SPECTACULAR SPRING AUCTION

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Little John’s Auction Service is Proud to Announce a
SPECTACULAR SPRING AUCTION
This Wide-Ranging Sale Features the “Chuck” Abshire Estate containing 4 Gatling Guns, Cannons from Desk Top Size to a Pair of Napoleonic Fortress
guns Dated 1811 and approx. 40 cannons total weighing 1 pound to 9000+ lbs. Also 2 Studio Made Prop Japanese Tanks produced for the Epic War
Movie “Wind Talkers”. The Best-Known Springfield Krag Rifle Device for sighting field guns 1 of 2 extant. Also, The Ray Tenold Estate Collection of
Classic and Vintage Revolvers, Small Bore Shotguns, Winchester Rifles with many Special Order ‘92’s and ‘94’s. This Collection started in the 1950’s and
included over 300 Classic 20th Century Collectible Arms Specially Selected by our 60 year plus Collector.
SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
A Factory Engraved Pre-War Colt Single Action with Blue and Case-Hardened Finish in Near Mint Condition. Also, 4 Suits of Armour including a Museum
Type Display of Knight on Armoured Horse Mount. European Arms, Armour and Edged Weapon Grouping of over 100 lots. Armour Elements, Flintlocks,
Wheelocks, Cased Sets, Early Revolvers, Military Arms, Lugers, Swords, Knives and Historic Artifacts from 15th-20th Centuries.
Other Estates Include the C.W. Moody and Brother Home Collection of Antiques, Furnishings, Advertising, Flo Blue Porcelain, Fancy Lamps, Curio and
Display Cases along with Interesting Items Collected by the Owner of Shop Antique in Irvine and C.W. Moody Productions, Phoenix, AZ.
SPECIAL ADDITIONS:
of Fine Jewelry mounted in Gold and Platinum along with a Superb Selection of Unusual and Custom Men’s Rings made by an Old-time Jeweler for
Himself.
Do Not Miss This Sale As It Is The Combination Of “OLD TIMERS ESTATES WITH FRESH TO THE MARKET” AND “OUT OF THE ATTIC” UNCLEANED AND
UNTOUCHED ANTIQUES, FIREARMS AND VINTAGE COLLECTIBLES.
SPECIAL PREVIEW OF THE 9 LARGE ITEMS THURSDAY, MARCH 26TH NOON TO 4 PM IN APPLE VALLEY, CA. PLEASE CONTACT (714) 939-1172 FOR MORE INFO.
NO CREDIT CARDS WILL BE TAKEN FOR JEWELRY OR COINS. PURCHASE OF THESE ITEMS ARE BY VERIFIED FUNDS ONLY AND THE RELEASE OF THESE ITEMS WILL NOT HAPPEN UNTIL PAYMENT HAS CLEARED OUR BANK.All items are as is, no warranty or claims and All SALES ARE FINAL. Please examine prior to bidding as it is the bidder's responsibilty to establish condition, age, genuineness, value or any other determinative factors.
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10DB-91 SHIELD577a - 10DB-91 SHIELD
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Indo-Persian fighting shield with 13 spike protruding from round bosses and half-moon decorations. Etched floral borders. Measures 18" acros...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BI-18 BLUNDERBUSS578 - 20BI-18 BLUNDERBUSS
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Mid-19th century blunderbuss marked "C" and "S" on the lock with crown and London in script on brass cannon mouth barrel. Iron...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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20BI-21 PIPER BELGIUM579 - 20BI-21 PIPER BELGIUM
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Piper Belgium made 7 shot double action revolver marked "Modelo Mexicano" and ejercito Mexicano". Also stamped "G.A.P. No 110...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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20BI-40 MIDDLE EASTERN GOLD BBL580 - 20BI-40 MIDDLE EASTERN GOLD BBL
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Ornate Baltic or Mid-Eastern flintlock pistol with cast silver colored metal stock and ornately gold inlaid barrel. Good European style lock with f
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BI-41 ITALIAN FLINTLOCK581 - 20BI-41 ITALIAN FLINTLOCK
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Flintlock pistol circa late 18th to Mid-19th century with signed lock in script and partially legible "B F" possibly Italian. European ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BI-42 PINFIRE OCT BBL582 - 20BI-42 PINFIRE OCT BBL
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"LeFaucheux" marked double action pinfire revolver with blue finish and unusual octagon barrel in 11mm pinfire with a 6 1/4" barrel...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BI-47 MERWIN583 - 20BI-47 MERWIN
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.44 caliber Merwin & Hulbert caliber single action revolver with no visible marking or serial numbers. Fair to poor overall. The action works...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BI-48 61 NAVY584 - 20BI-48 61 NAVY
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1861 Colt Navy .36 caliber percussion revolver with rare iron back strap and trigger guard, S/N 26350. This revolver was heavily rusted and cleaned
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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10DB-89 SHIELD584a - 10DB-89 SHIELD
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Early to Mid-19th century Indo-Persian shield with good quality etching showing lettering around the rim and at center that may be prayers or names
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20BI-52 MILITIA MUSKET585 - 20BI-52 MILITIA MUSKET
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18th century flintlock musket with British proofs and simple floral engraving on the lock. Plain military style mounts with "S" shaped ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BI-55 PERCUSSION PLAINS RIFLE586 - 20BI-55 PERCUSSION PLAINS RIFLE
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Percussion full stock transition plains rifle with London marked trade lock and brass mounts. Measures 55 1/2" overall with a 44 1/2" o...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20CR-8 KIRBY WISE WEAPONS586a - 20CR-8 KIRBY WISE WEAPONS
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Lot of three handmade re-enactor arms by well-known maker, Kirby Wise. The lot includes: A. A Celtic spear head with silver colored metal and fan
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20AS-71 WINCHESTER #6458765587 - 20AS-71 WINCHESTER #6458765
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Re-built Winchester M1 semi-automatic carbine, .30 caliber, 18” “W” marked barrel, military finish, bayonet lug, round bolt, no magazine, wood stoc
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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10DB-90 SHIELD587a - 10DB-90 SHIELD
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Etched and decorated Indo-Persian shield from 19th to 20th century. Parade type. Shows writing that may be prayers on names. Measures 18" ac...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20BM1-36 BRASS MORTAR588 - 20BM1-36 BRASS MORTAR
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Black powder brass mortar on wood carriage; mortar is approximately 8” long with a 2.5” diameter barrel marked “S.P.circle G/2.7 5”; carriage is ap
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BM1-40 REPRO MINI CANNON589 - 20BM1-40 REPRO MINI CANNON
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Reproduction mini display metal cannon and wood carriage; approximately 28” overall and 15” wide wheel to wheel; very good condition and a great di
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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20BM1-77 INDIAN TOBACCO STORE590 - 20BM1-77 INDIAN TOBACCO STORE
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Large painted wooden tobacco store Indian; approximately 68” tall and accompanied by a wood stand that is marked Cigars/5Cents. The stand is approx
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20ANG-48 BELGIAN MDL 24590a - 20ANG-48 BELGIAN MDL 24
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Belgian Model 24 bolt action carbine with Columbian Crest on top of receiver, import-marked, MISSING BOLT, 18.5” barrel, blued finish, wood stock,
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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20ANG-49 MAUSER B.A.591a - 20ANG-49 MAUSER B.A.
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Mauser bolt action rifle with 1936 date on top of receiver and crown crest over “Fabrica de Armas/Oviedo”, 23” barrel, MISSING BOLT, blued finish,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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20BM1-106 FRENCH FLINTLOCK592 - 20BM1-106 FRENCH FLINTLOCK
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French Empire Period flintlock pistol showing LeClerc proofs and traces of illegible script on the lock. Military style lock with gilt and engrave
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BM1-114 COOPER KNIFE593 - 20BM1-114 COOPER KNIFE
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J.N. Cooper “The Iron Mistress” large contemporary bowie knife. The knife is 16” in total length with a 10 ½” saber ground clip point blade...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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20ANG-50 MAUSER 98593a - 20ANG-50 MAUSER 98
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Mauser contract bolt action Model 98 rifle, import-marked, 8mm caliber, MISSING BOLT, blued finish, wood stock, leather sling, S/N G5816; muted blu
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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20BI-43 PINFIRE594 - 20BI-43 PINFIRE
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Exceptional Six Shot Double Action pinfire Terra revolver with high blue finish, ebonized grips and light scroll engraving stamped "Terrasse...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BM1-132 BLASTING BOX595 - 20BM1-132 BLASTING BOX
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Vintage small iron blasting box; approximately 8” in height, 13” wide and 12” deep with three brass securing bolts; majority of old black paint rem
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
 
