Outstanding Spring Firearms Auction
Grosses Over $5 Million!

Auction: March 14th-16th, 2005

Preview: March 12 & 13, 2005

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LOT OF TWO ENGLISH SAW HANDLE TARGET PISTOLS. (1) Fine E.W. Hatley. Cal. 54 Smoothbore. NSN. With 9-1/2″ heavy oct bbl, fixed sights, engraved breechblock & top tang, German silver furniture with captive rammer on a German silver bottom rail with finger rest trigger guard with pointed finial. It has a small butt cap with tiny trap. It is fitted with small curved back action lock with safety and single set trigger. The breech end of the bbl has a wide & narrow silver band inlay. It is mounted in a 1-pc half stock with rnd butt and saw handle protrusion. CONDITION: Good. No orig finish remains being a medium gray/brown patina with light pitting. There is a small crack by the lock screw with four incised lines, otherwise the wood retains a fine smooth patina showing heavy wear. (2) Twig flintlock. Cal. 54 Smoothbore. NSN. 10″ oct Damascus bbl, fixed sights, engraved top tang, iron guides and furniture with acorn finial, gooseneck hammer with maker marked lock. One piece half stock with horn forend tip and flared butt. CONDITION: Good. Silver/brown patina with light pitting on all the metal. Wood is sound with a mottled blackish/brown finish. Shows heavy wear, mechanics are fine, flash hole is re-bushed. 4-53950 4-53951 JR454 (1,000-1,500)

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LOT OF TWO EARLY ENGLISH PISTOLS. (1) Henry Nock Center Hammer Screw Bbl Flintlock. Cal. 50, NSN. Small 2″ bbl with lightly engraved flat side receiver with safety & 1-pc bag shaped walnut grip. The maker’s name is on the left side and “LONDON” on the right side. CONDITION: Good to very good. No orig finish remains being a smooth even gray patina, grip is sound, and mechanics are fine, dark bore. (2) Unmarked Center Hammer Folding Trigger Percussion. Cal. About 65 Smoothbore, NSN. It has a 3-3/4″ rnd bbl with captive rammer on the bottom. It has a small flat side receiver, lightly engraved and checkered bag shaped 1-pc walnut grip with oval German silver thumb plate. CONDITION: Good. No orig finish remains. Scattered fine pitting. Right side pivot arm is broken. Grip is sound with about 60% varnish, moderate wear, sprung tangs, mechanics are fine, good bore. 4-54235 4-54246 JR396 (750-1,250)

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SCARCE NOCK CENTER HAMMER PERCUSSION PISTOL WITH SPRING BAYONET. Cal. 54. NSN. Small pistol with 2-1/2″ rifled oct bbl, flat side receiver with safety, folding trigger, engraved on the left side with light patterns and “Nock/London” in a ribbon. The right side of the bbl is mounted with a 1-1/2″ triangle shaped spring bayonet with latch on the right side of the frame. It has flat-sided checkered bag shaped grip with rectangular silver thumb plate inscribed “T.A.” CONDITION: Good to very good. No orig finish remains, medium gray patina. Bayonet functions fine. Mechanics are crisp. Grip is sound with no orig finish. Dark bore that may clean. 4-54236 JR397 (1,250-1,750)

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ARCHER SCREW BBL CENTER HAMMER BELT PISTOL. Cal. 58. NSN. Large size screw bbl pistol with 6-1/2″ smoothbore rnd bbl, center mounted gooseneck hammer, flat-sided receiver, marked on the left side “ARCHER” and on the right side “LONDON”. It has “P” and “V” proofs on the bottom front of the frame. It has iron trigger guard and flat sided, square edged, 1-pc, walnut grip. CONDITION: Good to very good. Dark silver/brown patina with scattered light to moderate pitting. Grip is sound with a fine patina and light nicks, dings & scratches. Good mechanics, lightly pitted bore. 4-54237 JR458 (600-900)

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LOT OF TWO PERCUSSION HAND GUNS. (1) Unmarked saw handle percussion pistol. Cal. 52. NSN. Unusual pistol with 5-3/4″ oct bbl with captive rammer under the bottom. It has a side-mounted hammer on rounded frame with short saw-handle projection out over the grip. It has 2-pc walnut grips with German silver escutcheons. CONDITION: Fair to good. Engraving worn almost smooth. Dark brown patina with moderate pitting. Grip has a chipped toe, otherwise fine. Good mechanics. (2) Blunt & Syms type pepperbox. Cal. 38. SN 7. Larger size pistol with 5-1/2″ fluted 6-shot bbl cluster, engraved rounded receiver with ring trigger and bag shaped 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Fair to good. Silver/brown patina overall with scattered moderate pitting. Engraving on receiver is worn, left grip is cracked, and mechanics need attention. 4-53960 4-53961 JR450 (400-700)

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P. POST UNDERHAMMER PERCUSSION PISTOL. Cal. about 50 Smoothbore. NSN. Dainty little pistol with 9-1/4″ rnd bbl with long top & bottom tangs. The top flat has the maker’s name “P. POST N.Y. B.C. WOOD”. It has fixed sights with 1-pc nicely figured rnd walnut grip with engraved brass oval buttplate. The trigger guard serves as the hammer spring. It has an iron guide on the bottom of the bbl with a long nose-pipe containing a replacement ramrod. CONDITION: Fine, light, silver/brown patina on all the metal except the trigger guard, which retains a dark blue patina with a few spots of light rust, possibly an old replacement. Stock is sound and retains most of its orig varnish. Mechanics are fine, good bore. 4-53959 JR453 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO UNDERHAMMER PERCUSSION PISTOLS. (1) D.H. Hilliard Target Pistol. Cal. 36. SN 166. Fine target pistol with 12″ heavy oct to rnd rifled bbl, globe front sight with screw adjustable rear sight mounted at the very rear of the engraved top tang. The left top flat has the maker’s name, over-stamped “RB Yeaton / Cornish / N.H.” It is mounted in a fine 1-pc walnut stock with rounded sides, brass escutcheons with a brass bottom plate and rear cap. With iron trigger guard, it has an angled, rounded grip with ball shaped bottom. The bottom flat of the bbl, just in front of the nipple, is stamped “2 — 3-3/8″ and the serial number is just behind the nipple and also on the rear sight. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains about 40-50% thin orig brown. Top strap has been cleaned nearly bright. Stock is sound and retains about 80% orig varnish. Mechanics are fine. Strong bright bore with light pitting. (2) Looks like a Delaney. Cal. 46. SN 48. Small boot pistol with 5-7/8” rifled oct bbl, fixed sights, long top tang and short bottom tang, no trigger guard, 1-pc bag shaped walnut grip. CONDITION: About good. Metal is cleaned with file marks remaining. Moderate to heavy pitting on the bbl and backstrap. Stock is sound with good patina. Good mechanics with chipped hammer nose. Strong bore with light pitting. 4-53957 4-53958 JR456 (1,000-1,500)

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LOT OF THREE UNDERHAMMER PERCUSSION PISTOLS. (1) Unmarked, may be an Anderson. Cal. 40. SN 475. With 7″ oct to rnd bbl with turned muzzle, fixed sights, rounded frame with rear saw handle projection, 2-pc walnut grips with flared butt. Made without trigger guard. CONDITION: Fair. Cleaned to bright metal with heavy pitting. Left grip escutcheon replaced. Mechanics are fine. Chipped grip with strong varnish. (2) P.H. Ashton Boot Pistol. Cal. 32 rifled bore. SN 27. Small pistol with 4″ oct to rnd bbl, with the maker’s name on the top left flat, brass grip frame, fixed sights, with 2-pc bag shaped walnut grips, made without trigger guard. CONDITION: Good. Bbl retains blue/brown patina with some heavy pitting. Brass has a dark mustard patina. Grips are fine with about 50% varnish. (3) Ashton’s Very Similar to #2. Cal. 38. NSN. With 6″ oct to rnd bbl, with the maker’s name on the top left flat, fixed sights, brass grip frame, made without trigger guard. It has 2-pc bag shaped walnut grips. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains a smooth silver/brown patina. Grip frame a medium mustard patina. Grips are fine and retain about 85% orig varnish. Mechanics are fine. 4-53954 4-53955 4-53956 JR455 (800-1,200)

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8A.

KENDALL UNDERHAMMER RIFLE. Cal. 40. SN 789. Typical New England underhammer with 29-1/4″ oct bbl, dovetail front sight and long, orig, V-notch rear sight with some hand-scribed decorations. The top tang is lightly engraved and is stamped “SMITH’S IMPROVED PATENT STUD LOCK”. It has a serpentine brass trigger guard with brass trigger plate and a crescent brass buttplate stamped “789” on the tang. It also has a reverse mounted, simple, 2-pc, brass patch box on the right side of the butt. The bbl has four iron guides with a replacement ramrod. CONDITION: Very good. Iron retains a medium brown smooth patina with a few nicks & dings. Brass retains a dark mustard patina. Stock has a couple of grain checks in the wrist, otherwise the wood is sound and retains most of a smooth even patina. Good mechanics. 4-54278 JR465 (600-1,000)

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8B.

LOT OF TWO UNDERHAMMER PERCUSSION RIFLES. (1) D.H. Hilliard. Cal. 38. SN 508. Usual configuration with 25″ medium weight oct bbl, muzzle turned for bullet starter, German silver dovetail front sight and fine V-notch rear sight. The top flat has had the orig seat plugged and moved to its current location, apparently with a replacement sight. The target sight is missing. The left top flat has the maker’s name with “CORNISH N.H.”. It has iron guides with what may be the orig ramrod and brass furniture on the stock. The stock is tiger striped maple with a sweeping shadow-line cheek piece that has an elliptical silver inlay with a rectangular brass inlay on the right side. Accompanied by a set of modern made tools including a turn screw, nipple wrench with nipple pick in the handle and a brass & iron bullet starter. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl retains a smooth brown patina with a cleaned area around the orig dovetail. Top tang is bare metal. Stock is sound with a dark old patina and a few scrapes and old cleaning marks. Mechanics are fine, tools are crisp. (2) Unmarked Long Barreled Underhammer. Cal. 32. NSN. Unusual Kentucky style underhammer with 37-1/2″ oct bbl, German silver front sight, fixed rear sight with some light crude decorations on the top flat. It has a narrow, pointed, top tang with brass furniture in a more modern tiger striped maple stock with simple 2-pc patchbox. The bbl is secured with three pins & the stock has a long nose cap. The nipple is through the wood with a repaired hand forged hammer. CONDITION: Good. Iron has a dark brown crusty patina. Wood shows moderate to heavy wear with an old black finish. Mechanics are fine. 4-53952, 4-53953 JR469 (600-1,000)

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LOT OF TWO TINY PERCUSSION PISTOLS. (1) Hero, Cal. 34, NSN. Small brass rounded frame center hammer pistol with 4″ rnd bbl, bag-shaped walnut grips. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl retains 60-70% orig blue mixed with light surface rust. Grips retain a fine oil finish. Good mechanics, chipped nipple. (2) Cal. 32, NSN. Unmarked all metal pistol with 4″ oct to rnd bbl with brass collar at the muzzle. High center hammer with integral brass frame & grip. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl retains 85-90% strong bright blue with light surface rust. Grip has light pitting. Hammer will not cock. 4-54228 4-54230 JR399 (400-700)

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LOT OF TWO PERCUSSION PISTOLS. (1) Allen & Wheelock Center Hammer Single Shot Pistol, Cal. 36, SN 1002. Usual configuration, 5-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, marked “ALLEN & WHEELOCK” with rnd action and smooth bag shaped grips. It has a shotgun style hammer. CONDITION: Good. Light to medium gray/brown patina with a few nicks & dings and vice marks on the frame. Grips are smooth with no finish. Hammer is probably an old replacement with no safety notch. (2) Union Arms Pepperbox, Cal. 32, SN 40. Conventional configuration with 2-3/4″, 6-shot, fluted bbl cluster, shielded nipples, bar hammer, with 2-pc bag shaped walnut grips. The receiver is lightly engraved and the hammer is marked “THE UNION ARMS CO.” CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbls retain 30-35% thinning blue in the flutes, the receiver is a gray patina with traces of blue on the backstrap and bottom of the grip. Grips retain about 85% orig varnish, good mechanics. 4-54249 4-54310 JR400 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO PERCUSSION PISTOLS. (1) Bacon Arms Center Hammer Ring Trigger, Cal. 36, SN 88. Similar to Allen & Wheelock with 4-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, tiny bead front sight, marked on the top left flat “BACON & CO / NORWICH C-T”. The left flat is marked “CAST STEEL”. It has a rounded frame with offset center hammer, unusual ring trigger with 2-pc bag-shaped walnut grips. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Bbl retains an even thin blue patina with traces of bright blue. Frame is a gray patina with battered sideplate screw. Grips are fine with about 95% varnish, good mechanics. (2) Unmarked Toy Gun. Strange little toy with 4-1/2″ oct sheet metal bbl, center hammer, mounted in a 1-pc stock with sheet metal bbl band and sideplate with escutcheon around the trigger. It apparently was designed to fire a percussion cap only as the bbl would never stand a full charge. CONDITION: Crusty brown patina on the iron, crack in the forestock, retains about 80% varnish. 4-54238 4-54244 JR401 (400-700)

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LOT OF THREE TINY PERCUSSION DERRINGERS. (1) Unidentified, Cal. 28, NSN. All metal construction with 2-1/4″ tapered rnd bbl, 2-pc walnut grips, center hammer. CONDITION: About good. No orig finish, mechanics are fine. (2) Bacon All Metal Ring Trigger, Cal. 31, SN 219. 2-1/2″ rnd bbl, grips cast integral with frame, left side removable. CONDITION: Good. Medium to dark gray patina, hammer marks on bbl, mechanics are fine. (3) Bacon Bar Hammer, Cal. 31, SN 68. 2-1/4″ oct to rnd bbl with rnd frame, top mounted bar hammer, lightly engraved with walnut bag shaped 2-pc grips, long trigger with large trigger guard. CONDITION: Fair to good. Silver/gray patina, very worn, battered screws, mechanics are fine. 4-54241 4-54242 4-54243 JR393 (400-700)

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COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER. Cal. 31. SN 27849. Usual configuration with 5″ oct bbl, brass grip frame and 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Fine. All matching including the wedge. No orig finish remains having been cleaned to a bright metal color. Grip frame retains minute traces of orig silver-plating. Grips are sound and retain virtually all of their orig bright factory varnish with only a small nick & slight wear on the bottom edges. Cylinder retains about 75-80% stagecoach holdup scene and four of the safety pins are intact, the other two are missing. Will not hold on half cock, otherwise mechanics are fine. Bright shiny bore with a few spots of light pitting. This was a fine condition revolver when it was cleaned. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54698 JR285 (500-800)

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ALTERED COLT 1860 ARMY REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN 185021. Parts gun that may have been a conversion at one time, now restored to percussion. It has 5-1/2″ rnd bbl with properly relocated front sight, rebated cylinder, brass trigger guard, iron backstrap with 1-pc wood grips. The bbl is numbered “141552”, the trigger guard “129177”, with a small “US” underneath, the backstrap “23129” and the cylinder is unnumbered. The rammer slot is professionally filled like a Colt conversion. CONDITION: Fair to good. No orig finish remains being a medium gray patina with some fine surface spotting. Grips are probably old replacements with a gouge on the right side. Mechanics are fine, strong dark bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54695 JR293 (500-800)

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MANHATTAN NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 405. Series I with 5″ oct bbl, brass front sight, New York bbl address, 5-shot cylinder with brass grip frame & 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Very good. All matching. Retains about 20% orig blue in the sheltered areas with dark case colors on the frame with a few spots of light pitting. Cylinder retains 30-40% orig scenes with one strip of heavy pitting. Brass grip frame retains traces of orig silver being mostly a dark patina. Bbl is missing the rammer catch stud. Grip has filled repairs at each heel, otherwise is sound and retains about 70% orig varnish. Mechanics are fine, strong dark bore. 4-54254 JR386 (500-800)

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MANHATTAN NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 36. NSN. Unusual Manhattan with 6-1/2″ oct bbl, German silver front sight, tapered rammer lever with Type IV 2-line bbl marking & 5-shot cylinder. It has brass grip frame & 1-pc walnut grips. It is completely without serial numbers. The only markings are on the bbl. The cylinder has the “1859” patent date. CONDITION: Very good. No orig finish remains being a medium gray/brown patina overall with good edges. Scattered light pitting on the bbl. One patch of heavy pitting on the frame. Missing the spring recoil shield. No silver-plating remains on the grip frame. Grips are fine and retain about 90% orig varnish. Timing needs attention, otherwise mechanics are fine. Strong bore with moderate pitting. 4-54255 JR388 (500-800)

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SCARCE EARLY TYPE III MANHATTAN NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 16821. Type III with 6-1/2″ oct bbl, German silver front sight, later style tapered rammer lever with the rare recoil shield spring plate. It has brass grip frame & 1-pc walnut grips and 5-shot cylinder. CONDITION: Good to very good. All matching except the rammer, which is unnumbered. No orig finish remains being a medium to dark even brown patina with some fine light surface pitting. Grip frame retains traces of orig silver-plating being a medium mustard patina. Grips are sound & retain about 90% orig varnish. Cylinder retains 25-30% orig scene with light pitting. Wedge screw appears to be a replacement. Timing needs attention, otherwise mechanics are fine. Strong bore with light pitting. 4-54256 JR387 (500-800)

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LONDON PISTOL COMPANY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 31. SN 6135. Usual configuration with 3-7/8″ oct bbl with 1-line address, engraved iron frame with iron trigger guard & backstrap. It has 5-shot cylinder and 1-pc wood grips. CONDITION: Good. No orig finish remains being a medium to dark brown patina overall. Battered screws, loose trigger guard and worn grips, with a chip at the left toe. Mechanics are a little loose. Strong bore with moderate pitting. Wedge & wedge screw appear to be replacements. 4-54233 JR389 (300-500)

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IXL POCKET MODEL PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 31. SN 81. Unusual little dbl action only revolver with 3-3/8″ oct bbl, dovetail front sight, 5-shot cylinder with 2-pc flared butt walnut grips. It is completely unmarked except for the serial number on the bottom of the bbl and on the left side of the grip frame. The flat-sided frame is lightly engraved with foliate arabesque patterns. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains a medium gray patina and the frame, traces of orig finish. Cylinder retains about 90% bright blue. Grips are sound with about 90% orig varnish but appear to have been over-tightened damaging the left escutcheon. Rammer latch is a little loose. Mechanics are fine. 4-54258 JR391 (600-1,000)

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LOT OF TWO CIVIL WAR ERA REVOLVERS. (1) Colt Model 1860 Army. Cal. 44. SN 63955. Usual configuration with 8″ bbl, brass trigger guard, replacement iron backstrap, 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Fair, mismatched, various numbered parts, no orig finish, heavy pitting on bbl, light pitting elsewhere. Fine replacement grips, loose mechanics, worn dark bore. (2) Remington New Model Army conversion. Cal. 44 CF. SN 26931. Usual configuration with 8″ oct bbl, replacement 2-pc walnut grips. Conversion done by machining back of cylinder and adding a ring with loading groove in the right recoil shield. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Dark blue/brown patina overall, good bbl markings, amateur made grips. Will not hold on half cock or safety, strong bright bore, light pitting. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54663 JR288 (750-1,250)

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LOT OF TWO COLT PERCUSSION REVOLVERS. (1) Cal. 31. SN 72697. Early 1849 pocket model with 5″ bbl, brass grip frame and 1-pc wood grips. 5-shot cylinder, 2-line New York address. CONDITION: Fair, no orig finish, worn with overall gray patina & moderate rust. All matching except the cylinder pin. Good mechanics, strong dark bore. (2) Cal. 36. SN 8755. ’51 Navy parts gun with bbl cut to 6-1/4″, 1-line Hartford address, complete mismatch with the bbl numbered “75777”, the frame restamped “8755”, the trigger guard “85900” and the backstrap “9523”. The cylinder is unnumbered. 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Mechanics are loose, strong dark bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54662 JR282 (400-700)

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MASS ARMS ADAMS PATENT REVOLVER. Cal. 31. SN 3313. Pocket size revolver with 3-1/4″ oct bbl, German silver front sight with iron blade. Side mounted Adams type rammer, 5-shot cylinder, with 1-pc checkered walnut grip. The top strap has usual markings & patent dates. CONDITION: Good plus. Bbl & frame retain an even blue/brown patina with bright blue in the sheltered areas, mostly on the right side. Dbl action functions fine. Single action will not hold at full cock. Grip is fine with moderate wear. 4-54261 JR392 (500-800)

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WARNER PERCUSSION POCKET REVOLVER. Cal. 28. SN 73. Rare last model with 2-5/8″ rnd bbl, 6-shot cylinder, center mounted hammer with lightly engraved rounded frame. It has 2-pc walnut bird head grips. Estimated at fewer than 500 of this model made. CONDITION: Good to very good. No orig finish remains being a light gray patina overall. Timing needs attention, otherwise mechanics are fine. Grips are fine, with about 80% orig varnish. 4-54227 JR390 (400-700)

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*LOT OF THREE SMALL STEVENS PISTOLS. (1) *Model Tip Up 41 Pocket Pistol, Cal. 22, SN 49699. 3-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, German silver front sight, 2-pc square butt walnut grips. CONDITION: Fair to good. No orig finish, moderate pitting, chipped grips, 75% varnish, good mechanics, worn dark bore. (2) Diamond #43 2nd Issue, Cal. 22, SN 92468. Dainty pistol, 6″ oct to rnd bbl, globe front sight, tiny adjustable rear sight, nickel frame, 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Good plus. 25-30% bbl blue with the rest blue/gray patina and fine surface pitting. Frame retains 95% strong orig nickel, worn grips, worn dark bore, good mechanics. (3) New Model Pocket Rifle 2nd Issue, Cal. 32 RF. SN 523. Bbl reduced to 6-1/8″, brass frame, and 2-pc rosewood grips, missing the stock & rear sight extractor. CONDITION: As noted. 80% thin orig blue, no nickel remains on the frame. Grips are worn but strong. Good mechanics, worn bore. 4-54297, 4-54298 4-54311 JR394 (500-800)

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REMINGTON ELLIOT DERRINGER. Cal. 22. SN 10912. Small vest pocket derringer with 3″ 5-shot fluted bbl cluster, ring trigger with 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl retains 90-92% bright glossy blue with scattered light surface rust, muzzle & sharp edge wear. Frame & trigger are a gray patina with traces of orig blue. Left grip is missing a sliver and the right grip is cracked. Mechanics are fine, strong dark bores that may clean better. 4-54240 JR415 (400-700)

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SHARPS & HANKINS MODEL 3C DERRINGER. Cal. 32 RF Short. SN 8776. Usual markings with 3-1/2″ 4-shot bbl cluster, brass half moon front sight with 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Good to very good. All matching. Bbls retain about 25% strong bright blue with moderate rust pitting. Receiver is silvered case colors with scattered light pitting. Grips are fine retaining about 80% varnish. Good mechanics, strong bright bores with moderate pitting. 4-54221 JR407 (300-500)

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SHARPS MODEL 1C DERRINGER. Cal. 22. SN 4419. Usual configuration, 2-1/2″ 4-bbl cluster, fluted standing breech with rounded grip to frame juncture, front release with 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbls retain 50-60% bright blue with scattered spots of light rust. Mechanics are fine. Grips retain 75-80% varnish. Bright bores with light pitting. 4-55330 JR406 (300-500)

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SHARPS MODEL 1A DERRINGER. Cal. 22. SN 25595. Usual configuration, 2-1/2″ 4-bbl cluster, straight standing breech and straight grip to frame juncture with foliate pattern gutta percha grips. CONDITION: Good to very good. All matching. Bbls retain 25-30% dull blue in the flutes with the balance a gray patina and scattered light surface rust. Frame has traces of orig silver-plating. Grips are fine with a minor chipped toe, mechanics are fine. Strong bores with moderate pitting. 4-54220 JR405 (300-500)

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BACON ARMS PEPPERBOX REVOLVER. Cal. 22. SN 620. Unusual 6-shot derringer with 2-3/8″ fluted 6-shot bbl cluster, “Bacon Arms Co.” marking on bbl with extended lower frame with turned up end to serve as an anchor for the cylinder pin. It has 2-pc rosewood grips. CONDITION: Good to very good. No orig finish remains being a dark brown patina overall. Mechanics are a little loose but functional. Bores are dark. 4-54226 JR412 (300-500)

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TINY REMINGTON VEST POCKET DERRINGER. Cal. 22. SN 9594. Tiny little single shot with 3-1/4″ integral bbl & frame, usual markings on the top flat, pin front sight, silver-plated with rosewood grips. CONDITION: Fine plus. Retains 70-75% orig silver-plating with the balance flaked & worn to a light patina. Grips are fine with most of their orig finish. Mechanics are crisp, dark bore. 4-54303 JR408 (750-1,250)

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ROLLIN WHITE SINGLE SHOT PISTOL. Cal. 32 RF. SN 359. Unusual swinging breech pistol with 3″ keyhole oct bbl, German silver half moon front sight, flat-sided brass silver-plated frame with 2-pc rosewood grips. A small button on the left side of the frame releases the breechblock, which pivots to the right and allows for loading & unloading. It has an attached manual extractor. Only about 3,000 of these were made in the period 1861-64. CONDITION: Very fine plus. Bbl retains about 85% orig blue, thin on the sides & bottom, bright in the sheltered areas. Frame retains about 85% orig silver-plating and the grips about 90% varnish. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore with moderate pitting. 4-54239 JR411 (750-1,250)

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MOORE #1 DERRINGER. Cal. 41 RF. SN 5234. Usual configuration with 2-1/2″ ovoid shaped bbl, National Arms bbl address, half moon German silver front sight, silver-plated brass frame with very nice foliate arabesque pattern engraving with an arrow down each side of the bbl. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl retains 25-30% blue, strong in the sheltered areas and on the top flat. Frame retains about 50% thin orig silver-plate, strong in the sheltered areas. Mechanics are fine. Strong bright bore with one or two small spots of pitting. 4-54225 JR210 (700-1,000)

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NATIONAL ARMS #2 DERRINGER. Cal. 41 RF Short. SN 1731. Usual configuration with 2-1/2″ ovoid shaped bbl, usual bbl markings with lightly engraved bronze frame and 2-pc checkered bird head grips. CONDITION: Good to very good. No orig finish remains with the bbl being a cleaned bright metal finish. Frame is smooth with one or two tiny traces of orig silver. Grips are sound with about 50% varnish. Breech is slightly loose, otherwise mechanics are fine. Dark bore. 4-54224 JR409 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO REID MY FRIEND KNUCKLE DUSTERS. (1) Cal. 32 RF. SN 12835. Engraved brass frame with 5-shot cylinder and rounded spur hammer. Usual patent markings on the top strap. CONDITION: Fair to good. Traces of orig nickel remain with light nicks & dings, heavy wear. Cylinder is a gray patina with light pitting. Hand is either broken or missing and the cylinder stop does not work. End of the cylinder pin is broken. (2) Cal. 22. SN 4000. Usual brass frame with standard pattern engraving, marked on the lower left side “MY FRIEND”, with 7-shot cylinder. CONDITION: Fine. Traces of orig nickel remain. Engraving is sharp. Scrape on the right side of the grip. Cylinder retains a blue/gray patina. Mechanics are fine, good bright chambers. 4-54222 4-54223 JR403 (750-1,250)

