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Auction Description for Carol Watson's Orange Coast Auctions: Fine Firearms, Edged Weapons, & Militaria Auction
Auction Description:

Featuring: Winchester Rifles; Colt Revolvers; Collectible & Sporting Rifles & Shotguns; Military Rifles & Pistols; Modern Handguns; Antique Firearms; Edged Weapons; Militaria; Etc.

Viewing Notes:
Preview begins April 23, 2014, Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm.

Fine Firearms, Edged Weapons, & Militaria Auction

by Carol Watson's Orange Coast Auctions


644 lots with images

May 24, 2014

Live Auction

16600 Aston Street

Irvine, CA, 92606 USA

Phone: 949 752-8284

Fax: 949 752-8286

Email: info@cwocauctions.com

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Span.-Am. War Era Chromo-Lithograph

Lot 1: Span.-Am. War Era Chromo-Lithograph

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Description: Spanish-American War Era Chromo-Lithograph, entitled ''A Heart-Breaking Parting'', of soldier clad in Spanish-American War attire with Trapdoor Springfield rifle leaving home to fight. Image size approx. 16''x20''; framed approx. 20''x24''. Condition is fine with minor damage at bottom edge. Glass appears to be original. Est.: $300-$500.

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Span.-Am. War Era Chromo-Lithograph

Lot 2: Span.-Am. War Era Chromo-Lithograph

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Description: Spanish-American War Era Chromo-Lithograph, entitled ''The Battle of Malate, Philippines, night of July 31st, 1898''. Multi-colored image shows American Infantry and Cavalrymen, including the 10th PA, attacking Spanish position, with 3'' oval in top right corner of Col. A.L. Hawkins. Image size approx. 27''x20''; framed approx. 24''x32''. Condition is about fine with minor discoloration in night sky, as well as some fading to image. Original frame and glass are present. Est.: $350-$500.

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Lot of 2 Orig'l Buffalo Bill's Red Banners

Lot 3: Lot of 2 Orig'l Buffalo Bill's Red Banners

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Description: Lot of Two (2) Original Buffalo Bill's Red Banners, one marked ''Congress of Rough Riders 1909 Tour'', and the other marked ''Buffalo Bill's Farewell Performance 1916 Tour''. Both are in excellent condition showing very light soiling and minor fading. Est.: $400-$600/lot.

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Hotel Registration Page - Buffalo Bill

Lot 4: Hotel Registration Page - Buffalo Bill

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Description: Hotel Registration Page from the Eastern Hotel, Dunkirk, NY, dated Thursday, May 28, 1885, signed by Buffalo Bill's Advanced Brigade, in preparation for their upcoming Wild West Show. Condition is excellent, as framed and matted. Est.: $350-$500.

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Pair of Beaded & Fringed Western Gauntlets

Lot 5: Pair of Beaded & Fringed Western Gauntlets

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Description: Pair of Beaded and Fringed Western Gauntlets, nicely lined and utilized seven different colors of beads. Beautifully executed, approx. size 9. Condition is excellent showing only light wear and probably dating from the early to mid-20th Century. Est.: $450-$650.

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Late Civil War Era Model 1855 Brass Buckle Plate

Lot 6: Late Civil War Era Model 1855 Brass Buckle Plate

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Description: Late Civil War Era U.S. Model 1855 Brass Buckle Plate, with silver wreath. Condition is very good to fine with thinning to eagle shield and minor loss of detail elsewhere. Est.: $250-$500.

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Lot of 3 Civil War Era Tintypes

Lot 7: Lot of 3 Civil War Era Tintypes

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Description: Lot of Three (3) Civil War Era Tintypes, one of a Union soldier in uniform, with rifled musket and bayonet, in glass-covered gilt framed gutta percha case; one of what appears to be a Civil War period band drummer in full regalia, in studio setting, in glass-covered gilt framed simulated leather covering with embossed finish; and one of Civil War soldier with what appears to be an 1855 rifled musket, bummer cap, and uniform, possibly Confederate (this image is reversed on the plate and U.S. is in mirror image on the belt buckle). Condition to all three is about excellent. Images remain in very high condition as does most of the plating to frame. Loose image with some minor corrosion to exterior edges. Gutta percha case with some minor repairs. Est.: $750-$1,000/lot.

