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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Engraved Winchester 1886 Deluxe Takedown Rifle351 - Engraved Winchester 1886 Deluxe Takedown Rifle
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* Serial no. 154208 .33WCF. 24" barrel, engraved, deluxe wood
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to davidAMS for (3,500.00 + 525.00) x 1 = 4,025.00
 
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Winchester Model 1886 Rifle 45-70352 - Winchester Model 1886 Rifle 45-70
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Winchester Model 1886 Rifle 45-70
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to Goat12Ga for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Colt Model 1848 Dragoon Revolver353 - Colt Model 1848 Dragoon Revolver
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serial no. 10764 2nd Model, 7.5" bbl.
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 1860 Army with Ivory Grip354 - Engraved Colt Model 1860 Army with Ivory Grip
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Nickel plated, ivory grips, 8" bbl.
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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Colt 1851 Navy New Mexico Territory Indian Gun355 - Colt 1851 Navy New Mexico Territory Indian Gun
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attributed to being a Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Territory Indian capture Colt Navy. Number's matching except lever.
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 Model 1860 Army Fluted Cylinder356 - Colt Model 1860 Army Fluted Cylinder
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serial no. 17631
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to rekcuh for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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Colt Model 1860 Army Fluted Cylinder357 - Colt Model 1860 Army Fluted Cylinder
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8" bbl, fluted cylinder
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to boilerrunn.. for (2,300.00 + 345.00) x 1 = 2,645.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model1860 Army Revolver358 - Engraved Colt Model1860 Army Revolver
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8" bbl, backstrap notched for shoulder stock.
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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Remington Model 1875 Single Action Revolver359 - Remington Model 1875 Single Action Revolver
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serial no. 239 7.5" bbl
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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Colt Model 1873 SAA .38-40 Steer Head Grips360 - Colt Model 1873 SAA .38-40 Steer Head Grips
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* Serial no. 244747. Nickel plated, ivory grips, 5.5" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to kingdavid58 for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38-40361 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .38-40
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serial 154171 pearl grips, 5.5" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,600.00) x 1 = 2,600.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army362 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army
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serial no. 85944 7.5" barrel, ivory grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Colt New Police Cop & Thug Grip 38 Revolver363 - Colt New Police Cop & Thug Grip 38 Revolver
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serial no. 15990
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Remington Rider Magazine Pistol364 - Remington Rider Magazine Pistol
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Nickel plated
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (650.00) x 1 = 650.00
 
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Engraved James Reid Knuckle Duster .22 Derringer365 - Engraved James Reid Knuckle Duster .22 Derringer
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James Reid "My Friend" .22 caliber Knuckle Duster.
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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Colt No.1 Birds Head Derringer366 - Colt No.1 Birds Head Derringer
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Colt manufactured approx. 6500 .41RF caliber derringers from 1870-1890.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Engraved Colt Open Top .22 Revolver367 - Engraved Colt Open Top .22 Revolver
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serial no. 38703
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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Civil War S&W Model 1 .22 Bakelite Cased368 - Civil War S&W Model 1 .22 Bakelite Cased
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1st Model 2nd Issue, Bakelite case. Inscribed "Private CH Sibley From JP Sibley 1861". Augusta, Georgia July 1863 muster roll, shows him e...
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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S&W Model 1 .22 Revolver Cased369 - S&W Model 1 .22 Revolver Cased
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Civil War period, nickel plated
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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S&W Model 1 Revolver in Bakelite Case .22370 - S&W Model 1 Revolver in Bakelite Case .22
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S&W Model 1 Revolver in Bakelite Case .22
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Remington Smoot Revolver371 - Remington Smoot Revolver
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Remington Smoot Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Engraved Remington O/U Derringer .41RF372 - Engraved Remington O/U Derringer .41RF
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Engraved Remington O/U Derringer .41RF
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Remington O/U Derringer .41RF373 - Remington O/U Derringer .41RF
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serial no. 522
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Remington O/U Derringer .41RF374 - Remington O/U Derringer .41RF
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serial no. 142
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to bocephus424 for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Antique O/U Derringer Pistol375 - Antique O/U Derringer Pistol
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Antique O/U Derringer Pistol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to WonderWoman1 for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Sharps Pepperbox Derringer376 - Sharps Pepperbox Derringer
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serial no. 8407
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Colt New Police .38 Cop & Thug Grips377 - Colt New Police .38 Cop & Thug Grips
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Colt New Police .38 Cop & Thug Grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Colt Model 1873 Bisley378 - Colt Model 1873 Bisley
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serial no. 28501 stag horn grips, 5.5" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to kingdavid58 for (2,250.00 + 337.50) x 1 = 2,587.50
 
