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Auction Description for James D. Julia: Extraordinary & Historic Firearms Auction, Day 3
Viewing Notes:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 11-13, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., October 14, 15 & 16, 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Sale Notes:
This historic auction will include phenomenal offerings from noted collectors such as Sturgess, Frey, Polhemus, Schroeder, Morrison, Leff and Sirkin.

Extraordinary & Historic Firearms Auction, Day 3

(458 Lots)

by James D. Julia

Platinum House

458 lots with images

October 16, 2013

Live Auction

203 Skowhegan Road

Fairfield, ME, 04937 USA

Phone: 207 453 7125

Fax: 207 453 2502

Email: loakes@jamesdjulia.com

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**HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON MODEL 55 REISING WITH ORIGINAL PARATROOPER DROP CASE. (C&R;)

Lot 3000: **HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON MODEL 55 REISING WITH ORIGINAL PARATROOPER DROP CASE. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 70997. Cal. 45 ACP. 10" bbl. This Model 55 Reising is registered as a Model 50 and includes an orig web sling, three 20 rnd "H&R Reising Model 50" magazines in a web case and two 30 rnd unmarked after-market magazines as well as an orig soft paratrooper drop case. One of the 20 rnd magazines is smooth sided with a deep lustrous blue the other 2 are parkerized and have corrugated sides. Although Soldiers preferred the Thompson or the folding stock M-1 carbine to the Reising model, the consignor states that the fact this fired 45 ACP from a closed bolt gave impetus to accuracy, particularly when firing on semi-automatic. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon passes function test and appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is very good. About 60% orig finish thinning and faded to a pleasing gray patina overall. Magazine has a much deeper blue luster finish but also has loss of finish, particularly on high spots. Wooden stock is very fine with numerous handling marks but no cracks or chips. There is some slight bruising to wood where the shoulder loop touches the wood when in folded position. Bore could use a cleaning but is shiny and bright. Bolt face and receiver could also use a cleaning but are extremely fine.††Sling is soft and supple, and although soiled, is completely functional. Drop case is also somewhat soiled but otherwise in very fine condition and marked "8300-44 2650". The desirability of this seldom seen registered example of a paratrooper weapon is only augmented by the inclusion of the original drop case. 4-48661 JWK19

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**COLT U.S. NAVY

Lot 3001: **COLT U.S. NAVY "OVERSTAMP" THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN MODEL OF 1928. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 8751. Cal. 45 ACP. 12" bbl. This Thompson includes one 30 rnd mag and five 20 rnd mags in an orig "Lift the Dot" web mag pouch. Also included is a WWII era web carrying case with slots for four 20 rnd magazines and another U.S. GI canvas zip up case. Receiver of gun is clearly marked "U.S. Navy" on left side of receiver. Overstamp of "8" over the "1" is discernible. Internals are 1928 parts with the heavier actuator and small diameter mainspring. This gun appears to be all matching. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. Cutts compensator is plain with no logo. Mags fit properly in receiver. After WWI, the market for machine guns in the United States was almost nil. Frank Thompson tried to market this gun to the military without success, and also to the police as a riot control gun. It was not until 1928 that the Marine Corps bought a small number for their expeditionary force in Nicaragua, and the U.S. Cavalry followed suit by ordering 400 guns for armored vehicle crewman. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall condition appears as fine. 80% orig finish coverage, thinning where actuator rides, and especially along the high points. There is also pinprick oxidation along left side of receiver just below the "U.S. Navy" markings. There is also some pinprick oxidation on the buttstock retaining sear. Bore is shiny with frosting in the grooves. Bolt face is fine with a ring of oxidation along the outer edge. Otherwise bolt is shiny, bright and clean. There is oil combined with grime in recesses of receiver as well as buttstock grooves. Hand grip and forend are a beautiful deep brown color and in extremely fine condition with some slight handling marks. Buttstock shows more handling marks and the area of the toe for about 5" is of a lighter color than rest of stock. Action is extremely smooth. Mag pouch is grimy but still fully serviceable. A very desirable example of the Colt Thompson U.S. Navy. 4-48652 JWK9

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**AUTO ORDNANCE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN U.S. MODEL 1928. (C&R;)

Lot 3002: **AUTO ORDNANCE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN U.S. MODEL 1928. (C&R;)

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Description: SN S108894. Cal. .45. 12-1/2" bbl with compensator, Auto-Ordnance Corp with "Thompson" bullet logo marked Cutts compensator (4 slot). Vertical forend, flip-up rear Lyman sight adjustable to 600 yards. Bridgeport, CT manufacture. Receiver contains 1928 actuator and parts. Rear sling swivel on bottom of stock. Includes one 50 round drum mag marked "Auto-Ordnance Corp New York. N.Y. USA". This Thompson has the desirable "S" prefix SN with accompanying proof marks. "W8" proof mark on right side of receiver and "W" within a crown on left side of receiver. Drum fits freely into receiver and appears to be fully functional. The firing mechanism fires smoothly when fired by hand, this weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is near excellent with only slightest fading of bluing and tiny pinpricks of oxidation along top of receiver. There is an extremely light scratch running diagonally 3/8" just forward of rear sight. Bbl has deep lustrous blue with some slight scratches on smooth of bbl. There is still old grease in cooling fins. Forend wood has some scratches and handling marks, but is still very attractive. Hand grip also has handling marks and a small 1/4" chip on left side near butt and is a lighter color on the left side than on the right. Buttstock also shows handling marks and there is a 3/8" long chip to the rear of the rearmost screw where it attaches to the receiver hardware. There is oil and grime in the recessed areas of the receiver. Bore is excellent, shiny and bright. Bolt face is crisp, although has a slight ring around firing pin hole, and is near excellent. With its New York addressed drum mag and fine overall condition, this would be an ideal Thompson for the collector who wants to make a good investment and still be able to shoot his gun. 4-48665 JWK10

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**MARLIN-ROCKWELL 1918 BAR (C & R).

Lot 3003: **MARLIN-ROCKWELL 1918 BAR (C & R).

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Description: SN 31955. Cal. 30-06. Bbl length is 24". This is an extremely attractive example of the 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle as manufactured by Marlin Rockwell. Bbl is dated "8-18" with flaming bomb arsenal mark below a "W". Rear of bbl also has flaming bomb proof mark. Front of receiver just to rear of bbl has crossed cannons proof mark. Bipod and flash hider are included however no magazine is present. This weapon has correct early style gas port nut. Also has correct checkered wooden forend. This weapon appears to be of all orig vintage parts with the exception of the bipod and flash hider. Firing mechanism operates smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears functional. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is fine with about 50% coverage of finish to metal parts due to thinning and patina on bbl and receiver. Gas tube and bipod legs have a deeper more charcoal color finish. Buttstock and forearm have some handling marks. The forend has a repaired crack about 1/4" down from the left side running 10" longitudinally parallel to the upper edge. There is also evidence of some previous charring of the wood due to excessive heat from the bbl. There is also a repaired chip in the forend on the left side about 1/2" long about 2" forward of the receiver. Forend and buttstock have been refinished. Bore is in need of a cleaning and dark in the grooves. Bolt and receiver also need a cleaning but bolt face seems extremely fine underneath the grime. This is a great example of an early Browning Automatic Rifle. 4-48668 JWK25

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**BROWNING 1919 A-4 MACHINE GUN ON GWINN SIDEPLATE (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3004: **BROWNING 1919 A-4 MACHINE GUN ON GWINN SIDEPLATE (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN 0001. Cal. 308. 24" bbl. This appears to be an "all original" WWII vintage Browning 1919 A-4 gun kit on a Gwinn Firearms registered sideplate, SN 1. Although registered as 30-06 it is currently in 308 caliber. This example has the bullet guide at the front of the trunnion and cartridge stop modification riveted to the right sideplate. Rear spacer for .308 is not present. Bolt is unmarked on top, indication it is not a later 7.62 x 51 bolt. Action functions smoothly when operated by hand. It is mounted on a WWII M-2 tripod marked with a brass plate "Evans Pr. Co. 1942". Muzzle is marked "7/8 DIA". This weapon appears fully functional. Gun and sideplate was registered by consignor's long time friend and associate Mac Gwinn of Levant, Maine, making this a piece of local history. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. Acquired from long time friend Mac Gwinn. CONDITION: Overall appearance and condition is fine with a nice gray smooth patina to over 80% finish, most of the loss being on the top cover assembly. Trunnion is extremely clean and polished. Internals are fairly fine, as is bolt face. Although there is grime and dust along the recesses combined with oil, this gun action is in a very smooth and functional condition. Bore is excellent, shiny and bright. Right hand Bakelite panel is cracked horizontally completely through across escutcheon and has 1" chip out of base where it meets pistol grip. This cataloger does not doubt that this would be a fine shooting machine gun. 4-48657 JWK15

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**COLT MODEL MG52-A WATER COOLED 50 CAL MG ON GROUND TRIPOD. (C&R;)

Lot 3005: **COLT MODEL MG52-A WATER COOLED 50 CAL MG ON GROUND TRIPOD. (C&R;)

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Description: SN C2239W. Cal. 50. 36" bbl. This beautiful 50 cal water cooled MG comes mounted on a WWII tripod manufactured by Central Steel Tube Co in 1942. This is a commercial gun with a "C" prefix to SN and has a bronze muzzle gland, water drain cap and water filler cap. This gun appears to have all orig vintage internal parts. Backplate handles are of a hard brown composite. There is a small letter "P" on both the right and left sideplates just below the feed opening. Although the bbl muzzle is threaded, there is no attachment present. The tripod, pintle & traverse and elevation mechanism all appear to be WWII vintage. The action functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears to be fully functional. This weapon was orig designed to bring down observation balloons but soldiers quickly realized it was highly effective against aircraft. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. Consignor states this gun was at one time used by British forces. CONDITION: Overall condition appears extremely fine with no dents or anything other than some slight handling marks to the water jacket, which has a nice brown patina. This same nice brown patina is on the rest of the arm with some thinning to the finish right near the hinge pin of top cover and on the top of the water jacket about mid-way between the trunnion and the muzzle. Rear water filler cap has a brass chain, as does front steam hose cap. Water drain plug is missing bakelite thumbpiece, however the metal retaining pins are intact. Adjustable rear sight flips up and down completely freely, indicating spring is either missing or broken. Bore could use a cleaning but is shiny on the lans and has crisp strong rifling. Bolt face is extremely fine, as are all of the internals. Bolt is also marked with "P" and assembly number "C-4065-23-B". Tripod has a brass plate indicating "CAL 50 M3" and has a nice even brown patina throughout. Both tripod and gun are covered in a light oil with dust mixed in from years of setting. Examples in this condition are extremely scarce. 4-48653 JWK11

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**SPRINGFIELD M3 .50 BMG ON GROUND TRIPOD (C&R;).

