Lot 3270: CARLOS CHAVEZ BUFFALO RANCH SHOOTING EXHIBITION

Est: $2,100 - $2,900
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May 9, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: RIFLE SET. 1) STEVENS MODEL 1915 FAVORITE FALLING BLOCK RIFLE. Cal. 22 LR. S# D371. "MODEL 1915" on top tang & "FAVORITE" over chamber. Rnd. 24" bbl. w/ banded ramp front sight & brass screw shaped like shotgun bead. Deep notch rear sight. Left side of buttstock marked "Nacional fuesil Campeon / REPUBLICA de CHILE / CHEVEZ". In lg. carved letters w/ light green paint is "ROYAL MEXICAN GUARD". Toe of stock w/ brass plate secured by sm. brads overlapping onto Stevens hard rubber buttplate. Lg. brass loop. Right side of stock has at rear section in carved light green letters "Buffalo / Ranch". Mid section of stock has silver Republica de Chile crest w/ "PISAGUA" engraved in green letters. Right side of pistol grip in green letters "CARLOS CHAVEZ". Right side of receiver engraved "PADRINO de VAQUERO (in script) Carlos Chavez / NACIONAL FUESIL CAMPEON / REPUBLICA DE CHILE". CONDITION: poor pitted & worn bore. Gray patina finish on metal surfaces. Light to medium marks on forend. Noticeably worn buttstock w/ action noticeably proud of wood. Gray patina throughout action. Obviously well used for exhibition use. (17-1614/NW). 2) REMINGTON MODEL 12B GALLERY SPECIAL PUMP ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 22 Short. S# 216136. Oct. 24" bbl. & scarce (10% of production) straight grip stock. Bbl. codes June 1921. Standard markings on bbl. & "GALLERY SPECIAL" on left side of receiver. Standard grooved forend & crescent buttplate. Left side has banner going through grip area & toeline w/ punch dot background in carved light green letters of "ROYAL MEXICAN GUARD". Upper portion of left side has engraved "Buffalo Ranch" w/ wings are edges of B, R & H. 1 Silver diamond attached over Ranch & 3 below. Right side nicely carved & engraved w/ silver Republica de Chile crest plus green lettered "Pisagua". Midpoint of stock has punch dot background & mustached cowboy w/ colorful sombrero. Sm bronze buffalo to right of cowboy attached w/ brads. "Republica De Chile" above cowboy. Below cowboy & extending slightly into grip area is "Nacional fuesil Campeon". Bulk of grip area to receiver green lettered "Carlos Chavez". CONDITION: numerous light marks & lack of finish on buttplate. Very presentable buttstock. Bottom tang slightly proud of stock. Gray finish to buttstock metal. Gray cleaned patina to bbl. / receiver assembly. Numerous light impact marks to receiver & wrench style marks on bbl. above most of forend area. Much better conditioned near excellent bore. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: fitted wood case w/ flowered cloth interior & compartments. Numerous brass tacks around perimeter of bottom & top exterior. Top has numerous markings indicating various ranches & studio production credits including work w/ persons such as Hoot Gibson. Also mentions in addition to trick shot & sharpshooter horseman. Brightly colored Buffalo Ranch advertising poster under lid & on bottom of case. Leather carry strap w/ wood insert , 1 replacement brass hook latch. Very unusual vintage outfit. Includes incorrect 22 automatic rimfire ammo box about half full & vintage 22 Short Peters ammo box appearing full. AR15 cleaning rod (2 section) of inadequate length; missing sections. 2 Long thin compartments likely for cleaning accessories & 1 rectangular compartment of unknown purpose. Sm. quantity of cleaning patches, vintage 50 ft. Remington Peters target. (17-1615/NW). BOTH CURIO. $2,100-2,900 for set.
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POLICIES:
* Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
* We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.
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