ESTATE AUCTION Tommy & Sara Jane Howell Estate Collection & Texas Ranger Collection Part II

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Tommy & Sara Jane Howell Estate Collection & Texas Ranger Collection Part II

The Tommy & Sara Jane Howell Collection
& Part II of the Texas Ranger Collection
Saturday, January 14th, 10 AM

BURLEY AUCTION GALLERY
134 DEBORAH DRIVE, NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS

Join us Saturday, January 14th for a fantastic auction featuring the Tommy & Sara Jane Howell Estate collection of antique advertising, early Texas beer signs, country store tins, cast iron mechanical banks, soda fountain syrup dispensers, & antique German beer steins. Plus a fine collection of antique guns, engraved Colts & Winchesters, matched set of Purdey Shotguns, rare Civil War LeMat pistol, historic Civil War Henry Rifle, volcanic pistols, plus a museum quality collection of engraved Colts duty carried by Texas Ranger Captains & US Marshals Clint Peoples, Jack Dean, & many others, which were on display in the Texas Ranger Museum as well as documented in books, authentic documented Texas Ranger badges, Texas lawman guns & badges, Old West relics, Jim Masterson's historic Colt SAA & badge (brother of Bat), James "Killin' Jim Deacon" Miller's Colt SAA & Spurs, guns, gold coins, & much more. Preview Friday, January 13th Noon-6:00 & Saturday 8:00-10:00AM auction start.
All items sold as is where is. See photos for condition, email info@burleyauction.com or call 830-629-9280 (Prior to sale day) if you have specific condition questions.

Winning bidders will receive an invoice on or before the TUESDAY following the auction.
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Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 with Stag Grips & Holster149 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 with Stag Grips & Holster
Burley Auction Group
with lanyard ring
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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Photograph Attributed to Jesse James & Bob Ford150 - Photograph Attributed to Jesse James & Bob Ford
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Tin type photograph. Identified by leading forensic artist Lois Gibson as Jesse James & Bob Ford, the man who shot & Killed Jesse James. Thi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50,000.00 - 1,000,000.00
Sold to floor for (35,000.00 + 5,250.00) x 1 = 40,250.00
 
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James "Killin' Jim" "Deacon" Miller Colt SAA .45151 - James "Killin' Jim" "Deacon" Miller Colt SAA .45
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Comes with Factory Letter. Also come with Watch, Gun Belt, Spurs, Saddle Bags, cuffs and book.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,000.00 + 1,050.00) x 1 = 8,050.00
 
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Colt SAA .38-40 with Ivory Grips152 - Colt SAA .38-40 with Ivory Grips
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* Rare .38 caliber. all matching. 1st Gen.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Historic Civil War Engraved Henry Rifle153 - Historic Civil War Engraved Henry Rifle
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1860 Henry rifle, #2984, period engraved "Wm. L. Hymen, Co. H. Western Sharpshooters", showing cornucopia with American flag surrounded by...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50,000.00 - 75,000.00
Sold to floor for (40,000.00 + 6,000.00) x 1 = 46,000.00
 
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Cased Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon .31 Cal154 - Cased Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon .31 Cal
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Made in 1849. In original box with all accessories. Antique.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 675.00) x 1 = 5,175.00
 
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Ashmore Plains Rifle with Silver Masonic Inlays155 - Ashmore Plains Rifle with Silver Masonic Inlays
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Antique. Double set trigger. multiple silver inlays.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Short Barreled Plains Rifle156 - Short Barreled Plains Rifle
Burley Auction Group
percussion
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,840.00
 
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3 Antique Copper Powder Flasks157 - 3 Antique Copper Powder Flasks
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3 Antique Copper Powder Flasks
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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3 Antique Powder Flasks158 - 3 Antique Powder Flasks
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3 Antique Powder Flasks
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Texas Ranger & Frio Co Sheriff Walter Durbin Badge159 - Texas Ranger & Frio Co Sheriff Walter Durbin Badge
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Comes with a copy of "Walter Durbin, Texas Ranger & Sheriff", by Robert W. Stephens.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,600.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 4,140.00
 
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Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Custom Caspian 1911 .45160 - Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Custom Caspian 1911 .45
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* Ambidextrous safeties. Checkered grip, front and back. Novak sights. Giraffe Bone grips. "Captain Jack Dean" engraved on sides. Engr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Colt Para Ordinance 1911161 - Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Colt Para Ordinance 1911
Burley Auction Group
* .45 Para frame, Colt Commander slide. Complete custom D61 stack mag. Engraved Norvell Footer. With extra magazine.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 2,875.00
 