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Rev'y War Period Light Horse Saber

Lot 8: Rev'y War Period Light Horse Saber

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Description: Revolutionary War Period Light Horse Saber, 27'' blade, 33-1/4'' overall, gilt brass guard with lion's head pommel, and what appears to be an American hardwood grip such as elm. Condition is very good considering its age, with even discoloration to blade and nicks to edge. Thinning to gilt finish on pommel and guard; fractures from dryness on grip. No scabbard. Est.: $500-$750.

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Model 1820 Infantry Officer's Sword, by Horstmann

Lot 9: Model 1820 Infantry Officer's Sword, by Horstmann

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Description: Model 1820 Infantry Officer's Sword, with Indian head pommel, by Horstmann & Sons, Philada, beautiful 30'' bright blade with blue and gold details, pearl grips, and gilt crossguard and pommel. Baroque knucklebow attaches to shoulder of Indian and is decorated with floral type scrolls. In brass scabbard showing light simple decoration, the back of which is stamped ''132'' (possibly Horstmann's catalog number), just below Horstmann's scroll trademark. Used from approx. 1821. Condition is fine. Blade shows light wear near guard to blue finish. Gilt has thinned to approx. 30%, much of which remains on backstrap. Scabbard with light dents and minor discoloration. A beautiful early American sword. Est.: $800-$1,200.

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U.S. 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword

Lot 10: U.S. 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword

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Description: U.S. Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword, by W.H. Horstmann & Sons, Philadelphia, 32'' medium relief etched blade, standard pierced U.S. gilt bronze guard, bow and pommel, with wire wrapped skateskin grip, in double-ring black iron scabbard with gilded brass throat, middle band, and tip. Condition is about fine with moderate thinning to gilt on guard. Toning to blade and nicks to edge. Scabbard with even patination to brass components and light to moderate toning to top iron portion. Est.: $600-$800.

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Lg. Mid-19th C. American made Arkansas Toothpick

Lot 11: Lg. Mid-19th C. American made Arkansas Toothpick

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Description: Large and Unique Mid-19th Century American made Arkansas Toothpick, marked ''J.S. Silver Jr./Trenton, NJ'', 15'' double-edged blade, steel finial-tipped coffin-shaped guard, alternately grooved and checkered four-sided tapered American walnut grip, with steel round flat pommel nut. J.S. Silver is mentioned in several Civil War publications as a Union sword maker. Condition is excellent as lightly sharpened, with very small loss at tip. Etched panel maker's name remains 90% visible, with light carbon spotting to blade. Grips remains in excellent condition. Est.: $1,800-$2,400.

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Ames Model 1832 U.S. Foot Artillery Sword

Lot 12: Ames Model 1832 U.S. Foot Artillery Sword

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Description: Model 1832 U.S. Foot Artillery Sword, by Ames, 19'' double-edged blade, 25-1/4'' overall, remaining in government service from approx. 1832-1870. This example is ADK inspected with sub-inspector JWR to cast bronze grip. Condition is very good with thinning and toning to finish. Pommel with some loss of detail to eagle motif. Based on the Roman gladius. Est.: $300-$500.

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U.S. Model 1850 Presentation Officer's Sword

Lot 13: U.S. Model 1850 Presentation Officer's Sword

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Description: U.S. Model 1850 Presentation Officer's Sword, 30'' blade with nicely etched scroll, Stand of Arms, and eagle motifs. Wire-wrapped skateskin grip with pierced guard, Phrygian helmet pommel cap, with top of hilt engraved ''Lieut. And. Riddle''. Iron scabbard is double brass banded with brass chape and throat rings. Upper band marked ''Adj. John Nyce/for Reg't P.R.V.C./33rd Reg't P.V.'', (4th PA Reserves 33rd Inf.), who started the war with altered flintlock muskets, and marched toward Manasses in 1862. This regiment fought continuously throughout the Civil War. Their glorious history reads like a novel, and no doubt both Riddle and Nyce played an important role. Condition is fine with good detail to etching on blade. All twisted copper wire is present, although loose in some places. Scabbard with dent to both sides of chape. Inscriptions show polishing over time, which has slightly thinned its definition. A great old sword with lots of history. Est.: $1,800-$2,400.

