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JM1452 MARLIN MODEL 1897 WITH THREADED BARREL

Item # JM1452

JM1452 MARLIN MODEL 1897 WITH THREADED BARREL 24 inch round barrel chambered in 22 RF with a bright shiny bore. Smooth action. The barrel and mag tube have strong original blue and are in excellent condition. The receiver has most of the original case color remaining as well as the hammer and lever too. Original sights. The wood is also in very good condition with just a few handling mars. Marlin Safety hard rubber butt plate has a small chip at the toe. The muzzle is threaded for a Maxim suppressor and cap. A very good looking rifle!

Antique  $ 1,995.

JM1420 MARLIN MODEL 1888 IN 32 CALIBER

Item # JM1420

JM1420 MARLIN MODEL 1888 IN 32 CALIBER 24 inch round barrel with full length mag and rifle style butt. Real good bore and smooth action. The bad news is that all metal surfaces have been cleaned and are a silver color that is starting to tone. Receiver does have small amounts of original blue in the protected areas. Original sights include a blade front and a sporting rear. Wood is good fitting and solid with several dings and mars. Some finish remains with thinning at the carry points. Still a very usable second year production gun.

Antique  $ 1,475.

JM1369 EXTREMELY RARE MARLIN 1891 1ST MODEL

Item # JM1369

JM1369  EXTREMELY RARE MARLIN 1891 1ST MODEL This is a 1st year production 1st model in exceptional condition! The 1891 was Marlin's first lever action offering of a 22 cal rifle. This is a 1st model which has the loading gate on the side. You don't see a lot of model 1891's of any kind but a 1st model is a rare find. Especially one in this condition. Bbl blue is at 95-98% with just a couple light scratches. The receiver is also at 90-95%. About the only blemish is on the left side where there is a slight bit of flaking. The forearm cap still retains nearly all the blue. Nice case colors on hammer, lever and buttplate. A near excellent bore. The wood is exceptional. This truly is an investment grade Marlin! Comes with Factory Letter.

Antique  $ 11,500.

JM1421 MARLIN FIRST MODEL SIDE LOADER MODEL 1891

Item # JM1421

JM1421 MARLIN FIRST MODEL SIDE LOADER MODEL 1891 24 inch octagon barrel chambered in 22 RF caliber. Bore is not too bad as far as 22 rifles go. Some shine and visible rifling. Original barrel blue is thinning and turning plum colored. Receiver has some original blue showing through the plum/brown patina. Traces of case color remain on hammer and lever. Original sights. Wood has been lightly sanded and looks good. This is a first year production first model rifle. This is rare honest looking rimfire Marlin rife that is hard to find. A good collectable at an affordable price.

Antique  $ 1,575.

JM1445 MARLIN MODEL 1895 RIFLE IN 45-90 CALIBER

Item # JM1445

JM1445 MARLIN MODEL 1895 RIFLE IN 45-90 CALIBER 45-90 WCF is the big dog caliber in this Model. 26 inch full octagon barrel with full length mag tube and rifle butt configuration. Most all original thinning blue remains on the barrel with the mag tube turning a plum/brown patina with original blue in the protected areas. Bore has some scattered pitting. Smooth action. Blade front and sporting rear sights. Traces of case color remain on receiver, hammer and lever with the balance turning gray. Wood is good fitting with numerous dings and gouges especially on the right side of the forearm. Remaining wood finish is thinning at the carry points. This is one of the rarer calibers in this Model.

Antique  $ 3,150.

JM1415 MARLIN MODEL 1895 RIFLE IN 40-82 CALIBER

Item # JM1415

JM1415 MARLIN MODEL 1895 RIFLE IN 40-82 CALIBER 26 inch octagon barrel with full mag chambered in 40-82 WCF caliber. Bore is good but would benefit from a good cleaning. Most original thinning blue remains on barrel and mag tube. Bottom of the mag is a blue turning gray color. Most of the case colors on the receiver have faded with the balance having turned a brown/gray. Traces of case color remain on hammer and lever. Good action. Wood is good fitting and solid with remaining finish thinning in places. The usual amount of handling mars you would expect to see on and old rifle. Blade front and sporting rear sight. A good example of a Model 1895 rifle.

Antique  $ 2,295.

