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W2336 EARLY WINCHESTER MODEL 55 RIFLE

Item # W2336

W2336 EARLY WINCHESTER MODEL 55 RIFLE Early 4 digit 2nd year production Model 55 rifle. 24 inch round barrel chambered in Takedown only 30 WCF caliber. Bright shiny bore with crisp action. Original sights include a Lyman beaded blade front and a sporting rear. This fine looking barrel retains all of its original blue. Receiver also has most of its original blue with several small scratches and a couple of spots that have flaked. Wood is very nice looking too with most of its original finish as well. Steel butt plate. Good looking Winchester with a desirable early serial number. About 20,500 made between 1924-1932.

Modern  $ 2,775.

W1036 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN

Item # W1036

W1036  WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN Cal 30 WCF. 24" round bbl, half length mag tube with takedown latch and grooved steel buttplate. Sights include Lyman blade front sight and an adjustable sporting rear sight. Bbl and mag tube have a good amount of original blue. Receiver also has a good amount of blue remaining with some scratches and wear at the carry point. Overall wood in good condition with typical handling mars. VG bright shiny bore and crisp tight action.

Modern  $ 2,375.

W2163 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W2163

W2163  WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 30-30. Original rapid taper 24" round bbl with a mint bore. Correct Lyman front sight. Flat top Lyman Sporting rear sight. Wood is in excellent condition with a fluted style comb and shotgun style butt. Has a few minor dings and scars but still retains nearly all orig finish. Bbl and mag retain about 96-97% bright blue. Receiver has some minor flaking but still holds about 80% bright blue. Nice clean orig little gun with no signs of abuse.

Modern  $ 1,975.

W887 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W887

W887  WINCHESTER MODEL 55 TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 30 WCF. 24" bbl. Bbl and tube have a good amount of orig blue. Receiver has flaked which is normal for these 55's. Buttstock has a well done repair at the toe and was refinished. Forearm wood is good condition. Steel shotgun buttplate.

Modern  $ 1,575.

MR657 1795 SPRINGFIELD FLINTLOCK MUSKET

Item # MR657

MR657  1795 SPRINGFIELD FLINTLOCK MUSKET This is the Type 1 Springfield with a very long 45 inch barrel. The pan and frizzen work very nicely with spring being just fine. The hammer spring does not work. It is loose as is the trigger. Evidently the spring is broken. Pretty much all there with the bbl bands, sling swivels, the iron furniture and even the ram rod. For being 220 plus years old, it is pretty good looking and has aged gracefully. It would look absolutely perfect above the fireplace. Definitely a piece of American History!

Antique  $ 4,500.

W1057 WINCHESTER 1873 RIFLE

Item # W1057

W1057  WINCHESTER 1873 RIFLE Cal 32 WCF. 24" bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include Rocky mountain front sight, blank in rear bbl dovetail and a combination tang sight. Bbl and mag tube have a faded blue/brown color. Receiver has a good amount of blue that is turning. Wood has a dark oil finish overal with numerous handling dings and scrapes. Crisp tight action. Bore has visible rifling with some frosting.

Antique  $ 3,100.

W1052 WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET

Item # W1052

W1052 WINCHESTER 1873 MUSKET 44 WCF caliber with standard 30 inch barrel with original military sights. 3 band forearm and musket stock with sling swivels. Great looking musket that like many others appear unissued. Barrel has all original strong blue. Lever, hammer and butt plate have very nice case colors present. Receiver blue has scattered flaking. Original wood finish is in good shape with the usual dents and impressions from storage. Very good bright shiny bore.

Antique  $ 4,995.

W2338 WINCHESTER MODEL 65 IN THE DESIRABLE 218 BEE CALIBER

Item # W2338

W2338 WINCHESTER MODEL 65 IN THE DESIRABLE 218 BEE CALIBER Correct 24 inch round barrel chambered in the desirable .218 Bee caliber. Bright shiny bore. Thinning original blue turning gray at the carry point by the caliber marking. Original sights include a hooded ramp front and bolt mounted peep sight with a Williams filler block in the rear dovetail slot. Most all of the original blue remains on the frame. No extra holes. Crisp action. Checkered steel butt plate. The wood is very good with only a few minor handling marks. This is a very good honest looking rare rifle that has been taken good care of. Only 5704 Model 65 rifles were made from 1933-1947. This one was made in 1941 which was the 3rd year of the .218 Bee caliber. These don't come up for sale often. A solid Winchester collectable.