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Model 1852 U.S. Naval Officer's Sword

Lot 14: Model 1852 U.S. Naval Officer's Sword

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Description: Model 1852 U.S. Naval Officer's Sword, by Horstmann, Philadelphia, with naval motifs named to Sargent Forre, which is etched on right side of 30'' blade. Sword measures approx. 36'' overall with wire-wrapped skateskin grip, Phrygian helmet pommel cap, with oak spray and acorns cast in high relief. Pierced guard is cast with ''USN'' to bottom portion; guard begins and terminates with dolphin heads. Leather scabbard with throat, chape, and central portion showing rope and dolphin motifs. Leather hanger and partial belt remain. Portapee to crossguard portion of sword. Condition is very good to fine with light thinning and minor toning to gilt on guard. Blade remains bright. Leather portion of scabbard and belt with light crazing and losses. Est.: $1,000-$1,500.

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U.S. M.1840 Enlisted Cavalry Saber, by Ames

Lot 15: U.S. M.1840 Enlisted Cavalry Saber, by Ames

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Description: U.S. Model 1840 Enlisted Cavalry Saber, by Ames, this example dated 1848, putting it at the time of the Mexican War and correct for use by either Union or Confederate forces. Blade measures 36''; 41-1/2'' overall. This pattern sword was in basic use for 75 years and was nicknamed ''The Old Wristbreaker''. Pommel with Phrygian helmet pommel, with half-basket two-branch knuckleguard bow. Inspector marked ''WD''. Condition is fine. Wire wrap is present. Leather handle with light nicks. Blade with minor carbon spotting, more pronounced to scabbard. Est.: $800-$1,200.

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U.S. Model 1860 Lt. Cavalry Saber, by Millard

Lot 16: U.S. Model 1860 Lt. Cavalry Saber, by Millard

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Description: U.S. Model 1860 Light Cavalry Saber, by Millard, 35'' bright blade, 41'' overall, with wire-wrapped leather grip and brass pommel cap and guard. Scabbard with dual suspension rings with standard Cavalry drag at tip. Condition is excellent. Blade remains bright with just light runner marks. Grip area perhaps with additional coat of lacquer at one point. Leather washer is present. Scabbard with light even wear and patination. Very nice. Est.: $600-$800.

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Tiffany & Co. Model 1861 Cavalry Saber

Lot 17: Tiffany & Co. Model 1861 Cavalry Saber

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Description: Tiffany & Co. Model 1861 Cavalry Saber, (1861-1862), 35-1/2'' blade, 41-1/4'' overall, blade marked ''Tiffany & Co./New York'', with iron pommel and guard, very similar to standard Cavalry sabers; with wire-wrapped wooden grip. Condition is good with moderate patination to blade and iron grip fittings. Thinning to grip material showing through to cord in some places, predominantly in grip area. Est.: $400-$600.

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Tiffany & Co. Model 1861 Cavalry Saber

Lot 18: Tiffany & Co. Model 1861 Cavalry Saber

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Description: Tiffany & Co. Model 1861 Cavalry Saber, (1861-1862), 35-1/2'' blade, 41-1/4'' overall, blade marked ''Tiffany & Co./New York'', with iron pommel and guard, very similar to standard Cavalry sabers; originally with wire-wrapped wooden grip. Condition is good with moderate patination to blade and iron grip fittings. Wrapped wooden grip has lost much of its double twisted wire. Est.: $400-$600.

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Early 20th-C. English Pattern 1897 Infantry Sword

Lot 19: Early 20th-C. English Pattern 1897 Infantry Sword

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Description: Early 20th Century English Pattern 1897 Infantry Officer's Sword, with Edward VII etched motif to blade and prominently displayed in pierced guard; 32-1/2'' blade, 38-1/2'' overall, with double wire-wrapped skate grip and checkered backstrap. Spine of sword is marked ''London Made''. In brown leather-covered nickel-throated scabbard. Edward VII reigned from 1901-1910. He was the eldest son of Queen Victoria and was on the throne during the last part of the Boar War. Although his reign was short, much of the shift in European power occurred in the first decade of the 20th Century. Condition is excellent showing just light carbon spotting overall to blade and guard. Treated scabbard with minor scuffs and scratches. Leather washer is present. Est.: $600-$800.

