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Rock Island - Premiere Collector's Firearms Auction

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The first great firearms sale of the decade.
An encyclopedic selection of Colts, Winchesters, U.S. and German Military, Sporting Arms, 19th Century American Arms, & Americana.
Magnificent Exhibition Quality Gold Finished Russian Tula Arsenal Attributed Flintlock Pistol1Magnificent Exhibition Quality Gold Finished Russian Tula Arsenal Attributed Flintlock Pistol
According to information provided by the consignor, this arm was the product of Russia's Tula Arsenal. Established by order of Tsar Peter the First in
Start Price : 12,000.00 | Estimates : 25,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sold to floor for (22,500.00 + 4,387.50) x 1 = 26,887.50
Cased Engraved Pair of Goddard & Co Vest Pocket Percussion Pistols with Accessories2Cased Engraved Pair of Goddard & Co Vest Pocket Percussion Pistols with Accessories
This matching pair of percussion pistols feature a scroll engraved frame and fish head motif hammer. The left side is marked "Goddard & Co"...
Start Price : 2,250.00 | Estimates : 4,500.00 - 6,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 633.75) x 1 = 3,883.75
Cased Engraved Pair of English Wilson Over/Under Swivel Breech Percussion Large Caliber Pistols3Cased Engraved Pair of English Wilson Over/Under Swivel Breech Percussion Large Caliber Pistols
This is a fine matching pair of English percussion pistols in their original case. The pistols are completely casehardened and have light floral scrol
Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 682.50) x 1 = 4,182.50
Magnificent Cased Pair of 19th Century, Ivory Stocked, Engraved, Gold-Inlaid Target Pistols Marked D4Magnificent Cased Pair of 19th Century, Ivory Stocked, Engraved, Gold-Inlaid Target Pistols Marked D
Cased pair of 19th century European target pistols with carved ivory stocks and ivory mounted accessories. The pistol have rifled full-octagon damasce
Start Price : 10,000.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 40,000.00
Sold to bach33089 for (22,500.00 + 4,387.50) x 1 = 26,887.50
Cased Pair of 19th Century French Target Pistols by Galand5Cased Pair of 19th Century French Target Pistols by Galand
Cased pair of exhibition quality percussion target pistols made by Galand of Paris c.1850. The pistols have blued, full-octagon, rifled barrels with d
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00 + 1,462.50) x 1 = 8,962.50
Pair of Gold Inlaid and Engraved J. Schenk Percussion Target Pistols with Relief Carved Stock6Pair of Gold Inlaid and Engraved J. Schenk Percussion Target Pistols with Relief Carved Stock
This lot consists of a matching pair of gold inlaid and engraved J. Schenk of Marienbad (Czech Republic) percussion target pistols. The pistol is equi
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 2,750.00 - 4,250.00
Sold to floor for (4,250.00 + 828.75) x 1 = 5,078.75
Superb Exhibition Grade French Hunting Sword with Finely Engraved Silver Sheath and Figural Silver H7Superb Exhibition Grade French Hunting Sword with Finely Engraved Silver Sheath and Figural Silver H
Measuring 25 inches in overall length, this sword is equipped with a double edged spear point blade, 18 1/2 inches long, with a pair of deep, thin 7 1
Start Price : 9,500.00 | Estimates : 19,000.00 - 27,500.00
Sold to floor for (18,000.00 + 3,510.00) x 1 = 21,510.00
Historical and Rare Wogdon Double-Barrel Flintlock Pistol with Presentation from King George III to 8Historical and Rare Wogdon Double-Barrel Flintlock Pistol with Presentation from King George III to
Massive double-barrel flintlock pistol with folding bayonet made by Robert Wogden of London around 1760. The right barrel is inlaid with the inscripti
Start Price : 7,500.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 25,000.00
Sold to floor for (17,000.00 + 3,315.00) x 1 = 20,315.00
Rare Historical Documented Gastinne Renette Napoleon III Breech-Loading Carbine9Rare Historical Documented Gastinne Renette Napoleon III Breech-Loading Carbine
This is an extremely rare example of a unique lever action, single-shot, breech-loading carbine made by famous Paris gun maker Gastinne Renette for Na
Start Price : 11,000.00 | Estimates : 22,500.00 - 37,500.00
Sold to floor for (19,000.00 + 3,705.00) x 1 = 22,705.00
Highly Scarce Flag for the 85th Cohort of Napoleon's French National Guard10Highly Scarce Flag for the 85th Cohort of Napoleon's French National Guard