Modern  $ 3,975 sale pending.

8551 VERY UNIQUE SMOOTH BORE WINCHESTER HIGH WALL, 2-BARREL SET

Item # 8551

8551  VERY UNIQUE SMOOTH BORE WINCHESTER HIGH WALL, 2-BARREL SET Featuring a 26 inch 20 Gauge shotgun bbl and a 30 inch .38-55 Smooth Bore bbl. This set is photographed in John Campbell's second Winchester Single Shot book and is the only set that I know of that is comprised of two different shot cartridge bbls. Overall gun is in exc cond with the 38-55 bbl retaining 98% bright shiny orig blue and an exc bore. The 20 Gauge bbl has a few very minor frecklings from bad storage but still retains almost all the blue with an exc bore. Matching wood on the two forearms and buttstock are in exc cond with a very few light handling mars; complete with correct shotgun style buttplate. Receiver finish is probably about 75% with some flaking and toning on one side but still crisp and sharp with no signs of pits. Guaranteed all orig. 113,XXX serial number range-too high to get a Letter but on close examination by taking it apart, the inside work numbers match on both barrels.

Modern  $ 16,500.

W2237 VERY RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 64 DLX IN 219 ZIPPER

Item # W2237

W2237 VERY RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 64 DLX IN 219 ZIPPER Correct 26 inch round barrel chambered in the rare and desirable .219 Zipper caliber. This is the deluxe version with fancy checkered wood stock and pistol grip. Original hooded ramp front sight with a filler block in the rear dovetail and a bolt mounted peep sight. Most all original blue remains on the frame with slight edge wear. Original barrel blue is thinning. Wood looks very nice with sharp checkering. An old leather strap is included. A bright shiny bore with a crisp action should make this rifle a fine collectable as well as a good shooter. Hard to find Winchester!

Modern  $ 6,500 sale pending.

R2245 REMINGTON 721 BOLT ACTION

Item # R2245

R2245  REMINGTON 721 BOLT ACTION Cal 30-06. Fitted with a 4X Weaver scope. Wood is in VG condition with recoil pad added measuring 13-3/4". Bbl appears to have been re-blued some time ago and retains all of that finish. Receiver doesn't appear to have been re-finished. Nice clean hunting rig in a good caliber 30-06. Should make a fine shooter.

Modern  $ 450.

R2241 VERY RARE ELLIOT RING TRIGGER DERRINGER

Item # R2241

R2241 VERY RARE ELLIOT RING TRIGGER DERRINGER Cal 32 RF. 3-3/8" 4-shot stationary cluster bbl, ring trigger, rotating firing pin and hard rubber grips. Bbl and ring have a nickel finish with most nickel remaining. Frame is gold plated with some wear. Nice little colletor piece!

Antique  $ 2,995.

W588 MODEL 1866 WINCHESTER RIFLE

Item # W588

W588 MODEL 1866 WINCHESTER RIFLE 44 RF cal. 24" round bbl with full mag and rifle style butt. Later gun in the 158k serial range with the steel forend cap and steel butt plate. Metal has been cleaned long ago as well as the brass having been polished. Traces of original blue in protected areas with the balance turning silver/gray. Brass looks to be in good shape. Original sights. The bore is surprisingly very shiny with only a couple of light pits. Wood is good fitting with no cracks chips. Smooth action.

Antique  $ 6,975.

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.

W584 WINCHESTER MODEL1886 RIFLE

Item # W584

W584  WINCHESTER MODEL1886 RIFLE Cal 38-56. 26" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights iclude dovetail front sight and buckhorn rear sight with elavator. Bbl and mag tube are gray/brown color with spots where some solvent has gotten on it. Good markings. The same with the receiver. Good bore with strong rifling. Some roughness that may clean up.

Antique  $ 2,450.

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.

W581 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE

Item # W581

W581  WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE Cal 40-65. 26" round bbl and full lenth mag tube. Orig sights. VG shootable bore. Wood is sound and solid with a rifle style buttplate. 60-70% orig varnish remaining. Metal has probably been slightly cleaned and is a light gunmetal grey color with sharp markings. Excellent functioning action. Clean original gun.

Antique  $ 2,475.

