Premiere Firearms Auction - Day 2

Rock Island Auction Company | Firearms & Military Artifacts
Saturday September 14, 2013. 6:00 pm | 7819 42nd St W. Rock Island, IL. US. 61201

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Excellent Pre-War Colt Government Model National Match Semi-Automatic Pistol
Excellent Pre-War Colt Government Model National Match Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390880 | Excellent Pre-War Colt Government Model National Match Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufactured in 1937. Blade custom front sight and large custom fixed notch rear sight on slide with the two line address and patent dates on the left side "NATIONAL MATCH COLT AUTOMATIC/CALIBRE.45" on the right followed by the Rampant Colt, and the serial number on the right side of the frame below "GOVERNMENT MODEL". Barrel marked "M.B." in a circle on the left side of the lug and the slide is numbered to the gun. Wide checkered spur hammer, milled checkered trigger, arched checkered mainspring housing. The upper left front of the trigger guard is marked with a "P" over the Colt "VP" triangle proof with the number "60" on the right side. Two tone unmarked magazine and fitted with checkered walnut grips.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 97% original finish with some minor wear on the muzzle end and high edges of the slide, some minor thinning on the grip safety and a few scattered minor dings, and light scratches. The grips are excellent with a couple of very minor nicks and dings with sharp checkering. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent.


Documented U.S. Army Colt Model 1911 Black Army Semi-Automatic Pistol Used in 1933 Kansas City Mafia
Documented U.S. Army Colt Model 1911 Black Army Semi-Automatic Pistol Used in 1933 Kansas City Mafia
Item number: 17390881 | Documented U.S. Army Colt Model 1911 Black Army Semi-Automatic Pistol Used in 1933 Kansas City Mafia Murder

Manufactured in May 1918 and the accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber, barrel length, blue finish with grips as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped to the Ordnance Depot, Bush Terminal, Brooklyn, New York as part of a lot of 15,000 pistols on July 22, 1918. The pistols sent to the Bush Terminal were subsequently shipped to the American Expeditionary Force in France. Documents that accompany this pistol state that it was used by Mafia member Charles "Mad Dog" Gargotta to murder rival gangster Feris Anthon in Kansas City, Missouri on August 12, 1933. After killing Anthon, Gargotta and two other gang members engaged in a gun battle with Sheriff Thomas B. Bash. Sheriff Bash killed two of the gangsters and captured Gargotta after he allegedly emptied this pistol at Bash. The pistol was introduced by the prosecution as "Exhibit A" at Gargotta's murder trial and was identified by serial number in a "Kansas City Star" article dated May 5, 1934. The prosecution attempted to link this pistol to the Anthon murder by use of ballistic evidence. Gargotta was acquitted of the murder charge but was jailed and fined for possession of stolen government property (this pistol). This pistol was documented as one of several weapons stolen from a National Guard Armory by Gargotta and members of the John Lazia/Charles Binaggio Kansas City crime syndicate several years prior to the Anthon murder. Charles Gargotta subsequently testified about his organized crime activities (he was arrested more than 40 times on charges that ranged from extortion to murder). As a result of this testimony both Gargotta and Mafia associate Binaggio were murdered in 1950. The pistol is an original unaltered U.S. Army Colt Model 1911 automatic pistol with Black Army, low polish blue finish, blue barrel, checkered walnut grips with diamond screw escutcheons and two-tone flat base magazine. The slide has the larger (7/64-inch) "MODEL OF 1911.U.S. ARMY" markings and late pattern recoil spring housing introduced about serial number 290,000. The left side of the frame is marked "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" and stamped with the "Eagle Head/S5" Ordnance Inspection stamp. The pistol retains the correct short hammer with bordered knurling on the spur and 1914 pattern safety lock used until mid-1918. The top of the frame is stamped with an "H" provisional inspection marks and a "G" government contract mark. A "G" is stamped on the left rear of the slide next to the hammer slot and the "H" provisional inspection mark is stamped in the hammer slot above the firing pin stop. The top of the barrel chamber is stamped with a "H" and a "P" proofmark. The magazine has an "A" contractor marking on the top of the floor plate and is the correct magazine for this pistol. The barrel, slide, hammer, safety lock and other components have identical finish wear and appear to be original to this pistol. The pistol is accompanied by extensive documentation relating to the Anthon murder, the Gargotta trial and Mafia activities in Kansas City. It also comes with a copy of the book "Open City True Story of the KC Crime Family 1900-1950" by William Ouseley. This is one of the very few weapons that can be positively identified as a Mafia pistol used in a notorious gang murder and violent shoot-out. It is an extremely historic pistol with solid provenance from 1918 to 1933.

Condition: Good. The pistol has a smooth blue brown patina with traces of the original dull blue finish and extensive handling wear. The pistol components show identical wear and patina. All of the markings are sharp. The grips are good with moderate to heavy handling wear. The magazine is fine with most of the original blue finish. The floor plate shows the same moderate to heavy wear as the pistol. Mechanically fine. This is a unique and historic pistol with outstanding provenance.


Beautiful Original British Proofed Colt Model 1905 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Beautiful Original British Proofed Colt Model 1905 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390882 | Beautiful Original British Proofed Colt Model 1905 Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is a beautiful example of a scarce British Proofed Colt Model 1905 Military pistol. This was Colt's first real entry into the semi-automatic pistol field and was chambered in the new more powerful 45 ACP round. This example was shipped to England at some point and received both British proofs along with a small lanyard loop (not staple) on the lower left side of the frame, directly above the magazine release. Additionally there is contract/order number (840) stamped on the butt directly behind the magazine release. It has a "Crown/P" and "Crown/V" proofs on the chamber area of the barrel with a small "Crown/V" proof on the left rear end of the slide and frame. There were only a total of 6,100 manufactured from 1905 to 1911, with this pistol being manufactured in 1909. The left side of the slide is marked "PATENTED/APR. 20. 1897. SEPT. 9. 1902. DEC. 19. 1905" and "COLT'S PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. CO./HARTFORD CONN. U.S.A." with the circled Rampant Colt behind the slide serrations. The right side of the slide is marked "AUTOMATIC COLT/CALIBRE 45 RIMLESS SMOKELESS". The upper left trigger guard bow bears the partial Colt "VP" triangle proof and the lower is marked with a "W" sub-inspector proof. The top of the slide has the early small oval front sight with the later oval rear sight, exposed extractor, late thick checkered hammer with the half-cock notch and brass firing pin. It is fitted with the original walnut grips with the factory checkered pattern and the small diamonds around the grip screws. These early pistols have the Colt high polish blue finish with the Colt niter blue finish on the trigger, extractor, grip screws and magazine release. It is complete with an all blue unmarked Colt magazine.

Condition: Excellent with 97% of the original high polish blue finish overall with minor edge and high spot wear. The grips are very fine with distinct checkering, showing minor handling marks and a few deeper dents on lower left panel. The various small parts retain 90% of their Colt niter blue finish and the hammer retains 95% of the slightly fading case colors. Mechanically excellent. A really high end condition Colt Model 1905 pistol.


Engraved Merkel Over/Under Shotgun
Engraved Merkel Over/Under Shotgun
Item number: 17390640 | Engraved Merkel Over/Under Shotgun

This appears to be a pre-World War II Model 310E. The receiver is generously engraved with floral scroll engraving showing a game scene on each side. The left side of the receiver is engraved with a fox looking at two ducks escaping into the sky and the right side is engraved with four pheasants. Manufactured with an ivory front bead sight, the mid bead sight is absent, is choked improved modified/full and has 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors. Mounted on a wonderfully figured, multi-point checkered walnut forearm and round knob pistol grip stock with a horn trigger guard, raised cheekpiece and a Kick-Eez recoil pad. Length of pull is 14 7/8 inches.

Condition: Very good, the barrels retain 90% plus of the blue finish with scattered light scratches, scattered nicks, some patches of oxidation along the rib near the muzzle and wear from the previous forearm. The receiver retains 30% of the original case colors mostly in the protected areas. The replacement stock is very good with a repaired chip at the left wrist, a small crack on the left side of the forearm, a filled hole on the left barrel wood, a small repaired chip on each side of the wood attached to the barrel and has epoxy bedding/filler along the edges. Mechanically excellent.


Excellent Colt Model 1902 Military Semi-Automatic Pistol with Colt Factory Letter
Excellent Colt Model 1902 Military Semi-Automatic Pistol with Colt Factory Letter
Item number: 17390883 | Excellent Colt Model 1902 Military Semi-Automatic Pistol with Colt Factory Letter

According to factory records, this pistol was part of a 10 gun shipment to the Shapleigh Hardware Company of St. Louis, Missouri on September 3, 1920, in 38 caliber with a 6 inch barrel, blue finish, and "Not Listed" grips. Fixed sights, with the two line, two block address and patent dates on the left side of the slide, with the Rampant Colt behind the serrations and "AUTOMATIC COLT/CALIBRE 38 RIMLESS SMOKELESS" on the right. Equipped with a slide catch, a lanyard ring on the square butt, and checkered Colt banner grips.

Condition: Excellent, with 95% plus of the original blue finish, showing light wear along the high edges and around the lanyard swivel and minor handling marks overall. Grips are excellent with a few light pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.


Signed Engraved Gold Inlaid Bertuzzi/Chuck Yeager Over & Under Shotgun with Case and Book
Signed Engraved Gold Inlaid Bertuzzi/Chuck Yeager Over & Under Shotgun with Case and Book
Item number: 17390641 | Signed Engraved Gold Inlaid Bertuzzi/Chuck Yeager Over & Under Shotgun with Case and Book

Commissioned by the United States Historical Society, this arm was manufactured by the Bertuzzi Brothers of Italy who specialize almost exclusively in Holland & Holland first quality style shotguns and accept only limited numbers of special commissions. Hand floral scroll engraved and 24 karat gold inlaid coin receiver with the Air Force logo with thirteen gold stars, "YEAGER" in a banner and Yeager's "Glamorous Glennis" P-51 Mustang on the right, a pair of American Eagles on the underside and a bust of Yeager with his General's star and Medal of Honor next to two scenes of the Bell X-1 rocket plane and "14 OCT 1947" in a banner. The trigger guard is numbered "34/100" in gold. The lower tang is signed by the engraver. Makers mark is present on left side of the barrels, (partially gold filled) and "FOR US HISTORICAL SOCIETY" on the right side. Single brass bead sight on the matte vent rib, screw in choke tubes and 3 inch chambers with ejectors. Checkered semi-fancy pistol grip stock with engraving on the forearm hardware and a checkered bare butt. The shotgun is complete in leather takedown case with red velvet lining 5 choke tubes, (three in the case, two in the gun), and a choke wrench. Also accompanying the shotgun is a copy of the book "Yeager: An Autobiography by General Chuck Yeager and Leo Janos". Only 100 of these master handcrafted, gold inlaid shotguns were made. Length of pull is 14 3/8 inches

Condition: Near new with only slight handling/storage marks overall. The case is excellent with some light handling/edge marks and a couple of scuffs.


Desirable Colt Government Model British Contract Semi-Automatic Pistol with
Desirable Colt Government Model British Contract Semi-Automatic Pistol with "W' Prefix Serial Number
Item number: 17390884 | Desirable Colt Government Model British Contract Semi-Automatic Pistol with "W' Prefix Serial Number

This is a desirable example of a British Contract Colt Government Model semi-automatic pistol with the "W" prefix serial number. At the start of WWI the British ordering office had a contract with Colt for a total of 2,200 Model 1911 pistols under two separate contracts with each pistol having the early Colt markings and high luster blue finish. This specific pistol is "1 of 200" delivered in the first month of delivery under the second contract "94/P/118" that was shipped on 16 Sept 1916. The right side of the slide is marked "COLT AUTOMATIC/CALIBRE .455" and the left side has the early Colt two-line, two block patent/address markings with the Rampant Colt behind the slide serrations and a small Split Tail Crossed Pennant British proof mark, directly above that. The frame is marked on the right side "GOVERNMENT MODEL" over the "W" prefix serial number. The left side of the frame in front of the slide stop pin hole is a single road Arrow proof over the British Split Tail Crossed Pennant proof mark. The front left side of the trigger guard bow has a single "Crown/66/E" Enfield proof mark. Over the Colt "VP" Verified Proof. It has a replacement 45 ACP Colt commercial barrel with a partial small "W" and "P" proofs (indicating chambering for the Webley cartridge), with the non-factory polished chamber area (no proofs present). This fine example has the early checkered slide stop, the early type two checkered thumb safety with the flat mainspring housing, short grip safety, wide Colt hammer with the checkered spur and the checkered walnut grip panels. It has the correct British contract half-tone magazine with a lanyard loop on the bottom that is marked "CAL.455 ELEY".

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 97% of the original Colt prewar blue finish with minor edge and high spot wear, and a hint of minor thinning on the front grip strap and mainspring housing. The markings are clear and sharp. The grips are also very fine with sharp checkering, a couple of minor light wear spots on the lower right panel and a pressure dent on the left panel lower diamond. The right grip screws are replaced. A very nice example of a British issue Colt Government Model pistol that would take little to correct.


U.S. Remington Model 1871 Army Rolling Block Pistol
U.S. Remington Model 1871 Army Rolling Block Pistol
Item number: 17390400 | U.S. Remington Model 1871 Army Rolling Block Pistol

Manufactured from 1872 to 1888 with a total production of estimated at 6,000, with approximately 5,000 sold to the U.S. government. The pistol has an 8 inch blue barrel, casehardened frame with distinctive hump on the back strap. The left side of the frame is marked "REMINGTON ILION N.Y. U.S.A./PAT. MAY 3D NOV. 15TH 1864 APRIL 17TH 1866". There are "P" and "S" acceptance makings on the left side of the frame and a clear boxed "CRS" cartouche on the left grip.

Condition: Fine. The barrel retains 70% thinned original blue finish. The receiver retains 50% original case colors with some minor pitting. The grip is very good with a few filled repairs on butt and some minor pressure dents. The cartouche is crisp.


U. Calenti Signed, Engraved and Gold Inlaid Antonio Zoli Christopher Columbus Commemorative Over/Und
U. Calenti Signed, Engraved and Gold Inlaid Antonio Zoli Christopher Columbus Commemorative Over/Und
Item number: 17390642 | U. Calenti Signed, Engraved and Gold Inlaid Antonio Zoli Christopher Columbus Commemorative Over/Under Shotgun with Case and Documents

This shotgun was crafted by Antonio Zoli in cooperation with the Naval Museum of Genoa and authorized by the United States Historical Society. This shotgun commemorates the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America and is a limited edition of only 200 shotguns. There is floral scroll engraving on the receiver, side plates, trigger guard, forearm hardware and break lever. There are also gold highlighted scenes on the side plates and receiver. The left side shows the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria sailing in the ocean along with a map. The right side shows Christopher Columbus on shore with a flag and a sword with his ship anchored in the background along with a bust of Christopher Columbus. The underside shows two eagles along with the family crest of Christopher Columbus. The trigger guard has "06/200" highlighted in gold. The barrels have a white bead front sight, are threaded for choke tubes with improved cylinder/improved modified installed, have 3 inch chambers with ejectors, are inlaid in gold "ANTONIO ZOLI" on the left side and "U.S. HISTORICAL SOCIETY" on the right side. Mounted on a nicely figured Turkish walnut forearm with fine line checkering and a Schnabel tip, and a straight grip stock with bare checkered butt. With a leather covered hardcase, 3 extra choke tubes, a choke wrench, a certificate of authenticity and a receipt showing the original purchase price was $10,000.

Condition: Excellent. The barrels retain virtually all of the original blue finish showing some mild wear under the forearm from normal usage. The upper tang shows some discoloration and a scratch is present on the left side plate, otherwise the remaining coin finished parts remain bright. The wood is also excellent with a few minor handling marks and overall very crisp checkering. All of the gold inlay remains and the engraving is crisp. Mechanically excellent. The case is excellent.


Exceptional World War II Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol
Exceptional World War II Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390885 | Exceptional World War II Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufactured in 1926. The slide is marked with the standard Colt two line address/patent dates on the left side and "COLT AUTOMATIC/CALIBRE .45" followed by the Rampant Colt on the right side. The right side of the frame is marked "GOVERNMENT MODEL" with the serial number directly below. Matching serial numbers, fixed low profile sights, checkered hammer spur, slide release lever, trigger, magazine release, safety lever and arched mainspring housing. Blue Colt marked magazine and fitted with checkered walnut grips and a lanyard ring on the heel.

Condition: Excellent plus. The pistol retains 99% original blue finish with some mild edge wear and a few light surface scratches. The grips are also excellent with a few light handling/storage marks. The markings are sharp. Mechanically excellent.


Scarce U.S. Springfield First Model Allin Conversion Breech Loading Rifle-Musket
Scarce U.S. Springfield First Model Allin Conversion Breech Loading Rifle-Musket
Item number: 17390401 | Scarce U.S. Springfield First Model Allin Conversion Breech Loading Rifle-Musket

Developed by Erskine Allin, Springfield Master Armorer, the Allin Conversion was designed to take advantage of the sizeable quantity of Model 1863s that were stockpiled following the Civil War. The overall design and philosophy of the conversion (remove a section of the breech, mill a chamber into the barrel, install a hinged breechblock) remained consistent through all versions produced of Allin's system, but the First Model has some special features, such as the retention of a 58 caliber bore, a more sweeping profile to the top of the breechblock, and a spring loaded extractor/ejector assembly. Opening the breech extends a cam-driven extractor, while retracting an ejector pin mounted in the bottom of the cutout, and when the breech is fully opened the extractor snaps back and the pin strikes the extracted cartridge, ejecting it from the weapon. Though an elegant and mechanically ingenious solution for rapidly clearing spent cartridges, the ejector/extractor was eliminated from later models in favor of less intricate extraction system. Blade front and proper 2-leaf rear sights with "64" marked ahead of the tang and an eagle head on the upper left flat of the barrel. The lock plate is marked "1865" behind the hammer and "American eagle" and "U.S./SPRINGFIELD" ahead with the checkered breech lever resting in the bolster cutout. Smooth straight wrist stock with three "U" and "V" marked barrel bands, tulip-head ramrod, "ESA" (Erskine S. Allin) and "SWP" inspection cartouches on the left side flat, steel trigger guard and smooth "US" buttplate.

Condition: Very good as refurbished. Some light spotting and handling marks on the gently cleaned barrel, bands and trigger guard, with a dark brown patina on the tang and minor pitting near the breech and muzzle. The breechblock assembly shows a mixed brown and gray patina with darker traces of the casehardened pattern on the hammer and lock. The stock is refurbished and repaired with some cracking near the breech assembly and tang, mild chipping at the ramrod channel and buttplate, and scattered pressure dents. Mechanically excellent, including the ejector and extractor. Like all weapons that undergo scrutiny for military acquisition, the First Model Allins were subjected to a battery of tests and trials that can be fairly described as brutal, and survivors are rare in any condition.


Engraved Beretta Model 687 Ducks Unlimited Over/Under 20 Gauge Shotgun with Factory Box
Engraved Beretta Model 687 Ducks Unlimited Over/Under 20 Gauge Shotgun with Factory Box
Item number: 17390643 | Engraved Beretta Model 687 Ducks Unlimited Over/Under 20 Gauge Shotgun with Factory Box

Single steel bead sight on the vent matte rib. 3 inch magnum chambers with ejectors and the Beretta choke tube system, full/modified installed. The receiver is floral scroll and border engraved with the standard markings and features of the Ducks Unlimited issue. Mounted on a semi-gloss finely checkered walnut forearm and pistol grip stock with a solid rubber recoil pad. Length of pull is 14 1/4 inches. Complete with one extra choke tube, choke tube wrench and a factory box numbered to the gun.

Condition: Near new with a few very light handling marks. The box is very good showing some edge and corner wear.


Desirable Early Colt Model 1902 Military Pattern Semi-Automatic Pistol
Desirable Early Colt Model 1902 Military Pattern Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390886 | Desirable Early Colt Model 1902 Military Pattern Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is an excellent example of a desirable Colt Model 1902 semi-automatic pistol manufactured in the Military model configuration. Colt manufactured approximately 18,000 of this military model between 1902-1929 with this example manufactured 1903/04 time frame. The pistol has the checkered/cross hatched serrations on the front of the slide, rounded rear sight, rounded casehardened hammer, squared grip, 8 round magazine and casehardened lanyard loop on the lower left side of the frame. The pistol is fitted with black checkered hard rubber grips with "COLT" in a banner at the top and circled Rampant Colt in the center. The pistol has the high polish commercial blue finish, niter blue screws, rear sight, slide pin and trigger, blue barrel and blued later production replacement magazine marked "Cal 38 AUTO" on the base plate. The right side of the slide is marked "AUTOMATIC COLT/CALIBRE 38 RIMLESS SMOKELESS" behind the ejection port and "MODEL 1902" in front of the port. The opposite side of the slide is marked ""BROWNING'S PATENT"/PAT'D APR. 20. 1897/SEPTEMBER. 9. 1902." in a two line block followed by "COLT'S PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. CO./HARTFORD. CONN. U.S.A.". The Rampant Colt motif is stamped on the left rear. The number 14223 has the last digit "3" as a factory error with the number "3" double struck.

Condition: Very fine with 75% plus of the original high polish blue finish overall with wear on the edges and high spots with the grip straps turning a brown patina. The grips are in very fine condition with minimal handling marks overall. Mechanically excellent.


Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine
Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine
Item number: 17390402 | Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine

Fixed blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight graduated to 900 yards. The top of the barrel is marked "MODEL/1865" at the breech, "SPENCER REPEATING/RIFLE CO.BOSTON MASS//PATD MARCH 6 1860" is marked on top of the receiver and the serial number is marked on top of the receiver next to the hammer. Most of the parts are marked with single letter inspection marks. Saddle ring and bar mounted on the left wrist and mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a sling swivel. The left side of the stock behind the saddle ring bar is stamped with two crisp boxed cartouches on the left wrist. Although most Model 1865 Spencer carbines were delivered too late for use in the Civil War, they were used extensively by cavalry regiments on the frontier until replaced by the U.S. Model 1873 Springfield Carbine.

Condition: Very fine. The barrel retains 90% original blue finish fading to a smooth plum in areas. The receiver and hammer retain 40% faded original case colors with a smooth brownish gray on the balance. The lock and lever have a smooth mottled gray patina and the buttplate retains 95% original bright case colors. The wood is very fine with some scattered minor dings and marks, as well as some tape residue on the rear of the comb. The markings are clear. The action is excellent.


Engraved Krieghoff K80 Over/Under Trap Combo Shotgun with Americase
Engraved Krieghoff K80 Over/Under Trap Combo Shotgun with Americase
Item number: 17390644 | Engraved Krieghoff K80 Over/Under Trap Combo Shotgun with Americase

This example was manufactured in 2010. The 34 inch unsingle barrel has an adjustable vent rib with a white bead front sight and a steel mid bead sight, is threaded for factory choke tubes with an extended titanium choke marked "M" installed and has a 2 3/4 inch chamber with a long forcing cone. The 32 inch over/under barrels have a white bead front sight, a steel mid bead sight, are threaded for factory choke tubes with extended titanium choke tubes marked "IM" and "K2", the barrel hanger is marked "2" and they have 3 inch chambers with long forcing cones. The receiver has the standard flourishes of floral scroll engraving. Mounted on a nicely figured walnut forearm with multi-point checkering and a pistol grip stock with right handed palm swell, right handed raised comb and a pigeon faced Pachmayr recoil pad. Length of pull is 14 5/8 inches. With a plastic choke tube case, 1 extra choke tube marked "K4", a tube of grease, a stock wrench, a choke wrench, some small spare parts, keys for the case and the Americase.

Condition: Excellent, the unsingle barrel retains 98% of the original blue finish with some scratches near the rib adjustment screws and a few light handling/storage marks. The over/under barrels retain 99% original blue finish with assembly scratches and a few light handling/storage marks. The receiver retains 99% plus original nickel finish with only a few scattered light scratches. The stock set is excellent with some scattered light dings and scratches. The case is very good with scattered scuffs, scratches and dings.


Unique Colt Model 1905 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Three Digit Serial Number
Unique Colt Model 1905 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Three Digit Serial Number
Item number: 17390887 | Unique Colt Model 1905 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Three Digit Serial Number

This is an example of a very desirable Colt Model 1905 Military pistol. This was Colt's first real entry into the semi-automatic pistol field and was chambered in the new more powerful 45 ACP round. This exact model and caliber were the true forerunner to the Model 1911 series of pistol, which as we know ushered in 80 years of Colt Model 1911 production for the U.S. Military. There were only a total of 6,100 manufactured from 1905 to 1911, with this pistol manufactured in early 1906. The left side of the slide is marked: "PATENTED/APR. 20. 1897. SEPT. 9. 1902" and "COLT'S PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. CO./HARTFORD CONN. U.S.A." with the circled Colt Rampant behind the slide serrations. The right side of the slide is marked "AUTOMATIC COLT/CALIBRE 45 RIMLESS SMOKELESS". The early three digit serial number (121) is located on the left side of the frame above the trigger guard bow. The upper left trigger guard bow bears the partial Colt "VP" triangle proof and the lower is marked with a "1" sub-inspector proof. The top of the slide has the early small, oval front sight with the later wider rear sight. It is fitted with the exposed extractor, later checkered round spur hammer with the half-cock notch and the early brass firing pin. The grips have been checkered in a Fleur-de-Lis pattern with sculptured edges. These early pistols have the Colt high-polish blue finish with the Colt niter blue finish on the trigger, extractor, grip screws and magazine release. It is complete with an all blue unmarked Colt magazine.

Condition: Very fine as factory refurbished with 98% of the blue overall with an unusual two-tone finish where the factory replacement slide is the Colt high polish blue and the frame a darker almost niter color blue. The hammer retains 90% of its case colors overall. The grips are also excellent with the deluxe factory Fleur-de-Lis style checkered pattern noted above. A super example of an extremely high condition Colt Model 1905 semi-automatic pistol in 45 ACP.


Scarce U.S. Springfield Model 1877 Trapdoor Carbine
Scarce U.S. Springfield Model 1877 Trapdoor Carbine
Item number: 17390403 | Scarce U.S. Springfield Model 1877 Trapdoor Carbine

This is an example of a very rarely encountered U.S. Springfield Model 1877 Carbine manufactured circa 1877-1878 using Model 1873 Carbines as the base. The Model 1877 incorporated a number of modifications, including a butt trap in the stock for a three-piece steel cleaning rod and headless shell extractor, (not included), with the latter added as a result of combat experience at the Battle of Little Bighorn. Additionally, the 1877 is equipped with an early pattern buttplate to match the butt trap, and a short wrist, long comb stock, which was more rugged than the Model 1873's long wrist. The buttplate tang is marked "US". The lock plate has the two-line, "U.S./SPRINGFIELD", inscription without the "1873" date used until 1877 and the eagle and shield motif in front of the hammer. The high arch breechblock is marked "U.S./MODEL/1873", and the left side of the barrel is marked with the small "V/P/Eagle Head/P" proof and inspection markings that are typically found on carbines in the 40,000-60,000 serial number range but which are occasionally found on carbines in the 75,000-80,000 range. The carbine has the three-click tumbler added around serial number 73,000 and hammer with stamped knurling in an oval pattern on the spur. The rear sight is the Model 1873 pattern with 500 yard graduations on the right side of the base and 1200 yard graduation on the right side of the leaf. Notes from a previous owner state that Model 1877 Carbines in this serial number range were issued to the 7th Cavalry in 1881.

Condition: Good. The carbine shows handling wear that is typical of field-carried weapons. Showing a mottled brown-gray patina on the metal components, light pitting on the barrel band and heavier pitting on the heel of the buttplate. The stock is fair to good as refinished and repaired, with a replaced chip in the forearm and upper left rear of the stock, cracking of the wrist and buttstock. The markings are clear. Mechanically excellent. This is a good solid example of a scarce Springfield Model 1877 Carbine.


Perazzi MX3 Over/Under Trap Combo Shotgun with Case and Accessories
Perazzi MX3 Over/Under Trap Combo Shotgun with Case and Accessories
Item number: 17390645 | Perazzi MX3 Over/Under Trap Combo Shotgun with Case and Accessories

The top single barrel has a white bead front sight and a steel mid bead sight on the tapered vent rib, is threaded for Briley Series 1 choke tubes with a full installed, has a 2 3/4 inch chamber with extended forcing cone, an ejector and is stamped "AM" for year of manufacture being 1984. The over/under set of barrels have a white bead front and a steel mid bead sight on the tapered vent rib, are threaded for Briley Series 1 choke tubes with a light modified/improved modified installed, have been ported on both barrels, have 2 3/4 inch chambers with extended forcing cones, ejectors and is stamped "AM" for year of manufacture being 1984. The receiver has "Perazzi MX3" inlaid in gold wire on the left side. The nonselectable trigger group is removable. Mounted on a multi-point checkered walnut forearm and pistol grip stock with an adjustable comb and a Kick-Eez recoil pad. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches. With the original hardcase, a stock weight, stock wrench, choke wrench, 3 extra choke tubes, a few comb spacers and extra checkered high comb pistol grip stock featuring a vented factory recoil pad.

Condition: Very good, the top single barrel retains 95% plus original blue finish with some dings on the left side of the muzzle and some scattered minor dings along the rib. The over/under barrels retain 95% of the original blue finish, have been ported and have some scattered minor scratches and dings. All three barrels have been threaded for choke tubes outside of the factory. The receiver and trigger guard retain 95% of the original blue finish with some wear on the forearm knuckle and some scattered minor scratches. The wood is also very good with scattered scratches and dings along with the adjustable comb and recoil pad added outside of the factory. The case is good.


Excellent Early 1914 Canadian Purchase Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol with Fisher Quebe
Excellent Early 1914 Canadian Purchase Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol with Fisher Quebe
Item number: 17390888 | Excellent Early 1914 Canadian Purchase Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol with Fisher Quebec Marked Holster

This is an excellent example of early production Colt Government Model pistol that was manufactured and shipped to Canada in 1914. Consignor notes that this pistol was early Canadian Government purchase of 120 pistols were shipped to the "Dept of Militia and Defense". The slide is a Type 1 version with the left side of the having the standard two-line, two-block Colt patent/address markings with the Colt Rampant at the rear of the behind the serrations. The right side is marked "COLT AUTOMATIC/CALIBER .45". The right side of the frame is marked "GOVERNMENT MODEL" over the serial number "C 9216". The barrel is a correct early blue Colt version that is marked with a small partial "P" proof on top of the front edge of the chamber area. The pistol still retains the various early WWI Colt features such as the checkered slide stop, the early pattern checkered thin thumb safety, the wide spur checkered hammer and the short horn grip safety. The grip panels are the correct WWI era checkered walnut with the large diamond around the screws. It is complete with a single unmarked two-tone Colt magazine with the lanyard loop on the base and an original Canadian purchase commercial leather holster. The holster is marked on the back: "S. FISHER & SONS QUEBEC", with the belt loop ink stamped 303/1120.

Condition: Excellent with 95% of the original Colt high polish blue finish overall with minor edge and high spot wear with minor thinning on the mainspring housing with some minor light dings/scratches behind the slide stop lever. Mechanically excellent. The holster is fine with a nice medium brown color overall and tight stitching, showing minor discoloration on the lower toe area, and light handling marks and scratches on the leather surface overall. An excellent example of a very early Canadian purchase Colt Commercial Model 1911 pistol.


U.S. Navy Contract Winchester-Lee Model 1895 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle
U.S. Navy Contract Winchester-Lee Model 1895 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390404 | U.S. Navy Contract Winchester-Lee Model 1895 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle

Manufactured prior to the Spanish-American War as part of the first U.S. Navy contract, the Winchester-Lee was a go to arm for the Navy and Marine Corps during the Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection and the Boxer Rebellion. Blade front and folding ladder rear sights with "-U.S.N.-/[anchor]/No4473/-N.C.T.-" on the receiver ring and the two line New Haven address/patent marks on the left side of the receiver. Smooth pistol grip stock with sling swivels and a smooth buttplate.

Condition: Good with traces of the original blue finish. Showing an aged brown patina overall, mild spotting and light handling marks. A pair of cracks are visible on the rear of the bolt. Stock is very good as reoiled with cracks and chips on the upper handguard and scattered scratches and pressure dents. Mechanically very good.


Krieghoff Model 32 Two Barrel Set Over/Under Skeet Shotgun with Three Sets of Briley Barrel Inserts
Krieghoff Model 32 Two Barrel Set Over/Under Skeet Shotgun with Three Sets of Briley Barrel Inserts
Item number: 17390646 | Krieghoff Model 32 Two Barrel Set Over/Under Skeet Shotgun with Three Sets of Briley Barrel Inserts

Introduced in the 1950's and discontinued in 1980's. Ivory front and steel mid bead sights on a matte vent rib. The action is lightly engraved on both sides and "KRIEGHOFF/MODEL 32" is engraved on the bottom. The left side of the barrel is marked "H KRIEGHOFF K.G. ULM GERMANY/MODEL 32 SKEET 12GA/BOHLER LAUFSTAHL". Tang mounted safety with the barrel selector in front of the factory installed K80 selective trigger. Chokes marked "S"/"S" for skeet and 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors. Mounted on a nicely figured, skip line checkered walnut beavertail forearm and a skip line checkered pistol grip stock with a custom adjustable leather covered comb, butt spacer and a vented Pachmayr White Line recoil pad. The length of pull is 13 7/8 inches. Complete with an extra lightly engraved 30 inch 12 gauge matte vent rib barrel with ivory front and steel mid bead sights. The barrel set is threaded for choke tubes with full/improved modified installed and 3 inch chambers with ejectors, 9 extra choke tubes and three sets of Briley barrel inserts in 20, 28 and 410 gauge. The inserts are threaded for choke tubes with skeet installed in all. Also included are choke tube tools, barrel insert tool, hex wrenches, gunsmith hammer and a Americase Premium brand takedown carrying case.

Condition: Excellent. The shotgun retains 98% plus of the original blue finish with some light handling marks and minor forearm wear on both barrel sets. The wood is very good with some handling marks, a few pressure dents/dings and some light scuffing on both side of the buttstock. The choke tubes, barrel inserts, tools and accessories are all excellent, some showing light handling marks. The aluminum Americase is fine with a few edge/corner marks and light wear showing on the inside.


Exceptional Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box
Exceptional Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box
Item number: 17390889 | Exceptional Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box

Manufactured in 1918, this model was the second pocket automatic Colt manufactured and another of John Browning's designs. It developed into one of Colt's most successful pistols. The left side of the slide is marked with the two line, two block 1897 and 1903 patent dates and address with the Rampant Colt behind the serrations and the right side is marked " COLT AUTOMATIC/CALIBRE 32 RIMLESS SMOKELESS". The serial number is marked on the left side of the frame. Fixed sights, blue finish including the barrel with bright chamber, two tone magazine marked "CAL. 32/COLT" on the bottom and fitted with checkered walnut grips with silver Colt medallions. Complete with the original maroon hinged lid box numbered to another gun, with the correct blue and black end label, cleaning brush and papers.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 98% original blue finish with some mild edge wear and a few minor scratches. The grips are also excellent with crisp checking. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The box is fair with missing parts, and separated corners and edges.


Historic Inscribed Scarce U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1898 Krag Saddle Ring Carbine with Sword
Historic Inscribed Scarce U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1898 Krag Saddle Ring Carbine with Sword
Item number: 17390405 | Historic Inscribed Scarce U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1898 Krag Saddle Ring Carbine with Sword

Only 5,000 Model 1898 carbines were manufactured by Springfield Armory in 1898 and 1899 with this example being manufactured in 1898. The serial number range for Model 1898 Carbines fall within the Model 1898 Rifle range. Observed carbine serial numbers range from 118,894 to 134,256. Blade front sight and folding leaf rear sight graduated to 2,000 yards and marked with a "C" on the upper right hand corner of the leaf. The left side of the base has even numbered graduations from 2 to 6. Standard receiver markings and mounted with a smooth one-piece straight grip stock with finger grooves in the forearm, saddle ring and bar on the left side of the stock, visible "JSA/1898" cartouche on the left wrist, circled "P" on the bottom of the grip area and steel buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included). The right side of the buttstock has a plaque with an inscription thanking the previous owners, Capt. and Mrs. C.D. Stearns, for loaning the rifle "for the defense of Britain in a time of dire necessity." The rifle was given with "grateful thanks" from R.B. Pullin & Co. Ltd., a British maker of scientific instruments founded in 1932. The rifle was one of thousands of firearms Americans sent to England in an effort to supply the British Home Guard during the early years of WWII. Research has found the Capt. Clark Daniel Stearns served as the Commanding Officer board the U.S.S. Roanoke, a merchant passenger-cargo ship that was converted to 7,620 ton minelayer in order to serve with the U.S. Atlantic Fleet during World War I. In 1918 the Roanoke assisted in operations against German U-boats. Before the Navy returned the ship to its original owners, the Roanoke was modified to a transport ship and made four voyages across the Atlantic bringing American troops back to the U.S. after the armistice. For his efforts as the CO of the Roanoke, Stearns was awarded the Navy Distinguished Service Medal. Prior to WWI Stearns was the 9th Governor of American Samoa from 1913 to 1914 and would later be relieved of his command of the battleship U.S.S. Michigan "for allowing the men under his command to organize committees" in 1921. These committees allowed for enlisted men to give suggestions to the officers and was done in an attempt to alleviate tensions. Stearns died in 1944 aboard a submarine stationed in Miami of a coronary thrombosis. He was 74 years old. With the carbine is a Horstmann 1850 Navy sword with scabbard. The etched Damascus blade has the motto "Right on my side and Justice" on the left side and "Clark Daniel Stearns" on the left side.

Condition: Very good plus. The barrel retains traces of faded original blue finish with a smooth brown patina showing some minor pitting. The receiver has a mottled gray patina. The wood is very good with a couple hairline cracks and a chip repair near the receiver, some surface chipping and some minor pressure dents and scratches. The cartouche is clear. Mechanically fine. The sword is very good with much of the Damascus pattern remaining and some very scattered mild pitting. The etching is crisp. The scabbard is good with the hardware having a smooth dark aged patina.


East German Production Fortuna Drilling with a West German Zeiss Scope
East German Production Fortuna Drilling with a West German Zeiss Scope
Item number: 17390647 | East German Production Fortuna Drilling with a West German Zeiss Scope

Small bead front sight and selector activated single leaf rear sight, with improved modified/full chokes, 2 3/4 inch chambers, extractors, "FORTUNA-SUHL/MADE IN GDR" on the left barrel and "SPECIAL-GEWEHRLAUFSTAHL" on the right. Casehardened frame, with light engraving, Greener safety, and screw adjustable front set trigger. Checkered pistol grip stock with a raised shadow-line cheekpiece, checkered buttplate, and a 14 1/4 inch length of pull. Equipped with a West German Zeiss Diatal-Z 6x42 scope

Condition: Excellent, with 98% of the original blue finish, showing some mild handling marks overall. 85% bright case colors are present on the frame, with mild graying along the edges. Stock is excellent, with a few light dents and crisp checkering. Optics are crisp, with mild scratches on the tube. Mechanically excellent.


Outstanding Civilian Winchester-Lee Straight Pull Musket From the Winchester Museum
Outstanding Civilian Winchester-Lee Straight Pull Musket From the Winchester Museum
Item number: 17390406 | Outstanding Civilian Winchester-Lee Straight Pull Musket From the Winchester Museum

This is one of approximately 3,300 Military pattern muskets manufactured by Winchester for the civilian market in 1898. This example also has the distinguishment of once being part of the Winchester Museum collection. The rifle retains the Winchester Museum tags (78.1/2455 and 1513). The rifle has a blue finish and is fitted with a full length military style stock and handguard. The civilian rifle correctly lacks the U.S. Navy property and inspection markings on the receiver ring, stock and buttplate. The rifle is equipped with a pinned blade front sight and a ladder rear sight graduated to 2,000 yards. A sling swivel is present on the middle barrel band with a stacking swivel located behind the bayonet lug and a sling swivel stud on the buttstock. The top of the receiver ring is stamped with the serial number. The left side of the receiver is marked "-MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO.-/NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. PAT. OCT. 10. 93.JAN.30.94.OCT.8.95." The high velocity 6MM (.236 caliber) cartridge, unique straight pull bolt and five-round, clip fed, magazine made the Winchester-Lee Musketon one of the most innovative rifles of the period, but was discontinued by Winchester in 1902.

Condition: Excellent. The rifle retains 95% plus original blue finish showing some thinning to a brown. The buttplate shows areas of gray with a number of handling marks at the toe and heal. The wood is also excellent with some scattered minor pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.


Desirable Engraved Parker Bros. AAHE Upgrade Double Barrel Shotgun
Desirable Engraved Parker Bros. AAHE Upgrade Double Barrel Shotgun
Item number: 17390648 | Desirable Engraved Parker Bros. AAHE Upgrade Double Barrel Shotgun

This is a very nice example of a Parker Bros. VH Grade shotgun which was upgraded to an AAHE Grade shotgun. Manufactured circa 1935, the barrels feature an ivory front and mid bead sight (mid bead broken off) on the matte vent rib. The breech end of each barrel has a 2 1/2 inch wedge of floral scroll engraving. The barrel flats are marked "FULL" and "MOD", overload proved and marked "MADE IN U.S.A.". 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors. The frame size is 1 1/2 and the barrel weight is 4 pounds 1 oz. The bores are .735 with a wall thickness of .056. The action, trigger guard, break lever and forearm hardware are very nicely engraved with fine floral scroll designs, with gold relief "Parker" on the underside of the action and gold relief serial number on the lower tang. The water table is marked "PARKER BROS/PAT'D OCT. 25, 1910" on the right side and "AAH" over the serial number and "7" on the left. Blue barrels and buttplate with casehardened remaining parts, single gold trigger, with gold selector mounted next to it, tang mounted automatic safety with gold "S" and mounted with a nicely figured walnut semi-beavertail forearm and straight grip stock with fancy bordered checkering, Fleur-de-Lis, checkered recessed flats, engraved skeletonized buttplate and finely checkered Fleur-de-Lis bare butt. The initial oval is lightly engraved. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches with a drop of 1 1/2 inches at the comb and 2 1/2 inches at the heel.

Condition: Masterfully Upgraded to near mint with only slight overall collectors handling/storage marks.


Remington Model 1899 Lee Bolt Action
Remington Model 1899 Lee Bolt Action "Full Stock Military" Style Rifle in 30-40 Krag Chambering
Item number: 17390407 | Remington Model 1899 Lee Bolt Action "Full Stock Military" Style Rifle in 30-40 Krag Chambering

Blade front and folding ladder rear sights, with the one line Ilion address on the left receiver wall and "30 U.S.A." on top of the barrel ahead of the handguard. Smooth straight wrist stock, with sling swivels, "384" branded on the left side near the heel, and the smooth buttplate stamped "G2.38" on the heel.

Condition: Fine, with 60% of the original blue finish, fading to an aged brown patina with mild handling marks and spotting overall. The stock is good, with some chips and scattered pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.


Engraved Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach Austria Double Barrel Hammerless Shotgun
Engraved Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach Austria Double Barrel Hammerless Shotgun
Item number: 17390649 | Engraved Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach Austria Double Barrel Hammerless Shotgun

Manufactured by Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach. There are 13 companies making guns in the city of Ferlach, which is located in a remote corner of Southern Austria. The Ferlach area companies make guns that are among the world's most beautiful and finest. These companies are family groupings, many have been making guns for centuries. It features a double brass bead sights on the matte vent rib marked "EXKLUSIV JAGER-MATTHEWS & BOUCHER, INC., ROCHESTER, N.Y." The bottom of the left barrel is marked "EXKLUSIV JAGER-MADE BY" and "LUDWIG BOROVNIK-FERLACH AUSTRIA" on the right. Each barrel is also marked "BOHLER RASART" and "12/76", as well as the matching serial number. The breech end of the barrels is decorated with a 2 inch wedge of floral scroll engraving and two gold inlaid bands. The frame, side plates, break lever, trigger guard and forearm hardware are engraved with nice floral scroll designs. Removable side plates, cocking indicators, Greener cross bolt, single trigger, tang mounted manual safety with gold "S" and mounted with a nicely figured checkered English walnut semi-beavertail forearm and straight grip stock with a checkered bare butt. 3 inch chambers, choked full/full with ejectors. Length of pull is 14 3/8 inches. Comes with a Browning hard takedown case. This shotgun is consecutively serial numbered to the next lot.

Condition: Excellent. The shotgun retains 99% plus original blue and casehardened finish with only light handling/storage marks. The stock is also excellent with a couple light pressure dents and sharp checkering. Sharp markings and engraving.


Desirable Spanish American War Era U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1895 Krag Bolt Action Carbine
Desirable Spanish American War Era U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1895 Krag Bolt Action Carbine
Item number: 17390408 | Desirable Spanish American War Era U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1895 Krag Bolt Action Carbine

This is a rare and desirable example of an early carbine that is marked 1895 without the word "Model" as noted in Brophy's book on the Krag rifles. The carbine is an early variation of the 1896 carbine of which only 1,378 were manufactured. It has the correct saddle ring and bar on the left side with the 1896 rear sight graduated to 2,000 yards and short no-hump handguard. The stock has an excellent boxed "JSA/1896" cartouche on the left side of the wrist and script "P" proof near the trigger guard. Single barrel band, cleaning rod (included) in butt cap with no space for the oiler and early or possibly variant thumb safety slightly smaller than the standard Model 1896.

Condition: Very fine. The barrel retains 90% original blue finish and 40% original case colors remain on the receiver. The loading gate and remaining parts have silvered out case color. The cartouches are clear and distinct. The wood is very fine with only minor handling marks from field use and a hairline crack near the receiver tang. These early 1895 Dated Krag carbines saw heavy use and are very desirable in this condition.


Very Fine Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine
Very Fine Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine
Item number: 17390409 | Very Fine Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine

Fixed blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight graduated to 900 yards. The top of the barrel is marked "MODEL/1865" at the breech, "SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE/PATD MARCH 6 1860/MANUF'D. AT PROV. R.I./BY BURNSIDE RIFLE CO." is marked on top of the receiver and the serial number is marked on top of the receiver next to the hammer. Most of the parts are marked with single letter inspection marks. Saddle ring and bar mounted on the left wrist, Stabler cut-off and mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a sling swivel. The left side of the stock behind the saddle ring bar is stamped with two crisp boxed cartouches on the left wrist. Although most Model 1865 Spencer carbines were delivered too late for use in the Civil War, they were used extensively by cavalry regiments on the frontier until replaced by the U.S. Model 1873 Springfield Carbine.

Condition: Very fine. The barrel retains 85% original blue finish with areas beginning to turn to a smooth plum. 80% plus of the vivid original case colors remain on the receiver, lever, hammer, lock and buttplate. The wood is excellent with a few minor dents and dings, and sharp and clear cartouches. The markings are clear. The action is excellent.


Early First Year Production Colt Super 38 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Three Digit Serial Number and P
Early First Year Production Colt Super 38 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Three Digit Serial Number and P
Item number: 17390890 | Early First Year Production Colt Super 38 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Three Digit Serial Number and Postwar Conversion Kit

This is a very nice example of a Colt Super .38 that was manufactured in 1929, the first year of production. The serial number is located on the right side of the frame behind the slide release lever hole. The upper left front of the trigger guard bow is stamped with the "1" above the Colt "VP/Triangle" proofmark and the opposite is marked with the number "20". The right side of the slide is marked "COLT SUPER .38/AUTOMATIC" followed by the Rampant Colt. The left side of the slide is marked with the two line elongated Hartford address and 1897-1913 patent dates. The pistol has the Colt high polish commercial blue finish, blue barrel with the top of the chamber polished and is fitted with checkered walnut grips. Two tone magazine marked "38 AUTO/COLT" on the bottom, checkered arched mainspring, long grip safety and a finger groove on the frame. There is a half-moon front sight and a square notch dovetail rear sight. The pistol is fitted with checkered walnut grips. Complete with a 22 LR conversion kit which in includes the slide, barrel, floating chamber, bushing, recoil spring, ejector, magazine and slide stop. Includes the correct box with and instructions.

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 90% plus original blue finish with some high edge wear, a small amount of minor spotting on the slide and grip safety and some thinning on the front strap. The replacement grips are excellent with only light handling marks and sharp checkering. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The conversion kit is also excellent with 99% original blue finish on the slide showing some very slight edge wear and some light scratches.


First Year Production Colt Ace Model Semi-Automatic Pistol
First Year Production Colt Ace Model Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390891 | First Year Production Colt Ace Model Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufactured in 1931, the first year of production. The left side of the slide is marked with the elongated two line address/patent dates followed by the Rampant Colt and the right side is marked "COLT ACE (in a diamond) 22 LONG/RIFLE". The serial number is marked on the right side of the frame. Blade front and adjustable notch rear sights. The arched mainspring housing, trigger, wide hammer, slide catch, and thumb safety are checkered. Fitted with checkered walnut grips and a two tone magazine with the standard Colt Ace caliber marking on the base.

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray and brown patina. The grips are also very fine with some minor nicks and pressure dents in the overall crisp checkering. The markings are crisp. Mechanically excellent.


Colt Model 1902 Military Semi-Automatic Pistol
Colt Model 1902 Military Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390892 | Colt Model 1902 Military Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufactured in 1914. Fixed sights, with the two line, two block address and patent marks on the left side of the slide, the Rampant Colt behind the serrations, and the caliber markings on the right. "VP" triangle proof and "6" are stamped on the left side of the trigger guard. Unmarked blue magazine and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with "COLT" in a banner at the top.

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 75% original blue finish with edge wear and thinning to a smooth gray patina on the grip straps. There are a number of scratches on the left upper front of the trigger guard and a few long scratches on the right side of the frame. There is some light scattered spotting. Most of the bright niter blue finish remains on the trigger. The grips are excellent with minimal handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically fine.


Engraved Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach Austria 20 Gauge Double Barrel Hammerless Shotgun
Engraved Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach Austria 20 Gauge Double Barrel Hammerless Shotgun
Item number: 17390650 | Engraved Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach Austria 20 Gauge Double Barrel Hammerless Shotgun

Manufactured by Ludwig Borovnik of Ferlach. There are 13 companies making guns in the city of Ferlach, which is located in a remote corner of Southern Austria. The Ferlach area companies make guns that are among the world's most beautiful and finest. These companies are family groupings, many have been making guns for centuries. It features a double brass bead sights on the matte vent rib marked "EXKLUSIV JAGER-MATTHEWS & BOUCHER, INC., ROCHESTER, N.Y." The bottom of the left barrel is marked "EXKLUSIV JAGER-MADE BY" and "LUDWIG BOROVNIK-FERLACH AUSTRIA" on the right. Each barrel is also marked "BOHLER RASART" and "20/76", as well as the matching serial number. The breech end of the barrels is decorated with a 2 inch wedge of floral scroll engraving and two gold inlaid bands. The frame, side plates, break lever, trigger guard and forearm hardware are engraved with nice floral scroll designs. Removable side plates, cocking indicators, Greener cross bolt, single trigger, tang mounted manual safety with gold "S" and mounted with a nicely figured checkered English walnut semi-beavertail forearm and straight grip stock with a checkered bare butt. 3 inch chambers, choked improved modified/improved modified with ejectors. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches. Comes with a Browning hard takedown case. This shotgun is consecutively serial numbered to the previous lot.

Condition: Excellent. The shotgun retains 99% plus original blue and casehardened finish showing only slight handling/storage marks. The stock is also excellent with a couple minor handling marks and sharp checkering.


Excellent Pre-World War I Civilian Colt Government Model Pistol
Excellent Pre-World War I Civilian Colt Government Model Pistol
Item number: 17390893 | Excellent Pre-World War I Civilian Colt Government Model Pistol

This is an excellent example of an early Colt commercial Model 1911 Government Model pistol manufactured in mid 1914. Based on the early success of the standard military Model 1911 pistols Colt marketed a commercial version. These early Colts all exhibited the desirable high polish blue finish with checkered walnut grips. The left side of the slide has the early two line, two block Colt patent and address marking "PATENTED APR. 20. 1897/SEPT. 9.1902. DEC.19.1905. FEB.14.1911" and "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO./HARTFORD.CT.U.S.A." all in the early serif letters and numbers with the Rampant Colt behind the slide serrations. The right side of the slide is marked "COLT AUTOMATIC/CALIBRE 45", the right side of the frame is "GOVERNMENT MODEL" over the serial number "C5730". It is fitted with all the early parts that consist of the early style rounded rear sight, checkered slide stop release, early 1914 thin pattern checkered thumb safety, wide checkered Colt hammer with the long smooth trigger and flat mainspring housing. The barrel is an early blue unmarked Colt commercial model with the polished chamber area. It is fitted with the early diamond pattern checkered grips, and two tone blue magazine with lanyard loop on the bottom and lanyard loop on the frame heel.

Condition: Excellent with 85% plus of the original high polished blue finish overall showing wear and finish loss on the front and rear grip straps, the trigger guard bow, the edges and high spots overall as well as the front edges of the sides of the slide. The grips are in excellent condition with nice checkering on both sides. A nice example of an early Colt Model 1911 pistol.


Signed Master Engraved High Grade Scottish Box Lock MacNaughton & Son
Signed Master Engraved High Grade Scottish Box Lock MacNaughton & Son "The Edinburgh Gun" Bar In Woo
Item number: 17390651 | Signed Master Engraved High Grade Scottish Box Lock MacNaughton & Son "The Edinburgh Gun" Bar In Wood Double Barrel Shotgun with Case and Accessories

Features a single brass bead on a solid concave matte rib, 2-3/4" chambers, choked improved modified/improved modified with ejectors. The rib is marked "JAMES MACNAUGHTON, 21 FREDERICK STREET, EDINBURGH" followed by "THE EDINBURGH GUN". MacNaughton set up business in 1864 in Edinburgh and won acclaim for the "Lock Fast Breechloader" and "Edinburgh Patent Hammerless Ejector", patented in 1879. 1 3/4 inches of the breech end of the rib are engraved with floral scroll designs. The action, trigger guard, break lever and lower tang are decorated with a vine, leaf and grape motif. Each side of the action is marked "MACNAUGHTON" . Directly to the right of the triggers is signed "B. BARA". The barrels are blue with casehardened remaining parts. Double triggers, tang mounted automatic safety with gold "SAFE" and mounted with a very nicely figured multi-point checkered walnut splinter forearm and straight grip stock with a leather recoil pad and gold initial oval. The bores are .728. The drop at heel is 1-1/2" and drop at comb is 1-1/4". Cast off 1/4" and toe out 7/8". Length of pull is 15". The shotgun comes in a oak and leather Huey takedown case with brass corner protectors and hardware, leather straps and handle. The lining is royal blue and there is a James MacNaughton label affixed to the inside of the lid. In the case is a ivory handled horse hair brush, a nickel MacNaughton oiler and two MacNaughton snap caps.

Condition: Professionally refurbished with 99% blue finish remaining on the barrels. The water table, protected areas of the break lever and inside of the trigger guard retain almost all of the bright case colors with a smooth gray patina on the remaining metal surfaces. The wood shows only light handling/storage marks and very crisp checkering. The engraving and markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically fine. The case and accessories are excellent.


Excellent Colt Ace Model 22 Automatic Pistol with Original Box
Excellent Colt Ace Model 22 Automatic Pistol with Original Box
Item number: 17390894 | Excellent Colt Ace Model 22 Automatic Pistol with Original Box

Manufactured in 1936. The pistol has the high polish Colt commercial blue finish and full checkered walnut grips. The barrel chamber is polished bright and the 10-shot magazine has a two-tone finish. The slide has a Partridge type target rear sight that is adjustable for windage and elevation and a fixed ramp front sight. The main spring housing is correctly not fitted with a lanyard loop. The right side of the slide is roll stamped: "COLT" followed by "ACE" in an diamond and ".22 LONG/RIFLE". The left side of the slide is roll stamped with the two-line elongated Colt Hartford address above the 1897-1913 patent dates and followed by the Rampant Colt trademark. The right side of the frame is roll stamped with the serial number "6145" behind the slide stop hole and the assembly mark, "60" on the trigger guard bow. The left side of the trigger guard bow is stamped with an "X" assembler's mark above the Colt "Triangle/VP" proof mark. The magazine floor plate is stamped: "COLT", "ACE" in a diamond and "22/LONG/RIFLE". Total production of the Colt Ace was 11,000 pistols manufactured between 1931 and 1941. The pistol is complete with the original royal blue cardboard carton. The pistol serial number "6145" is written in pencil on the bottom of the carton. The carton has a blue and white end label. Colt advertisements are stamped on the inside of the carton lid and bottom. The carton contains an original instruction sheet and a Colt "SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS" pamphlet.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% of the original commercial blue finish. There is some minor edge wear on the front of the slide and frame, some scuff marks on the sides of the trigger and some minor scratches and thinning on the grip strap. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks. The magazine is excellent and retains about 90% of the blue finish. The carton is in very good condition with wear on the edges of the lid and body. Two of the lid corners are broken. The end label is fine. The instruction sheet and pamphlet are very good. This is an excellent example of a Colt Ace .22 Automatic pistol with original serial numbered box and factory literature.


Very Fine U.S. Navy Contract Winchester-Lee Model 1895 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle
Very Fine U.S. Navy Contract Winchester-Lee Model 1895 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390410 | Very Fine U.S. Navy Contract Winchester-Lee Model 1895 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle

The Lee saw much action with the Navy and Marines in the Spanish-American War and various other landing parties including the Philippines and Boxer Rebellion. This example is equipped with a blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight. The left side of the receiver is stamped with the two line address/patent dates ('93, '94, '95) marking with the top of the receiver ring stamped "-U.S.N.-/[anchor]/No3516/-N.C.T." Full length stock with hand guard, stacking swivel and sling swivels. The front barrel band has a bayonet lug and the rear barrel band is marked with the letter "U." The buttstock is fitted with a buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included).

Condition: Very fine. The rifle retains 85% plus original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The wood is excellent with some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Exceptional Engraved Merkel Gebruder Model 47E Side by Side Double Barrel 28 Gauge Shotgun with Fact
Exceptional Engraved Merkel Gebruder Model 47E Side by Side Double Barrel 28 Gauge Shotgun with Fact
Item number: 17390652 | Exceptional Engraved Merkel Gebruder Model 47E Side by Side Double Barrel 28 Gauge Shotgun with Factory Box

Single brass bead sight on a solid concave matte rib, improved cylinder/modified chokes, 2 3/4" chambers, with ejectors. The receiver is coin finished with blue on the remaining parts. The left rear of the barrel is marked with the three line address, with "47E 28 Ga" on the right. The action is engraved with floral scroll designs, as well as "MERKEL" on the bottom. The engraving design extends to the break lever, trigger guard and forearm hardware. Tang mounted safety, single trigger with selector and mounted with multi point checkered extra fancy walnut forearm and pistol grip stock with a black plastic Merkel buttplate. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches. Complete with the original box numbered to the gun.

Condition: New in the box. The box is excellent.


Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box
Item number: 17390895 | Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box

Manufactured in 1928. The slide has the two line address/patent date marking with the Rampant Colt behind the serrations on the left side and the two line caliber marking on the right side. The trigger guard bow is marked with the number "1" over the Colt triangle "VP" proof. Blue barrel with bright chamber, checkered Colt medallion grips and two tone magazine marked "CAL.32/COLT" on the base. The factory paper hinge box has an illegible number but is correct of this type of pistol.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 97% original blue finish showing some very scattered minor handling marks and very limited light spotting. The grips are also excellent with a few nicks in the overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The box is fair.


U.S. Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle
U.S. Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle
Item number: 17390411 | U.S. Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle

The receiver has "MODEL 1871" marked on the left side and the eagle over "U.S./SPRINGFIELD/1872" on the right side. The upper tang has the Remington patent date marking and the two barrel bands are stamped with the letter "U" on the right side. Equipped with a folding ladder rear sight and a blade front sight. Full length stock with a leather sling, "US" marked buttplate and an "ESA" cartouche on the left side of the wrist.

Condition: Very fine. The barrel and bands have a bright appearance showing a few small areas of minor pitting. The receiver retains 60% original case colors. The wood is excellent with a large dent (right side of forearm) and some minor handling marks. The cartouche is sharp.


Engraved Matched Pair of Consecutively Serial Numbered AYA Game Bird Double Barrel Shotguns -A) Engr
Engraved Matched Pair of Consecutively Serial Numbered AYA Game Bird Double Barrel Shotguns -A) Engr
Item number: 17390653 | Engraved Matched Pair of Consecutively Serial Numbered AYA Game Bird Double Barrel Shotguns -A) Engraved AYA Game Bird Side Lock Double Barrel Shotgun


B) Described in "A".

Manufucture: AYA
Model: Sidelock
BBL: 25 inch solid rib
Stock: walnut
Guage: 12
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips:
Serial Number: 423374

Condition: Excellent with 98% original blue finish on the barrels showing some minor rust on the muzzle end of the barrels and rib, as well as a few minor handling marks. The frame and locks retain 99% plus original bright case colors. The wood is also excellent with only light handling/storage marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

A) This matched set of consecutively serial numbered shotguns feature solid rib barrels with a bright bead front sight and gold marked "AYA" and the number "2", ("1" on the B gun) on the breech end of the rib. 3 inch chambers, choked improved modified/modified cylinder gun "A" and cylinder/improved on gun "B", with ejectors. The right barrel is marked "AYA - AGUIRRE & ARANZABAL - MADE IN SPAIN". Full coverage floral and scroll engraving on the frame, side locks, trigger guard, break lever and forearm hardware with a gold "1" on the break lever ("2" on "B"). Seven pin side lock action with quick detachable locks, cocking indicators, automatic tang mounted safety and double triggers. Mounted with a straight grain checkered walnut splinter forearm with an Anson deely latch and straight grip stock with teardrop flats, a vented AYA recoil pad and silver initial oval. Length of pull is 15 3/4 inches.

Manufucture: AYA
Model: Sidelock
BBL: 25 inch solid rib
Stock: walnut
Guage: 12
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips:
Serial Number: 423373

Condition: Excellent with 99% original blue finish on the barrels showing some minor rust on the muzzles and some slight handling marks. The frame and locks retain 99% plus original bright case colors. The wood is also excellent with only light handling/storage marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Excellent Late World War II Production U.S. Remington-Rand Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Excellent Late World War II Production U.S. Remington-Rand Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390896 | Excellent Late World War II Production U.S. Remington-Rand Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Made in 1945. Fixed sights, with "REMINGTON RAND INC./SYRACUSE, N.Y. U.S.A." and "P" on the slide, Atwood inspected frame with "NO" style serial number marking, stamped trigger, thin hammer, serrated mainspring housing, checkered safety, "G" marked full blue magazine and Keyes Fiber grips.

Condition: Excellent, with 98% of the original parkerized finish, showing mild handling marks and edge wear overall. Grips are excellent, with a few small dents on the otherwise sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


U.S. Springfield Model 1898 Krag Bolt Action Rifle
U.S. Springfield Model 1898 Krag Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390412 | U.S. Springfield Model 1898 Krag Bolt Action Rifle

Manufactured in 1902. The left side of the receiver is marked "U.S." over "MODEL 1898 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY" and the serial number. Blade front and tangent rear sights and mounted with a smooth straight grip stock, with a sharp "J.S.A./1902" cartouche on the left side ahead of the wrist a circled script "P" on the underside behind the trigger guard and a flat buttplate with compartment containing an oiler. The rifle comes with a leather sling.

Condition: Excellent. The rifle retains 90% original blue finish with the balance thinning to a brown. The receiver retains 95% original case colors. The wood is excellent with some scattered minor handling marks. The cartouche is crisp.


Outstanding Mannlicher Model Oxford Double Barrel 20 Gauge Shotgun
Outstanding Mannlicher Model Oxford Double Barrel 20 Gauge Shotgun
Item number: 17390654 | Outstanding Mannlicher Model Oxford Double Barrel 20 Gauge Shotgun

Matted solid rib barrel with a brass front bead. Chokes are full and modified, 3 inch chambers, auto ejectors. Scroll engraved scalloped frame with a single trigger, tang safety. Trigger plate marked "Mod. Oxford". Checkered straight grip stock with a checkered bare wood butt. Checkered forearm with an Anson-Deeley latch. Length of pull is 14 3/8 inches.

Condition: Excellent plus. The shotgun retains 99% original blue and coin finishes with a few mild handling marks. The stock is also excellent with a few slight handling marks and crisp checkering. The action is excellent.


Two Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Exceptional Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automa
Two Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Exceptional Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automa
Item number: 17390897 | Two Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Exceptional Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box


A) Manufactured from 1918 to 1934. Later variation with the two line address/patent dates, "OTHERS PENDING" marking on top of the slide and 15 slide serrations. Serial number on the left side of the frame and ""Remington/TRADE MARK" on the right side. The left front upper trigger guard is marked "CR" and there is an anchor on the right side. Blue finish with bright barrel marked "32 CAL/7.65 M/M" at the chamber. Fixed sights and fitted with checkered black hard rubber grips with "REMINGTON/UMC" in a circle at the top. Comes with correct end and interior labels, instructions and cleaning rod.

Manufucture: Remington UMC
Model: 51
BBL: 3 1/2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 32
Finish: blue
Grips: hard rubber
Serial Number: PA67482

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 99% plus original blue finish with some light spotting on the front strap, and overall some light handling marks and scratches. The grips are also excellent with some light handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings remain crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The box is good with a couple of separated corners, tape repaired hinge and some outer material loss. The instruction sheet has a few tears.

B) Manufactured between 1918 and 1934. This is an earlier variation with 9 serrations on the slide and the top is marked with the two line address and "PEDERSEN'S PATENTS PENDING". The left side of the frame is marked with the serial number, the right side is marked "Remington/TRADE MARK" and there is a small anchor marked on the upper right front of the trigger guard. Blue finish, bright barrel marked "380 CAL" on the chamber, fixed sights and fitted with black checkered hard rubber grips with "REMINGTON/UMC" in a circle at the top. Complete with an original black hinged lid box with correct end and interior labels, extra magazine, instructions and cleaning brush.

Manufucture: Remington UMC
Model: 51
BBL: 3 1/2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 380
Finish: blue
Grips: hard rubber
Serial Number: PA30657

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 98% original blue finish with some mild edge wear, some mild thinning on the front strap and a few minor dings on the front strap. The grips are also excellent with some minor handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings remain crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The box is good with two separated corners on the lid, flaking end labels and some edge wear.


Hawker
Hawker "Remember the Maine" Spanish-American War Era Signal Cannon with Wheeled Carriage
Item number: 17390413 | Hawker "Remember the Maine" Spanish-American War Era Signal Cannon with Wheeled Carriage

Cannon measures 9 inches long, with the breechblock secured by the metal carriage, which measures 11 by 4 1/4 by 6 inches, marked "REMEMBER THE MAINE" on each side, with "PAT. PENDING" on the left, a "USA" monogram on the backside and "W.S. HAWKER M'F'R'. DAYTON, O." on the inside. An impressive piece of Spanish-American War memorabilia.

Condition: Good, with a mixed brown and gray patina overall and a few areas of original nickel. The mechanism is missing a few components, and the wheels are a bit loose.


Magnificent Cased Finely Engraved and Gold Inlaid Exhibition Grade N. Guyot Paris Double Barrel 20 G
Magnificent Cased Finely Engraved and Gold Inlaid Exhibition Grade N. Guyot Paris Double Barrel 20 G
Item number: 17390655 | Magnificent Cased Finely Engraved and Gold Inlaid Exhibition Grade N. Guyot Paris Double Barrel 20 Gauge Hammer Shotgun with Accessories

This is a beautiful example of a "luxury" French shotgun manufactured in 1870. The barrels are Damascus and feature a smooth solid concave rib with a single bead sight. The top of the rib near the breech has gold inlaid "N GUYOT A PARIS 12 RUE DE PONTHIEU," double gold inlaid bands around the breech and a decorative gold inlaid design on top of the rib at the breech. The underside of the barrel in the rib is marked "32597-1887" and the flats are marked with three recessed proofs, an unrecognizable proof, a "crown/LB/star" and a "EP" in an oval. The flats are also stamped "LEOPOLD BERNARD". The remaining parts are finished in a bright blue with decorative gold wire inlays on all the parts and bordering around floral bouquets. The lower left lock has gold inlaid "N GUYOT" and "A PARIS" on the right lock. Under break lever on the right side, double triggers and bar-in-wood action. Mounted with a very nicely figured and extremely fine checkered English walnut splinter forearm and straight grip stock with a checkered bare butt. The chambers are 2 3/4 inches with extractor and the barrels gauge at a loose cylinder. The length of pull is 13 1/4 inches. The shotgun comes with a typed letter on letterhead from the Stiegele Jagd Company in Germany. The letter is in German and translated states that the shotgun was made by Master Gunsmith Guyot of Paris in 1870 and that the shotgun was manufactured for the Ambassador of the former German emperor, Rich Hofmann, who worked in both the U.S. and in Paris. The gun was given to an individual and remained in Paris until after World War II. The letter also states that there are only two shotguns of this quality that were ever built. The translation is a bit loose. The shotgun is complete in a leather and oak case with nickel corner protectors, a "crown/intertwined SP" inscribed disk on the lid, leather handle and royal blue velvet lining with gold "N. GUYOT/ARMURIER/12 Rue de Ponthieu/PARIS" on the inside of the lid. In the case is a nickeled tin predator/game call, oiler, ebony parts container with 5 small springs inside, a powder measure, a wooden handled nipple wrench, two wooden handled screwdrivers and one piece of a three piece contemporary wooden cleaning rod.

Condition: Extremely fine with 60% of the blue finish remaining on the barrels, with the remainder turning brown. The muzzle of the right barrel has a noticeable dent at the three o'clock position. Much of the Damascus pattern remains. The remaining parts retain 85% bright blue finish with the majority of the finish loss on the lower tang which has a smooth brown patina on the exposed areas. All of the gold inlay remains. The wood remains very fine with most of the varnish remaining, a few minor handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The case is very fine with some small stains on the exterior and the two leather straps are absent. The lining is very good with some contact wear and stains. All accessories are fine.


Rare Documented Colt Single Action Army Flattop Target Model Revolver Shipped to Albert Foster, Jr.
Rare Documented Colt Single Action Army Flattop Target Model Revolver Shipped to Albert Foster, Jr.
Item number: 17390898 | Rare Documented Colt Single Action Army Flattop Target Model Revolver Shipped to Albert Foster, Jr.

Colt Single Action Army Flattop Target Revolver manufactured in 1896. The revolver has the distinctive flat top strap with dovetail mounted target rear sight and block mounted front sight with adjustable nickel silver blade. The revolver has the early blackpowder frame. The barrel, ejector housing, frame, loading gate, trigger guard and back strap have the Colt high polish commercial blue finish. The hammer is casehardened. The two piece black checkered hard rubber grips have the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. The ejector rod has the late oval head and the hammer has borderless knurling on the spur. The top of the barrel is roll stamped "COLT'S PT.F.A.MFG. Co HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.". The caliber designation "38 COLT" is roll stamped on the left side of the barrel. "38" is stamped on the underside of the barrel in front of the frame. The left side of the frame is roll stamped with the Colt two line, three patent date marking followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The inside of the loading gate is stamped with the assembly number "4". The matching serial number is stamped on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Colt manufactured approximately 925 Single Action Army Flattop Target Model Revolvers and only 122 of these revolvers were chambered for the .38 Colt cartridge. The accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber, barrel length, blue finish with the grips as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped as 1 of 2 to Albert Foster, Jr. at Colts New York Office on February 7, 1911.

Condition: Very fine as partially restored. The back strap has been repaired on the top rear, (hole plugged, welded), refinished and the balance of the revolver retains at least 90% of the bright original Colt high polish blue. The hammer retains 95% of the casehardened finish. The replacement grips are fine with the positioning pin being absent. All of the markings are crisp. Mechanically excellent. This is a historic documented example of a rare Colt Single Action Army Flattop Target Model Revolver.


Custer Era U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine
Custer Era U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine
Item number: 17390414 | Custer Era U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine

This is a Custer era Model 1873 Carbine with the serial number below 43,000 (11272). It has a rear sight graduated to 1,200 yards with 500 yard graduations on the right side of the base. The breechblock is marked "MODEL/1873/eagle head with crossed arrows/US" and the lock is marked with an eagle/shield motif and "U.S./SPRINGFIELD/1873". The left side of the barrel has "V/P/eagle head" proofs. The replaced short wrist Model 1877 stock which is stamped with an "ESA" inspector cartouche has a saddle bar with ring on the left side. The buttplate is without a compartment and is marked "US".

Condition: Fair. The metal surfaces have a smooth dark patina with some minor spotting and pitting (heavier on the barrel towards the muzzle). The saddle ring is a modern replacement. The stock is about good with some chipping and a few minor handling marks. The markings are clear. Mechanically fine.


Engraved Parker Bros Single Barrel SC Grade Trap Shotgun in Very Rare 20 Gauge
Engraved Parker Bros Single Barrel SC Grade Trap Shotgun in Very Rare 20 Gauge
Item number: 17390656 | Engraved Parker Bros Single Barrel SC Grade Trap Shotgun in Very Rare 20 Gauge

The vent rib barrel is equipped with a large ivory front bead and features a full choke, an ejector and a 3 inch chamber. The barrel lug is marked "20" for the gauge. The barrel rib is marked "PARKER BROS MAKERS, MERIDEN CONN., MADE IN U.S.A." towards the breech. Floral scroll engraving is featured on the frame which is marked "PARKER BROS." on both sides. The engraved scrollwork extends to the break lever, trigger guard and forearm hardware. The barrel is numbered to the gun. The water table is stamped with the serial number and patent dates markings. Mounted on a triple X fancy replacement pistol grip stock with an Old English solid recoil pad, blank initial oval, Parker hard rubber grip cap with fine line carved border checkering, and checkered semi-beavertail forearm. Length of pull is 14 5/8 inches. It has been estimated that 1,900 Parker single barrel trap guns were manufactured in all, making these shotguns, especially in 20 gauge, one of the rarest in the Parker shotgun production line.

Condition: Very fine as professionally refurbished to factory specification with 99% blue remaining. The receiver retains most of the subdued colors. The near mint replacement wood shows some light handling marks and crisp checkering. An extremely rare Parker Bros. 34 inch barrel 20 gauge trap gun. Writer cannot recall ever seeing another 20 gauge Parker Single Barrel Trap Gun!


Fine Nickel Plated Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grip
Fine Nickel Plated Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grip
Item number: 17390899 | Fine Nickel Plated Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grip

This Colt Single Action Army Revolver was manufactured by Colt c. 1877 utilizing a condemned barrel and cylinder from government contract Colt Cavalry Model revolvers. The revolver has most of the characteristics of "Condemned Model" Single Action revolvers set forth by Kopec and Fenn on pages 157-158 of "COLT CAVALRY AND ARTILLERY REVOLVERS". The revolver has a nickel plated finish with casehardened hammer and ivory grip. The condemned U.S. contract barrel and cylinder were rejected by government inspectors and subsequently salvaged by Colt and utilized on this commercial production revolver. The barrel has the early script address and hole for the early style ejector housing with round boss. The barrel is fitted with a Second Style ejector housing with bullseye ejector rod head. The underside of the barrel is stamped with the partial original serial number, "6638" under the ejector housing immediately ahead of the frame followed by the partial serial number "8324". A "C" condemnation mark is stamped on the underside of the barrel. The military cylinder is stamped with the "D.F.C." Ordnance Sub-inspection marks, a "P' proofmark and the partial serial number "6191", the military proof, inspection mark and partial serial indicate that it is a condemned component from a government contract Cavalry Model revolver. The left side of the frame is roll stamped with the Colt three line, three patent dates. "45 CAL" is stamped on the left side of the trigger guard. The assembly number, "1861" is stamped on the inside of the loading gate. A Colt "P" sub-inspection mark is stamped in the hammer well. The full serial number "38324" is stamped on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Colt Single Action Army revolvers that utilize "Condemned" government contract parts are a rare and desirable variation of the Single Action Army revolver.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains more than 80% of the retailer nickel plated finish. There is some finish loss and light pitting on the end of the barrel surrounding the front sight and along the top of the frame near the sight groove. The front edges of the cylinder and the edges of the cylinder flutes have some finish loss and scattered flash pitting. There is light edge wear on most of the other components. The ivory grip is very good with some age discoloration along the edges and the usual hairline age cracks on the butt. The barrel and frame markings and serial numbers are sharp. The hammer will not hold at half or full cock but function otherwise. This is an attractive example of a rarely encountered "Condemned" Single Action Army revolver.


Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine
Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine
Item number: 17390415 | Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Saddle Ring Carbine

Fixed blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight graduated to 900 yards. The top of the receiver is marked "MODEL/1865" and "SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE/PATD MARCH 6 1860/MANUF'D. AT PROV. R.I./BY BURNSIDE RIFLE CO.", and the serial number is marked on top of the receiver next to the hammer. The left rear of the barrel is marked "J.L.C." and most parts are marked with a single letter inspection mark. Stabler cutoff, saddle ring and bar mounted on the left wrist and mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a sling swivel. The left side of the stock behind the saddle ring bar is stamped with two crisp boxed cartouches and the left rear is stamped "T/112". Consignor notes state it may have been issued to Company C 4th Kentucky Infantry 3-1865, although there is no documentation to support the claim. The notes also reference to the U.S. Martial Arms Collector & Springfield Research Newsletter No. 85 page 22. Although most Model 1865 Spencer carbines were delivered too late for use in the Civil War, they were used extensively by cavalry regiments on the frontier until replaced by the U.S. Model 1873 Springfield Carbine.

