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 1851 Navy .36 Revolver251 - Colt Model 1851 Navy .36 Revolver
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Serial no. 3666
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 Model 1851 Navy .36 Revolver252 - Colt Model 1851 Navy .36 Revolver
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Serial no. 89089
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Colt Model 1851 Navy .36 Revolver253 - Colt Model 1851 Navy .36 Revolver
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According to Mr. Rourke's notes, this serail no. 97685 is in the serial number range purchased by the South prior to the Civil War.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,840.00
 
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Remington New Model Army .44 Revolver254 - Remington New Model Army .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 63502
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Remington New Model Army .44 Revolver255 - Remington New Model Army .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 62063
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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Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver256 - Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
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Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Colt Model 1862 Revolver257 - Colt Model 1862 Revolver
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6.5" barrel, .36 cal. Serial no. 7678
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Colt Model 1849 .31 Revolver Hartford258 - Colt Model 1849 .31 Revolver Hartford
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6" barrel, .31 cal. Serial no. 175452
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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Engraved Manhattan Series II Revolver259 - Engraved Manhattan Series II Revolver
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5" octagon barrel, engraved, .31 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Ruger Single Six Fully Engraved260 - Ruger Single Six Fully Engraved
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* Ruger Single Six .22 mag, 3 screw, fully engraved with 6.5" barrel
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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Pair of Ruger New Vaquero Special Edition261 - Pair of Ruger New Vaquero Special Edition
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* Sequential serial number (51039313 & 51039314) pair of Ruger New Vaquero Special Edition .45 cal single action revolvers. Original box for ...
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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Ruger Blackhawk 30 Cal Carbine262 - Ruger Blackhawk 30 Cal Carbine
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* Old Model Blackhawk .30cal Carbine. 7.5" barrel length, in box. Serial no. 1458
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Ruger New Model Blackhawk263 - Ruger New Model Blackhawk
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* .357 Magnum, 6.5" barrel, in box
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Ruger New Model Blackhawk .357 Magnum264 - Ruger New Model Blackhawk .357 Magnum
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* .357 Magnum, 6.5" barrel length, in box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Ruger Single Six .22 Revolver In Box265 - Ruger Single Six .22 Revolver In Box
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* Old model .22 cal Single Six in box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Remington 1911 R1 .45 Auto Pistol266 - Remington 1911 R1 .45 Auto Pistol
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* .45 cal, new in box. 5" threaded barrel, set trigger, 8 shot magazine.
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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Springfield Armory M14267 - Springfield Armory M14
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* M-14 Springfield Armory US Gov't 7.62 cal, Acquired through NRA and National Junior Olympics.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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Winchester Model 42 .410 Skeet Shotgun268 - Winchester Model 42 .410 Skeet Shotgun
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* Winchester Model 42 Skeet .410 pump shotgun, 2 1/2 chamber. Lyman Cutts Compensator choke. Manufactured 1942.
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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L.C. Smith/ Hunter Arms Coach Gun269 - L.C. Smith/ Hunter Arms Coach Gun
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* Engraved, 18" double barrel.
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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Richards Double Barrel Percussion Shotgun270 - Richards Double Barrel Percussion Shotgun
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Approximately 32" barrel, "London Fine Twist" stamped between barrels.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Engraved T. Barker Double Barrel Shotgun271 - Engraved T. Barker Double Barrel Shotgun
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* 16 gauge, 30" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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G.S. Sonntag & Co. Double Barrel Shotgun272 - G.S. Sonntag & Co. Double Barrel Shotgun
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* 32" barrel, 12 gauge percussion.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Double Barrel Shotgun273 - Double Barrel Shotgun
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* Carved stock, 30" barrels
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Remington & Sons Model 1874 Double Barrel Shotgun274 - Remington & Sons Model 1874 Double Barrel Shotgun
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30" double barrels, 10 gauge.
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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Springfield Model 1892 .30-40 Krag275 - Springfield Model 1892 .30-40 Krag
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Krag Springfield 30-40 Model 1892, dated 1894.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1905276 - Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1905
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* Carl Gustaf 1905 M-96. Approximately 29" barrel, 6.5 x 55mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1914277 - Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1914