Lot 3006: **SPRINGFIELD M3 .50 BMG ON GROUND TRIPOD (C&R;).

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Description: SN 1216633. Cal. 50, 40.5" bbl. Browning M3 .50 cal machine gun on ground mount as manufactured by Springfield Armory. Also included is a stripped spare top cover which includes only the actuating arm (no feed shuttle mechanism). Right hand of receiver has crossed cannon government inspection marking. Registered as M2 with BATF. Includes 1944 dated M3 tripod. Everything appears to be correct as issued on this weapon. This weapon passes function check and appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: Carl "Bill" Morrison Collection. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent. All metal surfaces retaining 97% or better of their orig military finish. Bbl has a particularly attractive smooth, gun metal gray finish. Walnut furniture is attractive dark brown color, and has some handling marks. The bore needs a good cleaning, but is shiny & bright underneath. Bolt face also could use a cleaning, but is excellent as are all internals. Tripod is in similar condition with excellent deep blue finish with some grime & oil coverage from storage. This 50 cal Browning would make an outstanding WWII display piece or shooter. The fifty caliber Browning gun has been a highly successful weapon since it's introduction in 1918, and with only minor modifications, remains in the American Military arsenal today. A testament to the brilliance of John Browning. 4-48666 JWK23

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**COLT 1914

Lot 3007: **COLT 1914 "DIGGER" IN ORIGINAL CASE WITH SPARE BARREL.

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Description: SN 14192. Cal. 30-06. 28" bbl. This Colt Model 1914 is an extremely rare find in its orig military wooden transit box with spare bbl and tripod pin. The other accessories which would have originally been in box are not present. Sight adjusts freely. Action operates smoothly when cycled by hand. Bbls match receiver SN. Extra bbl has an "A" suffix. Front sight protection hood is not present on bbl mounted on gun but is present on spare bbl. Brass reinforced orig wooden transport case is stenciled "NOV. 10, 1917" inside. Interior is also embossed "GUN 14192 30-CAL". This gun appears fully functional. The Colt potato digger was a refinement of the John Browning Model 1895 "GasHammer" machine gun. The swinging actuating arm moving underneath the bbl, driven by gas tapped from the bbl drives the action effectively, and gives the weapon it's name, as the arm could quite literally dig a hole into the ground. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. Consignor states this was used in WWI and brought back by a member of the 103rd Regiment. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is extremely fine. 80% lustrous blue finish, fading in some places with loss being at high points and bottom of receiver, thinning to a gray patina. Bbl mounted in gun still has grease in cooling grooves. Spare bbl has more of a gray blue finish with some pinpricks of corrosion at rear smooth band which should clean up. Bore is excellent, shiny and bright, with some frosting at the muzzle. Bolt face is extremely fine. Internally parts are likewise extremely fine with oil in receiver. Spare bbl bore is also excellent, shiny and bright with frosting at muzzle, with some corrosion in recesses around front sight, which should clean up with some attention. Wooden transit box interior condition is fine. Exterior is good with some chips and gouges. Handles are deteriorating, leather has become hard and is flaking off and stitching is coming lose. One latch is sprung and the other is serviceable. Handles can support the weight but this cataloger wouldn't trust them. There is a longitudinal crack that runs about 2' of one side of the case and another crack about 10" on the other side. This lot is an exceedingly rare find with a matching spare bbl in the orig transit chest as well as provenance to a Maine unit. 4-48651 JWK8

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**BREN MK II IN ORIGINAL TRANSIT CHEST (C&R;).

Lot 3008: **BREN MK II IN ORIGINAL TRANSIT CHEST (C&R;).

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Description: SN 6T2564. Cal. .303, 25" bbl. Registration # is on bbl latch. This Bren was manufactured by ├ČINGLIS├« in 1945 and includes the orig transit chest with spare bbl, 8 magazines, 2 orig rnds of ammunition & a packing ticket indicating consignment of a gun with a different SN to the "R.C.N.A.D Sydney" on February 24, 1960. Also included is a standard Bren ground mount in serviceable condition. BBl in gun is dated "42", with the "2" being an odd stamp and serial numbered "6T2621" below a struck through SN of "3T3217 S". The third number on this bbl is "5128J". The spare bbl is dated "39" and marked with SN "3726". This earlier bbl has had metal milled out from the underside of the front sight base to lighten the bbl. Transit chest was originally marked for a MK II gun, but some paint has been applied over the 2nd "I". The chest is correct for this gun. Mechanism operates smoothly when cycled by hand and passes function check. Mags fit well in magazine well. PROVENANCE: Carl "Bill" Morrison Collection. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance of metal parts is truly outstanding, nearly perfect. Dull gray/blue on receiver, perhaps refinished. Bbl & charging handle have about 70% finish, almost all the loss on the charging handle being where it contacts the receiver. Bbl blue is thinning to a pleasing gray patina. Spare bbl retains strong 90% coverage blue finish. Bipod has a 1/4" bare scuff on either side of each leg and some loss of finish of the outside of the legs. Buttstock & handgrip have a couple of gouges and handling marks but are absolutely solid and in a pleasing brown color. All but one of the magazines have a rough gray finish, one magazine has a smooth blued finish with a curious hand scribed inscription dated June 20, 1958 "Katabora". Bore is very dirty and needs a cleaning, but is shiny underneath the grime. Spare bbl in same condition. Bolt face is excellent although it and the receiver are dirty and need a cleaning. Ground tripod although functional has significant deep scale and is covered in grime & oil. Transit chest is in good serviceable condition with a crack in the lid about 12" long on the right side & another crack in the lid about 12" long on the opposite side. Still very serviceable. Orig Bren guns in this condition in the orig transit chest are extremely rare to come by, making this an exceedingly desirable find indeed. 4-48664 JWK22

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**GERMAN MG 34 MACHINE GUN. (C&R;)

Lot 3009: **GERMAN MG 34 MACHINE GUN. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 7661. Cal. 8 mm. 24-1/2" bbl. This MG 34 was manufactured by "dot" (Waffenwerke Brunn) in 1943. This gun includes an orig leather sling, a 50-rnd drum marked "WC 42", and a 75 rnd saddle drum marked "962 ZZ". Bbl is Nazi proof marked and SN "8581". Bbl shroud, receiver and buffer have matching SN. Top cover is marked "cof" (Grossfus) and numbered "7888". The buttstock cup is numbered "2310". Hand grip assembly is numbered "78". The bi-pod is unnumbered but does have adjustment knob. Feed tray is marked "clc" (Herder) and has the field modification of cutting out and raising the lip on the right for the belt to hang on when emptied. The charging handle is numbered "48 5A" with a Nazi proof mark. Butt is unnumbered and of the attractive deep brown Bakelite color. Other than this fact, this weapon appears fully functional. 50-rnd drum fits properly onto feed tray. Saddle drum does not snap onto feed tray, as it utilizes a different top cover. The MG-34 was the mainstay of the WWII German forces, and although the later MG-42 fired faster, the MG-34 was of high quality machined parts, and remained in use and production through to the end of the war. It was truly a "universal" machine gun with provision for walking fire using drum attachment, vehicle anti-aircraft defense using saddle drums, ground use with bi-pod, and also long range ground use with heavy tripod. The MG-34 is always a highly sought after collectors item. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. Consignor states it's a real corker of a shooter. This gun was originally acquired by William Vallerand through Interarm Co as one of a pair. Morrison got the better conditioned of the two. CONDITION: Overall appearance is extremely fine to excellent. Over 90% deep blue finish throughout with exception of the butt cup, on which the bluing is very thin and reduced to a patina. Buttstock has some handling marks and a few scuffs but is still very attractive. Hand grip panels are black Bakelite and also in excellent condition. Orig leather sling is still soft and very serviceable but the stitching is just starting to let go on hand grip side. Bore could use a cleaning but is shiny and bright and may be excellent. Recoil booster is in especially fine condition and well oiled. Bolt face is excellent. This is an especially attractive MG 34 with a beautiful bakelight butt and exceedingly clean muzzle booster assembly. 4-48649 JWK6

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**GERMAN MAXIM MG08 WATER COOLED MACHINE GUN ON ORIGINAL SLED MOUNT. (C&R;)

Lot 3010: **GERMAN MAXIM MG08 WATER COOLED MACHINE GUN ON ORIGINAL SLED MOUNT. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 42661. Cal.8 mm. 28" bbl. Manufactured by DWM. Year of manufacture 1918. Included is orig sled mount, with spare bbl, and also Weimar era optical sight in its orig brass reinforced leather case. Numbers on gun appear to be matching throughout except the bbl, and also on the left hand lubricating brush cap inside handle which is numbered "25". Feed block cartridge shuttle moves back and forth freely. No bolt in receiver. Flash hider with orig reflector shield is present. Chain and drain plug present at front of water jacket however steam release fitting in front bottom of water jacket is not present, nor are the steam drain fitting internal parts present. Water fill screw plug is present and completely intact. Trigger mechanism operates freely. Top cover and receiver are marked "DWM" marked with SN and "M.G.08. D.W.M. Berlin. 1918." Side plate is marked "2661d" and "DWM". Sled mount is in orig green paint covered with some grime from years of storage. Pads and horsehair is completely absent. Spare bolt boxes retain their wooden blocks and leather straps. Spare bbl box retains its wooden blocks. Tripod numbered "8531" and date "18". Trunnion top strap is present. ZF12 Optical sight mfg by "Emil Busch A-G" is light green and numbered to a different gun "1128". Optics are clear except for one spot of blemish in the 7 o'clock position. Optic is also marked "SA" indicating this was put into Finnish service at some point. Leather optic case is very solid with brass reinforcement on the lip and also marked "SA" with makers name "Hensoldt 1937" with Weimar eagle proof WaA 12. Cocking handle on gun moves freely. Fusee spring has smooth tension. Trigger and trigger bar moves freely. Except for the absence of the bolt, this weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: Collection of of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Water jacket is excellent and retains 90% of orig green paint with three or four small dents less than 1/2" long. It is extremely rare to find such complete coverage of orig paint on an MG08. Fusee spring cover and sideplates rate about an 80% with blue thinning to patina with an area of about 8" long by 2" wide of pinprick corrosion and in gray patina below fusee cover. Right sideplate also rates over 80% but with no pinprick corrosion. Interior of receiver coated with oil and grime at the bottom and should clean up very well. Muzzle booster and flash hider have significant deep pitting and scale, now arrested. Cataloger did not remove booster to inspect internals but piston is there, as seen through aperture. Bbl and gun could use a cleaning but bore is shiny and bright with crisp strong rifling. Spare bbl is numbered "1343", retains its orig asbestos packing string and likewise has a fine bore however dark in the grooves. Exterior of spare bbl has some corrosion but with some elbow grease and steel wool should clean up nicely. Sled mount adjustments are stiff but do operate. With a few hours clean up and the addition of a bolt, this would be an extremely attractive Maxim for the WWI enthusiast. 4-48658 JWK16