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Colt 1911 Caspian Custom .45 Pistol162 - Colt 1911 Caspian Custom .45 Pistol
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* Caspian frame. Colt Slide. Commander size. Muzzle brake. Millit sights. Speed hammer, 3-1/2 lb trigger pull. Steer horn grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to mark0156 for (1,600.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,840.00
 
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Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Custom Colt 1911 ,45163 - Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Custom Colt 1911 ,45
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* Combat Commander. Custom trigger and barrel. Extended slide release. Blue and silver nickel. Bone grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,550.00 + 232.50) x 1 = 1,782.50
 
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Texas Ranger Jack Deans Colt Delta Elite 1911 10mm164 - Texas Ranger Jack Deans Colt Delta Elite 1911 10mm
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* Barstow Barrel. Double extended safeties by A.B. Swanson. Custom 4 lbs trigger. Bomar sights. Blue and silver.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,950.00 + 292.50) x 1 = 2,242.50
 
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Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Custom Colt 1911 .45165 - Texas Ranger Jack Dean's Custom Colt 1911 .45
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* Caspian Arms. Case Adrolan Slides. Custom hammer and safeties. Case harden grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Texas Ranger Company D Badge166 - Texas Ranger Company D Badge
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Texas Ranger Company D Badge
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,100.00 + 315.00) x 1 = 2,415.00
 
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Texas Ranger Foundation Chairman Badge167 - Texas Ranger Foundation Chairman Badge
Burley Auction Group
Inscribed on back "To Clint Peoples, Frank Latham 1980". 2" D
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 862.50
 
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Texas Rangers Badge168 - Texas Rangers Badge
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circa 1940s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Engraved Custom Springfield Armory 1911 .45 Pistol169 - Engraved Custom Springfield Armory 1911 .45 Pistol
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* Comes with case and extra slide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,100.00 + 315.00) x 1 = 2,415.00
 
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Colt SAA .41 with Stag Grips & Double Loop Holster170 - Colt SAA .41 with Stag Grips & Double Loop Holster
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*
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 525.00) x 1 = 4,025.00
 
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Colt SAA .38-40 with Stag Grips in Tooled Holster171 - Colt SAA .38-40 with Stag Grips in Tooled Holster
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*
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 4,600.00
 
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Colt SAA .45 Stag Grips in Austin Texas Holster172 - Colt SAA .45 Stag Grips in Austin Texas Holster
Burley Auction Group
* in A.W. Brill Austin Texas Holster
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to mrczr for (3,500.00 + 525.00) x 1 = 4,025.00
 
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Colt SAA .45 Stag Grips in Marked Texas Holster173 - Colt SAA .45 Stag Grips in Marked Texas Holster
Burley Auction Group
* With Bedell Rogers Longview Texas tooled holster
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Colt SAA .45 Stag Grips in Gun Belt174 - Colt SAA .45 Stag Grips in Gun Belt
Burley Auction Group
* Comes with holster and ammo belt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,900.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 4,485.00
 
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2011 Shelby GT350 R175 - 2011 Shelby GT350 R
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624 hp Shelby American GT350 R. Custom built at Shelby's Las Vegas facility. Less than 6,000 miles. Original owner. Immaculate. Garage kept. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60,000.00 - 90,000.00
Sold to floor for (75,000.00 + 11,250.00) x 1 = 86,250.00
 
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Pair Of James Purdy 12GA Shotguns176 - Pair Of James Purdy 12GA Shotguns
Burley Auction Group
* Comes with leather case. Consecutive SN #17550 & #17551.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50,000.00 - 75,000.00
Sold to floor for (45,000.00 + 6,750.00) x 1 = 51,750.00
 
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Colt SAA & Bisley Flat Tops in .450 & .455 ELEY177 - Colt SAA & Bisley Flat Tops in .450 & .455 ELEY
Burley Auction Group
* Serial Numbers #133194 & #243119 Sold as a set. Both pistols sold for one money. In rare .450 & .455 Eley calibers. One is in excellen...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (14,000.00 + 2,100.00) x 1 = 16,100.00
 