JM1253 MARLIN MODEL 1888 RIFLE

Item # JM1253

JM1253 MARLIN MODEL 1888 RIFLE 24 inch octagon barrel with full length mag tube chambered in 44 WCF caliber with a rifle style crescent butt. Bore is about good with some shine and good rifling with some scattered pits throughout. May clean up a bit and would still be a fine shooter. Nice smooth action. Blade front and sporting rear sights. Most metal surfaces are a chocolate brown with some gray. Wood is also dark with some oil staining. One small age crack coming off the upper tang. An honest looking old Marlin in a very usable caliber for cowboy action shooters complete with an Antique serial number and a Marlin Factory Letter included.

Antique  $ 2,175.

JM1070 MARLIN 1895 NICKEL PLATED CARBINE IN 38-56

Item # JM1070

JM1070  MARLIN 1895 NICKEL PLATED CARBINE IN 38-56 22 inch round barrel with full mag chambered in 38-56 WCF caliber. Some of the nickel is in relatively good shape, some is flaking and some is gone. Receiver retains nickel in protected areas otherwise it has pretty much flaked off and it appears there has been a little bit of cleaning on one side. This gun has got some very pretty wood. It has been restocked and looks good. Bore is fair to good with some roughness. Standard carbine sights. Action is very nice. Here's your chance to get an 1895 and have some fun for not a lot of money.

Antique  $ 2,750.

JM1330 44 CALIBER 1889 MARLIN

Item # JM1330

JM1330  44 CALIBER 1889 MARLIN 24 inch round barrel with full mag chambered in 44 WCF caliber. This Marlin has the rare feature of being full nickel plated. Some flaking of the nickel on the receiver, especially the right side and on the crescent style buttplate. Bbl has nice nickel remaining. Buttstock is in good cond. A little shy at the upper tang. Numerous handling marks. Forearm is also in pretty good cond. Wood has had a coat of stain and some old style varnish put on at some time. Bore would be in the good cond range with strong rifling. Just some roughness and some light pitting. Nice smooth action.

Antique  $ 2,975.

JM1414 MARLIN MODEL 94 SRC

Item # JM1414

JM1414  MARLIN MODEL 94 SRC Cal 25-20. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Bbl and mag tube are mostly gray/brown Sights include dovetail front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Receiver is a gray brown with traces of blue in protected areas. Good bore with roughness throughout. Wood is good overall condition with numerous handling dings and mars. Saddle ring is present.

Antique  $ 1,475.

JM1419 SPECIAL ORDER MARLIN TAKEDOWN LIGHTWEIGHT RIFLE

Item # JM1419

JM1419  SPECIAL ORDER MARLIN TAKEDOWN LIGHTWEIGHT RIFLE Model 1893 rifle in Cal 30-30. Original 18" half oct. bbl. full length mag tube and crescent butt. Blade front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Bbl and mag are a gray/brown coloration. Receiver and takedown ring have turned mostly gray. Overall wood is in good condition with a few handling dings. Missing a sliver on each side of the upper tang. Good bore with strong rifling. Smooth action.

Antique  $ 2,275 sale pending.

W713 WINCHESTER MODEL 121-D RIFLE

Item # W713

W713  WINCHESTER MODEL 121-D RIFLE 22 S, L and LR. 20-3/4" round bbl, ramp front sight and standard rear sight. Metal retains a good amount of thinning blue. Wood is in VG overall condition with sling swivels and a hard rubber Winchester butt plate. VG bore.

Modern  $ 235.

W1132 WINCHESTER MODEL 121-Y

Item # W1132

W1132  WINCHESTER MODEL 121-Y Cal 22 S, L or LR. 21" bbl with sporting sights. Front sights looks like it was hammered on. Bbl has a good amount of blue and VG bore. Monte Carlo hardwood stock. Good overall with handling dings and mars. Hard rubber Winchester buttplate.

Modern  $ 225.

W1131 WINCHESTER MODEL 131 RIFLE

Item # W1131

W1131  WINCHESTER MODEL 131 RIFLE Cal 22 S, L or LR. 21" bbl with sporting sights. Grooved receiver. Hardwood Monte Carlo style stock is in VG condition with just minor handling mars. Grooved plastic Winchester buttplate. 5-round mag clip. Sling eyes have been added. VG bore.