Condition: Fine. The barrel retains 90% original blue finish with some fading to plum. The barrel band has some protective coating residue and retains 85% original blue finish. The hammer and frame retain at least 40% original fading case colors, and there is a smooth mottled gray patina on the lock, lever and buttplate. The hammer has been modified by shortening the spur and the front sight is a replacement. The period revarnished wood is fine with scattered minor to moderate dents and dings. The cartouches are sharp as well as the "T/112" marking. The receiver markings are clear. The action is fine.


Exceptional McGraw Signed, Engraved and Gold Inlaid Ithaca Grade 5E Knickerbocker Single Barrel Trap
Exceptional McGraw Signed, Engraved and Gold Inlaid Ithaca Grade 5E Knickerbocker Single Barrel Trap
Item number: 17390657 | Exceptional McGraw Signed, Engraved and Gold Inlaid Ithaca Grade 5E Knickerbocker Single Barrel Trap Shotgun

This example was manufactured in 1961 with a 30 inch vent rib barrel having a white bead front sight, an ivory mid bead sight, choked full and having a 2 3/4 inch chamber with ejector. The receiver is covered in copious amounts of floral scroll engraving with a punch dot background. The left side of the receiver has a panel scene showing a gold inlaid pheasant in a field scene and the right side has a panel scene showing a woodcock in a field scene. The underside of the receiver is engraved with the eagle clutching three arrows over a banner engraved "MADE IN U.S.A.". Mounted on a beautifully figured walnut semi-beavertail forearm and pistol grip stock with a plastic grip cap, blank initial oval and a Pachmayr recoil pad. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches. There is a recoil reducer located in the stock.

Condition: Excellent, 98% of the original blue finish remains on the barrel with a few small scratches, nicks, forearm wear and a couple small spots of oxidation. The trigger guard retains 98% original blue with some minor wear and some brown patina. The receiver, break lever and trigger plate retain nearly all of the original muted case colors. The stock is excellent with some scattered minor dings and scratches along with moderate crazing. Mechanically excellent. An exceptional Post-War Knick Model Special Order Single Barrel Trap.


Sharps New Model 1863 Metallic Cartridge Conversion Carbine
Sharps New Model 1863 Metallic Cartridge Conversion Carbine
Item number: 17390416 | Sharps New Model 1863 Metallic Cartridge Conversion Carbine

Following the Civil War the U.S. Government decided to convert many percussion military arms to metallic cartridge to be used in the Indian Wars. This rifle is chambered for the 50-70 round and has the 3 groove barrel. The top of the barrel is marked "NEW MODEL 1863" (faint) behind the sight. Ladder rear sight and block front sight with blade. The lock is marked with the Sharps and Lawrence patent dates and the upper left side of the receiver is marked with the Sharps patent date. Inspector "JLP" markings are present. Mounted with a smooth walnut forearm and arsenal replacement straight grip stock.

Condition: Fair. The carbine has mostly a mottled brown patina overall. The sanded and refinished stock is fair with initials carved on the buttstock and some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.


Engraved Fox J Grade Single Barrel Trap Shotgun
Engraved Fox J Grade Single Barrel Trap Shotgun
Item number: 17390658 | Engraved Fox J Grade Single Barrel Trap Shotgun

Two ivory bead sights on the vent rib barrel with a full choke, 2 3/4 inch chamber and ejector. "SOMERHOLM" marked in electric pencil under the forearm and on the water table. Scroll engraved action and barrel side flats. Mounted with a checkered extra fancy walnut semi-beavertail forearm with a Deely edge latch and straight grip stock with a lowered comb and recoil pad.

Condition: Very good as partially refinished with 98% blue finish on the barrel and 80% original case colors on the action. The stock has been revarnished and remains very good. Tight action. Sharp engraving.


U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Trapdoor Rifle with Bayonet
U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Trapdoor Rifle with Bayonet
Item number: 17390417 | U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Trapdoor Rifle with Bayonet

The ski-slope rear sight is graduated to 1,200 yards and is marked with the letter "R" on the left side. The lock plate has the eagle/shield followed by "U.S./SPRINGFIELD" ahead of the hammer and the low arch breechblock is marked "US/MODEL/1873". Left rear of barrel has "V/P/eagle head/P" proofs with "R" on the top. The full length walnut stock has a "SWP/1883" cartouche on the wrist, small "J" and circled script "P" behind the lower tang. Complete with a "US" marked socket bayonet with a metal scabbard and leather frog. The frog is marked "73".

Condition: Very good plus. The metal surfaces have a smooth mottled brown patina with 40% faded original blue finish in the protected areas. The buttplate retains half of the original blue finish with a gray patina on the heel and toe. The breechblock retains 20% original case colors with a smooth mottled grayish brown patina on the balance. The stock is also very good with a few minor dents and dings. The markings are clear. The action is excellent. The scabbard has a smooth mottled brown patina and the frog shows some moderate flex wear.


Winchester Model 21 Two Barrel Set Side by Side Shotgun
Winchester Model 21 Two Barrel Set Side by Side Shotgun
Item number: 17390659 | Winchester Model 21 Two Barrel Set Side by Side Shotgun

This stunning example was manufactured circa 1952. The first set of barrels are marked "MODEL 21-WINCHESTER/-TRADE MARK-" next to "-12 GAUGE 2 3/4". They have two steel bead sights on a vent rib, are marked "WS-1" and WS-2" on the bottom and the chambers measure 3 inches, and have ejectors. The second set of barrels have the same marking with a red front bead sight, a steel mid bead sight, are marked "FULL" and "FULL" on the bottom, the left barrel marking is struck out with "MOD" added and the chambers measure 3 inches, and have ejectors. Both sets of barrels are numbered to the gun. Mounted on a multi-point checkered, nicely figured walnut beavertail forearm and pistol grip stock with steel grip cap, "SG" marked initial oval and a red Winchester recoil pad. Length of pull is 14 inches. With an Eddie Bauer hardcase. Consignor's notes indicate he owned this shotgun for 45 years.

Condition: Near mint as factory quality refurbished overall. 99% of the blue finish remains overall with only a few light handling/storage marks. The stock set has been refinished and remains very fine with some scattered scratches, dings and crazing. Mechanically excellent. The case is very good.


U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Carbine with Tool
U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Carbine with Tool
Item number: 17390418 | U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Carbine with Tool

Blade front sight and "C" marked Buffington rear sight, with "C" marked atop the chamber, "V/P/eagle head/P" on the upper left, "U.S./MODEL/1884" on the low arch breechblock and an American Eagle and "US/SPRINGFIELD" on the lock plate. Equipped with a 3-click tumbler, a single "U" marked barrel band, and a smooth stock marked "SWP/(illegible)" on the left wrist and "US" on the buttplate heel. In the butt trap is a Model 79 multi-purpose tool.

Condition: Fair as refinished with a mixed gray and dark brown patina overall, showing mild handling marks overall and pitting. Some markings restamped and the lock plate has been modified on the edges. Stock is fair as repaired with mended cracks and patches on top of the wrist, mild chipping and scattered dings. Mechanically very good.


U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Model 1884 Rifle
U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Model 1884 Rifle
Item number: 17390419 | U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Model 1884 Rifle

Blade front and "R" marked Buffington rear sights, with the rear of the barrel marked "A" on top and "V/P/eagle head/P" on the upper left. Low-arch breechblock, marked "US/MODEL/1884", with the eagle/shield motif next to "U.S./SPRINGFIELD" on the lock plate. Smooth straight grip stock, with two "U" marked barrel bands, "SWP/1887" on the left side, and a "US" marked buttplate. With cleaning rod.

Condition: Very fine, near excellent with 90% plus of the original blue finish, showing areas of brown patina and scattered mild handling marks. Bright and vivid case colors are present on the breechblock with the edges turning grey. Stock is excellent, with some dents and scuffs. Mechanically excellent. Appears to be as issued but with storage marks.


Excellent Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun
Excellent Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun
Item number: 17390660 | Excellent Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun

Manufactured after 1964, with a single nickel bead sight, "MOD." marked choke (measures same) and three inch marked chamber. Proper matching "WP" proofs and serial numbers on top and bottom of the barrel group and receiver. Varnished hardwood stock, with a ribbed beavertail forearm, smooth pistol grip, and a checkered Winchester buttplate. Length of pull is 13 7/8 inches. With a Winchester/Olin hanging tag.

Condition: Excellent, with 98% of the original blue finish, showing some bright wear along the high edges and under the slide, and a few light handling marks overall. The stock is also excellent, with a few mild storage marks. Mechanically excellent.


Desirable and Exceptional Winchester Model 12 Slide Action 20 Gauge Shotgun with Original Box
Desirable and Exceptional Winchester Model 12 Slide Action 20 Gauge Shotgun with Original Box
Item number: 17390661 | Desirable and Exceptional Winchester Model 12 Slide Action 20 Gauge Shotgun with Original Box

Manufactured in 1963. Single bead front sight, 2 3/4 inch chamber, improved cylinder marked choke (scarce). Standard Winchester markings including the factory proof on the receiver and barrel at the breech. Nicely figured 11 groove walnut forearm and smooth pistol grip stock with checkered factory plastic buttplate. (Consignor states this to be a Super Grade Field with 2500 produced with the special stock.) Length of pull is 14 inches. The factory hanging tag is included. Complete with the original box numbered to the gun.

Condition: Near new in original box. The shotgun retains 99% original blue finish showing some thinning to a gray on the magazine and limited light spotting on the breech of the barrel. The extraordinary highly figured walnut stock is also excellent plus with a couple very minor pressure dents. The box is very fine.


U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine
U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine
Item number: 17390420 | U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine

This is a Custer era Model 1873 Carbine with the serial number below 43,000 that was later arsenal refurbished/upgraded to Model 1879 spec's. Fitted with a ladder rear sight graduated to 1,500 yards on a base graduated 1-8. Three click tumbler and saddle ring bar with ring mounted on the left side of the stock. The breech block is marked "U.S./MODEL/1873" and the lock plate is marked with the eagle motif and "U.S./SPRINGFIELD" (note that the lock marking does not include "1873"). Carbine stock with traces of a cartouche stamped on the left side of the wrist and a buttplate with compartment.

Condition: Fine as arsenal refurbished and upgraded to Model 1879 specification. The carbine has a mottled brown-gray patina with the action and trigger guard retaining 20% of the blue finish. The breech block retains traces of the case colors. The stock is fine with a small chip missing near the stock toe and some minor handling marks.


U.S. Springfield
U.S. Springfield "Gas Trap" Configuration Style M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle
Item number: 17390662 | U.S. Springfield "Gas Trap" Configuration Style M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle

This is an extremely rare example of an early "Gas Trap" M1 Garand manufactured circa April 1940. An early iteration, the majority of the features that would be seen on the full production Garand were in place with the exception of the gas system; a gas trap, a small extension mounted at the end of the muzzle, captured gases as they were escaping to drive them into the long piston assembly to cycle the bolt, was used in place of the port system that would become the de-facto standard for gas operated weapons. While the gas trap had a number of issues, it was an important developmental step from bolt action weapons to the semi-automatic "battle rifle" that would dominate mid-20th Century warfare. Blade front and adjustable peep rear sights, with the stainless steel gas trap/cylinder assembly serving also as the front sight base and a "BATTLE RANGE" marked elevation adjustment knob. The right side of the barrel is marked with a "P" stamp and a Defense Eagle, the breechblock is marked "D 28287/-1/J3B", "C 46025" on the bottom of the trigger guard, "D 28290" on the housing, "C 46008-1" on the hammer, "C 46015-4" on the safety, and a Springfield operating rod. Smooth pistol grip stock, with a "SA/SPC" cartouche on the left side and a checkered steel buttplate.

Condition: Fine as professionally assembled/restored, showing 95% of the current deep plum colored blue, with scattered handling marks overall. A proper bright appearance is present on the reproduction gas trap assembly. Stock is good as sanded, with a small crack on the upper handguard and scattered dents. Operating rod is stiff, and the sight drums are loose, otherwise mechanically excellent.


U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle
U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle
Item number: 17390421 | U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle

Manufactured by Springfield Armory in 1889. The rifle has the standard blue finish with casehardened barrel tang and low arch breechblock. Equipped with a Buffington folding leaf rear sight adjustable for elevation and windage with an "R" (rifle) stamped on the sight leaf. The eagle with "U.S./SPRINGFIELD" marked lock has a three click tumbler. The rear of the barrel has "V/P/eagle head/P," and "A" inspection markings. The oil finished stock has a "SWP/1889" cartouche on the left side of the wrist and a circled script "P" behind the trigger guard finial. The buttplate tang is marked "W/US."

Condition: Very fine. The rifle retains 90% original blue finish thinning to a brown. The breech block and tang also retain 90% original case colors. Some minor pitting is present on the trigger guard and rear of lock plate with 80% original blue remaining. The stock is excellent with some scattered minor handling marks and a couple deep pressure dents. The cartouche is excellent. Mechanically excellent.


U.S. Remington Model 03-A4 Bolt Action Sniper Rifle with Scope and Sling
U.S. Remington Model 03-A4 Bolt Action Sniper Rifle with Scope and Sling
Item number: 17390663 | U.S. Remington Model 03-A4 Bolt Action Sniper Rifle with Scope and Sling

"9-43" dated barrel, standard offset markings on the front receiver ring to accommodate the Redfield scope rail, sights removed and mounted with a smooth walnut stock with matching handguard. There is a circled "P" in the grip area, "FJA" cartouche on the left wrist and a boxed "RIA/EB" on the left side of the buttstock. With a green nylon sling and an Eagle 3-9x40 scope. With box of Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp. .30 AN-M2 cartridges (17 casings only) and M1 clip.

Condition: Very fine as arsenal refurbished with 98% thin parkerized finish remaining. The stock is very good with some minor handling marks. The commercial replacement modern scope is very good with some nicks and scratches, and clear optics. The sling is good. The action is fine.


Indian Wars U.S. Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Carbine
Indian Wars U.S. Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Carbine
Item number: 17390422 | Indian Wars U.S. Spencer Model 1865 Repeating Carbine

The carbine is equipped with a Stabler cut-off. The top of the receiver is marked "M. 1865" and the top of the receiver has the three line Spencer address/patent date marking. Blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight graduated to 900 yards. The saddle ring bar ring is positioned on the left side. Smooth forearm with a single barrel band and straight grip stock with a carbine style buttplate. Two script letter cartouches are stamped on the left side.

Condition: Very good. The carbine has a smooth dark gray patina with traces of original blue finish remaining in the protected areas of the barrel. Some very scattered minor pitting is present. The wood is very good with fine cartouches, showing a long hairline crack on both sides of buttstock and some pressure dents and scratches. Mechanically fine.


Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles -A) World War II Remington Model 1903 Spri
Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles -A) World War II Remington Model 1903 Spri
Item number: 17390664 | Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles -A) World War II Remington Model 1903 Springfield with Bayonet and Scabbard


B) Manufactured in late 1929, the barrel is marked "S A/flaming bomb/8- 29". The bolt is marked with the steel lot code "N.S." on the top flat of the bolt knob. Mounted on a smooth walnut pistol grip stock with two reinforcing bolts, a faint boxed "S.A./S.P.G." cartouche, a faint "RA-P" rebuild cartouche, a faint circled "P" proof on the front of the wrist and a fine checkered steel buttplate. With an unmarked leather claw sling.

Manufucture: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1903
BBL: 24 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage: 30-06
Finish: parkerized/blue
Grips:
Serial Number: 1324400

Condition: Very fine as arsenal refurbished, 95% of the dark green parkerized finish remains with some scratches, dings and high edge wear. The buttplate retains 90% of the high polish blue finish. There are some areas of brown patina overall. The sanded stock is good with some scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent. The sling is good.

A) Manufactured in October of 1942. The barrel is marked "RA/flaming bomb/10- 42". The bolt is stamped with an "R" on the various parts. Mounted on a smooth walnut straight grip stock with a boxed "FJA" cartouche, a circled "P" proof, two reinforcing bolts and a smooth steel buttplate. A replacement 03-A3 stamped trigger guard has been installed on rifle. With a green canvas web sling, a Union Fork and Hoe Model 1905 bayonet dated 1942 and a green fiberglass scabbard.

Manufucture: Remington Arms Inc
Model: 1903
BBL: 24 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage: 30-06
Finish: parkerized
Grips:
Serial Number: 3284603

Condition: Very fine as arsenal rebuilt, 98% of the original dark green parkerized finish remains with some scattered minor scratches and minor high edge wear. There is some scattered minor pitting under the finish. The stock is very good with scattered scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent. The bayonet is very good. The scabbard is excellent.


U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Trapdoor Carbine
U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Trapdoor Carbine
Item number: 17390423 | U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Trapdoor Carbine

This is an example of a U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Carbine with star-suffix serial number. It has been concluded that the star-suffixed carbines were refurbished and re-issued carbines with replacement receivers that were refurbished by Springfield Armory. The lock plate has the eagle/shield motif with "U.S./SPRINGFIELD" and the breech block is marked "U.S./MODEL/1873." Hammer with three notch tumbler, "C" marked rear sight graduated to 1,500 yards with base graduated "1-8" and "V/P/Eagle Head/P" proof and inspection marks on left side of barrel. Stock with saddle bar with ring, "US" marked buttplate tang, traces of a script wrist cartouche and a script "P" behind the trigger guard.

Condition: Fine as partially refinished. The carbine retains 60% of the arsenal refurbished blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The receiver, breechblock and tang retain traces of case colors, otherwise faded to a silver-gray. The sanded and revarnished stock is very good with some scattered minor pressure dents.


U.S. Pre-World War I NRA Sales Springfield Armory Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifle with Sling
U.S. Pre-World War I NRA Sales Springfield Armory Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifle with Sling
Item number: 17390665 | U.S. Pre-World War I NRA Sales Springfield Armory Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifle with Sling

The receiver on this example was manufactured in 1911. The barrel is marked "S A/flaming bomb/7- 11" behind the standard front sight. The tang in front of the floor plate is stamped "flaming bomb/N.R.A.". The bolt is stamped "J1" on the underside of the safety lug and the trigger is the early smooth version. Mounted on a smooth walnut straight grip stock with 1 reinforcing bolt, a boxed "J.F.C." cartouche, a script circled "P" proof and a fine checkered buttplate. With a leather claw sling.

Condition: Fine, 50% of the original blue finish remains with a smooth gray patina, some spots of brown patina and scattered light scratches. The stock is fine with scattered scratches, dings and dents with the cartouche being sharp. Mechanically fine. The sling is good.


U.S. Springfield Model 1899 Krag Carbine
U.S. Springfield Model 1899 Krag Carbine
Item number: 17390424 | U.S. Springfield Model 1899 Krag Carbine

Serial number correctly falls into the carbine serial number range (222,609-362,256). The tangent rear sight is graduated from 1 to 20 with the base graduated 1 to 4. The left side of the receiver is marked "U.S./MODEL 1899. SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 282415." Mounted with a straight grip half stock with hand guard and steel buttplate with compartment containing an oiler. The left side of the stock has a "JSA/1900" cartouche with a circled script "P" on the underside of the wrist.

Condition: Very good. The carbine retains a mottled gray patina overall. The receiver retains 30% original case colors. The wood is good with some minor handling marks. The cartouche and proof are clear. Mechanically fine.


Documented U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1903 National Match Bolt Action Rifle
Documented U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1903 National Match Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390666 | Documented U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1903 National Match Bolt Action Rifle

The receiver on this example was manufactured in 1930. The barrel is stamped with a star gauge mark on the muzzle, "S A/flaming bomb/10- 30" behind the front sight and "J/703" under the handguard. The rear sight does not have the 2,850 yard notch at the top. The polished bolt is stamped "N.S." on the top flat of the bolt knob and the serial number "1361625" is electro penciled on the top of the bolt body. Mounted on a smooth walnut pistol grip stock with two reinforcing bolts, a boxed "D.A.L." cartouche, a circled "P" proof and a coarse checkered steel buttplate. The drawing number "D28179" is stamped on top of the handguard. With a Springfield Research Service letter stating that this is a Model 1903 National Match Type C rifle that was shipped to Charles S. Cook of Wyoming, Pennsylvania on July 20th, 1932. With a leather claw sling stamped "BOYT/42", a P.J. O'hare rear sight cover and a muzzle/front sight cover.

Condition: Very fine, 90% plus of the original parkerized finish remains with some front sight and high edge wear along with some scattered minor scratches. The buttplate has pitting around the outside edge. The re-oiled stock is fine with some scattered scratches and dings along with the legible cartouche partially double struck. Mechanically fine.


U.S. Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle
U.S. Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle
Item number: 17390425 | U.S. Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle

The receiver has "MODEL 1871" marked on the left side and the eagle over "U.S./SPRINGFIELD/1872" on the right side. The upper tang has the Remington patent date marking and the two barrel bands have the letter "U." Folding ladder rear sight, sling swivels, "US" marked buttplate and an "ESA" cartouche on the left side of the wrist.

Condition: Fine. The metal surfaces have a bright appearance showing some scattered minor pitting. The wood is fine with initials carved deeply on the buttstock underside and some minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


U.S. Marked Winchester Model 1885 Low Wall Winder Musket
U.S. Marked Winchester Model 1885 Low Wall Winder Musket
Item number: 17390667 | U.S. Marked Winchester Model 1885 Low Wall Winder Musket

Often referred to as the Winder Musket after the acclaimed marksman Colonel C.B. Winder, this example was manufactured after 1913. Standard blade front sight and Lyman receiver peep sight adjustable for windage and elevation. Left side of barrel marked with the two line Winchester address/patent dates and "22 SHORT" at the breech, as well as the Winchester oval proof. "U.S./ordnance bomb" directly behind the hammer and the three line Winchester trade mark on the upper tang. Smooth full walnut forearm with finger grooves and straight grip stock with a steel carbine buttplate and sling swivels.

Condition: Very good as partially refinished (cold blue touch up on frame). The balance of the musket retains 50% original blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the balance. The wood is excellent with some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Rare Chinese German Garrison Marked DWM Model 1906 1st Issue Altered Imperial Navy Luger Semi-Automa
Rare Chinese German Garrison Marked DWM Model 1906 1st Issue Altered Imperial Navy Luger Semi-Automa
Item number: 17390426 | Rare Chinese German Garrison Marked DWM Model 1906 1st Issue Altered Imperial Navy Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Magazine

These Lugers are still a scarce variation and made even rarer in that it has the original Chinese marked back strap. Almost all of these early Navy Lugers were reworked or destroyed under the Treaty of Versailles. This example had the safety area altered to the second pattern (upper) marked safety with no chamber date and was issued to the German Navy Garrison stationed at the German Colony in Kiaochow China. The rear grip strap is engraved "GOUV.KIAU.7", indicating this was the 7th pistol issued to the German Government Colony. The Chinese were eventually invaded by the Japanese in 1914 with this specific Garrison being heavily sieged for several months, which eventually capitulated in late 1914. The left barrel extension has the double "Crown/M" proofmarks with the smaller Imperial "Crown" firing proof that is repeated again on the left barrel side. The frame and barrel underside are correctly numbered with the full serial number and the last two digits of the serial number on various small parts. With matching nickel plated wood base magazine.

Condition: Very fine with 95% of the arsenal refurbished blue finish with minor edge wear. The various small parts retain 60% of their straw colors overall. The grips are also very fine with original checkering mixed, minor handling marks and light pressure dents on the left side. Matching numbers to include the magazine. This is a rare 1906 Navy Luger with the Chinese/German Garrison markings as few of these survived.


Experimental Springfield Armory Model 1901 Barreled Receiver
Experimental Springfield Armory Model 1901 Barreled Receiver
Item number: 17390668 | Experimental Springfield Armory Model 1901 Barreled Receiver

The barrel measures 30 inches long and has Krag-Jorgensen style sight bases. The only mark on the barrel is a line on the left side of the breech for lining up with the receiver. The front sight is pinned at the top center and the rear sight base is pinned at the top rear. The receiver resembles a standard 1903 receiver without the bump on the rear bridge and has no markings except for a line on the front left side of the receiver ring for lining up a barrel. No stock, trigger, bolt, magazine or cutoff parts are included. With two extra Krag style rear sight bases and a Krag loading door that are all in the white.

Condition: The barrel has a smooth brown patina with some scattered minor pitting, wear and scratches. The receiver remains mostly bright with areas of surface oxidation. The barrel and receiver do not line up straight. The sight bases mounted to the barrel retain 70% of the original blue finish. The extra parts remain bright with some scattered minor marks and some oxidation. A rare and desirable piece of military history!


Two Original DWM Model 1900 American Eagle U.S. Army Test Lugers with Original 1906 Dated Leather Ho
Two Original DWM Model 1900 American Eagle U.S. Army Test Lugers with Original 1906 Dated Leather Ho
Item number: 17390427 | Two Original DWM Model 1900 American Eagle U.S. Army Test Lugers with Original 1906 Dated Leather Holster and Custom Deluxe Double Luger Huey Company Display Case A) DWM Model 1900 American Eagle Test Luger Pistol


A) This is an excellent lot of not one, but "two" (2) all original and very rare, DWM Model 1900 American Eagle, U.S. Army "Test Luger" pistols with an original late production U.S. marked 1906 dated brown leather holster. These two ultra rare Lugers have been cased in a beautiful deluxe custom made, leather bound, walnut display case manufactured by the HUEY custom case company. The first pistol (SN 6069), is a beautiful example of one of the approximately 1000 test Lugers purchased by the U.S. Ordnance Department for troop trials with the U.S. Cavalry. In April 1900 the Ordnance Board authorized the order of 1000 DWM model 1900 Luger pistols, which were delivered in two separate lots; approximately 800 shipped 26 October 1901 (serial numbers approximately 6,100-7,100 range) with the remaining 200 shipped on Oct 29 1901 (serial numbers in the 7,200 range). This scarce pistol is serial number "6069" and falls slightly below the known U.S. Test Eagle serial numbers ranges, however it has the correct proof marks, indicating its originality. These test Lugers were actually produced expressly for the U.S. military when they were interested in selecting a replacement pistol for U.S. Army Model 1894 revolver chambered for the inadequate 38 Rimless cartridge. These Lugers were produced as a standard 1900 commercial Luger and were then hand selected at the DWM factory for shipment to the US Army. These Lugers are highly sought after by both German Luger collectors and U.S. martial handgun collectors as they are a key piece in any advanced collection. The most distinguishing features noted on these Test Eagle Lugers are, 1) there were no German acceptance proofmarks; 2) they lacked the typical "Germany" export markings usually found on the front of the frame or under the barrel; 3) some but not all of these test Lugers had a small German ordnance proof that resembled the U.S. Ordnance bomb proof, located inside the front frame recess area (which both of these pistols are correctly proofed) 4) the rounded portion on the opposite side of the takedown lever has the last two digits of the serial number, 5) sometimes this small DWM proof (similar to the US Ordnance proof) is stamped in front of the recoil lug located on the underside of the barrel extension and some but not all have the bottom of the wooden magazine base proofed. At the conclusion of these tests all these Lugers were deemed inadequate for U.S. military use and many were later sold to Bannermans' for resale. The top of the chamber area is correctly marked with the great Seal of the United States and are correctly serial numbered in the commercial fashion. They have all the early features such as a grip safety, old style frame, with short barrel extension, recessed breech bolt with flat extractor, dished toggles with toggle locks on the side. They have the full serial number located on the major components with the last two digits of the serial number on various smaller parts along with the backside of both grip panels. These Lugers have a deep rust blue finish with straw colored small parts. This excellent pistol is complete with a unmarked nickel plated magazine with an unmarked wooden base. This Luger as noted is complete with an original 1906 dated U.S. marked leather holster that was manufactured by the Rock Island Arsenal. This rare holster is identical to the original 1901 dated Test Eagle Luger holster however this example is marked on the back side "ROCK ISLAND/ARSENAL/1906/T.G." with the standard large embossed "US" inside the oval on the front flap. The back has the single large belt loop secured by two brass studs. As noted this excellent Luger pistol set is housed in a beautiful, leather bound, French fitted walnut display/storage case. The case holds both pistol, the original leather holster and a walnut ammunition block that holds 18 rounds of original ammunition (also included).

Manufucture: DWM
Model: 1900
BBL: 4 3/4 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 7.65 mm Luger Auto
Finish: blue
Grips: walnut checkered
Serial Number: 6069

Condition: Excellent with 90% of the original blue finish overall with high spot wear and slight thinning of the grip straps. The various small parts retain 50% of their original straw colors. The grips are excellent with distinct, sharp checkering on both sides, mixed with some minor handling marks. As noted this excellent Luger has the small DWM proof (Ordnance style Bomb proof) inside the frame recess, the underside of the front toggle area and on the underside of the barrel extension with the last two digits of the serial number on the rounded domed portion of the takedown lever. This rare Luger has all matching numbered parts except the magazine which is unnumbered

Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles -A) Pre-World War II Springfield Armory Mo
Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles -A) Pre-World War II Springfield Armory Mo
Item number: 17390669 | Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles -A) Pre-World War II Springfield Armory Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifle


A) This example was manufactured in 1935 with the barrel marked "S A/flaming bomb/8- 35". The rear sight does not have the 2,850 yard volley notch. The bolt is marked with the steel lot code "N.S." on the top flat of the bent bolt knob. Mounted on a smooth walnut pistol grip stock with two reinforcing bolts, a boxed "S.A./S.P.G." cartouche on the left wrist, a circled "P" proof on the front of the wrist and a checkered steel buttplate with trapdoor housing a nickel plated brass oiler. With a leather claw sling stamped "W.T. & B. CO/1918/C.A.C.".

Manufucture: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1903
BBL: 24 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage: 30-06
Finish: parkerized
Grips:
Serial Number: 1492610

Condition: Fine, 70% of the slightly thin parkerized finish remains with scattered minor scratches and high edge wear. The reoiled stock is very good with a crack extending 1/2 an inch from the top tang, and some scattered scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent. The sling is good.

B) Manufactured in January of 1942 with the barrel marked "R A/flaming bomb/12- 41". The bolt is stamped with an "R" on the various parts. Mounted on a smooth walnut straight grip stock with an ordnance wheel and spurious boxed "R.L.B." cartouche on the left wrist, a circled "P" proof on the bottom of the wrist, two reinforcing bolts, grasping grooves and a smooth steel buttplate. With a leather claw sling with illegible stamp, a Springfield Armory Model 1905 bayonet dated 1906 and a green fiberglass scabbard.

Manufucture: Remington Arms Inc
Model: 1903
BBL: 24 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage: 30-06
Finish: parkerized
Grips:
Serial Number: 3024034

Condition: Partially refinished, 70% of the parkerized finish remains with some scattered dings, some scattered scratches, some thinning and some high edge wear. The remarked, sanded and refinished stock is poor with sharp cartouche. Mechanically excellent. The bayonet is good as refinished and the scabbard is very good.


Desirable DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine with Shoulder Stock
Desirable DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine with Shoulder Stock
Item number: 17390428 | Desirable DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine with Shoulder Stock

This is an excellent example of an original DWM Model 1902 Luger carbine rig that is complete with the correct walnut shoulder stock. These carbines were an early attempt by DWM to a produce a light weight rifle substitute to compete with the Mauser Broomhandle carbines as well as all the other stocked pistols being manufactured in the later 19th and early 20th century in Europe. The unique Lugers have the desirable longer 11 3/4 inch barrel with DWM factory installed frame hanger that holds the small walnut forend. This forend is also unique in that it houses a small spring accelerator that helps cycle the heavier/longer carbine length during firing. These 1902 Luger carbines all have early rare features such as: the long old style frame, flat mainspring, grip safety, dished toggles with toggle locks, and the recessed/flat breech bolt with the small spring extractor. The top of the chamber is blank and the front toggle has the "Deutsche Waffen und Munitions Fabriken", DWM logo. The full serial number (24107) is stamped on the underside of the frame extension and barrel, with the last two digits of the serial number (07) stamped on the various other parts such as the recoil lug, side of the grip safety, trigger, takedown lever, side plate, breech bolt and toggle assembly with the forend numbered (3 107) inside the cutout for the frame extension and correctly matches the frame; the 3 is sideways and appears to be a sub inspector number. The grips are not numbered on the back side however each one has a small asterisk stamp on the back sides. As noted this excellent example of a Luger carbine has the original walnut shoulder stock with an original replacement attaching iron that is not numbered but matches the pistol perfectly. The pistol is complete with a single nickel plated magazine with an original unnumbered walnut base.

Condition: Very fine with 85% of the blue finish remaining with edge and high spot wear with wear and thinning on the grip straps. The walnut grips are in fine condition with nice original checkering with wear across the checkering with several light pressure dents on the right side with a slightly larger one on the left grip panel. The forend and stock are both in fine condition with only very minor handling marks with nice distinct checkering. As noted the replacement stock iron is unnumbered and it retains 90% of its original blue finish. A very nice example of a late production, rare DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine.


Pre-World War II 1937 Dated Krieghoff Luftwaffe Contract Luger Pistol with Matching Magazine
Pre-World War II 1937 Dated Krieghoff Luftwaffe Contract Luger Pistol with Matching Magazine
Item number: 17390429 | Pre-World War II 1937 Dated Krieghoff Luftwaffe Contract Luger Pistol with Matching Magazine

This is an attractive example of a 1937 dated Krieghoff Luger that is complete with one matching magazine. The Krieghoff Luger was the only officially approved Luger that was used by the Luftwaffe. It is estimated that approximately 2,500 Lugers were manufactured in 1937. The specific pistol is a fairly late 1937 production model that has the correct C-2 type "H-K Anchor/Krieghoff/Suhl" markings on the front toggle. The chamber is correctly dated "1937". The right side of the barrel extension has the early "LWaA/1st-stage II" inspection stamp with the Luftwaffe acceptance proof. The barrel is correctly marked on the underside with the bore diameter, "LWaA" inspection proof then the small version of the serial number along with a second Luftwaffe barrel proof on the right side. The full serial number is on front left side of the barrel extension, bottom of barrel, and front of the frame, and the last digits of the serial number "14" stamped on the various smaller parts. The extractor and safety are correctly marked "GELADEN" and "GESICHERT" respectively. It is fitted with a correct pair of early Krieghoff brown plastic grips with the coarse checkering and smooth border around the edges with no mold marks or proofs on the backside. As noted it is complete with one original matching, unmarked nickel plated magazine body with the aluminum base marked with the inverted "LWaA/2" acceptance proof over serial number "9014".

Condition: Very fine with 90% of the blue finish overall showing much edge and high spot wear. The various small parts retain 30% of their straw colors overall. The grips are excellent condition with nice distinct checkering. The factory markings and Luftwaffe proof and inspection stamps are crisp. As noted this excellent Krieghoff Luger has all matching numbers to include the magazine.


Excellent U.S. Colt Transitional Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Documentation
Excellent U.S. Colt Transitional Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Documentation
Item number: 17390670 | Excellent U.S. Colt Transitional Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Documentation

Developed in 1923 on orders from the Ordnance Department, the Improved Model 1911 pistols were equipped with a shorter trigger, dished out receiver sides, extended grip safety, arched mainspring housing and widened front sight, essentially making them the first government contract pistols to conform to the 1911A1 standard. This particular model comes with a factory letter, identifying it as part of a 2,998 pistol delivery made to the Springfield Armory on July 25, 1924, with the letter explicitly calling it a "Transition Model" and calling out the "new style" trigger, safety and mainspring housing. Fixed sights, with the two line, two block address and patent dates on the left side, divided by the Rampant Colt, and "MODEL OF 1911.U.S.ARMY" on the right. Captain Walter T. Gordon's "WTG" inspection mark on the left side of the frame, with "60" on the trigger guard and "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" on the right side. Equipped with a Colt barrel (conjoined "HP" stamp), checkered wide hammer, slide catch, thumb safety, trigger and mainspring housing, checkered grips and a two-tone magazine.

Condition: Excellent, with 98% plus of the original blue finish, with a few scratches from the slide catch and some light handling marks. The grips are of equal quality, showing crisp and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent. An important milestone in the development of American small arms, in a state of condition that may be impossible to beat.


Scarce U.S. Army Contract Remington-UMC Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Scarce U.S. Army Contract Remington-UMC Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390671 | Scarce U.S. Army Contract Remington-UMC Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is an very nice original example of a very scarce late WWI "Remington-UMC" U.S. Army Model 1911 contract pistol. These rare pistols were manufactured in late 1918/early 1919, their own serial number block of "1 to 21,676", with this pistol being manufactured in early 1918. This series of pistol was manufactured totally by the Remington Arms-U.M.C. Co., in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Almost all of these pistols were disposed of after WWI because they did not conform to the standardization requirements for part interchangeability with the Colt Model 1911 pistol. The left side of the slide is roll stamped in two blocks with "PATENTED DEC.19.1905/FEB.14.1911.AUG.19.1913./COLT'S PT.F.A.MFG.CO." followed by "MANUFACTURED BY/REMINGTON ARMS UMC CO. INC./BRIDGEPORT. CONN.U.S.A.", with the circled, "REMINGTON/UMC" logo between the two blocks. The right side of the slide has the two-line markings "MODEL OF 1911/U.S. ARMY CALIBER .45". The left side of the frame extension is stamped with "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" with the final U.S. Government inspector's initials "E.E.C."/"Eagle Head/E1" Ordnance inspection mark above the magazine release button. The serial number "NO 783" is stamped on the right side of the frame above the trigger. The right side of the barrel lug is stamped with a partial "P" proofmark with no other proofmarks. The rear of the slide above the firing pin stop is stamped with a single letter "E" provisional inspection mark and so is the left side of the trigger guard bow. The overall finish and wear patterns of both the slide and frame match exactly with the breech end of the underside of the slide numbered "285". This scarce early M1911 is complete with one early all blue magazine with the double pinned base plate with the lanyard loop on the underside. This scarce early pistol is complete with an early Mexican style embossed leather holster. The holster is similar to the type typically seem worn by Texas Rangers in the early 1920s and 30s. The front has been nicely hand stamped with raised floral pattern with a decorative border around the edges. The back has a single belt loop, but it has been modified with extra cutouts for a wider belt.

Condition: Fine condition with 40% of the original finish remaining overall. The markings are clear and sharp. The grips are fine with nice distinct checkering on both sides, showing light wear across the tops of the checkering mixed with some minor handling marks. The holster is very good with nice decorative embossing on the front with tight stitching overall. Although this pistol seems to be a little down in condition it is all original and extremely early production Remington-UMC M1911 and any one of these that you can find that is still all complete and original is considered to be very scarce and highly desirable.


Exceptional Desirable Mauser
Exceptional Desirable Mauser "G" Date, "S/42" Code Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390430 | Exceptional Desirable Mauser "G" Date, "S/42" Code Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is an excellent example of an early WWII German Luger pistol that was manufactured by Mauser in 1935. The top of the toggle has the "S/42" markings designating the Mauser factory with the "G" over the chamber area. The right side of the barrel extension is marked with a "S|92" proof, a "W|154" proof and a droop stick wing eagle, with the latter repeated on the right rear of the barrel. The underside of the barrel is marked with the matching serial number and the bore diameter "8,82", with "W|154" on the upper left side. The magazine is nickel with an aluminum base marked "4478/v/eagle/63". Rust blue finish with straw colored small parts and fitted with checkered walnut grips.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 98% of the original blue finish, showing some bright edge wear and a few minor handling marks. Straw colors are correct and 95% intact. The grips are also excellent with light handling marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent. An attractive G-Date P.08!


Excellent Late World War I Colt M1911 U.S. Army Semi-Automatic Pistol
Excellent Late World War I Colt M1911 U.S. Army Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390672 | Excellent Late World War I Colt M1911 U.S. Army Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is a very fine example of an original late WWI U.S. Army contract Model 1911 pistol, as manufactured by the Colt firearms company in late 1918. This pistol was manufactured in the last block of serial numbers at the very end of WWI. Although this pistol is in the last block of serial numbers it is in a unique subset of pistols that has the new later style block letter markings (vs. the earlier serifs letters) but still retains the earlier Colt military brushed blue finish and not the late "Black Army" finish. The left side of the slide has the standard Colt factory two-line, two-block markings with the Rampant Colt behind the slide serrations. The right side is marked "MODEL OF 1911 U.S. ARMY". The left side of the frame is marked "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" and has the circled "JMG" proof of LTC J.M. Gilbert, above the magazine release and the right side is stamped with the serial number "230835" of the pistol. The pistol still retains the correct original WWI parts such as the checkered Colt wide spur hammer, flat main spring housing, checkered slide stop and thick type III thumb safety. It is fitted with a WWI Colt barrel that is marked over the chamber area with the separated "H" and "P" proofmarks with a single number "5" on the underside in front of the lug. This fine pistol still retains the original WWI Colt diamond pattern checkered walnut grips and is complete with one half-tone magazine.

Condition: Very fine overall with 75% plus of the blue finish remaining with the balance a light spotty brown patina. The grips are very fine with nice distinct checkering on both sides, mixed with some minor handling marks. A very nice all original example of a late WWI Colt M1911 U.S. Army contract pistol.


Late Production World War II Nazi 42 Dated Mauser Banner Commercial Contract Semi-Automatic Luger
Late Production World War II Nazi 42 Dated Mauser Banner Commercial Contract Semi-Automatic Luger
Item number: 17390431 | Late Production World War II Nazi 42 Dated Mauser Banner Commercial Contract Semi-Automatic Luger

This is an excellent example of a desirable mid-WWII Commercial contract Mauser Banner P.08 Luger pistol. These Lugers were manufactured right up to the end of production just like the commercial K98 rifles and generally fall into 2-3 different types, standard commercial Luger, intended for sales within Germany sudo-military or police contract Lugers and commercial contracts for sales to other European countries such as Sweden, Portugal, etc. They usually exhibit excellent workmanship with a high quality all salt blue finish and in this case have the wartime black checkered plastic grips. The chamber is stamped "42" for 1942 (the last year the Luger pistol was manufactured) and the Mauser Banner trademark is stamped on the front toggle. This Luger is somewhat unusual in that it does not have any proof marks at all, so it may have been a late war assembly. The pistol is numbered in the military fashion with the full serial number (9238w) stamped only on the front of the frame with no number on the barrel or barrel extension. The last two digits of the serial number (38) are stamped on various small parts. It is complete with one, all blued, FXO proofed magazine with the pinned plastic base.

Condition: Excellent with 98% of the blue wartime finish remaining overall, with blue loss on the high spots. The grips are excellent overall with only minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Exceptional World War I U.S. Army Colt Contract Model 1911 Semi-Automatic with World War I Aeronauti
Exceptional World War I U.S. Army Colt Contract Model 1911 Semi-Automatic with World War I Aeronauti
Item number: 17390673 | Exceptional World War I U.S. Army Colt Contract Model 1911 Semi-Automatic with World War I Aeronautical Documents and Holster

This is a beautiful example of a early 1918 US Army, Colt contract pistol that is accompanied with a set of documents (provided by the consignor) from James Burrell who was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Service ( Aeronautics) in June 1918. The pistol itself is a very nice late totally original WWI military contract pistol that has the new "block" style markings but still retains the wartime brushed blue military finish, diamond checkered walnut grips and the two-tone magazine. The accompanying documents for Mr. Burrell include a certificate awarding him a Corporal-Sharpshooter in July 1916, he received a Certificate of Graduation from the US School of Military Aeronautics, at Princeton University, February 1918 and then was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Army "Air Service" (Aeronautics) in June 1918. His service record which also accompanies this lot notes that he entered service as a Pilot Flying Cadet in Oct 1917 and was subsequently discharged in late June 1918. It would certainly be worth doing some additional research to determine who James Burrell actually was. The right side of the frame is stamped with the serial number: "No 219896" behind the slide stop hole and the right side of the slide is marked "MODEL OF 1911.U.S.ARMY". The left side of the slide is marked with the 1897-1913 patent dates in a two-line block followed by the two-line Hartford address, with the Rampant Colt behind the slide serrations. The left side of the frame is stamped with the circled initials "GHS" monogram of the US Army Ordnance inspector Gilbert H. Stewart. The top flat of the frame around the disconnector hole is stamped with the small Provisional Ordnance Inspector's, assembler's and Colt production order proofmark that consists of a small "H", "W" and "G" proof. The blue barrel has a separated "P" and "H" proofmark stamped on the chamber and it is fitted with the correct WWI blue and checkered thumb safety, slide release, flat main spring housing and Colt wide spur checkered hammer. It has the correct diamond checkered walnut grips and is complete with the correct two-tone blue magazine. The pistol is accompanied by an original WWI brown leather "US" marked flap holster stamped on the back, "G&K/ 1917/J.A.O."

Condition: Excellent overall. The pistol retains 98% plus of the crisp original brushed blue military finish with some minor flaking on the lower rear edge of the main spring housing and edges, the chamber area of the barrel, and a hint of blue thinning on the front grip strap. The grips are excellent showing light wear across the tops of the crisp checkering with some very minor nicks and chips and a small pressure dent in the middle of the left panel. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The holster is very good with some light wear and tight stitching. An exceptional example of a late WWI Colt contract Model 1911 pistol.


Exceptional Early Production Three Digit Serial Number DWM Model 1900 Swiss Contract Luger Semi-Auto
Exceptional Early Production Three Digit Serial Number DWM Model 1900 Swiss Contract Luger Semi-Auto
Item number: 17390432 | Exceptional Early Production Three Digit Serial Number DWM Model 1900 Swiss Contract Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is a beautiful example of an all original and very early production Model 1900 DWM Swiss Contract Luger. This is one of only 2,000 Model 1900 Swiss commercial Lugers manufactured, with this specific pistol being a fairly early production example. This early Swiss Luger was manufactured in one of the very first commercial contracts that were sold by the DWM factory. This early contract formed a bond between the DWM factory and Switzerland that lasted for the next 40 years. These early model 1900 Lugers have the early desirable features such as the early dished toggles with toggle lock, a flat/recessed breech bolt, early flat extractor, no stock lug, grip safety, early style larger flat safety lever with coarse checkering, early narrow trigger, flat mainspring and fast taper barrel that is 4 3/4 inches long. The top of the chamber area is stamped with the "Swiss Cross" in a Sunburst with "DWM "on the front toggle. The barrel extension has the "Swiss Cross/V" acceptance proof for "Herr Vogelsang" the Swiss inspector who was assigned to the DWM factory. The top and backside of the rear toggle, and the left side of the barrel all have the small Swiss Cross firing proof. This example still retains the original unmodified, early "V" notch rear sight. The front of the frame and underside of the barrel have the full serial number (778) of the pistol and the various small parts all are correctly numbered with the last two digits (78) of the serial number, to include the backsides of each grip panel. This early Swiss Luger pistol is complete with a correct Swiss style magazine that has the nickel plated magazine body, and unmarked wooden base with the small circular discs inset into each side of the base.

Condition: Excellent overall with 90% of the blue finish with edge, high spot and muzzle wear with some spotting on the grip straps. The grips are very fine with distinct checkering on both sides. This desirable early Swiss Luger has matching numbers on the various parts except the magazine as noted.


Exceptional U.S. Property Colt Model 1903 Hammerless .32 Pocket  Automatic Pistol with General Offic
Exceptional U.S. Property Colt Model 1903 Hammerless .32 Pocket Automatic Pistol with General Offic
Item number: 17390674 | Exceptional U.S. Property Colt Model 1903 Hammerless .32 Pocket Automatic Pistol with General Officer Holster

Manufactured in 1945. The pistol has the Colt "Parco-Lubrite" finish introduced in 1945, full blue barrel, checkered oil finished walnut grips with nickel silver Rampant Colt medallions and full blue eight shot magazine. The slide has the late flat top rear sight and wide ramp front sight with serrated face. The right side of the frame is roll stamped "U.S. PROPERTY". The serial number, "571930" is roll stamped on the left side of the frame above the trigger. The Colt "Triangle/VP" proofmark is stamped on the upper left corner of the trigger guard bow and a "4" assembler's mark is stamped on the lower left corner. The Ordnance escutcheon acceptance mark is lightly stamped on the left side of the frame behind the slide lock. The right side of the slide is roll stamped "COLT AUTOMATIC/CALIBRE 32 RIMLESS SMOKELESS" in two lines below the ejection port. The elongated two-line Hartford address and 1897 and 1903 patent dates are roll stamped on the left side of the slide and the Rampant Colt is stamped behind the serrations. The bottom of the magazine floor plate is stamped "CAL 32/COLT". The pistol is complete with a General Officer's black leather open top holster with gold plated brass fittings. A total of 2,368 Colt .32 Pocket Automatic Pistols were issued to U.S. Army General Officers between 1950 and 1972.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 97% of the original Colt Parco-Lubrite finish. Wear is limited to some very minor handling and storage marks and several light scratches on the left side of the frame. The replacement barrel and magazine retain 98% of the blue finish. The grips are excellent with sharp checkering and show only very limited storage wear. The holster is very good. The holster belt loop and closure strap show flexing and minor flaking and the body has some minor scratches and a few flex marks. This is an excellent original example of a popular and widely issued WWII U.S. Colt model 1903 Hammerless .32 Automatic Pistol.


1913 Dated Erfurt Arsenal Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Stock Lug
1913 Dated Erfurt Arsenal Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Stock Lug
Item number: 17390433 | 1913 Dated Erfurt Arsenal Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Stock Lug

Manufactured in 1913. This example is in the early pre-1914 serial number range with letter "a" serial number prefix and stock lug. The chamber area is dated 1913 and the front toggle has "Crown/ERFURT". The barrel extension has "Crown/Script letter" proofs next to an Imperial Eagle firing proof. Very early Erfurt Arsenal style higher polished blue finish with straw colored small parts. The front grip strap is stamped "95.R.M.G.75". All matching to include the two arsenal renumbered magazines which have nickel plated bodies, one with a wooden base, the other with aluminum base (they are stamped "1/7822/a/+/Crown D" proof and "2/7822/Boxed B90" proof). Brown leather holster stamped on the underside of the flap "[illegible]/BERLIN/1913". Two additional ink stamps in the same area that read "FAS" and "B.A.G./1912". With an Imperial marked takedown tool.

Condition: Very fine as arsenal refurbished with 95% of the blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear overall. The various small parts retain 90% of their straw colors. The grips are near excellent with nice original checkering and showing only minor handling marks overall. The holster is fine with a slightly darker brown color overall, tight stitching and a heavier wear/rub mark on the back side between the belt loops. The markings are clear.


Excellent World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster
Excellent World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster
Item number: 17390675 | Excellent World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster

Manufactured in 1944. Fixed low profile sights, with the two line, two block 1897-1913 patent dates and address with the Rampant Colt in the center on the left side of the slide and "P" on top ahead of the rear sight. The left side of the frame is marked with the "G.H.D" inspection stamp and "P". The upper left front of the trigger guard is marked with a five point star over the Colt "VP" triangle proof. The right side of the frame is marked "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" over the "No" style serial number and "M1911A1 U.S. ARMY". Checkered trigger, slide stop and thumb safety, and serrated thin hammer and arched mainspring housing. Parkerized finish with blue Colt barrel and fitted with checkered Coltwood grips. Complete with a black leather Cathey Enterprises holster with "US" oval stamp on the flap and cloth tie down.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 99% original parkerized finish with the only wear from limited slide retraction. The grips are also excellent, with a few tiny dents on the sharp checkering. The markings are clear. Mechanically excellent. The holster is good with some scuffs, minor flex cracks and fading.


Cased Factory Relief Engraved Walther Model 9 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Ivory Grips Attributed to A
Cased Factory Relief Engraved Walther Model 9 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Ivory Grips Attributed to A
Item number: 17390434 | Cased Factory Relief Engraved Walther Model 9 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Ivory Grips Attributed to Adolf Hitler

This fine pistol features full coverage factory scroll-engraving in high relief with a lion's heads on each side of the slide. The engraving very closely resembles the engraving found on the Adolf Hitler PP shown on page 33 of Rankin's book "Walther Volume II Engraved, Presentation and Standard Models". This pistol, in Rankin's opinion, may have been engraved by the same person. The right side of the slide is marked with the one line address in a panel and "Walther's Patent Mod. 9" over the Walther banner are on the left side of the slide. The Walther banner is also found on the bottom of the magazine. The pistol was gold plated over the nickel finish. The pistol is fitted with smooth ivory grips with blue enamel medallions on each side with the caliber marked on one side and the Carl Walther logo on the other. The pistol is complete in a leatherette case with purple satin and velvet lining, an extra Walther marked magazine, an opened box of original period German 6.35 ammunition and a plain sealed box marked "25". The pistol is accompanied by a typed, unsigned letter dated January 1, 2000 briefly explaining that an official of the United States State Department, with the cooperation of the U.S. and British governments, helped himself to a myriad of German treasures after the formal surrender of the German forces on May 8, 1945. The official was said to have access to Hitler's yacht, the Aviso Grille, moored at Runsted Kanal, Schleswig-Holstein, the medieval castle of Veldenstein, Goring's 200 acre estate and hunting lodge north of Berlin, and to the homes of Himmler, Speer, Borman and others. All artifacts were shipped to the U.S. under diplomatic immunity. The pistol is reported to have been in storage in the U.S. since 1946. There is also a signed letter of provenance from noted Walther author and expert James Rankin describing the pistol and its attribution to Adolf Hitler and its engraving having been possibly done by the same engraver that engraved the Adolf Hitler Walther PP pistol. The letter also states that this pistol along with other firearms and pieces of memorabilia were purported removed from an area of Adolf Hitler's home at Obersalzberg.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 99% of the original nickel finish with strong traces, 20% overall of gold remaining, mostly in the engraving and on the barrel sides. The ivory grips are excellent with a very pleasant soft tan coloring. The engraving and markings remain crisp. The case is very fine showing some age wear, minor scuffs and cracks and minor repairs to one end of lid. The lining is excellent. The extra magazine is very fine. An excellent cased factory engraved gold plated Walther Model 9 attributed to Adolf Hitler.


Johnson Model 1941 Semi-Automatic Rifle with Bayonet and Sheath
Johnson Model 1941 Semi-Automatic Rifle with Bayonet and Sheath
Item number: 17390676 | Johnson Model 1941 Semi-Automatic Rifle with Bayonet and Sheath

This is a fine example of a desirable Johnson 1941 Semi-Automatic Rifle. Developed in the late 1930s, the 1941 competed against the M1 Garand for US military contracts, and found buyers with the Dutch and the USMC, which issued them to the "Marine Raider and Parachute Battalions" for the early Makin Island, Guadalcanal and Tulagi Island campaigns in the Pacific. These rifles employed several unique features such as the rotary magazine which allowed reloading at any time, an integral heat shield, and the takedown barrel which allowed them to be stowed in a parachute jump bag. Blade front and adjustable 1,000 meter rear sight, with ".30-06/41" marked on the barrel flange, five line model and five line patent markings on top of the receiver, and a five-pointed star over "CRANSTON/ARMS/CO." in a triangle on the right side below the rear sight. Fitted with a smooth two-piece pistol grip stock, a brown leather sling, and a Johnson spike bayonet, 11 7/8 inches overall with a 7 3/4 inch spike and a brown leather sheath. With Bruce Canfield's book JOHNSON RIFLES AND MACHINE GUNS; THE STORY OF MELVIN MAYNARD JOHNSON, JR. AND HIS GUNS and two reproduction 1941 Johnson manuals.

Condition: Very fine, with 90% plus original parkerized finish, showing some mild handling marks and areas of brown patina. The refinished, lightly sanded stock is very good, with a few minor pressure dents and scratches. The bayonet is very good, with some tears and lost stitching on the sheath. Mechanically excellent.


Spectacular Nazi Walther PPK Party Leader Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Party Leader Leather H
Spectacular Nazi Walther PPK Party Leader Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Party Leader Leather H
Item number: 17390435 | Spectacular Nazi Walther PPK Party Leader Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Party Leader Leather Holster

This is an excellent example of an all original, Walther Mod. PPK Party Leader pistol with the rare Party Leader grips. With these grips installed the PPKs were officially known as the "Honor Weapon of the Political Leaders", and were presented only to high ranking Nazi officers of the NSDAP for meritorious service to the Nazi Party. The grips themselves are a one-piece wraparound grip consisting of a mottled-brown plastic material that has the distinctive large Nazi Eagle clutching a Swastika encircled by a wreath at the top on both sides with the balance of the grip having impressed checkering. The slide is marked with the Walther Banner followed by the two line, Walther legend and caliber followed by "Mod. PPK.". The pistol has the "Crown/N" commercial proofmarks, stamped on the right side of the slide, frame and barrel. The pistol has a 60 degree safety lever, cartridge indicator pin and lanyard loop on the bottom of the frame. It is complete with an original Walther marked magazine with the brown plastic finger extension. Party Leader grips will be found on Walther PPKs in the 174,000K to 234,965K serial number range, indicating this example falls right in the middle of the noted range. This very scarce pistol is also accompanied by an original "Party Leader" Walther PPK presentation leather holster. The front flap of the holster is clearly impressed with an identical large Nazi Eagle clutching a Swastika encircled by a wreath, same as the pistol grips. The holster is ink stamped on the inside with "Walther/PPK", with the lower front flap, stamped with D.R.G.M./Crossed Rifles/Akah".

Condition: Excellent with 97% of the original blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear overall, thinning on the front grip strap. The grips are in excellent condition with nice markings overall with some minor age cracking around the bushings with a crack just starting to show on the lower left side below the bushing. The holster is excellent with a nice dark brown color overall with nice tight stitching and clear sharp markings on the front. The Party leader emblem is also clear and distinct. A very nice all original example of a scarce Party Leader Walther PPK pistol and rare Party Leader stamped leather holster.


World War II U.S. Inland M1A1 Semi-Automatic Paratrooper Carbine with Sling
World War II U.S. Inland M1A1 Semi-Automatic Paratrooper Carbine with Sling
Item number: 17390677 | World War II U.S. Inland M1A1 Semi-Automatic Paratrooper Carbine with Sling

Blade front and 2-leaf rear sights, Inland barrel dated "6-44", Type II barrel band, flat bolt, button safety and milled trigger guard. Low wood pistol grip stock marked "P" on the grip and "A AF" on the left side with a 2-rivet handguard, M2 selector cutout, tan canvas sling, leather cheekpiece, oiler and a checkered steel buttplate.

Condition: Very fine, with 80% of the original parkerized finish, showing areas of brown patina and mild handling marks. Stock is fine, with mild dents and dings. Mechanically excellent.


Rare Alcoso Production Nazi Diplomatic Officer's Dagger
Rare Alcoso Production Nazi Diplomatic Officer's Dagger
Item number: 17390436 | Rare Alcoso Production Nazi Diplomatic Officer's Dagger

First displayed in 1938 and adopted in 1939, the officials of the Foreign Ministry received one of two daggers, as the diplomats and administrators of captured territory were considered to be distinct from each other. 14 5/8 inches overall, with a 10 inch blade, darkened nickel hilt fittings with left-facing guard eagle, simulated yellow mother of pearl grips, and a darkened nickel sheath. A silver portapee with matching solid acorn is tied to the grip. This blade is attributed by the consignor to Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Nazi war criminal. Among other "distinctions", Seyss-Inquart, a lawyer in private life, was Chancellor of Austria for a grand total of 2 days, sending the invitational telegram that was the legal pretense for Hitler to initiate the Anschluss and then signing the papers for the hand-over of power, and overseeing the transfer of Southern Poland's Jewish population into the ghettos and suppression of local resistance movements. In 1940 he was appointed Reichskommissar of the Occupied Netherlands, where he was responsible for the Nazification of public life, press-ganging undesirables into forced labor, and deporting the Jewish population to camps such as Buchenwald, Auschwitz and Mauthausen. With the exception of the last 20 days of the war, which he spent as Foreign Minister of the post-Hitler government of Admiral Doenitz, he held his position in the Netherlands until the end of the War. Brought to justice at Nuremburg, he was sentenced to death for crimes against humanity and war crimes, and was the last man hanged on 16 October 1946.

Condition: Extremely fine, with fine grip, a few minor handling marks overall and a small amount of spotting on the blade. There also is some flaking of the plating on the tip of scabbard.


World War II U.S. Remington Model 1903 Modified Bolt Action Rifle with Sling
World War II U.S. Remington Model 1903 Modified Bolt Action Rifle with Sling
Item number: 17390678 | World War II U.S. Remington Model 1903 Modified Bolt Action Rifle with Sling

Manufactured late in December of 1942 (receiver) with the barrel marked "R A/flaming bomb/1-43". Has the standard front sight and the rear sight leaf is stamped with an "R". The bolt has an "R" stamped on the various parts. Mounted on a smooth walnut straight grip stock with two reinforcing bolts, an ordnance wheel stamped on the left wrist, a boxed "F.J.A." cartouche on the left wrist, a circled "P" proof on the bottom of the wrist and a smooth steel buttplate. With an unmarked leather claw sling.

Condition: Excellent, 95% plus of the original parkerized finish remains with some scattered scratches and dings along with some high edge wear. The stock is very fine with scattered minor scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent. The sling is good.


Post World War I DWM Model 1914 Artillery 1920/1915 Double Date Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with
Post World War I DWM Model 1914 Artillery 1920/1915 Double Date Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with
Item number: 17390437 | Post World War I DWM Model 1914 Artillery 1920/1915 Double Date Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Scarce Nazi Navy Markings

Manufactured by DWM originally in 1915 and was subsequently remarked/reworked in accordance with the Treaty of Versailles in 1920 and subsequently reissued and remarked on the rear grip strap. The chamber is stamped "1920/1915" and the DWM monogram on the front toggle. Retains all the various standard WWI German Army "Crown/Gothic" letter inspection and firing proofs. Fixed front sight with the original artillery tangent rear sight marked 1-8 (100-800 meters) with the fine tune adjustment on both sights. Correctly marked "GESICHERT" and "GELADEN" in the safety area and on the extractor. When it was reissued to the Weimar Imperial Navy the rear grip strap was engraved with the early "Imperial Eagle/M/1558/N", indicating issue to the North Sea fleet. Wooden base nickel WWI magazine that was remarked when it was issued by the Imperial Navy with "N/1558/7653/Eagle/M". With an unmarked commercially made brown leather holster, the exact type that was issued in the post WWI/Weimar era specifically intended to be worn on a belt with thick leather holster belt loops on the back side with a spare magazine pouch on the front.

Condition: Fine as arsenal refurbished with 70% of the faded, thin arsenal blue finish remaining overall with blue loss on the edges and high spots and grip straps. The various small parts retain 20% straw colors overall. The walnut grips are very fine with nice distinct checkering with minor handling marks. The holster is also fine with nice smooth leather surface overall with tight stitching, showing some heavy leather wrinkling/wear on the flap.


World War II U.S. Military Stevens Model 520-30 Slide Action Trench Shotgun
World War II U.S. Military Stevens Model 520-30 Slide Action Trench Shotgun
Item number: 17390679 | World War II U.S. Military Stevens Model 520-30 Slide Action Trench Shotgun

The U.S. Government ordered about 35,000 of these shotguns and they were used extensively in World War II. "U.S." and a flaming bomb are stamped on the right side of the receiver and there is a flaming bomb on the right side of the barrel. Fitted with a 6 row vented heat shield and bayonet adapter. Mounted on a smooth walnut forearm and pistol grip stock.

Condition: Very fine, 85% plus of the original blue finish remains with most of the wear from cycling. The wood is very good as heavily sanded with a 1 inch long hairline crack on the right side of the wrist. Mechanically excellent.


Unique Post World War I Weimar Imperial Navy/Nazi Navy Dual Issue Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Unique Post World War I Weimar Imperial Navy/Nazi Navy Dual Issue Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390438 | Unique Post World War I Weimar Imperial Navy/Nazi Navy Dual Issue Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is a very scarce example of an early post WWI DWM Luger that was eventually reissued in 1933/34 time frame for the early Nazi Navy. The Luger started out as an early 1920 Commercial rework as it has the standard "Crown/N" commercial proofs on the left side of the barrel extension and breech block, and the blank chamber area. It was probably turned in compliance with the 1920 Reichswehr, retained by the military and rebuilt by the Simson and Co. and issued to the early Imperial German Navy and then the early Nazi Navy. Retains the original DWM markings on the front toggle. The right barrel extension has the 1920 era "SU/25" Simson/Ulbricht rework/repair proof mark followed by a Simson firing proof. The barrel is a replacement, the serial number is matching but the letter suffix is not and the number is a slightly different size. Correct single Simson firing proof used during this time on the left side of the barrel. Both indicate that the Luger was converted from the 7.65 mm to 9 mm Luger when reissued to the Imperial Navy. The Navy proof mark is on the left side of the frame, which is a panagraphed second pattern Nazi "Eagle/M", Navy proof that was used only in the 1933/34 time frame. The front grip strap is property marked "O.1096.", indicating issue to the Baltic Sea Fleet. Standard nickel plated magazine body with the wooden base that is marked: "6757".

Condition: Good with 50% of the much faded arsenal refurbished blue finish with even honest wear and thinning overall. The markings are clear and distinct with the Eagle/M proof on the side being sharp and distinct. The grips are very good overall with distinct checkering showing wear across the tops of the checkering. A very scarce variation with low production numbers that is seldom encountered.


Scarce Late Production World War II Nazi Mauser Model G-41(M) Semi-Automatic Rifle
Scarce Late Production World War II Nazi Mauser Model G-41(M) Semi-Automatic Rifle
Item number: 17390439 | Scarce Late Production World War II Nazi Mauser Model G-41(M) Semi-Automatic Rifle

This is a very fine example of an early WWII German G-41(M) rifle as manufactured by the Mauser factory. These rifles were produced in 1941/42 in response to the request by the German Weapons office for a semi-automatic rifle. They used a version of the "Bang" gas trap gas system, with a muzzle cone on the end of the barrel to trap gas and cycle the action in a semi-automatic mode. Initially the action had to be charged using a 98K style bolt action function, instead of the traditional sliding cocking handle, which was then disengaged and the rifle functions in a normal gas-operated style using the gas trapped in the muzzle cone, to actually cycle the operating rod located under the barrel. The receiver is marked on top, with the small "Eagle 135" proof over "G-41(M)/1942" with the actual serial number of the rifle stamped on the left rear side of the receiver. The walnut stock is fitted with a cupped steel buttplate and short walnut top handguard. The left side of the buttstock has Nazi "Eagle/WaA135" Waffenamt proof with that same, but smaller proof on the pistol grip area and the serial number 12238 stamped on the underside of the stock. These are a very scarce today, as they were produced in very small numbers, early on in WWII when the Mauser factory was using the time consuming all machined parts and components with most of these rifles seeing considerable use throughout the war, especially on the eastern front.

Condition: Very fine with 75% of the original blue finish with wear on the edges and high spots with blue loss on the box magazine, and on the action cover and barrel bands. The stock and handguard are both fine showing numerous light pressure dents, dings and scratches. The proofs are clear and distinct with an old crack/repair directly behind the pistol grip. It has visible matching numbers. A solid example of a scarce early WWII G41(M) semi-automatic rifle.


U.S. Springfield Model 1903 Rifle with Warner & Swasey Telescopic Sight and Case
U.S. Springfield Model 1903 Rifle with Warner & Swasey Telescopic Sight and Case
Item number: 17390680 | U.S. Springfield Model 1903 Rifle with Warner & Swasey Telescopic Sight and Case

This is an example of a U.S. Springfield Model 1903 rifle that was manufactured in 1915 and subsequently fitted (unknown as to when) with a Model 1913 Warner & Swasey 5.2 X telescopic sight. The rifle has a case-hardened receiver and military blue barrel, barrel bands, rear sight base, bolt, trigger guard and floor plate. The rifle has a checkered buttplate, straight bolt handle, grooved trigger, folding leaf rear sight with bright finished face and 2750 yard center notch, small dished elevation screw and large dished windage screw. The black, oil-finished, walnut "S" stock has grasping grooves and a single reinforcing bolt. The handguard has the rear sight clearance cut and spring clips that were introduced c. 1910. The top of the receiver is roll-stamped with the standard Springfield Armory markings and the serial number "513679". The top of the barrel behind the rear sight base is roll-stamped: "SA", above the Ordnance 'Shell & Flame' insignia and is dated "8-15". The magazine cut-off lever has a polished "ON" side and is marked with Roman (serif) letters. The safety lever has the later Gothic letter markings without serifs. The left side of the stock is stamped with the Ordnance final inspection mark that consist of the block initials "J.F.C." with a rectangular border. An encircled, block, "P" proof mark is stamped on the underside of the stock behind the trigger guard. A small "S" is stamped on the tip of the forearm. The telescopic sight has a black enamel finish and a black rubber eyepiece. The left side of the sight body is stamped with the factory legend, "MODEL OF 1913" and "No. 4198". Brass plates stamped with windage ad drift corrections are screwed to the top of the telescopic sight body and the eyepiece. The sight base has the distinctive windage and elevation knobs Model 1913 Warner & Swasey sights were individually fitted to selected, star-gauged, Model 1903 rifles and were stamped with the rifle serial number in the mount dove-tail. The inside of the sight dovetail on this rifle is not stamped with a rifle serial number. The sight bracket is attached to the left side of the receiver by three screws. The screws are staked on the inside of the receiver. The upper edge of the stock is inletted to accept the sight bracket. The sight is accompanied by a WWI case for a Warner & Swasey sight; the case has been dyed black. The back of the case is stamped with the maker's name "DIAMOND "D"" and the inspection mark "A.B.D.". The case is missing the leather shoulder strap. The Army fitted 3014 Warner & Swasey Model 1913 telescopic sights to Model 1903 rifles between 1916 and 1918. A significant number of Model 1913 telescopic sights purchased by the Ordnance Department during WWI were not serial numbered and were probably never fitted to Model 1903 rifles.

Condition: Good as refinished and assembled. The rifle retains traces of the original blue and parkerized finish; the balance of the finish has aged to a smooth, dark, patina. There is evidence of a receiver sight having been removed and holes plugged. Most of the bright finish is present on the rear sight leaf and the "ON" side of the cut-off. The barrel and receiver markings are clear. The reoiled stock is in very good condition with sharp edges on the grasping grooves, and clear final inspection and proof marks. The telescopic sight is in very good condition and retains about 70% of the black enamel finish. The optics are cloudy. The case is in good overall condition.


Desirable Springfield Model 1903 Hoffer-Thompson Conversion Bolt Action Rifle
Desirable Springfield Model 1903 Hoffer-Thompson Conversion Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390681 | Desirable Springfield Model 1903 Hoffer-Thompson Conversion Bolt Action Rifle

Springfield Armory manufactured approximately 15,000 Model 1903 rifles using the Hoffer-Thompson conversion system as Gallery Practice rifles between 1907 and 1918, with this rifle manufactured in 1912. These rifles used standard 1903 receivers with a special 22 caliber barrel with an enlarged chamber that used special steel chamber inserts to fire the 22LR cartridges. Additionally this rifle has had the firing pin modified to use the steel inserts. The receiver has the standard four line Springfield Armory markings over the serial number "106883". The barrel is marked "S A/flaming bomb/9-12" and it has the unmarked straight bolt handle and all-milled components. The stock is an early finger groove that has a boxed "CCV" cartouche on the left side with a circled "P" proof on the underside with a steel buttplate with an early no-clip handguard. This example does not have the copper-colored firing pin spring found on most Gallery Practice rifles.

Condition: Fine with 85% of an arsenal dipped blue finish over the original metal finish with flaking and scratching of the blue finish in various areas. The stock and handguard are both very fine with a nice dark original appearance with a clear cartouche and P proof. The front section of the handguard has been sanded/dished a long time ago and now matches the stock correctly. Mechanically fine. A scarce and desirable Model 1903 Gallery Practice rifle.


Unique Documented Late World War II Last Ditch Nazi Presentation DWM VG1 Bolt Action Rifle
Unique Documented Late World War II Last Ditch Nazi Presentation DWM VG1 Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390440 | Unique Documented Late World War II Last Ditch Nazi Presentation DWM VG1 Bolt Action Rifle

This is an extremely rare very late war rifle that was produced by the DWM factory in the Posen/Wartheland area of Poland and presented to the Gauleiter of Wartheland in early 1945 as indicated on the presentation plaque that is inletted into the right side of the buttstock. This exact rifle is pictured on page 152/153, in the book "Desperate Measures" by Darren Weaver. The plaque reads "Dem Fuhrer/DEM DEUTSCHEN VOLKSSTRUMES/GAU WARTHELAND/ Zum 22.1.1945/GauwirtSchaftsSkammer/Wartheland". A loose translation is: From The Economic Chamber of Commerce Wartheland to the Leader of the Peoples Army Wartheland. At this time the leader or Gauleiter of Wartheland was Obergruppenfuhrer Arthur Greisser, a brutal SS man who was an ardent Nazi and strict enforcer of the German ethnic cleansing policy in Europe. After the war Greiser was captured by the allies, tried, convicted of war crimes and was hung in Poland in July 1946. These late war rifles represented Germany's final attempt to manufacture a simple but serviceable weapon for the Volksturm and are extremely rare in any condition much less a presentation model. These rifles were to capitalize on the traditional turning and drilling operators in lieu of the costly and time consuming heavy machining of traditional rifle production. The receiver, bolt and barrel are all machined with the remaining parts being simple steel stampings or welded operations. This rifle does not have any standard markings or proofs however the top of the receiver ring has been roll-marked or engraved with the original style "DWM" factory logo inside a banner with the left side of the receiver stamped with three small "x" proofs or marks. The late war stock is made from beech or pine with the 1 1/2 inch X 2 inch silver presentation plaque, noted above, inletted into the right side of the stock. The stock is fitted with a simple flat sheet metal buttplate, cross-bolt and late war wire sling swivel on the front of the stock. The front sight is an unusual machined version that has been dovetailed into the front of the barrel. It has a ten round K-43 magazine marked "aye/WaAB43".

Condition: Fine as partially refurbished with 80% of the dark blue/black finish overall. The sides of the receiver shows areas of heavy pitting, which may have resulted from it being a poor casting during manufacture. The bolt is still in the semi-white finish and is marked "W1" on top. The stock as noted is made from beech or pine with no markings except for the small presentation plaque noted above. The refinished stock is in very good condition with no handling marks, but has been lightly cleaned or sanded to remove an old GI type varnish. A very rare and very unusual late WWII presentation rifle.


Winchester Model 97 Slide Action Trench Shotgun with US Marked Receiver and Bayonet
Winchester Model 97 Slide Action Trench Shotgun with US Marked Receiver and Bayonet
Item number: 17390682 | Winchester Model 97 Slide Action Trench Shotgun with US Marked Receiver and Bayonet

Single bead sight on the bayonet lug, 4-hole heat shield with the barrel marked for cylinder choke and a 2 3/4 inch chamber. Flaming bomb proof is present on the left side of the frame below a "US". Ribbed forearm and a smooth pistol grip stock with a checkered buttplate and a 13 3/4 inch length of pull. With a British proofed Winchester bayonet, 21 3/4 inches overall with a 17 inch blade, ribbed hardwood grips, and a leather sheath with "JEWELL/1917" on the belt hanger.

Condition: Fine as partially refinished (receiver right side) with 40% of the original blue finish, showing areas of brown patina, bright edge wear and scattered handling marks. Mild pitting is present on the receiver, concentrated on the right side. Stock is good, with thin cracks at the forearm and wrist, minor chipping of the buttplate, and scattered dents and scuffs. Bayonet is very good, with some scuffing and cracking on the sheath. Mechanically very good.


1936 Dated Krieghoff Luftwaffe Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
1936 Dated Krieghoff Luftwaffe Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390441 | 1936 Dated Krieghoff Luftwaffe Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is an excellent example of a desirable pre-war Krieghoff Luger manufactured by the Heinrich Krieghoff company in the latter part of 1936. The "S" Code, "36" and "1936" marked or dated Krieghoff Lugers were manufactured in the largest serial number block of all the Krieghoff Lugers, with only 2,500 total being manufactured with the full "1936" date on top of the chamber. The Krieghoff Luger was the only Luger pistol that was officially accepted by the Luftwaffe throughout WWII and have always been highly sought after as one of the more desirable Lugers due their excellent fit and finish. The top of the chamber is marked "1936" with the front toggle marked with the late production die, type C-1 markings of "H, anchor, K/KREIGHOFF/SUHL", which has the round bottom "U" in SUHL, with the left tip of the anchor touching the bottom leg of the "H". The right side of the barrel extension has the large "LWaA" 1st Stage II proofmarks with the underside of the barrel having the bore diameter, the smaller size, full pistol serial number and the single Eagle firing proof. The right side of the barrel also has the single Eagle firing proof. The side of the breechblock and toggle assembly are correctly proofed with the small Krieghoff Eagle acceptance proofs along with the last two digits of the serial number. The pistol is finished in a high polish rust blue with straw colored small parts. It is currently fitted with a set of post-war orange/brown colored plastic non-factory checkered replacement grips. The backs have no markings other than the mold marks. This pistol is complete with a single nickel plated magazine with an aluminum base that is restamped with only the matching serial number and Luftwaffe proofmark.

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 95% of the original high polished blue finish with only some bright high edge wear and some thinning on the muzzle. There is a minor dent on the side plate hump. The various small parts retain 90% of the original straw color. The grips are fine with light handling marks and sharp checkering. Most markings are highlighted in white and remain crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent.