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Manton & Co. Model 1912 Cavalry Sword

Lot 20: Manton & Co. Model 1912 Cavalry Sword

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Description: English Pattern Model 1912 Cavalry Sword, by Manton & Co. (marked ''Calcutta''), 35'' blade, 42-1/2'' overall, with wire-wrapped skate handle, foliate decorated solid half-basket guard. Spine of blade marked ''London Made''. In treated leather covered scabbard with nickel-plated throat. Condition is fine. Blade with minor carbon spotting, minor wear and flattening to skateskin, and mild corrosion coming through plating on guard. Scabbard has been re-dyed brown. Est.: $400-$600.

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Mass. Arms Co. Wesson & Leavett Perc. Revolver

Lot 21: Mass. Arms Co. Wesson & Leavett Perc. Revolver

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Description: Mass. Arms Co. Wesson & Leavett Percussion Belt Revolver, NVSN, .31 cal., 3-1/4'' barrel, originally with blue finish, brass triggerguard, back and buttstrap; with rosewood grips. Mfg'd 1850-1851. Scarce with approx. 1000 produced. Condition is good retaining little original finish. Grips with oil darkening and fractional shrinkage. Action and bore are good. Est.: $600-$800. (Antique)

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James Warner Center Hammer Perc. Pkt. Revolver

Lot 22: James Warner Center Hammer Perc. Pkt. Revolver

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Description: James Warner Center Hammer Percussion Pocket Model Revolver, #179, .28 cal., 3'' octagon barrel, blue finish, walnut grips. Condition is fine retaining approx. 80%+ factory blue. Grips with small dings. Action is good, bore is fine. Est.: $800-$1,200. (Antique)

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Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Pistol

Lot 23: Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Pistol

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Description: Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Pistol, #41, .31 cal., 3-1/8'' barrel group, originally blue and case hardened finish with light foliate engraving, bag-shaped walnut grips. This particular standard-size version features smooth contoured barrels and nipple shield to upper right side of frame. Barrels are marked ''Allen Thurber & Co. Worcester/Patented 1845''. Condition is about fine with little original finish remaining, mostly to barhammer and trigger. Bag-shaped grips with minor losses of varnish and oil darkening. Good functioning action, with crisp engraving; bores are very good. Est.: $1,800-$2,400. (Antique)

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Bass Barreled FL Pistol, by Patrick

Lot 24: Bass Barreled FL Pistol, by Patrick

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Description: English Single Shot Brass-Barreled Flintlock Pistol, by Patrick, Liverpool, .62 cal. smoothbore, 8'' barrel, walnut stock, with brass hardware and pineapple finial to triggerguard. Dating from the early 19th Century. Some sources state that Patrick apprenticed with Rigby in Dublin and was one of the few female gunmakers of this period. Condition is good, missing upper tang screw, with clear markings to barrel, and light to moderate corrosion to lockplate, which is in good working order. Unadorned stock with minor dings and scuffs and losses along both top edges, one just forward of frizzen; the other to left side near muzzle. Est.: $750-$1,000. (Antique)

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French M.1822 Perc. Military Pistol

Lot 25: French M.1822 Perc. Military Pistol

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Description: French Model 1822 Percussion Military Pistol, NVSN, .69 cal., 8'' barrel, bright finish, walnut stock, with brass butt cap, triggerguard and barrel band. Dated 1856 with markings consistent with naval issue. Condition is excellent. Est.: $800-$1,200. (Antique)

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English Centerhammer Screw-Barrel Pistol, by Hill

