ESTATE GUN AUCTION: September 16, 2017

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Join us Saturday, September 16th for the public auction of a huge estate gun collection! Featuring a fine collection of rare & engraved Colt firearms, Colt Single Actions, 1911s, & 1903s, Two digit serial number 1903, 1911 prototype, US Marshall & Senior Texas Ranger Captain Clint Peoples' Colt 1911 & Gold Texas Ranger badge, documented Texas Ranger guns. Outlaw gun from Barrow gang that were on display at the Texas Ranger museum, Colt SAA factory shipped to John Browning, & more historic guns. ATTENTION RUGER COLLECTORS! A lifetime collection of over 250 vintage Ruger firearms with 200 of them in their original boxes! Many were purchased 40+ years ago & are new/unfired in the box. Ruger firearms of all types. Black Hawks & Red Hawks in .357 & .44 Magnum, Hawkeye .256, Red Label O/U shotguns, Mini-30s, Mini-14s, M77 Rifles, 10/22s, .22 pistols, No.1 rifles, commemoratives, & more scarce early Rugers. Plus American antiques, spurs, Old West relics, old signs & much more! Over 500 Lots! Over 400 Guns! Preview Friday September 15th Noon-6:00PM and Saturday September 16th 8:00AM-10:00AM Auction start. 15%BP TX#15184.
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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Texas Ranger Clint Peoples Gold Sr. Captain Badge51 - Texas Ranger Clint Peoples Gold Sr. Captain Badge
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Senior Texas Ranger Captain Clint Peoples' gold Texas Ranger badge. From the Charles Schreiner III Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00 + 1,125.00) x 1 = 8,625.00
 
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Clint Peoples "One Man's Dream" Bronze Statue 9/5052 - Clint Peoples "One Man's Dream" Bronze Statue 9/50
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Scarce bronze of Texas Ranger Captain Clint Peoples. (Note: he is portrayed in the bronze wearing his famous pair of sliver overlay 1911s that we
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Texas Ranger Badge circa 1940-195753 - Texas Ranger Badge circa 1940-1957
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Texas Ranger Badge circa 1940-1957
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 127.50) x 1 = 977.50
 
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King Ranch Security Badge53A - King Ranch Security Badge
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Rare King Ranch Security badge acquired from Texas Ranger Walter Russel in 1985. Walter Russell was appointed to the Texas Rangers in 1952 & ret...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 675.00) x 1 = 5,175.00
 
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Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson's Sig Sauer P229 .4054 - Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson's Sig Sauer P229 .40
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* Duty carried by legendary modern Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Texas Ranger John Wood Para Ordinance P12 .4555 - Texas Ranger John Wood Para Ordinance P12 .45
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* Duty carried by Texas Ranger John Wood
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Texas Ranger Dino Henderson S&W Chief .38 Special56 - Texas Ranger Dino Henderson S&W Chief .38 Special
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* Duty carried by Texas Ranger Dino Henderson
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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Texas Ranger C.H. Trace McDonald Glock 17 9mm57 - Texas Ranger C.H. Trace McDonald Glock 17 9mm
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* Duty carried by Texas Ranger Trace McDonald.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow Ranger Badge58 - Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow Ranger Badge
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Badge worn by Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow when he was a patrolman in Sunset Valley Texas prior to his Ranger service.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow's Remington Rand 191159 - Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow's Remington Rand 1911
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* Duty carried by Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 4,600.00
 
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Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow Conroe Police Badge60 - Texas Ranger Johnny Krumnow Conroe Police Badge
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Conroe Police badge worn by Johnny Krumnow before going on to become a Texas Ranger
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Texas Ranger Colt 1911 Series "70" .38 Super61 - Texas Ranger Colt 1911 Series "70" .38 Super
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* With leather holster.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 2,185.00
 
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Cattle Brand Engraved Colt 1911 .45 D.W. Harris62 - Cattle Brand Engraved Colt 1911 .45 D.W. Harris
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* Mastodon Ivory Grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 525.00) x 1 = 4,025.00
 
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Gold Inlay Master Engraved Colt 1911 Matched Pair63 - Gold Inlay Master Engraved Colt 1911 Matched Pair
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* Pair of Master Engraved Colt 1911 National Match with matching engraved factory .22 Conversion slide in custom fitted presentation case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,750.00 + 1,162.50) x 1 = 8,912.50
 