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**GERMAN MAXIM MG 08/15 AIRCRAFT GUN WITH PARTIAL SYNCHRONIZATION GEAR INTACT. (C&R;)

Lot 3011: **GERMAN MAXIM MG 08/15 AIRCRAFT GUN WITH PARTIAL SYNCHRONIZATION GEAR INTACT. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 568. Cal. 8 mm. 28-1/2" bbl. This rare model of the Maxim is an exceedingly unusual find in that it still has its apparently fully functional, synchronization gear attached to bottom of receiver. This gear rotates smoothly and freely, as does the action and feed shuttle. This gun's SN falls right in between the two guns which were documented as being on the plane flown by the Red Baron. The receiver, top cover and feed shuttle are matching in number. The bolt and bolt arm are numbered "998" over the "1" Arabic numeral. Indications are that at some point the bolt, cocking handle and bolt arm were swapped out with another gun. This weapon appears functional, except this weapon is missing fusee spring assembly, fusee cover and the trigger actuator, however the synchronization gear appears to be functional. The aircraft Maxim was made as light as possible so as not to burden the aircraft they were mounted in. Air cooled, with a "swiss-cheese" barrel jacket, they are nonetheless immediately recognizable as a Maxim. The synchronization gear was attached directly to the driving shaft of the propeller, and prevented the trigger(s) (these guns were mounted in pairs), from being pulled when the prop blades would be in front of the muzzle(s). This meant the guns could fire through the arc of the propeller, in direct line-of-sight with the pilot, and greatly enhanced effectiveness and accuracy of fire in combat. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall exterior appearance and finish are very good with interior parts rating extremely fine. The exterior is covered with old scale turning brown but the markings are clearly legible. Perforated bbl shroud has places where the metal has been bent slightly but this could be carefully restored. Bore could use a cleaning but rifling is sharp with some corrosion in the grooves. Bolt is excellent, as is the bolt face. Bbl is unnumbered where visible, only showing "Kr 7,9". Bolt and crossbar assemblies show Imperial proof marks. Feed shuttle is very clean and attractive with nearly all of its deep blue finish present. This is a great find for the early WWI aircraft enthusiast. It is difficult to estimate the value as so few orig specimens exist with their synchronization gear intact. 4-48648 JWK5

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**AUSTRIAN SCHWARZLOSE MODEL 7/12. (C&R;)

Lot 3012: **AUSTRIAN SCHWARZLOSE MODEL 7/12. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 38753. Cal. 8 mm x 50. 19" bbl. This WWI Austrian machine gun was made by Waffenfabrik STEYR in 1918 and comes on its orig short "trench" mount. It appears to be all matching SN on receiver, bolt, cocking handle, top cover and even the muzzle gland. There is an assembly number just forward of the rear of the chamber on the receiver. There is no flash hider present. Steam release fittings and steam release and drain plug levers appear to be in working order. Bakelite of water fill cap is partially broken off, leaving a remnant. Action operates smoothly when cycled by hand. Spring has good strong tension. Sight mechanism operates freely. This weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is about 70% with a flaking gray paint exposing spots of corrosion and patina on water jacket and top cover. Receiver has better coverage but still there are numerous scrapes, exposing bare metal. Rear hand grip metal, although matching in SN, does not appear to have ever been painted. Right hand wooden handle is cracked the entire length longitudinally and rotates freely, 360 degrees, however this could likely be remedied. All levers and actions rotate appropriately and freely. Internal parts are in extremely fine condition. Matching SN throughout. Oil cover cap removes freely and oil screen insert is still present and in good condition. Bore could use a cleaning but is shiny and bright. Bolt face is excellent. Tripod has significant scale but is completely serviceable and solid. Firearm is coated in a fine film of oil, dust and grime which should clean up quite well. This is a very rare and high quality manufacture WWI machine gun and would be a very attractive addition to any WWI collection. 4-48654 JWK12

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**HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUN M1914 8MM LEBEL ON OMNIBUS TRIPOD. (C&R;)

Lot 3013: **HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUN M1914 8MM LEBEL ON OMNIBUS TRIPOD. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 36936. Cal. 8 mm Lebel. 30-1/2" bbl. This Hotchkiss is dated "1918" on right side of receiver and has brass pistol grip and brass feedblock. This lot includes two feedstrips with orig French 8 mm Lebel ammunition plus one curved Hotchkiss feedstrip marked "JB+2+1916" with orig 90% brass projectiles loaded into their orig unprimed cases marked "RHA Co 2-1917". This was Robin Hood Arms Co ammunition, manufactured in New Hampshire for export to France. The United States supplied great quantities of this boxer primed ammunition to France for WWI. Also included is an extremely scarce segment of orig French 8mm Lebel articulating feedstrip which was used in aircraft and armor applications. This 30 rnd segment of the start of the feedstrip which retains it's starter tab contains 12 live rnds of orig French ammunition and the strip is marked "M.L.S." with an upside down "B". Also of note is that the muzzle nut is present on the end of the bbl, which is often missing on these models. Feedblock SN 36543 does not match receiver number. Mounted on Omnibus machine gun tripod dated 1915 and SN 31465. The right tripod leg latch was thumbpiece broken off at the spring out retaining pin. The other latch is intact. Handle of elevation adjustment wheel is not present but locking lever does function. Firing mechanism of this weapon functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. Consignor states that this gun was acquired by British sailors on a small ship after "The War" who used it to shoot whales, sharks and any other unfortunate sea creatures who came within range of the ship. Eventually, this ship came into port in Maine and the gun was sold here. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is very good. Gun metal gray paint covering about 70% of the exposed metal surfaces with the rest of the exposed metal surfaces, particularly forward of the front sight, turning a brown patina. Rear handgrip ring of receiver is also missing the paint and there is significant old rusted corrosion there. The exposed portion of the operating piston has also turned to brown patina while the portion of the piston that was protected by the cyl is bright. Bore could use a cleaning. Lans are shiny but the bbl dark in the grooves. Interior of receiver could also use a cleaning and there is a significant amount of grime mixed with oil inside. Feedstrips are all in good condition and the cartridges, with exception of the 1917 cartridges, appear serviceable. Tripod finish is not better than 20% with brown corrosion, and blue brown patina on exposed surfaces, however the paint that is remaining does appear to be orig. Based upon the consignor's statement, this cataloger is of the opinion that it likely to be a good shooter. 4-48660 JWK18

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**U.S. PROPERTY MARKED COLT AR-15, VETERAN BRING BACK. (C&R;)

Lot 3014: **U.S. PROPERTY MARKED COLT AR-15, VETERAN BRING BACK. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 620424. Cal. 5.56 mm. 20" bbl. This extremely scarce and desirable "as issued" M-16 was purchased by the consignor from a veteran and registered during the amnesty of 1968. It includes an orig "as issued" web sling, one 20 rnd Colt marked magazine and one "new in the wrapper" Cooper 30 rnd magazine. Clearly marked on lower "Property of US Govt. XM 16 E1". Consignor states when this weapon was orig offered to him for sale he replied he wanted nothing to do with it as it was clearly marked as US Property. The seller maintained that he had purchased it legitimately from an Army officer and eventually, when the amnesty occurred, the consignor agreed to purchase it and submitted the registration paperwork, which was approved after six months of the consignor waiting "on pins and needles". Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand and passes function test. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Extremely fine overall condition. 97% plus orig Parkerized finish on metal parts. Black composite stock and hand grip are also extremely fine to excellent with some slight handling marks and a couple of scratches to buttstock and a noticeable gouge about 1" on left side of the smooth triangular handguard. Bore could use a cleaning but is shiny and bright with crisp strong rifling. Bolt face and internals are excellent. Sling is soft and pliable and also rates very fine. 20 rnd magazine is pretty devoid of finish on body but the floorplate still retains its blue and orig Colt markings. Orig "as issued" M-16 A1 guns from the Vietnam era marked "U.S. Property" are extremely scarce and some collector is going to take home a gem. 4-48656 JWK14

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**CHICOM TYPE 56/M22 (AK47)(C&R;).

Lot 3015: **CHICOM TYPE 56/M22 (AK47)(C&R;).

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Description: SN N007730. Cal. 7.62 x 39 bbl length 16-1/2". Registered as a Russian AK47 model 22, this weapon exhibits a high quality of workmanship and finish. Safety/selector is marked "D/L", receiver is marked M22 just forward of the bolt "AB". Receiver cover number & receiver SN match. Left side of receiver is marked "M22" followed by "N007730". Included is an orig web sling & canvas ammunition belt with 3 ribbed steel 30 rnd magazines and 1 Chinese made 10 rnd magazine and 2 ammo stripper clips. Firing mechanism functions very smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon passes function check and appears fully functional. Magazines fit properly in the magazine well. Registered under SN 07730. This model was and is an extremely successful & most produced assault rifle in the world. No doubt this one saw service in Southeast Asia prior to coming to the U.S. The AK-47 was, and is the most widely used and widely accepted as extremely reliable and effective assault rifle. Despite this, registered examples here in the U.S. do not surface for sale very often. This is testimony to their appeal to their owners. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is fine metal finish with wood ranging in condition from good to very good. Metal surfaces retain 80% of deep blue, thinning along the receiver cover with more loss & some brown patina to the bbl. Bolt is in the white as it should be. Bolt face & internals extremely fine. Bore is excellent, shiny & bright. Forearm has numerous 1/4" dings & bruising marks with loss of urethane finish. However wood is completely sound and serviceable. Handgrip is in better condition but still with flaking of urethane finish. Checkering is significantly worn at high points, but still handgrip is completely solid and serviceable. Buttstock also has numerous bruises and dings and also hand-applied, scratched-in letters 1/2" high "AA" on the left side just to the rear of the receiver. Also rather crudely applied scratch-in is a 1" diameter circle with a 5 pointed star inside on the left side of the buttstock. Canvas carrying belt is in very fine serviceable condition. Thirty rnd magazines are unmarked with about 50% of their finish with some significant thinning and scaling but should clean up well. Five rnd magazine is marked "China" on floor plate and retains 90% of its finish. This is a very attractive and well made example of the AK47 and would be a great addition to any Class III collection. 4-48663 JWK21

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**WWII BRING-BACK GERMAN MP-40 FORMERLY USED IN COMMISSION OF A ROBBERY IN ELLSWORTH, MAINE(C&R;).

