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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Colt Model 1873 SAA .45301 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45
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* Serial no. 195774, factory letter shows it was shipped to Little Rock, Arkansas in May 1900. Restored, with 4.75" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to davidAMS for (1,750.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 2,012.50
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA302 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA
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serial no. 138126 .41 caliber, engraved 4.75" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,200.00) x 1 = 2,200.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 SAA .45303 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .45
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Mixed serial numbers. Pearl grips, engraved trigger guard and backstrap. Period tooled leather holster.
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 Single Action Army304 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army
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serial no. 122421 Nickel plated, pearl grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to coltsaaman for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Factory Engraved Colt Model 1873 SA .38-40305 - Factory Engraved Colt Model 1873 SA .38-40
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* Factory engraved. Carved steer head pearl grips, 4.75" barrel. Factory letter. Serial #317027. Mfd 1911.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (10,000.00) x 1 = 10,000.00
 
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Remington O/U Derringer Ivory Naked Lady Grips306 - Remington O/U Derringer Ivory Naked Lady Grips
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Gold washed with ivory grips. Cased with chips, cards, chips, ivory dice.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Cased Remington O/U Derringer with Cards & Chips307 - Cased Remington O/U Derringer with Cards & Chips
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Cased Remington O/U Derringer with Cards & Chips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (650.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 747.50
 
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Cased Engraved Remington O/U Derringer Ivory Grips308 - Cased Engraved Remington O/U Derringer Ivory Grips
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Nickel plated, ivory grips, cased with cards and chips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Lady's Parlor Box with Engraved .32 Revolver309 - Lady's Parlor Box with Engraved .32 Revolver
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Hartford Arms New No.3 .32 cal engraved revolver, nickel plated, pearl grips. Sterling Silver brushes, comb, & mirror. Ivory handle sewing tool ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Winchester 1894 Deluxe Rifle Restored .30-30310 - Winchester 1894 Deluxe Rifle Restored .30-30
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Factory letter shows shipped August 16, 1897. Serial no. 24684.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00) x 1 = 3,750.00
 
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Confederate Richmond Sharps Indian Carbine311 - Confederate Richmond Sharps Indian Carbine
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serial no. 2868 Richmond Sharps carbine that started as a Confederate rifle like all Richmond Sharps, & ended up an Indian gun. Exhibits weather...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Winchester Model 1866 SRC312 - Winchester Model 1866 SRC
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with Indian tacks & well sewn rawhide leather piece on the stock. with near mint bore.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00) x 1 = 3,250.00
 
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Sharps Model 1859 Coffee Mill Carbine313 - Sharps Model 1859 Coffee Mill Carbine
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Nice Sharps M1859 carbine with coffee mill added to the butt stock. The Sharps "Coffee Mill" carbine was the idea of Lt. Col. Walter King,...
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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Winchester Model 1873 Rifle with Scope314 - Winchester Model 1873 Rifle with Scope
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serial no. 173349A .44-40 with period rifle scope. with wood case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,850.00) x 1 = 3,850.00
 
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101 Ranch Holster & .32 Single Action Colt Copy315 - 101 Ranch Holster & .32 Single Action Colt Copy
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Colt copy Single Action .32 revolver in a 101 Ranch made beaded holster, antler handle knife with 6.5" blade.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Colt Model 1877 Thunderer in Beaded Holster & Belt316 - Colt Model 1877 Thunderer in Beaded Holster & Belt
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serial number 37534 in good condition. In antique beaded gun belt & holster with side knife.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,450.00) x 1 = 2,450.00
 
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Annie Oakley Beaded Gauntlets317 - Annie Oakley Beaded Gauntlets
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with card stating "Donated by Miss Annie Oakley for a charity auction to benefit the Orphans Home of New York City January 12th 1904" No o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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Buffalo Bill Cody Stunt Double Buckskin Outfit318 - Buffalo Bill Cody Stunt Double Buckskin Outfit
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Period buckskin outfit attributed to one of W.F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody's appearance / stunt doubles. No written provenance.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Relief Engraved Spencer Rifle319 - Relief Engraved Spencer Rifle
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with Abraham Lincoln on one side & an American Eagle on the other. In good restored condition.
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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Springfield Trapdoor Carbine320 - Springfield Trapdoor Carbine
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serial no. 138157 .45-70 22" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) x 1 = 550.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45321 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45
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serial no. 98731 7.5" barrel one piece wood grips
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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Colt Model 1873 Etched Panel .44-40 Single Action322 - Colt Model 1873 Etched Panel .44-40 Single Action
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serial no. 55556 matching serial numbers 7.5" barrel, Frontier Six Shooter etched panel .44 Buddy acquired from his friend & actor Dale Rob...
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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Colt Model 1873 SAA .44-40323 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .44-40
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* Serial no. 281972. 7.5" barrel refinished
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,450.00) x 1 = 1,450.00
 
