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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Broom Handle Mauser C96 Pistol With Shoulder Stock151 - Broom Handle Mauser C96 Pistol With Shoulder Stock
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Mauser C96 Carbine152 - Mauser C96 Carbine
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* Serial no. 2254 16" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Broom Handle Mauser C96 20 Round Magazine153 - Broom Handle Mauser C96 20 Round Magazine
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* Serial no. 447465
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Engraved Broom Handle Mauser C96 Pistol154 - Engraved Broom Handle Mauser C96 Pistol
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* Serial no. 124649 beautifully engraved with Imperial German eagle, Gold trigger, hammer, and numbered 120/300.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to pearmont for (1,400.00 + 210.00) x 1 = 1,610.00
 
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Broom Handled Mauser C96 Pistol155 - Broom Handled Mauser C96 Pistol
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* Serial no. 132006
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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President Batista Engraved Colt SAA Cased .45156 - President Batista Engraved Colt SAA Cased .45
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Serial no. 33994 ornately engraved & plated with carved steerhead with ruby eyes ivory grips, 4.75" barrel, cased in excellent condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (8,000.00) x 1 = 8,000.00
 
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Engraved Colt 1873 SAA Steer Head Ivory Grips157 - Engraved Colt 1873 SAA Steer Head Ivory Grips
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Serial no. 134899 ornately engraved, 4.75" barrel, carved steerhead ivory grips with Colt medallions, .45
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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William S. Hart's Colt Model 1873 SAA .45158 - William S. Hart's Colt Model 1873 SAA .45
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* Backstrap is engraved "Wm. S. Hart from K.L Hart 12-25-02". Checkered grips, with inlayed mother-of-pearl hearts. Was presented 5.5"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger Movie Colt SAA159 - Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger Movie Colt SAA
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* Colt SAA screen used by Willie Nelson during the filming of Red Headed Stranger. 2nd Gen. Colt SAA serial no. SA10346
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,400.00) x 1 = 3,400.00
 
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Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger Henry Rifle160 - Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger Henry Rifle
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* Willie Nelson's screen used Henry rifle copy made by Uberti.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Lone Ranger Clayton Moore's Colts & Bohlin Gun Rig161 - Lone Ranger Clayton Moore's Colts & Bohlin Gun Rig
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* Pair of Colt Bisley SAA revolvers with engraved silver grips with gold LR & gold steerhead with ruby eyes facing out on on each gun. In a Bohl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (20,000.00) x 1 = 20,000.00
 
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2 Clayton Moore The Lone Ranger Outfits162 - 2 Clayton Moore The Lone Ranger Outfits
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One Nudie made outfit & one Manuel made outfit with a snake belt. All once belonged to The Lone Ranger Clayton Moore. With family documentation.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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2 Pair of Lone Ranger Clayton Moore's Cowboy Boots163 - 2 Pair of Lone Ranger Clayton Moore's Cowboy Boots
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both pair marked Justin Boot 9.5D
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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The Lone Ranger Brace Beemer's Pair of Colt SAA164 - The Lone Ranger Brace Beemer's Pair of Colt SAA
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* Pair of Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army revolvers. Both are in excellent refinished condition in Ojala gun belt. Brace Beemer was the Lone Ranger
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,000.00) x 1 = 10,000.00
 
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The Lone Ranger John Hart Colt SAA & Holster165 - The Lone Ranger John Hart Colt SAA & Holster
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* Colt Model 1873 SAA 2nd Gen. serial no. 53628SA .357 Magnum in near mint condition. with unmarked gun belt. With provenance documentation. John Hart
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) x 1 = 4,000.00
 
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Montie Montana's Colt SAA & Gun Belt166 - Montie Montana's Colt SAA & Gun Belt
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Colt Model 1873 SAA serial no. 60075. 7.5" bbl, nickel plated, wood grips with 3 notches in left grip. Inside of studded buck stitched gun belt...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to desperado for (4,250.00 + 637.50) x 1 = 4,887.50
 