Modern  $ 325.

W567 WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 RIFLE

Item # W567

W567  WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 RIFLE Cal 45-60. 28" round bbl and button mag. Orig sights include Beeches combination front sight and buckhorn rear sight. Wood is in good condition. Missing a sliver along the forearm on one side. The buttstock has been sanded and is slightly undersized in the wrist area. Replacement shotgun buttstock. Overall metal is mostly a plum/brown but it looks like someone put some cold blue on it. Nice functioning action. Correct 2nd model thumbprint dust cover. An extra dovetail has been neatly filled in the bbl.

Antique  $ 2,950.

W899 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 BOLT ACTION RIFLE

Item # W899

W899  WINCHESTER MODEL 70 BOLT ACTION RIFLE Cal 270. 22" bbl with hooded ramp front sight, adjustable rear sight, Weaver V9 scope with Redfield bases and rings. All metal has most blue remaining with some scattered oxidation.. Wood is checkered Walnut in good condition. Black forend cap and buttplate. VG bore.

Modern  $ 795.

W452 EARLY WINCHESTER MODEL 70

Item # W452

W452  EARLY WINCHESTER MODEL 70 Serial number is just under 48k which puts it in the pre-war type 1 category with the cloverleaf tang and the early swinging safety. Cal 30-06. Pretty good condition gun with most metal finish remaining. bore is vg+. There are some Bausch and Lomb bases still on the gun. These are the early style bases with the adjustment in the base and not on the scope. Wood is in relatively good condition. Shows some typical hunting use. We don't get a lot of these early model 70's in. This one is a pretty fair example.

Modern  $ 1,375.

W743 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 FEATHERWEIGHT RIFLE

Item # W743

W743  WINCHESTER MODEL 70 FEATHERWEIGHT RIFLE Cal 223 Rem. 22" round bbl, Weaver V7-W scope and custom engraving. Receiver and floor plate have fine gold wire inlaid borders. Factory rubber recoil pad and sling swivels on pistol grip checkered stock. Fancy scroll borders around the checkering. Good bore and excellent mechanics.

Modern  $ 1,895.

W1126 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE

Item # W1126

W1126  WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE Scarce special order 34" oct bbl and full length mag tube. Inspection of the research done on the 86 indicates there was only 35 of the 34" made. A very scarce gun. Verified by Factory records. Overall metal is a light plum/brown with sharp corners and good markings. Nice functioning action. Shootable bore. Orig sights include blade insert front sight, 2-leaf Lyman flip up rear sight and folding tang sight. Wood is in very nice cond with shotgun style butt plate. All markings very nice. Clean, sharp and hard to find gun. Complete with Factory Letter.

Antique  $ 16,500.

W1125 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE

Item # W1125

W1125  WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE Cal 45-70. 26" full oct bbl and half length mag tube. Excellent bore. Orig sights include a Lyman ivory bead front sight and a 3-leaf platinum lined rear sight. Wood has the usual hunting dings but is still retains most orig varnish with a rifle style butt plate. Overall metal is excellent with about 95-96% orig bright blue. Sharp corners. Excellent functioning action. Considerable amount of case colors on hammer and lever. Factory Letter.

Modern  $ 11,500.

W1124 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 PISTOL GRIP DELUXE RIFLE

Item # W1124

W1124  WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 PISTOL GRIP DELUXE RIFLE Cal 40-82 with a fine bore. 26" oct bbl and full length mag tube. Orig Winchester sights. Pistol grip checkered 3X grade wood is in VG cond which may have had some linseed oil added. Checkering is untouched. Bbl and mag retain about 90% blue starting tone. Receiver has about 25% orig case colors with the balance turning a nickel color. Nice clean orig gun complete with rifle style butt plate.

Antique  $ 11,500.

W1123 PRE 64 WINCHESTER MODEL 70

Item # W1123

W1123  PRE 64 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 Cal 300 H & H Mag. 26" bbl, ramp mounted bead front sight and folding leaf rear sight. Receiver is equipped with Buehler mounts and rings. Checkered Monte Carlo stock in VG condition with Pachmayr pad and sling swivels. VG bright shiny bore.

Modern  $ 1,475.