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Factory Engraved Colt 1911 Pre-War Super Match64 - Factory Engraved Colt 1911 Pre-War Super Match
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* With Factory letter and book. Extremely rare. Only 23 factory engraved ones known to have ever been produced by Colt. This gun has been re-blued.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20,000.00 - 35,000.00
Sold to floor for (20,000.00 + 3,000.00) x 1 = 23,000.00
 
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Master Engraved Colt 1911 .45 By Rudolph Kornbrath65 - Master Engraved Colt 1911 .45 By Rudolph Kornbrath
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* Master Engraved by Rudolph J. Kornbrath. With factory letter. Also comes with "The Book of Colt Engraving". Barrel Length: 5". ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,500.00 + 1,575.00) x 1 = 12,075.00
 
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Engraved Pre-War Colt 191166 - Engraved Pre-War Colt 1911
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* Serial no. 13827
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to alborn for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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U.S. Marshal Tommy Heatherly S&W Model 66 .357 Mag67 - U.S. Marshal Tommy Heatherly S&W Model 66 .357 Mag
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* Engraved by Weldon Bledsoe for US Marshall Tommy Heatherly.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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US Marshal William Fossett Colt Officer Model .3868 - US Marshal William Fossett Colt Officer Model .38
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* Comes with factory letter and book.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 337.50) x 1 = 2,587.50
 
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"The Fitz" Colt Detective Special .38 Revolver69 - "The Fitz" Colt Detective Special .38 Revolver
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* Cutaway "Fitz" Trigger guard, Modified "Fitz" hammer without Spur. Factory Letter states it was factory shipped to the Harl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,000.00 + 1,500.00) x 1 = 11,500.00
 
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Barrow Gang Raymond Hamilton's Colt 1903 .3270 - Barrow Gang Raymond Hamilton's Colt 1903 .32
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* On display at the Texas Rangers Museum for 18 years. Was taken off of (Bonnie & Clyde) Barrow Gang member Raymond Hamilton when he was c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,000.00 + 1,500.00) x 1 = 11,500.00
 
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Texas Ranger Frank Hamer Oil Painting Portrait71 - Texas Ranger Frank Hamer Oil Painting Portrait
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Original oil painting belonged to Frank Hamer. 5.5" x 7". Pictured in a 1973 Austin Texas newspaper article with Frank Hamer jr.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 187.50) x 1 = 1,437.50
 
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U.S. Marshal John Riley's Colt & Winchester 190573 - U.S. Marshal John Riley's Colt & Winchester 1905
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* Colt Police Positive .38 & Winchester 1905 .32WSL. Both Belonged to US Marshall John Riley who was killed in a shootout in Ashley Count, AR i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Texas Ranger Weldon Lucas' Remington 1100 12GA74 - Texas Ranger Weldon Lucas' Remington 1100 12GA
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Train Robber Bill Carlisle Iver Johnson Revolver75 - Train Robber Bill Carlisle Iver Johnson Revolver
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* Iver Johnson Nickel Plated Revolver Belonged to Bill Carlisle "Lone Bandit", Last of the Train Robbers. Comes with Book and holster.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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FBI 10 Most Wanted Wilcoxson & Nussbaum Colt .2576 - FBI 10 Most Wanted Wilcoxson & Nussbaum Colt .25
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* With Bianchi Holster.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Calvin Goddard's Czech "DUO" .25 Vest Pistol77 - Calvin Goddard's Czech "DUO" .25 Vest Pistol
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* Goddard was the father of forensic firearm identification.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Colt New Army 1901 NRA Presidents Match Winner78 - Colt New Army 1901 NRA Presidents Match Winner
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* NRA Presidents Match Winner 1901 from the District of Columbia National Guard
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 142.50) x 1 = 1,092.50
 
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Colt 1911 Pre-War National Match79 - Colt 1911 Pre-War National Match
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* Belonged to Major General Robert Miller Comes with Factory Letter stating it was factory shipped directly to Captain Robert Miller in 1935.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 750.00) x 1 = 5,750.00
 
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Colt 1911 WWII British Lend-Lease Pistol80 - Colt 1911 WWII British Lend-Lease Pistol
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* British proofs throughout.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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.455 Webley Colt 1911 WWI British Royal Air Force81 - .455 Webley Colt 1911 WWI British Royal Air Force
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* In scarce .455 Webley configuration for British Royal Air Force in WWI. in original format with .455 magazine. The actual barrel is chambered in .4
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 2,875.00
 