W580 WINCHESTER 1886 RIFLE IN 38-56 WCF

Item # W580

W580 WINCHESTER 1886 RIFLE IN 38-56 WCF 26 inch octagon barrel with full mag chambered in 38-56 WCF caliber with a rifle style butt. Dark bore with visible rifling that would benefit from a good cleaning. Barrel and mag tube have a mottled brown patina. Case colored receiver has traces of color remaining with the balance a mottled gray/brown. Real good action. Original sights. Wood is good fitting and solid with numerous dings and handling mars. Stock is dry and shows signs of age checking.

Antique  $ 2,675.

W578 1895 WINCHESTER RIFLE

Item # W578

W578 1895 WINCHESTER RIFLE 24" bbl. In the very scarce 30 Gov't 03. Nice high condition gun with nearly all bbl blue remaining. Receiver also has ample blue with wear to the high points. Wood is nice fitting and VG condition. Crescent buttplate. Beautiful shiny bore in excellent condition! The 30-03 was not in use very long and this gun has not been used very much. Nice rifle!

Modern  $ 3,475.

W577 WINCHESTER 1876 RIFLE

Item # W577

W577 WINCHESTER 1876 RIFLE 28 inch octagon barrel with full mag chambered in 45-60 WCF caliber. Barrel and mag tube have a mottled brown gray appearance. Receiver is also a brown/gray patina. Rifle style butt plate is brown. Bore is about good with some light roughness scattered in spots throughout. Replaced Lyman front sight with a bead. Ladder rear sight is missing the slider. Wood is good fitting but shows some nicks and bruises from years of use. This rifle was made in 1886 and looks like it has seen some action.

Antique  $ 3,275.

W574 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE IN 45-90 WCF

Item # W574

W574 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 RIFLE IN 45-90 WCF 26 inch round barrel with full length mag tube chambered in the desirable 45-90 WCF caliber. Bore has visible rifling with some scattered roughness throughout. Barrel and mag tube are a dark gray patina with some blue remaining in the protected areas. Receiver is a silver/gray color. Good action. Original sights include a German silver blade front and a sporting rear. Wood has been freshened and shows numerous dings. An old Winchester in a desirable caliber.

Antique  $ 3,475.

W572 WINCHESTER 1886 LIGHTWEIGHT TAKEDOWN 33 WCF

Item # W572

W572 WINCHESTER 1886 LIGHTWEIGHT TAKEDOWN 33 WCF 24 inch round tapered barrel that was standard on the 33 WCF caliber Lightweight Rifle. Half mag. Takedown frame with shotgun steel butt plate. Tight lock up. Crisp action. Good bore that may clean up to be better. Barrel, forend cap and butt plate are a light gray patina. Receiver is a silver/gray some original blue in the protected areas turning plum. All silvered out at the carry point. Wood is solid but has numerous bruises form years of hunting in the woods. This is an honest looking old hunting rifle from 115 years ago.

Modern  $ 2,100.

W571   MODEL 64 WINCHESTER

Item # W571

W571    MODEL 64 WINCHESTER 24 inch round barrel chambered in 30 WCF caliber. Nearly all original blue remains on the barrel. Almost no blue remains on the receiver. There is some in protected areas. The balance has greyed out. Wood is in fine condition. It has had a coat of finish added. Someone has also inset a decorative piece on the pistol grip. Crisp action with a near perfect bore.

Modern  $ 1,175.

W551 WINCHESTER 1886 ROUND BARREL RIFLE IN 40-65 WCF

Item # W551

W551 WINCHESTER 1886 ROUND BARREL RIFLE IN 40-65 WCF 26 inch round barrel with full mag and crescent butt. All metal surfaces have been cleaned a long time ago leaving it a gunmetal gray with a freckled/modeled appearance and scattered residual pitting here and there. Original sights with a hole in the top of the rear and missing the elevator. Bright bore with just a little scattered light roughness. Wood has been lightly cleaned with the butt stock having a couple of shallow splits in the grain and an oiled finish.

Antique  $ 2,775.

W544 WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SRC

Item # W544

W544 WINCHESTER MODEL 92 SRC Cal 25-20. Original sights. Excellent bore. Walnut stocks in excellent condition with very few minor blemishes. Complete with carbine style buttplate. I believe the receiver has been re finished. BBl and mag tube I don't think are. They retain about 95% original blue. The receiver retains 95% of an excellent re finish with one area by the serial number with some loss of blue and some pitting. Hard to tell it is redone if it is. Correct carbine sights and original saddle ring.