W1122 WINCHESTER MODEL 70 PRE 64 RIFLE

Item # W1122

W1122  WINCHESTER MODEL 70 PRE 64 RIFLE Cal 375 H & H. Bbl has been shortened to 22-1/2" with a "Sha Cul" ported muzzle break. Band mounted ramp front sight. Weaver K4 60-B scope on a Redfield mount. Checkered bolt knob. Sling swivels. Pachmayr recoil pad. Metal retains a good amount of blue. Checkered stock is in good condition with some handling dings. VG bright shiny bore.

Modern  $ 2,100.

W1121 WINCHESTER PRE 64 MODEL 70

Item # W1121

W1121  WINCHESTER PRE 64 MODEL 70 Cal 300 H & H Mag. 26" bbl, ramp front sight and sproting rear sight. Most blue remains on metal. Straight comb checkered stock is in VG overall refinished condition. Sling swivels. Checkered steel buttplate.

Modern  $ 1,975.

W1120 WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 RIFLE

Item # W1120

W1120  WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 RIFLE Cal 45-60. 28" round bbl and full length mag tube. Folding 76 marked ladder rear sight and typical Winchester front sight which has the blade replaced with a brass blade. Very nice bore. Sharp rifling and semi-bright. Wood has a considerable amount of orig varnish with just a few mars and dings. No splits or cracks. Rifle style butt plate. Overall metal is very nice with about 10-20% bbl and mag blue. Receiver has about 30-40% thinning blue turning plum. Crisp tight action. Complete with correct dust cover and Factory Letter.

Antique  $ 5,950.

W1070 WINCHESTER 1873 3RD MODEL RIFLE

Item # W1070

W1070  WINCHESTER 1873 3RD MODEL RIFLE Cal 38 WCF. 24" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include Rocky Mountain front sight and a sporting rear sight with elevator. All metal has been cleaned, perhaps with some solvent and is a mottled gray. Missing the dust cover. Stocks are sanded and ill fitting with cracks and chips. Forearm has a large area of saddle wear clear to the metal. This '73 was some Cowboy's saddle companion. Great entry level Winchester with lots of character!

Antique  $ 895 .

R2240 REMINGTON KEENE BOLT ACTION WITH SCARCE CHECKERED PISTOL GRIP

Item # R2240

R2240  REMINGTON KEENE BOLT ACTION WITH SCARCE CHECKERED PISTOL GRIP Cal 45-70. 24" half octagon bbl, blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight. This is the rare Keene magazine sporting rifle with the checkered round knob pistol grip stock, sporting forend cap and part oct bbl. Metal is a smooth gray patina with traces of blue in the protected areas. Wood is in good condition with just a hairline crack on each side of the upper tang. Several pressure dents/dings. Re-cut checkering is crisp. Mechanics are good. Bright shiny bore.

Antique  $ 2,775.

MSG816 L C SMITH 20 GAUGE FEATHER WEIGHT

Item # MSG816

MSG816 L C SMITH 20 GAUGE FEATHER WEIGHT A nice slim trim SxS shotgun from the famed L C Smith/Hunter Arms Company. 28" armor steel bbls that are choked full and modified. This gun has seen some use but no abuse. Bbls are pretty much blue but are thinning throughout. There is some scratches and light dings throughout the bbls. Receiver retains case colors although they are faded. Wood is about the same as the rest of the gun being VG but showing age and use. Solid action. VG bores.

Modern  $ 1,375 .

MSG636 DOUBLE BARRELED CHARLES DALY PRUSSIAN SUPERIOR GRADE SxS SHOTGUN

Item # MSG636

MSG636  DOUBLE BARRELED CHARLES DALY PRUSSIAN SUPERIOR GRADE SxS SHOTGUN 12 ga. 30" bbls. Choked full and mod. Damascus steel pattern. A few minor pitting but generally VG bores. Has the desirable crossed pistols motif under bbl indicating it is a Prussian made. Ejectors. Original wood in VG+ condition with nice sharp checkering. Circasian style walnut measuring 14-1/8" to end of the pad. Receiver retains about 25% case colors. Bbl has about 60-70% . Nice Damascus pattern showing. Very nice all original gun. Crisp mechanical condition.

Antique  $ 2,750.

