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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Pridge Gun Co. Coach Gun301 - Pridge Gun Co. Coach Gun
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Pridge Gun & Co. 12 gauge coach gun. 18.5" barrel, circa 1880's.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to garrettQ0Y for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Double Barrel Percussion Coach Gun302 - Double Barrel Percussion Coach Gun
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Circa 1850's, 15.5" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to garrettQ0Y for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Winchester Model 1885 Single Shot Rifle .32303 - Winchester Model 1885 Single Shot Rifle .32
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First model. "H.F.B." stamped underside of barrel. 32 w.c.f. 28" octagon barrel. This serial range dates to 1900. John Browning'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Hamilton & Sons .22 Training Rifle & Bayonet304 - Hamilton & Sons .22 Training Rifle & Bayonet
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* #35 Training rifle with bayonet. Circa 1900, .22 cal., 15.75" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Winchester Model 62A .22 Rfle305 - Winchester Model 62A .22 Rfle
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* .22 short, long, long rifle. 23" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Winchester Model 62A .22 Rifle306 - Winchester Model 62A .22 Rifle
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* .22 short, long, long rifle.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to garrettQ0Y for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Winchester Model 62 .22 Rifle307 - Winchester Model 62 .22 Rifle
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* .22 short, long, long rifle. 23" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Winchester Model 90 .22 Rifle308 - Winchester Model 90 .22 Rifle
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* 23" barrel, 22
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to garrettQ0Y for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Remington Model 4 .22 Rifle309 - Remington Model 4 .22 Rifle
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* Single shot .22 short or long. 22.5" 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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Stevens Little Scout 14 1/2 .22 Rifle310 - Stevens Little Scout 14 1/2 .22 Rifle
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* .22 long rifle, 20" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 172.50
 
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Sako Forester .243 Rifle311 - Sako Forester .243 Rifle
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* Forester, .243 cal, made in Finland. Target sights, 22" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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US Springfield Model 1903 Rifle312 - US Springfield Model 1903 Rifle
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* Valor 4x32 scope
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Ruger M77 Mark II .243 Rifle313 - Ruger M77 Mark II .243 Rifle
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* Target stainless barrel, laminated stock, .243 Win, Bushnell Sportview 4x-12x scope.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Roy Vail Custom Mauser Action .270 Deer Rifle314 - Roy Vail Custom Mauser Action .270 Deer Rifle
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* Roy Vail stamped on barrel, Belgium made, Mauser action. Leupold VX-II 3-9x40 mm scope. White-tail deer carved in the stock, signed with "Joe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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US  Armscorp M14315 - US Armscorp M14
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* Armscorp M14 7.62mm rifle, Bushnell Scopechief 3x-9x scope.
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 Sporter Competition HBAR II .223316 - Colt Sporter Competition HBAR II .223
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* Like new in box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Colt  AR-15 A3 Tactical Carbine317 - Colt AR-15 A3 Tactical Carbine
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* .223 cal, like new in box
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 Sporter II .222318 - Colt Sporter II .222
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* Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter II .222 cal, like new in box. Scarce caliber meant for import into NATO countries.
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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Pair of Sequential Colt Sporter AR .222319 - Pair of Sequential Colt Sporter AR .222
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* Sequential serial numbers .222 cal. serial numbers 360156 & 360157
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 337.50) x 1 = 2,587.50
 
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Colt Sporter Lightweight 7.62x39320 - Colt Sporter Lightweight 7.62x39
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* 7.62x39 mm, like new in box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 210.00) x 1 = 1,610.00
 
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Colt  AR 15-A3 Match Target Carbine321 - Colt AR 15-A3 Match Target Carbine
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* Colt AR-15A3 .223 Match Target Tactical carbine, like new in box.
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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Colt Sporter Target Model322 - Colt Sporter Target Model
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* Like new in box. .223 cal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Winchester M1 Carbine323 - Winchester M1 Carbine
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* .30 cal Winchester M1 carbine
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to garrettQ0Y for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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U.S. M1 Inland Carbine324 - U.S. M1 Inland Carbine
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* Arlington Ordnance .30 cal carbine, like new in box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to garrettQ0Y for (850.00 + 127.50) x 1 = 977.50
 
