December 2018 Auction- A Sale to "Die" for.

Auction Details

DAY 1 (Wednesday, December 5) Lots 1000-1582

Minerals (1000-1028)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (1029-1096)
Bottles (1097-1275)
Numismatics
Banks (1278-1279)
Books (1280-1282)
Catalogs (1283-1292)
Coins (1293-1342)
Counterfeit Detectors (1343-1349)
Currency (1350-1374)
Medals (1375-1403)
Scales (1404-1408)
So-Called Dollars (1409-1437)
Tokens (AL-OR) (1449-1582)

DAY 2 (Thursday, December 6) Lots 2000-2663

Tokens (Texas-on) (2000-2352)
Dies (2353-2663)

Day 3 (Friday, Dec 7) Lots 3000-3654

General Americana
Autographs (3000-3002)
Badges (3003-3010)
Checks (3011-3024)
Circus (3024-3025)
Fireman (3026-3029)
Music (3030-3039)
Navigation (3040-3149)
Auto (3150-3152)
Outlaw & Lawmen (3153-3163)
Silver/Flatware (3164-3166)
World’s Fairs & Expos (3167-3170)
Geographical Sorted AK-on (3171-3452)
Military (3453-3452)
Political (3543-3481)
Postal History (3477-3481)
Wells Fargo & Express (3482-3518)
Cowboy (3519-3527)
Firearms & Weaponry (3528-3551)
Saloon (3552-3570)
Gaming (3571-3583)
Mining Alaska (3584-3654)


Day 4 (Saturday, December 8) Lots 4000-4746

Mining (4000-4003)
Artifacts (4000-4003)
Books (4004-4007)
Explosives (4008-4031)
Spoons (4032-4040)
Geo Sort AZ on (4041-4746)


Day 5 (Sunday, December 9) Lots 5000-5752

Textiles (5000-5072)
Native Americana (5073-5110)
Jewelry/Watches (5111-5115)
Entertainment Industry (5116-5124)
Furnishings (5124-5132)
Sculptures (5133-5166)
Art (5167-5227)
Railroadiana (5228-5693)
Passes (5228-5233)
Imprinted Revenue Stamps (5694-5752)