Lot 26: English Centerhammer Screw-Barrel Pistol, by Hill

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Description: English Centerhammer Screw-Barrel Pistol, by Hill (London), NVSN, .44 cal. ball, 1-3/4'' blue barrel, lightly engraved case hardened frame, one-piece smooth walnut bag-shaped grips and thumb safety. Condition is fine with mid-19th Century London proofmarks to bottom portion of frame just forward of triggerguard. Barrel retains approx. 75% blue; frame has thinned. Grips with light marks from handling. Action is crisp, bore is fine. Est.: $400-$600. (Antique)

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Belgian Model 1842 Sgl Shot Perc. Pistol

Lot 27: Belgian Model 1842 Sgl Shot Perc. Pistol

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Description: Belgian made Model 1842 Single Shot Percussion Pistol, NVSN, .72 cal., 7.50'' barrel, bright finish, brass hardware, walnut stock, with Liege proofmarks and various other small proofmarks indicating foreign contract service, possibly Switzerland or Sweden. Condition is excellent showing little use. Stock with minor to just moderate scuffs and dings. Action is good, bore is mildly toning. Est.: $1,200-$1,800. (Antique)

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Belgian Brevete Colt type Navy Revolver

Lot 28: Belgian Brevete Colt type Navy Revolver

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Description: Belgian Brevete Colt type Navy Revolver, #12183, .36 cal., 7-1/2'' barrel, engraved cylinder scene of mounted soldiers against natives, cylinder marked ''Colt's Patent'' with ''(crown)/N'' and Liege proofmarks; top of barrel flat also marked ''Colt Patent''; blue finish, brass triggerguard and backstrap, with one-piece walnut grip. Condition is about fine retaining approx. 20%-30% blue, mostly in protected areas. Faint case colors remain to frame. Backstrap and triggerguard are mostly smooth. Grips with fractional shrinkage and pressure dings. Action is good, bore is very good. Est.: $1,200-$1,800. (Antique)

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Cased Set of Belgian Perc. Target Pistols

Lot 29: Cased Set of Belgian Perc. Target Pistols

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Description: Cased Set of Belgian Percussion Single Shot Target Pistols, as originally converted from flintlock, .60 cal., 9-3/8'' swamped barrels marked ''HL/SB'' with Liege proof for standard black powder test; barrels are browned with lovely Damascus twist beneath; adjustable triggers, small windage adjustable German silver front sight in 1/16'' slot, lightly engraved case finished dolphin-head hammers with similarly adorned lockplate, left sideplates and screws, as well as finger-rest triggerguard, ramrod ferrules and butt caps, with light early 19th Century decorations; finely checkered European walnut full stocks, with bone-tipped horn rammers, one tipped with jag and the other with patch eyelet. Green baize-lined brass-appointed walnut-fitted case with ladle, extra rammers, powder flask, bullet mold, flint knapping hammer, and full accessories. Spring compressor may be of a later vintage. Condition to both is fine showing very light use and thinning to case hardened portions of sideplates. Minor nicks and light impressions to stocks. Small fissure emanating from one of the barrel wedge areas. Small worming in places to horn rammers, which cannot be seen when rods are installed. Interior of case with some oil darkening, minor mothing, fraying, and discoloration. All accessories are at least fine with some thinning to case colors on bullet mold. Exterior of case with some separation to front edge of lid. Est.: $6,000-$8,000. (Antique)

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Mid-19th Century Belgian Pinfire DA Revolver

Lot 30: Mid-19th Century Belgian Pinfire DA Revolver

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Description: Mid-19th Century Belgian Pinfire Double Action Revolver, #2323, 9mm PF cal., 4-3/4'' octagonal barrel, nickel finish, floral engraved frame, cylinder, backstrap, triggerguard and barrel; floral carved horn grips, and lanyard loop in butt. Ribband on cylinder is marked ''The Guardian American Model of 1878''. Condition is excellent, in need of a mild cleaning. Est.: $600-$800. (Antique)

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Victorian Era Webley Bulldog

Lot 31: Victorian Era Webley Bulldog

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Description: Interesting Victorian Era Webley Bulldog Double Action Revolver, topstrap engraved ''Yacht Cambria/A. Wood Esq.''; backstrap marked ''Moncks, Chester'', .44 cal., 3-1/2'' barrel, nickel finish, checkered walnut grips, lanyard loop, and light border engraving overall. The Cambria was one of England's fastest racing yachts and competed in America's Cup races ca. 1870. Condition is good, missing loading gate; gate mount is broken as well. Revolver retains approx. 80% original nickel with most all the losses to the cylinder. Grips with heavy flattening. Good functioning action, bore is very good. Est.: $350-$500. (Antique)

