these!

No License Required  $ 795.

MHG653 UNIQUE BLOMBERG VAMPIRE KILLING KIT

Item # MHG653

MHG653 UNIQUE BLOMBERG VAMPIRE KILLING KIT Vampire killing kits were originally assembled by Michael de Winter who came up with the fictional character Dr. Blomberg. They contain a variety of items that will bring a vampire to his knees. This one contains a pistol made by Edward and William Bond (from 1840-1855). Inside the cover it lists the contents. This one has a Crucifix, bottle of Holy Water, a wooden stake, as well as several bottles of Garlic and other things to make Professor Blomberg's potent mixture to inject with a brass syringe. Extremely unique, unusual and rare. Ripley's Believe It Or Not! has the world's largest collection of these kits. With this you will be able to fight off those evil blood suckers!

Antique  $ 6,500.

MHG566 FLINTLOCK TRAP GUN/CEMETERY GUN

Item # MHG566

MHG566  FLINTLOCK TRAP GUN/CEMETERY GUN This flintlock is English made with "G. Jones BIRM m" on the lockplate. It has a huge bore. 1-1/8". A very strange contraption that was used in the late 1700's into the early 1800's supposedly for use against poachers around their traps and also for grave robbers. The grave robbing part would work pretty good since once you dug down to the gun and tripped the wire you would get shot and fall in the hole. They would just have to cover it up again. The cond is actually VG. The flintlock parts all there. A bit sluggish and may need tuning. The frizzen and pan do move. The hammer and activation is a little sluggish but does work. If you are looking for the odd and bizarre this would fit the bill!!

Antique  $ 5,500.

MSG887 VERY INTERESTING SET GUN

Item # MSG887

MSG887  VERY INTERESTING SET GUN Also frequently referred to as a"Cemetery Gun". Because surgeons and medical students could only legally dissect executed criminals or people who had donated their bodies to science, a trade in stolen corpses erupted. The cemetery gun was a dramatic way to discourage so-called "resurrection men." The gun would be mounted on a mechanism that allows it to spin freely. Cemetery keepers set up the weapon at the foot of a grave with three tripwires around the grave. A prospective grave-robber, stumbling over the tripwire in the dark, would trigger the weapon—much to his own demise.This one is well marked. The lock plate is marked with a "GR" and a Crown. Stock has the name "Marriott" branded into the bottom and the upper left side. The 2 halves of the stock are held together by riveted bindings. This is one of the best ones I have seen as they are usually in pretty tough shape. Definitely old and authentic and a very interesting and unique piece of early history.

Antique  $ 4,500.

MHG638 ENGRAVED SPUR TRIGGER REVOLVER

Item # MHG638

MHG638  ENGRAVED SPUR TRIGGER REVOLVER The only marking is on the top "DEFENDER". One of the many small pocket pistols of the day. This is a 5-shot revolver in 32 RF. Most of the nickel remains on the frame. Most finish is gone on the cylinder. There is a repaired crack behind the hammer. Has some very nice pearl grips.

Antique  $ 325.

W1172 WINCHESTER 1886 EXTRA LIGHT TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W1172

W1172  WINCHESTER 1886 EXTRA LIGHT TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 45-70. 22" bbl, 1/2 length mag tube, pistol grip and shotgun butt. Lyman ivory bead front sight and a sporting rear sight with elevator. Bbl and frame have a much of the blue remaining with some wear. Hammer and lever have good traces of case color. Wood is in fine condition with some typical handling dings. Hard rubber Winchester grip cap. Rubber Winchester buttplate. VG bore. Crisp tight action. This is a nice 1886! Complete with Factory Letter of Authenticity.

Modern  $ 5,975.

MHG832A   FACTORY ENGRAVED WHITNEYVILLE ARMORY 32 CALIBER REVOLVER

Item # MHG832A

MHG832A   FACTORY ENGRAVED WHITNEYVILLE ARMORY 32 CALIBER REVOLVER Ivory grips with a couple cracks. Overall metal excellent with about 98% original nickel. Nice crisp tight action. Attractive little gun.

Antique  $ 1,750.

MHG831A EXHIBITION GRADE WHITNEYVILLE ARMORY 32 LR CALIBER REVOLVER

Item # MHG831A

MHG831A  EXHIBITION GRADE WHITNEYVILLE ARMORY 32 LR CALIBER REVOLVER Gun is quite elaborately engraved with attractive wood grips. Metal is overall excellent with about 95% nickel remaining the balance having flaked. I have not seen another one just like this.

Antique  $ 2,250.

JM1252A MARLIN No 18 SLIDE ACTION

Item # JM1252A

JM1252A  MARLIN No 18 SLIDE ACTION A slim trim little rifle with a 20" oct bbl. Cal 22. Most blue remains on both the receiver and the bbl. There is some light to moderate frekking on the bbl and a couple spots on the receiver. Bore is shiny but there is some roughness. Wood is in VG cond and nice fitting. Upper tang has 2 holes drilled for an upper tang sight which are not factory holes. There were about 16,000 of these made from 1906 - 1909 and not seen very often. Very nice little rifle.

Modern  $ 1,275.

MHG816 CENTENNIAL 1876 HOOD MARKED SPUR TRIGGER REVOLVER

Item # MHG816

MHG816  CENTENNIAL 1876 HOOD MARKED SPUR TRIGGER REVOLVER Quite an interesting gun. Very elaborately engraved. Cal 38 RF. Ivory grips. Metal condition is very nice with about 90% original nickel remaining. Good functioning action. A scarce little gun.

Antique  $ 895.

C068 2ND MODEL FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT NEW LINE 38 CALIBER REVOLVER

Item # C068

C068  2ND MODEL FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT NEW LINE 38 CALIBER REVOLVER Mother of Pearl grips. Typical Colt Factory engraving. 2" bbl. Nice functioning action. 75-80% original nickel.

Antique  $ 1,350.

MHG635 HARTFORD ARMS SPUR TRIGGER

Item # MHG635

MHG635  HARTFORD ARMS SPUR TRIGGER A 5-shot 32 cal spur trigger revolver. Nickel finish. Some orig nickel remains. The cylinder has been cleaned. Gun does not index properly. It does cock. Hammer and trigger do work. A pair of ivory grips that have a chip out on each side.

Antique  $ 425.

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