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Wells Fargo California & Nevada Collection3500 - Wells Fargo California & Nevada Collection
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Lot of 15. Best two pieces are an 1870 receipt for a sealed package (worth $750) mailed from Shasta to San Francisco; and an 1879 Virginia City, Nevad
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Rare Wells Fargo Livestock Contract3501 - Rare Wells Fargo Livestock Contract
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This contract is for James Shedden. It is for shipping one dog. Four regular sized pages! Includes instructions how to ship horses, mules, cats, birds
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Southern Indiana Express Co Stock #13502 - Southern Indiana Express Co Stock #1
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Unissued #1, Folds, significant lower corners damage. Prag Collection. State: Indiana City: Date: HWAC# 83472
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Wells Fargo Express Canvas Bag 3343503 - Wells Fargo Express Canvas Bag 334
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Wells Fargo canvas bag, labeled, "WELLS FARGO EXPRESS RETURN TO LINCOLN, NEBR. 334" in black letters 2.25 and 2 inches tall. Laid flat, th...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to P*****s for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Collection of Wells Fargo Consignee's Receipts from Carson City Bank shipping Gold Bars3504 - Collection of Wells Fargo Consignee's Receipts from Carson City Bank shipping Gold Bars
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Lot of ten items from 1887 to 1888. All addressed to the Anglo Cal Bank. All have the Anglo Cal Bank circular stamp. In 1887 and 1888 the Carson City
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********t.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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RARE Two-Part Wells Fargo Form3505 - RARE Two-Part Wells Fargo Form
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1867. Originated from Gold Hill and sent to Folsom. Forwarded to the rare California town the Salmon Falls, California. It is about a discrepancy in t
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ULTRA RARE Reno Adams Express Safe Combination3506 - ULTRA RARE Reno Adams Express Safe Combination
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J Allenbach is writing to his superior in San Francisco, W Elder. "When Mr. McMahon was here had him change the combination of safe. 20 - 68 - ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Early Wells Fargo Check3507 - Early Wells Fargo Check
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Early Virginia City Wells Fargo check to Ella ? signed by agent Wm. Graves 1864.Small hole and left side tear. State: Nevada City: Virginia City Da
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Holladay's Overland Express Envelope and Unused Special Deposit Slip3508 - Holladay's Overland Express Envelope and Unused Special Deposit Slip
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186-. In 1862, Ben Holladay purchased the bankrupt Overland Mail Company for $700,000 and renamed it the “Holladay Overland Mail & Express Compa...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****M for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Gold Hill, Wells Fargo Territorial Certificate of Deposit3509 - Gold Hill, Wells Fargo Territorial Certificate of Deposit
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Gold Hill, Nevada Territory. No. 838. Datelined May 9, 1863. Issued for $3,500 to Catharine Jones. Pen cancelled. 5 cent US IR adhesive stamp. Pinhole
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Virginia City, Wells Fargo Territorial Certificate of Deposit3510 - Virginia City, Wells Fargo Territorial Certificate of Deposit
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Virginia City, Wells Fargo Certificate of Deposits are rarer than the Gold Hill. No. 2243. Virginia City, N.T. dateline, Nov. 20th, 1862. Early territ
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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WANTED Poster - American Railway Express3511 - WANTED Poster - American Railway Express
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Framed WANTED poster from American Railway Express offering "$1000.00 REWARD... for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Benjami...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to s********t for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Two Southern Express Papers3512 - Two Southern Express Papers
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1) Adams Express Company. 1865. Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. From JL Russell to G Koonce & Son for $400. This was the scene of John Brown'...
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Adams Express Eastern Collection Group3513 - Adams Express Eastern Collection Group
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Lot of fourteen. 1851 package express from New York, 1865 express forwarders New York, 1868 express forwarders, 1859 express forwarders from Plymouth,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Old Waybills - The Romance of Express Companies3514 - Old Waybills - The Romance of Express Companies
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Harlow, Alvin F. Old Waybills: the Romance of the Express Companies. D. Appleton-Century Company, 1934. This fully indexed, 504-page contains extensi
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Railway Express Agency3515 - Railway Express Agency
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This is a diamond-shaped sign for the RAILWAY EXPRESS AGENCY, with off-white lettering against an orange-red background, mounted in a square metal fra
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to J*****d for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Wells Fargo & Co Express Sign3516 - Wells Fargo & Co Express Sign
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Authentic diamond-shaped sign for WELLS FARGO & CO EXPRESS with yellow letters in a dark blue circle centered on a dark red background. The enti...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to b*******g for (450.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 549.00
 