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Interesting Lot of Possibly Colt Walker Parts

Lot 32: Interesting Lot of Possibly Colt Walker Parts

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Description: Interesting Lot of What Appear to be Original Colt Walker Parts, including brass triggerguard, iron backstrap, grips, rear frame, and internal parts. Missing barrel and cylinder assembly. Frame and triggerguard numbered 955. Purchased at a Texas Gun Show in the early 1950s. Condition is good with wear consistent with 16 decades of age. Est.: $4,000-$6,000.

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New/Old Stock Colt 1860 Army Stock

Lot 33: New/Old Stock Colt 1860 Army Stock

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Description: New/Old Stock Colt 1860 Army Stock, never fitted or numbered to a gun. Condition is excellent with very light knackering to wood. Brass with mellow even patination. Est.: $750-$1,000.

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Main & Win. Mid-19th C. Slim-Jim Holster

Lot 34: Main & Win. Mid-19th C. Slim-Jim Holster

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Description: Mid-19th Century Slim-Jim Holster, by Main & Winchester, for medium-frame revolver with 7'' barrel. Condition is about fine with moderate general crazing and very small losses. Copper rivets and stitching is well attached. A great old San Francisco holster. Est.: $300-$500.

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Colt 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

Lot 35: Colt 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

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Description: Colt 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver, #110618, .36 cal., 7-1/2'' barrel, blue and case hardened finish, brass backstrap and triggerguard, one-piece walnut grips. Mfg'd 1861. Condition is fine as cleaned, with only blue in protected areas of barrel assembly, but muted case hardening to lever and frame. Cylinder retains serial number but very little of original scene. Nice even patination to backstrap and triggerguard. All visible matching serial numbers; wedge is unmarked. Grips with even wear and minor shrinkage, with small losses at toes and small loss left side near front strap. Action is good, bore is fair. In prime early Civil War range. Est.: $1,800-$2,400. (Antique)

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Remington New Model Army Perc. Revolver

Lot 36: Remington New Model Army Perc. Revolver

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Description: Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver, #18921, .44 cal., 8'' barrel, blue finish, brass triggerguard, two-piece walnut grips. This particular example shows square shank Indian tack holes to both grips and may have been used by Native Americans in the 1870s-1880s. Condition is good with only traces of original finish remaining. Clear military inspector marks, and very faint cartouche to left grip panel. Arbor may be a later replacement. Action and bore are good. Est.: $500-$750. (Antique)

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Remington Model 1867 Navy RB Pistol

Lot 37: Remington Model 1867 Navy RB Pistol

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Description: Remington Model 1867 Navy Rolling Block Pistol, NVSN, .50 CF cal., 7'' blue barrel, case hardened frame, walnut grips and forend, with ''(anchor)/WDW'' markings to top of barrel, and ''P/FCW'' inspector marks to right side of frame. Condition is good retaining approx. 10%-20% thinning and toning blue to barrel. Frame shows 25% case colors. Good grips and forend. Action is crisp, bore is fair. Est.: $1,000-$1,500. (Antique)

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Remington Rolling Block Single Shot Pistol

Lot 38: Remington Rolling Block Single Shot Pistol

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Description: Remington Rolling Block Single Shot Pistol, NVSN, professionally converted to .22 RF cal., 10'' blue barrel, case hardened frame, wooden grip and forend, Marbles white bead front sight and rifle-type adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight. Condition is about fine retaining approx. 90% thinning blue to barrel. Case hardened frame remains 85% vivid, with thinning and very light silvering near receiver ring. Grips with scuffs, scratches, and one small loss at toe of pistol grip. Action is crisp, bore is bright. Est.: $500-$750. (Antique)

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Colt House Model Spurtrigger Revolver