Scarce Ross Model 1905 Rifle with U.S. Markings
Scarce Ross Model 1905 Rifle with U.S. Markings
Item number: 17390683 | Scarce Ross Model 1905 Rifle with U.S. Markings

This is an example of a Canadian Ross Model 1905 with U.S. markings. Ross rifles were purchased by the U.S. Army for training purposes shortly after the United States entered WWI in 1917. The left side of the receiver is marked "ROSS RIFLE CO. QUEBEC CANADA. 1905./PATENTED". The U.S. Army ordnance bomb is stamped behind the trigger guard along with the numbers "1589" and "27". The right side of the butt stock is stamped with numerous issue and inspection markings. The front sight is a hooded blade sight and the rear sight is adjustable for windage and elevation. Bayonet lug, casehardened bolt and mounted with a smooth full one-piece walnut stock and matching hand guard, and steel buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included).

Condition: Very fine. The rifle retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a mottled brown patina. The bolt retains 80% original case colors. The stock is fine with a number of minor pressure dents and scratches. The markings are clear. Mechanically excellent.


Rare Pre-War 1937 Dated Royal Dutch Navy Mauser Banner Contract Luger Pistol Rig
Rare Pre-War 1937 Dated Royal Dutch Navy Mauser Banner Contract Luger Pistol Rig
Item number: 17390442 | Rare Pre-War 1937 Dated Royal Dutch Navy Mauser Banner Contract Luger Pistol Rig

This is a very fine example of a very rare late variation 2 Royal Dutch Navy Contract Mauser Banner P.08 Luger manufactured in 1937. These early Mauser Banner Dutch contract Lugers (made 1930-1939) were all issued to the Royal Dutch Navy with those made after 1936 having the Mauser Banner as in this example. There were approximately 525 made in this variation. The chamber is dated 1937 with the standard Mauser Banner logo on the front toggle and the left side of the barrel extension stamped with Commercial "Crown/U" proof. These Dutch Luger all have their extractor marked "GELADEN" on both sides with "RUST" marked in the upper safety area of the frame. The pistol is numbered in the military fashion with the full serial number of (2180) stamped on the front of the frame, underside of the barrel and the left side of the barrel extension. The last two digits "80" stamped on the various small parts. This Luger is fitted with two matching all blue unmarked magazine with a wooden bases. The bases are marked "2180" and "2180/+". This rig is complete with an unmarked black leather holster that has the additional flap over the takedown tool pouch and small pouch for the take down pin, (both missing), similar to the 1933/34 style Police holster. Additionally this scarce holster also has the correct small brass property/number tag (stamped 5) attached to the upper front edge of the holster directly under the flap.

Condition: Very fine with 80% of the faded original blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear overall. The small parts retain 50% of their straw colors. The grips are very fine with nice original, sharp checkering and only a couple of minor flat spots on the left grip from where the rivets that hold on the brass property tag have hit the grip. This scarce example has all matching numbers to include both magazines. A nice example of a scarce Dutch Navy Luger Rig.


Excellent Smith & Wesson 38 Military & Police Model of 1905 4th Change Double Action Target Revolver
Excellent Smith & Wesson 38 Military & Police Model of 1905 4th Change Double Action Target Revolver
Item number: 17390200 | Excellent Smith & Wesson 38 Military & Police Model of 1905 4th Change Double Action Target Revolver

Manufactured from 1915 to 1942 with a pinned blade front sight and an adjustable rear sight. Barrel has the two line address/patent dates marking on top, "SMITH & WESSON" on the left side and "38 S&W SPECIAL CTG." on the right. Casehardened checkered hammer and serrated trigger, serrated grip straps and fitted with diamond checkered pattern grips with S&W medallions.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% plus bright original high polished blue finish showing some loss at the muzzle, a cylinder drag line and a few light handling marks. The hammer and trigger retain 97% original vivid case colors. The grips are also excellent with overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Rare Hoffer-Thompson .22 Adaptors
Rare Hoffer-Thompson .22 Adaptors
Item number: 17390684 | Rare Hoffer-Thompson .22 Adaptors

Four stripper clips containing five 22 caliber adaptors for the Model 1903 Hoffer-Thompson Gallery Practice rifle. The practice rifles were identical to the 30 caliber Model 1903 rifles except were fitted with a 22 caliber barrel. 22 caliber rounds are put into the adaptors then the rifle is loaded with the stripper clip.

Condition: All are fine with almost all having a smooth gray patina and a couple have some verdigris present. The tool is fine with a few minor chips and dings in the wooden handle. The ultimate accessory for the Model 1903 Hoffer-Thompson Rifle!


Scarce 1934
Scarce 1934 "K-Date" S/42 Code Nazi Luger with Rare 1934 Dated Holster
Item number: 17390443 | Scarce 1934 "K-Date" S/42 Code Nazi Luger with Rare 1934 Dated Holster

This is an excellent original 1934 Mauser production, "K" date "S/42" code military Luger pistol with an equally nice 1934 dated black leather holster. These "K Date" P.08 Lugers were all manufactured in 1934 and were the first pistols to use the secret "K" date markings; intended to conceal Germany's rearmament in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. These early Wehrmacht P.08 pistols have an extremely low survival rate as almost all saw extensive service use, on the Eastern front. Examples in original condition are among the most desirable Nazi Luger pistols. This example is classified as a Sub-variation 3 that has the mixed script and gothic markings. There were only 10,930 total "K" date luger manufactured and of that number only 3,850 were manufactured in the 5200-9100 serial number range. This example has the standard Script "K" date mark on the chamber area with the mixed Gothic "S" in S/42 marked on the front toggle. It has standard military marked serial number on the major parts in addition to the Script "S" proofmark. The right side of the barrel extension has the boxed "B/90 and B/91" acceptance stamps with an Eagle firing proof. The major components are all stamped with serial number "7262" and the last two digits on the smaller parts. This Luger is fitted with a set of standard walnut grips. The pistol is complete with one original "type 1" nickel plated Army magazines with aluminum base, that is stamped with a "Script/S/4530/+B/90" acceptance proofs. This scarce Luger is accompanied with an equally scarce all black leather 1934 dated Luger holster. The inside of the holster is stamped "CARL HEINICHEN/DRESEDN/1934/WaA105".

Condition: Very fine with 80% of the faded blue finish overall with wear on the edges and high spots overall with thinning and dulling of the blue on the grip straps. The small parts retain 30% of their straw colors. The grips are fine overall with nice original checkering on both sides, mixed with some handling marks and a few minor pressure dents in the middle of the grips. The holster is very fine with much of the black color overall showing only minor finish loss and scuff on the upper front edge of the flap and the lower toe area. The markings are crisp and clear inside. A very fine K-date Luger rig with matching numbers except the magazine.


Exceptional Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 29 44 Magnum Double Action Revolver with Box
Exceptional Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 29 44 Magnum Double Action Revolver with Box
Item number: 17390201 | Exceptional Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 29 44 Magnum Double Action Revolver with Box

Manufactured between 1957 and 1958 with red insert ramp front and adjustable rear sights on a serrated solid rib and top strap. Shrouded extractor rod, pinned barrel, casehardened checkered hammer and a casehardened serrated target trigger with serrated back and front straps. Fitted with checkered Goncalo Alves target grips with silver S&W medallions. Complete with a S&W leatherette display case and cleaning tools.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% of the original blue finish with some light handling marks, minor high edge/muzzle wear and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are excellent with a few light handling marks, a couple of dings and crisp checkering. The case is good with some handling marks, edge/corner wear and the lining slightly soiled and frayed in one spot. The lid lining is partially detached.


Z Prefix Remington Model 1903A4 Sniper Rifle with Lyman Alaskan Telescopic Sight
Z Prefix Remington Model 1903A4 Sniper Rifle with Lyman Alaskan Telescopic Sight
Item number: 17390685 | Z Prefix Remington Model 1903A4 Sniper Rifle with Lyman Alaskan Telescopic Sight

Manufactured by the Remington Arms Co. in 1943. The rifle has a blue Lyman Alaskan telescopic sight with the military serial number "A3758" roll-stamped on the tube, cross-hair reticle and military rubber eyepiece. The left side of the scope tube is neatly electro-penciled "For Rifle No. Z4001790". The telescopic sight has a standard parkerized Redfield mount. The rifle has the distinctive Model 1903A4 features which include Type "C" scant grip stock with bolt relief cut-out, modified bolt handle, rear sight removed to accommodate the scope mount and barrel with no front sight base or blade. The rifle has been Ordnance over hauled and the receiver, bolt, scope mount and rings, buttplate, small bow trigger guard, lower, middle and upper barrel bands, sling swivels and stacking swivel have a uniform gray-green parkerized finish. The receiver markings "U.S./REMINGTON/MODEL 03-A3" are rolled to the left side to allow them to be viewed with the scope mount in place. The serial number, "Z4001790" is located on the right side of the receiver below the scope mount. The barrel is roll-stamped "RA" above the Ordnance 'Shell and Flame' insignia and the date "9-43". Most of the rifle components are stamped with the Remington "R". The left side of the stock below the receiver is stamped with the Raritan Arsenal overhaul mark "RA-P". A circled block "P" proofmark is stamped in the inside of the pistol grip. Although the Ordnance Department planned to utilize the Lyman Alaskan telescopic sight on the Model 1903A4 rifles. Nearly all of the actual production rifles were fitted with Weaver M73 telescopic sights. Model 1903A4 rifles sold by the Director of Civilian Marksmanship (DCM) had the telescopic sights removed before sale. Most telescopic sights found on Model 1903A4 rifles were fitted after the rifles were purchased from the DCM.

Condition: Very fine as arsenal refinished. The rifle retains more than 98% of the arsenal parkerized finish. The scope is excellent; the tube has 90% of the original commercial blue finish and the optics are clear. All of the markings on the rifle barrel, receiver and scope mount are sharp. The stock has been reoiled but remains excellent with a clear over haul inspection mark. This is an excellent example of a desirable Z-prefix Model 1903A4 Remington Sniper Rifle.


Exceptional Pre-World War II Walther PPK In 22LR Complete with Original Walther Box and Accessories
Exceptional Pre-World War II Walther PPK In 22LR Complete with Original Walther Box and Accessories
Item number: 17390444 | Exceptional Pre-World War II Walther PPK In 22LR Complete with Original Walther Box and Accessories

This is a fantastic example of an original unaltered pre-war Walther PPK pistol in the very desirable .22 LR caliber. This scarce caliber was manufactured through the Walther production cycle on a very limited basis for both commercial and military contracts. This is a late commercial production model that still retains the "Crown/N" proofmark on the barrel chamber, muzzle, and right side of the slide directly behind the ejection port, which falls right in line with the noted serial number range of those listed on page 70 in the book on Walther PP, and PPK pistols by James Rankin Vol 1. This pistol has the correct matching slide with the standard Walther banner followed by the two line legend including the caliber followed by "Mod. PPK". It has a 60 degree safety and fixed sights. The right front side of the trigger guard bow is stamped with a small property number "578". These were often a designation for a shooting club inventory. It has the original brown plastic checkered wrap around grips with the correct Walther factory magazine, blue finished with the brown finger extension on the bottom. Complete with the original matching Walther "woodgrain" factory box. The Walther banner, picture of the pistol and the "PPK" nomenclature are embossed on top of the lid and the right end has the original Walther factory label that has the matching serial number of "238502K" and "Cal. 22" affixed to the side. Inside the box is the original pre-war commercial Walther color instruction/owners manual, the original spare blue flat based magazine; the original Walther small tin cleaning kit which contains a small patch of cotton cleaning material, small bottle of oil and a cleaning brush.

Condition: Near new with only slight handling/storage marks. The breech face on the slide shows all of the original blue finish which would seem to indicate that the pistol may have only been factory test fired. The box is very good with each corner of the lid showing some separation and still retaining the original metal staples as well as some minor wear and flaking. There is some separation on the bottom of the box and the partition wall is loose. The markings are clear and the labels intact. The accessories are all excellent. A fantastic example of a like new pre-war Walther PPK pistol in the very desirable .22 LR caliber. This example would be impossible to upgrade on. Walther PPKs are rarer than PP version in 22LR and a complete serialized boxed PPK makes this an extraordinarily rare ensemble.


Desirable Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector Triple Lock 1st Model Double Action Revolver
Desirable Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector Triple Lock 1st Model Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390202 | Desirable Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector Triple Lock 1st Model Double Action Revolver

Manufactured from 1914 to 1915 and is the double action triple lock pattern of the .455 Mark II type revolver. The barrel has the two line address/patent marking on top and "NP" and two crown proofs on the right side. The crown proofs are repeated behind each cylinder flute and on the right side of the frame, which is also marked "NOT ENGLISH MADE." The Canadian crossed pedants military mark is present on the frame and cylinder and a British military broad arrow mark is also on the frame. There are no caliber markings as is common with this model. The cylinder and barrel are numbered to the gun. Lanyard ring on the butt and fitted with checkered S&W medallion grips.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 90% original blue finish showing areas flaked to brown on both sides of frame. The hammer and trigger retain 95% original case colors. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1903A1 National Match Style Bolt Action Rifle with Sling
U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1903A1 National Match Style Bolt Action Rifle with Sling
Item number: 17390686 | U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1903A1 National Match Style Bolt Action Rifle with Sling

This example was manufactured in 1931. There is a star stamped at the 6 o'clock position on the muzzle and the star gauge marking "J/1106" is stamped on top of the barrel under the handguard. The top of the barrel is marked "S A/flaming bomb/11-30" behind the front sight. The rear sight does not have the 2,850 yard volley notch. The receiver is tapped on right rear side with two filler screws present in place of the absent sight. The bright polished bolt is stamped "N.S." on the top flat of the curved bolt knob and the extractor is stamped "CV". The serial number is very faintly visible on the top of the bolt body. Mounted on a smooth walnut pistol grip stock with two reinforcing bolts, the drawing number stamped in front of the rear sling swivel and a checkered steel buttplate with trapdoor (empty). With a leather claw sling marked "LAWRENCE/JEW" and a Model 1921 front sight cover.

Condition: Fine as assembled, 90% plus original dark gray parkerizing remains on the barreled action with some moderate wear on the front sight and barrel bands. The trigger guard assembly is an arsenal parkerized replacement. The stock is very good with scattered minor scratches and dings. The handguard has a 5 inch long crack across the top starting at the front barrel band. Mechanically excellent. The sling is very good.


Beautiful Early Production Walther Factory Engraved Silver Plated Model PP Pistol
Beautiful Early Production Walther Factory Engraved Silver Plated Model PP Pistol
Item number: 17390445 | Beautiful Early Production Walther Factory Engraved Silver Plated Model PP Pistol

This is a beautiful example of an original presentation grade Walther factory engraved model PP pistol. This is an impressive example of Walther engraving using the early scroll and floral designed with geometric borders which covers virtually all the exposed metal surfaces. The factory markings are outlined with the scroll engraving with the trigger guard bow, the front and rear edges of the grip strap and various edges all exhibiting a geometric designed border, that tastefully blends with the engraving. The left side of the slide has Walther Banner, followed by the two line factory address/patent markings followed by "MOD PP". The pistol is a very early model that has the reversed serial number, (that reads from the bottom to the top) with a 90 degree safety. Although there are no specific inscriptions or presentation markings, it falls in line with several other documented and fully engraved Walther pistols and is similar to the pattern shown on page 69 of "WALTHER VOLUME II- Engraved, Presentation and Standard Models" by James L. Rankin.

Condition: Excellent with 98% of the silver plated finish still remaining with some minor flaking on the edges and high spots. The grips are in excellent condition with nice sharp markings and checkering on both sides. Mechanically excellent. Just a beautiful example of a pre-war Walther engraved model PP pistol.


Pre-World War II Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Revolver with Historic World War II Lend
Pre-World War II Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Revolver with Historic World War II Lend
Item number: 17390203 | Pre-World War II Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Revolver with Historic World War II Lend Lease Tag

Manufactured from 1906 to 1909. Fixed sights with standard barrel and frame markings, blue finish with casehardened checkered hammer and smooth trigger and fitted with diamond checkered pattern grips. A WWII lend lease hanging tag, which is numbered to the gun, is from the Mond Nickel Co., Clydach, Swansea and to the First National Bank, Boston, Massachusetts. On the reverse is penciled, "Officers of 'H' Company, 8th Battalion, Glamorgan Hom Guard, express their thanks and appreciation for your assistance in their hour of need." An absolutely genuine example of an eastern bank's patriotic gesture of assisting the British in World War II.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% bright original high polish blue finish showing scattered minor handling marks. The grips are very fine with some small dings along the bottom edges and some blemishes in the overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Early Winchester M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle
Early Winchester M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle
Item number: 17390687 | Early Winchester M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle

Manufactured in February of 1942. Has a "BATTLE RANGE" marked elevation knob and an unmarked windage knob. Most of the components are Winchester. Mounted on a smooth walnut stock with a boxed "W.R.A./W.B." cartouches on the left wrist.

Condition: Fine as arsenal refurbished and subsequently restored with mostly correct parts, 85% of the black parkerized finish remains with most of the wear concentrated to the stainless gas cylinder along with some high edge wear and some scattered scratches. The stock is good as heavily sanded with faint cartouches. Mechanically excellent.


Krieghoff Luger Rig with Two Matching Magazines and Leather Holster
Krieghoff Luger Rig with Two Matching Magazines and Leather Holster
Item number: 17390446 | Krieghoff Luger Rig with Two Matching Magazines and Leather Holster

This is a very fine example of 1936 Dated Krieghoff P.08 Luger as manufactured for the Luftwaffe. It is complete with all matching numbers including the two magazines. It has the "H" Krieghoff Anchor "K" with "KRIEGHOFF/SUHL" marked below the 1936 dated chamber. The left point of the anchor nearly touches the letter "H" and the word "SUHL" is slightly off-set so that the "I" in Krieghoff is slightly ahead of the letter "S" in SUHL with the round bottom on the letter "U". The right side of the barrel extension is marked with the early Luftwaffe acceptance proof followed by the Luftwaffe test proof and small "Eagle/2" proof. The underside of the barrel is marked with the bore diameter, early "Eagle/2" acceptance proof and small serial number (5624). It has the typical Krieghoff factory military style serial number placement with the full serial number on the major components with the last two digits on the various small parts. The pistol is fitted with a set of original late pattern Krieghoff brown checkered plastic grips as manufactured with the coarse checkering and narrow boarder that has only the two mold holes on the back side of each grip. The pistol is complete with two mid-production, renumbered to match Krieghoff magazines that have the nickel plated magazine body with cast aluminum bases, with only an upside down "Eagle/2" proof over the pistols serial number (5624) professionally restamped on both bases, with no other proofs. Complete with a black 1936 dated Krieghoff type military holster, marked on the back side "GENSCHOW & Co. A. G./BERLIN" next to an "Eagle/WaA142" Waffenamt/1936.

Condition: Very fine with 90% plus of the original blue finish overall with wear on the edges and high spots. The various small parts retain 60% of their refurbished straw colors overall. The grips are excellent overall showing only minor handling marks. The holster is also very good with clear sharp markings with tight stitching overall and minimal handling marks showing an old black dye/polish touch up type finish on the front of the holster.


Scarce Blued Finish Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Ladysmith Double Action Revolver
Scarce Blued Finish Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Ladysmith Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390204 | Scarce Blued Finish Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Ladysmith Double Action Revolver

This Second Model Ladysmith revolver was manufactured between 1906 and 1910 and features the pull forward cylinder latch located under the barrel, blade and notch sights, standard two line address/patent dates marked on top of the barrel, "22 S&W CTG." flanked by Maltese crosses on the left side and the S&W logo on the left side of the frame. Blue finish with casehardened trigger and hammer and fitted with checkered grips with "S&W" logo at the tops.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 85% plus bright original high polish blue finish with a small amount of minor oxidation on the muzzle end of the barrel and top strap, edge wear and areas of gray patina on the grip straps and ejector rod. Most of the original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger. The grips are excellent with only a few minor handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is excellent.


Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Box
Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Box
Item number: 17390688 | Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Box

Manufactured in 1979. Standard markings and features. Matching serial number on frame and left side of grip straps under the grip and fitted with checkered Rampant Colt/American eagle relief grips numbered to the gun. Complete with factory "woodgrain" box numbered to the gun and hanging tag.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% of the original blue finish with a few of very light handling marks and a very light partial cylinder drag line. 99% of the case colors remain with a couple of very light handling marks. The grips are excellent. The box is fair with edge, corner and handling wear. Some seam separation is evident and the end flap with the label is detached (inside box).


Rare 1902 Commercial DWM Fat Barrel Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Rare 1902 Commercial DWM Fat Barrel Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390447 | Rare 1902 Commercial DWM Fat Barrel Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is a very fine example of a rare early commercial contract Model 1902 Fat Barrel Luger. This is a very scarce variation that was intermixed with the standard 1902 production Lugers and it is estimated that only about 600 were produced in total. The 1902 Lugers were manufactured in a specific serial number range, 22300 to 22400 and 22900 to 23500, and this pistol falls into the later production group, manufactured just prior to the 1902 Danzig test Lugers and the cartridge counter models. The Model 1902 was the first Luger chambered for the 9 mm cartridge with a 4 inch barrel and was generally intended for sales outside of Germany. The top of the chamber is blank, the toggle has the DWM logo, the right side of the barrel extension is unmarked and the left side has the early commercial Crown over "B and U" proofs. The bottom of the barrel has the Commercial Crown over "B, U and G" proofs along with the serial number and the front of the frame is marked "GERMANY" under the serial number indicating sale outside of Germany. It has the early recessed breech bolt, unmarked extractor, both the grip and thumb safety and the early dished toggles. The thumb safety functions in the upward position and the lower safety lever area is polished bright. The magazine is the correct early wooden base version. The matching partial serial number "88" is marked on the takedown lever, bottom of the side plate and rear toggle link. The small components are finished in straw and the pistol is fitted with checkered walnut grips.

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 75% original blue finish with some scattered minor thinning, muzzle and high edge wear, some minor pitting and spotting on the front left side of the barrel. 50% of the original straw colors remain on the small components. The grips are very good with some minor bruising and a few minor dings and handling marks. The barrel proofs are a bit weak, otherwise the markings are clear. The action is fine. A rare Commercial Model 1902 Fat Barrel Luger for the advanced Luger collector.


Denver Police Shipped Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector Model of 1917 Double Action Revolver with Factory
Denver Police Shipped Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector Model of 1917 Double Action Revolver with Factory
Item number: 17390205 | Denver Police Shipped Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector Model of 1917 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

The included factory letter states that the revolver was shipped from the factory on March 7, 1932 and was purchased by the Denver Police. The two line address/patent dates marking on top of barrel, caliber marking on left barrel side and "SMITH & WESSON" on the right barrel side. The underside of the barrel has the serial number, letter "B" for blue finish and an eagle head. Fitted with checkered S&W medallion grips.

Condition: Fine as partially refinished (barrel). The revolver retains 90% of the blue finish overall showing areas of smooth brown-gray patina on the barrel and top strap, some minor high edge wear and minor thinning on the grip straps. Front sight has been modified. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Engraved Colt 150th Anniversary Buntline Single Action Army Revolver
Engraved Colt 150th Anniversary Buntline Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390689 | Engraved Colt 150th Anniversary Buntline Single Action Army Revolver

Celebrating 150 years of Colt craftsmanship, this Buntline revolver features floral scroll engraving with a punch dot background on the sides of the barrel and on the cylinder flats. The rear of the cylinder has a simple scroll pattern. The back strap is gold etched with a floral design and at the top, directly behind the hammer "150 YEARS OF COLT CRAFTSMANSHIP" arched over the circled 150th Rampant Colt logo. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line address over "--1836 * 150TH ANNIVERSARY * 1986--". The left side of the frame is marked with the three line, three patents. Standard blade front and frame notch rear sights, "bull's eye" ejector rod head and fitted with smooth walnut grips with the 150th Rampant Colt medallions. Complete with a plain brown cardboard shipping box.

Condition: Near new with only the slightest handling/storage marks. The box is good.


Custom DWM Model 1904 Style Navy Luger Pistol
Custom DWM Model 1904 Style Navy Luger Pistol
Item number: 17390448 | Custom DWM Model 1904 Style Navy Luger Pistol

This is an example of a custom assembled DWM model 1904 Style German Navy contract Luger pistol. Original 1904 Navy Lugers (this is not one of these!) were actually ordered in Dec. 1904, prior to any Luger pistol being adopted by the German Navy, as they were intended to be replacements for the old Reichs revolver and the German Navy High Command wanted replacements ordered immediately. It is estimated that originally the German Navy ordered 2,000 pistols, with only a very few surviving examples known to date. Those that are encountered generally fall into the third serial number block, between "144-1148" with only "21" original surviving examples known today in the world! Obviously original 1904 Navy Lugers are an extremely rare piece and are never found in any Luger collection. This recreated example has the 1904 Navy style one-piece spring toggle lock mechanism on the right side, standard Navy proofs and the distinctive 15 cm "Fat Barrel" configuration which was quickly dropped from production, the flat double frame spring, and the later two-position Navy type rear sight. It has the standard blank chamber area, "DWM" marked toggle, standard extractor markings with the polished lower safety area with the upper area having the milled, "GESICHERT" markings. The back strap is stamped "W.W./127", indicating it was issued out of the Imperial Naval dock yard at Wilhelmshaven. It is complete with a later production Navy magazine that has the nickel plated magazine body with the correct wooden base with the correct concentric rings on the sides. The base is restamped with the "Crown/M" proof over "574". As noted original 1904 style Navy Lugers are extremely rare as all were destroyed or at least reworked after WWI to comply with the Versailles Treaty.

Condition: Fine as custom fabricated and assembled to resemble an original 1904 Navy Luger pistol, with most of its current blue finish overall. The markings are clear and distinct. It has the correct style larger 15 cm, 6 inch, Navy style barrel with the restamped Navy proofs on the barrel extension and barrel. The grips are very good with nice distinct checkering on both sides.


Smith & Wesson .38 Regulation Police Double Action Revolver with Box
Smith & Wesson .38 Regulation Police Double Action Revolver with Box
Item number: 17390206 | Smith & Wesson .38 Regulation Police Double Action Revolver with Box

Five screw model manufactured from 1917 to 1940. Standard factory barrel and frame markings with the 1917 patent date correctly stamped on the bottom of the left grip panel. Blue finish with casehardened hammer and trigger. Fitted with checkered grips. It has a correct type S&W .38 Regulation Police box but is numbered to another gun.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% original blue finish showing some mild loss at the muzzle and some thinning to brown on the grip strap. A patch of minor pitting is present on the backstrap. The hammer and trigger retain 97% of the vivid original case colors. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The box is good with some edge separation and a section of a long side (lid) missing.


Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Ladysmith Double Action Revolver with Pearl Grips and Box
Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Ladysmith Double Action Revolver with Pearl Grips and Box
Item number: 17390207 | Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Ladysmith Double Action Revolver with Pearl Grips and Box

This Second Model Ladysmith revolver was manufactured between 1906 and 1910 and features the pull forward cylinder latch located under the barrel, blade and notch sights, standard two line address/patent dates marked on top of the barrel, "22 S&W CTG." flanked by Maltese crosses on the left side and the S&W logo on the left side of the frame. Nickel finish with casehardened trigger and hammer and fitted with smooth pearl grips with gold S&W medallions. Comes with an original two piece brown box with correct end label.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% plus original nickel finish with a few minor dings and scratches, and a light cylinder drag line. There are a few areas beginning to frost. Most of the original bright case colors remain on the hammer and trigger. The grips are also excellent with only light handling marks. The markings are clear. The action is excellent. The box is about good with a couple separated corners, flaking and loose outer material and labels intact.


Desirable Production Early DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger Fat Barrel Pistol
Desirable Production Early DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger Fat Barrel Pistol
Item number: 17390449 | Desirable Production Early DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger Fat Barrel Pistol

This is an example of a desirable early DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger pistol chambered in the 9 mm Luger cartridge that is fitted with the scarce short fat barrel configuration. This model was a continuation of the earlier 1902 commercial Lugers intended for the U.S. market with only 600-700 being made in this configuration. This pistol has the new style frame with coil leaf springs and no stock lug, recessed breechblock, dished toggles with toggle locks and grip safety. The barrel extension is also the short old model with the top of the chamber area with the American Eagle roll markings with the front toggle marked with the "DWM" logo. Serial numbered in a commercial manner with the full serial number "22565" on the front of the frame, and underside of the barrel. The partial serial number "65" on the various small parts. The underside of the barrel, left side of the barrel extension and toggle assembly all have the correct commercial proofs, "Crown/B" and "G". The lower safety position is unmarked and polished bright with the extractor correctly unmarked. This Luger is complete with one original wood base nickel plated magazine that is stamped on the base with a script "Cal 9m/m".

Condition: Very fine as professionally restored with 95% of the mostly original blue finish remaining with refinished blue present in the front of frame. The frame was restamped during the restoration process. The grips are very fine. Mechanically excellent. A very nice example of a desirable restored DWM Model 1902 fat barrel Luger pistol.


Pre-World War II Smith & Wesson Model K-22 1st Model Outdoorsman with Box
Pre-World War II Smith & Wesson Model K-22 1st Model Outdoorsman with Box
Item number: 17390208 | Pre-World War II Smith & Wesson Model K-22 1st Model Outdoorsman with Box

Manufactured from 1931 to 1940. Equipped with target sights and has standard markings. A Pachmayr grip extension has been installed. Fitted with diamond checkered S&W medallion grips. With a suede holster and a correct S&W factory red box.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% plus original bright blue with some loss at the muzzle and a cylinder drag line. The hammer and trigger retain nearly all of the vivid original case colors. The grips are also excellent with a few minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. The holster is fine with a small tear on the front. The box is fine.


D.B. Wesson Vice President of Smith & Wesson Signed Correspondence with 357 Revolver Advertisements
D.B. Wesson Vice President of Smith & Wesson Signed Correspondence with 357 Revolver Advertisements
Item number: 17390209 | D.B. Wesson Vice President of Smith & Wesson Signed Correspondence with 357 Revolver Advertisements

1) A 1937 dated letter on Smith & Wesson letterhead signed by Vice President D.B. Wesson. The letter is addressed to J.S. Peabody of Kennebunkport, Maine, and is in regards to an inquiry into the 357 Magnum Revolver. 2) A S&W 357 Magnum Revolver circular which was sent with the letter. (Front page has detached.) 3) Article reprinted from the April 1936 issue of Outdoor Life written by D.B. Wesson: "Big Game with a Six-Gun." The article showcases the 357 Magnum Revolver. Appears to have also been sent with the letter. 4) The original envelope addressed to J.S. Peabody.

Condition: Excellent, with folds caused by insertion in envelope. The ultimate accessory item for the serious Smith & Wesson registered magnum collector!


Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box and Factory Letter
Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box and Factory Letter
Item number: 17390690 | Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box and Factory Letter

The Colt letter confirms the caliber, barrel length and finish with the type of grips not listed. The revolver was shipped as 1 to Diamond Gun Shop, Oakland, California on August 29, 1958. Standard barrel and frame markings with grip straps numbered to gun and assembly number "264" on the loading gate. Fitted with checkered Rampant Colt grips. The Colt black box is numbered to gun.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 85% original blue finish with a smooth gray patina on the balance, mainly the grip straps. The frame retains 95% original case colors. The grips are fine with a missing sliver of hard rubber near the bottom and a few minor chips along the bottom edge with overall crisp checkering. The box is very good with a split corner (lid) and showing some edge wear.


Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles with Bayonets -A) Rock Island Arsenal Mode
Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles with Bayonets -A) Rock Island Arsenal Mode
Item number: 17390691 | Collector's Lot of Two U.S. Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifles with Bayonets -A) Rock Island Arsenal Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifle


B) This example was manufactured in 1910 with the barrel marked "S A/flaming bomb/4- 10". The bolt does not have a visible steel lot code. Mounted on a smooth walnut straight grip stock with a boxed "J.F.C." cartouche on the left wrist, one reinforcing bolt, grasping grooves, a script circled "P" proof on the bottom of the wrist and a checkered steel buttplate. With an unmarked leather claw sling, a Rock Island Arsenal Model 1905 bayonet dated 1910 and a leather covered scabbard marked "R.I.A./1906/E.H.S.".

Manufucture: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1903
BBL: 24 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage: 30-06
Finish: blue/parkerized
Grips:
Serial Number: 414256

Condition: Very good as partially refinished (front barrel band and floor plate), the barreled receiver retains traces of the original finish with a gray or brown patina on the balance. The front barrel band and floor plate retain half of the dull blue finish with some dings and minor pitting under the finish. The replacement bolt retains most of the dark green parkerized finish. The revarnished stock is good as heavily sanded with some scattered minor handling marks and legible cartouche. Mechanically excellent. The bayonet is very good as refinished and the scabbard is good.

A) Manufactured circa early 1919 with the barrel marked "R.I.A./flaming bomb/2-19". The bolt has the steel lot code "R 5" stamped on the underside of the bolt handle. Mounted on a smooth walnut straight grip stock with grasping grooves, two reinforcing bolts, a boxed "OHA/1919" cartouche on the left wrist, a circled script "P" proof on the bottom of the wrist and a smooth steel buttplate. With a leather claw sling marked "1918", a Rock Island Arsenal Model 1905 bayonet dated 1918 and a canvas and leather scabbard.

Manufucture: Rock Island Arsenal
Model: 1903
BBL: 24 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage: 30-06
Finish: parkerized/blue
Grips:
Serial Number: 387454

Condition: Arsenal refurbished, 90% of the parkerized finish remains with some scratches, high edge wear and some pitting on the barrel and front barrel band. The refinished floor plate retains half of the poorly applied blue finish with some flaking and brown patina. The stock is fine with some minor scratches and dings. The cartouche is sharp. Mechanically excellent. The sling, bayonet and scabbard are all fine.


Unique Weimar Era Double Date 1920/1918 DWM Police Artillery Luger Rig
Unique Weimar Era Double Date 1920/1918 DWM Police Artillery Luger Rig
Item number: 17390450 | Unique Weimar Era Double Date 1920/1918 DWM Police Artillery Luger Rig

This is a very fine example of a post WWI Weimar era DWM Police issue Model 1914 Artillery Luger that is complete with one Police numbered matching magazine and converted Police leather holster. In all respects this was a late WWI Artillery Luger, turned in under the 1920 Reichswehr recall, stamped 1920, and then converted into a Police issue Luger by the addition of the magazine safety (now deactivated) and the side plate safety (spring still present). The chamber is stamped 1920/1918, with the DWM logo on the front toggle. The pistol overall still retains all the various military acceptance and inspection proofs along with the noted modifications. It still retains its original military style full serial number on the major components and the last two digits on the various small parts. It is complete with one original WWI type nickel plated magazine with the wooden base that has been renumbered by the Police when it was reissued and is now marked on the base, "2/6978/" over the old serial number. As noted this example is complete with a WWI Artillery holster that has been converted into a belt type Weimar Police issue holster. The front of the holster is stamped with "F.R. AUGXXXXNFELD/G.M.B.H./DARMEN" and it complete with an unmarked takedown tool.

Condition: Very fine with 95% of the arsenal refurbished blue finish overall with only minor edge and high spot wear. The various small parts retain 98% of the straw colors. The grips are also very fine with nice distinct checkering overall with minor handling marks. As noted this Weimar era police Artillery Luger has all matching numbers to include the magazine.


Outstanding World War I U.S. Army Smith & Wesson Model 1917 Double Action Revolver
Outstanding World War I U.S. Army Smith & Wesson Model 1917 Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390692 | Outstanding World War I U.S. Army Smith & Wesson Model 1917 Double Action Revolver

This is an excellent example of a S&W Model 1917 U.S. Army revolver. The barrel features the two line address/patent date marking on top, "S&W DA 45" on the left side and "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" on the underside. The left side of the frame has a "GHS" inspection mark. The butt, which has a lanyard ring, is stamped "U.S./ARMY/MODEL/1917" and "No./29/988." The cylinder and barrel are numbered to the gun and the crane and frame having matching assembly numbers (3777). Blue finish with casehardened hammer and trigger and fitted with smooth walnut grips with the right panel numbered to the gun. The revolver comes with a leather U.S. flap holster stamped "G&K/1917/AG" and four half moon clips.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus original blue finish showing some very scattered minor scratches and a faint cylinder drag line. The hammer and trigger retain most of the vivid original case colors. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks. The holster is excellent as issued.


Spectacular Nazi Walther PPK Party Leader Semi-Automatic Pistol with Documented High Party Leader Ho
Spectacular Nazi Walther PPK Party Leader Semi-Automatic Pistol with Documented High Party Leader Ho
Item number: 17390451 | Spectacular Nazi Walther PPK Party Leader Semi-Automatic Pistol with Documented High Party Leader Holster Rig (Photographed in Rankin Book) with NSDAP Badge and NSDAP Gold Shoulder Strap

This is a beautiful example of an original WWII Nazi Walther Mod. PPK Party Leader pistol with the rare Party Leader grips. When these Party Leader grips are installed, they were officially known as the "Honor Weapon of the Political Leaders" and were only presented to high ranking Nazi officers of the NSDAP for meritorious service to the Nazi Party. The grips themselves are a one piece wraparound grip consisting of a mottled brown plastic material that has the distinctive large Nazi Eagle clutching a Swastika circled by a wreath at the top on both sides and the balance of the grip having impressed checkering. The pistol slide is marked with the Walther Banner followed by the two line Walther legend and caliber followed by "Mod. PPK.". The pistol has the "Crown/N" commercial proofmarks, stamped on the right side of the slide, frame and barrel. The pistol has a 60 degree safety lever, cartridge indicator pin and lanyard loop on the bottom of the frame. This very scarce pistol is also accompanied by an original and equally rare Party Leader Walther PPK pressed paper holster with original NSDAP badge on the holster flap and an original NSDAP Gold brocade shoulder strap. The original Gold NSDAP Party Leader badge attached to the holster, depicts a Nazi Eagle clutching a Swastika circled by a wreath, which is the same as the pistol grips. This beautiful rig is complete with an original Walther marked magazine with the brown plastic finger extension. Party Leader grips will be found on Walther PPKs in the 851,000 to 431,000K serial number range, indicating this example is a very early pistol. The very rare Party Leader holster and belt that accompanies this pistol is the exact one pictured on page 204 of the book "Walther Volume III, 1908-1960" by James Rankin.

Condition: Very fine as refinished with 90% of the blue finish on the pistol with edge and high spot wear overall. The grips are very fine with a nice matching color on both sides, showing some minor age crack around the grip screw bushings and upper right side. The holster is very good with an excellent bright shiny exterior finish with the stitching intact and the NSDAP badge still attached. The NSDAP Gold brocade shoulder strap is also excellent with all the gold face of the strap still intact with nice original intact stitching. The holster hanger and belt buckle and loop all retain 98% of their original gold paint. The only notable issues are that the lower front holster flap has the top of the strap torn off and the flap itself has become detached from the holster due to the age of the material. Still an exceptionally rare and all complete late WWII Nazi party leader PPK pistol and original NSDAP holster and shoulder strap rig.


Colt U.S. Model 1878/1902 Philippine Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter
Colt U.S. Model 1878/1902 Philippine Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390693 | Colt U.S. Model 1878/1902 Philippine Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

In 1902 the Ordnance department purchased 4,600 Model 1902 revolvers in the serial number range of 43,401 to 48,097 with this revolver falling near the end of that range. The included Colt factory letter confirms the caliber, barrel length and finish with the type of stocks not listed. The revolver was shipped to the U.S. Government, Commanding Officer, Springfield Armory, Massachusetts, on December 26, 1902 as part of the 350 gun shipment. The barrel has the one line address on top and "45 COLT" on the left side. The frame has "RAC" inspector initials on the left side with the right having "U.S.", "1902", and "JTT" inspector initials. "RAC" is repeated on the trigger guard and rear cylinder face. Full serial number on butt and partial serial number on loading gate. Fitted with checkered Rampant Colt embossed grips.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 40% original blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the balance. Some light spotting is present on the ejector rod housing. The grips are also fine with some minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically fine.


Canadian Marked Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector 1st Model Triple Lock Double Action Revolver
Canadian Marked Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector 1st Model Triple Lock Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390210 | Canadian Marked Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector 1st Model Triple Lock Double Action Revolver

Manufactured from 1914 to 1915 and is the double action triple lock pattern of the .455 Mark II type revolver. The barrel has the two line address/patent marking on top, right side of the frame has the S&W trademark and Canadian crossed pedants military marks are present. There are no caliber markings as is common with this model. The cylinder and barrel are numbered to the gun. Lanyard ring on the butt and fitted with checkered S&W medallion grips.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 90% original blue finish showing the grip straps thinning to a brown, a number of handling marks and some minor high edge wear. The hammer and trigger retain most of the vivid original case colors. The grips are very good with some minor handling marks and some worn checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Scarce Early World War II Nazi Production Mauser Model G-41(M) Semi-Automatic Rifle
Scarce Early World War II Nazi Production Mauser Model G-41(M) Semi-Automatic Rifle
Item number: 17390452 | Scarce Early World War II Nazi Production Mauser Model G-41(M) Semi-Automatic Rifle

This is a good example of a late production WWII German Model G-41(M) rifle as manufactured by Mauser. These rifles were produced in 1941/42 in response to the request by the German Weapons office for a semi-automatic rifle. These rifles actually use a combination of both a bolt action mechanism and a gas-operated semi-automatic system. Initially the action had to be charged using a 98K style bolt action function, than after the first shot the rifle would function in a semi-automatic mode through the use of a gas-operation system where exhaust gases were trapped in the muzzle cone to actually drive the operating rod located under the barrel and in turn cycle the action. The top of the receiver is stamped "Eagle/135/G-41(M)/1942" with the actual serial number of the rifle stamped on the left side of the rear sight base. The rifle is fitted with an excellent reproduction walnut stock copied from an original pattern that has a small Eagle/135 proof in the pistol grip area, that is fitted with an original steel cupped butt plate and short walnut handguard. It is complete with an original leather sling, cleaning rod and front sight cover. These are considered very rare today, as they were produced in very limited numbers early in WWII when the Mauser factory was able to use all machined parts and components that required considerable amount of manufacturing time and labor. They were eventually phased out in favor of the G/K43 rifles and they also saw considerable use on the Eastern front and suffered a high attrition rate.

Condition: Fine with 60% of the blue finish overall with wear and thinning on top of the action, barrel bands and muzzle cone. The stock as noted is an excellent reproduction that duplicates the original configuration to include the Waffenamt proof. Regardless this is an extremely rare and early rifle that would be suitable for any high end WWII German rifle collection.


U.S. Colt Model 1909 Double Action Army Revolver
U.S. Colt Model 1909 Double Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390694 | U.S. Colt Model 1909 Double Action Army Revolver

Standard Colt markings with "UNITED STATES PROPERTY", "P" and "RAC" on barrel underside. Frame has "RAC" and "WGP" inspector marks. "R.A.C." on rear cylinder face, with "K" on the cylinder latch. The bottom of both grips have "RAC" and U.S. Army Model markings are found on the butt.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 75% plus original blue finish showing a smooth brown patina on the grip straps and some holster type wear. The grips are also very fine with some minor pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.


Smith & Wesson 32 Safety Hammerless 1st Model Double Action Revolver with Short Barrel, Pearl Grips
Smith & Wesson 32 Safety Hammerless 1st Model Double Action Revolver with Short Barrel, Pearl Grips
Item number: 17390211 | Smith & Wesson 32 Safety Hammerless 1st Model Double Action Revolver with Short Barrel, Pearl Grips and Factory Letter

The factory letter confirms the caliber and finish and states that the revolver was shipped with a 3 1/2 inch barrel and hard rubber grips to S&W's largest distributor, M.W. Robinson of New York, New York, on April 21, 1890. The addition of the short barrel was completed at a later, unknown date. The left side of the matching number barrel has the two line address/patent dates, a correct marking for factory short barrels. Nickel finish with blue trigger guard, casehardened trigger and fitted with pearl grips. Barrel and cylinder are numbered to the gun.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 85% original nickel finish showing flaking (heavier on cylinder). The trigger retains some vivid original case colors and the trigger guard retains 95% original blue finish. The grips are excellent with a minor chip missing from the right panel. The pearl has a very attractive color.


Desirable World War II Nazi Walther G43 Sniper Rifle with Original ZF4 Sniper Scope and Walther Moun
Desirable World War II Nazi Walther G43 Sniper Rifle with Original ZF4 Sniper Scope and Walther Moun
Item number: 17390453 | Desirable World War II Nazi Walther G43 Sniper Rifle with Original ZF4 Sniper Scope and Walther Mount

This is a WWII German Walther G43 semi-automatic rifle that has been fitted with a correct WWII ZF4 Sniper scope and mount. The G/K series of semi-automatic rifles started being manufactured in 1943 and were to provide the German soldier with a semi-automatic service rifle that was the equivalent to the M1 Garand. Eventually they were pressed used as a sniper rifle, intended to replace the K98 sniper rifles. This example has the forged and semi-machined receiver with the single bolt guide that is marked on the left side "G43/9819t/ac 44", with a single "eagle/359" Waffenamt proof. It is fitted with the rough forged bolt carrier that has the hold-open latch on the right side and the cocking handle on the left side. It has the stamped action cover with the sliding dust cover on top and a single Waffenamt proof on the rear end. It has the standard tangent rear sight and blade front sight. It is fitted with an original (non-matching) Walther production scope mount correctly marked "fest" and "lose" on the locking lever. The mount has a single "Eagle/359" Waffenamt proof on the rear of the mount with serial number "3983" etched on the front end. The mount is fitted with a wartime ZF 4 sniper scope that is marked "Gw/ZF 4/dow/13122", indicating it was manufactured by the Opticotechna Werkes in Czechoslovakia. The scope has a metal rain shield on the front, a rubber eye shield on the rear and has a set of lens caps, (wooden plug and leather cap). The rifle is fitted with a wartime laminated stock and handguard with a smooth cupped buttplate on the stock. The stock is stamped with a single "eagle/359" proof on the butt with a single smaller proof on the inside the pistol grip. This excellent G43 sniper rifle is complete with a front sight cover, cleaning rod and a WWII "awj/K43" marked magazine.

Condition: Excellent with 95% of the blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear with minor thinning on the exposed barrel. The stock and handguard are both very fine with a nice matching color overall, and nice clear markings on the stock showing minor handling marks overall with a small separation of the laminates on the lower rear left side of the butt. The scope and mount retain 90% of their blue finish overall with clear sharp markings. The optics are very hazy with a intact reticle. The sling is good showing wear down the full length.


Fine U.S. Smith & Wesson 1899 Army Model Double Action Revolver
Fine U.S. Smith & Wesson 1899 Army Model Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390695 | Fine U.S. Smith & Wesson 1899 Army Model Double Action Revolver

This is an extremely fine example of a desirable U.S. Smith & Wesson Model 1899 Army DA revolver. Out of the total production of 20,975 manufactured from 1899 to 1902, only 1,000 were delivered to the U.S. Army in 1901 in the serial number range of 13,000 to 14,000. The barrel has the two line address/patent dates marking on top and caliber marking on left side with the underside of the barrel numbered to the gun and marked with a "P" and "K.S.M." The right rear of the frame is marked with the inspector mark "K.S.M." and the large "S&W" trade mark logo is marked on the right side. The butt is marked "U.S./ARMY/MODEL/1899" and the matching serial number is marked on the front strap, rear cylinder face and bottom of the barrel. Fitted with checkered grips with the diamond pattern around the screw, "J.T.T./1901" marked in a circle at the top of the left panel and "K.S.M." on the right top.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 85% plus original bright high polish blue finish showing thinning to a brown with a few areas of mild spotting and a few scattered series of minor scratches. The hammer and trigger retain 75% original case colors. The grips are also very fine with a few minor handling marks and some wear in the overall crisp checkering. The inspector markings on the grips are crisp. Mechanically excellent.


Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson .35 Caliber Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Smith & Wesson .35 Cali
Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson .35 Caliber Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Smith & Wesson .35 Cali
Item number: 17390212 | Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson .35 Caliber Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Smith & Wesson .35 Caliber Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box


A) Manufactured from 1913 to 1921. The left side of the barrel has the one line caliber marking, the top of the receiver has three line address/patent dates information. Smooth grips with S&W medallions. Comes with a correct original green hinged lid box with correct labels, extra magazine, cleaning brush and papers.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 35 Automatic
BBL: 3 1/2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 35 S&W
Finish: blue
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 6359

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% of the original blue finish with light scratches on both sides of the barrel and frame, and mild edge wear. There are a few very minor dents on top of frame. The grips are very good with the right panel darker than the left and showing some scattered minor dents and scratches overall. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent.

B) Described in "A" but with S & W logo on the frame.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 35 Automatic
BBL: 3 1/2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 35 S&W
Finish: blue
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 2779

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 95% of the original blue finish Showing some light scratches, mild edge wear, thinning on the back strap and a small area of minor pitting that has been cleaned on the right side of the barrel. The grips are very good with scattered minor dents and scratches. Clear and crisp markings. Mechanically excellent.


Desirable DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine with Shoulder Stock, Accessories, and Custom Presentation Tru
Desirable DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine with Shoulder Stock, Accessories, and Custom Presentation Tru
Item number: 17390454 | Desirable DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine with Shoulder Stock, Accessories, and Custom Presentation Trunk Case

This is a very nice example of a DWM Model 1902 Luger carbine rig that is complete with the matching shoulder stock, two magazines and accessories all contained in a deluxe leather bound reproduction walnut storage/display case. These carbines were specifically developed to compete with the early Mauser Broomhandle carbines as well as all the other stocked pistols being manufactured in the later 19th and early 20th century in Europe. These carbine Lugers have a unique front frame hanger, that was silver soldered to the frame by the DWM factory, that the small walnut forend attached to. The forend houses a small spring accelerator mechanism and is required to correctly cycle the longer carbine length barrel during the firing phase, by assisting the barrel/upper receiver back into battery. All these 1902 Luger carbines have all the rare and desirable early features such as: 11 3/4 inch barrel, old style frame, flat mainspring, grip safety, dished toggles with toggle lock on the right side, and the recessed/flat breech bolt with the small spring extractor. The top of the chamber is blank and the front toggle has the "Deutsche Waffen und Munitions Fabriken", DWM logo. The full serial number "23566" is correctly marked on the underside of the frame extension and the underside of the barrel. The last two digits of the serial number "66" are marked on the bottom of the recoil lug, and the various other small parts. The right grip is numbered "81" on the back side with the right side having only a small asterisk stamp on the back side. As noted this Luger carbine has the matching numbered, attaching iron with an excellent reproduction checkered walnut stock. The stock itself conforms exactly to the original version in all aspects; length, checkering and finish which has been fitted with a correct style plastic buttplate and original sling swivel. The scarce Luger carbine is complete with two replacement Swiss, nickel plated magazines with the dark brown plastic bases. As noted this wonderful carbine rig is housed in an original style case. The case itself is approximately 21 inches long by 8 inches wide and features a green felt lining with a black and gold label on the inside the lid that reads "DWM/Berlin Parabellum-Pistol". The case is a hard wood construction that has black leather covered exterior with silver plated hinges, locks and carrying handle on the front. It has six compartments which house the Luger, shoulder stock, spare magazine, the brass cleaning rod, and reproduction leather carrying strap.

Condition: Very fine as professionally restored and assembled with all the parts and accessories all in an original style/configuration. The walnut grips are near mint with nice sharp distinct checkering. The walnut stock as noted is near mint, with a nice medium brown matching color with nice distinct checkering overall. The case and various accessories are all in very fine condition.


U.S. Navy Contract Colt Model 1895
U.S. Navy Contract Colt Model 1895 "New Army and Navy" Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390696 | U.S. Navy Contract Colt Model 1895 "New Army and Navy" Double Action Revolver

This fine example of a Colt U.S.N. Model 1895 DA was manufactured in 1898. The butt is marked "U.S.N./[anchor]/38D.A.", "No/12112" and "J.N.J./113/313". Fitted with a set of checkered hard rubber grips with "COLT" in an oval at the top.

Condition: Very fine, with 80% plus of the original high polish blue finish remaining, showing scattered scratches, dings and areas of wear showing a smooth brown patina. The trigger and screws retain 90% of the original nitre blue finish. The grips are also very fine with some scattered minor dings. Mechanically fine.


Excellent Smith & Wesson First Model 44 Hand Ejector Triple Lock Double Action Revolver
Excellent Smith & Wesson First Model 44 Hand Ejector Triple Lock Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390213 | Excellent Smith & Wesson First Model 44 Hand Ejector Triple Lock Double Action Revolver

Manufactured from 1907 to 1915 with the very desirable "triple lock" mechanism. Fixed sights, 5-screw frame, 6-shot fluted cylinder and scarce nickel finish with casehardened checkered hammer and smooth trigger. The top of the barrel has the two line address with the left side marked with the caliber information. The right side plate has the S&W trade mark logo. Matching serial number on the cylinder, butt and barrel shroud with the assembly number "5265" on the inside of the frame and crane. Fitted with diamond checkered pattern grips featuring the S&W medallion at the top.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 95% original nickel finish showing some high edge wear, a cylinder drag line and some light pitting on the grip straps and side plate. The hammer and trigger retain most of the original case colors. The grips are excellent with some minor handling marks on the bottoms and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Very Desirable Nazi
Very Desirable Nazi "S/42" Mauser "G" Date Luger Pistol with Matching Magazine
Item number: 17390455 | Very Desirable Nazi "S/42" Mauser "G" Date Luger Pistol with Matching Magazine

This is a great example of a Nazi "G" date Luger pistol that was manufactured by the Mauser factory in 1935. These early "G" Lugers were all manufactured during the early Nazi rearmament with this being an early example that has the smaller size serial numbers. The chamber has the single "G" date with the "S/42" Mauser code on the front toggle. The right side of the barrel extension has the later Mauser "Eagle/63" Waffenamt proofs with a single eagle firing proof. The underside of the barrel has the serial number and bore diameter, with a "Eagle/63" Waffenamt proof and a Eagle firing proof, on each side of the barrel. It has the correct military style serial number placement with the full serial number "9158d" on the frame, "9158' on the barrel extension and barrel and the last two digits "58" on the various small parts. It is correctly marked "Gesichert" in the safety area and "Geladen" on the side of the extractor. It has the standard fixed front and rear sights. This Luger is accompanied with one early nickel plated magazine with an aluminum base that is marked "9158/d/+/Eagle 63" proof. This Luger has a rust blued finish with straw colored small parts.

Condition: Excellent with 95% of the original blue finish still remaining with wear on the edges and high spots. The walnut grips are also excellent with nice distinct checkering on both sides. This pistol has all matching numbers to include the magazine as noted above, except the grips. A nice example of an early "G" date Mauser Luger pistol


Collector's Lot of Two U.S. World War II Production 38 Caliber Snubnosed Double Action Revolvers -A)
Collector's Lot of Two U.S. World War II Production 38 Caliber Snubnosed Double Action Revolvers -A)
Item number: 17390697 | Collector's Lot of Two U.S. World War II Production 38 Caliber Snubnosed Double Action Revolvers -A) U.S. Smith & Wesson Victory Model Revolver with Holster


A) Manufactured between 1942 and 1945. Blade and groove sights, with "(bomb)U.S. PROPERTY G.H.D." on the top strap of the 5-screw frame. Fitted with smooth hardwood grips. With a brown leather shoulder holster.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 10
BBL: 2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 38 S&W
Finish: parkerized
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: V274414

Condition: Excellent showing 98% of the parkerized finish, with mild edge wear, handling marks, and sub-surface pitting. Bright case colors are present on the trigger and hammer. Grips are also excellent, with a few small chips around the edges and light dings. Holster is good, possibly a field-made item using a U.S. pistol or revolver holster as raw material. Mechanically excellent.

B) Produced circa 1942-1943. Fixed blade and notch sights, with the proper two-line markings on either side of the barrel and the "ordnance bomb" stamp on the left side of the frame. With a shipping box made out to 1st Lieutenant George E Kelly of the 346th Signal Service Company, Colt Commando manual and test target, barrel brush in cardboard sleeve and a note signed by and letterheaded to George Kelly, stating that he purchased the revolver as Naval Ordnance Surplus in Saipan in April of 1945. No additional information on the Lieutenant or his Company is available at this time.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Commando
BBL: 2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 38 special
Finish: parkerized
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 12381

Condition: Excellent plus, with 99% plus of the parkerized finish, showing some minor handling marks overall. Grips are excellent, with mild handling marks. Mechanically excellent. The box is good with tears in the lid and tape repaired corners. Mechanically excellent.


Smith & Wesson Armorer's Kit
Smith & Wesson Armorer's Kit
Item number: 17390214 | Smith & Wesson Armorer's Kit

This is an example of a Smith & Wesson armorer's kit circa 1975. The face of the lock is marked "H. GERSTNER/&/SONS/DAYTON, O." with the number "450M27' marked on a side. Essentially, this wooden case is a chest of draws with a large compartment on the top. The top compartment is lined in green felt and a 3 1/2 inch by 3 1/2 inch" mirror is mounted on the inside of the lid. The front of the case has a panel that when removed exposes seven drawers of various sizes. Each drawer is lined with green felt. The bottom drawer has a H. Gerstner & Sons maker plate. An array of tools and parts are held in the case and are the following: eight wooden hand tool handles, brush, bar of lead, moon clips, punches, 15 various files, S&W inspection procedures and extra parts including springs, stainless and casehardened hammers and triggers, screws and ejector rods.

Condition: Very fine overall. The exterior of the otherwise fine case has barely noticeable handling marks with the hardware showing aging. The green felt shows typical wear and some moth damage.


Desirable Long Frame Variant DWM Model 1906 American Eagle Luger Pistol
Desirable Long Frame Variant DWM Model 1906 American Eagle Luger Pistol
Item number: 17390456 | Desirable Long Frame Variant DWM Model 1906 American Eagle Luger Pistol

Manufactured expressly for export to the United States to increase sales by DWM. Chamber marked with the large American Eagle crest and the DWM logo on the toggle. The front of the early style long frame is marked with the serial number and "GERMANY", the extractor is marked "LOADED" and "crown/B" proofed. The left side of the toggle is marked with a crown "B" and "U" proof mark. The underside of the barrel is marked with a crown "B", "U" and "G" proofs over "17228" over the matching serial number. Blue finish with straw colored small parts, fixed sights, unmarked plated magazine with unmarked wooden bottom and fitted with checkered walnut grips.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% plus original blue finish with some minor muzzle and high edge wear, and some wear on the left side of the barrel extension from normal cycling. The small parts retain 85% of the original straw color. The grips are very good with some wear on the lower edges and some minor bruising on the otherwise crisp checkering. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically fine.


World War II Colt Model 1911A1 Semi Automatic Pistol with Holster
World War II Colt Model 1911A1 Semi Automatic Pistol with Holster
Item number: 17390698 | World War II Colt Model 1911A1 Semi Automatic Pistol with Holster

Manufactured in early 1943. The left side of the slide is marked with the two line, two block address and 1897-1913 patent marking with the Rampant Colt in the center, "P" on top of the slide in front of the rear sight, and the left side of the frame is marked with a "G.H.D." inspector cartouche above the magazine catch and "P" below it. The "No" style serial number on the right side of the frame as well as "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" and "M1911A1 U.S.ARMY" markings. Matching numbered slide. Standard low profile sights, checkered slide stop, magazine release, thumb safety, wide spur hammer and arched main spring housing. Blue barrel and magazine marked "C-S" on the bottom of the toe and "S" on top. Fitted with brown plastic checkered grips with re-enforcement rings around the screws. Complete with a "SEARS/1942" and "US" marked flap holster with lanyard.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% original parkerized finish with some high edge wear on the muzzle end and sides of the slide and two small areas on the left side of the slide where there is some finish loss due to a chemical or solvent. The grips are excellent with a small chip on the left panel, light handling marks and sharp checkering. The markings remain crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The holster is very good.


Exceptional Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Revolver
Exceptional Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390215 | Exceptional Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Revolver

Manufactured from 1906 to 1909. Fixed sights with standard barrel and frame markings, blue finish with casehardened checkered hammer and smooth trigger and fitted with diamond checkered pattern grips.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% of the bright original high polish blue finish with grip straps thinning to a brown, a cylinder drag line and a few very scattered minor handling marks. The hammer and trigger retain most of the vivid original case colors. The grips are excellent with crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. An absolutely beautiful Smith & Wesson Revolver!


Scarce DWM Model 1906 Navy Commercial Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Scarce DWM Model 1906 Navy Commercial Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390457 | Scarce DWM Model 1906 Navy Commercial Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

This is an example of one of the approximately 3,000 Navy Commercial revolvers manufactured by DWM. These pistols are found intermingled in the serial number range of 25,050 to 67,580 making this one of the early manufactured Navy Commercial pistols. This pistol has the "GESICHERT" marking in the lower position of the safety. The left side of the barrel extension is marked with a crown over "B" and "U" commercial proof, the underside of the barrel is marked with the crown over "B", "U" and "G" proofmarks and the matching serial number is marked on the front of the frame and underside of the barrel at the breech. The partial serial number "08" is marked on the takedown lever and rear of the rear toggle. Blade front and two position rear sights, straw colored small parts, grip safety, stock lug, unmarked plated magazine with wooden base and fitted with checkered walnut grips.

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 85% plus original blue finish with some muzzle and high point wear, and thinning on the front strap and grip safety. There is some very light spotting on the toggle. The small parts have 30% original straw colors in protected areas with a smooth silver gray on the balance. The grips are also very fine with some minor wear and bruising in the otherwise crisp checkering. The markings are clear. Mechanically fine.


U.S. General Motors/Guide Lamp Liberator Single Shot Pistol
U.S. General Motors/Guide Lamp Liberator Single Shot Pistol
Item number: 17390699 | U.S. General Motors/Guide Lamp Liberator Single Shot Pistol

Manufactured by the Guide Lamp Division of General Motors from 1942-1945, the Liberator was issued the nomenclature "Flare Pistol, 45 Caliber" in order to obscure its true purpose to be airdropped in occupied territories and be used to eliminate a German soldier and steal his weapon. Given the smooth bore and crude sights, this was a task best performed from immediately behind while the soldier was alone. This is a two hole model that was made from sheet metal stamping that were spot welded together on top of the smooth bore barrel, and fitted with a cast zinc cocking knob with integral guide pin. The grip is hollow to store additional rounds, and fitted with a sliding cover.

Condition: Fine. The pistol has a smooth mottled gray/silver gray patina. The action functions well.


Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector 2nd Model Double Action Revolver
Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector 2nd Model Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390216 | Smith & Wesson 455 Mark II Hand Ejector 2nd Model Double Action Revolver

Manufactured from 1915 to 1917. Standard barrel markings with Canadian crossed pendants marks on the barrel and cylinder and British broad arrow mark on the frame. The right side of the frame has the S&W trademark. There is no caliber marking as is common with this type of revolver. Lanyard ring on the butt and fitted with checkered S&W medallion grips. The back strap is stamped "A.A/12.16."

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 90% original blue finish showing holster type wear on the barrel, some minor high edge wear and some thinning to a brown. The grips are very good with some minor handling marks and a few blemishes in the checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Very Fine and Desirable Vickers Ltd. Model 1906 Dutch Contract Luger Pistol
Very Fine and Desirable Vickers Ltd. Model 1906 Dutch Contract Luger Pistol
Item number: 17390458 | Very Fine and Desirable Vickers Ltd. Model 1906 Dutch Contract Luger Pistol

This is a scarce Luger variation that was manufactured by the Vickers Ltd. Company in England for the Netherlands. There were approximately 10,000 manufactured in the 1915-17 time frame. However they are very rare today as they saw considerable use in the Far East in the British colonies, with most in terrible condition and almost all being arsenal refurbished during the 1925-1933 time frame. The pistol has a blank chamber area with the front toggle link stamped "VICKERS/LTD" in two lines. The left side of the barrel extension is stamped with the "Crown/W" Dutch Wilhelmina proof and both sides of the extractor are marked "GELADEN" with the safety area marked "RUST". The top of the barrel is not dated (although the frame is with "C/16" for 1916 on the right side of frame) and the underside of the barrel is stamped with "Crown/V", "Crown/GP" and small "NP" British Nitro proofs, along with the pistol serial number and the same British "Crown/V" proof on top of the breech block and front toggle. A brass plate was correctly soldered to the left side of the frame that has been stamped "Mgd. Tmi./251". Since this is a 1906 style pistol there is no stock lug, it is fitted with a grip safety and it has the original coarse checkered walnut grips that are numbered "6982" on each grip. It is fitted with one original nickel plated magazine with an unmarked wooden base, that has the distinctive small spring clip on the rear of the wooden base.

Condition: Very fine overall with 85% of the arsenal blue finish showing minor wear on the edges and high spots that has dulled overall and is mixed with some minor brown patina/spotting on the finish. The various small parts retain 15% of their straw colors. A very nice example of an original Vickers Ltd. Model 1906 contract Luger with all matching parts, the correct magazine as noted and an unnumbered firing pin.


Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Target Revolver
Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Target Revolver
Item number: 17390217 | Smith & Wesson Model of 1905 Double Action Target Revolver

Manufactured from 1906 to 1909, this is a target example of the Model of 1905. Lyman beaded blade front sight and adjustable rear sight, with standard barrel and frame markings. Fitted with checkered diamond pattern grips.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 90% plus original blue finish showing some thinning to a brown. The hammer and trigger retain 95% original vivid case colors. The grips are fine with a couple missing minor chips and a few minor handling marks with overall crisp checkering.


Rare Early First Variation Walther Zero Series P38 Pistol with Two Matching Magazines Concealed Extr
Rare Early First Variation Walther Zero Series P38 Pistol with Two Matching Magazines Concealed Extr
Item number: 17390459 | Rare Early First Variation Walther Zero Series P38 Pistol with Two Matching Magazines Concealed Extractor and Leather Holster

This is a rare example of one of the First Model Nazi Military Zero Series P38 pistols, with two matching numbered magazines. This pistol is one of approximately 965 (based on known serial numbers) First Issue pistols with the concealed extractor, rectangular non retractable firing pin, flat faced hammer with the smooth sides, and commercial high polish blue finish. This rare variation also includes the early/experimental reinforcing plate on the back side of the stamped trigger, as briefly discussed on pg. 167, volume one of the book "The P.38 Pistol" by Buxton. He notes in there that serial number "0540" there were two small rectangular cuts on the back side of the trigger, with no known explanation. The explanation is that those cuts are part of an early attempt to reinforce the stress point of the stamped trigger. This example still retains the small stamped trigger insert, that fits into those rectangular cutouts to reinforce the back/sides of the trigger. Obviously this was an early stamped manufacturing shortcut that was later dropped from production as all later wartime and commercial P.38s do not have this small stamped reinforcing feature. These were the first true German military contract P38 pistols ever manufactured and are a must collection pistol for any high end German military/P.38 collection. The left side of the slide is marked with the Walther banner followed by "P.38" and the serial number "0503". The matching serial number is also located on the front of the barrel lug and the left side of the frame above the trigger guard. The right side of the slide is marked with a single Eagle firing proof, flanked by two "Eagle/359" Waffenamt proofs. The "Eagle/359" proof is also marked on the left side of the frame, takedown lever, slide stop lever, hammer, trigger and the right side of the barrel lug. The locking block is numbered "503" and has the "Eagle/359" proof on the right side and the Eagle firing proof on the left. The left side of the barrel lug is marked with the bore dimension "8,83". This excellent rare pistol is fitted with two matching early zero series blue magazines. The magazines are numbered on the side "0503" and "0503+" and each one has a dull blue sides with the high polished floor plate. The spine of each magazine has a "Eagle/359" acceptance proof. The pistol is fitted with the correct matching early zero series black plastic grips with checkered sides and the hollowed out back sides. Each grip panel has a "Eagle/359" waffenamt proof and serial number "503". It is complete with a early all black leather holster that is marked on the back side "070836/0029/Eagle WaAXXX/P.38".

Condition: Very fine with 80% plus of the original blue finish overall. Edge and high spot wear overall with finish loss on the muzzle area, front edges of the slide and front grip strap. The grips are very fine with nice checkering and markings on both sides, with only light wear and handling marks. The holster is excellent with nice black color overall, tight stitching and visible markings. As noted this rare early Zero Series P.38 pistol has all matching numbers and includes both magazines.


Unique Smith & Wesson Model 10-5 Revolver Converted to 22 Jet
Unique Smith & Wesson Model 10-5 Revolver Converted to 22 Jet
Item number: 17390218 | Unique Smith & Wesson Model 10-5 Revolver Converted to 22 Jet

Manufactured in 1975 and later professionally converted to fire the 22 Jet cartridge. Serrated blade front sight, frame notch sight and smooth S&W medallion grips. The barrel is marked "SMITH & WESSON" on the left side and "22 MAGNUM" on the right side (cylinder is for the 22 jet). Blue finish with casehardened checkered hammer and target style smooth trigger. The grips feature S&W medallions. With a S&W blue box.

Condition: Very fine as custom converted/refinished (see above). The revolver retains 99% plus of the blue finish with a cylinder drag line. The hammer and trigger retain most of the case colors. The grips are very fine with most of the varnish remaining.


Smith & Wesson Model 10-3 Double Action Revolver with Heavy Barrel Inscribed WM H.D. Goddard
Smith & Wesson Model 10-3 Double Action Revolver with Heavy Barrel Inscribed WM H.D. Goddard
Item number: 17390219 | Smith & Wesson Model 10-3 Double Action Revolver with Heavy Barrel Inscribed WM H.D. Goddard

Manufactured circa 1961-1962. This example has the heavy barrel with standard S&W barrel and frame markings. The underside of the frame has an aftermarket inscription: "WMHD GODDARD." Fitted with checkered S&W medallion grips. Superb pre-1964 Smith & Wesson quality.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% plus original blue finish showing some very mild loss at the muzzle and a cylinder drag line. The hammer and trigger retain most of the vivid original case colors. The grips are also excellent with a few minor handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Unique Alloy Frame Model HP P.38 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Military Proofs and Beautiful Carved Wal
Unique Alloy Frame Model HP P.38 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Military Proofs and Beautiful Carved Wal
Item number: 17390460 | Unique Alloy Frame Model HP P.38 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Military Proofs and Beautiful Carved Walnut Grips

This is an unusual example of a very early WWII Walther commercial "HP" P.38 pistol. It was manufactured with an all alloy frame and lanyard loop on the side. These early experimental/alloy frame P.38 pistols were manufactured in extremely small numbers, mostly in the early serial number range of 2,300-2,345 and again in the serial number block of 6,301-7,250. Any existing P.38 in those blocks is considered extremely rare as very few were actually manufactured with only a few documented examples even know to exist today. The real enigma on this specific pistol, is that it falls into a late production commercial serial number range of "15365". That places this pistol as being manufactured in early 1942 within the standard commercial HP pistols, only this example also carries a military proofed slide. The other very interesting feature of this pistol is the fact that it has an early experimental cast and machined horseshoe shaped sear that has been etched with a "Eagle/359" Waffenamt proof on the left side. Since this falls into such a very late production range this pistol may be a one of one special order or late Wehrmacht experimental pistol ordered/manufactured by the Walther factory. The reason for the scarcity is because these early alloy frames had a tendency to crack with large amounts of shooting, especially when chambered in the 9mm cartridge. A similar cracking problem developed in the later post-WWII "P1" military P.38 pistols and to remedy this Walther installed a hardened steel pin through the side of the frame to reinforce the front area and to take up the stress from the locking block area. This example remains in its original, unaltered condition with the early machined out frame well. The left side of the slide is marked with the Walther Banner followed by the two line factory legend and caliber markings followed by "Mod HP". The serial number 15365 is located on the right side of the frame, the front of the barrel lug and the top right side of the slide rail, and an additional number "35" stamped on the very front edge on the right side of the barrel lug. The bottom of the locking block is stamped "365". The underside of the front barrel lug is also stamped with an early small "ac" proof stamp. This rare example is stamped with the "Eagle/N" commercial proofmark on the right side of the barrel, locking block and frame. It has the "Eagle/359" Waffenamt/military proof on the right side of the slide. As noted this example has the early style machined front frame well and it has been fitted with a set of magnificently carved acorn and oak leaf motif walnut grip panels.

Condition: Fine with 30% of a thinning blue finish on the slide and barrel with the alloy frame still in the original Walther factory in the white finish. The frame was never anodized or coated. Mechanically excellent.


Scarce SA Gruppe Kurpfalz Marked Pre-War Walther PP Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with SA Marked Holster
Scarce SA Gruppe Kurpfalz Marked Pre-War Walther PP Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with SA Marked Holster
Item number: 17390461 | Scarce SA Gruppe Kurpfalz Marked Pre-War Walther PP Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with SA Marked Holster

This is an excellent example of an early Walther PP semi-automatic pistol with SA-NSDAP Gruppe markings. Nearly all of the NSDAP organizations came to Walther to supply their organizational marked pistols. The left side of the slide is marked with the Walther banner followed by "Waffenfabrik Walther, Zella Mehlis (Thur)/Walther's Patent 7.65m/m, MOD PP". The front strap is inscribed "SA der NSDAP/Gruppe Kurpflaz". The right side of the barrel muzzle and chamber, and slide are marked with pre-war Commercial Crown "N" proof. The P suffix serial number is on the right side of the frame behind the trigger. It has fixed sights, Walther marked blue magazine, black plastic finger extension and Walther banner on the left. It is fitted with black checkered grips with the Walther banner at the top. This scarce pistol is accompanied by an original WWII dark brown leather holster and original Walther spare magazine. The front of the holster is nicely stamped with the large circled "SA" emblem indicating SA Party ownership.

Condition: Excellent with 90% plus of the blue finish with edge and high spot wear. Some light thinning on the grips straps. Mechanically excellent. The holster is fine with a dark brown color overall, tight stitching and minor scuffs on the flap of the holster and magazine pouch. A very nice example of a scarce pre-WWII SA Marked Walther pistol and holster rig.


Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Smith & Wesson 357 Magnum Double Action Revolvers -A) Smith & Wesson Mo
Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Smith & Wesson 357 Magnum Double Action Revolvers -A) Smith & Wesson Mo
Item number: 17390220 | Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Smith & Wesson 357 Magnum Double Action Revolvers -A) Smith & Wesson Model 27-2 Double Action Revolver with 3 1/2 Inch Barrel


B) Manufactured 1974-77. Blade and adjustable notch sights, with a pinned barrel, counter-bored cylinder, 3-screw frame and checkered Smith & Wesson medallion grips. With an original box numbered and labeled to match, instruction manual and a screwdriver.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 28
BBL: 4 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 357 magnum
Finish: blue
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: N202210

Condition: Near new. The grips are very good, with red ink markings around the edges, minor dents and varnish loss. The box is good, showing mild wear and tear. Mechanically very good.

A) Manufactured between 1961 and 1968. Ramp blade front and adjustable notch rear sights, with a pinned barrel, counter-bored cylinder, 3-screw frame, checkered top strap, casehardened hammer and trigger and checkered "diamond" style grips. With original box labeled to gun, manual, screwdriver and barrel brush.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 27
BBL: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 357 magnum
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: S239625

Condition: Excellent, with 98% of the original blue finish, showing some light scratches and handling marks overall. Bright case colors are present on the hammer and trigger. Grips are very good, with some mild dents. Box is fair, with some scuffs, a torn corner, and minor stains. Mechanically excellent.


Excellent Pre-World War II Walther Model PPK Semi-Automatic Pistol with Rare Verchromt Finish and Sp
Excellent Pre-World War II Walther Model PPK Semi-Automatic Pistol with Rare Verchromt Finish and Sp
Item number: 17390462 | Excellent Pre-World War II Walther Model PPK Semi-Automatic Pistol with Rare Verchromt Finish and Spare Magazine

This is an excellent pre-war Walther PPK pistol that was manufactured with the scarce "verchromt" finish. This finish was actually a combination of nickel and chrome. It was intended to give the metal surface a higher wear and corrosion resistance. The left side of the slide has the standard Walther Banner markings followed by the two line Walther factory markings followed by "MOD PPK. It has the standard "Crown/N" proofs on the slide, chamber area and muzzle of the barrel. The slide is fitted with fixed sights and has the early 90 degree safety, ring hammer, and checkered mottled brown Walther banner grips. It is complete with two original verchromt finished Walther marked magazines; one with the brown extension base and the spare one with a flat base.

Condition: Excellent with 98% plus of the crisp original verchromt finish remaining overall. The brown plastic grips are very fine with minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson Airweight Double Action Revolvers -A) Smith & Wesson Pre-Model
Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson Airweight Double Action Revolvers -A) Smith & Wesson Pre-Model
Item number: 17390221 | Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson Airweight Double Action Revolvers -A) Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 43 22/32 Kit Gun Airweight Revolver


A) Made between 1954 and 1957. Blade front and adjustable notch rear sights, with a pinned steel barrel, alloy counter-bored cylinder and 3-screw frame, casehardened hammer and trigger, flat latch and checkered medallion grips.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: Airweight
BBL: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 22 LR
Finish: blue/black
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 14609

Condition: Excellent, with 95% of the original finish, showing some light wear and handling marks overall. Bright case colors are present on the hammer and trigger. Grips are excellent, with mild dents. Mechanically very good.