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Wells Fargo Books and Historical Pamphlets3517 - Wells Fargo Books and Historical Pamphlets
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This lot contains publications regarding Wells Fargo that include two hardbound books and six soft-cover booklets about the company distributed by Wel
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 3***6 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Western Union Signal Device3518 - Western Union Signal Device
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This is a Western Union call device that would be installed in a customer's place of business and wired directly to the local Western Union disp...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Garcia Silver Mounted Spurs & Spur Pictorial Billhead3519 - Garcia Silver Mounted Spurs & Spur Pictorial Billhead
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Exceptional quality. Marked with the early small letters: " ? S. Garcia/ Maker/ Elko, Nev." Nevada's early and famous silversmith out ...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to a**********5 for (1,600.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Vintage Stetson Hat & Boots3520 - Vintage Stetson Hat & Boots
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1)Pair of Justin Boots beautiful leather, small enough for women to wear. 2) Vintage Jesse Fulp, OK, c. early 1900's. Hat has some staining. Ple...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Photos of Horses, Cowboys, Roping3521 - Photos of Horses, Cowboys, Roping
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Approx. 10 photos featuring cowboys "A Tough Cowboy from Arizona" ; photo of cowboys in chaps; Cowboy portrait, bet & pays with bottle...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********t.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Cabinet Cards of Cowboys & Horses3522 - Cabinet Cards of Cowboys & Horses
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2 Cabinet Cards, of cowboys on ranch. Written on back in period ink is "For Rolland, Frank Hunnewell in front of Fremont's cabin", tak...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******l for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Cody Photo and Ephemera3523 - Cody Photo and Ephemera
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Three pieces of Wild West ephemera, original photo of "Buffalo Bill" with printed signature at base, 3.5 x 5" (excellent); post card...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Cowboy Kids on Horseback3524 - Cowboy Kids on Horseback
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Thirteen photos, various dates from 1880's (cabinet cards) to real photo post cards, c 1920. State: City: Date: HWAC# 82468
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********t.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Mini Sterling Silver Belt Buckle3525 - Mini Sterling Silver Belt Buckle
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Made by Keyston silversmiths of San Francisco, this vintage buckle will fit watch bands or belts up to one half inch wide. State: City: Date:
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Portrait of Pawnee Bill3526 - Portrait of Pawnee Bill
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Framed oil portrait of Pawnee Bill (Major Gordon Lillie) in 30 x 35 inch wooden frame. Repaired. No artist signature, but the style appears to be late
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Start Price : 425.00 | Estimates : 850.00 - 1,250.00
 
 
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Showy Cowboy/Cowgirl Calendar, Cosmo Cover, Songbook and Print3527 - Showy Cowboy/Cowgirl Calendar, Cosmo Cover, Songbook and Print
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Junction City Telephone Co 1944 calendar with cowgirl and guitar illustration, matted. San Antonio Song sheet music book with 2 cowboys around the cam
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Colt Historical Prints - Set of Six 11x14-inches3528 - Colt Historical Prints - Set of Six 11x14-inches
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This is a set of six black and white drawings of Colt revolvers from 1836 to 1873. These prints were issued by the Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mfg. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Ammunition Boxes - Lot of 23529 - Ammunition Boxes - Lot of 2
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These are two wooden ammunition boxes, one from The Peters Cartridge Co and the other from Gamble's S&G. Both are in good condition. See pho...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to y**********j for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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1902 Model Officer's Sword3530 - 1902 Model Officer's Sword
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This is an Officer's sword of the 1902 model designed for presentation only. The sword, made by N.S. Meyer Inc. of West Germany, is stainless an...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Black Powder Poke3531 - Black Powder Poke
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7.5" black powder poke, no cap Date: c1860-1880 Al Adams Collection. HWAC# 58707
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Cane Gun air powered3532 - Cane Gun air powered
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This is a cane gun with an ivory top. The cane is attributed to John Blanch of London (1801-1900). The over-all length is 38 1/2 in. at about .40 cali
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (550.00 + 137.50) x 1 = 687.50
 
