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Auction Description for Rock Island: Day 1 - Premiere Collector's Firearms Auction
Viewing Notes:
Preview day will be on Thursday November 30th, 2012 beginning at 10:00 am and ending at 6:00 pm.

Day 1 - Premiere Collector's Firearms Auction

by Rock Island Auction Company


948 lots with images

November 30, 2012

Live Auction

7819 42nd Street West

Rock Island, IL, 61201 USA

Phone: 800-238-8022

Fax: 309-797-1655

Email: info@rockislandauction.com

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Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Lot 202: Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $1300 - 1800 Manufactured in 1886 with a fixed front and frame notch rear sights. The top of the barrel is marked with the Hartford address, the left side of the frame is marked with the patent dates and the trigger guard shoulder is marked "45 CAL". Fitted with a smooth one-piece walnut grip. BBL: 5 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 45 Long Colt Finish: nickel Grips: walnut Serial Number: 117860 Condition: Good as non-professionally, possibly period nickel re-plated, 90% of the nickel finish remains with flaking on the muzzle, front sight, ejector rod housing and both sides of the frame. There are some tool marks on the cylinder pin, bottom of barrel and ejector rod housing. The refinished walnut grip is fair with an "x" scratched on each side of the butt and some scattered scratches and dings. Mechanically functions, but is missing full cock cylinder notch.

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Merwin & Hulbert Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips

Lot 203: Merwin & Hulbert Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips

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Description: Estimate: $4500 - 6000 Produced between 1876 and 1880, the Merwin & Hulbert Army Revolver combined conventional gated loading with a speed extractor system, which could clear the cylinder of empty casings with a simple twist and pull of the barrel group. Blade and notch sights, with "THE HOPKINS & ALLEN Manufacturing Co. Norwich, Conn. U.S.A." on the left side of the barrel, the Merwin & Hulbert address on top, and "CALIBRE 44 M.H.& Co." on the left side of the frame. Fitted with a casehardened hammer and scoop fluted cylinder, with matching assembly numbers "723" on the back of the cylinder, the rear of the barrel lug and left side of the frame under the grip. Smooth mother of pearl grips. BBL: 7 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44-40 Finish: nickel Grips: ivory Serial Number: 22126 Condition: Very fine, with 80% plus of the untouched original nickel finish, showing mild frosting on the barrel and a darker tone on the cylinder and frame, scattered flaking and mild handling marks. Traces of bright case color are present on the hammer. Mechanically functions, but needs adjustment. Grips are slightly undersize, fine with a small chip on the upper front edges of both sides, mild age cracking and an attractive aged grain and color.

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Plant Manufacturing Company Third Model, Second Type Front Loading Single Action Army Revolver

Lot 204: Plant Manufacturing Company Third Model, Second Type Front Loading Single Action Army Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $1500 - 2500 Manufactured in the mid-1860s, with Merwin & Bray serving as financiers and agents, the Plant Front Loading Revolver was designed to circumvent the Rollin White patent on bored-through cylinders (1859 and 1863 patent markings stamped on cylinder). German silver blade front and groove rear sights, with "MERWIN & BRAY NEW-YORK" on top of the barrel rib and the one line patent marking around the cylinder. Silver plated brass frame with blue remaining parts and smooth varnished two-piece walnut grips. BBL: 5 1/4 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 42 Finish: blue/silver Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 7471 Condition: Very fine, with 70% of the bright original high polish blue finish, showing areas of brown and gray patina, mild edge wear and scattered handling marks. Some light scratches are visible on the cylinder, which has had the chambers opened up at the rear. The frame is excellent, with 98% of the original silver, which has taken on a dark, attractive aged patina, showing only a few hints of the brass beneath. The grips are fine, with a few light scratches and patches of varnish loss. Mechanically excellent.

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Very Fine Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert & Co. Pocket Army Double Action Revolver

Lot 205: Very Fine Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert & Co. Pocket Army Double Action Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $5500 - 8500 Blade and groove sights with the two line Hopkins & Allen address and patent markings on the left side of the barrel, "MERWIN HULBERT & CO. N.Y./POCKET ARMY" on the right side of the frame and "CALIBRE/WINCHESTER/1873" on the left. The revolver is extensively engraved with dotted checkerboard designs on the cylinder, a tree in bloom covering the barrel and frame and a unique scene of a small bird perched with raised wings on a fence on the left side extending over and across the sideplate. Matching assembly number "217" is present on the barrel, cylinder and frame with checkered birds head grips and the bird's head extension with lanyard hole. BBL: 3 1/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44-40 Finish: nickel Grips: plastic Serial Number: 6067 Condition: Very fine with 80% plus of the original untouched nickel finish, showing a brown patina on one side of the cylinder, scattered flaking and minor handling marks. The grips are also very fine, with some mild scuffing and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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Attractive Hopkins & Allen XL Number 8 Army Revolver

Lot 206: Attractive Hopkins & Allen XL Number 8 Army Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $5500 - 7500 One of Hopkins & Allen's finest products, the XL 8 Army was manufactured in the late 1870s and early 1880s, with an estimated total production of only several hundred. Fixed sights, with "HOPKINS & ALLEN M'F'G CO/PAT. MCH 28.71 MAY 27.79/XL NO. 8" on top of the frame, casehardened hammer and triggerguard, niter blue trigger and a swing-out ejector rod. With checkered hard rubber grips and a swiveling lanyard ring. BBL: 6 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44 RF Finish: nickel/casehardened Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 173 Condition: Excellent, with 95% plus original nickel finish, showing light scratches and handling marks overall and a small amount of spotting on the gripstraps. Bright and vivid case colors are 90% intact on the hammer and triggerguard, with 95% original niter blue on the trigger. Grips are excellent, with a few light scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent.

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1875 Production Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Lot 207: 1875 Production Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $5500 - 7500 Manufactured in 1875. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line Hartford address flanked by "+"s, no caliber marking on the left side, the underside of the barrel is marked with a small "C/P" directly ahead of the cylinder pin and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, two patent dates. Matching serial numbers on the frame, trigger guard and back strap with the partial number "8714" on the cylinder, as well as a "P" and "C", and on the bottom of the barrel under the ejector rod housing. "Bull's eye" ejector rod head, blade front and frame notch rear sights, and fitted with a smooth one-piece walnut grip with a visible cartouche on the lower left side. No U.S. is present on the left side of frame which leads writer to believe it didn't pass final inspection and was rejected and sold on the civilian market. BBL: 7 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 45 LC Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: walnut Serial Number: 18714 Condition: Very good. The metal surface has crisp smooth mottled gray patina overall with strong original blue finish on the underside of the ejector rod housing and in the cylinder flutes. The frame has traces of case colors present under the loading gate. The ejector rod head is slightly bent. The grip is about good with two old fill repairs on the right heel and some lower edge wear. The markings are clear. The action is fine.

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Pre Turn of the Century Colt Single Action Frontier Six Shooter Revolver, with Holster, Factory Documented Shipment to Browning Brothers of Utah

Lot 208: Pre Turn of the Century Colt Single Action Frontier Six Shooter Revolver, with Holster, Factory Documented Shipment to Browning Brothers of Utah

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Description: Estimate: $3500 - 5500 According to the factory records (photocopy of letter included), this revolver was one of 4 shipped to Browning Brothers Company of Ogden, Utah on 11 October 1899, with a blue finish, 44/40 chambering and a 5 1/2 inch barrel. Established in 1872, Browning Brothers was both a sporting goods outlet and the base of operations for John Moses Browning, where he first sold his Model 1885 Single Shot Rifle before being approached by Winchester. Blade front and notch rear sights, with the one line Hartford address on top of the barrel and the roll stamped "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" on the left side, with the left side of the frame bearing the two line patent dates next to the circled Rampant Colt. With Rampant Colt imprints on the checkered grips. Included with the revolver is a brown leather Mexican loop holster, with an attractive floral tooling on the front and no visible makers marks. BBL: 5 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44-40 WCF Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 190019 Condition: Very good plus, with 30% of the original blue finish, concentrated on the barrel and ejector housing, with a brown and gray patina, edge wear, light spotting and scattered handling marks. Traces of bright case color are visible in the protected areas of the frame and hammer, with the upper sides of the hammer polished and the remainder silvered. Grips are very good, with a small chip on the right toe and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. Holster is good, with a broken stitch on the toe and mild handling marks.

