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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Small Texas Pine Desk Signed J. Hooton201 - Small Texas Pine Desk Signed J. Hooton
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32.5" tall, 22" wide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to bcjs.boehme for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Antique E. Puchta Saloon Table & Chairs202 - Antique E. Puchta Saloon Table & Chairs
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Emil Puchta of Washington, Missouri, patented Feb. 15, 1881. 35" x 36", 30" tall. With four antique chairs.
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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Cased Pair of Remington Vest Pocket Pistols203 - Cased Pair of Remington Vest Pocket Pistols
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Engraved .22 circa 1870's
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 337.50) x 1 = 2,587.50
 
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Remington Over Under Derringer204 - Remington Over Under Derringer
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Nickel plated, checkered ivory grips, .41 cal derringer.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Smith & Wesson Top Break .32 Special Agent205 - Smith & Wesson Top Break .32 Special Agent
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Smith & Wesson top break .32 cal. Marked Government Special Agent, with holster and badge.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,495.00
 
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Colt Detective Special .38 Revolver Wolf & Klar206 - Colt Detective Special .38 Revolver Wolf & Klar
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* Colt Detective Special .38 cal. Nickel plated, Wolf & Klar engraved with factory letter. Carved pearl steerhead grips, with ruby and gold ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 562.50) x 1 = 4,312.50
 
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Colt Model 1877 DA .38 Lightning207 - Colt Model 1877 DA .38 Lightning
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* Colt 1877 D.A. Lightning .38 cal with factory letter in excellent condition.
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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Colt Model 1873 Single Action .38-40208 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action .38-40
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* Colt 1873 Single Action .38-40 cal with factory letter, shipped 1902. 5" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 2,012.50
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action .44-40209 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action .44-40
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etched panel with factory letter 5.5" barrel, shipped 1885.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 2,875.00
 
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Colt Open Top Pocket .22 Revolver210 - Colt Open Top Pocket .22 Revolver
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Mfd.1873.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Colt Bisley Frontier Six Shooter Eden Texas211 - Colt Bisley Frontier Six Shooter Eden Texas
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* Colt 44-40 Bisley SA. 4.75" barrel. Butt is engraved "Eden Texas"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 2,012.50
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action .44-40212 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action .44-40
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Serial no. 105277
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 255.00) x 1 = 1,955.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action .38-40213 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action .38-40
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* Colt Single Action 38 WCF. 5.5" barrel. "Felix" carved in grip butt. According Gene Rourke's notes, the pistol was found in ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 187.50) x 1 = 1,437.50
 
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Winchester Model 71 Lever Action Rifle .348 WCF214 - Winchester Model 71 Lever Action Rifle .348 WCF
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* Approximately 24" barrel, manufactured 1947. 348 W.C.F.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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Winchester Model 1892 Rifle .25-20215 - Winchester Model 1892 Rifle .25-20
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* 24" octagon barrel. Manufactured 1911, 25-20WCF
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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Winchester Model 1873 Rifle .32216 - Winchester Model 1873 Rifle .32
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* 24" octagon barrel, .32 cal.
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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Parker Bros. Damascus Double Barrel Shotgun217 - Parker Bros. Damascus Double Barrel Shotgun
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Damascus 30" double barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Remington Double Barrel 12 Gauge Shotgun218 - Remington Double Barrel 12 Gauge Shotgun
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* 30" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to bcjs.boehme for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Engraved Cristoph Funk Double Barrel Shotgun219 - Engraved Cristoph Funk Double Barrel Shotgun
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* Gold inlay rabbit & fox, engraved. One hammer missing. manufactured by Christoph Funk, Suhl Germany.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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T.W. Cofer Norfolk Virginia Double Barrel Shotgun220 - T.W. Cofer Norfolk Virginia Double Barrel Shotgun
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30" double-barrels. "Norfolk, Va" inlaid between barrels, "T.W. Cofer" on hammer plate.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 210.00) x 1 = 1,610.00
 