Lot 39: Colt House Model Spurtrigger Revolver

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Description: Colt House Model Spurtrigger Revolver, #8487, .41 RF cal., 2-1/2'' barrel, brass frame, with walnut bird's head grips. Mfg'd 1875. Top of barrel marked ''Colt's House Pistol/Hartford, CT. USA''. Sighting groove in frame marked ''Pat. Sep. 19, 1871''. Caliber designation above and forward the trigger on left side. Condition is excellent retaining approx. 85% thinning original factory blue to barrel and cylinder. Hammer shows 92%+ muted niter-blue with thinning in actioning areas. Screw heads have mostly gone bright. Brass with light patina and crisp edges. Sideplate fits tightly and is lightly marked ''45'' just forward of hammer screw. Grips with very light pressure dings and thinning to varnish at high edges. Action is tight and crisp, bore is excellent, with minor deformation to knurling on cylinder arbor. A beautiful old Colt showing little wear, light use, and being nearly 140 years old. Est.: $1,000-$1,500. (Antique)

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S&W No. 2 Old Army Revolver

Lot 40: S&W No. 2 Old Army Revolver

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Description: Smith & Wesson No. 2 Old Model Army Spurtrigger Revolver, #46622, .32 RF cal., 6'' ribbed octagonal barrel marked ''Smith & Wesson.Springfield.Mass.''; cylinder is marked with ''1855-59-60'' patent dates; blue finish, rosewood grips, and German silver front sight. A very popular Civil War sidearm, although never officially purchased by the Army. Condition is fine retaining approx. 85%-90% thinning blue. Grips with light to moderate dings and losses of varnish. Action is good, bore is fair. Est.: $1,200-$1,800. (Antique)

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S&W No. 1 3rd Issue Spurtrigger Revolver

Lot 41: S&W No. 1 3rd Issue Spurtrigger Revolver

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Description: Smith & Wesson No. 1 3rd Issue Single Action Spurtrigger Revolver, #104797, .22 Short cal., 3-1/4'' barrel, nickel finish, rosewood grips. Mfg'd from 1868-1881. Condition is fine retaining approx. 94% original nickel with light micro-scratching and scuffs. Grips with small loss to forward inside portion of left panel. Action is good, bore is very good. Est.: $600-$800. (Antique)

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Antique Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Lot 42: Antique Colt Single Action Army Revolver

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Description: Antique Colt Single Action Army Revolver, #149929, .45 Colt cal., 4-3/4'' barrel, blue and case hardened finish, factory checkered hard rubber grips. Mfg'd 1893, being one of the last black powder frame revolvers. Condition is very good with most of the finish having thinned and toned. Grips with minor to just moderate flattening. Action is good, bore is very good. Est.: $2,500-$3,500. (Antique)

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NY Style Eng'd Colt SAA Revolver

Lot 43: NY Style Eng'd Colt SAA Revolver

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Description: New York Style Engraved Colt Single Action Army Revolver, #60112, .45 Colt cal., 7-1/2'' barrel, New York style engraved nickel finish with blue screws, and beautiful contemporary Mexican eagle carved ivory grips. Shipped Nov. 29, 1880, to J.P. Lower, Denver, CO. Condition is excellent as refurbished, with minor blurring to triggerguard and serial number. Engraving may have been partially enhanced at one time. Grips are excellent, action is good, bore is bright. Est.: $5,000-$7,500. (Antique)

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Merwin & Hulbert Single Action Open-Top Revolver

Lot 44: Merwin & Hulbert Single Action Open-Top Revolver

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Description: Merwin & Hulbert Single Action Open-Top Revolver, #6792, .44-40 cal., 5'' shortened barrel, factory punchdot engraved with nickel finish, bone grips and lanyard loop in butt, with gunsmith modification to barrel latch. Wear on revolver is consistent with Border and Mexican use. Condition is very good for this type revolver. Good working action and bore. Shows limited amounts of nickel in protected areas and thinning to engraved details. Grips have been painted over at one point. Est.: $1,250-$1,850. (Antique)

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Cased Pr. Remington Vest Pocket Derringers

