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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Gene Autry's Winchester Model 1894 SRC101 - Gene Autry's Winchester Model 1894 SRC
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serial no. 64591 .44WCF with letter from Butterfield & Butterfield dated July 23, 1992 stating this firearm was sold as part of the personal col...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Roy Rogers' Winchester 1894 San Bernardino Sheriff102 - Roy Rogers' Winchester 1894 San Bernardino Sheriff
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* Was acquired by Buddy Bass at the Roy Rogers Museum auction in 2010. Clear SBSO markings on receiver & stock. Roy Rogers was an actual San Ber...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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US Model 1842 Presented to Roy Rogers From Nudie103 - US Model 1842 Presented to Roy Rogers From Nudie
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I.N. Johnson US Model 1842. With gold presentation plate engraved "To Roy Rogers from Nudie" Nudie Cohn was the worlds most famous western...
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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Roy Rogers Outfit104 - Roy Rogers Outfit
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Original Rodeo Ben shirt & Nudie's pants, acquired at the Roy Rogers Museum auction in 2011 by Buddy Bass.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Roy Rogers' Resistol Hat105 - Roy Rogers' Resistol Hat
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Acquired at the Roy Rogers Museum Auction in 2011. 4X Resistol 7-1/4
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Original Roy Rogers "Grand Canyon Trail" Poster106 - Original Roy Rogers "Grand Canyon Trail" Poster
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Acquired by Buddy Bass at the Roy Rogers Museum Auction in 2010 29" x 43"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38 Special107 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38 Special
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* Ivory grips, 5.5" bbl.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Engraved Colt Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army108 - Engraved Colt Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army
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* Serial no. 20885 Buffalo skull grips, nickel plated, 4.75".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA Stembridge Studios Prop109 - Colt Model 1873 SAA Stembridge Studios Prop
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* .45 caliber 5.25" bbl, strong case colors. Stembridge Studios movie prop marked above serial number 312389. Acquired by Buddy Bass directly f...
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 SAA .45 Dale Robertson110 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Dale Robertson
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* Staghorn grips, 4.75" bbl. Serial no. 314574. Acquired by Buddy Bass directly from his friend & actor Dale Robertson, and comes with nota...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to johndeere2.. for (3,250.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 3,737.50
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45111 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45
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Serial no. 36046 Nickel plated, ivory grips, 5.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45112 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45
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Serial no. 168232
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA US Cavalry Ainsworth Inspected113 - Colt Model 1873 SAA US Cavalry Ainsworth Inspected
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Serial no. 8530 O.W. Ainsworth inspector markings on frame 7.5" bbl, one piece wood grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to terrypresta1 for (4,000.00 + 600.00) x 1 = 4,600.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45114 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45
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Serial no. 101166 7.5" bbl one piece wood grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to NAcollecto.. for (2,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 2,875.00
 
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Colt Model 1878 San Francisco Shipped115 - Colt Model 1878 San Francisco Shipped
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Serial no. 38153 .38 wcf, 7.5" bbl, Rampant Colt grips, factory letter shows shipped to San Francisco Dec. 17, 1897. Refinished.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Colt Model 1878 Etched Panel .44-40116 - Colt Model 1878 Etched Panel .44-40
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Serial no. 23644 7.5" retaining most of the original finish on frame & ejector housing.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to jeffrey36X for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Rare Springfield 1875 Officers Model Rifle117 - Rare Springfield 1875 Officers Model Rifle
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In excellent original condition. .45-70, engraved, 26" barrel. Fewer than 500 Officer's Model Rifles were produced during the 1875 to 1885 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,000.00) x 1 = 10,000.00
 
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Rare US Springfield 1875 Officers Model Rifle118 - Rare US Springfield 1875 Officers Model Rifle
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In excellent original condition. .45-70, engraved, 26" barrel. Fewer than 500 Officer's Model Rifles were produced between 1875 to 1885.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to floor for (9,000.00) x 1 = 9,000.00
 
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U.S. Colt Model 1873 SAA Cavalry .45119 - U.S. Colt Model 1873 SAA Cavalry .45
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Serial no. 2442 Ainsworth inspected. .45 caliber 7.5" barrel. In excellent restored condition with strong bluing and case colors, crisp action,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00) x 1 = 3,250.00
 
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Winchester Model 1866 Musket with Bayonet120 - Winchester Model 1866 Musket with Bayonet
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27" bbl, .44-40 cal, flip up rear sight.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Winchester Model 1866 SRC121 - Winchester Model 1866 SRC
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20" barrel, with factory letter. Serial no. 126523
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA U.S. Cavalry Ainsworth122 - Colt Model 1873 SAA U.S. Cavalry Ainsworth
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Colt 1873 SA, Marked U.S. Cavalry. Ainsworth. .45, 7.5" bbl. Serial #7426. Mfd 1874. Antique.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to terrypresta1 for (4,500.00 + 675.00) x 1 = 5,175.00
 
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Colt Paterson Belt Model No. 2 Ehlers Revolver123 - Colt Paterson Belt Model No. 2 Ehlers Revolver
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only 500 were made.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30,000.00 - 40,000.00
Sold to floor for (22,500.00) x 1 = 22,500.00
 
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Engraved Remington Model 1858 .44 Revolver124 - Engraved Remington Model 1858 .44 Revolver
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refinished & engraved, carved eagle pearl grips, nickel plated, 8" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to pearmont for (2,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 2,875.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 JTC Inspected125 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 JTC Inspected
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Serial no. 38132 Nickel plated, ivory eagle grips, 7.5" bbl. "JTC" inspector marked barrel. Mfd in 1877. With factory letter & ot...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 Single Action A rmy .45126 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 Single Action A rmy .45
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Serial no. 87504 Nickel plated, pearl grips, 4.5" bbl,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,100.00) x 1 = 3,100.00
 
