R. Patrick & Co. percussion rifle/shotgun combination. Shotgun is 12 bore, rifled barrel is .44 caliber. Barrel length is 30”. Overall length is 46”. Rifle barrel has an adjustable set trigger. The Island locks are beautifully engraved as are the cocks, lower and upper Tangs, buttplate. The stock is excellent, and the checkering is excellent also. The barrel silver Inlaid “London” with flourishes. Rear sight has three leaves. Front sight is silver. The right side of the buttstock has a patchbox
Smith & Wesson .32-44 Target model. Barrel length 6 ½”. Bore has strong rifling and some very light corrosion in the grooves. Numbers are matching. Gun is sharp with excellent markings. Gun has approximately 30% blue, the balance is a smooth blue-brown patina. Grips are good plus with a scuff at the left side front toe. Action works perfectly. Gun has the scarce 1 9/16” cylinder. Only 299 made in this length!
Allen & Wheelock Center Hammer Army Revolver. .44 Caliber. Barrel length 7 ½”. Bore is very good. Action works perfectly. Allen & Wheelock barrel address on barrel extension left side. Gun appears to be serial #40 and marked 40 on the parts. Grips are very good with approximately 95% factory varnish. Flayderman notes 700 made, possibly more. Fine and rare Allen.
Allen and Wheelock Side Hammer Navy Revolver. .36 Caliber. Barrel length 7 ½”. Bore is about very good with strong rifling and light to medium corrosion in the grooves. Action works perfectly. Grips are excellent. With no chips or cracks. Barrel address is perfectly legible. Cylinder scene is excellent. This scarce revolver has lost its blue pout remains sharp with no abuse. Estimated production is about 750 revolvers.
Colt New Service .44-40 caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1909. Barrel length 7 ½”. Bore is very good with deep sharp rifling. Action works perfectly. Gun has an old but good looking blue. We think this gun had some overall surface wear but no pits or abuse and was “dip” blued long ago. The blue has a “rust” blue look more associated with Colts of the 1930’s period. Gun has a fine pair of Colt Medallion Steer Head pearl grips. Left side has a chip at the toe. These grips look great an
English Percussion Over/Under Pistol. Approximately .50 caliber, barrel marked “Weiss Bros., London”. Barrel length 6” and overall length 12 ½”. Bore is very good with strong rifling. Note: Right side cock is replaced. Locks and trigger guard are scroll and floral engraved. Action works perfectly. Barrels have a captive ramrod. Finish is bluish gray patina. Stock is very good with some isolated light bruises in the checkering.
xi 122 pages, full page and text illus by G.H.G.Moorhouse, front and rear end papers showing drawing of a magazine rifle, a double barrel rifle and a 12 bore shotgun with components identified, pictorial printed card covers with title and tigers head to upper covers. A vg copy of a Corbett rarity. One copy located in the USA on World Cat, a note on contents begins "These stories are taken from Jim Corbetts well known book Man Eaters Of Kumaon. they have been abridged and slightly simplified for
Colt Single Action U.S. Artillery Model revolver. U.S. on frame, 5 ½” barrel, bore is very good plus, action works perfectly. Frame and trigger guard are both inspected by Ainsworth. Cylinder Inspected by Casey. Grips are marked R.A.C. and 1901. The R.A.C. (Rinaldo A. Carr) was the inspector for refurbishing the 7 ½” U.S. revolvers when they were sent to Colt for rework and installation of the more practical 5 ½” barrel, thus the name given by collector “Artillery Model”.
Colt Model 1878 double action revolver with etched barrel panel “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” which was a Colt trade mark for .44-40 caliber. The panel is about 60-70% visible. 7 ½” barrel. Bore has good rifling and light corrosion in the grooves. Action works perfectly. Gun has approximately 35-40% original nickel but the overall appearance is very eye appealing nice etched barrel .44-40.
Rare J.R. Coopers Patent Percussion Rifle. .54 caliber breech loading. Breech opens by lifting the lock down lever which rolls the breech block up and to the left. The breech block has a conical shape to the front which when the lock down lever closes the cone moves forward to form a seal in breech of the barrel. Barrel is octagonal and is 26 ½” long. Bore is multi groove and is perfect. Breech block is marked “J.R. Coopers Patent Breech Loading No. 96”. Lock is marked J.R. Cooper. Barrel has 90
Colt Single Action Army .32WCF caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1923 pre-war Colt Single Action with 7 ½” barrel. Excellent bore. Action works and indexes perfectly. Gun has approximately 60-65% case colors. Gun has approximately 70-75% blue. Left side of barrel and some areas on the cylinder show some light pits. Gun has fine pair of non-factory pearl grips that fit very well and have a handsome appearance. Good to very good overall condition.
