GENE ROURKE ESTATE AUCTION

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Burley Auction is proud to present the Gene R. Rourke Estate collection featuring over 700 antique firearms. Many have not seen the light of day in 50 years. Most were wrapped in Vietnam War era newspapers. Rourke was a lifetime member of the Texas Gun Collectors Association, winning best in show/most outstanding firearm in 1966. Auction features Rare Confederate Civil War revolvers, Le Mats, Griswolds, Leech & Rigdon, and many other rare Civil War firearms, Confederate swords, cased Colt pistols, engraved Colts, early Henry Rifle, the largest collection of Merwin & Hulbert revolvers we've ever seen, collection of Starr revolvers & many, many others, plus 30 Swedish Mausers, early Colt sporters & 30 Russian SKSs new in box, WWII German Lugers & Japanese Arisaka rifles, gold coins, estate jewelry, oil paintings, western art, early Texas poker table, & so much more. Please make plans to join us. 15%BP TX#15184. 830-629-9280 BurleyAuction.com

PREVIEW: Friday, April 12th Noon- 6PM & Saturday, April 13th 8AM-10AM Auction start.
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 1911 Government Issue .451 - Colt Model 1911 Government Issue .45
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* With "Take Up Arms" grips attributed to to the Philippines. Serial no. 701885 produced in 1924.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,495.00
 
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WW II Nazi German Luger2 - WW II Nazi German Luger
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* Nazi proof marks throughout, stamped 1940. Matching numbers. Serial No. 9883.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,200.00 + 330.00) x 1 = 2,530.00
 
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German Artillery Luger 1917 DWM3 - German Artillery Luger 1917 DWM
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* German artillery 1917 Luger 9mm, with Imperial markings. 8" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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WW II Nazi German Walther P-38 Pistol4 - WW II Nazi German Walther P-38 Pistol
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* With Nazi proof marking. Serial no. 7600B
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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WW II Nazi German Walther P-38 Pistol5 - WW II Nazi German Walther P-38 Pistol
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* With Nazi proof markings. Serial no. 8583
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 127.50) x 1 = 977.50
 
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WW II Japanese Nambu Model 14 Pistol & Holster6 - WW II Japanese Nambu Model 14 Pistol & Holster
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* Nambu M-14 8mm pistol with leather holster. Nagaya manufactured 6-43. 4.5" barrel. Serial no. 79160
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 127.50) x 1 = 977.50
 
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Colt New Frontier .227 - Colt New Frontier .22
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* Single action, 4.5" barrel .22 long rifle
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Colt Police Positive .38 Special8 - Colt Police Positive .38 Special
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* 38 special ,4" barrel, checkered grips. Serial No. B41234
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket .25 Auto9 - Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket .25 Auto
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* Serial no. 365581
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32ACP10 - Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32ACP
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Serial no. 401698
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Colt Model 1877 Lightning Revolver .3811 - Colt Model 1877 Lightning Revolver .38
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Serial no. 23651 Manufactured 1880.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 862.50
 
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Colt Model 1877 Lightning Revolver .3812 - Colt Model 1877 Lightning Revolver .38
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Serial no. 155816
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Revolver .4113 - Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Revolver .41
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Serial no. 146723
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to Spera511 for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action With Ivory Grips14 - Colt Model 1873 Single Action With Ivory Grips
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Serial no. 127059 5.5" barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to Oleh for (1,750.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 2,012.50
 
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Colt Cartridge Conversion15 - Colt Cartridge Conversion
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Mixed serial numbers 2892
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Engraved Moore Teat-Fire Revolver16 - Engraved Moore Teat-Fire Revolver
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Engraved, 3.25" barrel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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Engraved Moore Teat-Fire Revolver17 - Engraved Moore Teat-Fire Revolver
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Engraved, nickel plate, 3.25" barrel. Serial no. 12510
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Bar Hammer 5 Shot Revolver .2818 - Allen & Wheelock Bar Hammer 5 Shot Revolver .28
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Allen & Wheelock Bar hammer 5 shot D.A. pistol. Engraved cylinder scene, .28 cal. Serial no. 394
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Allen & Wheelock Bar Hammer 5 Shot .32 Low Serial19 - Allen & Wheelock Bar Hammer 5 Shot .32 Low Serial
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Allen & Wheelock Bar Hammer 5 shot D.A. pistol. Engraved cylinder scene, .32 cal. Serial no. 20
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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C.R. Alsop Navy Model Revolver20 - C.R. Alsop Navy Model Revolver
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Charles R. Alsop Navy percussion revolver. 4 inch octagon barrel, .31 cal. Only about 500 of the Navy revolvers were produced in Middleton Connecticut
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Rare B.F. Joslyn .44 Army Model Revolver21 - Rare B.F. Joslyn .44 Army Model Revolver
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Rare Civil War revolver, approx. 3000 were produced by Joslyn Firearms of Stonington Connecticut with most going to the Ohio Cavalry Units circa 18
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Engraved Pinfire Revolver with Ivory Grips22 - Engraved Pinfire Revolver with Ivory Grips
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Gold wire inlay, engraved with ivory grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to mauler for (750.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 862.50
 