B) Manufactured between 1952 and 1954, when the alloy cylinder was discontinued. Blade and notch sights, with a pinned steel barrel, alloy 5-screw frame, casehardened hammer and trigger, and checkered medallion grips. With an unnumbered Smith & Wesson gold box, properly labeled, with a shooting instruction pamphlet inside.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: Airweight
BBL: 2 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 38 S&W
Finish: blue/black
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: C236828

Condition: Excellent, with 98% of the original finish, showing light handling marks overall and bright case colors on the hammer and trigger. Grips are excellent, with a few light dings and sharp checkering. Box is very good, with scuffing concentrated along the edges. Mechanically excellent.


Desirable World War II Nazi Military Proofed Walther PPK Pistol Rare with Two Matching Magazines and
Desirable World War II Nazi Military Proofed Walther PPK Pistol Rare with Two Matching Magazines and
Item number: 17390463 | Desirable World War II Nazi Military Proofed Walther PPK Pistol Rare with Two Matching Magazines and Holster

This is an excellent example of a Nazi proofed Walther PPK pistol with a high polished blue finish. The one piece grips are checkered brown plastic with the Walther banner at the tops. The pistol has a cartridge indicator pin on the slide, side magazine release and lanyard loop on the butt. The Army acceptance mark, "eagle/WaA359", is stamped on the left side of the slide and frame. The serial number is marked vertically on the right side of the frame. "Eagle/N" nitro proofs are stamped on the right side of the slide, chamber and muzzle. The left side of the slide is marked with the Walther banner, followed by the factory legend and caliber in two lines, and the model designation. The side of each magazine is marked with the "Walther Banner/PPK 7.65 mm" and the matching serial numbers stamped on the bottom of the base plate. It is accompanied by a unmarked brown leather holster that has a single "Eagle/WaA100" stamped on the front flap.

Condition: Excellent with 98% of the bright original high polish blue finish with extremely minor high spot wear. The grip is also excellent with nice checkering and markings on both sides. The holster is very fine with a nice medium brown color overall showing some soiling on the edges and high points of the front with tight stitching and minor age stress apparent on the hinge portion of the flap. A desirable WWII Walther PPK pistol rig.


Two Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers -A) Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 586-3 Double Action Rev
Two Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers -A) Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 586-3 Double Action Rev
Item number: 17390222 | Two Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers -A) Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 586-3 Double Action Revolver with Factory Box


A) Manufactured in 1988. Lightly engraved with vine patterns on the barrel, barrel lug, cylinder flats and frame sides. The right side of the barrel lug also shows a arrow and compass design. Standard marking and features. Fitted with checkered goncalo alves grips with S&W medallions. Complete with a factory box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 586
BBL: 6 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 357 magnum
Finish: blue
Grips: Goncalo Alves
Serial Number: BBJ3433

Condition: Near new with original blue finish with a few light handling marks and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are excellent with a couple of light handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The box is excellent with some very light handling and edge wear.

B) Standard markings and features. Complete with the commemorative wood display case.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 19
BBL: 4 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 357 magnum
Finish: blue
Grips: Goncalo Alves
Serial Number: 56K3383

Condition: Near new with a few light handling marks and a very light cylinder drag line. The case is excellent with some light handling/edge marks and a few scratches. The lining shows very light wear.


Rare Documented Nazi NSKK Marked Walther PP Pistol with Holster
Rare Documented Nazi NSKK Marked Walther PP Pistol with Holster
Item number: 17390464 | Rare Documented Nazi NSKK Marked Walther PP Pistol with Holster

This is a beautiful example of an all original, early "NSKK" marked Walther PP pistol. This pistol falls into the documented serial number range of original NSKK marked pistols as shown on page 100 of the excellent book; "Walther Models PP and PPK 1929-1940" by Rankin. These are scarce as they were originally issued to senior officers within the National Sozialistisches Kraftfahr Korps (National Socialist Transport Corps). Although the NSKK performed a very vital war effort they did not receive as much notoriety as the Army and SS. The left side of the is marked with the Walther banner, followed by the two line address and caliber markings and "Mod.PP" and the NSKK marking of the "NSKK Banner/Nazi Eagle". The right side of the barrel and chamber are both stamped with the early "Crown/N" commercial proofs with the serial number stamped vertically on the side of the frame in front of the grip. Inside the slide it is correctly hand scribed/scratched with the matching serial number "830". It is fitted with the original two piece black plastic checkered grips with Walther banners at the top of each grip panel and it is fitted with the original Walther magazine with the black finger extension on the bottom. It extension on the magazine. This is complete with a WWII unmarked black leather holster and one spare Walther PP marked magazine numbered "095" on the side.

Condition: Excellent with 95% plus of the original blue finish overall with wear and blue loss on the front edges of the slide with some thinning on the front grip strap. The grips are excellent with minor handling marks. The leather holster is fine with minor handling marks and nice tight original stitching.


Cased Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 Double Action Revolver Owned by President Jose Lopez Portillo of Mex
Cased Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 Double Action Revolver Owned by President Jose Lopez Portillo of Mex
Item number: 17390223 | Cased Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 Double Action Revolver Owned by President Jose Lopez Portillo of Mexico

Manufactured between 1975 and 1976. Red insert ramp front sight and a white outlined adjustable rear sight, casehardened, lightly jeweled narrow skeletonized hammer, casehardened trigger and ported barrel. Fitted with smooth goncalo alves grips with silver S&W medallions. The grips also feature a gold Mexican eagle insert in the left panel and a gold insert with the initials "JLP" in the right panel. The revolver has the standard markings of the model 29. Complete with a wood display case with a plaque on the lid marked "Jose Lopez Portillo/Presidente de Mexico". Also included is a brief biography of President Portillo and a certificate of firearms registration that confirms the manufacture, model and serial number and that it was registered to Jose Lopez Portillo.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% plus of the original nickel finish with some light handling marks, a few minor scratches, light frosting on the right side of the frame at the grip and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are very good as revarnished with light handling marks, a number of small chips in the varnish and a small ding at the base of the left panel. The case is fine with some light handling, edge and corner marks. The lining shows light wear.


Excellent Early DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger Pistol with the Fat Barrel Configuration
Excellent Early DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger Pistol with the Fat Barrel Configuration
Item number: 17390465 | Excellent Early DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger Pistol with the Fat Barrel Configuration

This is an example of a very early production DWM Model 1902 American Eagle Luger pistol chambered in the 9 mm Luger cartridge that is fitted with the scarce short fat barrel configuration. This model was a continuation of the earlier 1902 commercial Luger with these specifically intended for the U.S. market with only 600-700 total being manufactured with the fat barrel. This pistol has the new style frame with coil leaf springs and no stock lug, recessed breechblock, dished toggles with toggle locks and grip safety. The barrel extension is also the short old model with the top of the chamber area with the American Eagle markings and the front toggle marked with the "DWM" logo. Serial numbered in a commercial manner with the full serial number "23359" on the front of the frame and underside of the barrel, with the partial serial number "59" on the various small parts. The underside of the barrel, left side of the barrel extension and toggle assembly all have the correct "Crown/B" and "G" proofs. The lower safety position is unmarked and polished bright with the extractor correctly unmarked. This Luger is complete with one original wood base nickel plated magazine that is stamped on the base with a script "Cal 9m/m".

Condition: Excellent with 90% plus of the original blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear with thinning and scratches on the lower front grip strap. The grips have nice original distinct checkering on both sides with a few minor handling marks. Matching numbers with the correct "CAL9m/m" marked magazine as noted. An excellent example of an early American Eagle Model 1902 Luger pistol.


Nickel Plated Smith & Wesson Model 57 Double Action Revolver Owned by Sylvester Stallone
Nickel Plated Smith & Wesson Model 57 Double Action Revolver Owned by Sylvester Stallone
Item number: 17390224 | Nickel Plated Smith & Wesson Model 57 Double Action Revolver Owned by Sylvester Stallone

Manufactured in 1980. Ramped front sight with red insert and adjustable target rear sight with standard markings. Casehardened serrated target trigger and checkered hammer. Fitted with checkered goncalo alves grips with silver S&W medallions. Included is a photocopy of a affidavit signed by Sylvester Stallone that indicates his ownership and confirms the manufacture, model and serial number of the revolver.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% of the original nickel finish with a few light handling marks, some minor scratches and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are excellent with a few light handling marks, a couple of minor dings and crisp checkering.


Very Desirable Nazi S/42 Mauser G Date Luger Pistol Rig with One Matching Magazine and a 1935 Date H
Very Desirable Nazi S/42 Mauser G Date Luger Pistol Rig with One Matching Magazine and a 1935 Date H
Item number: 17390466 | Very Desirable Nazi S/42 Mauser G Date Luger Pistol Rig with One Matching Magazine and a 1935 Date Holster

This is a very nice example of a Nazi "G" date Luger pistol that was manufactured by the Mauser factory in 1935. This pistol is complete with one matching magazine and an original black 1935 dated leather holster. These early "G" Lugers were all manufactured during the early Nazi rearmament in 1935. The chamber has the "G" date with the "S/42" Mauser code on the front toggle. The right side of the barrel extension has the early "Eagle/271" proof next to the boxed "S/192" and "Eagle/63" droop wing acceptance proofs. The underside of the barrel has the serial number and bore diameter, along with the "Eagle/63" Waffenamt proof and a Eagle firing proof. It has the correct military style serial number placement with the full serial number "2453d" on the frame with "2453" on the barrel extension and barrel, with the last two digits "53" on the various small parts. It is correctly marked "Gesichert" and "Geladen" in the safety area and it has the standard fixed front and rear sight. This Luger is accompanied by one early nickel plated magazine with the aluminum base marked "2453/d/Eagle 271". This early Luger is complete with a 1935 dated black leather holster marked "CHEIN CHEN/DRESDEN/EAGLE WaA142/1935" on the back .

Condition: Excellent with 97% of the original blue overall with wear on the edges and high spots, with thinning on the back strap and side plate hump. The grips are excellent with nice sharp checkering and minimal handling marks. The various small parts retain 50% of their straw colors overall. The holster is very good with minimal handling marks, clear sharp markings, which has been redyed and repolished. The Luger has all matching numbers to include one magazine.


Smith & Wesson Model 41 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box
Smith & Wesson Model 41 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box
Item number: 17390225 | Smith & Wesson Model 41 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box

This Model 41 pistol was the .22 match pistol used by William H.D. Goddard when he served at Ft. Bragg, NC in the 13th Psychological Warfare Battalion and on the Ft. Bragg Post Pistol Team. The pistol has standard S&W markings, a muzzle brake, blade front sight on a serrated ramp, adjustable rear sight, checkered grips and two magazines total. Comes with the factory blue box, barrel weights with box and a black leather chamois lined Lawrence holster. Another personal pistol used by William H.D. Goddard is also in this auction, Lot 1767.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 98% original blue finish with the front strap and rear of the frame thinning to a gray patina and a couple minor dings. The grips are also excellent with a couple nicks near the bottom and overall crisp checkering. The box is fair. The holster is very fine with typical flex wear and minor handling marks.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38 S
Item number: 17390467 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) One line "ac44" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs are present and ribbed grips. Visible "g" block serial numbers match. The "P.38v" marked magazine has a Walther "Eagle/359" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 7827g

Condition: Very good as refinished. The pistol retains 70% of blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the balance. Limited mild pitting is present near the muzzle. The grips are excellent with some very scattered minor handling marks.

A) "Eagle/135" proofs are present along with an "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the right side of the slide. Standard "byf/44" slide markings, visible "q" block serial numbers match, ribbed grips and "jvd" marked magazine.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5835q

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 80% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina and some minor edge wear. The grips are fine with a minor dent near the bottom (right panel) and a number of minor handling marks.


Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 19-4 Combat Magnum Double Action Revolver
Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 19-4 Combat Magnum Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390226 | Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 19-4 Combat Magnum Double Action Revolver

Manufactured from 1978-1979. The revolver features a factory floral scroll and punch dot engraving that covers 90% of the metal surfaces. The engraving is featured on the barrel, ejector housing, cylinder flats, frame and trigger guard. Nickel finish with casehardened wide checkered hammer and wide serrated trigger. Fitted with smooth S&W medallion grips.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus original nickel finish showing a light cylinder drag line and powder residue on the front cylinder face. The hammer and trigger retain vivid original case colors. The grips are excellent, slightly warped at the butt.


Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38
Item number: 17390468 | Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) Visible "h" block serial numbers match, "Eagle/359" proofs are present, ribbed grips, "Eagle/88" proof on the magazine spine, late hammer and one line "ac44" slide marking. The frame has a FN "Eagle/140" proof.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1799h

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% original blue finish showing some minor thinning. The grips are very fine with some surface chipping near the slide release and some nicks on the grooves.

C) Late style hammer, ribbed grips and "jvd" magazine. "Eagle/88" proofs are present. Visible late war "a" prefix serial numbers are matching. Barrel lug is marked "cyq" and "By."

Manufucture: Spreewerke
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: a4704

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 75% original blue finish showing a smooth gray patina on the front grip strap and high edge wear. The grips are good with a number of minor handling marks and a couple gouges.

A) Standard "byf/44" slide markings, "Eagle/WaA135" proofs are present, visible "v" block serial numbers match and ribbed grips. Importer marking on rear of frame. Russian captured pistol, "X" marked above slide serial number. Magazine is marked "jvd."

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 8583v

Condition: Refinished with most of the dark blue finish remaining. The grips are very good with some minor nicks and some minor handling marks.


Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 10 38 M&P Double Action Revolver with Original Gold Box
Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 10 38 M&P Double Action Revolver with Original Gold Box
Item number: 17390227 | Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 10 38 M&P Double Action Revolver with Original Gold Box

Manufactured circa 1948-1951. Five screw model with pinned barrel and round blade front sight with square notch rear sight. Left side of frame marked "AF. 150" (left in the white and significance unknown). Standard S&W barrel and frame markings. Blue finish with casehardened hammer and trigger. Fitted with checkered walnut grips with diamond pattern around the screw and silver S&W medallions. The revolver comes with a bill of sale dated 6-14-88 listing 33 "38 CALIBER REVOLVERS, Smith & Wesson Model 10, 4" Barrel, blue steel, Year 1951 and 1953. Used." sold to Southeastern Public Safety Equipment Co., Lockheed owned from a "scrap sale" and picked up on June 15, 1988. Comes with a correct gold two piece box numbered to another gun and added masking tape on one end marked "AF 150".

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 85% original blue finish with some muzzle and edge wear, and some thinning on the grip straps. There is bright drag line on the cylinder. The hammer and trigger show almost all of the slightly dulling original case colors. The grips are good with some heavy wear on the right panel and some bruising on the left panel with the balance of the checkering being crisp. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is fine. The box is very good with edge and corner wear.


Scarce Nazi Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Case and Ribbon
Scarce Nazi Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Case and Ribbon
Item number: 17390469 | Scarce Nazi Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Case and Ribbon

Introduced in 1939, The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was the 3rd combat valor decoration in the Iron Cross line, ranking above the 2nd and 1st Class Iron Crosses. Though later variants of the Knight's Cross would outrank it, for a time the Knight's Cross was the highest combat decoration in the Third Reich, and (with rare exceptions) only available to men who had already seen enough combat to earn the 2nd and 1st Class Iron Crosses. Measuring 1 7/8 inches across and 2 1/8 inches tall, the front bears a swastika over "1939", with "1813" on the rear, black painted interior and uncovered silver border with "800" and a sideways "2" stamped on the rear just below the hanging ring and "800" on the silver hanger. The Cross comes in a black leatherette case with white silk and black velvet lining, along with a red, white and black neck ribbon.

Condition: Excellent. The black enamel shows a few light flakes, with an aged patina showing in patches on the silver, highlighted by bright edges. The case shows some minor wear with hinge cover lifting slightly.


Early Production Smith & Wesson Model 52 Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol with Extra Magazine
Early Production Smith & Wesson Model 52 Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol with Extra Magazine
Item number: 17390228 | Early Production Smith & Wesson Model 52 Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol with Extra Magazine

This is an excellent example of one of 3,500 early "no-dash" Model 52 semi-automatic pistols manufactured circa 1961-1963. The left side of the slide is marked "SMITH & WESSON" followed by the four line address and "PAT'S PENDING" on the right side below the ejection port. The left side of the frame is marked with the serial number over "MODEL-52" and the S&W Trade Mark logo is on the opposite. The barrel chamber is marked with the two line caliber marking. Smith & Wesson featured this world class center fire match pistol at the Winter National Matches in Jacksonville, FL in 1963. Company executives and gunsmiths in attendance. The pistol was in great demand by competitors and PFC Goddard was able to purchase this hard to get example from C. Linza, the Jacksonville pistol smith who said he could not shoot it well as the grip frame was too large for his hand. The top of the slide ahead of the rear sight is marked "C. LINZA/JAX. FLA.". Blade front and adjustable rear target sights and fitted with checkered walnut grips, with cardboard spacers. The pistol comes with two magazines marked "S&W" on the bottom and "C" LINZA/PISTOLSMITH/JAX., FLA." on the lower left side. This pistol was William Goddard's personal center fire match pistol and similar to another lot in this auction (Lot 1764).

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 97% original blue finish with some edge wear, some finish loss on the underside of the slide and frame. There is some edge wear and a small area of minor pitting on the upper left side of the slide. The grips are fine with 90% original varnish remaining, and showing some minor handling marks and sharp checkering. The markings are sharp and clear. The action is excellent.


Smith & Wesson Model 41 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box and Weight Assembly
Smith & Wesson Model 41 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box and Weight Assembly
Item number: 17390229 | Smith & Wesson Model 41 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box and Weight Assembly

Early production Model 41 manufactured in 1958. The model marking is below the serial number on the left side. Fixed Patridge front sight and adjustable rear sight. The barrel has a muzzle brake. Fitted with checkered walnut grips. With box numbered to another gun, parts diagram, weight bracket, two weights and cleaning supplies.

Condition: Refinished with 99% blue finish remaining showing some high edge wear on the black anodized aluminum muzzle brake. The grips have been revarnished and remain very good with some minor wear and handling marks, and sharp checkering. The weight assembly has 99% original blue finish with a few light dings. The box is good.


Two Cased Nazi-Era German Crosses in Gold, One Inscribed to a Commander of the SS Volunteer Sturmbri
Two Cased Nazi-Era German Crosses in Gold, One Inscribed to a Commander of the SS Volunteer Sturmbri
Item number: 17390470 | Two Cased Nazi-Era German Crosses in Gold, One Inscribed to a Commander of the SS Volunteer Sturmbrigade Wallonien, A.K.A.. The 28th SS Volunteer Grenadier Division Wallonien

Introduced in 1941, the German Cross in Gold was the next valor award up from the Iron Cross First Class, given for repeated acts of battlefield bravery. While widely issued within the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS to Germans, rewards to outsiders are believed to number less than 100. Each medal comes in a black leatherette case with white silk and black velvet inner lining. 1) German Cross in Gold, numbered "4" on the pin and inscribed "Lucien Lippert/20.02.44" on the back. Born in 1913 in Luxembourg, Lippert was an officer in the Belgian armed forces before taking over the 373. (Wallonische) Infanterie Battalion, a Belgian Walloon formation. The 373 would be transferred from the Heer to the Waffen-SS, becoming the 5th SS Volunteer Sturmbrigade Wallonien, which participated actively in combat on the Eastern Front. On the 13th of February, 1944, while performing rear guard duty for German forces attempting to escape the Korsun-Cherkassy Pocket, Lippert was killed in action. Following his demise, he was posthumously awarded the German Cross in Gold and promoted to SS-Obersturmbannfuehrer. The 5th Sturmbrigade would later be combined with the Spanish Blue Division and the Legion of French Volunteers Against Bolshevism to become the 28th SS Volunteer Grenadier Division Wallonien, which participated in multiple attempts to hold back the Soviet advance before finally escaping West to surrender to the British. 2) German Cross in Gold, numbered "1" on the pin, otherwise unmarked.

Condition: Both are in very fine condition, with mild wear on the high edges. The case for #2 is stained on the silk, and both some minor wear and tear.


Boker Production Nazi SS-Man's Dagger with Sheath and Vertical Hanger
Boker Production Nazi SS-Man's Dagger with Sheath and Vertical Hanger
Item number: 17390471 | Boker Production Nazi SS-Man's Dagger with Sheath and Vertical Hanger

8 5/8 inch double edged blade, (13 5/8 inches overall) with the acid etched "Meine Ehre Heisst Treue" (My Honor is Loyalty) on the obverse and the reverse marked with the Boker logo. Nickel guard and pommel, with "I" on the guard, enamel SS runes and the "Nazi eagle/swastika" on the grip. Black enamel and nickel finished sheath, with a black leather vertical suspension belt hanger, marked with the RZM logo over "M5/71" (Overhoff & Company of Luedenscheid) and "oLm" on the back of the nickel belt clip.

Condition: Fine. The blade is very good with some light spotting on the exposed areas. Mild dents are visible on the grip. Sheath is good, with a few scuffs on the enamel and mild cracking and wear on the hanger.


Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers -A) Cased Smith & Wesson Model 27-2 Re
Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers -A) Cased Smith & Wesson Model 27-2 Re
Item number: 17390230 | Collector's Lot of Two Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers -A) Cased Smith & Wesson Model 27-2 Revolver


A) Manufactured between 1975 and 1976. Ramp front sight and adjustable rear sights. Built on the "N" frame this revolver features a six shot fluted cylinder with casehardened serrated target trigger and checkered target hammer. Fitted with checkered goncalo alves grips with silver S& W medallions. Complete with hardwood display case, original cardboard shipping carton and cleaning tools

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 27-2
BBL: 8 3/8 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 357 magnum
Finish: blue
Grips: Goncalo Alves
Serial Number: N377395

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% of the original blue finish with a few very light handling marks and a very light cylinder drag line. The grips are excellent with a couple of light handling marks and crisp checkering. The case is excellent, both exterior and interior. The lining shows light wear.

B) Manufactured between 1974 and 1977 with standard markings. Ramp blade front and micrometer adjustable rear sights. N-frame, 6-shot fluted cylinder, shrouded ejector rod, casehardened hammer and trigger. Fitted with checkered square butt grips with silver S&W medallions.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 28 2
BBL: 6 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 357 magnum
Finish: blue
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: N282500

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% of the original blue finish with a few light handling marks, some high edge wear and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are very good with light handling marks, some dings and pressure dents. The checkering remains crisp.


German Model 1942 Stahlhelm with Single SS Decal and Camouflage Paint Finish
German Model 1942 Stahlhelm with Single SS Decal and Camouflage Paint Finish
Item number: 17390472 | German Model 1942 Stahlhelm with Single SS Decal and Camouflage Paint Finish

A wartime revision of the Model 1935, with the design refined for greater ease of manufacture. Originally finished in a dark green, a three-color tan, brown and green camouflage paint job applied, with care taken to preserve a silver and black SS shield decal on the right side of the helmet. The underside of the brim is faintly marked "Er66" and "56 5" and tan leather webbing.

Condition: Good. A number of honest scuffs and scratches are present on the exterior, with a few areas of brown spotting. Some discoloration is visible on the decal. The chinstrap is absent and the cord slightly frayed, otherwise the webbing is good.


Two Double Action Revolvers -A) Cased Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 Double Action Revolver
Two Double Action Revolvers -A) Cased Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390231 | Two Double Action Revolvers -A) Cased Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 Double Action Revolver


A) Manufactured in 1980 with standard markings and features a red insert ramp front sight, a white outlined adjustable rear sight, casehardened target hammer and trigger. Fitted with checkered goncalo alves grips with silver S&W medallions. Complete with a unmarked "blue" box and a hardwood display case.

Manufucture: Smith & Wesson
Model: 29-2
BBL: 6 inch solid rib
Stock:
Guage: 44 Magnum
Finish: nickel
Grips: Goncalo Alves
Serial Number: N782170

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% plus of the original nickel finish with some light handling marks, some scattered light scratches and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are fine as revarnished with some finish chipping on the left panel, a couple pressure dents and crisp checkering. The box is fine with edge, corner and handling wear. The case is very good with a few edge and corner marks. The foam and plastic interior shows deterioration from age.

B) Manufactured in 1977. Standard markings and features including a ramp front sight, adjustable rear sight and a wide target hammer. Fitted with checkered walnut grips with gold Colt medallions. With foam Colt box liner absent the shell.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Diamondback
BBL: 4 inch vent rib
Stock:
Guage: 22 LR
Finish: blue
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: N05051

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% of the original blue finish with a couple of very light handling marks, a minor scratch on the left side of the frame and a very light cylinder drag line. The grips are excellent with a few very light handling marks and crisp checkering. The liner is lightly soiled with edge, corner and handling wear.


Large Lot of German Belt Buckles, Mostly World War II Military
Large Lot of German Belt Buckles, Mostly World War II Military
Item number: 17390473 | Large Lot of German Belt Buckles, Mostly World War II Military

Lot (approximately 25) includes an Imperial German style "GOTT MIT UNS" buckle, buckles from the Hitler Youth, German Red Cross, RAD, Luftwaffe, Gau Essen, "Recht en Trouw", Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine and SS. Buckles are chiefly rectangular in profile and alloy construction, with 6 round buckles, two in

Condition: Very good to fine overall, with some light handling marks.


Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 28-2 Highway Patrolman Double Action Revolver with Ivory Grips and Cas
Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 28-2 Highway Patrolman Double Action Revolver with Ivory Grips and Cas
Item number: 17390232 | Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 28-2 Highway Patrolman Double Action Revolver with Ivory Grips and Case

Manufactured 1974-77 Custom engraved with floral scroll patterns on the rear of the barrel, cylinder flats and frame. Standard markings and features. Fitted with smooth ivory grips with silver S&W medallions. Complete with wood display case

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 98% of the blue finish with a few light handling marks and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are fine with a few light handling marks and a few hairline cracks beginning to show. The case is good with some edge/corner marks and some scratches on the lid. The lower lining is partially detached and shows light wear.


Unique Collector's Lot of Two P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Czech P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Unique Collector's Lot of Two P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Czech P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390474 | Unique Collector's Lot of Two P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Czech P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) Visible "c" block serial numbers, "Eagle/WaA135" proofs, ribbed grips and blue finished jvd magazine. Blue barrel with remaining metal surfaces having the phosphate finish.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue/phosphate
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1755c

Condition: Excellent. The barrel retains 97% original blue finish showing loss at the muzzle. The remaining metal surfaces retain 80% original phosphate finish with a smooth gray patina on the balance. The grips are fine with a series of scratches near the bottom (right panel) and some minor handling marks overall.

A) "ac/43" marking stamped above the serial number with the letter "S" and the serial number again stamped on the left side towards the safety. The right side of the slide is marked: "*", Spreewerke factory "Eagle/88" acceptance proof and firing proof. Trigger guard is stamped "E" (Czech identification symbol) on the left and "46" on the right. Serial number also on the barrel lug and frame, a removed proof on the frame and trigger guard, late style hammer, ribbed grips and "P.38/U" marked magazine with an "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Spreewerke
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1908

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 85% original blue finish with a smooth brown-gray patina mixed with blue on the front grip strap and some high edge wear. The grips are excellent with limited surface chipping and a few minor handling marks. Action needs work as the hammer does not remain in the cocked position when slide is released.


Cased Smith & Wesson Model 27-3 First Magnum 50th Anniversary Double Action Revolver
Cased Smith & Wesson Model 27-3 First Magnum 50th Anniversary Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390233 | Cased Smith & Wesson Model 27-3 First Magnum 50th Anniversary Double Action Revolver

Standard markings and features. Complete with the commemorative wood display case.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% of the original blue finish with a few very light handling marks and a light cylinder drag line. The grips are excellent with a few very light handling marks. Mechanically excellent. The case is very good with some handling marks, an area of dings on the lid and a few scratches.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac43" Code P38 Se
Item number: 17390475 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) One line "ac43" slide marking and "Eagle/359" proofs. Visible "n" block serial numbers match. "P.38v" marked magazine with "Eagle/359" proof on the spine. Fitted with standard ribbed grips.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1719n

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 80% original blue finish showing loss at the muzzle, some high edge wear and a smooth brown patina on the front grip strap. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.

B) Standard "byf/44" slide marking, "Eagle/WaA135" proofs, ribbed grips and "P.38v" marked magazine with an "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the spine. Visible serial numbers match. Note that the serial number falls into the first serial number block used during Mauser's second alphabet run, which was initiated in January 1943, and completed at serial 9999z.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 7852

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 90% plus original blue finish showing some thinning to a brown. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.


Rare Savage Arms Searle Prototype Semi-Automatic Test Pistol
Rare Savage Arms Searle Prototype Semi-Automatic Test Pistol
Item number: 17390234 | Rare Savage Arms Searle Prototype Semi-Automatic Test Pistol

This is an outstanding example of the small groups of Savage Arms prototype test pistol that Rock Island Auction has the pleasure to offer to the collector of rare and scarce early semi automatic pistols. The specific patent drawings and detailed historical explanation of this unique pistol can be found in several of the collector reference books on Savage Arms, one of the best books is titled "Ten Quick Shots The History of Savage Arms" (with the information on pages 10-15). This unique and rare pistol is a one of a kind semi-automatic that was designed by Elbert Searle, inventor and chief designer of all the various Savage Arms pistols to include the later 45 Cal Savage Model 1905 pistol that was submitted for the U.S. Army Savage Arms test pistol. This outward configuration of this example is very similar to the early "Grant-Hammond" semi-automatic pistol. This example like many of these early 1900 era semi-automatic pistols has several very unique designs including a fixed barrel/upper receiver that reciprocates reward when fired (similar to a 1896 Mauser or 1914 Nambu pistol), one piece investment cast type frame, two piece slide and bolt magnificently put together, a rare and seldom seen early version of the "staggered double box" magazine (very similar to the later Browning High Powers, Beretta, and Glock magazines like all the current semi-automatic pistols), and lastly it is chamber in a 38 ACP cartridge, which was just being developed in Germany at that time. This specific pistol like the other Savage Arms prototype pistols we have for sale was originally sold off (accidentally) after WWII when the company moved from Utica N.Y., to Mass. And sold off a large amount of office and production equipment. This pistol was stored inside a locked safe the company sold and was discovered later after the safe was opened. At that time the pistol was missing some small internal parts which were later hand fabricated so that it could be assembled into a more complete pistol. Not withstanding that this is and still is a one of a kind prototype pistol.

Condition: Extremely fine (as partially restored, see above) unfinished in the white metal finish with some of the small parts (grip screws, trigger, takedown lever etc.,) having most of a niter blue finish. The grips are very fine with beautiful fine line checkering. Mechanically functions in regards to slide retraction, but does not engage striker mechanism. Certainly another ultra rare prototype pistol that could be a center piece of a high end semi-automatic pistol collection.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38 S
Item number: 17390476 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) Visible "b" block serial numbers are matching, "ac45" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs, late hammer and ribbed grips. Barrel lug has the "Eagle/WaA76" proof from a Czech armament factory. Magazine marked "P.38/U" with "jvd" on the spine. Blue finish with small parts having a phosphate finish.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5007b

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 85% original blue finish showing some thinning to a gray. The small parts retain 90% original phosphate finish. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.

A) "Eagle/WaA135" proofs, standard "byf/44" slide markings, visible "q" block serial numbers match, ribbed grips and "P.38v" marked magazine without an acceptance proof.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 8315q

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The grips are fine with some minor handling marks and a couple minor scuffs.


Civil War U.S. E.G. Lamson Production Palmer Patent Breech Loading Carbine
Civil War U.S. E.G. Lamson Production Palmer Patent Breech Loading Carbine
Item number: 17390235 | Civil War U.S. E.G. Lamson Production Palmer Patent Breech Loading Carbine

The Palmer carbine, manufactured by E.G. Lamson & Co., of Windsor, Vermont, is significant as the first metallic cartridge, bolt-action weapon accepted by the Ordnance Department for issue to the U.S. Army. The Ordnance Department purchased 1,001 Palmer carbines late in the Civil War. Blade front and two leaf folding rear sights, with "M.M" inspection stamp next to the sight and "Wm. PALMER/PATENT/DEC. 22, 1863" near the handle. Casehardened lock and hammer, the former marked "U.S./E.G. LAMSON. &CO./WINDSOR, VT" ahead of the lock and "1865" behind. Oil finished walnut stock, with one "U" marked barrel band, oval "MM" cartouche on the left side ahead of the sling ring, "CSP" on the comb and "P" on the hammer, trigger guard and the buttplate heel.

Condition: Fine, showing a mixed brown patina overall. 30% of original finish, mostly in the protected areas and scattered handling marks. 50% case colors are present on the lock and hammer with the trigger guard and buttplate showing chiefly a gray and brown patina. The stock is fine with sharp cartouche, mild dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent.


Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38
Item number: 17390477 | Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) Standard "byf/43" slide markings and "Eagle/135" proofs. Visible "o" block serial numbers match. The magazine is marked "P.38v" with an "Eagle/135" proof is stamped on the spine. Fitted with ribbed grips.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5743o

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 85% original blue finish showing a smooth brown-gray patina on the front grip strap and some loss at the muzzle. The grips are excellent with some scattered minor handling marks.

B) Visible "i" block serial numbers match with one line "ac44" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs and ribbed grips. Magazine has an "Eagle/359" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 6545i

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 60% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.

C) Visible "r" block serial numbers are matching and there are "Eagle/88" proofs. The barrel lug is marked "cyq" and "*Be." Fitted with a set of ribbed grips. With a magazine stamped with an "Eagle/88" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Spreewerke
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 812r

Condition: Refinished. The pistol retains 95% of the blue finish showing some minor thinning. "P38" slide marking has been restamped. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks. Slide does not lock when pulled back.


Civil War Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Carbine
Civil War Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Carbine
Item number: 17390236 | Civil War Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Carbine

Manufactured from 1862-65. The carbine has the unique leather barrel cover to protect the blue barrel from rust. The leather is secured by two screws at the breech. Note that the carbine has a 23 1/2 inch barrel. Standard Model 1862s have a 24 inch barrel. The barrel is numbered to the gun. The left side of the frame is marked with the three line Sharps patent date and the right side has the four line address. Smooth straight grip stock with sling swivel and brass buttplate.

Condition: Very good. The barrel retains most of the leather cover which has age cracking. The remaining metal surfaces have a smooth dark patina with traces of silvered out original case colors. The brass has an attractive patina. The repaired stock is very good with some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Pistol Holster Rigs -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Pistol Holster Rigs -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 Semi
Item number: 17390478 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Pistol Holster Rigs -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) Visible "p" block serial numbers match, "Eagle/135" proofs, ribbed grips and magazine with an "Eagle/135" proof. The "bml" holster is dated 1943.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 186p

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 70% original blue finish with a smooth gray patina on the balance. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling markings. Mechanically excellent. The holster is very good showing minor handling marks with overall tight stitching.

B) The "byf/44" marking, visible "b" block serial number match, "Eagle/WaA135" proofs, ribbed grips and magazine with an "Eagle/WaA135" proof. The back of the holster is stamped "0/0833/0007."

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5968b

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 80% original blue finish with mixed with a plum patina. The grips are excellent with a small scuff mark and some minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent. The holster is very fine with some minor flex wear and some minor handling marks with overall tight stitching.


Scarce Civil War Gallager Breech Loading Percussion Carbine
Scarce Civil War Gallager Breech Loading Percussion Carbine
Item number: 17390237 | Scarce Civil War Gallager Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

Manufactured by Richardson & Overman of Philadelphia with a total production of about 12,700 in the 50 caliber. This is a single shot, breech loading percussion carbine with a walnut straight grip stock, carbine buttplate and iron patch box. The rear of the lock is marked "GALLAGER'S PATENT/JULY 17TH 1860" and "MANUFACTD BY/RICHARDSON & OVERMAN/PHILADA" over the serial number directly behind the hammer. The front sight a fixed pinched blade and the rear two leaf folding. There is a saddle ring bar and ring mounted on the left stock wrist. There is a faint boxed cartouche behind the saddle ring bar and a crude "SAMUEL backward J" scratched into the left upper side. The Gallager carbine saw extensive service during the Civil War including cavalry units from Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Condition: Fair with a smooth mottled brown patina on the barrel, lever and barrel tang, and a darker patina on the hammer, lock and frame. The patch box and buttplate have a gray patina with some minor pitting. The stock is god with wood fill on the left edge where it meets the frame and a few minor dents and handling marks. The markings are clear. Mechanically fine.


Collector's Lot of Two Early Production World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Collector's Lot of Two Early Production World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "
Item number: 17390479 | Collector's Lot of Two Early Production World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/41" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) Visible serial numbers match, "Eagle/88" proofs are present and "P.38v" marked magazine.

Manufucture: Spreewerke
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 937

Condition: Refinished. The pistol retains 90% of the blue finish with the front strap thinning to a brown. Slide does not function. The grips are very fine with some chipping and a few minor handling marks.

A) The "ac/41" slide marking with "Eagle/359" proofs. The barrel lug has the bore dimension and a diamond inside a diamond marking and the number "80." The ribbed grips carry the maker's marking and "Eagle/359" proof on the inside. The magazine is numbered to another gun.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 8896i

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 75% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The front grip strap has been touched up with cold blue. The grips are fine with a few very minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Remington New Model Navy Metallic Conversion Revolver
Remington New Model Navy Metallic Conversion Revolver
Item number: 17390238 | Remington New Model Navy Metallic Conversion Revolver

Manufactured at the factory from 1873 to 1888, this New Model Navy rimfire cartridge revolver features a loading gate and an ejector rod on the right side. Many of these types of revolvers were not conversions, but actually left the factory as cartridge revolvers. The top barrel flat is stamped with the two line patent date/address over "NEW MODEL." The number "495" is stamped on the barrel, grip strap under the left grip panel and both grip panels and the numbers "40826" on the grip strap under the left grip panel and "0826" on the barrel. Fitted with smooth varnished grips.

Condition: Extremely Fine. The revolver retains 90% plus original nickel finish with a patch of minor pitting (left frame side). 60% muted original case colors remain on the hammer. The grips are very fine with most of the original varnish, a repaired chip (left panel), a missing small chip near the frame (left panel) and a few minor handling marks overall. Mechanically excellent.


Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390239 | Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver

Manufactured from 1863 to 1875. The top barrel flat is stamped with the 1858 patent date over the New York address over "NEW MODEL." Most of the major components are stamped with single letter sub-inspector marks including "L," "R," and "W." The barrel is numbered to the gun. The revolver is fitted with smooth grips featuring a clear script cartouche on the left panel and "L" sub-inspector mark on the bottom of both panels.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 75% original blue finish on the barrel and cylinder with a smooth gray patina on the frame. The grips are fine showing some pressure dents and chipping on the left panel and a few minor handling marks overall with a clear cartouche. Mechanically fine.


Exceptional World War II Mauser Dual Tone
Exceptional World War II Mauser Dual Tone "byf/44" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Holster
Item number: 17390480 | Exceptional World War II Mauser Dual Tone "byf/44" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Holster

The barrel is blue with the remaining surfaces phosphate. Slide has the "byf/44" marking. "Eagle/WaA135" proofs, visible serial numbers are matching. Fitted with ribbed grips. The brown leather soft shell holster is unmarked. Comes with two jvd marked magazines.

Condition: Excellent plus. The barrel retains 99% original blue finish overall. The remaining metal surfaces retain 98% plus original phosphate showing some minor thinning. The grips are also excellent with minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent. The attractive brown holster is also excellent showing flex wear and some minor handling marks. An attractive WWII P38 rig!


Collector's Lot of Two 1945 Production Nazi P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Late World War II Mauser
Collector's Lot of Two 1945 Production Nazi P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Late World War II Mauser
Item number: 17390481 | Collector's Lot of Two 1945 Production Nazi P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Late World War II Mauser "SVW/45" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) Visible "b" block serial numbers are matching, "ac45" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs, late hammer and ribbed grips.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 7485b

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 85% original blue finish with a smooth gray patina on the front grip strap and some scattered minor high edge wear. The grips are also very fine with a few minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

A) All phosphate finish. "SVW/45" slide marking, "Eagle/WaA135" proofs, visible "f" block serial numbers are matching. Ribbed grips and phosphate magazine with an "Eagle/WaA135" proof.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: phosphate
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1123f

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% original phosphate finish showing some thinning to a gray. The grips are fine with a number of minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


U.S. Civil War Contract Rogers & Spencer Army Model Percussion Revolver
U.S. Civil War Contract Rogers & Spencer Army Model Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390240 | U.S. Civil War Contract Rogers & Spencer Army Model Percussion Revolver

This is one of an estimated 5,000 Army Model revolvers manufactured by Rogers & Spencer Co. for a U.S. contract issued in November 1864. Silver cone front and frame groove sights with the top strap stamped "ROGERS & SPENCER/UTICA N-Y" on either side of the sighting groove. Matching numbers on frame, barrel, cylinder, loading lever and butt with the number "2643" on the back of both grips. Small "B" inspection marks are stamped on most of the components. Fitted with smooth walnut grips with a script "RPB" cartouche on the lower left.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 40% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The hammer and loading lever retain traces of original case colors. There are a few areas of minor pitting. The otherwise fine grips have a crudely repaired vertically split/reglued right rear panel, a series of minor dings on the bottoms and a few minor handling marks overall. The cartouche is crisp. Mechanically excellent.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II German Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Collector's Lot of Two World War II German Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/43" Co
Item number: 17390482 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II German Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) The "ac/43" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs, ribbed grips, visible "g" block serial numbers match and "P.38v" marked magazine which has an "Eagle/359" proof.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 8795g

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The grips are fine with a long scuff mark and a number of minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

B) One line "ac44" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs, matching "e" block visible serial numbers and ribbed grips. Magazine has an "Eagle/359" proof.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 2205e

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 30% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The grips are fine with some minor handling marks and a minor scuff mark. Mechanically excellent.


Remington New Model Army Metallic Conversion Revolver
Remington New Model Army Metallic Conversion Revolver
Item number: 17390241 | Remington New Model Army Metallic Conversion Revolver

This is a factory conversion example of the New Model Army revolver which has the rare patent marking on the cylinder. The top barrel flat has the two line patent date/address marking stamped over "NEW MODEL." The lower side of barrel has "911" near muzzle, "J" near hammer catch and the number "71498" near the frame. The left side of the silver plated brass trigger guard is stamped "UB." Under the right grip (frame strap) is number "429", under the left "9" over "11" then the number "71498."The cylinder is stamped "PATENTED APR 3rd 1855." Fitted with smooth varnished walnut grips.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 50% plus original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The trigger guard retains 40% original silver plating and the hammer retains traces of original case colors. The grips are also fine with a series of minor pressure dents on the bottoms and some minor handling marks overall. Mechanically fine.


Nazi Uniform Tunic for an District Manager in the Reich Ministry for the Occupied Eastern Territorie
Nazi Uniform Tunic for an District Manager in the Reich Ministry for the Occupied Eastern Territorie
Item number: 17390483 | Nazi Uniform Tunic for an District Manager in the Reich Ministry for the Occupied Eastern Territories

Established in July of 1941, the Reichsministerium fuer die besetzen Ostgebite, also known as the RMBO or Ostministerium, was the bureaucratic organ established to manage the Russian land seized by Operation Barbarossa. An early stage of Hitler's dreams of "lebensraum", the RMBO men served as superiors to local elders and village chiefs who had to answer to the Nazis while running the day to day operations of their areas. While the eventual goal was to drive all the Russians to death or serfdom and replace them with Germans, the collapse of the Eastern Front and the unstoppable Soviet counter-strike briskly and firmly slammed the door on those dreams. Brown wool construction overall, with a pair of collar tabs bearing laurel leaf borders and three rank diamonds each, a silver thread on brown felt Nazi eagle on the left arm, tan braided cord around the cuffs and the "state official" buttons on the front and pockets. No makers marks are visible on the light purple inner lining.

Condition: Very fine, with some minor handling marks overall. Some light staining is present on the interior.


Scarce Documented Civil War Era Austin T. Freeman Cartridge Conversion Revolver Pictured in
Scarce Documented Civil War Era Austin T. Freeman Cartridge Conversion Revolver Pictured in "A Study
Item number: 17390242 | Scarce Documented Civil War Era Austin T. Freeman Cartridge Conversion Revolver Pictured in "A Study of Colt Conversion and Other Percussion Revolvers"

Manufactured in 1863-1864. This example has been converted to .44 Henry rimfire cartridge. The top strap of the frame has the standard markings. The serial number "930" is stamped on the underside of the barrel, the bottom of the loading lever, on the frame, on the back of the cylinder, on the back of the backing plate and on the right side of the butt strap under the grip. Fitted with smooth walnut two piece grips. This specific revolver is pictured and described on pages 424-427 of the book "A Study of Colt Conversion and Other Percussion Revolvers" by R. Bruce McDowell.

Condition: Good as period converted to cartridge and refinished. There are traces of blue finish on the hammer, loading lever and in the protected areas with a gray/brown patina on the balance. There are scattered scratches and dings overall. The grips are very good as revarnished. Mechanically needs work as cylinder does not rotate correctly.


Large Carved Hardwood Nazi Eagle Wall Hanger Marked
Large Carved Hardwood Nazi Eagle Wall Hanger Marked "OBERSALZBERG", Primary Retreat of the Nazi Part
Item number: 17390484 | Large Carved Hardwood Nazi Eagle Wall Hanger Marked "OBERSALZBERG", Primary Retreat of the Nazi Party

Measuring 36 inches tall and 26 1/2 inches wide, this hardwood carving of an eagle clenching a swastika in a wreath is finished in gold paint, with a steel hanging bracket installed into the back near the stamped marking "VERWALTUNG/OBERSALZBERG/1938". Originally a small resort town near Berchtesgaden in Southern Germany, Hitler was first told about Obersalzberg by one of the participants in his 1923 Beer Hall Putsch, and upon getting out of prison traveled there to finish dictating Mein Kampf. During the ascension of the Nazi Party, the royalties from Mein Kampf paid the rent on a small chalet called Haus Wachenfeld, which he would later buy and convert into his Burghof. Obersalzberg was bought out in it's entirety by the Party, which established a security cordon manned by the Liebstandart SS Adolph Hitler, and converted the area into the NSDAP's home away from home. Over the course of the war, the area was heavily bombed, and several buildings torched by evacuating SS troops, leaving little intact.

Condition: Fine overall, showing a mended break in the right wing, minor chipping, and some light handling marks overall.


New Jersey Marked Colt Model 1861 Special Model Rifle-Musket Dated 1862 with Bayonet
New Jersey Marked Colt Model 1861 Special Model Rifle-Musket Dated 1862 with Bayonet
Item number: 17390243 | New Jersey Marked Colt Model 1861 Special Model Rifle-Musket Dated 1862 with Bayonet

Originally developed for sale to the United States Government, Colt wound up with a quantity of 1861 Special Rifle-Muskets that had been rejected by the ordnance inspectors. Colt's loss, defrayed by selling the arms to Schuyler, Hartley & Graham, turned out to be a gain for several states, including New Jersey, who acquired the arms for their militia forces at below standard rate. Blade front and 3-leaf folding rear sights, with the American eagle on the bolster, "1862" on top of the chamber, conjoined "VP" on the upper left flat, "N.J" and "STEEL" on the left flat. The lock plate is marked "1862" to the rear of the hammer, and "U.S./COLT'S Pt F.A. Mfg Co/HARTFORD, Ct" ahead. Smooth straight grip stock, with a tulip head ramrod, three screw-secured "U" barrel bands, sling swivels, a "N.J" stamp opposite the lock, and a "U.S" marked buttplate. With a "US/C" marked socket bayonet, 21 inches overall with an 18 inch triangular spike.

Condition: Very good plus, with some minor spotting and handling marks on the arsenal bright steel. The stock is very good, with scratches and dents. Bayonet is good, with a mixed brown and gray patina and scattered handling marks. Mechanically very good.


Six German Military Steins, With Imperial and Nazi German Decoration
Six German Military Steins, With Imperial and Nazi German Decoration
Item number: 17390485 | Six German Military Steins, With Imperial and Nazi German Decoration

1) Porcelain stein with Imperial Train Engineer decoration, 11 inches tall with train ornament-topped pewter lid. Dated 1907-1909, with polychrome scenes of field engineers building a temporary pontoon bridge and a scene of a soldier courting in the bottom. 2) Porcelain stein with Imperial Grenadier decoration, dated 1902-1904, 11 1/4 inches tall with figural pewter lid, scenes of grenadiers at rest and at war, and a courtship scene in the bottom. 3) Imperial Musketeer-themed porcelain stein, 1909-1911 dated, 11 1/2 inches tall with figural pewter lid, polychrome scenes of soldiers at war and making passes at barmaids, and a courtship scene in the bottom. 4) Half-liter stone wear stein decorated to the NCO corps at Braunschweig, 6 inches tall with "Seidel" engraved on the pewter lid and a scene of an biplane in flight bearing iron crosses and swastikas on the side. 5) Half-liter stone wear stein with machine-gunner decoration, 6 inches tall with a Nazi eagle-engraved lid, 1934-1936 dates, and a polychrome scene of a machine gun operator. 6) Half-liter stone wear stein with naval-themed decoration, 6 1/4 inches tall with pewter lid, stamped "15/5507" and "WEKARA" on the underside.

Condition: Very fine, with some cracks on lid #3, staining on lid #6, and mild handling marks overall.


U.S. Civil War Remington Model 1863
U.S. Civil War Remington Model 1863 "Zouave" Percussion Rifle with Sword Bayonet
Item number: 17390244 | U.S. Civil War Remington Model 1863 "Zouave" Percussion Rifle with Sword Bayonet

Manufactured circa 1862-1865. Blade front and three leaf rear sights, with "1863" on the breech near the "V/P/eagle head" markings, "STEEL G.P" on the left flat and the bayonet lug on the right side near the muzzle. Casehardened lock plate, marked "1863" behind the hammer, "eagle/REMINGTON'S/ILION, N.Y.", "U.S." and "B" in front of the hammer. Smooth straight grip stock, with brass barrel bands, tulip head ramrod, a pair of cartouches on the reverse of the lock, "P" marked brass patch box and an "A/U.S." marked buttplate. With a brass-hilted sword bayonet, 25 inches overall with a "S" marked 20 1/8 inch blade and the hilt marked "C" and "B.H".

Condition: Very fine, with 80% of the original blue finish, showing a well aged brown patina with mild handling marks overall. The front sling swivel has come off. Fine case hardening is visible on the lock, with the color strongest in the area protected by the hammer and a mixed silver and brown color overall. Stock is fine, with a thin crack on the left side opposite the lock and some dents and scuffing overall. The bayonet is fair, with pitting concentrated at the tip. Mechanically excellent.


Three Nazi German Service Commemorative Bayonets with Sheaths
Three Nazi German Service Commemorative Bayonets with Sheaths
Item number: 17390486 | Three Nazi German Service Commemorative Bayonets with Sheaths

All three bayonets bear service time commemorative etching ("Erinnerung an meine Dienstzeit") with nickel fittings and a black enamel finished sheath. 1) F.W. Hoeller bayonet, 14 3/4 inches overall with a 9 3/4 inch blade, black checkered plastic grip and rubberized canvas frog. 2) P.D. Lueneschloss bayonet, 14 5/8 inches long with a 9 3/4 inch blade, etched scenes of machine gunners, a mortar crew, a tank and half-track towed artillery, with stag grips. 3) WKC bayonet, 12 7/8 inches long, with an 8 inch blade and checkered black plastic grips.

Condition: Very fine overall, with some flaking nickel, sheath wear, and handling marks.


Parker, Snow & Company Model 1861 Miller Conversion Breech Loading Rifle
Parker, Snow & Company Model 1861 Miller Conversion Breech Loading Rifle
Item number: 17390245 | Parker, Snow & Company Model 1861 Miller Conversion Breech Loading Rifle

Originally manufactured in 1864, this Parker, Snow & Company Rifle was one of approximately 2,000 upgraded with the Miller breech loading system by Meriden Manufacturing circa 1865-1867. Blade front and 3-leaf rear sights, with the lock plate marked "1864" behind the hammer and "eagle/U.S." and "PARKERS' SNOW&CO./MERIDEN.CONN." ahead of the hammer and the rimfire breechblock marked "W.H. & G.W. MILLER/PATENT MAY 23, 1865/MERIDEN MAN'F'G. CO./MERIDEN, CONN." on top and "618" on the bottom. Smooth stock, with three "U" marked barrel bands, "GR" and "6" cut into the left side of the buttstock, and a smooth "U S" marked buttplate.

Condition: Very good as converted, with mild spotting and handling marks on the overall bright steel. A few thin cracks/dings are present on the hammer. Stock is good, with some thin cracks around the lock plate and loading cutout, scattered dents and mild scratches and chips. Mechanically fine.


Four Nazi Parade Bayonets with Service Commemorative Inscriptions
Four Nazi Parade Bayonets with Service Commemorative Inscriptions
Item number: 17390487 | Four Nazi Parade Bayonets with Service Commemorative Inscriptions

All 4 bayonets are nickel finished, with "Erinnerung an meine Dienstzeit" (in remembrance of my service time) etching, checkered black plastic grips, black enamel sheath and black leather frog. 1) E & F Horster bayonet, 14 3/4 inches long, 9 3/4 inch blade, green and copper portapee. 2)"P S/SOLINGEN" bayonet, 14 3/4 inches long, 9 3/4 inch blade. 3) Eickhorn bayonet, 12 5/8 inches long, 7 3/4" blade, "98.22.42A" on hardware. 4) Anton Wingen bayonet, 12 5/8 inches long, with a 7 3/8 inch blade and a blue, yellow and grey portapee.

Condition: #3 is about good with absent hilt material, otherwise the lot is very fine, with mild handling marks.


William Horstmann & Sons Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword with Scabbard
William Horstmann & Sons Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword with Scabbard
Item number: 17390246 | William Horstmann & Sons Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword with Scabbard

Regulation pattern Civil War officer's sword measuring 35 3/4 inches overall, with a 30 3/4 inch curved double fuller blade etched with patriotic designs and scrollwork on the sides, "IRON PROOF" on the spine, the Horstmann Philadelphia address on the right side, and a stamped "8" on the left ricasso. Cast brass guard and hilt, with cut through and engraved vine and oak leaf patterns, and a brass wire wrapped rayskin grip. With a gilt brass fitted brown leather scabbard.

Condition: Good. Patches of spotting and brown patina are present on the blade, with approximately 40% of the original nickel finish, showing strong etching overall. The hilt has turned a mixed aged patina overall, with some verdigris around the guard and minor handling marks on the grip wrap. Traces of original gilt finish are present on the scabbard fittings, especially around the suspension bands, with a dark aged patina on the brass, scuffing and cracks on the leather, and mild handling marks overall.


Desirable Swiss ZFK31/55 Straight Pull Action Sniper Rifle with Matching Kern Sniper Scope and Scope
Desirable Swiss ZFK31/55 Straight Pull Action Sniper Rifle with Matching Kern Sniper Scope and Scope
Item number: 17390488 | Desirable Swiss ZFK31/55 Straight Pull Action Sniper Rifle with Matching Kern Sniper Scope and Scope Can<BR><BR>This is was the standard Swiss sniper rifle that was developed in 1955 as an improvement/upgrade over the older K31/42 and K31/43 series of rifles. The rifle was based on the proven Swiss K31 straight pull rifles, selected for accuracy with improved stock and handguard, center mounted folding bipod, unique special built muzzle brake and front sight assembly. These rifles were all fitted with the improved KERN 3.5X sniper scope with integral mount with the top of the scope marked "3259/KERN AARAU/v=3.5/<)=75 0/00". This rifle has all matching numbers to include the scope and scope can. There were approximately 4,150 manufactured total making this a scarce and desirable rifle.<BR><BR>Condition: Very fine with 80% of the blue finish overall, thinning on the exposed barrel. The stock and handguard both show numerous scuffs and handling marks from actual field service use. The scope retains 98% of it's original blue finish overall with clear sharp optics. There is a very small import mark on the side of the exposed barrel. As noted this rifle has all matching numbers including the scope, scope can and complete rifle. A rare opportunity to own a very scarce/rare Swiss Sniper rifle.<BR>

Regulation Civil War Ames Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword and Model 1872 Style Officers Saber
Regulation Civil War Ames Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword and Model 1872 Style Officers Saber
Item number: 17390247 | Regulation Civil War Ames Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword and Model 1872 Style Officers Saber

Manufactured circa 1862. The sword has a 31 1/2 inch single fuller blade acid etched and dry needle engraved with "US" and military motifs and floral sprays. The Ames trademark is etched on the obverse ricasso of the blade and stamped on the brass upper suspension band of the scabbard. The brass hilt has a single branch guard with pierced floral decorations, pommel with cast ancathas leaves on the back and rayskin grip wrapped with a double strand of brass wire. The black leather scabbard has two suspension rings mounted on wide brass bands and a brass drag. The Model 1872 Officer's saber has a narrow curved 33 inch single fuller blade with acid etched U.S. Eagle and Shield surrounded by floral sprays on the obverse and an interlinked "US" surrounded by floral sprays on the reverse. The ricassos are stamped with a France import stamp, a round gold proofmark and a New York importer's mark. The gold plated brass hilt generally conforms to the Model 1872 Officers Saber pattern with three branch cast guard and ray skin grip wrapped with a double strand of brass wire. The scabbard has a nickel plated body with cast brass gold plated throat, suspension bands and drag.

Condition: The Model 1850 Foot Officers Sword is fair-good. The blade has a silver gray patina with scattered spots of age discoloration and several nicks in the edge. The hilt is good. The brass pommel and guard have scattered age discoloration and minor handling marks. The grip is intact with moderate handling wear; the wire wrap is original and complete. The scabbard is good overall with smooth leather. The drag has numerous small dents and the edges have been altered. This is a good example of a regulation Civil War Ames Model 1850 Foot officers Sword that shows typical service wear. The Model 1872 Style Saber is very good overall. The blade retains 85% of the plated finish with sharp engraving. There is some scattered age spotting near the tip. The hilt retains about 60% of the gold plated finish and is very good. The rayskin grip is complete and the wire wrap is tight. The scabbard is very good retaining most of the original nickel plated finish.


Desirable Early Swiss K31/43 Straight Pull Sniper Rifle with Side Mounted Sniper Scope
Desirable Early Swiss K31/43 Straight Pull Sniper Rifle with Side Mounted Sniper Scope
Item number: 17390489 | Desirable Early Swiss K31/43 Straight Pull Sniper Rifle with Side Mounted Sniper Scope

This model was introduced in 1943 and was based on the standard straight pull, K31 Swiss rifle fitted with a 2.8 X sniper scope which is attached to the left side of the receiver. The chamber is marked with the Swiss Cross in a shield indicating it was a military contract rifle. The scope is marked on the side of the tube "V=2.8/ >)= 80 0/00". The rifle has the standard Swiss K31 barrel without the muzzle break/flash hider found on the later Swiss sniper rifles. The barrel has the standard front blade with raised guards on the sides. The rear sight is the standard Swiss military tangent style, marked 1-15 (100-1500 meters) on the face of the slide. This rifle has the standard walnut stock and handguard with a small Swiss Cross in a shield proofmark and steel buttplate. This rifle is complete with an original leather sling. The side of the barrel has a small import mark.

Condition: Excellent with 95% of the blue finish with edge and high spot wear overall. The stock and handguard both have their original finish. The stock has numerous light pressure dents and handling marks on the sides. The scope also retains 90% of it blue finish and the optics are clear with some very minor little specs inside. It has matching numbers on the bolt and magazine.


Very Fine Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Very Fine Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390248 | Very Fine Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver

Manufactured from 1863 to 1875. The top barrel flat is stamped with the 1858 patent date over the New York address over "NEW MODEL." The barrel and grip panels are numbered to the gun. Most of the major components are stamped with single letter sub-inspector marks including "D", "W", and "C." The revolver is fitted with smooth grips featuring a clear script cartouche on the left panel and "D" sub-inspector mark on the bottom of both panels.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 80% plus bright original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The hammer retains some strong original case colors. The grips are excellent showing some minor pressure dents with a crisp cartouche. Mechanically excellent.


Unmarked Miniature Brass Cannon with Carriage and Caisson
Unmarked Miniature Brass Cannon with Carriage and Caisson
Item number: 17390249 | Unmarked Miniature Brass Cannon with Carriage and Caisson

This unmarked brass miniature 70 gauge percussion muzzle loading cannon measures approximately 13 inches in length and 1 5/8 inches in diameter. Mounted on a hardwood and brass carriage with a cast iron wheels and a brass priming canister. A removable brass caisson with two cast iron wheels is attached and includes a ammunition box and a charge canister. The overall measurements of the combination are approximately 21 inches long by 11 inches wide and 8 1/2 inches high at the axle line. Weight is approximately 25 pounds. Complete with seven iron 70 gauge cannon balls, a powder measure and a brass tipped ram.

Condition: Fine. The brass has a dark aged patina with some handling marks, minor high edge wear and a few scratches. The wood is very good with some scratches, a couple of minor surface cracks and the finish flaking. The cast wheels show some chipping of the black enamel finish.


Desirable Late Production Swiss K31 Straight Pull Rifle with Target Sights
Desirable Late Production Swiss K31 Straight Pull Rifle with Target Sights
Item number: 17390490 | Desirable Late Production Swiss K31 Straight Pull Rifle with Target Sights

This is a standard K31 straight pull rifle that has been selected against higher accuracy standards and is fitted with a set of Swiss target sights. The receiver is marked with the Swiss Cross in a shield. It has the standard Swiss military proofs on the rifle and stock with matching numbers. It has been fitted with a set of commercial Swiss target sight that consist of the a globe front sight and an adjustable target sight mounted on the right rear side of the receiver. The rifle retains the original rear tangent style sight graduated from 1-15 (100-1,500 meters). It has a matching six round box magazine, enlarged trigger guard, beechwood pistol grip stock with forearm finger grooves. It is complete with an original leather sling and has a small Import mark on the left side of the receiver. These rifles are noted for their smooth actions and excellent accuracy.

Condition: Very fine overall with 85% of the blue finish overall with wear on top of the action. The stock and handguard are both very fine with a nice original finish overall. There are light handling marks and light pressure dents on the lower area of the buttstock. The rifle has matching numbers and the rear target sight adjustments move correctly. A very nice target rifle ready for the range.


Scarce Early World War II Japanese Type 97 Sniper Rifle with Scope and Canvas Scope Can
Scarce Early World War II Japanese Type 97 Sniper Rifle with Scope and Canvas Scope Can
Item number: 17390491 | Scarce Early World War II Japanese Type 97 Sniper Rifle with Scope and Canvas Scope Can

This rifle was manufactured by the Kokura Arsenal and is fitted with the earlier small 2.5 power scope. The left side of the receiver is stamped with serial number "4638" next to the Kokura Arsenal symbol. The top of the chrysanthemum has been very lightly ground over and then reblued with the outline intact, with the Kana markings below that. It has the long staff adjustable rear sight, with the inverted "V" front sight with the squared guards and is fitted with a monopod block on the middle barrel band, with the monopod still attached. The scope is the correct early 2.5X model that is marked on the rear ocular piece with "2.5x10 (degrees)/NIKKO/No 5752" with the front part of the scope base numbered "7827" and is fitted with a reproduction rubber eye cup. It has the full length hardwood stock and handguard with the finger grooves on the side of the forearm. It is complete with the original leather sling and a late war green canvas scope can and shoulder strap. It has an all blue metal finish with the bolt remaining in the white.

Condition: Very fine with 90% of the blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear. The stock and handguard are both very fine plus with 85% original finish overall, and the typical minor light handling marks and scratches. The scope retains 98% of the black finish with clear sharp markings. The reticle is clear and intact with slightly hazy optics. Mismatched bolt assembly and scope. The leather sling is very fine, still supple with nice original dark color overall and minor age cracking. The canvas scope can and shoulder strap are also very fine plus with a nice light color, tight stitching, and the same for the shoulder strap.


Four Brass Bullet Molds
Four Brass Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390250 | Four Brass Bullet Molds

Two brass 2 chamber (round and conical) bullet molds one marked "MASS ARMS CO." and the other marked "CHICOPEE FALLS" and one unmarked brass 2 chamber (round) bullet mold. Also included is a wood handled single cavity Starr Army .44 bullet mold.

Condition: Very good to fine. All show a dark patina with some spotting, wear and marks from use.


Scarce World War II Japanese Tokyo Arsenal  Baby Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol with Two Matching Magaz
Scarce World War II Japanese Tokyo Arsenal Baby Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol with Two Matching Magaz
Item number: 17390492 | Scarce World War II Japanese Tokyo Arsenal Baby Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol with Two Matching Magazines and Original Holster

This is a an excellent example of a pre-war Japanese Baby Nambu pistol as manufactured by the Tokyo Koishikawa arsenal. This pistol has a high quality rust blue finish and straw colored trigger, magazine release, sear pivot pin and bolt lock with a bright finished bolt, and checkered mahogany grips. The magazine has a nickel plated body with an aluminum base. The top of the chamber area bears the four intertwined cannon balls of the Tokyo Arsenal and the right side of the receiver has the Japanese Kanji markings over the serial number "3561". The matching serial numbers are also visible on the underside of the bolt, the back side of the cocking knob, the back of the both magazines, and on the inside of the left grip panel. It is complete with an original Japanese Baby Nambu holster. The "Baby" Nambu is perhaps the most desirable Japanese semi-automatic pistol.

Condition: Excellent with 90% of the blue finish overall with the grip straps showing a light brown patina starting to form. The grips are excellent with nice sharp checkering and minimal handling marks. The holster is very good with a nice brown color overall showing wear and scuffing on the flap, and age cracking down the front of the holster, with a small tear on the front edge of the flap. As noted this rare pistol has matching numbers to includes both magazines.


Six Colt Patent Marked Bullet Molds
Six Colt Patent Marked Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390251 | Six Colt Patent Marked Bullet Molds

All molds in this lot are steel, in dual chamber (round and conical) configuration with a "COLT'S/PATENT" marked sprue cutter. 1) 36 caliber mold, marked "36B" on the right side. The arms have been drilled for mounting handle extensions. 2) 36 caliber mold, marked "T" on the right side. 3) 31 caliber mold, marked "3" on the right side. 4) 36 caliber Military Army/Navy mold, marked "wat" on the right side. 5) 31 caliber mold, with no additional markings. 6) 31 caliber mold, with no additional markings.

Condition: 1) Good as noted, with bright wear on the handles and minor handling marks. 2) Very good, with mild handling marks and a mixed brown/gray patina. 3) Very good, with some scratches and dings. 4) Fine, with a mixed patina and spotting. 5) Fair, with dents and a mixed patina. 6) Fair, with a mixed patina and spotting.


Scarce Japanese Model 1902 Papa Nambu Pistol Rig in the Scarce 8000 Series Serial Number Range with
Scarce Japanese Model 1902 Papa Nambu Pistol Rig in the Scarce 8000 Series Serial Number Range with
Item number: 17390493 | Scarce Japanese Model 1902 Papa Nambu Pistol Rig in the Scarce 8000 Series Serial Number Range with Original Leather Holster and Original Box of Nambu Ammunition

This is a very fine example of a Tokyo Gas and Electric manufactured Model 1902 Nambu pistol which collectors refer to as a Papa Nambu version, that falls into the scarce 8,000 series serial number range. These were produced after the 2nd variation, Tokyo Arsenal contract that was produced in the 1923-28 time frame with serial numbers in the 8,075-8,549 range, with only 525 of this series manufactured. These have been identified as having the one-piece frame with the milled side panels. This example is in slightly better condition than most known examples, as all of the Model 1902 pistols saw extensive service as a standard issue Japanese military pistol by both the Navy and Army. As noted this pistol falls into a very unique serial number range that was a pre-cursor to the next private purchase variations. The top of the receiver has the small intertwined "TGE" mark for the Tokyo Gas and Electric Company while the right side of the upper receiver is marked with the four intertwined cannon balls symbol of the Tokyo Arsenal, followed by three Kanji markings/proofs over the serial number "8207". These pistols are equipped with adjustable tangent rear sight calibrated from 50-500 meters and a fixed inverted "v" front sight, with front grip safety. The right grip panels is also adorned with three-white painted Kanji Characters. It is complete with a correct replacement nickel plated Papa magazine numbered "4869" on the spine. The striker knob is mismatched. The leather holster is an original "Papa" that has three Kanji characters painted on the front flap with the slightly wider, clam-shell cover. The front of the holster has the original ammunition pouch that contains two rows of loops; nine and seven each, inside the pouch. Inside the clam-shell are three more partial readable Kanji markings painted in white letters. This scarce pistol and holster lot is accompanied by a very desirable original WWII box of Nambu ammunition still sealed. The top of the box has several Kanji characters which identifies the ammunition as being "1st Tokyo Arsenal ammunition, Type 14 Showa date 20.2".

Condition: Fine with 70% plus of the original blue finish remaining with the balance a dulled/oxidized brown patina finish, mostly on the grip straps and upper front edges of he upper receiver, from handling and service use. The grips are very fine plus with crisp checkering, showing wear across the tops of the checkering with the white Kanji markings still very readable and intact. This pistol has matching numbers except the striker spring guide (numbered 8287) and magazine as noted. A very nice example of an original and very scarce pre-WWII Japanese Model 1902 Nambu rig with original holster and ammunition.


Five Assorted .44 Bullet Molds
Five Assorted .44 Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390252 | Five Assorted .44 Bullet Molds

All bullet molds are steel two cavity (ball and conical), unless other wise noted. All have sprue cutters. 1) "D" marked mold with "COLT'S/PATENT" in the sprue cutter. 2) "W" marked mold with "COLT'S/PATENT" on the sprue cutter. 3) "44H" marked mold with "COLTS/PATENT" on the sprue cutter. 4) "C" marked mold with "COLT'S/PATENT" on the sprue cutter. 5) "44CAL" marked, two cavity conical mold with "COLTS/PATENT" on the sprue cutter.

Condition: All molds are very good with the blue thinning and spotted. All show marks from use and some minor surface oxidation.


Late World War II
Late World War II "Battle damaged" Japanese Type 97 Nagoya Sniper Rifle with Original 2.5X Sniper Sc
Item number: 17390494 | Late World War II "Battle damaged" Japanese Type 97 Nagoya Sniper Rifle with Original 2.5X Sniper Scope Case Bayonet and Scabbard

A very late WWII Japanese Type 97 sniper rifle as manufactured at the Nagoya factory. The side of the receiver is marked with the Nagoya Arsenal symbol over the Series "1" mark next to serial number "12665". The top of the receiver has the original Imperial Chrysanthemum (total intact) over the Kana characters for "9/7'Type" rifle. Equipped with an original WWII Japanese 2.5 X telescopic sight mounted on the to the left side of the receiver. The scope is marked on top "2.5 X 10/with a five pointed Star with a Circle in side/No.3878". The lower side of the mount is numbered "9304" and the back side of the mount is numbered "290". The left side of the receiver is fitted with the original scope base ( however it has a broken retainer spring, which can be replaced). Original tuned down sniper bolt numbered "076" on the underside, cocking knob numbered "421" with un-numbered firing pin and an original non-matching dust cover. Original WWII stock with cupped sheet metal buttplate and handguard. With an early Type 30 Nagoya marked hook bayonet, metal scabbard with original leather frog, original canvas scope case with shoulder straps, original leather sling and rare late war plastic push on muzzle cover.

Condition: Very good overall with half of the faded original blue finish on the metal parts, with browning on the floor plate, bolt assembly and dust cover (missing the front trigger guard screw). The stock and handguard are both good plus with minor handling marks and light scratches overall with clear proofmarks on the underside of the buttstock. Interestingly enough there is a small bullet hole on the right side of the forend that exited the left side and splintered the stock, which has been nicely glued back in place, so that it doesn't distract from the originality of this rifle. The scope is also very good plus with 90% of the black painted on finish which shows minor chips and nicks overall. You can see through the scope, however the optics are a little blurry. The scope case is also very good with intact stitching and shoulder strap with wear and scuffing on the edges and high points of the case. A very nice original historic "battle damaged" WWII Japanese Type 97 sniper rifle and scope rig.


Four Colt's Patent Navy Revolver Caliber Bullet Molds
Four Colt's Patent Navy Revolver Caliber Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390253 | Four Colt's Patent Navy Revolver Caliber Bullet Molds

All molds in this lot are steel construction in dual chamber (round and conical) configuration, equipped with a "COLTS/PATENT" marked sprue cutter. 1) 36 caliber mold, marked "36B" on the right side. 2) 36 caliber mold, marked "wat" on the right side and "GGS" on the left. 3) 36 caliber mold, with "D" on the cutter, "S" on the left handle, and "wat" on the left side. 4) 36 caliber mold, marked "2" on the right side.

Condition: 1) The cutter retention screw is absent, otherwise good. 2) Fair, with spotting and a mixed brown patina. 3) Fine, with mild spotting and handling marks. 4) Very fine, with mild handling marks.


Very Fine World War II Japanese Type 2 Paratrooper Rifle with Matching Dust Cover
Very Fine World War II Japanese Type 2 Paratrooper Rifle with Matching Dust Cover
Item number: 17390495 | Very Fine World War II Japanese Type 2 Paratrooper Rifle with Matching Dust Cover

The receiver has the intact Royal Chrysanthemum over the Kana markings. The barrel takedown mechanism is marked with assembly number (435) and the receiver is marked with the serial number and the Nagoya Arsenal factory mark. Original matching WWII dust cover and standard tangent rear sight graduated from 300-1,500 meters with anti-aircraft wings, peep sight and inverted "V" front with guards. Two-piece stock with a cupped buttplate and side mounted sling swivels. The front barrel band has two screws and the rear has a slot in the top. The takedown hardware is matching on the side plates and the bolt extractor and cocking knob match the rifle. The bolt handle is the correct plum shaped version. With a brass push on muzzle cover and cleaning rod.

Condition: Excellent with 95% of the original blue finish overall with even thinning of the blue finish with wear on the bolt body, and rear receiver ring. The stock and handguard are excellent with nice original finish overall, showing minor handling marks and light pressure dents on the sides and underside of the buttstock. Rifle has all matching numbers to include the complete bolt assembly and dust cover. An excellent example of a late WWII Japanese Paratrooper rifle.


Nine Assorted Bullet Molds
Nine Assorted Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390254 | Nine Assorted Bullet Molds

All molds in this lot are steel 2 chamber (ball and conical). 1) "77" marked mold with sprue cutter. 2) "C" marked mold with sprue cutter. 3) "C" marked mold with sprue cutter. 4) "H" marked mold with sprue cutter. 5) unmarked mold with sprue cutter. 6) unmarked mold with sprue cutter. 7) unmarked mold with sprue cutter. 8) unmarked mold without sprue cutter. 9) unmarked mold/tool without sprue cutter.

Condition: All molds range from good to very fine with marks and wear from use.


World War II Type 99 Japanese Rifle with Type 99 Sniper 4X Scope and Case
World War II Type 99 Japanese Rifle with Type 99 Sniper 4X Scope and Case
Item number: 17390496 | World War II Type 99 Japanese Rifle with Type 99 Sniper 4X Scope and Case

An early WWII Japanese Type 99 rifle that has been fitted with an original Japanese Type 99 sniper scope and mount. The receiver has the intact Royal Chrysanthemum with one small strike over the Kana markings. Attached to the left side of the receiver is a very nicely made reproduction scope base (which covers the factory markings). The rifle is an early version as it is fitted with a rear sight that is graduated from 4-15 (400-1,500 meters) with anti-aircraft wings and inverted "v" front sight. Early pattern folding monopod on the middle barrel band, two piece stock with large drain hole, finger grooves, cupped buttplate and side mounted sling swivels. The bolt has been lengthened and bent down to resemble an original sniper bolt. Fitted with an original late war fixed four power scope that is marked "4 X 7/ IAKATIHO/No 11920", with the locking mechanism on the lower base and stamped with rifle serial number "9352" on the back side. With an original WWII green canvas scope case with the carrying strap.

Condition: Fine overall as assembled with reproduction scope mount base. Professionally refinished with 98% of the blue finish with minor edge wear. The stock is very fine with its original WWII finish showing minor handling marks, scratches and light pressure dents from field use. The scope retains 95% of its original black painted exterior with original markings. The optics are clear with a few minor specks and the reticle is distinct. The scope case is very good with 90% of the green exterior finish overall showing wear and finish loss on the lid and corners. The carrying strap is also very fine. A nice representative example of scarce WWII Japanese rifle.


Eight Pistol Caliber Bullet Molds
Eight Pistol Caliber Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390255 | Eight Pistol Caliber Bullet Molds

All molds are blue steel construction, with dual chambers (conical and round) and hinged sprue cutters. With noted exception, all bear a single letter stamp on the right side. 1) 44 caliber mold, marked "A" with a pair of wooden extensions wired to the handles. 2) 44 caliber mold, marked "H". 3) 44 caliber mold, marked "R". 4) 44 caliber mold, marked "H". 5) 38 caliber mold, unmarked. 6) 44 caliber mold, marked "H". 7) 36 caliber mold, marked "J". 8) 44 caliber mold, marked "J".

Condition: Good to fine overall, with mild handling marks and areas of brown patina.


Collector's Lot of Two Japanese Type 14  Large Trigger Guard Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistols Both with
Collector's Lot of Two Japanese Type 14 Large Trigger Guard Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistols Both with
Item number: 17390497 | Collector's Lot of Two Japanese Type 14 Large Trigger Guard Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistols Both with Two Matching Magazines and a Holster -A) WWII Japanese Type 14 Large Trigger Guard Nambu Pistol


A) Manufactured at the Nagoya Nambu-Kokubunji factory in February 1942, (Showa 17.2). Blue with straw colored trigger and safety. Bolt and trigger are numbered to gun. Large trigger guard, early cocking knob and fitted with ribbed hardwood grips. Complete with two magazines numbered to the gun and rubberized canvas clam shell holster.

