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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20BM1-46 PAINTING127 - 20BM1-46 PAINTING
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Very large painting on canvas of a Civil War Naval battle, signed James Beck; frame is fancy and gold painted, great action and detail; approximate
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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20BM1-49 VICTORIAN SWORD128 - 20BM1-49 VICTORIAN SWORD
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Victorian one and one half hand broad sword approximately 4 feet overall with a 39” blade, leather and wire wrapped wood grip, beautiful patina to
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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20BM1-100 CUSTOM S&W CHESHIRE AND PEREZ129 - 20BM1-100 CUSTOM S&W CHESHIRE AND PEREZ
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Custom Smith & Wesson Model 10-6 double action revolver, .38 caliber, Serial #2D67885. The pistol is in fine overall condition as customized...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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20BM1-102 OFF. ACP IN BOX130 - 20BM1-102 OFF. ACP IN BOX
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Colt Series 80 Officer’s Model semi-automatic pistol, .45 ACP caliber, Serial #SF17910. The pistol is as new in the factory cardboard box with a 3
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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20BI-89 PAIR OF MIQUELETS131 - 20BI-89 PAIR OF MIQUELETS
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Pair of miquelet flintlock pistols from early 19th century signed "Vilar D(E)" on the locks with marked two stage cannon barrels showin...
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Estimates : 1,750.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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20AB-3 NOSLER M-48 #N00050133 - 20AB-3 NOSLER M-48 #N00050
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Nosler Model M48 bolt action rifle, .280 Ackley Improved caliber, Serial #N00050. The rifle is in excellent overall condition with a 24” free-floa
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Estimates : 1,750.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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20AP-2 COLT SA #254562134 - 20AP-2 COLT SA #254562
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Colt SAA revolver, .32 W.C.F. caliber, 5.5” barrel, blued and case hardened finish, checkered black hard rubber grips, S/N 254562 (ca. 1904); overa
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Estimates : 1,700.00 - 3,400.00
 
 
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20BI-88 ENGLISH REVOLVER CASED135 - 20BI-88 ENGLISH REVOLVER CASED
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English Double Action percussion size revolver agent inscribed "Unwin & Rodgers Edinburgh" and "Shefield" in .31 caliber w...
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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20BI-86 DESK SET FRENCH136 - 20BI-86 DESK SET FRENCH
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Excellent antique desk set mounted with ammunition cases, anchors and finely pierced iron work in hunting motifs dated 26, 7 1889 (July 7, 1889). I
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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20BI-75 EASTERN EUROPEAN HELMET137 - 20BI-75 EASTERN EUROPEAN HELMET
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European lobster tail helmet circa 17th century with well forged and riveted heavy construction. Bowl shows 7 pieces nicely joined indicating early
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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20BI-80 LOBSTER TAIL HELMET138 - 20BI-80 LOBSTER TAIL HELMET
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Armory made European helmet with lobster tail back and 1 piece forged bowl. Shows proper forging and retains ear flaps and nose piece. "F&qu...
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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20BI-63 1/2 STOCK SLOTTERBECK139 - 20BI-63 1/2 STOCK SLOTTERBECK
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High quality heavy barrel half-stock percussion plains rifle marked "Slotter Bros. Philadelphia" and agent marked "A.J. Plate San ...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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20BI-56 FULL STOCK INLAID140 - 20BI-56 FULL STOCK INLAID
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Full stock percussion Kentucky rifle with plain pierced patch box and silver inlays made from coins (Probably dimes with United States visible) 17
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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20BM1-67 DECK GUN141 - 20BM1-67 DECK GUN
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Brass Deck Gun with swivel, approximately 31” overall with approximate 2” diameter bore; markings on barrel include “Crown over GR/1.73”/1720/circl
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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20BI-81 EUROPEAN BREASTPLATE142 - 20BI-81 EUROPEAN BREASTPLATE
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Early European breast plate circa 15th-16th century possibly Italian. Armourer marked but not recognized. Shows early style forging, rivets, slag a
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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20BI-82 BREAST & BACK PLATE143 - 20BI-82 BREAST & BACK PLATE
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French Courasier armour from Maximillian era of Mexico (1864067) showing Hapsburg eagle at the center. Some deep pitting and has been kept polished
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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20BI-49 FOWLER144 - 20BI-49 FOWLER
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High quality Germanic small bore flintlock fowler signed "Andreas M. Sigl a Schlackenworth" on the barrel. Measures 53" overall wi...
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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20BM1-95 76 MM PROP CANNON145 - 20BM1-95 76 MM PROP CANNON
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Rock Island Arsenal marked Howitzer. 76MM caliber. No. 3257 NFR. No breech or firing mechanism. Tube and carriage only. Non-firearm. Very good cond
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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20BI-61 SLOTTER SAN FRAN.146 - 20BI-61 SLOTTER SAN FRAN.
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Heavy barrel percussion plains rifle marked "Slotter & Co Phila" for J. Bach San Francisco. Double barrel keys with heavy octagon b...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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20BI-57 PAYSON & NURSE147 - 20BI-57 PAYSON & NURSE
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New England Flintlock rifle converted to percussion and stock reduced to half stock with lock marked "Payson & Nurse". Brass New En...
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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20BO-1 REID KNUCKLEDUSTER148 - 20BO-1 REID KNUCKLEDUSTER
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Reid “My Friend” knuckleduster pistol with a 2” barrel, .32 caliber, Serial #11848. The pistol is mentioned on page 169 of James Reid and his Knuc
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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20BW-1 TRAP GUN #81462150 - 20BW-1 TRAP GUN #81462
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A. Francotte single shot Trap shotgun, 12 gauge, Serial #81462. The shotgun is in fine overall condition with a 34” octagon to round single barrel
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Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,800.00
 