 
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20BM1-133 AMMO BOX596 - 20BM1-133 AMMO BOX
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Empty wooden ammo box painted green with white stenciling “U.S./1.65 Inch Hotchkiss Gun/Common Shell”; appears to be a well-made reproduction; appr
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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10DB-92 SHIELD596a - 10DB-92 SHIELD
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Indo-Persian 20th century parade shield with fancy pictograph and decorations showing nobles on horseback. Blue/brown background with copper gold c
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
 
 
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20BM1-134 AMMO CAN LOT597 - 20BM1-134 AMMO CAN LOT
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Lot of 5 metal military ammunition cans; 2 large and 3 smaller; un-cleaned; largest can holds 12 brass artillery shells, other cans are empty.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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BM1-135 3-PRACTICE BOMBS598 - BM1-135 3-PRACTICE BOMBS
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Three metal military practice bombs (MK 106 Mod. 0); used condition. Est.: $50-$100.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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20BM1-136 CANNON TOOL LOT599 - 20BM1-136 CANNON TOOL LOT
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Lot of 14 cannon accessory tools including different length rammers, ball extractors, cleaners, etc. Est.: $200-$400.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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10DB-93 SHIELD599a - 10DB-93 SHIELD
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19th century Indo-Persian fighting shield with 4 spikes protruding from round bosses. Etched and engraved with gold lettering that may be a name or
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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20BY-7 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET600 - 20BY-7 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET
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Harper’s Ferry percussion musket, approximately .70 caliber with ramrod and sling swivels intact. The musket has a 42” barrel which has gone to a
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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20ANG-42 PERC. MTN RIFLE600a - 20ANG-42 PERC. MTN RIFLE
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Heavy percussion half stock target rifle, .45 caliber, 30” heavy octagon barrel marked “Q. D. Smith, Machias, Mo” and “Cast Steel” on the top barre
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Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
 
