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Colt 1911A1 Engraved and gold .45ACP $65,950

inlaid by Winston Churchill

5" barrel. Finely polished blue and with fire-blued small parts. Lanyard-loop

mainspring housing. Highly figured walnut grips, finely checkered and with

mullered borders. Extensive coverage fine acanthus scroll engraving. Four

relief-gold inlays: a galloping colt on each side of the slide and a colt's head

behind the slide serrations. Engraved for William H D Goddard, author of

The Colt Government Models. In a half-leather bound book-style case with

brush and ramrod. And, with a signed, complementary half-leather-bound

copy of the book. Originally manufactured 1970. Completed by Winston

Churchill in 1989. Appears unfired. Pictured in Wilson, "Steel Canvas",

p309; Turpin, "Custom Firearms Engraving", p201; Bleile, "American

Engravers - The 21st Century", p91.


Jerry Fisher Matched Set Custom Mauser .22-250 $32,500., the Pair

Tom Burgess Mauser Kurz Squarebridges and .243Win.
   and John Warren

22" tapered round barrels. Fully figured walnut stocks by Jerry Fisher with

widow's-peaked ebony forend tips, inletted swivel bases, borderless wrap-

around ribbon & fleur-de-lys checkering, steel-capped pistol grips, vacant

gold initial ovals, and skeleton buttplates---checkered within. Metalwork by

Tom Burgess: Small-ring single squarebridge kurz commercial Mauser

actions with jeweled bolts and followers, 3-panel checkered bolt knobs,

custom tang safeties, Canjar triggers, hinged straddle floorplates with

release inside sculptured triggerguards. Leupold M8 6X scopes with fine

duplex reticles on Leopold rings fitted to custom barrel squarebridge

saddles and to rear squarebridges without separate bases. Extensively scroll

and game scene engraving by John Warren: gold mountain lion on

floorplate of .243; gold fox inlaid on floorplate of .22-250, enhanced with

acanthus scroll and flowing onto triggerguards, grip caps, actions, four

inches onto barrels, and buttplates. Pulls: 13 3/4". Weights: 8lbs, 3oz.

Appear unfired. Built as a set and pictured together on the cover of

American Rifleman and subject of an article, January 1978, p34-35.


George Gibbs, Bristol Custom Mauser .256 Gibbs Magnum $3,750

26" tapered round barrel with saddle-mounted hinged-hooded front sight,

rawhide-tie sling mount, 1 standing and 2 folding island-mounted express

sights marked for 100, 200 & 300 yards. Fully figured European walnut stock

with short and slender forend, classic point-pattern checkering with

mullered borders, steel trapdoor pistol grip cap containing two extra front

sight inserts, rear sling eye, vacant gold initial oval, classic comb, and

smooth steel buttplate. Mauser 98 action with turn-down bolt handle, hand-

scraped magazine follower, two-stage Mauser trigger with crisp let-off,

original Mauser flag safety with SAFE inlaid in gold and Gibbs custom

hinged floorplate with release inside triggerguard. London nitro proved.

Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 7lbs, 5 3/4oz. Built 1926. Undetectable repair at wrist

by The Stock Doctor. 95%blue. Very good bore.


John Manton Cased Pair Flintlock Duellers .50 Calibre $9,995

10" full octagon, scratch-rifled, damascus-twist barrels with fixed sights,

platinum touch holes, gold bands at breech and with MANTON - LONDON

inlaid in flush gold letters on top flats. Checkered, round-grip, half-stocks

with horn forend tips, ebony ramrods, iron furniture, and keyed barrel

fasteners. Rope-border-engraved flintlock actions with half-cock sliding

safeties, rain-proof pans, and roller-bearing frizzens. Triggerguards

engraved with panoply of arms. Pineapple finials. Retaining 60% barrel

brown. Built 1808. Somewhat used condition, but sound. In original

mahogany case with unengraved circular carrying handle, three-way flask,

combination cleaning rod, and bullet mold numbered to the pistols. Interior

re-lined, but displaying original trade label with 6 Dover Street address.


Gene Simillion Custom Model 70 .30-338 $19,750

24" tapered round barrel with ramp front sight base with removable-covered

slot for sight insert, sculptured sling swivel mount, quarter rib with 1

standing ivory-inlaid and two folding gold-inlaid express sights and hidden

compartment holding front sight insert. Fully figured walnut stock by Gene

Simillion with ebony forend tip, barrel lug tiedown, fine borderless wrap-

around ribbon & fleur-de-lys checkering, screwless steel-capped pistol grip,

beaded pancake cheekpiece, inletted and pedestalled rear swivel mount,

and skeleton buttplate---checkered within. Winchester pre-'64 Model 70

action with sculptured rear tang extending over comb, jeweled bolt and

follower, 5-panel checkered bolt knob with rosette, custom tang safety,

custom trigger, built-up and checkered bolt stop, hinged floorplate with

custom release, and beaded triggerguard with long tang extending to grip

cap. Leupold VX-III 1.5-5x scope with fine duplex reticle on Talley quick-

detachable rings fitted to custom double-squarebridge bases. Exquisite

quality. Extensively engraved by Mitch Moschetti with art nouveau scroll---

much of it flush gold-inlaid. Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 9lbs, 2oz. Appears unfired.


Smith & Wesson Model 53 Jet .22 Mag & .22 Jet $86,750

Engraved and gold inlaid by Winston Churchill

6" pinned, matted-ribbed barrel with ramped blade front sight. Rear sight

adjustable for windage and elevation. Checkered, casehardened hammer

with firing-pin selector. Striated casehardened trigger. Polishing refinements

by Creighton Audette. Highly figured, smooth walnut grips. Extensively

engraved with intertwining scroll by Winston Churchill and with roadrunner

on left crane, sitting eagle on left frame, dove with olive branch on right

frame, flying eagle with arrows on right frame all in raised three-dimensional

gold. Maker's name and calibre inlaid in gold surrounded by flush gold

scroll inlay. Extensive flush gold borderline work. Raised gold scrolls on

chambers of .22 Jet cylinder; raised gold scrolls on flutes of .22 Magnum cylinder

and on triggerguard. With extensive documentation pertaining to its

construction and bills showing 1359 3/4 direct hours of Winston Churchill's

engraving time. In Churchill's custom made French-fitted mahogany display

case with engraved hardware and containing engraved turnscrew, ramrod,

handmade key, oil bottle and maker's escutcheon on lid. Extensive

paperwork and documentaion hidden inside case lid. Originally mfd 1961.

Completed by Winston Churchill in 1977 for William H D Goddard, author of

The Colt Government Models. Appears unfired. Pictured in Wilson, "Steel

Canvas", p21.


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