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LOT OF TWO EARLY CARTRIDGE PISTOLS. (1) American Arms Swivel Breech, Cal. 22 & 32 RF, SN 1231. Wheeler’s patent 2-shot pistol with 3″ bbl cluster having a 22 on one side and a 32 on the other side. It has flat-sided brass frame with square butt rosewood grips. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains traces of orig finish being mostly a silver/gray patina with scattered spots of light surface rust. Frame retains 30-40% thin orig silver-plating. Grips have a chipped toe and retain about 70% varnish. Strong bright bores with moderate pitting in the 32 bbl, good mechanics. (2) Unmarked tiny derringer, Cal. 22, SN 0618. Has family resemblance to a number of other tiny derringers. It has 2-1/2″rnd bbl, flat sided with flat side frame, spur trigger & bird head 2-pc walnut grips. It is nickel finish without front sight. The front of the frame is squared off with a large screw Colt-type pivot. CONDITION: Fine. Retains about 90% nickel, 75% varnish on the grips. Dark bore. Will not hold on safety notch and trigger return spring is broken. 4-54234 4-54246 JR404 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO FLOBERT PISTOLS & ONE BLANK PISTOL. (1) Medium frame Flobert Pistol, Cal. 22, SN 1405. Single shot pistol with 4-3/8″ oct bbl, flat side engraved receiver with 1-pc bag grip and a shield shaped silver thumb plate. CONDITION: Good. Metal retains a medium gray/brown patina. Hammer spur is broken. Grip is fine, and mechanics are fine, dark bore. (2) Tiny single shot pistol, Cal. 22, NSN. Nickel finish with 3″ oct to rnd bbl, pin front sight, bird head walnut grips. It has pivoting flat breechblock with cut out for the hammer nose. CONDITION: Good to very good. 90% nickel. Good mechanics. 95% varnish on grips, dark bore. (3) Boss single shot blank firing pistol. Cal. appears to be 22 RF blank. NSN. All metal 1-pc construction with 2-pc bag shaped grip. Simple action. CONDITION: About good. Metal is cleaned bright with scattered moderate pitting. Grips appear to be replacements. Sliding breechblock is missing, dark bore. 4-54232 4-54247 4-54251 JR402 (200-300)

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COLT CLOVERLEAF HOUSE PISTOL. Cal. 41 RF. SN 4798. Usual configuration with 3″ rnd bbl, 4-shot fluted cylinder, captive rammer, bird head grip with replacement walnut grips. CONDITION: Poor. No orig finish remains. Dark brown patina on the iron. Worn & battered frame. Mechanics non-functioning. 4-54160 JR337 (250-350)

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ALLEN & WHEELOCK SIDE HAMMER RIMFIRE REVOLVER. Cal. 32 RF. SN 473. 3″ oct bbl with German silver front sight, “1860” patent date on the frame, unfluted cylinder with foxhunt scene and 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Fine. All matching. Bbl retains about 30% flaked blue and the frame traces of orig blue with the balance light patina. Grips retain most of the orig varnish and the cylinder about 90% orig scene. Good mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-54518 JR302 (500-800)

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REMINGTON RIDER POCKET REVOLVER CONVERSION. Cal. 32 RF. SN 2951. Rare 2″ model, manufactured as a cartridge revolver with pin front sight, nickel finish and checkered hard rubber grip. It has a German silver trigger guard. Usual factory conversion, in this case with a new manufactured cylinder from the factory instead of a converted percussion cylinder. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Overall retains 75-80% strong orig nickel with most of the wear on the right side and grip frame. Mechanics are fine. Grips have turned chocolate and show moderate wear, strong bore with moderate pitting. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54803 JR314 (500-1,000)

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REMINGTON NEW MODEL POCKET REVOLVER CONVERSION. Cal. 22. SN 21383. Nickel finish with 3-1/2″ oct bbl and 2-pc rosewood grips. Typical appearing Remington conversion with the bbl & chambers sleeved down to the smaller caliber. It appears functional and should work fine. CONDITION: Good. Retains about 60-70% of its re-nickeled finish with the balance dark patina. Grips are sound with 25-30% black paint. Handspring is either broken or missing, otherwise mechanics are fine. Worn dark bore with a ring about midpoint. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54804 JR312 (300-500)

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ALLEN & WHEELOCK 2ND TYPE SIDE HAMMER REVOLVER. Cal. 32 RF. SN 45. Blued finish with 5″ oct bbl, brass front sight, squared back of frame, without 1860 patent date and it has 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Very good. All matching including the grips. Bbl retains 85-90% bright glossy blue and the frame retains about 70% orig blue with the balance flaked to a light patina. Cylinder retains about 75% thinning orig blue. Good mechanics, strong bright bore with moderate pitting. 4-54515 JR300 (400-700)

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COOPER CONVERSION POCKET REVOLVER. Cal. 32 RF. Serial number not visible. Appears to be part Cooper and part Colt, with a Cooper frame and a Colt bbl. It has a Richards-Mason style conversion with the rear of the cylinder machined away and a spacer plate attached inside the frame. It has a 4″ rnd Colt bbl that has had the rammer removed and has 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Poor. 25-30% nickel remains on the frame with the balance dark patina. Bbl is battered and it has a homemade wedge. Grips are battered with a chipped right toe. Mechanics are loose. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54806 JR313 (200-400)

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ALLEN & WHEELOCK CENTER HAMMER NAVY REVOLVER. Cal. 32 RF. SN 46. Converted from lipfire to rimfire with 5″ oct bbl and 2-pc walnut grips. This is one of only about 500 ever made. CONDITION: Very good. Traces of orig finish remain, having been cleaned to bright metal. Address is good, all matching including the grips. Grips retain 75-80% orig varnish and the loading gate about 50% case colors with traces of strong case colors on the hammer. Mechanics are crisp, very bright shiny bore with two or three tiny spots of rust. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54704 JR286 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO MOORE TEAT FIRE REVOLVERS. Cal. 30 Teat Fire. (1) SN 29961. Usual configuration with 3-1/4″ rnd bbl marked “NATIONAL ARMS”, missing front sight, 6-shot unfluted cylinder, engraved brass frame with ejector and 2-pc bird head rosewood grips. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains about 60% glossy bright blue, flaked to light patina. Cylinder is a gray patina and the frame retains 15-20% nickel finish. Grips are worn with about 50% varnish. Good mechanics & strong bore with scattered heavy pitting. (2) SN 11697. Identical to above but with “MOORE” bbl marking. Also has broken front sight, without ejector and has more elaborate engraving. CONDITION: About good. No orig finish remains. Scattered light pitting with nicks & dings on the bbl. Worn grips. Will not hold at full cock. Strong dark bore. 4-54229 4-54231 JR398 (400-700)

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MASSIVE TRATNER PATENT DBL ACTION REVOLVER. Cal. 577. SN 39288. Extremely large bore revolver with 4-5/8″ ovoid shaped bbl, pin front sight, marked on the top strap “JAS. BEATTIE & SON, 205 REGENT ST LONDON”. It has a flat-sided frame with 5-shot fluted cylinder that has an attached plate with the index notches for the cylinder stop around the edge and holes for the firing pin. It has an iron trigger guard and checkered 1-pc walnut grip with a Lanyard loop in the butt. It appears to be missing a small piece from the right side of the frame. CONDITION: Good to very good. No orig finish remains being a silver/gray patina overall with scattered fine surface pitting. Hammer nose is broken and it will not hold at full cock, otherwise mechanics are fine. Grips show heavy wear with a gouge in the right side and a couple of screws are battered. Strong dark bore that may clean better. 4-53968 JR328 (300-500)

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LOT OF TWO ALLEN & WHEELOCK CENTER HAMMER LIPFIRE NAVY REVOLVERS. (1) Cal. 36 Lipfire. SN 35. One of only about 500 made in the early 1860’s, it has 5″ oct bbl, all iron construction with 2-pc walnut grips, still in orig lipfire. CONDITION: Good. All matching. Traces of orig finish remain on the bbl, otherwise mostly a silver metal color with fine surface rust. Mechanics are fine, strong bore with light pitting in the grooves. (2) Cal. 38 RF. SN 62. Nickel finish rimfire conversion with lipfire slots remaining. Conversion was done before the after market nickel-plating. It has 6″ oct bbl with brass front sight and 2-pc walnut grips with a Lanyard loop in the butt. CONDITION: Good, as refinished. All matching. Worn grips. Will not hold on full cock. Strong bore with moderate pitting. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54705 JR280 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO PINFIRE REVOLVERS. (1) Belgian made. Cal. 7 mm. No visible serial number. 6-shot cylinder with 3-1/4″ oct to rnd bbl, missing front sight, with spurless hammer, folding trigger and 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Fair. No orig finish remains being bright polished metal with moderate pitting on the frame, missing the ejector. Grips are fine with most of their orig varnish. Mechanics are fine. (2) Le Fauchaux. Cal. 11 mm. No visible serial number. Civil War era revolver of the type used by the Confederacy with 6-1/8″ oct to rnd bbl, pedestal front sight, fixed rear sight, with early Le Fauchaux markings with a Leroux patented dbl action trigger. It has large finger rest trigger guard and 2-pc walnut grips with iron butt cap with a lanyard ring. CONDITION: About fine. Retains 85-90% plum/blue finish with bright blue showing through the patina on the frame and cylinder. Left grip is missing a large chip and has a crack. Nicks, dings & scratches. Trigger return spring is broken and one screw is battered, otherwise mechanics are fine. 4-54250 4-54253 JR413 (500-750)

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BELGIAN MADE DBL ACTION REVOLVER. Cal. 38 S&W. NSN. Solid frame take-off from pin fire models with 5-3/4″ oct bbl, fixed sights, square butt 2-pc bone grips. It is lightly engraved with floral patterns and has fixed ejector rod on the right side. CONDITION: Fair. No orig finish remains being a bright metal color, with moderate pitting. Chipped left grip, good mechanics. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54811 JR294 (50-100)

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LOT OF THREE EARLY REVOLVERS. (1) Webley’s Patent Single Action Revolver. Cal. 455. Serial number not visible. Very early cartridge revolver with 6-3/8″ ovoid shaped oct bbl, broken front sight, the top strap is marked “WEBLEY’S PATENT”. It has checkered 2-pc walnut grips with a fixed Lanyard loop in the butt. High spur hammer with coarse checkering, single action only. CONDITION: Good. Retains about 50-60% bbl blue with light to moderate surface rust, the frame retains a plum/blue patina with moderate surface rust. Grip frame is heavily pitted and the grips are very worn. Mechanics are fine, crusty dark bore. (2) Uhlinger spur trigger revolver, Cal. 32 RF, SN 1820. Scarce unmarked revolver with 5-7/8″ oct bbl, tiny brass front sight, 6-shot cylinder, iron frame with detachable ejector pin and 2-pc rosewood grips with flared butt. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains 70-75% orig blue. Frame is a gray patina with fine rust pitting around the cylinder opening. Grips are sound and retain a fine hand polished patina. Mechanics are crisp, strong bright bore with a few spots of light pitting. (3) Belgian or German dbl action revolver, Cal. 38 CF, SN 1. Typical European styling with 3-3/4″ oct bbl, half moon front sight, case colored frame and trigger guard with thumb safety on the left side, articulated rammer with loading gate and checkered 2-pc bulbous grip. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Bbl retains about 80% thinning orig blue. Frame about 95% strong case colors, trigger guard turned silver. Grips are fine showing light to moderate wear, strong bright bore with light to moderate pitting. 4-54259 4-54260 4-54262 JR414 (750-1,250)

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LOT OF THREE ANTIQUE SMALL BORE SPUR TRIGGER REVOLVERS. All caliber 22. (1) Tycoon, SN23065. Nickel finish, 2-1/2″rnd bbl, bird head rosewood grips, 7-shot cylinder. CONDITION: Good, 75% orig nickel, bent cylinder pin, hand is missing, worn dark bore, grips 80% varnish. (2) Colt Open Top, SN87523. Usual configuration, 2-3/8″rnd bbl, half-moon German silver front sight, brass frame with bird head walnut grips, 7-shot cylinder. CONDITION: All matching. Bbl & cylinder retain mostly a smooth blue/gray patina with traces of blue and a few dings on the bbl. Frame is an even smooth medium mustard patina and the grips are fine with about 85% varnish. Good mechanics, strong dark bore. (3) American Standard Tool Co. Smith & Wesson Look-Alike, SN 29485. Built like a Smith & Wesson old Model 1-1/2 with 3-1/8″ keyhole oct bbl, German silver half moon front sight, brass frame, square butt 2-pc walnut grips and 7-shot cylinder with 14 notches. The cylinder has rolled engraving of an Indian fight scene. CONDITION: Good. No orig finish remains on the iron, it being a medium gray patina. Frame retains 10-15% orig silver-plating. Grips are fine with about 95% orig varnish. Hammer will not cock as the bottom half of the hammer pivot is broken away. Strong dark bore. 4-54245 4-54252 4-54299 JR395 (500-800)

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BLISS SPUR TRIGGER RIMFIRE REVOLVER. Cal. 25 Bliss. SN 404. Unusual little revolver with 3-1/8″ oct bbl, flat-sided frame, spur trigger with checkered hard rubber grips. The cylinder has a Remington style plate attached to the back that is slightly smaller than the cylinder diameter, which allows the hammer nose to strike the cartridge rim. CONDITION: Fair. Crusty dark brown patina, worn edges and good grips with a chip. Mechanics are fine. Worn dark bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54716 JR301 (50-150)

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COPY OF COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY WITH FOLDING TRIGGER. Cal. 44 American. No visible serial number. Basic configuration of a single action army with 4-7/8″ rnd bbl, attached ejector rod, with folding trigger and Belgian/Eastern Europe style square butt grip with 2-pc walnut grips and an old Lanyard stud. Top of the bbl is marked “REVOLVER SISTEM MARTIN E.G.E.” CONDITION: Poor to fair. Dark brown patina, battered screws, worn grips, loose mechanics, dark bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54680 JR290 (300-500)

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*BELGIAN COPY OF COLT REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Spcl. SN 22695. Small frame revolver with 5-1/2″ rnd bbl, half moon front sight with attached ejector rod. Dbl action with pressed checkered horn grips with a running stag on each side. The bbl is marked with the caliber and “WESTERN RANGER”. CONDITION: Good. Traces of orig finish, gray meal color, good mechanics and strong bright bore with a ring about mid-point. Grips are fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54681 JR291 (300-500)

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SMITH & WESSON #2 ARMY SPUR TRIGGER REVOLVER. Cal. 32 RF. SN 47762. Usual configuration, 6″ keyhole bbl, half moon German silver front sight with 2-pc square butt rosewood grips. The bottom of the butt has a small hole and the bottom of the front strap has another hole that leads one to believe these may have been for a shoulder stock attachment. CONDITION: Good to very good. All matching including the grips. Retains traces of blue in the sheltered areas with the balance a dark brown patina with light surface rust. Grips show moderate wear and retain 50-60% orig varnish. Mechanics need attention. Hand is either broken or missing. Strong bore with moderate pitting. 4-54159 JR341 (300-500)

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REMINGTON NEW MODEL NAVY CONVERSION REVOLVER. Cal. 38 RF. SN 3842. Usual configuration, 6-1/2″ oct bbl, homemade front sight and bird’s eye maple 2-pc grips. It has a factory style conversion with removable rear plate. Accompanied by a worn, decorated, 1920’s mail order holster, missing its thumb strap. CONDITION: Fair. No orig finish remains being a light metal color with heavy pitting. Grips are fine, mechanics are loose, strong bore, and light pitting. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54657 JR287 (300-500)

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RARE & UNUSUAL AMERICAN PARLOR RIFLE. Cal. About 177. NSN. Very unusual little rifle with 30-3/4″ oct to rnd bbl of which only about the front 5-3/4″ is actually bbl. It is loaded from the front with a single ball without a powder charge with propellant by a percussion cap, loaded through a rectangular opening in the bottom of the bbl. It has a back action lock with percussion style hammer that connects to a rod, which extends to the upper end of the bbl, which strikes the percussion cap. It is mounted in a nicely figured walnut stock with rounded pewter nose cap with the rest of the furniture made of brass. It has a serpentine trigger guard with dbl set triggers & crescent buttplate with toe plate. CONDITION: Very fine. Iron retains most of a very old professionally restored rust blue. Front sight is missing. Stock is sound and retains most of an equally fine old professionally restored finish. Mechanics are fine. 4-54274 JR475 (500-1,000)

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ENGLISH PERCUSSION FOWLER. Cal. About 14 bore. NSN. High grade fowler with 38-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl with British proofs on the left top flat and a deep chop mark “LONDON” on the top of the breech. The breech plug has two wide gold bands and the top tang is nicely engraved. It has German silver furniture with two guides on the bbl with a short nose pipe. The lockplate is German silver marked “WM CHANCE” and has the unusual feature of completely surrounding the bottom of the tumbler, apparently to reduce wood burnout. The lockplate is lightly engraved. It is mounted in a straight grain walnut half stock with engraved nose cap and two fancy escutcheons for the wedge. It has a fancy trigger guard/grip and a smooth buttplate with engraved tang. There is a heart inlay on the top of the wrist and a bird dog inlay on the bottom of the stock. Accompanied by a brass tipped replacement ramrod that is too short. CONDITION: Good. Dark brown patina on all the iron with heavy rust on the hammer and around the nipple area. Stock has a repaired crack through the forestock, has a new crack by the top tang and retains most of an old refinish. Good mechanics. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54601 JR474 (300-500)

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SMALL FULL STOCK PERCUSSION KENTUCKY RIFLE. Cal. About 42. NSN. Dainty late Kentucky with 31-1/4″ oct smoothbore bbl, fixed sights, with late style front action lock. It is mounted in a 1-pc walnut stock with raised side panels, brass furniture and crescent buttplate. It is made without forend tip, with one brass guide and nose pipe with faceted typical trigger guard. Accompanied by a very old replacement hickory ramrod. CONDITION: Very good. Metal retains a mottled silver/brown patina with heavy rust on the hammer and light to moderate pitting on the bbl. Wood is sound with the brass retaining a dark mustard patina. Nosepipe has a 3/8″ hole. Battered screws & replacement lockplate screw. Ex Hank Truslow Collection. 4-54197 JR464 (400-700)

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UNMARKED SMALL HALF STOCK PERCUSSION HUNTING RIFLE. Cal. 45. NSN. Small hunting rifle with 26″ oct bbl, fixed orig sights, with the lockplate marked “SPRATLEY” and Norfolk, Virginia. It is an old conversion from flint with dbl set triggers and has brass hardware with serpentine trigger guard, simple 2-pc patch box and crescent buttplate with short toeplate. It has a German silver squirrel inlaid on the cheek piece. The stock is nicely figured walnut with raised side panels and checkered straight wrist with iron forend cap and iron guide with brass nose pipe and a replacement ramrod. There are some initials scratched on the trigger bow. CONDITION: About good. Bbl is a medium to dark patina with fine pitting over most of the upper surface. Side of the hammer and around the muzzle has amateur punch decoration. Top tang screw is broken and it has a hairline back of the top tang. Wood retains most of an old refinish. Mechanics function well, strong bore with moderate pitting. 4-54942 JR378 (300-500)

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N.R. TYLER OVER/UNDER PERCUSSION RIFLE. Cal. 45-45. NSN. Very well made rifle with 32-1/2″ oct superposed bbls, both bbls rifled, with German silver front sight and fixed rear sight. The top flat is marked “N.R. TYLER / VIENNA O”. The bbls are held together with three dbl dovetails and have three brass guides on each side with one replacement ramrod and the other missing. It has a back action lock marked “WHITMORE WOLFF / DUEF– CO / PITTSBURGH PA”. The hammer and ignition system are most unusual in that the hammer has a dbl striker with a sliding bar for the lower striker to hit the nipple on the lower bbl. It has an iron serpentine trigger guard, dbl set triggers and a nicely figured walnut buttstock with simple 2-pc brass patchbox. The left side flat of the top bbl is stamped “–TLEY. NELSON & CO. CONDITION: Good. Iron retains a smooth even very dark brown patina with heavy pitting around the nipple areas. Stock has a crack at the receiver with chips around the lockplate, nicks & scratches. Mechanics are fine, strong dark bores. 4-54285 JR472 (400-700)

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LOT OF TWO HALF STOCK KENTUCKY RIFLES. (1) Converted from flintlock. Cal. 38. NSN. Early half stock with 39-5/8″ oct bbl, German silver front sight with dbl dovetail base and fixed rear sight. The top flat is marked “S.H. WARD” in large letters and “JAMESTOWN NY” in small letters. It has a front action lock, lightly decorated with matching engraved hammer marked “LEMAN / LANCTR. PA”. It is mounted in a 1-pc maple half stock with tiny cheek piece, brass furniture & dbl set triggers. It has replacement ramrod. Just behind the rear sight it is stamped “VII”. CONDITION: Good. Smooth, dark brown patina overall with light surface rust, heavy pitting around the tumbler. Stock has a crack on the left side panel and another hairline behind the lockplate, otherwise is sound with a dark oil patina on the buttstock, cleaned on the forestock. Mechanics are fine. (2) Unmarked southern style. Cal. 32. NSN. With 40-1/2″ oct bbl, fixed sights, dbl set triggers, walnut half stock with pewter nose cap & brass furniture. CONDITION: Fair. Worn, very dark patina on the iron with heavy pitting around the tumbler and on the lockplate. Stock has cracks & minor loss at the tip and retains most of an old refinish. Replacement ramrod, good mechanics. 4-53635, 4-53637 JR468 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO PERCUSSION LONG ARMS. (1) Late Kentucky rifle. Cal. 36. NSN. Appears to be an old parts gun, probably made from a converted flintlock bbl with 41-1/4″ oct bbl, orig fixed sights with old tumbler conversion, very late square back front action lock with simple brass furniture and dbl set triggers. Mounted in a homemade 1-pc walnut stock. CONDITION: Fair to good. Metal retains a dark crusty patina with very heavy pitting on the lockplate and around the nipple. Wood is sound with amateur refinish. Mechanics are fine. (2) Half stock fowler. Cal. about 14 bore. NSN. With 37-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, with Belgian proof on the top flat, iron furniture with front action lock, 1-pc walnut stock with checkered wrist. CONDITION: Fair. Crusty, brown patina on all the metal. Wood has several cracks & missing slivers. Mechanics are fine. From the Collection of the late Allen Graves. 4-54369, 4-54370 JR466 (300-500)

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EARLY GALLERY AIR RIFLE. Cal. About 32. SN 328. Deluxe heavy rifle with 20-1/2″ oct bbl, 7-1/2″ x about 2″ rnd receiver/air reservoir with 2-pc nicely figured walnut stock. The bbl has a tiny German silver front sight and an 80-meter rear sight, which was mounted in a dovetail cut through the name on the top flat. The top of the receiver is beautifully engraved with foliate arabesque patterns and a vignette of a peacock sitting on a branch. It has a rnd forearm with large shell-carved schnable tip with two dbl fleur-de-lis German silver escutcheons and a similar inlay on the stock cheek piece with another escutcheon on the right side. The entire bottom of the stock is overlaid with a German silver-plate that has a slot for the cocking lever to operate. The cocking lever also serves as the trigger guard. It has a brass crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Fair to good. No orig finish remains being a mottled gray/brown patina. Forearm has a long crack and two smaller ones with chips on the schnable tip. Stock is sound and the wood overall retains 60-70% varnish. Action spring is fine but it does not seem to cock, could be operator error. 4-54291 JR476 (300-500)

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REMINGTON NEW MODEL ARMY CARBINE. Cal. 44 Percussion. NSN. Unusual carbine made from a revolver with 23-3/8″ rnd bbl, usual New Model frame with large replacement trigger guard and homemade walnut stock. The metal is all painted black. CONDITION: Fair. Retains 60-70% black paint. Mechanics need attention, will not hold on full cock, battered screws, poor fit on the stock with a crack below the bottom tang. Bright shiny bore. 4-54281 JR470 (250-500)

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SCARCE ENFIELD SNIDER CONVERSION CARBINE. Cal. .57 SN 4391. Converted rifle with 25-1/4″ bbl, barleycorn front sight and reverse mounted ladder rear sight. It is mounted in a 1-pc walnut stock with two bands and slotted head wiping rod. It has a brass buttplate with the number “327” on the tang and has the Enfield cartouche on the right side near the buttplate. The lockplate has usual markings with the date “1867”. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl retains about 70% strong orig blue with a couple of large patches of light surface rust. Stock is sound showing moderate to heavy wear and retains most of a fine dark patina. Mechanics are fine, strong dark bore with fine pitting that will clean better. 4-54277 JR53 (700-1,000)

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CUT DOWN REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK RIFLE. Cal. Either 11 mm Danish or 43 Spanish. SN 0178. A very tired specimen with bbl reduced to 22-1/2″, no sights, two bands with forestock reduced accordingly. Extremely long replacement buttstock with unusual smooth buttplate. CONDITION: Poor to fair. Crusty brown patina on the metal, worn dark forestock, cracked wrist with bright patina on the buttstock. Broken hammer spring, worn dark bore. From the Collection of the late Allen Graves. 4-54367 JR85 (75-150)

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BANNERMAN PARADE RIFLE. Altered musket with 30-1/4″ metal & wood bbl, 46″ overall length. The bbl has a bayonet lug on the bottom with 1808 pattern split front band with sight and sling loop. It has a flat, screwed on middle band with large 2-pc trigger guard with sling loop. The lockplate is unmarked. It has an iron buttplate and slotted head ramrod. CONDITION: Good. No finish remains on the metal, it being a dark patina. Wood has several chips around the lock with usual nicks, scratches & dings elsewhere and a big gouge on the forestock. Mechanics are fine. 4-54279 JR467 (200-300)

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BREVETTE ALLIN STYLE TRAPDOOR RIFLE. Cal. appears to be 45-70. NSN. Usual trapdoor configuration with 32-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl with three wide lands & grooves, two bands with square base front sight/bayonet lug and Belgian style reverse mounted musket ladder rear sight. The receiver has a faceted front ring with Allin style breechblock and a spring-loaded ejector. The lockplate is “1864” dated Springfield with a replacement or modified hammer and the stock and hardware are Springfield. It has a solid head ramrod. The breechblock has two Belgian proofs. No other marks were visible. CONDITION: Fine. Overall retains a smooth dark brown patina with some light fine surface rust on the receiver, breechblock & lockplate. Stock has two hairlines back of the lockplate and one in front otherwise the wood is sound with numerous moderate to heavy nicks, dings & scratches with an old dark patina. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore. 4-54296 JR98 (500-1,000)

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SWISS VETTERLI BOLT ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 41 Swiss RF. SN 125426. Usual configuration with 33″ oct to rnd bbl, square base front sight/bayonet lug and 1000 meter rear sight. It has 2-pc walnut stock with full-length forearm, square checkering at the receiver end, three bands, missing the wiping rod. There are small cartouches & stamps on the wood. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl & bolt retain a dark brown patina and the receiver a silver crusty brown patina with several small spots of heavy rust. Wood is sound with usual handling & use nicks, dings & scratches, moderate to heavy soil, retaining 50-60% orig finish. Mechanics are a little stiff, probably just in need of oil. Strong bright bore with scattered moderate pitting in the grooves. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54632 JR164 (200-400)

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SWISS VETTERLI BOLT ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 41 Swiss RF. SN 145568. Usual configuration with 33″ oct to rnd bbl, square base front sight/bayonet lug and 1000 meter rear sight. It has 2-pc walnut stock with full-length forearm, square checkering at the receiver end, three bands and wiping rod. The left side of the buttstock is dated “1887” and there are various other small cartouches & stamps on the wood. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains about 95% orig blue, the receiver 40-50% faded case colors and the wood with usual handling & use nicks & dings retains 85-90% orig finish. Appears to be all matching with good mechanics and bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54633 JR163 (250-400)

