Cowboys & Indians & Miners

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This premier two-day sale includes a General George Custer collection featuring an Indian Capture carbine; other very rare firearms; choice Western ingots, gold nuggets and ore samples; rare numismatic items related to the SS Central America; rare Western tokens; mining reports from the 1830s-1880s; a world class offering of mining spoons; mining-related correspondence, photographs, and ephemera; a great selection of Native American baskets, rugs, and artifacts; saddles and spurs; and General Americana.

DAY 1: Mining Reports, Photographs, Ephemera and Spoons
DAY 2: Native Americana, Cowboy, Firearms (incl. Custer Collection), Numismatics, and General Americana.
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Walker Colt Replica2149 - Walker Colt Replica
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice aged replica Walker from the 1950’s. Nice cylinder scene, aged brass trigger guard and wood grip serial number 1293. A very good representation o
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Pair of Auguste Francotte Folding Trigger Percussion Pocket Pistols2150 - Pair of Auguste Francotte Folding Trigger Percussion Pocket Pistols
Holabird Western Americana Collections
45 caliber, 4-inch octagon barrel, engraved deluxe folding trigger pocket pistols with silver shields and silver ball and cap compartment on butt of h
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to F*****6 for (750.00 + 150.00) = 900.00
 
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“I.Hollis & Sons, London” .36 Caliber Rim Fire, Early Single Shot Target Rifle2151 - “I.Hollis & Sons, London” .36 Caliber Rim Fire, Early Single Shot Target Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
21” Octagon barrel with nice bore. 1 tier folding leaf target sight. No fore grip as was customary for Maynard style target rifles of the period. Nice
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to J******9 for (750.00 + 172.50) = 922.50
 
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JP Clabrough & Bros. 12 Gauge Shotgun2152 - JP Clabrough & Bros. 12 Gauge Shotgun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Heavily engraved receiver with fine British scroll and ENCIRCLED GAME SCENES on either side of the receiver. Barrel address; ‘JP Clabrough & Bro...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Rare Fox Gun Company Shotgun2153 - Rare Fox Gun Company Shotgun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
12 gauge side by side marked; 'Fox Gun Co. Balto. Md USA.’ On left side of receiver is the serial number: 799. Water Table marked 799 and also &...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (600.00 + 138.00) = 738.00
 
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Ithica Style Single Barrel 12-gauge Trap Gun2154 - Ithica Style Single Barrel 12-gauge Trap Gun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very high quality and unusual. Beautifully engraved receiver which extends to the barrel and trigger guard. Nice varnished and checkered stock and pis
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (500.00 + 115.00) = 615.00
 
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Maple Stock Kentucky Rifle2155 - Maple Stock Kentucky Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Absolutely beautiful and bare Maple stock Kentucky percussion rifle. Usually you see tiger wood maple Kentucky Rifles but rarely do you see straight m
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to m******x for (650.00 + 149.50) = 799.50
 
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Octagonal (Heavy) Barrel Kentucky Long Rifle2156 - Octagonal (Heavy) Barrel Kentucky Long Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dayton’ Heavy Barrel 36 caliber percussion rifle dating from the 1830-1850s period. Built as a percussion not a conversion from flintlock. 55” overall
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*********1 for (700.00 + 161.00) = 861.00
 
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1863 Musician's Sabre (Sword)2157 - 1863 Musician's Sabre (Sword)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Model 1840 non-commissioned officer sword was for sergeants and were ceremonial in purpose. It was to convey rank and to signal movement in drills
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Colt Army Special Double Action Revolver2158 - Colt Army Special Double Action Revolver
Holabird Western Americana Collections
32-20 caliber 6 inch barrel. Excellent bore. Excellent action; both single and double action. Beautiful and highly polished. Bluish finish with excell
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to M*****4 for (1,050.00 + 210.00) = 1,260.00
 
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Hopkins & Allen Falling Block Single Shot Rifle2159 - Hopkins & Allen Falling Block Single Shot Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
20-inch replaced barrel with limen ladder barrel sight. Converted to .33 caliber smokeless cartridges. Original 19th century receiver and butt stock w
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to c********r.. for (250.00 + 57.50) = 307.50
 
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“Comblain Brevette” French/Belgium Army Rifle2160 - “Comblain Brevette” French/Belgium Army Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sportorized military rifle made approximately 1870. This rifle has been re-blued and has possibly had the barrel improved and shortened to 26” from a
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Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to D*****5 for (120.00 + 24.00) = 144.00
 
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Kentucky Rifle2161 - Kentucky Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This Kentucky Rifle was built by Alfred Harden of New Plymouth Township, Vinton County Ohio. Alfred was born in 1828 and his date of death is unknown
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to m******x for (650.00 + 149.50) = 799.50
 
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Kentucky /Pennsylvania Long Rifle With Joseph Golcher Lock2162 - Kentucky /Pennsylvania Long Rifle With Joseph Golcher Lock
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A wonderful piece of Early American history. This rifle has what looks to be a replaced Joseph Golcher Lock plate and trigger /hammer assembly. This P
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to m******x for (500.00 + 115.00) = 615.00
 
