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Winchester Model 1894 38-55 Manufactured 1899

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Winchester Model 1894 Lever action rifle chambered in 38-55. 26 inch octagon barrel with full length magazine, straight grip and crescent butt plate. Top of tang marked “Model 1894, Winchester, patent Aug. 21, 1894″. Adjustable blade front sight with adjustable buck horn rear sight. The octagon barrel shows 95% coverage of the original finish, being 50% blue, and 50% blue turning to an even aged brown, with some finish loss to the high point edges of the octagon dimensions. Action shows 80% finish remaining, with 60% of the finish having turned to a pleasing aged brown, with some slight visibility of the case color hardening showing. Stock and fore end show the original finish and color to the walnut, with some slight handling marks to the deep rich finish of the wood. Actions functions correctly, locking tightly, and firing properly. Bore is in good condition, showing some age and slight discoloration with strong rifling being evident. The serial number of 1621xx shows a manufacturing date of 1899 as per the Winchester book.

PAL required.

$1395.00
AF-3088

Winchester Model 1887 10 Ga. Lever Action Shotgun

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Winchester Model 18897 10 ga. lever action shotgun, 30 inch plain barrel, full choke, field grade. 2 piece walnut forend with walnut pistol grip stock and shotgun butt with factory steel checkered butt plate. WRA motif to the left side of the action, with the bottom tang being marked “Manufactured By The Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven Conn., USA., Patent Fe. 16 & July 20, 1885″. The barrel and magazine tube show a grey mottled finish with some marks to the top of the barrel. The action and lever being blue, and retaining approx. 80% finish remaining. Forend, and stock, show the original finish and color, showing some storage and handling marks as typical. Actions functions smoothly and correctly, locking tightly. Bore is bright and clean and in very good condition. The serial number 507xx shows a manufacturing date of 1893.

PAL required.

$1495.00
AF-3087

French Lefaucheux 8mm Pinfire Factory Engraved Presentation Pistol

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Factory engraved presentation Lefaucheux 8mm pinfire folding trigger pocket pistol, circa 1870-1871.  6 shot double or single action fitted with a 3 1/2 inch barrel and measuring 8 inches overall. Fitted with raised panel solid ivory grips retained in place by a single screw. The folding trigger, manufactured in the white, has 2 positions. When placed in the back position, the it acts as a safety, preventing the hammer from cocking into position, or the cylinder indexing. When moved into the forward position, the pistol is in the firing position, allowing the pistol to be carried safely when loaded. The frame,cylinder, and back strap are 3/4 engraved with a grape leaf and scroll motif to the cylinder, and frame, and a scroll pattern to the back strap. The border and pattern of the scroll engraving are gold filled, and raised to highlight the engraving. The octagon barrel shows the dame pattern of engraving and gold filled highlights for the first 2 inches of the top of the barrel.  No visible manufacture marks to the pistol, other than 2 proof marks to the cylinder.

The pistol retains a large amount of the original high luster blue to the cylinder and sides of the frame, with the barrel being mostly grey in color, as does the back strap. Original ejecor rod in place, locking tightly and functioning correctly. Grips are in excellent condition showing no chipping or cracking, with an even original aged finish. loading gate in place, also with border engraving and locking tightly. The pistol functions correctly, indexing properly, and locking tightly. The engraving is sharp overall, with 90% of the gold lights remaining. The pistol is accompanied with a period red holster, held closed by a single button. The pistol is also accompanied with a letter or antique status from the RCMP. A very high grade pinfire pistol in excellent condition.

Antique. No PAL or registration required.

$1295.00
AF-3086

Ross High Velocity, Scotch Deer Stalking Pattern Rifle, 280 Ross

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Ross High Velocity, Model 10 Scotch Deer Stalking Pattern Rifle, 280 Ross. This was the first Ross rifle to utilize the interrupted bolt head design. Straight pull action, with a 26 inch barrel and internal magazine. Blade front sight with single folding leaf rear sight, and Ross folding sight to the back of the action. This sight is adjustable up to 1000 yards and also adjustable for windage. Fancy grained one piece walnut stock, with schnabel fore end tip, checkered to the fore end, and to the pistol grip, all being very sharp. Black pistol grip cap and checkered steel butt plate. Top of action ring is marked “Ross Rifle Co.Canada., M10 Patented”. Top of barrel is marked ” 280 Ross, Proved 28 Tons. The rifle retains 95% of the original bright blue finish, as does the action. The stock is alos excellent, showing the original rich and bright color, with some minor loss to the gloss finish from handling. Bore is in very good condition, with strong rifling throughout. Action functions correctly, locking tightly, and firing perfectly. In very good original condition overall.

PAL required.