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Engraved Remington Model 1858 Revolver324 - Engraved Remington Model 1858 Revolver
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serial no. 24613 Carved ivory Eagle with Snake grips. 7.5" bbl
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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Smith & Wesson Schofield .44 Revolver325 - Smith & Wesson Schofield .44 Revolver
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serial no. 7406 7" barrel
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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Pair of Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38WCF326 - Pair of Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .38WCF
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* Staghorn grips, 5.5" bbl. SN 206647. Engraved Colt SAA .38WCF. Staghorn grips, 5.5" bbl. SN 244626
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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Factory Engraved Colt Army Special .32-20327 - Factory Engraved Colt Army Special .32-20
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* Colt Army Special .32-20, factory engraved with letter, carved ivory steer-head grips, 6" bbl. Mfd 1912. SN #338577.
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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D.W. Harris Engraved Colt 1873 SAA Longhorn Grips328 - D.W. Harris Engraved Colt 1873 SAA Longhorn Grips
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* Serial no. 224900
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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Colt SAA DW Harris Engraved329 - Colt SAA DW Harris Engraved
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* Serial no. 338145 Colt SAA .45 mf'd in 1920. Helfricht Scroll style engraved by DW Harris. 4.75" barrel, ivory Texas Ranger shield grips....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,250.00) x 1 = 4,250.00
 
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D.W. Harris Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA330 - D.W. Harris Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA
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* Serial 355925 Texas Ranger grips, 7.5" barrel, .44 wcf. Comes with COA from engraved David Wade Harris.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,250.00) x 1 = 4,250.00
 
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DWM John Martz Baby Luger331 - DWM John Martz Baby Luger
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* Serial no. 9717 John Martz is known for his alterations and upgrades to Luger pistols in his California workshop, often taking months of work to com
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Custom Baby Luger332 - Custom Baby Luger
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* Serial no. 7263
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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Luger DWM 1918 Artillery WWI333 - Luger DWM 1918 Artillery WWI
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* Serial no. 5852 all numbers matching except magazine
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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John Martz Luger American Eagle Carbine334 - John Martz Luger American Eagle Carbine
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* Custom built American Eagle Luger carbine by John Martz
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00) x 1 = 4,500.00
 
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Luger Carbine335 - Luger Carbine
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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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Custom DWM Baby Luger336 - Custom DWM Baby Luger
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* Serial 5501
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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John Martz Custom DWM Baby Luger337 - John Martz Custom DWM Baby Luger
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* Serial no. 9022. Martz M below serial number.
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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Luger Pistol & Carbine Stock338 - Luger Pistol & Carbine Stock
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* Serial no. 84825 with reproduction carbine stock
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (4,000.00) x 1 = 4,000.00
 
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Custom DWM Baby Luger Short Barreled.45ACP339 - Custom DWM Baby Luger Short Barreled.45ACP
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* Serial no 91480
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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Luger P08 32 Round Snail Drum Magazine First Model340 - Luger P08 32 Round Snail Drum Magazine First Model
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Luger P08 32 Round Snail Drum Magazine First Model
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Luger DWM 1920 Commercial Carbine341 - Luger DWM 1920 Commercial Carbine
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* Serial no. 64. In contemporary wood case.
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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DWM Luger 1920 Carbine .30 Caliber342 - DWM Luger 1920 Carbine .30 Caliber
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* 12" barrel shoulder stock.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,250.00) x 1 = 4,250.00
 
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Luger Model 1920 Carbine343 - Luger Model 1920 Carbine
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* Serial no. 6159
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Erfurt Artillery Luger with Persian Holster344 - Erfurt Artillery Luger with Persian Holster
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* Serial 4566.
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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World War II Remington Rand M1911345 - World War II Remington Rand M1911
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* Serial no. 2005967. United States Property marked.
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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World War II Remington Rand M1911346 - World War II Remington Rand M1911
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* Slide is marked Remington Rand, frame is unmarked except for the serial no. 45.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1911 .45347 - Engraved Colt Model 1911 .45
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* Serial no. 1539426.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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Mauser C96 Pistol Von Lengerke & Detmold New York348 - Mauser C96 Pistol Von Lengerke & Detmold New York
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* Serial no. 33833. Commercial pre-war pistol with the import mark of New York gun dealers Von Lengerke & Detmold. Comes with a reproduction car...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,750.00) x 1 = 1,750.00
 
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Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol349 - Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol
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* Serial no. 3222. Matching magazine 7mm Nambu. Approximately 5,900 "Baby Nambu" pistols were manufactured by the Tokyo Arsenal until prod...
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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Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol350 - Imperial Japanese Baby Nambu Pistol
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* Serial no. 3349. 7mm Nambu.
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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