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Engraved U.S.

Lot 209: Engraved U.S. "R.A.C." Inspected Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Relief Carved Ivory Grips and Factory Letter

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Description: Estimate: $3000 - 4500 Manufactured in 1890 and subsequently custom embellished and modified to its current configuration. The revolver features approximately 50% coverage of floral scroll and punch dot engraving on the barrel, ejector housing, frame, cylinder flats, trigger guard and grip straps. There are simple line designs on the top strap, top of the ejector housing, and sunbursts on the trigger guard and back strap shoulders. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line address, "38 W.C.F." on the left and the left side of the frame is marked with the three line, three patent dates followed by "US". The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. "R.A.C." inspection mark is marked above the serial number on the frame and there is a "K" below the other two serial numbers. Standard blade front and frame notch rear sights, all nickel finish with niter blue trigger and hammer with polished sides and fitted with a one-piece ivory grip with a carved Mexican eagle on the right side. The accompanying factory letter verifies that serial number "133811" was a "45/c", blue finish with the barrel length and grips as "Not Listed" at the time it was shipped as 1 of 150 to the U.S. Government Inspector at the Colt plant on July 3, 1890. Remarks state that walnut stocks and 7 1/2 inch barrel were considered standard issue for that time period. BBL: 5 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 38 WCF Finish: nickel Grips: ivory Serial Number: 133811 Condition: Custom embellished and rebarreled with most of the nickel finish remaining. 99% of the bright niter blue remains on the trigger. The grip is a bit undersized, but very fine with a very attractive caramel patina. The markings and engraving remain crisp and clear. The action is excellent.

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Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Lot 210: Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $3250 - 4750 Manufactured in 1892. The top of the barrel is marked with the short two line address, the left side "45 COLT", the left side of the frame with the two line, three patent dates followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The matching serial number appears on the frame, trigger guard and back strap, and the loading gate is marked with the assembly number "14". Standard blade front sight and notch rear and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. BBL: 4 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 45 LC Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 144245 Condition: Very good plus. The revolver shows 20% original blue finish, mostly on the underside of the ejector rod housing and the protected areas with a smooth gray patina on the balance. The are several scratches and dings on the underside of the barrel. The frame shows some original case colors in protected areas with a smooth mottled gray patina. The grips are also very good with overall moderate wear and strong checkering. The markings are clear. The action is fine. A very desirable configuration of Blackpowder Colt SAA in 45 Long Colt, 4 3/4 inch blue finish, very good original condition!

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San Francisco Shipped Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Lot 211: San Francisco Shipped Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

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Description: Estimate: $1800 - 2750 Manufactured in 1901. Standard two line Hartford address stamped on top of the barrel, the left side of the barrel is marked "(BISLEY MODEL) 38 W.C.F.", and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, three patent dates followed by the circled Rampant Colt. Matching serial number on the frame, trigger guard, and back strap and the assembly number "667" on the loading gate. Blue with casehardened frame and hammer. Blade front, frame notch rear sights and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. The accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber, barrel length, blue finish with grips as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped as 1 of 6 to Colt's San Francisco Agency on July 31, 1901. BBL: 5 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 38 WCF Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 212012 Condition: Very good. The revolver retains 30% original blue finish with a smooth gray and brown patina on the balance. The frame retains 30% original case colors with a smooth silver gray on the balance. The grips are also very good with a few minor dings and crisp checkering. The markings are clear. The action is excellent.

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Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army Model Single Action Revolver

Lot 212: Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army Model Single Action Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $1800 - 2750 Manufactured circa 1880s. Left barrel side has the two line address/patent dates marking with the "CALIBRE/WINCHESTER 1873" on left frame side. Serial number stamped on the butt with assembly number "7949" stamped on the frame, barrel lug and rear face of cylinder. Bird head frame with checkered grips. BBL: 3 1/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44-40 Finish: nickel Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 5799 Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 70% original nickel finish with the balance smooth gray patina with some minor pitting on the cylinder. Trigger guard and hammer retain traces of original case colors. The grips are very fine with a few minor handling marks. The checkering is crisp. Mechanically fine.

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Merwin Hulbert Army Model Single Action Revolver with Ivory Grips

Lot 213: Merwin Hulbert Army Model Single Action Revolver with Ivory Grips

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Description: Estimate: $1000 - 1500 Manufactured circa 1876 to 1880s. Early model with square butt and open top. The top of barrel has the one line Hulbert address/patent dates marking with the one line Hopkins address marking on the left side. Serial number on butt with assembly number "3740" on cylinder, frame under grip and barrel lug. Fitted with smooth ivory grips. BBL: 7 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44 Finish: nickel Grips: ivory Serial Number: 6457 Condition: Fair. The heavily polished revolver retains traces of original nickel finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. There are some minor dings with a gouge on the cylinder. The hole of the lanyard stud has been plugged. The slightly shrunken modern replacement grips are very good with age stress lines. The ivory has an attractive aged color and grain pattern. Mechanically functions but is slightly out of time.

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Merwin Hulbert & Company Medium Frame Double Action Revolver

Lot 214: Merwin Hulbert & Company Medium Frame Double Action Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $1000 - 1500 Manufactured circa 1880s. This example has the 5-shot fluted cylinder and bird's head frame. The barrel rib has the two line address/patent date marking with "38 CAL" stamped on the left side of the frame. Cylinder, barrel and right grip panel are numbered to the gun. Folding hammer spur has the 1885 patent date. Fitted with checkered grips. BBL: 5 1/2 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 38 CF Finish: nickel Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 8454 Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 85% plus original nickel finish, showing some mild flaking and some loss at the muzzle. The hammer retains vivid original case colors. The trigger guard has silvered out to a gray patina. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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Forehand & Wadsworth Old Model Army Single Action Revolver

Lot 215: Forehand & Wadsworth Old Model Army Single Action Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $3250 - 4250 One of less than 1000 produced in the mid 1870s. Blade and notch sights, with "ADSWORTH, WORCESTER, MASS. U.S. PAT'D OCT. 22 '61 - JUNE 27 '71 - OCT. 28 '73+" on the top flat, with matching numbers on the barrel, butt, cylinder, and cylinder pin. Smooth two piece grips. BBL: 6 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44 Russian Finish: nickel Grips: walnut Serial Number: 369 Condition: Fair, with 70% of the nickel finish, showing a number of scattered dents and scratches, along with areas of gray patina and mild flaking. The barrel has been shortened, the sideplate slightly misfit and lifted up with the cylinder pin catch absent. Grips are good, with mild dents and a few small chips at the heel. Mechanically good.

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U.S. Remington Model 1871 Rolling Block Pistol with M.S. Risley Target Conversion

Lot 216: U.S. Remington Model 1871 Rolling Block Pistol with M.S. Risley Target Conversion

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Description: Estimate: $1100 - 1600 Adjustable ramp blade front and notch rear sights, with "072" on the right side of the chamber and "M.S. RISLEY" on top, and "P S" on the left side of the frame next to the 2-line address and patent markings. Smooth forearm and pistol grip, with a "CRS" cartouche on the left side of the grip. BBL: 8 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 38 Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 072 Condition: Very good as professionally refinished, showing 95% of the custom blue finish, with mild spotting and handling marks, along with a few patches of brown patina. Wood is very good as revarnished, with some light dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent.

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Collector's Lot of Two Remington Antique Revolvers

Lot 217: Collector's Lot of Two Remington Antique Revolvers

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Description: Estimate: $1500 - 2250 A) Manufactured from 1863-75. Standard top barrel flat marking with single letter inspection marks on most of the components. Left grip panel has a cartouche. BBL: 8 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 44 percussion Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 53775 Condition: Refinished. The revolver retains most of the dark moderately buffed blue finish with a few patches of mild pitting under the finish. The grips are good with a missing chip near the bottom, some pressure dents and some wood loss around the screw on the right panel. The cartouche is weak. Missing hammer spring tension screw, otherwise mechanically fine. - B) Manufactured from 1875-89. Standard one line barrel address. BBL: 7 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44-40 Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 613 Condition: Refinished. The revolver retains most of the dark lightly buffed blue finish with some loss at the muzzle and a strong cylinder drag line. Trigger has been repaired at the base. The grips are fine with some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.