Lot 45: Cased Pr. Remington Vest Pocket Derringers

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Description: Cased Pair of Remington Vest Pocket Saw-Handled Derringers (Remington No. 1), .22 RF cal., 3-1/4'' round barrels with octagon breech, walnut grips, barrels marked ''E. Remington's Illion. NY/Patent Oct.1. 1861''. Condition to both is fine with minor pitting to external portion of barrel on one of the pistols. Bores are good. Nicely constructed casing is marked ''Wade & Fletcher, Sheffield, England''. Est.: $3,000-$4,000/pair. (Antique)

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Leman, Lancaster, PA Perc. Rifle

Lot 46: Leman, Lancaster, PA Perc. Rifle

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Description: Pennsylvania Percussion Rifle, marked ''Leman, Lancaster'', .44 cal., 43-1/2'' octagonal barrel, tiger-striped birch stock, with pewter forend, brass triggerguard, buttplate, and escutcheons, and double set trigger. Lockplate marked ''Leman/Lanctr.,PA''. Muzzle end with eight crescent moons at crown. Condition is very good with even brown tones to barrel. Light pitting near percussion nipple and bolster and surrounding areas of sideplate. Stock with minor nicks and scuffs. Good functioning action and trigger. Est.: $800-$1,200. (Antique)

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Beautiful Am. style Flintlock Rifle-S.D. Hughes

Lot 47: Beautiful Am. style Flintlock Rifle-S.D. Hughes

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Description: Beautiful American style Flintlock Rifle, as hand built by Steven Dodd Hughes, Livingston, MT, one of America's premiere gunmakers and author of several books on the subject; .54 cal., 38'' brown octagonal barrel, blue steel sideplate, hammer, frizzen, trigger assembly, patchbox, buttplate, and ramrod ferrules; walnut stock, double set triggers, two-leaf and blue coin-type front sights. With maker's mark in small gold oval to rear portion of left diagonal barrel flat. Condition is excellent, appearing near new, with only minor scratches to face of frizzen. Est.: $3,500-$5,000. (Antique)

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U.S. M.1816 Flintlock Musket, by Johnson

Lot 48: U.S. M.1816 Flintlock Musket, by Johnson

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Description: U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock Musket, by R.&J.D. Johnson, .69 cal., 42'' barrel, 1835 dated lock, three-band construction, brass pan, walnut stock, with cleaning rod. Marked ''U.S./NWP/P''. Condition is about fine showing light even patination. Stock with faint cartouches and light knackering in places. Oil darkening around lockplate. Action and bore are good. Est.: $1,500-$2,000. (Antique)

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Henry Deringer M.1817 FL Common Rifle

Lot 49: Henry Deringer M.1817 FL Common Rifle

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Description: U.S. Model 1817 Flintlock Common Rifle, by Henry Deringer, .54 cal., 36'' barrel, brown finish, three iron bands, case hardened lockplate, removable flash pan, lightly cartouched walnut stock, with steel oval patchbox containing tin powder measure and brass-tipped steel bugle-head ramrod. Lockplate marked ''US/Deringer/Philada''. Stock cartouched ''V/GF''; breech area is similarly marked ''GF/P/US''. Condition is very good to fine retaining approx. 85% brown finish to barrel. Lockplate has toned and remains a splotchy silver gray. Stock with just light marks from handling and some oil darkening. Small loss behind flash pan and at patchbox latch. Action is good and functioning, bore is fine. Est.: $2,000-$4,000. (Antique)

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Springfield M.1840 Flintlock Musket

Lot 50: Springfield M.1840 Flintlock Musket

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Description: U.S. Model 1840 Flintlock Musket, by Springfield, .69 cal., 42'' barrel, three iron bands, metal parts finished bright, detachable brass flash pan, cartouched walnut stock, with U.S. marked steel buttplate. Lockplate dated 1841, with ''V/P/(eaglehead)'' proof to top of barrel near breech. Condition is fine as cleaned and possibly re-converted to flint from a percussion alteration, as there is a fair amount of dressed pitting near breech plug area. Lock components are excellent and all appear to be genuine Model 1840 components. Stock with mostly visible double cartouches behind backing plate. Good functioning action, bore shows light even patina. Ramrod is present. Est.: $1,800-$2,400. (Antique)

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