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*JAPANESE TYPE 38 ARISAKA MILITARY RIFLE. Cal. 6.5 Jap. SN 84389. Standard production Arisaka with matching numbered bolt and bayonet with scabbard. It has 31-1/2″ bbl with usual sights, short upper hand guard and spliced 1-pc stock with sling swivels. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Bbl retains about 90% orig blue and the receiver about 85% blue with the mum having been ground and the dust cover missing. Wood is sound with a couple of gouges and usual handling & use marks retaining most of a light refinish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. Bayonet has a couple of dents in the scabbard with some light surface rust. Blade is clean, lightly sharpened with about 70% orig blue. 4-54276 (150-250)

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SWISS VETTERLI BOLT ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 41 Swiss RF. SN 198848. Usual configuration with 33″ oct to rnd bbl, square base front sight and 1200 meter rear sight. It has 2-pc walnut stock with full-length forearm, two bands and wiping rod with lug for saber bayonet on the upper band. There are small cartouches & stamps on the wood. It has a pin through the wrist and a semi-crescent buttplate with short tangs. CONDITION: Very fine. Appears to be all matching with the metal retaining about 95% strong orig blue. Wood is sound with light handling & use marks, dings & scratches. Good mechanics, full of Cosmoline, bright shiny bore under Cosmoline. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54631 JR165 (200-400)

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*ARGENTINE MAUSER MODEL 1891 MILITARY RIFLE. Cal. 7.65 Argentine. SN D5070. Usual contract Mauser with 30″ rnd bbl, square base front sight and 2000-meter ladder rear sight. Usual Argentine receiver markings with ground crest. 1-pc walnut stock and tiny hand guard. It has Argentine inspector cartouche on the right side of the butt and appears to be all matching. CONDITION: Fine plus. Bbl retains 95-97% strong orig blue, the receiver retains about 85% orig blue with the ground area a light patina. Stock has several small bruises and normal handling & use marks and retains about 90% orig finish. Cartridge box retains about 70% blue. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore. 4-54280 JR54 (300-500)

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RARE MARS MODEL 115 PARLOR RIFLE. Cal. About 8 mm. NSN. Unusual little rifle that resembles a GEW K98 rifle, probably intended as a training aid. It has an overall bbl length including integral receiver of 30-3/8″ with a high barleycorn front sight and military style rear sight with German style side sling swivels. The receiver is marked “MARS 115” on the top and “VENUS WAFFENWERK ZELLA-MEHLIS (GERMANY)” on the side and there is a number stamped behind the trigger guard “K/315713”. Opening the bolt completely to the rear and apparently inserting a pellet in a rotating trap, which is 12” from the muzzle on top of the bbl, operate the action. Then, when the bolt is closed, it can be fired. CONDITION: Very good plus. Metal retains 75-80% orig blue mixed with light surface rust. Wood is sound and retains a fine hand rubbed patina. Missing the wiping rod and front band screw. Mechanics appear to be fine. 4-54292 JR77 (300-500)

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*REMINGTON MODEL 03A3 MILITARY RIFLE. Cal. 30-06. SN 3986256. Standard 03A3 with 24″ bbl, standard sights, mounted in a Type C stock with no proofs or cartouches and with long upper hand guard. It has checkered steel buttplate with trap. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Metal is as new, appears to be unfired, retaining virtually all of its greenish parkerized finish. Stock and hand guard retain most of a fine arsenal type refinish. Brilliant shiny bore. 4-54997 JR127 (500-800)

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*SPRINGFIELD M1 GARAND. Cal. 30-06. SN 243885. Standard issue Garand with 24″ bbl, battle sights, 2-pc hand guard and 1-pc stock with canvas sling. It has a standard buttplate with trap. Accompanied by an orig “AFH”, short Garand bayonet with black grip panels and orig Fiberglas scabbard. This appears to be a parts rifle as no part number could be found on the bbl. It does however, have a National Match slide. CONDITION: As noted. Metal retains a light gray/green parkerized finish on the receiver with the bbl & gas tube being a dark gray finish & the trigger guard worn bright. Stock has a hairline back of the receiver and another in the lower hand guard and retains about all of a glossy finish with light nicks & dings. Good mechanics, bright shiny bore. Bayonet is extremely fine with a small crack in one handle. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54580 JR146 (500-800)

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*EARLY SPORTERIZED SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1903 RIFLE. Cal. 30 (Appears to be 30-06). SN 83529. Unmarked conversion, possibly by Griffin & Howe, uses the orig military bbl with sleeve ramp front sight and a Lyman 57SME receiver sight with target knobs. The area on the stock below the receiver sight has an old cutout, apparently for another model of receiver sight. It is mounted in an exhibition quality shell & flame grain Claro walnut stock, uncheckered, with black forend tip, hard rubber grip cap and checkered Winchester style steel buttplate and has a straight comb with cheek piece. The left side of the receiver has four holes apparently for an old Griffin & Howe side mount with corresponding relieved area in the stock. CONDITION: Very fine. Metal retains most of its fine custom finish with light edge wear. Stock is sound with five or six small grain checks on the right side and retains most of its fine custom finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-54392 JR91 (300-500)

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*SPRINGFIELD CUSTOM BOLT ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 25-06. SN 1213385. Built on a 1903 Springfield action with 26″ Flaig’s tapered rnd bbl, with Weaver bases & rings mounting a Leupold Vari-X III 3.5-10X scope. It is mounted in an uncheckered 1-pc tiger maple stock, 14-1/2″ over a black Pachmayr pad. CONDITION: Very fine plus. Metal retains virtually all of its fine custom finish, the stock has a couple of replaced chips back of the top tang and a hairline by the bolt slot, otherwise the wood is sound and retains most of its custom finish. Good mechanics, strong bore, dark in the grooves. Good optics. 4-54405 JR120 (500-800)

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*TEXAS RANGER USED REMINGTON MODEL 742 SEMI-AUTO RIFLE. Cal. 30-06. SN 36253. Early 742 with 22″ rnd bbl, ramp front sight, removed rear sight. The receiver is mounted with Weaver rings containing a 4X scope. The forearm has the early style ribbing on each side and the semi-pistol grip stock is uncheckered with a checkered alloy buttplate. The left side of the receiver is hand engraved “D.P.S. 26025”. This rifle was owned and used by Texas Ranger Ralph Rohatsch Sr. when he was a Texas Ranger and is accompanied by a notarized letter from Ralph Rohatsch Jr. dated July 1, 2004 stating that this rifle was owned and used by his father during his law enforcement career. Also accompanying is a letter from the Texas Dept. of Public Safety dated Feb. 28, 1969 addressed to “Ranger Ralph Robert Rohatsch” expressing appreciation for his years of faithful service upon his retirement. Also included is a copy of a newspaper article regarding Mr. Rohatsch at his retirement. It reports that Mr. Rohatsch was one of the orig, fifty, motorcycle patrolman for the Texas Highway Dept. before the formation of the Texas Rangers. Also accompanying is a copy of a photograph of eight rangers of Company D at Alice, TX in December 1943, which includes Ralph Rohatsch. Another photograph is of a long row of motorcycle policemen in front of the capitol building, one of which is presumably Mr. Rohatsch. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains most of its orig factory finish to both metal and wood with only minor handling & use nicks & scratches. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-53897 JR22 (500-1,000)

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*SAVAGE MODEL 99 G LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 300 Savage. SN 301577. Take down version of the G model with 24″ tapered rnd bbl, pedestal front sight and sheet metal rear sight. It has nicely figured American walnut with checkered schnable tip forearm and capped pistol grip stock with serrated steel buttplate. CONDITION: Fine. Retains 93-95% orig blue overall, thin on the bottom of the receiver with some light scratches. Wood is sound and retains most of an old sanded refinish. Lever retains about 90% case colors, faded on the outside edge. Good mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-54391 JR89 (300-500)

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*SAVAGE MODEL 99 EG LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 250-3000. SN 413565. Usual configuration with 24″ tapered rnd bbl, ramp front sight with Sheard blade and semi-buckhorn rear sight. It has nicely figured American walnut wood with checkered schnable tipped forearm and capped pistol grip stock with serrated steel buttplate. It has non-factory sling swivels on the forearm and buttstock. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains about 95% strong orig blue and the receiver about 60-70% thin blue. Lever retains about 90% case colors faded on the outside edges. Stock has a crack back of the top tang and retains most of an old wiped finish. Good mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-54390 JR88 (400-700)

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*SAVAGE MODEL 1899F TAKE DOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 250-3000. SN 248274. Lightweight version with 22″ tapered rnd bbl, pedestal front sight, missing the rear sight and with a Lyman 57SA tang sight. It has uncheckered wood with straight stock & schnable tip forearm with serrated steel buttplate. CONDITION: Good. Blue/gray patina overall with scattered spots of light surface rust on the bottom of the receiver. Wood is sound and retains most of an old refinish with a replaced chip at the toe and a filled compass hole in the comb. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-54403 JR135 (250-500)

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WHITNEY-SCHARF LEVER ACTION SPORTING RIFLE. Cal. 32 WCF (32-20). SN 1533. Standard grade rifle with 24″ tapered rnd bbl, full magazine, scallop side receiver, top ejecting with spring loaded loading gate, uncheckered wood with straight stock & semi-crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Fair to good. No orig finish remains being a medium gray/brown patina overall with spots of light surface rust on the receiver. Forearm has hairlines and a loose splinter over the ejection port spring area, otherwise the wood is sound with usual handling & use marks showing heavy wear with most of an old refinish. Lever latch is missing. Mechanics are fine, worn dark bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54581 JR147 (500-800)

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*STEVENS HIGH POWER LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 25 Rem. Serial number not visible. Standard grade rifle with 21-3/4″ rnd bbl, 2/3 magazine, Marlin style receiver & lever with enclosed flat side bolt. It has nicely figured American walnut wood, uncheckered with straight stock and unusual checkered semi-crescent buttplate. The bbl has a broken front sight, semi-buckhorn rear sight, missing the elevator, and a Lyman locking tang sight. CONDITION: Fine. Overall retains about 90% strong orig blue with most of the wear on the bottom of the receiver. It has a few very scattered small spots of light surface rust. Wood is sound with light nicks & scratches, a couple of bruises and a long scratch on the buttstock. Good mechanics, strong bore, dark in the grooves. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54595 JR177 (400-700)

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*WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SADDLE RING CARBINE. Cal. 44 WCF (44-40). SN 385490. Standard carbine with 20″ bbl, full magazine, homemade copper front sight in a square base with carbine ladder rear sight, missing its screw. Uncheckered wood with straight stock & carbine buttplate. The left side of the chamber area of the bbl is stamped “Odin Alex VA” signifying a re-importation. CONDITION: About good. No orig finish remains being a silver/gray patina overall with fine pitting on the receiver. Wood is sound, retains most of a sanded oil finish. Good mechanics, strong bore with moderate pitting. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54621 JR167 (500-800)

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*WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SADDLE RING CARBINE. Cal. 25-35. SN 970108. Standard carbine with 20″ rnd bbl, full magazine, square base sight with Marbles Sheard blade and platinum line 3-leaf express sight. It has a staple & ring in the left side of the receiver and the receiver has been drilled & tapped for receiver sight. It has straight grain wood with amateur checkering, straight grip & carbine buttplate. It also has non-factory swivels. CONDITION: As noted, about good. Bbl & magazine tube retain 85-90% blue turning plum on the magazine tube. Receiver has 10-15% blue on the left side of the receiver with the balance a light silver/brown patina. Wood is sound with the buttstock retaining about 75% orig varnish. Good mechanics, very bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54586 JR152 (500-800)

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*WINCHESTER MODEL 92 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 32 WCF (32-20). SN 904729. Standard grade rifle with 24-1/4″ rnd bbl, full magazine, bead front sight and flattop rear sight. It has uncheckered wood with straight stock & crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Good. Traces of orig blue remain in the sheltered areas on the bbl & magazine tube with the balance a mottled silver/brown with spots of light rust. Receiver is a silver/gray with light spotted rust. Wood is sound with light nicks & scratches and the caliber scratched on the right side of the forearm. It retains a cleaned patina. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54622 JR166 (400-700)

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*ALTERED WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 SADDLE RING CARBINE. Cal. 44 Mag. SN 19411. Reportedly made for the Montana State Police, this little carbine has an 18″ custom rnd bbl with ramp front sight, button magazine, highly figured custom wood with straight stock and checkered steel buttplate and a Model 65 style forearm. Receiver is mounted with a Lyman 66 receiver sight and there is a staple & ring in the left side. The bottom of the receiver has had the serial number restamped, in addition has a large number “1312” stamped adjacent to the serial number. CONDITION: Bbl retains about 90% bright custom blue with some chemical spotting. Receiver retains a mottled artificially aged patina. Wood is sound with repaired grain checks in the wrist and retains most of its bright custom finish. Good mechanics, bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54634 JR162 (300-500)

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*WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 SADDLE RING CARBINE. Cal. 30 WCF. SN 420804. Standard carbine with 20″ bbl, full magazine, Wells Fargo commemorative buttstock with checkered wrist, stud & ring in left side of receiver. CONDITION: Fair to good. Front band is a post-war replacement. Front sight blade homemade, rear sight damaged. Traces of orig finish remain, being mostly silver/gray patina. Buttstock is sound with gouges. Forearm with couple of cracks is much battered. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54604 JR170 (300-500)

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*SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 EASTERN CARBINE. Cal. 30 WCF (30-30). SN 349322. Standard carbine with 20″ bbl, full magazine, replacement front and rear sights, rifle buttstock with crescent buttplate. Broken & repaired top tang. CONDITION: Fair. Traces of finish on the bbl with about 80% on the magazine tube, probably an old replacement. No finish on the receiver being silver/gray patina. Stock is cracked and heavily sanded. Forearm an old replacement, probably homemade. Good mechanics, strong bore, dark in the grooves. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54603 JR171 (300-500)

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*WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 32 WS. SN 278051. Standard grade rifle with 26″ rnd bbl, full magazine, half-nickel front sight and semi-buckhorn rear sight with a hole near the dovetail. It has uncheckered wood with straight stock & crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Fair to good. No orig finish remains, artificially aged over moderate to heavy pitting. Wood is sound and retains most of an old refinish. Mechanics are fine, strong dark bore. 4-54419 JR99 (300-600)

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WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 38-55. SN 20873. Standard grade antique rifle with 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, and half-nickel front sight and modified semi-buckhorn rear sight. It has very nicely figured straight grain walnut, stock & forearm with straight grip & crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Very fine. A very beautiful, very professional restoration similar to a Turnbull job, if in fact, it was not done by him. Colors are vivid & bright, both blue & case colors with sharp edges. Wood is sound with light handling & use marks. Crisp mechanics, strong bore with light to moderate pitting. Would make an outstanding Cowboy Action shooter or hunting rifle. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54582 JR148 (500-800)

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*UBERTI REPRODUCTION 1860 HENRY RIFLE. Cal. 44-40. SN 03965. Usual Henry configuration with 24-1/4″ oct bbl, integral magazine, German silver front sight, Henry style 900-yard ladder rear sight with nicely figured buttstock with brass crescent butt with trap. The buttstock & bbl have factory Henry style sling swivels. The receiver is very nicely engraved with the vignette of standing buffalo on the left side, a running deer on the right side, surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns and wide border designs. It has stipple background that has been inked in black. CONDITION: As new, probably unfired, retaining virtually all its fine factory finish to both metal & wood with minor nicks & scratches. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54600 JR172 (1,000-1,500)

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*NAVY ARMS/UBERTI COPY OF THE WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 44-40. SN 47812. Fine copy with 24-1/4″ oct bbl, full magazine, standard front sight and Henry style 900-yard ladder rear sight. It has straight grain walnut stock & forearm with crescent brass buttplate without trap. CONDITION: As new, probably unfired.. Retains virtually all of its orig factory finish to both metal & wood with minor handling & storage marks. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54598 JR176 (400-700)

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*NAVY ARMS UBERTI REPRODUCTION MODEL 1873 LEVER ACTION CARBINE. Cal. 44-40. SN 35172. Fine reproduction stainless steel carbine with 16-1/8″ rnd bbl, full magazine, barleycorn front sight and carbine ladder rear sight with straight grain walnut wood with straight grip and carbine buttplate with trap. There is a staple & ring in the left side of the receiver. CONDITION: Extremely fine, as new. Retains virtually all of its orig factory finish to both metal & wood with minor nicks & scratches. Appears to be unfired. Crisp mechanics, brilliant shiny bore From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54590 JR156 (400-700)

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LOT OF THREE PIECES OF WINCHESTER WOOD WITH HENRY BUTTPLATE & A SHORT FOREARM. (1) 92 or 94 carbine buttstock, sound with old refinish. (2) Carbine forearm, sound with old refinish. (3) Small military forearm, appears new. (4) Rifle buttstock with Henry buttplate that has engraved tang with trap, 1st type with rounded heel, numbered inside the toe “3833”, slightly nicked and dinged with moderate wear and a good patina, stock is nicked, dinged & scratched with a hairline at the wrist, screws are not Henry type. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54818 JR279 (300-600)

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*BOXED COLT OFFICER’S MODEL DA REVOLVER. Cal. 22. SN 24966. Blue finish, 6″ bbl, and adjustable front & rear sights, full-checkered Colt silver medallion, walnut grips with checkered trigger & backstrap. Accompanied by a homemade mahogany box made specifically to fit this revolver. CONDITION: As new. Retains virtually all of its orig bright factory finish to both metal & grips with only a tiny spot of rust on the right front of the frame and a faint spot of muzzle edge wear. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. Box is fine. 4-53932 JR325 (400-700)

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*COLT POLICE POSITIVE DA REVOLVER. Cal. 32 Colt (S&W Long). SN 223374. Nickel finish with 6″ bbl, integral half moon front sight, with beautiful, silver, Colt medallion, pearl grips. CONDITION: Very fine to extremely fine. Retains about all of its bright orig factory nickel finish with a couple of small marks on the sideplate. Sideplate screws are slightly battered. Grips have lots of fire and are near perfect. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-53847 JR252 (600-1,000)

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*SCARCE DBL MARKED COLT NEW POLICE DA REVOLVER. Cal. 32 Colt (S&W Long). SN 52568. Early model with 6″ bbl, integral half moon front sight, hook style cylinder latch and square butt with checkered Colt logo hard rubber grips. The bbl is marked on the left side “COLT NEW POLICE 32” and on the right side “POLICE POSITIVE”. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Retains about 85% bright orig blue overall with heavy bbl wear and moderate edge wear. Gray backstrap and thin blue front strap. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore. 4-53849 JR251 (300-600)

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*COLT POLICE POSITIVE TARGET DA REVOLVER. Cal. 22. SN 34807. Blued finish with 6″ bbl, adjustable front & rear sights, square butt frame with full-checkered, silver medallion, walnut grips. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains 95-97% strong bright orig blue overall with minor muzzle edge wear and a small scrape down the bbl. Frame has scattered spots of light fine surface rust. Grips show moderate wear with some chipping on the right bottom edge. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-53856 JR250 (400-600)

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*SMITH & WESSON K-22 MASTERPIECE DA REVOLVER. Cal. 22. SN K74644. K-22, 5-screw model with scarce 4-1/2″ ribbed bbl, patridge front sight, adjustable rear sight, narrow high hammer with narrow trigger and silver medallion diamond checkered magna grips numbered to this revolver. A Smith & Wesson factory letter identifying this revolver, which indicates it was shipped April 12, 1949 to Krause Hardware Co., Cincinnati, OH, accompanies it. The bbl length is not mentioned in the letter but close examination indicates that it is probably a factory job as the crown is right, the rib setback is correct and sight placement is correct, but is not guaranteed. CONDITION: Very fine. Overall retains 92-93% strong orig blue, thinning on the bbl, with muzzle & sharp edge wear. Retains most of its case colors on the hammer, slightly faded, and about 75% case colors on the trigger. Grips show moderate wear with chipped diamonds and a few nicks & scratches. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-53901 JR327 (400-700)

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*SMITH & WESSON MODEL 29-3 DA REVOLVER. Cal. 44 Mag. SN AAM5888. Blue finish, 8-3/8″ bbl, red ramp & white outline sights, target trigger & hammer with checkered medallion magnum grips. Accompanied by a black nylon holster. CONDITION: Fine. Completely restored finish over small rust pits on the bbl. Cylinder has a small chemical spot, grips are fine, and mechanics are crisp. Bright shiny bore. Holster is fine. 4-51545 JR342 (300-500)

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*COLT COBRA DA REVOLVER. Cal. 32 Colt (S&W Long). SN 22808. Beautiful air weight revolver with 2″ bbl, fixed sights, full grip frame with full-checkered Colt, silver medallion, walnut grips. Accompanied by its orig chocolate hinge-lid box numbered to this revolver containing an orig bore brush in a paper sleeve with a Notice to Gunsmiths flyer in the bottom. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, new and unfired with only the hint of a very faint cylinder line. Retains virtually all of its brilliant factory finish to the metal and grips. Box has some minor finish losses on the outside but is completely intact with some magic marker numbers on each end. One edge of the bottom inside is broken. 4-53866 JR253 (400-500)

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*COLT AGENT DA REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Spcl. SN 214313. Transition model ca. 1960’s. Blued finish, 2″ bbl, alloy frame with half-grip frame and checkered walnut grips. Its orig 2-pc wood grain box with fitted red & black cardboard interior and black & yellow end label with a Colt instruction manual accompanies it. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Retains 98-99% orig factory finish with minor muzzle edge wear and fine edge wear on the frame & cylinder. Grips have a few nicks on the back edge and there is a small surface scrape on the backstrap. Box is equally fine. 4-53867 JR254 (300-500)

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*RARE COLT DETECTIVE SPECIAL DA REVOLVER. Cal. 32 Colt (32 S&W). SN 661846. Early style with full grip frame, blued finish, 2″ bbl with silver medallion full-checkered walnut grips. CONDITION: As new. Appears to be unfired. Retains virtually all of its orig bright factory finish, crisp grips and mechanics. Bright shiny bore. 4-53852 JR241 (300-500)

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*COLT COBRA DA REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Spcl. SN 118284. Blued finish, alloy frame with 2″ bbl, fixed sights, full grip frame with full-checkered silver Colt medallion grips. It has a factory shroud around the hammer. 1961 production. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains about 97-98% strong bright orig factory finish with light muzzle edge wear and a nick on the top strap. Grips show light wear. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-53844 JR246 (350-500)

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*COLT DETECTIVE SPECIAL DA REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Spcl. SN C51632. Late issue revolver with 2-3/16″ full shroud bbl, fixed sights, half grip frame with checkered 2-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Appears to be new & unfired. Retains virtually all of its bright orig factory finish. Crisp grips & mechanics. Bright shiny bore. 4-53850 JR242 (300-500)

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*SCARCE COLT COBRA DA REVOLVER. Cal. 22. SN B73913. Alloy frame revolver in a scarce caliber with 3″ bbl, fixed sights, half-grip frame with full-checkered silver medallion walnut grips. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Retains about 98% strong bright orig factory finish with faint muzzle edge wear and a couple of small spots on the cylinder. Grips show light wear. Crisp mechanics. Bright shiny bore. May be unfired. 4-53854 JR248 (300-500)

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*COLT DETECTIVE SPECIAL DA REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Spcl. SN 909587. Blued finish with 2″ bbl, half grip frame with full-checkered silver medallion grips. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains 96-97% strong bright orig blue overall with light edge wear and minor cylinder wear with a rub on the cylinder. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-53851 JR244 (300-400)

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*COLT COBRA DA REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Spcl. SN M72693. Air-weight, nickel finish with 2-3/16″ full shroud bbl, fixed sights, half grip frame with checkered walnut grips. CONDITION: Very fine to extremely fine, may have been fired but retains virtually all of its orig bright factory finish with a small chemical spot on the left side of the bbl. Grips are fine, crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-53846 JR 245 (300-400)

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*COLT POLICE POSITIVE SPECIAL DA REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Spcl. SN 737747. Blued finish, 5″ bbl, fixed sights, and full grip frame with full-checkered silver medallion walnut grips. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains 96-97% strong bright orig factory finish overall with light edge wear and a rub spot on the cylinder and backstrap. Grips show moderate wear, may be an old refinish and may not belong to this revolver, although they fit perfectly. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-53848 JR249 (300-400)

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*COLT POCKET POSITIVE DA REVOLVER. Cal. 32 Colt (S&W Long). SN 149706. Blued finish, 2-1/2″ bbl, integral half moon front sight, rnd butt, with Colt embossed checkered hard rubber grips. The right side of the frame is lightly inscribed “Michael Lanto”. CONDITION: About very fine. Retains about 95% strong bright orig blue with a small, cleaned spot with fine pitting at the muzzle and a couple of other spots on the right side of the bbl. It has faint sharp edge wear and a few scattered spots of light surface rust. Grips are sound and show light wear. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-53845 JR247 (200-300)

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*COLT GOLDEN SPIKE COMMEMORATIVE FRONTIER SCOUT REVOLVER. Cal. 22. SN 6024GS. Blue & gold finish, 6″ bbl, fixed sights, 2-pc medallion Colt wood grips. Accompanied by its orig plastic display case. The gold-plated spike is missing. CONDITION: Very fine. Revolver retains about all of its orig factory finish with freckled rust on the ejector rod housing and cylinder, appears unfired. Box is fine. 4-52107 JR233 (100-200)

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GERMAN FOLDING TRIGGER HAMMERLESS REVOLVER. Cal. Either 32 Long Colt or an obsolete 8 mm rimmed cartridge. SN 4622. Unusual little pocket revolver with 2-1/8″ ovoid shaped bbl, half moon front sight, and case colored frame with thumb safety and folding trigger with checkered horn grips. It has a 5-shot fluted cylinder and a captive articulated rammer & loading gate on the right side. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Retains about 98% blue & case colors. Good grips, good mechanics and bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54706 JR303 (400-700)

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*COLT MODEL 1911A1 SEMI-AUTO PISTOL. Cal. 45 ACP. SN 744948. Military frame with a commercial slide. The frame has all the proper military marks with “RS” inspector. It has brown plastic grips and a modern replacement magazine. Appears to have a small crack on the right side of the frame. CONDITION: Fine. Retains a smooth gray/green parkerized finish. Grips are fine, mechanics are crisp and bright shiny bore. 4-51157 JR338 (300-500)

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*VERY EARLY COLT COMMERCIAL GOVERNMENT MODEL. Cal. 45 ACP. SN C282. Usual configuration, 5″ bbl, orig rnd top rear sight and thin front sight. Grips are WWII, brown, plastic replacement with a military magazine. Accompanied by a “Sears 1942” U.S. flap holster. CONDITION: Poor to fair. Very dark brown patina, very worn with heavy rust pitting. Grips & magazine are fine. Strong bore with frosty pitting. Mechanics are fine. Holster has been dyed black & shows moderate wear. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54807 JR289 (200-400)

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PRE-WAR COLT ACE CONVERSION KIT. Cal. 22 LR. SN U1554. Complete kit including slide with Stevens adjustable rear sight, bbl with ejector, slide stop, recoil spring and recoil spring tube and a pre-war Service Model Ace magazine. It is in a post-war chocolate brown 1-pc box. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Slide retains about 90% thin orig blue with edge & muzzle wear and a few freckles of light rust on both sides at the rear. Magazine retains about 85% bright orig blue. Bright shiny bore. Box has worn edges with some tape around the top. 4-53933 JR272 (300-500)