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Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Lot 218: Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $1600 - 2500 Manufactured in 1891. Lyman half-moon front sight with ivory bead accent and semi-buckhorn rear sight, with the two line address and "40-82 W.C.F." on the top flat. Casehardened frame, lever and hammer, with patent dates on the lower tang and "-Model 1886-" on the upper tang. Smooth stock, with a metal forearm tip and smooth buttplate. BBL: 26 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 40-82 Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: 50254 Condition: Fair, with 25% of the original blue finish, showing areas of brown and gray patina, scattered spotting, and a number of scratches and vise marks present on the barrel and magazine tube. Traces of the original case colors are present, concentrated in the protected areas, with mild pitting and a gray patina overall. Stock is good as revarnished, with some dents. Mechanically excellent.

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Winchester Model 1886 Takedown Lever Action Rifle

Lot 219: Winchester Model 1886 Takedown Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $1600 - 2500 Manufactured in 1914. Replacement blade front sight with elevation adjustable rear sight. Special order 1/2 magazine with the takedown latch having the 1893 patent date. Barrel has the two line address/patent dates marking, two line nickel steel marking and "33 W.C.F." on the left side with factory proof on barrel and receiver. Upper tang has the three line model/trademark information. Smooth straight grip stock with checkered steel shotgun buttplate. BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 33 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 153160 Condition: Very good as partially refinished. The barrel and magazine retain 90% original blue finish and the receiver and takedown collar is an artificial smooth brown-gray patina. There is some minor pitting (mostly on the takedown collar). The breechbolt retains 85% original blue. The re-oiled wood is very good with some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

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Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable

Lot 220: Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable "Teddy Roosevelt" .405 WCF Caliber

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Description: Estimate: $2500 - 3750 Manufactured in 1905. Lyman blade front and three leaf rear sights on a barrel marked "MADE FOR P.ORR & SONS. MADRAS." followed by the two line nickel steel marking on left side. Top of barrel at breech is marked "405 W.C.F.", left receiver side has the three line address/patent dates and inside of lever has "1" inside a triangle and "P". Smooth straight grip stock with a shotgun style buttplate and Schnabel tip with ebony inlay. BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 405 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 48235 Condition: Fine. The rifle retains 30% plus original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The left side of receiver has filler screws where Lyman 5A sight once resided. There is a patch of minor pitting near the muzzle. The wood is good with a hairline crack on the wrist and some minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

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Winchester Model 71 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle

Lot 221: Winchester Model 71 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $1700 - 3000 Manufactured in 1957. Hooded ramp front and sporting rear sights with half magazine. Standard markings including the factory proof on top of the barrel and receiver. Nicely figured checkered pistol grip stock with hard rubber factory grip cap and checkered steel buttplate. The leather sling has quick release sling swivels. BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 348 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 46962 Condition: Excellent. The rifle retains 97% plus original blue finish showing some scattered mild edge wear and some loss at the muzzle. There is some minor spotting (mostly on the buttplate). The wood is also excellent as freshened with a few minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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Marlin Model 97 Lever Action Rifle with Winchester B5 Scope

Lot 222: Marlin Model 97 Lever Action Rifle with Winchester B5 Scope

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 Late production with upper tang marked "Marlin/MODEL '97." Blade front sight and Winchester B5 scope with a tapped hole on the top barrel flat at the breech. Nicely figured checkered pistol grip stock with crescent buttplate. Speical order extra length 26 inch octagonal barrel. BBL: 26 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 22 LR Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: 331542 Condition: Vine as partially refinished (wood). The magazine and barrel retain 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The remaining metal surfaces retain 30% original case colors. The revarnished wood is fine with a couple shallow gouges, some wear in the checkering and some minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent. Scope has clear optics.

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Special Order Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Carbine

Lot 223: Special Order Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Carbine

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Description: Estimate: $1200 - 1600 Manufactured in 1912. Pinned blade and 3-leaf rear sights with a special order half magazine tube. Barrel has the two line address/patent marking, two line nickel steel marking and "32 W.S." on the left side with the factory proof on barrel and receiver. Upper tang has the three line model/trademark information. Receiver is without provisions for a saddle ring. Smooth straight grip stock with checkered factory hard rubber shotgun style buttplate. BBL: 20 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 32 W.S. Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 631981 Condition: Fine. The carbine retains 50% faded original blue finish with the balance a mottled gray patina. The reoiled wood is fine with a number of minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

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Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable

Lot 224: Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable "Teddy Roosevelt" .405 WCF Caliber with Cody Letter

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Description: Estimate: $3750 - 5500 It has a raised Lyman blade front sight (bead missing) and a sporting type rear sight with the standard two line address/patent dates on the left side of the receiver, three line model designation/trademark information on the upper tang and the serial number on the lower tang. Mounted on a nicely figured checkered Schnabel forearm and straight grip stock with ebony forearm insert and shotgun buttplate. The accompanying copy of a Cody Museum letter confirms the serial number, rifle configuration, and caliber. The rifle was received in the warehouse on May 15, 1906, shipped on August 17, 1906 and returned for repairs on September 11, 1906 (type of repairs not listed but most likely deluxe upgrade). BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 405 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 53611 Condition: Fine as factory upgraded to deluxe configuration. The rifle retains 40% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina showing some minor spotting. The wood is fine with a repaired chip on the right side of stock wrist and some minor handling marks with some minor blemishes in the overall crisp checkering.

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Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine

Lot 225: Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine

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Description: Estimate: $2000 - 4000 This is an example of a Winchester Model 1892 carbine that was manufactured in 1927 and subsequently refinished, possibly in the late 20th Century. This late production carbine has a full blue finish with oil finished walnut stock and forearm. The round barrel has a steel front sight blade mounted on a block behind the upper barrel band and a folding leaf rear sight graduated to 200 yards. A staple-mounted saddle ring is located on the left side of the receiver. The stock has a carbine style buttplate. The left side of the barrel is roll-stamped with the two-line legend "-MODEL 92- WINCHESTER- 44 W.C.F.-/-TRADE MARK-" between the rear sight and the receiver. Oval Winchester "W/P" proofmarks are stamped on the top of the barrel and the receiver. The serial number, "992356" is stamped across the bottom of the receiver just behind the junction with the forearm. The upper receiver tang is roll-stamped "WINCHESTER/TRADE MARK/MADE IN U.S.A.". BBL: 20 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 44 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 992356 Condition: Fine as restored. The carbine receiver retains nearly all of the refinished blue. Traces of pitting are visible beneath the surface of the blue on the upper tang and protected areas on the sides of the receiver. The barrel and magazine appear to retain nearly all of the the original blue finish. The barrel and receiver markings are crisp. The stock and forearm are excellent with minimal wear and appear to retain nearly all of the original oil finish.

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Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Documentation

Lot 226: Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Documentation

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Description: Estimate: $2000 - 3000 According to factory records (copy of letter included), this rifle arrived at the warehouse 7 November 1882 and shipped 11 days later, in the following configuration: rifle, 38 caliber, round barrel, plain trigger and rifle butt. Dovetail blade and semi-buckhorn sights, with the two line address and "38 - CAL" on top of the barrel, "-Model 1873-" on the upper tang, and a smooth straight wrist stock. Consignor notes state that this rifle was attended to by Turnbull Restoration. BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 38-40 Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 102896A Condition: Very fine as professionally restored, with 95% plus of the blue finish, showing areas of brown patina and mild spotting and handling marks overall. Stock is also very fine, with mild dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent.

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Antique Winchester Model 1886 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle

Lot 227: Antique Winchester Model 1886 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $2500 - 3750 Manufactured in 1887. The rifle has a blade front sight, an adjustable buckhorn rear sight, tang peep sight and a button magazine. The top barrel flat is stamped with the two line address ahead of the rear sight and the caliber marking "40-82 W.C.F." at the breech. The lower tang has the two line patent dates marking and the serial number. The rifle has a set trigger. The nicely figured checkered pistol grip stock has a steel end cap and shotgun buttplate. BBL: 28 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 40-82 Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: 4961 Condition: About good. The rifle has a smooth gray patina with the barrel retaining traces of original blue finish in the protected areas, the bolt retaining 20% original blue finish and the receiver, lever and hammer retaining traces of original case colors in the protected areas. There is some scattered minor pitting with an area of pitting on the barrel towards the muzzle. The refinished wood is good with a few minor handling marks. The crudely recut checkering is sharp overall. Mechanically fine.