 
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20DB-29 MARSEILLES MARKED150b - 20DB-29 MARSEILLES MARKED
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French made for Mid-Eastern trade silver mounted flintlock pistol signed "Vergnes a Marseille" in script on the lock. Fine damascus bar...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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20DB-3 PINFIRE BRASS150c - 20DB-3 PINFIRE BRASS
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Unusual and desirable all brass pinfire double action revolver in 7.65 caliber. No markings or proofs. Lightly engraved with checkered wood grips.
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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20DB-6 FRENCH PAIR FL150d - 20DB-6 FRENCH PAIR FL
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Pair of ornate silver mounted pocket pistols converted from flintlock to percussion. French styling with dog head butts, fancy trigger guards and s
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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20DB-28 FLOBERT TGT PISTOL150e - 20DB-28 FLOBERT TGT PISTOL
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Exhibition quality Flobert Target pistol marked with French agents name on the barrel, carved wood stocks, and old re-nickeled finish. Approximatel
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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20DB-16 CASED PINFIRE150f - 20DB-16 CASED PINFIRE
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Trunk cased pinfire revolver in 7.65 pinfire caliber. Blued finish with checkered ebony grips. 85%-95% original blue on the barrel and cylinder. Th
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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20AS-1 LUGER 1914151 - 20AS-1 LUGER 1914
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Artillery Luger by Erfurt Arsenal, 1914-dated, S/N 459; 9mm caliber with 8” barrel showing 95-98% of an old, possibly arsenal refinish; good markin
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Estimates : 2,250.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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20DG-18 SMITH CASED KENTUCKY151a - 20DG-18 SMITH CASED KENTUCKY
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Set of American style Kentucky pistols by contemporary maker L. Smith. The first pistol is .54 caliber flintlock. Measures 10" overall with ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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19JZ-22 COLT 30 CAL151b - 19JZ-22 COLT 30 CAL
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Colt New Line .30 caliber revolver with most of its original blue and case colors remaining, S/N 8011. The etched panel is fully visible but slight
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20AS-2 SNAIL DRUM MAG152 - 20AS-2 SNAIL DRUM MAG
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Snail Drum magazine, 9mm/.30 Luger caliber, blued finish, S/N 292017; overall good condition showing majority of blued finish remaining on metal su
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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20AS-4 COLT PYTHON #LA1599153 - 20AS-4 COLT PYTHON #LA1599
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Colt Python DA revolver, .357 Magnum caliber, 6” ventilated rib barrel, blued finish, checkered Colt combat medallion rubber grips, S/N LA1599; ove
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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20AS-32 BROWNING 12 GA.154 - 20AS-32 BROWNING 12 GA.
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Belgian-made Browning O/U shotgun, long tang, round knob, 12 gauge, 28” barrels, blued finish, engraved receiver, deluxe checkered wood stocks with
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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20AS-75 DBL GERMAN RIFLE155 - 20AS-75 DBL GERMAN RIFLE
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German double SxS side lock rifle, 8.7 x 72mm caliber, 23.5” barrels marked “Sempert & Kreighoff Suhl”, blued and case hardened finish, engra...
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Estimates : 1,750.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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20DG-19 N.W. COAST CARVING155a - 20DG-19 N.W. COAST CARVING
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Carved cedar Northwest coast plaque with pearl inlays. 1920s-40s. Measures 24" in height by 15 1/2" in width. Some age but very good. E...
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Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,800.00
 