Manufucture: Nagoya
Model: Type 14
BBL: 4 5/8 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 8 mm Nambu
Finish: blue
Grips: hardwood
Serial Number: 5227

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% plus original blue finish thinning to a gray patina. The safety and trigger retain about 40% of the original straw color. The grips are excellent with some minor dings, scratches and pressure marks. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically fine. The holster is very good. The inner pouch flap fastener shows some heavy wear and overall there is some minor wear, and a small piece of the flap edging absent.

B) Manufactured by Nagoya Arsenal in September 1944, (Showa 19.9). The pistol has the late pattern course knurled cocking knob, mahogany grips with 24-serrations and a matching magazine with blue body and pot metal base. The pistol has a bright bolt and salt blue finish on all other components. The right side of the receiver is marked with Nagoya Arsenal, second series symbols followed by the serial number: "58730". Both magazine spines are numbered: "730". Complete with a rubberized canvas clam shell holster.

Manufucture: Nagoya
Model: Type 14
BBL: 4 3/4 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 8 mm Nambu
Finish: blue
Grips: mahogany
Serial Number: 58730

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 97% original blue finish with edge wear around the muzzle and high points, thinning on the grip straps, some scattered light spotting and some small areas of corrosion on the barrel. The grips are very good with a few small gouges in the left grip. The late war rubberized holster is very good to excellent with some scuffs on the flap.


Four American Percussion Revolver Bullet Molds
Four American Percussion Revolver Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390256 | Four American Percussion Revolver Bullet Molds

All four molds are blue steel, with dual chambers (conical/round, unless noted) and hinged sprue cutters. 1) Unmarked 40 caliber mold, with dual round chambers. 2) Manhattan Firearms 36 caliber mold, with the 4-line New York address on the cutter. 3) Colt 28 caliber mold, with "COLT'S/PATENT/H" on the cutter. 4) Colt 36 caliber mold, with "COLT'S/PATENT" on the cutter and "36" on the right side.

Condition: 1) Very good, with spotting and dents. 2) Very fine, with light handling marks. 3) Fine, with spotting. 4) Fine, with mild handling marks and areas of brown patina.


World War II Japanese Nagoya Arsenal Type 2 Paratrooper Bolt Action Rifle
World War II Japanese Nagoya Arsenal Type 2 Paratrooper Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390498 | World War II Japanese Nagoya Arsenal Type 2 Paratrooper Bolt Action Rifle

Fixed blade front and A-A wing equipped folding rear sights, with a ground mum over the "Two/Type" receiver ring marking. The front mounting hardware is numbered "831", with "427" on the barrel lug, and "117" on the rear hardware. Smooth pistol grip stock, with a steel buttplate.

Condition: Good as assembled, with 70% of the blue finish, showing areas of brown patina, mild handling marks, and scattered spotting. The wood shows a number of dings and dents. Mechanically excellent.


Cased Factory Engraved Gold and Silver Plated Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with Magnificent Raised
Cased Factory Engraved Gold and Silver Plated Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with Magnificent Raised
Item number: 17390257 | Cased Factory Engraved Gold and Silver Plated Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with Magnificent Raised Relief Carved U.S. Grant Ivory Grip

Manufactured in 1863. This Fourth Model Navy revolver has a rounded trigger guard, thin loading lever catch and channel in the recoil shield capping cut-out. The revolver is factory engraved with Germanic scrollwork on a punch-dot background. The sides of the hammer are engraved with a wolf's head motif. A small "E" is stamped next to the serial number on the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap which indicates that the components were designated by Colt for engraving and special finishing. The barrel, loading lever, frame, trigger guard and back strap are silver plated and the cylinder and hammer are gold plated. The revolver is fitted with a one piece ivory grip; the left side of the grip is raised relief carved with the bust of General Grant. The left side of the barrel is inscribed "M-G-HODNETTE" using zig zag engraving. The top of the barrel is roll stamped with the legend "-ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA-" in an engraved panel with scalloped borders and a flourish on the muzzle end. "COLTS/PATENT" is roll stamped on the left side of the frame in an engraved panel. "36 CAL" is roll stamped on the left front trigger guard bow and "1" is stamped on the left rear bow. The cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas Navy battle scene and "COLTS PATENT NO". The full serial number "147681" is stamped on the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap. The partial serial number "7681" is stamped on the loading lever and cylinder. The revolver is complete with an American style mahogany case with four compartments lined with purple velvet. The case contains numerous lead .36 caliber round balls and conical bullets, blue steel double cavity bullet mold stamped "COLTS/PATENT" on the spruce cutter and "36P" on the right block, unmarked flat sided brass capper with chain and a steel cleaning rod with threaded end.

Condition: Very fine overall. The silver plated finish on the barrel, frame and lever is tarnished and remains 85%. The Colt silver plated finish on the trigger guard and back strap is 30% intact. Most of the gold plated finish is present on the cylinder and hammer with some flaking on the edges of the cylinder. The factory engraving is crisp. The inscription on barrel is a later addition. The slightly undersized ivory grip is very fine with sharp details on the relief carved bust. The case is fair. The inside of the case bottom has a break under the pistol butt and a crude period repaired patch in the lining under the cylinder. The lining is dirty, faded and torn in several places. The bullet mold is the only Colt accessory; it retains about 80% of the blue finish but has numerous dents and scratches on the sides. The capper is very good. This is a very fine example of a factory engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with a spectacular grip!


Collector's Lot of Two World War II Japanese Bolt Action Rifles -A) Scarce Japanese Type 2 Paratroop
Collector's Lot of Two World War II Japanese Bolt Action Rifles -A) Scarce Japanese Type 2 Paratroop
Item number: 17390499 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II Japanese Bolt Action Rifles -A) Scarce Japanese Type 2 Paratrooper Rifle


A) This is a nice example of a late WW II Japanese paratrooper rifle produced by the Nagoya arsenal. The top of the receiver has the Royal Chrysanthemum (partially struck) over the Kana markings for Type 2. The left side of the barrel takedown mechanism or attaching section is marked with assembly number "874" and on the left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number "3141" next to the Nagoya Army Arsenal factory mark. This is fitted with the early tangent rear sight graduated from 300-1,500 meters with anti-aircraft wings and peep sight with the standard inverted "V" front sight with guards. The front barrel band has two screws with the middle band having a single screw with the slot in the top. It has matching takedown assembly hardware and is fitted with a correct plum shaped bolt with an unnumbered sheet metal dust cover. The rifle has a standard two-piece hardwood stock with a drain hole on the underside of the stock, a cupped buttplate and side mounted sling swivels.

Manufucture: Japanese
Model: Paratrooper
BBL: 25 inch round
Stock: mahogany
Guage: 7.7 mm Japanese
Finish: blue
Grips:
Serial Number: 3141

Condition: Very fine overall with 80% of the original blue finish. The stock and forend are both very good with a nice darker brown color overall with minimal handling marks. A nice example of a late WWII rifle.

B) This is an early series 5 type 38 carbine manufactured at the Nagoya Arsenal. The top of the receiver has the royal chrysanthemum intact over the kana markings. The series mark, serial number and Nagoya factory mark are on the left side of the receiver. It is fitted with the short staff rear sight graduated from 4-20 (400-2,000 meters) with the inverted "V" front sight. It has the original two-piece stock with the cupped buttplate and single barrel band. It comes with an original, sheet metal dust cover, late war plastic push-on muzzle cover, original cleaning rod and original leather sling. The trigger guard and floor plate are both marked with "C44Y" which may have been an identification/proper mark of the veteran who brought the rifle home.

Manufucture: Japanese
Model: 38
BBL: 18 inch round
Stock: mahogany
Guage: 6.5 mm Japanese
Finish: blue
Grips:
Serial Number: 22388

Condition: Good overall with traces of the original blue finish still remaining with the balance of the exposed metal surfaces a dark brown patina. The stock and handguard are also both fine with the original dark brown finish overall.


Scarce Early Production Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver with Fluted Cylinder and Four Screw Frame
Scarce Early Production Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver with Fluted Cylinder and Four Screw Frame
Item number: 17390258 | Scarce Early Production Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver with Fluted Cylinder and Four Screw Frame

Colt Model 1860 Army revolver that was manufactured in 1860. This revolver is one of approximately 4,000 Model 1860 Army revolvers manufactured with the distinctive fluted cylinder. The revolver has a four screw frame and the recoil shields are cut for an attachable shoulder stock. The 7 1/2 inch barrel has the Hartford address. The revolver has a high polish commercial blue barrel and cylinder. The loading lever, frame, and hammer are casehardened. The brass trigger guard and iron back strap are silver plated. The one piece walnut Army size grip is varnished with a high polish piano finish. The top of the barrel is roll stamped "-ADDRESS COLT SAML COLT HARTFORD CT.-". "COLTS/PATENT" is roll stamped on the left side of the frame. "PATENTED SEPT. 10 the 1850" is stamped on one cylinder flute. The serial number, "860" is stamped on the wedge, the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap, in one cylinder flute and on the bottom of the cylinder arbor pin. All of the visible serial numbers match. Many early production Colt Model 1860 revolvers with fluted cylinders were sold to southern dealers before the outbreak of hostilities in April 1861 and were used by Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.

Condition: Very fine overall. The barrel and cylinder retain 40% of the original blue finish in protected areas. The balance has aged to a dark blue-brown patina. The right side of the barrel lug has numerous shallow disassembly marks surrounding the wedge slot with scattered light scratches and dents on the remainder of the barrel and right side of the lug. The side of the cylinder has numerous shallow dents and the rear face of the cylinder between the percussion nipples has been crudely milled back. The loading lever, hammer and frame retain 60% of the muted case colors. The brass trigger guard and steel back strap retain about 75% of the nickel plated finish; the nickel plating is heavily tarnished with some flaking at the junction with the top of the frame. The grip is also fine overall; most of the high gloss varnish finish remains intact and there are a number of shallow dents and handling marks on both sides of the grip. The pistol was apparently used as a hammer and has numerous minor dents on the butt. There are two prominent notches carved in the left side of the grip near the junction with the frame. The wedge screw and lower trigger guard screws are replacements. This is a very fine example of a scarce fluted cylinder Model 1860 Army revolver that almost certainly saw service in the Civil War.


Rare Two Digit Serial Number Early Production Colt Model 1 1855 Sidehammer Pocket Revolver with Gust
Rare Two Digit Serial Number Early Production Colt Model 1 1855 Sidehammer Pocket Revolver with Gust
Item number: 17390259 | Rare Two Digit Serial Number Early Production Colt Model 1 1855 Sidehammer Pocket Revolver with Gustave Young Hand Engraved Cylinder, Hammer and Barrel Address

This rare revolver is one of only 175 Model 1 Colt sidehammer revolvers manufactured in 1855. The revolver has an octagon barrel and octagon loading lever, cylinder pin latch that inserts from the left side of the barrel lug and 1/2 inch wide recoil shield capping cut out. The top of the barrel is roll stamped with the two line address " X COLTS/PATENT X ADDRESS SAML COLT/HARTFORD CT.U.S.A. X ". This address is found only on early 1855 sidehammer revolvers with octagon barrels. The five shot cylinder is hand engraved with the Cabin and Indian scene. The hammer spur has bordered knurling and there are there are seven tiny dots stamped on the hammer below the spur (writer believes that these denote Gustave Young's work charge performed on the cylinder, hammer and barrel address). The assembly number "11" is stamped on the rear face of the cylinder and on the side of the cylinder pin. The serial number, "76" is stamped on the underside of the barrel, the side of the cylinder and on the butt. All of the visible serial numbers match. The revolver has the Colt commercial blue finish on the barrel and frame. The loading lever, cylinder pin and hammer are casehardened and the cylinder is bright. The one piece rosewood grip has a varnished piano finish. Model 1 Revolvers are among the rarest Colt percussion revolvers and seldom appear at auction. Fewer Model 1 Revolvers were made than any Colt Paterson revolver.

Condition: Fine. The revolver is all original and retains 50% of the original blue finish. There is some heavy pitting on the barrel at the muzzle and light flash pitting on the percussion nipples and rear of the cylinder. Both sides of the barrel lug and the top strap have scattered dents and scratches. The blue finish on the back strap is thin. The hammer, loading lever and cylinder pin retain about 80% of the casehardened finish. The cylinder retains nearly all of the Cabin and Indian scene and has an even gray patina. The barrel markings and serial numbers are clear. The grip is also fine with most of the piano finish intact. This is a fine example of a seldom encountered and highly desirable Colt Model 1, 1855 Revolver. This variation is absent from most Colt Percussion Collections!


Documented Cased British Proofed Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver with Rare Matching Canteen Shoulder S
Documented Cased British Proofed Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver with Rare Matching Canteen Shoulder S
Item number: 17390260 | Documented Cased British Proofed Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver with Rare Matching Canteen Shoulder Stock Photographed in The Book of Colt Firearms

This is a very fine example of a Colt Model 1860 Army revolver manufactured in 1866, with the rare variation of steel back strap and trigger guard/front strap, 8 inch barrel and matching serialized canteen shoulder stock. A very limited number of 8 inch civilian models were cut for a shoulder stock as this revolver is. This particular revolver, case and accessories are pictured, identified by serial number and briefly described on page 165 of "The Book of Colt Firearms" by R.L. Wilson. The top barrel flat is marked "--ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA--", the left side of the barrel lug has a "Crown/ V" and "Crown/GP" proof and the left side of the frame is marked "COLTS/PATENT". The left trigger guard shoulder is marked "44 CAL". The cylinder is engraved with the Texas naval battle scene and marked "COLTS PATENT No 6656" and marked with a "crown/V" and "crown/GP" proof mark alternating between each nipple recess. The matching serial number "156656" is marked on the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap, the partial serial number "6656" is marked on the cylinder and the wedge is secured too tightly to check. Fitted with a smooth one piece walnut grip. Complete in an English oak case with brass fitting and inset brass disc on the lid and paper "Directions For Using Colt Pistols" label affixed to the inside of the lid. The case is divided into eight compartments with green felt lining and comes with a rare canteen stock with matching serial number marked on the lower tang of the attaching brass and on the tang of the buttplate, all fittings are silver plated brass. There is an iron lanyard ring and swivel mounted on the lower tang. These canteen stocks were manufactured in limited numbers in the 1850s and the canteen stock concept was intended to ease a soldier's burden by replacing two pieces of gear with a single piece which could perform both tasks, and like the later coffee mill Sharps or the trowel bayonet, the idea did not catch on. In addition, the case contains a metal cleaning rod with a metal handle, "L" shaped nipple wrench/screwdriver, an iron bullet mold marked "COLT'S/PATENT" on the sprue cutter, a "J BARLOW/PATENT" marked brown lacquer finished bag shaped flask, a nickel oiler and a large empty W. & C. Eley percussion cap tin. This revolver was formally in the Robert Sutherland collection.

Condition: Very fine. The barrel retains 70% original bright blue finish with loss due to flaking and showing a smooth gray and brown patina on the exposed areas. The cylinder retains 50% original blue finish concentrated on the rear and showing a smooth brown patina on the forward portion mixed with scattered original blue finish. The scene is fully visible and clear. The grip frame retains 80% original blue finish with scattered flaking and an area of smooth gray patina on the front of the trigger guard bow. Most of the original bright case colors remain on the frame and loading lever. The grip is excellent with 85% original varnish remaining showing wear on the top sides from installing the shoulder stock and a few minor dents and dings. The shoulder stock is excellent with 97% plus original varnish remaining and showing a few scattered minor dings and scratches. 75% of the original silver plating remains which has darkened with age. The exposed brass has a very pleasant aged patina. The case is good with a couple of minor gouges, numerous minor scratches and some normal wear for a case of this age. The flask is excellent with almost all of the original brown lacquer finish remaining showing some high point wear. The cap tin has an aged patina and the lid label is mostly intact. The oiler is fine. An extremely rare documented variation of a Colt Model 1860 Army revolver with matching rare canteen shoulder stock, case and accessories.


Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Item number: 17390261 | Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver

Manufactured in 1855. The revolver has a five-inch barrel with loading lever, five-shot cylinder, and oval trigger guard. The cylinder is roll-stamped with the Stagecoach Holdup scene and "COLT'S PATENT" markings. The bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and backstrap are stamped with a punch dot above or below the serial number. The punch dot was used by Colt to designate parts for engraving or special finish. The sides of the barrel lug, upper edges of the barrel, sides of the loading lever, frame, hammer, trigger guard and backstrap are decorated with Germanic scroll engraving on a punch dot background. The sides of the hammer are engraved with a wolf's head motif. The engraving was either executed by Master Engraver Gustave Young or his staff. The top of the barrel is engraved "SamL Colt" in Old English letters surrounded by engraved flourishes. "COLTS/PATENT" is hand engraved in a panel on the left side of the frame. All of the visible screws are engraved. The full serial number "104010" is stamped on the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard, backstrap and on the side of the cylinder. The partial serial number, "4010" is stamped on the loading lever. The barrel and cylinder are blue, the loading lever, frame and hammer are casehardened and the brass trigger guard and backstrap are silver plated. The one-piece grip is highly figured walnut with a high polish piano finish. Colt revolvers with factory engraving by Gustave Young are some of the most desirable American collector firearms.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 30% of the original blue finish on the top and sides of the barrel. The trigger guard and backstrap have 75% of the silver plated finish intact. The loading lever, frame, hammer and cylinder have a silver gray patina. The flawlessly executed scroll engraving is crisp and deep. The markings on the barrel and frame are sharp. The cylinder retains most of the Stagecoach Holdup scene and shows firing wear with battered safety pins and moderate flash pitting on the percussion nipples and rear cylinder face. The grip is fine with scattered handling marks, 70% of the piano finish remains intact. This is both an attractive and fine example of a Colt Model 1849 Pocket revolver factory engraved by Gustave Young or his shop.


Historic Leather Bound and Silver Furnished Photo Album from the Household of Historic Master Engrav
Historic Leather Bound and Silver Furnished Photo Album from the Household of Historic Master Engrav
Item number: 17390262 | Historic Leather Bound and Silver Furnished Photo Album from the Household of Historic Master Engraver Gustave Young as Documented by Noted Arms Historian R.L. Wilson From His Personal Collection

Included with this unique item is a letter from R.L. Wilson, author of numerous books on the history of American arms, in which he details the events that led to discovery of this album. While performing research in 1967, Wilson was provided access to the home of Robert Young, grandson of Gustave Young, whose attic was found to contain a virtual archive of one of the top names in American engraving, a "treasure trove" of documents and memorabilia, including this album, which then entered Wilson's personal collection. Marked "ALBUM" in gilt text on the spine, this photo album is laid out in the classic book format, with a brown leather cover, metal protectors on the front corners, a metal clasp, and a silver shield on the front cover bearing the monogram "MY" in a style that Wilson compares to a deluxe Colt or Smith & Wesson casing with a dot and line border in the style of the master engraver himself, implying that Gustave Young personally appointed this album. The front pages identify the maker as William T. Amies of Philadelphia, with the presentation page reading to "Mrs M. Young" from "Mrs. Thomas Gay". Thomas Gay and his wife have not been identified, but "M. Young" is identified by Wilson as Marie Young, wife of Gustave Young. Within the album are a card for C.S Gerlach, a photographer from Elgin Ill, an advertisement for Chauncey L. Moore & Co. of Springfield Mass, and 63 pictures of men, women and children. Also included with the letter is a document titled "List of Contents of the/Photo Album of Gustave and Marie Young/Dating from the 1850s/1860s to the 1890s"; though the Wilson header and credentials is absent, the hand signature on the front page, combined with the center-aligned, bolded headline in the style that graces Wilson's letters, indicate this as his personal inventory of the contents, including pictures identified as Marie & Gustave Young, their sons Alfred, Oscar and Eugene from different stages in their lives.

Condition: Very good. The exterior of the album shows mild scuffs, a few tears at the folds, and a small amount of play in the hardware. Minor tears are present in the pages and some fading of the contents appropriate to age. 95% of the original silver finish is present on the cover plaque, with a fine aged color overall and sharp engraving. A one of a kind item, documented to one of the most important names in American engraving by one of the top names in American arms writing (see website for more photos).


Desirable Colt Belt Model Paterson Revolver No. 2 with Extra Cylinder
Desirable Colt Belt Model Paterson Revolver No. 2 with Extra Cylinder
Item number: 17390263 | Desirable Colt Belt Model Paterson Revolver No. 2 with Extra Cylinder

This is a highly desirable and sought after example of a Colt Belt Model Paterson Revolver No. 2 with an extra cylinder. Colt manufactured approximately 850 Belt Model No. 2 revolvers at the Paterson, New Jersey factory between 1837 and 1840. Experts believe that fewer than 250 of these revolvers still exist today. The revolver has a high polish blue finish on the barrel, cylinder, frame, grip straps and hammer. The straight grips are highly figured walnut with a high polish piano finish. The five-shot square back cylinder is roll engraved with the Centaur hunting scene. In addition to the square back cylinder this No. 2, Model revolver has the distinctive flared barrel lug, double curve barrel lug, flat butt and is in the correct 100-200 serial number range. The top of the barrel is marked "-Patent Arms Mg Co Paterson N.J. Colt's Pt.-" flanked by small arrows. The serial number, "185", is visible on the rear of the barrel lug, the wedge, the rear face of both cylinders, on the left side of the trigger, on the cylinder plate in the trigger slot and on the bottom right edge of the grip. The revolver comes with an extra cylinder roll engraved with the Centaur scene and numbered to the gun.

Condition: Very fine as period refurbished. The pistol retains nearly 90% of the high polish blue finish showing some scattered edge wear and a smooth gray patina on the back strap. The grips remain very good with some small gouges on the lower portion. The hammer appears to be an expertly executed replacement. The barrel markings are sharp and the cylinder scene is at least 90% complete. The action is crisp and functions well. The Colt Paterson revolvers are historically important and rare in any condition. No advanced Colt collection is complete without an example of a Colt Paterson Model revolver.


Original Colt Factory Case with Paterson Belt Model 2 Revolver Accessories
Original Colt Factory Case with Paterson Belt Model 2 Revolver Accessories
Item number: 17390264 | Original Colt Factory Case with Paterson Belt Model 2 Revolver Accessories

This is a nice example of a Colt factory case with accessories. The rectangular varnished mahogany case has a beveled lid inlaid with a silver plate with scalloped edges. The case interior has a ribbed brown velvet lining and is fitted with wire retainers to secure the accessories. The case contains the distinctive Paterson accessories that include an iron single cavity round ball mold with wooden handles on both blocks and the spruce cutter, a Paterson No. 2 combination tool that incorporates a ball seater, screwdriver, nipple wrench, and nipple pick, brass mounted charger for a Belt Model No. 2 revolver numbered "54" on the bottom and on the sides of both compartments and brass cleaning rod with a turned walnut head.

Condition: Fine overall. The iron bullet mold blocks and spruce cutter have faded to a smooth brown patina and the wooden handles remain very good. The combination tool has a gray patina and is fully functional. The charger shows moderate wear and has crisp markings and a mellow age patina on both the brass and copper components. The cleaning rod has an attractive age patina. The capper is a modern reproduction.


Very Fine Cased Colt Model 1862 Police Percussion Revolver with Accessories
Very Fine Cased Colt Model 1862 Police Percussion Revolver with Accessories
Item number: 17390265 | Very Fine Cased Colt Model 1862 Police Percussion Revolver with Accessories

Manufactured in 1863. The top of the barrel is marked "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA" , "COLTS/PATENT" on the left side of the frame and "36 CAL" on the left trigger guard shoulder. One of the cylinder flutes is marked with the 1850 patent date. The complete matching serial number is on the barrel, frame, trigger guard and backstrap, and the rear of the cylinder and arbor pin are marked with the partial serial number "2355". The wedge is mis-matched. Fitted with a smooth varnished one-piece walnut grip. Complete in a walnut case with maroon velvet lining, a brown lacquer powder flask, iron Colt bullet mold, Eley Bros 250 count cap tin (empty), and nipple wrench/screwdriver. The bottom of the case is period ink numbered to the gun and marked "Box 8" in yellow paint.

Condition: Very fine. The barrel and cylinder retain 80% original blue finish with loss due to flaking on the barrel. The balance has a smooth brown and gray patina. The frame and hammer retain 95% original bright case colors. The trigger guard and backstrap retain 30% original thin silver plating, mainly on the top of the backstrap and protected areas of the trigger guard. The balance has a pleasant aged patina. A crude "BOB" is scratched into the butt. The grip remains excellent with some mild lower edge wear and a few minor dings and scratches. The markings remain crisp and clear. The action is excellent. The case is good with a number of repairs and some cracks in the lid. The lining is badly faded, but very good with some heavy wear from the front sight and some moderate contact wear. A notch has been cut in one of the compartment walls to accommodate the flask spout. All of the accessories are very good.


Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Civilian Revolver
Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Civilian Revolver
Item number: 17390266 | Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Civilian Revolver

Manufactured in 1863 for the commercial market with a three screw frame cut for a shoulder stock. The top of the barrel has the one line New York address, the left side of the frame is marked "COLTS/PATENT", and the cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas naval battle scene and marked "COLTS PATENT No" over "PATENTED SEPT 10th 1850". The matching number is marked on the bottom of the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap. The partial serial number "5658" is marked on the wedge and cylinder pin, the cylinder is un-numbered. There is a small "H" on the front strap directly behind the trigger guard bow. Blade front and hammer notch rear sights, and fitted with a smooth varnished walnut grip.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 30% plus original blue finish mixed with smooth brown and gray patina. There is a small amount of pin prick type pitting on the lower right side of the frame. The cylinder scene is mostly visible. The frame also retains 30% original case colors, brightest in protected areas with a smooth gray patina on the balance. There are strong traces of age darkened original silver in the protected area of the trigger guard bow with a pleasant aged patina on the balance. The grip is also fine with much of the original varnish remaining showing some lower edge wear and scattered minor dents and dings. The markings are clear. The action is fine.


Excellent Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolver
Excellent Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolver
Item number: 17390267 | Excellent Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolver

Manufactured in 1863. The top barrel flat has the one line New York address, "COLTS/PATENT" on the left side of the frame and the stagecoach holdup scene is rolled engraved on the cylinder. The complete matching serial number is marked on the barrel, frame, trigger guard, cylinder and back strap, with the partial serial number "8939" on the loading lever and cylinder pin, and "38939" on the wedge and cylinder. Brass cone front and hammer notch rear sights, blue cylinder and barrel, silver plated trigger guard and back strap, and casehardened remaining parts. Fitted with a varnished one-piece walnut grip.

Condition: Excellent. The barrel and cylinder retain 90% original blue finish with scattered minor flaking, edge wear and thinning. The frame retains 95% plus vivid original case colors. The cylinder scene is sharp and clear. The trigger guard and backstrap retain 30% original silver plating, concentrated mainly in the protected areas. The exposed brass has a pleasant aged patina. The grip is excellent with 98% original varnish showing some minor lower edge wear and a few minor pressure dents. The markings are clear and crisp. The action is fine.


Rare One of Three Known Factory Engraved Documented Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top Revolver
Rare One of Three Known Factory Engraved Documented Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top Revolver
Item number: 17390268 | Rare One of Three Known Factory Engraved Documented Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top Revolver

The accompanying Colt factory letter (photocopy) states that this revolver was one of eight revolvers shipped to J.P. Moores & Sons on July 4, 1876. These eight revolvers are the only Model 1871-72 Open Top revolvers that were factory engraved. The letter lists the finish as "nickel" with the grips as "Not Listed" and verifies the factory engraving. The barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap are decorated with factory scroll engraving on a punch-dot background. The barrel legend and Colt "1871" and "1872" patent dates are enclosed in engraved panels. The engraving on the bottom of the barrel lug and trigger guard covers the serial numbers. Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top revolver serial number 1970 was in the same lot of eight revolvers shipped to J.P. Moores on July 4, 1876, and is illustrated on page 158 of "The Book of Colt Engraving" by R.L. Wilson. Wilson describes the engraving on serial number 1970 as, "a flowery scroll design which may have been done by one of the younger craftsmen. But, nevertheless, one of the rarest deigns in the study of Colt firearms engraving". The engraving on this revolver is nearly identical to that on serial number 1970 and appears to have been executed by the same craftsman. The top of the barrel is marked with the one-line address "-ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA-" and "-PAT. JULY.25. 1871.-/-PAT. JULY 2.1872-" is roll-stamped on the left side of the frame. The cylinder is roll-engraved with the Texas Navy battle scene and "COLTS PATENT NO.003". The inside of the loading gate is stamped with the assembly number "1209". The full serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap. The cylinder is stamped with the partial serial number "003". All nickel finish and fitted with a smooth one-piece ivory grip. Research by Colt experts indicates that the eight factory engraved, nickel-plated Colt Model 1871-1872 Open Top revolvers shipped to J.P. Moores on July 4, 1876, were intended for display at the Independence Day celebration and Centennial display in New York City. The revolvers were serial numbers: 1932, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1992, 1993, 2003 and 2004. This revolver, serial number 1970 and 1992 are the only known Colt factory engraved Model 1871-72 revolvers extant. Serial number 1992 is also offered in this auction. Colt manufactured only about 7,000 Model 1871-72 Open Top revolvers and surviving examples are scarce.

Condition: Very fine as restored. The revolver has been carefully polished and the barrel lengthened. Half of the original nickel-plated finish remains on the balance. Most of the finish loss is concentrated on the sides of the trigger guard and cylinder. There is scattered shallow flash pitting on the sides of the barrel lug, top of the barrel, ejector housing and forward edge of the cylinder. There is scattered light pitting on the back strap and hammer. The bottom of the back strap is drilled and tapped for a lanyard ring which has been removed. The cylinder retains 85% of the Texas Navy scene. The grip is fine. The ivory has a very attractive patina, shows minimal shrinkage and has a few minor age cracks on the bottom. The markings and engraving are clear and crisp. This rare and extremely desirable Colt revolver is a prize that would occupy a place of honor in the finest Colt collection.


Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1851 Percussion Navy Revolver with Accessories
Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1851 Percussion Navy Revolver with Accessories
Item number: 17390269 | Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1851 Percussion Navy Revolver with Accessories

Manufactured in 1870, this is a very nice example of a factory engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver done very much in the style of Gustave Young. The upper and side barrel flats, barrel lug, frame, rear sides of the loading lever, back strap, head of the wedge and trigger guard bow are engraved with the late percussion vine style engraving pattern. This style is discussed in the book "The Book of Colt Engraving" by R.L. Wilson and there is a photograph of a Model 1860 Army revolver on page 147 with almost identical engraving as that on this revolver. There is a serpents head in the pattern on each side of the barrel lug, and the sides of the hammer have a wolfs head motif and the same vine style as the rest of the revolver. There is a shell design on the top of the back strap. The top barrel lug is marked "-ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA-", the left side of the frame is marked "COLTS/PATENT" in a downward arch and the left side trigger guard shoulder is marked "36 CAL". The cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas/Mexico naval battle scene and marked "COLTS PATENT No 318". The complete matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap, the partial serial number "0318" is marked on the cylinder pin , "318" on the wedge and the loading lever is un-numbered. The letter "E" is stamped above the serial number on the barrel lug and below the number on the frame, trigger guard and back strap designating this revolver for factory engraving. Standard brass cone front and hammer notch rear sights, the barrel and cylinder were blue, silver plated brass trigger guard and back strap, and casehardened remaining parts. The revolver is fitted with a varnished one-piece walnut grip. Complete in a walnut case with a brass shield inset in the lid and red velvet lining. The case has five compartments and contains a crossed revolvers/stars/eagle/cannon brass powder flask and two cavity iron bullet mold with "COLTS/PATENT" marked on the sprue cutter and "N.J" on the bottom of the left block.

Condition: Near fine. The metal surfaces have an attractive smooth mottled gray and brown patina. The brass has a very pleasant aged patina with strong traces of the original silver plating in the protected areas. The grip is very fine with 95% original varnish remaining, and showing some lower edge wear and some minor dings and dents. The markings and engraving are crisp and clear. 90% of the cylinder scene is visible and clear. The action is excellent. The relined case and accessories are all very good. This is a solid original example of a highly desirable Factory Engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver!


Scarce Civilian Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver with Four Screw Frame
Scarce Civilian Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver with Four Screw Frame
Item number: 17390270 | Scarce Civilian Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver with Four Screw Frame

Manufactured in 1862 for the civilian market, with a four screw frame cut for a shoulder stock. The top of the barrel has the one line New York address, the left side of the frame is marked "COLTS/PATENT", and the cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas naval battle scene and marked "COLTS PATENT No 0317" over "PATENTED SEPT 10th 1850". The left side trigger guard shoulder is marked "44 CAL" and the upper left rear of the trigger guard bow is marked with the letter "C". The matching number is marked on the bottom of the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap with the number "2" above the number on the barrel and under the remaining three. The cylinder pin is numbered "0317" and the wedge is mis-matched (26888). Blade front and hammer notch rear sights, and fitted with a smooth varnished walnut grip.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 40% original bright blue finish, mainly on the barrel and protected areas of the cylinder, with a smooth brown patina on the balance. The frame has a smooth gray patina with traces of original case colors in the protected areas of the recoil shield. The trigger guard retains half of the original silver plating which is beginning to darken with age. The exposed brass has a pleasant mellow aged patina. The grip is very fine with most of the original varnish remaining and showing some minor wear and nicks on the lower edge, and overall some minor dents and handling marks. The action needs work, the cylinder does not rotate when the hammer is cocked. The cylinder scene is mostly visible and the markings are clear.


Colt Richards-Mason Conversion Model 1860 Army Revolver with Ivory Grip
Colt Richards-Mason Conversion Model 1860 Army Revolver with Ivory Grip
Item number: 17390271 | Colt Richards-Mason Conversion Model 1860 Army Revolver with Ivory Grip

This is an example of a Colt Model 1860 Army Richards-Mason Conversion Revolver. Colt manufactured approximately 2,100 of these conversions in 1877 and 1878 utilizing the Model 1860 Army frame and cylinder and a special barrel with no provision for a loading lever hole. The revolver is chambered for the .44 Colt center fire cartridge and has an 8 inch barrel. The revolver breech plate lacks the integral rear sight found on earlier cartridge conversion revolvers and is cut at the top to allow the hammer to strike the cartridge. The top of the barrel is marked with the standard one-line address: "COLTS PT. F. A MFG. & CO. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A.". The left side of the frame is marked: "- PAT. JULY 25, 1871-/- PAT. JULY 2, 1872-". The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel, frame, trigger guard and backstrap. The rear of the loading gate is stamped with the batch number "905". Fitted with a one-piece ivory grip. The Model 1860 Richards-Mason Revolver is one of the scarcest Colt cartridge conversion revolvers.

Condition: Good. The trigger guard and front strap retain traces of the nickel finish, otherwise the metal surfaces have been cleaned bright and there is extensive scattered, moderate pitting. The grips are undersized and remain very good with a small chip on the right toe, some minor age cracks and a pleasant caramel color. The markings are clear. The action is fine.


Two Military Inspected Colt Patent Marked 44 Caliber Two Chamber Bullet Molds
Two Military Inspected Colt Patent Marked 44 Caliber Two Chamber Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390272 | Two Military Inspected Colt Patent Marked 44 Caliber Two Chamber Bullet Molds

Both molds are blued steel 2-chamber (round and conical) construction, with "COLT'S/PATENT" atop the sprue cutters. One is inspector marked "K" on the right side of the body, the other marked "D".

Condition: Both are near excellent, with mild spotting, wear on the high edges and contact points, and most of the original blue finish overall.


Fine Colt Model 1860 Army 2nd Model Richards Cartridge Conversion Revolver
Fine Colt Model 1860 Army 2nd Model Richards Cartridge Conversion Revolver
Item number: 17390273 | Fine Colt Model 1860 Army 2nd Model Richards Cartridge Conversion Revolver

This is an excellent example of a Colt 1860 Army revolver that has been factory fitted with a Richards conversion unit. This revolver is a Second Model conversion, a transition type between the Richards and Richards-Mason models. These revolvers are found in the 170,000-200,000 serial number range. This type of conversion was performed by supplying a new cylinder, in the Colt 44 CF cartridge, fitting it with a new cylinder ring in front of the recoil shield and installing a new loading gate on the frame with an external spring. The loading lever has been replaced with an ejector housing on the right side of the barrel lug, which has the cross-hatched ejector head. The hammer has a firing pin added. The top of the barrel is marked "-ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA-" and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line 1871 and 1872 patent dates. The cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas Navy scene and "COLT'S PATENT NO. 6784". The complete matching serial number is stamped on the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap. The wedge is un-numbered and the loading gate is marked "6784". The revolver has a three-screw frame, brass trigger guard, iron back strap and one-piece varnished walnut grip.

Condition: Very fine. The barrel is in bright polish with traces of nickel plating. The remainder of the revolver retains 90% plus of the original nickel finish with areas that have frosted. The excellent grip retains 95% original varnish showing some lower edge wear and a few small minor chips on the lower edges. The cylinder scene is 98% visible and the markings are clear. The action is fine.


Engraved Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top Revolver with Relief Carved Grip
Engraved Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top Revolver with Relief Carved Grip
Item number: 17390274 | Engraved Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top Revolver with Relief Carved Grip

Highly prized by collectors for its limited production and significance as the first Colt revolver manufactured specifically for a metallic cartridge, the Model 1871-72 Open Top Revolver is the transition model between the Colt cartridge conversions and solid frame Single Action Army revolver, paving the way for the Single Action Army which was an immediate success shortly thereafter. Approximately 7,000 Model 1871-72 revolvers were manufactured in 1872 and 1873. This particular revolver has floral scroll engraving on the barrel, cylinder, trigger guard, back strap, hammer sides and frame. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line New York address and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line 1871/1872 patent dates. The cylinder retains the marking "COLTS PATENT No 313". Matching serial number on the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap (renumbered). The wedge is un-numbered and the arbor pin is marked "45". Blade front and integral rear sights. The revolver was finished gold and is fitted with a one-piece ivorite grip with a relief carved lady justice on the left side.

Condition: The metal surfaces have an artificial smooth brown patina with strong traces of gold finish in much of the custom engraving. The grip is very good with a number of tiny holes on the upper left side and a mellow patina. The ejector rod spring is a bit weak, otherwise it functions fine. The markings and engraving are clear. There is some play in the barrel. The action is fine.


Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Percussion Revolver
Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390275 | Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Percussion Revolver

Colt manufactured only approximately 15,500 of these revolvers from 1847 to 1850. This revolver was manufactured in 1850. The top barrel flat is marked -ADDRESS SAML COLT/NEW-YORK CITY-" and the frame is marked "COLTS/PATENT" on the left side. Matching numbers on the frame, barrel, cylinder and grip straps with the last three digits of the serial number on the barrel wedge. The cylinder has the stagecoach holdup scene and "COLTS PATENT/No. 13164." The square back trigger guard is marked with the letter "J" on the left side. Fitted with a varnished walnut grip.

Condition: Very good. The revolver has a mottled gray patina with some of tool marks present on the side of the barrel. The cylinder retains most of the roll-engraved scene. The grip straps retains 60% original silver plating. The grip is very fine with a few minor handling marks and high edge wear with most of the varnish remaining.


Case and Accessories for a Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Pocket Percussion Revolver
Case and Accessories for a Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Pocket Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390276 | Case and Accessories for a Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Pocket Percussion Revolver

The leatherette case measures nearly 10 inches wide, 5 1/2 inches deep and 1 3/4 inches tall and is configured to accept a Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon revolver with a 4 inch barrel and accessories. The case is lined in brown velvet and holds the following accessories: 1) a cylindrical powder flask featuring a plunger spout, 2) a "COLTS/PATENT" marked two cavity brass bullet mold and 3) an "L" shaped combination tool in niter blue finish.


Fine Cased Gustave Young Factory Engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with Factory Letter
Fine Cased Gustave Young Factory Engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390277 | Fine Cased Gustave Young Factory Engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with Factory Letter

This is a very nice example of a factory engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver manufactured in 1862. This 4th Model Navy Revolver has the characteristic large round trigger guard, capping channel in the recoil shield cut-out and thin contour loading lever catch. The barrel is fitted with German silver front sight blade mounted in a dovetail at the muzzle. The top barrel flat is marked "-ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA-" in an engraved panel and "COLTS/PATENT" is stamped on the left side of the frame surrounded by engraved scroll work. The cylinder is roll-engraved with the Texas Navy battle scene and "COLTS PATENT No.2993". A "C" is stamped on the left rear of the trigger guard bow and an "E" is stamped above or below the serial number which indicates the revolver was designated for special finish or engraving at the factory. The complete serial number "132993" is located on the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap. The partial serial number "2993" is stamped on the loading lever and cylinder, and "32993" on the wedge and arbor pin. The revolver is factory engraved with Germanic scroll work on a punch-dot background by Master Engraver Gustave Young. The hammer is engraved with Youngs characteristic wolf head motif. The engraving is very similar to the embellishment on the Model 1851 Navy Revolver, serial number "132969/E", illustrated on page 139 of "THE COLT ENGRAVING BOOK", Volume One by R.L. Wilson and described by Wilson as "modified Gustave Young scroll style". The engraving coverage is what Wilson describes as "Style number 2 engraving". The barrel and cylinder are finished blue, silver plated grip frame and casehardened remaining parts. The revolver is fitted with a smooth nicely figured fancy one-piece varnished walnut grip. The revolver comes in a factory English style mahogany case with five compartments and purple velvet lining. In the case is an Eley Bros. cap tin (partially full), blue iron double cavity bullet mold for balls and conical bullets marked "D" on the bottom of the right leg, combination nipple wrench/screw-driver, brass American Flask & Cap Co. Coat of Arms pattern powder flask with fixed charger embossed with crossed revolvers, stars, eagle with crossed flags and a cannon and a package of combustible envelope cartridges, (partially open).


Cased Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolver with Accessories
Cased Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolver with Accessories
Item number: 17390278 | Cased Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolver with Accessories

This is an example of a Colt Model 1849 Pocket revolver that was manufactured in 1857. The top barrel flat is marked "{ADDRESS SAML COLT/NEW YORK CITY}", the left side of the frame is marked "COLTS/PATENT" and the cylinder is roll-engraved with the stagecoach holdup scene and "COLTS PATENT/No 136937". The complete matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard, cylinder and back strap. The partial serial number, "36937" is stamped on the wedge, and "6937" on the arbor pin and loading lever. Fitted with a smooth one-piece varnished walnut grip. The revolver is complete with a wooden American style case lined with wine colored velvet. The case has five compartments and contains a two cavity bullet mold with "COLTS/PATENT" marked sprue cutter, eagle flask, Eley Bros cap tin (partially full), "L" shaped screwdriver/nipple wrench, two 6 count boxes of combustible envelope cartridges (sealed in plastic wrap), approximately and a key.


Factory Cased Colt Model 1855
Factory Cased Colt Model 1855 "Root" Percussion Pocket Revolver with Accessories
Item number: 17390279 | Factory Cased Colt Model 1855 "Root" Percussion Pocket Revolver with Accessories

Manufactured in 1856, this is a fine example of a Model 2 Colt "Root" revolver. The top barrel flat has the two line Hartford address with the pointing finger and Maltese crosses: "COLT'S PT./1855" followed by "ADDRESS COL. COLT/HARTFORD CT U.S.A." The cylinder is marked "COLT'S PATENT/No 3481" and is roll engraved with the Cabin and Indian fight scene. The matching serial number is found on the butt, barrel and cylinder. The revolver has a blue finish with casehardened hammer and loading lever and is fitted with a smooth one piece grip. The revolver is complete with an original case lined in brown velvet, an unmarked eagle flask, two cavity brass bullet mold featuring a "COLT'S/PATENT" marked sprue cutter, a UMC percussion cap tin, case key, and round and conical lead bullets.


Colt Model 1860 Army Cartridge Conversion Revolver
Colt Model 1860 Army Cartridge Conversion Revolver
Item number: 17390280 | Colt Model 1860 Army Cartridge Conversion Revolver

Manufactured in 1866. The top of the barrel has the one line New York address, the left side of the frame is marked with the two line 1871 and 1872 patent dates over "COLTS/PATENT", and the cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas naval battle scene, and marked "COLTS PATENT No 5445". The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel (restamped), frame, trigger guard and back strap. The wedge is un-numbered. Fitted with smooth varnished one-piece walnut grip.


Very Fine Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver
Very Fine Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver
Item number: 17390281 | Very Fine Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver

Manufactured in 1861. The revolver has the distinctive combination of streamlined .36 caliber barrel and fluted cylinder. High polish Colt commercial blue finish with the loading lever, frame and hammer casehardened and the brass trigger guard and back strap silver plated. The one piece grip has a piano varnished finish. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA.". "COLTS/PATENT" is roll-stamped on the left side of the frame. "PAT. SEPT. 10th 1850" is stamped in one cylinder flute. The serial umber is stamped on the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard, back strap, wedge, rear face of the cylinder and bottom of the cylinder pin.


Colt Model 1871-1872 Open Top Single Action Revolver
Colt Model 1871-1872 Open Top Single Action Revolver
Item number: 17390282 | Colt Model 1871-1872 Open Top Single Action Revolver

Manufactured circa 1872-1873, this was one of approximately only 7,000 manufactured. The Model 1871-1872 was the first non-conversion Colt cartridge revolver, and was a direct predecessor of the hugely successful Colt Single Action Army Revolver. The top of the barrel is marked "-- ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW - YORK U.S. AMERICA --", the left side of the frame is marked with the two July 1871 and 1872 patent dates, the cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas naval scene and "COLTS PATENT No "345". The matching serial number is marked on the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap. The loading gate is numbered "302". Blade front sight and the rear sight is a integral notch on the breech end of the barrel. Fitted with a one-piece varnished walnut grip.


Post-Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver
Post-Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390283 | Post-Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver

Manufactured in 1870. The top of the barrel is marked "-ADDRESS COL. SAML. COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA-" and "COLTS/PATENT" is on the left side of the frame. The cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas naval battle scene and marked "ENGAGED 16 MAY 1843" on the front edge and "COLTS PATENT No 646". The complete matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap, and the cylinder and cylinder pin are marked with the partial serial number "646". The wedge is un-numbered. The barrel, cylinder and back strap have the Colt high polish blue finish. The loading lever, frame and hammer are color casehardened and the brass trigger guard is silver-plated. Blade front and hammer notch rear sights, and fitted with a smooth one-piece walnut grip.


Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver
Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390284 | Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

Produced in 1867. Brass bead front and hammer notch rear sights, with the one-line New York address on the barrel, "COLTS/PATENT" on the left side of the frame and "36 CAL" on the trigger guard. Fitted with a Texas Navy style cylinder, a capping groove in the recoil shield, round trigger guard and a wide loading lever latch. Matching full numbers present on the barrel frame, and grip straps, matching partial numbers on the cylinder and cylinder pin, and "4504" on the wedge. Smooth one piece walnut grips.


Rare and Desirable Three Digit Serial Number Colt Model 1860 Fluted Army Revolver with Carved Ivory
Rare and Desirable Three Digit Serial Number Colt Model 1860 Fluted Army Revolver with Carved Ivory
Item number: 17390285 | Rare and Desirable Three Digit Serial Number Colt Model 1860 Fluted Army Revolver with Carved Ivory Grip

Manufactured in 1860 (the first year of production), this revolver is one of approximately 4,000 Colt Model 1860 Army Revolvers manufactured with the fluted cylinder. These revolvers appear in the first 8,000 serial numbers and have a four-screw frame with recoil shields cut for an attachable shoulder stock. The top of the barrel is marked "-ADDRESS COL SAML COLT HARTFORD CT-" and "COLTS/PATENT" is stamped on the left side of the frame. One cylinder flute is marked with the September 1850 patent date, and the matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel, frame, trigger guard, backstrap, wedge and cylinder pin. This revolver has a .44 caliber barrel that is 8 inches long. Both 7 1/2 inch and 8 inch barrels were manufactured for the fluted cylinder variation. Generally the 7 1/2 inch barrel was part of the early production run of the fluted cylinder Model 1860 revolvers. The trigger guard is brass and the back strap is iron, with both being silver plated. The barrel and cylinder were once blue with a casehardened frame. Fitted with a one-piece checkered ivory grip with a relief carved Mexican eagle on the left side.


Civil War Martially Inspected Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver
Civil War Martially Inspected Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390286 | Civil War Martially Inspected Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver

Manufactured in 1862 with a four screw frame cut for a shoulder stock. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line New York address and "COLTS/PATENT" on the left side of the frame. There are small single letter inspection marks on most of the major components. There is a double struck star stamp present on the right rear trigger guard (origin unknown, possibly retailer mark). The complete matching serial number is marked on the barrel, frame, trigger guard, back strap, and the matching partial number "7607" is marked on the cylinder pin, and the wedge and cylinder are un-numbered. The cylinder is also void of the engraved scene. There are two five pointed stars stamped on the right trigger guard shoulder. Blue finish with casehardened frame and loading lever. Fitted with a one-piece smooth walnut grip with a faint boxed cartouche on each side and crude initials carved on the bottom.


Eight Antique Handgun-Caliber Bullet Molds, Mostly Colt Marked
Eight Antique Handgun-Caliber Bullet Molds, Mostly Colt Marked
Item number: 17390287 | Eight Antique Handgun-Caliber Bullet Molds, Mostly Colt Marked

All molds in this lot are in dual chamber (round and conical) configuration, all but two equipped with a "COLTS/PATENT" marked sprue cutter and one of the others marked "COLTS/PATENT" on top of the body. 1) Steel 36 caliber mold, no additional markings. 2) Steel 31 caliber mold, marked "31Pkt" on the right. 3) Brass 31 caliber mold, no sprue cutter. 4) Brass 31 caliber mold, no other markings. 5) Steel military inspected 1851 Navy 36 caliber mold, marked "S" on the cutter and left handle, "wat" on the left side. 6) Brass 44 caliber mold, completely unmarked, with holes drilled through the handles for mounting extensions. 7) Steel 36 caliber mold, with "Z" on the cutter, "G.G.S." on the left and "waj" on the right. 8) Brass 36 caliber mold, marked "S" on the right.


Outstanding Cased Early Production Colt Model 1860 Fluted Cylinder Army Revolver
Outstanding Cased Early Production Colt Model 1860 Fluted Cylinder Army Revolver
Item number: 17390288 | Outstanding Cased Early Production Colt Model 1860 Fluted Cylinder Army Revolver

This is an outstanding example of a scarce early production Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver that was manufactured in 1860. It is estimated that only approximately 4,000 fluted cylinder Model 1860s were manufactured. The revolver has a fluted cylinder, 7 1/2 inch barrel and four-screw frame. The top of the barrel is marked with the early "-ADDRESS SAML COLT HARTFORD CT.-" marking and the left side of the frame is stamped "COLT'S/PATENT". "PATENTED SEPT 10th 1850" is marked in one of the cylinder flutes. The complete matching serial number, "1504" is marked on the barrel, frame, trigger guard, back strap, cylinder and cylinder arbor. The wedge is numbered "504". The barrel and cylinder are finished blue, silver plated grip frame and casehardened remaining parts. Fitted with a smooth varnished one piece walnut grip. Most of the early commercial Model 1860 Army Revolvers were privately purchased for use in the Civil War and many of the fluted cylinder Model 1860 Revolvers were shipped to dealers in the South before the start of hostilities. As a result the survival rate of the 4,000 or so fluted cylinder M1860 Army revolvers manufactured by Colt is low and the revolvers are rarely encountered with any amount of original finish. The revolver comes in a mahogany case with red velvet lining. The case has four compartments and contains powder flask (crossed revolvers/stars/eagle/cannon motif), a two cavity iron bullet mold with "COLTS/PATENT" marked sprue cutter, "44R" on the right block and period stamp "F.K.W." on the bottom of the leg block, and an empty Eley Bros. cap tin.


U.S. Colt Artillery Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
U.S. Colt Artillery Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390289 | U.S. Colt Artillery Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was part of a lot of 200 revolvers presented to the government inspector (David F. Clark) on September 16, 1885, in 45 caliber with blue finish and "Not Listed" grips and barrel length. Fixed sights with the one line elongated block Hartford address, "D.F.C." (David F. Clark) and "P" on the barrel. The Clark stamp is repeated on the cylinder and "US" marked frame, with "G" on the underside of the trigger guard and back strap and "181" on the loading gate. Fitted with a set of smooth one piece ivory grips.

Condition: Very good as refinished, showing 40% of the glossy blue. Areas of gray and brown patina and scattered handling marks overall. A number of scratches are present on the cylinder, which is numbered "120934". Grips are good with a thin vertical split in the right side, mild age cracks and an attractive grain and color overall. Hammer sits a bit low in the safety notch, with a bit of play in the cylinder, but otherwise the revolver is mechanically good.


Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390290 | Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the factory records, this revolver was part of a 10-gun shipment to A. Baldwin & Company of New Orleans, Louisiana on August 3, 1903. The caliber, barrel and finish are confirmed by the letter, with the grips "Not Listed". Fixed sights, with the one line Hartford address on top of the barrel, "(BISLEY MODEL) 41 COLT" on the left side and the two line, three date patent marking on the left side of the frame followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the frame, trigger guard and back strap with the assembly number "2131" on the loading gate. With checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top.

Condition: Very fine as professionally refinished, with nearly 97% of the blue remaining, showing a small amount of covered-up pitting on the cylinder and mild handling marks overall. 30% of the original case colors remain on the frame, with a mixed gray and brown patina overall. The grips are very good with some minor chipping on the interior and mild pressure dents. Mechanically fine.


First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390291 | First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was part of a 5-piece shipment to the Townley Metal & Hardware Company of Kansas City, Missouri on August 10, 1904, in 41 Colt caliber with a 4 3/4 inch barrel, blue finish and "Not Listed" grips. Blade front and notch rear sights, with "41 COLT." on the left side of the barrel, two-line Hartford address on top, two-line patent dates on the frame next to the circled Rampant Colt, and matching numbers on the frame, trigger guard and grip straps. Fitted with a pair of checkered hard rubber grips with Rampant Colt imprints at the tops.

Condition: Very good as period refinished, with 90% of the blue, showing bright wear along the high edges, areas of brown and gray patina, and mild handling marks overall. Traces of bright case color are present on the frame, concentrated in the low areas. The grips are very good with some flat spots and dents. Mechanically very good.


First Generation Colt Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
First Generation Colt Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390292 | First Generation Colt Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was part of a single piece shipment to Henry Moyer, care of Schoverling, Daly & Gales of New York City on August 14, 1924, in 44/c caliber with a 7 1/2 inch barrel (now 4 3/4 inch), blue finish and "Not Listed" grips. Blade front and notch rear sights with the stamped Frontier legend on the left side of the barrel, two-line Hartford address on top, two-line patent dates on the frame next to the uncircled Rampant Colt, matching numbers on the frame, cylinder and grip straps and "605" on the frame and loading gate. Fitted with a pair of checkered grips with Rampant Colt imprints at the tops.

Condition: Very fine as factory refinished, showing 99% of the blue with a few light handling marks and a small amount of edge wear. 99% plus vivid case colors are present on the frame, fading on the edges and high points. Grips are very fine with a few dents. Mechanically excellent.


Pre World War I Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Pre World War I Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390293 | Pre World War I Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufactured in 1908. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line address, "41 COLT" on the left side and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, three patent dates followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. The loading gate is marked with the assembly number "1182". Blue finish with casehardened hammer and frame, blade front and frame notch rear sights, and fitted with checkered walnut grips with silver Colt medallions. The accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber, barrel length, blue finish with the grips as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped as 1 to Schmelzer Arms Company in Kansas City, Missouri on March 2, 1908.

Condition: Very fine as partially refinished, (barrel and cylinder) with the balance of the revolver retaining 90% blue finish showing some thinning and wear on the ejector housing, inside area of the trigger guard and on the back strap. There is a light drag line and cycling scratches on the cylinder. The frame retains 90% original bright case colors. The grips are very fine with a few light dings on the bottoms and crisp checkering. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is fine.


Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver
Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390294 | Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Manufactured in 1903. Blade and groove sights with the one line Hartford address on top of the barrel and "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .38 SPECIAL." on the left, two line, three date patent marking on the left side of the frame followed by the Rampant Colt "3584" assembly number on the loading gate and matching numbers on the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Fitted with modern checkered Rampant Colt/American Eagle relief grips.

Condition: Refinished and rebarreled with most of the nickel finish remaining showing a faint drag line on the cylinder and a few light scratches. The nickel is beginning to frost slightly in some areas. The hammer is a replacement. The grips are excellent with a few minor dings and handling wear with crisp checkering. The markings are clear. The action is excellent.


Antique San Francisco Shipped Colt Model 1878 Frontier Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter
Antique San Francisco Shipped Colt Model 1878 Frontier Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390295 | Antique San Francisco Shipped Colt Model 1878 Frontier Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was part of a 5 piece shipment to Colt's San Francisco Agency on January 10, 1898, in 44 caliber with a 5 1/2 inch barrel, blue finish and rubber grips. Fixed sights with the one line Hartford address and "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" roll stamped on the barrel with a small Rampant Colt on the left rear of the frame. The trigger, top and rear of the hammer, cylinder pin and pin retainer are finished in niter blue. Checkered grips with Rampant Colt imprints and a lanyard swivel on the butt.

Condition: Very fine with 75% of the original blue finish. Showing areas of gray patina, brown patina on the grip straps, bright wear along the high edges, and scattered spotting and handling marks. A faint looping zig-zagged "graffiti" line is lightly visible on the left side of the frame behind the cylinder. Grips are also very good with a few small pressure dents. Mechanically fine.


Colt London Agency Model 1878 Double Action Revolver in 476 Caliber with Factory Letter and Actor As
Colt London Agency Model 1878 Double Action Revolver in 476 Caliber with Factory Letter and Actor As
Item number: 17390296 | Colt London Agency Model 1878 Double Action Revolver in 476 Caliber with Factory Letter and Actor Association

Also known as the Enfield Mark III Ball cartridge, the 476 was introduced in 1881 due to concerns regarding the Mark II .455 caliber round properly engaging the rifling of the Enfield revolver. Though phased out of British service in 1887, the Woolwich Arsenal continued Mark III cartridge production into the 1890s, and Dum in India produced the cartridge clear into World War One. Colt manufactured an estimated 2,458 Model 1878s in 476 caliber. The included factory letter verifies the caliber, barrel length and hard rubber grips with the finish blue at time of original shipment. The revolver was shipped to Colt's London Agency, London, England, on February 8, 1886 as part of a 100 gun shipment. The top of the barrel is marked with the one Hartford/Pall Mall address and "476 CAL" on the upper left front of the trigger guard. London Proofhouse "crown/V" and "crown/GP" markings are present on the underside of the barrel and alternating on the cylinder behind each flute. The loading gate has the assembly number "15" and the cylinder is not numbered. Fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top and a lanyard ring on the butt. A letter included with the gun confirms that this revolver was once part of the Gary R. Burghoff Collection (best known for his role as Radar O'Rielly on the hit television series M.A.S.H.)

Condition: Very fine as factory refinished. The revolver retains 95% of the blue finish with the grip straps thinning to a brown. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically functions fine, but is slightly loose.


Excellent Colt Model 1877 Double Action Lightning Model Revolver
Excellent Colt Model 1877 Double Action Lightning Model Revolver
Item number: 17390297 | Excellent Colt Model 1877 Double Action Lightning Model Revolver

Manufactured in 1902. The barrel is marked "COLT. D.A. 38" on the left side towards the breech and the top of the barrel is marked with the two line Hartford address. The left side of the frame is marked with the three line patent marking followed by a circled Rampant Colt. Matching numbers appear on the frame and grip straps with the assembly number "720" on the loading gate. Blue finish with polished hammer sides, casehardened frame and fitted with checkered Rampant Colt bird head grips.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 90% original blue finish showing some high edge wear, thinning grip straps and cycling marks on the cylinder. The frame retains 70% original case colors. The grips are fine with some minor high edge wear with overall crisp checkering. Mechanically fine.


Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter
Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390298 | Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

The barrel has the two line Hartford address on top and "COLT. D.A. 41" on the left side and the three line patent dates with a circled Rampant Colt appears on the left side of the frame. Visible numbers match with the assembly number "606" on the loading gate. Fitted with smooth pearl bird head grips. The factory letter confirms the caliber, barrel length and finish with the top of stocks not listed. The revolver was shipped to Simmons Hardware Co., St. Louis, Missouri, on Feb. 12, 1904 as part of a 25 gun shipment.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The frame retains 60% plus original case colors. The grips are excellent with a few minor scratches. The pearl has a very attractive color.


Antique Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver
Antique Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390299 | Antique Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver

Manufactured in 1898. The barrel has "COLT. D.A. 41" stamped on the left side and the one line Hartford address is stamped on top of the barrel. The left side of the frame has the three line patent date marking. Visible numbers match with the assembly number "387" stamped on the loading gate. The trigger guard is stamped with the Colt triangle proof on the forward left side and factory rework mark on the left rear. Fitted with checkered Rampant Colt embossed grips. Factory rework assembly number "582" are stamped on face of cylinder, under left grip on both rear grip straps trigger guard, on loading gate crane, under ejector rod housing and on barrel.

Condition: Very fine as factory refinished. The revolver retains 99% of the blue finish. The frame retains 98% plus of the case colors. The grips are very fine with a small repaired chip (right panel), some high edge wear and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Historic and Highly Desirable Berdan Sharp Shooters Sharps Model 1859 Double Set-Trigger Rifle
Historic and Highly Desirable Berdan Sharp Shooters Sharps Model 1859 Double Set-Trigger Rifle
Item number: 17390065 | Historic and Highly Desirable Berdan Sharp Shooters Sharps Model 1859 Double Set-Trigger Rifle

Sharps Model 1859 Breech loading Rifle with factory double set triggers manufactured c. 1862. This rifle is one of the 2,000 special order Sharps Model 1859 Rifles purchased by the Ordnance Department in April 1862 to arm the 1st and 2nd U.S. Sharpshooter Regiments ("Berdan's Sharpshooters"). The Sharps rifles ordered by Berdan to arm his regiments were equipped with factory installed double set-triggers, angular socket bayonets with combination front sight/bayonet lug, and rear sights with 800 yard center notch. All of the Berdan Sharpshooters rifles had the Lawrence patent pellet primer and a stock with casehardened patch box. The 2,000 Model 1859 Sharps Rifles purchased for issue to Berdan's Sharpshooters fall in the 5,400-5,700 serial number range (the lowest known Berdan Sharps serial number is 54374 and the highest serial number is 57567). Berdan's Sharps rifles had the standard finish with blue barrel and breechblock, casehardened barrel bands, receiver, hammer, lever, patch box and buttplate with black walnut stock and forearm. The left barrel flat is stamped with the small "O.W.A." sub-inspection mark of Ordnance Sub-Inspector Orville W. Ainsworth who sub-inspected most of the Berdan's Model 1859 rifles. The left stock wrist has a faint Ordnance final inspection mark that consists of the script initials "JT" in and oval with rounded ends. The "J.T." final inspection mark of Ordnance Inspector John Taylor is found on most Berdan's Sharps rifles with legible inspection marks. The serial number, "56518", is stamped on the upper receiver tang. The barrel, left and right sides of the receiver and lock plate have the standard Sharps and R.S. Lawrence patent markings. The two U.S. Sharpshooter regiments were recruited from selected marksmen from Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont and Wisconsin by Colonel Hiram Berdan. Equipped and trained as skirmishes and issued the dark green uniforms with black buttons made famous by British rifle regiments in the Napoleonic Wars, Berdan's Sharpshooters formed an elite corps in the Army of the Potomac. The Sharpshooters saw their first action in the Peninsula Campaign in April 1862 and subsequently fought in nearly every engagement of the Army of the Potomac until they were disbanded in February 1865. Berdan's Sharpshooters claimed to have inflicted more Confederate casualties than any other regiments in the Federal Army. Sharps Model 1859 Rifles in the 53,000-57,000 serial range with factory double set-triggers and "OWA" and "JT" sub-inspection marks are scarce. Experts have identified fewer than 50 Sharps Model 1859 rifles with all of the Berdan Sharpshooter features.

Condition: Fair. The rifle is all original and shows the hard use typical of a weapon used in combat. The barrel, receiver and other components have a dark age patina with scattered pitting. The factory and Ordnance sub-inspection markings on the barrel, receiver, lock plate and upper tang are all legible. The "JT" Ordnance final inspection mark on the stock is faint but identifiable. The R.S. Lawrence pellet primer is complete and functional. The set-triggers require adjustment. The stock has a large chip missing between the lower sling swivel and the buttplate. The remainder of the stock and forearm are fair with moderate-heavy handling wear. Nearly all of the 2,000 Berdan Contract Sharps Model 1859 Rifles were issued to the 1st and 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters. A small number of Berdan's Sharps rifles were issued to the famous 42nd Pennsylvania "Bucktails" and the 1st and 2nd Companies Massachusetts Sharpshooters ("Andrews Sharpshooters"). Few, if any, of the Berdan's Sharps rifles survived in better than "good" condition and most, like this example, show hard combat use. This is a solid example of a scarce and very historic Berdan Sharps Rifle. It is one of the very few Civil War small arms that can be definitely associated with a specific unit or combat engagement.


Very Fine U.S. Civil War Colt Special Model 1861 Rifle-Musket with Bayonet
Very Fine U.S. Civil War Colt Special Model 1861 Rifle-Musket with Bayonet
Item number: 17390066 | Very Fine U.S. Civil War Colt Special Model 1861 Rifle-Musket with Bayonet

Colt manufactured the Model 1861 Special Musket from 1861 to 1865 for the U.S. government for use in the Civil War with this example manufactured in 1863. It is equipped with a blade front and three-leaf folding rear sight. The bolster is stamped with the American eagle. The date "1863" is stamped on top of the chamber with "V/P/eagle head" on the upper left barrel flat, "M" on the left and "P" on the tang. The lock plate is dated "1863" to the rear of the hammer and is marked "U.S./COLT'S Pt F.A. Mfg Co/HARTFORD Ct" in front of the hammer. Mounted on a smooth straight grip stock, with a tulip head ramrod, three screw-secured barrel bands, sling swivels, a brown leather sling, "RAT" and "JT" cartouches stamped opposite the lock, "A.W.M" on the comb and a "U.S" marked buttplate. Complete with a "U-S" marked bayonet, which is 21 inches overall with an 18 inch triangular blade and a leather scabbard and belt hanger.

Condition: Very fine, with the original armory bright finish remaining overall, showing some minor handling marks and a small amount of pitting and a scattered brown patina. Stock is near excellent, with a few dents and scuffs. Leather items show chipping and cracking. Bayonet is good as cleaned, with mild spotting. Mechanically excellent.


Outstanding Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine
Outstanding Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine
Item number: 17390067 | Outstanding Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine

The Smith Carbine was manufactured by the American Machine Works of Springfield, Massachusetts from 1861 to 1865 and was one of the most important Federal Cavalry carbines manufactured. Designed by Gilbert Smith, the production of this breech loading percussion carbine was almost entirely consumed by government contracts, with limited numbers going to the civilian market. A total of 30,362 Smith Carbines were purchased by the United States during the Civil War. Smith Carbines were considered to be accurate and reliable weapons. Standard three sets of markings on the left side of the frame "MANUFACTURED BY/AM'N M'CH'N. WKS/SPRINGFIELD MASS", agents' names "ADDRESS/POULTNEY & TRIMBLE/BALTIMORE U.S.A." and "SMITH'S PATENT/JUNE 23, 1857". The left side of the barrel has a U.S. Government inspector's initials of "LFR" and a "W" at the rear of the lower tang. Dovetail brass blade front sight and folding leaf rear sight absent of yard markings. Breech loading action with barrel release latch inside the trigger guard, freeing the barrel to pivot downward. Casehardened hammer and action with a saddle ring and bar mounted on the left side of the frame, and mounted with a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with a steel buttplate. There is an oval script "JH" cartouche on the left side of the stock wrist and a small "JH" on top of the stock directly ahead of the buttplate tang.

Condition: Excellent. The barrel retains 95% original blue finish mixed with smooth plum patina. The barrel latch retains 98% of the original bright blue finish with some minor spotting. The trigger guard retains 95% plus original bright blue finish with some minor wear and spotting. The buttplate and barrel band retains half of the blue mixed with a smooth brown patina, and the receiver retains 95% plus original bright vivid case colors. The wood is also excellent with some overall scattered minor pressure dings and crisp cartouche. Mechanically excellent. An exceptional as issued Smith's Patent Civil War carbine.


Excellent Civil War Starr Model 1863 Army Single Action Revolver
Excellent Civil War Starr Model 1863 Army Single Action Revolver
Item number: 17390068 | Excellent Civil War Starr Model 1863 Army Single Action Revolver

Model 1863 Army Single Action Revolver manufactured by the Starr Arms Co. of New York, New York, c. 1863-1865 as part of a 25,000 revolver contract with the Ordnance Department. The revolver has a high polish blue finish on the barrel, six-shot cylinder, frame, trigger guard and back strap. The hammer and loading lever have a casehardened finish. The one piece walnut grip is oil finished. The round barrel has a dovetail mounted steel half-moon front sight. The top of the hammer has a groove that serves as the rear sight. The right side of the frame is roll stamped "STARR'S PATENT JAN. 15, 1856" below the cylinder. "STARR.ARMS. Co. NEW. YORK." is roll stamped on the opposite side of the frame. Single letter "B", "C" and "M" Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on most components. The lower left side of the grip is stamped with the Ordnance Sub-Inspection mark which consists of three script initials with a rectangular border. The Ordnance final inspection mark consisting of three script initials with a rectangular border is stamped on the lower right side of the grip. The serial number, "37939" is stamped on the side of the cylinder and in the frame hammer slot. The Starr Arms Co., was the Ordnance Department's third largest supplier of revolvers during the Civil War; only Colt and Remington produced more revolvers under government contracts.

Condition: Excellent. The barrel has 80% of the blue finish intact with the balance fading to an attractive brown patina. The cylinder and frame retain 90% of the original blue finish; most of the wear is concentrated on the trigger guard and back strap. The loading lever and hammer have close to 95% of the vivid case colors intact. The revolver mostly storage wear with no flash pitting on the percussion nipples or cylinder. The grip is very fine with light-moderate handling wear. The Ordnance sub-inspection and final inspection marks on the grip remain legible. This is a very good example of a Civil War percussion revolver.


Historic Engraved Documented 3rd Veteran Volunteer Infantry U.S. Type II Martial Henry Rifle
Historic Engraved Documented 3rd Veteran Volunteer Infantry U.S. Type II Martial Henry Rifle
Item number: 17390069 | Historic Engraved Documented 3rd Veteran Volunteer Infantry U.S. Type II Martial Henry Rifle

This is an attractive example of a historic Henry lever action rifle manufactured by the New Haven Arms Company for the U.S. Ordnance Department in 1865 with Springfield Research Service (SRS) letter. In April-May 1865, the Ordnance Department purchased 637 Henry lever action rifles from the New Haven Arms Co. These late production U.S. Contract rifles are generally referred to as "Type II" rifles to distinguish them from the 800 "Type I" U.S. Contract Henry rifles purchased in 1863 to arm the 1st D.C. Cavalry Regiment (Type I rifles have Ordnance inspection marks, Type II rifles do not have Ordnance inspection marks). The Type II rifles were issued to the 3rd U.S. Veteran Volunteer Infantry (VVI) regiment. The 3rd VVI was one of nine Veteran Volunteer regiments recruited in early 1865 to serve as an elite corps of experienced infantry. The VVI regiments were issued Sharps, Spencer or Henry rifles. As an enlistment incentive, VVI soldiers were allowed to retain their rifles on discharge. The 3rd VVI was organized in February 1865 at Camp Stoneman, District of Columbia, and was stationed in the Shenandoah Valley and Washington defenses before it was mustered out of service at Camp Butler, Illinois, in July 1866. The SRS letter that accompanies the rifle states that Henry Rifle serial no. 7278 was issued to Corpl. Louis Heiligmann, Co. B, 3rd VVI. Corporal Heiligmann's service records indicate that he was born in Wurtemberg, German, and previously served in the 27th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry before he enlisted in the 3rd VVI on March 29, 1865, at age 28. His occupation is listed as a cabinet maker. Heiligmann was discharged from the 3rd VVI at Madison, Wisconsin on March 29, 1866. The SRS letter states that it can be assumed that Corpl. Heiligmann kept Henry rifle serial number "7278" when he was discharged. This rifle has a blue barrel with integral magazine and the distinctive Henry brass gunmetal receiver and crescent buttplate. The hammer and lever have a casehardened finish. The barrel has the late nickel silver squareback front sight blade and dovetail mounted folding leaf rear sight. The rear sight has a 900 yard center notch and retaining screw at the top of the leaf. The receiver lacks the rear sight dovetail found on early production Henry rifles. The brass buttplate is the second pattern with sharply pointed heel. The buttplate has a hinged trap door and the trap contains the late pattern four-piece jointed steel cleaning rod issued with Henry rifles in this serial number range. The straight grain black walnut stock has a varnished finish. The left side of the stock has a factory sling swivel and the left side of the barrel has a factory screw-fastened loop for a sling hook. Sling swivels were standard features on Type II U.S. Henry rifles. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped with the late style two-line legend "HENRY'S PATENT.OCT.16.1860./MANUFACT'D. BY THE NEWHAVEN ARMS.CO.NEWHAVEN.CT." using all serif letters. The serial number "7278" is stamped on the top of the barrel behind the rear sight, on the left side of the lower receiver tang, inside of the upper tang inlet of the stock and on the inside of the buttplate below the trap door. The buttplate and receiver have the late style cap screws which are correctly not stamped with the rifle serial number. The brass receiver and the heel of the brass buttplate are engraved with restrained floral designs and zig-zag scrollwork. The left side plate is decorated with a Federal shield with arrows and spears flanked by crossed flags. The right front of the receiver is engraved with an oak leaf and acorn motif and the right side plate is engraved with a blank inscription panel. The engraving on the left side plate and receiver is nearly identical to the engraving on U.S. Contract Henry rifle serial number "3351" illustrated on page 141 of "THE HENRY RIFLE" by Les Quick. The engraving was almost certainly executed after Corpl. Heiligmann was mustered out of service. There are at least three identified Henry rifles from Co. B, 3rd VVI that have similar engraving. One of these rifles belonged to a German veteran of the 27th Pennsylvania Volunteers who was also mustered out of service in Madison, Wisconsin. The engraving on both rifles may have been executed by the same person following the Civil War. Identified and engraved U.S. Contract Henry rifles are very rare.

Condition: Fine as embellished during the period of use. The barrel and magazine retain at least 40% of the high polish period applied custom blue finish. The lever and hammer have 40% of the original case colors remaining. It is extremely rare to encounter a U.S. Contract Henry rifle with any original finish. The brass receiver and buttplate have a mellow unpolished patina and are very fine. The side plate joints are tight with minimal edge wear and the engraving is sharp. The barrel

Excellent Civil War Gwyn & Campbell Type II Breech Loading Carbine
Excellent Civil War Gwyn & Campbell Type II Breech Loading Carbine
Item number: 17390070 | Excellent Civil War Gwyn & Campbell Type II Breech Loading Carbine

Manufactured by Edward Gwyn and Abner Campbell in Hamilton, Ohio, c. 1864. The carbine features the Type II flat hammer, short lever, buttplate with curved heel and short base folding leaf rear sight. A cavalry sling bar and ring are mounted on the left side of the receiver. The part octagon barrel has a military blue finish and the receiver, hammer, lever and buttplate are casehardened. The breechblock and tang are fiery niter blue. The stock is oil-finished black walnut. The lock plate has the "GWYN & CAMPBELL" patent markings and "1862" date behind the hammer. "UNION/RIFLE" is roll stamped on the right side of the receiver. The serial number is located on the bottom of the barrel, the receiver and the breechblock. A "PT" Ordnance inspection mark is stamped on the underside of the barrel in front of the serial number and single letter Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on most components. The left side of the stock is stamped with two Ordnance inspection marks that consist of the script initials "RKW" and "WHR" with rectangular borders. A total of 4,000 Type II carbines were manufactured by Gwyn & Campbell; most of these carbines were issued to Midwestern or Western Cavalry regiments.

Condition: Excellent. The carbine appears to be unfired and shows only very light storage wear. The barrel retains more than 90% of the military blue finish. The receiver, hammer, lock plate, lever and buttplate retain 95% of the casehardened finish with strong case colors. Nearly all of the fiery niter blue finish is present on the breechblock and tang. The stock is excellent with raised feather grain, minimal handling wear and extremely crisp Ordnance inspection marks. This is an excellent example of a an as issued, Gwyn & Campbell Type II breech loading carbine.


Exceptional U.S. Civil War Maynard Second Model Percussion Breech Loading Carbine
Exceptional U.S. Civil War Maynard Second Model Percussion Breech Loading Carbine
Item number: 17390071 | Exceptional U.S. Civil War Maynard Second Model Percussion Breech Loading Carbine

This is a very nice example of a Maynard Second Model carbine (also known as the "Model 1863") as manufactured by the Massachusetts Arms Company of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, from 1863 to 1865. The left side of the receiver is stamped with the four line Maynard patent dates marking and the right side has the three line Massachusetts Arms address. The lower tang is stamped with the serial number. The letter "S" is stamped on some of the components with the letter "M" on the rear sight. Pinched blade front sight, three leaf rear sight to 500 yards and saddle ring bar with ring on the left side of the receiver. Mounted with a smooth oiled walnut stock with two clear boxed cartouches on the left side behind the receiver. Among the Union cavalry regiments armed with these Maynards were the 9th and 11th Indiana and the 11th Tennessee.