Lot 3016: **WWII BRING-BACK GERMAN MP-40 FORMERLY USED IN COMMISSION OF A ROBBERY IN ELLSWORTH, MAINE(C&R;).

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Description: SN IRS1006. Cal. 9 mm. 10" bbl. This MP-40 has an interesting history. As related by the consignor, this MP-40 was taken out of Germany by a veteran and brought back devoid of SN on receiver, bbl or lower assembly. The lower is marked "fxo 41", indicating C.G. Haenel manufacture in 1941, with a eagle over "165" proof mark. However the swing out shoulder assembly is marked "ayf" with eagle over "280" proof mark, indicating ERMA manufacture. The telescoping firing pin and spring housing and firing pin are also of ERMA manufacture with an eagle over "280" proof mark on each and also the small numbers "27". The early "hook type" bolt is also marked "ayf" with eagle over "280" proof mark with no SN. The magazine housing and receiver tube are marked for Steyr manufacture, "bnz" with eagle over "623" proof mark. Muzzle nut and sling keeper are marked for C.G. Haenel. Bbl is marked for Steyr with "bnz" and eagle over "623" proof mark. Final eagle proof is at left side of bbl just forward of bbl nut. There is an unusual star/sunburst shaped proof mark about 1-1/2" forward of bbl nut on left side. Bbl resting hook and front sight hood are marked for Steyr. Rear sight is marked for ERMA with number "864" on the flip up leaf sight. The other markings on this weapon are the applied IRS number which was used to register this firearm. This number is on the bbl and end cap of lower assembly. All parts appear to be of correct vintage for this weapon. Included with this lot are 6 orig MP-40 magazines and loader marked "GHN40" in orig mag pouches. Two of the magazines have had a fabric string wrapped around their lower portion to aid as a handle. Four of the magazines are marked "98E41" and two are marked "KUR43". Consignor states that this gun was stolen from under a veteran's bed in his camp in Maine and that this weapon was subsequently utilized in an armed robbery in Ellsworth, ME. The perpetrator was eventually caught and the consignor was called as an expert witness to match fired cartridge cases to this machine gun. Copy of 1955 Bangor Daily News article accompanies this lot. Gun was eventually registered with an IRS number after consignor acquired it from the detective in charge of the case. Firing mechanism function smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is rather poor with significant pitting to the swing out shoulder loop and along top of receiver tube as well as significant loss of finish there and on the bbl assembly. The bbl resting bar is a pot metal and quite rough to the touch. Internally the bolt and telescoping mainspring tube is in fine to very fine condition, the bolt especially retaining deep blue finish in areas where it does not contact receiver tube. Bore has some shine but is frosty. Interior of receiver tube could use a good cleaning. Finish on magazines is consistent with rest of this arm. Orig sling rates about good to very good, is soft and supple and serviceable, and is ink marked "MP38u40". This gun's interesting provenance could more than make up for what it lacks in condition. 4-48655 JWK13

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**JAPANESE TYPE 100 SUBMACHINE GUN. (C&R;)

Lot 3017: **JAPANESE TYPE 100 SUBMACHINE GUN. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 4155. Cal. 8 mm Nambu. 9-1/2" bbl. Manufactured by Nagoya. This Type 100 includes an orig mag and web sling. Markings at top of receiver translate to "100 Shiki", meaning 100 Type. This is a later example which has a wooden buttplate and rather crude welding, particularly where the mag housing meets the receiver. Buttstock is in 2 pieces glued together, which is as they were made originally as wood was a scarce commodity in Japan. The simple rear peep sight was completely adequate. Numbers appear to be all matching. This weapon appears fully functional. The Japanese Type 100 Submachine Guns were not produced in large quantity. The 8mm Nambu cartridge was underpowered for it's purpose, but nonetheless functioned the submachine gun effectively. Japan recognized too late that the submachine gun was very effective in the close quarters combat of the jungle. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. Consignor states this gun was captured by Sgt. Winslow V. "Smudge" Grant of the 43rd Division at Baggio in the Philippines. Sgt. Grant bagged this gun after personally dispatching the Japanese who carried it. He later turned it over to Morrison, who registered it during the amnesty. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is extremely fine, as brought back. Wood has numerous gouges and handling marks but is completely serviceable. Sling, although somewhat soiled, is still in sound and serviceable condition. Mag appears to have been pinched together at the top and follower does not come all the way to the feed lips, however this should be able to be remedied by competent gunsmith. Bore is shiny with some frosting in the grooves. Bolt face is very fine, although bolt, receiver and feed ramp could use some cleaning. This would be a welcome addition to any Japanese machine gun collection. 4-48650 JWK7

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**MP34 o(STEYR-SOLOTHURN) (C&R;).

Lot 3018: **MP34 o(STEYR-SOLOTHURN) (C&R;).

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Description: SN 12910. Cal. 30 mauser. 7.9" bbl, model MP 34 o as manufactured by Steyr. (Registered as #1291) Includes 3 mag in orig brown leather case. Leather case maker marked "SRA 1936" and with cartouche (STOLLA). Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. Weapon appears fully functional and passes function check in both full auto and semi-auto. Bolt, top cover and receiver number match. Steyr logo on top cover. This example does not have Nazi proof marks. Has provision for bayonet on shroud. Mags fit properly in mag well. The Steyr-Solothurn was produced by the Rheinnaetall in the Steyr factory in Austria. The "o" suffix denoted Austria and served to keep it from being confused with an entirely different submachine gun which was designed by Bergman. The Steyr-Solothurn was issued in significant numbers to German and Austrian police forces during WWII, and was also issued to military personnel concurrently with the MP38 and MP40. This cataloger knows personally of a Veteran who bagged one when he escaped from a POW camp in 1944. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is about 60%. Orig finish thinned on shroud and top cover with some evidence of pitting where the receiver meets the stock line on both sides. Stock has numerous gouges and handling marks but is completely sound and serviceable. There is one 1/2" x 1/2" chip immediately to rear of receiver. Exterior of bbl has lost just about all orig finish and is in the white, however the bore is excellent, shiny and bright. Bolt face is very good. Bolt itself is shiny and bright. Interior of receiver could use a cleaning but is otherwise in very fine serviceable condition. Buttplate has significant brown uniform scale corrosion but this does not detract from the attractiveness of this firearm. This gun appears all matching. Orig 32 rnd .30 Mauser mags in excellent serviceable condition with nickel finished follower. Brown leather mag case has some spots of green mold just starting along seam, which preservation treatment should remedy. The brown leather is somewhat worn but the stitching is tight and leather is completely serviceable and still soft to the touch. This firearm is a fine example of quality machining and fitting from the time before the transition to stamping metal parts. This weapon would be sure to please the discerning submachine gun collector. 4-48644 JWK1

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**BERGMANN MODEL 1920 WITH ORIGINAL SLING AND ONE 50 ROUND MAGAZINE.

Lot 3019: **BERGMANN MODEL 1920 WITH ORIGINAL SLING AND ONE 50 ROUND MAGAZINE.

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Description: SN 4906. Cal. 7.65mm (30 Luger) 8" bbl. Marked "Brevet Bergmann" on top of magazine housing. This weapon appears to be all matching throughout. Magazine is marked with an "S" within a gear symbol at the rear bottom of the magazine. The Germans realized during WWI the effectiveness of the sub-machine gun in close quarters. With the imposition of the Treaty of Versailles, the manufacture of sub-machine guns within Germany was prohibited, however almost immediately steps were taken for weapon designs and production to continue outside the borders of Germany and sometimes within its borders in secret. This Bergmann is an example of one such design. Its quality milled construction and hand-fitting of parts, though costly and time consuming, delivered a finely made sub-machine gun. It operates on a simple blow back principle. This specimen was probably made in Belgium, although it is extremely interesting to note that the rear sight graduations appear to be for Siam (Thailand). This would indicate this arm was produced for export to that country. The sling also appears to have markings consistent with this line of thinking. The firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand and this weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: Carl "Bill" Morrison Collection. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is good to very good with about 50% bluing remaining, thinning to a nice gray patina on most areas. The bolt, receiver end cap & detent button are attractively polished and in the white. The wooden stock has numerous bruises & handling marks with one 1" long gouge on the right side opposite where the cheek would rest. There is a 1/2" long chip with a 1/4" gouge on the right front tip of the forend. Bore is excellent, shiny & bright. Bolt face is likewise excellent. Magazine could use a cleaning, has some spots of corrosion in places but is still completely serviceable and with about 85% bluing remaining. This is a fine and desirable example of an early model sub-machine gun. 4-48667 JWK24

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**RUSSIAN PPD-40 SUBMACHINE GUN (C&R;).

Lot 3020: **RUSSIAN PPD-40 SUBMACHINE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN NT835. Cal. 7.62 x 25 mm. 10.75" bbl, manufactured by Russian Government Arsenal and dated 1940. Registered as "Russian manufacture MP 40". Cyrillic prefix letters not included on registration paperwork. Bolt matches receiver SN. This weapon includes one standard 30 rnd mag and one 71 rnd PPsh 41 drum mag which is not orig for this weapon. Selector forward of trigger guard is marked "1" for semi-auto fire and when flipped is marked "71" for full auto fire (isn't it neat they assume the soldier will fire the entire magazine). Proof mark on top of receiver is the Izhevsk "keyhole" arsenal symbol of a small arrow inside a triangle. The PPD was the Soviet Union's first effective machine pistol. It was designed by Vasiliy Degtyarev, and machined from forgings. It was the precursor to the less expensive and much produced PPsh 41. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is about 60% with the blue turning to a pleasing soft brown patina. 30 rnd mag is excellent, over 90% deep blue finish. 71 rnd drum mag has about 5% remaining of white paint, the rest is patina, however spring tension is good and the mag appears fully serviceable. Buttstock and forend is in good overall condition, showing numerous gouges, some chips, and there is a crack to the rear of the receiver on the right side, running about 1" to the rear and then forward 2" on the right side only. There is also 1/2" crack on left side of buttstock just to the rear of the mag housing. Buttplate is devoid of orig finish and instead has significant brown corrosion and patina. Bore is shiny and bright, however has evidence of multiple bulge rings. It appears as if a bullet may at one time have lodged in bbl and firing continued. There is no detectable bulge to exterior of bbl. This cataloger would not hesitate to fire this gun. Bolt face is good, however could use a cleaning, as could the interior of receiver. Bolt has some evidence of active corrosion along left side and interior grooves, but this should clean up. Leather buffer inside buffer cap still present, soft and serviceable, although thinning. Both sides of trigger show rubbing wear against trigger aperture. A nice example of a scarce Russian submachine gun. 4-48646 JWK3

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**BRITISH STEN MARKED MK V (C&R;).

Lot 3021: **BRITISH STEN MARKED MK V (C&R;).

