GENE ROURKE ESTATE AUCTION

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Burley Auction is proud to present the Gene R. Rourke Estate collection featuring over 700 antique firearms. Many have not seen the light of day in 50 years. Most were wrapped in Vietnam War era newspapers. Rourke was a lifetime member of the Texas Gun Collectors Association, winning best in show/most outstanding firearm in 1966. Auction features Rare Confederate Civil War revolvers, Le Mats, Griswolds, Leech & Rigdon, and many other rare Civil War firearms, Confederate swords, cased Colt pistols, engraved Colts, early Henry Rifle, the largest collection of Merwin & Hulbert revolvers we've ever seen, collection of Starr revolvers & many, many others, plus 30 Swedish Mausers, early Colt sporters & 30 Russian SKSs new in box, WWII German Lugers & Japanese Arisaka rifles, gold coins, estate jewelry, oil paintings, western art, early Texas poker table, & so much more. Please make plans to join us. 15%BP TX#15184. 830-629-9280 BurleyAuction.com

PREVIEW: Friday, April 12th Noon- 6PM & Saturday, April 13th 8AM-10AM 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 1860 Army .44 Revolver 3 Screw453 - Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver 3 Screw
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Serial no. 35912
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver 3 Screw454 - Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver 3 Screw
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acquired by Mr. Rourke 1962, in a deal involving a 1958 Impala. Cut for shoulder stock. Serial no. 52059
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Colt Model 1861 Navy456 - Colt Model 1861 Navy
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Colt .36 cal 1861 Navy. Acquired by Mr. Rourke in 1959. was originally part of a two gun set by serial no. 11440 with a 2 below it.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver457 - Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver
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5" barrel, .31 caliber. Serial no. 51822
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Colt 1849 Pocket 6-Shot Model Revolver458 - Colt 1849 Pocket 6-Shot Model Revolver
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Serial no. 24706 .31 caliber. 6" barrel. Acquired by Mr. Rourke in 1961
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to rugercc for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Colt Model 1853 Pocket Navy Revolver459 - Colt Model 1853 Pocket Navy Revolver
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.36 cal 5.5" barrel. Serial no. 15983
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Colt Model 1853 Pocket Navy Revolver460 - Colt Model 1853 Pocket Navy Revolver
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.36 cal 4.5" barrel. Serial no. 18353
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army Relic Revolver461 - Colt Model 1860 Army Relic Revolver
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Colt 1860 44 Army. Surface rust, missing grips. Found in the ashes of a building in Lawrence, Kansas by John McFarland after Quantrill's raid...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to waffenman for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Antique Cannon Ball Collection462 - Antique Cannon Ball Collection
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Antique Cannon Ball Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Collection of Early Hand Forged Branding Irons463 - Collection of Early Hand Forged Branding Irons
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Collection of Early Hand Forged Branding Irons
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to mauler for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Nickel Framed Counter Top Display Case464 - Nickel Framed Counter Top Display Case
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Nickel Framed Counter Top Display Case
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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1992 Olympic Gold Medalist Autographed Shot Put465 - 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist Autographed Shot Put
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autographed by Mike Stulce, American Gold Medalist in the 1992 Olympics
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Two Antique Jaeger Knife / German Short Swords466 - Two Antique Jaeger Knife / German Short Swords
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Two Antique Jaeger Knife / German Short Swords
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Collection of Bayonets467 - Collection of Bayonets
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Collection of Bayonets
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 258.75
 
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Collection of Antique Bullet Molds468 - Collection of Antique Bullet Molds
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Collection of Antique Bullet Molds
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Collection of Antique Percussion Cap Tins & Horn469 - Collection of Antique Percussion Cap Tins & Horn
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with antique percussion cap dispensing horn.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Collection of Pistol Grips470 - Collection of Pistol Grips
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Collection of Pistol Grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Antique Gun Parts471 - Antique Gun Parts
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Antique Gun Parts
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Antique Fitted Revolver Case472 - Antique Fitted Revolver Case
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Antique Fitted Revolver Case
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Clark's Spool Cabinet473 - Clark's Spool Cabinet
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Clark's Spool Cabinet
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Starr Arms Army .44 Revolver474 - Starr Arms Army .44 Revolver
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8" barrel Serial no. 55293
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver475 - Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver
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serial no. 28192
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver476 - Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver
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Serial no. 39681
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver477 - Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver
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Starr Arms revolver, 6" barrel, "MHM" in grips. Serial no. 1409
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver478 - Starr Arms Percussion Civil War Revolver
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8" barrel Seial no. 55260
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Massachusetts Arms Kerr's Patent Revolver479 - Massachusetts Arms Kerr's Patent Revolver
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6" octagon barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Massachusetts Arms Adams Patent Revolver No. 187480 - Massachusetts Arms Adams Patent Revolver No. 187
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Serial no. 187
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to jager1854 for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Colt Model 1848 Dragoon Revolver481 - Colt Model 1848 Dragoon Revolver
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Serial no. 17995
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Webley Percussion Revolver482 - Webley Percussion Revolver
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Webley Percussion Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to fabbidder for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Savage Double Trigger Revolver483 - Savage Double Trigger Revolver
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Serial no. 413
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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Remington Model 1858 Army .44 Revolver484 - Remington Model 1858 Army .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 17355
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Remington Model 1858 Army .44 Revolver485 - Remington Model 1858 Army .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 6941
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Nickel Remington Model 1858 Revolver486 - Nickel Remington Model 1858 Revolver
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Serial no. 16213
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Remington Model 1858 Army .44 Revolver487 - Remington Model 1858 Army .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 7405
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Remington Model 1858 Revolver488 - Remington Model 1858 Revolver
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Serial no. 2738
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Smith & Wesson Revolver489 - Smith & Wesson Revolver
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Serial no. 324
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Spur Trigger .32 Revolver490 - Allen & Wheelock Spur Trigger .32 Revolver
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5" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene Serial no. 323
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver491 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver
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3.75" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene Serial no. 383
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver492 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver
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3" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene. Serial no. 370
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to Oleh for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver493 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver
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Approximately 3.5" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver No.62494 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver No.62
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Serial no. 62
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver495 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Pocket Revolver
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Serial no. 47
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Rollin White Smith & Wesson .22 Revolver496 - Rollin White Smith & Wesson .22 Revolver
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Manf'd for S&W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Marlin Tip Up Revolver497 - Marlin Tip Up Revolver
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"C. Hyams" engraved under butt. Serial no. 22
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 258.75
 
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Eli Whitney Revolver498 - Eli Whitney Revolver
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3.5" octagon barrel Serial no. 551
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert XL No.3499 - Merwin Hulbert XL No.3
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3" octagon barrel. Serial no. 6336
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Engraved Hopkins & Allen XL No.2500 - Engraved Hopkins & Allen XL No.2
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.32 Cal., 3.25" octagon barrel, engraved nickel plate, checkered grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Colt AR-15 A2 .223 Government Carbine In Box501 - Colt AR-15 A2 .223 Government Carbine In Box
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* Like new in box. Serial no. GC017980
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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Colt Sporter Lightweight AR-15 Rifle In Box502 - Colt Sporter Lightweight AR-15 Rifle In Box
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* Like new in box. Serial no. SL026969
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Colt  Match Target Rifle HBAR AR-15 .223503 - Colt Match Target Rifle HBAR AR-15 .223
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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