W.C. Buddy Bass Antique Firearms Collection

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Burley Auction Gallery is proud to present the W.C. “Buddy” Bass firearm collection out of Homestead, Florida. Featuring over 600 historic, rare, & unusual firearms collected by Buddy Bass over the past 50+ years. His lifetime collection spans from rare Confederate Civil War rifles to the Lone Ranger Clayton Moore’s pair of Colt Bisleys & Bohlin gun belt, to rare Lugers, ring guns, Elvis Presley’s presentation engraved Smith & Wesson revolver, Steve McQueen’s custom engraved Colt SAA & hat, Sammy Davis Jr.’s Colt SAA & gun belt, Roy Roger’s guns, boots & hats, Gene Autry & Hopalong Cassidy’s Colts & more documented celebrity guns, screen used movie prop guns, impressive collection of Richmond Confederate Civil War rifles & muskets, rare Civil War revolvers, engraved Colts, cased presentation Colts, antique Winchesters, rare guns, baby Lugers, Martz Lugers, a large collection of antique pocket knives, old western movie posters, & much more. 15%BP TX#15184.

Please make plans to join us on Saturday, January 18th at 10:00 AM.
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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Engraved Colt SAA Cowboy Artist Of America1 - Engraved Colt SAA Cowboy Artist Of America
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* Engraved, ivory grips, 7.5" bbl.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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Cattle Brand Engraved Colt Buntline Single Action2 - Cattle Brand Engraved Colt Buntline Single Action
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* By Weldon Bledsoe Cattlebrand engraved Colt SAA Buntline Special .45 with 12" bbl.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) x 1 = 4,000.00
 
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Buffalo Bill Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .453 - Buffalo Bill Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .45
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Engraved Colt SAA 1st Gen. by D.W. Harris. Nickel plated, ivory grips, 7.5" .45LC
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) x 1 = 4,000.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38 Special4 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38 Special
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* Ivory longhorn grips, nickel plated, 5.5" bbl early 2nd Gen. serial no. 2514SA
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00) x 1 = 3,750.00
 
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Engraved Colt Open Top .225 - Engraved Colt Open Top .22
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Engraved Colt Open Top .22
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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Engraved Colt Open Top .226 - Engraved Colt Open Top .22
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Engraved Colt Open Top .22
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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Colt Single Shot Pistol7 - Colt Single Shot Pistol
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Colt Single Shot Pistol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Remington Ryder Pistol8 - Remington Ryder Pistol
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serial no. 60
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Remington Model 95 O/U Derringer9 - Remington Model 95 O/U Derringer
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.41RF Nickel plated, pearl Grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (450.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Engraved Remington Model 95 O/U Derringer10 - Engraved Remington Model 95 O/U Derringer
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.41RF Engraved with case colors, .41 cal. Antique.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to boilerrunn.. for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Remington Model 95 O/U Derringer11 - Remington Model 95 O/U Derringer
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Stag-horn grips, .41RF
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Rupertus 8 Shot .22 Derringer Revolver12 - Rupertus 8 Shot .22 Derringer Revolver
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serial no. 85
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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American Arms Wheeler's Patent O/U Derringer13 - American Arms Wheeler's Patent O/U Derringer
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American Arms Wheeler's Patent O/U Derringer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Sharps Pepperbox .22 Derringer14 - Sharps Pepperbox .22 Derringer
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Sharps Pepperbox .22 Derringer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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American Arms O/U Derringer15 - American Arms O/U Derringer
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American Arms O/U Derringer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Chicago Firearms Co. Protector Palm Pistol .3216 - Chicago Firearms Co. Protector Palm Pistol .32
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In good working order
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Minneapolis Firearms Co. Palm Pistol .32RF17 - Minneapolis Firearms Co. Palm Pistol .32RF
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Pre-Chicago Firearms palm pistol in good working order
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) x 1 = 1,400.00
 
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Le Protector French Palm .2218 - Le Protector French Palm .22
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in good working order
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) x 1 = 1,400.00
 
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Engraved American Standard .22 Revolver Cased19 - Engraved American Standard .22 Revolver Cased
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Nickel plated, ivory grips, 3" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (450.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Cased S&W Spur Trigger .32 Revolver with Stock20 - Cased S&W Spur Trigger .32 Revolver with Stock
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4.5" bbl, .32 cal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Cased Philadelphia Derringer Near Mint21 - Cased Philadelphia Derringer Near Mint
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Near mint original condition. original finish.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,350.00) x 1 = 2,350.00
 
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DuMonthier Pinfire Knife Pistol22 - DuMonthier Pinfire Knife Pistol
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7.75" blade
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00) x 1 = 1,750.00
 
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Engraved Winchester Model 1873 .22 Short23 - Engraved Winchester Model 1873 .22 Short
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Restored finish & deluxe wood
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to mikeMTE for (2,300.00 + 345.00) x 1 = 2,645.00
 