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Description: SN 16269. Cal. 9 mm. 7.8" bbl. This broad arrow proofed Sten has a bolt which is matching to the receiver and includes one gray Parkerized magazine marked "M634" and three 25 rnd magazines in a white canvas magazine pouch. Left side of receiver is also marked with broad arrow over a "4 G2 C". Detachable wooden buttstock with brass buttplate is SN 19691. Underside of mag housing is marked with broad arrow and logo "RTL". There is also "M/78". Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. The Sten was an extremely reliable and inexpensive to produce submachine gun. It was a mainstay of British forces during WWII worldwide, and although derided by Soldiers as crudely built, it was a very effective and successful submachine gun. The Mark V model, introduced at the end of WWII was better fitted and finished then the earlier models. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall black enamel finish is about 30%, most of it being forward of the mag housing and forward of the trigger guard. The balance is bare metal showing a nice soft patina. Mag finish is excellent, near 100% gray Parkerized finish. Wooden hand grip is fine with some handling marks, as is the wooden buttstock. Brass buttplate has marking "M/216" with broad arrow at top of heel. Bore is in need of a cleaning but shiny with significant frosting to the rifling. Bolt face also in need of cleaning but is very good with crisp edges. Interior of receiver also needs cleaning, with a brown patina and some pitting. This does not in any way effect the function of the action. Two of the 25 rnd magazines have a gray Parkerized finish, the other a deep lustrous blue finish. Magazine pouch, although soiled, is completely serviceable. Overall this weapon shows evidence of some significant use but this is to be expected of a Sten. No doubt this would make an excellent shooter that you could take to the range over and over, never worrying about detracting from its value, and have loads of fun. 4-48645 JWK2

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**CSRG 1918 CHAUCHAT 8 MM LEBEL MACHINE GUN. (C&R;)

Lot 3022: **CSRG 1918 CHAUCHAT 8 MM LEBEL MACHINE GUN. (C&R;)

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Description: SN 78309. Cal. 8 mm Lebel. 22" bbl with flash hider. Model 1918 and manufactured by CSRG, folding bipod legs are not present. SN's match between upper and lower. Magazine is marked "SA" indicating the magazine was taken into Finnish service. Action operates smoothly when cycled by hand. Magazine fits snugly in mag well. This arm appears fully functional. Significant number of these arms were sent to Finland after WWI. They were considered obsolete and France was happy to pass them on in favor of securing more modern designed machine guns. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall appearance and finish is about 70% with a nice even, brown patina with loss of finish right around the end of flash hider. There is a pencil point sized dimple on right outer edge of flash hider, barely noticeable. There is significant loss of finish to cocking handle and it is slightly flattened on forward side. Cocking handle bar and right side of magazine has lost a significant amount of finish and both surfaces are turning into a brown patina. Wooden buttstock and hand grips rate very good with some gouges and handling marks but are extremely solid and serviceable. Bipod mounting hardware is present, leaving only the legs and retaining screws to make this arm complete. Bore is extremely shiny and bright but rifling is very shallow. Bolt face is very fine, as is the internal of the receiver. This cataloger thinks this gun would function and shoot well. 4-48659 JWK17

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**WWII BRITISH BOYES MK 1 ANTI-TANK RIFLE (C&R;).

Lot 3023: **WWII BRITISH BOYES MK 1 ANTI-TANK RIFLE (C&R;).

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Description: SN C6900. Cal. 55 Boyes 39" bbl. This Boyes anti-tank rifle includes one magazine and two orig rnds of ammunition marked "K.39 W.I". This rifle has British proofmarks and is dated 1940. The bbl matches the receiver. This weapon appears complete including muzzle break & monopod. Bolt operates smoothly in the action and is matching. Monopod adjustment works fine. This weapon appears fully functional. The Boyes anti-tank rifle saw extensive use by British and Canadian forces during WW2, and was an effective weapon against light armored vehicles. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is about 40% with much of the finish loss on the bbl. The bbl is a nice gray patina with some spots of brown scale which should clean up. The bulk of the retained finish is on the receiver and rails. The magazine retains 90% of its deep blue finish. The forward hand grip is very good with a 1/4" chip on the right front at the bottom. The rear handle is in good condition with some bruises and gouges but is very solid. The cheek rest is also in very good condition with some bruises and handling marks, but completely serviceable. The rubberized shoulder recoil pad is split at the top as is commonly found, but the rubber is still soft and pliable. Oil brush is intact inside oiler, bristles are still soft and pliable. The bore is dark and in need of a cleaning. Rifling is strong. Bolt and bolt face are extremely fine. Receiver could use a good cleaning but is also fine to extremely fine. This would make a welcome addition to someone with an WWII anti-tank gun collection, or with a destructive device collection. 4-48662 JWK20

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**GERMAN MAXIM 08/15 MANUFACTURED IN SPANDAU 1918. (C&R;)

Lot 3024: **GERMAN MAXIM 08/15 MANUFACTURED IN SPANDAU 1918. (C&R;)

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Description: PLEASE NOTE (10/2/13): Additional information: This gun is accompanied by a proper "Fusee cover" and "spring assembly" which is not included in the catalog description. SN 4969. Cal. 8 mm. 32.75" bbl. This is a straight forward 08/15. Missing the fusee cover and fusee spring assembly. However the feedblock appears to be complete and matching and the drum hanger is present and matching in SN. Muzzle booster is also present, as is the water drain plug assembly and water filler cap. Both are readily removable. Top covers raises and lowers freely. Charging handle moves. Bbl and rails move freely inside receiver. It appears that feed shuttle functions. Trigger and trigger bar moves freely. It appears that if the missing parts were installed this weapon could be made to function. The 08/15 Maxim was a "lightened" model of the German MG08 Maxim. The 08/15 was used as a "portable" machine gun by the Germans in WWI in large numbers. Utilizing a standard cloth belt, in a drum, on a hanger mounted to the right of the receiver, it was carried into combat utilizing an over-the-shoulder "dragging" strap. As such it could provide "walking fire" to the assault troops. America's answer to this was the Browning Automatic Rifle, which came too late to Europe to be put into much, if any, combat use. PROVENANCE: Collection of Carl "Bill" Morrison. CONDITION: Overall condition and appearance is fair. About 60% of the orig gray primer remains on bbl shroud, the rest has flaked off, with a deep brown patina. Side plates and receiver exterior, as well as hanger and feed shuttle, with exception of where the fusee cover was, show evidence of deep pitting and corrosion, now browned and arrested. About 20% of inside of feed cover has similar deep pitting as does all of the exterior of top cover. Wooden buttstock shows numerous handling marks, some bruises and gouges, but is complete and sound with the exception of 1" chip at the toe on the left side. Hand grip is sound and complete, has 3 gouges on left side and has handling marks. The drain plug fitting has had one of the "ears" bent inwards but with careful heating it should be possible to restore it. The wooden thumbpiece on water filler cap is not present, as is common. It is difficult to read the markings on top cover due to the corrosion, however it is discernible. Bore, although dirty and needs a cleaning, has sharp rifling. Booster appears complete, although also has heavy scale consistent with rest of gun. Despite the heavy scale and missing parts, the addition of the missing parts and some TLC could restore this to a functional example of this classic WWI machine gun. 4-48647 JWK4

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**COLT 1915 VICKERS WITH FLUTED WATER JACKET (C&R;).

Lot 3025: **COLT 1915 VICKERS WITH FLUTED WATER JACKET (C&R;).

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Description: SN 4572. Cal. 30-06, 24" bbl. This is a fine all orig example of the U.S. model Vickers in 30-06. It seems to be all orig parts and vintage to include the 30-06 lock & bbl, as well as the muzzle booster. Clearly marked to rear of the front sight "Vickers Machine Gun Model of 1915 Colts P.T.F.A. Mfg Co. Hartford, CT. USA". SN and then "1917 INSPR MG". It comes on a restored orig Colt tripod number "367" with brass pedestal socket and cradle. Cradle does not appear to have any markings, but it is brass to include the elevation wheel. The 30-06 feed block is numbered "415" and appears to be fully functional. The bottom of the trunnion is clearly marked with the matching serial number of 5300, which was the Colt number for the gun and the SN 4572 was issued by the US Army which is correct for the Model of 1915 and the number used by the ATF during NFA registration. Gun bears "u/v" proofs which is the correct proof for the Colt Vickers guns. Feed block operates smoothly. Fusee spring has good tension, bbl & rails move properly. This gun appears fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is extremely fine with 80% coverage of orig mustard brown paint on the water jacket. Bluing on balance of gun is about 85%, thinning on the top cover and turning to a pleasing brown patina. Bore is bright. Lock face is extremely fine, action is clean. Hard Bakelite handles are completely sound. There is a ding to the Fusee cover just below the rear sight adjustment knob and some brassing to the mounting point where the gun fits on the tripod. Tripod is properly refinished & repainted and has a ding on the right leg. Leather strap which holds legs together is intact, soft and serviceable. This is a great example of the scarce & desirable U.S. Model of the Vickers gun. 4-48869 JWK34

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**1917 A1 WATER COOLED MG ON RAMO SIDEPLATE (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3026: **1917 A1 WATER COOLED MG ON RAMO SIDEPLATE (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN 800134. Cal .308 24" bbl. This is a 1928 commercial water cooled machine gun kit assembled on a Ramo registered sideplate and includes bakelite hand grip panels, brass trunnion and endcap. 1928 commercial flash hider and red hard rubber thumb pieces on water filler and drain caps. Steam exit cork is hard rubber attached by non vintage brass chain. Bolt is marked "7.62". Front .308 spacer is present. Tension spring is present within top cover to keep arm to left when cover is raised. Brass trunnion is marked "844" at top. Front endcap is also marked "44". This weapon passes functions check and appears fully functional. A number of these kits were brought into the country years ago and assembled onto registered sideplates. This is undoubtedly one of them. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent as refinished. Close observation reveals tiny pin pricks of pitting all along left sideplate. Bore is excellent as is bolt and all internals. Almost certainly unfired since being assembled and refinished. Trunnion has a vertical line on the right side parallel to the right sideplate line where there is a provision to remove the top cover retaining pin by rotating a lever. This in no way detracts from the attractiveness of this piece. This would make a great display piece for any WWI era collection, or a shooter. 4-47333 JWK28

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**BROWNING 1919 A4 MG ON DLO REGISTERED SIDEPLATE (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3027: **BROWNING 1919 A4 MG ON DLO REGISTERED SIDEPLATE (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN 86-70446. Cal .308 24" bbl. This is a straightforward example of a 1919 A4 Browning parts kit with flip up front sight and adjustable rear sight graduated in yards and marked "YDS CAL 30M1". assembled onto a DLO registered sideplate. It has "RIA" marked spacers front and rear for firing 308. Bolt is marked "7.62". Hand grip is white pot metal with spring clip at bottom. Charging handle is a straight rod. Firing mechanism functions properly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent. Gray parkerized finish as refinished upon assembly. Perfect bore and bolt face. A nice as new condition remanufactured 1919 A4 ready to invest in or take to the range. 4-47334 JWK29

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**COLT MODEL 1928 AIRCRAFT GUN (C&R;).