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Montie Montana's Rose Bowl Parade Outfit167 - Montie Montana's Rose Bowl Parade Outfit
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Custom shirt & pants custom made by Manuel for Montie Montana's 60th Rose Bowl Parade performance. Montie Montana is most famous for roping ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Sammy Davis Jr. Colt SAA .44 Special & Gun Belt168 - Sammy Davis Jr. Colt SAA .44 Special & Gun Belt
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* Colt Model 1873 SAA .44 Special serial no. SA30944 "Sammy Davis Jr." engraved in the backstrap, nickel plated, 4.75" barrel, pearl ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,000.00) x 1 = 7,000.00
 
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Elvis Presley Presentation Smith & Wesson169 - Elvis Presley Presentation Smith & Wesson
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* Stunning custom Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 .44 revolver commissioned by Elvis Presley, and presented to his lifelong friend Lamar Fike as a bir...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10,000.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 50,000.00
 
 
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Steve McQueen Presentation Engraved Colt SAA170 - Steve McQueen Presentation Engraved Colt SAA
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* Colt Single Action Army .45 with 7.5" barrel, engraved by master Las Vegas Engraver to the Stars Joseph Condon. Presentation case reads "...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (20,000.00) x 1 = 20,000.00
 
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Witnauer Watch Attibuted to Steve McQueen171 - Witnauer Watch Attibuted to Steve McQueen
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Wittnauer Geneve stainless watch, engraved on back "MCQUEEN"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Steve McQueen's Stetson Hat Cased172 - Steve McQueen's Stetson Hat Cased
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Cased display case with Steve McQueen's worn Stetson hat. .
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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Jodie Foster Maverick Screen Used Sharps Prop173 - Jodie Foster Maverick Screen Used Sharps Prop
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Movie prop Sharps pepperbox, manufactured in Japan, used in the movie "Maverick". Pearl grips. With provenance documentation. This derring...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Gene Autry Stembridge Colt Model 1873 SAA174 - Gene Autry Stembridge Colt Model 1873 SAA
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* Air tight provenance including original rental slip receipt from 1955. 4.75" barrel, staghorn grips, nickel plated .44-40 with a .22 cylinder...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Hopalong Cassidy Model 1873 SAA .44 Russian175 - Hopalong Cassidy Model 1873 SAA .44 Russian
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Colt Single Action .44 Russian and S&W Special attributed to Clarence Mulford, creator of "Hopalong Cassidy", he features it in an art...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Outlaw Josey Wales Colt 1871 Open Top Prop Gun176 - Outlaw Josey Wales Colt 1871 Open Top Prop Gun
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Stembridge prop Colt 1860 Army cartridge converted with sleeved cylinder to shoot blanks. Used during filming of "The Outlaw Josey Wales" ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (18,500.00) x 1 = 18,500.00
 
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Outlaw Josie Wales Sharps 1863 Carbine177 - Outlaw Josie Wales Sharps 1863 Carbine
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Sharps New Model 1863 Cartridge Converted Carbine serial #21585, 50-70 converted to 45-70 blank. This carbine was formerly the property of Stembridge
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,100.00) x 1 = 3,100.00
 
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Lee Van Cleef "The Good, The Bad, & Ugly" Prop Gun178 - Lee Van Cleef "The Good, The Bad, & Ugly" Prop Gun
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a 1960s Italian copy of a Colt 1851 Navy with Stembridge Studios stampings, used by Lee Van Cleef during the filming of "The Good, The Bad, &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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Pair of Colt Model 1873 SAAs In Double Holster179 - Pair of Colt Model 1873 SAAs In Double Holster
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* Serial number 271279 & serial number 183721, .45 calibers marked with a Stembridge Studio "S" stamp, 7.5" barrel, nickel plated...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00) x 1 = 5,000.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Stembridge Studios Marked180 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45 Stembridge Studios Marked
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* Serial no. 333964 Stembridge mark above serial no. refinished nickel plated, pearl grips, 7.25" bbl. Mixed serial numbers
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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Stembridge Prop House Marked Colt SAA181 - Stembridge Prop House Marked Colt SAA
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Obtained by Buddy from Dale Robertson, Colt Single Action Army from Stembridge Studios with mixed matched parts, replaced trigger guard & backst...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00) x 1 = 1,700.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action .44-40 Stembridge182 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action .44-40 Stembridge
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* Frontier Six-Shooter .44-40, 5.5" bbl Stembridge marked over serial no. 172544
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,200.00) x 1 = 2,200.00
 