Established in the early 1790's, the National Guard ended up fighting on both sides of the French Revolution, initially with the Royalists before a sh
Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00 + 1,170.00) x 1 = 7,170.00
Extraordinary Freccero Facon Gaucho Style Knife with Solid Silver Sheath and Hilt, Extensive Gold Pa11Extraordinary Freccero Facon Gaucho Style Knife with Solid Silver Sheath and Hilt, Extensive Gold Pa
Originally popularized by the gentlemen of Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and later seen as a trademark of the South American gaucho, the facon knife
Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00 + 1,462.50) x 1 = 8,962.50
Spectacular Cased Engraved Silver Inlaid Matching Pair of William Moore Flintlock Pistols12Spectacular Cased Engraved Silver Inlaid Matching Pair of William Moore Flintlock Pistols
This matching pair of flintlock pistols feature Damascus pattern 4 inch octagon barrels with 2 silver inlaid bands on the top three flats at the breec
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 12,000.00 - 18,000.00
Sold to floor for (14,000.00 + 2,730.00) x 1 = 16,730.00
Unique Presentation "Coffin" Cased French Lefaucheux Combination Pinfire Revolver Dagger Made for th13Unique Presentation "Coffin" Cased French Lefaucheux Combination Pinfire Revolver Dagger Made for th
This is a very unique combination French pinfire revolver and dagger that was made for Jose Balta the 19th President of Peru. Balta was born in Lima,
Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (8,000.00 + 1,560.00) x 1 = 9,560.00
Cased Engraved Matching Pair of French Lamouroux Percussion Target Pistols14Cased Engraved Matching Pair of French Lamouroux Percussion Target Pistols
This matching pair of French dueling pistols feature a 11 inch fluted octagon barrel with a dovetailed blade front sight and marked "2298"...
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,500.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00 + 1,170.00) x 1 = 7,170.00
Matching Pair of Gold Inlaid Damascus Pattern Percussion Target Pistols15Matching Pair of Gold Inlaid Damascus Pattern Percussion Target Pistols
This lot consists of a matching pair of percussion pistols. The rifled Damascus barrel has "DAMAS TURC" gold inlaid on the top flat toward...
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
Gold Inlaid Nicolas-Noel Boutet Percussion Pistol Barrel16Gold Inlaid Nicolas-Noel Boutet Percussion Pistol Barrel
This percussion barrel was produced by the Manufacture de Versailles under the direction of Nicolas-Noel Boutet. Boutet has often been called the &q...
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
Brown Marked Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss with Snap Bayonet17Brown Marked Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss with Snap Bayonet
This is an example of a Brown flintlock blunderbuss with brass barrel and furniture and a snap bayonet. The lock plate is script marked "Brown&...
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
Massive British Proofed Flintlock Brass Barrel Blunderbuss18Massive British Proofed Flintlock Brass Barrel Blunderbuss
There are no maker markings with the left side of the barrel at the breech stamped with a series of proofs (star/B, crown/GP, crown/V). The
Start Price : 1,900.00 | Estimates : 3,750.00 - 6,500.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 877.50) x 1 = 5,377.50
English Noyes Marked Brass Cannon Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss with Snap Bayonet19English Noyes Marked Brass Cannon Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss with Snap Bayonet
The top barrel flat is marked "WARMINSTER" and the lock is marked "NOYES" ahead of the hammer. The muzzle of the brass barrel me...
Start Price : 1,900.00 | Estimates : 3,750.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
Durs Egg London Flintlock Blunderbuss with Engraved Silver Furniture20Durs Egg London Flintlock Blunderbuss with Engraved Silver Furniture
Produced without sights, with a band of engraving around the flared muzzle, light engraving on the tang and breech, "London" signed on the...
Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 682.50) x 1 = 4,182.50
English Gardner Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss21English Gardner Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss
Marked "GARDNER" on the lock plate, two cross scepter proofs on the left rear of the barrel and a "T" on the lower tang. All bra...