Lot 3027A: **COLT MODEL 1928 AIRCRAFT GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN C102042-A. Cal .30-06 24" bbl. This is an outstanding example of the Colt 1928 aircraft machine gun complete with front and rear sights and side mounted charging handle. This gun has a Arabic numeral "2" marked on top of receiver just forward of top cover. These guns were mounted in pairs on aircraft of the period. Consignor has provided a tag which states the following "Gun #1 is known to exist-sold at auction about 2005. This second gun would complete the pair". Gun #1 would have been on the left and Gun #2 on the right as seen from in front of the pilot. Charging handle cocks to rear, spring has good strong tension. This weapon appears to be fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent. Near 100% as refinished with some scrapes and very minor pitting visible under the refinish. Bore is excellent shiny and bright. Bolt face is excellent. Bolt is in the white. Red bakelite handles on charging handle is cracked at the rivets which hold it, yet they are serviceable and present. Sights retain nearly all of their black enamel finish. Whomever has the #1 gun matching this one, I hope you become aware of this auction. If you are someone who is restoring of vintage aircraft, this is a great find. 4-49378 JWK48

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**COLT MODEL 1919 AIRCRAFT MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

Lot 3027B: **COLT MODEL 1919 AIRCRAFT MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN C100435. Cal 7.65mm 24" bbl. This is the aircraft model of the Browning machine gun as made immediately after WWI. Most guns were made for the US military, the balance being sold to foreign governments and having a commercial "C" serial prefix. Lightened with a air cooling jacket with longitudinal slots as opposed to having a water jacket. Otherwise this is a standard 1919 configuration. Bolt and internals appear to be of appropriate vintage. Bolt handle is of the standard knurled plum shape. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. This gun mounts on a standard period aircraft flexible mount, but will fit any Browning mount. Correct sights are missing. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is extremely fine with about 90% coverage deep lustrous blue with significant loss to the left side of receiver to rear of feed way and also on right side of receiver forward of shuttle mechanism. Muzzle is nearly devoid of finish with some gray brown patina. Rich brown bake lite handle on hand grip are in extremely fine condition with one slight 1/4" long rub mark on the bottom right grip panel. Metal on hand grip appears to be refinished although the rest of gun probably not. Bore is shiny and bright with some frosting in the groves particularly towards the muzzle. Bolt and bolt face are excellent. 4-49379 JWK49

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**RARE ORIGINAL WINCHESTER MILITARY M-14 WITH AN ACCOMPANYING SCOPE AND SCOPE CASE (C & R).

Lot 3028: **RARE ORIGINAL WINCHESTER MILITARY M-14 WITH AN ACCOMPANYING SCOPE AND SCOPE CASE (C & R).

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Description: PLEASE NOTE (10-11-13): Receiver is a high quality reweld which is virtually undetectable. SN 1076545. Cal. 7.62mm, 22" bbl length. This fine M-14 includes the orig as issued scope & mount in its carrying case and one magazine. Also included is an orig web sling. This example has an American eagle under three stars proof & Circle P on the buttstock. The hand guard is brown composite. The flash suppressor is vintage orig. All of this gun appears to be as issued. Bolt is numbered "7790186 66118-EE". Scope is "3 x 9 ART II", and SN on scope appears to be "4640", but the SN tab is broken off and missing the end. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional in both semi and full auto. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is extremely fine to excellent with over 95% finish on the blued parts with the wear being where the charging handle rides the receiver and some thinning of the finish on the selector. There is also some brassing to the gas cylinder tube. The wood has some bruises and handling marks, but overall is extremely attractive and in very fine to excellent shape. The magazine is very good with about 85% finish. The scope is in excellent condition, optics are clear. There are some scratches and loss of finish to the scope mount and one significant ding to the lower front. This is a very attractive and difficult to find example and would make an outstanding addition for the U.S. Military collector. No U.S. military rifle collection is complete without one of these. 4-49201 JWK38

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**COLT MODEL 1921A THOMPSON MARKED FOR ATLANTIC CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT (C & R).

Lot 3029: **COLT MODEL 1921A THOMPSON MARKED FOR ATLANTIC CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT (C & R).

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Description: SN 5799. Cal. 45 ACP, 10.5" bbl length. This is one really nice Colt Model 1921A with a vertical forend which includes 1 orig 20 rnd magazine with August 24, 1920 patent date and also one parkerized finished 50 rnd drum in its cardboard sleeve, marked "AUTO-ORDNANCE CORP NEW YORK, N.Y.C. PATENTED JULY 27, 1920 DEC. 7, 1920". Also included are three 30 rnd stick magazines & an orig brass cleaning rod. One 30 rnd magazine is marked "SW CO." Another is a Seymour magazine, the third is in its orig wax wrapper, which was not removed to check on maker. This gun has orig 1921 internal parts. Oiler is within buttstock. This gun is marked on the right side of the buttstock & on the handgrip "ACPD IV", for Atlantic City Police Department. The firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is extremely fine to excellent with 95% deep lustrous blue on all metal surfaces with the loss being on the ridges of the lower assembly and to the rear of the handgrip. There is also some loss of finish where the hardware of the buttstock slides on the receiver, and where the cocking handle touches the top of the receiver. There is also loss of finish on the high points of the buttplate and the finish is thinning on the flat of it. The condition of the wood is really excellent with very few handling marks with the only blemish being three 1/8" indentations and a tiny chip 1/16" at the top of the stock comb. This does not detract in any way from the appearance from the right or the left as it cannot be seen. The bore is shiny & bright with some frosting in the grooves. Bolt face is excellent. The 20 rnd magazine is in excellent condition with nearly all of the orig lustrous finish remaining.††The other stick mags are just as nice. The drum magazine also retains nearly all of its smooth, dark finish. With the accompanying accessories this would make an outstanding addition to any machine gun collection or as an investment for the discerning collector. 4-49200 JWK37

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**COLT 1921/28 NAVY OVER STAMP THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN MARKED FOR ATLANTIC CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT(C&R;).

Lot 3030: **COLT 1921/28 NAVY OVER STAMP THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN MARKED FOR ATLANTIC CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT(C&R;).

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Description: SN 13834. Cal. 45 ACP, 13.5" bbl. This is a fantastic U.S. Navy marked "over stamp" Thompson with a vertical forend which includes one 20 rnd Seymour magazine & one 30 rnd magazine marked "SW CO" and also one 50 rnd drum, marked "AUTO-ORDNANCE CORP BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT REGISTERED IN THE U.S. PATENT OFFICE". Also included is one steel cleaning rod with a brass tip. This gun has orig 1928 internal parts. This gun is marked on the right side of the buttstock & on the handgrip "ACPD III", for Atlantic City Police Department. Cutts compensator is marked with Cutts, name within box logo at top near muzzle with patent dates. Buttstock has a small Navy anchor marking on the wood just below the hardware when viewed from the front. This gun is documented as being a Navy over stamp in mint condition in the book compiled by Gordon Herigstad. On the buttstock the "A" from "ACPD III" was applied upside down. The firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is absolutely outstanding. Deep lustrous orig blued finish with the slightest loss where cocking handle touches the receiver. There is also some slight loss of finish on the hardware of the buttstock where it slides onto the receiver. There is also loss of finish on the high points of the buttplate and the finish is only slightly thinning on the flat of it. The condition of the wood is fantastic with only the slightest of handling marks. The bore is excellent, shiny & bright. Bolt face is excellent. The 20 rnd magazine is in excellent condition with 95% of its deep lustrous finish remaining.††The other stick mag is just as nice. The drum magazine also retains about 90% of its orig finish, thinning in places with some spots of corrosion. This is without a doubt the finest example of a Navy over stamp Thompson this cataloger has ever seen. 4-49207 JWK41

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**SUPERB COLT 1921AC THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

Lot 3031: **SUPERB COLT 1921AC THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN 8990. Cal. 45 ACP, 13" bbl. This Colt 1921 Thompson has an unmarked Cutts compensator. Internal parts are 1921. This is an extremely attractive and high condition Colt 1921AC with a vertical forend which includes 1 orig 20 rnd magazine with August 24, 1920 patent date and also one 50 rnd drum marked "AUTO-ORDNANCE CORP NEW YORK REGISTERED IN THE U.S. PATENT OFFICE". Also included are one 30 rnd magazine & an orig brass cleaning rod. The 30 rnd magazine was made by Seymour. Oiler is within buttstock. The firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is excellent with 97% deep lustrous blue on all metal surfaces getting a little thin at the high points with some loss where the buttstock iron meets the receiver. There is very slight loss of finish where the cocking handle touches the top of the receiver. There is also loss of finish on the high points of the buttplate and the finish is thinning on the flat of it. The condition of the wood is excellent with very few handling marks and 1 or 2 small dings. There is a small 1/8" chip out of the left top ridge line of the foregrip. The handgrip also has a tiny 1/16" indentation just below where the third finger rests. This does not detract from the overall handsome appearance of this gun. The bore is shiny & bright with only very slight frosting in the grooves. Bolt face is extremely fine with some frosting along the edges and in the recessed areas. The 20 rnd magazine is in good condition with about 40% finish turning to a pleasing gray patina. The 30 rnd magazine has about 90% of its deep lustrous finish with grease remaining in the recessed areas. The drum appears new in what appears to be its orig plastic bag and cardboard sleeve. This is an extremely attractive Thompson in the most classic and recognizable configuration. No doubt some fortunate collector will be very pleased. 4-49204 JWK40

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**AUTO ORDNANCE M1 THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN - BRIDGEPORT ADDRESS (C & R).

Lot 3032: **AUTO ORDNANCE M1 THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN - BRIDGEPORT ADDRESS (C & R).