Modern  $ 2,775 .

W531 WINCHESTER MODEL 1897 DELUXE ENGRAVED PUMP ACTION SHOTGUN

Item # W531

W531  WINCHESTER MODEL 1897 DELUXE ENGRAVED PUMP ACTION SHOTGUN Marked on the breech bolt is "Pigeon Gun". Gun is beautifully engraved with typical scene of 3 gentlemen and a dog shooting live pigeons over a trap ground. There is a rose engraved on the top of the receiver and a pigeon just behind the hammer. On the opposite side of the receiver is more game scenes. It is theorized that John Uhlrich engraved all of these. I don't know if that is true but it is quite possible. A very nice gun with a 30" plain matted rib bbl marked full choke. Orig fancy deluxe checkered wood is in very nice condition with sharp checkering and measures 13-1/2" to the end of a red recoil pad. Gun is overall very nice with 90% blue starting to tone slightly on the high points of the receiver. A few bad storage marks on the bbl. Other than that it is a pretty nice gun.

Modern  $ 7,500.

W529 EARLY LONG TANG WINCHESTER MODEL 71 DELUXE RIFLE

Item # W529

W529 EARLY LONG TANG WINCHESTER MODEL 71 DELUXE RIFLE Very good bore is bright and shiny with good rifling. Has a blank in the rear sight seat and a receiver mounted peepsight. Metal is smooth with about 85% overall blue starting to thin in places and a couple handling marks on the receiver. Sling eyes with no swivels. Wood has coat of finish added with a few handling marks, thinning on the bottom of the forearm and a period red rubber Winchester buttpad.

Modern  $ 2,575.

W528 SPECIAL ORDER DELUXE WINCHESTER 1895 TAKEDOWN RIFLE

Item # W528

W528  SPECIAL ORDER DELUXE WINCHESTER 1895 TAKEDOWN RIFLE Cal 35 WCF. Sights include folding rear sight and Lyman 21 receiver sight. All metal has a good amount of slightly thinning blue. Takedown ring is a gray color. Deluxe checkered wood is overall good condition with a rare cheek piece. Ebony insert on the schnable forend. Winchester hard rubber checkered buttplate. Nice 1895 Deluxe Takedown!

Modern  $ 7,250.

W526 WINCHESTER 1892 SRC

Item # W526

W526  WINCHESTER 1892 SRC Cal 25-20. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include a carbine post front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain a good amount of blue thinning in areas. Spots of light corrosion on left side bbl behind rear sight. Receiver also has a good amount of blue worn to grey/brown at high and carry points. Bright shiny bore with good rifling. Nice action. Wood is good overall with usual dings, dents and gouges. A slight crack coming off the frame on the right side of the stock. Nice little 1892 that should make a good shooter.

Modern  $ 2,550.

W525 WINCHESTER 1892 SHORT RIFLE

Item # W525

W525  WINCHESTER 1892 SHORT RIFLE Cal 44. 16" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Overall metal is a deep brown with traces of blue in protected areas. Wood is good condition with chips missing at upper tang on both sides. Fair bore with visible rifling and some roughness throughout. Factory Letter states serial number applied Oct. 2, 1911.

Modern  $ 4,500.

W522 MODEL 94 WINCHESTER RIFLE

Item # W522

W522  MODEL 94 WINCHESTER RIFLE Cal 30 WCF. Original 26" full round bbl and full length magazine tube.Good to VG bore. Original sights. Wood has an ample amount of original varnish with the usual mars and dings. Rifle style buttplate. Bbl and mag retains about 25% blue turning brown. Receiver has turned an antique grey. All original.

Modern  $ 1,175.

W511 WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE

Item # W511

W511  WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE Cal 25-35. 26" bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Original sights include dovetail front sight and express rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain most orig blue with wear at the high points. Good markings. Receiver has a good amount of thinning blue turning silver/grey at the wear points. Overall wood is good condition. Some orig varnish remains on the buttstock. VG bore with strong rifling and crisp tight action. This is a good little 1894 in a rare caliber.

Modern  $ 2,995.

W508 VERY NICE WINCHESTER 1873 RIFLE

Item # W508

W508 VERY NICE WINCHESTER 1873 RIFLE 24" round bbl in 38 cal. Full length mag and crescent butt. Shines in the department of nice receiver blue. Pretty much all original blue remains with light wear and aging. Color is still a nice brilliant blue. Bbl also has most blue remaining. Traces of case color present on the hammer and lever. Nice markings. Original rear sight and a hunter's style blade front. VG+ bore. Nice action. Good overall condition wood.