 
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20BD-2 LUGER ARTILLERY 1916156 - 20BD-2 LUGER ARTILLERY 1916
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1916 dated artillery Luger by D.W.M. with an 8” barrel in 9mm caliber showing fine tuning front and rear sights, S/N 1094. Remaining in near fine c
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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20BD-3 NAVY LUGER157 - 20BD-3 NAVY LUGER
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1906 Naval Luger (Arsenal altered “Down” position safety in 9mm with “W.D.” marking on the back strap for Wilhelmshaven dockyard, S/N 2909. This lu
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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20BZ-8 WBY ORION #G005112158 - 20BZ-8 WBY ORION #G005112
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Weatherby Orion 20GA O/U shotgun showing “Atascadero, CA” address and made in Japan. The barrels measure 28” with screw in chokes (1 set of 2 choke
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20DG-6 CLINTON BERRYMAN TITLED "TETON ENCAMPMENT"158a - 20DG-6 CLINTON BERRYMAN TITLED "TETON ENCAMPMENT"
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Oil painting on board titled "Tenton Encampment" signed lower right "Clinton Berryman". Measures 10 1/2" x 15". Nice...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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20BZ-11 H&K BENELLI159 - 20BZ-11 H&K BENELLI
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Benelli 121M-1 Military style shotgun with sling provisions and extend magazine in 12GA with 20” barrel, slug sights, S/N 215170. Fine to excellent
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BZ-5 CARBINE TRAPDOOR160 - 20BZ-5 CARBINE TRAPDOOR
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Springfield Model 1874 Trapdoor carbine in .45-70 caliber, S/N 147445. Rear sight ladder is missing and base is intact. The metal shows 60%-80% old
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20DG-13 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE #20308X160a - 20DG-13 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE #20308X
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Springfield Model 1888 U.S. Issue .45-70 caliber trapdoor rifle, S/N 203082. Excellent to mint condition with 98%-99% plus original blue and case c
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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20AT-10 CUSTOM COLT S.A. ARMY #181931161 - 20AT-10 CUSTOM COLT S.A. ARMY #181931
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Customized Colt SAA revolver, caliber altered to .45 ACP, 4.75” barrel, scroll engraved with nickel and gold finish, carved Ivory grips, inscribed
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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20BM1-48 ETCHED ARMOUR162 - 20BM1-48 ETCHED ARMOUR
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Finely articulated and etched antique suit of armor, Victorian or early 20th Century, probably English; approximately 78” in height including wood
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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20BI-87 FINE TARGET FRENCH PISTOLS163 - 20BI-87 FINE TARGET FRENCH PISTOLS
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Fine and unusual set of French percussion target pistols in excellent condition cased with accessories. Measures 14" overall with 9" oc...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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20BZ-3 S&W TEXAS RANGERS164 - 20BZ-3 S&W TEXAS RANGERS
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Smith & Wesson Model 19-3 .357 Mag revolver Special Texas Ranger Commemorative 1823-1973 cased with matching bowie knife and seal of the grea...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
 
 
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20BXZ-2 GEORGE WASHINGTON PISTOLS165 - 20BXZ-2 GEORGE WASHINGTON PISTOLS
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Pair of ornate silver mounted flintlock pistols by U.S. Historical Society copied after 1748 English pistols owned by George Washington now residin
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Estimates : 1,300.00 - 2,600.00
 
 
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20DG-14 COLT 1851 #109906165a - 20DG-14 COLT 1851 #109906
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Colt 1851 Navy S/N 109906 refinished and restored to mint condition circa 1970s to early 80s by Tom Haas Sr. Excellent to mint as restored. (Antiqu
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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20BZ-4 SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR #61998166 - 20BZ-4 SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR #61998
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Springfield Model 1873 U.S. “Trapdoor” rifle in .45-70 caliber, S/N 61998. Shows correct early lock, breech block, trigger guard, stock, swivels an
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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20BZ-6 63 MUSKET SPRINGFIELD167 - 20BZ-6 63 MUSKET SPRINGFIELD
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U.S. Model 1863 Springfield Civil War issued rifled musket dated 1864 on the lock. Fair to good overall condition showing good lock. Markings with
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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