Reserved
AF-3085

English Blake And Company Military Contract Rifle

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English made Blake and Company military contract rifle, circa 1841. 26 1/2 barrel of approx. 58 cal. smoothbore, percussion lock. Brass butt plate, trigger guard, and ramrod fixtures. Steel ramrod in place. Single blade front sight, manufactured without a rear sight. Two English proof marks to the upper left side of the barrel. The one piece walnut stock is rich in color and retains almost all if its original finish and color showing only light handling marks, with some shrinkage to the wood at the butt plate. The barrel is an even and pleasing blue-ish grey in color, showing approx. 85% coverage.. The lock plate is strongly marked “Blake & Co., London” with light line engraving following the edges of the lock. The hammer and lock are also grey in color, with an even finish showing approx. 60%. Hammer spring is very strong with a crisp trigger, functioning correctly. Bore is very good condition for the age, being clean throughout. Brass fixtures have been cleaned at some point in history. In very good condition overall.

Antique. No PAL required.

$1195.00
AF-3084

English Henry Nock Brass Barrel Deck Gun With Spring Bayonet

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Henry Nock, England, circa 1790-1810, brass barrel deck gun (blunderbuss) with spring bayonet to the top of the barrel. 14 inch turned brass flared muzzle barrel, with a bore diameter of 5/8″ (.58 cal.) expanding to 1 and 5/16 inches. the 12 1/2″ triangular bayonet is mounted to the top of the barrel, with a spring release system, being released from the keeper located at the back of the barrel above the front of the lock. Percussion lock, marked “Henry Nock”, converted from flintlock in the 1835-1840 period. The walnut stock shows almost all of it’s original finish and color, with only very slight shrinkage from age, with no damage. The barrel, brass engraved trigger guard, and brass butt plate also show a very nice and original aged patina finish throughout. The bore is in excellent condition. Lock functions correctly with a strong spring and a crisp trigger. Original ramrod in place supported by two brass barrels mounted below the stock. Lock and bayonet show some pitting from age and also from being a sea service arm. Spring mechanism for the bayonet also functions correctly and is very strong.  1 of 600 issued to the Royal Navy. Very good condition overall.

Antique. No PAL required.

$3795.00
AF-3082

Model 1894 Winchester, 1922

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Model 1894 Winchester lever action rifle, round barrel, button magazine, chambered in .32 WS (Winchester Special). 26 inch round barrel with factory button mag, straight grip and crescent butt plate. Barrel shows approx. 90% of the original blued finish that has dulled from age, with the action having approx. 50% remaining, with the bluing being mottled with the remainder being grey. The stock and fore end retain most of the original finish and color with a nice even grain. Shows some very minor handling and age marks. Factory adjustable rear sight in place. Action functions correctly and smoothly, locking tightly, with a strong hammer spring, firing correctly. Side of barrel is marked “Nickel Steel Barrel, Especially For Smokeless Powder”. Bore is excellent, being bright and clean with strong rifling. The serial number, 9193xx shows a manufacturing date of 1922.

PAL required.

$1095.00
AF-3080

Winchester Model 1894. 32 Winchester Special, 1909

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Winchester Model 1894 lever action rifle chambered in 32 Winchester Special. 26 inch round barrel with full length magazine. Winchester smokeless back sight, 50 to 100 yard, stamped “.32 W.S. M94″. Crescent butt plate. 90% blued finish to barrel, magazine tube, action and butt plate. Action starting to  fade with traces of browning showing. Wood shows a nice finish and color, with an older, period,  small repair to the stock, below the tang, behind the action. (As shown in photo). Action functions correctly and locks very tightly. Sharp markings to the barrel showing model number, patent dates, and nickel steel barrel. Serial number 496xxx shows a manufacturing date of 1909. Bore shows darkness with strong rifling throughout.

PAL required.

$1095.00
AF-3074

Cased Fletcher Double Action Revolver With Accessories

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Circa 1870, cased English made Fletcher 5 shot double percussion revolver with accessories. .40 cal. with a 4 1/4 inch octagon barrel with side loading lever. Top strap marked  “Fletcher, Gloucester”, with proof marks to the side of the barrel and cylinder. 2 piece walnut checkered grips, in excellent condition showing the original finish and very sharp fine cut checkering. The pistol retains 90% of the factory blued finish, slightly turning grey. Bore is very nice condition with sharp and deep rifling, with only a slight darkness. The double action functions strongly and correctly, locking tightly. The pistol is fitting in it’s factory English mahogany case, measuring 12 inches by 7 1/2 inches, with a brass initial plate to the center of the lid. The green felt interior is in very good condition showing only slight wear. The pistol is complete with accessories. