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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Abbotwares Cowboy & Cowgirl Radio201 - Abbotwares Cowboy & Cowgirl Radio
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Abbotwares Cowboy & Cowgirl Radio
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Colt 1860 Army Tombstone Arizona Territory202 - Colt 1860 Army Tombstone Arizona Territory
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Colt 1860 Army with backstrap engraved "A.G. Curry, Tombstone, A.T." A.G. Curry is listed as being in a prominent cattle rancher, in the 1...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Engraved Pair S&W Russian No.3 Japanese Contract203 - Engraved Pair S&W Russian No.3 Japanese Contract
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Engraved pair of Smith & Russian No.3 Russian .44 revolvers. Ivy engraved with carved grips. Both butt stamped 1874, with Japanese contract mark...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00) x 1 = 5,000.00
 
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Cased Colt London Model 1851Navy Revolver204 - Cased Colt London Model 1851Navy Revolver
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serial no. 1396 7.5" octagon barrel, all numbers matching, cased
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Cased Pair of Remington Elliot Zig-Zag Derringers205 - Cased Pair of Remington Elliot Zig-Zag Derringers
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Cased pair of Remington pepperbox ring trigger revolving derringers in .22 & .32
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00) x 1 = 1,750.00
 
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Ken Maynard Wild West & Indian Congress Poster206 - Ken Maynard Wild West & Indian Congress Poster
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Original Ken Maynard Diamond K Ranch "Wild West and Indian Congress" poster, 31" x 45" framed.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Original Ken Maynard "Boots Of Destiny" Poster207 - Original Ken Maynard "Boots Of Destiny" Poster
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29" x 43" framed
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (650.00) x 1 = 650.00
 
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Ken Maynard S&W Revolver Pair G.S. Garcia Holster208 - Ken Maynard S&W Revolver Pair G.S. Garcia Holster
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* "Ken Maynard" lightly engraved on buttstock, 5" bbl G.S. Garcia holster. SN #s38174 & 37826
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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' Bohlin Gun Rig LA Sheriff Frank Bland209 - Roy Rogers' Bohlin Gun Rig LA Sheriff Frank Bland
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Bohlin Buscadero Rig from Roy Rogers' Collection. Rig belonging to Los Angeles Sheriff Frank Bland. Floral carved with buckstitching and sterlin...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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4 Snuff Garret's Personal Cowboy Hats210 - 4 Snuff Garret's Personal Cowboy Hats
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From the collection of famous music producer Snuff Garrett, includes: a Nudies's North Hollywood / Resistol 3X beaver hat with sterling buckle s...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Factory Engraved Colt Model 1878 DA .44-40211 - Factory Engraved Colt Model 1878 DA .44-40
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Colt Double Action 1878 .44-40. Factory engraved (1 of only 164 made), comes with factory letter. Pearl grips, 5.5" bbl. Mfd. 1885.
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Lone Ranger Brace Beemer Colt SAA .45212 - Lone Ranger Brace Beemer Colt SAA .45
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* Mfd. 1976, 7.5" bbl. 1941 Mercury Dime and 1954 Eisenhauer dimes in grips commemorating his tenure as The Lone Ranger. He was the voice of th...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,350.00) x 1 = 2,350.00
 
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Factory Engraved Remington Model 1875 Serial 61213 - Factory Engraved Remington Model 1875 Serial 61
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serial no. 61 .44 cal, with period ivory grips, 7.5" bbl.
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) x 1 = 4,000.00
 
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Antique Bubble Frame Cowboy Photo214 - Antique Bubble Frame Cowboy Photo
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17" x 23" original photo & frame
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (700.00) x 1 = 700.00
 
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Winchester 1873 Restored Deluxe Pistol Grip215 - Winchester 1873 Restored Deluxe Pistol Grip
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24" barrel button magazine fully restored.
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to chase.sieb.. for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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Mickey Rooney Ojala Gun Belt Replica Colt216 - Mickey Rooney Ojala Gun Belt Replica Colt
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* With provenance.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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Jonathan Winters Burbank Police Presentation S&W217 - Jonathan Winters Burbank Police Presentation S&W
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* Fully functioning, mounted on board for presentation purposes.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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LC Smith Drilling Shotgun/Rifle218 - LC Smith Drilling Shotgun/Rifle
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30" barrels.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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LC Smith Drilling Shotgun/Rifle219 - LC Smith Drilling Shotgun/Rifle
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29" barrels
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Roy Rogers' Engraved Colt Bisley Single Action .45220 - Roy Rogers' Engraved Colt Bisley Single Action .45
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* Blued finish with bright case colors, engraved ivory grips, 4.75" barrel. repaired grip. Was on owned by Roy Rogers and on display at the Roy...
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to circledoub.. for (10,000.00 + 1,500.00) x 1 = 11,500.00
 
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Gene Autry's Horse Hair Belt Sterling Belt Buckle221 - Gene Autry's Horse Hair Belt Sterling Belt Buckle
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Sterling silver buckle marked "Ken's Sterling", monogrammed with an "A" on the back. The keeper is engraved on the back &quo...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy222 - Engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy
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Numbers matching, "E" inspector markings, replaced grips.
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver223 - Engraved Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver
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Notched for shoulder stock
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) x 1 = 1,600.00
 
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Cased Colt Model 1851 London Navy224 - Cased Colt Model 1851 London Navy
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Ivory grips
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to flashjr for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Indian Wars US Single Action Leather Holster225 - Indian Wars US Single Action Leather Holster
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Brass buckle numbered 395, clasp numbered 432.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Indian Wars US Single Action Leather Holster226 - Indian Wars US Single Action Leather Holster
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U.S. brass buckle with matching clasp numbered 459
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Engraved Colt 1849 Pocket Navy227 - Engraved Colt 1849 Pocket Navy
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5.5" octagon barrel serial no. 8821
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Estimates : 100.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Chinese Broomhandle Mauser Shansei Arsenal .45228 - Chinese Broomhandle Mauser Shansei Arsenal .45
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Rare .45 cal Chinese Broom handle Mauser WWII bring-back, with wooden holster
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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Luger Snail Drum Magazine229 - Luger Snail Drum Magazine
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Luger Snail Drum Magazine
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Luger Snail Drum Magazine230 - Luger Snail Drum Magazine
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Luger Snail Drum Magazine
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Luger Snail Drum Magazine231 - Luger Snail Drum Magazine
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Luger Snail Drum Magazine
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Engraved Remington O/U Derringer232 - Engraved Remington O/U Derringer
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Engraved Remington O/U Derringer
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Red Skelton's Pair of Colt SAA Revolvers233 - Red Skelton's Pair of Colt SAA Revolvers
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Pair of Colt SAA 2nd Gen revolvers. These revolvers and rig were featured in the Red Skelton Show, Season 11-Episode 4: "Dead Eye and the Gunsl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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S&W Model 320 Revolving Rifle Stock In Box234 - S&W Model 320 Revolving Rifle Stock In Box
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S&W Model 320 Revolving Rifle Stock In Box
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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S&W Model 320 Revolving Rifle In Box235 - S&W Model 320 Revolving Rifle In Box
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Nickel plated
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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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Harper's Ferry 1806 Flintlock Plate & Lock236 - Harper's Ferry 1806 Flintlock Plate & Lock
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Harper's Ferry 1806 Flintlock Plate & Lock
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Dickson Nelson & CO. Lock & Sideplate237 - Dickson Nelson & CO. Lock & Sideplate
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Dated Alabama 1864
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Fayetteville Armory Confederate 1861 Lock & Plate238 - Fayetteville Armory Confederate 1861 Lock & Plate
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Fayetteville Armory Confederate 1861 Lock & Plate
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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J.P. Murray Columbus GA Locks & Sideplate239 - J.P. Murray Columbus GA Locks & Sideplate
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Rare J.P. Murray Columbus GA lock.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Confederate Palmetto Armory Percussion Pistol240 - Confederate Palmetto Armory Percussion Pistol
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Lock stamped Columbia S.C. 1858
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Virgil & Morgan Earp Attributed Colt SAA Revolvers241 - Virgil & Morgan Earp Attributed Colt SAA Revolvers
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Two Colt Model 1873 single action revolvers with letter of provenance stating they were purchased directly from Josephine Earp & that according ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (12,500.00) x 1 = 12,500.00
 
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Richmond 1861 Musket Buddy's First Confederate Gun242 - Richmond 1861 Musket Buddy's First Confederate Gun
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Rare early Richmond High Hump Type I musket. The gun that started the whole Confederate collection back in the early 60s.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Confederate Fayetteville Rifle With Patch Box243 - Confederate Fayetteville Rifle With Patch Box
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Rare Confederate type 1855 rifle manufactured at the Fayetteville North Carolina armory utilizing parts & machinery captured at Harper's Fer...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,500.00) x 1 = 6,500.00
 
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Rare Dickson-Nelson 1864 Alabama Contract Rifle244 - Rare Dickson-Nelson 1864 Alabama Contract Rifle
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Rare 1864 dated Dickson Nelson & Co. rifle, made for the state of Alabama during Civil War. 33" barrel marked "ALA. 1864" manufac...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (8,000.00) x 1 = 8,000.00
 
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Confederate Alabama Contract Sword & Scabbard245 - Confederate Alabama Contract Sword & Scabbard
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"STATE OF ALA 1862" stamped in brass guard. 32" blade, 37" overall length. "48" stamped in pommel
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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Confederate Richmond Carbine 1862246 - Confederate Richmond Carbine 1862
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CS Ricmond VA 1864 marked lock plate. CS marked 25" barrel
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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Confederate Richmond Sharps Carbine247 - Confederate Richmond Sharps Carbine
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Approximately 5,000 Richmond Carbines were made for the Confederate government between 1862 and 1864, 1,900 were produced at the S.C. Robinson Arms fa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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Dufilho New Orleans Confederate Fighting Knife248 - Dufilho New Orleans Confederate Fighting Knife
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Ivory handle, 14.25" blade marked "DUFILHO, NEW ORLEANS", overall length is 19.5". Alfred H. Dufilho, Sr. made quality knives in...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00) x 1 = 1,750.00
 
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Rare Austin Texas Confederate George Todd Revolver249 - Rare Austin Texas Confederate George Todd Revolver
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7.5" bbl unmarked 1851 Navy revolver attributed to gunsmith George Todd in Austin Texas circa 1861. George Todd came to Texas from Alabama in 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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1838 Waters Pistol North Carolina Contract250 - 1838 Waters Pistol North Carolina Contract
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"N. CAROLINA" stamped on the 8.5" barrel percussion pistol 2,660 US M-1836 pistol were issued to the state of North Carolina under th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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