MSG846 CASED BERNARDELLI 2-BBL SET

Item # MSG846

MSG846  CASED BERNARDELLI 2-BBL SET 12 ga. Both bbls measure 27-1/2". Gun features 15" LOP with 2-3/4" chambers. Choking is improved modified and modified on one bbl. The other is full and improved modified. This is one of the most elaborate Bernardelli's I have seen. The receiver is covered with beautifully executed engraving. English in style with flower scrolls, banners and ribbons. This gun was probably made in the early 1950's. Straight stock is checkered and of beautiful circassian walnut. Retains most orig finish. Red Pachmayr pad. Full detachable side locks style action. Features ejectors. Bbls have most blue remaining. Receiver is coin finish that shows no wear as does the wood. Cased in orig Bernardelli case. Full leather with light green felt interior. Beautiful outfit!

Modern  $ 10,750.

MSG293 V. BERNARDELLI DOUBLE BBL SHOTGUN

Item # MSG293

MSG293 V. BERNARDELLI DOUBLE BBL SHOTGUN 26 bbls, extra F & F, exc bores and exc overall, 99% bright shiny bbl blue, back action, full coverage engraving on coin finished frame, floral and ribbon motifs with thirteen gold flower inlays interspersed, ejectors, checkered splinter forearm and pistol grip stock, beautiful deluxe Circassian walnut, 14" pull to end of hardrubber buttplate. This highly embellished custom built deluxe sidelock is breathtaking.

Modern  $ 15,500.

MSG 667 CHURCHILL DOUBLE BARRELED 12 GAUGE FULL SIDE LOCK

Item # MSG667

MSG 667 CHURCHILL DOUBLE BARRELED 12 GAUGE FULL SIDE LOCK Automatic ejectors. Double triggers. 30" bbls choked cylinder on the right and full on the left. English style straight stock deluxe fancy burl wood in excellent condition measuring 13-3/4" to the end of red English style recoil pad. Bbls retain about 95% original blue. Receiver has been re case hardened probably by Churchill and retains nearly all that case hardening. Beautifully scroll engraved. Quite elaborate. Top opener with a 3rd fastener. Proofed 1-1/8 oz on the bottom of the water table. Complete with English style leather case which is missing some of the end. An easy repair.

Modern  $ 6,950.

MSG666   EJ CHURCHILL REGAL XXV

Item # MSG666

MSG666   EJ CHURCHILL REGAL XXV 12 ga with a 25" bbls measuring 15" to the end of the English recoil pad. The receiver is beautifully scroll engraved. Top opener, automatic ejectors and double triggers. A very light gun. Overall in excellent condition retaining virtually all the bright case colors and original blue. Would be hard to improve upon this beautiful gun. Marked on the bottom of the gun "The Regal".

Modern  $ 7,250.

MSG577 WEBLEY & SCOTT MODEL 700 12 GAUGE SIDE BY SIDE SHOTGUN WITH CASE

Item # MSG577

MSG577  WEBLEY & SCOTT MODEL 700 12 GAUGE SIDE BY SIDE SHOTGUN WITH CASE This gun was manufactured in approximately 1958 with 30" bbl, 2-3/4" chambers, ejectors, single trigger. Also features Prince of Whales grip, checkered wooden buttstock, LOP is 14 1/4". Drop at the comb is 1 3/8 and at the heel is 2 1/4. Total weight of the gun is 6 pounds 10 oz. Gun is in beautiful cond with virtually all of the case colors still in tact as well 99% of the bright vivid blue. Original wood shows virtually no use. Nicely checkered stock. Gun is in a leather English style case which doesn't fit exactly perfect but it wouldn't be too hard to fit it to the case. Very nice all original little gun. 129,XXX serial number range.

Modern  $ 3,500.

C056 COLT 1883 DAMASCUS BARREL 10 GAUGE SXS

Item # C056

C056  COLT 1883 DAMASCUS BARREL 10 GAUGE SXS Hammerless solid rib SxS shotgun with single brass bead sight and double triggers. Choked improved modified and full. 14-1/4 LOP. Drop at comb is 2". Drop at heel is 3-5/8". 0 cast. Bbls retain a good portion of re-brown with some light wear at the muzzle. Frame shows traces of orig case colors with the balance being a grey color with some brown spotting. Basic engraving that extends to the trigger guard, break lever and forearm hardware. Wood is overall good with a repair at the wrist. Mechanics are good.