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*SCARCE HARTFORD ARMS SEMI-AUTO PISTOL. Cal. 22 LR. SN 211. Seldom-encountered predecessor to the Colt Woodsman and High Standard Model B, this little pistol has a 6-13/16″ pencil bbl with fixed sights and checkered hard rubber grips. It is accompanied two orig magazines and an early well made flap holster. CONDITION: About fine. Retains most of an amateur reblue, but was not polished beforehand. Corners are still sharp. Retains a mottled blue/brown patina. Fine grips, good mechanics and bright shiny bore. Magazines are fine showing moderate wear. Holster is fine, still flexible, missing its brass stud. 4-53764 JR315 (450-650)

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*SWEDISH HUSQVARNA LAHTI MILITARY PISTOL. Cal. 9 mm. SN D13439. Standard Swedish military pistol with 4-3/4″ rnd bbl, dovetail front sight and black checkered composition grips. The right side of the slide is marked “MADE IN SWEDEN”. CONDITION: Extremely fine, as new. Retains virtually all of its orig factory finish, slightly thinned on the front & backstraps. Crisp mechanics, brilliant shiny bore. 4-54062 JR511 (400-700)

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*REMINGTON MODEL 12 CS PUMP ACTION RIFLE. Cal. 22 Spcl. SN 300766. Fine pump rifle with 24″ tapered oct bbl, silver bead front sight, slot blank in the rear seat and a Lyman Model 55B receiver sight. It has uncheckered wood with bullet shaped ribbed forearm and semi-pistol grip stock with crescent buttplate. Note: The 22 Rem. Spcl. cartridge is the equivalent of the 22 WRF and will interchange. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 92-94% strong bright orig blue with a small area of chemical spotting on the left side. Receiver retains 97-98% strong bright orig blue. Wood is sound with light handling & use marks and retains about 95% orig varnish on the stock and about 70% on the forearm. Good mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-54421 JR95 (400-600)

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*REMINGTON MODEL 241 SEMI-AUTO RIFLE. Cal. 22 Short only. SN 26294. Improved version of the orig Model 24 built on Browning’s bottom eject patent with 24″ rnd bbl, standard sights, uncheckered wood with beavertail forearm and semi-pistol grip stock with checkered steel buttplate. The bottom of the bbl has a sling eye added. CONDITION: About good. No orig finish remains being a dark brown patina with wrench marks on the bbl. Forearm has two large holes in the bottom, otherwise is sound retaining most of an old refinish with moderate to heavy handling & use marks. Good mechanics, bright shiny bore with a light ring about 1-1/2″ from the chamber. 4-54389 JR87 (200-400)

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EARLY REMINGTON MODEL 4 ROLLING BLOCK RIFLE. Cal. 22. SN 67668. Fine little boy’s rifle with 22-1/2″ oct bbl, fixed sights, uncheckered wood with long round forearm and straight stock with smooth semi-crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl retains about 60% plum/blue with areas of light crusty rust. Receiver retains traces of silvered case hardening being mostly a silver/brown patina. Wood is sound and retains most of an old refinish. Good mechanics, worn dark bore. 4-54420 JR94 (200-400)

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*REMINGTON MODEL 6 SINGLE SHOT RIFLE. Cal. 22. SN S368849. Usual configuration with 20″ rnd bbl, fixed sights and tiny sheet metal tang sight. It has flat side receiver with tiny walnut forearm and straight grip stock with flat smooth steel buttplate. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains a plum/brown patina overall and the receiver 20-30% faded case colors. Stock has a crack in the wrist, otherwise the wood is sound with usual handling & use marks and retains about 90% orig varnish. Worn bore with moderate pitting. 4-54388 JR86 (300-500)

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QUACKENBUSH SAFETY CARTRIDGE RIFLE. Cal. 22. SN 823. Nickel finish with case hardened breechblock. It has a 21-3/4″ rnd bbl with fixed sights and is mounted on flat side, solid nickeled iron frame and has a delicate straight grip walnut stock with nickeled crescent buttplate. It has usual markings on the left side of the frame and retains the orig take down knob. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Overall retains 95-96% strong bright orig nickel with some minor freckling and very minor losses on the bottom edge. Breechblock is a dark blue/brown patina with one battered screw. Stock has a grain check at the heel, otherwise is sound and retains most of an old refinish. Bore is worn and dark. 4-53765 JR40 (350-500)

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*BERETTA MODEL AL390 GOLD MALLARD SEMI-AUTO SHOTGUN. Cal. 12 ga. (3″ Mag). SN U57936E. Beautiful semi-auto shotgun with 28″ vent rib bbl, interchangeable chokes with narrow matted rib and single bead. The receiver, with bright blued sides, has a gold setter on the left side with the maker’s name and the model in gold. The right side has a flying woodcock, the maker’s name and initials in gold. It is fitted with nicely figured walnut stock & forearm with checkered grasping groove forearm and capped pistol grip stock, 15-1/2″ over a spacer and sporting clays recoil pad. Accompanied by its orig cardboard box and papers and a total of six chokes with a wrench. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl, receiver and trigger guard retain virtually all of their orig factory finish. Metal spacer, at the rear of the forearm, retains about 60% orig finish. Wood is sound with minor nicks & scratches and retains virtually all of its bright orig factory finish. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. Box is fine. 4-54406 JR113 (600-1,000)

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*NEW ENGLAND FIREARMS PARDNER MODEL SB1. Cal. 410. SN NE229123. Fine single bbl shotgun with 25-1/2″ rnd bbl, full choke with brass bead and birch stock and schnable tip forearm. It has case colored receiver & composition trigger guard. CONDITION: Extremely fine, about new. Retains most of its orig factory finish, turned dull on the bbl. Sound wood, good mechanics, bright shiny bore. 4-54923 JR377 (100-200)

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UNUSUAL TRYON DBL BBL DAMASCUS SHOTGUN. Cal. 12 ga. SN 45509. Unusual dbl with 26″ Damascus bbls choked FULL/MOD with raised concave matted rib, single bead and rib extension. It has a sidelock action, outwardly similar to an L.C. Smith but with different cocking mechanisms. The lockplates are marked “TRYON’S DAMASCUS / PHILADELPHIA PA.” It is mounted with a nicely figured semi-pistol grip checkered stock and splinter forearm and has a serrated hard rubber buttplate and oval grip cap. The bbls are completely unmarked. CONDITION: Bbls retain 70-75% orig brown Damascus pattern, thinning with scattered surface spotting. Receiver retains good case colors in the sheltered areas with the balance a silver/brown patina. Lockplates retain 30-40% muted case colors with the balance turned silver and the trigger guard about 80% blue. Wood is sound and retains about 95% orig varnish. Good mechanics, bright shiny bores. 4-54293 JR80 (700-1,200)

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RARE & UNUSUAL J.M. WATSON AMERICAN MADE PERCUSSION DRILLING. Cal. 42 Rifle/10X10. NSN. A most unusual drilling with top mounted rifle bbl on the 35-1/2″ bbl cluster. The rifle bbl has a German silver Rocky Mountain front sight and fixed rear sight and is marked “L.M. Walton Altoona, P.A..” It has front action locks marked “WARD” and is mounted in a 1-pc half stock with checkered straight grip, simple 2-pc brass patch box on the right side, secured with a single wedge. The trigger arrangement is most unusual on a 3-bbl gun in that it is a single-set operation and each hammer must be cocked and fired separately. The right hammer fires both the right shotgun bbl & rifle bbl. The bbls have two iron guides containing what may be the orig hickory ramrod. It has a very large engraved trigger guard and long tang with pineapple finial and a pineapple finial nosepipe. It has a brass carbine style buttplate and the lockplates are lightly engraved. CONDITION: Fair. Bbls and all the iron parts retain a dark brown smooth patina. Left rib is slightly loose. Stock has a repaired crack back of the lockplates and retains most of an old refinish. Breechblock of the rifle bbl and right shotgun bbl show vice marks and some wrench marks. Mechanics need attention. Right shotgun bbl nipple is broken and the rifle hammer nose striker is broken. 4-54283 JR74 (400-700)

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PARKER MODEL GH DBL BBL DAMASCUS SHOTGUN. Cal. 12 ga. SN 102580. Early Parker with 30″ Damascus bbls choked FULL/FULL with concave matted rib, single bead and doll’s head extension with extractors & dbl triggers. It has early “G” style engraving with two flying ducks on the left side, two quail on the right side and two pheasants on the bottom with light engraving patterns surrounding. It has nicely figured buttstock with splinter forearm and pistol grip, 14″ over a dog’s head buttplate. The wrist has a very old gunsmith repair consisting of two large brass plates having been attached with numerous screws over the wrist on each side to support what was apparently a shattered wrist. CONDITION: Fair to good. Bbls retain 40-50% thin orig Damascus pattern. Receiver is a gray metal color. Wood, as previously noted, retains a light patina showing heavy wear. Bright bores with a couple of dents on the left side, good mechanics. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54610 JR210 (400-600)

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LOT OF TWO DBL BBL SHOTGUNS. (1) W. Richards Damascus dbl. Cal. 14 ga. NSN. Belgian made dbl named to deceive buyers thinking they were buying the famous Westley Richards. It has 30″ bbls with smooth concave rib, single bead, marked “LAMINATED STEEL”. It has rounded action with side lever and back action locks, lightly decorated with the maker’s name on each side. Straight grain walnut stock with checkered splinter forearm and straight grip with an old Jostam pad. The stock has four wood inlays near the lockplates, apparently covering an old repaired shattered wrist. CONDITION: Good. Bbls retain most of their fine, brown Damascus pattern with a few spots of rust. Receiver is a gray metal color and the lockplates have been refinished. Stock has a few grain checks & the wood retains most of an old refinish. Good mechanics, strong bright bores. (2) W. Parker Dbl Bbl Percussion Shotgun. Cal. 10 ga. NSN. Belgian made dbl with 30″ bbls, concave smooth rib marked “LONDON FINE TWIST”. It is mounted in a 1-pc walnut stock with front action locks, long top & bottom tangs with a smooth steel buttplate. CONDITION: Fair. No orig finish remains. Bbls being a crusty dark brown patina. Locks have a silver/brown patina. Stock is very worn with hairlines back of the lockplates, a nailed repair on the left side and a crack on each side in front of the lockplates. Dark oil patina, good mechanics. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54613, 4-54620 JR471 (200-400)

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LOT OF TWO DBL BBL HAMMER SHOTGUNS. (1) Remington Model 1889. Cal. 10 ga. SN 101532. Usual configuration with 30″ Damascus bbls, marked on the top rib with maker’s name & address. It has undecorated receiver and lockplates with extractors, nicely figured walnut stock & forearm, hard rubber insert checkered splinter forearm and rnd knob stock cut to 13-3/4″ over a replacement buttplate. CONDITION: Good. Metal is all cleaned bright with the bbls retaining 60-70% light Damascus pattern. Wood is sound showing moderate to heavy wear with a fine hand patina on the forearm and the stock retains about 80% varnish. (2) Enders Royal Dbl. Cal. 12 ga. SN 25805. Probably Belgian made but not proofed with 30″ steel bbls choked FULL/FULL with tapered matted rib, single bead and rib extension. It has undecorated receiver and lockplates with only the maker’s name on the left lockplate. It is mounted in straight grain walnut wood with checkered splinter forearm and semi-pistol grip stock, 14-1/8″ over a serrated hard rubber buttplate. CONDITION: Good. Bbls retain 50-60% orig blue under old crud and surface rust. Receiver & lockplates retain 60-70% strong case colors under a layer of old crud and light rust. Stock has a crack back of each lock and the wood retains about 95% orig varnish. Good mechanics, bright shiny bores. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54612, 4-54615 JR473 (400-700)

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WALTHER MODEL 3 TARGET AIR PISTOL. Cal. .177. SN 35033. Fine target pistol with 9-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, adjustable rear sight, free pistol style adjustable grip. Accompanied by extra sight apertures and orig papers & books in its orig Styrofoam box. CONDITION: As new, probably unfired. Retains about all of its factory finish. 4-53981 JR231 (200-300)

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LOT OF TWO TARGET AIR PISTOLS. (1) Feinwerkbau Model 65, side cocker. Cal. 177. SN 107452. Marked “Beeman” on the bottom, with 7-1/2″ bbl, fully adjustable match sights & stippled 2-pc thumb rest walnut grips. CONDITION: Mechanics are fine. Retains virtually all of its orig factory finish. (2) FAS Model AP604. Cal. 177. SN 8592. It has 7-1/2″ bbl, adjustable sights, thick frame, and adjustable trigger with stippled free style wood grips. CONDITION: Appears to be as new retaining virtually all of its orig factory finish. Does not seem to hold pressure. Accompanied by instruction manuals and papers and several spare parts whose purposes are unknown. In modern plastic case. 4-53979 JR255 (300-500)

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WALTHER MODEL 53 TARGET AIR PISTOL. Cal.22. SN 122514. Fine sport/target pistol with 9-3/8″ rnd bbl, Japanned frame, adjustable sights, thumb rest target grip. Accompanied by its instruction manual, spare sight apertures, a wiping rod and its orig box. CONDITION: As new, appears to be unfired, retaining about all of its orig factory finish. Box is worn & broken edges. 4-53980 JR232 (100-200)

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WEBLEY HURRICANE AIR PISTOL. Cal. 22. SN 019081. Fine target air pistol with 7-3/4″ bbl, plastic grip and receiver tip. It has an extension at the back end of the receiver with a small Beeman 1.5X scope. Its orig box, the orig adjustable rear sight, lube and a tin of pellets accompany it. CONDITION: As new, appears to be unfired. Box is equally fine. 4-53982 JR230 (100-200)

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ENGLISH OAK REVOLVER CASE FOR ADAMS OR TRATNER STYLE REVOLVER. Fine oak case measuring 14-3/4″ x 8-1/8″ x 2-9/16″. It is typical English style with a reeded edge, brass medallion in the lid and green felt lining. It has a mortised brass lock with small rnd escutcheon, which is missing. The corners are dovetailed and it has the remains of blue/green paper over a pine bottom. It appears that it is for about a 7″ revolver and has compartments for flask, mold, cap tins, wiping rod, bullets, etc. CONDITION: Fine. Retains traces of orig varnish on the top with most of its orig varnish on the edges. A couple of the corner joints are a little gapped from shrinkage but appear to be solid. Lining is intact, lightly soiled with only one or two small damages and no discernable cracks. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54823 JR329 (500-1,000)

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LOT OF THREE CUSTOM OR REPRODUCTION REVOLVER CASES. (1) Case for Colt 60 Army, measuring 15-1/4″ x 7″ x 2-1/8″, mahogany with rectangular brass plaque in the lid, blue velvet lining, partitioned for the revolver, flask, mold, tins & other tools. CONDITION: Fine. Couple of cracks in the bottom, retains most of an old refinish, the lining is fine, slightly soiled. Little or no damage. (2) Heavy English style silverware type box, measuring 17″ x 7-1/8″ x 3″, brass bound corners with a small brass plate in the lid, two early mortised sliding locks with a key lock in the center. Lined in brown velvet, 60 Army size, with compartments for the revolver, flask, mold and tools. CONDITION: Two or three hairlines in the lid and another in the bottom with a few nicks & dings. Retains most of its varnish finish, lining is fine showing light wear. (3) Large commercial walnut case, appears to be for a Colt Buntline with a 16″ bbl. It is 25-3/4″ x 7-1/2″ x 3-1/2″. Lined with green velvet with mortised front lock and three brass hinges. CONDITION: Shows very little use, no apparent damages, with minor scratches, nicks & dings. Light wear in the interior. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54822 JR330 (300-500)

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CASED SET OF 2ND GENERATION COLT 1860 ARMY REVOLVERS. Cal. 44. SN 1641US & US1641. Cased in a walnut case with plaque on the lid “UNITED STATES CAVALRY COMMEMORATIVE 1777-1977″. The case is 22-3/4″ x 12-1/4″ x 2-3/4”. It is blue velvet lined, with compartments for the two revolvers, a reproduction angle spout flask and a reproduction shoulder stock numbered to these revolvers. It also contains a reproduction Eley Bros. cap tin. The revolvers are usual configuration with 8″ rnd bbls, rebated cylinders, case colored 4-screw frames with extended stock screw and 1-pc walnut grips with cartouches on both sides. The left side of the bbls is roll marked “UNITED STATES CAVALRY COMMEMORATIVE”. The revolvers are basically identical except one has a blued cylinder and one a browned cylinder. CONDITION: New, unfired and unturned. Case & accessories are equally new. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52165 JR318 (800-1,500)

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CASED 2ND GENERATION COLT WALKER HERITAGE SET. Cal. 44. SN C Company No 176. Usual Walker configuration with 9″ oct to rnd bbl, case colored frame, rammer & hammer with square-back brass trigger guard and iron backstrap. It has 1-pc walnut grips with cartouche on both sides and the cylinder has the Indian fight scene. It is cased in a beautiful walnut box, green velvet lined with a lift out tray which contains a leather bound, gold leaf, volume of The Colt Heritage”, Wilson. Accompanied by its orig box, the owner’s manual and papers. CONDITION: New, unfired, unturned. Box & book are equally new. 4-53944, 4-53945 JR319 (600-1,000)

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CASED COLT 2ND GENERATION 1860 FLUTED ARMY. Cal. 44. SN 207715. Usual configuration with 8″ rnd bbl, fluted cylinder, 4-screw case colored frame, case colored rammer & hammer, brass trigger guard & iron backstrap with 1-pc walnut grip. It is cased in a fine Colt Custom Shop walnut case with red velvet lining containing a reproduction flask and brass bullet mold along with the orig instruction manual & papers. CONDITION: New, unfired, unturned. Case & accessories equally new. 4-53942 JR323 (300-500)

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CASED ENGRAVED REPRODUCTION NAVY ARMS NEW MODEL NAVY REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN E32. Fine reproduction Navy with 6-1/2″ oct bbl, silver-plated frame, grip frame, rammer & hammer. It has brass trigger guard & faux pearl grips. It is most beautifully engraved with deep floral & foliate arabesque patterns with 98% coverage on the frame & hammer with identical patterns on the bbl, rammer, trigger guard & backstrap. The cylinder has a fine foliate arabesque pattern between each chamber. Accompanied by a red & blue velvet lined walnut case with deep repoussed brass flask, brass Colt type bullet mold & a folding nipple wrench along with a plain unnumbered replacement cylinder. CONDITION: New, unfired, with faint cylinder line. Retains virtually all of its brilliant orig factory finish. Flask has some light corrosion on the handle & spring. Spare cylinder & accessories are new. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54745 JR326 (1,000-1,500)

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CASED ENGRAVED KLAY-COLT 3RD TYPE MODEL 1851 NAVY REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 25049. Spectacular 2nd generation Navy with 7-1/2″ oct bbl, pin front sight, case colored frame, rammer & hammer with small trigger guard on silver-plated grip frame with spectacular bird’s eye maple 1-pc grips. Beautifully engraved in Gustave Young style with full coverage on the frame, on the sides of the bbl lug & top flats with matching engraving on the rammer pivot, trigger guard, backstrap & butt. The hammer has Young’s distinctive wolf’s head pattern on each side. The backstrap is inscribed “COMMODORE JAMES H. CANNON / EDGARTOWN”. It is cased in a fine reproduction mahogany case with small brass plaque on the top inscribed “James H. Cannon”. Accompanied by a beautiful silver-plated angle spout, dbl sided Colt type flask, silver-plated 2-cavity mold with a “W” inspector’s initial and a silver-plated nipple wrench. Also included is a reproduction tin of Eley Bros. caps and a number of cast bullets. Additionally accompanying is a copy of instructions for using Colt’s pistols and a series of letters & invoices, between Mr. Klay and James Hughes Cannon of Edgartown, Mass. (Martha’s Vineyard) wherein he ordered this revolver custom built. Master engraver, Dan Cullity engraved it in 1986. Total cost at that time was $2,882.25. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, new, unfired and unturned, retaining all of its spectacular charcoal blue and bright case colors. Case & accessories are equally new. 4-53943 JR324 (1,750-2,750)

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CASED COLT 2ND GENERATION BABY DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 31. SN 16152. Blue & case colored with 4″ oct bbl, case colored frame & hammer, silver-plated grip frame with square back trigger guard and 1-pc walnut grip made without rammer. Accompanied by its orig black wood case with gold velvet lining with small angle spout Colt flask, Colt type bullet mold, nipple wrench & reproduction Eley Bros. cap tin, along with the owner’s manual & instructions. CONDITION: New in the box with a spot or two of rust on the bbl. Case & accessories are equally new. 4-53941 JR322 (300-500)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION 1862 POLICE PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 55939. Usual configuration with 5-1/2″ rnd bbl, 5-shot fluted cylinder, case colored frame, rammer & hammer, silver-plated grip frame and 1-pc walnut grips with orig box & booklets. CONDITION: New in box. Box is fine. 4-53940 JR271 (300-500)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION POCKET NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 54210. Usual configuration with 5-1/2″ oct bbl, rebated cylinder, case colored frame, hammer & rammer, silver-plated grip frame and 1-pc walnut grips with orig box & booklets. CONDITION: New in box. Box is very fine. 4-53939 JR270 (300-500)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION WALKER REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN 4581. Usual configuration with 9″ oct to rnd bbl, case colored frame, rammer & hammer, brass trigger guard, iron backstrap and 1-pc walnut grips. Accompanied by its orig 1-pc gray box with white cardboard shipping sleeve marked on the end “Signature Edition” and instruction manual. CONDITION: New in box, unturned. Boxes are equally new. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54812 JR321 (500-1,000)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION WALKER REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN 4519. Usual configuration with 9″ oct to rnd bbl, case colored frame, rammer & hammer, brass trigger guard, iron backstrap and 1-pc walnut grips. Accompanied by its orig 1-pc gray box with white cardboard shipping sleeve marked on the end “Signature Edition” and instruction manual. CONDITION: New in box, unturned. Boxes are equally new. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54813 JR320 (500-1,000)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION 1ST MODEL DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN 31542. Usual configuration with 7-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, case colored frame, hammer & rammer with brass grip frame and 1-pc walnut grip. Accompanied by its orig 1-pc black cardboard box with owner’s manual and another booklet. CONDITION: New, unfired, unturned, retaining all of its orig factory finish. Box is fine. 4-53936 JR264 (300-500)

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REPRODUCTION WALKER PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN B Company 25. Usual configuration, 9″ oct to rnd bbl with brass trigger guard and iron backstrap with 1-pc walnut grips. This revolver has been beautifully artificially aged with a near realistic look. CONDITION: As noted. Retains about 85% smooth even brown artificially aged patina. Grips are fine, crisp mechanics. Probably unfired. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54749 JR262 (800-1,200)

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COPY OF COLT 1849 POCKET REVOLVER. Cal. 38 Perc. SN 11. Belgian made copy by Ronge Arms, appears to be a cross between a Colt pocket and a Cooper. It has 4″ oct bbl with pillar front sight, a 1-1/2″ long 5-shot cylinder, case colored frame and nickel-plated grip frame with 2-pc walnut grips. The cylinder has a rolled Naval battle scene. the “38 Cal” is on the left side of the frame. CONDITION: Extremely fine, probably unfired. Retains virtually all of its bright orig finish with muzzle edge wear and flaking on the bbl. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54699 JR292 (400-700)

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COPY OF COLT 49 POCKET REVOLVER. Cal. 35 Perc. SN 10463. Belgian made copy by Ronge Arms, appears to be a cross between a Colt pocket and a Cooper. It has 5-5/8″ oct bbl with pillar front sight, a 2″ long 5-shot cylinder, case colored frame and nickel-plated grip frame with 1-pc walnut grips. The cylinder has a rolled Naval battle scene. It has various proofs on the bbl & cylinder and the “35 Cal” is on the left side of the trigger guard. CONDITION: Extremely fine, probably unfired. Retains virtually all of its bright orig finish with muzzle edge wear. Crisp mechanics, bright shiny bore. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54700 JR283 (400-700)

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DELUXE UBERTI REPRODUCTION TEXAS PATERSON REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 633. Ehler’s model with 7-1/2″ oct bbl, case colored and niter blue finish with two wide silver bands at the muzzle, another at the chamber end of the bbl, two more on the cylinder and another on the frame. The frame has about 90% coverage, very nice hand cut arabesque pattern engraving with matching patterns on the side flats of the bbl and top of the backstrap. It has nicely burled 1-pc walnut grip with case colored rammer, hammer, backstrap, trigger guard & plate below the cylinder. CONDITION: New, unfired. Retains virtually all of its beautiful orig factory finish. It has an unusual rectangle of checkering on the cylinder. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54741 JR261 (500-1,000)

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LOT OF THREE REPRODUCTION REVOLVERS. (1) Cal. 38 CF. SN 05348. Texas Paterson conversion with 7-1/2″ oct bbl, 1-pc walnut grips, case hardened hammer, cylinder plate and plate beneath the cylinder. Conversion resembles the Richards-Mason style with attached ejector rod. CONDITION: Extremely fine, probably unfired. Retains virtually all of its fine orig factory finish. (2) Cal. appears to be 38 S&W. SN B33578. Composite revolver with 51 Navy style 6-1/2″ oct bbl, rebated cylinder, case colored frame with brass grip frame and 1-pc walnut grips. It has an exact reproduction of the Richards conversion with cylinder plate, loading gate & ejector rod. It even has the rammer slot on the bottom filled. The bbl and all six chambers have been sleeved. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, probably unfired. Retains virtually all of its orig factory finish. (3) Cal. 36. SN 5. Composite percussion revolver with 7-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, attached rammer, straight cylinder, brass grip frame and burled walnut 1-pc grips. It also has the 4-screw frame. CONDITION: Has been fired and shows substantial wear. Good mechanics. Sound grips. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54754 JR263 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO UBERTI TEXAS PATERSON PERCUSSION REVOLVERS. Cal. 36. (1) NSN. Extra fancy model with 9″ oct bbl, beautifully engraved with 75-80% coverage on the frame with nice patterns on the sides of the bbl, backstrap, butt and around the trigger. The cylinder is etch engraved with stagecoach holdup scene. The muzzle and two places on the bottom of the bbl lug have wide silver bands with two more over the top near the cylinder. The cylinder has two wide silver bands and it is fitted with extremely beautiful carved ivory 1-pc grips. Each side has a fan at the top and at the toe & heel. CONDITION: As new, unfired, with faint cylinder line. Exceptional grips with fine yellow patina. (2) SN 228. Ehler’s Model with 7-1/2″ oct bbl and loading lever with case colored rammer, trigger, hammer, backstrap and the plate under the cylinder. It has high polish niter blue and nicely figured 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Extremely fine, as new, unfired with about all of its orig factory finish. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54739 JR260 (750-1,250)

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LOT OF TWO UBERTI REPRODUCTION 1851 NAVY REVOLVERS. Cal. 36. (1) SN 124078. Fine deluxe model with nice hand cut engraving on the frame, bbl and rammer pivot. It has blued bbl & cylinder, nickeled frame, rammer and hammer and brass grip frame with deluxe 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: New, unfired, retaining virtually all its orig factory finish. (2) SN 126931. Standard model, blued bbl & cylinder, case colored frame & rammer with brass grip frame and 1-pc walnut grips. Accompanied by its orig, colorful, 1-pc, hinged-lid box. CONDITION: New, unfired, retains virtually all of its bright orig factory finish. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54653 JR239 (300-600)

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NAVY ARMS REPRODUCTION 1858 REMINGTON PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN 078098. All stainless steel with 2-pc walnut grips, brass trigger guard and unusual adjustable sights. CONDITION: As new, appears to be unfired. Retains all of its factory finish. 4-53972 JR237 (200-400)