Antique  $ 3,975.

W419 WINCHESTER MODEL 92 RIFLE

Item # W419

W419  WINCHESTER MODEL 92 RIFLE Special order takedown frame. Oct bbl and half length mag tube. Cal 38-40. Excellent bore. Correct Lyman front sight, flip up express rear bbl sight and folding tang sight. Wood is in excellent condition with most orig lacquer and a rifle style buttplate. Overall gun is clean and sharp. About 50% blue with sharp markings.

Modern  $ 2,750.

W2133 WINCHESTER 94 SPECIAL ORDER RIFLE

Item # W2133

W2133  WINCHESTER 94 SPECIAL ORDER RIFLE 26" half oct bbl and scarce full length mag tube. Cal 32 special. Kings improvement buckhorn rear sight and Lyman improved front sight. Wood has a minor repair where it meets the frame. Well done sound and solid. Good stock finish remains. Bbl and mag show some use with traces of blue in protected areas. Receiver is the same. Gun has seen a lot of use but is a scarce configuration for a reasonable price.

Modern  $ 1,500.

W418 WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE

Item # W418

W418  WINCHESTER MODEL 1892 RIFLE Cal 44-40. 24" round bbl, full length mag tube and rifle butt. Mint bore! Crisp tight action. Sights include Winchester sporting rear sight and standard front sight. Blued finish on metal that has aged to a brown patina. Mag tube has a dent on the left side. Wood is in nice condition with a coat of finish applied. No cracks or chips.

Modern  $ 2,950 sale pending.

W417 MODEL 1892 WINCHESTER ROUND BARREL RIFLE

Item # W417

W417 MODEL 1892 WINCHESTER ROUND BARREL RIFLE 44 WCF cal. Standard configuration 24 inch round bbl. with full mag and rifle butt. Good bore with shine and light roughness. Original front and rear sights and a short tang sight that may have been there since day one. Real good action. There is strong thinning original blue between the bbl. and mag tube. Bbl is a brown/ grey patina, as is the receiver, which has a little blue in the protected areas. Wood is worn but solid and good fitting. A very honest looking 110 year old Winchester in a desirable caliber.

Modern  $ 3,500.

W2151 PRE 64 94 CARBINE

Item # W2151

W2151  PRE 64 94 CARBINE Standard 20 inch barrel carbine configuration chambered in 32 WS. This gun was made in the later 1940's and is in new condition. All the vivid bright blue, correct sights and believed to be unfired. Shows no signs of use. Excellent plus inside and out.

Modern  $ 1,500 sale pending.

W416 WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE

Item # W416

W416  WINCHESTER 1894 RIFLE Cal 38-55. 26" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Bbl and mag tube retain about 50-60% thinning blue. Frame is mostly grey with traces of blue in protected areas. Good bore with strong rifling. Crisp tight action. Wood is in good condition with handling mars and a gouge on the left side of the forearm. 280k serial range.

Modern  $ 1,795.

W2164 WINCHESTER MODEL 97 SHOTGUN

Item # W2164

W2164  WINCHESTER MODEL 97 SHOTGUN Scarce 16 ga. 28" full choke bbl. Original wood shows some use but in generally VG condition with so splits or cracks. "Tootsie roll" style forearm. Nice functioning action. Overall metal has turned a plum/brown color. Good markings and corners. May have had some cold blue on the receiver at one time. A good looking gun for the money!

Modern  $ 325.

W691 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC

Item # W691

W691  WINCHESTER MODEL 94 SRC Cal 32 WS. 20" bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include post front sight with white bead and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain some orig blue and are both worn some towards the muzzle end. Receiver has been cleaned and is a silver color. Wood is good overall condition with a few dings and dents. Buttstock may have been freshened at one time. Excellent bore. Bright shiny with strong rifling. Nice action. Correct saddle ring.

Modern  $ 975.