Antique  $ 2,775.

C039 COLT LEVER ACTION BURGESS RIFLE

Item # C039

C039  COLT LEVER ACTION BURGESS RIFLE Cal 44-40. Orig sights. Oct bbl and full length mag tube. VG shootable bore. Wood has a few dings and missing a few slivers by the lower tang which isn't real noticeable. Rifle style buttplate. Metal has some bad storage with some pitting on the receiver. Bbl is about 60-70% blue turning brown. Good markings and sharp corners. Nice functioning action. A scarce gun as only about 6000 of these were made. They were problematic and many were disposed of.

Antique  $ 3,995.

C027 COLT LIGHTNING BABY CARBINE

Item # C027

C027  COLT LIGHTNING BABY CARBINE Cal 44. 20" bbl, medium frame and carbine buttplate. Sights include standard blade front sight and ladder rear sight. Metal shows traces of blue in protected areas with the remainder having turned to a pleasing brown patina. Bore is fairly bright with somewhat rounded rifling, scattered pitting and a ring. There is just barely a shadow of the Rampant Colt on left side of the receiver. Wood has an old refinish and shows lots of use. Worn checkering on the two piece forearm. Complete with correct saddle ring and stud.

Antique  $ 2,100.

C1834 RARE NICKEL PLATED COLT LIGHTNING SRC

Item # C1834

C1834  RARE NICKEL PLATED COLT LIGHTNING SRC 20 inch round barrel with full mag. chambered in 38 WCF caliber. There is still traces of nickel but most has turned an antique plum/brown color. Has a VG+ bore. Bright shiny with good rifling. A couple of very light pitting spots towards the muzzle and a very slight amount of scattered roughness. Generally you don't find these bores nearly this good. A decent old Colt with an antique look to it.

Antique  $ 3,450.

C1090 COLT MEDIUM FRAME SRC

Item # C1090

C1090 COLT MEDIUM FRAME SRC Previously in the collection of Alberto de Quintana. I personally bought this gun from his great-great grandson along with the entire collection that was offered for sale. A family legend has it that Colt presented this to him personally while he was the Spain's acting Ambassador to Cuba. The gun is well documented with a lot of paperwork and guaranteed absolutely 100% authentic. Overall condition of the gun is approximately 75% blue starting to tone and plum to a brownish plum patina but still good blue showing. Bore has good rifling with scattered pits. Muted case colors remain on hammer. Original sights. Crisp action. Original wood has a few handling mars but generally VG+ with most varnish remaining. Complete with saddle ring and sling swivels. This is a historically significant gun.

Antique  $ 22,500.

C1782 COLT MEDIUM FRAME BABY CARBINE

Item # C1782

C1782  COLT MEDIUM FRAME BABY CARBINE Scarce 32-20 WCF caliber. Gun has excellent wood with standard 20 inch carbine configuration. Checkered forearm. All metal is a brown/plum patina. Some very fine pin prick pitting on the receiver. A few buggered screws. Original sights. Nice functioning action. Original saddle ring. The 32-20 is the rarest of all the baby carbines in the Colt line. This is an early first model with no dust cover. It has an interesting importers name inscribed on the top of the receiver. "Watson and Hancock". I believe this would have been done at the factory. English proof marks are evident on bbl and receiver. Still a nice example of an early baby carbine.

Antique  $ 4,100.

C1725 COLT LIGHTNING SRC

Item # C1725

C1725  COLT LIGHTNING SRC Awesome condition 44 WCF caliber medium frame Colt SRC with a 20 inch barrel and full mag. Nearly all bbl, receiver and mag tube blue remains. Receiver has a few scratches and saddle ring wear. Original sights. Crisp action. Some handling marks but VG overall cond. Smooth slide handle wood on the forearm. The bore matches the rest of the gun being VG cond. Still nice case colors on the hammer and Colt fire-blue still visible on the trigger. Sling swivels. Nice example that would fit into any gun collection!

Antique  $ 5,975.