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LOT OF TWO 2ND GENERATION COLT BLACK POWDER REVOLVERS. Cal. 44. (1) SN 1770. Walker reproduction 9″ oct to rnd bbl, usual configuration with 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: As new, unfired, faint cylinder line. (2) SN 25653. 3rd Model dragoon reproduction, usual configuration with 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: As new, unfired, faint cylinder line. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54743 JR258 (800-1,200)

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LOT OF TWO ENGRAVED UBERTI BLACK POWDER REVOLVERS. (1) Cal. 44. SN 71378. Spectacularly engraved 1860 Army with 8″ rnd bbl, rebated cylinder, bright metal 4-screw frame & rammer with brass trigger guard & iron backstrap and burly 1-pc walnut grips. It is wonderfully engraved with full coverage on the frame and sides of the hammer in very nicely detailed foliate arabesque patterns with a blossom on the recoil shield. It has identical patterns on the bbl, backstrap, bottom of the butt & trigger guard and various other locations. It has a wide & narrow gold inlaid band at the muzzle and inlaid gold wire on each side of the bbl. It also has gold wire inlay between the nipples on the back of the cylinder. CONDITION: New, unfired, retaining virtually all its fine orig factory finish to the metal & grips. (2) Cal. 36. SN 9903. 1851 Navy with 7-1/2″ oct bbl, unfluted cylinder with brass grip frame & burl walnut grips. It has full coverage engraved frame, sides of the hammer, backstrap, side & top flats of the bbl and at the muzzle and various other locations. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, new, unfired, retaining virtually all of its beautiful factory finish. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54740 JR256 (900-1,500)

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LOT OF TWO REPRODUCTION COLT CONVERSION REVOLVERS. Cal. 44. (1) 2nd generation Colt Walker with 9″ oct to rnd bbl, case colored frame with brass trigger guard, iron backstrap and 1-pc walnut grips. The conversion that has been applied is nearly identical to the Richards-Mason style of conversion with attached recoil shield and cut out for the firing pin. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & cylinder retain about all of the bright orig factory finish. Receiver retains about all of its faded orig case colors. Grips are fine, mechanics are fine, and the conversion appears to function perfectly. (2) SN 56669. Italian made 3rd model dragoon conversion with 7-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl with usual configuration and 1-pc walnut grips. Machining down the rear of the cylinder and adding a detachable plate with floating firing pins have accomplished the conversion. Appears to function well. CONDITION: As new. Retains about all of its orig factory finish. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54744 JR257 (1,500-2,500)

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LOT OF TWO 2ND GENERATION COLT BLACK POWDER CONVERSION REVOLVERS. Cal. 44 RF. These revolvers were converted using Richards-Mason style plate at the back of the cylinder. (1) SN 34154. 3rd model dragoon, usual configuration with 1-pc walnut grips. CONDITION: Extremely fine. 98-99% orig factory finish. (2) SN 1636. Walker 9″ oct to rnd bbl, 1-pc walnut grips. Accompanied by its orig black cardboard 1-pc box with gold end label. CONDITION: As new. Retains virtually all its orig factory finish except for the conversion items. Box is fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54742 JR259 (1,500-2,500)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION REPRODUCTION WALKER PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN C Company 324. Fine reproduction with 9″ oct to rnd bbl, case colored frame, hammer & rammer. It has brass trigger guard & 1-pc walnut grips. The left flat of the bbl has a gold inlay inscribed “Colt Heritage Commemorative” and the right side has gold inlays of Samuel Walker & Samuel Colt. The grips have cartouche on each side and the serial number is in several places on the revolver. Accompanied by a walnut display case and its orig black 1-pc cardboard box & papers. CONDITION: New, unfired. Display case is new with a few scratches and a separation at a seam in the lid. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52135 JR229 (500-800)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION STAINLESS STEEL REPRODUCTION 1860 ARMY REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN 212438S. Usual configuration with 8″ rnd bbl, rebated cylinder, 4-screw frame, “US” on the left side, all stainless steel construction with 1-pc walnut grips. Accompanied by its orig 1-pc black cardboard box with owner’s manual & booklet. CONDITION: New, unfired. Retains all of its orig factory finish. Box is fine. 4-53935 JR267 (500-800)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION 1861 NAVY REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 41964. Usual configuration with 7-1/2″ rnd bbl, case colored frame, rammer & hammer with silver-plated grip frame & 1-pc walnut grip. Accompanied by its orig 1-pc black cardboard box with owner’s manual & booklet. CONDITION: New, unfired, retaining all of its brilliant orig factory finish. Box is fine. 4-53938 JR265 (300-500)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 26542. Usual configuration with 7-1/2″ oct bbl, square back trigger guard, case colored frame, rammer & hammer, silver-plated grip frame & 1-pc walnut grips with orig box & booklets. CONDITION: New, unfired. Box is very fine. 4-53937 JR269 (300-500)

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LOT OF TWO 2ND GENERATION COLT PERCUSSION REVOLVERS. (1) Cal. 36. SN 24940. Model 1851 Navy with 7-1/2″ oct bbl, case color frame, rammer & hammer, with 1-pc walnut grips & silver-plated grip frame. Accompanied by orig box & booklets. CONDITION: New in box. (2) Cal. 44. SN 205066. Model 1860 Army with 8″ rnd bbl, 4-screw frame, brass trigger guard, iron backstrap, 1-pc walnut grips. It has case colored frame, rammer & hammer. Accompanied by its orig box & booklets. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54814 JR268 (700-1,000)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION 3RD MODEL DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER. Cal. 44. SN 30366. Usual configuration with 7-1/2″ oct to rnd bbl, case colored frame, brass grip frame, 1-pc grips. Accompanied by orig box & hang tag. CONDITION: As new, unfired. Retains all of its factory finish. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52136 JR228 (300-500)

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COLT 2ND GENERATION STAINLESS STEEL REPRODUCTION 1851 NAVY REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN 29544S. Usual Navy configuration with 7-1/2″ oct bbl, all stainless construction, square back trigger guard, 1-pc walnut grip. Accompanied by its orig 1-pc black cardboard box with owner’s manual & booklet. CONDITION: New, unfired. Retains all of its orig factory finish. Box is fine. 4-53934 JR266 (500-800)

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LOT OF FOUR BLACK POWDER REPRODUCTION REVOLVERS. (1) Uberti 51 Navy. Cal. 36. SN 126930. Standard Navy configuration, as new, probably unfired. (2) Colt 2nd Generation 1862 Police. Cal. 36. SN 55529. Homemade case, reproduction flask. Revolver as new, unfired. Flask is fine. (3) Italian Experimental Conversion. Cal. 38 CF. SN X3461. With 51 Navy style bbl, brass frame & grip frame, 61 Navy cylinder, 1-pc grips. Has been fired, shows wear but fine. (4) Lyman Reproduction 1858 Remington. Cal. 44 Perc. SN 024770. In orig box, new unfired with what appears to be a 45 Colt conversion cylinder and conversion rings. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54655 JR227 (500-800)

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PEDERSOLI COPY OF A MORTIMER SAW-HANDLE FLINTLOCK PISTOL. Cal. 44. SN PD15415. Fine reproduction pistol with 10″ oct bbl, fixed sights, case colored nose cap, nose pipe and breech block tang. It is mounted in a walnut half stock with tear drop side panels, capped butt, single wedge, single set trigger with finger rest trigger guard that has a pineapple finial. It has gooseneck hammer & roller frizzen and the lockplate with safety is marked “H.W. Mortimer & Son”. Accompanied by its orig box, booklet & paper with a VHS tape entitled “A Future Made of the Past”. CONDITION: New, unfired. Box is equally new. 4-53971 JR240 (200-400)

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LOT OF FIVE BOWIE KNIVES. (1) Large reproduction with 12″ clip point blade, elliptical German silver hand guard & flat horn grips with an old Barber Head quarter in the left side. CONDITION: Extremely fine. (2) Reproduction Wilson Hawksworth Ellison Sheffield Bowie with 10-3/4″ curved clip point Bowie blade, etched on the side, “AMERICA THE LAND OF THE FREE AND HOME OF THE BRAVE”. It has German silver oval hand guard with 2-pc heavy stag grips. CONDITION: Extremely fine. (3) Unmarked reproduction with 11-1/4″ curved clip point blade, elliptical German silver hand guard, 1-pc smooth horn grip with repoussed silver ferrules. CONDITION: Extremely fine. (4) Unusual reproduction Bowie with 7-1/2″ very curved hook blade, marked “WILSON HAWKSWORTH ELLISON SHEFFIELD”. It has elliptical German silver hand guard with marbled horn grips and German silver handle. CONDITION: Extremely fine. (5) Authentic G. Wostenholm & Son small clip point Bowie with 7-1/8″ blade marked “IXL” on the left ricasso with light “S” shaped German silver hand guard with raebuck hoof handle that has a hallmarked silver ferrule and a German silver-plate on the hoof. CONDITION: Fine. Retains most orig polish with light surface spotting and a few pimples of light rust. Hoof retains most of its orig hair with a bug hole in one of the toes. 4-55002 JR418 (1,250-1,750)

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LOT OF TWO KNIVES WITH PORNOGRAPHIC HANDLES. (1) Japanese naval dress dagger with 10″ blade in the orig leather covered wooden sheath with engraved brass tip and throat with two hangers. It has a 5-3/4″ long ivory handle with thick oval ivory hand guard. The handle is beautifully carved in Netsuke style depicting an oriental couple engaged in graphic sex. The robes and shoes, faces & hair are scrimshawed with ink highlights. CONDITION: Hand guard has an age crack, otherwise it is fine with a light white color, possibly one spot of fill by the lady’s arm. Sheath is worn with loss of leather covering. Brass has a nice patina. (2) Small dagger with 5″ dbl edged blade, elliptical shaped hand guard with ball quillions, with a 3″ carved bone or ivory handle depicting what appears to be a monkey or an aboriginal person with a massive penis sitting on a stump. Handle is stained brown. CONDITION: Very fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54829 JR451 (400-600)

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LOT OF TWO KNIVES & STRAIGHT RAZOR. (1) Mappin Brothers small Bowie, 6-3/4″ clip-point blade, and German silver oval hand guard with black thorn shaped horn handle with fourteen pearl dots. Blade is marked with the maker’s name & “Queens Cutlery Works / Sheffield” with a figure of the sun. Dark patina with hammer marks on the back of the blade. Chipped & bug eaten handle. (2) Early English sailor’s knife with 4-7/8″ blade in a bone & wood handle with brass bolster and extended blade protector with Lanyard loop. Blade is marked “NO. 6 SHEFFIELD STEEL” on the ricasso and “SUFERIGRST-EL on the blade with two Maltese crosses on the left ricasso. Blade appears to be about 3/8” short, but is still fairly full. (3) Winchester Straight Razor with marbled celluloid handle, pitted blade, and good handles. 4-53792-3 JR277 (250-400)

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LOT OF 18 REMINGTON POCKET KNIVES. Three with all metal handles; one with red, white & blue handle; one with smooth wood with acorn shield; one with red plastic with acorn shield; two with yellow marbled plastic with shields; one with black synthetic with shield; one with yellow handle with elongated shield; one with brown & blue marbled plastic with shield; two with yellow celluloid; one pipe knife with brown & white celluloid; one with faux pearl with shield; one with real pearl; one with black plastic; one with red plastic. CONDITION: All are generally fair condition with worn sharpened blades, handle material is generally very good with only one or two with small cracks. 4-53792 JR274 (300-500)

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LOT OF REMINGTON BONE HANDLED KNIVES. Powder Horn Bullet Knife #R1613. Good blade, good handles; Powder Horn Candy Stripe, worn & polished; Jig Bone Lock Back, sharpened and worn blade, good handles; #R1240 sawed bone, sharpened & worn blade; Two #RB44, one is fine, one is worn, with one cracked handle; Two blade Jack with rnd shield, worn & polished; three blade bone with acorn shield, worn & polished; #633?? 3-blade sleeve board, worn & polished; 3-blade whittler with black jig bone, elongated shield, worn. 4-53792-1 JR275 (400-700)

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LOT OF 5 WINCHESTER POCKET KNIVES. (1) #1938 Jig bone, single blade, worn with chipped handle; (2) #4001 4-Blade with marbled green handles with shield, worn; (3) #2863 Two blade Congress pattern jig bone, worn with one cracked handle; (4) #2703 Barlow, worn blades, one cracked handle; (5)#2982 Barlow, rnd bolsters, smooth bone, worn & polished. 4-53792-2 JR276 (150-300)

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LOT OF FIVE CASE KNIVES & ONE IXL. Two Case XX Kodiak Hunters with 5-7/8″ curved blade, stag handle with brass hand guard & pommel, in their orig boxes with orig sheaths. One has the orig outer sleeve. New in box; two Case XX Bowie Hunters with black leather brass bound sheaths in their orig boxes. One has the orig shipping sleeve. New in box; a Case M1 Astronaut’s knife. It has a wide curved 11-1/4″ blade with saw back and white Delrin handles. The blade is marked Model 1966 and SN 1460. It is mounted in a stained hard wood box with plaque, which states that this knife was designed for NASA and the Gemini & Apollo projects. The background diorama of the box has a model space capsule with the earth in the background. New in box; the last knife is a large Wostenholm & Son reproduction Bowie with 10″ clip point Bowie blade with nice file work on the back, German silver hand guard and horn grip panels. The side of the blade is etched with the information that this is #50 of 100 made by Wostenholm before their merger with Joseph Rogers in 1971. Accompanied by a red leatherette covered box with “IXL” embossed on the lid. New in box. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52166 JR273 (400-600)

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LOT OF TWO EDGED WEAPONS. (1) Early hand forged trade hand axe with 8″ overall head with blade that flares to 3-5/8″ and has a 1-1/2″ socket that has been pounded out of rnd on the top. It has a very old homemade haft with bug holes and a few splits. The left side of the blade has a stamped 8-pointed star. CONDITION: Overall fine, dark brown patina. (2) Unusual dbl edged knife with sheath. Knife is 21-3/4″ overall length with diamond shaped blade that flares from 1″ at the handle out to 2-1/4″ at the widest point near the tip. It has a small hide wrapped handle, sinew laced with old red paint. The sheath is two pieces of very light wood covered with the same light sinew laced rawhide that has a small copper disc at the bottom. CONDITION: Blade is slightly rusted with old grind marks and coarse stone marks. Sheath is sound, water stained with the remains of old red paint. From the Collection of the late Allen Graves. 4-54378-1 JR429 (200-300)

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OLD ICE AXE. This appears to be a very early ice axe, with 10-1/2″ head, having a pointed blade on one end with saw teeth on the back edge and a chopping blade on the other end that is 2-1/2″ wide. Overall 35″ long with two 5″ languets and a cap on the butt end with a 1-1/2″ square spike. There is a metal band screwed to the haft, near the butt end and it has a canvas wrist loop attached to a metal ring. CONDITION: Iron has an even dark brown patina. Haft has a lovely dark patina and the canvas is fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54618 JR432 (150-250)

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RARE WOODEN SHIP CAULKING WEDGE. Small hatchet shaped steel tool, 4-3/4″ high with slightly offset 3″ rounded blade with squared bottom, 1″ shank with a small haft hole and a tapered flat top head. It is marked on one side with what appears to be “PACIFIC———MILLS / U.S.S. CHARLESTON”. This tool was used for caulking the seams with oakum on a wooden ship. CONDITION: Very fine. Smooth dark brown patina with traces of old silver paint. Light pitting with hammer marks on the head. 4-52103 JR459 (250-500)

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LOT OF SWORD CANE & WALKING STICK. The sword cane is in a black wooden shaft, 32-1/4″ long and has a heavy silver-plated brass eagle head grip. The sword locks into the handle and when removed has a 25-3/4″ triangle shaped blade with needle point. The walking stick is light wood, probably walnut, 34″ overall including a lightly carved bone handle. CONDITION: Sword cane is fine retaining most of the black finish on the shaft with some brass showing through on the eagle head. Blade is bright & shiny. Walking stick shaft is fine with the bone handle having three or four small age cracks and a dark mellow patina. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54619 JR384 (300-500)

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LOT OF TWO WALKING STICKS & AN UMBRELLA. (1) Fine gold headed stick, 33″ long, hard wood shaft with small gold deer antler, inscribed on the crown end with initials. (2) Slightly heavier walking stick, 32-1/2″ long, hard wood shaft, engraved rnd silver head without initials. (3) Large black umbrella with 10-3/8″ cast gold handle with 1-1/2″ knob, inscribed on the end with a worn initial and “GERTIE” on a ribbon on the side. CONDITION: Two walking canes are fine. Retain most of their lacquer finish with a chip or two and have light wear. Umbrella seems to function fine. Fabric is intact with a hairline crack in the handle. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54637 JR383 (400-700)

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COPY OF GERMAN HIRSCHFANGER. Unusual copy with 17″ blade made from an old U.S. sword blade that is inspected and marked “US” on the right ricasso with the date “1863”. The tip has a 6″ back grind, it has cast deer hoof hand guard with oval languet of three deer. With stag handle & pillow shaped silver pommel. It has a leather sheath with German silver tip & throat. Only fair quality, very rough castings. CONDITION: Blade is moderately pitted, and scabbard is crackled & flexed with numerous dents & dings. 4-54458 JR296 (150-250)

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RARE HALL SOCKET BAYONET. Usual configuration with 16″ triangle shaped blade, marked “US” and with inspector initials “XC”. It has a 3″ socket with about an 11/16″ hole. Stamped on the back edge “33”. These were the bayonets used with the Hall rifle for the period 1816-1850. CONDITION: Good to very good. Light surface discoloration with moderate spots of pitting, with some brown patina on the shank. A rare bayonet in decent condition. 4-54323 JR298 (400-700)

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LOT OF TWO EARLY SOCKET BAYONETS. (1) Brown Bess type with 16-1/2″ triangle shaped blade, 1-1/8″ at the widest point, flat on top with hollow ground fullers on the back. It is marked near the shank end “Deakin” with inspector initials “H.S” and the number “8”. It has a short thick shank with 3-15/16″ socket that has a 7/8″ hole without locking ring. It has a reinforced collar at the back edge. CONDITION: Very fine. Light surface spotting, medium to dark brown patina. (2) Late contract 1795 musket bayonet with 15″ triangle shaped blade, flat on the top, with hollow ground fullers on the back. It has a short stiff shank with 2-11/16″ socket that has a 27/32″ hole without lock and has a “G” by the cutout. CONDITION: Fine. Medium brown patina with very fine surface pitting. 4-54321, 4-54322 JR299 (500-700)

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SPRINGFIELD ARMORY HUNTING KNIFE. Indian Wars period hunting knife with 8-1/2″ spear point blade, 2″ wide, sharp on one edge only, with rnd ribbed wooden handle and brass hand guard marked on one side “US SPRINGFIELD” and on the other side “2233”. Its orig leather sheath, with brass throat and brass hook hanger, accompanies it. The reverse is marked “ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL” with the inspector initials “WTG”. CONDITION: Sharpened on a grinder with some surface discoloration and moderate to heavy pitting on the left side. Brass hand guard & handle are extremely fine as is the scabbard. 4-54981 JR295 (300-500)

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TRAPDOOR TROWEL BAYONET. Fine trowel bayonet with 10″ x 3-3/8″ spade shaped blade with triangle ridge in the back and metal handle/socket. CONDITION: Very fine. Cleaned to bright with a few scattered small spots of pitting. Handle retains 95-96% strong bright orig blue. 4-54068 JR340 (250-400)

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LOT OF TWO TRAPDOOR TROWEL BAYONETS. Standard bayonets with 10″ spade shaped blade with iron handle/socket for trapdoor rifles. Accompanied by one orig sheath made of brown leather with metal lining and a brass tip. It is the early style with leather belt loop, which has dry rotted and broken away. CONDITION: One retains about 50% orig polish with some light surface rust & spotting. Handle retains about 40% thin orig blue with some light surface rust. The other retains 30-40% orig polish with some dark staining and a few spots of light rust that may clean. Handle retains about 90% orig strong blue with light spots of surface rust. Sheath is dry & flexed with slight losses on the edges, crackled finish and missing the belt loop. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54654 JR297 (400-700)

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LOT OF TWO WINCHESTER BAYONETS. (1) Early lever action bayonet probably for 1895, musket, with 16″ blade with wood & steel handle, marked with the maker’s name on the front of the hand guard. CONDITION: As new. (2) 1917 Enfield bayonet dated “1917” with “W” in a circle and the date on the left ricasso with “US”, a flaming bomb and the Springfield eagle on the right ricasso. It has 2-groove wood handles and the right side of the pommel is stamped “324”. No scabbard. CONDITION: Extremely fine, 95-96% orig blue, dark grips. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54651 JR478 (200-400)

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LOT OF THREE U.S. SOCKET BAYONETS. (1) 18″ triangle blade, blued with locking ring and metal scabbard with brown frog and brass “US” swivel button with brass wire hanger in the belt loop. CONDITION: Blade is extremely fine with the shank & socket covered with light rust. Scabbard retains about 60% blue with heavy rust. Frog is fine, dry & flaked. (2) Identical to #1. CONDITION: Fair to good. Blue/gray patina, moderate to heavy pitting on the bayonet, scabbard with scattered light pitting and good blue. Dry & flaked frog. (3) Identical to #1 with dark brown or black frog marked “ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL” with inspector initials in two places. CONDITION: Blade retains dull blue with scattered light pitting. Shank & socket have turned plum. Scabbard retains about 70% blue with moderate to heavy rust. Frog has dry & flaked edges with heavy verdigris. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54652 JR479 (200-400)

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LOT OF NINE SWORDS & BAYONETS. (1) Fine French engineer’s short sword, 19-1/4″ flat ground spear point blade with saw back and brass Roman style handle. CONDITION: Very good. (2) Spanish machete/short sword with 16-1/4″ clip point blade, 2-1/4″ wide at ricasso, marked on the right side “TOLEDO” with a heavy cast brass handle, straight ball-end quillions, fish scale grip with lion head pommel, marked on the right side “O.P.” Accompanied by its orig brass & leather scabbard with frog. CONDITION: About good. Rusty blade, good handle, worn scabbard, dry and damaged frog. (3) 1909 Argentine machete with blue steel scabbard & frog. CONDITION: Very good. (4) Two French brass handle bayonets for needle fire rifles with 22-1/2″ yataghan blades, only one scabbard. CONDITION: Fair to good. (5) Two Gras rifle bayonets with 20-1/2″ blades, wood & brass handles, and one scabbard. CONDITION: Good. (6) Unmarked 98K WWII German bayonet without scabbard. Good. (7) 1896 Swede bayonet with scabbard. CONDITION: Good. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54650 JR477 (500-1,000)

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LOT OF 15 EDGED WEAPONS. (1) Large hand axe with about a 7-1/2″ head, 3-3/4″ blade, 1-1/2″ socket with homemade haft. There is something stamped on the side that is illegible. (2) Philippine style machete/barong with black plastic handle & brown leather sheath. (3) Homemade wooden handle machete with rusty blade. (4) Russian style AK47 bayonet with wire-cutter sheath. (5) Short Japanese made Garand bayonet with black handles, no sheath. (6) SKS blade bayonet. (7) 1896 Swedish bayonet with scabbard. (8) Metal handle short bayonet (Italian??) with black painted metal scabbard. (9) Spanish rifle bayonet, black handles, green plastic sheath. (10) WWII German 98 bayonet by Horster with matching numbered metal sheath. (11) Homemade crude D-guard knife without handles. (12) Argentine 1909 machete, German made with matching numbered metal sheath. (13) Three Japanese WWII bayonets, two with wood handles & metal sheaths and the other last ditch type with wood handles & wood sheath. CONDITION: Generally good. Some light to moderate corrosion and wear. From the Collection of the late Allen Graves. 4-54378 JR365 (200-400)

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VERY LARGE LOT OF MISCELLANEOUS POCKET KNIVES, STRAIGHT RAZORS, STRAIGHT KNIVES, MACHETES & ISLAND KNIVES. Lot includes 42 miscellaneous pocket knives including one Schrade military switch blade; 17 straight razors, some of which are new; large variety of straight hunting knives, tourist knives, 5 or 6 Kukris (Ghurka fighting knife) some of which are British issue; 5 machetes with scabbards; and several throwing knives. CONDITION: Ranges from good to near new and everywhere in between. Little or no corrosion or serious damage was noted. 4-54994 JR422 (500-1,000)

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LOT OF APPROX. 43 BAYONETS & FIGHTING KNIVES. Lot includes one case M4 Type I with sheath; one Camillus M4 Type I with sheath; one Camillus M4 Type II with sheath; a WWII UFH cut down M1 Garand with sheath; a Milpar M6 with sheath; a Milpar M7 with sheath; a Japanese M1 Garand Type with sheath; a Camillus M3 fighting knife with sheath; a Camillus 5″ Air Force survival knife with sheath; a UC WWII cut down Garand bayonet; Krag bayonet that has had the bbl loop removed; a Gibberson Sykes-Fairbane with sheath; a very rare unmarked 2-pc aluminum handle fighting knife with 5-7/8″ clip-point blade, 3 copper rivets and a Lanyard loop in the pommel, no sheath; a colonial USN knife with gutta percha handle with sheath; three Cattaraugus 225Q fighting knives with sheaths; a Cammilus USMC marked fighting knife with sheath; a Ka-Bar USMC marked fighting knife with sheath; an Italian dagger with diamond shaped blade and black metal sheath; twelve French bayonets including five saber style, four with sheaths; and a brown leather sheath with blued steel tip & throat and long drop belt loop that resembles a Winchester Lee Navy bayonet sheath, identical but this one has a knob on the tip. CONDITION: All items are in generally very good plus condition. No serious corrosion was observed. 4-55000 JR420 (800-1,200)

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LOT OF APPROX. 37 GERMAN, JAPANESE & BRITISH BAYONETS & DRESS DAGGERS. Lot consists of three long blade German bayonets, two with yataghan blades and one 19″ engineer bayonet with sawback blade and scabbard; one WWI engineer bayonet with metal scabbard & frog; three WWII K98 bayonets with matching metal scabbards, two with frogs; one WWI butcher bayonet with metal scabbard; one contract bayonet with metal scabbard; six black handled dress bayonets with black metal scabbards, two short blade & four long blade, two with frogs; one Hitler youth knife, maybe a repro; one dress bayonet with jigged bone handles, metal scabbard & frog; one SMLE dbl edged British bayonet and one British sword bayonet. Four British spike bayonets with metal sheaths; one British socket bayonet with fixed short blade; one British jungle carbine bayonet with rotating socket; five WWII Japanese bayonets with wooden handles and metal scabbards, one with green canvas cover, three with hooked guards and two with straight guards, three with frogs; three miscellaneous socket bayonets, including one repro; Luftwaffe 2nd type dress dagger with sheath, cracked handle; Army dress dagger with sheath with broken blade & broken handle; Japanese Naval dress dagger with sheath; German Army silver thread dagger straps with silver sword knot & a long silver silk sword knot. 4-54993 JR421 (800-1,200)

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LOT OF APPROX. THIRTEEN HELMETS & LINERS. All U.S. consisting of four WWII/Korea era steel helmets, OD green paint, two are rough pebble finish, near new, one is fairly smooth and the fourth has been used, has nicks & dings and has a lieutenant’s bar painted on the front. There are four OD green Fiberglas liners with webbing inside for standard helmets. There are two OD green Fiberglas liners with paratrooper linings, one is missing the leatherhead band. There is one OD green liner with red & white bars with “MP” on the front and “268” on the left side. The right side has a red circle with white & blue borders and a green tree with three stars. The paint is chipped & flaked. Another Fiberglas liner is painted meta-flake blue with a red band. The last liner is a paratrooper’s model painted black with an Army R.O.T.C. decal on the left side and the logo of the Univ. of Tennessee on the right side. CONDITION: All generally fine except where noted. From the Collection of the late Allen Graves. 4-54373 JR380 (150-300)