Start Price : 1,400.00 | Estimates : 2,750.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
Silver and Gold Inlaid Japanese Matchlock22Silver and Gold Inlaid Japanese Matchlock
This Japanese matchlock has an octagon barrel featuring a cannon-type muzzle. Gold inlaid Japanese script along with a silver and gold inlaid pattern
Start Price : 1,400.00 | Estimates : 2,750.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 877.50) x 1 = 5,377.50
Massive Japanese Matchlock with Heavy Barrel23Massive Japanese Matchlock with Heavy Barrel
This Japanese matchlock is fitted with a 41 inch heavy octagon barrel that gauges at 69 caliber. The action has brass components. The smooth full leng
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 214.50) x 1 = 1,314.50
Japanese Matchlock Rifle with Silver Inlay24Japanese Matchlock Rifle with Silver Inlay
This Japanese matchlock is 49 3/4 inches in length and has the distinctive stock with short butt. The unique brass Japanese matchlock action has a ser
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 253.50) x 1 = 1,553.50
Heavy Barreled Japanese Style Matchlock Carbine25Heavy Barreled Japanese Style Matchlock Carbine
Raised blade front and notch rear sights, with a swiveling brass shield on the iron flash pan, the base of which shows a few small, untranslated marki
Start Price : 475.00 | Estimates : 950.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
Attractive Japanese Tachi with Gold Accented Fittings26Attractive Japanese Tachi with Gold Accented Fittings
27 1/2 inch blade, with a strong, wavy temper line and a gold washed copper habaki with engraved accents. Round blackened brass tsuba with gold finish
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 633.75) x 1 = 3,883.75
Excellent Military Pattern Japanese Sword27Excellent Military Pattern Japanese Sword
Shin-Gunto pattern sword, 27 1/4 inch blade with a wavy hamon and a gold washed copper habaki. Military pattern tsuba, with three seppa on each side a
Start Price : 425.00 | Estimates : 850.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 370.50) x 1 = 2,270.50
Exceptional Contemporary LeMaire Marked Takedown Revolving Flintlock Fowler28Exceptional Contemporary LeMaire Marked Takedown Revolving Flintlock Fowler
This unique professionally manufactured copy of a late 17th Century flintlock revolving fowler features a barrel and stock that break down. The barrel
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 633.75) x 1 = 3,883.75
Extraordinary Custom Engraved Stephen Alexander Marked Percussion Rifle Published in R.L. Wilson's B29Extraordinary Custom Engraved Stephen Alexander Marked Percussion Rifle Published in R.L. Wilson's B
This is an exceptional example of a big bore percussion rifle marked Stephen Alexander and is pictured on page 306 of R.L. Wilson's "Steel Canv...
Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
Rare Massive Indian Percussion Camel Gun30Rare Massive Indian Percussion Camel Gun
This is a very rare example of a fine quality massive Indian percussion camel gun manufactured c.1840-50. The gun has a rifled, octagon barrel with Da
Start Price : 3,250.00 | Estimates : 6,500.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to floor for (8,000.00 + 1,560.00) x 1 = 9,560.00
Spectacular M. Aragon Silver Inlaid Spanish Miquelet Percussion Sporting Shotgun31Spectacular M. Aragon Silver Inlaid Spanish Miquelet Percussion Sporting Shotgun
This is a nice example of an Aragon manufactured silver inlaid Spanish Miquelet. Aragon was one of the few late Spanish gun makers after the Kingdom o
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
Arabian Flintlock Damascus Miquelet Rifle32Arabian Flintlock Damascus Miquelet Rifle
Two Arabian proofs are stamped on the Damascus barrel near the breech. These two proofs are the only markings on this rifle. The rear sight is a serie
Start Price : 425.00 | Estimates : 850.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
Collector's Lot of Two Arabian Style Ornate Flintlock Miquelet Rifles33Collector's Lot of Two Arabian Style Ornate Flintlock Miquelet Rifles
The top of the barrel has an unidentified marking with a filled rear dovetail slot. The full length stock features an extensive wire inlaid pattern in
Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 975.00) x 1 = 5,975.00
Cased Identified Royal Pair of Finely Engraved Gold Inlaid C.G. Koenig Double Hammer Rifles34Cased Identified Royal Pair of Finely Engraved Gold Inlaid C.G. Koenig Double Hammer Rifles
This matched pair of double rifles were reportedly made for the Royal Family of Karl Gustaf by C.G. Koenig, Sachsen, Coburg. Caspar Georg Koenig (1793
Start Price : 7,500.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 25,000.00
Sold to floor for (17,000.00 + 3,315.00) x 1 = 20,315.00
Extraordinary Exhibition Engraved W.& C. Scott Jacob Percussion Rifle Made for The 1862 Internationa35Extraordinary Exhibition Engraved W.& C. Scott Jacob Percussion Rifle Made for The 1862 Internationa
This is an exceptional example of a W.& C. Scott Jacobs percussion rifle which was made as part of a collection of guns specially made for display at
Start Price : 7,000.00 | Estimates : 14,000.00 - 22,500.00
Sold to floor for (11,000.00 + 2,145.00) x 1 = 13,145.00
Rare Experimental Early Mauser Norris Patent Model 67/69 Bolt Action36Rare Experimental Early Mauser Norris Patent Model 67/69 Bolt Action
This rifle was made by Peter Paul and Wilhelm Mauser for Contractor Samuel Morris in Liege, Belgium. The rifle is built with a very early Mauser actio
Start Price : 1,700.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 6,500.00
Sold to floor for (7,000.00 + 1,365.00) x 1 = 8,365.00
Shooting Presentation Enfield-Snider Breech Loading Single Shot Rifle with Inscribed Plaque37Shooting Presentation Enfield-Snider Breech Loading Single Shot Rifle with Inscribed Plaque
This particular rifle was presented as a shooting award held by Victoria Rifles in 1863 and subsequently refurbished with cartridge. The right side of
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
Very Fine Silver Mounted St Etienne Flintlock Pocket Pistol38Very Fine Silver Mounted St Etienne Flintlock Pocket Pistol
This is an exception example of a high quality French flintlock pocket pistol with silver mounts. The lock is marked "A St ETIENNE". Part...