C1134 COLT LIGHTNING SLIDE ACTION RIFLE IN CALIBER 44

Item # C1134

C1134 COLT LIGHTNING SLIDE ACTION RIFLE IN CALIBER 44 Standard configuration rifle with 26 inch round bbl, full magazine and rifle butt. This is a fine example with most of the beautiful Colt blue intact and most of the fire blue remaining on the screws. Looks just as good on the inside with a fantastic bore. Most original blue thinning remains on barrel and mag tube. Receiver has most original blue with a few spots of flaking and some slight oxidation. Case colors present on hammer. Crisp action. This is the later style with the smooth grip handle. Orig sights. Sharp markings. Some dings and handling mars on the wood. Originally an export gun with British proof marks. Very nice Colt Lightning rifle.

Antique  $ 4,375.

C340 COLT LIGHTNING BABY SRC MEDIUM FRAME WITH BRITISH PROOFS

Item # C340

C340  COLT LIGHTNING BABY SRC MEDIUM FRAME WITH BRITISH PROOFS The Baby Carbines were one pound lighter than the standard version. 20 inch round barrel chambered in 44 WCF caliber with a VG bore. Original sights. 80% shiny blue on bbl and receiver, 60% blue on magazine-balance turning a plum/blue coloration. Muted case colors present on hammer. Near exc walnut stocks. Factory Letter confirms this gun was shipped to London, England. A real nice collectable Colt baby carbine.

Antique  $ 7,250.

C058 MEDIUM FRAME COLT LIGHTNING

Item # C058

C058  MEDIUM FRAME COLT LIGHTNING Cal 38-40. 26" oct bbl, full length mag and crescent butt. Sights include a Rocky Mountain front sight and sporting rear sight. Metal retains above average amount of original finish overall with some slight edge wear. Stocks are in fine condition with just light handling wear. Bright shiny bore. This is a nice Medium Frame Colt Lightning!

Modern  $ 4,995.

W2019 SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 92 TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W2019

W2019  SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 92 TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 44-40. 24" oct bbl, half length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and sporting rear sight. Bbl and mag retain most blue. Receiver has a brown/gray coloration with good traces of blue in protected areas. Wood is in good overall condition with a coat of varnish added. VG bright shiny bore. Crisp tight action.

Modern  $ 4,100.

W603 WINCHESTER MODEL 66 RIFLE

Item # W603

W603  WINCHESTER MODEL 66 RIFLE Cal 44 RF. 24" round bbl with full length mag tube. Wood has a light coat of varnish added. Not sanded or undersized. Complete with rifle style buttplate. This is a 4th model 66 that has the 73 parts on the forearm and buttplate. Bbl and mag are smooth with a blue turned to plum/brown. Receiver has turned mostly a deep yellow patina color. A few mars and dings. Good representation of a decent old gun.

Antique  $ 6,650 sale pending.

W2022 SPECIAL ORDER MODEL 1894 WINCHESTER RIFLE

Item # W2022

W2022 SPECIAL ORDER MODEL 1894 WINCHESTER RIFLE 26 inch half round half octagon barrel chambered in 30 WCF with a bright shiny bore and strong rifling. Half length mag and a shotgun butt with hard rubber butt plate. Checkered stock and forearm. Strong original blue on all metal surfaces. Crisp action. Sights include a screw in front blade with a Marbles blank in the rear dovetail and an adjustable peep tang sight. A fair amount of case colors are visible on the lever and hammer. Wood is in good condition with no cracks or chips. This is a very fine looking all original Model 1894 with several special order features.

Modern  $ 5,975.

W585 WINCHESTER 1866 MUSKET

Item # W585

W585  WINCHESTER 1866 MUSKET This musket has seen its better days! Cal 44 RF. 27" round bbl is brown/gray and rough/rusted. Buttstock has an old frontier repair and is solid. Frame has been polished and is a bright brass color. Sling swivels are present. Missing lever latch. Made in 1870 and looks like it has a few stories to tell.

Antique  $ 5,750.

W679 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 RIFLE

Item # W679

W679  WINCHESTER MODEL 94 RIFLE Cal 30 WCF. 26" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include Marble blade front sight and sporting rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain a good amount of thinning blue. Good markings. Receiver is a smooth gray/brown color. Butt stock is quite weathered. Forearm is good condition with a few handling dings. Good bore with strong rifling and roughness throughout. This 94 has been there and done that!

Modern  $ 1,245.