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195

LOT OF TWO U.S. MARKED HORSE BITS & A MILITARY BUGLE. (1) Riding bit with brass US medallions on each side and nickel silver chain with rein loops on the bottom. CONDITION: Cleaned to bright metal with heavy pitting. Back edges of the medallions have been cut away, apparently along with the back edge of the bit. (2) Draft horse or artillery bit, 8″ long x 5-5/8″ wide with slim serpentine sides and brass US medallions riveted on each side. CONDITION: One chinstrap hook is missing. Dark brown patina with crusty rust. (3) Small brass bugle about 10″ long with 3-1/2″ bell marked “J.W. YORK & SONS / GRAND RAPIDS / MICHIGAN U.S.A.”, complete with mouthpiece. CONDITION: Numerous small dents & dings and retains a light mustard patina. 4-54148, 4-54149 JR336 (400-700)

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LOT OF TWO PAIR OF MODERN MADE SPURS. (1) Silver overlay Buerman pattern with 1-3/4″ daisy pattern rowels & chap guard, swinging buttons with simple spur straps. The yoke & shank are blued. (2) Light chrome plated Crockett style spurs with drooped shank and 1-5/8″ star rowels with chap guard, heel chains and simple straps. CONDITION: Very fine. Show little or no wear. Straps are sound. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54825 JR370 (300-500)

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TEXAS HOPE SADDLE. Mexican style youth sized saddle, open half seat, slick fork with large Mexican style horn, small leather skirts with decorated brass tacks. Light iron stirrups on straps with an old woven belly band. CONDITION: Fair to good. Leather is dry & weak. One belly band strap is torn, soiled but with a good sound tree. 4-53797 JR381 (300-500)

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LEATHER STOCK SADDLE. Fine old tooled working saddle with about a 13″ seat, wide square-shoulder pommel and shallow cantle with short skirts, dbl rigged with jockeys and tin covered bentwood stirrups. It is carved with steers, horse-heads and cowboys decorations with rope border decorations, and four leather rosettes on each side with piggin strings. CONDITION: Fair to good. A little dry with some nicks & scratches on the cantle. Leather covering over the metal horn is worn through on the front. Jockeys are dry & crackled and the sheepskin liner is moth eaten. Stirrups are fine. With a little attention this could be restored to a fine riding saddle. 4-53798 JR382 (400-700)

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199

SCARCE BRAIDED RAWHIDE REATA. 4-strand braid, about 60′ long with braided loop in generally good condition. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54826 JR374 (300-500)

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LOT OF NINE STERLING SILVER BELT BUCKLES. This lot consists of solid sterling silver buckles as follows: Three Texas Lone Star State buckles that weigh 5.46 to 5.85 Troy Ounces each; one Rodeo Bulldogger that weights 5.8 Troy Ounces; two large Winchester square buckles that weight 6.475 & 7.3 Troy Ounces; two Bronco Buster buckles that weigh 4.67 & 4.72 Troy Ounces each and one small Winchester buckle that weighs 2.21 Troy Ounces. Total weight is 48.165 Troy Ounces of .925 silver. CONDITION: All are new and unused. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54659 JR238 (350-700)

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LOT OF TWO COLT BELT BUCKLES. One bronze and one silver colored in their orig blue 2-pc boxes. CONDITION: Light oxidation on the bronze one, the silver one is fine. Boxes are lightly soiled with one faded top and fuzzed corners. 4-54150 JR334 (50-150)

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LOT OF APPROX. 26 MISCELLANEOUS BADGES. Mostly police with one fire badge and one brothel inspector badge and four humorous badges. One of the badges, a 6-pointed star, 2-3/4″ diameter, with a galloping horse in the middle, gold washed, marked “SHERIFF’S POSSE / FRESNO COUNTY / 12″ is accompanied by an 8″ x 10” framed photograph inscribed on the back, “Charles Hadd Jamison”. The image is of a middle-aged man on a palomino horse wearing what appears to be, this badge. Consignor states that this in fact was his badge. CONDITION: Mostly fine. Some lightly tarnished, none have been authenticated. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54836 JR373 (300-500)

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LOT OF THREE WELLS FARGO PAPER ITEMS. (1) Shipping receipt dated May 29, 1867 for what appears to be seven bars of bullion valued at $15, 056.25 addressed to the Savage Co. in San Francisco. (2) Wells Fargo receipt dated June 17, 1885 from “Tombstone, A.T.”. Merchandise valued at $175.00 addressed to someone in Chicago. (3) A Pacific Express Company ID card dated 1900 with Mr. D.T. Mervine, Supt., Wells, Fargo & Co. allowing him to ship his personal packages free of charge. CONDITION: All generally good, mostly legible, slight yellowing. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52173 JR335 (100-200)

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FRAMED MCCLELLAN PHOTOGRAPH. Small CDV sized reprinted photo of Maj. Gen. Mc McClellan in formal seated pose with his wife standing beside. It is contained in a beautiful gutta percha case with George Washington on both covers. CONDITION: Photo is yellowed and slightly soiled. Case is extremely fine with no discernable damages. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52149 JR430 (200-300)

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LOT OF FRAMED AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO OF COL. MOSBY & A UNION MAJOR. (1) Ink signed autograph of Lt. Col. John Mosby that is actually signed “Jno. S. Mosby”. It is signed on a CDV sized card and is accompanied by a 6-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ image of Col. Mosby in full uniform in studio setting wearing his sword, knee high boots, revolver and field glasses. CONDITION: Autograph appears authentic but has not been authenticated. Photo is a reprint. Both items and the frame are fine. (2) Framed CDV sized photo of a man in Union uniform purported to be Major Peter Zim of the Ohio Vol. Infantry. He is seated in a studio setting in his uniform holding his sword with heavy tassels and his Hardee hat with acorn band and a flash on the side with the infantry bugle on the front. CONDITION: Fine. Slightly yellowed with a few scattered spots of light foxing. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52163 JR426 (300-500)

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FRAMED EARLY DEED SIGNED BY JAMES MADISON. This deed, printed on parchment, is dated “18 April 1815”. It is for a quarter section of land in Zanesville, Ohio, sold to Franz Germund. It is signed “James Madison”, the future President of the United States, who was at that time, the Commissioner of the General Land Office. Mr. Germund is an ancestor of John Hamilton, the well-known author & collector from Ohio. CONDITION: Fine. Lightly soiled with some rusty water stains at top & bottom edges and with a couple of folded creases, otherwise is completely clear & legible. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52162 JR428 (200-300)

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LOT OF MISCELLANEOUS MERCHANDISE. (1) Civil War era collapsible drinking cup with folding handle in leather covered cardboard box. CONDITION: Cup is fine. Box is slightly worn. (2) Small whale’s tooth, about 5-1/2″. CONDITION: Humidity drying crack up one side, otherwise fine. (3) Ten State of North Carolina Confederate $1.00 bills. CONDITION: All generally soiled & worn, mostly clear & legible. (4) Small pocket medical kit. Black Moroccan leather outside, oil cloth inside. It contains two small pair scissors & a pair of forceps, three tweezers, a bleeder, a probe, a small celluloid handle scalpel, a thermometer in a metal tube, a nickeled small syringe with glass side and two needles and a couple of probes. Some of the equipment may not be orig to the kit. CONDITION: Most of the tools are soiled and lightly stained with a few spots of scattered corrosion. Case is worn with a tattered edge. (5) Winchester fishing lure WITHDRAWN from auction CONDITION: Paint is crackled. (6) A reproduced photo on glass of Abraham Lincoln measuring 6″ wide x 8″ high. CONDITION: Missing the lower right corner with some light water stains. 4-53799 JR431 (200-400)

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LOT OF MISCELLANEOUS FIREARMS RELATED MERCHANDISE. (1) Black, small waisted, tooled, buscadero belt and quick-draw holster for a 4-3/4″ single action. Modern made with heavy cast “US” belt buckle. CONDITION: Cartridge loops gone, worn & dinged. (2) Winchester magnifier WITHDRAWN from auction. (3) A stamped steel Winchester 6-lever lock with brass shackle and key. CONDITION: Very good condition. (4) Leather holster for Marbles game getter with about a 14″ bbl. CONDITION: Missing straps, poor condition. (5) Set of six official Colt revolver prints produced in about 1973 in orig heavy paper cover. CONDITION: Prints are fine. Cover is yellowed. (6) Set of six official Colt revolver prints produced in about 1973 in orig heavy paper cover. CONDITION: Prints are fine. Cover is yellowed. (7) A set of four prints of water colors of a shooting fair and trap shooting line. CONDITION: Bright vivid colors, extremely fine. 4-53801 JR424 (200-400)

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CANVAS & LEATHER PRAIRIE BELT. Authentic prairie belt with square brass buckle & tong that is 47″ overall length including the buckle and a 13-3/8″ leather billet. The tip of the billet is marked “Watervliet Arsenal” and the very tip is stamped “A.R. Smith”. The back of the tip has inspector initials “H.C.” The canvas body of the belt has 54 canvas loops for 45-70 cartridges and is stenciled on the inside “L. COLEMAN.” CONDITION: Well used but still intact with several frayed loops. Canvas is soiled and stained with a dark brownish patina. Leather billet is completely intact showing moderate to heavy wear and light crackling but still flexible and usable. A rare Indian Wars item. 4-54979 JR425 (300-600)

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LOT OF FOUR LEATHER ITEMS. (1) Black leather flap holster with brass snap, embossed with a circle containing “USN”. Appears to be for an early Navy DA revolver. CONDITION: Crackled dry finish that has been treated, missing the plug. (2) Small flap belt holster marked on the back “RAILWAY EXPRESS AGENCY” with brass snap, small dbl action size. CONDITION: Dry & flexed, re-stitched, repair at the front of the flap, belt loop is missing. (3) Large Bowie knife sheath, black leather, hand stitched with brass plate at the throat, for about a 10″ blade. CONDITION: Light soil, fine. (4) Brown Army Signal Corps pouch, 8″ long, wedge shaped with long flap with two snaps covering two pouches for a pair of lineman’s pliers and a TL29 pocket knife. The flap is stamped “POUCH TYPE CS-34 / SIGNAL CORPS U.S. ARMY”. CONDITION: Fine, light scuffing on the flap and light soil. 4-54153 JR344 (100-200)

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WINCHESTER MODEL 2740 FISHING REEL. Medium size reel, 3-1/4″ diameter with solid gutta percha end and a nickeled center section with surrounding gutta percha on the other end with the balance of the metal all nickel-plated. It has a wooden crank handle. CONDITION: Good to very good. Solid gutta percha end has a crack through two of the screw holes, otherwise is sound. Gutta percha on the other end has three small chips & otherwise is sound. Rest of the reel retains about 80% orig nickel finish. Good mechanics. 4-52105 JR236 (300-500)

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WINCHESTER BOXWOOD RULE. Two-foot brass and boxwood rule, completely brass bound with Winchester logo & trademark on one section. CONDITION: Fine. Light soil, sharp edges, with no apparent damage. 4-52106 JR235 (100-200)

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COLT CAST IRON TRIVET. 6-1/2″ trivet with the stylized “Colt” in the center. – Has dark brown patina with heavy pitting. 4-54151 JR339 (25-50)

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PARKER COFFEE GRINDER. Small cast iron wall mount coffee grinder with repoussed tin hopper that has a coin sized medallion on the front with a spread-winged eagle and inscribed “THE CHARLES PARKER CO. MERIDEN, CT”. The top, front of the hopper is marked “NO 60” and the lid “PARKER”. It has a serpentine wooden handle crank and is mounted to a red painted board suitable for attaching to the wall. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains 92-93% orig black with some patina showing through. Mechanics are fine. Old red paint is crackled. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52167 JR331 (150-300)

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VERY LARGE COAST GUARD MARKED POWDER FLASK. All brass flask with 8″ smooth bulbous body with four brass loop hangers and enclosed charger with huge brass spout. Both sides on the main body are stamped “U.S.C.G.” Presumable this stands for United States Coast Guard. CONDITION: Good. No orig finish remains having the appearance of having been near a fire with heavy black soot-like accumulation on one side, clean with water stains on the other. There is one large dent over the stamping on one side, possibly done during this operation. About 1″ of open seam on one edge. Spring is slightly rusty and the charging handle is rough. Seems to function fine. 4-54461 JR461 (300-500)

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SYKES SMALL 3-COMPARTMENT PISTOL FLASK. Copper & brass, tapered oval shape with removable brass cap in the bottom for caps, a sliding cover on the top for balls and a powder compartment with spring top on the other side. The maker’s name is stamped near the bottom. CONDITION: A few minor dents with a few scratches. Overall retains a medium to dark patina. Mechanics are fine. 4-53973 JR452 (150-250)

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218

FRARY GUN STOCK FLASK. Brass buttstock shaped powder flask, Riling #1335. With 6-3/4″ body, having repoussed foliate & arabesque patterns completely around the buttplate, a checkered wrist and foliate patterns near the wrist. The top & spout are unmarked. It has small hanger rings from the comb of the stock and the back of the butt. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Retains about 50% orig finish with the worn areas a medium mellow patina. Left side has five or six small spots. No apparent dents or dings & with a minor open seam at the heel. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52152 JR444 (300-500)

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AMES “USN” POWDER FLASK. Large copper flask with 8″ rounded body, brass collar, top & spout. Dbl sided with repoussed fouled anchor over “U.S.N.” with two small ring hangers. There are small “P” proof marks on both sides of the collar & top of the flask with the very top marked with the maker’s name and the date “1843” with inspector’s initials “WAT”. CONDITION: Very fine. Complete and orig retaining 60-70% dark orig finish with the worn areas a dark patina. Brass collar & spout have a very dark patina. A fine flask. 4-54460 JR460 (300-600)

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BATTY PEACE FLASK. Large bulbous flask with 8″ body having early spread-winged American eagle with shield over an oval of stars with clasping hands in a sunburst over a trophy of arms with “US” shield. The collar has the inspector initials “CB” on the side and again on the top with the maker’s name and the date “1847”. It has two triangle shaped hangers. CONDITION: Fine. Medium dark patina with only a few very light nicks & dings. No major dents, good seam & dark patina on the brass collar & spout. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52151 JR438 (300-600)

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221

AMES PEACE FLASK. Typical large body flask with an American eagle over a circle of stars with two clasping hands in a sunburst over a trophy of arms. It has “WS” inspector mark by the eagle on one side and the date “1837” on the collar. CONDITION: Very good. Two or three small dents with one slightly open seam. Broken spring. Cleaned a long time ago with some coarse material that left cleaning marks, now beginning to patinate. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52158 JR435 (250-400)

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LOT OF REPRODUCTION CANNONS. (1) 11-5/8” brass model on Naval carriage of a cannon marked “FRIGATE / U.S.N. / 1812 / CONSTITUTION,” & “VP”. CONDITION: New but dirty. (2) 11-1/2” tube only. There is a rough crown and shield on top and is with no finishing on joints or other surfaces. CONDITION: As cast. (3) 14” tube only with Diana standing on a pile of armor. CONDITION: Some chasing has been done to the outer surfaces, but the bore is as cast. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54832 FS80 (350-700)

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LOT OF THREE POWDER FLASKS. (1) Dbl sided 1860 Colt Army size with long spout with trophy of arms with two Hall rifles & two pistols crossed over the top. CONDITION: Few minor dents, good light patina, slightly open seam, minor corrosion, very good. (2) Single sided Navy size Colt’s Patent flask with short angle spout and replacement rnd spring. It has trophy of arms with crossed rifles & crossed pistols over the top of Colt’s Patent. CONDITION: One or two very minor dents, 30-50% orig finish, light corrosion, very slightly open seam. (3) 6″ Bartram plain bag flask with 2 to 2-3/4 dram spout. CONDITION: Couple of very minor dents & one larger, smooth even patina with one spot of corrosion, very good. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54833-2 JR359 (500-1,000)

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LOT OF FOUR SMALL POWDER FLASKS. (1) Colt’s Patent single sided with spread-winged American eagle & shield over crossed pistols with ribbon marked “E Pluribus Unum”. CONDITION: Fine, numerous small dents, good strong patina with some minor discoloration and a small repair on one edge. (2) Tiny spread-winged eagle, dbl sided, with shield, 13 stars & crossed pistols without ribbon. Riling #753. CONDITION: Very fine, 75% orig finish with the balance dark patina. (3) Identical to #2 with several small dents & dings, an open seam, soldered top, missing spring. (4) Tiny brass flask, dbl sided with a fan & three graduated dots. CONDITION: Very fine, repaired broken spring. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52155 JR439 (400-700)

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LOT OF TWO LARGE SHOTGUN FLASKS. (1) American flask & cap, Riling #587. Dbl sided with repoussed vignette of Indian shooting buffalo from horseback, surrounded by oak leaves & acorns with a fox head at the bottom and a moose or elk head at the top. It has four small ring hangers. CONDITION: Very fine. Traces of orig finish, one or two very minor dents, slightly open seam. (2) Hawksley, Riling #577. Dbl sided with deep repoussed oak leaves & acorns with a fox head at the bottom, a moose or elk head at the top and four small ring hangers. The maker’s name is on the spout. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Retains about 90% orig finish with a minor scratch or two. Some light corrosion around the two bottom hangers and no discernable dents. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52153 JR443 (200-400)

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LOT OF FIVE REPRODUCTION FLASKS. Two Navy sized flasks, one new in the box, one very fine; one dbl sided early American eagle Colt’s Patent flask, made in England, near new; one dragoon sized flask, all brass, made in Taiwan, near new; single sided repoussed bird dog with hunter in the background, with “Dixon” markings on the spout, near new. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52156 JR436 (100-300)

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LOT OF FOUR POWDER FLASKS. (1) Colt pocket model size dbl sided early American eagle flask with eagle looking left. CONDITION: Traces of orig finish, fine patina with some corrosion on the collar, very fine. (2) Single sided spread-winged eagle with shield & “E Pluribus Unum” ribbon. CONDITION: Several dents on the back, none on the front, one slightly open seam, rusted spring, cut spout, fine. (3) Dbl sided spread-winged eagle with stars, crossed pistols and “E Pluribus Unum” ribbon. CONDITION: Couple of minor dents with a large one on the bottom edge, about 95% orig finish, very fine. (4) British made Army size, dbl sided with goose-like spread-winged eagle perched on American shield with ribbon inscribed “Pluribus Unum”. CONDITION: Couple of minor dents, cut spout, fine patina. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54833-3, 4-54976 JR360 (500-800)

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LOT OF TWO FLASKS, COMBINATION TOOL & BULLET MOLD. Dbl sided copper flasks with brass collar & spout, with two triangle shaped hangers, with repoussed scenes of a dog on the bottom with two birds in the top vignette, both are fine. The mold is a nutcracker type with about 70-caliber rnd ball cavity with sprue cutter. CONDITION: Even dark brown patina with crusty rust. Old military combination tool with screwdriver blades & nipple wrench. Fine condition 4-53974 4-53975 4-53978 4-53987 JR437 (50-100)

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LOT OF FOUR POWDER FLASKS. (1) 5-3/4″ flask with repoussed sides, 3 pheasants surrounded by garland, 3-position spout. CONDITION: Good, one or two minor dings. (2) 5″ flask, one-sided with dog & two birds in heart shaped motifs. CONDITION: Several dents on back side, few tiny dents on the front, broken spring, open seam, dark patina. (3) Hawksley with fluted edges, dbl sided, with leaves & cross hatching at the bottom with 4 hangers, 2 to 2-3/4 drams. CONDITION: One or two small dents, 50% orig finish, good. (4) Reproduction Colt Navy flask with angle spout. CONDITION: Good. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54833 JR357 (150-250)

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LOT OF FOUR POWDER FLASKS & ONE SHOT FLASK. 1) Leather & brass shot pouch, Dixon type with dbl sided hanging game leather body and brass top with removable pouring measure. It has what appears to be an orig thin leather, carrying strap. CONDITION: Very fine condition. Light scuff or two on the leather. Bright orig brass. 2) Homemade small wooden shot or powder flask, 4″ body, 2″ wide, 1″ thick with brass, spout collar & heart shaped wooden plug. There is a name “NIEDNER” stamped at the top on one side. CONDITION: Good condition. Light soil, nice patina on the brass. 3) Very large fluted shotgun flask with 8-1/2″ body similar to Riling #287. It has a zinc body with brass collar & spout and an enclosed spring. CONDITION: Extremely fine condition. Body retains about 90% orig finish and the brass has a fine orig polish. 4) Another similar to Riling #287 with zinc body & brass collar missing its entire top above the collar. CONDITION: Poor condition. Dents, a couple of small holes, discoloration on the brass collar. 5) Common zinc flask, medium size, similar to Riling #338, with brass collar & spout and exposed spring. CONDITION: Fair condition. Small hole on one side with corrosion around the bottom, with old applied lacquer, dents & dings, rusted spring. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52154 JR447 (150-250)

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LOT OF FOUR SMALL BRASS & COPPER FLASKS. (1) Dbl sided small Colt flask, spread-winged eagle with stars & crossed pistols and “E Pluribus Unum”. CONDITION: Two minor dents, good patina, stained on the bottom. (2) Early dbl sided eagle flask with eagle facing left. CONDITION: Couple of minor dents, soft patina with some polish, good. (3) Dbl sided early American eagle holding revolver & flask. CONDITION: Spout cut, couple of minor dents, good. (4) Dixon small 3/8 to 5/8 dram, plain flask. CONDITION: Very fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54833-1 JR358 (400-600)

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LOT OF REPRODUCTION POWDER FLASKS & CAPPERS. Silver-plated dragoon size, dbl sided – as new; dragoon size copper & brass with 2 hangers. CONDITION: Very fine; shotgun flask, dbl sided fan with 4 hangers – near new; small dbl sided spread-winged eagle with stars & crossed pistols. CONDITION: Dents & dings, very good; three Pedersoli copper flasks, one baby & two unums. CONDITION: New in box; one Pedersoli 44 size Colt copper flask. CONDITION: New in box; one Pedersoli 31 cal. size copper flask. CONDITION: New in box; four Uberti reproduction Paterson cappers. CONDITION: Extremely fine detail, as new; one Texas Paterson size 5-shot charger. CONDITION: Near new. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54833-4 JR361 (200-400)

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SMALL OLD POWDER HORN. Cow’s horn that measures about 14″ with a metal guillotine-type measuring tip on one end and a turned-wooden plug in the other. The plug is held in with four brass nails. CONDITION: Fair. Several bug holes with the base plug cut open. 4-53977 JR434 (25-50)

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MEDIUM SIZED POWDER HORN. Greenish colored left hand cow’s horn, about 14″ with faceted carved spout with wooden plug. It has an oval base plug secured with several wooden pegs and a wood screw in the center for a hanger. CONDITION: Good. Dark green to black patina, heavy patina on the wood, sound. 4-53976 JR463 (50-100)

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G.A.R. DECORATED CIVIL WAR CANTEEN. Oval shaped Civil War era metal canteen, about 7-1/2″ diameter with a pewter spout, painted medium blue with a circle of gold stars and the inscription “G.A.R. / POST / 57 / God Bless Our Fallen Hero’s”. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Retains 85-90% blue paint and about all of the gold paint. Pewter neck is a little crooked. Straphangers were removed before painting. 4-54435 JR316 (300-500)

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LOT OF TWO SPANISH AMERICAN WAR STYLE CANTEENS. Both are tan canvas covered with a large stenciled “US” on one side. Each has two triangular shaped hangers with short soldered-on neck and cork stopper with metal top & ring attached with a brass chain. One also has the stencil “7 / B / 15” and has heavy soil but appears to be in fine condition. The other is less soiled with some rust stains with a dent on each side and is hand scribed on the backside “Criswell / Co. C”. 4-54152 JR448 (200-300)

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LOT OF TWO PAINTED CIVIL WAR STYLE CANTEENS. (1) Rnd canteen with ribbed convex sides having three tin hanger loops on the edges with a soldered on neck. It has an old replacement strap through the loops. The canteen is painted white on one side with red, white & blue concentric rings on the other side. CONDITION: Paint is severely crackled and lightly soiled with a couple of old dents. (2) Rnd tin canteen with rolled edge, convex sides with three soldered tin hangers & solid neck with cork & wire pull. Painted a gray/green. CONDITION: Fair. One large and two or three small dents on one side with the other side reasonably intact. Overall retains about 65% paint with a few spots of light rust. 4-54466 4-54523 JR449 (200-400)

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LOT OF FIVE COLT BULLET MOLDS & ONE OTHER. Three 44 caliber 2-cavity molds with “Colt’s Patent” sprue cutters, one silver-plated. CONDITION: Extremely fine. One blue. CONDITION: Fine. The other moderately pitted with good cavities. Two 36 caliber molds with “Colt’s Patent” sprue cutters. CONDITION: One heavily pitted with good cavities and the other lightly pitted with rusty cavities. The sixth mold is about a .44 cal. rnd ball, nutcracker style mold. CONDITION: Dark brown patina, good cavity. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54819 JR375 (500-800)

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240

LOT OF FIVE MOLDS. Two “Colt’s Patent” 44 caliber molds. CONDITION: Both nicked & dinged with brown patina, one with very good cavities and the other has good cavities with light surface rust; two “Colt’s Patent” 36 caliber molds. CONDITION: One cleaned nearly bright with good cavities, the other dark brown patina with light rust, lightly rusted cavities, missing the sprue cutter screw. The fifth item is a quite rare Frankford Arsenal 5-cavity ball mold, 30 caliber bronze gang mold with serial number “1879” and the inspector initials “O.M.L.” It has wooden handles with brass ferrules and an iron sprue cutter. Each handle on the inside is stamped with “84”. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine. One cracked handle, appears unused. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54819-1 JR376 (500-800)

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241

EXCAVATED COLT MODEL 1851 NAVY REVOLVER. Cal. 36. SN appears to be 153407. Mostly complete, usual configuration, 7-3/8″ bbl, complete with rammer, missing the rammer catch stud, wedge & screw, backstrap & grips. The frame has a crack in the left side. CONDITION: As excavated. Heavily corroded, nearly black brass, serial number barely legible. 4-52100 JR457 (200-400)

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242

LARGE FLINTLOCK LOCK. A large, very early lockplate complete with hammer & all the internals except the hammer spring. It also has a large frizzen and faceted pan and frizzen spring with spade shaped tip. The lockplate & hammer are completely flat and the hammer has a notch for a dog lock, which is missing. The lockplate, in front of the hammer, is marked “T. Gregory”. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Dark brown patina overall. Probably an old excavation with some moderate rust on the inside. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52157 JR440 (200-400)

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243

HALL PERCUSSION BREECH BLOCK. Typical Hall breechblock by S. North, dated “1841”, complete & ready to fire when installed. CONDITION: Fine. Completely functional, dark brown patina. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54809 JR442 (400-600)

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244

SMALL BRONZE CANNON BBL. Naval style cannon 7″ overall including the cascable with decorative turnings & trunnions. It has an open flash hole and likely could be fired if someone were to mount it in a carriage. CONDITION: Fine. Moderate pitting or casting flaws near the flash hole and by the cascable & trunnions. 4-52110 JR441 (50-100)

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245

LOT OF AIR GUN TARGETS & TRAP. Consists of about one hundred 10 meter air rifle animal silhouette targets; two pads of Beeman 5 meter air pistol silhouette targets; several hundred Beeman 5 meter short range bull’s eye practice targets; wood framed bullet trap for pellets filled with ballistic putty plus an additional 2-1/2 lbs. of putty and several hundred cardboard slides for the bullet trap face. CONDITION: All in generally fine. 4-53983 JR363 (50-100)

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LOT OF APPROX. 29 MISCELLANEOUS REPRODUCTION PERCUSSION CYLINDERS. Includes 51 Navy, Colt Paterson, Colt Pocket, Remington Army, Colt 62 Police, dragoon & Walker with a couple of unidentified. CONDITION: Most are unused. One Navy cylinder with silver-plating with two conversions. Generally extremely fine condition. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54828-1 JR355 (300-500)

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247

LOT OF APPROX. 27 MISCELLANEOUS PERCUSSION & CONVERSION REVOLVER CYLINDERS. This lot consists of eight Colt 1860 Army 12-stop conversion cylinders; one unidentified conversion cylinder; one Remington Navy cylinder; one Cooper cylinder; three Colt Army conversion cylinders; one Remington Navy cylinder; one unidentified percussion cylinder; three unidentified cylinders; one Remington 46 RF conversion cylinder; two Remington factory conversion cylinders 32 RF; one Colt root cylinder #10962; three dragoon cylinders, one turned as a conversion. CONDITION: Generally good to fine. Some light corrosion, nicks & dings. Mostly a brown patina. Some cleaned bright. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54828 JR354 (1,000-1,500)

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248

LOT OF APPROX. 7 COLT SAA CYLINDERS & ONE BBL. Two Colt 45 cylinders, one near new with the number “682” on the front, the other worn & rusted, no visible number with a 5-1/2″ orig bbl with strong bore; one 44 WCF cylinder bearing number “659”; one of what appears to be a 44RF cylinder with the number “788” on the back, worn & dark gray; two 41 Colt cylinders, one nickel, the other blue, both worn. The blue one has a cylinder pin and one 22 RF cylinder without a number. The 22 cylinder is blue with square edges, likely an old reproduction, but not a converted center fire cylinder. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54828-2 JR356 (400-700)

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249

SMALL WHALE’S TOOTH. Small ivory tooth that measures about 7″ around the outside curve. Unmarked with polished tip. CONDITION: Fine, light mellow ivory color. 4-53986 JR234 (200-300)

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250

PIECE OF MASTADON IVORY. Butt end of the tusk, about 22″ long, 2-3/4″ diameter over the root canal and 2-3/8″ diameter on the solid end. CONDITION: Chipped & dinged, apparently during excavation, shows soiling and stains. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54821 JR369 (300-500)

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251

LOT OF TWELVE SETS OF MISCELLANEOUS GRIPS & PARTS. (1) Sterling & gold single action Army with Mexican eagle Aztec calendar & gold diamond with engraving, fine; (2) Two pair of very heavy dbl sided steer head sterling for Colt single action Army, new & unused; (3) Pair of Colt single action Army very heavy sterling rampant Colt & eagle, new; (4) Pair of reproduction Colt 1878 DA Frontier grips, very fine; (5) Pair of varnished walnut bird-head derringer grips, probably Colt with number “1296” inside, good, 90% varnish; (6) Pair of single action Army 1-pc walnut grips, a little worn, good; (7) Pair of repro 1-pc single action Army grips, new; (8) Pair of Remington Elliot derringer hard rubber grips, turned chocolate with number “51” on one side and number “22” on the other. The right grip has a large chip at the top, left is fine. (9) Pair of 60-Army 1-pc walnut grips, very worn; (10) Pair of small frame percussion Colt 1-pc walnut grips, light wear, fine; (11) One piece ivory 51 Navy size grips with raised carved Mexican eagle, yellowed with age lines, fine. There is also an engraved brass reproduction Colt SAA backstrap with the number “0150” inside plus a Colt SAA trigger guard & backstrap. The trigger guard is numbered “59109” and the backstrap is numbered “162332”, worn & gray. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54837 JR281 (750-1,250)

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251A.