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Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

Lot 228: Winchester Model 1892 Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $1000 - 2000 This example was manufactured in 1896. The rifle has German silver blade front and adjustable sporting rear sights. The barrel is stamped with the two line address marking on the top flat ahead of the rear sight and the upper left flat is stamped "38 W.C.F." at the breech. The Winchester factory proof is stamped on top of the barrel and receiver at the breech. The upper tang has the three line model/patent information and underside of the receiver has the serial number. Smooth forearm and straight grip stock with steel end cap and crescent buttplate. BBL: 23 1/2 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 38 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 12531 Condition: Fine as factory refinished/rebarreled and partially touched up. The rifle retains 80% blue finish with the balance an artificial smooth brown patina. The lever and buttplate retain 30% original case colors. The wood is fine with a number of tiny filled holes (possibly from removed tacks) on the buttstock and some minor handling marks. Mechanically needs work as the hammer drops to half cock after cycling lever.

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Documented Special Order Deluxe Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

Lot 229: Documented Special Order Deluxe Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

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Description: Estimate: $3500 - 5500 According to data from the Cody Firearms Museum (letter included), this rifle arrived at the warehouse September 16,1897, and was shipped the next day on September 17, 1897, in the following configuration: rifle, 45/70 caliber, octagon barrel, plain trigger and a checkered pistol grip stock. It was later returned for work on 31 August 1899, reason unknown. With a bead accented dovetail blade front and semi-buckhorn rear sights with the two line barrel address and "45-70" on the top flat. A short range peep sight is installed on the upper tang of the frame with a casehardened hammer and lever. Checkered fancy walnut pistol grip stock with a metal forearm tip, hard rubber Winchester gripcap and a smooth buttplate. BBL: 24 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 45-70 Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: 113889 Condition: Very good as partially refinished, with traces of the original blue finish, concentrated on the protected areas of the barrel and magazine, with a mixed brown and gray patina overall, mild spotting and handling marks. The frame is partially polished with traces of case color on the hammer and lever with a refinished loading gate. The rear sight is a refinished replacement. Stock is refinished with mild pressure dents, sharp re-cut checkering and attractive, feathered grain. Mechanically excellent.

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Special Order Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Rifle

Lot 230: Special Order Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $3750 - 5500 Manufactured in 1880. This is a Second Model 1876 rifle with the dust cover rail attached to the top of the receiver by two screws. Ivory blade and modified sporting rear sights with a full length magazine. Top barrel flat is stamped with the two line address/King's Improvement patent dates and "CAL 45-60" at the breech and upper tang is marked "MODEL 1876.". The brass cartridge elevator is marked "45-60" and the lower tang has the serial number. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with iron forend cap and crescent trapdoor buttplate (cleaning rod not included). Special order features include extra length 28 inch octagon barrel and single set trigger. BBL: 28 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 45-60 Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 11740 Condition: Very good plus. The rifle retains 30% original blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the balance. The hammer and lever show hints of faded original case colors with a smooth mottled gray on the balance. The wood is good with numerous scattered minor dings and scratches. The extractor is a crude replacement. The markings are clear. The action is fine.

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Second Year Production Casehardened Frame Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle with Monogram

Lot 231: Second Year Production Casehardened Frame Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle with Monogram

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Description: Estimate: $2000 - 3000 This rifle was manufactured in 1887, the second year of production. The top flat of the barrel has been engraved with a small flourish of floral scroll and geometric design to the right of the barrel marking with an engraved monogram of an "F" intertwined with an "M" to the left of the barrel marking. There is a German silver blade front sight and an elevation adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight. The top tang is marked "-Model 1886-" and the patent dates are marked on the lower tang along with the serial number. Mounted on a smooth walnut forearm with steel end cap and straight grip stock with smooth curved steel buttplate. BBL: 26 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 38-56 WCF Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: 9556 Condition: Very good, the barrel has 40% of the thinning original blue finish on the barrel which has mostly turned to a brown patina with some scattered minor pin point pitting. The magazine tube has a gray/brown patina. The bolt retains 90% bright original blue finish with some minor pitting. The receiver and other casehardened components have mostly a silver patina, some scattered minor pitting, some brown patina and a few spots of removed pitting on the upper left side of the receiver. The buttplate has areas of oxidation and minor pitting. The lightly sanded refinished wood is also very good with a coat of varnish applied sometime in the past over a number of scattered minor scratches and dings and there are a few repaired cracks towards the rear of the upper and lower tang. Mechanically fine.

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Fine Winchester Model 1892 TakedownLever Action Rifle

Lot 232: Fine Winchester Model 1892 TakedownLever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $2000 - 3000 Manufactured in 1911. Blade and semi-buckhorn sights, with the two line address and patents and "25-20 W.C.F." on the upper left flat, and the Winchester proofs on top of the frame and breech. Smooth straight wrist stock, with metal forearm tip and buttplate. BBL: 24 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 25-20 WCF Finish: blue/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: 620429 Condition: Fine, with 70% of the original blue finish, showing patches of brown patina on the receiver, high edge wear, and scattered handling marks overall. Bright case colors are present on the lever, concentrated ahead of the trigger, with the remainder silvering out. Stock is also very fine, with mild pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.

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Scarce U.S. Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle-Musket

Lot 233: Scarce U.S. Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle-Musket

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Description: Estimate: $1800 - 2750 Manufactered in 1898. Blade front and folding ladder rear sights with the rear sight graduate to 1,800 yards. The left side of the receiver has the two line address/patent dates marking and the chamber is marked "U.S." Small three letter inspection marks appear on the bolt and hammer. The upper tang has the two line model marking. Two barrel bands with a bayonet lug on the front. Smooth straight grip stock with finger groove forearm, leather sling and crescent buttplate with trapdoor. BBL: 28 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 30 U.S. Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 12176 Condition: Fair. The musket has a smooth artificial gray patina on the receiver with pin point pitting. Front barrel band screw is missing. The wood is good with a couple minor chips missing near the upper tang, ill-fitting buttplate and some minor handling marks. No matter what the condition is, U.S. marked Model 1895 Muskets are very scarce!

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Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine

Lot 234: Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 Manufactured in 1911. Pinned blade front and folding ladder rear sights, saddle ring and stud on the left side of the receiver. The barrel is marked with the two line address ahead of the rear sight, nickel steel and smokeless powder marking below the rear sight and "30 W.C.F." at the breech. The Winchester factory proof is marked on top of the barrel and receiver at the breech. Three line upper tang marking and the serial number is on the bottom of the receiver. Smooth gumwood forearm and straight grip stock with sling swivel eyes and carbine buttplate. BBL: 20 inch round Stock: gumwood Gauge: 30 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 640174 Condition: Very fine. The barrel and magazine retain 95% original bright blue finish. The receiver retains 70% original finish with thinning on the underside and finish loss by an unknown means with a smooth brown patina on the exposed areas. The lever has taken on a smooth brown patina with vivid colors visible on the hammer. The front sight mildly altered by filing the upper edges. The wood is excellent with a few minor dings and dents. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is very good.

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Excellent Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Takedown Rifle

Lot 235: Excellent Winchester Model 1894 Lever Action Takedown Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $3500 - 4750 Manufactured in 1923. The rifle is equipped with a blade front sight and an adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight. The left side of the barrel is stamped with the two line address/patent date marking ahead of the rear sight and the two line nickel steel/smokeless powder marking followed by "30 W.C.F." stamped below the rear sight. The half magazine has the 1893 patent marking on the takedown latch. The upper receiver tang is marked with the three line model/maker/trademark information and the underside of the receiver is stamped with the serial number. All blue finish with a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with a steel end cap and crescent buttplate. BBL: 26 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 30 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 924816 Condition: Excellent. The rifle retains 95% original blue finish with some edge wear, thinning and some areas of smooth brown patina. The wood is very fine as refinished with only a few overall scattered minor dings. The markings remain clear and crisp. The action is excellent.