A pair of German 18th century percussion pistols dating from around 1760 converted to percussion in the first half of the 19e century. The pistols are in very good condition and are numbered 1 and 2 in silver on the top of the barrel. They have an octagonal barrel merging to round with smooth bore calibre 12,5 mm and a metal front sight. The in the 19e century converted locks work very well and the beautiful chiselled cocks hold strong their two positions. Originaly very nice chiseled brass furn
Colt New Police .38 caliber revolver. Rare Cops & Thug with Cop & Thug grips. Manufactured 1882. Serial Number 14872. 4 ½” Barrel with ejector Bore is good with strong rifling. Gun has approximately 97% original factory nickle. Action works perfectly. “Colt Police .38” is etched on left side of barrel and is completely legible. Cop & Thug grips are very good plus. No cracks or chips. They show some light rubbing or handling wear. This is an early Cop & Thug and is correct in the serial range for
Winchester Model 24 16 Gauge shotgun. Briley chokes with full, extra full, modified, improved modified and improved cylinder. That should cover any and all occasions for a bird hunter. This is a Model 24 (the Poor Mans Model 21) set up for serious bird hunting. Length of pull is 14 ½”. Gun has excellent bores. Action works perfectly. Stocks are very good plus with no chips or cracks. If you like 16 gauge this is an inexpensive all around gun.
Remington Model 12 .22 Rem Special caliber rifle. Rare caliber .22 Rem Special. This is rare for this model. We can find no listing for a Model 12 (no suffix). Information lists the Model 12 CS as chambered for .22 Rem Special (also same shell as .22 WRF) and Model 121 S listed as a rare caliber (.22 Rem Special). This rifle is a Model 12 no letter suffix. Bore is excellent. Octagon barrel rifle with 98% original blue. Stocks are excellent. Rare variation.
Interesting Underhammer Pistol. 7 ½” barrel with a .36 caliber bore. Barrel has ramrod catch on the bottom flat. Grip has a round angular grip that flares out to a square style butt. Decorative inlayed pieces are on both sides. The top of the barrel is marked “J.W.B.” which we do not know if this is the maker or owner. Very nice looking large Underhammer pistol most likely made in the New England Area.
French Flintlock Blunderbuss or possibly a Naval Topmast gun. Bore at muzzle is 1 ½” diameter. Gun has no makers name or proofs. Barrel has a 23 ½” length and gun is 40” overall. This is a somewhat massive gun weighing 10.6 lbs. Action works perfectly.
Remington Model 1875. .44-40 Caliber Revolver. Barrel length 5 ½ “ . Action works and locks up perfectly. Bore is excellent. The ejector rod housing which normally has an angular section has been expertly removed. This gave the revolver the appearance of the model 1888!
Henry Martini action target rifle. Approximately .44 caliber and appears to be a short straight case cartridge. Double set triggers. Barrel, buttplate and trigger guard and lever are fine scroll engraved. Barrel length is 31 1/2" and has an excellent bore. Rear sight adjusts along a 12" grooved rib for longer sight radius. Barrel is marked in gold lettering "Verney Y Gobert a Buenos Aires". Very good overall with a sharp grayish patina.
Hunter Arms L.C. Smith Specialty 12 Gauge shotgun. Specialty grade Long Range model marked “Long Range” on the bottom of the locking lug. Has 30” barrels choked extra full/extra full with excellent bores. The barrels have about 95% blue and the receiver has about 60% faded case colors. Has double triggers and extractors. The stock has had a recoil pad added and has an oil finish. A scarce and desirable L.C. Smith shotgun in near excellent condition.
Francotte Boxlock 12 Gauge shotgun. “Stoeger, New York City” engraved on the floorplate. Gun has a single Miller trigger and auto ejector. Barrels are 28” long and are full / full chokes. Frame has side clips. Bores are excellent condition. Gun has 98% bright case colors and 99% barrel blue. Trigger guard has some blue wear. LOP is 13½”. Stock is excellent with excellent checkering. Frame is engraved. Near excellent condition overall.
Francotte Boxlock 12 gauge shotgun. Jubilee model No 18 grade. Abercrombie & Fitch marked. Excellent bores. 26" barrel length chokes are .015 and .004. Length of pull is 14 1/4". Gun has single trigger and automatic ejectors. Barrel has 99% blue and frame case colors are 100%. Stock has very light handling marks and has excellent checkering. A very fine Abercrombie & Fitch marked Francotte in excellent condition.