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Winchester Model 1873 .22 Rifle24 - Winchester Model 1873 .22 Rifle
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.22 Long Restored finish
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Sharps Model 1874 Business Rifle .4025 - Sharps Model 1874 Business Rifle .40
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Sharps Model 1874, Business Rifle, .40 cal. With 30" heavy octagon barrel, set trigger. Serial # 158272. Mfd 1870’s. Antique.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00) x 1 = 3,250.00
 
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Winchester Model 1894 Trapper26 - Winchester Model 1894 Trapper
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Antique. Serial no. 4917 .30 wcf
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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Colt Model 1883 Burgess Rifle27 - Colt Model 1883 Burgess Rifle
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serial no. 3665 Colt Model 1883 Burgess was Colt's only attempt to compete with Winchester in the lever action rifle market. A total of 3,775 ri...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,600.00) x 1 = 2,600.00
 
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Remington Revolving Rifle28 - Remington Revolving Rifle
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revolver period converted to a revolving rifle.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,600.00) x 1 = 2,600.00
 
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Springfield Model 1855 Pistol Carbine29 - Springfield Model 1855 Pistol Carbine
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dated 1856. .58 caliber percussion pistol carbine with stock.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Colt Official Police .38 Consecutive Pair30 - Colt Official Police .38 Consecutive Pair
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* Consecutive serial numbered Colt Official Police .38 revolvers, obtained by Buddy from Dale Robertson's collection. Serial no. 868475 & 86...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Engraved Colt DA Revolver .4131 - Engraved Colt DA Revolver .41
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Pearl grips, engraved nickel plated, 4.5" bbl.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 Single Action .3232 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 Single Action .32
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* Refinished. Pearl grips, nickel plated .32 wcf Serial no. 336012
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00) x 1 = 3,250.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38 Special33 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38 Special
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* Pearl grips, nickel plated, 7.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,350.00) x 1 = 2,350.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver34 - Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver
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Nickel plated, 7" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,350.00) x 1 = 1,350.00
 
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Remington Model 1890 New Model Army .44 Revolver35 - Remington Model 1890 New Model Army .44 Revolver
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Horn grips with inlaid pearl serial no. 1162. Only 2,000 produced 1890-1896
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Remington Model 1875 Revolver36 - Remington Model 1875 Revolver
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Serial no. 107 7.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to gunsbysally for (1,300.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,495.00
 
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Colt Model 1878 DA .38-4037 - Colt Model 1878 DA .38-40
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5.5" bbl, nickel plated, rampant colt grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1878 DA .4538 - Engraved Colt Model 1878 DA .45
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7.5" bbl. SN 309
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Colt Model 1878 DA .45 with Holster39 - Colt Model 1878 DA .45 with Holster
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7.5" bbl, with period tooled double loop holster.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38-4040 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38-40
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Original finish, 7.5" bbl.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,100.00) x 1 = 2,100.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Bisley Single Action .32-2041 - Colt Model 1873 Bisley Single Action .32-20
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* 4.75" bbl. SN 213670
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) x 1 = 1,600.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Bisley Single Action42 - Colt Model 1873 Bisley Single Action
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* Refinished Nickel plated, 4.75" bbl. Chip out of grip.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .4543 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45
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.45 Long Colt, 7.5" barrel. one piece wood grips. Serial no. 25493
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to terrypresta1 for (2,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 2,875.00
 
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Colt Bisley Model 1873 Single Action .38-40 Target44 - Colt Bisley Model 1873 Single Action .38-40 Target
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* Original finish. Marble No. 40 target sights, 7.5" bbl. Staghorn grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Colt Model 1878 DA Revolver45 - Colt Model 1878 DA Revolver
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Nickel plated, 7.5" bbl, Rampant Colt grips. Factory letter stating New York shipped, October 1883.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert .44 Single Action Revolver46 - Merwin Hulbert .44 Single Action Revolver
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Nickel plated, 7" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Remington Model 1875 .44 Revolver Serial No. 1847 - Remington Model 1875 .44 Revolver Serial No. 18
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Nickel plated, 75" bbl, (3) notches are marked in each grip. Serial 18
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Remington Model 1875 .44-40 Revolver48 - Remington Model 1875 .44-40 Revolver
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Serial no. 162. Original finish .44-40, 5.5" barrel, nickel plated.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,350.00) x 1 = 1,350.00
 
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Remington Model 1875 .44-40 Revolver49 - Remington Model 1875 .44-40 Revolver
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Serial no. 307. Original finish 7.5" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Cased Smith & Wesson Model 320 Revolving Rifle50 - Cased Smith & Wesson Model 320 Revolving Rifle
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Serial 750. 18" barrel Manufactured by S&W 1879-1887 with less than 1,000 produced. Scarce revolving rifle based on a the S&W No. 3 rev...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (9,000.00) x 1 = 9,000.00
 
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