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Houllier & Blanchard Pin-Fire Revolver23 - Houllier & Blanchard Pin-Fire Revolver
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Houllier-Blanchard .45 caliber pin fire revolver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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J. Saget New Orleans Revolver24 - J. Saget New Orleans Revolver
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J. Saget, New Orleans revolver. 3.5" barrel, checkered grips, .38 rim fire.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Philadelphia Derringer25 - Philadelphia Derringer
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Philadelphia .55 cal derringer muzzle loader.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Antique Percussion Derringer26 - Antique Percussion Derringer
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Antique Percussion Derringer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert & Co Spur Trigger Revolver27 - Merwin Hulbert & Co Spur Trigger Revolver
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square butt. 3.75" barrel, nickel, checkered grips, .38 cal. Serial no. 6863
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert Spur Trigger Revolver Pearl Grips28 - Merwin Hulbert Spur Trigger Revolver Pearl Grips
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Spur trigger, square butt. Nickel plated, pearl grips. .38 Cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert & Co DA Small Frame Revolver29 - Merwin Hulbert & Co DA Small Frame Revolver
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Double action small frame .38 cal, nickel with pearl grips, flip up hammer, 5.75" barrel. Serial no. 27368
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 805.00
 
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Springfield Warner's Patent Percussion Revolver30 - Springfield Warner's Patent Percussion Revolver
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Approximately 5" barrel, engraved.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,495.00
 
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Starr Army .44 Double Action Civil War Revolver31 - Starr Army .44 Double Action Civil War Revolver
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Starr double action Army .44 cal. 6" barrel. Serial no. 17733
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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Starr Army .44 Double Action Civil War Revolver32 - Starr Army .44 Double Action Civil War Revolver
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Starr double action Army .44 cal. Serial no. 16788
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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E.A. Prescott 1860 Navy Revolver33 - E.A. Prescott 1860 Navy Revolver
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7.25" octagon barrel, .38 rimfire. Serial no. 153
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to mauler for (1,100.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 1,265.00
 
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E.A. Prescott 1860 Revolver34 - E.A. Prescott 1860 Revolver
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4" octagon barrel, .32 rimfire. Serial no. 73
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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E.A. Prescott 1860 Army Revolver Serial No. 435 - E.A. Prescott 1860 Army Revolver Serial No. 4
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6" octagon barrel. Proof Marked "R.E.R." .32 rimfire. Serial no. 4
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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E.A. Prescott 1860 Navy Revolver36 - E.A. Prescott 1860 Navy Revolver
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7" octagon barrel, .38 rimfire Serial No. 79
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Engraved Moore's Patent Single Action Revolver37 - Engraved Moore's Patent Single Action Revolver
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4" octagon barrel, .32 rimfire Serial no. 5280
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Engraved Moore's Patent Single Action Revolver38 - Engraved Moore's Patent Single Action Revolver
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Moore .32 rimfire revolver, 6" octagon barrel Serial no. 529
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to mauler for (600.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Moore's Patent 1860 Single Action Revolver39 - Moore's Patent 1860 Single Action Revolver
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6" barrel, .32 rimfire. Serial no. 560
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Smith & Wesson Schofield Wells Fargo & US Marked40 - Smith & Wesson Schofield Wells Fargo & US Marked
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* Serial no. 901. US on butt & marked "Wells Fargo & Cos. Ex 901" on frame.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to VF7713 for (3,750.00 + 562.50) x 1 = 4,312.50
 
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Smith & Wesson Schofield 2nd Model .45 Revolver41 - Smith & Wesson Schofield 2nd Model .45 Revolver
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* Smith & Wesson Schofield 2nd model. Ivory grips, .45 cal. Serial no. 4031
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to VF7713 for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver42 - Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver
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Fully engraved with pearl grips, 44-40 cal. Serial no. 260
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 337.50) x 1 = 2,587.50
 
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Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44 Pocket  Army43 - Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44 Pocket Army
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Fully engraved with pearl grips, Serial no. 1779
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert .44 Revolver44 - Merwin Hulbert .44 Revolver
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Double action, nickel plate, one pearl grip, flip up hammer, 44-40 cal. Serial no. 8311
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44 Army Revolver45 - Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44 Army Revolver
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Fully engraved with pearl grips. Gold wash cylinder, Serial no 5780
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 675.00) x 1 = 5,175.00
 
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Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44  Army Revolver46 - Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44 Army Revolver
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Improved model .44 caliber Army. Fully engraved with ivory grips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert 44 Army Revolver47 - Factory Engraved Merwin Hulbert 44 Army Revolver
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Fully engraved with ivory bird head grips. Serial no. 3347
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 2,300.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert .44 Revolver with Ivory Grips48 - Merwin Hulbert .44 Revolver with Ivory Grips
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.44 cal, nickel with ivory grips. Serial no. 4586
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver49 - Engraved Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver
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Fully engraved with pearl grips, .44-40 cal.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,495.00
 
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Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver with Extra Barrel50 - Merwin Hulbert .44-40 Revolver with Extra Barrel
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With extra barrel. High condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 412.50) x 1 = 3,162.50
 
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