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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Manhattan Navy Model Percussion Revolver606 - Manhattan Navy Model Percussion Revolver
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6.5" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Eli Whitney Navy Model Revolver607 - Eli Whitney Navy Model Revolver
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8" octagon barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Eli Whitney Percussion Revolver608 - Eli Whitney Percussion Revolver
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Approximately 5" barrel, engraved cylinder scene.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to rugercc for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Eli Whitney Navy Percussion Revolver609 - Eli Whitney Navy Percussion Revolver
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7.5" octagon barrel.
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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Eli Whitney Navy Percussion Revolver610 - Eli Whitney Navy Percussion Revolver
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7.5" octagon barrel.
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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Eli Whitney 38 CF Navy Conversion FCW Inspected611 - Eli Whitney 38 CF Navy Conversion FCW Inspected
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7.5" octagon barrel. "F.C.W." stamped on side-was inspected by Frank Warner.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Eli Whitney 36 Navy Percussion Revolver612 - Eli Whitney 36 Navy Percussion Revolver
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Serial no, 4808
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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Eli Whitney 31 Pocket Model613 - Eli Whitney 31 Pocket Model
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4" octagon barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Whitney 31 Pocket Model Revolver614 - Whitney 31 Pocket Model Revolver
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3.5" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Eli Whitney .31 Belt Model Revolver615 - Eli Whitney .31 Belt Model Revolver
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6" octagon barrel. Missing lever pin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver616 - Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver
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Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver617 - Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver
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36 cal, 7.5" octagon barrel. Pitting on barrel, cylinder, ram. 1.25" crack in grip.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Remington 36 New Model Navy Revolver618 - Remington 36 New Model Navy Revolver
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According to Mr. Rourke's notes, the pistol "Came from farm near Leavenworth, used against Indians" No supporting documentation ava...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Remington 1858 44 New Model Army Revolver619 - Remington 1858 44 New Model Army Revolver
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Remington 1858 44 New Model Army Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 862.50
 
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Remington & Sons .36 Belt Model Revolver620 - Remington & Sons .36 Belt Model Revolver
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6.5" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Remington 1858 New Model Pocket Navy .36 Revolver621 - Remington 1858 New Model Pocket Navy .36 Revolver
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4.5" octagon barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Remington Model 1858 Beals Navy Revolver622 - Remington Model 1858 Beals Navy Revolver
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Has WW Wolcott on butt, Serial no. 4003
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Remington 1858 Old Model Navy .36 Revolver623 - Remington 1858 Old Model Navy .36 Revolver
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Remington 1858 Old Model Navy .36 Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Remington 1858 New Model Army .44 Revolver624 - Remington 1858 New Model Army .44 Revolver
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Remington 1858 New Model Army .44 Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver625 - Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 59837
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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Manhattan Navy Series IV .36 Revolver626 - Manhattan Navy Series IV .36 Revolver
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Serial no. 64207
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to rugercc for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Manhattan Navy Series III .36 Revolver627 - Manhattan Navy Series III .36 Revolver
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Serial no. 20121
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to rugercc for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Manhattan Navy Series III .36 Revolver628 - Manhattan Navy Series III .36 Revolver
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Purchased by Mr. Rourke on 7-6-1960 Serial no. 33432
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Manhattan Navy Series IV .36 Revolver629 - Manhattan Navy Series IV .36 Revolver
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Serial no. 55709 "W.N." carved into left grip.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to rugercc for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Engraved Manhattan Navy .36 Revolver630 - Engraved Manhattan Navy .36 Revolver
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Manhattan Navy Series IIl Engraved, 6.5" octagon barrel. Serial no. 27300
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Manhattan .36 cal Navy Series III Revolver631 - Manhattan .36 cal Navy Series III Revolver
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Serial no. 17430 5" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene. Purchased 6-12-62 Don Bullock
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to dtcwholesale for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Manhattan Navy Series III .36 Revolver632 - Manhattan Navy Series III .36 Revolver
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Manhattan Pocket Navy. 4" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Percussion .54 Caliber Pistol633 - Percussion .54 Caliber Pistol
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Percussion .54 Caliber Pistol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 86.25
 