Condition: Excellent. The barrel retains 95% plus original blue finish showing some minor thinning and some very scattered minor spotting. The receiver, hammer and lever retain 90% plus original case colors. The stock is also excellent with some scattered minor dings and handling marks. The cartouches are crisp. The markings are clear. Mechanically excellent.


Two Colt Two Chamber Bullet Molds
Two Colt Two Chamber Bullet Molds
Item number: 17390072 | Two Colt Two Chamber Bullet Molds

Both molds are blued steel 2-chamber (round and conical) construction, with "COLT'S/PATENT" atop the sprue cutters. 1) 31 caliber mold, with "31Pkt" marked on the right side of the body. 2) 36 caliber mold, with no additional markings.


Exceptional Civil War Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Exceptional Civil War Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390073 | Exceptional Civil War Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver

Remington New Model Army revolver manufactured c. 1864. Remington made over 110,000 New Model Army revolvers for the Ordnance Department during the Civil War. The Remington New Model Army revolvers were the primary handgun of the Federal cavalry during the last two years of the war. The New Model Army revolvers remained in service with the cavalry until they were replaced by the Colt Single Action Army revolver c. 1874. The revolver has a high polish blue finish on the barrel, loading lever, frame and cylinder. The hammer has a casehardened finish and the trigger guard is brass. The two piece walnut grips are oil finished. The top of the octagon barrel is roll stamped "PATENTED SEPT. 14, 1858/E. REMINGTON & SONS, ILLON, NEW YORK, U.S.A./NEW MODEL". Small "P" and "J" Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on most major components. The Ordnance final inspection mark which consists of the script initials "JP" in a rectangle is stamped near the bottom of the left grip. The serial number, "90757" is stamped on the underside of the barrel. The partial serial number "0757" is stamped on the rear face of the cylinder.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver appears to be unfired and retains 90% plus of the bright original high polish blue and casehardened finish. The octagon barrel and six shot cylinder have nearly all of the original finish intact. There is no flash pitting on the rear face of the cylinder or the percussion nipples. The frame has some finish flaking that is typical of Remington revolvers but retains at least 95% of the high polish blue finish. The hammer has all of the case colors intact. The brass trigger guard has an untouched patina. The grips are excellent with nearly perfect ordnance final inspection mark and retain nearly all of original oil finish. This is an exceptional example of a Civil War Remington New Model Army revolver in as issued condition.


Documented Confederate Inspected Second Model LeMat Two-Barrel Revolver with Paris Address and Londo
Documented Confederate Inspected Second Model LeMat Two-Barrel Revolver with Paris Address and Londo
Item number: 17390074 | Documented Confederate Inspected Second Model LeMat Two-Barrel Revolver with Paris Address and London Proofmarks

Rare Second Model LeMat Two-Barrel revolver made in Paris, France, c. 1864-1865. The top flat of the revolver barrel is roll stamped with the third style address "SYSTme LEMAT Bte S.G.D.G. PARIS". The right side of the barrel, the right side of the frame and the side of the cylinder are stamped with the serial number, "2322". The LeMat "Star/LM" is stamped on the right side of the barrel next to the serial number. London "Crown/V" and "Crown/CP" view and proofmarks are stamped on left side of the .42 caliber barrel, the grapeshot barrel and above each chamber of the nine-shot cylinder. The cylinder is stamped with the "M" inspection mark of Confederate Navy inspector Lieutenant William H. Murdaugh who inspected the Paris made LeMat revolvers sent to London for proofing and delivery to the Confederate agents in 1864. The revolver has the Second Model features that include a full octagon .42 caliber barrel, pivoting loading lever on the left side of the barrel, pull out disassembly latch on the front of the frame, round trigger guard with no spur, center mounted change lever on the hammer nose and boss on the butt frame with lanyard ring hole. The revolver has two piece checkered walnut grips. The unique LeMat revolver was patented by Dr. Jean Alexandre Francois LeMat of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1856 and featured a .42 caliber barrel with 9 shot cylinder that revolved on a smooth bore 16 gauge grapeshot barrel. A lever on the hammer pivoted the hammer nose to engage either the percussion nipples on the cylinder or the grapeshot barrel nipple. Approximately 2,900 LeMat revolvers were manufactured in Liege, Paris and Birmingham c.1856-65. During the Civil War the Confederate government awarded contracts for 900 LeMat revolvers for the Army and 600 revolvers for the Navy. A substantial number of LeMat revolvers were carried by prominent Confederate officers during the Civil War. The most famous of these officers was General J.E.B. Stuart who commanded the cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia. This revolver is illustrated and described on page 209 of "LeMat, The Man, The Gun" by Forgett and Serpette. "Confederate Handguns" by Albaugh, Benet and Simmons lists LeMat serial number 2239, 2339, 2393, 2448, and 2469 as having London proofmarks and Lieutenant Murdaugh's "M" stamp on the cylinder. A copy of "LeMat, The Man, The Gun" is included with the revolver.

Condition: Fine. The revolver is all original. The barrel, cylinder, loading lever, hammer, frame and trigger guard have 40% original blue with the balance an untouched, deep brown patina with scattered patches of light pitting. The percussion nipples on the cylinder have light-moderate flash pitting; one nipple is broken. The walnut grips are fair with moderate-heavy handling wear. The LeMat markings, London proof and view marks, Confederate inspection marks and serial numbers are all crisp. The action is functional but the cylinder timing is off. All LeMat revolvers are scarce and desirable firearms. Confederate inspected LeMat revolvers, like this example are some of the most valuable and difficult to obtain of all Civil War handguns. This is an outstanding example of a unique LeMat two barrel revolver with genuine Confederate Navy inspection marks.


Exceptional U.S. Civil War Remington Model 1863
Exceptional U.S. Civil War Remington Model 1863 "Zouave" Percussion Contract Rifle with Sword Bayone
Item number: 17390075 | Exceptional U.S. Civil War Remington Model 1863 "Zouave" Percussion Contract Rifle with Sword Bayonet

Manufactured by the Remington Arms Co. in 1863. Referred to by collectors as the "Zouave" rifle, the Model 1863 Contract Rifle was an improved version of the U.S. Model 1855 Rifle manufactured by the U.S. Harpers Ferry Arsenal. The Model 1863 Rifle was referred to in official documents as the "Harpers Ferry Pattern" rifle. The Model 1863 Rifle has the distinction of being the last percussion rifle adopted by the Ordnance Department and is generally considered to be the highest quality and best designed percussion military longarm. The barrel has a deep blue finish. The hammer and lock are casehardened. The screws and band springs have a niter blue finish. The forend cap, barrel bands, trigger guard, patch box and buttplate are brass. The stock is oil finished black walnut. The rifle has a heavy round barrel with wide base iron front sight and 1855 style rear sight with three folding blades. The right side of the muzzle has a lug for a saber bayonet. The bright finished straight shank tulip head ramrod is secured by a spring in the stock. The brass patch box is similar to the style used on the Model 1855 rifle and contains a spare percussion nipple. The lock plate is dated "1863" behind the hammer and roll stamped with the Federal Eagle and Shield motif above "U.S." "REMINGTON'S/ILLION N.Y" is roll-stamped ahead of the eagle motif. The top of the barrel is stamped with the date "1863". The "Eagle-head/P/V" acceptance proof and inspection marks are stamped to the left of the date. The left barrel flat is stamped "STEEL" followed by the Ordnance inspection stamp "H.S.L". "U.S." is stamped on the heel of the buttplate. "U" is stamped on the right side of both barrel bands facing the muzzle. "L" or "C" Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on all of the brass furniture and the lock plate. The left stock flat is stamped with the Ordnance sub-inspection and final inspection marks. The upper mark consists of the script initials "HDJ" (Henry D. Jennings) in a rectangle and the lower mark has the initials "BH" (Benjamin Hannis) with a rectangular border. The rifle is complete with the original sword bayonet and scabbard. The bayonet has a bright finished 20 inch fluted blade and cast brass grip with down-turned quillion. "C" Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on the grip and quillion. The scabbard has a black leather body with brass tip and throat and round brass frog stud.

Condition: Near new. The rifle is in unfired, as issued condition and shows only minor storage wear. The barrel, rear sight and trigger retain nearly all of the original blue finish. The exceptionally attractive case colors on the hammer and lock plate are vivid and nearly all intact. The screw heads retain most of the fire blue finish. The brass furniture has not been polished and has a good looking age patina. The stock is excellent plus with untouched feathered grain. Wear is limited to a few minor storage marks. The Ordnance proof and inspection marks on the barrel, stock and other components are sharp. The bayonet has nearly all of the original polish on the blade and is excellent. The black leather scabbard body has no flaking or stress marks and the stitching is tight. The cast brass bayonet grip and the brass scabbard tip and throat are in excellent condition with an attractive patina. This is an exceptional example of a Remington "Zouave" percussion rifle in nearly new condition.


Very Fine Scarce Civil War Millbury Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket with Bayonet
Very Fine Scarce Civil War Millbury Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket with Bayonet
Item number: 17390076 | Very Fine Scarce Civil War Millbury Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket with Bayonet

Believed to have been manufactured by A.H. Waters & Co. of Millbury, Massachusetts, this is a very scarce example of a U.S. Civil War era Model 1861 rifle-musket. The lock plate is dated "1864" at the rear and has the correct unusual eagle facing to the rear with downward point wings (in contrast to all other contract rifle-muskets of this type) and "U.S." MILLBURY" is stamped ahead of the hammer. The barrel, like the lock, is dated "1864" with the left side at the breech having "V/P/eagle head" proofs and "PB" inspector initials. The rifle-musket is equipped with a three leaf rear sight marked "1," "3" and "5." The three barrel bands are stamped with the letter "U" on the right side and single letter inspector initials are stamped on most of the components. It has the armory bright finish with casehardened hammer and lock plate. The full length stock has two script letter cartouches on the left flat and the buttplate is stamped "US" on the tang. The socket bayonet is marked "US."

Condition: Very fine. The hammer and lock plate retain 98% plus of the very attractive vivid original case colors. The remaining metal surfaces have a very attractive bright appearance. Limited pin point pitting is present. The stock is excellent with some scattered minor pressure dents. The cartouches are legible. A scarce U.S. long arm that would be great addition to any Civil War collection!


Extremely Rare One of Only Ten Factory Engraved Sharps Model 1851 Sporting Carbine
Extremely Rare One of Only Ten Factory Engraved Sharps Model 1851 Sporting Carbine
Item number: 17390077 | Extremely Rare One of Only Ten Factory Engraved Sharps Model 1851 Sporting Carbine

This is a very nice example of an extremely rare factory engraved Sharps Model 1851 Sporting Carbine manufactured by Robins & Lawrence in Windsor, Vermont, between October 1852 and April 1855. The carbine has the distinctive Maynard priming mechanism. The receiver lacks the sling ring hole in the left side found on Model 1851 Sporting Carbines below serial number 900. "SHARPS FIREARMS" by Frank Sellers indicates that a total of 10 Model 1851 Sporting Carbines were manufactured with 60 bore (45 caliber) barrels, engraved receivers, patch boxes and buttplates, and varnished stocks and forearms. The carbine has a brown finished barrel secured by a brass barrel band. The receiver, hammer and lever have a casehardened finish. The patch box and buttplate and buttplate are brass. The carbine is not fitted with the sling bar found on lower grade Model 1851 Carbines. The receiver, hammer, lever, patch box and buttplate are decorated with delicate and well-executed scroll engraving. The barrel has a folding Beach-type front sight and 'Squirrel Ear' rear sight. A folding leaf rear sight is mounted on a post on the upper tang. The top of the barrel is marked "ROBBINS&/LAWRENCE" between the barrel band and rear sight. "C. SHARPS/PATENT/1848" is stamped on the upper tang followed by the serial number, "1776". The pellet primer door is marked: "EDWARD MAYNARD/PATENTEE/1845" and serial numbered "1776" on the inside. Mounted with a smooth varnished walnut forearm and straight grip stock.

Condition: Fine. The carbine retains 40% of the original brown on the barrel with an attractive deep brown patina on the balance. The remaining metal surfaces have a smooth gray patina with strong original bright case colors on the inside edge of the hammer and in the loading cut out of the receiver. There are traces of original niter blue finish on the rear sight. The markings are clear and metal surfaces are generally smooth with some roughness near the muzzle. The Beach front sight is missing the post. There is some scattered and very light pitting on the sides of the receiver and lock plate. The top of the breechblock and hammer face show only traces of flash pitting. The engraving is crisp. The Maynard tape primer mechanism is complete and functional. The brass barrel band, patch box and buttplate have an attractive unpolished aged patina. The engraving on the patch box and buttplate is sharp. The stock and forearm have moderate handling wear and are good overall with most of the original high polish varnish. There is a period repaired crack in the right side of the stock wrist that extends from the upper to lower receiver tang. This is a fine example of an extremely rare factory engraved Sharps Model 1851 Sporting Carbine.


Excellent Civil War Martial Rodgers & Spencer Single Action Army Revolver
Excellent Civil War Martial Rodgers & Spencer Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390078 | Excellent Civil War Martial Rodgers & Spencer Single Action Army Revolver

This six-shot .44 caliber percussion single action revolver was manufactured by the Rogers & Spencer Col. of Willow Dale, New York, and was part of a 1864 Ordnance Department contract for 5,000 revolvers. Most of these Rodges & Spencer revolvers were delivered after the conclusion of hostilities in April 1865 and were never issued. The top strap is marked "ROGERS & SPENCER /UTICA N-Y". The matching serial number is located on the bottom of the grip strap, the cylinder, the underside of the barrel, the loading lever, cylinder and the left side of the frame. Ordnance "B" sub-inspection marks are stamped on the barrel, frame, loading lever, cylinder, trigger guard, and grips. Cone front and frame notch rear sights, blue finish with casehardened hammer and loading lever. Fitted with smooth walnut grips with a sharp boxed "RPB" cartouche on the lower left side and each panel is numbered to the gun on the inside.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% of the original blue finish, showing scattered patches of smooth brown patina as well as with some bright edge wear and handling marks. The grips are fine as repaired, with a mended crack on the right panel and a few scattered minor dings and scratches. The cartouche on the left panel remains sharp. The markings are sharp. The action is excellent.


Excellent Martially Inspected Civil War Starr Arms Model 1858 Double Action Revolver
Excellent Martially Inspected Civil War Starr Arms Model 1858 Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390079 | Excellent Martially Inspected Civil War Starr Arms Model 1858 Double Action Revolver

Manufactured in the 1850's and 60's. The left side of the frame is marked with the one line address and the one line Starr patent date is on the right side of the frame. The matching serial number is marked on the barrel, barrel lug, cylinder, frame in the hammer well, and on the inside of the hammer. MBH/ 0131340" has been scratched into the frame beneath the cylinder and on the front strap. Single letter inspection marks are stamped on several components. Blade front and hammer notch rear sights, blue finish with casehardened hammer, trigger and loading lever, and fitted with a smooth one-piece walnut grip with a sharp four letter cartouche on the left side and a three letter on the right.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 75% plus of the bright original high polish blue finish, showing areas of brown patina, strongest on the grip straps, forward portion of the barrel and trigger guard, showing some scattered handling marks and mild edge wear. The grip is excellent, with some minor dings concentrated mainly on the bottom. The markings are clear. The action is fine.


Documented and Historic Civil War Remington Model 1863 New Model Navy Revolver Identified to a Union
Documented and Historic Civil War Remington Model 1863 New Model Navy Revolver Identified to a Union
Item number: 17390080 | Documented and Historic Civil War Remington Model 1863 New Model Navy Revolver Identified to a Union Officer

This is a solid example of a Remington New Model Navy Revolver with Civil War history to both a relative of Robert E Lee and Daniel Boone. The revolver is accompanied by extensive documentation that indicates it was the property of James A. Price. Price was a resident of Weston, Missouri, where he practiced dentistry. His mother was a first cousin of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and he married the great granddaughter of frontiersman Daniel Boone. During the Civil War James A. Price served as a Captain in the 18th Missouri Volunteer Infantry which fought as part of the Union forces. Interestingly, Price chose to stay with the Union despite his deep southern background and living in a southern Missouri community. Captain Price was wounded and narrowly escaped capture at the "Hornets Nest" during the Battle of Shiloh on April 6, 1862. As Captain of Company K, 18th Missouri Volunteers, Price was part of a small group led by General Prentiss that held off a series of fierce Confederate attacks. But once surrounded by Confederate troops, General Prentiss surrendered himself and what remained of those under his command (2,200-2,400 men). The heroics of General Prentiss and other men like Price allowed General Grant to regroup his scattered and retreating army and establish a new defense. Price, who escaped the "Hornest Nest" and still suffering from his wounds, subsequently saw action at the Battle of Corinth and afterwards resigned from the service due to disability on July 7, 1862. Later in the war Price served as a Colonel in the Missouri State Militia. After the war, Price returned to Weston where efforts from a southern sympathic town attempted to discredit his war record and take away his pension. Several men who served under Price's command during the Battle of Shiloh wrote letters to defend their Captain with one stating, "No braver man ever looked into the muzzle of Rebel muskets than Captain James A. Price. I was with him in the times that tried men's souls and I know whereof I speak." The revolver is complete with extensive documentation of the Price family. The documents state that this revolver was found in Price's campaign trunk in the family home in Weston, Missouri. The revolver was on display for thirteen years at the museum located in the Price-Loyles House in Weston. The revolver has a blue frame and octagon barrel, casehardened loading lever and hammer, brass trigger guard and two piece walnut grips. The top barrel flat is roll-stamped "PATENTED SEPT. 14. 1858/REMINGTON & SONS.ILLION.NEW YORK U.S.A./NEW MODEL." The serial number "33644" is stamped on the underside of the barrel and left side of the frame under the grip. Remington manufactured approximately 22,000 New Model Navy revolvers between 1863 and 1888.

Condition: Good. The revolver shows moderate service use and retains traces of original blue finish with the balance a dark brown patina. The frame shows patches of light pitting with moderate flash pitting on the percussion nipples and the faces of the cylinder. The hammer retains traces of the original case colors. The grips show extensive handling wear with numerous minor dents and scratches. The barrel markings are clear. The action is fine. This is a solid example of a Civil War production Remington Model 1863 New Model Navy Revolver with extensive documentation that indicates ownership by a Civil War veteran and prominent Missouri pioneer.


Cased Lap Desk of Two English Proofed Post Civil War Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolvers Ins
Cased Lap Desk of Two English Proofed Post Civil War Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolvers Ins
Item number: 17390081 | Cased Lap Desk of Two English Proofed Post Civil War Colt Model 1849 Percussion Pocket Revolvers Inscribed to Confederate General and U.S. Senator Randall Lee Gibson with Accessories and Presidential Pardon -A) Colt Model 1849 Revolver


A) This lot consists of two Colt Model 1849 revolvers inscribed to Confederate General and U.S. Senator Randall Lee Gibson. The back strap on both revolvers is inscribed "Gen. R.L. Gibson C.S.A./New Orleans." Born at Spring Hill, Kentucky, on September 10, 1832, Randall Lee Gibson grew up on his father's plantation in Terrebonne parish. He graduated from Yale college in 1853 and went on to study law at the University of Louisiana in New Orleans. Gibson became heavily involved in the pro-secession faction of the Democratic Party and was an aide-de-camp to Governor Moore before entering the Confederate Army in March 1861 as a Captain in the First Louisiana Artillery. By the late summer of 1861, he was commissioned as a Colonel in the Thirteenth Louisiana Infantry. In April of 1862 Gibson and his men participated in the Hornet's Nest during the Battle of Shiloh. The Hornet's Nest was a position on the battlefield where Union forces held off fierce Confederate attacks. Ordered by General Braxton Bragg, Gibson led his brigade in three unsupported attacks on the Hornet's Nest. Union guns nearly destroyed Gibbon's brigade and his failure to overcome heavy Union fire resulted in Bragg calling Gibson "an arrant coward." Although the Union line ultimately collapsed at the Hornet's Nest, their sacrifice allowed General Grant time to regroup his scattered and retreating army and establish a new defense. Gibson went on to fight in the subsequent campaigns of the Army of Tennessee, which ended with the Battle of Spanish Fort. In January 1864, he was promoted to Brigadier General. He and his men fought with distinguish at the Spanish Fort. Leading a force of 2,500 men, Gibson was able to resist a siege until the last moment before escaping at night. Gen. Richard Taylor commented, "Gibson's stubborn defense and skillful retreat make this one of the best achievements of the war." After the war, Gibson practiced law at New Orleans until he was elected as a Louisiana Democrat in the House of Representatives in 1875 and then elected as a U.S. Senator in 1882 which he served as until his death in 1892. During his postbellum political career, Gibson deplored the gap between the rich and poor, fought for a reformist public school agenda that included federal funding, petitioned for levee construction and other flood control measures, and sought common ground between the extreme political positions of his era. The "A" revolver was manufactured in 1864 and the "B" revolver was manufactured in 1868. Standard one line New York barrel address on the top barrel flat, "COLTS/PATENT" on the left side of the frame (this marking is double stamped on the "A" revolver), "31 CAL" on the trigger guard and the stagecoach holdup scene roll-engraved on the cylinder. The left side of the barrel lug is marked with "crown/V' and "crown/GP" proof marks with the two alternating between each chamber on the cylinder. The matching serial number is marked on the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap with the partial serial number on the barrel wedge, cylinder and arbor pin. Blue finish with casehardened hammer, frame and loading lever and fitted with a smooth one piece varnished walnut grip. The revolvers are cased in a leatherette English lap desk with accessories. The top of the case has a folding brass handle and the interior has a lid compartment cover marked "W. LEUCHARS/38 PICADILLY LONDON." The brass circular turn lock has the W. Leuchars marking along with "M/592." There is a side compartment containing an ink case, a light case, and a Leroy W. Fairchild pen with case. The main compartment has folding covers featuring a silk line portfolio with the other side retaining three ivory mounted writing tools. The French style navy blue velvet fitted interior retains the two revolvers, an unmarked powder flask, a steel Colt's patent two cavity bullet mold, a screwdriver and an Eley cap tin. With this lot is a Gibbon's official Presidential pardon which is dated Sept. 25, 1866. The pardon has been laminated.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1849
BBL: 4 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 31 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 252675

Condition: Very good. The revolver retains traces of original blue finish and case colors with a mottled brown-gray patina on the balance. The grip straps retain traces of original silver plating with the exposed brass having a pleasant mellow patina. Most of the cylinder scene remains. The grip is very fine showing some minor handling marks. The case is very fine showing some scuffs and handling marks. The accessories are very good or better.

B) As described in "A."

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1849
BBL: 4

Rare Civil War Confederate Spiller and Burr Percussion Revolver
Rare Civil War Confederate Spiller and Burr Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390082 | Rare Civil War Confederate Spiller and Burr Percussion Revolver

Brass frame percussion revolver manufactured by Spiller and Burr in Macon, Georgia c. 1864. The revolver has a distinctive flat sided brass frame with six-shot cylinder with six stop slots, octagon barrel and two-piece walnut grips. The revolver has a sighting groove on the top strap and a brass cone front sight. The hammer has borderless knurling on the spur and the cylinder has a safety notch located between each percussion nipple. The serial number "1248" is stamped on the underside of the barrel, on the top of the loading lever and on the bottom of the grip strap. "C.S." is stamped on the right side of the frame ahead of the cylinder. The Spiller and Burr factory was initially located in Richmond, Virginia, subsequently relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1862 and in January 1864 moved again to the Macon Armory in Georgia. Total production at all three locations is estimated to be approximately 1450 revolvers. The high serial number of this revolver indicates that it was probably manufactured at the Macon Armory in 1864.

Condition: About good, incomplete. The revolver shows the hard use that is typical of Confederate made weapons but is an all original Spiller and Burr revolver. The barrel and loading lever have a smooth, dark brown patina. The serial numbers on both components are sharp. The cylinder has the same dark brown patina as the barrel and lever with moderate flash pitting on the rear face and percussion nipples. The fine brass frame has a deep, untouched patina. The frame has numerous light dents and scratches and some scattered patches of surface discoloration. Two deep notches are filed across the back strap and grips. The "C.S." marking on the frame and the serial numbers on the backstrap, barrel and lever are crisp. The hammer and trigger have a dark patina; the forward portion of the hammer has moderate flash pitting. The cylinder will not turn and the hammer will not fully cock. The cylinder pin screw in the frame is missing. The grips are in poor condition; the right grip is missing a 1 3/4-inch by 1/4-inch chip along the back strap and has a deep scratch at the junction with the frame. The left grip has a 3/4-inch chip missing from the bottom front edge and a hair-line crack that runs from the screw escutcheon to the top of the grip. Although this revolver shows hard use, it is a rare example of an all original Confederate Spiller and Burr percussion revolver.


Civil War Maynard Single Shot Percussion Carbine
Civil War Maynard Single Shot Percussion Carbine
Item number: 17390083 | Civil War Maynard Single Shot Percussion Carbine

This is a Second Model carbine as manufactured by the Massachusetts Arms Company of Chicopee Falls Mass. Manufactured between 1860 and 1865. The left side of the receiver is marked "EDWARD MAYNARD/PATENTEE/MAY 27. 1851./DEC. 6. 1859." The right side is marked "MANUFACTURED BY/MASS. ARMS CO./CHICOPEE FALLS." There is a "JM" inspection mark on the left side barrel flat and the serial number is marked on the lower tang. Regulation cavalry sling bar and ring on the left side of the receiver. Fixed front sight and two leaf folding rear sight to 500 yards and smooth straight grip stock with boxed "AJN" and "JM" inspector cartouches.

Condition: Fine with 70% blue finish remaining on the barrel and the balance a smooth brown patina. The casehardened parts have small areas of discoloration. The stock is fine with exceptional and original raised feathered grain, some minor scratches and dents. All of the markings are clear and the cartouches are crisp. Firing pin is absent but function correctly.


Rare Martially Inspected Civil War Ball & Williams Ballard Carbine
Rare Martially Inspected Civil War Ball & Williams Ballard Carbine
Item number: 17390084 | Rare Martially Inspected Civil War Ball & Williams Ballard Carbine

Manufactured in the 1860s with this example having been U.S. martially inspected. Ball & Williams received a U.S. contract for 5,000 carbines in January 1864 but only delivered 1,500. Ball & Williams forfeited the U.S. contract due to receiving higher prices from a Kentucky contract. These U.S. contract pieces, such as this example, have "MM" inspector marks. The frame has the "MM" inspector mark and "BALL & WILLIAMS/Worcester, Mass./MERWIN & BRAY, AGT'S/NEW YORK" on the left side and "BALLARD'S PATENT/NOV. 5, 1861" on the right side. Matching numbers appear on the frame and barrel at the breech with the breech block having the assembly number "778." Pinched blade front sight and two leaf rear sight. Smooth forearm and straight grip stock with sling swivels and carbine buttplate. The left side of the buttstock is stamped with a clear script "MM" cartouche.

Condition: Fine. The carbine retains 30% of the original blue finish with a crisp mottled brown patina remaining on the balance. Rust is present on the buttplate. The wood is very fine with some minor pressure dents. The cartouche is crisp. Mechanically fine.


Historic 6th Cavalry Marked Sharps New Model 1863 Cartridge Conversion Carbine
Historic 6th Cavalry Marked Sharps New Model 1863 Cartridge Conversion Carbine
Item number: 17390085 | Historic 6th Cavalry Marked Sharps New Model 1863 Cartridge Conversion Carbine

Following the Civil War the U.S. Government decided to convert many percussion military arms to metallic cartridge. These carbines were completely refurbished by Sharps during the conversion process and if needed the stocks were replaced with ones not having a patch box, which is the case with this example. This carbine is chambered for the 50-70 round with the 3 groove barrel. The top of the barrel is marked "NEW MODEL 1863" at the breech (faint). The left side barrel flat is marked with the letter "C". Lawrence patent rear sight and block front sight with brass blade. The lock is marked with the Sharps and Lawrence patent dates, and the serial number is on the upper tang. Mounted with a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with the "DFC" ribbon cartouche on the left side, as well as "Co B" followed by "Co B 6TH CAV", the latter a bit difficult to read. The 6th Cavalry is an historic regiment of the United States Army and began as a regiment in the Civil War, being organized in August of 1861 and took part in 16 major and minor campaigns and their related battles during the Civil War including Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. During a majority of the 1870s and 1880s the 6th Cavalry was based in the Southwest and served in the thick of the Apache Campaigns and also took part in the West during the Indian Wars.

Condition: Very good as arsenal refurbished at the time of conversion. The barrel is a mix of thin blue finish and smooth brown patina. The remaining parts have a smooth mottled gray patina. The wood is very good with a shallow indentation running from the top to the bottom on the left side of the stock, and overall some minor dents and scratches. The lock markings are clear. The action is very fine.


U.S. Civil War Spencer Carbine
U.S. Civil War Spencer Carbine
Item number: 17390086 | U.S. Civil War Spencer Carbine

Manufactured from 1863 to 1865, the Spencer Carbine was one of the most popular firearms used by the Union forces in the Civil War. Blade front sight, ladder rear sight adjustable to 800 yards and saddle ring bar with ring. The top of the receiver has the Spencer address and patent marking with the serial number on the upper rear. Smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a single barrel band, two script cartouches on the left side of the wrist and a sling swivel on the buttstock.

Condition: Very good. The carbine has a mottled brown patina with a darker patina on the barrel. The wood is very good plus with a minor chip missing from the forearm (right side) and some minor handling marks. The cartouches are weak but legible. Mechanically fine.


Attractive Sharps New Model 1863 Percussion Carbine with Patriotic Eagle Silver Inlaid Stock
Attractive Sharps New Model 1863 Percussion Carbine with Patriotic Eagle Silver Inlaid Stock
Item number: 17390087 | Attractive Sharps New Model 1863 Percussion Carbine with Patriotic Eagle Silver Inlaid Stock

The top of the barrel is stamped with the three-line Hartford, Connecticut address and "NEW MODEL 1863" with left side of the barrel at the breech stamped "E.A.W". The barrel is numbered to the gun. R.S. Lawrence adjustable ladder rear sight, Sharps and Lawrence patent markings on the action and saddle ring bar only. The saddle ring is stamped "TWR". Smooth straight grip stock and forearm with period added pewter forend cap and German silver eagle inset on the buttstock.

Condition: Good. The carbine has a smooth mottled brown patina which is darker on the barrel. The wood is very good with a hairline crack near the lower tang and a number of minor handling marks. Mechanically fine. A real piece of Americana!


Factory Engraved Silver Plated New Haven Arms Co. Volcanic No. 1 Pocket Pistol
Factory Engraved Silver Plated New Haven Arms Co. Volcanic No. 1 Pocket Pistol
Item number: 17390088 | Factory Engraved Silver Plated New Haven Arms Co. Volcanic No. 1 Pocket Pistol

This is an example of a factory engraved Volcanic No.1 Pocket Pistol manufactured by the New Haven Arms Co. The New Haven Arms Co. manufactured approximately 850 No. 1 Pistols with 3 1/2-inch barrels between 1857 and 1861. This pistol has a blue octagon barrel and integral magazine, silver plated brass receiver, casehardened hammer and two-piece flat bottom varnished walnut grips. The sides and top of the receiver and back strap are factory engraved with well executed open scrollwork. A steel front sight blade is mounted on the barrel at the muzzle and a fixed rear sight is mounted in a dovetail on the receiver. The top of the barrel is roll stamped with the legend "NEWHAVEN CONN. PATENT FEB. 14. 1854". The barrel marking is the format utilized by the New Haven Arms Company after it was reorganized from the Volcanic Repeating Arms Co., in April 1857 by Oliver Winchester. The serial number, "1307" is stamped on the lower left side of the butt beneath the grip and on the inside of both grips. The Volcanic pistols and rifles are scarce and historically important firearms. The Volcanic lever-action design and integral, spring-loaded magazine were the basis for the successful Henry rifle and Model 1866, 1873 and 1876 Winchester rifles and carbine. The Volcanic "Rocket Ball" cartridge was one of the first commercially produced self contained cartridges. Ownership of stock in the Volcanic Repeating Arms Co., and subsequent reorganization and ownership of the New Haven Arms Co., introduced shirt maker Oliver Winchester to the firearms business and led to the formation of the Winchester Repeating Arms Co., in 1866.

Condition: Fine. The pistol retains 30% of the original blue and 70% original silver-plated finish. The barrel has significant amounts of blue finish in protected areas The balance has a silver-gray patina with scattered handling marks and traces of light pitting. The silver-plated receiver has wear on contact points; most of the silver plating is dark and tarnished with age. The case colors on the hammer and lever have aged to a mottled, gray-brown, patina. The grips are in very good overall condition with minor dents and scratches and retain about 50% of the original vanish finish. The barrel markings are sharp and the engraving is crisp and deep. This is a fine, completely original example of a scarce and historically significant factory engraved New Haven Arms Co. Volcanic No. 1 Pocket Pistol.


Exceptional Civil War Rogers & Spencer Army Model Revolver
Exceptional Civil War Rogers & Spencer Army Model Revolver
Item number: 17390089 | Exceptional Civil War Rogers & Spencer Army Model Revolver

Six-shot, .44 caliber percussion single action revolver manufactured by the Rogers & Spencer Co., of Willow Dale, New York, as part of a 1864 Ordnance Department contract for 5,000 revolvers. Most of the Rogers & Spencer revolvers were delivered after the conclusion of hostilities in April 1865 and were never issued. The revolver has an octagon barrel with brass cone front sight, solid frame with sighting groove in the top strap and two-piece walnut grips. The barrel, frame and cylinder have a high polish blue finish and the loading lever, hammer and trigger are casehardened. The walnut grips are oil finished and have nickel silver screw escutcheons. "ROGERS & SPENCER/UTICA N-Y" is stamped on either side of the tops trap sighting groove. The serial number, "650" is stamped on the underside of the barrel, the left side of the frame, side of the cylinder and bottom of the grip strap. The Ordnance final inspection stamp which consists of the script initials "RPB" with a rectangular border is stamped on the lower left heel of the grip. Small "B" Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on the barrel, frame, cylinder and grip.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver appears to be un-fired and shows only storage wear. The barrel and frame retain 98% or more of the high polish blue finish. The cylinder has several small patches of flaking and light turn marks but retains 90% of the blue finish. The percussion nipples and rear face of the cylinder show no flash pitting. The loading lever, hammer and trigger retain 98% or more of the muted case colors. The walnut grips are excellent plus with perfect Ordnance final inspection and sub-inspection marks and all of the original oil finish. The markings on the barrel, frame and cylinder are crisp. The action functions perfectly. This is an outstanding example of a Civil War Rogers & Spencer Army Model revolver in as issued condition.


Fine Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Fine Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver
Item number: 17390090 | Fine Civil War U.S. Martially Inspected Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver

Manufactured from 1863 to 1875. The top barrel flat is stamped "PATENTED SEPT. 14, 1858/E. REMINGTON & SONS, ILION, NEW YORK, U.S.A./NEW MODEL". Most of the major components are stamped with single letter sub-inspector marks including "D", "R", and "H". The barrel is numbered to another revolver (121002) with the sub-inspector mark "D" on the left flat and "P" on the right flat. The revolver is fitted with smooth grips featuring a script cartouche on the left panel and "D" sub-inspector mark on the bottom of both grip panels. Both grip panels are numbered to the gun.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. There are a few patches of minor pitting. The grips are fine with an extremely small filled repair near the bottom and some minor handling marks. The cartouche is excellent. Mechanically excellent.


Exceptional Civil War Remington Contract Model 1863 Zouave Percussion Rifle
Exceptional Civil War Remington Contract Model 1863 Zouave Percussion Rifle
Item number: 17390091 | Exceptional Civil War Remington Contract Model 1863 Zouave Percussion Rifle

Model 1863 Percussion Contract Rifle manufactured by the Remington Arms Co., in 1863. Referred to by collectors as the "Zouave" rifle; the Model 1863 Contract Rifle was an improved version of the U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Rifle. The Model 1863 Rifle was referred to in official documents as the "Harpers Ferry Pattern" rifle. The Model 1863 Rifle has the distinction of being the last percussion rifle adopted by the Ordnance Department and is generally considered to be the highest quality and best designed percussion military longarm. The barrel has a deep military blue finish. The hammer and lock are casehardened. The screws and band springs have a niter blue finish. The forend cap, barrel bands, trigger guard, patch box and buttplate are brass. The stock is oil finished black walnut. The rifle has a heavy round barrel with wide-base iron front sight and 1855 style rear sight with two folding blades. The right side of the barrel muzzle has a lug for a saber bayonet. The bright finished straight shank tulip head ramrod is secured by a spring in the stock. The brass patch box is similar to the style used on the Model 1855 rifle and contains a spare percussion nipple. The lock plate is dated "1863" behind the hammer and roll stamped with the Federal Eagle and Shield motif above "U.S.". "REMINGTON'S/ILLION N.Y" is roll stamped in two lines ahead of the hammer. The top of the barrel is stamped with the date "1863". The "Eagle-head/P/V" acceptance proof and inspection marks are stamped to the left of the date. The left barrel flat is stamped "STEEL" followed by the Ordnance sub-inspection stamp "R.K.A.". "U.S." is stamped on the heel of the buttplate. "U" is stamped on the right side of both barrel bands facing the muzzle. Single letter Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on all of the brass furniture and the lock plate. The left stock flat is stamped with the Ordnance sub-inspection and final inspection marks. The upper mark consists of the script initials "HDJ" (Henry D. Jennings) in a rectangle and the lower mark has the initials "BH" (Benjamin Hannis) with a rectangular border. Most of the 12,501 Remington Model 1863 Contract Rifles apparently were not issued and remain in very fine-excellent condition. The rifle is fitted with a Spanish-American War era leather sling.

Condition: Excellent plus. The rifle appears to be unissued and unfired and shows only storage and handling wear. The barrel and rear sight retain at least 98% of the original military blue finish. 99% plus of the vivid casehardened finish is present on the lock plate and hammer. The brass furniture has an attractive mustard yellow patina. The stock is in excellent plus condition with a few minor storage marks. The ordnance inspection marks on the left flat are extremely sharp. This is an exceptional example of a the last percussion rifle adopted by the Ordnance Department.


Rare Civil War Merrill Breech Loading Percussion Rifle
Rare Civil War Merrill Breech Loading Percussion Rifle
Item number: 17390092 | Rare Civil War Merrill Breech Loading Percussion Rifle

Manufactured by James H. Merrill of Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1862. The Ordnance Department purchased 770 Merrill rifles which were issued to the 21st Indiana Volunteer Infantry and individual sharpshooters. Only about 800 Merrill rifles were manufactured between 1862 and 1865; surviving examples are rare. This rifle has a bright finished barrel with large half-moon shaped iron front sight, lug for a sword bayonet on the right side and two leaf folding rear sight that serves as a latch for the breech lever. The receiver, operating lever, bevel edged lock plate, hammer and bolster are casehardened. The forearm cap, barrel bands, side plate, trigger guard, patch box and buttplate are brass. The iron ramrod has a flared tip. The stock is oil finished black walnut. The rifle serial number is stamped vertically on the lock plate behind the hammer. "J.H. MERRILL BALTO/PAT. JULY 1858/APL. 9 MAY 21-28-61" is stamped in three lines on the lock plate ahead of the hammer. The top of the operating lever is roll stamped "J.H. MERRILL BALTO./PAT. JUL. 1858" in two lines. A Ordnance final inspection stamp which consists of the script initials "ZB" (Zadock Butt) with an oval border is stamped on the left stock flat. A block "F" is stamped on the right side of the stock ahead of the patch box. Although manufactured in limited numbers, Merrill breech loading rifles saw action during the siege of Port Hudson, Louisiana, in 1863 and were considered to be accurate and effective weapons.

Condition: Very good plus. The rifle is all original and shows moderate service wear. The bright finished barrel has aged to a smooth plum-brown patina. The exposed areas of the hammer, breechblock and lock plate have a mottled brown patina. The protected areas of the breechblock and receiver retain substantial amounts of the casehardened finish. The brass furniture has never been polished and has a dark untouched patina. The buttplate has moderate handling wear. The markings on the lock plate and operating lever are sharp. The Ordnance final inspection mark on the left stock flat is crisp and completely legible. The stock is very good and shows a professionally repaired wrist with moderate service wear with scattered minor scratches and handling marks. This is a rare example of a rare Civil War breech loading rifle that would be a great addition to any collection of Civil War firearms.


Ball & Williams Ballard Patent Single Shot Military Pattern Rifle
Ball & Williams Ballard Patent Single Shot Military Pattern Rifle
Item number: 17390093 | Ball & Williams Ballard Patent Single Shot Military Pattern Rifle

Blade front and two-leaf rear sights with the Ballard's patent markings on the right side of the receiver, and the Ball & Williams address and Merwin & Hulbert agent markings on the reverse. Matching numbers are present on the barrel and frame with matching partial numbers on the breechblock and extractor. Smooth stock with three barrel bands, sling swivels and a smooth buttplate. Though no state markings are present, this rifle falls with the serial number range and has the proper configuration for Ballard full stock rifles ordered by the State of Kentucky during the Civil War, delivered from July 1864 to March 1865.

Condition: Good, showing a textured dark brown patina overall, scattered pitting and mild handling marks. The stock is good as period refinished, with some chipping around the extractor, edges and barrel bands, dents and scratches. Mechanically good.


U.S. Poultney & Trimble Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine
U.S. Poultney & Trimble Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine
Item number: 17390094 | U.S. Poultney & Trimble Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine

Blade front and ladder rear sights with "L.F.R." stamped on the left barrel flat. Casehardened receiver with barrel release latch inside the trigger guard, "MANUFACTURED BY/AM'N.M'CH'N.WKS./SPRINGFIELD.MASS", "ADDRESS/POULTNEY & TRIMBLE./BALTIMORE. U.S.A.", and "SMITH'S PATENT/JUNE 23. 1857" on the left side near the saddle ring bar. Smooth forearm and straight grip walnut stock with an oval "JH" cartouche on the left side of the wrist and a steel buttplate.

Condition: Very fine with 85% of the original blue finish, showing areas of brown patina, a mixed brown and grey on the barrel band, and scattered handling marks. Bright case colors are visible on the frame with areas of mixed brown and silver patina, particularly along the edges. Stock is also very fine with some dents, particularly on the forearm, mild chipping around the buttplate, and some handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Sharps New Model 1863 Cartridge Conversion Carbine
Sharps New Model 1863 Cartridge Conversion Carbine
Item number: 17390095 | Sharps New Model 1863 Cartridge Conversion Carbine

Following the Civil War the U.S. Government decided to convert many percussion military arms to metallic cartridge. These carbines were completely refurbished by Sharps during the conversion process and if needed the stocks were replaced with ones not having a patch box, which is the case with this example. This carbine is chambered for the 50-70 round with the 3 groove barrel. The top of the barrel is marked "NEW MODEL 1863" at the breech (faint). The left side barrel flat is marked with the a very faint "W". Lawrence patent rear sight and block front sight with brass blade. The lock is marked with the Sharps and Lawrence patent dates, the left side of the receiver has the Sharps patent date and the serial number is on the upper tang. Mounted with a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with faint cartouche on the left wrist and absent of the "DFC" ribbon cartouche on the left side.

Condition: Fine as arsenal refurbished at the time of conversion with 60% blue finish on the barrel and showing spots where the finish has faded from a solvent or chemical. The lock, hammer and receiver retain much of the dark case colors with a smooth brown patina on the balance. The wood is very fine with a few scattered minor dents and dings. The lock and receiver markings are readable. The action is fine.


Unique Factory Cased Silver Plated Sharps New Model of 1859 Breech-Loading Carbine
Unique Factory Cased Silver Plated Sharps New Model of 1859 Breech-Loading Carbine
Item number: 17390096 | Unique Factory Cased Silver Plated Sharps New Model of 1859 Breech-Loading Carbine

This is unique example of a civilian Sharps New Model of 1859 Carbine manufactured circa 1861. The carbine has a silver plated finish on all components and a varnished straight grain walnut stock and forearm. There are no military inspection or sub-inspection marks on the carbine. The carbine retains the military sling bar and ring and has a complete Lawrence pellet primer. The barrel has a Lawrence patent short leaf folding rear sight with 800 yard center notch. The barrel, rear sight, receiver, and lock plate have the standard Sharps and Lawrence patent markings. The serial number "68930" is stamped on the upper receiver tang. The initials "R.K." are boldly engraved in Old English letters on the top of the barrel over the factory "NEW MODEL 1859" markings. The carbine is equipped with a factory walnut partition case. The case interior has seven compartments and is lined with red baize. The case contain the following: double cavity iron bullet mold marked "NEW MODEL 1866/52" on one leg, adjustable charger powder flask with gold plated top and brown lacquer body embossed with a relief oval hunting scene featuring a hunter, dog and deer, empty original packet of ten 52/100 Sharps cartridges, two original .52 caliber linen cartridges, spare percussion nipple, several lead bullets, several percussion caps and key. None of the accessories are original to the casing. Introduced in 1859, the Sharps New Model 1859 was available as a carbine, military rifle and sporting rifle. The New Model 1859 and its successor the New Model 1863 were quality .52 caliber carbines that were popular among Union Civil War troops. Even the Confederacy manufactured copies of the Sharps carbine in Richmond, Virginia. In actuality Sharps New Model 1859 and New Model 1863 carbines were all one model with the difference in designation being merely a difference in barrel markings, a cleanout screw and minor sight change. 3,000 New Model carbines were manufactured with brass furniture and another 30,000 were manufactured with iron furniture. Silver plated factory examples remained undocumented in SHARPS FIREARMS by noted Sharps expert Frank Sellers, and civilian Sharps New Model carbines are rare given that fact that factory production was devoted to the war effort.

Condition: Very fine. The carbine retains 75% of the silver plated finish. Most of the plating on the barrel is intact. The plating on the receiver, hammer, lever has heavy flaking and the underlying metal is dark and has considerable pitting. There is moderate-heavy flash pitting on the top of the breech block and the percussion nipple. The stock and forearm retain most of the varnish finish and are very good. The action functions well. The engraved monogram on the top of the barrel is crisp. The case exterior is fine overall with minor scratches and handling marks and one hairline crack. The interior is good overall. The fine original red baize lining is faded but clean. There are several discolored spots and compression marks in the lid lining from contact with the carbine. The lining on the partitions nearest the hammer and front sight is torn. The powder flask is excellent and retains about 90% of the gold plated and brown lacquer finish. The cartridge packet is good. The bullet mold has a light covering of surface rust and the two linen cartridge are good. This is a unique silver plated inscribed civilian Sharps New Model 1859 carbine with factory partition case creates a one-of-a-kind piece. No similar examples are illustrated in "SHARPS FIREARMS" by Frank Sellers.


Rare Confederate Fayetteville Armory Percussion Rifle
Rare Confederate Fayetteville Armory Percussion Rifle
Item number: 17390097 | Rare Confederate Fayetteville Armory Percussion Rifle

Rare example of a Confederate Model 1855 pattern rifle manufactured at the former federal armory at Fayetteville, North Carolina, c.1864. The Fayetteville Rifles were manufactured using machinery captured from the U.S. Arsenal at Harpers Ferry and were a simplified version of the U.S. Model 1855 Rifle. This late production 'Type IV' rifle has the characteristic low profile lock plate with brass buttplate, trigger guard, barrel bands and forearm cap. The rifle has the standard, three-leaf, Model 1855 pattern, rear sight and straight-shank iron ramrod with tulip head. The lock plate is dated "1864" behind the hammer and roll-stamped in front of the hammer with the Federal eagle and shield motif above "C.S.A." followed by "FAYETTEVILLE". The top of the barrel is dated "1864" parallel to the bore and the left side of the barrel is stamped with "V/P/Eagle head" proof and inspection marks. The buttplate tang is stamped "CSA" ahead on the top screw. The right side of the upper and lower barrel bands are stamped with the standard "U" marking. The black walnut stock has an inspection mark that consists of the script initials "JB" with an oval border stamped on the left flat. The Fayetteville Rifle was a high quality weapon that was manufactured in quantity. Nearly 5000 Type IV rifles were manufactured by the Fayetteville Armory in 1864.

Condition: Good. The rifle appears to be mostly original. The condition is typical of Confederate made weapons which inevitably were issued and show the effects of hard service. The bright finished barrel has a dark patina above the stock line. The barrel has scattered age discoloration with moderate-heavy flash pitting surrounding the nipple bolster. The barrel date and inspection marks remain clear. The lock plate has a silver-gray patina and the hammer and bolster are dark. The lock plate, hammer and bolster all show the flash pitting typical of a rifle that saw service. The date, Federal eagle and armory markings are clear. The bolster clean-out screw is a replacement. The brass forearm cap, barrel bands and buttplate are in good condition with an un-touched patina. The stock is in fair condition with moderate handling wear and a deep crack on the left flat between the lock screws. The inspection mark on the left flat has been improved by hand carving. This is a solid example of one of the best designed, best made and most widely issued Confederate made long arms. This important rifle would be a stand-out piece in any collection of Civil War firearms or military.


Very Rare Civil War Confederate Officer's Saber Belt and Eagle Head Spurs with Mullinax Authenticati
Very Rare Civil War Confederate Officer's Saber Belt and Eagle Head Spurs with Mullinax Authenticati
Item number: 17390098 | Very Rare Civil War Confederate Officer's Saber Belt and Eagle Head Spurs with Mullinax Authentication Letter

Saber belt and spurs attributed to Confederate Colonel E. J. Harvie. The group consists of a black, folded leather saber belt with three-piece brass belt buckle bearing the Virginia State Seal and a pair of cast brass eagle head spurs with twelve-pointed iron rowels. The group is accompanied by a Letter of Authenticity by Steve Mullinax, author of "CONFEDERATE BELT BUCKLES AND PLATES" dated 1998. the letter states that the author believes the belt set is authentic and was "used in the Confederacy during the American Civil War". Also included with the group is a photocopy of a typed and notarized letter that states the belt was originally property of Colonel Edwin James Harvie, C.S.A. of Chula, Virginia. The belt is constructed of folded black leather and has two sliding leather keepers and two sliding leather loops for saber/sword slings. A leather tongue stitched to the inside of the belt to protect the uniform from contact with the buckle. The light-medium weight belt is a typical pre-war or early Civil War pattern officer's saber belt. The three piece brass belt plate is typical of the type used by Virginia militia officers ca. 1850-1890. The plate displays the Great Seal of Virginia which depicts Virtue with an upraised sword and spear over the vanquished Tyranny surrounded by the motto "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS/VIRGINIA". The outer portion of the buckle and the edges of both keepers is decorated with cast oak leaves. The buckle and keeper are not bench-marked. The belt is complete with two delicate, gold-plated, brass saber hangers with snap hooks. The relatively lightweight construction of the belt and light-weight, full-dress saber hangers probably means this belt was probably intended for wear with a dress uniform and was not a service belt. The fact that the belt has a Virginia state seal buckle when documents that accompany the belt indicate Colonel Harvie served in the Army of Tennessee may indicate that this belt is a pre-Civil War militia officer's belt. The three piece brass spurs have well detailed cast eagle heads and are complete with the original black leather straps. The flashy eagle head design is also typical of spurs that were popular during the Mexican War and the period before the Civil War. This is a rare officers saber belt with Virginia state seal and high quality officer's spurs attributed to a Civil War Confederate Colonel.

Condition: Fine. The light weight folded weather shows typical wear with one small tear in the upper edge of the belt, some loose stitching on the inside and scattered flaking on the edges of the belt and keepers. The light-weight Civil War officers saber belts were delicate and are hard to find in the complete condition. The belt buckle has an attractive patina and is in very good condition with moderate handling wear. The saber hangers are in excellent condition and retain most of the gold plated finish. The spurs are in very good condition with a nice, untouched patina; the straps are original to the spurs and are in good condition. This is a very good example of a rare, identified, Civil War Confederate officer's group.


U.S. Civil War Maynard Second Model Breech Loading Percussion Carbine
U.S. Civil War Maynard Second Model Breech Loading Percussion Carbine
Item number: 17390099 | U.S. Civil War Maynard Second Model Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

Manufactured circa 1863-1865, and known to have been issued to the 9th & 11th Indiana and 11th Tennessee cavalry regiments. Blade front and 3-leaf rear sights with "N" on the rear sight base, "S" on the chamber, saddle ring bar and buttplate, "MANUFACTURED BY/MASS. ARMS CO./CHICOPEE FALLS." on the right side of the receiver and "EDWARD MAYNARD/PATENTEE/MAY 27. 1851./DEC. 6. 1859." on the reverse. The lower tang is dated "1865". Smooth straight wrist stock with "GWP" and "JM" cartouches on the left side of the wrist.

Condition: Very good with a mixed brown and gray patina overall. Showing mild spotting and handling marks. Bright edge wear is visible on the barrel, and traces of vivid case colors are present on the frame. The stock is fine with crisp cartouches, raised grain, some dents and scuffing. Mechanically fine.


Colt Rinaldo A. Carr Sub-Inspected Single Action Cavalry Model Revolver with Factory and Kopec Lette
Colt Rinaldo A. Carr Sub-Inspected Single Action Cavalry Model Revolver with Factory and Kopec Lette
Item number: 17390900 | Colt Rinaldo A. Carr Sub-Inspected Single Action Cavalry Model Revolver with Factory and Kopec Letters

This is an example of a Colt Single Action Cavalry Model revolver inspected by Ordnance Sub-Inspector Rinaldo A. Carr (R.A.C.) and Ordnance Inspector Capt. Stanhope E. Blunt (S.E.B.) in 1890 and was subsequently refurbished by Colt. The revolver is accompanied by a Colt factory letter and a letter of authentication by Colt Single Action expert John A. Kopec. The Colt letter states this revolver was shipped from Colt's to the Springfield Armory on April 30, 1890 as part of a lot of 300 revolvers. The Kopec letter states that this revolver falls within the serial number range of four revolvers documented as issued to Troop D, 8th Cavalry Regiment on May 19, 1890. The Kopec letter also notes that the revolver was refurbished by Colt as evidenced by a small ampersand (&) stamped on the right rear trigger guard bow and additional numbers stamped on the loading gate hinge. The letter further states that the barrel, cylinder and grips are serial numbered "0564" and originally were fitted to revolver serial number 120564 inspected by Capt. John G. Butler (J.G.B.). The top of the barrel is roll-stamped with the Colt style IV elongated block letter address. The underside of the barrel is stamped with the partial serial number, "0564", the sub-inspector initials "D.F.C." and a "P" proofmark. The left side of the frame is roll-stamped with the Colt three line, three patent dates and the "U.S." property mark. The inside of the loading gate is stamped with the assembly number "457". The frame, trigger guard and back strap are stamped with the serial number "131767" and "R.A.C." is stamped above the serial number on the frame. The side of the cylinder is stamped with the partial serial number "0564", a "P" proofmark and the sub-inspector initials "D.F.C.". The lower left side of the grip is stamped with the date "1887" above the script initials "JGB" in a rectangle. A faint "D.F.C." sub-inspection mark is stamped on the lower right side of the grip. The revolver has the bullseye ejector rod head used on Cavalry Model revolvers thru serial number 113,000 and has elongated bordered knurling on the hammer spur.

Condition: Fine as factory refinished. The barrel, trigger guard, cylinder, back strap and ejector rod housing retain 90% of the blue finish. Wear is limited to some minor finish loss on the leading edges of the cylinder and ejector housing. The frame, loading gate and hammer retain 95% of the casehardened finish with strong case colors. The serial numbers, ordnance inspection marks and Colt markings are clear. The walnut grip is good with numerous light handling and storage marks. The ordnance inspection marks are light but legible. None of the oil finish is present on the grip. The action is crisp and functions perfectly. This is a very good looking example of a factory refinished late production Colt Single Action Cavalry Model revolver.


Extremely Fine U.S. Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver
Extremely Fine U.S. Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390901 | Extremely Fine U.S. Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver

From 1895 to 1903 a number of "US" marked Single Action Army revolvers, like this one, were returned to either the Colt factory or (this example) Springfield Armory where they were modified (to 5 1/2 inch barrel length), dismantled and refinished, often with little regard to which gun the refinished parts came from, resulting in a mix of serial numbers and markings. This revolver has a 5 1/2 inch barrel, casehardened frame and hammer and blue remaining parts. The serial numbers are mixed on these altered models and they were remarked by inspectors of the era. This revolver is serial numbered "2419" on the frame, "115863" over a "G" on the trigger guard, "95/690/G" on the back strap and the cylinder is un-numbered. It bears the standard one line address on top of the barrel and the two line, two patent date marking on the left side of the frame followed by "U.S.". The loading gate has the assembly number "819". It has the standard blade front and frame notch rear sights and is fitted with the correct smooth one-piece walnut grip with "1884" over "FH" (Frank Heath) in an oval cartouche on the left side and a lightly visible "DFC" cartouche on the right.

Condition: Very fine as arsenal refurbished. The revolver retains 70% of the correct arsenal/factory refurbished blue finish with the balance a smooth brown and gray patina. The frame retains 95% arsenal refurbished case colors with areas faded to a smooth gray patina. The grip is also very fine with a few small minor dents and scratches. The barrel address is light and the remaining markings are clear. The action is excellent.


Scarce Documented Factory Engraved Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Scarce Documented Factory Engraved Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390902 | Scarce Documented Factory Engraved Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter and Magnificent Relief Carved American Eagle Pearl Grips

Manufactured in 1884. The revolver features an all nickel finish with niter blue screw heads and factory engraving. The rear sides of the barrel, cylinder flats and frame sides have floral scroll engraving. There is a star burst on top of the barrel near the muzzle and on each side of the upper front of the frame. The recoil shield and loading gate have a shell design, and the top and back straps have a simple decorative dot and zigzag design. The butt is inscribed "ABA" in script letters, (origin unknown at time of writing). The top of the barrel is marked with the two line address, the left side of the frame has the three line, three patent dates and "45 CAL" is on the upper left front of the trigger guard. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Standard blade front and frame notch rear sights, and fitted with two piece pearl grips with a relief carved American eagle motif on the right side. The accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber, barrel length, nickel finish, factory engraving, rubber grips at the time of shipment and that it was shipped as 1 of 2 to Hartley & Graham, N.Y., N.Y. on August 21, 1884.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 70% original nickel finish with a smooth gray patina on the balance. Loss is due to flaking, high point and normal handling wear. The grips are excellent with only light handling marks. The markings are engraving are crisp and clear. The action is excellent. A very fine example of a Documented Factory Engraved Black Powder Colt Single Action Army revolver.


Scarce Desirable Colt Burgess Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter
Scarce Desirable Colt Burgess Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390903 | Scarce Desirable Colt Burgess Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

This rifle model represents Colt's only attempt to compete with Winchester for the lever action rifle market. A total of 3,775 rifles were manufactured between 1883 and 1885, 2,556 with octagon barrels. Fixed nickel steel blade front sight with adjustable semi-buckhorn sporting rear sight. The top barrel flat is marked "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A./+PAT. JAN. 7. 73. OCT. 19. 75.APR. 1. 79. DEC. 13. 81. JAN 3. 82.+" ahead of the rear sight, "+BURGESS'S PATENTS+" is stamped on top of the lever with the serial number on the lower tang just behind the trigger. The Rampant Colt is marked on the left side of the receiver. The rifle was finished blue with a casehardened hammer and lever. Full length 15 round tubular magazine and mounted with a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with a steel end cap and crescent buttplate with buttstock compartment, (cleaning rod not included). The accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber, 25 1/2 inch octagon barrel, blue finish, wood stocks and that it was shipped as 1 of 10 to Hartley & Graham in New York, N.Y. on October 18, 1884.

Condition: Fine. The rifle retains 50% original blue finish mixed with a smooth brown patina. The hammer and lever have a smooth gray patina. The wood is also fine with a few minor gouges on the forearm and overall some minor dents and handling marks. The markings are clear. The action is fine.


Colt Medium Frame Lightning Slide Action Rifle
Colt Medium Frame Lightning Slide Action Rifle
Item number: 17390904 | Colt Medium Frame Lightning Slide Action Rifle

Manufactured in 1888. Blade front sight with an adjustable sporting notch rear sight, marked with the two line address and patent markings on the top barrel flat ahead of the rear sight and "38 Cal." near the breech. The Rampant Colt is present on the left side of the receiver, with a flip-up peep sight on the tang. Smooth straight wrist stock with a checkered forearm and a smooth buttplate.

Condition: Very fine with 85% of the original blue finish, showing bright wear along the high edges, the start of a brown patina on the magazine tube, and scattered handling marks overall. Stock is also very fine, with crisp checkering on the forearm and mild scattered dings overall. Mechanically excellent.


Fine Colt Model 1878 Side by Side Damascus Barrel Hammer Shotgun
Fine Colt Model 1878 Side by Side Damascus Barrel Hammer Shotgun
Item number: 17390905 | Fine Colt Model 1878 Side by Side Damascus Barrel Hammer Shotgun

This example was manufactured in 1887 with a single brass bead sight on the solid rib, is choked improved cylinder/improved cylinder and has 2 3/4 inch chambers with an extractor. The serial number "21349" is stamped on the water table, on the inside of the forearm hardware and on the bottom flat of the barrels with the serial number "21349" engraved on the lower tang. "Colt's Pt. F. A. Mfg. Co." is stamped in script letters on each lock plate. Mounted on a checkered splinter forearm with ebony accent and a multi-point checkered Prince of Wales style buttstock with a smooth steel buttplate. Length of pull is 14 1/8 inches.

Condition: Very fine, nearly 70% of the original brown finish remains on the Damascus twist barrels with all of the pattern visible. There are a few light dings at the muzzles. The casehardened components retain 40% of the original vivid case colors mostly in the protected areas. Some of the screw heads are marred. The wood is also very fine with a hairline crack inside the forearm (not visible externally!) along with scattered light scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent.


Rare and Excellent Pre-World War II Colt 44 Russian and S&W Special Single Action Army Revolver with
Rare and Excellent Pre-World War II Colt 44 Russian and S&W Special Single Action Army Revolver with
Item number: 17390906 | Rare and Excellent Pre-World War II Colt 44 Russian and S&W Special Single Action Army Revolver with Original Box

Manufactured in 1924. This revolver is one of an estimated 506 Single Action revolvers chambered for the .44 S& W Special cartridge. The barrel, ejector housing, cylinder, trigger guard and back strap have the Colt commercial blue finish. The frame, hammer and loading gate are casehardened. The two piece black hard rubber grips are checkered and are embossed with the Rampant Colt in an oval. The top of the barrel is roll stamped with the legend "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.". The "O" in "Hartford" has a broken die. The left side of the barrel is roll stamped "RUSSIAN AND/S &W SPECIAL 44". The left side of the frame is roll stamped with the Colt three date, two line patent markings followed by the Rampant Colt. The inside of the loading gate is stamped with the assembly number "1599". The left front trigger guard bow is stamped with a "3" assembler's mark above the Colt "Triangle/VP" proofmark. The serial number "346938" is stamped on the bottom of the frame and on the right side of the trigger guard and back strap beneath the grip. The revolver is complete with the original royal blue cardboard box with the serial number "346938" written on the underside. The caliber designation "S. & W. CARTRIDGE." is printed on a tan and black label attached to the end of the box lid. A blue and white label on the end of the box bottom is marked "5 1/2 COLT'S ARM S.A. REVOLVER/RUBBER BLUE .44". Colt advertising labels are glued to the inside of the box lid and bottom. The box contains an original Colt "SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS" pamphlet.

Condition: Excellent plus. The revolver retains 99% of the original finish and shows only traces of storage and handling wear. The cylinder has only traces of drag marks. The case colors on the frame, loading gate and hammer are strong and show minor handling wear. The frame, trigger guard and grip screws are perfect. All of the markings are perfect. The grips are excellent plus. The box is fair. The front edge of the lid is missing and the front edge of the bottom is broken. The royal blue finish on the box edges and lid has scattered flaking. Both end labels are fine. The "SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS" pamphlet is oil soaked but remains good. This is an extraordinary example of a scarce pre-war Colt Single Action Army revolver chambered for the desirable .44 S&W cartridge with the original box. This is one of the most sought after caliber variations of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver!


Colt London Agency Single Action Army Revolver with Colt Agency Labeled Oak Case and Factory Letter
Colt London Agency Single Action Army Revolver with Colt Agency Labeled Oak Case and Factory Letter
Item number: 17390907 | Colt London Agency Single Action Army Revolver with Colt Agency Labeled Oak Case and Factory Letter

Colt cased London Agency Single Action Revolver with Colt factory letter. The letter describes the revolver as caliber ".45/c" with a 5 1/2 inch barrel and blue finish. The type of stocks are not listed. The letter states that the revolver was shipped to Colt's London Agency on July 19, 1880. The revolver has a high polish blue barrel, ejector housing, cylinder, frame, loading gate, trigger guard and back strap. The hammer is casehardened and the one piece grip walnut has a varnished piano finish. The revolver has a bullseye ejector rod head and hammer with bordered knurled spur. The top of the barrel is roll stamped "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. DEPOT 14. PALL MALL LONDON". The left side of the frame is stamped with the Colt three line, three date patents. The caliber designation, "45 CAL/B" (.450 Boxer) is stamped on the left heel of the trigger guard. The assembly number "201" is stamped on the inside of the loading gate. Two small London "Crown/P" and "Crown C/P" proof and inspection marks are stamped on the underside of the barrel. Proof marks are stamped on each chamber of the cylinder. The full serial number, "43895" is stamped on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. The partial serial number, "3895" is stamped on the cylinder. The revolver is complete with a British oak compartment case with green baize lining. The case lid has brass screw reinforcements and a round brass escutcheon. The case interior has a 24-round cartridge block and three compartments. The case contains a pewter oil bottle, L-shaped screwdriver, steel cleaning rod and twenty-four cartridges. A Colt picture instruction sheet is attached to the inside of the case lid. Also included with the revolver is a two-page description by Colt expert and author R. L. Wilson. Colt manufactured only 729 Single Action Army revolvers chambered for the .450 Boxer cartridge.

Condition: Very good. The revolver retains nearly 90% of the period refurbished high polish blue finish. The barrel and ejector housing have a few minor scratches and there are traces of light pitting on the left side of the frame near the patent markings. The blue finish on the cylinder is thin but 90% intact. The grips are fine and retain 85% of the original varnish. The case is fine. The exterior shows typical light handling marks. The green baize interior has several minor tears from contact with the revolver components. The instruction sheet has a small oil stain and one small tear but is good. This is a very good example of a scarce London Agency .450 Boxer, Single Action Army Revolver with British case and accessories.


Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver
Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390908 | Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver

Manufactured in 1913. The top of the barrel is marked with the two line address, "(BISLEY MODEL) 45 COLT" on the left side and the two line, three patent dates on the left side of the frame followed by the Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Blue finish with casehardened frame and hammer, and niter blue trigger. Fitted with checkered Rampant Colt embossed grips numbered "7540" on the inside of each panel.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 85% original blue finish with some muzzle and edge wear, some scattered minor flaking, some minor spotting and some minor pitting on the ejector housing. The cylinder shows a drag line, numerous minor scratches and a patch of blue loss on one of the chambers. The frame and hammer retain 80% original case colors with a smooth silver gray patina on the balance. The trigger retains almost all of the bright original niter blue finish. The grips are excellent with a moderate chip on the lower left side and crisp checkering. The markings are clear. The action is fine.


Pre War Colt Single Action Army Revolver
Pre War Colt Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390909 | Pre War Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Manufactured in 1927. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line address, "38 W.C.F." on the left side and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, three patent dates followed by the Rampant Colt. The upper front left side of the trigger guard is marked with the assembler's number "3" above the Colt triangle "VP" proofmark. Matching serial numbers and assembly number (779). Blue finish with casehardened frame and hammer, blade front and frame notch rear sights, and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 60% original blue finish with muzzle and high edge wear, a drag line and some light spotting on the cylinder and a smooth brown patina on the grip straps. The frame retains 30% plus original case colors concentrated in protected areas with a smooth brown patina on the balance. Much of the original case colors remain on the hammer. The grips are also very good with some minor handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is fine.


Rare Documented Houston Texas Shipped Black Powder Colt Single Action Sheriff's Model Revolver with
Rare Documented Houston Texas Shipped Black Powder Colt Single Action Sheriff's Model Revolver with
Item number: 17390910 | Rare Documented Houston Texas Shipped Black Powder Colt Single Action Sheriff's Model Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufactured in 1890. Its been estimated that only about 1,000 of these "ejectorless" revolvers were manufactured. Of the 1,000 Sheriff's Models produced, only about 305 had 3 1/2 inch barrels, 293 nickel plated and about 683 were chambered in 45 Colt caliber. The top of the barrel is marked with the two-line address, the left side of the frame is marked with the three line, three patent dates and the left upper front of the trigger guard is marked "45 CAL". The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap and the assembly number "415" is marked on the loading gate. Blade front and frame notch rear sights and fitted with two-piece checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. The accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber, barrel length, nickel finish, grips as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped as 1 to Dunlay & Geisler, Houston Texas on December 2, 1890.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 50% original nickel finish with an untouched gray patina on the balance. There is some pitting caused by black powder residue on the frame and cylinder, and a few minor dings on the underside of the barrel. The grips are very fine. The left panel has faded to brown and shows minor wear and the right panel is darker from non exposure to the sun. The markings are crisp. The action is excellent.


New York Engraved Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Ejectorless Etched Panel Double Action Revolver with Pea
New York Engraved Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Ejectorless Etched Panel Double Action Revolver with Pea
Item number: 17390911 | New York Engraved Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Ejectorless Etched Panel Double Action Revolver with Pearl Grips and Factory Letter

The factory letter describes the revolver as: "Caliber: .41/c, Barrel Length 3 1/2", Finish: Blue". The type of grips fitted to the revolver are not listed. The letter states that the revolver was shipped to Hartley & Graham in New York City on August 5, 1881. The revolver has a full nickel plated finish and is fitted with two-piece bird's head pearl grips. The barrel, frame, cylinder, trigger guard and back strap are decorated with a combination of Germanic scroll engraving on punch-dot background and zig-zag scrolls and borders. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co./HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.". "COLT D.A. 41" is acid etched in an oval panel on the left side of the barrel. The Colt three date, three line patent marking is roll-stamped on the left side of the frame and "41 CAL" is stamped on the left shoulder of the trigger guard. The serial number "31272" is stamped on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. The high quality engraving may have been executed by L.D. Nimschke or his shop; the combination of scrollwork and zig-zag borders is typical of Nimschke's work. Nimschke's shop engraved Colt revolvers for Hartley & Graham in the 1880s.

Condition: Very fine as Hartley & Graham embellished. The revolver retains 95% of the retailer applied nickel plated finish with minor wear on the top straps, edges of the frame, inside of the loading gate, sides of the hammer and face of the cylinder. The engraving and Colt factory markings remain crisp. The excellent pearl grips fit the revolver perfectly and show only minor handling wear. The action is crisp and functions well. This is an attractive example of a New York retailer engraved Colt Model 1877 DA Thunderer revolver.


Excellent Documented Colt London Agency Model 1878 Double Action Revolver in 476 Caliber Photographe
Excellent Documented Colt London Agency Model 1878 Double Action Revolver in 476 Caliber Photographe
Item number: 17390912 | Excellent Documented Colt London Agency Model 1878 Double Action Revolver in 476 Caliber Photographed in "Colt's Double Action Revolver Model of 1878" by Wilkinson

Also known as the Enfield Mark III Ball cartridge, the 476 was introduced in 1881 due to concerns regarding the Mark II .455 caliber round properly engaging the rifling of the Enfield revolver. Though phased out of British service in 1887, the Woolwich Arsenal continued Mark III cartridge production into the 1890s, and Dum in India produced the cartridge clear into World War One. This particular revolver was manufactured in 1887. The top of the barrel is marked with the one Hartford/Pall Mall address "476 CAL" on the upper left front of the trigger guard. London Proofhouse "Crown/V" and "Crown/GP" markings are present on the underside of the barrel and alternating on the cylinder behind each flute. The partial matching serial number "713" is marked on the rear face of the cylinder and the loading gate is marked with the assembly number "446". All blue finish with niter blue hammer and trigger, and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top and a lanyard ring on the butt. This revolver can be seen in a full page spread on page 362 of Don Wilkerson's "Colt's Double Action Revolver Model of 1878", which gives a production number of only 1,682 for this configuration.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 95% plus of the bright original blue finish, showing a smooth brown patina on the ejector housing and in scattered patches, a few minor scratches and handling marks, and some bright edge wear. The niter blue is strong and vivid, with a small amount of spotting visible on the hammer and trigger. The grips are also excellent, with some minor scuffs. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent.


Exceptional Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver
Exceptional Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390913 | Exceptional Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver

Manufactured in 1902. The top of the barrel is marked with the two line Hartford address, "COLT DA 38" on the left side and the three line, three patent dates on the left side of the frame followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the frame, trigger guard and back strap, with the assembly number "482" on the loading gate. Casehardened frame with blue remaining parts (niter blue trigger and hammer with polished sides) blade front and frame notch rear sights, "bull's-eye" ejector rod head and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. The consignor notes state that this revolver was 1 of 50 shipped to the Continental Tobacco Company for their "Catalogue of Presents".

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% original blue finish with some very mild muzzle and edge wear, and some cycling scratches on the cylinder. The frame retains 97% original bright case colors with some fading on the recoil shield. 99% of the fiery original niter blue remains on the hammer and trigger, with some light spotting on the hammer sides. The grips are also excellent with light handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings are sharp. The action is functions, but does not stay cocked in the single action mode.


Documented Factory Engraved Tucson Arizona Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Relief Carv
Documented Factory Engraved Tucson Arizona Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Relief Carv
Item number: 17390914 | Documented Factory Engraved Tucson Arizona Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Relief Carved Pearl Grips with Factory Letter

Manufactured in 1925. The revolver is accompanied by a Colt factory letter that describes it as caliber 38/40 with 4 3/4 inch barrel, nickel finish, rubber stocks and factory engraved Grade B coverage. The letter further states that this revolver was shipped to Albert Steinfeld and Company in Tucson, Arizona on October 15, 1925. The revolver is decorated with Colt "B" factory scroll engraving on a lined background. The engraving was executed by Wilbur A. Glahn. This revolver is illustrated and described on page 299 of THE BOOK OF COLT ENGRAVING by R.L. Wilson. The original hard rubber grips listed in the factory letter and shown in the above referenced illustration have been replaced with period Colt relief carved pearl steerhead grips. The right grip features a relief carved steer head. The hammer spur has borderless knurling. The top of the barrel is roll stamped with the two line legend "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co./HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.". The left side of the barrel is roll stamped "38 W.C.F." in a rectangular panel surrounded by scrollwork. The left side of the frame is roll stamped with the Colt two line, three patent dates followed by the Rampant Colt trademark. The assembly number "466" is stamped on the inside of the loading gate. The left front trigger guard bow is stamped with a "3" assembler's mark and the Colt "Triangle/VP" proofmark. The serial number "347911" is stamped on the bottom of the frame, and on the right side of the trigger guard and back strap underneath the grips. The partial serial number "11" is stamped on the rear face of the cylinder. All of the visible serial numbers match. Only about 1,000 Colt Single Action Army revolvers were factory engraved in 67 years of production. Factory engraved Single Action Army revolvers like this outstanding example are rare and very desirable.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 95% of the original nickel plated finish. There is some minor flaking on the edges of the barrel at the muzzle, on the front and rear edges of the cylinder and on the edges of the hammer. The cylinder shows some light abrasion marks. The well-executed engraving is deep and sharp. The markings and serial numbers are crisp. The grips are very good and fit well with only very minor shrinkage. The relief carved steer head has minimal wear. There is a small chip in the heel of the right grip and some very minor nicks on the edge of the right grip. Although the grips are not original to this revolver, they are period Colt grips that enhance the overall look of this outstanding revolver. This is an excellent example of a scarce post-WWI factory engraved Colt Single Action Army revolver documented on The Book of Colt Engraving as engraved by master factory engraver Wilbur Glahn.


Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Barrel Shotguns with Custom Case -A) Colt Model 1878 Double Barre
Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Barrel Shotguns with Custom Case -A) Colt Model 1878 Double Barre
Item number: 17390915 | Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Barrel Shotguns with Custom Case -A) Colt Model 1878 Double Barrel Box Lock Hammer Shotgun with Factory Letter


A) Manufactured in 1879, the second year of production, this model was regarded as one of the finest shotguns made in America. Colt had trouble competing with the less expensive European imports of the day and stopped production after making only 22,690 shotguns from 1878 to 1889. Single brass bead sight on the smooth concave solid rib, which is absent of any markings, 2 3/4 inch chambers, the barrels choke at modified/modified with an extractor. Each lock is marked "Colt's Pt. F.A. Mfg. Co.", and the matching serial number is marked on the lower tang, water table and barrel lug. The barrels and trigger guard were blue and the remaining parts casehardened. Mounted with a checkered walnut splinter forearm with an ebony forend insert and round knob pistol grip stock with a steel buttplate. The accompanying factory letter verifies the gauge, barrel length, blue finish, "wood" stock, Grade 2 and that it was shipped as 1 to J.P. Moores Sons in New York on September 22 1879. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches. Comes in a oak and pebble grain leather case which houses the two shotguns, two brass snap caps and a nickel oiler.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1878
BBL: 30 inch solid rib
Stock: walnut
Guage: 12
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips:
Serial Number: 1276

Condition: Good as refurbished, the barrels which retain 90% of the dark blue finish and almost all of the Damascus pattern remaining. The remaining metal surfaces have a smooth mottled brown and gray patina. The forearm hardware shows signs of cleaning and remains bright. The wood is excellent with some small minor scratches and handling marks, and crisp checkering. The lock markings are clear. Mechanically fine. The case is very good with the latch on the lock missing.