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Description: SN 147189. Cal. 45 ACP, 10.5" bbl. This pristine M1 Thompson comes with one 30 rnd magazine. Gun is marked "Thompson Submachine Gun Caliber. 45 M1" on left side of receiver and "Auto Ordnance Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.A." on the right side of the receiver. SN matches between upper & lower. Cocking knob is on right side of receiver. Buttstock is non-detachable. This was the simplified and less expensive Thompson for mass production during and after WWII. As such this gun will not accept drum magazines. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is simply outstanding. Retaining all of its gray parkerized finish on all metal surfaces. Bolt retains a combination of a darker blue and plum color and has some loss of finish from moving back & forth within the receiver. Wood is also in outstanding condition with only the slightest of handling marks. Bore retains significant shine but there is significant frosting in the grooves near the muzzle. Bolt face is extremely crisp but also has some darkness on the face. Magazine is a common Seymour magazine with bright blue finish and at about 50% blue. It would be just about impossible to improve on the outward appearance of this M1 Thompson. 4-49202 JWK39

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**SUPERB NJ POLICE COLT THOMPSON M1921A SUB-MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

Lot 3032A: **SUPERB NJ POLICE COLT THOMPSON M1921A SUB-MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN 4668. Cal .45ACP. 10" finned, uncompensated bbl. Manufactured by Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. Co., Hartford, CT. Correct commercial stock without sling swivels and vertical foregrip. Lyman rear sight adjustable for windage and elevation. Internals are all 1921 parts. Firing mechanism operates smoothly when cycled by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. Accompanied by one unnumbered 50 round "L" drum marked "AUTO ORDNANCE CORP./NEW YORK/REGISTERED IN THE/U.S. PATENT OFFICE"; one 20 rnd "Auto Ordnance" marked stick mag and two "Seymour" marked 30 rnd stick mags. Serial number records indicate this gun was once the property of the Franklin, NJ Police Dept. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Very fine. 98% strong orig finish, only very light edge wear on the high points and buttplate. Pistol grip and foregrip in excellent condition with only minor handling marks. Butt stock shows normal handling marks and scratches to the wood, but still very handsome and wood color matches. Bore is very shiny and bright. Bolt face and ejector have crisp lines.Magazine are likewise, very fine. Hard to improve on this desirable configuration. 4-49206

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**FINE COLT POLICE ISSUED U.S. NAVY MODEL OF 1928

Lot 3032B: **FINE COLT POLICE ISSUED U.S. NAVY MODEL OF 1928 "OVERSTAMP" THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN 14042. Cal. 45 ACP. 12" bbl with Lyman 4-slot "Cutts" compensator. Vertical forend, flip-up rear ladder-type sight adjustable to 600 meters. Receiver of gun is clearly marked "U.S. Navy" on left side of receiver. Overstamp of "8" over the "1" is discernible. Internals are 1928 parts with the heavier actuator and small diameter mainspring. This gun appears to be all matching. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. Accompanied by one "Auto Ordnance- Bridgeport" marked 50 rnd "L" drum mag,one "Seymour" 20 rnd and one "Seymour" 30 rnd mag. After WWI, the market for machine guns in the United States was almost non-existent. Frank Thompson tried to market this gun to the military without success, and also to the police as a riot control gun. Serial number records indicate this gun was registered to the Hickory, NC Police Dept. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Fine. Gun retains 95% of its commercial blue finish with some light edge wear and a few scattered nicks and scratches. Stocks retain most of a hand worn finish with several normal light handling marks. Bore has very strong rifling, bolt faced is excellent. Magazines are very fine. 4-49205 JWD11

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*EXCEPTIONAL KS HWY PATROL ISSUED COLT U.S. NAVY MODEL OF 1928

Lot 3032C: *EXCEPTIONAL KS HWY PATROL ISSUED COLT U.S. NAVY MODEL OF 1928 "OVERSTAMP" THOMPSON SUB-MACHNE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN 8310. Cal. 45 ACP. 12" bbl with early style unmarked 4-slot "Cutts" compensator. Vertical forend, flip-up rear ladder-type sight adjustable to 600 yards. Receiver of gun is clearly marked "U.S. Navy" on left side of receiver. Overstamp of "8" over the "1" is discernible. Right receiver bears a proper "JBH" (Joseph B, Hayes) inspector mark . Internals are 1928 parts with the heavier actuator and small diameter mainspring. Matching wood pistol grip with finger grooves. Wood butt stock with metal butt plate and trap door. This gun appears to be all matching. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. Accompanied by one "Auto Ordnance- Bridgeport" marked 50 rnd "L" drum mag,one "Seymour" 20 rnd and one "Seymour" 30 rnd mag. After WWI, the market for machine guns in the United States was almost non-existent. Frank Thompson tried to market this gun to the military without success, and also to the police as a riot control gun. Serial number records indicate this gun was registered to the Kansas HWY Patrol, Topeka, KS. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Very fine. 95% strong orig finish, somewhat thin on the high points and buttplate with a few light scratches to the metal surfaces. Pistol grip and foregrip in excellent condition with only minor handling marks, the balance a smooth hand worn surface. Butt stock shows normal handling marks and scratches to the wood, but still very handsome and wood color matches. Bore is very shiny and bright. Bolt face and ejector have crisp lines. Outstanding example of a Police Navy. 4-49203 JWD22

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*EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND OUTSTANDING COLT MODEL 639/XM177 CARBINE WITH REGISTERED MODERATOR.

Lot 3033: *EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND OUTSTANDING COLT MODEL 639/XM177 CARBINE WITH REGISTERED MODERATOR.

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Description: SN 4790099. Cal. .223, 11.5" bbl length. Exceptional Colt 639 (Commercial version of the XM177E2) carbine with factory installed matching registered moderator. Carbine features original collapsible telescoping butt stock, and forward assist. Accompanied by the orig shipping box with shipping label & a sling, 20 rnd magazine assembly, cleaning brush & cleaning rod, all just as it came new, even the orig shipping padding is included. This gun will incur two $200.00 transfer tax stamps if transferred to an individual. One for the gun and one for its accompanying moderator. PROVENANCE: Accompanying notarized affidavit. CONDITION: Absolutely new and unfired in orig box with notarized certification that gun was purchased new from a dealer in 1974 and has never been fired, other than any standard test firing at Colt's factory. Action, chamber, gas tube, bore and bolt face are absolutely pristine. Nothing to suggest this gun is anything other than as the consignor states. Moderator is numbered at bottom to match gun SN and the engraving of these numbers is the only loss of finish on this gun except for solitary line on the bottom of the bolt where it rides inside the receiver (unavoidable).†A small card secured to the moderator with clear plastic tape indicates date, firm & SN. It is impossible to imagine a nicer orig Colt full-auto 639/XM177. 4-48891 JWK35

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**COLT M16 A1 IN M4 CONFIGURATION WITH SPARE UPPER AND BUTTSTOCK (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3034: **COLT M16 A1 IN M4 CONFIGURATION WITH SPARE UPPER AND BUTTSTOCK (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN 9046534. Cal .223 13" bbl. This Colt M16 lower currently has the upper and buttstock installed to make it into M4 configuration. This lot also includes one standard M16 buttstock with buffer and upper assembly with triangular hand guards to return it to its M16 A1 configuration. Spare upper bbl is marked "C MP CHROME BORE". Current upper on gun is marked "C MP CB". Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon passes function check and appears fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent. Near new. Retaining nearly all of its parkerized finish on all metal surfaces with just some slight blemishes on high points. Bore is excellent, shiny and bright. Bolt face is excellent. There is green verdigris forming in the muzzle break on the bbl currently on the gun. Spare bbl assembly also has excellent overall finish and appearance. Bore is dusty but is excellent and bright. Triangular hand guards are in excellent condition. Spare buttstock is also in excellent condition with only the slightest of handling marks. Here is a great opportunity for someone to get an excellent M16 with spare parts to go from one model to another. 4-47335 JWK30

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**H&K; MODEL 91 AS IMPORTED AND REGISTERED BY NEW FRONTIER ARMAMENT INC (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3035: **H&K; MODEL 91 AS IMPORTED AND REGISTERED BY NEW FRONTIER ARMAMENT INC (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN A017105. Cal. 308, 19" bbl length. This great example of the H&K Model 91. It includes its scope mount assembly, new in the box together with instructions from B-Square Company dated November 1980. Also included are eight 20 rnd & three 30 rnd magazines. Everything about this gun appears to function properly. The bipod legs deploy properly. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. The H&K 91 is a top quality machine gun which also delivers supreme accuracy, particularly in semi-automatic. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is outstanding, as new with only some slight light scratches to the finish on the receiver and loss of finish where the selector rotates, as is common. Bore is excellent & bright. Bolt face is likewise excellent. Magazines range from extremely fine to new condition. If you are looking for a H&K 91 machine gun it would be difficult to upgrade on this lot. 4-49198 JWK36

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**COLT 1921 AC THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

Lot 3036: **COLT 1921 AC THOMPSON SUB-MACHINE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN 6889. Cal. 45 ACP, 13" bbl. This Colt 1921 Thompson has a vertical forend and an unmarked Cutts compensator. Internal parts are 1921. This gun is marked on left side of receiver "S.F.P.D." which indicates use by the San Francisco Police Department. This matches information provided indicated in Gordon Herigstad's book. There is a Navy anchor symbol on the wood of the buttstock right at the front tip which indicates perhaps this stock, at least was at one time in use by the Navy. This lot includes four orig 20-rnd magazines with August 24, 1920 patent dates, one of which, has different sized lettering. Also included is one 50 rnd drum marked "AUTO-ORDNANCE CORP NEW YORK N.Y., U.S.A. PATENTED JULY 27, 1920 DEC 7, 1920". & an orig brass cleaning rod in a blue felt lined FBI hardcase. No oiler is present within buttstock. Magazines and drum fit properly into the firearm. The firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance is very good to fine with about 70% of orig finish on metal surfaces with the best coverage on the bbl. The receiver has significant thinning of the orig finish on both sides with considerable loss along the high points on both sides. There is also loss of finish on the buttstock iron where it meets the receiver as well as slight loss of finish where the cocking handle touches the top of the receiver. There is also loss of finish on the buttplate where it is getting quite thin. There are five noticeable spots of loss of finish on the left side of the receiver. The finish on the unmarked Cutts compensator is mostly turning to a gray patina. The condition of the wood is very good with some handing marks and some significant gouges, particularly on the left side of the buttstock. The buttstock has a barely discernable 1/4" crack just starting on the left tip next to the receiver iron. This does not detract from the overall handsome appearance of this gun. The bore has strong rifling but is significantly frosty throughout with some shine. Bolt face is extremely fine and clean. The 20 rnd magazines are in excellent condition, all with over 95% deep lustrous blue finish. The drum has about 90% overall finish with loss of finish on all the high edges and the balance sitting to a pleasing gray patina. The hardcase rates good and is serviceable except that the flip-up lock hasp has broken off with broken piece included inside. The other two latches are deeply corroded but serviceable. Handle leather is disintegrating but still adhering to the metal handle loop. Leather reinforcement at corners still present but hardening and showing wear. This Thompson would make an ideal choice both as a shooter and as an investment, which will almost certainly appreciate in value in the years to come. 4-47336 JWK42

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**AUTO ORDNANCE WEST HURLEY M1A1 THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN (C&R;).