PAIR OF MERWIN & HULBERT GRIPS. Scarce pair of red & black marbled Merwin & Hulbert checkered hard rubber grips for a square butt Army model. CONDITION: They show heavy wear with only faint checkering remaining but are fine with no chips, dings or breaks. They still have the orig screw & escutcheons. 4-53904 JR587 (250-350)

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252

LOT OF MISCELLANEOUS PARTS, TOOLS & BBLS. Six single action bbls – 4-3/4″ 44 nickel finish, strong bore; 4-3/4″ 38 WCF, no finish, strong bore; 4-3/4″ 32 WCF, no finish, strong bore; reproduction 3-1/2″ 45, bright bore; reproduction 4-3/4″ marked “Christy”, 22, strong finish, bright bore; reproduction 7-1/2″, engraved, 44, new; One repro Remington bbl, 7-1/2″ 44, no finish; one Colt bbl, probably 2nd generation, 49 pocket, 5″, #317158, 70% bright blue, bright bore; Colt bbl, probably repro, 62 Police, #51138, new; repro SAA ejector rod housing; repro Paterson loading tool; two small Colt percussion hammers; one large percussion hammer, probably Remington; one Winchester 1866 bolt; two 1860 Army conversion rings; two 1873 trap door bolts, one stripped & brown and the other about new with all of its case colors; repro percussion lock & hammer; 1909 Argentine bayonet lug; six trapdoor Model 1879 stock tools; two flat Colt screwdrivers; one unidentified pistol magazine; one small brass telescope marked “M38A2” with screw mounts and a grid reticle. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54841 JR371 (400-800)

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253

LOT OF TEN REPRODUCTION WINCHESTER STYLE WIPING RODS. Lot consists of nine 4-pc sections of brass & iron Winchester-style wiping and one 4-pc hickory Henry-style wiping rod, three extra tips. CONDITION: Most of the iron has been artificially aged and has a dark patina with light rust. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54838 JR372 (200-400)

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254

SMALL UNIMAT BENCH LATHE. Austrian made tiny lathe with about a 6″ long bed with 3″ throw, variable speed with 3-jaw chuck, drill chuck, face plate, live center, two dead centers, a follower rest and several other small tools & cutters plus several spare drive belts all housed in its orig oak & pine cabinet. CONDITION: Very fine. Has been used but appears completely solid with no discernable play in the head stock & very little back lash in the cross slide. A fine miniature tool suitable for making small gun parts. 4-53985 JR364 (400-700)

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255

LOT OF REPLICA COLT SHOULDER STOCK CASTINGS & PIECES. Including four rough cast yokes, five welded and cast clamp posts, seven buttplates, one cast and four welded swivels, nine swivel plate bases, one stock blank, eighteen pieces of wood, and one pattern for center section of canteen stock. 4-53554 JR353 (200-500)

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256

FRAMED LOT OF FIVE CIVIL WAR ENVELOPES. (1) Addressed to “Mr. Edward C. Palmer / Co. G. 13th Reg. N.Y. __ / Indianapolis, Maryland / Care of Capt. Thorn.” It has a cancelled 3-cent stamp and has an eagle & flag. (2) Blank envelope “OUR COMPROMISE” with flag & firing canyon. (3) Blank envelope with a Zouave soldier “THE ZOUAVE DEFENDER”. (4) Blank envelope with the vignette of three Union soldiers prodding a male figure up in the air with their bayonets, titled “I ONLY WANT TO BE LET ALONE” and “JEFF’S UNBOUNDED AMBITION GIVES HIM AN ELEVATED POSITION”. (5) Blank envelope with “THE LOYAL STATES” with Lady Liberty holding a flag and leaning on the State Seal of Maryland. The right upper quarter has a large “UNION” surmounted with a ribbon that has “MARYLAND” on it. The letters of the word Union are covered with stars. CONDITION: Slightly yellowed with a couple of stains & minor foxing, only #5 has a small tear, the rest are intact. Frame is fine. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52169 JR343 (150-250)

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257

VERY EARLY PORTABLE WRITING DESK. Leather covered wooden box, 12″ long x 10″ wide x 2-1/4″ deep with brass lock on the top for a strap that is missing. Paper lined with lift out tray and small wooden lift out pen box. CONDITION: Poor to fair. One end replaced, lid held on with electrical tape, some partitions missing and remaining leather cover is worn and mouse eaten. 4-54439 JR304 (50-150)

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258

NORTHERN RAILROAD CORPORATION FREIGHT RECEIPT. 5″ x 8″ document dated December 11, 1865 for five bales of goods from Nashua, New Hampshire to New York. It has a 2-cent internal revenue stamp that has been hand cancelled. CONDITION: Generally good. Slightly yellowed edges, a few folded creases, all lettering legible. 4-54154 JR416 (25-75)

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259

LOT OF TOLEWARE HAT BOX & FLINTLOCK PISTOL. (1) Large tin hat box, 17″ x 7″ x 14″ with rectangular base & domed top with wire and wood handle. It is painted black with red border and a red Maltese cross on the front with a partial name at the bottom of the lid. It appears to be for a set of Masonic regalia or possibly another fraternal organization. CONDITION: Very good. Retains about 85% orig black & red paint, handle is good, rusted inside. (2) Partial Turkish flintlock pistol. Pieces & parts remnants, 9-5/8″ bbl, with small early lock that has a star & crescent at the back end. It has brass furniture with an acorn finial trigger guard. Missing the bbl bands, tang screw & lock screws. CONDITION: Poor, parts only. 4-52109, 4-52170 JR462 (150-250)

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260

LOT OF SOPHIE TUCKER RECORDS, BOOK & MEMORABILIA. This lot consists of a red velvet covered board, 16-3/4″ x 18-3/4″, completely covered with numerous miscellaneous memorabilia all relating to Sophie Tucker, apparently from donations and performances she gave over the years. There are two rosaries, a number of 6-pointed Hebrew stars and numerous other items with Jewish, as well as Christian, themes. There is the key to the City of Pittsburgh, a set of submarine wings, two other large keys, a pair of miniature pilot’s wings, a badge in Ms. Tucker’s name from the Miami Beach Police & Firemen’s Association, a special Deputy Sheriff’s badge from Cook County, an honorary badge from the Saratoga Springs Fire Department, an early Red Cross Pin, a 1951 New York Yankees World Series Pin, a Jersey City, NJ Police badge with Ms. Tucker’s name, a miniature bombardier’s wing & numerous other special items commemorating Ms. Tucker’s career. Also included is a set of three Decca 78 rpm records by Sophie Tucker and autographed “Best Wishes Sophie Tucker Latin Quarter N.Y. Nov 1948”. The cover has a picture of Ms. Tucker. The last item is the book Some of These Days by Sophie Tucker, which is the autobiography of Ms. Tucker, printed in 1945. 309 pages, brown cloth bound. CONDITION: All generally fine condition. 4-54314 JR417 (750-1,500)

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261

LOT OF THREE FRAMES OF BADGES, BUCKLES & HAND CUFFS. Large shadow box frame contains five badges & four buckles as follows: Sargent, Ilboard Police; gold and cloisonné American Railway Express badge; Kansas City Territorial Railway Special Police badge dated “1917”, number “678”; small silver & blue cloisonné deputy sheriff’s badge from Alameda County and a Deputy Sheriff’s shield shaped silver badge with star cut out in the center. It also has four Wells Fargo reproduction bronze belt buckles. Small frame containing a Glendale Fire Dept. Company 1 Fireman’s badge and an Elwood City Volunteer Fire Dept. badge along with two silver & brass Fire Dept. buttons. Also in this lot is a pair of very early Tower, Bean’s Patent nickel-plated heavy handcuffs with no key and mounted to a board. CONDITION: All merchandise is generally in good condition with a spot or two of light oxidation. These badges have not been authenticated. From the collection of the late John Hamilton. 4-52172 JR332 (200-400)

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262

LOT OF FIVE PAIRS OF HANDCUFFS. (1) Two pairs of H&R #123 nickeled handcuffs in their orig boxes with two keys each, one with the orig inspector’s slip. New in the boxes with minor scrapes to the nickel. Boxes are very fine. (2) One pair of #11 chrome, Union Hardware Co., Towers Adjustable, Dbl Lock, Hand Cuffs in their orig box with two keys. Extremely fine, a few spots of surface rust, otherwise bright & shiny. Box is fine, slightly worn label. (3) Pair of very early hand forged iron cuffs with one orig key. Dark brown patina. (4) Pair of Hiatt #3 very early single hinge hand cuffs, without key. Silver/brown patina. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54831 JR278 (300-600)

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263

TWO DISPLAY FRAMES OF REPRODUCTION BADGES. Franklin Mint set of 2 framed cases containing 24 fine reproduction badges, produced under the auspices of Gene Autry, titled “THE OFFICIAL BADGES OF THE GREAT WESTERN LAWMEN”. The cases measure 20″ high x 16″ wide x 2″ deep with an etched border decoration in the glass. The badges consist of most of the famous notable law enforcement officers & agencies throughout the west. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bright and clean. Would make a great addition to someone’s gun room or den. 4-53804 JR571 (400-700)

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263A.

SUIT OF ARTICULATED MINIATURE ARMOR. Extremely fine detailed suit of miniature armor with chain mail, a leather cuirass, complete with helmet, greaves, foot covers, hand covers, a shield, helmet, a miniature sword & scabbard, dagger & spurs and a miniature battle-axe. He measures about 13″ high and is mounted to a mahogany board in a homemade carrying case. There is a small silver plaque at the bottom which is inscribed “Sir John Harleston”. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Appears to be intact except for a missing thumb on his left hand and one broken strap. No visible corrosion. 4-53745 (350-650)

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264

TEN PACK OF SHARPS RIFLE CARTRIDGES. Kraft cardboard box, medium brown color with black printed label, marked “TEN CARTRIDGES / FOR SHARPS’ IMPROVED RIFLE / 52/100 CALIBER / MADE OF A SUPERIOR QUALITY OF POWDER / BY THE / SHARPS RIFLE MANUF’O CO. / HARTFORD, CONN.” CONDITION: Full. Lid has been slit open on three edges, otherwise the wrapping is intact. Label is sharp & clear. Box is wrapped in plastic and was not reopened to examine contents. 4-54971 JR308 (250-500)

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265

FULL BOX OF UMC 56-52 SPENCER CARTRIDGES. Square 25-rnd box, buff colored label with black printing, with picture of the cartridge. CONDITION: Good to very good. Label is lightly soiled with a little spot of water stain and a couple chips at the edges, otherwise is completely intact. Band appears to be mostly intact with minor losses. Sealed in plastic and was not unwrapped to examine or to view the ammunition. 4-54970 JR310 (200-400)

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266

EXTREMELY RARE FULL SEALED BOX OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL 20 GA. BRASS SHOT SHELLS. This fine box measures 3-5/8″ long x 2-3/4″ deep x 1-1/2″ high. It is a 2-pc box with paper seal and stapled corners. The buff colored seal wraps completely around the box and is imprinted with a black label which states “10 / SHOT-GUN SHELLS, ‘ Primed, No. 20.” and goes on to give reloading instructions with the bottom line stating “Manufactured at Frankford Arsenal”. These cartridges were manufactured for use with the scarce Springfield trapdoor forager. Those rare shotguns were issued two to a company for use by government hunters & scouts at western outposts. The last known issue was in 1906 in Alaska. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Fully sealed and completely intact with one tiny puncture on the top, otherwise it has light soil with some foxing on one edge. An extremely rare box, seldom ever encountered. 4-54973 JR311 (800-1,500)

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267

FULL BOX OF TEN LINEN CARTRIDGES “FOR STARR’S RIFLE”. Caliber 54, made by Johnson & Dow in a brown Kraft-colored box with stamped label and string tear seal. CONDITION: Still sealed, completely legible label, only minor edge wear and fuzzed corners. Completely intact, a very rare box. 4-54972 JR307 (400-700)

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268

FULL BOX OF UMC 44 RF HENRY CARTRIDGES. 2-pc green label box with black lettering & printing, picture of cartridge on lid with the end label stating “44 HENRY FLAT RIMFIRE”. It is full with “U” hand-stamped cartridges. CONDITION: Box is soiled and the label a little chipped & worn on the edge with small wear on top, but intact & legible. Green band is missing one portion of one end, otherwise is reasonably intact. Bottom label is about half missing. Ammunition has moderate patina on the copper with white oxidation on the lead. 4-54974 JR309 (750-1,500)

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269

LOT OF COLLECTOR’S AMMUNITION. Lot consists of four copper case 52 RF cartridges; three 58 RF cartridges; six 44 RF Henry with “H” head stamps; two 44 short RF cartridges with raised “H” head stamps; two 45 Colt Benet prime cartridges and one 45 Colt cartridge with small copper primer; a sealed packet of seven Crittenden & Tibbals 56-56 cartridges; a 52 Sharps linen cartridge and a 58 rifle musket paper cartridge. CONDITION: All the copper case rnds generally have light patina with some lead oxidation. Sharps cartridge is fine, lightly soiled. 56-56 rnds were not opened and the 58 paper-cartridge has a repaired break at the back but is fine. 4-54978 JR306 (250-400)

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270

LOT OF TWO PACKETS OF 44 SKIN CARTRIDGES. Two 6-rnd packets of combustible envelope cartridges, “FOR REMINGTONS, COLTS & OTHER REVOLVING HOLSTER PISTOL”. CONDITION: Sealed in plastic. Packets are still sealed with one having light staining & the other one extremely fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54834-1 JR367 (400-700)

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271

LOT OF RARE COLT THUER CARTRIDGES. This lot consists of 5 rnds of 31 Thuer, 5 rnds of 36 Thuer, of which there are two short, two medium and one long case and 4 rnds of the rare 44 Thuer. CONDITION: All are in fine condition with a light patina on the brass and light oxidation on the lead. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54835-2 JR348 (600-1,000)

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272

SMALL MAHOGANY WOODEN BOX CONTAINING 61 ROUNDS OF 44 FLAT HENRY CARTRIDGES. This lot consists of 34 rnds deep raised “H” head stamp, 13 rnds light raised “H” head stamp and 14 miscellaneous rounds. CONDITION: All are fine. One or two have been polished, light patina on the copper, light oxidation on the lead. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54835-1 JR347 (400-700)

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273

LOT OF TWO BOXES OF SCARCE AMMUNITION. (1) 44 Colt in a Remington UMC, red label box with red band on plaid box and rnd corners. It has a picture of the cartridge on top, 210-grain bullet and marked on the end label “BLACK POWDER”. CONDITION: Open on three edges with one long side still sealed. Box has worn edges with moderate soil but the label is intact. Ammo is bright with a few spots of oxidation and oxidized bullets. (2) Full box of 44 RF short by Winchester, Stetson patent, green label with red band. CONDITION: Box is open, most of the band is missing. Label has moderate wear and a water spot or two with moderate soil. Sealed in plastic, cartridges were not examined. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54834-2 JR368 (400-700)

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274

LOT OF ANTIQUE COLLECTOR’S CARTRIDGES. Lot consists of 37 cartridges plus a 10-pack of orig 41 Swiss rimfire. Partial listing includes: 50 cal. Benet primed, 50 cal. Navy Pistol rimfire, 50 cal. Navy Pistol Benet primed, 56-50 Spencer, 56-52 Spencer & 56-56 Spencer, 50-70 Benet primed, 50-70 shot ctg. with wooden sabot, 45 Colt Benet primed, 42 rimfire, 46 rimfire, a 42 cal. Martin primed ctg., 404 Jeffries, 43 Spanish, 45-70, 51-110, 44 WCF and two 50-60 Peabody rimfires. Also included are about 40 rnds of 38 rimfire long, 9 rnds of 40-45 Remington and 8 rnds of 40-50 Sharps Bottleneck. CONDITION: 10-pack of 41 Swiss is soiled and tattered with some label loss, cartridges are fine. . Loose cartridges generally have a light patina with oxidized lead and are all fine. One or two have been polished. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54835 JR346 (400-700)

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274A.

LOT OF APPROX. 22 BOXES OF MISCELLANEOUS OLD AMMUNITION. (1) Full box Spanish made 11 mm Mauser for Model 71/84 rifle. CONDITION: Label is tattered, sealed in plastic. (2) Four boxes 38 S&W long & short. CONDITION: All are opened, three are partial, one is full, soiled & worn. (3) Five boxes 38 RF long, 3 Winchester Stetson’s patent, one UMC green label, red band, full, sealed and one UMC red label, red band, partial. CONDITION: Winchester ammo is oxidized & tarnished, boxes are worn & tattered. Sealed UMC is worn & tattered. (4) One box Peters 38 RF long shot, red label, red band, green “Shot” over-label, sealed, full. CONDITION: Faded, soiled & worn edges, good to very good. (5) One box Peters 45 Colt. CONDITION: Box worn, missing flap, ammo bright. (6) Remington Kleanbore Oil Proof 45 Colt, green box, worn edges, sealed in plastic. CONDITION: Fine. (7) Remington 1-pc red box, 45 Colt blank, sealed in plastic. CONDITION: Appears to be full, box is fine. (8) Two full boxes of 20 Remington 41 Swiss RF and one box Remington 41 Swiss with 7 rnds. CONDITION: Boxes are worn, missing flaps, etc., ammo is bright. (9) one box RWS 9.3X72R drilling ammo with 15 reloaded rnds & 5 brass. CONDITION: Fine. (10) Four boxes Canadian 45 Colt 12-pack, Kraft colored box, dated “May 4, 1944”, sealed. CONDITION: Fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54834 JR366 (200-400)

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274B.

LOT OF MISCELLANEOUS MODERN AMMUNITION. Two boxes Black Hills 38 Colt; two boxes Black Hills 44 Colt; five boxes Winchester 25-35; three boxes Remington 30-30; two boxes Remington 38 Spcl.; one box Remington 38 long Colt; two full & two partial boxes 9mm Luger; one box Winchester 32-20; one box 20-rds Remington 44 Mag; one box Magtech 44 Mag; ten boxes Fiocchi 32 ACP; five boxes of Super-X 22 long; two 15-pack Egyptian made 762 Russian; one 10-pack 8X56 with wooden bullets; one partial American Ammunition 9 mm; one partial box 32 Auto; two boxes Super-X 25 Auto, one partial, one full; one box 410 slugs; one box Remington 32 Auto; one box 12 ga. #4 buck; one 100-rd box CCI CB caps; seven partial miscellaneous 22 ammo; large quantity miscellaneous loose rnds. CONDITION: Generally fine, most in orig packaging, light soil. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54840-1 JR379 (200-400)

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275

EXCAVATED PARROT SHELL. Ten-pound shell, about 8-1/4″ long x 3″ diameter with flared iron gas check rotating band. It has a hand written label attached which states, “10 # Parrot shell dug from the Southwest face of the fort at Sulpher Trestle. Col. Morton under Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest personally handled Battery that fired the shell. CONDITION: CSA. Dug Oct. 19, 1976 by Bert R. Hays”. Shell casing is a dark brown patina with heavy pitting, especially around the nose. Fuse & striker are gone with a hole down the center. 4-53794-1 JR352 (300-500)

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LOT OF 6 BOXES ANTIQUE AMMO. (1) Rare full box of 18 rnds of 45-500 by UMC in a white paper covered 2-pc box with stapled ends. The label is printed across the side in black. CONDITION: Soiled & water stained, missing one end of the top with moderate mildew. Ammo is fine with some very slight oxidation. (2) Full box of 20 Frankford Arsenal 45-70, copper case with head stamps “G F 2 85”, 500 rnd lead bullet, Kraft colored string tear box with black label marked for the “Model 1882” and dated “January 1884”. The top has a purple over-stamp “INITIAL VELOCITY / 1130 FEET / FEB 18 1885”. CONDITION: Box is open and missing one end of a small part of the bottom, soiled & water stained. Ammo is all bright with no oxidation. (3) Two full boxes of UMC 25 Remington, 2-pc Kraft colored box with black lettering. CONDITION: Box is missing part of the top label and is soiled. Ammo is fine & bright with a few cracked necks and minor staining. (4) 2-pc box of Winchester 35 WCF. Orange top & side labels, rnd corners. CONDITION: Missing part of the bottom, heavy soil & foxing with worn labels & open edges. (5) 2-pc box of Winchester 35 WCF. Orange top & side labels, rnd corners. CONDITION: Two bottom end seams are open, light to moderate soil & light foxing. Ammo has a few cracked necks, light oxidation. Accompanied by a 30-caliber size ammunition can in good condition. 4-53794 JR351 (400-600)

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AMMO CAN OF 30-06 CARTRIDGES & KNIFE. 50 caliber size ammo can containing approximately 306 rnds 30-06 cartridges including eight armor piercing rnds and 40 rnds soft point mostly in 8 rnd Garand clips. Also included are two M-1 carbine magazine pouches. Additionally included is a late Garand bayonet with 6-5/8″ blade, black handles with a black nylon sheath. CONDITION: Ammo is generally good, knife & can are fine. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54840 JR305 (50-100)

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LOT OF THREE 24-DRAWER PARTS BINS OF CARTRIDGES. This lot consists of 200-300 miscellaneous cartridges from 22 WCF thru 51-110 Express and includes several scarce and unusual items. For example: 4 rnds of 50 caliber Maynard; 8 rnds of 50-100-450; most of the Winchester rifle calibers including 40 Express & 45 Express and 3 rnds of the very rare 45-85 WCF, about 15 rnds of 44 RF Henry, 12 rnds of 50-110 WCF; several rnds of Remington 50 Navy pistol .CONDITION: Generally fine. Light patina on the brass & copper with some light oxidation on the lead. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54827 JR349 (200-400)

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LOT OF THREE 15-DRAWER PARTS BINS OF MISCELLANEOUS LOOSE AMMUNITION. Appears to be all hand gun ammo including 45 Colt Benet primed; 44 Colt Martin primed; 44 Long RF; 44 Short RF; 44 American; 44 Colt Benet primed; 44 Remington short; 44 American Martin primed; 46 long Remington; 46 short; 32 teat fire; 42 cup fire; 30 cup fire; 46 Remington long; one 44 Merwin & Hulbert; 44 lip fire; 44 Evans; 44 extra long and most of the popular Colt & Winchester short cartridges. CONDITION: Generally fine. Light patina on the copper & brass with light oxidation on the lead. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54827-1 JR350 (200-400)

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TWENTY-DRAWER PARTS CABINET OF MISCELLANEOUS AMMUNITION & A FEW PARTS. Consists of ten rnds 44 Henry; 20 rnds 42 RF Forehand & Wadsworth; several rnds 44 Short; several rnds 41 RF Long; the balance consisting of 44 Colt, 44 American, 45 Colt Bene Primed, 45 Schofield Benet Primed, 44 RF long, 46 RF short, 44 American Martin Primed, 44 Colt & Remington Martin, 44 RF long. One drawer contains miscellaneous pin fire, teat fire, rim fire, lip fire, a 36 cal. skin cartridge and a 44 skin cartridge. Additionally there are parts which include six or seven musket hammer springs, six small percussion nipples, rough cast Colt conversion ejector rod heads, a large musket hammer, some other unidentified springs, three large harness snaps and two carbine saddle rings with studs. There are also seven unidentified short rods. CONDITION: Generally fine condition with light patina and oxidized lead. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54839 JR362 (200-400)

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MANSFIELD & LAMB MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER. 35” dbl fuller blade marked “MANSFIELD / & LAMB / FORESTDALE R I” inside an oval on the left ricasso. “U.S. / J.C.W / 1864” is on the right ricasso. Iron scabbard with brazed seam on the bottom; the gold wire sword knot is attached to the rear of the guard. CONDITION: Brown patina with heavy surface rust and moderate pitting overall. Guard is bent and has a very dark patina. Wrap & wire from the grip are missing. Scabbard has moderate pitting overall. 4-54999-12 FS46 (250-400)