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Armalite AR-180 Windcrest Police Department325 - Armalite AR-180 Windcrest Police Department
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* According to Mr. Rourke's notes, it was purchased from Windcrest PD (outskirts San Antonio) 5.56 mm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to BAFirearms for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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Colt  AR-15 SP-1326 - Colt AR-15 SP-1
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* Colt AR-15 Model SP1 .223 cal Serial no. SP04478
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to markgets for (2,200.00 + 330.00) x 1 = 2,530.00
 
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Colt AR-15 SP-1327 - Colt AR-15 SP-1
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* Colt Model SP1 AR-15 .223 cal, excellent condition.
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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Ruger Mini 30 Rifle328 - Ruger Mini 30 Rifle
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* 7.62 x 39 mm, like new in box
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Ruger M-77R Mark II329 - Ruger M-77R Mark II
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* 6.5 x 55mm, like new in box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to fuessm for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Marlin Model 1895SS .45-70 Lever Action330 - Marlin Model 1895SS .45-70 Lever Action
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* Marlin Model 1895SS 45/70 Gov't, like new in box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Williamson's Patent Moore Teat-Fire Revolver331 - Williamson's Patent Moore Teat-Fire Revolver
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Engraved, 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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Sharps .30 Caliber Four Barrel Pepperbox332 - Sharps .30 Caliber Four Barrel Pepperbox
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Sharps four-barrel Pepperbox .30 cal. Brass rounded frame, wood grips. Serial no. 5486
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to mauler for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Sharps .22 Pepperbox333 - Sharps .22 Pepperbox
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Carved grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to Goat12Ga for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Sharps & Hankins .30 Pepperbox334 - Sharps & Hankins .30 Pepperbox
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Acquired by Mr. Rourke in 1970. Spur trigger, four-barrel .30 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to kennwa for (450.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 517.50
 
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Remington Over/Under Derringer335 - Remington Over/Under Derringer
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3" barrel, checkered grips. Serial no. 228
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Hopkins & Allen Ranger No. 2 Revolver336 - Hopkins & Allen Ranger No. 2 Revolver
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2.75" barrel, nickel plate, engraved, custom bird head grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Hopkins & Allen XL No.5 Revolver337 - Hopkins & Allen XL No.5 Revolver
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3" barrel, nickel plate, ivory grips. 38 caliber
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Hopkins & Allen XL Navy .38 Rimfire Revolver338 - Hopkins & Allen XL Navy .38 Rimfire Revolver
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6" barrel, 38-100 rimfire.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Engraved Hopkins & Allen XL No.3 .32Rimfire339 - Engraved Hopkins & Allen XL No.3 .32Rimfire
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.32 Cal rimfire, 3.25" octagon barrel, engraved, nickel finish, gold-wash cylinder, checkered grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Hopkins & Allen Dictator .32 Revolver340 - Hopkins & Allen Dictator .32 Revolver
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Nickel plate, checkered bird head grips. .32 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to markV0C for (100.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Cooper Belt Model Double Action .31 Revolver341 - Cooper Belt Model Double Action .31 Revolver
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Double action, 6" octagon barrel. .31 caliber.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Cooper Navy Double Action .36 Revolver342 - Cooper Navy Double Action .36 Revolver
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4" octagon barrel, .36 cal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 431.25
 
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Cooper Navy Double Action Revolver343 - Cooper Navy Double Action Revolver
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Double action, 4" octagon barrel. .36 cal. Acquired by Mr. Rourke in 1958.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver344 - Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
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4" barrel, .31 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 747.50
 
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Pair Of Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolvers345 - Pair Of Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolvers
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Serial numbers 6334 & 6288 both have the letter O below the serial numbers on on trigger guard. Were acquired as a pair by Mr. Rourke.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 525.00) x 1 = 4,025.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver346 - Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver
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8" barrel. 44 cal. Obtained by Mr. Rourke at the 10/1981 TGCA auction. Serial no. 11024
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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Metropolitan .36 Navy Revolver347 - Metropolitan .36 Navy Revolver
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Metropolitan Navy 2nd type revolver .36 cal. Serial no. 2772
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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Metropolitan Arms .36 Navy Revolver348 - Metropolitan Arms .36 Navy Revolver
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Metropolitan Arms Navy 2nd type revolver. 7.5" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene. .36 cal.
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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Colt Model 1851 Navy .36 Percussion Revolver349 - Colt Model 1851 Navy .36 Percussion Revolver
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Colt 1851 Navy. 7.5" octagon barrel, engraved cylinder scene. .36 cal Serial no. 83291
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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Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver350 - Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
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Serial no. 152019
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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