W583 WINCHESTER 1866 SRC WITH MEXICAN STAMPING

Item # W583

W583  WINCHESTER 1866 SRC WITH MEXICAN STAMPING Cal 44 RF. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Later model front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube are a dark brown with some pitting. Brass receiver is worn to a soft mustard color and has a faint Mexican stamping on the top. Dark finish over several handling dings and mars on stocks. A few cracks/repairs and some loss at the lower tang. Bore is fair with visible rifling.

Antique  $ 6,100.

W746 WINCHESTER 1894 TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W746

W746  WINCHESTER 1894 TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 30 WCF. 26" oct bbl, full length mag tube and Crescent butt. Sights include Marble No.2 front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Metal has a good amount of original blue. Takedown ring is the typical worn silver color. Wood is overall VG condition with some flaking of the finish and minor dings from handling. VG bore and nice action.

Modern  $ 3,775.

W642 WINCHESTER 1873 RIFLE

Item # W642

W642 WINCHESTER 1873 RIFLE 24 inch full octagon barrel chambered in 38 WCF caliber with full length mag tube and crescent butt. Dark bore with visible rifling. Barrel and mag are a brown/gray coloration with spots of pitting from poor storage. Receiver is a plum/brown patina with traces of original blue in the protected areas. Scattered spots of pitting on frame and lever. Some traces of case color left on the hammer and lever. Action is still fine. Wood has been lightly sanded but not over done. A few handling mars and someone scratched a few words on the left side of the forearm. Not a bad looking entry level lever action Winchester rifle from 1888.

Antique  $ 1,275 sale pending.

MHG823 SMITH & WESSON 1ST MODEL LADYSMITH

Item # MHG823

Cal 22 S&W Long. 3" bbl with semi-circle front sight. 7-shot cylinder. Hard rubber grips. Nickel finish with just some light scratches. Nice little Ladysmith.

Modern  $ 1,775.

W853 WINCHESTER 1894 TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W853

W853  WINCHESTER 1894 TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 30 WCF. 26" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Good amount of blue remains with some flaking on the receiver. Sights include dovetail front sight and Rocky Mountain sporting rear sight. 4 holes on the barrel that have been plugged form a scope mount no doubt. Overall wood in good condition with usual handling dings. Decent bore with visible rifling that would benefit from a good cleaning.

Modern  $ 2,775.

W620 WINCHESTER SPECIAL ORDER 1894 RIFLE

Item # W620

W620  WINCHESTER SPECIAL ORDER 1894 RIFLE Cal 25-35. 26" half oct half round bbl, button mag and shotgun butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and buckhorn rear sight with elevator. Good bore with visible rifling. Bbl is a blue/grey/brown color. Receiver also is a grey/brown with traces of blue in protected areas. Wood has several dings/dents/mars from use. A short crack coming off the rear upper tang on the left. Nice action. Antique serial range of 142k.

Antique  $ 2,175.

W1104 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 CARBINE

Item # W1104

W1104  WINCHESTER MODEL 94 CARBINE Cal 32 WS. 20" bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include Micro bead ramp mounted front sight, blank filler in rear dovetail and a Redfield receiver sight. All metal has a good amount of blue. Custom checkered pistol grip stocks are in good overall condition with a high gloss finish. VG bore. Nice action.

Modern  $ 2,750.

W649 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE

Item # W649

W649  ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE Cal 32 WS. 26" round bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include dovetail front sight, blank in rear dovetail and folding tang sight. Metal is blue/brown color with some very light pitting on the receiver. Overall wood is good with numerous dings and scratches. Good bore.

Antique  $ 1,395.

W1092 WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE

Item # W1092

W1092  WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE Cal 32-40. 26" round bbl, button mag and crescent butt. Sights include a dovetail bead front sight and sporting rear sight. Metal has a good amount of blue with edge wear. Stocks are in good overall condition with handling dings. Bright shiny bore.

Modern  $ 1,675.

W690 ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 SRC

Item # W690

W690  ANTIQUE WINCHESTER 1894 SRC Cal 30 WCF. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Metal is mostly a brown color. Wood has numerous mars, dings and scratches. Forearm has a crack at the front bottom. Bore is rough with visible rifling and may clean up.

Antique  $ 2,295.

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