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Perkins Shotgun2163 - Perkins Shotgun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Double barrel, cap & ball, 12 gauge muzzle loading shotgun City: State: Date: ID# 21216
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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.50 Caliber Connecticut Valley Arms Replica Black Powder Kentucky Rifle2164 - .50 Caliber Connecticut Valley Arms Replica Black Powder Kentucky Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Double set triggers with nice furniture, 28 inch browned octagon barrel, blade front sight, engraved case colored action and hammer. Hammer works in h
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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“Cogswell and Harrison” .250 Caliber Rook Rifle2165 - “Cogswell and Harrison” .250 Caliber Rook Rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bolt Action 26 ½ inch barrel looks to be a “certis” model # 314xx. Barrel leaf sight to 100, nice furniture, nice bolt action works well, trigg...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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Bronze Signal Cannon (Reyes Collection)2166 - Bronze Signal Cannon (Reyes Collection)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This 6.75-inch long unmarked bronze signal cannon is likely a copy of a mid-19th century British gun, as it does not appear to replicate any US cannon
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (200.00 + 46.00) = 246.00
 
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Hopkins & Allen 12 Gauge Falling Block Shotgun2167 - Hopkins & Allen 12 Gauge Falling Block Shotgun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
30-inch single barrel 12 gauge with semi- pistol grip. 50% case color frame with fading blue barrel, nice fore grip and butt stock furniture with earl
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (190.00 + 43.70) = 233.70
 
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Sneider Enfield Back Action Breech Loading 12-Gauge Shotgun2168 - Sneider Enfield Back Action Breech Loading 12-Gauge Shotgun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
32-inch barrel Sneider, first model swing-open breech loading system. These are referred to as “zulu” sneider conversion shotguns and were made from F
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to J******9 for (160.00 + 36.80) = 196.80
 
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Brown Bess style Musket2169 - Brown Bess style Musket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early Revolutionary Wars style musket with original ramrod. This is a possibly originally a Flintlock to percussion conversion rifle which were used i
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to t********a.. for (135.00 + 31.05) = 166.05
 
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12 gauge Double Barrel Shotgun2170 - 12 gauge Double Barrel Shotgun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unknown manufacturer double barrel muzzle loader shotgun. City: State: Date: ID# 21177
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Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to g****v for (110.00 + 22.00) = 132.00
 
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LeFever 12 gauge Damascus Barrel Side-by-Side2171 - LeFever 12 gauge Damascus Barrel Side-by-Side
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice Damascus pattern 30 inch barrels, serial number 54093. Nice complete gun that needs cleanup and restoration. Barrels have some dings and this gun
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to F*****6 for (425.00 + 85.00) = 510.00
 
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Iver Johnson 2nd Model Hammerless Revolver2172 - Iver Johnson 2nd Model Hammerless Revolver
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Model Safety Hammerless. Unusual 5 inch barrel. Caliber 38 S&W. This revolver was made between 1896 and 1908 and they were typically nickel. Thi...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9*****T for (350.00 + 80.50) = 430.50
 
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Short Stock Kentucky Musket2173 - Short Stock Kentucky Musket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An ”A.W.Spies Warranted” Percussion lock plate grafted onto a 69 caliber musket which was most likely a Flintlock Musket from earlier times and was co
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to c******h for (160.00 + 36.80) = 196.80
 
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12 Gauge Single Barrel Musket Shotgun2174 - 12 Gauge Single Barrel Musket Shotgun
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A French Musket with Belgian proof marks from the late 17th century to early 18th century, currently in Percussion format but most likely converted fr
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to F*****6 for (130.00 + 26.00) = 156.00
 
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Manual Escodin Model 1924 Double Action Revolver 32 Long CTG2175 - Manual Escodin Model 1924 Double Action Revolver 32 Long CTG
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Model 31 revolver, Eibar Spain. S&W copy. Single and double action, swing out cylinder six shot revolver. 4 ¾ inch barrel with good bore. C...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p****5 for (225.00 + 51.75) = 276.75
 
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Colt Thunderer 41 caliber Store Keepers Model2175a - Colt Thunderer 41 caliber Store Keepers Model
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Colt 41 caliber Store Keepers model. This is the first double action Colt revolver called by Colt ‘The MODEL 1877’. The name ‘Thunderer’ was a trade
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to F****e for (800.00 + 160.00) = 960.00
 
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Colt Model 1877 Double Action .38 Caliber Lightning2175b - Colt Model 1877 Double Action .38 Caliber Lightning
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4.5” barrel, possibly a guard gun from one of the early express companies as there is what looks like a guard gun number 1304 on the left side of the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to F****e for (425.00 + 85.00) = 510.00
 
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Webley & Sons Army Model 6” Barrel Break Top2175c - Webley & Sons Army Model 6” Barrel Break Top
Holabird Western Americana Collections
.455 Webley caliber, birds-head grip, checkered walnut with lanyard ring. Double action/single action functions well. Pre-1897, German silver blade si
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (500.00 + 115.00) = 615.00
 