B) This is a nice example of 1 of the approximately 7,366 Model 1883 shotguns manufactured by Colt between 1883 and 1895, with this shotgun being manufactured in 1884. the second year of production. Single brass bead sight on the smooth concave solid rib marked "COLTS PT. F. A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A.". Dolls head extension, 2 3/4 inch chambers, choked improved cylinder/modified with an extractor. The receiver lightly engraved with scallop borders and leaf designs around the screws and marked "PATENTED/AUG 22 1892 SEP 19 1882". The matching serial number is marked on the lower tang, the water table and on the inside of the forearm latch assembly. Mounted with a walnut checkered forearm with ebony forend insert and replacement , nicely figured checkered round knob pistol grip stock with a checkered hard rubber Rampant Colt buttplate and silver initial oval. Length of pull is 14 1/4 inches. The accompanying factory letter verifies the gauge, barrel length, blue finish, "Wood" stocks, 8 pound weight, factory engraving Grade 1 and that it was shipped as 1 to Robinson Brothers in Louisville, Kentucky on January 26, 1885.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1883-SHOTGUN
BBL: 30 inch solid rib
Stock: walnut
Guage: 12
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips:
Serial Number: 373

Condition: Very good. Most of the attractive original Damascus pattern remains with a smooth gray patina. The remaining metal surfaces have a smooth silver gray patina with some spots of discoloration. The forearm is good with a repair on the upper right front, a few minor dings and crisp checkering. The refurbished stock is fine with light handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings are clear. Mechanically fine.


Fine Colt Lightning Medium Frame Slide Action Rifle
Fine Colt Lightning Medium Frame Slide Action Rifle
Item number: 17390916 | Fine Colt Lightning Medium Frame Slide Action Rifle

Manufactured in 1887. The rifle features a blade front sight and elevation adjustable rear sight on a barrel with the two line address/patents marking ahead of the rear sight and "38 "Cal." at the breech. The Rampant Colt is stamped on the side of the receiver. Full length magazine, casehardened hammer and crescent buttplate. Smooth straight grip stock and a checkered forearm.

Condition: Fine. The rifle retains 40% original blue finish with a smooth gray patina on the balance. The wood is very with a shallow notch cut on the wrist, a deep scratch near the buttplate and a hairline crack on the forearm with some minor handling marks overall. The checkering is crisp overall. Mechanically fine.


Colt Model 1878 Side by Side Hammer 10 Gauge Shotgun
Colt Model 1878 Side by Side Hammer 10 Gauge Shotgun
Item number: 17390917 | Colt Model 1878 Side by Side Hammer 10 Gauge Shotgun

Manufactured in 1881. The barrels have a single brass bead sight, the chokes gauge light modified/light modified and the chambers measure 2 7/8 inches with an extractor. Mounted on a multi-point checkered walnut forearm with ebony accent and round knob pistol grip stock with initial oval and smooth curved steel buttplate. Length of pull is 14 1/8 inches.

Condition: Very good. The barrels retain 30% of the brown finish with wear underneath the forearm. There are some scattered dings on the barrels and rib. The casehardened components retain traces of the original case colors underneath the top lever, under the hammers and on the water table. The refinished wood is fine with scattered scratches, dings and a few small chips. Mechanically fine.


Exceptional Pre-War Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Original Box and Test Target
Exceptional Pre-War Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Original Box and Test Target
Item number: 17390918 | Exceptional Pre-War Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Original Box and Test Target

This is an example of a Colt Single Action Army revolver that was manufactured in 1933. The revolver has a commercial blue barrel, ejector housing cylinder, trigger guard and back strap, casehardened hammer, frame and loading gate and two piece black checkered grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. The ejector rod has the oval head and the hammer spur has borderless knurling. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped "COLT'S P.T. F.A. MFG. Co HARTFORD CT. U.S.A." and the left side is roll-stamped "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 38 SPECIAL". The left side of the frame is roll-stamped with the Colt two line, three patent date marking followed by the Rampant Colt. The left front of the trigger guard bow is stamped with a "3" assembler's mark above the Colt "triangle/VP" proofmark. The assembly number "213" is stamped on the inside of the loading gate. The matching serial number, "354998" is stamped on the bottom of the frame and on the right side of the trigger guard and back strap underneath the grips. "354998" is scratched on the inside of both grips. The revolver is complete with the original purple cardboard box. The serial number, "354998" is written in grease pencil on the bottom of the box. The box has a blue and white end label that gives the barrel length 5 1/2", the model ("COLT'S ARMY S.A. REVOLVER".), grip style and finish "RUBBER BLUE" and the caliber .38". Included in the box is the original test target serial numbered to the revolver and "Shooting Suggestions" pamphlet.

Condition: Excellent plus. The revolver has been fired but shows minimal handling and storage wear and retains 99% of the original blue and casehardened finish. The cylinder has only very faint drag lines. The frame, hammer, and loading gate have fiery case colors. The screws and trigger have nearly all the niter blue finish intact. The grips are nearly new. The exterior of the box is fair with torn and broken edges and tape reinforcements on the inside. The box end label is very good. The test target is very good. This is an outstanding example of a pre-war Colt Single Action Army revolver in nearly new condition with original test target and box.


Desirable Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Frontier Six Shooter Revolver with Acid Etched Panel
Desirable Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Frontier Six Shooter Revolver with Acid Etched Panel
Item number: 17390919 | Desirable Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Frontier Six Shooter Revolver with Acid Etched Panel

This Colt Single Action Army revolver was manufactured in 1881. The highly desirable "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" is acid-etched in an elongated oval panel on the left side of the barrel. The revolver has the Colt commercial blue finish on the barrel, ejector housing, cylinder, trigger guard and back strap. The frame, hammer and loading gate have a color casehardened finish. The one-piece walnut grip has a high polish varnish finish. The revolver has the later oval ejector rod head. The hammer spur has knurled bordered checkering. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped with the Style IV address "COLT'S P.T. MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A." in one line. The caliber designation "44" is stamped on the underside of the barrel. The left side of the frame is roll-stamped with the Colt three line, three patent dates. The caliber designation "44 CF" is stamped on the left front trigger guard bow. The inside of the loading gate is stamped with the assembly number "4041". An "H" inspection mark is stamped in the hammer well. The full serial number "64203" is stamped on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. The partial serial number "203" is stamped on the side of the cylinder. All of the visible serial numbers match.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 40% of the original blue finish overall. Most of the original blue finish is present on the top and right side of the barrel, top of the ejector housing, cylinder flutes and protected areas of the trigger guard and backstrap. The balance of these components and the case colors on the frame and loading gate have faded to a mottled silver gray patina. The grip is fine overall and retains 40% of the varnish finish with scattered handling marks. The sides of the hammer have most of the original case colors. The barrel retains 80% of the delicate acid-etched "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" marking. The markings and serial numbers on the barrel, frame, trigger guard and other components are clear. The action is crisp and functions fine. This is a fine example of a scarce and desirable early production Colt Single Action revolver with acid etched Colt "Frontier Six Shooter" barrel panel.


Rare Dave Andres Maker Marked Muskogee Indian Territory Holster for a Colt Single Action Army Revolv
Rare Dave Andres Maker Marked Muskogee Indian Territory Holster for a Colt Single Action Army Revolv
Item number: 17390920 | Rare Dave Andres Maker Marked Muskogee Indian Territory Holster for a Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Dave Andres holster manufactured circa late 1800s early 1900s for a 7 1/2 inch barrel revolver. Hand tooled with geometric designs, white stitching, toe plug and high loop marked with the maker's marking "DAVE ANDRES/MAKER/MUSKOGEE I.T." (Oklahoma). The back skirt and interior have a red fabric stitched in as a liner.

Condition: Good. Some of the red fabric on the back skirt and most on the inside is absent and there is a separation on the back skirt. Overall there is some minor wear and scuffs on the holster, the back skirt and loop show some heavier wear and flex cracking. All of the stitching is tight.


Fine Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Frontier Six Shooter Revolver
Fine Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Frontier Six Shooter Revolver
Item number: 17390921 | Fine Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Frontier Six Shooter Revolver

Manufactured in 1893, before Colt initiated the transition from the "black powder" frame, with its signature cylinder pin screw lock to the "transitional" frame, with the spring-loaded traverse latch used through the end of First Generation production. Fixed sights, with "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" roll stamped on the left side of the barrel, the two-line address on top, and the two-line/three-date patent dates on the frame next to the uncircled Rampant Colt. Matching numbers on the frame and gripstraps, "M" on the front cylinder face and "207" on the loading gate. Fitted with a pair of checkered grips with Rampant Colt imprints at the tops.

Condition: Very fine with 60% plus of the original blue finish, showing areas of brown patina and scattered handling marks. A gray patina is showing on the gripstraps and high edges, with mild dings on the front sight and bright lines around the exterior of the cylinder. 50% original case colors are present on the frame, silvering on the high points. Grips are fine, with 3 small notches on the left side of the butt, and some minor flat spots and dents. Mechanically excellent.


Desirable Albuquerque, New Mexico Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips and Fact
Desirable Albuquerque, New Mexico Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips and Fact
Item number: 17390922 | Desirable Albuquerque, New Mexico Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips and Factory Letter

Manufactured in 1911. The top of the barrel is marked with the two line address, "45 COLT" on the left side and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, three patent dates followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Blade front and frame notch rear sights, blue with casehardened frame, and fitted with smooth ivory grips. The accompanying factory letter verifies the 45 Colt caliber, barrel length, blue finish with grips as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped as 1 0f 3 to McIntosh Hardware Company in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 4, 1911.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 50% of the bright original blue finish mixed with a smooth gray patina. The front sight has had a hole filled and is cold blued along with the immediate area on top of the barrel. The frame retains 30% plus original muted case colors mixed with a smooth dove gray patina. The replacement grips are fine with some hairline age stress lines and a very attractive color and grain. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is excellent.


Pre-World War I Colt Single Action Army Revolver
Pre-World War I Colt Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390923 | Pre-World War I Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Manufactured in 1907. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line address, "45 COLT" on the left side and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, three patent dates followed by the circled Rampant Colt. Manufactured in 1911. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Blade front and frame notch rear sights, blue with casehardened frame, and fitted with checkered Rampant Colt embossed grips that are numbered to another gun.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 75% plus original blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the balance. The frame retains 60% original case colors. The grips are also very fine with a few minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Rare and Desireable Cased Colt London Agency Single Action Flattop Target Revolver with Factory Lett
Rare and Desireable Cased Colt London Agency Single Action Flattop Target Revolver with Factory Lett
Item number: 17390924 | Rare and Desireable Cased Colt London Agency Single Action Flattop Target Revolver with Factory Letter

Colt Single Action Flattop Target Revolver with Colt Factory letter. The letter describes the revolver as a "Flattop Target Revolver" with 7 1/2-inch barrel, blue finish, "rubber" grips and notes that it was "Furnished with Military front sights". The letter further notes that this revolver was shipped to Colt's London Agency on September 18, 1890. The revolver has the Colt high polish blue finish on the barrel, cylinder, trigger guard, backstrap loading gate and frame. The hammer has a blued top with polished sides. The revolver features the distinctive flat top strap with dove-tail mounted target rear sight. The barrel has the special order, high profile, fixed, blued "military" front sight. The hammer has bordered, knurling on the spur. The trigger face is knurled. The ejector rod has the late, oval, head. The two piece black, hard rubber, checkered grips are embossed with the Eagle and Shield motif at the heel and the Rampant Colt trademark in an oval at the top. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped with the legend: "COLT"S PT. MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. DEPOT 14 PALL MALL LONDON" in a single line. The caliber, "450 ELEY." is roll-stamped on the left side of the barrel. The left side of the frame is roll-stamped with the Colt "Three-Date/Three-Line" patent markings. The assembly number "86" is stamped on the inside of the loading gate. A small "G" assembler's mark is stamped on the left front trigger guard bow and a small "S" sub-inspection mark is stamped in the hammer well. Small London "Crown/V" and "Crown/GP" proof and inspection marks are stamped on the underside of the barrel and above each cylinder chamber. The full serial number, "132773" is stamped on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and backstrap. All of the visible serial numbers match. The revolver is accompanied by a British oak partition case. The case lid is reinforced with brass screws and has an round, brass, plate in the center. The case interior is lined with red baize and has a 33-round cartridge block and three compartments. The case contains: (1) screw-driver with ebony handle, (2) cleaning rod with brass tip and ebony head, (3) blued, L-shaped screw-driver, (4) cleaning attachments and (5) 41 .450 Eley cartridges. A Colt London Agency card is attached to the inside of the case lid. Records show Colt manufactured a total of 84 Single Action Flattop Target Revolvers that were chambered for the .450 Eley cartridge. Revolvers like this example with a factory case are rare.

Condition: Fine. The revolver retains 60% of the original high polish blue finish. The sides of the frame and grip strap have moderate handling wear and there is some light pitting on the left side of the frame, cylinder, top strap and recoil shield. The grips are in good overall condition with moderate handling wear, fading to brown on the heel of the left grip. The case is in very fine condition, with some minor dents and scratches and mild handling marks on the fine original baize lining. The accessories are in good condition. This is a fine example of a rare and desirable Colt London Agency Single Action Flattop Target Revolver with Colt Agency oak factory case.


Exceptional Colt Model 1877 Acid Etched Panel Thunderer Sheriff's Model Double Action Revolver with
Exceptional Colt Model 1877 Acid Etched Panel Thunderer Sheriff's Model Double Action Revolver with
Item number: 17390925 | Exceptional Colt Model 1877 Acid Etched Panel Thunderer Sheriff's Model Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was part of a 6-gun shipment to Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Company of Chicago, Illinois on June 23, 1883. The grips are "Not Listed", with the caliber, barrel length and finish confirmed. Blade and notch sights, with the acid-etched "COLT. D.A. 41" on the left side of the barrel, two-line Hartford address on top, and the three line, three date patent markings on the left side of the frame. All visible serial numbers match and the upper left rear of the trigger guard is marked "41 CAL". Blue finish with niter blue trigger and hammer with polished sides and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top.

Condition: Excellent, with 90% plus bright original high polish blue finish, showing a mixed brown and gray patina on the gripstraps, bright edge wear and an exceptional original acid etched panel. 95% vivid case colors are present on the frame, concentrated in the lower areas, and vivid niter blue is present on the hammer and trigger. Grips are excellent. Mechanically excellent.


Unique Commercially Configured U.S. Colt Model 1878/1902 Colt Philippine/Alaskan Double Action Revol
Unique Commercially Configured U.S. Colt Model 1878/1902 Colt Philippine/Alaskan Double Action Revol
Item number: 17390926 | Unique Commercially Configured U.S. Colt Model 1878/1902 Colt Philippine/Alaskan Double Action Revolver

This Colt 1878/1902 revolver features the distinctive oversized trigger guard, blade front sight, notch rear sight and lanyard swivel on the butt. The Army purchased 4,600 Model 1878 revolvers which were designated the Model 1902 Revolver. This particular example is from that contract, but obviously did not go to the U.S. in this configuration. (Most likely was rejected and sold commercially) The top of the 4 3/4 inch barrel (normally 6 inch) is marked with the two line Hartford address and the left side of the barrel is marked "45 COLT." The left side of the frame is marked with a circled Rampant Colt and has the inspector initials "RAC." The right side of the frame is marked "U.S.", "1902" and the inspector initials "JTT." The serial number is stamped on the butt and the partial serial number "6432" is stamped on the rear cylinder face and loading gate. The rear cylinder face is also stamped with the inspector initials "RAC." The revolver is fitted with deluxe varnish checkered walnut bird head grips.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 95% plus original high polished blue finish showing loss at the muzzle, some high edge wear and minor thinning. The grips are also excellent with a few minor handing marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically fine.


Excellent Colt Lightning Etched Panel Sheriff's Model 1877 Double Action Revolver
Excellent Colt Lightning Etched Panel Sheriff's Model 1877 Double Action Revolver
Item number: 17390927 | Excellent Colt Lightning Etched Panel Sheriff's Model 1877 Double Action Revolver

Manufactured in 1885, in the short barreled ejectorless "Sheriff" configuration. Fixed sights with the two line Hartford address on top of the barrel and the etched "COLT D.A. 38" panel on the left. The left side of the frame is marked with the three line, three date patent information on the left side, the matching serial number is marked on the frame, trigger guard and back strap and the assembly number "779" on the loading gate. All nickel finish with niter blue hammer, trigger and screw heads. Fitted with checkered hard rubber bird's head grips with Rampant Colt in an oval at the top.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% of the original untouched nickel finish with some small areas of minor flaking, a small amount of frosting and scattered handling marks. A gray patina is forming on the screws and trigger face, with bright original niter blue concentrated on the back of the trigger and hammer. The grips are excellent with smoothing on the high spots, a few minor pressure dents and crisp checkering. The markings are clear. Mechanically excellent. An exceptional all original 1877 Sheriffs Model Lightning revolver.


Factory Documented London Shipped Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver with Factory Lett
Factory Documented London Shipped Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver with Factory Lett
Item number: 17390928 | Factory Documented London Shipped Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

The top of the barrel marked with the two line address, the left side has the very faint etched panel reading "COLT D.A. 38", the left side of the frame is marked with the three line, three patent date marking and the left rear of the trigger guard is marked "38 CAL". The complete matching serial number is marked on the frame, trigger guard and backstrap and the assembly number "293" appears on the loading gate. London "crown/ V" and "crown/ GP" proofs are visible on the underside of the barrel and on the cylinder behind the flutes. Fixed sights and fitted with a checkered one-piece rosewood grip. The accompanying letter states that this revolver was shipped to Colt's Patent Fire-Arms Mfg. Company London Agency, London, England, on 4 November 1880 with an ejector.

Condition: Fine with 50% of the faded original blue finish remaining. A smooth brown patina is beginning to form on the barrel and grip straps, some light edge wear on the cylinder and light muzzle wear. There is some limited pin prick pitting on the front of the barrel. The case colors on the frame have turned a dark silver patina. The grips are very fine with some minor nicks in the otherwise very crisp checkering and on the butt. Operates fine in single action, double action operation requires adjustment. Unless noted above the markings are clear.


Rare Colt Paterson Model 1839 Shotgun
Rare Colt Paterson Model 1839 Shotgun
Item number: 17390929 | Rare Colt Paterson Model 1839 Shotgun

Model 1839 Revolving Shotgun manufactured at Colt's Paterson, New Jersey, factory c. 1839-1841. The total production of Model 1839 Shotguns was less than 225 guns; the Model 1839 Shotgun is one of the rarest Colt longarms. The shotgun has a round, 16 gauge, 32-inch Damascus finished barrel and flat-sided, brazed lug with beveled corners. The right side of the lug is roll-stamped "-Patent Arms M'g. Co. Paterson, NJ.-Colt's Pt. -" in one line. The barrel has a half-moon profile rear sight and a period replacement, half moon, brass front sight blade. The barrel lug has a two-groove wedge. The 3 1/2-inch, five-shot cylinder has rounded shoulders. The serial number, "54", is stamped on the face of the barrel lug and the cylinder turning ring. The walnut stock has a crescent shaped, carbine style buttplate.

Condition: Good. The carbine is complete and appears to be original with the exception of the wedge and period replacement front sight blade. The barrel has traces of the Damascus finish. The rear portion of the barrel, barrel lug, frame, trigger guard an crescent buttplate all have moderate-heavy pitting with a silver-gray patina. The cylinder has a dark brown patina with light-moderate flash pitting on the percussion nipple and front and rear face. Traces of the detailed, three panel, cylinder scenes are visible. The tang screws are battered. The left side of the stock is period inlaid with a German silver eight-pointed star. Period German silver half-moon and oval inlays on both sides of the stock wrist cover old repairs. There is a crack on the left side of the stock wrist between the recoil shield and the tang. The stock is in fair-good condition with moderate wear. This is a solid example of one of the rarest Colt longarms.


Exceptional Colt Model 1861 Special Rifle-Musket
Exceptional Colt Model 1861 Special Rifle-Musket
Item number: 17390930 | Exceptional Colt Model 1861 Special Rifle-Musket

Model 1861 Special Rifle-Musket manufactured by Colt c.1863. The Model 1861 Special Rifle Musket was a simplified version of the Springfield Model 1861 Rifle-Musket that featured a distinctive hammer, nipple bolster with no clean-out screw, two-leaf folding rear sight, screw-fastened Enfield type barrel bands and a straight shank, tulip head, ramrod. Many of the features introduced on the Model 1861 Special Rifle-Musket were subsequently incorporated on the Springfield Model 1863 Type I and Type II Rifle-Muskets. The barrel, lock plate and furniture are National Armory bright. The lock plate, hammer and barrel bands have a high polish finish while the barrel and other components have less polish. The rear sight is a dull military blue. The straight grain black walnut stock is oil finished. The barrel has a block style front sight that serves as a bayonet lug; the leaves on the rear sight are graduated for 100, 200 and 500 yards. The lock plate has high polish finish and is dated "1863" behind the hammer and roll-stamped "U.S./COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO./HARTFORD CT." in three lines ahead of it. The nipple bolster is stamped with a small Federal eagle and shield motif. The top of the barrel is dated "1863" and the left side is stamped with "V/P/Eagle Head" proof and inspection marks parallel to the axis of the bore. The left barrel flat is stamped with a small "WP" Ordnance sub-inspection mark. "U.S." is stamped on the top of the buttplate heel. "U" is stamped on the right sides of the barrel bands facing the muzzle. Small single letter Ordnance sub-inspection marks are stamped on most components. The left stock flat is stamped with the Ordnance sub-inspector's and final inspector's marks. The stamps consist on three script initials in a rectangle with rounded ends and two script initials in a rectangle with rounded ends. Colt manufactured an estimated 75,000 Model 1861 Special Rifle-Muskets for Ordnance Department contracts during the Civil War; many of these muskets apparently were never issued and remain in very-fine to excellent condition.

Condition: Excellent plus, as issued. The musket retains most of the original 'National Armory Bright' finish. There are some small patches of pitting on the top and left side of the hammer, on the sides of the barrel bands and on the heel of the buttplate. The percussion nipple, bolster, hammer and adjacent portions of the lock plate and barrel are free from flash pitting. The rear sight retains more 98% of the military blue finish. The barrel and lock plate markings are sharp. The stock is in excellent condition with a few, scattered and relatively minor storage marks. The Ordnance inspection marks on the left flat are very sharp. This is an exceptional example of an important Civil War rifle-musket.


Scarce Dfactory Engraved Colt Model 1883 Grade 1 Hammerless 10 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun with Fact
Scarce Dfactory Engraved Colt Model 1883 Grade 1 Hammerless 10 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun with Fact
Item number: 17390931 | Scarce Dfactory Engraved Colt Model 1883 Grade 1 Hammerless 10 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun with Factory Letter

The included Colt factory letter verifies the gauge, barrel length, blue finish, checkered pistol grip stock, grade configuration with a $3.00 factory engraving and weight of 9 lbs, 8 oz. The shotgun was part of a single gun shipment to Kennedy Brothers of Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 3, 1888. Single bead front sight on a solid rib stamped with the Hartford address. Extractor, double triggers, automatic tang safety and 2 3/4 inch chambers. The barrels are numbered to the gun. Light border engraving on the receiver which has the patent marking on the underside. Nicely figured checkered forearm and pistol grip stock with a blank initial oval and checkered hard rubber factory buttplate. The forearm is numbered to the gun and has an ebony tip insert. Length of pull is 14 inches.

Condition: Very good as period refinished. The barrels retain most of the blue finish showing some minor thinning. The remaining metal surfaces have a smooth brown-gray patina with some scattered pin point pitting. The revarnished wood is very fine with a couple small filled repairs on the forearm, a few minor handling and overall crisp re-cut checkering.


Impressive Cased Presentation Colt Model 1878 Double Action Frontier Six Shooter Revolver with Facto
Impressive Cased Presentation Colt Model 1878 Double Action Frontier Six Shooter Revolver with Facto
Item number: 17390932 | Impressive Cased Presentation Colt Model 1878 Double Action Frontier Six Shooter Revolver with Factory Letter

This is an outstanding example of a Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter revolver manufactured in 1896. The barrel has standard Colt one line Hartford address on the top and is stamped "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER .44-40" on the left side. "A FRIEND IN NEED/From your Wife. MAY 1908" is engraved on the barrel between the address and the model designation. The first and second lines of the inscription use different styles of engraving. The right rear trigger guard has the factory "six-pointed" rework star present. This was most likely added at the time of the aforementioned 1908 era factory inscription. The underside of the barrel is marked with the caliber designation "44" and the circled Rampant Colt is located on the left rear of the frame just in front of the grips. The full serial number "36/307" is located on the underside of the grip and the partial serial number "307" is stamped on the rear face of the cylinder. The rear of the loading gate is stamped "203". Nickel finish with niter blue trigger and hammer with polished sides, and a casehardened lanyard loop on the butt. Fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. The accompanying factory letter verifies the caliber ".44/c" caliber, barrel length, nickel finish, rubber grips and that it was shipped as 1 of 5 to Hartley & Graham in New York, New York on December 16, 1896. The revolver comes in a English style oak case with a varnished finish with an inlaid brass escutcheon on the lid. The interior is lined with red baize and divided into four compartments with a 24-round oak cartridge board containing 24 rounds of 44-40 cartridges and a steel cleaning rod.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% of the original factory nickel plated finish with some flaking on the forward portion of the cylinder, the inside edges on the frame adjacent to the cylinder and the edge of the barrel at the muzzle. At least 95% of the fiery niter blue finish is present on the trigger and hammer. The cylinder latch pin appears to be a contemporary replacement. The grips are excellent with minimal fading, light handling wear and crisp checkering. All of the markings are sharp and the engraved inscription is crisp. The action is excellent. The case is excellent. The top and sides have most of the original finish and show only light storage marks. The red baize lining is excellent and shows minimal contact wear and some oil stains. This is an impressive example of a rare inscribed Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Revolver.


Historical Colt Single Action Army Revolver Documented to the Copper Queen Mining Company in the Ari
Historical Colt Single Action Army Revolver Documented to the Copper Queen Mining Company in the Ari
Item number: 17390933 | Historical Colt Single Action Army Revolver Documented to the Copper Queen Mining Company in the Arizona Territory with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was part of a 4 piece shipment to the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company in Bisbee, Arizona on August 25, 1908, in 41 Colt caliber with a 4 3/4 inch barrel, blue finish and "Not Listed" grips. Built up around a claim staked in 1877, the Copper Queen built its success and the boom town of Bisbee on an abnormally rich copper ore found in the area, supplemented with incidental gold and silver strikes. During its operation, a number of Colt arms were purchased for the security forces and to sell in the company store. Blade front and notch rear sights with "41 COLT." on the left side of the barrel, two line Hartford address on top, two line patent dates on the frame next to the circled Rampant Colt, and matching numbers on the frame and grip straps. Fitted with a pair of smooth later production ivory grips with nickel finished Rampant Colt medallions.

Condition: Fine with 50% of the original blue finish. Showing some bright edge wear, a brown patina on the barrel and grip straps, gray on the cylinder, and scattered spotting and handling marks overall. A smooth, well aged gray and brown color is showing on the frame with 40% bright and vivid case color remaining on the balance. Grips are fine replacements, slightly undersized with some minor age cracks and attractive grain and color. Mechanically excellent.


Excellent Pre-1900 Denver Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Excellent Pre-1900 Denver Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390934 | Excellent Pre-1900 Denver Shipped Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was shipped to the George Tritch Hardware Company of Denver, Colorado on November 18, 1899, in 32/20 caliber with a 5 1/2 inch barrel, blue finish, and "Not Listed" grips. Fixed sights with the one-line address on top of the barrel, "32 W.C.F." on the left side, and the 2-line patent dates and circled Rampant Colt on the left side of the frame. Matching numbers are present on the frame, grip straps, and rear cylinder face with "383" on the loading gate. Checkered 2-piece grips with Rampant Colt imprints at the top.

Condition: Excellent with 95% of the original blue finish. A drag line present on the cylinder, mild handling marks elsewhere. 97% vivid colors are present on the frame and hammer, with minor fading. Grips are excellent with a few small dents and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver
First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390935 | First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver

This is a nice example of a late 1920 production Colt Single Action Army revolver in the desirable 32 W.C.F. caliber. This was a fairly scarce chambering during this time as most of the Colt Single Action Army revolvers manufactured with the short 4 3/4 inch barrels were in the 45 LC and 44/40 WCF. The top of the barrel is marked with the two line address, "32 W.C.F." on the left side and the two line, three patent dates are on the left side of the frame followed by the Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, and on the left side of the front and back strap under the grip. The partial serial number "51" is marked on the rear cylinder face. The matching assembly number "22" is marked on the right rear of the frame and on the loading gate. The upper left front of the trigger guard bow has a number "1" sub inspectors mark over the Colt "VP" triangle proof. Blade front and frame notch rear sights, blue finish with casehardened hammer and frame, and fitted with replacement checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top.

Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 85% of the faded original blue finish showing wear and thinning on the edges and high spots overall with most of the finish loss on outer edge of the ejector housing which has a smooth brown patina with minor thinning on the grip straps. Overall there is some minor spotting and a few areas of very minor pitting. The frame retains 75% of its original casehardened finish with wear and thinning on the top strap, loading gate and recoil shield, a finger print size dark brown spot on the recoil shield. The hammer retains 75% of the original case colors. The grips are fine with some very minor handling marks and crisp checkering. A solid example of a late 1920 production Single Action Army revolver.


Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390936 | Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the factory records, this revolver was shipped as a single item to W.A. Abel & Company of Syracuse, New York on March 1, 1901, in 38/40 (38 W.C.F.) caliber with a 7 1/2 inch barrel, blue finish and "Not Listed" grips. Fixed sights with the one line Hartford address on top of the barrel, "(BISLEY MODEL) 38 W.C.F." on the left side and the two line, three date patent marking on the left side of the frame followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the frame, trigger guard and back strap with the assembly number "657" on the loading gate. With checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top.

Condition: Very fine with 60% of the original blue finish. Showing areas of brown and gray patina, bright edge wear and scattered handling marks. 50% plus vivid case colors remain on the frame with a smooth gray and brown patina. The grips are fine with mild pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.


Cattle Brand Engraved Gold Plated Antique Colt Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with
Cattle Brand Engraved Gold Plated Antique Colt Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with
Item number: 17390937 | Cattle Brand Engraved Gold Plated Antique Colt Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips

Manufactured in 1878 and subsequently custom engraved (in the mid-20th century) with western cattle brands on a punch-dot background, gold-plated and fitted with smooth ivory grips. The engraving is done much in the style of Agee, Harris and Bledsoe and is well executed with 90% of the revolver covered. The most notable brand is the "XIT" on the right side of the frame. The top of the barrel is marked with the one line address, "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" in a panel on the left side and the three line, three patent dates on the left side of the frame. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame and trigger guard. The back strap is mis-matched. Gold finished with a blue hammer and fitted with smooth two piece ivory grips. Comes in a wooden case with purple velvet lining, a cleaning brush and 10 rounds of UMC 44-40 Win ammunition.

Condition: Fine as custom embellished with 80% gold finish remaining with the majority of the finish loss on the trigger guard and front strap, and there is some high edge wear. The hammer retains 99% blue finish. The grips are bit undersized and remaining very good with a few minor age cracks, and a pleasant grain and color. The patent date marking is partially absent, otherwise the markings are clear. The engraving is crisp. The case is very good with a few minor dings and some minor contact wear on the lining.


Custom Engraved Black Powder U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Custom Engraved Black Powder U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390938 | Custom Engraved Black Powder U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufactured in 1876 and subsequently professionally embellished in the mid 20th Century. The revolver features floral scroll and punch dot engraving on the top of the barrel, the frame, cylinder flats, trigger guard bow and back strap. There is a thin gold inlaid wire band around the muzzle. The ejector housing, rear of the cylinder and top strap have a feather design. The top of the back strap has the monogram "M F/G". The recoil shield has an elk in a round panel. The left side of the barrel is marked COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 38 SPECIAL" and the right side is marked with the one line address. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. The inspector initials "L.D" are stamp above the frame serial number. Blade front and frame notch rear sights, all blue finish, and fitted with stag grips. The accompanying letter states this revolver was a 45 caliber, blue finished with grips and barrel length as "Not Listed" when it was shipped as 1 of 100 to the U.S. Government Inspector at the Colt Plant on November 11, 1876. The letter also notes that at the time the 7 1/2 inch barrel and walnut grips were standard at the time.

Condition: Fine as custom embellished and rebarreled with 99% blue finish remaining and showing only light handling/storage marks. The grips are excellent with only light handling marks. The markings and engravings are crisp. The action is fine.


Engraved Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips
Engraved Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips
Item number: 17390939 | Engraved Colt Bisley Model Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips

Manufactured in 1912 and subsequently engraved. An attractive floral scroll and punch dot engraving is featured on the barrel, frame, ejector housing, back strap and cylinder flats. The revolver retains the two line Hartford barrel address, barrel caliber marking and the two line patent date marking with the Rampant Colt on the frame. Numbers are matching on the frame, trigger guard and grip straps with the loading gate having the assembly number "5040." Fitted with smooth ivory grips.

Condition: Very fine as custom embellished. The revolver retains 98% of the blue and casehardened finish with some very scatter light pitting under the finish (mostly on the cylinder). The grips are very fine with the ivory having a very attractive grain pattern and color. Mechanically fine.


Antique Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Notarized Letter Attributing the Revolver to Famous We
Antique Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Notarized Letter Attributing the Revolver to Famous We
Item number: 17390940 | Antique Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Notarized Letter Attributing the Revolver to Famous Western Outlaw Robert Leroy Parker, Best Known as Butch Cassidy

According to the included factory letter this revolver was part of a four-weapon shipment to the Richards & Conover Hardware Company of Kansas City, Missouri on April 21, 1896, in 32/20 caliber with a 4 3/4 inch barrel, blue finish, and "Not Listed" grips. Also included is a notarized letter, dated May of 1998, Pima County, Arizona and signed by Lieutenant Colonel John W. Wallace, U.S.A.F. (Ret.), which outlines a chain of possession starting with Robert Leroy Parker (named "Leroy Parker" in the affidavit), aka Butch Cassidy, leader of the Wild Bunch, who gave the revolver to small time outlaw and Cassidy Gang member Joe Davenport. Retiring from a life of crime and taking a job as a night watchman in Rock Springs, Wyoming, Davenport later gave the revolver to a dentist named Dr. Breihan, possibly as payment for services rendered. The revolver remained with the Breihans until the Dr's son, also a Doctor, traded it to Colonel Wallace's father Jack Wallace in exchange for his services as a machinist. Note: The notarized letter states that the revolver was given to Joe Davenport by Cassidy when Cassidy went to prison for cattle rustling. Cassidy went to prison in 1894, two years before the revolver was shipped from the Colt factory. Fixed sights, with the two line Hartford address on top of the barrel, "32 WCF" on the left side and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, three patent dates followed by the circled Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap. With earlier production replacement checkered hard rubber grips, bearing the Rampant Colt and American Eagle imprints..

Condition: Good as refinished, showing 98% of the current blue with some darker spotting and handling marks overall, as well as some mild edge wear. 85% bright case colors are present on the frame and hammer with some gray streaking and edge wear. Grips are fair with a mended crack in the left panel and fill in the right butt. Mechanically very good. One will have to draw their own conclusions as to this revolver!


Excellent Late World War II Nazi
Excellent Late World War II Nazi "qve 45" Code K-43 Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle
Item number: 17390941 | Excellent Late World War II Nazi "qve 45" Code K-43 Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle

This is a late war K43 semi automatic rifles as manufactured in 1945, by the Berlin-Lubecker factory. This example is fitted with a ZF4 sniper scope and mount. The left side of the receiver is marked: "Eagle/ 214/4254/K.43, qve 45". It was manufactured with the single bolt guide, with a bolt carrier that has the hollow cocking knob on the left side with the latch on the right side and the unthreaded muzzle. It has the standard front and rear sights, graduated from 100-1200 with a sheet metal front sight cover. It is fitted with the correct laminated stock that has the double "Eagle/WaA214" Waffenamt proof on the right side, single proof in the pistol grip and underside of the stock. The stock is fitted with the cupped sheet metal buttplate with trap door. The handguard is the late war red-resin coated laminated version. As noted this rifle has a non-matching K43 scope mount and ZF 4 scope. The mount has the "Eagle/214" waffenamt proof with the earlier round ends. The scope is marked "Gw Z F 4/66483/K43/ddx" and is complete with a reproduction sheet metal rain shield, rubber eyepiece and original lens caps that is the leather front and wooden plug for the rear. The rifle has one magazine that is marked "aye/K43" on the side. The rifle is complete with a cleaning rod, sheet metal front sight hood, and early post war unmarked leather sling.

Condition: Excellent with 97% of the blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear. The scope and handguard are also excellent with minor handling marks in various places, and a couple of heavier pressure dents near the front barrel band. The scope and mount both retain 90% of their blue finish overall with clear optics. The strap for the leather lens cap has torn in two but is included with the lot.


Very Rare Late War ac/45 Walther Dual Code K/G43 Rifle with Sling
Very Rare Late War ac/45 Walther Dual Code K/G43 Rifle with Sling
Item number: 17390942 | Very Rare Late War ac/45 Walther Dual Code K/G43 Rifle with Sling

The Dual code G/K43 rifle is one of the late last ditch efforts by the Walther factory to use early receiver forgings for rifle assembly. These rifles were all early Walther manufactured forgings that had been declared unsuitable for use however towards the end of the war, these standards were relaxed and many receiver forgings were reclaimed and used in late 1945 production. These receivers were usually associated with the BLM production from France however this one is only proofed by the Walther factory Eagle 359, (but still is a cosmetically machined forging). The left side of the receiver is marked with an Eagle 359 proof, K43, ac/45, G43 and the serial number with no letter code, with the right side having the integral scope mounting rail. Hooded blade front sight and adjustable tangent rear sight graduated 1-12. The bolt carrier is a type three version, rough cast with reinforcing ribs on the end with the bolt hold-open latch and hollow cocking knob. An "eagle/359" proof over the matching serial number are marked just below the cocking knob. The stock and handguard are the correct late war laminated versions, on the left side of the stock there is a single Eagle 359 proof below the sling slot, a smaller one in the pistol grip area and one on the lower stock in front of the buttplate. It has the original spare parts packet in the butt trap. It is complete with a late war unmarked brown cross-hatched leather sling, a blue cleaning rod and rubber muzzle cover.

Condition: Excellent. The rifle retains 98% original phosphate/parkerized metal finish. The stock and handguard are excellent with only some very minor handling marks. The markings are crisp and clear. Mechanically fine. An extremely rare and desirable rifle in any condition. These rifles were manufactured in extremely limited numbers and saw heavy use in the final stages of the war


U.S. Ithaca Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol
U.S. Ithaca Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390700 | U.S. Ithaca Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufactured in 1945. Fixed sights with the left side of the slide marked "ITHACA GUN CO., INC/ITHACA, N.Y.", and "P" on top, Atwood inspected frame, checkered stamped trigger, thin hammer, serrated slide catch, safety and mainspring housing, late Keyes Fibre grips and a High Standard barrel. With a reproduction box, bearing Ithaca nomenclature.

Condition: Very fine with 90% plus of the original dulite finish, showing a mixed brown and gray patina on the grip straps, a few scratches on the slide and in the swing path of the slide stop, bright edge wear and mild handling marks overall. Grips are also very fine with a few mild dents. Box is excellent with a few handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


World War II Mauser
World War II Mauser "ar/44" Code Model K98 Bolt Action Rifle
Item number: 17390943 | World War II Mauser "ar/44" Code Model K98 Bolt Action Rifle

This is an example of a late war "ar" code K98 rifle manufactured by Mauser-Werke, A.-G., Werk Borsigwalde, Berlin-Borsigwalde, Eichborndamn. The top of the receiver ring is marked "eagle/135/ar/44", the right side is marked with two eagle proofs and the left side is marked with a Nazi firing proof. The breech end of the barrel is marked with a Nazi firing proof followed by the serial number, the top is marked with a shield followed by "44 D 65" and the right side directly behind the handguard is marked with an "eagle/135" proof. The left side wall is marked "Mod. 98". Blade front sight and tangent rear sight graduated to 2,000 meters. The front barrel band and floor plate are milled and the rear barrel band and trigger guard are stamped. The rifle is mounted with a laminated stock and handguard with a cupped buttplate and "dot" stamped on the bottom.

Condition: Very fine as partially restored (forward band is refinished, renumbered to match), with 90% of the original blue finish on the balance, showing a plum patina on the extractor claw, a few areas of brown patina, and scattered handling marks. The cleaning rod is absent and the buttplate is numbered "3201", with a gray patina overall and brown spotting. Stock is very good, unnumbered, with mild dents and handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Documented, Exceptional U.S. Remington-Rand/Colt Model 1911A1 National Match Semi-Automatic Pistol w
Documented, Exceptional U.S. Remington-Rand/Colt Model 1911A1 National Match Semi-Automatic Pistol w
Item number: 17390701 | Documented, Exceptional U.S. Remington-Rand/Colt Model 1911A1 National Match Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box and Original Bill of Sale

Manufactured in 1945 by Remington-Rand, and later overhauled at the Springfield and Rock Island Arsenals with a custom fit Colt slide and National Match components. Serrated Patridge front sight and adjustable U.S. marked Kensight rear sight, with "NM7791435" on the left side of the slide, the Colt address on the right and the last four digits of the serial number under the firing pin stop. The frame is marked with the "FJA" Atwood inspector mark on the left side and standard markings on the right, with the addition of "T/ T" around the magazine catch, "NM" on the trigger guard bow, and a "SA" Springfield stamp overstamped with a Rock Island "RIA" below the model marking. Other features include the "7267718/ N M" marked bushing, adjustable long aluminum trigger, "45 AUTO/NM 7791414/1359" marked Colt barrel, checkered front strap and checkered hardwood grips. With a National Match tag wrapped around the trigger guard, copies of the bill of sale, and a plain brown cardboard box in a shipping sleeve with RIA markings.

Condition: Excellent as arsenal upgraded to National Match specifications with 99% plus of the parkerized finish. Showing mild wear along the high edges and scattered handling marks. The grips are excellent with a few light dents and crisp checkering. The box and sleeve are both in good shape. Mechanically excellent.


Eickhorn Production Experimental K98 Bayonet with Scarce On-Board Utility Knife and Two Sheaths
Eickhorn Production Experimental K98 Bayonet with Scarce On-Board Utility Knife and Two Sheaths
Item number: 17390944 | Eickhorn Production Experimental K98 Bayonet with Scarce On-Board Utility Knife and Two Sheaths

Measuring 12 inches in overall length, this bayonet is fitted with a 7 1/8 inch long blade, with a 2 3/4 inch false edge, and marked "cof" and "WaA519" (assigned codes for Eickhorn) on the short left ricasso. The hilt is steel, with brown synthetic grip panels and an uncovered steel butt. What appears to be the front of the grip is actually a detachable multi-tool, containing a corkscrew, stitching awl, screwdriver/ wire stripper and pocketknife/ can opener, the last marked "ltk" on the side. With two black plastic sheaths, one with an integral metal hanger, the other with the hanger shortened and used as a mounting point for a leather belt loop more in line with a standard K98 bayonet.

Condition: About good. The blade shows a few dings, along with a mixed brown and gray patina, and a few chips are absent from the grips. The sheaths are very good, with noted alteration showing a few light scratches. The multi-tool is fine, with strong blue finish.


U.S. Remington-Rand Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol
U.S. Remington-Rand Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390702 | U.S. Remington-Rand Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufactured in 1943. Fixed sights, with "REMINGTON RAND INC./SYRACUSE, N.Y. U.S.A." and "P" on the slide, Atwood inspected frame with "NO." style serial number marking, stamped trigger, thin hammer, checkered mainspring housing, serrated slide catch, "L" marked blue magazine and Keyes Fiber grips.

Condition: Excellent, with 90% plus of the original parkerized finish, showing a brown patina on the grip straps, bright wear along the high edges and minor handling marks overall. Grips are excellent, with minimal wear on the checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Two Tunics for Nazi Panzer Enlisted Men Including an Waffen-SS Style Schuetz's Panzer Uniform Two Pa
Two Tunics for Nazi Panzer Enlisted Men Including an Waffen-SS Style Schuetz's Panzer Uniform Two Pa
Item number: 17390945 | Two Tunics for Nazi Panzer Enlisted Men Including an Waffen-SS Style Schuetz's Panzer Uniform Two Pair of Panzer-Style Trousers and a SS Field Cap

Both uniform tunics are of the panzer "waistcoat" style, decorated in the style of an enlisted man in the armored service who had received the 1939 Edition of the Iron Cross, Second Class. No other awards have been mounted, though the correct set of pre-mounted thread loops for decoration hanging are present on the left breast. 1) Heer Panzerschuetze tunic, with pink waffenfarbe trim on the blank shoulder boards and around the "jawless" style panzer Totenkopf on the collar tabs. The Iron Cross ribbon is run through the top button hole, and the silver embroidered party eagle is installed on the right breast. Shoulder buttons are nickel with black breast buttons. Partial light gray fabric inner lining with "45 46/104/62 66" ink stamped on the inside of the left front. 2) Waffen-SS Schuetz tunic, with faint pink trim around the shoulder boards, embroidered SS runes on the right collar tab and a blank black tab on the left collar. An embroidered SS eagle is present on the left arm, with the Iron Cross ribbon in the top buttonhole. The grey silk inner lining is marked "47 48/(illegible, possibly 106)/64 68" on the left side. 3) SS field cap, black felt construction with machine embroidered SS Eagle and totenkopf patches, 2 alloy buttons on the earflaps, and the grey cloth inner lining stamped "58/(illegible)87982729" in the crown. 4) Two pair of black felt panzer-style trousers, with no makers marks.

Condition: Very good overall. The SS tunic shows a small amount of red staining around the inside of the collar, with mild handling marks and stains overall. The Heer tunic is in equal condition, with both showing mild stains on the lining. The field cap shows minor staining on the inside, some bending of the visor, and light wear. The trousers are very good.


Magnificent Cased Factory Master Engraved (George Spring) Colt One-of-a-Kind Colt 1911 Government Mo
Magnificent Cased Factory Master Engraved (George Spring) Colt One-of-a-Kind Colt 1911 Government Mo
Item number: 17390703 | Magnificent Cased Factory Master Engraved (George Spring) Colt One-of-a-Kind Colt 1911 Government Model Colt Collectors Association 1986 Auction Gun with Conversion Kit and Factory Letter

This magnificent Colt 1911 Government Model pistol was specially produced by the Colt Custom Shop as a "one of a kind" to be auctioned at the Colt Collector's Association Seventh Annual All Colt Gun Show fund raiser, which was held at the Marriott Hotel in Farmington, Ct. on October 4, 1986. The pistol is accompanied by a two page Colt factory letter describing the embellishments and later enhancements by the successful bidder. The pistol features Type "B" scroll engraving in "Henshaw" style on the forward lower receiver and trigger guard, "Nimschke" style on the left side of the slide, "Helfricht" style on both sides of the receiver and "Contemporary" style on the right side of the slide. The 150th Anniversary Rampant Colt logo is line cut engraved on the left side of the slide, the front strap is line cut engraved "Colt Engraving Sampler" in script style and the serial number "CCA1986" is engraved on the right side of the frame. The engraving was done by Colt Master Engraver George Spring. At the time of sale the pistol was fitted with smooth ivory grips with the left panel scrimshawed "R. Henshaw 1831, L. Nimschke 1850-1900, C. Helfricht 1871-1921, Contemporary". The pistol originally came with a walnut French fitted case designed to accommodate the pistol, a Colt 150th Anniversary Cloisonne medallion and an extra pair of grips, which is included with the pistol. The successful bidder (David Buehn) commissioned the Colt Custom Shop to enhance the piece by adding a .22 caliber nickel plated conversion unit with the slide engraved to match the pistol slide, engraving to be done in the four sample styles and done by Master Engraver George Spring, an additional pair of pearl grips carved on the right side with the Colt 150th Anniversary Logo and on the left side the initials "DLB" (these grips are presently on the pistol). There is also a pair of the diamond checkered walnut grips that were standard for the model. An additional presentation case was also requested with French fitted interior to accommodate the pistol, conversion unit, two extra pair of grips and two extra magazines (one 45 caliber, the other 22 caliber). The case was to be French fitted with a brass presentation plaque in the lid featuring the Anniversary 150th Logo in the center and engraved by Master Engraver George Spring with the four sampler styles at each corner. The pistol is currently in the additional custom case Mr. Buehn ordered with the extra wood and ivory grips, conversion unit, extra nickel 45 caliber magazine with lanyard ring on the bottom and nickel 22 caliber magazine. The addition embellishments were processed on Colt Repair Order Number 219661C/ Colt Custom Shop Order Number 2994-2. All of the aforementioned information is verified on the two page Colt Factory letter, including the serial number, caliber, 5 inch barrel and nickel finish. Also accompanying the pistol is a copy of the work order request for Mr. Buehn requesting the conversion unit with slide to be engraved by Master Engraver George Spring in the four sampler patterns to match the pistol, the walnut presentation case to hold the pistol, two extra magazines, two extra pair of grips, ( the pearl and wooden), gun to face to the right, extra nickel magazine with lanyard ring, French fitted plaque in the lid and the pearl grips with the 150th logo on the right side and the initials "DLB" on the right side. In addition to the two walnut presentation cases, the pistol comes with the original Colt box for the conversion unit with Custom Shop end label marked "Custom Engraved Conversion Unit Series '70, .22 Caliber, Nickel, for 1986 Colt Collectors Association Auction Gun" and a plain two piece cardboard box for each case.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 99% plus of the original nickel finish with some speckled flaking on the right side of the slide and scattered "frosting" of the finish. The engraving remains crisp. The conversion slide is excellent with 99% plus original finish with some speckled flaking on the right side, a few light scratches and some "frosting" on the left side. The ivory and pearl grips are excellent with the ivory grips beginning to take on an attractive light aged patina, and the walnut grips are as new. Both cases are excellent with a few minor dings and handling marks on the exterior of the currently used case and the original case is in new condition. A rare opportunity to own this magnificent factory Master Engraved, one of a kind, full factory documented Colt 1911 Government Model pistol.


Two Excellent World War II Nazi Army Daggers with Scabbards
Two Excellent World War II Nazi Army Daggers with Scabbards
Item number: 17390946 | Two Excellent World War II Nazi Army Daggers with Scabbards

Both daggers are 14 5/8 inches overall, with 10 inch blades, darkened nickel fittings, twist celluloid grips and darkened nickel scabbards. 1) Carl Eickhorn dagger, with an orange celluloid grip. 2) Carl Krebs dagger, with a yellow celluloid grip, silver portapee with solid acorn, and a green felt/silver wire hanger with oval alloy buckles.

Condition: 1) Excellent, with some light scratches and spotting on the blade, and minor handling marks overall. 2) Excellent, with minor handling marks.


Spectacular Exhibition Quality Engraved Documented Alvin A. White Signed Gold and Silver Inlaid Colt
Spectacular Exhibition Quality Engraved Documented Alvin A. White Signed Gold and Silver Inlaid Colt
Item number: 17390704 | Spectacular Exhibition Quality Engraved Documented Alvin A. White Signed Gold and Silver Inlaid Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Carved Ivory Grips Intended for Presentation to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev

This exquisite masterpiece was embellished and relief gold inlaid by renowned Master Engraver Alvin A. White. The Colt factory letter confirms the caliber and barrel length with the stocks not listed and the finish as blue when originally sold to Jackson Arms of Dallas, Texas, and shipped to Alvin A. White as part of a two gun shipment on January 26, 1959. Alvin White's recessed silver cartouche ("A A WHITE/ENG.") appears on the right side of the front strap under the grip. The revolver features 65-70% coverage of White's distinctive deep intertwined foliate arabesque patterns as featured on the barrel, cylinder, ejector rod, hammer and grip straps. Gold wire inlaid borders adorn the frame, recoil shield, loading gate and hammer. A deep relief gold inlaid onion dome building resembling Saint Basil's Cathedral located on Red Square in Moscow is featured on the left recoil shield. A second deep relief gold inlaid onion dome Russian building is featured on top of the back strap and surrounded by a silver wire border. Down the length of the back strap is a gold wire scroll pattern incorporated in the foliate engraving and the butt has a silver wire border of onion dome shape which extends to the heel of the back strap. The trigger guard also has the gold wire inlaid scroll pattern incorporated in the foliate engraving and the Colt factory VP triangle proof and the letter "P" are stamped on the left side and the number "5" is stamped on the right side. Silver and gold wire inlaid scrollwork extends to the barrel which also has a silver band and onion shaped wire patterns at the muzzle. The same band and onion pattern is repeated on the breech of the barrel but the onion pattern is inlaid in gold. The ejector housing mimics the barrel with the same type of engraving and gold and silver wire inlay. The left side of the barrel has the one line model/caliber marking with the one line address marking on top. The left side of the frame has the two line, three patent date marking followed by a Rampant Colt. As stated, the cylinder is engraved including the flutes. A silver band is featured on the rear of the cylinder and a gold wire inlaid border with onion dome shapes following the lands and flutes. The revolver is fitted with two piece ivory grips. The right grip panel has a relief carved horse head and the inside of the panel has the last two digits of the serial number ("11") in pencil. The grip straps and cylinder are numbered to the gun. The revolver was once part of the Romaine Fielding Collection. Fielding was President of Romaine Fielding & Associates, Inc., an export company that did business in the Soviet Union. The revolver was originally part of a pair intended for presentation to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev by Fielding in the 1960s. Fielding was never allowed to present the revolvers to the Soviet Premier. Khrushchev's personal security objected to the gift believing that the revolvers were booby-trapped or contained listening devices. The revolvers remained in the United States and later entered the collector's market. Along with the Colt factory letter are several copies of letters and newspaper articles regarding Fielding including letters from Vice President Richard Nixon and Senator J.W. Fulbright.

Condition: Near mint as embellished by renowned Master Engraver Alvin A. White. The revolver retains nearly all of the blue finish with only the slightest loss at the muzzle and a spot of light pitting on the left forward side of frame. There is a noticeable drag line on the cylinder. The grips are also near mint with an attractive color and grain pattern. A true work of art created by one of the most famous Master Engravers that would be the centerpiece to even the most advanced Colt Single Action Army Revolver collection!


Three Nazi German Service Commemorative Bayonets with Scabbards and Frogs
Three Nazi German Service Commemorative Bayonets with Scabbards and Frogs
Item number: 17390947 | Three Nazi German Service Commemorative Bayonets with Scabbards and Frogs

All three bayonets bear service time commemorative etching ("Erinnerung an meine Dienstzeit") with black plastic grips, nickel fittings, black enamel scabbard and leather frog. 1) Eickhorn bayonet, 14 1/2 inches long, 9 3/4 inch blade with "Nachrichten-Abteilung No 25/Bad Canstatt" etching, and a white portapee. Signal Battalion 25 was a component of the 25th Infantry Division, which participated in the invasions of both Poland and France and fought on the Eastern Front. 2) Edwin Pack "Siegfried Waffen" bayonet, 14 5/8 inches long with a 9 7/8 inch blade. 3) "P S/SOLINGEN" marked bayonet, 14 3/4 inches long, 9 7/8 inch blade.

Condition: All three are very fine, with some nickel flaking and mild handling marks.


Beautiful Cased Matched Pair of Signed Weldon Bledsoe Master Engraved and Gold Inlaid Consecutively
Beautiful Cased Matched Pair of Signed Weldon Bledsoe Master Engraved and Gold Inlaid Consecutively
Item number: 17390705 | Beautiful Cased Matched Pair of Signed Weldon Bledsoe Master Engraved and Gold Inlaid Consecutively Serial Numbered Colt Second Generation Single Action Revolvers with Documentation -A) Engraved and Gold Inlaid Colt Single Action Army Revolver


A) Manufactured in 1957 and subsequently engraved and gold inlaid by Master Engraver Weldon Bledsoe. Included with the revolvers is a signed handwritten note from Weldon Bledsoe on his letterhead which states "To Whom It May Concern The gold inlay work and engraving on the 2 Colt S.A. # 9851SA and 9852 SA were done by me." This matching pair of revolvers feature beautiful floral scroll engraving with a punch dot background on the barrel, ejector housing, frame, cylinder flats, back strap and trigger guard. There is a simple pattern in the cylinder flutes. There are three gold inlaid wire bands around the muzzle and breech of the barrel, three gold inlaid wire bands around the rear of the cylinder and a simple gold inlaid wire border on the frame sides. The recoil shield has a gold relief covered wagon being pulled by two oxen and the loading gate features a gold relief coiled rattle snake. Directly below the right side recoil shield is signed "WB". The top of the barrel is marked with the one line address, the left side is marked "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .45" and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, three patent dates followed by the Rampant Colt. All the markings are in decorative panels. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, on the left side of the grip straps under the grip and on the inside of each grip panel. The assembly number "694" is marked on the right rear of the frame and on the loading gate. Standard blade front and frame notch rear sights, blue finish with bright frame, and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. The accompanying factory letter verifies the two as being shipped as a consecutively serial numbered pair, caliber, barrel length, blue finish with grips as "Not Listed" and that they were shipped to Liberty Army Store in Lawton, Oklahoma on February 4, 1957. The pair come in a wooden case with fitted red velvet lining.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
BBL: 7 1/2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 45 LC
Finish: blue
Grips: hard rubber
Serial Number: 9851SA

Condition: Masterfully custom embellished with 99% blue finish remaining. The frame appears to have been deliberately polished at the time of engraving and is taking on a very attractive patina. The grips are excellent. The engraving is sharp and all of the gold inlay remains. The case is excellent with a few minor dings on the exterior and some minor contact wear on the lining.

B) Described in "A" with assembly number "694".

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
BBL: 7 1/2 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 45 LC
Finish: blue
Grips: hard rubber
Serial Number: 9852SA

Condition: Masterfully custom embellished with 99% blue finish remaining. The frame appears to have been polished at the time of engraving and is taking on a very attractive patina. The grips are excellent with a couple small dents and sharp checkering. The engraving is sharp and all of the gold inlay remains.


Three Nazi Party Style Caps Including a Reichleitung-Level Leader's Cap
Three Nazi Party Style Caps Including a Reichleitung-Level Leader's Cap
Item number: 17390948 | Three Nazi Party Style Caps Including a Reichleitung-Level Leader's Cap

1) SA Group Staff Officer's Kepi Cap, brown construction overall with a red felt band, silver piping and ribbon trip, a nickel finished alloy eagle, and a brown leather chinstrap. The interior is lined in golden yellow cloth, with "57" stamped above the sweat diamond and a brown leather sweatband. 2) Nazi Party District Leader's Peaked Cap, brown cloth construction with light blue piping, brown felt band, gilt-colored eagle and wreath with enamel accented cockade, gold cord chinstrap and a brown leather visor. Fitted with a brown leather sweatband, golden cloth liner, and a RZM property tag numbered "114811". 3) Nazi Reichleitung Official's Peaked Cap, brown construction with a brown velvet band, golden piping, gilt finished eagle, wreath and buttons, enamel-accented swastika cockade, golden wire chinstrap and brown leather visor. Lined with yellow silk, ad fitted with a brown leather sweatband. Under the band is a RZM property tag, bearing a "Herstellerfirma" number of "137" and an RZM number "748168".

Condition: 1) Excellent, with minor staining on the sweat band and interior, and light handling marks overall. 2) Fair. The hat has been crushed, with some tearing of the sweat band and diamond, and some moth damage and stains visible on the fabric. 3) Excellent, with a small amount of lost stitching on the sweat diamond, a few small spots of frayed piping, and minor staining.


Master Engraved J.J. Adams Signed Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Ivo
Master Engraved J.J. Adams Signed Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Ivo
Item number: 17390706 | Master Engraved J.J. Adams Signed Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Ivory Grips, Factory Letter and Box

This Single Action Army revolver was engraved by Master Engraver J.J. Adams after it left the Colt factory. The factory letter confirms the caliber, barrel length, and smooth ivory grips with gold Colt Medallions and was originally shipped with a blue finish and presentation case. The revolver was shipped to Jerry's Sport Center Inc. of Newington, Connecticut on October 8, 1985 as a one gun shipment on order number 2727. The barrel retains the Colt Hartford address and caliber marking and the left side of the frame has the three line, three patent dates marking. The grip straps are numbered to the gun with Adams' signature on the left side under the grip. An attractive engraved scroll pattern appears on the barrel, ejector rod housing, cylinder and grip straps. The factory ivory grips are numbered to the gun and have gold Colt medallions. The Colt "woodgrain" box has a Colt Custom Gun Shop end label numbered to the gun and confirming the ivory grips.

Condition: Embellished by Master Engraver J.J. Adams. The revolver retains all of the blue finish and case colors showing traces of a light cylinder drag line and a few light handling marks. The grips are excellent with a very attractive color and grain pattern. The box is good with taped repairs.


Grouping of Nazi Armbands and One Large Patch
Grouping of Nazi Armbands and One Large Patch
Item number: 17390949 | Grouping of Nazi Armbands and One Large Patch

1) Party armband, printed. 2) Sport official band, embroidered white cloth circle, with RZM tag. 3) Hitler Youth band, embroidered swastika and stripe with a white cloth diamond. 4) Party band, embroidered swastika, cloth circle, gray ribbon trim and RZM tag. 5) Two "Nazi eagle" bands, black printed on yellow cloth. 6) "Deutsche Wehrmacht" band, black embroidered on yellow cloth. 7) "Verkehrs-Aufsicht" band, black print on yellow with RZM/SS tag. 8) "Hilfs=Krankentrager" armband, black print on white cloth. 9) Two "Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht" armbands, black print on white. One bears a pair of Nazi eagle stamps. 10) Two "Nazi eagle" armbands, black embroidered on white cloth, one with ink stamp. 11) "Einsatzsturm der NSDAP" band, black print on white cloth, with a red ink stamp on the front. 12) Two Nazi veteran's association bands (Reichkriegerbund and Kyffhauser), red, white and black patches on navy blue felt. 13) Reich Labor Service armband, brown and white printed. 14) Reichs Luftschutzbund armband, white and black embroidery on blue cloth. 15) Nazi eagle patch, white and blue embroidery on white silk, 10 inches wide, 5 inches tall, with extra material around the edges.

Condition: Good to very good overall, with some minor staining and handling marks.


Documented and Inscribed Scarce Tulsa Sheriff's Colt Sheriff's Model Single Action Army Revolver wit
Documented and Inscribed Scarce Tulsa Sheriff's Colt Sheriff's Model Single Action Army Revolver wit
Item number: 17390707 | Documented and Inscribed Scarce Tulsa Sheriff's Colt Sheriff's Model Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter and Holster

This is one of approximately 500 Colt Sheriff's Model Single Action Army Revolvers with the "SM" suffix serial number that were manufactured from 1960 to 1975 with this example once belonging to a Tulsa Sheriff. The included Colt factory letter confirms the caliber, barrel length and finish with the type of stocks not listed. The revolver was shipped to Centennial Arms Corp. Chicago, IL on February 1, 1961 as part a 50 gun shipment. The first of these revolvers were marketed by Centennial Arms. The revolver has standard Colt barrel and frame markings with an inscription on the back strap "TULSA/OKLAHOMA" and "DAVE FAULKNER/SHERIFF". The grip straps and smooth walnut grips are numbered to the gun. A letter addressed to Deputy Sheriff John Nelson of Tomay, California, from Sheriff Dave Faulkner dated 1979 confirms that the revolver was once carried by Faulkner and that the holster in this lot was handmade by one of Faulkner's deputies. The open top/open toe leather holster has deeply tooled stacked initials "DF" along the front. Research pertaining to Faulkner's career as a sheriff is also included with the gun. Retiring in 1982, Faulkner served as Tulsa County Sheriff for 23 years with a total of 44 years in law enforcement. During his tenure, Faulkner transformed the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office into the largest in the state of Oklahoma. He was held in high regard with one friend commenting, "As a politician [Faulkner] was perhaps the most popular figure to ever run for local office."

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 95% plus original blue finish showing some loss at the muzzle, some light high edge wear and cycling marks on the cylinder. A patch of minor pitting is present on the front strap. The frame retains 97% plus original case colors. The grips are very fine with some minor handling marks. The holster is excellent as homemade.


Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box
Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box
Item number: 17390708 | Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box

Manufactured in 1961. Standard barrel Hartford address and caliber markings and two line, three date patent frame markings followed by the Rampant Colt with the grip straps and grips numbered to the gun. Fitted with checkered Rampant Colt grips. The Colt black hinged box lid is numbered to the gun.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% original blue finish showing some loss at the muzzle and cycling marks on the cylinder. The frame retains nearly all of the bright original case colors. The grips are excellent with crisp checkering. The box is very fine showing a few areas where the top layer of paper has pealed away.


Early Production Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box
Early Production Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box
Item number: 17390709 | Early Production Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Original Black Box

Manufactured in 1957, the second year of production for the 2nd Generation Single Action Army revolvers. One line address on top of the barrel, "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 45" on the left side and the two line, three patent date marking followed by the Rampant Colt on the left side of the frame. Matching serial numbers including the grips and matching assembly number (220). Standard blade and frame notch sights, blue finish with casehardened frame and fitted with checkered grips with the Rampant Colt in an oval at the top. Complete with the original two piece black box numbered to the gun, papers and cleaning brush.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% original blue finish with a small area of finish loss on the muzzle and some light spotting on the back strap. There is a light drag line and some cycling scratches on the cylinder. The frame retains 95% plus original bright case colors with some surface rust present on the loading gate. The grips are also excellent with light handling/storage marks and sharp checkering. The markings are sharp. The action is excellent. The box is very good with a separated lid, some minor material loss and a couple of worn holes in the inside.


Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Company Imperial German Officer's Sword
Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Company Imperial German Officer's Sword
Item number: 17390950 | Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Company Imperial German Officer's Sword

Measuring 40 inches in overall length, the sword is fitted with a 31 1/4 inch straight double fuller engraved blade, decorated with martial-themed etched panels on each side, vinework along the spine, and the WK&C logo on the right ricasso. In the right etched panel is the name "A. Grabowski"; Grabowski has not been identified at this time. Gilt brass hilt, with a pierced-through Imperial eagle on the guard, the cipher of Wilhelm II, last Kaiser of Germany, on the wire wrapped grip, and an "AG" monogram on the pommel cap. With a nickel finished scabbard.

Condition: Very fine. The blade and scabbard shows over 90% original nickel, with mild flaking exposing aged brown steel, a tiny chip at the tip, and sharply executed etching. Strong gilt finish on the hilt, with a few dings on the guard and some play in the pommel cap.


Pre-World War II Walther PPK Pistol with SA Marked Leather Holster
Pre-World War II Walther PPK Pistol with SA Marked Leather Holster
Item number: 17390951 | Pre-World War II Walther PPK Pistol with SA Marked Leather Holster

This is a very scarce pre-war Walther PPK pistol with remarked SA slide markings and an original pre-war brown leather holster. This is a very unusual "SA" property slide marking that is doubtful in origin. The right front flat of the slide is panographed "S.A. 53 STURM ABTEILUNG". The left side of the slide has the standard Walther Banner markings followed by the two line Walther factory markings, followed by "MOD PPK. It has the standard "Crown/N" proofs on the slide, chamber are and muzzle of the barrel. The slide is fitted with fixed sights and has the early 60 degree safety, ring hammer, and checkered mottled brown Walther banner grips. It currently has one Walther marked magazine with the brown plastic finger extension base plate. It is complete with a very rare original, pre-war "SA" stamped brown leather holster that is marked on the front flap with the smaller, "D.R.G.M./Crossed Rifles". This holster was the regulation/standard issue pre-war leather holster that was issued to all high ranking SA officers and senior members.

Condition: Very good as remarked and partially refinished (right side of slide has cold blue) with traces of blue finish on the balance, showing thinning and blue loss on the front grip strap. The grips are very good with nice color and checkering overall. The holster is good with a nice original medium brown color with tight stitching and showing scuff marks on the top and front edge of the flap. The lower markings are clear and sharp with the upper "SA" markings on the flap visible.


SA Gruppe Westfalen Marked Pre-War Walther PP Semi-Automatic Pistol with SA Marked Holster
SA Gruppe Westfalen Marked Pre-War Walther PP Semi-Automatic Pistol with SA Marked Holster
Item number: 17390952 | SA Gruppe Westfalen Marked Pre-War Walther PP Semi-Automatic Pistol with SA Marked Holster

This is an example of a Pre-war Walther PP semi-automatic pistol with SA-NSDAP Gruppe marking. Nearly all of the NSDAP organizations came to Walther to supply their organizational marked pistols. The left side of the slide is marked with the Walther banner followed by the two line markings of "Waffenfabrik Walther, Zella Mehlis (Thur)/Walther's Patent 7.65m/m, MOD PP". It has fixed sights with the matching, last three digits of the serial number, "303" correctly marked (scratched) inside the slide. The front strap is inscribed "SA der NSDAP/Gruppe Westfalen". The right side of the barrel muzzle and chamber, and slide are marked with prewar Commercial Crown "N" proof with the P suffix serial number on the right side of the frame behind the trigger. It is complete with two blue Walther marked magazines, both marked "Walther banner/PP 7,65 m/m" on the lower left side. One magazine is fitted with the black plastic finger extension and the spare magazine has the standard flat base plate. The pistol is fitted with the original black checkered plastic grips with the Walther banner at the top. This scarce pistol is accompanied by an original WWII dark brown leather holster and original Walther spare magazine. The front of the holster is nicely stamped with the large circled SA emblem indicating SA Party ownership.

Condition: Fine with 75% of the blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear. With blue loss on the grip straps. The grips are in fine plus condition with nice distinct checkering and Walther banner markings on both sides with minor handling marks. The holster is fair with a visible circled SA emblem on the front flap with tight stitching, showing heavy age cracking of the leather overall. The pistol has a correct matching slide.


Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box
Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box
Item number: 17390710 | Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box

Manufactured in 1979. Standard markings and features. Matching serial number on frame and left side of grip straps under the grip and fitted with checkered Rampant Colt/American eagle relief grips numbered to the gun. Complete with factory "woodgrain" box numbered to the gun.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% original blue finish with a couple of very light handling marks and a very light partial cylinder drag line. 99% of the case colors remain. The grips are excellent. The box is very good with edge, corner and handling wear. Some seam separation is evident with a tape repair on one end flap.


Rare Documented Nazi Walther PP NSKK Semi-Automatic Pistol
Rare Documented Nazi Walther PP NSKK Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390953 | Rare Documented Nazi Walther PP NSKK Semi-Automatic Pistol

Issued to officers in the National Sozialistisches Kraftfahr Korps (National Socialist Transport Corps) the left side of the slide is marked with the Walther banner followed by the two line address and caliber markings, "Mod.PP", and the eagle holding a swastika under a "NSKK" banner. The right side of the barrel and the frame under the ejection port are marked with "Crown/N proofs", and the serial number runs vertically down the frame in front of the grips. The grips are two piece checkered plastic with Walther banners in the top, and the magazine is marked with the banner on the left side. The serial number of this pistol is listed in Rankin's book "Walther Volume II" page 131.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 90% of the bright original blue finish. Areas of satin gray have formed around the front edges and on the grip straps with a few light handling marks. The excellent grips show a few light dings. Mechanically excellent.


Second Generation Colt Single Action Army Buntline Revolver with Factory Letter
Second Generation Colt Single Action Army Buntline Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390711 | Second Generation Colt Single Action Army Buntline Revolver with Factory Letter

The Colt factory letter confirms the configuration, including the wood stocks. The revolver was shipped to Marting Arms Co. of Richmond, Indiana, on May 21, 1964. Standard markings, the barrel underside is stamped "BB3932" and smooth grips.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% plus original blue finish showing some thinning at the muzzle, some minor pitting on the ejector rod housing and very limited spotting on the back strap. The frame retains 95% plus original case colors with some pitting on the loading gate. The grips are excellent with a minor dent along a bottom edge and a few mild handling marks.


Scarce World War II 1938 Dated Nazi Navy  S/42 Code Mauser Luger Pistol with 1939 Dated Nazi Navy Ho
Scarce World War II 1938 Dated Nazi Navy S/42 Code Mauser Luger Pistol with 1939 Dated Nazi Navy Ho
Item number: 17390954 | Scarce World War II 1938 Dated Nazi Navy S/42 Code Mauser Luger Pistol with 1939 Dated Nazi Navy Holster

This is an example of 1938 dated S/42 code Mauser Navy contract Luger pistol with the Navy marked grip strap. The back grip strap is marked "N/2468", indicating North Sea issue. The chamber area is dated "1938" with the S/42 code marking on the front toggle. The right side of the barrel extension has the double "Eagle/63" Waffenamt proofs next to the single eagle firing proof, which is also present on the right side of the barrel. It has the full serial number "3087" on the major components with the last two digits "87" on the various smaller parts. The safety and extractor are correctly marked "GESICHERT" and "GELADEN" respectively. It is fitted with a magazine with an aluminum base that is marked "N 2436X/2679/l/Eagle/63". The grips are nicely checkered walnut that are marked on the back sides with the number "14". This Luger is complete with an original 1939 dated Navy issue leather holster. The back side is marked "KARL BOKER/1939/WALDBRUL/Eagle/WaA707/Eagle M". These early Navy issue Lugers are scarce as the Navy just did not require nearly as many as the German Army and it is estimated that 10,000 total were actually procured for Navy issue during WWII.

Condition: Excellent with 90% plus of the original blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear. The grips are both excellent with nice sharp distinct checkering overall. Mechanically excellent. The holster is also very good with nice black color overall showing considerable age cracking down the front of the holster with minor scuffing and color loss on the toe and edge of the magazine pouch.


Early Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver
Early Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390712 | Early Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Manufactured in 1957, the second year of production for the Second Generation Single Action Army revolvers. The barrel has with the one line address on top "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .38 SPECIAL" on left side. The left side of the frame has the two line, three patent dates followed by the Rampant Colt. Matching serial and assembly numbers.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 97% of the original blue finish with the grip straps showing some thinning as well as some wear on the edges and high spots. There are a few minor scratches and a drag line on the cylinder. The frame retains 98% of the original case colors showing some slight fading on the recoil shield. The grips are excellent with light handling marks and sharp checkering. The action is fine


Rare 1936 Mauser Banner Siamese Contract Pistol with Matching Magazine
Rare 1936 Mauser Banner Siamese Contract Pistol with Matching Magazine
Item number: 17390955 | Rare 1936 Mauser Banner Siamese Contract Pistol with Matching Magazine

This is an exceptionally rare 1936 dated Mauser Banner Commercial Contract Luger for Siam, now called Thailand. This is probably one of the best Siamese Contract Mauser Banner Lugers we have ever seen. These are an extremely scarce Luger as there were only 450 total produced for this contract and of that number, only 350 were the short barrel model. Only a very few of these lugers were ever available on the market until 1981/82 when 61 Artillery models and approximately 75 short barreled models were imported in the U.S., with most being in fair condition due to years of use in the tropical heat and humidity. These P08 Lugers were all produced in 1936/37 in several different serial number ranges with this specific pistol being produced in the first block of 59 pistols. These were a standard Mauser Banner contract model that had the rear of the frame marked with the Siam Police, Lions Head Crest next to a property number. The chamber is dated 1936 with the standard Mauser Banner logo on the front toggle assembly. It has the early commercial "Crown/U" proof mark on the barrel extension and breech block, with the correct Siam markings on the rear of frame. This rare luger is complete with one matching, blued magazine with an aluminum base that is marked: "4049/v/Eagle/63". There is a very small, barely noticeable import mark (DIN, ALEX, V) present on the underside lower frame area directly in front of the upper trigger guard bow.

Condition: Very fine with 90% of the slightly faded blued finish overall with edge and high spot wear. The small parts retain 40% of their original straw colors overall. The grips are in near excellent condition with nice distinct checkering on both sides, showing some minor nicks/chips in the tops of the checkering. An extremely scarce Mauser Banner contract Luger pistol, with all matching numbers to include the magazine.


Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box
Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box
Item number: 17390713 | Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box

Manufactured in 1977. Standard markings and features. Matching serial number on frame and left side of grip straps under the grips, which are numbered to the gun. With factory "woodgrain" box numbered to the gun.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 98% of the original blue finish with a few light handling marks, some light spotting on the right side of the barrel, light muzzle wear and some cycling marks on the cylinder. 99% of the case colors remain. The grips are excellent. The box is fair with tape repairs, edge and corner wear.