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* Carl Gustaf 1914 M-96. Approximately 29" barrel, 6.5 x 55mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1906278 - Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1906
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* Carl Gustaf 1906 M-96. Approximately 29" barrel, 6.5 x 55mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1921279 - Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1921
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* Carl Gustaf 1921 M-96. Approximately 29" barrel, target sight, 6.5 x 55mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1910280 - Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1910
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* Carl Gustaf 1910 M-96. Approximately 29" barrel, 6.5 x 55mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1920281 - Carl Gustaf M-96 Swedish Mauser 1920
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* Carl Gustaf 1920 M-96. 6.5 x 55mm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Husqvarna Swedish Mauser M1938  1941282 - Husqvarna Swedish Mauser M1938 1941
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* Husqvarna 1941. Approximately 23.5" barrel, 6.5 x 55mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Rock Island Arsenal Model 1903 Rifle283 - Rock Island Arsenal Model 1903 Rifle
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* .30-06 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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U.S. Remington Model 03-A3 Rifle284 - U.S. Remington Model 03-A3 Rifle
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* Remington .30-06 cal. Model 03A3.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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R. Johnson Model 1836 Percussion Conversion Pistol285 - R. Johnson Model 1836 Percussion Conversion Pistol
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Robert Johnson 1836 flintlock-percussion conversion pistol. Approximately 8" barrel. "JH" stamped on barrel. Dated 1844, .56 cal.
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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Cavalry Percussion Pistol286 - Cavalry Percussion Pistol
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9" barrel, 15" overall. 70 cal percussion, "247" in left stock.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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W. Cole Percussion Kentucky Rifle287 - W. Cole Percussion Kentucky Rifle
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"W.Cole" stamped on the 43" octagon barrel. Double set triggers. Full stock, .50 cal.
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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W. Cole 1835 Percussion Pistol288 - W. Cole 1835 Percussion Pistol
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Single shot .45 cal percussion pistol. Kentucky or Plains type.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Percussion Revolver289 - Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Percussion Revolver
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8 inch 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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Winchester Model 1873 First Model Factory Nickel290 - Winchester Model 1873 First Model Factory Nickel
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Winchester Model 1873 44-40 cal, First Model, factory nickel plate, 24.5" barrel. rare, circa 1877. Serial no. 23200
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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Winchester Model 1873 Factory Short Rifle .44-40291 - Winchester Model 1873 Factory Short Rifle .44-40
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20" barrel, 44-40 cal. Circa 1885.
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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Winchester Model 1873 .32-20292 - Winchester Model 1873 .32-20
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.32-20 cal, 23.5" octagon barrel. Circa 1888.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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Winchester 1885 Deluxe Rifle .38-55293 - Winchester 1885 Deluxe Rifle .38-55
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1885 Winchester Deluxe .38-55 cal, 32" octagon barrel. Circa 1886
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Winchester Model 1885 .38-55 Rifle294 - Winchester Model 1885 .38-55 Rifle
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30" octagon barrel. Circa 1886.
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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Winchester 1887 10 Gauge Lever Action Shotgun295 - Winchester 1887 10 Gauge Lever Action Shotgun
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20" barrel, circa 1889.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to mauler for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Winchester Model 1873 Rifle .44-40296 - Winchester Model 1873 Rifle .44-40
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First model 44-40 cal, Circa 1881. 24.25" 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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Winchester 1894 Rifle .32-40297 - Winchester 1894 Rifle .32-40
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26" octagon barrel. First year gun.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00 + 187.50) x 1 = 1,437.50
 
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Winchester Model 1886 Rifle .38-56298 - Winchester Model 1886 Rifle .38-56
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Mfd. 1894. Serial no. 92634
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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Springfield Model 1878 Trapdoor Carbine299 - Springfield Model 1878 Trapdoor Carbine
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45-70 cal., 22" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,495.00
 
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American Gun Co. 28 Gauge Coach Gun300 - American Gun Co. 28 Gauge Coach Gun
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* Rare American Gun Co. 28 gauge, 20" barrel. Circa 1920's.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to garrettQ0Y for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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