Start Price : 1,400.00 | Estimates : 2,750.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 370.50) x 1 = 2,270.50
Robert Harvey Marked English Engraved Queen Anne Flintlock Pistol with Attractive Silver Inlaid Grip39Robert Harvey Marked English Engraved Queen Anne Flintlock Pistol with Attractive Silver Inlaid Grip
No makers marks or visible proofs. One piece barrel and lower frame with light scroll engraving on the frame, hammer and frizzen, tapered barrel with
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
Unmarked Miniature "Queen Anne" Style Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Brass Grip40Unmarked Miniature "Queen Anne" Style Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Brass Grip
This is a unique miniature version of an English "Queen Anne" style flintlock pistol. No makers marks or visible proofs. Light engraving o...
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
Wood Marked Flintlock Pistol41Wood Marked Flintlock Pistol
This is an example of a Luke Wood Flintlock Pistol. Luke Wood of Pleasant Falls, Massachusetts, operated his gun shop form 1794 to 1821. His primary
Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
Unmarked Engraved Brass Mounted Flintlock Pocket Pistol42Unmarked Engraved Brass Mounted Flintlock Pocket Pistol
No makers marks or visible proof marks. Brass mountings including lock and flash pan. The lock and hammer are engraved with simple scroll designs. Iro
Start Price : 425.00 | Estimates : 850.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
Two Antique Brass Flintlock Pistols43Two Antique Brass Flintlock Pistols
No makers marks or visible proofs, frame and barrel are one piece, iron frizzen, hammer, trigger and safety, brass remaining parts, including ram rod.
Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,434.00
Attractive Brander Marked Silver Mounted Flintlock Pistol with Brass Barrel44Attractive Brander Marked Silver Mounted Flintlock Pistol with Brass Barrel
This is an example of a British made brass barreled, silver mounted flintlock holster pistol. The top rear barrel flat is marked "BRANDER MINOR...
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 877.50) x 1 = 5,377.50
Fine Gold Accented Flintlock Damascus Barrel Blunderbuss with Extensively Wired Inlaid Stock45Fine Gold Accented Flintlock Damascus Barrel Blunderbuss with Extensively Wired Inlaid Stock
Flared Damascus barrel, with gold accents at the muzzle and breech, raised panels on top, and a proof stamp at the rear. The lock plate is marked with
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,390.00
Grice Marked Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss46Grice Marked Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss
The lock plate is script marked "Grice". The top barrel flat is script marked "London" and the upper left barrel flat is stamped...
Start Price : 1,400.00 | Estimates : 2,750.00 - 4,250.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
Fine French Brass Barreled M R Versailles Marked Flintlock Pistol47Fine French Brass Barreled M R Versailles Marked Flintlock Pistol
The right barrel flat is marked "M R VERSAILLES" ahead of the touchhole and the brass lock plate is unmarked. The brass barrel has a canno...
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
Fine Unmarked Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistol with Brass Barrel48Fine Unmarked Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistol with Brass Barrel
No makers marks or visible proof marks. Brass barrel and iron mountings, including decorative side plate and replacement button head ramrod. BBL: 5
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 370.50) x 1 = 2,270.50
Unmarked Silver Inlaid European Flintlock Coach Gun49Unmarked Silver Inlaid European Flintlock Coach Gun
Produced with a flared muzzle, featuring fine scroll pattern inlaid silver decoration at the muzzle, breech and in a band along the top of the weapon.
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to zimbad for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
Edward Bate 1800 Ottoman Empire Contract Flintlock Pistol50Edward Bate 1800 Ottoman Empire Contract Flintlock Pistol
This is an example of an Ottoman Empire contract pistol as manufactured by Edward Bate of London, England. After the Ottoman Empire allied itself with
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00