8749 WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 1st MODEL FLAT SIDE SADDLERING CARBINE

Item # 8749

8749  WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 1st MODEL FLAT SIDE SADDLERING CARBINE Standard 20 inch carbine configuration chambered in 44 RF. Serial number is 13,936. It appears there were some tacks embedded in the forearm which have been removed a long time ago. Buttstock looks good and shows a lot of saddlering wear on the side and looks to be a very old replacement. Overall gun shows a fair amount of wear with somewhat rounded corners. The receiver has a real nice deep butterscotch patina coloration. Barrel is mostly a bluish brown patina. Colorful old gun that apparently came out of Mexico and looks like it's got some homemade type sling swivels on it. Correct original sights. Nice functioning action. Correct saddlering. If Madis would have called these Henry Carbines, they'd probably bring about ten times what they're selling for today. It is still a rare gun and has a good premium. This is the first 1st Model flat side carbine I've had in probably 10 years. A decent early Winchester with a lot of western character!

Antique  $ 18,500.

W855 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 RIFLE

Item # W855

W855  WINCHESTER MODEL 94 RIFLE Cal 32 WS. 26" bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Bbl and mag tube retain a good amount of blue. Receiver has flaked and is worn to a mostly grey color. Wood is good overall with a slight crack on right side upper tang and chip out on the left side. Bright shiny bore and good action.

Modern  $ 1,195.

SOUTH TEXAS BRANDING IRON

Item # IRONB11

SOUTH TEXAS BRANDING IRON Large 'PG' Very decorative. Four supports. One has separated but is fixable. Shank opens to accept a wooden extension. 27 inches long. Interesting.

$ 295.

SOUTH TEXAS BRANDING IRON

Item # IRONB10

SOUTH TEXAS BRANDING IRON Capital 'V' Three supports. Shank opens to accept a wood extension. 22 inches long. A nice vintage branding iron.

$ 195.

SOUTH TEXAS BRANDING IRON

Item # IRONB7

SOUTH TEXAS BRANDING IRON Large 'G' and two upside down 'V's-each supported individually by threee supports. End of shank has an 'O' shaped handle. Very unusual. 27 inches long. Cool piece of Western history.

$ 325.

U.S. RIFLE M4 BAYONET

Item # USB6

U.S. RIFLE M4 BAYONET 6-5/8 inch unmarked blade. Black checkered grips. This bayonet is in near perfect condition; either unused or refurbished. Blade is unmarked, but underneath the cross-guard can be found the model designation US M4. Comes in a U.S. M8 A1 made in W. Germany scabbard which is also in excellent condition. Made in W. Germany with scabbard and hanger in fine condition. We believe that the M4 with German markings were made for M1 carbines used by the German police into the 1960s.

$ 75.

JM1302 SPECIAL ORDER MARLIN MODEL 1893 RIFLE

Item # JM1302

JM1302  SPECIAL ORDER MARLIN MODEL 1893 RIFLE Cal 32-40. Features the 5-4 pattern of engraving featuring the Monarch of the Glen on one side and a bear taking a buffalo on the other. Checkering in style E. Wood appears to be circassian style walnut and retains all the orig varnish and correct hard rubber buttplate. 24" half oct bbl and 1/2 mag. Bbl retains 95% blue toning slightly. Receiver has turned mostly a nickel color. Beautifully engraved in a basically relief pattern. Nice clean sharp little gun with a special order take down style frame.

Antique  $ 13,500 sale pending.

W886 WINCHESTER MODEL 55 RIFLE

Item # W886

W886  WINCHESTER MODEL 55 RIFLE Cal 32 WS. 24" bbl, button mag and shotgun butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Bbl has a good amount of blue remaining. Receiver has flaked and worn to a silver color. Wood has been lightly sanded and a coat of oil applied. Shiny bore and nice action.

Modern  $ 1,275.

W1161 WINCHESTER 3rd MODEL 1873 RIFLE

Item # W1161

W1161  WINCHESTER 3rd MODEL 1873 RIFLE Cal 38 WCF. 24" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Bbl and mag tube show a good amount of toning blue. Frame retains about 80% blue with some minor scratching. Hammer and lever have good traces of case color. VG bore. Bright and shiny with good rifling. Nice action. Wood is VG overall with minor handling mars and wear at the toe. This 3rd model 1873 is way above average! Comes with Cody Research Form.

Antique  $ 7,950.

W709 WINCHESTER MODEL 04

Item # W709

W709  WINCHESTER MODEL 04 Cal 22 short, long and long rifle. Good amount of blue remains with scattered pin prick pitting throughout. Dark bore. May clean up. Correct sights. Wood is overall good condition. Stamped in buttstock " MORSE" near the buttplate.