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Pair of Highly Engraved Colt Single Action Army127 - Pair of Highly Engraved Colt Single Action Army
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* Matched pair of highly engraved Colt single actions with silver grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to circledoub.. for (7,500.00 + 1,125.00) x 1 = 8,625.00
 
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Case Pair Of Engraved Colt 1873 SAA Steer-Head128 - Case Pair Of Engraved Colt 1873 SAA Steer-Head
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Cased matched engraved pair of .45 Colt Single Action Army with 5.5" bbl, steer-head ivory grips. Refinished when engraved.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00) x 1 = 7,500.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38-40129 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38-40
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* Serial no. 203338, .38 WCF, carved steer-head ivory grips with Colt medallion, 4.75" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,300.00) x 1 = 3,300.00
 
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Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Revolver130 - Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Revolver
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Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to flashjr for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army Cased131 - Colt Model 1860 Army Cased
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serial no. 147224 8" barrel, good cylinder scene, backstrap/butt notched for shoulder stock.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to flashjr for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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DWM Luger Model 1920 Carbine132 - DWM Luger Model 1920 Carbine
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* 12" barrel Serial no. 2627M In good condition with modern walnut stock & case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Rare DWM Luger French Contract St Etienne Cased133 - Rare DWM Luger French Contract St Etienne Cased
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* Rare French contract model 1906 DWM commercial Luger marked with the French retailers name "Manufacture Francaise d' Armes & Cycles d...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) x 1 = 4,000.00
 
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Rare DWM 1908 Bolivian Army Contract Luger Cased134 - Rare DWM 1908 Bolivian Army Contract Luger Cased
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* Serial no. 52348 In good working condition. Nicely cased with 3 magazines. Manufactured 3 by DWM, this is one of less than 200 Model 1908 Luger pist
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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DWM 1906 American Eagle Luger with Carbine Holster135 - DWM 1906 American Eagle Luger with Carbine Holster
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* Serial number 31508. With holster / stock. American Eagle above the chamber. .30.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Engraved Nazi 1939 Luger 9mm136 - Engraved Nazi 1939 Luger 9mm
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* 1939 Luger serial no. 8089 engraved, all parts matching. Nazi proofed magazine. Nazi Eagle grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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1918 Simson & Co. Suhl Luger137 - 1918 Simson & Co. Suhl Luger
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* Simson & Co. Suhl. serial no. 5564 in good working condition thoroughly proofed, retains good straw colors.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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John Martz Custom Baby Luger DWM 1916138 - John Martz Custom Baby Luger DWM 1916
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* John Martz Custom Baby Luger 9mm. in excellent condition, Barrel dated 1916, "DWM" monogram on toggle. Non-matching magazine, but is Naz...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00) x 1 = 3,750.00
 
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John Martz American Eagle Baby Luger139 - John Martz American Eagle Baby Luger
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Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Custom Made Baby Luger140 - Custom Made Baby Luger
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* Serial stamped "JJJ"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00) x 1 = 1,750.00
 
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DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine .30141 - DWM Model 1902 Luger Carbine .30
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* Serial no. 24374 in good working order 12" bbl, with modern shoulder stock & case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) x 1 = 4,000.00
 
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Borchardt Model C-93 Automatic Pistol Cased142 - Borchardt Model C-93 Automatic Pistol Cased
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All numbers matching serial 846. In excellent original condition. 7.63x25mm. Developed in 1893 by Hugo Borchardt with the help of his assistant Georg
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (15,000.00) x 1 = 15,000.00
 
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Borchardt Model C-93 Automatic Pistol143 - Borchardt Model C-93 Automatic Pistol
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All numbers matching including magazine. In excellent original condition. 7.63x25mm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,000.00) x 1 = 10,000.00
 
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Lee Marvin Owned Remington Rand Model 1911144 - Lee Marvin Owned Remington Rand Model 1911
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* U.S. marked, WWII issued, owned by actor Lee Marvin with letter of provenance from his widow. Mrs. Marvin states in the letter that this Remington 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to Jackkmiller for (3,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 3,450.00
 
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Remington M1911 U.S. Marine Corps Contract145 - Remington M1911 U.S. Marine Corps Contract
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* Serial no. 16481 part of the USMC contract, in very good condition. proofed throughout.
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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Springfield Armory Model 1911 U.S. Army .45146 - Springfield Armory Model 1911 U.S. Army .45
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* Serial 102738, US Property marked with lanyard
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,200.00) x 1 = 2,200.00
 
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Remington UMC Model 1911 U.S. Army .45147 - Remington UMC Model 1911 U.S. Army .45
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* Serial no. 9016 Marked "23" in left grip
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,100.00) x 1 = 2,100.00
 
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WWII Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol148 - WWII Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol
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* Serial no. 4193 All matching serial numbers including magazine. 7mm Nambu. One of only 5,900 Baby Nambu pistols were made by the Tokyo Arsenal befor
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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WWII Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol149 - WWII Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol
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* Magazine # not matching.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Cased Mauser Bolo Model C-96 Pistol150 - Cased Mauser Bolo Model C-96 Pistol
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* Serial no. 486555 Nicely cased with carbine stock & clips, German WWI medal & photograph.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00) x 1 = 1,750.00
 
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