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Merwin & Bray Plant's Army Model .42 Revolver221 - Merwin & Bray Plant's Army Model .42 Revolver
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.42 cup-fire. front-loading revolver,. 6" octagon barrel. Serial no. 3080
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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U.S. Navy Colt Model 1889 .38 Revolver222 - U.S. Navy Colt Model 1889 .38 Revolver
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U.S.N. stamp on butt plate. Serial no. 4654
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to Goat12Ga for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Eagle Arms Co. Plants Revolver223 - Eagle Arms Co. Plants Revolver
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Eagle Arms Co. (Plant) revolver. 3.5" octagon barrel, .28 cal Serial no. 5642
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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Manhattan Navy Model .36 Revolver224 - Manhattan Navy Model .36 Revolver
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5" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene, .36 cal. series III. Serial no. 37933
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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Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver225 - Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver
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8" barrel, cylinder engraved. Serial no. 154900
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Rare Allen & Wheelock .45 Lip-Fire Revolver No.30226 - Rare Allen & Wheelock .45 Lip-Fire Revolver No.30
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7.5" barrel. Serial no. 30
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver227 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver
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.31 cal revolver. Serial no. 616
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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Allen & Wheelock Side-Hammer Revolver228 - Allen & Wheelock Side-Hammer Revolver
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Engraved cylinder
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Bacon Arms Co. Spur Trigger .32 Rim-Fire Revolver229 - Bacon Arms Co. Spur Trigger .32 Rim-Fire Revolver
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Rollin White patent. 5" octagon barrel, .32 rimfire.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Union .32 Rim-Fire Revolver230 - Union .32 Rim-Fire Revolver
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4" octagon barrel, center hammer revolver. Likely manufactured by Bacon Arms Co. Serial no. 231
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Revolver with Ivory Grips231 - Allen & Wheelock Revolver with Ivory Grips
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5" octagon barrel. Spur trigger
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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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver232 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver
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.32 rimfire. Serial no. 246
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer .32 Rimfire Revolver233 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer .32 Rimfire Revolver
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engraved cylinder scene, .32 rimfire. Serial no. 481
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock Pocket Revolver234 - Allen & Wheelock Pocket Revolver
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4" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene. Serial no. 633
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock Police Model Revolver235 - Allen & Wheelock Police Model Revolver
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Spur trigger police model
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock Spur Trigger Revolver236 - Allen & Wheelock Spur Trigger Revolver
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Approximately 6" octagon barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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L.W. Pond .32 Rimfire Revolver Smith & Wesson237 - L.W. Pond .32 Rimfire Revolver Smith & Wesson
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Manufactured for Smith & Wesson. 4" octagon barrel, .32 rimfire.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Engraved Moore Teat-Fire Revolver238 - Engraved Moore Teat-Fire Revolver
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3.25" barrel, .30 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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American Arms Derringer .22 & .32239 - American Arms Derringer .22 & .32
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Wheelers patent .22 & .32 cal derringer.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Allen & Wheelock .36 Single Shot Pistol240 - Allen & Wheelock .36 Single Shot Pistol
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4.5" octagon barrel, .36 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver Ivory Grips241 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver Ivory Grips
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2.5" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene, ivory grips. .22 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver242 - Allen & Wheelock Side Hammer Revolver
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2.5" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder, back pin. .22 cal. Serial no. 590
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Engraved Manhattan .22 Revolver243 - Engraved Manhattan .22 Revolver
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3" octagon barrel. .22 cal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to Oleh for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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American Standard Tool .22 Revolver244 - American Standard Tool .22 Revolver
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Engraved cylinder scene. Broken hinge. Purchased in a Boerne antique shop 1962.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Engraved American Standard Tool .22 Revolver245 - Engraved American Standard Tool .22 Revolver
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Engraved barrel. .22 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Smith & Wesson Model 1 1/2 .32 Revolver246 - Smith & Wesson Model 1 1/2 .32 Revolver
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.32 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Army247 - Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Army
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6" octagon barrel, .32 rimfire. Serial no. 4341
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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Colt 1860 Army Civilian Model .44 Revolver248 - Colt 1860 Army Civilian Model .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 182415
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Remington New Model Army .44 Civil War Revolver249 - Remington New Model Army .44 Civil War Revolver
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Remington New Model .44 Army.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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Savage Model 1861 Navy .36 Double Trigger Revolver250 - Savage Model 1861 Navy .36 Double Trigger Revolver
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Used by both sides during the Civil War. Serial no. 8538
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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