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Collection of a Celtic Dagger and three Bowie knives3533 - Collection of a Celtic Dagger and three Bowie knives
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This is a lot of one Timber Wolf Celtic dagger and three Timber Wolf Bowie knives. The Celtic dagger is 13 in. OAL/ 8 in. with an un-sharpened blade
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f********4 for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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group of eleven Bowie or Hunter style knives3534 - group of eleven Bowie or Hunter style knives
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This group of eleven knives are Bowie style, bayonet, or hunters. Item BK SN1 is a replica British Commando knife NIB. Two Items, BK893 is faux ivory
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold to f********4 for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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group of Four Chipaway huning Knives3535 - group of Four Chipaway huning Knives
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This is a group of four hunters; two Chipaway model GW-2762-GPW knives. The 2762 is 12 in. OAL/ 7 in. blade with a brass guard and green Pakkawood gri
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to f********4 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Hall carbine in .58 cal. of 18523536 - Hall carbine in .58 cal. of 1852
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This Hall carbine chambered in .58 caliber has a 18 1/2 in. barrel with 2 bands. It is stamped 1852 on the receiver. Marked "S. North Middleton...
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Start Price : 1,750.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Model 1855 Springfield Pistol .58 cal.3537 - Model 1855 Springfield Pistol .58 cal.
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This is a model 1855 Springfield .58 cal. single shot pistol. This one is has a back-strap cut for half-stock mounting. The lock-plate is marked &q...
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Start Price : 1,100.00 | Estimates : 2,200.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Model 1873 Springfield carbine replica3538 - Model 1873 Springfield carbine replica
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This 1873 Springfield replica is chambered for .45-70 and made by Harrington & Richards (ca.1975) S/N S.A.31XX. The execution of craftsmanship o...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to t********a.. for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Lot Withdrawn3539 - Lot Withdrawn
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Lot Withdrawn
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Parker SXS Shotgun, 12 gauge Black Powder3540 - Parker SXS Shotgun, 12 gauge Black Powder
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A wonderful G grade or #2 grade Parker shotgun with a full pistol grip and horn cap excellent engraving with the birds in flight scene on side plates
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to k*****f for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Remington Model 1858 Army .44 cal. pistol3541 - Remington Model 1858 Army .44 cal. pistol
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This Remington model 1858 percussion pistol in .44 cal. has been restored to its original glory. The gun is heavily engraved at C-D level for coverage
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Sharps New Model 1863 3-band musket .52 cal.3542 - Sharps New Model 1863 3-band musket .52 cal.
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This Sharps 3-band musket is a .52 caliber percussion model 1863. It has a Hartford, Conn. address S/N 6173x . The barrel is 30 in. and has an electr
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Three Chipaway hunting knives GW-2762 CB3543 - Three Chipaway hunting knives GW-2762 CB
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This is a grouping of three Chipaway 12 in. hunters. The kniife is 12 in. OAL/ 7in. blade. Beautifully made with red Pakka-wood grips and a brass guar
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f********4 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Three hunting/survival knives3544 - Three hunting/survival knives
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This is a set of three knives for hunting or survival. The first is an 8 in. skinner knife with Ram horn scales DM1070; 4 1/4 in. Damascus blade with
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f********4 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Turn of the Century Peters .32 S&W cartridges3545 - Turn of the Century Peters .32 S&W cartridges
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This is a beautiful turn of the century two piece Peters cartridge box full of ammo. It is marked for .32 S& W central-fire cartridges. Opened b...
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Estimates : 130.00 - 180.00
Sold to S*******n for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Turn of the Century Peters .32 S&W cartridges3546 - Turn of the Century Peters .32 S&W cartridges
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This is a beautiful turn of the century two piece Peters cartridge box full of ammo. It is marked for .32 S& W central-fire cartridges. Opened b...
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 130.00 - 180.00
 
 
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UMC .32 ca. Auto Colt Cartridges3547 - UMC .32 ca. Auto Colt Cartridges
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This is an un-opened two-piece box of 50 count .32 cal. Automatic Colt Smokeless cartridges. The box has a green background marked "UMC" ...
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Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 275.00
 
 
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Winchester Model 1885 High Wall .32-403548 - Winchester Model 1885 High Wall .32-40
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This Winchester High Wall model 1885 is a deluxe gun with special order features; double set triggers, a Schutzen butt-plate, presentation grade #3 wo
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Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Winchester Model 9422 lever action rifle3549 - Winchester Model 9422 lever action rifle
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This Winchester lever action .22 cal. was made in 1975 S/N F2128XX. The bluing is beautiful with 95% blue remaining. This one is chambered for .22 cal
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to t********a.. for (425.00 + 106.25) x 1 = 531.25
 
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