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Colt Lightning .50-95 Express Rifle178 - Colt Lightning .50-95 Express Rifle
Burley Auction Group
Turnbull restoration.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (13,000.00 + 1,950.00) x 1 = 14,950.00
 
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Doc Carver's Engraved Winchester 1873 Rifle .32179 - Doc Carver's Engraved Winchester 1873 Rifle .32
Burley Auction Group
With history of Dr. Carver and Factory letter.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,000.00 + 1,050.00) x 1 = 8,050.00
 
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Parker VHE 28 Gauge Shotgun Turnbull Restoration180 - Parker VHE 28 Gauge Shotgun Turnbull Restoration
Burley Auction Group
* 24", Turnbull restoration. Serial #128240 which matches Parker records. 1 of 30 made.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (12,500.00 + 1,875.00) x 1 = 14,375.00
 
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Texas Ranger 150th S&W Model 19-3 .357 & Knife181 - Texas Ranger 150th S&W Model 19-3 .357 & Knife
Burley Auction Group
* Made in 1973 to commemorate the Texas Rangers 150th anniversary.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Tommy Howell's Framed Collection Of Arrowheads182 - Tommy Howell's Framed Collection Of Arrowheads
Burley Auction Group
21" x 26"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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3 Indian Peace Medals183 - 3 Indian Peace Medals
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2 Jackson 1 Jefferson medals
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 255.00) x 1 = 1,955.00
 
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Confederate Lovell Pattern 1839 Musket Conversion184 - Confederate Lovell Pattern 1839 Musket Conversion
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1839 Confederate secondary martial percussion conversion. An Austrian weapon used by the South.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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1874 Sharps Heavy Octagon Barrel Rifle 45-75185 - 1874 Sharps Heavy Octagon Barrel Rifle 45-75
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Checkered Deluxe Wood
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,500.00 + 975.00) x 1 = 7,475.00
 
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1859 Sharps SRC.50 Conversion186 - 1859 Sharps SRC.50 Conversion
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1859 Sharps SRC.50 Conversion
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Colt Single Action .38 Special187 - Colt Single Action .38 Special
Burley Auction Group
* 5-1/4" Barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Colt Model 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40188 - Colt Model 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40
Burley Auction Group
with early border holster
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Winchester Model 1873 .44-40 Rifle189 - Winchester Model 1873 .44-40 Rifle
Burley Auction Group
"Mfg. 1885. This gun is 131 years old. Third model. Below average bore due to all the black powder rounds that went through it, but this old...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 2,012.50
 
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Fred Barnes Clip Point Bowie Knife190 - Fred Barnes Clip Point Bowie Knife
Burley Auction Group
L: 10-1/2"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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IXL Stag Grip Bowie Knife191 - IXL Stag Grip Bowie Knife
Burley Auction Group
L: 6"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Ivory Handled Clip Point Hunting Knife192 - Ivory Handled Clip Point Hunting Knife
Burley Auction Group
L: 5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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J. Moreton Mother of Pearl Cock Punch Dagger193 - J. Moreton Mother of Pearl Cock Punch Dagger
Burley Auction Group
L: 6" marked on the blade "J. Moreton Cock Punch"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Ames Model 1832 Foot Artillery Sword194 - Ames Model 1832 Foot Artillery Sword
Burley Auction Group
L: 19-1/2" Marked Ames
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Civil War Huge Confederate D Guard Bowie Knife195 - Civil War Huge Confederate D Guard Bowie Knife
Burley Auction Group
L: 17-1/2" with museum tag attached. Formerly of the Donnie Roberts Civil War Collection sold in 2009.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Crockett Arrow Shank Spurs196 - Crockett Arrow Shank Spurs
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Silver overlay. Marked Crockett in the #4 position.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Colt SAA .45 C.E. Coggshall Miles City MT Holster197 - Colt SAA .45 C.E. Coggshall Miles City MT Holster
Burley Auction Group
Colt SAA .45 with stag grips. Comes with ammo belt and holster marked C.E. Coggshall Miles City MT.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,250.00 + 637.50) x 1 = 4,887.50
 
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2 Cased Colt Model 1873 SAA Pistols .44-40 & .38198 - 2 Cased Colt Model 1873 SAA Pistols .44-40 & .38
Burley Auction Group
* Both with factory letters. Colt .38 Mfd in 1928. 90% + condition. Both come in case. Both Colts one
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (9,000.00 + 1,350.00) x 1 = 10,350.00
 
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