 
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20ANG-43 JAPANESE TYPE 44600b - 20ANG-43 JAPANESE TYPE 44
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Japanese Type 44 bolt action carbine with “hook” folding bayonet, 6.5mm caliber, 20” barrel, blued finish, wood stock, MISSING BOLT, S/N 06558; fin
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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20ANG-44 CONTRACT MAUSER600c - 20ANG-44 CONTRACT MAUSER
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Contract Mauser Model 48A (appears with Yugoslavian crest), bolt action carbine, 8mm caliber, 24” barrel, blued finish, MISSING BOLT, wood stock, S
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
 
 
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20ANG-45 ARGENTINE MDL 1891600d - 20ANG-45 ARGENTINE MDL 1891
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Argentine Model 1891 Mauser bolt action rifle, 8mm caliber, 30” barrel, blued finish, MISSING BOLT, wood stock, S/N T 2388 (matching visible number
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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20ANG-46 CZECH B.A.600e - 20ANG-46 CZECH B.A.
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Czech bolt action Model 98 Mauser rifle, 7.92mm caliber, 24” barrel, blued finish, MISSING BOLT, wood stock, S/N 3735; fine overall condition with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
 
 
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20ANG-47 CONTRACT MAUSER600f - 20ANG-47 CONTRACT MAUSER
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Contract Mauser bolt action carbine, 8mm caliber, 18.5” barrel, MISSING BOLT, blued finish, wood stock, Arabic numbers and characters on left side
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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20BM1-21 BRASS CANNON601 - 20BM1-21 BRASS CANNON
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Vintage brass cannon on wood carriage, barrel is approximately 14” long, bore diameter is approximately 1.25”, wood carriage is approximately 16” l
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
 
 
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20DG-21 N.W. COAST LADLE601a - 20DG-21 N.W. COAST LADLE
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Northwest coast hand carved ladle with bird effigy at the top carved 1 piece of cedar. 1890s to 1920s. Chipped bowl showing use by tribe. Measures
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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20BM1-26 73 RUSTY RELIC602 - 20BM1-26 73 RUSTY RELIC
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Rusty Relic Winchester Model 1873 lever action rifle, S/N 200286 (ca. 1886); this one could tell some stories! Est.: $250-$500.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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20BM1-34 RUSSELL REPRO603 - 20BM1-34 RUSSELL REPRO
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Founder’s authorized edition (68/100) bronze of Frederic Remington’s “The Bronco Buster” on marble base; approximately 24” in height, 20” wide and
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
 
 
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20BM1-44 CANNON604 - 20BM1-44 CANNON
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Brass cannon on wood carriage; approximately 22” long with 18” barrel, 12.5” in height and 13” wide wheel to wheel; very good overall condition wit
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20BM1-45 ANTIQUE CHINESE CHEST605 - 20BM1-45 ANTIQUE CHINESE CHEST
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Lee Co. antique large fancy Chinese carved wood chest; approximately 24” in height, 48” wide and 21” deep; beautifully carved scenes on lid and bas
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20BM1-56 BRASS MORTAR606 - 20BM1-56 BRASS MORTAR
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Reproduction bronze mortar, on cast iron base, approximately 10” long barrel, 2” bore, 15” overall iron carriage; bronze barrel has been polished w
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20BM1-60 MORTAR607 - 20BM1-60 MORTAR
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Mortar on low slung wood carriage; approximately 32” overall with a 15” wood barrel coated in what appears to be a black rubberized coating; the mo
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20DG-22 WOOD CARVED CANTEEN607a - 20DG-22 WOOD CARVED CANTEEN
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Civil War possibly confederate carved wood canteen with traces of old paint and partial rawhide strap and old cord. Measures 8" from top to ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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20BM1-71 ANTIQUE CANNON608 - 20BM1-71 ANTIQUE CANNON
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Antique brass cannon on wood carriage, approximately 19” long with a 16” barrel; 10” in height and 12” wide wheel to wheel; very good condition.
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
 
 
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20BM1-80 CAST IRON MINI CANNON609 - 20BM1-80 CAST IRON MINI CANNON
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Vintage cast iron mini cannon with wood carriage; approximately 24’ overall with a 21” barrel; 13” in height and 12” in width wheel to wheel. E
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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20DG-26 1850'S POSSIBLE BAG609a - 20DG-26 1850'S POSSIBLE BAG
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Mountain man era 1840s-50s possibles bag and horn. Good with leather aging and deterioration. Great to hang with plains rifle or Kentucky. Est.: $4
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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20BM1-82 2 SMALL PROPS610 - 20BM1-82 2 SMALL PROPS
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Lot of 2 small airplane propellers, each mounted separately on a wood base and each approximately 51” in height; painted green with black tips; bot
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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