Winchester 12 20 Gauge shotgun. 20 Gauge solid Milled rib, 26” barrel marked “WS-1”. Bore is perfect. Action works perfectly. Length of pull is 13” over a large non-factory Kick-EEZ pad. Gun has approximately 93-95% blue. Stock has numerous light dings. Reasonably priced for a solid rib 20 gauge factory skeet gun!
Remington Model 10 12 Gauge shotgun. Factory engraved. Gun has 95% original blue on the receiver and trigger guard. Barrel and magazine tube are very nicely refinished in our opinion. The stocks are very good with the buttstock having the Remington correct pistol grip cap and correct period original Remington butt plate. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly.
Baker Gun Company Grade B 12 Gauge shotgun. Sidelock, hammerless Damascus shotgun. The barrels have a silver patina, 2 ¾” chambers, and excellent bores. The receiver likewise has a silver patina with scroll and game scene engraving. The stock shows wear, with smoothed checkering and a recoil pad added. LOP is 14 1/8”. A classic American double in decent shape. This is a damascus barrel black powder shotgun and is not safe to be fired with modern ammunition. For Black Powder shells only.
Remington 1894 12 Gauge shotgun. A grade boxlock side by side with auto ejectors and 30” Damascus barrels. Receiver has original case colors in protected areas. Bores are excellent. Very good plus overall condition. Note: Not safe to shoot with modern ammunition.
Charles Daly Single Barrel Trap 12 gauge shotgun with 32" barrel and vent rib. Empire grade by Linder (marked HAL). Excellent bore. Length of pull is 14 1/4" over a silvers pad. Checkering is excellent. Receiver is very finely scroll engraved. Barrel has 98% original blue and receiver has 95% original case colors. Beautiful Linder Prussian trap gun.
Winchester 21 12 gauge shotgun. Chokes are modified and full. Bores are excellent. Barrels are 30" length. Length of pull is 13 1/4" over a Winchester pad. Gun has approximately 96-97% original blue. Note: barrel on right side has some very light pits on a 2" area near the breech. Checkering is sharp and excellent. Very good plus overall.
L.C. Smith Field Grade 2 12 gauge shotgun. No.2 E side-by-side with ejectors, single selective trigger and straight stock. Has 30” full/full choked barrels. The barrels have about 90% thinning blue with excellent bores. The receiver has about 85% slightly faded case colors. A fine gun with extra features.
Winchester 12 12 Gauge Shotgun. Reproduction trench gun. WWII era serial number range. Receiver and barrel have flaming bomb. Stock is marked with cartouches. Barrel is cylinder bore. Very good overall condition. An affordable trench gun, that started out as a U.S. military riot gun.
L.C. Smith No.3 12 Gauge shotgun. Hammerless Double with fluid steel barrels, double triggers and Auto ejectors. The barrels has about 95% of the blue finish with excellent bores. The receiver has 85% slightly faded case colors with the rest silver patina. The stock is of nicely figured dark walnut with some dents and dings. The buttplate is chipped off at the toe. The barrels are 30” choked full/full. Overall a good looking example you wouldn’t be afraid to shoot.
Winchester 1897 U.S. Trench Gun 12 Ga shotgun. WWI Trench Gun made in 1918. 20” cylinder bore barrel correct type “W” handguard / Bayonet adapter and is marked “Pat. Appl. For”. Metal has approximately 90% original finish with light pitting. Correct factory buttplate. Barrel and receiver have no martial markings; which not all trench guns were martially marked (see Bruce Canfield’s Combat Shotguns page 51 – 53). This is a good example of a WWI Trench Gun. Comes with a WWII sling.
Ithaca No. 1½ 12 Gauge shotgun. No. 1½ Model side by side Damascus shotgun. Bores are excellent. Wood is very good with minor nicks and dings. Receiver has light case colors, in protected areas. Butt plate shows some wear, no chips or cracks. Very good overall condition. Sold as parts only and is NOT safe to shoot!
Parker SxS 12 gauge shotgun. GH Grade Damascus gun. The receiver has about 80% faded case colors. The stock is expertly refinished and has a recoil pad added. Length of pull is 13 ¾”. Has double triggers and extractors. The barrels have a gray patina with the pattern barely visible. Bores are excellent but this gun is not safe to shoot due to the Damascus barrels. This is a good candidate for sleeving to a smaller gauge.
Parker GH Grade Side by Side 12 Gauge shotgun. In excellent condition. The barrels appear to be expertly restored, and are 30” choked full/full. Bores are excellent. The receiver has about 30% faded case colors. The stock is excellent with an expertly repaired chip out of the toe, barely visible. A good looking example of a scarce GH grade that you wouldn’t be afraid to shoot.