Desirable DWM Model 1906-20 Swiss Contract Luger Pistol with Holster
Desirable DWM Model 1906-20 Swiss Contract Luger Pistol with Holster
Item number: 17390956 | Desirable DWM Model 1906-20 Swiss Contract Luger Pistol with Holster

This is a very nice example of an early Swiss Commercial Luger that falls within the serial number range and letter suffix (i) of those sold by the Abercrombie and Fitch Co. in New York. These were early commercial Lugers intended for sale in Switzerland, however with the huge early demand in the U.S., DWM diverted a small quantity from the Swiss contract to their U.S. agent; Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in New York. Although not specifically marked, this early Luger does have the short frame, 1906 style grip safety, no stock lug and is correctly marked "GELADEN" on the extractor, with the first pattern, polished lower safety area on the frame. The chamber is marked with the standard "Swiss Cross in a Sunburst" which indicates a commercial contract Luger and the front toggle has the DWM markings. The front of the frame stamped with the serial number "2879i", with "2879" stamped on the barrel and barrel extension with the last two digits "82" stamped on the small parts. It is complete with an unmarked nickel plated magazine with an unmarked wooden base. It is complete with a unmarked Swiss military style, brown leather holster with the original shoulder straps.

Condition: Excellent with 97% of the blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear overall. The various small parts retain 80% of their straw colors. The grips are also in excellent condition overall with nice distinct checkering with minor handling marks. The holster is also in very good condition with a nice medium brown color with minor age cracking on top of the flap with rub marks and finish loss on the back side and lower toe area.


Cased Nickel Plated Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips
Cased Nickel Plated Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips
Item number: 17390714 | Cased Nickel Plated Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Ivory Grips

Manufactured in 1984. Standard markings and features. Matching serial number on frame and left side of grip straps under the grip. Fitted with smooth ivory grips with silver Colt medallions and numbered to the gun. Complete with a oak Colt display case.

Condition: Near new with a few very light handling marks. The case is excellent with a few light handling marks and very light contact wear to the lining.


World War II Nazi 1940 Dated Mauser Banner Luger Pistol
World War II Nazi 1940 Dated Mauser Banner Luger Pistol
Item number: 17390957 | World War II Nazi 1940 Dated Mauser Banner Luger Pistol

This is a representative example of a 1940 Dated Mauser Banner Commercial Luger pistol rig that may have been intended as a Police luger. The top of the chamber area is stamped 1940 for the year of manufacture with the large Mauser/Banner logo on the front toggle. The barrel extension does not have the normal Police proofs, however it does have the small spring about the side plate, with no other sear safety parts of modifications, which may indicate that this pistol was originally intended as a Police contract pistol, that was diverted to Commercial sales instead. The right side of the barrel extension and breech bolt does have the Nazi "Eagle/N" commercial proofmarks, however there are no other proofs anywhere. The full serial number "1957x" is stamped on the front of the frame with "1957" stamped and the left side of the barrel extension, but not on the underside of the barrel. The last two digits of the serial number "57" are stamped on the various small parts. The pistol has a salt blue finish and checkered walnut grips. This Luger rig is complete with two, type two Police magazines, that have the unmarked, blued, magazine bodies with aluminum bases possibly depot marked: "1/1957/x" and "2/1957/x" respectively. It is complete with a black leather Police holster, with an unreadable marked on the back: "S.W. II 156/43"

Condition: Very fine with 90% of the blue finish remaining overall, with wear on the edges and high spots with light thinning on the grip straps, mixed with some scattered very minor surface rust spots starting to appear on the grips straps. The grips are in very fine condition with nice distinct checkering mixed with some very minor light nicks on the tops of some of the checkered diamonds. The holster is in good condition with clear markings on the back with the pull strap and belt loops having an old wartime repair. As noted this early luger has all matching numbers to include both magazines.


Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter
Item number: 17390715 | Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

According to the included factory letter, this revolver was shipped on December 27, 1967 as a single item to Harris Arms Company of Pontiac, Michigan, with the caliber, barrel length, finish and grips confirmed. One line Hartford address on top of the barrel with "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .45" on the left. The left side of the frame has the two line, three date patent mark followed by the Rampant Colt. The matching serial number on the frame, cylinder and grip straps under the grip, and the assembly number "175" on the loading gate.

Condition: Excellent, with 90% of the original blue finish, showing some muzzle and high edge wear, some gray patina on the grip straps and cylinder, and scattered handling marks. There is a small dent on top of the front sight. 95% bright and vivid case colors are present on the frame, especially strong in the protected areas around the front and the recoil shield, with gray and brown showing on the high points. The grips are numbered to another gun, otherwise very good with some light dents and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Late Production World War II Nazi Commercial Walther Mod. P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Late Production World War II Nazi Commercial Walther Mod. P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390958 | Late Production World War II Nazi Commercial Walther Mod. P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol

The left side of the slide stamped with the Walther banner, two line factory legend and "Mod. P38." Single Commercial "Eagle/N" proofs appear on the right side of the slide, frame, locking block and barrel lug. The matching serial number is located on the right side of the frame, top of right slide rail and front of barrel lug. Fitted with a set of standard ribbed grips and "P.38v" marked magazine.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 97% original blue finish with a smooth brown-gray patina on the balance. The finish on the sides of the slide have taken on a purple hue. The grips are excellent with a few mild nicks on the grooves. Mechanically excellent.


Excellent Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver in 357 Magnum
Excellent Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver in 357 Magnum
Item number: 17390716 | Excellent Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver in 357 Magnum

Manufactured in 1979. Blade and notch sights, with the one line address and caliber markings on the barrel, the Rampant Colt on the frame, and matching serial numbers on frame, grip straps and grips.

Condition: Excellent, with 99% of the original blue and casehardened remaining finish, showing some light handling marks overall. Case colors are very bright and vivid overall, showing only a small amount of wear. The grips are excellent, with a few minor scratches and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.


Scarce Early Production Commercial Walther
Scarce Early Production Commercial Walther "HP" Pistol in 9 mm Caliber
Item number: 17390959 | Scarce Early Production Commercial Walther "HP" Pistol in 9 mm Caliber

Manufactured in the late second or early third developmental stage of production in early to mid 1940 that was interspersed with, or right after the Swedish Commercial contract pistols. Chambered in 9mm, this Series pistol is very scarce and is considered to be a true Commercial "HP" P.38 manufactured prior to WWII. The slide is marked with the Walther Banner followed by the two-line factory legend, caliber and "Mod. HP". The matching serial number is located on the inside of the slide, right side of the frame with the front of the barrel lug factory renumbered "2309" under the original number "2252". The bottom of the locking block is also numbered "309". The right side of the slide, frame and barrel are stamped with the early commercial "Eagle/N" proofmark. It has the standard early commercial fixed sights and the correct early black plastic checkered grips. The magazine is a later wartime version stamped:"P.38" on the lower left side with a single "Eagle/WaA708" over "jvd".

Condition: Fine with 85% of the blue finish remaining with even honest wear overall with minor scratching on the right side of the slide. The grips are in very good condition with nice checking on both sides with some minor cracking on the top right rear corner. As noted this pistol has matching parts that includes the renumbered barrel.


Nickel Plated Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box and Factory Letter
Nickel Plated Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box and Factory Letter
Item number: 17390717 | Nickel Plated Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Box and Factory Letter

Manufactured in 1979. Standard markings and features. Matching serial number on frame and left side of grip straps under the grip and fitted with smooth walnut grips numbered to the gun. Accompanied by a factory letter that confirms the configuration and that it was shipped to House-Hassen Hardware in Knoxville, Tennessee on June 28, 1979. Complete with factory "wood grain" box numbered to the gun.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus of the original nickel finish with a few very light handling marks and a couple of very minor scratches on the top of the barrel. The grips are also excellent with a couple of very light handling marks. The box is very good with edge/corner wear and some tearing at the end flap seams.


Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver
Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver
Item number: 17390718 | Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Manufactured in 1960. Patridge blade front and notch rear sights, with "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .45" on the left side of the barrel, one-line Hartford address on top, and the patent dates and Rampant Colt on the left side of the frame. Matching numbers on the frame and grip straps, with "32" on the loading gate and frame.

Condition: Very good, with 75% of the original blue finish, showing areas of smooth brown patina, mixed brown and gray on the grip straps, bright edge wear and scattered handling marks and spotting. The frame retains 50% vivid original case colors with the balance fading to a silver gray. The grips are good as numbered to another gun, with some minor dents and scuffs, and crisp checkering. The firing pin has been reshaped, and the hammer experiences some drag just ahead of the safety notch, otherwise mechanically good. The markings are crisp and clear.


Excellent Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Box
Excellent Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Box
Item number: 17390719 | Excellent Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Box

Manufactured in 1980. Standard markings and features. Matching serial number on frame and left side of grip straps under the grip and fitted with checkered plastic grips numbered 31569. (possible factory error) Complete with factory box, without label, hand numbered to the gun.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus of the original blue and casehardened finish with light handling/storage marks. The grips are as new. Mechanically excellent. Box is good.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II Mauser P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Two World War II Mauser P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 S
Item number: 17390960 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II Mauser P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) Non-standard phosphate finish. "Eagle/WaA135" proofs and the left side of the slide has the "byf/44" marking. Visible "d" serial numbers are matching. Ribbed grips and "P.38" marked magazine with an "Eagle/135" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue/phosphate
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5544d

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 85% original phosphate finish with a smooth gray patina on the front grip strap. The grips are fine with a couple minor scuff marks and a number of minor handling marks.

A) The left side of the slide has the "byf/43" markings and the pistol carries "Eagle/135" proofs. The visible "c" block serial numbers match. Ribbed grips and "P.38" marked magazine with an "Eagle/135" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 8545c

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 90% plus original blue finish showing the front grip strap thinning to a brown. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.


Collector's Lot of Two Early World War II Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Collector's Lot of Two Early World War II Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/40" Cod
Item number: 17390961 | Collector's Lot of Two Early World War II Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/40" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) 1st Variation with the "ac" code stamped on the left side of the trigger guard. The slide has standard model "ac/41" markings followed by the serial number with the right side having the firing proof and two "eagle/359" proofs. "Eagle/359" proofs are present on most of the small parts and the bore dimension on the left side of barrel lug. Ribbed grips and magazine with an "Eagle/359" proof on the spine. With a 1941 dated holster.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 4833a

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 90% original blue finish showing some thinning to a gray. Initials are hand inscribed on the front grip strap. The grips are fine with a few minor handling marks. Trigger must be manually set to the ready position after action is cycled due to weak return spring. The holster is good.

A) This is an example of an early World War II production ac code P38 pistol with the stacked "ac/40" marking on the left side of the slide and "ac" on the left side of the trigger guard. The pistol has "Eagle/359" proofs stamped on most of the small parts. Double "Eagle/359" proofs and a firing proof are stamped on the right side of the slide. The bore dimension is stamped on the left side of the barrel lug. The matching letter "b" block serial number is stamped on the slide, frame and barrel lug. Ribbed grips and "P.38" marked magazine with two "Eagle/359" proofs on the spine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5951b

Condition: Fine. The pistol retains 60% original high polished blue finish with a smooth brown-gray patina on the balance. The grips are also fine with a few mild handling marks.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser P38 Semi-Automatic
Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser P38 Semi-Automatic
Item number: 17390962 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) The slide is numbered to another gun (5540d) and is stamped with the FN style "ac/43" code marking on the left side and Mauser "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the right side. Additional Mauser proofs are on the frame and barrel lug. The frame and barrel lug have matching "d" block numbers. Ribbed grips and "P.38v" marked blue magazine with a Walther "Eagle/359" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: phosphate
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5739d

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 80% original phosphate finish showing some minor edge wear. The grips are fine with a number of minor handling marks.

B) Visible "b" block serial numbers are matching, "ac45" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs, late hammer and ribbed grips. Barrel lug has the "Eagle/WaA76" proof from a Czech armament factory. Magazine marked "P.38v" with an "Eagle/135" proof on the spine. Blue finish with small parts having a phosphate finish.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 7935b

Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 85% original blue finish with a smooth brown patina on the front grip strap. The small parts retain 95% plus of the original phosphate finish. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.


Excellent Rare Full Blue Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Box
Excellent Rare Full Blue Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Box
Item number: 17390720 | Excellent Rare Full Blue Third Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Box

This Colt Single Action Army is one of a special run of 500 all blue 7 1/2 inch barrel .45 revolvers manufactured by Colt in the late 1970s. This example was manufactured in 1977. Standard markings and features. Grip straps and grips numbered to the gun. Complete with "woodgrain" factory box with no label.

Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus of the original blue finish with very slight handling/storage marks. There is a very small area of finish loss on the right side of the frame. The grips are also excellent with a small chip on the right toe and overall light handling/storage marks. Mechanically excellent. The box is good.


Scarce German Navy
Scarce German Navy "G" Date S/42 Code Mauser Luger Rig with Two Matching Magazines and Navy Marked H
Item number: 17390963 | Scarce German Navy "G" Date S/42 Code Mauser Luger Rig with Two Matching Magazines and Navy Marked Holster

There early "G" date Navy Lugers were procured in two different serial number/letter block with this specific example being in the second subvariation. Based on the data in Jan Still's book "Third Reich Luger" there were approximately 20,000 procured in this block. These "G" Navy Lugers are extremely rare and very seldom seen as they saw heavy use for almost 8 long years of war with many being lost at sea. The chamber has the distinctive "G" markings indicating that it was produced in 1935 with the front grip strap correctly professionally restamped "Eagle M/N/1410", indicating it was a North Sea issue Luger. The front toggle has the correct "S/42" Mauser code. The right side of the barrel extension has the double "Eagle/63" proofs next to the early drooped wing Mauser firing proof. It is correctly numbered in the military manner with the full serial number (2516f) stamped on the front of the frame with (2516) stamped on the barrel and barrel extension. It is complete with two type one nickel plated magazines with aluminum bases, which are marked "N/1410/2516/f/Eagle/63" and "N/1410/x/2516/+/Eagle 63" proof respectively. This scarce Luger is complete with an original early issue Navy marked holster. The back side is marked "NYPPEL & BORNS/HANNOVER/1936" over a single "Eagle/M" Navy proofmark.

Condition: Fine as partially restored with 60% of the faded blue finish remaining overall with edge and high spot wear overall with thinning and oxidation of the blue on the grip straps. There is a small section of light pitting on the left side of the front sight base. The small parts retain 50% of their straw colors overall. The replacement grips are very fine, but do not fit well. The holster is also in very fine condition with a nice even color overall with tight stitching showing heavier age cracking on the lower toe of the holster. mixed with minor handling marks on the flap. The markings are clear and distinct.


Presentation Cased Factory Engraved A.A. White Signed Colt Second Generation 1861 Navy Percussion Re
Presentation Cased Factory Engraved A.A. White Signed Colt Second Generation 1861 Navy Percussion Re
Item number: 17390721 | Presentation Cased Factory Engraved A.A. White Signed Colt Second Generation 1861 Navy Percussion Revolver with Accessories and Factory Letter

Manufactured between 1980 and 1981 this revolver features Type "C" vine style engraving on the barrel, frame, cylinder, recoil shields, hammer, trigger guard and the top of the back strap. The loading lever is engraved with a special checkered design on the round section and the vine style on the flats. "Presented to William H. D. Goddard/by Colt Firearms-February 9,1986" is linecut engraved in old style engraver's script down the back strap. "A.W.W." is marked on the backstrap underneath the right grip panel. This revolver was awarded to Mr. Goddard for presenting the Best Colt Display at the 1986 Las Vegas Antique Arms Show. Standard markings for the model with a silver plated trigger guard and backstrap. Fitted with checkered ivory grips numbered to the gun and the Custom Shop order number. Accompanied with a factory letter that confirms the serial number, caliber, configuration and that it was factory engraved by Master Engraver, A. A. White. The letter also confirms that it was shipped with a Mahogany presentation case to William H.D. Goddard in Providence, R.I. on August 19, 1986. Complete with the Mahogany presentation case with presentation plaque, powder flask, nipple wrench and cap tin.

Condition: Near new with a few very light handling marks. All of the case colors remain. The silver is excellent, slightly darkened with age. The grips are excellent with crisp checkering with a very pleasant patina and pattern. The case is excellent with a few light corner and edge marks. The lining shows only light wear. The accessories are excellent.


Late Production 1912 Dated DWM Model 1908 Military Contract Imperial German Luger Pistol
Late Production 1912 Dated DWM Model 1908 Military Contract Imperial German Luger Pistol
Item number: 17390964 | Late Production 1912 Dated DWM Model 1908 Military Contract Imperial German Luger Pistol

This is an excellent example of a late production pre-WWI DWM Model 1908 military contract German Luger manufactured in the first serial number range without any letter suffix. This series of Luger was produced from 1908 to late 1913 in both the military and commercial variants and can easily be distinguished from the later 1914/P.08 Lugers by the lack of the hold-open device and no stock lug. The top of the chamber area is dated 1912, with the standard DWM markings on the front toggle assembly. This Luger is numbered in the standard military fashion, with the standard "Crown over Script Letter" proofmarks, next to the Imperial Eagle firing proof. It was also later modified to add the hold open device which was performed on 1908 Model Lugers, in the 1913-1918 time frame and into the Weimar era. It has the original walnut checkered grips and is fitted with an original WWI era, nickel plated magazine with an unmarked wooden base. This Luger features a rust blued finish with the straw colored small parts and checkered walnut grips.

Condition: Very fine with professionally refinished grip straps with the balance of gun retaining most of the original blue finish with wedge and high spot wear overall, with 90% of the refurbished straw colors on the various small parts. The grips are also in very fine condition with nice distinct checkering on both sides, with some minor wear across the tops of the checkering. Mechanically excellent. This excellent early Luger has all matching numbers except the magazine as noted above.


Collector's Lot of Two Cased Identically Numbered Miniature Colt Percussion Revolvers -A) Miniature
Collector's Lot of Two Cased Identically Numbered Miniature Colt Percussion Revolvers -A) Miniature
Item number: 17390722 | Collector's Lot of Two Cased Identically Numbered Miniature Colt Percussion Revolvers -A) Miniature Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolver with Shoulder Stock


A) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the Colt Model 1861 Navy percussion revolver. Marked with the Colt one line New York address on top of the barrel, "COLT'S/PATENT" on the left side of the frame and "36 CAL" on the left side of the trigger guard shoulder. Casehardened loading lever, frame and hammer. Blue barrel and cylinder, trigger guard and back strap. Fitted with a smooth walnut grip. Complete with walnut shoulder stock with brass furniture and a wood display case with blue velvet lining.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1861 Navy
BBL: 3 1/2 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 625

Condition: Near new with a few very light handling marks. The brass furniture on the shoulder stock is slightly darkened with age and shows an area of discoloration on the right side of the upper bracket. The case is excellent with a couple of edge and corner marks. The lining shows very light wear.

B) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the Colt Model 1851 Navy percussion revolver. Marked with the Colt one line New York address on top of the barrel, "COLT'S/PATENT" on the left side of the frame and "36 CAL" on the left side of the trigger guard shoulder. Casehardened loading lever, frame and hammer. Blue barrel and cylinder. Brass trigger guard and back strap. Fitted with a smooth walnut grip. Accompanied by a Certificate Of Authenticity from the USHS indicating that 3,500 were issued, this is number 625 of the issue. Complete with a wood display case with blue velvet lining.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 3 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 625

Condition: Near new with a few very light handling marks. The case is excellent with a couple of very light edge and corner marks.


World War II Nazi 1939 Dated Mauser Banner
World War II Nazi 1939 Dated Mauser Banner "Eagle/F" Police Luger Pistol Rig Serialized
Item number: 17390965 | World War II Nazi 1939 Dated Mauser Banner "Eagle/F" Police Luger Pistol Rig Serialized

This is a very good example of a 1939 dated Mauser Banner Police Luger pistol rig with the scarce "Eagle/F" Police proof. The top of the chamber area is stamped "1939" for the year of manufacture with the large Mauser Banner logo on the front toggle. The scarce early "Eagle F" Police stamp is located on the right side of the receiver, with the commercial "Crown/U" commercial proofmarks stamped on the left side of the receiver and the breechblock. The full serial number "431w" is stamped on the front of the frame, with "431" stamped and the left side of the barrel extension, and underside of the barrel with the last two digits of the serial number (31) stamped on the various small parts. The pistol still retains the earlier rust blued finish with the straw colored small parts and is fitted with checkered walnut grips. It has the unique "Eagle/6" Simson proof on the side plate which indicates, that this was an earlier manufactured part was later used on these early Police Luger. This proof has been noted several other police Lugers, all were dated 1939 and were stamped with only the "Eagle/F" Police proof. This Police Luger rig is complete with two renumbered, type two Police magazines that are marked on the aluminum bases, "1/431/w" and "2/431/w". It is complete with matching numbered black, 1939 dated leather holster that is marked on the back "SCHAMBACH & Co./BERLIN/1939/Police Eagle proofmark./431".

Condition: Very fine as partially refinished/restored with 85% of the blued finish overall with wear on the edges and high spots overall with much thinning and wear on the grip straps, and trigger guard. There is an area of refinish present on rear grip strap above stock lug over pitting. The grips are also in very fine condition with distinct checkering showing wear across the tops of the checkering. The holster is also in very fine condition with clear distinct markings showing handling marks and wear overall from use.


Collector's Lot of Three Cased Miniature Colt Revolvers -A) Miniature Colt 1847 Walker Percussion Re
Collector's Lot of Three Cased Miniature Colt Revolvers -A) Miniature Colt 1847 Walker Percussion Re
Item number: 17390723 | Collector's Lot of Three Cased Miniature Colt Revolvers -A) Miniature Colt 1847 Walker Percussion Revolver


A) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the 1847 Colt Walker percussion revolver. Marked with the Colt one line New York address on top of the barrel and "US/1847" on the right side of the barrel lug. Casehardened loading lever, frame and hammer. Blue barrel, cylinder and back strap. Brass front strap and trigger guard. Fitted with a smooth walnut grip. Complete with a wood display case with blue velvet lining.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Walker
BBL: 4 1/4 inch round
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 128

Condition: Near new with a few very light handling marks. The case is excellent with a couple of very light edge and corner marks.

B) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the Colt Model 1860 Army percussion revolver. Marked with the Colt one line Hartford address on top of the barrel, "COLT'S/PATENT" on the left side of the frame and "44 CAL" on the left side of the trigger guard shoulder. Casehardened loading lever, frame and hammer. Blue barrel, cylinder and back strap. Brass front strap and trigger guard. Fitted with a smooth walnut grip. Accompanied by a Certificate Of Authenticity from the USHS indicating that 3,500 were issued, this is number 255 of the issue. Complete with a wood display case with red velvet lining.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1860 Army
BBL: 3 3/4 inch round
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 255

Condition: Near new with a couple of very light handling marks. The case is excellent with a couple of very light edge and corner marks. The lining shows very light wear.

C) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the Colt Single Action Army revolver with a black powder pinched frame. Marked with the Colt one line Hartford address on top of the barrel, Colt two line patent on the left side of the frame and "45 CAL" on the left side of the trigger guard shoulder. Casehardened frame and hammer. Blue barrel, cylinder, back strap, front strap and trigger guard and fitted with a smooth walnut grip. Accompanied by a letter from the USHS indicating that 1,500 were issued, this is number 570 of the issue. Complete with a wood display case with green velvet lining.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
BBL: 3 1/2 round
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 1

Condition: Near new with a few very light handling marks. The case is excellent with a few very light edge and corner marks. The lining shows very light wear.


DWM 1920 Dated Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
DWM 1920 Dated Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390966 | DWM 1920 Dated Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

The top of the chamber is dated 1920, the toggle has the "DWM" monogram, three "eagle/ArA4" firing proofs on the right side of the barrel extension and one on top of the barrel at the breech. The matching serial number is marked on the left side barrel extension, front of the frame and underside of the barrel, which also has the bore diameter "8,84". The partial serial number "10" is marked on almost all of the small parts. The front strap is marked "Pw. B.". Straw colored small parts, stock lug, nickel magazine with unmarked wooden base and fitted with checkered walnut grips.

Condition: Very fine. Arsenal refurbished with 98% blue finish remaining showing some minor muzzle and high point wear, and some light spotting on the grip straps. The small parts retain most of the straw color. The grips are also very fine with some minor wear and handling marks to the otherwise crisp checkering. The hold open is not functioning correctly, otherwise the mechanics are fine. The barrel proof is fading, otherwise the markings are clear.


Collector's Lot of Four Cased Classic Edition Miniature Colt Firearms Revolvers -A) Miniature Colt 1
Collector's Lot of Four Cased Classic Edition Miniature Colt Firearms Revolvers -A) Miniature Colt 1
Item number: 17390724 | Collector's Lot of Four Cased Classic Edition Miniature Colt Firearms Revolvers -A) Miniature Colt 1847 Walker Percussion Revolver


A) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the 1847 Colt Walker percussion revolver. With a wood display case.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Walker
BBL: 4 1/4 inch part octagon
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 357

Condition: Near new with only the slightest handling/storage marks. The case is excellent.

B) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the Colt Model 1860 Army percussion revolver. With a Colt branded wood display case.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1860 Army
BBL: 3 34/ inch round
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 357

Condition: Near new with only the slightest handling/storage marks. The case is excellent.

C) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the Colt Model 1851 Navy percussion revolver. With a Colt branded wood display case.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 3 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 357

Condition: Near new in the case with only the slightest handling/storage marks. The case is excellent.

D) Issued by the United States Historical Society, this is a fully functional, non firing, fine quality 1:2.125 scale miniature of the Colt Single Action Army revolver with a black powder pinched frame. With a Colt branded wood display case.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
BBL: 3 1/2 inch round
Stock:
Guage:
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 1

Condition: Near new in the case with only slight handling/storage marks. The case is excellent.


Extremely Early Production Three Digit
Extremely Early Production Three Digit "128" Serial Numbered DWM Model 1900 Swiss Contract Luger Pis
Item number: 17390967 | Extremely Early Production Three Digit "128" Serial Numbered DWM Model 1900 Swiss Contract Luger Pistol with Holster

This is an attractive example of a very early production DWM Model 1900 Swiss Contract Luger with the relieved frame. These Lugers represent the very first commercial Luger contract pistols that were sold by the DWM factory, as purchased by Switzerland. This pistol has the early dished toggles with toggle lock, a flat/recessed breech bolt, no stock lug, grip safety, early style, larger flat safety lever with coarse checkering, early narrow trigger, flat main springs and fast taper barrel that is 4 3/4 inches long. These pistols all have the "Swiss Cross" in a sunburst on top of the chamber area with toggle marked "DWM". The barrel extension, left side of the barrel, top and back side of the rear toggle all have the small "Swiss Cross" firing/acceptance proof (only) for the Swiss inspector. This example still retains the original unmodified early "V" notch rear sight. The front of the frame and underside of the barrel have the full serial number "128" of the pistol and the various small parts are correctly numbered with the last two digits "28" of the serial number including the back sides of each grip panel. Complete with an original Swiss nickel plated magazine body with unmarked wooden base, small circular discs inset into each side of the base and an original second pattern leather holster. The back side of the holster is marked "KUNZ & JACOB/BERN/1901" and is complete with the original shoulder straps.

Condition: Very fine with 95% plus of the of the armory blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear. The various small parts retain 98% of their straw colors. The grips are excellent with nice original sharp and checkering. Matching numbers except for the magazine as noted. The holster is also near excellent with nice medium brown color with tight stitching and clear distinct markings.


Extremely Rare Documented Cased Set of Two Engraved and Nickel Plated Consecutively Numbered Colt Bl
Extremely Rare Documented Cased Set of Two Engraved and Nickel Plated Consecutively Numbered Colt Bl
Item number: 17390725 | Extremely Rare Documented Cased Set of Two Engraved and Nickel Plated Consecutively Numbered Colt Black Powder Series 1860 Fluted Cylinder Army Percussion Revolvers with Factory Letter Ivory Grips and Accessories -A) Colt 1860 Army Revolver


A) There were only 10 of these beautiful revolvers manufactured by the Colt Custom Shop. This revolver has expertly executed "C" coverage of American floral scroll engraving with a punch dot background performed by John Adams Sr. The hammer is also engraved with the wolf's head design on both sides. Fitted with a smooth one piece ivory grip. The factory letter confirms the configuration of both revolvers and states that they were shipped to Armsmear II in Anaheim, California on December 20th, 1991. There is also a letter from John Adams Sr. stating he engraved this revolver for the Colt Custom Shop, that this revolver was ordered by Al Brichaux and that he shipped it back to Colt on 3/22/1991. These revolvers come with a copy of and are pictured in the book "Colt and Its Collectors" on page 346. With the original box numbered to the gun, a two gun walnut Colt case lined in royal blue velvet, an empty cap tin, a two cavity bullet mold, a nipple wrench/screwdriver, a powder flask and a Colt Black Powder Series 1860 Army accessory box.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1860 Army Black Powder Series
BBL: 8 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: nickel
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: XFC6

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks overall. The case is excellent with a few light scratches and dings. The box is very good with punctures, edge wear and tape. The accessories and accessory box are excellent. The book is also excellent.

B) As described in "A". With a letter from Adams & Adams Custom Engravers stating this revolver was ordered by Al Brichaux, engraved by John J. Adams Sr. for the Colt Custom Shop and that he shipped it back to Colt on 3/22/1991. With the original box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1860 Army Black Powder Series
BBL: 8 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: nickel
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: XFC7

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks scattered overall. The box is very good with punctures, edge wear and tape.


DWM Model 1906 Swiss Cross In Shield Variation Luger Pistol with Holster
DWM Model 1906 Swiss Cross In Shield Variation Luger Pistol with Holster
Item number: 17390968 | DWM Model 1906 Swiss Cross In Shield Variation Luger Pistol with Holster

Desirable Swiss model 1906 military contract Luger pistol as produced by the DWM factory, with the Cross in Shield crest on the chamber and DWM logo on the front toggle. Originally these were thought to have been specifically made under a Swiss Police contract, however current thinking is that these models were intended specifically as a non-commercial sales pistols intended for either the Military or Police. There were approximately 5,200 total made in two separate blocks of serial number with this example made in the first block. The safety area is correctly polished in the lower position with no markings. It has the distinctive fast taper barrel, 1906 style grip safety with no stock lug, flat toggles and correct Swiss Cross proof on the various parts. The pistol has one original Swiss nickel plated magazine with the wooden base with the circular inserts on the sides and is complete with an original second pattern Swiss contract leather holster. The back side is stamped "G. LEHMANN/SATTLER/BERN/09" and is complete with the leather shoulder strap.

Condition: Very fine with 95% of the blue finish overall with edge and high spot wear with thinning on the muzzle area, frame rails and side plate. The various small parts retain 90% of their straw colors overall. The grips are also very fine with nice checkering on both sides mixed with minor handling marks and light pressure dents. The holster is fine overall with a lighter colored brown exterior with nice tight stitching and clear markings on the back.


Cased Set of Two Boxed Factory Engraved Gold Inlaid Second Generation Colt Percussion Revolvers with
Cased Set of Two Boxed Factory Engraved Gold Inlaid Second Generation Colt Percussion Revolvers with
Item number: 17390726 | Cased Set of Two Boxed Factory Engraved Gold Inlaid Second Generation Colt Percussion Revolvers with Ivory Grips Factory Letters and Accessories -A) Colt Third Model Dragoon Revolver


A) This limited edition set is number 26 of 50 manufactured. These revolvers have extremely well executed "C" coverage floral scroll engraving with a punch dot background. The engraving covers most of the barrel, barrel lug, frame, trigger guard bow, butt and back strap with the sides of the hammer engraved with the wolf's head design. There is a gold band inlaid at the muzzle and rear of the barrel, a gold wire inlaid border around the outside of the frame and "1 of 50" is inlaid in gold on the right side of the frame. Underneath the serial number of the trigger guard is stamped "SET No 26". Fitted with a set of smooth ivory grips with gold Colt medallions. The factory letter confirms the configuration, that it came with a two gun walnut display case and that it shipped to Jerry Berman and Sons on May, 24th, 1979 with the "B" gun. With the walnut Colt two gun display case mentioned in the letter, the original box numbered to gun, an engraved nipple wrench/screwdriver, a powder flask, a bullet mold and an empty cap tin.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Dragoon Black Powder Series
BBL: 7 1/2 inch part octagon
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 24568

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks, some minor discoloration/oxidation on the front sight blade and a very faint partial drag line on the cylinder. The case is excellent with some scattered minor scratches and dings. The box is very good with some edge wear, flaking and some small punctures. The accessories are all very good or better.

B) Similar to the "A" gun, with the same accessories and in the case with "A". Factory letter confirms configuration and that it was shipped to Jerry Berman and Sons on May 24th, 1979 with the "A" gun. With the factory box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 24824

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks, a faint partial drag line on the cylinder, a small spot of discoloration on the right grip and a tight hairline age crack at the bottom of the right grip. The box is excellent with some scattered wear. The accessories are all very good or better.


Excellent Swiss Army SIG P210 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster and Extra Magazine
Excellent Swiss Army SIG P210 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster and Extra Magazine
Item number: 17390969 | Excellent Swiss Army SIG P210 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster and Extra Magazine

Introduced in 1949, the P210 remains in service with the Swiss and Danish militaries and the German Federal Police. Fixed sights with the Swiss "cross in shield" stamp on the rear sight base. Stacked matching serial numbers on the left side of the slide and frame, matching number on the barrel, "SIG" makers mark on the slide and "P" on the left side of the trigger guard. Fitted with a manual safety, magazine well safety, checkered slide catch, heel-mounted magazine catch and serrated grips. With a brown leather flap holster, marked "C. Bronnimann/SATTLEREI/ZURICH1" on the rear, with a shoulder strap and an extra magazine.

Condition: Excellent, with 98% plus of the original blue finish, showing some bright lines around the slide catch and thumb safety and mild handling marks overall. Import marks have been added around the magazine well. Grips are also excellent. Holster is very good, with a few mild scuffs. Mechanically excellent.


Cased Alvin A. White Engraved Second Generation Colt 1851 Percussion Revolver with Factory Letter an
Cased Alvin A. White Engraved Second Generation Colt 1851 Percussion Revolver with Factory Letter an
Item number: 17390727 | Cased Alvin A. White Engraved Second Generation Colt 1851 Percussion Revolver with Factory Letter and Accessories

This example has masterfully executed floral scroll engraving on the rear portion of the barrel, barrel lug, sides of the loading lever, frame, butt, top of back strap, bottom of back strap and on the cylinder between the nipples. Incorporated into the floral scroll engraving on the left side of the barrel lug is a Native American's head. The top of the barrel has a blue panel with "Saml. Colt" highlighted in gold. The hammer is engraved with the wolf's head motif on both sides. The front strap has a round trigger guard and the left side is stamped with two different A.A. White markings under the grip. The barrel, loading lever, cylinder and hammer are gold plated, with the frame, front strap and back strap silver plated and the screws, trigger and nipples are blue. Fitted with a smooth one piece walnut grip. The factory letter states the finish was 'In the White', the type of stocks as "Not Listed", that it was shipped to "A.A. White Engravers Inc." on October 23rd, 1972, that all 15 revolvers had consecutive serial numbers and that round trigger guards were preferred. With a leatherette hardcase, a silver plated powder flask, a silver plated two cavity bullet mold and a silver plated nipple wrench/screwdriver.

Condition: Professionally embellished, all of the gold plated finish remains with some scattered light scratches, some ramrod scratches and some minute muzzle wear. All of the silver plated finish remains with only some scattered minor scratches. The grip is excellent with some light scratches and high edge wear. The case is excellent. The accessories are all very good or better with some edge wear and some minor pitting under the finish.


Rare Dennis Kies Factory Engraving Sampler Colt Second Generation Third Model Dragoon Percussion Rev
Rare Dennis Kies Factory Engraving Sampler Colt Second Generation Third Model Dragoon Percussion Rev
Item number: 17390728 | Rare Dennis Kies Factory Engraving Sampler Colt Second Generation Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver with Ivory Grip Two Factory Letters and Box

There were only 25 of these 3rd Model Dragoon engraving samplers manufactured. The barrel has "contemporary" floral scroll engraving, the barrel lug and frame have Helfricht style floral scroll, the cylinder has Nimschke style floral scroll, and the trigger guard bow and the butt have Henshaw style floral scroll engraving. The top of the back strap is engraved with the 150th anniversary Rampant Colt logo and down the back strap is engraved "Colt Engraving Sampler". The hammer is engraved with the wolf's head design on both sides. Fitted with a smooth one piece ivory grip with "R. Henshaw 1831/L. Nimschke 1850-1900/C. Helfricht 1871-1921/Contemporary" scrimshawed on the left side. With two factory letters that confirm configuration and that it was shipped to Stacy Williams Company on October 12th, 1988. Also comes with the original Colt Custom Shop box numbered to the gun.

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks overall. The box is very good with creases, stains and the label is peeling.


Two John J. Adams Jr. Engraved and Silver Plated Colt Second Generation 1851 Navy Percussion Revolve
Two John J. Adams Jr. Engraved and Silver Plated Colt Second Generation 1851 Navy Percussion Revolve
Item number: 17390729 | Two John J. Adams Jr. Engraved and Silver Plated Colt Second Generation 1851 Navy Percussion Revolvers with Tiffany Style Grips Commissioned by Jeff Faintich -A) Colt Black Powder Series 1851 Navy Revolver


A) This beautifully engraved revolver has "C" coverage in the Colt/American style performed by John. J. Adams Junior. The sides of the frame and barrel lug have nearly full coverage, the flat sides of the loading lever and the forward 3/4s of the round section are engraved, the hammer is engraved with the wolf's head design, and there are flourishes of floral scroll engraving on the muzzle, trigger guard bow and between the nipples on the cylinder. On the left side of the barrel lug inside the scroll is a dog's head and on the right side in the scroll is a fouled anchor. Fitted with a silver plated Tiffany style grip. With a letter from Adams & Adams Custom Engraving authenticating the engraving, the Tiffany style grip, that they were silver plated by The Gold Line in Wolcott, Connecticut, that they worked on them from 4-6-94 to 8-20-94 and that Jeff Faintich commissioned the set. With a mismatched Colt "woodgrain" box.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: silver plated
Grips: silver plated brass
Serial Number: 6282

Condition: Professionally embellished, all of the silver plated finish remains with some minor high edge wear and some scattered minor handling/storage marks. A truly unique set of revolvers commissioned by the late Jeff Faintich!

B) As described in "A". With an unnumbered Colt "woodgrain" box and three letters from Adams & Adams Custom Engravers authenticating the engraving, the Tiffany style grip and that they were commissioned by Jeff Faintich.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: silver plated
Grips: silver plated brass
Serial Number: 18849

Condition: Professionally embellished, all of the silver plated finish remains with some minor high edge wear and some scattered minor handling/storage marks.


DWM Model 1906 Swiss Cross In Sunburst Contract Luger Pistol with Holster
DWM Model 1906 Swiss Cross In Sunburst Contract Luger Pistol with Holster
Item number: 17390970 | DWM Model 1906 Swiss Cross In Sunburst Contract Luger Pistol with Holster

This is an excellent example of a mid production range Swiss model 1906 military contract Luger pistol that was manufactured by the DWM factory. It has the distinctive Cross in Sunburst crest on top of the chamber and DWM monogram on the front toggle, with the scarce small size serial numbers. The extractor is correctly marked "GELADEN" and the safety area is correctly polished in the lower position with no markings. It has the distinctive fast taper barrel, grip safety, no stock lug, and flat toggles. It has the correct Swiss Cross on the underside of the barrel with the "Swiss Cross/V" and Swiss Cross, proofs on the left side of the barrel extension. The side rail is stamped "P61" indicating release for commercial sales. The full serial number "5194" is stamped on the barrel and frame, with the partial serial number "94" on the various parts. The pistol is complete with one original Swiss nickel plated magazine with an unmarked wooden base, with the metal disc on each side and an original 1906 pattern Swiss contract leather holster with original shoulder straps. The back of the holster is stamped "G.LEHMANN.SATTLER/BERLIN/08".

Condition: Excellent with 97% of the original blue finish overall, the various small parts retain 70% of their straw colors. The grips are excellent with nice distinct checkering on both sides. The holster is fine with a nice original light brown color overall with tight stitching and clear distinct markings on the back side. A nice example of an early 1906 Swiss Luger rig.


Unique Collector's Lot of Two World War II P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Unique Collector's Lot of Two World War II P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac44" Code P38 Se
Item number: 17390971 | Unique Collector's Lot of Two World War II P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac44" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) One line "ac44" slide markings, "Eagle/359" proofs present with a Czech factory "Eagle/WaA76" proof on the barrel lug, visible "L" block serial numbers match and ribbed grips. Magazine has an "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5846L

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 60% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.

A) One line "ac44" slide markings, "Eagle/359" proofs present with a Czech factory "Eagle/WaA76" proof on the barrel lug, visible "l" block serial numbers match, ribbed grips and magazine with an "Eagle/359" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 6488l

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 80% original blue finish showing some thinning to a brown. The grips are very fine with a minor surface chip missing (right panel) and a few minor handling marks.


Collector's Lot of Early World War II Production Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Collector's Lot of Early World War II Production Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/
Item number: 17390972 | Collector's Lot of Early World War II Production Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/41" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) The pistol has standard "ac/41" slide markings with "Eagle/359" proofs. Visible "i" block serial numbers match. The ribbed grips carry the maker's marking and "Eagle/359" proof on the inside. "P.38" marked magazine with "Eagle/359" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 4759i

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 60% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks. Slide does not lock when pulled back.

B) Standard "ac/42" slide markings with "Eagle/359" proofs, (one 359 proof with firing proof on slide). The "P.38v/U" marked magazine with an "Eagle/359" proof on the spine. Fitted with ribbed grips. Visible "k" block serial number match ("k" block serial numbered "P38s were the last of the "ac/42" coded P38 pistols manufactured by Walther).

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 279k

Condition: Refinished. The pistol retains 85% of blue finish with a mottled brown-gray patina on the front grip strap and some minor high edge wear. There is some light pitting on the slide. The grips are very fine with a couple surface chips on the serrations and some minor handling marks.


Collector's Lot of Two Cherry's Sporting Goods Shipped Colt Second Generation Third Model Dragoon Pe
Collector's Lot of Two Cherry's Sporting Goods Shipped Colt Second Generation Third Model Dragoon Pe
Item number: 17390730 | Collector's Lot of Two Cherry's Sporting Goods Shipped Colt Second Generation Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolvers with Original Boxes -A) Cased Ken Hurst Master Engraved Gold and Silver Wire Inlaid Colt Third Model Dragoon Revolver with Documentation


A) This revolver was originally destined to be a Garibaldi special edition, but approximately 94 guns left the factory by mistake partially in the white. Cherry's Sporting Goods sent this example to Ken Hurst for embellishment. There is nearly full coverage floral scroll engraving on the cylinder, frame and barrel lug with flourishes of floral scroll engraving on top of the barrel, the sides of the loading lever and on the back strap. The sides of the hammer, the screw heads and the thick side of the wedge have some decorative engraving. There is a gold wire inlaid band at the muzzle, around the outside edge of the barrel lug, around the outside edge of the frame, along the rear edge of the cylinder and on the outside edge of the hammer. There is a silver wire inlaid band around the rear of the barrel, the front of the cylinder and on the recoil shield. The screws and barrel wedge are niter blue. The loading lever is signed "K. HURST". Fitted with a smooth walnut one-piece grip. With a letter from Cherry's Sporting Goods explaining the gun and engraving, a walnut Colt case lined in royal blue velvet, a nipple wrench/screwdriver, an empty cap tin, a two cavity bullet mold, a powder flask and the original box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Dragoon Black Powder Series
BBL: 7 1/2 inch part octagon
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: GCA1253

Condition: Near new as professionally embellished, all of the high polish blue finish remains with only a few light handling/storage marks along with some oxidation on the underside of the forcing cone and top of the cylinder pin. The wedge has some minor marks on the thin side. The casehardened components retain all of the bright fiery case colors. All of the bright nitre blue finish remains on the screws and wedge. The slightly undersized grip is excellent. The case and accessories are excellent with only some minor scattered marks. The box is good with edge wear, creases and tape.

B) This is one of the 94 Garibaldi commemorative revolvers that left the factory partially in the white. This example has not been altered from when it left the factory. With a factory letter confirming the configuration, that it was shipped to Cherry's Sporting Goods on August 14th, 1987 and that there were 94 guns in the shipment. With the original box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Dragoon Black Powder Series
BBL: 7 1/2 inch part octagon
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: casehardened/bright
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: GCA1154

Condition: Near new, the barrel and cylinder remain bright with some scattered minor freckles and a drag line on the cylinder. The casehardened components retain all of the original case colors with some scratches on the ramrod, a few spots of very minor oxidation and a few scattered handling/storage marks. The box is very good.


Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 S
Item number: 17390973 | Collector's Lot of Two World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


B) Visible "b" block serial numbers match and there are "Eagle/359" proofs, (only one and no firing proof on right side of slide). One line "ac44" slide marking, ribbed grips and unmarked magazine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 9003b

Condition: Refinished. The pistol retains 90% of the blue finish showing some thinning to a brown and some minor high edge wear. An unknown proof has been removed on the left side of the frame. The grips are excellent with limited surface chipping.

A) Slide has the standard "byf/43" markings and the pistol carries "Eagle/135" proofs. The visible "h" block serial numbers are matching. Fitted with ribbed grips and "P.38v" marked magazine with "Eagle/135" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1374h

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 80% original blue finish with thinning to a brown. The grips are excellent with a few light handling marks. Action needs adjustment.


Unique Factory Advertising Dennis Kies Master Engraved U.S. Fire Arms Mfg. Co. Model 1860 Army Revol
Unique Factory Advertising Dennis Kies Master Engraved U.S. Fire Arms Mfg. Co. Model 1860 Army Revol
Item number: 17390731 | Unique Factory Advertising Dennis Kies Master Engraved U.S. Fire Arms Mfg. Co. Model 1860 Army Revolver with Two Factory Letters and Colt Accessories

This example was engraved in the Gustave Young style by Master Engraved Dennis Kies. There is a large amount of floral scroll engraving with a dog's head on each side of the barrel lug and the wolf's head motif on the sides of the hammer. The loading lever is checkered at the end. Fitted with a smooth burl walnut one piece grip. The factory letters confirm the configuration, that it was shipped to Blythe's Sport Shop on June 23rd, 2004, that only 500 1860 Army revolvers were manufactured, this was the only one known to have been engraved and that this specific gun appeared in many company catalogs. With a boxed set of Colt Black Powder Series accessories including a powder flask, nipple wrench/screwdriver, a two cavity bullet mold and an empty cap tin along with a mismatched U.S. Fire Arms black box and shipping sleeve.

Condition: Excellent, the revolver remains mostly bright with areas of scattered freckling and some small patches of oxidation in protected areas. The grip is also excellent with only a few minor marks. The Colt accessories and box are excellent. The U.S.F.A. box is good.


Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser
Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38
Item number: 17390974 | Collector's Lot of Three World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/44" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


C) Visible "j" block serial number match with "Eagle/359" proofs and the one line "ac44" slide marking. The lower left side of the trigger guard is stamped with an eagle which is very similar, but not a strict duplication of the regular Waffenamt acceptance eagle stamp. Ribbed grips and magazine with "Eagle/359" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 785j

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 70% original blue finish with a smooth brown-gray patina on the balance. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.

B) "Eagle/88" proofs with barrel lug marked "B15." Visible "a" block serial numbers are matching. Ribbed grips and jvd magazine.

Manufucture: Spreewerke
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 5638a

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 60% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina (mostly on the frame). The grips are very fine with some minor handling marks.

A) Standard "byf/44" slide marking and "Eagle/WaA135" proofs with the barrel lug numbered to another gun (1595b). Ribbed grips and "P.38v" marked magazine with "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1591b

Condition: Refinished. The pistol retains 80% of the blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.


Cased Alvin A. White Engraved and Signed Silver and Gold Plated Colt Second Generation First Model D
Cased Alvin A. White Engraved and Signed Silver and Gold Plated Colt Second Generation First Model D
Item number: 17390732 | Cased Alvin A. White Engraved and Signed Silver and Gold Plated Colt Second Generation First Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver with Factory and R. L. Wilson Letters

This example has a profuse amount of "Donut" style scroll engraving on the rear section of the barrel, the barrel lug, the sides of the loading lever, the frame, the trigger guard bow, the back strap and the butt. The hammer is engraved with the wolf's head design on each side and the wedge has little flourishes of engraving on each end. The barrel, frame and grip straps are silver plated with the loading lever assembly, cylinder and hammer gold plated. The wedge, screws and trigger are nitre blue. The right side of the front strap is stamped "AWHITE" underneath the nicely figured smooth walnut one piece grip. The R. L. Wilson letters states the revolver was manufactured circa 1985, that it was purchased in the white from the factory, that it was custom engraved by Alvin A. White in the Donut scroll style and that it is signed on the left side of the front strap "AW". The factory letter does not mention any special features and states that it was shipped to Sportsmans Emporium, Ltd. On December 17th, 1980 with the finish as "Blue" and the type of stocks as "Not Listed". With a Colt Custom Shop walnut case lined in wine colored velvet and a Colt Black Powder series box numbered to another gun.

Condition: Near new as professionally embellished, 98% plus of the silver plated finish remains with some spots of flaking at the muzzle and a few light handling marks. All of the gold finish remains with a few light handling marks and a faint partial drag line on the cylinder. 80% of the nitre blue finish remains on the screws and trigger. The grip is excellent with a few light scratches. The case is excellent with some scattered scratches and dings. The box is very good.


World War II 1940 Dated Mauser Banner
World War II 1940 Dated Mauser Banner "Eagle/L" Police Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig
Item number: 17390975 | World War II 1940 Dated Mauser Banner "Eagle/L" Police Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig

This is an attractive example of a 1940 Dated WWII Mauser Banner Police Luger pistol rig with Nazi "Eagle/L" Police proof. The top of the chamber area is stamped "1940" for the year of manufacture, with the Mauser/Banner logo on the front toggle. The standard "Eagle/L" Police proof is stamped on the right side of the barrel extension with the Nazi "Eagle/N" commercial proof on the left side of the barrel extension and the breechblock. The full serial number "6591w", is stamped on the front of the frame with "6591" stamped and the left side of the barrel extension, with no number on the underside of the barrel. The last two digits of the serial number "91" are stamped on the various small parts. The pistol has a salt blue finish and checkered walnut grips, with an unusual high polish barrel with a dulled blued barrel extension. The aluminum bases, are stamped "1/6591" and "2/6591" respectively. It is complete with outstanding 1940 dated black leather Police holster that is marked on the back: "SCHAMBACH & Co./BERLIN/1940/Police Eagle proofmark.

Condition: Near mint as professionally restored with 99% of the blue finish overall with minor edge wear. The small parts retain 95% of the straw colors. The grips are in very fine condition overall. Mechanically excellent. The holster is very fine, with crisp sharp markings.


Cased and Engraved Colt Second Generation Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver with Carved Ivory Grip
Cased and Engraved Colt Second Generation Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver with Carved Ivory Grip
Item number: 17390733 | Cased and Engraved Colt Second Generation Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver with Carved Ivory Grip and Accessories

This example has a large amount of floral scroll engraving on the barrel, barrel lug, frame and back strap with flourishes of floral scroll on the sides of the loading lever, trigger guard bow, butt and on the sides of the hammer. Fitted with a one piece ivory grip with the Mexican eagle carved on the left side. With a glass lidded walnut display case and Colt Signature Series accessories consisting of an empty cap tin, a powder flask, a two cavity bullet mold and a screwdriver/nipple wrench.

Condition: Professionally embellished, the barrel retains 99% plus of the blue finish with some very minor pitting visible under the finish on the top flat. The cylinder retains 95% plus of the original blue finish with some wear on the face of the cylinder and a slight drag line. 99% of the bright fiery case colors remain. 90% plus of the silver plated finish remains on the grip straps with some wear on the heel, near the screw holes at the top and some minor flaking near the engraving. The ivory grip is very good as stained with several age cracks. The case is good with scattered scratches, dings and wear.


Scarce Post World War II Krieghoff Luger Pistol
Scarce Post World War II Krieghoff Luger Pistol
Item number: 17390976 | Scarce Post World War II Krieghoff Luger Pistol

This is a very early post-WWII Krieghoff Luger pistol as assembled in 1945. The later Krieghoff pistols were termed "PX" Lugers as they were assembled/produced for sales to the GIS in the German run PXs. This specific pistol is totally void of any serial number except the rear toggle which is numbered "73", and has only two proof marks; a single "Eagle/2" firing proof on the underside of the barrel and a late 1944, Luftwaffe 2nd style "Eagle 2" acceptance/inspection proof mark on the right side of the barrel extension; both indicative of left over parts found in the factory that were assembled into this pistol, probably by GIS at the time the plant taken over by the Allies. It is fitted with a set of earlier brown checkered Mauser type plastic grips are unmarked on the back sides. There is no magazine with this Luger and it has a dark all salt blued type finish to include the smaller parts that were typically straw colored.

Condition: Arsenal refurbished with 98% of the dull blued finish overall showing minor edge wear only. A fairly unique early post-war assembled Luger pistol.


Two Cased Engraved and Consecutively Serial Numbered Colt Second Generation 1851 Navy Percussion Rev
Two Cased Engraved and Consecutively Serial Numbered Colt Second Generation 1851 Navy Percussion Rev
Item number: 17390734 | Two Cased Engraved and Consecutively Serial Numbered Colt Second Generation 1851 Navy Percussion Revolvers with Factory Letters and Accessories -A) Colt 1851 Navy Revolver


A) This revolver has floral scroll engraving on the barrel lug, sides of the loading lever, frame, trigger guard bow and back strap. The hammer is engraved with a wolf's head on each side, both ends of the wedge are engraved and there is a dog's head incorporated into the floral scroll on the left side of the barrel lug. Fitted with a smooth one piece ivory grip. The factory letter states that the finish was "Blue / Color Case", that the type of stocks were "Wood" and that it was shipped to Ashland Shooting Supplies on January 17th, 1974. The top flat barrel marking and the frame patent marking have been removed and have been engraved. The consignor's notes indicate that George Sherwood performed the floral scroll engraving on both revolvers and that Jeff Collins applied the "black nickel" finish on both revolvers. With a two gun walnut Colt case lined in wine colored velvet, a two cavity bullet mold, a screwdriver/nipple wrench, an empty cap tin and a powder flask.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: black nickel
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 12254

Condition: Professionally embellished, 99% of the black nickel finish remains with only scattered minor handling/storage marks overall along with a faint drag line on the cylinder. The ivory grip has some age cracks. The case is excellent with scattered minor scratches and dings. All of the accessories are very good or better.

B) This revolver is similar to the "A" gun. The factory letter states that this revolver left the factory as "Blue / Case Color", that the type of stocks were "Wood" and that it was shipped to Ashland Shooting Supplies on January 17th, 1974.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: black nickel
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 12255

Condition: Professionally embellished, 99% of the black nickel finish remains with only some scattered minor handling/storage marks. The ivory grip has a few minor age cracks and some minor chips along the edge of the back strap.


1936 Dated S/42 Code Mauser Luger Pistol with Scarce
1936 Dated S/42 Code Mauser Luger Pistol with Scarce "Hza 18" Depot Proof, and 1936 Dated Holster
Item number: 17390977 | 1936 Dated S/42 Code Mauser Luger Pistol with Scarce "Hza 18" Depot Proof, and 1936 Dated Holster

This is a nice example of a early pre-WWII Mauser Luger pistol manufactured by the Mauser factory in 1936 that has one of the rare/scarce "Eagle/Hza. J.L. 18" proofed barrel extension. This is a HEERESZEUGAMT(Army Quartermaster Office) proof that represents a German Army equipment depot. This usually indicates that this weapon was marked for issuance or rework at Army Depot 18 and in many instances these weapons were intended as replacement for weapons lost or damaged during battle. The chamber is dated "1936" and the front toggle has the wartime code of "S/42", for the Mauser factory. The right side barrel extension has the proof noted above next to a double "Eagle/63" Waffenamt proof along with the single Eagle firing proof. It is numbered in the military fashion with the full serial number (1836) on the major components with the last two digits stamped on the various small parts. It is complete with one blue unmarked magazine with an aluminum base that is stamped with only a single number "2". This early Luger is complete with a 1936 dated brown leather holster, stamped on the back "SCHAMBACH & Co./BERLIN/1936" over an "Eagle/WaA94" Waffenamt proof.

Condition: Very fine as partially refurbished with 80% of the faded blued finish overall with wear on the edges and high spots, with thinning on the front grip strap with the rear grip strap having the stock lug ground off and refinished. The small parts retain, 25% of their straw colors overall. The walnut grips are in very good condition with nice distinct checkering on both sides showing honest original wear across the tops of the checkering. The holster is in very fine condition with nice medium brown color overall, showing light wear on top of the flap and the lower toe area with nice tight, white stitching and clear distinct markings on the back. This Luger has all matching numbers except the magazine as noted above. A very desirable prewar Luger with a scarce Depot issue/rework proof mark.


Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Consecutively Numbered Stainless Steel Colt Black Powder Series 1851 Na
Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Consecutively Numbered Stainless Steel Colt Black Powder Series 1851 Na
Item number: 17390735 | Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Consecutively Numbered Stainless Steel Colt Black Powder Series 1851 Navy Percussion Revolvers with Factory Letter Ordered by Al Brichaux -A) Colt 1851 Navy Revolver


A) There were only 490 of these stainless steel revolvers manufactured with even fewer leaving the factory with an ivory grip. This revolver has the standard markings and features of the Black Powder Series. With a factory letter confirming the configuration of both guns and that they shipped together to Sile Distributors Inc. for Al Brichaux on September 12th, 1989. With the original box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: stainless
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 29391S

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks overall. The box is very good with punctures, edge wear and creasing.

B) As described in "A". With the original box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: stainless
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 29392S

Condition: Near new with a few light handling/storage marks. Box is very good with punctures and edge wear.


DWM Model 1906 Swiss
DWM Model 1906 Swiss "Cross In Sunburst" Contract Luger Pistol
Item number: 17390978 | DWM Model 1906 Swiss "Cross In Sunburst" Contract Luger Pistol

This is an excellent example of a Swiss Model 1906 military contract Luger pistol as produced by the DWM factory. It has the distinctive "Cross in Sunburst" crest on top of the chamber and DWM monogram on the front toggle. The extractor is correctly marked "GELADEN" and the safety area is correctly polished in the lower position with no markings. It has the distinctive fast taper barrel, grip safety, no stock lug, and flat toggles. It has the correct Swiss Cross on the underside of the barrel with the "Swiss Cross/V" and Swiss Cross, proofs on the left side of the barrel extension. The full serial number (8901) is stamped on the barrel and frame, with the partial serial number (01) on the various parts. The pistol is complete with one original Swiss nickel plated magazine with an unmarked wooden base, with the metal disc on each side.

Condition: Excellent with 99% of the Swiss arsenal refurbished blue finish overall with 98% of the straw colors on the small parts. The grips are also in excellent condition, with nice sharp distinct checkering on both sides. It has matching numbers on the various parts except the magazine as noted.


Two Cased Engraved and Gold Inlaid Colt Second Generation Percussion Revolvers with Ivory Grips, Fac
Two Cased Engraved and Gold Inlaid Colt Second Generation Percussion Revolvers with Ivory Grips, Fac
Item number: 17390736 | Two Cased Engraved and Gold Inlaid Colt Second Generation Percussion Revolvers with Ivory Grips, Factory Letters and Accessories Pictured in "Colt and Its Collectors" -A) Colt 1851 Navy Revolver with Book


A) This revolver has beautifully executed class "B" floral scroll engraving covering the rear section of the barrel, barrel lug, sides of the loading lever, frame, trigger guard bow, top of back strap and the bottom of back strap. The sides of the hammer are engraved with the wolf's head motif. The muzzle has a single gold inlaid band and the left side of the barrel lug has a gold inlaid Rampant Colt. The grip straps are silver plated and fitted with a one piece ivory grip. The factory letter verifies the configuration, that it was engraved by A. A. White Engraving Company, that it was shipped to Stacy Williams Co. on October 23rd, 1986 on Custom Shop order #1791, that the shipment included a matching quantity of Third Model Dragoons and 16 two drawer walnut presentation cases. With a walnut two drawer presentation case, powder flask, empty cap tin, two cavity bullet mold, screwdriver/nipple wrench and a book titled "Colt and Its Collectors" that shows both revolvers on page 348.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
BBL: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 36 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 24863

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks overall. The case is excellent with a few scattered minor scratches and dings. The accessories are all excellent. The book is also excellent with some creasing of the dust jacket. A rare set as only 16 sets came in a two drawer display case!

B) This Dragoon is adorned with similar engraving and gold inlay to the 1851 Navy revolver above. It comes with a factory letter confirming configuration, that it was engraved by the A. A. White Engraving Company, that it was shipped to Stacy Williams Co. on October 23rd, 1986 on Custom Shop order #1813, that the shipment included a matching quantity of 1851 Navies and 16 two drawer walnut presentation cases, and there is a letter from John J. Adams Sr. stating he performed the engraving in his shop in November of 1980. With the original box numbered to the gun, a large powder flask, a two cavity bullet mold, an empty cap tin and a screwdriver/nipple wrench.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Dragoon Black Powder Series
BBL: 7 1/2 inch part octagon
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grips: ivory
Serial Number: 24777

Condition: Near new with only a few scattered light handling marks and some scattered minute spots of oxidation. The accessories are all excellent. The box is very good.


Rare Bergmann-MARS Model 1903 Semi Automatic Pistol
Rare Bergmann-MARS Model 1903 Semi Automatic Pistol
Item number: 17390979 | Rare Bergmann-MARS Model 1903 Semi Automatic Pistol

This is an exceptionally rare and very early Bergmann-Mars Model 1903 pistol manufactured under contract for the German Government. It is estimated that fewer than 1,000 of the early semi-automatic pistols were ever produced. The Danish Government was the primary user, with an extremely limited number manufactured under the German contract. This example is easily identified as a German version based on the "Crown/Crown U" proofs. The top of the barrel extension is marked "BERGMANN/MARS/PAT.BREV./S.G.D.G.". As noted this scarce example has the single German "Crown/Crown/U" firing and acceptance proofs on the left side of the frame above the magazine release, the top of the rear section of the bolt, top of the breech end of the barrel and top of the chamber area of the barrel extension. It has a detachable box magazine numbered "308" with checkered walnut grips numbered "45" and "14".

Condition: Very fine with 97% of a possibly old professional restoration. The grip panels are both very fine with nice matching color on both sides with sharp checking. The markings and proofs are clear and it has matching visible numbers except the magazine and the left grip as noted above. An extremely rare and difficult pistol to locate in any condition.


Pair of Two Cased Factory Class
Pair of Two Cased Factory Class "C" Engraved Colt Custom Shop Second Generation Percussion Revolvers
Item number: 17390737 | Pair of Two Cased Factory Class "C" Engraved Colt Custom Shop Second Generation Percussion Revolvers with Factory Letters -A) Colt Second Model Dragoon Revolver


A) This revolver has expertly executed class "C" floral scroll engraving on the sides of the loading lever, rear portion of the barrel, barrel lug, sides of the frame, the trigger guard bow, the top of the back strap and the bottom of the back strap. The muzzle has a decorative band of engraving. Fitted with a smooth walnut one piece grip. The factory letter confirms the configuration, the type of stocks as "Not Listed", that it was shipped to Sports Inc. on September 2nd, 1983 on Custom Shop order #1863-A, that it was produced as a pair with the other gun being a Baby Dragoon on Custom Shop order #1863 and that the set included a presentation case to hold both revolvers. With a single gun presentation case and papers.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Dragoon Black Powder Series
BBL: 7 1/2 inch part octagon
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 33001

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks and a few scattered minor spots of surface oxidation. The case is excellent with some scattered minor scratches, dings and some wear on the front left of the lid.

B) This revolver has factory class "C" engraving similar to the "A" gun. The main differences are that the grip straps are silver plated and there is no loading lever to be engraved. Stamped "COLT ENG." on the side of the back strap. The factory letter confirms the configuration, the type of stocks is "Not Listed", the engraver's name is "Not Listed", that it was shipped to Sports Inc. on September 2nd, 1983 on Custom Shop order #1863, that there was a second revolver on order #1863-A and that there was a presentation case designed to hold both revolvers. With a single gun hardwood case, powder flask, two cavity bullet mold, a nipple wrench/screwdriver and a Colt Black Powder Series Baby Dragoon accessory box.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: Baby Dragoon Black Powder Series
BBL: 4 inch octagon
Stock:
Guage: 31 percussion
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 17851

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling marks and a few small specks of surface oxidation. The case is excellent with some scattered minor scratches and dings. The accessories are all excellent and the box is very good.


Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Consecutively Numbered Electroless Nickel Plated Colt Black Powder Seri
Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Consecutively Numbered Electroless Nickel Plated Colt Black Powder Seri
Item number: 17390738 | Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Consecutively Numbered Electroless Nickel Plated Colt Black Powder Series Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolvers with Factory Letters -A) Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver


A) There were only 50 of these revolvers manufactured with the electroless nickel finish. The factory letter confirms the configuration, the type of stocks are "Not Listed" and that it was shipped to Ashland Shooting Supplies on February 22nd, 1983. With the original box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1860 Army Black Powder Series
BBL: 8 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: electroless nickel
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 202176

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks overall. Factory box is very good with creases and edge wear.

B) As described in "A". The factory letter confirms configuration with type of stocks as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped to Ashland Shooting Supplies on February 22nd, 1983. With the original box numbered to the gun.

Manufucture: Colt
Model: 1860 Army Black Powder Series
BBL: 8 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 44 percussion
Finish: electroless nickel
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 202177

Condition: Excellent, 99% of the original nickel finish remains with a few scattered minor handling marks and a drag line on the cylinder. The walnut grip is also excellent with only a few light marks. Box is very good with edge wear and creasing.


Cased Class
Cased Class "C" Engraved Second Generation Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver with Box and
Item number: 17390739 | Cased Class "C" Engraved Second Generation Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver with Box and Accessories

This revolver has beautifully executed floral scroll engraving that covers the muzzle and rear portion of the barrel, the front portion and flat portion of the loading lever, the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard bow, butt, and the top and bottom of the back strap. Fitted with a smooth one piece walnut grip. The left side of the front strap is stamped "COLT ENG.". With a walnut Colt display case lined in royal blue velvet, a screwdriver/nipple wrench, an empty cap tin, a two cavity bullet mold, a powder flask and a "woodgrain" box with Custom Shop label numbered to the gun.

Condition: Near new with only a few scattered minor handling/storage marks with some of the brass taking on an aged patina. The case is excellent with some scattered light handling marks. The box is fair with edge wear, tears and some flaking. The accessories are all very good or better.


Desirable Mauser Commercial Model 1896 Broomhandle Pistol
Desirable Mauser Commercial Model 1896 Broomhandle Pistol
Item number: 17390980 | Desirable Mauser Commercial Model 1896 Broomhandle Pistol

This is a very nice example of an early small ring, wartime commercial Model 1896 Broomhandle Mauser pistol. The chamber area is marked "WAFFENFABRIK/MAUSER/OBERNDORF A/N" with a "Crown/U" proof on the barrel extension and top of the rear section of the bolt. The right side of the frame has the standard Mauser markings of "WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER/OBERNDORF A. NECKAR". It has the standard tangent rear sight graduated from 50-1,000 meters with the fixed blade front sight, milled panel frame. It is fitted with a set of standard walnut grips with a lanyard loop ring on the butt. The grips are grooved on each sides and they are both numbered "293" on the back of each grip. The pistol has the rust blue finish with the heat blue trigger, elevation slide and safety lever.

Condition: Very fine overall with 85% of the blue finish with edge and high spot wear. The general blue thinning overall mixed with minor brown patina spotting. The revarnished grips are very good with nice matching color on both sides. The visible numbers on the pistol are matching. Mechanically excellent.


Mauser Banner Model 1896 Bolo Semi-Automatic Pistol with Shoulder Stock
Mauser Banner Model 1896 Bolo Semi-Automatic Pistol with Shoulder Stock
Item number: 17390981 | Mauser Banner Model 1896 Bolo Semi-Automatic Pistol with Shoulder Stock

Manufactured between 1923 and 1930. The rear sight, trigger, safety lever, bolt stop, extractor, lanyard ring and stock hardware are niter blue. Fitted with a set of walnut grips with 22 grooves. With a wooden shoulder stock/holster. The stock has a Mauser banner logo stamped on the left side and the attaching hardware is stamped "551".

Condition: Professionally refinished, 98% of the blue finish remains with some wear near the stock slot and on the high edges. 90% of the nitre blue finish remains on the small components. The replacement grips are excellent. The stock is very fine as renumbered to match with some scattered light scratches and pressure marks.


Mauser Small Ring Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Numbered Stock/Holster
Mauser Small Ring Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Numbered Stock/Holster
Item number: 17390982 | Mauser Small Ring Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Numbered Stock/Holster

Blade front and tangent rear sights, graduated to 1,000 meters, with the top of the chamber marked "WAFFENFABRIK/MAUSER/OBERNDORF A/N", a "crown/crown/U" proof on the left, the serial number on the upper left side flat and "744" beneath the rear sight. Standard two line marking on the right side of the frame, with the milled panels, niter blue small parts, matching external numbers, slotted back strap, lanyard ring and grooved hardwood grips. With a hardwood shoulder stock/holster, numbered "591" on top of the mounting iron.

Condition: Very fine, showing 90% plus of the original blue, with scattered handling marks. The grips are very fine, with some light dents. Stock is good as repaired, with a mended break in the lid, two cracks extending from the mouth of the body, and some light handling marks. Mechanically excellent.


Rare Factory Engraved Colt Custom Shop Second Generation 1860 Army Engraving Sampler Percussion Revo
Rare Factory Engraved Colt Custom Shop Second Generation 1860 Army Engraving Sampler Percussion Revo
Item number: 17390740 | Rare Factory Engraved Colt Custom Shop Second Generation 1860 Army Engraving Sampler Percussion Revolver with Box and Ivory Grip

Only 10 of these engraving sampler revolvers were manufactured. This revolver features four different types of floral scroll with the trigger guard bow and butt engraved in the Henshaw style, the frame and barrel lug engraved in the Helfricht style, the cylinder engraved in the Nimschke style, the muzzle engraved in the contemporary style, and the sides of the hammer are engraved with the wolfs head motif. The top of the back strap is engraved with the Rampant Colt 150th Anniversary logo and "Colt Engraving Sampler" is engraved along the back strap. Fitted with a one piece ivory grip with "R. Henshaw 1831/L. Nimschke 1850-1900/C. Helfricht 1871-1921/Contemporary" scrimshawed on the left side. With the original factory box.

Condition: Near new with only a few light handling/storage marks overall. The ivory grip is slightly loose. The box is excellent.


Mauser Model 1896 Small Ring Broomhandle Pistol with Finnish Army Proofmarks
Mauser Model 1896 Small Ring Broomhandle Pistol with Finnish Army Proofmarks
Item number: 17390983 | Mauser Model 1896 Small Ring Broomhandle Pistol with Finnish Army Proofmarks

Blade front and tangent rear sights graduated to 1,000 meters. The top of the chamber marked "WAFFENFABRIK/MAUSER/OBERNDORF A/N", "crown/crown/U" proof on the left, the serial number on the upper left side flat and "1003" beneath the rear sight. Standard two line marking on the right side of the frame, with the milled panels, niter blue small parts, matching numbers, New Safety hammer, slotted back strap, lanyard ring and 32-groove hardwood grips. A faint boxed "SA" stamp, the acceptance mark of the Finnish Army, is present in the milled section of the right side of the frame. This would suggest that the arm was either part of the ordnance brought into Finland during the Civil War or a later government acquisition, which was pressed into service during the Winter and Continuation Wars with the Soviet Union, which ran concurrent to the Second World War.

Condition: Very fine with 70% of the original blue finish. Showing bright wear along the high edges, areas of gray patina, and scattered handling marks. 50% niter blue is present on the small components with hints of gray. Grips are fine with dents and scuffs. Mechanically excellent.


Early Cased Denise Thirion Engraved Colt Model 1851 Squareback Navy Percussion Revolver with Box R.L
Early Cased Denise Thirion Engraved Colt Model 1851 Squareback Navy Percussion Revolver with Box R.L
Item number: 17390741 | Early Cased Denise Thirion Engraved Colt Model 1851 Squareback Navy Percussion Revolver with Box R.L. Wilson Letter and Accessories

This example has running vine floral scroll engraving that covers the barrel lug, flat sides of the loading lever, frame, trigger guard, butt and back strap. The sides of the hammer are engraved with the wolf's head design. Fitted with a smooth one piece walnut grip. With a letter from R.L. Wilson on A. A. White Engravers Inc. letterhead stating that this revolver was engraved by Denise Thirion and that they intended to limit production to only "a relatively few" more in addition to the 40 they had already engraved. With a walnut display case lined in wine colored velvet, a powder flask, a two cavity bullet mold, a nipple wrench/screwdriver and an empty cap tin. With an unnumbered early Second Generation Colt Single Action Army black box.

Condition: Near new as custom embellished, 99% of the blue finish remains with minor marks. The casehardened components retain all of the fiery case colors with some wear on the ramrod. 95% of the silver plated finish remains with the engraving cut through it. The grip is excellent with some high edge wear and some scratches. The wood case is very good with some water stains, the bottom left of the lid is separating and there are some runs in the finish.


Collector's Lot of Two Early World War II Production Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Collector's Lot of Two Early World War II Production Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Item number: 17390984 | Collector's Lot of Two Early World War II Production Walther P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac/41" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) Slide has "ac/41" marking, "Eagle/359" proofs are present (only one on slide), circled "B" and "64" marked barrel lug, "P.38v" marked magazine with "Eagle/359" proof on spine and grips carry maker's marking and "Eagle/359" proof on the inside. Serial number "1668" is stamped on the slide while the serial number "1668" is marked in electric pencil on the frame and barrel lug.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 1668

Condition: Refinished. The pistol retains nearly 95% of the blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.

B) Standard "ac/42" slide markings and "Eagle/359" proofs. Visible "e" block serial numbers are matching and ribbed grips. Magazine is numbered to another gun (3762b).

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 2795e

Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The grips are excellent with some scattered minor handling marks.


World War II Nagoya Arsenal Type 14 Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Two Matching Magazines and
World War II Nagoya Arsenal Type 14 Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Two Matching Magazines and
Item number: 17390500 | World War II Nagoya Arsenal Type 14 Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Two Matching Magazines and Holster

Manufactured by Nagoya Arsenal in April 1944 (19.4). Standard factory stamp and model markings on the frame. Large trigger guard and solid knurled cocking knob and fitted with serrated grips. Comes with two magazines, which are both numbered to the gun, and a hard clamshell holster.

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 97% plus original blue finish with slight thinning on the grip straps. The grips are also excellent with a couple very light handling marks. The holster is excellent with some scattered minor handling marks. An attractive Type 14 pistol with holster and two matching magazines.


Rare Colt Custom Shop Second Generation Third Model Dragoon with Factory Ivory Grip and Box
Rare Colt Custom Shop Second Generation Third Model Dragoon with Factory Ivory Grip and Box
Item number: 17390742 | Rare Colt Custom Shop Second Generation Third Model Dragoon with Factory Ivory Grip and Box

This example has the standard markings and features. It is fitted with a factory one piece ivory grip. With a brown box having a Custom Shop label numbered to the gun, is marked with the model number "C1770MN" and is marked "6 of 100". Of the 100 manufactured in this model, 75 were blue/casehardened and had a walnut grip, 20 were nickel plated with a one piece ivory grip, and 5 were blue/casehardened with a one piece ivory grip.

Condition: Near new with only minor handling/storage marks overall. The box is very good with the label starting to peel.


Collector's Lot of Two Late World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther
Collector's Lot of Two Late World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac45" Code P
Item number: 17390985 | Collector's Lot of Two Late World War II German P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Walther "ac45" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) Visible "b" block serial numbers are matching, "ac45" slide marking, "Eagle/359" proofs, late hammer and ribbed grips. Barrel lug has the "Eagle/WaA76" proof from a Czech armament factory. Magazine marked "P.38v" with an "Eagle/359" proof on the spine. Blue finish with small parts having a phosphate finish.

Manufucture: Walther
Model: P38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 7889b

Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% original blue finish showing some minor thinning. Front strap has a production flaw. The small parts retain 95% original phosphate finish. The grips are excellent with a few light handling marks.

B) Blue barrel with remaining metal surfaces having the phosphate finish. "SVW/45" slide marking, "Eagle/WaA135" proofs, visible "f" block serial numbers are matching. Ribbed grips and blue magazine marked "P.38v" with an "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the spine.

Manufucture: Mauser
Model: P-38
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Guage: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue/phosphate
Grips: plastic
Serial Number: 330f

Condition: Partially refinished (barrel). The barrel retains 98% plus of the blue finish showing minor pitting under the finish. The remaining metal surfaces retain 95% original phosphate finish showing some areas of discoloration. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks.


Collector's Lot of Two Japanese Military Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Tokyo Gas & Electric Navy Produc
Collector's Lot of Two Japanese Military Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Tokyo Gas & Electric Navy Produc
Item number: 17390501 | Collector's Lot of Two Japanese Military Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Tokyo Gas & Electric Navy Production Papa Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol


A) One of only approximately 7,100 produced, this is a very scarce pre-War 1904 model Large "Papa" Nambu pistol. Produced by the Tokyo Gas and Electric Company under Navy contract, with the "GTE" marking on the chamber, an anchor proof on the right side of the frame next to the model markings and serial number and a pair of Kanji markings on the left side. Fitted with fixed front and tangent rear sights, serrated cocking knob, grip safety on the front strap, lanyard swivel, checkered contoured grips and nickel magazine with checkered aluminum base. Matching numbers on the frame, bolt, cocking knob and the grips.

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