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Sword and Scabbard634 - Sword and Scabbard
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27.75" blade, 33.25" overall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Sword and Scabbard635 - Sword and Scabbard
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blade is stamped 02103 over older stamp of 9668, scabbard has stamp of 26187 32.5" blade, 38" overall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Sword and Scabbard636 - Sword and Scabbard
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The Pettibone Bros, Cincinnati, Ohio. Engraved German steel with floral scrolls, cannon, flags and spread eagle with "E Pluribus Unum"....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Antique Sword637 - Antique Sword
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27.75" blade, 33.25" overall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Sword and Scabbard638 - Sword and Scabbard
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Puma stamp, "Olingen", 30.5" blade 35.5" overall. possible WWII German sword
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Aetna Arms Revolver .22639 - Aetna Arms Revolver .22
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* Purchased 3-18-65 from Jackson Arms Serial no. 948
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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American Standard Tool .22 Revolver640 - American Standard Tool .22 Revolver
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American Standard Tool .22 Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock 22 Side Hammer Pocket Revolver641 - Allen & Wheelock 22 Side Hammer Pocket Revolver
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3" octagon barrel. Serial no. 623
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock 22 Side Hammer Pocket Revolver642 - Allen & Wheelock 22 Side Hammer Pocket Revolver
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3" octagon barrel. Serial no. 719
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock 22 Side Hammer Pocket Revolver643 - Allen & Wheelock 22 Side Hammer Pocket Revolver
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3" octagon barrel, Serial no. 189
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Deutsche Werke Werk Erfurt 6.35 mm Pistol644 - Deutsche Werke Werk Erfurt 6.35 mm Pistol
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* "Ortgies" patent vest pocket pistol.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Mauser 7.65 Auto Pistol645 - Mauser 7.65 Auto Pistol
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* "1920 S.sch i 102"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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French MAS 49/56 7.5 Cal Rifle646 - French MAS 49/56 7.5 Cal Rifle
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* With bayonet and accessories.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Imperial Japanese WWII Arisaka Rifle647 - Imperial Japanese WWII Arisaka Rifle
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* Approximately 25" barrel. Bolt stamped 462
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 201.25
 
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Imperial Japanese WWII Arisaka Rifle648 - Imperial Japanese WWII Arisaka Rifle
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to PaulSakamoto for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Imperial Japanese WWII Arisaka Rifle  Nazi Mark649 - Imperial Japanese WWII Arisaka Rifle Nazi Mark
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* Nazi proof markings. Carvings in stock, along with "22". "85469" stamped on bolt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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World War II British 1942 No.4 Mk I  Enfield Rifle650 - World War II British 1942 No.4 Mk I Enfield Rifle
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* .303 caliber
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to Lane.Robin.. for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Long Branch 1942 No. 4 Mk I Enfield Rifle651 - Long Branch 1942 No. 4 Mk I Enfield Rifle
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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WWII British Lithgow 1941 Enfield SMLE .303 Rifle652 - WWII British Lithgow 1941 Enfield SMLE .303 Rifle
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* Stock stamped 1942
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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1943 Nazi German Mauser K98 dot WWII Rifle653 - 1943 Nazi German Mauser K98 dot WWII Rifle
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* Nazi proof markings. Bolt is stamped 1456g
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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Nazi German 1943 bcd Mauser K98 WWII Rifle654 - Nazi German 1943 bcd Mauser K98 WWII Rifle
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* Nazi proof markings.
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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1937 Nazi German Mauser K98 Rifle655 - 1937 Nazi German Mauser K98 Rifle
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* Serial no. 2419. Nazi German proofs
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to Lane.Robin.. for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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