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Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in the Desirable

Lot 236: Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Rifle in the Desirable "Teddy Roosevelt" .405 WCF Caliber with Factory Letter

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Description: Estimate: $1500 - 2500 This rifle was manufactured in 1923 and has a Lyman beaded blade front sight, a Redfield filler block in the rear sight dovetail and an adjustable Lyman rear peep sight mounted to the left side of the receiver. The left side of the barrel has the standard marking including the caliber ".405 W.C.F." and the "W/P" proofmark. The barrel has a dovetail cut on the underside with a sling swivel installed. The top of the front receiver is matted and has the "W/P" proofmark to the left with the left side of the receiver having the address and patent markings. The top tang is marked "MODEL 95/-WINCHESTER-/TRADE MARK REG. U.S. PAT OFF & FGN.". Mounted on a smooth walnut forearm with a Schnabel tip having an ebony inlay and a straight grip stock with rear sling swivel and "RANGER" recoil pad. With factory letter stating the serial number was applied on "November 22, 1923" and no other information is available. BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 405 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 419261 Condition: About good, 40% plus of the original blue finish remains with considerable wear on the lever and receiver. The barrel has some small areas of minor pitting and some wear spots. The sights have all been replaced or added and a dovetail cut on the underside of barrel. The crude period replacement refinished wood is good with a few minor marks overall and the recoil pad and sling swivel added. Mechanically fine.

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Winchester Model 71 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle

Lot 237: Winchester Model 71 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2000 Manufactured in 1954, this example has a ramp front sight, the rear dovetail has a filler block, there is a Lyman adjustable receiver peep sight on the left rear of the receiver and the top tang is short. Has the standard markings and proofs. Mounted on a diamond pattern checkered walnut forearm and pistol grip stock with hard rubber grip cap, sling swivels and a checkered steel buttplate. BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 348 Win Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 38728 Condition: Excellent, 95% original blue finish with wear on the filler block, high edges and buttplate. There are a few scratches/rub marks on the top of the barrel and a few small patches of oxidation. The wood is also excellent with some scattered minor scratches and dings.

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Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Lot 238: Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $1200 - 1800 Manufactured in 1894. Blade front and folding leaf rear sights with the top barrel flat stamped with the two line address ahead of the rear sight and caliber marking "40-65 W.C.F." stamped at the breech. The upper tang is marked "-MODEL 1886-" and the lower tang is stamped with the serial number and two line 1884/1885 patent dates marking. The rifle has a full length magazine tube and a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with steel forend cap and crescent buttplate. BBL: 26 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 40-65 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 83961 Condition: Fair. The rifle retains traces of original blue finish in the protected areas with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina showing some minor pitting. There are a couple dents on the magazine. The revarnished wood is also fair with a few cracks, a missing minor chip (left side of forearm) and some minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.

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Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine

Lot 239: Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine

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Description: Estimate: $950 - 1600 Manufactured in 1906. Carbine type sights with a full length magazine and saddle ring. Top of barrel has the two line address/patent marking with "44 WCF" at the breech. Factory proof on top of barrel and receiver with the three line model/trademark information on the upper tang. Smooth straight grip stock with carbine buttplate. BBL: 20 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 44 WCF Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 355953 Condition: Refinished. The carbine retains most of the hot dip gunsmith blue finish showing some minor pitting under the finish. The hammer, lever and buttplate retain most of the case colors. The revarnished wood is very good with a few mild handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

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Winchester Model 1895 Takedown Rifle

Lot 240: Winchester Model 1895 Takedown Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $850 - 1300 Manufactured in 1911. This takedown variation of the Model 1895 has standard markings including the factory proof on top of the barrel and receiver. Beaded blade and Lyman receiver sights. Smooth straight grip stock with ebony forearm insert and fitted with a rarely seen checkered steel shotgun buttplate. BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 30-06 Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 64499 Condition: Fair as refinished overall. The rifle retains 60% of the thin blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina with some very scattered mild pitting. Barrel sling swivel stud has been removed with an aftermarket sling swivel stud added to buttstock. The refinished wood is very good with a couple minor cracks and some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

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Collection of Roy Rogers

Lot 241: Collection of Roy Rogers "King of The Cowboys" One-of-a-Kind Cased Prototype Limited Edition Revolvers and Carbine