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Webley Pryse .455 Double Action Revolver2175d - Webley Pryse .455 Double Action Revolver
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Barrel marked “I. Hollis and Sons, London.” 5.5” Barrel Webley Pryse with rare scissor lock design. Nice one piece checkered walnut grips. German silv
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Julian Warnant Revolver2175e - Julian Warnant Revolver
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Massive frame, 5.75” barrel, break top revolver, .455 Ely caliber. Julian Warnant was a Belgium arms maker making firearms from 1880-1895. He created
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*********1 for (300.00 + 69.00) = 369.00
 
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.44 Caliber Break Top Double Action Revolver2175f - .44 Caliber Break Top Double Action Revolver
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A very nice Spanish copy of a Smith & Wesson Frontier Model 81, .44 Caliber Revolver. Well made and functions extremely well; nice checkered har...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*********1 for (350.00 + 80.50) = 430.50
 
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Peace Flask2176 - Peace Flask
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large percussion peace flask for large bore pistols, rifles, shotguns and muskets. Called so because of the ‘Clasps hands’ surrounded by a 12 point st
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to F****e for (400.00 + 92.00) = 492.00
 
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Small Copper Powder Flask2177 - Small Copper Powder Flask
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early copper powder flask with brass dispenser for small frame ‘cased’ guns. including Colt Baby Dragoon or Colt 49 pocket revolvers. These were also
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to F*****6 for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Large Frame Revolver Holster2178 - Large Frame Revolver Holster
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Old West large frame revolver holster most likely for Colt revolvers. Early style Buscadero type handmade holster with a cattle brand. Most likely mad
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Estimates : 50.00 - 125.00
Sold to j*****r for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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71st New York McKeever Box2179 - 71st New York McKeever Box
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This McKeever Box belonged to the 71st New York National Guard. It was part of the official uniform and was made to hold 30-40 Krag ammunition. Holds
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j*****r for (80.00 + 18.40) = 98.40
 
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Large Winchester ‘W’ Cartridge Board2180 - Large Winchester ‘W’ Cartridge Board
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful & colorful historical reproduction of the rare 1902 Winchester lithograph cartridge board which sells for thousands of dollars if you ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to a********g.. for (200.00 + 46.00) = 246.00
 
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Winchester Kilde Vintage Split Bamboo 9 ft fly Rod2181 - Winchester Kilde Vintage Split Bamboo 9 ft fly Rod
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A very rare E.W.Edwards built Winchester fly rod. From 1919-1924, E.W. Edwards built bamboo rods for Winchester. Edwards is well-known among collector
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to j*******0 for (300.00 + 69.00) = 369.00
 
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Winchester Collectibles Library2182 - Winchester Collectibles Library
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Books and pamphlets on Winchester firearms products. Five hardbound books on Winchesters including "Winchester" by Williamson, "Winch...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to g****1 for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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Firearms and Cutlery Ephemera2183 - Firearms and Cutlery Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Various items: Iver Johnson's Arms and Cycle Works, Forest and Stream Rod and Gun, Tufts-Lyon Arms Co., Levenson Company and more. (Prag Collect...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******c for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Ammunition Library2184 - Ammunition Library
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four hardbound and approximately 16 soft bound books on ammunition, circa 1935 through 1980. Hardbound books include "Complete Guide to Handloa...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (85.00 + 19.55) = 104.55
 
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Books on Pistols2185 - Books on Pistols
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five hardbound books on pistols. Includes "Under Hammer Guns" by Logan, "United States Marshal Pistols" by Gluckman, "Colle...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to k****7 for (10.00 + 2.30) = 12.30
 
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Books on Rifles2186 - Books on Rifles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven hardbound and seven soft bound books on rifles, circa 1930 to 1960. Some of the better items include Complete Guide to Handloading by Sharp, ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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Rifle Catalogs2187 - Rifle Catalogs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approximately 8.5 x 11" format modern rifle catalogs, circa 1960 to 1990. Catalogs include Weatherby, Marlon, Browning, Remington, and possibly...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to r***6 for (30.00 + 6.00) = 36.00
 
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Kentucky Rifle Books2188 - Kentucky Rifle Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two volumes on Kentucky rifles. "The Kentucky Rifle" by Dillin and the "Pennsylvania Kentucky Rifle" by Kaufman. City: State:...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to k****7 for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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Books on Shotguns2189 - Books on Shotguns
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four volumes. Includes two editions of "Shotguns" by Keith. Also "The American Shotgun" and "Shotgun Digest." City: ...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Rare Colt Firearms Books2190 - Rare Colt Firearms Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two rare books on Colt firearms. 1) "Colts Pocket 49, Its Evolution" By Jordan and Watt. 2) "The Patterson Colt Pistol Variations&quo...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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Books on The Colt2191 - Books on The Colt
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three hardbound volumes on Colt guns with original dust jackets. Includes "The Story of Colt's Revolver" by Edwards, "The Colt Re...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Colt Firearms Books2192 - Colt Firearms Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six books on the Colt firearms. Includes "The Story of Colts Revolver" by Edwards, "Colts Single Action Army Revolver", "Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to F****e for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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