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NON-REGULATION HORSTMANN MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SWORD. 32” dbl fuller blade, etched on both sides with “W.H.HORSTMANN / & SONS / PHILADELPHIA” on the right side. The eagle and banner containing “E. PLURIBUS UNUM.” “IRON PROOF.” is etched on the spine of the blade. The iron guard has the American eagle cut as part of the design. Iron scabbard with brazed seam along the lower edge. CONDITION: Gray patina on the blade with moderate pitting at the tip. Hilt and scabbard are covered with a heavy brown patina. Several small dents in the scabbard and there are several areas where the ray skin covering is worn away from the grip. 4-54999-10 FS44 (300-500)

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VICTORIAN BASKET HILT SWORD. 31-1/2” dbl fuller blade, etched “NICHOLLS / & HUNTER / 8 Jermyn St / London” on the left side of the blade. An unidentified crest is on the right side of the blade. CONDITION: Gray/brown patina with light surface rust overall. One branch at the hilt is cracked at the rear; otherwise good. Wire wrap on the grip has been replaced. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54647 FS42 (300-500)

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HORSTMANN NON-REGULATION CAVALRY SWORD. 33-1/2” dbl fuller blade, etched on both sides with “W.H.HORSTMANN / & SONS / PHILADELPHIA” on the right side, which also contains a stand of flags, an American eagle, and “E. PLURIBUS UNUM.” “U.S” and two stands of flags are on the left. The hilt is cast in one piece of brass. “IRON:PROOF” on top of the blade. The leather scabbard has replaced throat and drag. CONDITION: Gray patina on the blades with heavy edge wears. Brass has some tiny dents but has a nice patina. Scabbard has been resewn with a new leather tip replacing the drag & a soldered brass throat. 4-54146 FS39 (250-400)

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MANSFIELD & LAMB MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER. 35” dbl fuller blade marked “MANSFIELD / & LAMB / FORESTDALE R I” inside an oval on the left ricasso. “U.S. / J.C.W / 1864” is on the right ricasso. Iron scabbard with brazed seam on the bottom. The gold wire sword knot is attached to the rear of the guard. CONDITION: Blade is bright with scattered light surface rust and pitting. Hilt retains traces of a gilt finish but the branches are slightly bent. Leather cover of the grip shows two small areas of repair and some minor crackling. Scabbard has a gray/brown patina with moderate pitting towards the tip. Sword knot is solid but the strap is badly cracked. 4-54999-8 FS40 (400-600)

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CARVED CIVIL WAR CANE. 32-1/2” cane with shaft relief carved w/24 star, 13 stripe flag near the top. Incised areas below this include a U.S. buckle, canteen containing “1861 / :65:”, a shield containing the letters “U.V.L”, and a rosette engraved “S.D.V”. The raised carved instruments appear to be mostly Army Corps. insignia and include stars, diamonds, Maltese cross, triangle, star & moon, arrow, shields, acorn, four leaf clover, anchors, etc. CONDITION: Fine. Possibly revarnished but no wear is visible. 4-54496 FS41 (400-600)

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LOT OF TWO GERMAN SWORDS. (1) 29-1/4” deeply curved single fuller blade marked “W.K & Cie” on the left ricasso; iron scabbard and hilt. CONDITION: Bright blade with scattered light pitting; gray/brown patina with minor dents and pitting externally. (2) “F.HORSTER / SOLINGEN” lightweight officer’s sword. CONDITION: Retains most of the poor refinish. 4-54999-2 FS32 (250-400)

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U.S. MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SWORD. 34-1/2” dbl fuller blade with rounded back. The markings on the ricassos are not readable. The leather wrap and wire on the grip are missing. CONDITION: Blade is good with scattered light pitting against a cleaned gray background. Hilt has also been cleaned and has a frosted appearance. Scabbard is deeply pitted. 4-54999-9 FS43 (250-450)

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FINE PRUSSIAN CALVARY SWORD. 32” straight single fuller blade is fully etched on both sides. The king and knight’s head of Klingenthal trademark is on the right ricasso. The right side of the blade is etched with a lancer on horseback, “Ulan. Rgt. Kaiser Alex.II.V. Russland (1.Brand.) No3” and horse’s head with other military themes and scrolls. On the left side is a “crown / A / II” followed by a cavalry charge & another military stand. The hilt has a Prussian eagle cut into one side of the guard, which folds down even with the turned horn grip. The iron scabbard has a black enamel covering & a felt cover as well. The portapee has a green leather strap and a silver acorn with a red cap and a plain braided leather slide. CONDITION: Excellent overall retaining most of the blue in the etched areas & most of the nickel-plating on the hilt. Black enamel on the scabbard has possibly been redone. 4-53743 FS38 (500-1,000)

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LOT OF THREE LATE JAPANESE SWORDS. (1) NCO sword. SN 27885. 32-3/8” single fuller blade, no temper line, iron scabbard. Nagoya factory mark on guard. CONDITION: Scattered light pitting on the blade, brown patina on external parts. (2) Same. SN 123529. CONDITION: Bright blade with slight chip at tip; scabbard with some light denting. (3) Junior Officer sword. NSN. Machine made. CONDITION: Bright blade, scabbard retains most of the black paint finish; hilt is bent. 4-54999-1 FS31 (300-500)

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LOT OF FIVE SWORDS. (1) Unidentified with etched blade & lightweight hilt. 30-1/2” single fuller blade. CONDITION: Fine overall with light pitting to the plated scabbard. (2) Unidentified medical officer’s sword with folding guard. 30-1/4” cruciform blade. Has proof marks but has not been identified. The catch for the folding guard and the covering for the grip are missing. CONDITION: Smooth gray patina on the blade. Tip of the scabbard is broken & there is moderate surface rust on the balance of the scabbard. Strong traces of gilt remain on the hilt. (3) “ISB” court sword. 32-1/2” straight single fuller blade. Has etched military themes on either side. Brass hilt has been silver-plated Wire wrap on grip is replaced. No scabbard. CONDITION: Mostly gray patina on the blade with traces of gilt in the etching, mixed with light to moderate pitting. Traces of silver remain on the hilt. (4) Unmarked lightweight German-style sword. 34” single fuller on right side of blade only. “….” on the right ricasso. Scabbard is missing. CONDITION: Scattered light pitting overall with strong traces of nickel-plating. Wrapping at the rear of grip is missing. (5) Blade and scabbard, probably German. 31-3/4” single fuller straight blade. Black painted scabbard with metal knot design at the throat. No grip parts except pommel. CONDITION: Bright blade, minor scratches on the scabbard. 4-54999-5 FS35 (300-500)

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LOT OF TWO SCANDINAVIAN OFFICER’S SWORDS. (1) 31-1/4” straight dbl fuller blade is marked “E. SVALLING / ESKILSTUNA / crown / J.V. G.M” on the left ricasso. Both sides of the blade are etched at the rear half. The Swedish Triple Crown is on the guard. CONDITION: Blade is bright but has widely scattered spots of surface rust. Hilt is heavily worn with the wire missing and about a third of the leather is worn away. Scabbard has lost most of the black paint and has considerable surface rust and pitting. (2) “B.F. SVALLING / ROSENFORS” on the left ricasso. 28-3/4” straight single fuller blade is etched with an anchor on the right side and the crowned rampant lion on the left. The guard has the crown and anchor among military trophies cast in and is maker’s marked “MILIT:EKIP. / crossed swords / ANT:SOLAGE” on the quillion. CONDITION: Gray patina on the blade with spots of rust stains and pitting. Hilt retains about half of the orig gilt but is well worn on the grip. 4-54999-4 FS33 (200-400)

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FRENCH NAVAL CUTLASS. 26-3/4” slightly curved single fuller blade is etched with an anchor on either side. The blade is dated April 1865 on the spine and the guard has been painted gold. CONDITION: Smooth gray patina with scattered nicks and areas of light pitting. Hilt has severe pits under the gold. Wood grip has also been repainted. 4-54999-11 FS45 (250-500)

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LOT OF THREE HUNTING SWORDS. (1) Heavy Germanic sword has 23” straight blade, 1-1/2” wide with stag hilt. Gilt cross guard; scabbard is missing. CONDITION: Gray patina with nicks in the edge & some sharpening marks. . Hilt is very dirty and the pommel is slightly loose. (2) Kneckt short sword. 20” straight blade with light military engraving on both sides. Marked “J.Kneckt” on one side & “SOLINGEN” on the other. The wood grip is painted black. CONDITION: Badly battered on the edges with a rust brown patina overall. Only traces of gilt remain on the cross guard. Grip has several cracks that are still solid. (3) Parang with carved and inlaid hilt. 23-3/8” slightly curved blade. Hilt is carved with vines & leaves and has three silver flowers on each side. The brass cross guard is also silver-plated. CONDITION: Scattered light pitting and numerous dents on the edge. Slight damage to the horn grip on the left side. 4-54999-6 FS36 (250-400)

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PAIR OF SPANISH ARTILLERY SWORDS. 27-1/2” slightly curved blades, one marked “ARTAFABADE TOLEDO 1903”. The other is marked “F GA DE TOLEDO 1874”. The scabbards and mounts are identical. CONDITION: Both have bright blades with much of the gilt finish remaining on the external metal pieces. Both scabbards show some signs of wrinkling with scrapes & mildew damage, but are still solid. 4-54999-7 FS37 (250-500)

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LOT OF EIGHT EDGED WEAPONS. (1&2) Pair of 20th century fencing swords. “MADE IN / GERMANY” is stamped on the left ricassos. Several layers of paint cover the metal parts. CONDITION: Fair to good with slight bends in the blades & considerable scratching to the paint. (3&4) Pair of Parangs. 16” blades with sine marks on either side of both swords. The wood scabbards are bound with rattan & have braided cloth hangers; probably 20th century. CONDITION: Very good. (5) Bull fighter’s sword. 33” dbl fuller blade with bend at the tip, wrapped cloth hilt with black silk knots. CONDITION: Fine. (6) French Gras bayonet, dated 1881. Numbers do not match. CONDITION: Light to moderate rust overall. (7) Lodge sword, etched blade with worn maker’s name. CONDITION: Good. Little finish remaining on the blade & replaced enamel on the scabbard. (8) Assembled Lodge sword. Plain blade with no markings. Plain wood grip. CONDITION: Moderate pitting overall. 4-54999-3 FS34 (250-400)

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LOT OF 2 COLT ENGRAVING BOOKS. Vols. I & II of The Colt Engraving Book by R. L. Wilson. CONDITION: As new in un-issued condition. 4-55032 SO35 (300-500)

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LOT OF 2 COLT ENGRAVING BOOKS. Vols. I & II of The Colt Engraving Book by R. L. Wilson. CONDITION: As new in un-issued condition. 4-55033 SO35 (300-500)

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LOT OF 2 COLT ENGRAVING BOOKS. Vols. I & II of The Colt Engraving Book by R. L. Wilson. CONDITION: As new in un-issued condition. 4-55034 SO35 (300-500)

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LOT OF TWO BOOKS. Single gray cardboard slip cover for both books titled Personnel of the Civil War, Volumes I & II with blue canvas cover, 8-1/2″ x 5-3/4″. CONDITION: Spine slightly faded, everything else is fine. Slipcover is slightly soiled with one broken edge. 4-54156 JR333 (50-100)

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LOT OF THREE BOOKS. (1) HISTORY OF THE 44TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, Nash. Blue cloth bound, 484 pages. CONDITION: Very fine. (2) A HISTORY OF THE 117TH REGIMENT NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS (FOURTH ONEIDA), Mowris. It reports about the regiment from the date of its organization, August 1862, until it was mustered out, June 1865. Brown pebble grain cloth binding, 289 pages. CONDITION: Minor repairs to the spine, soiled with worn corners, yellowed & foxed pages. (3) FIREARMS CURIOSA, Winant. Cloth bound with dust jacket, 281 pages, library reject. CONDITION: Spine worn at top & bottom, otherwise fine. 4-54155 JR345 (50-100)

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LOT OF TWO FRENCH ARTILLERY BOOKS. Volumes III & IV, printed in Paris in 1863, blue canvas bound with small leather spine label with gold embossing. Written in French and deals exclusively with the application of artillery. Unfortunately this cataloguer was only able to make sense of the pictures. CONDITION: Very fine. Minor edge wear on the covers and light foxing on some of the pages. A fine set that, when translated, should provide a plethora of information to the artilleryman of today. 4-53749 JR317 (250-450)

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LOT OF BOOKS ON THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS COMPANY. This lot contains over 20 volumes, most hardcover, many in wonderful condition. Titles include Winchester Engraving by Wilson; Winchester – an American Legend by Wilson; The Winchester 1 of 1000 book by Wilson; Winchester Repeating Arms Co. by Houze; Winchester Bolt Action Military and Sporting Rifles 1877-1937 by Houze; several copies of the Winchester book by Madis; two sleeved copies of History of Winchester Firearms 1866-1980 by Barnes, and many others. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-20 SO26 (300-400)

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LARGE LOT OF BOOKS RELATING TO CUSTER, HIS BATTLES, AND HIS COMPATRIOTS AND FOES. Books include The Custer Reader by Hutton; Custer Battle Guns by duMont; The Court Martial of Gen. George Armstrong Custer by Frost; Custer and His Wolverines by Longacre; Custer’s Last Campaign by Gray; Custer’s Luck by Stewart; three copies (one hardcover with jacket) of the Custer Album by Frost, and many other Custer related books. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-22 SO25 (300-400)

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LARGE LOT OF BOOKS, MOSTLY HARDCOVER AND RELATING TO THE OLD WEST. Titles include Encyclopedia of the American West by Utley; Pictorial History of the American Indian by Lafarge and Josephy; Cowboy Culture by Friedman; Age of the Gunfighter by Rosa, and The West by Davis and Rosa. Most books have dust jackets and are in very good condition. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-17 SO24 (150-200)

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LOT OF APPROX. 20 BOOKS, MOSTLY RELATING TO WEAPONS OF COLONIAL AMERICA, THE REVOLUTION, AND THE CIVIL WAR. Titles include Swords and Blades of the American Revolution by Newmann; Soldiers in America by Troiani; Firearms of the American West 1803-1865 by Garavaglia and Worman; Arms and Armor in Colonial America by Peterson; Civil War Guns by Edwards; The Guns of Harpers Ferry by Brown; the Ames Sword Company by Hamilton, and others. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-25 SO29 (150-200)

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LOT OF OVER 25 BOOKS RELATING TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND COLLECTION OF FIREARMS AND MILITARIA. Titles include The Standard Catalog of Smith&Wesson by Supica and Mahas; Remington Double Shotguns by Semmer; Hiram Berdan by Marcott; Lever Action Magazine Rifles by Maxwell; Winchester Slide Action Rifles by Schwing; Arms and Accoutrements of the Mounted Police by Philips and Klancher; Plates and Buckles of the American Military 1795-1874 by Kerksis, and Marlin Fireams by Brophy. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-14 SO 28 (300-500)

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LOT OF MORE THAN 25 BOOKS RELATING TO HANDGUN COLLECTING, MOST HARDCOVER, MANY MANUFACTURER-SPECIFIC. Including: The History of Smith & Wesson by Jinks; Remington Firearms – the Golden Age of Collecting by Ball; Savage and Stevens Arms and History by West; Remington Arms and History by West; Browning Arms and History by West. Also incl. is a 2-volume set of the Rudolph J. Nunnmacher Collection of Projectile Arms by Metcshl. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-18 SO27 (100-150)

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LARGE LOT OF BOOKS ON THE SUBJECTS OF ARMS AND ARMOR. This lot contains a great many overview-type books with broad appeal, including Pistols of the World by Blair; The Complete Book of Firearms by Masini and Rotasso; Art, Arms, and Armor Vol. 1 by Held; Firearms Engraving as Decorative Art by Harris; The Handgun by Boothroyd, and Pollard’s History of Firearms by Blair. Also included is a two-volume set depicting the Rudolph Nunnemacher Collection of Projectile Arms. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-23 SO32 (100-150)

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OVER 20 PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO THE COLLECTING OF FIREARMS. Volumes include Six Guns by Keith; Manhattan Firearms by Nutter; Marlin Firearms by Brophy; Firearms Engraving as Decorative Art by Harris; 100 Great Guns by Lindsay; Lever Action Magazine Rifles by Maxwell, and others, including a nice selection of ARMAX publications by the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-21 SO31 (100-150)

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OVER 30 BOOKS RELATING TO EUROPEAN ARMS, ARMAMENT AND ACCOUTREMENTS. Included are Revolvers of the British Services 1854-1954 by Chamberlain and Taylerson; British Smoothbore Artillery by Hughes; The British Falling Block Breech-loading Rifle from 1865 by Kirton; European Hand Firearms by Jackson and Whitelaw; International Armament Vols, 1&2 by Johnson and Lockhoven; Dutch Firearms by Arne and Hoff, and many others. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-26 SO30 (150-200)

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APPROX. 14 BOOKS ILLUSTRATING THE PARTS, ASSEMBLY, AND DISASSEMBLY OF FIREARMS. Includes 5 volumes of The Gun Digest Books of Firearms Disassembly and Assembly, several volumes of the Gun Digest Exploded Firearms Drawings, and NRA books – Handgun Assembly and Shoulder Arms Assembly. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-2 SO23 (100-150)

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10 VOLUME SET – REPRINTED CATALOGS OF THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS COMPANY. These volumes encompass the years 1965 through 1910. A fine reference for any Winchester collector who needs to know what accessories and options were offered for Winchester’s fine firearms for any particular year. These books are all in excellent condition. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-9 SO20 (200-400)

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LOT OF MORE THAN 15 BOOKS RELATING TO EDGED WEAPONS. Lot includes Civil War Cavalry and Artiller Sabers by Thillman; the Ames Sword Company by Hamilton,;the American Eagle Pommel Sword by Mowbray; Swords for the Highland Regiments 1757-1784 by Mowbray; Bowies, Big Knives, and the Best of Battle Blades by Bagwell, and American Knives by Peterson. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-5 SO20 (150-200)

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LARGE LOT OF OVER 50 PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO THE IDENTIFICATION, PRICING, AND COLLECTION OF ARMS. Included are a reprint of the Bannerman Catalog of Military Goods 1927, Dixie Gun Works Catalog, The Gun Parts Corporation Catalog, the R. L. Wilson Price Guide to Gun Collecting, Flayderman’s Guide to Antique American Firearms and their Values, the Gun Digest Book of Single Action Revolvers, and many others. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-19 SO22 (50-100)

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LOT OF OVER 20 BOOKS PERTAINING TO MILITARY WEAPONS, INCLUDING ARTILLERY, ARMS AND ARMOR, AND SMALL ARMS INCLUDING MACHINE GUNS. Books include Round Shot and Rammers by Peterson; History of Artillery by Hogg; Artillery by Hogg and Batchelor; The Complete Machine Gun by Hogg; Mauser Bolt Rifles by Olson; The German Rifle by Walter, and others. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-7 SO21 (100-200)

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LOT OF FIVE VOLUMES RELATING TO FIREARMS OF THE CONFEDERACY. Books include Firearms of the Confederacy by Fuller and Steuart; two editions of Confederate Handguns by Albaugh, Benet, and Simmons; Confederate Guns and Their Current Prices by Rywell, and Confederate Arms by Albaugh and Simmons. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-8 SO16 (75-100)

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NICE BOX LOT OF OVER A DOZEN HARDCOVER BOOKS ON COLT FIREARMS. Included are Colt – An American Legend by Wilson; Paterson Colt Pistol Variations by Phillips and Wilson; Col Colt, London by Rosa; Cavalry and Artillery Revolvers by Kopec and Fenn; The Colt Heritage by Wilson; ’51 Colt Navies by Swayze, and The Colt Legacy by Grant. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-3 SO19 (400-500)

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LOT OF OVER 20 BOOKS PERTAINING TO FIREARMS COLLECTING IN GENERAL. Titles include The Complete Handgun – 1300 to the Present by Hogg; A History of Firearms by Peterson; A Treasury of Sporting Guns by Waterman and Hamlyn; Antique Pistol Collecting by Frith and Andrews, and many more. Also includes several copies of the 1916 Winchester catalog and several copies of Sam Colt’s Own Record 1847. Includes also the Code of Federal Regulations parts 0-19 and parts 20-39 revised 1994, and a ATF summaries of state laws and Federal laws and regulations. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-4 SO18 (100-150)

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APPROX. 15 BOOKS RELATING PRIMARILY TO COLT FIREARMS. Books are mostly hardcover and include The Book of Colt Firearms by Sutherland and Wilson; Paterson Colt Pistol Variations by Phillips and Wilson; Colt Firearms from 1836 by Serven,; Colt – an American Legend by Wilson; The Colt Peacemaker Encyclopedia Vol. 2 by Cochran, and Colt Percussion Accoutrements by Rapley. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-6 SO17 (400-500)

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LOT OF BOOKS PERTAINING TO PATENTS FOR FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION. Included in a seven-volume set Patents for Inventions, Class 119 Small Arms, spanning the years 1855-1930. Also included is Illustrated British Firearms Patents by Grancsay and Lindsay, pub. 1969 limited edition of 1000, and Cartridges for Small Arms, Patents 1878, Digest of US Patents relating to Breech-loading and Magazine Small Arms 1863-1873 by Stockbridge, and The History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition Vols. 1&2 by Hoyem. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-15 SO10 (200-300)

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APPROX. 20 BOOKS, PRIMARILY RELATING TO EARLY AMERICAN ARMS. Volumes include Maine-Made Guns and their Makers by Demeritt; Muzzleloading Cap Lock Rifle by Roberts; The New England Gun by Lindsay and Pendleton; The Powederflask Book by Riling, and Early Percussion Firearms by Winant. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-12 SO9 (150-250)

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APPROXIMATELY 25 PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO THE CIVIL WAR. Included are The Civil War- a Complete Military History by Welsh; Confederate Military Land Units by Tanzig; The 8th Virginia Infantry by Divine; The Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman by McFeeley, and others, including a number of smaller softbound volumes published by the Civil War Times, each concentrating on a particular battle or theatre of battles, including Antietam, Chattanooga, Chancellorsville, Andersonville, etc. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-16 SO15 (100-150)

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APPROX. 14 BOOKS RELATING TO GUN COLLECTING IN GENERAL. Volumes include The Collector’s Illustrated Guide to Firearms by Miller; Guns and Gun Collecting pub. by Octopus; The Collecting of Guns by Stackpole; Guns and Rifles of the World by Blackmore, and Guns by Dudley Pope. 4-54842-27 SO12 (100-200)

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ABOUT 15 BOOKS, PRIMARILY RELATED TO SADDLES, SPURS AND OTHER EQUESTRIAN GEAR. Including Vol. 1&2 of Artistry in Silver and Steel – the Adolph Bayers Legend by Basinger; The Horse Soldier, Vols. 1-3 by Steffen; Saddles by Beatie, and Cowboy Culture by Friedman. Also included is a reprint of an 1870’S equestrian catalog – Moseman’s Illustrated Guide for Purchasing of Horse Furnishing Goods. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-1 SO14 (150-200)

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LOT OF APPROX. 14 BOOKS, PRIMARILY ON THE SUBJECT OF SMALL ARMS DEVELOPMENT. Books include Vols. 1-4 of History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition by Hoyem; and Vols. 1-5 of The Pitman Notes. Also a slip covered 2-volume set Lug’s Firearms Past and Present. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-11 SO13 (150-200)

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BOX LOT OF BOOKS RELATING TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND COLLECTION OF FIREARMS, SWORDS, AND MILITARIA. Books include Colt SAA Post-War Models by Garton; Field Artillery Projectiles of the American Civil War by Dickey and George; The American Eagle Pommel Sword by Mowbray; United States Martial Flintlocks by Riley; Dance and Brothers by Wiggins, and Colt Peacemaker British Model by Cochran. Approx. 15 volumes in all. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-13 SO11 (250-350)

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BOX LOT OF APPROX. 18 BOOKS RELATING PRIMARILY TO AMERICAN MILITARY LONG ARMS. Books include The Breechloader in the Service 1816-1917 by Fuller; Springfield Armory Shoulder Weapons 1795-1968 by Bower; The Springfield Armory, 1890-1948 by Brophy; the 3-volume set of Serial Numbers of US Martial Arms by Springfield Research Service, and Small Arms of the Sea Services by Col. Rankin. From the collection of the late Bruce McDowell. 4-54842-24 SO8 (150-250)

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LOT OF APPROX. 20 BOOKS RELATING TO JAPANESE ARMAMENT AND WARFARE. Books include The Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan by Mayer; Japanese Arms and Armor by Crown Publishers; The Way of the Samurai by Storry, and Court and Samurai in an Age of Transition published by the Japan Society. 4-55004-3 SO5 (150-250)

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LOT OF ABOUT 15 BOOKS RELATING TO WARFARE AND SMALL ARMS. Books include At Close Quarters by Bulkley; Japanese Polearms by Knuteson; Uniforms of the Indo-China and Vietnam Wars by Thompson, and Olson’s Encyclopedia of Small Arms. 4-55004-6 SO3 (100-200)

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LOT OF APPROXIMATELY 15 BOOKS RELATING PRIMARILY TO WARFARE AND MILITARY ARMS. Books include A Pictorial History of the SS 1923-1945 by Mollo; The Indian Army and the King’s Enemies 1900-1947 by Trench; The Armed Forces of WWII, Uniforms, Insignia, and Organization by Mollo; and Military Small Arms, 300 Years of Soldier’s Firearms by Smith. SO2 4-55004-5 (100-200)

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APPROX 12 BOOKS, MOST PERTAINING TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND COLLECTION OF JAPANESE ARMS AND ARMAMENT. Books included are Bushido – The Way of the Warrior by Newman; Samurai – The Weapons and Spirit of the Japanese Warrior by Sinclaire; Arms and Armor of the Samurai by Bottomley and Hopson. Also included is a slipcoverd volume of the New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary, and a hardcover guide to tang signatures written entirely in Japanese. 4-55004-8 SO7 (200-300)

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LOT OF BOOKS ON WARFARE, WEAPONRY, AND GUN COLLECTING. Approximately 15 books, including a number of nice hardcover books and some soft cover collecting guides. Including The Collecting of Guns by Serven; WWII German Collectibles by Kaduck; Infantry Weapons of the World by Owen, and the American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War. 4-55004-7 SO4 (100-200)

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TWO LARGE BOX LOTS OF PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO SAMURAI SWORDS. Large collection of softbound programs, minutes, newsletters, and guides of several prominent Japanese sword clubs. Organizations include Japanese Sword Society of the United States, the To-Ken Society of Great Britain, and To-Ron of the Northern California Japanese Sword Club. 4-55004-1, 4-55004-2 SO1 (200-400)

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LOT OF BOOKS, PRIMARILY ON JAPANESE SWORDS. Lot includes three large loose-leaf binders of references, one containing To-Ron, the monthly newsletter of the Northern California Japanese Sword Club, approximately in the period of 1997-1998. Another containing a guide on sword smiths, and another containing the Nihonto Newsletters, Vol 1 by Yamanaka, sponsored by the Northern California Japanese Sword Club. Also included are a number of auction catalogs containing Japanese weaponry and armor, and various guides, some unrelated to the collecting of samurai swords. There are approx. 20 volumes in all. 4-55004-4 SO6 (100-200)

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PORTABLE GUN RACK. Small hand made wooden rack, painted black, for eight guns, 24″ wide x 41″ high x 17″ across the base. It has small slots in the top for rifles or single bbl shotguns with dividers on the bottom. It has iron rod braces on each end and a lifting lock bar on the top front to prevent the guns from falling out. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains about all of its fine black paint. 4-53984 JR385 (100-200)

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