Lot 3037: **AUTO ORDNANCE WEST HURLEY M1A1 THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN (C&R;).

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Description: SN M414A. Cal .45 ACP, 11" bbl. This is a straightforward West Hurley M1A1 Thompson with a horizontal forearm, no compensator and includes a nice vintage "Nobuckl" sling with a "7-21-14" patent date, and ten 30-rnd magazines marked "U.S.-30 CARTRIDGE-CAL.45". Forend assembly has crept forward about 3/8" from receiver socket and needs to be put back into place, however this does not affect the functioning of this firearm. Rear sight assembly is riveted to top of receiver and rivets are coming loose as stated above. Both forend and buttstock move slightly in their mountings. This is a later production model of the iconic submachine gun in its simplified production form. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. Magazines fit properly in magazine well. This weapon appears fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent. 97% deep lustrous blue on all metal parts with some slight loss of finish at the magazine release lever. Riveted rear sight assembly coming loose and in need of attention. Bore is shiny but frosty in the grooves. Bolt face extremely fine. Wooden furnishings show some handling marks with two 1/4" noticeable bruises in the forend. Otherwise the wood is in excellent condition. Sling is in excellent serviceable condition. Magazines are extremely clean in the high 90% of deep blue finish. This could be a bargain for someone. 4-47317 JWK27

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**FINE GERMAN MP40 MADE BY ERMA (C&R;).

Lot 3038: **FINE GERMAN MP40 MADE BY ERMA (C&R;).

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Description: SN 4409p. Cal 9mm 9.9" bbl. This MP40 appears to have all matching numbered parts including the bolt, receiver tube, bbl, hood, bbl resting bar, etc... Marked "ayf 43" on the lower assembly cap and also "cnd" (Krupp) and "WaA254". Bottom of receiver tube is marked in electric pencil "RM JONES SEFFNER, FLA". Bakelite lower is of the attractive reddish brown type. Bbl resting bar is of stamped sheet metal. Bbl nut has two flats. Bbl bushing is affixed to bbl tube with indentations at the 12 and 6 o'clock positions. Stock loop has about 1" of play at shoulder rest when extended. Accessories include orig sling and one magazine marked "kur 43" and a US canvas carrying case with vintage leather strap. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears to be a fully functional reactivated C&R. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is good. About 30% blue. Almost all on the bbl hook and in recessed areas. Most of the weapon is covered with a brown patina or else is dull gray metal. Receiver tube is welded on left side with a series of dashes, no doubt this is orig. Bore is shiny and bright with some frosting. Bolt face is extremely fine. Weld marks apparent below chamber area indicate previous DEWAT. Cocking handle on the bolt is starting to flex in it's socket. This would be a straightforward repair. Sling is soft and supple and completely serviceable although cross hatching is worn. Magazine finish is somewhat better than on the gun but does not look out of place. Canvas case is sound with a hole at the muzzle side about 1" long. Leather carrying strap is still soft and completely serviceable. As an all matching orig MP40. This would be a choice piece for any collector. 4-47806 JWK31

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**GERMAN MP-40 AS REGISTERED BY DLO (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3039: **GERMAN MP-40 AS REGISTERED BY DLO (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN 9610. This MP-40 is pretty much all Steyr manufactured parts with "WaA623" proof marks and "bnz 43" marked receiver cup. Included are two "kur 43" magazines and M-60 bbl carrying case. Tube is marked with registered serial number "9610" and "DLO STAMFORD CT" just forward of magazine housing. This matches lower assembly bbl nut and grip frame. Bbl nut is type which has two flats for wrench. Bbl bushing is held to receiver tube with indentations at the 12 and 6'o'clock points. Bolt is numbered "2518K". Bbl resting bar is made of pot metal and numbered "299". Bbl hook is marked with eagle/"37" indicating C. G. Haenel manufacture. Front sight hood is marked "cos" indicating Mertzwerke. All parts on this weapon appear to be orig vintage. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is fair with 80% coverage of blue on bbl. Bbl nut and magazine housing are brown patina as is the receiver tube cup and swing out shoulder loop and hand grip frame on lower. Receiver tube itself is pretty much devoid of any bluing and has a smooth metallic sheen. Swing out shoulder loop is loose when extended with about an inch of play at shoulder. Bakelite of lower has some scuffs and marks but is otherwise solid and serviceable. Bore is quite frosty and lans are worn. Bolt face is very good. 4-49237 JWK26

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**COBRAY M11 9MM AS MADE BY SWD INC, WITH REGISTERED SWD M11 SUPPRESSOR (FULLY TRANS).

Lot 3040: **COBRAY M11 9MM AS MADE BY SWD INC, WITH REGISTERED SWD M11 SUPPRESSOR (FULLY TRANS).

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Description: SN 85-0004832/N482. Cal 9mml, 5-1/2" bbl (15-1/2" w/ suppressor). Mac M11 open bolt select fire SMG. Collapsible top folding stock. Fixed rear peep sight, fixed front protected post sight, Parkerized finish. Includes 8 magazines (4-Cobray marked) all in shrunk wrap plastic and 2 magazine loaders with an operating manual in plastic hard case as well as a cloth sleeve which goes over the suppressor and held on by a spring at the muzzle side. Suppressor is marked "SWD INC ATL. GA." with Cobray logo and SN. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. CONDITION: Overall finish & appearance extremely fine with only some slight brassing on the bbl to suppressor adapter. Also some slight loss of finish to safety switch which is very common on this arm. Bore is shiny & bright. Bolt face is excellent w/ evidence of firing. This gun holds well w/ the suppressor attached. 4-49728, 49729 JWK50

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**SUPPRESSED MARLIN PAPOOSE MODEL WITH INTEGRAL AWC SUPPRESSOR (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3041: **SUPPRESSED MARLIN PAPOOSE MODEL WITH INTEGRAL AWC SUPPRESSOR (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN 01186552. Cal. .22. 16.5" bbl. This is a registered Ultra II registered silencer, SN S01186552 on a semi-automatic Marlin Papoose rifle, SN 01186552 with Leupold M8-6X42 scope. No magazine present. This small diameter integral silencer gives this weapon the simple appearance as if it were a bull-barrel target rifle. The nature of the design of this suppressed rifle is to allow the use of high velocity ammunition. This is a top of the line silencer system requiring minimal maintenance. Buttstock pad is adjustable as is front sling swivel for length. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent. Scope is also excellent with some brassing to the adjustment knob. Optics are perfect. Bore is excellent, shiny and bright. Action is in need of a cleaning. Bolt face has crisp lines but is dark where rim of cartridge sets. Here is someones chance to pick up an accurate shooting target rifle which will not disturb the neighbors, animals, or nearby children. 4-49208 JWK43

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**AWC AMPHIBIAN SUPPRESSED RUGER MARK II (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3042: **AWC AMPHIBIAN SUPPRESSED RUGER MARK II (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: SN USMC-0007. Cal .22 7" bbl. This is a stainless steel Ruger Mark II standard target pistol integrally suppressed as produced by AWC Systems. This is their Amphibian II model which has reduced weight, improved accuracy and minimal maintenance requirements. It's stainless steel construction is one of it's positive points. Included in this lot are two orig Ruger magazines, the orig grips which are off the pistol and a pair of attractive wooden grips with fancy engraved grip screws currently on the pistol. All in a velvet lined soft case with orig Ruger instruction manual for the Mark II and an instruction book for the Amphibian II from AWC. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears to be fully functional. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is excellent as new in all respects. Rifling in bore is excellent, shiny and bright. Baffles within the suppressor are dark and appear dirty which is unavoidable. Magazines are likewise in excellent condition. One of them retaining the orig factory warning label. This gun holds up very well and steady in the hand will require minimal maintenance and will not disturb the neighbors when you go plinking in your backyard. 4-49210 JWK45

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**LOT OF 5 SUPPRESSORS FOUR AWC ONE R&R; ENTP AND THREE PISTOL BARRELS (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

Lot 3043: **LOT OF 5 SUPPRESSORS FOUR AWC ONE R&R; ENTP AND THREE PISTOL BARRELS (FULLY TRANSFERABLE).

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Description: PLEASE NOTE (10-10-13): This lot required FIVE NFA transfers not FOUR NFA transfers as stated in the catalog. SN 010517, 61015, 030702, 930, JTOA2002. Included in this lot are 1) AWC Systems Thundertrap .30 suppressor in box with instruction manual. 2) AWC Systems Oddysey .22 stainless steel suppressor. 3) AWC Nexus II .45 suppressor. 4) AWC HRT 5.56mm suppressor with instruction manual. 5) R&R ENTP. Viper 9mm suppressor. 6) Three BAR-STO threaded pistol bbls two are 9mm, one is 40 S&W, along with one AWC 9mm extension/adapter. Lot requires four NFA transfers. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Private Collector. CONDITION: All of these parts and bbls are in excellent condition appearing new or as new with exception of the R&R ENTP Viper which has some brassing near thread attachment where it has been screwed on to adapter. This should be an attractive lot for an enthusiast of silencers. 4-49212 JWK47

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**ITHACA AUTO & BURGLAR GUN WITH HOLSTER (AOW).

Lot 3044: **ITHACA AUTO & BURGLAR GUN WITH HOLSTER (AOW).

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Description: SN 396504. Cal. 20 ga. Early type Flues model Ithica Auto & Burglar gun with 10 1/8" bbls and high spurred buttstock. Bbls are marked "SMOKELESS POWDER STEEL" and "MADE IN U.S.A" on tops. Case hardened action is hand engraved "AUTO & BURGLAR GUN/ITHACA GUN CO. ITHACA, N.Y." on each side between normal rolled on dog scene, and engraved Ithaca name and address. American walnut pistol grip stock has coarse flat checkering on either side of grip and at butt. Butt was reinforced at the factory with a pin extending from butt up through top of grip and expertly covered with wooden plugs. Short splinter forend has SN on iron. Brown leather holster is embossed "Auto and Burglar Gun / MADE BY / ITHACA GUN CO. / ITHACA, N.Y." on flap. Action closes tightly, lever is right of center. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is fine. Bbls retain 85% coverage blue turning to a nice, even patina. Receiver also turning to a nice even patina with about 10% case colors remaining in recessed areas. Lever has a much better coverage of blue and is deeper in color too. Checkering is still well defined but much smoothed on the right side. Forend has a 3/4" x 1/16" chip out of right side near muzzle and there is a 3/8" scratch 1" forward of the forend base also on the right side. Bores are shiny and bright with no pitting. Leather holster is still soft and supple with a 1/2" tear on the right muzzle side mostly dark brown in color. Stitching is still very sound and serviceable. Brass retaining stud has green verdigris at the base. This is a desirable collectors item especially in 20 gauge. 4-48845 JWK32

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