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Colt Model 1877 Lightning .38 Revolver379 - Colt Model 1877 Lightning .38 Revolver
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Came from the Gary Burghoff collection, who played Radar O'reilly in the "MASH" film & television series. Serial no. 96392, comes ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Colt Model 1877 Lightning .38 Revolver380 - Colt Model 1877 Lightning .38 Revolver
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Colt Model 1877 Lightning .38 Revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to Goat12Ga for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Colt Model 1877 Thunderer .41 Revolver381 - Colt Model 1877 Thunderer .41 Revolver
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With factory letter showing blued finish shipment to Hibbard Spencer & Bartlett, Chicago, 1890. 4.5" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Colt Model 1877 Thunderer DA .41382 - Colt Model 1877 Thunderer DA .41
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Nickel plated, 6" bbl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .45383 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA .45
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* Serial no. 59151SA. JR French engraved, gold wire inlay, French gray finish, horn grips, 5.5" barrel .
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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Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA384 - Engraved Colt Model 1873 SAA
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serial 110959
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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Colt Model 1873 Frontier Six Shooter .44-40385 - Colt Model 1873 Frontier Six Shooter .44-40
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* Serial no. 337916. 7.5" bbl. has a spring issue.
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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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45386 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45
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7.5" bbl
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 .45387 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army .45
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Serial no. 27187, a copy of the factory letter shows the gun New York shipped, November 1876, and other provenance attributing this to the Katy Railro
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,350.00) x 1 = 3,350.00
 
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S&W No. 2 Single Action Revolver388 - S&W No. 2 Single Action Revolver
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8" bbl, cylinder issues.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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S&W No. 2 Single Action Revolver389 - S&W No. 2 Single Action Revolver
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serial no. 2714 8" bbl Indian tack design on the butt.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to williamPQQ for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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S&W Russian .44 Revolver390 - S&W Russian .44 Revolver
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5.5" bbl
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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Marbles Game Getter Rifle.44 / .22391 - Marbles Game Getter Rifle.44 / .22
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* Serial no. 19206. 18" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to frankflint.. for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Cased Marbles M1908 Game Getter Rifle .22 / .44392 - Cased Marbles M1908 Game Getter Rifle .22 / .44
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* Serial 6089. Excellent condition in wood Marbles case, strong case colors. Target sights, 18" bbl.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,100.00) x 1 = 3,100.00
 
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Marbles Game Getter Rifle .22 / .44393 - Marbles Game Getter Rifle .22 / .44
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* 18" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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1902 Luger American Eagle Carbine394 - 1902 Luger American Eagle Carbine
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* Serial no. 7661. 16" barrel, shoulder stock
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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DWM Luger Artillery With Carbine Stock 1917395 - DWM Luger Artillery With Carbine Stock 1917
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* Serial no. 4187.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,100.00) x 1 = 2,100.00
 
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Winchester Model 1892 Rifle .32-20396 - Winchester Model 1892 Rifle .32-20
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* Serial no. 726781. 24" octagon barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00) x 1 = 1,700.00
 
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Winchester Model 1887 Lever Action 12 GA Shotgun397 - Winchester Model 1887 Lever Action 12 GA Shotgun
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serial no. 52892 30" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to terrypresta1 for (900.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 1,035.00
 
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Remington-Keene Model 1878 Rifle398 - Remington-Keene Model 1878 Rifle
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serial no. 433 Remington produced approximately 5000 Model 1878 rifles in varying configurations from 1880-1883.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,600.00) x 1 = 2,600.00
 
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Remington-Keene Model 1878 Rifle399 - Remington-Keene Model 1878 Rifle
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17" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,350.00) x 1 = 1,350.00
 
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US Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle400 - US Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle
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serial no. 433517
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (750.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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