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Description: Estimate: $6500 - 12000 A) This impressive collection was done by Gunsmith Ron Mahovsky who was a personal friend of Roy Rogers. Ron colllaborated with Roy on designing a customized limited edition Roy Rogers handgun series using Ruger single action revolvers. This lot consists of a number of Limited Editions and prototypes. Five unissued/un-numbered letters of authenticity signed by Roy Rogers accompany this lot. In addition there are several photographs of Roy Rogers, an order form and pamphlet regarding the set, and copies of publications about the collection and some other personal information on Roy Rogers, all in a walnut binder. There is also approximately 125 copies of the 45 rpm record of the song "King of The Cowboys" sung by Roy Rogers Jr., a VCR tape of the "Great Cowboy & Indian Gun Trade" held at the MGM Grand Hotel, Reno, Nevada, March 1986, two video CDs and three records ledgers with some handwritten entries. There is also a 34 inch by 28 inch framed artist proof poster with Roy Rogers in the center surrounded by action pictures from his TV show, signed "Happy Trails/Roy Rogers/Trigger". Stainless steel with a gold hammer, trigger, loading gate, hammer and trigger pin, screws and cylinder pin release. It has the standard barrel and frame markings and in addition the right side of the barrel is engraved with the gold filled signature of Roy Rogers, the top of the ejector housing is engraved "1 of 5000 Prototype", the cylinder is engraved with gold filled "R/R" and the the right rear of the frame is engraved with a gold filled rearing Trigger. Standard ramped blade front and adjustable rear sights and fitted with very nicely figured walnut grips with Roy Rogers on a rearing Trigger carved on each side. The revolver is in a nice custom glass lid black walnut case with padded royal blue velvet lining with "B", "C" and "D" of this lot. In the case are two brass plaques with the likeness of Roy Rogers and marked "LIMITED EDITION/5000/No. 1(two numbers electro penciled scratched off) OF 5000/(electro penciled PROTOTYPE" and "LIMITED EDITION/75/No. 1OF 75/PROTOTYPE". BBL: 6 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 357 magnum Finish: stainless steel/gold Grips: walnut Serial Number: 3258483 Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% original stainless steel finish showing some wear and minor scratches on the muzzle, a faint drag line on the cylinder and a few overall scattered light scratches and handling marks. The gold parts retain virtually all of the gold finish and almost all of the gold fill in the signature and Trigger remains. The grips are near new with only the slightest handling marks. The records remain excellent in their original packaging. The poster is excellent. The case is also excellent. - B) The second in the four gun 1 of 5,000 Limited Edition Roy Rogers prototype revolvers. Stainless steel finish with gold hammer, trigger, cylinder pin release, hammer and trigger pins, and frame screws. The right side of the barrel is engraved with the gold filled signature of Roy Rogers, the top of the ejector housing is engraved "1 of 5000 Prototype", the cylinder is engraved with a gold filled likeness of Roy Rogers and the right rear of the frame has a gold filled joined "R/R" brand. Standard barrel and frame markings and features with smooth simulated ivory grips with trigger on the bottom of both sides. In the case with "A", "C" and "D". BBL: 5 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 44 Magnum Finish: stainless steel Grips: simulated ivory Serial Number: 8512579 Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus original finish with some minor scratches on the muzzle and cylinder, and a few light handling marks overall. All of the gold fill and gold finish remains. The grips are excellent with a some imperfection on the lower right panel. Note: there is a note in the case that states that this revolver was originally sold with a 7 1/2 inch barrel. - C) The third in the four gun 1 of 5,000 Limited Edition Roy Rogers prototype revolvers. Stainless steel finish with matte stainless on the grip frame, and gold finished hammer, trigger, loading gate, hammer and trigger pins and screws. The right side of the barrel has the gold filled signature of Roy Rogers, the top of the ejector housing is engraved "1 of 5000 Prototype", the top strap has the gold filled joined "R/R" brand on the right side of the frame has a gold filled Roy Rogers riding a jumping Trigger. The revolver has the standard barrel and frame markings with the caliber "45 LC CAL." crudely electric pencil marked. Standard features with attractive dark laminated grips with white filled Roy Rogers on a rearing Trigger on each side. In case with "A", "B" and "D". BBL: 4 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 45 LC Finish: stainless steel Grips: laminated Serial Number: 4730021 Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus polished and matte stainless finish, showing some light handling marks and faint, barely noticeable drag line on the cylinder. All of the gold finish and gold fill in the engraving remains. The grips are as new. Note: There is a note in the case that states that this revolver was sold with stag grips. - D) This is one of the 1 of 75 Limited Edition Roy Rogers Happy Trails prototype revolvers. Stainless steel finish with gold hammer, loading gate, trigger, grip frame, cylinder pin release, and hammer and trigger pins. The right side of the barrel has gold filled Roy Rogers signature, the top of the ejector housing is engraved "1 of 75 Prototype", the top strap has gold filled "Happy Trails" and the right side of the frame has the joined "R/R" brand. Standard barrel and frame markings. This revolver is the 38-40 Win./10mm convertible, however the 10mm cylinder does not come with the revolver. Standard features with smooth simulated pearl grips with Roy Rogers on a rearing Trigger on both sides. BBL: 4 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 38-40 Finish: stainless steel Grips: simulated pearl Serial Number: 61101058 Condition: Excellent with virtually all of the stainless steel and gold finish remaining, showing some light scratches and handling marks. All of the gold fill remains in the engraving. The grips are a bit loose, but are as new. Note: There is a note in the case that states that this revolver was sold with a 5 1 1/2 inch barrel and epoxy ivory grips. - E) The receiver and barrel bands are gold plated, with a gray stainless steel finish on the remaining parts. The left rear of the barrel has the standard marking with the Winchester oval proof on the top of the barrel at the breech. The left side of the receiver is engraved with the joined "R/R" brand, "A GREAT AMERICAN HERO" and the likeness of Roy Rogers. The right side has the same brand and Roy Rogers on a rearing Trigger. The upper tang is engraved "Happy Trails" and the bottom of the receiver is marked "PROTOTYPE 1888". Standard blade front and adjustable rear sporting sights and mounted with a ivory colored painted hardwood forearm and straight grip stock with a checkered plastic Winchester buttplate. The left side of the forearm is carved with the signature of Roy Rogers and the left rear of the stock depicts Roy on a rearing Trigger over "KING OF THE COWBOYS". BBL: 16 1/2 inch round Stock: hardwood Gauge: 30-30 Win Finish: stainless steel/gold Grips: Serial Number: 3256987 Condition: Excellent. All of the stainless steel and gold finish remains, showing a few scattered light scratches and handling marks on the receiver. There is a burr on the frame screw directly above Roy's head on the left side of the receiver. The forearm and stock are also excellent with a few minor dings and handling marks. - F) This revolver is one of the Happy Trails Limited Edition 1 of 75 prototype revolvers. Stainless steel finish, with gold remaining parts, grip frame, hammer, loading gate, cylinder pin release, and the hammer and trigger pins. The right side of the barrel is gold filled engraved with the signature of Roy Rogers, the top of the ejector housing has a gold filled "1 of 75 Prototype", the top strap has gold filled "Happy Trails" and the right side of the frame has the gold filled joined "R/R" brand. Standard ramped blade front and adjustable rear sights, standard barrel and frame markings and fitted with simulated ivory grips with Roy Rogers on a rearing horse (Trigger) on each side. Note, this is a convertible 38-40/10mm revolver, however the 10mm cylinder does not come with the revolver. Complete in a light oak display case with plexiglass lid and sides. There is a brass plaque on the inside which reads "LIMITED EDITION/75/No. 1 of 75" over the signature of Roy Rogers and the likeness of Roy. BBL: 5 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 38-40 Finish: stainless steel Grips: simulated ivory Serial Number: 61100694 Condition: Near new with only the slightest handling/storage marks. The case is excellent. - G) This is another of the 1 of 5,000 Limited Edition Roy Rogers prototype revolvers. The revolver is stainless steel with gold hammer, trigger, cylinder pin release, and hammer and trigger pins. The barrel and frame have the standard markings and the cylinder is marked ".22 WIN. MAGNUM CAL" followed by the Ruger logo around the rear. The right side of the barrel has gold filled signature of Roy Rogers, the top of the ejector housing has "1 of 5000 Prototype" and the cylinder has two gold filled likenesses of Roy Rogers on a rearing Trigger. Standard ramped blade front and adjustable rear sights and fitted with nicely figured dark walnut grips with the joined "R/R" brand at the tops of both sides and Roy on a rearing Trigger at the bottom. Complete is a very nice amish made oak display case with blue lining. The lid has a contrasting border and is carved with the likeness of Roy on a rearing Trigger above "KING OF THE COWBOYS". On the inside is a brass plaque which reads "LIMITED EDITION/5000/No. 1 OF 5000/ (electro penciled) PROTOTYPE", Roy Rogers signature and the likeness of Roy. Also in the case is an extra 22 LR cylinder. BBL: 5 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 win magnum Finish: stainless steel Grips: walnut Serial Number: 26055988 Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus stainless steel finish with some very mild muzzle wear and a faint cylinder drag line. All of the gold finish remains. The grips are as new. The case is excellent. - H) This is another Prototype Limited Edition 1 of 75 Roy Rogers revolver. The frame and trigger guard are gold and the remaining parts are stainless steel. The left side of the barrel has the standard Ruger markings, the standard left side markings are absent and the serial number is on the right side of the frame. The right side of the barrel has Roy Rogers signature, the top of the ejector housing has "1 of 75 Prototype" and the cylinder has the likenesses of Roy Rogers on a rearing Trigger. Blade front and frame notch rear sights and fitted with stag grips. The revolver is complete in an amish made custom walnut display case with dark chocolate brown lining. The lid has a contrasting border and carved with the likeness of Roy on a rearing Trigger over "KING OF THE COWBOYS". The inside of the case has a brass plaque which reads "LIMITED EDITION/75/No. 1 of 75/PROTOTYPE" over the signature of Roy Rogers and the likeness of Roy. In the case is a gold and silver belt buckle with relief "ROY ROGERS" at the top "KING OF THE COWBOYS" on the bottom and Roy in the center flanked by Bullet and Trigger. BBL: 4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 Finish: stainless steel/gold Grips: stag Serial Number: 9156197 Condition: Excellent plus. The revolver retains virtually all of the stainless steel and gold finish, showing a few light scratches and handling marks. The grips are as new. The case and buckle are both excellent. This is truly a one-of-a-kind prototype set of revolvers and a carbine celebrating the King of The Cowboys Roy Rogers.

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Scarce Very Fine Smith & Wesson Model 320

Lot 242: Scarce Very Fine Smith & Wesson Model 320 "Buntline Special" Revolving Rifle with Shoulder Stock and Original Case

