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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French Pinfire Revolver & Dagger Cased Set502 - French Pinfire Revolver & Dagger Cased Set
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Cased Set: 6 Shot French Pinfire Barreless Revolver. with Stag Handle Dagger marked: “G. Woodhead, Sheffield, England”.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to flashjr for (1,400.00 + 210.00) x 1 = 1,610.00
 
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Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver503 - Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver
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serial 244922 .31 cal, 6" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Colt London 1851 Navy Revolver Australian Proofs504 - Colt London 1851 Navy Revolver Australian Proofs
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serial no. 19378 Australian proof markings, 7.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to boilerrunn.. for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Colt London Model 1851 Navy Revolver505 - Colt London Model 1851 Navy Revolver
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serial no. 194522 London barrel address, 7.5" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Colt London 1851 Navy Revolver506 - Colt London 1851 Navy Revolver
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serial 38056
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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Colt London 1849 Pocket Model Revolver507 - Colt London 1849 Pocket Model Revolver
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serial no. 37472
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Starr Double Action Revolver508 - Starr Double Action Revolver
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Starr Double Action Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (750.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Revolver509 - Allen & Wheelock Revolver
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6" bbl. Serial 243
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Colt 1849 Pocket Brevette510 - Colt 1849 Pocket Brevette
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Colt 1849 Pocket Brevette
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Factory Engraved Manhattan Navy511 - Factory Engraved Manhattan Navy
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6.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Factory Engraved Manhattan Navy Revolver512 - Factory Engraved Manhattan Navy Revolver
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serial no. 42799 6.5" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to flashjr for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Factory Engraved Manhattan Navy Carved Ivory Grips513 - Factory Engraved Manhattan Navy Carved Ivory Grips
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Period ivory Liberty Eagle grips, with damage to one. Timing issues.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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Factory Engraved Manhattan Pocket Ivory Grips514 - Factory Engraved Manhattan Pocket Ivory Grips
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Ivory grips, 5" octagon barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to oldgunscan.. for (850.00 + 127.50) x 1 = 977.50
 
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Manhattan Factory Engraved Navy Revolver515 - Manhattan Factory Engraved Navy Revolver
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serial no. 29353 6.5" octagon barrel, ivory grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to oldgunscan.. for (950.00 + 142.50) x 1 = 1,092.50
 
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Colt Model 1848 Dragoon Revolver516 - Colt Model 1848 Dragoon Revolver
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serial no. 8101
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver517 - Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Revolver
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Serial no. 35179 8" bbl, backstrap notched for shoulder stock. Obtained by Buddy from the estate of Elmer Keith, "the father of big bore h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to oldgunscan.. for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver518 - Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver
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serial no. 1831 7.5" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to boilerrunn.. for (1,600.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,840.00
 
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Marbles Game Getter Rifle519 - Marbles Game Getter Rifle
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* 15" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Engraved Browning Model 71 .348 Win Rifle520 - Engraved Browning Model 71 .348 Win Rifle
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* 20" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,050.00) x 1 = 1,050.00
 
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Winchester Model 71 Lever Action Rifle .348521 - Winchester Model 71 Lever Action Rifle .348
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Cased Remington New Model .38 Revolver522 - Cased Remington New Model .38 Revolver
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Nickel plated, 4.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Buffalo Bill Revolver Box523 - Buffalo Bill Revolver Box
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Buffalo Bill Revolver Box
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (125.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Remington 1903 A3 Bolt Action Rifle524 - Remington 1903 A3 Bolt Action Rifle
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* Serial no. 3088128. U.S. Marked with U.S. canvas muzzle cover.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Demilled Russian PPSH Sub-Machine Gun525 - Demilled Russian PPSH Sub-Machine Gun
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cut receiver will not fire. For display only. Russian Soviet stars embossed in stock, with sling.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to sixguns1959 for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Deactivated Sub-Machine Gun526 - Deactivated Sub-Machine Gun
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cut receiver. will not fire. for display only
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Decomissioned British Bren MkII Machine Gun527 - Decomissioned British Bren MkII Machine Gun
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demilled non functioning with receiver cut in multiple places. Will not fire.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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AMT "Hardballer" 1911 .45528 - AMT "Hardballer" 1911 .45
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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S&W Model 10-8 .38 Revolver in Box529 - S&W Model 10-8 .38 Revolver in Box
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* Serial 74361
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) x 1 = 550.00
 