Modern  $ 275.

MR1104 SPRINGFIELD ALLIN CONVERSION US MODEL 1866

Item # MR1104

MR1104  SPRINGFIELD ALLIN CONVERSION US MODEL 1866 Cal 50-70. 36-1/2" bbl that has been cleaned to a bright silver color as have the bands. Some spots of freckling. 1865 dated lock plate. Standard front and rear open sights. Lock function is tight. Overall wood is in good condition. There is a crack running from the nosecap to the first bbl band. No visible cartouches.

Antique  $ 1,775.

W612 WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 RIFLE

Item # W612

W612  WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 RIFLE Cal 30 WCF. 26" oct bbl, full length mag tube and crescent butt. Sights include dovetail front sight and sporting rear sight with elevator. Bbl and mag tube retain most blue with slight freckling. Receiver has flaked mostly on the left side and has a good amount of thin blue on the right. VG bore. Bright and shiny with good rifling. Wood is good overall condition with typical dings and dents from handling. Repaired chip on left of upper tang. Chip out on the right of upper tang. Nice action.

Modern  $ 1,950.

W606 WINCHESTER 1894 SRC

Item # W606 -27-159

W606  WINCHESTER 1894 SRC Cal 25-35. 20" round bbl, full length mag tube and carbine butt. Sights include carbine post front sight and folding ladder rear sight. Bbl and mag tube retain a good amount of blue. Receiver has worn to a brown/blue color. Grey buttplate. Good bore with strong rifling. Overall wood has several dings, dents, gouges and scratches. Right side of forearm has a crack ahead of the bbl band. Saddle ring is present.

Modern  $ 2,175.

W764   WINCHESTER MODEL 42 SLIDE ACTION 410 SHOTGUN

Item # W764

W764   WINCHESTER MODEL 42 SLIDE ACTION 410 SHOTGUN 26" vent rib bbl, chambered in 3", choked full and with a 14" LOP. Bbl retains most all of a refinished blue. Receiver has some wear to the edges but retains most of the mirror blue finish. Wood is beautifully figured with fluer-de-lis checkering at the pistol grip. Some minor handling mars and a slight crack left side wrist area. Mechanics are excellent on this Model 42.

Modern  $ 2,775.

W790 WINCHESTER MODEL 97 SHOTGUN

Item # W790

W790  WINCHESTER MODEL 97 SHOTGUN 16 ga 2-3/4" choked full. Nice Model 97 with a good amount of blue on the metal. Worn at the highpoints and pump. Wood is VG condition. Nice tight action. Great bore.

Modern  $ 1,475.

W566 SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER 1886 RIFLE

Item # W566

W566 SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER 1886 RIFLE 26 inch round barrel chambered in 38-56 WCF caliber. Special order features include a half mag and shotgun butt with steel butt plate. Original German silver front sight with a replacement sporting rear. Good crisp action. Bore would benefit from a good cleaning. Most of an old re-blue remains on the barrel. Receiver is a darker brown/plum color turning gray at the carry points. Hammer and lever have traces of case color in areas. Wood has been freshened and is a little shy around the upper tang. Antique Winchester made in 1895.

Antique  $ 2,675.

MSG807 WARDS WESTERN FIELD 410 SxS

Item # MSG807

MSG807  WARDS WESTERN FIELD 410 SxS 26" Bbls, Markings are "Wards Western Field Model 50". On the bbl is "Selected Forged Steel" and "Proof tested 410 bore 3 in chamber". This gun was made by Stevens Arms Company and sold to major marketers such as Wards. This one is in exceptional condition. Normally these are well used but this one is not. Nearly all blue remains. Case colored frame has nearly all case colors. Dimmed lightly especially at the carry point. Wood is also in good overall condition. This has the Western Field recoil pad which is correct to this gun. Nice solid lock -up. Excellent bores. Comes with a Letter from J. Stevens Company.

Modern  $ 1,250.

W700   WINCHESTER MODEL 1912 20 GAUGE

Item # W700

W700   WINCHESTER MODEL 1912 20 GAUGE This 1912 has a 4-digit serial number. 20 ga chambered in 2-1/2". Single bead front sight. Metal retains a good amount of blue with typical wear at the slide and carry points. Hard rubber buttplate in VG condition. Wood is good overall with some initals lightly scratched into the bottom.

Modern  $ 895 .

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