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Description: Estimate: $25000 - 40000 Manufactured 1879 to 1887 with a total production of only 977, this is one of the rarest Smith & Wesson firearms produced. Serial numbered from 1 to 977, the serial number on this rifle would indicate later production. Of the 977 manufactured, 514 had the 18 inch barrel. Only 840 of these were sold in the U.S. and the remaining 137 were exported. This scarce and unusual revolving rifle was sometimes referred to as the Smith & Wesson "Buntline Special" in the combination of a long barreled revolver with attaching shoulder stock. This Model 320 was manufactured using the frame, cylinder and basic action of the New Model No. 3 revolver with some minor differences in the hammer and trigger, with the barrel being made of two pieces. A slot is cut into the butt and a hole drilled in the back strap to accommodate the shoulder stock. The rifle features an 18 inch barrel with a globe front sight with cross hair aperture and two leaf folding rear sight. The rifle is chambered for the 320 Smith & Wesson cartridge. The top of the rib is marked with the two line address/patent dates. The matching serial number appears on the butt, cylinder and barrel latch. Blue finish with casehardened hammer and trigger guard. The barrel is fitted with a checkered hard rubber red mottled forearm with the S&W monogram on the underside. The grips are matching with S&W monograms in a circle at the tops. The stock is smooth select grade Circassian walnut with blue finished attaching iron, peep sight mounted on the tang and a checkered black hard rubber buttplate with S&W monogram. Complete in an original hard leather case with double leather straps, leather handle and brass corner protectors. The lining is cow hide and there are three compartments, one for the rifle, one for the stock and one for a box of cartridges, (not included). BBL: 18 inch solid rib Stock: walnut Gauge: 320 Finish: blue Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 863 Condition: Very fine. The rifle retains 90% original blue finish with some muzzle and high edge wear, some scattered minor flaking and light collector type handling marks. The hammer retains 70% strong and deep original case colors with a smooth dove gray patina on the balance. The trigger guard has a smooth gray patina with strong original case colors in the protected areas. The globe front sight retains most of its handsome original niter blue finish. The forearm and grips are excellent with crisp checkering, exhibiting a highly attractive color scheme. The stock is excellent with 90% original bright blue finish on the attaching iron and a few minor dings and a couple of minor scratches on the stock. The buttplate is excellent. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is excellent. The case is good with some edge wear, a small piece of the side wall absent and some contact wear to the lining, heaviest from the hammer and three staple repairs. The buckle on one strap has separated and is with the case. A rare and excellent Model 320 Revolving Rifle

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Rare Smith & Wesson 320 Revolving Rifle Forearm

Lot 243: Rare Smith & Wesson 320 Revolving Rifle Forearm

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Description: Estimate: $800 - 1200 This red mottled hard rubber forearm is for a Smith & Wesson 320 Revolving Rifle. Only 977 of these revolving rifles were manufactured from 1879 to 1887. The forearm is checkered and has the S&W monogram inside a shield. BBL: Stock: Gauge: Finish: Grips: Serial Number: Condition: Fine with chipping along the edges and crisp checkering. The forearm has a very attractive color scheme.

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The Twenty Third Produced U.S. Smith & Wesson First Model Schofield Single Action Revolver Serial Number 23

Lot 244: The Twenty Third Produced U.S. Smith & Wesson First Model Schofield Single Action Revolver Serial Number 23

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Description: Estimate: $12000 - 17000 This is an example of an extremely low serial number U.S. Army S&W Schofield Revolver. The First Model was manufactured in 1875 with a total production of 3,035 with this example being number 23! The revolver has a high polish blue finish, casehardened hammer and trigger guard and oil-finished walnut grips. The matching serial number is located on the bottom of the grip strap and the rear of the cylinder face. The left side of the ejector housing is marked with the two line address/early 1865-1871 patent dates and the right side is marked "+SCHOFIELD'S PAT. APR. 22D 1873+". "U.S." is marked on the toe of the butt. Ordnance sub-inspector "L" and "P" markings are stamped on the flat below the ejector housing and rear face of the cylinder. Pinned blade front sight and notch rear sight on the frame mounted barrel latch. There is a boxed "JBL" cartouche on the lower left grip panel. Many schofields were issued to active military units in the 1870s and early 1880s and were the handgun of choice to many famous Wild West outlaws such as the James Gang, Cole Younger and lawmen Bill Tilghman and Frank Lowery of O.K. Corral fame. BBL: 7 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 45 Schofield Finish: blue Grips: cartouched walnut Serial Number: 23 Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 60% plus original blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the barrel, cylinder and back strap. There are some scattered minor scratches. The hammer and trigger guard have a smooth gray patina. The grips are extremely fine with some minor dings present on the lower edges with an excellent cartouche. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent.

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U.S. Smith & Wesson Second Model Schofield Single Action Revolver

Lot 245: U.S. Smith & Wesson Second Model Schofield Single Action Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $7500 - 9500 Manufactured for the U.S. military circa 1876-77 with a total production of approximately 5,934. The revolver is marked with the two line address/patent dates on the left side of the ejector housing flanked by elongated Maltese crosses. The right side of the ejector housing is marked "+SCHOFIELD'S PAT. APR. 22D 1873+". The butt is marked "U.S." along with the serial number "6338". The rear cylinder face is stamped with the matching serial and Ordnance sub-inspector's "E" and "P", which are also marked on the bottom flat of the ejector housing. Each side of the frame is marked with three period "B"s in a pattern and "108" is stamped into the top of the back strap. The grips are smooth walnut with the Ordnance inspector's script initials cartouche "DAL" under the date "1877" on the left side and "CW" on the right side. The matching serial number is stamped on the inside of the right panel and three "B"s are stamped into the top of each panel. The significance of the "B" markings is unknown. Many Schofield revolvers were issued to the 4th Cavalry which saw service in the Geronimo Campaign, the famous 9th and 10th U.S. Cavalry comprised of the "Buffalo Soldiers" stationed in the American Southwest. People such as the James Brothers, Cole Younger, U.S. Marshall Bill Tilghman and Chief Scout for Custer "Lonesome Charley" Reynolds were known to carry a Schofield revolver. BBL: 7 inch round Stock: Gauge: 45 Schofield Finish: blue Grips: cartouched walnut Serial Number: 6338 Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 50% plus original blue finish mixed with smooth brown patina. There are a few minor scattered dings. The grips are fine with a small chip on the right toe, scattered minor dings, scratches, and legible cartouches. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is excellent.

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Rare Experimental Serial Number 14 Smith & Wesson Model 3 American First Model 44-100 Rimfire Caliber Single Action Revolver with Early

Lot 246: Rare Experimental Serial Number 14 Smith & Wesson Model 3 American First Model 44-100 Rimfire Caliber Single Action Revolver with Early "Oil Hole" and Factory Letter

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Description: Estimate: $6000 - 10000 This is a rare experimental Model 3 American revolver chambered for 44-100 caliber. In the factory letter Smith & Wesson historian Roy Jinks states that the factory records only show that this revolver was manufactured in June 1870, and he concludes, "Since it is not a standard caliber for this model and more an experimental gun, there may not be any additional information." As confirmed by Jinks, it is known that a two digit serial number revolver was shipped to Wexel & DeGress of New York City on August 16, 1870 with 200 44-100 cartridges. The top of the barrel rib is stamped "+SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS. U.S.A. PAT. JULY 10. 60. JAN. 17. FEB. 17 JULY 11. 65 & AUG. 24. 69+". The vent hole (oil hole) is located on the rear extractor housing under the barrel, a feature that was only on the first 1,500 revolvers. The trigger has been modified to a more curvature configuration as compared to standard models. The barrel catch is hand checkered. Pinned German silver blade front sight with notch rear sight on the barrel latch. The assembly number "A6" is stamped on the rear face of the cylinder, barrel latch and barrel with the low two digit serial number stamped on the butt. The revolver is fitted with smooth walnut grips. The right panel is numbered to the gun ("14") while the left panel is stamped with the number "15". BBL: 8 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 44 Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 14 Condition: Good. The revolver retains traces of original blue finish in the protected areas with the balance a smooth gray patina with minor pitting overall. The grips are fine with a series of pressure dents on the bottoms. Action needs work as hammer does not hold a full cock position.

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Rare Early Production Serial Number 28

Lot 247: Rare Early Production Serial Number 28 "Oil Hole" Smith & Wesson Number Three First Model American Single Action Revolver with Rare 7 Inch Barrel and Factory Letter

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Description: Estimate: $5500 - 7500 Manufactured from 1870 to 1872, this is a very early production Smith & Wesson No. 3, 1st Model American revolver with a low two digit serial number ("28") and is one of approximately 8,000 revolvers. The No. 3, 1st Model American revolver was manufactured with a standard 8 inch barrel with 6 inch and 7 inch barrels being less common. This example has a 7 inch barrel. The included factory letter confirms the 7 inch barrel, .44 S&W American caliber, blue finish and smooth walnut grips. The revolver was shipped to Smith & Wesson's largest distributor, M.W. Robinson of New York, City, as part of a 25 gun shipment on October 26, 1870. The revolver correctly has a vent hole (oil hole) in the rear extractor housing under barrel that was featured on the first 1,500 revolvers. The top of the barrel rib is stamped "SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS. U.S.A. PAT. JULY 10. 60. JAN. 17. FEB. 17. JULY 11. 65 & AUG. 24. 69" flanked by Maltese crosses. Pinned blade front and notch rear sights. The serial number is stamped on the butt with the assembly number "8A" stamped on the rear cylinder face, barrel latch and barrel. The right grip panel is numbered to the gun with the backs of both grips hand marked "PXM". BBL: 7 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 44 S&W Amer Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 28 Condition: Good. The revolver has a mottled gray patina with some scattered minor pitting. The firing pin on the hammer has been polished. The grips are fair showing wear consistent to the rest of the revovler with some overall pressure dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent. Overall a rare possibly first day of production Number 3 American.

