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Custom Winchester 1885 High Wall by Classic 6mm Remington $13,950

Arms Corporation. Rifle No.13

27 1/2" barrel by Ron Smith, with flat-topped ovoid profile by Ralf Martini;

beaded blade front sight, one standing gold-triangle-inlaid and 1 folding

gold-line inlaid express sights, and broad sling swivel stud. Fully figured

California English walnut stocks by Reto Buehler with ebony forend tip,

steel capped pistol grip, classic point-pattern checkering, beaded pancake

cheekpiece, rear swivel stud, and smooth steel Biesen shotgun buttplate.

Original Winchester Model 1885 High Wall action with double-set trigger

and with stock through-bolt conversion showing no visible tang screws

either top or bottom. Leupold Vari-X III 3.5 - 10x scope with fine duplex

reticle on refined Talley quick-detachable mounts with custom levers.

Classic Arms leather sling on Winchester SuperGrade swivels. Scroll

engraved by Lee Griffiths on action, lever, grip cap, buttplate. Pull: 14 1/8".

Weight: 9lbs, 6oz. Action originally built in 1887, therefore Antique. Rifle in

new condition as custom built. With breech-end cleaning rod guide, MCA

Sports .22LR adapter, and unloading tool by James Tucker.

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Gary L. Henry Custom Percussion .54 Calibre $3495.

  Hawken Rifle

36" full octagon Bauska barrel signed G HENRY with nickel-silver blade

front sight and smoothly dovetailed single buckhorn rear sight and brass-

tipped oak ramrod fastened in twin pipes to solid square bottom barrel rib.

Figured tiger maple half stock with pewter forend tip, double key fasteners,

double set triggers in pistol-grip triggerguard, long tang false breech, right

hand cheekpiece and steel crescent buttplate. H Robbins percussion lock.

All metalwork lustrously browned. Weight: 9lbs, 15oz. Built 1975. Little

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C B Holden, Hammer Falling Block Sidelock .36 Cal $19,995

Worcester, Mass. Single Shot Long Range Creedmoor Rifle

30" tapered round fluid steel barrel with front sight bead and provision for

windgauge sight, and Rocky Mountain rear barrel sight. Figured walnut

stock with engraved nickel-plated forend tip, classic point-pattern

checkering, nickel-plated steel pistol grip cap and buttplate---lower buttplate

screw checkered to integrate with checkering pattern on butt. Sculptural

action body with inletted sidelock on right and matching sideplate on left---

both scroll engraved and casehardened, manual extractor lever on top,

hinged loading lever ahead of trigger. Long range vernier tang sight. Pull: 13

5/8". Weight: 9lbs, 9 1/2oz. Very fine condition, retaining 99% nickle, 95%

casehardening and 95%blue. Excellent bore.

Isaac Hollis & Sons Hammer Toplever Sidelock .450 #1 & 16ga $7,450

Cape Gun

26" SxS damascus barrels with flat matted solid rib, fine bead front sight and

3 folding platinum-lined leaf sights engraved for 100, 200 & 300 yards.

Figured English walnut stock with horn forend tip, Deeley-release splinter

forend, classic point-pattern checkering with mullered borders, horn-capped

pistol grip, vacant brass oval, and original makers monogram checkered

hardrubber buttplate. Peninsular sidelock hammer toplever action with non-

rebounding hammers, double triggers, percussion fences, active doll's head

third fastener and extended bottom tang. Sling eyes on barrel and rear of

buttstock. Pull: 14 1/8". Weight: 8lbs, 6oz. 95% barrel brown. 70% original

casehardening colors. 90% original triggerguard and tang high-polish blue.

Excellent Metford-rifled and smooth shotgun bore. With loading data.

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H W Mortimer, Cased Pair Sidelock Flintlock .64 calibre $8,950

London Pistols

7" flat-topped round damascus smoothbore barrels with brass bead front

sights, engraved LONDON. V-notch rear sights. Stocked to the muzzles and

with fully checkered bag-handled grips and with vacant silver escutcheons

atop wrists. Lightly-engraved sidelock actions with rain-proof pans, roller-

bearing frizzens, and sliding safeties. Long-tang triggerguard with pineapple

finials. Brass-tipped ramrods with worm retained in fire-blued pipe. In

retailer R. Essex's green-baize-lined oak case with bullet mold, oil bottle,

powder flask, cleaning rod with tips, flints, balls, turnscrew, and bone-

handled brush. Retaining 80% barrel brown, 90% original high-polish blue

on triggerguards, traces of original casehardening colors on locks. Even the

engraver's stadia lines for the maker's name are still visible on the lockplates.

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Joseph Needham, Bar-in-Wood 12ga, 2 1/2" $18,750

London Hammer Sidelever Sidelock Shotgun

30" SxS browned damascus steel barrels with smooth concave rib choked

skeet & skeet. 15" pull from front trigger to high-polish-blue smooth steel

buttplate. 1 3/8" - 2 3/8" drop. 1/2" cast off. Figured English walnut stocks

with keyed splinter forend, classic point-pattern checkering, straight English

grip, and teardrops. Sidelock action with side opening lever interlocked to

operate only when non-rebounding hammers are cocked. London blackpowder proofed

at 13-bore. Weight: 7 pounds. In solid oak case lined in blue baize and with

original maker's label. The maker's name styling dates it to 1854 - 1869.

Missing horn(?) forend tip insert. Stunning, time-warp original condition.

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Pieper, Liege Side-Cocking 16ga, 2 5/8" $2675.

Toplever Boxlock

29 1/2" SxS barrels with fluid steel muzzles and breeches---and fine

damascus tubes in between, matted concave rib, sling swivel, choked

improved cylinder & full. 14 1/8" pull from front trigger to original black

hardrubber buttplate. 1 3/8" - 2 1/4" drop. Figured walnut stocks with Anson-release

splinter forend, horn capped pistol grip, classic point-pattern checkering, beaded

pancake cheekpiece, and rear swivel. Fine scroll engraved action with

double Purdey underbites, Greener crossbolt and rib-extension fourth

fastener. Weight: 6lbs, 3 1/2oz. 40% barrel brown. 20% original

casehardening colors. Tight, and with excellent bores.

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J H Snelling, Bronze Yacht Canon 2  1/4 inch bore $39,750

New York

36" bronze barrel with touch hole and integral trunnions; 4 1/4" diameter at

muzzle; 6 5/16" diameter at breech. Mahogany naval carriage with bronze

mountings and elevation screw. 8" diameter iron-rimmed wooden wheels

on bronze axles. 18" overall height, measured with barrel horizontal.

Absolutely magnificent. Very fine condition. 

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US Springfield 1879 Trapdoor .45-70 $2,250

32 5/8" round barrel with two barrel bands, Buffington long range elevator

rear sight, and VP/EagleP proofs. Low-arch breechblock marked US Model

1873. Small-button, slotted-head cleaning rod. Flush, unbeveled, undated

lockplate marked with eagle and US Springfield. Straight-grooved trigger

with two-piece triggerguard. Fine-border-checkered hammer. Casehardened

tang. SWP 1886 cartouche on left side of stock. P in oval behind

triggerguard on butt. W O CODEY stamped into left rear of buttstock.

Smooth blued steel buttplate. 98%blue. Excellent bore.

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