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General Officers M1969 Colt 1911 9mm Prototype82 - General Officers M1969 Colt 1911 9mm Prototype
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* Rare one of kind prototype. Includes factory letter, box, belt rig, and a Horace Greeley's Book. Barrel Length: 4-1/4". Factory lette...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 825.00) x 1 = 6,325.00
 
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Colt 1911 Pre-War National Match .45 in Box83 - Colt 1911 Pre-War National Match .45 in Box
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* With factory adjustable sight factory & letter as such from Colt. In original Colt box from 1938.. Barrel Length: 5". Shipped to Th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (9,000.00 + 1,350.00) x 1 = 10,350.00
 
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Pre-WWI Springfield Armory 1911 NRA National Match84 - Pre-WWI Springfield Armory 1911 NRA National Match
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* Rare early gun. NRA National Match
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 2,875.00
 
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Colt 1911 .45 Tokyo Arsenal 1 of 10085 - Colt 1911 .45 Tokyo Arsenal 1 of 100
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* Scarce. One of 100 marked from Tokyo Arsenal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Colt Model 1911 .4586 - Colt Model 1911 .45
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00 + 345.00) x 1 = 2,645.00
 
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Colt Government Model 1911 .45 Pistol87 - Colt Government Model 1911 .45 Pistol
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* With Factory Letter. Barrel Length: 5". Shipped to White Hardware Company, Wilkes-Barre, PA on April 3, 1924.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,840.00
 
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Rare Factory Engraved Colt 1902 Military .3888 - Rare Factory Engraved Colt 1902 Military .38
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* Fewer than 30 factory engraved versions were produced.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to alborn for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Colt 1903 .32 ACP Pistol Serial Number #2389 - Colt 1903 .32 ACP Pistol Serial Number #23
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* Museum Quality. First day, possibly first hour produced. With factory Letter. Barrel Length: 4". Shipped to Pacific Hardware & Steel ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 4,600.00
 
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Colt VP P.W. Schwartz's Deluxe Colt 1908 Pistol90 - Colt VP P.W. Schwartz's Deluxe Colt 1908 Pistol
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* Richly Engraved by Alvin F. Herbert, finely plated in gold. Factory letter states shipped to P.W. Schwartz at Colt Manufacturing. This was the ve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 12,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (12,500.00 + 1,875.00) x 1 = 14,375.00
 
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Congressmen William A. Cullop's Colt 1903 .3291 - Congressmen William A. Cullop's Colt 1903 .32
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* Factory engraved Colt 1903 with factory letter stating it was sent from Colts Presentation account directly to Congressman Cullop in 1912.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to alborn for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Elmer Keith's Colt 1902 Sporting .3892 - Elmer Keith's Colt 1902 Sporting .38
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* Belongs to legendary author Hunter Elmer Keith.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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John Wayne Framed Autograph From "True Grit"93 - John Wayne Framed Autograph From "True Grit"
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John Wayne Framed Autograph From "True Grit"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 142.50) x 1 = 1,092.50
 
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Tom Mix's Cattle Brand Engraved Colt 1873 SAA .4594 - Tom Mix's Cattle Brand Engraved Colt 1873 SAA .45
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* Cattle Brand Engraved Colt SAA with 7 1/2" barrel & stag grips. Comes with Tom Mix signed letter, stating that is was purchased from ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (19,000.00 + 2,850.00) x 1 = 21,850.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA  US Cavalry RAC Inspected95 - Colt Model 1873 SAA US Cavalry RAC Inspected
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Colt Model 1873 SAA US Cavalry RAC Inspected
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 3,737.50
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Hartley & Graham Shipped96 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Hartley & Graham Shipped
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with Colt letter stating it was shipped to Hartley & Graham in 1882
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Civilian Model .44-4097 - Colt Model 1873 Civilian Model .44-40
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With Colt letter stating it was shipped in 1886
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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Colt 1873 Single Action Army Artillery Model .4598 - Colt 1873 Single Action Army Artillery Model .45
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Colt 1873 Single Action Army Artillery Model .45
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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Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Top Break .3899 - Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Top Break .38
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Factory Engraved Pearl grip. In the original box. Circa early 1890s. Antique.
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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Gustave Young Engraved Colt Dragoon 3rd Model100 - Gustave Young Engraved Colt Dragoon 3rd Model
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Factory Engraved by Gustave Young. Was a Sam Colt Presentation piece. Formally in the collection of Gary Burghoff, who starred as Radar in the seri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 18,000.00 - 25,000.00
Sold to floor for (13,500.00 + 2,025.00) x 1 = 15,525.00
 
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