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Ultra Rare and Excellent Smith & Wesson First Model American Revolver in 44 Henry Rimfire with Relief Carved Ivory Grips, Period Detachable Stock

Lot 248: Ultra Rare and Excellent Smith & Wesson First Model American Revolver in 44 Henry Rimfire with Relief Carved Ivory Grips, Period Detachable Stock

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Description: Estimate: $18000 - 27500 This is an example of one of the most rare and highly sought after of the First Model Americans. One of only 200 First Model Americans manufactured in the 44 RF caliber. Manufactured circa 1871. The revolver has a nickel-plated barrel, frame, cylinder and trigger guard with a casehardened hammer and trigger. The revolver has period hand carved two-piece ivory grips. The elaborate monogram "JBMO" is relief-carved in a shield on the right grip. The back strap has a screw fastened mount for an interseting period detachable skelton stock with hinged buttplate. The stock has a high polish blue finish. The top of the barrel rib is roll-stamped with the legend "+ SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS. U.S.A. PAT. JULY 10. 60. JAN. 17. FEB. 17. JULY 11. 65 & AUG.24. 69+" in one line. The serial number "4310" is stamped on the bottom of the butt. The assembly number "381" is stamped on the rear face of the cylinder, barrel latch and barrel. The revolver and stock are complete with a contemporary French fitted walnut case with blue velvet lining. BBL: 8 inch Stock: Gauge: 44 Henry RF Finish: nickel Grips: ivory carved Serial Number: 4310 Condition: Very good. The revolver retains nearly 95% original nickel-plated finish. Wear is limited to some very minor spots of flaking on the sides and bottom of the barrel, the trigger guard and the rear edges of the cylinder. The hammer and trigger retain at least 90% of the original case colors. The stocks are excellent overall and the edges of the relief-carved monogram are sharp and showing several attractive circular age cracks on the bottom of the stocks. The legend on barrel rib, serial number and assembly numbers are sharp. The detachable stock retains at least 98% of the blue finish. The case interior and exterior are excellent. This is an outstanding example of a highly desirable First Model American Revolver in the rarest of all calibers and in stunning original condition.

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Spectacular and Rare Contract Smith & Wesson Model No. 3 Russian 3rd Model Revolver with S&W; Cyrillic Marking

Lot 249: Spectacular and Rare Contract Smith & Wesson Model No. 3 Russian 3rd Model Revolver with S&W; Cyrillic Marking

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Description: Estimate: $12000 - 18000 This is a rare example of a Russian Contract Smith & Wesson Model No. 3 Russian 3rd Model Revolver with the S&W cyrillic marking on top of the barrel rib. The Russians called these revolvers the "Cavalry Model" or "1874 Model" while in the United States these revolvers were also known as New Model Russians. The cyrillic barrel rib marking ends with the matching serial number "20907" and a Russian "HK" inspector mark followed by the letter "T". The left side of the knuckle is stamped with a cyrillic marking above the date "1874". The revolver is equipped with an integral front sight forged as part of the barrel rib and a notch rear sight on the barrel latch which were standard features on these revolvers. Matching serial number (20907) on the butt, barrel rib, rear face of the cylinder and barrel latch. The rear of the cylinder is also stamped with the letter "E" and a circled "II". The circled "II" is repeated on the top strap ahead of the large cylinder retention screw. Blue finish with casehardened hammer and trigger guard and fitted with smooth walnut grips. The right grip panel is numbered to the gun. A lanyard swivel is mounted on the butt. BBL: 6 1/2 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 44 Russian Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 20907 Condition: Very fine to excellent. The revolver retains 90% plus original high polish blue finish showing thinning along the high edges and at the muzzle. The hammer and trigger guard retain bright and vivid original case colors otherwise fading to an attractive gray. The screw heads still exhibit vibrant flashes of their original attractive niter blue finish. The face of the recoil shield still retains nearly all of its original factory polish marks. The grips are excellent with a few very minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent. A rare and magnificent example of a 3rd Model Russian.

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Outstanding and Rare Smith & Wesson Model 3 First Model Russian Single Action Revolver with 6 Inch Barrel and Factory Letter

Lot 250: Outstanding and Rare Smith & Wesson Model 3 First Model Russian Single Action Revolver with 6 Inch Barrel and Factory Letter

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Description: Estimate: $8000 - 10000 Identical to American Models except for the barrel address and chambered for the 44 Russian rather than the 44 American. This is a commercial revolver numbered within the American Model serial range. Smith & Wesson manufactured a total of 26,000 1st Model Russians between 1871 and 1874. The First Model Russian was manufactured with standard 8 inch barrel with 6 inch and 7 inch barrels being a less common speical order. This revolver has an ultra rare 6 inch barrel. The included factory letter states that this revolver was shipped on September 18, 1873 and delivered to Smith & Wesson's largest distributor, M.W. Robinson of New York City. Pinned blade front sight with notched rear sight on barrel latch. The top of the rib is marked "SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD. MASS. U.S.A. PAT. JULY 10.60. JAN. 17. FEB. 17. JULY. 11 65 & AUG. 24. 69. RUSSIAN MODEL". The serial number is on the butt with the assembly number "Z108" one the rear face of the cylinder, barrel latch and barrel. Blue finish with casehardened hammer and trigger guard with smooth grips and lanyard swivel on the butt. The right grip panel is numbered to the gun. Provenace: The Gary Garbrecht Collection. BBL: 6 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 44 Russian Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 24086 Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 75% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The hammer and trigger guard retain a strong 70% original vivid case colors. The grips are excellent with a few minor pressure dents on the bottoms and some minor handling marks overall. Mechanically excellent. An excellent commercial Russian in a rare barrel length.

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Very Scarce Factory Documented Smith & Wesson New Model Number Three 38-40 Winchester Caliber Single Action Revolver

Lot 251: Very Scarce Factory Documented Smith & Wesson New Model Number Three 38-40 Winchester Caliber Single Action Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $6500 - 9500 Manufactured in the ultra-rare 38-40 Winchester caliber, of which only 74 total were made. According to the included factory letter, this New Model Number Three Revolver was shipped 19 March 1908 to "Schoverling, Dale & Gale" of 302 Broadway, New York City, in 38-40 Winchester caliber with blue finish, 6 1/2 inch barrel and checkered walnut grips. Presuming "Dale & Gale" is a typo, then the arm was shipped to Schoverling, Daly & Gales of New York City, the firm responsible for establishing the Charles Daly trade name. The 38-40 Winchester was a "dual-purpose" round, marketed for both long guns and revolvers, a field where it was outshone by it's parent cartridge, the 44-40 Winchester. As a result, it was a virtually special order item for the New Model Three, with only 74 made in total as part of an independent serial run, placing this arm near the very end of production. Blade front and notch rear sights, with the one-line, Maltese cross flanked address on top of the rib and matching numbers on the latch, barrel, cylinder and butt. The hammer and triggerguard are casehardened, with factory checkered walnut grips. Provenance: The Gary Garbrecht Collection. BBL: 6 1/2 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 38-40 Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 71 Condition: Fine. The finish loss on this revolver is a result of improper storage, not use and abuse. The revolver exhibits 75% plus original blue finish, showing areas of mixed brown patina, concentrated on the right side and underside of the frame, a few scattered thumb-sized patches of pitting, and mild handling marks. Strong, bright case colors remain on the hammer and triggerguard, with silvering on the remainder. Grips are very good, with minor pressure dents. Mechanically excellent. A hole to fill in even the most advanced S&W collections.

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