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S&W .38 Revolver in Box530 - S&W .38 Revolver in Box
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Colt Frontier Six Shooter Centennial Cased531 - Colt Frontier Six Shooter Centennial Cased
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* Serial no. 1073PC. Colt .44-40 Commemorative
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) x 1 = 1,600.00
 
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Colt Alamo Commemorative SAA .22 Cased532 - Colt Alamo Commemorative SAA .22 Cased
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* Acquired from & signed by Dale Robertson
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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Colt SAA .45 Peacemaker 100 Year Commemorative533 - Colt SAA .45 Peacemaker 100 Year Commemorative
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* Serial no. PC1073. Cased.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA 1971 NRA Commemorative534 - Colt Model 1873 SAA 1971 NRA Commemorative
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* Cased Colt SAA .357 NRA 1971 commemorative, 4.75" bbl strong blue finish & case colors.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Arizona Territory Commemorative535 - Colt Model 1873 Arizona Territory Commemorative
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* Cased Colt Single Action Army .45 1863-1963 Arizona Territory Commemorative , 5.5" bbl. Case is signed to Buddy Bass from Dale Robertson. SN ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Colt SAA Nevada Centennial Commemorative Cased536 - Colt SAA Nevada Centennial Commemorative Cased
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* Cased Colt Single Action Army .45 Nevada Centennial 1864-1964 Commemorative. 5.5" bbl. Cased is signed to Buddy Bass from Dale Robertson. SN ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Cased Defender .22 Novelty Vampire Kit537 - Cased Defender .22 Novelty Vampire Kit
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* Cased Defender .22 revolver with wooden stake, crucifix, vials, and rosary. Novelty vampire fighter set cased.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Engraved Remington O/U Derringer Cased538 - Engraved Remington O/U Derringer Cased
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Nickel silver grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Detonated Colt Model 1873 SAA539 - Detonated Colt Model 1873 SAA
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results of a hot loaded round.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Pair of Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Silver Snake Inlay540 - Pair of Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Silver Snake Inlay
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* 2nd Gen. serial no. 88642SA & 90912SA Stag horn grips, 7.5" barrels with silver snake inlay.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .44 Special541 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .44 Special
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* Serial SA63029
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA542 - Colt Model 1873 SAA
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serial no. 58046 7.5" bbl one piece wood grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (1,600.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,840.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Peacemaker543 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Peacemaker
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7.5" bbl, replaced backstrap, one piece wood grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA Paris Texas Shipped544 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA Paris Texas Shipped
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* A copy of the factory letter shows this gun shipped to H.S. Bettes Hardware in Paris, Texas, October 1906. serial no. 284379 with carved ivory eagle
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Pair of Engraved Norwich Pistols545 - Pair of Engraved Norwich Pistols
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with relief carved grips. One has issues revolving.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to oldgunscan.. for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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S&W No. 2 Revolver with Masonic Engraving546 - S&W No. 2 Revolver with Masonic Engraving
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serial no. 17246 Masonic engraving, 4" bbl, mfg. 1870's refinished.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Smith & Wesson American #3 .44 Revolver547 - Smith & Wesson American #3 .44 Revolver
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* Serial no. 27327 Nickel finish, 8" bbl. "Cal" electro-pen engraved on right side of receiver, engraved ducks on side plate.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Smith & Wesson Lemon Squeezer Revolver548 - Smith & Wesson Lemon Squeezer Revolver
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Smith & Wesson Lemon Squeezer Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Smith & Wesson 38 Special Revolver549 - Smith & Wesson 38 Special Revolver
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (450.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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S&W Airweight .38 Revolver550 - S&W Airweight .38 Revolver
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Colt Detective Special .38 Revolver551 - Colt Detective Special .38 Revolver
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* Serial no. 490816. Mfg. 1947
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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