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Stembridge Movie Prop Wells Fargo & Co. Coach Gun183 - Stembridge Movie Prop Wells Fargo & Co. Coach Gun
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* Stembridge marked W.M. Moore double barrel shotgun. 18.5" double barrels, engraved lockplates, fish-head hammers. Checkered walnut stock mark...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Remington Prop Coach Gun Tales Of Wells Fargo184 - Remington Prop Coach Gun Tales Of Wells Fargo
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* Authentic Wells Fargo Ex Co. Shotgun. Remington 12 gauge double barrel shotgun with stamped receiver and stock "W.F. & Co. 990", Use...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00) x 1 = 1,700.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert .44 Single Action Revolver185 - Merwin Hulbert .44 Single Action Revolver
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Merwin Hulbert .44 Single Action Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) x 1 = 1,600.00
 
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Cased Pair of Merwin Hulbert Revolvers186 - Cased Pair of Merwin Hulbert Revolvers
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Cased pair of Merwin Hulbert engraved .38 revolvers. Nickel plated with pearl grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Engraved S&W 2nd Model American187 - Engraved S&W 2nd Model American
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period New York engraved S&W American with checkered ivory grips, 6" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .32-20188 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .32-20
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* Serial no. 339313. 6" barrel, faux ivory grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38-40189 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38-40
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* Serial no. 190061, with factory letter showing shipment to Missouri, October 1899. 4.75" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,100.00) x 1 = 2,100.00
 
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Engraved Colt SAA Gold Indian Inlay .38 Special190 - Engraved Colt SAA Gold Indian Inlay .38 Special
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Serial no. 63662 refinished engraved 5.5" bbl, ivory grips.
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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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .32-20191 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .32-20
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* Serial no. 251991 original blue finish with some traces case color. 5.5" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA .32-20 Stembridge Movie Prop192 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .32-20 Stembridge Movie Prop
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* Serial no. 228672 Stembridge marked. refinished with faux horn grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38 Special193 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38 Special
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* Serial no. 274407 nickel plated, ivory grips, 7.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Engraved US Springfield Officers Rifle194 - Engraved US Springfield Officers 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 : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (9,000.00) x 1 = 9,000.00
 
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Rare Springfield 1875 Officers Model Rifle195 - 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 : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (9,000.00) x 1 = 9,000.00
 
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Smith & Wesson Model 320 Revolving Rifle196 - Smith & Wesson Model 320 Revolving Rifle
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Serial 81 The Model 320 was manufactured from 1879 to 1887 with a total production run of 977 rifles Making it one of the rarest Smith & Wesson ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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S&W Model 320 Carbine197 - S&W Model 320 Carbine
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serial no. 293 The Model 320 was manufactured from 1879 to 1887 with a total production run of 977 rifles Making it one of the rarest Smith & We...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00) x 1 = 5,000.00
 
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Ring Pistol "LE QUATRE MORTS" In Wood Case198 - Ring Pistol "LE QUATRE MORTS" In Wood Case
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In excellent condition in original wood case with 5 original pinfire bullets.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,100.00) x 1 = 5,100.00
 
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Cased Ring Pistol "LA FEMME FATALE"199 - Cased Ring Pistol "LA FEMME FATALE"
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In original case, lever for trigger needs replacement, otherwise excellent condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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Cased Ring Pistol "LA FEMME FATALE"200 - Cased Ring Pistol "LA FEMME FATALE"
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In excellent condition in original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00) x 1 = 5,500.00
 
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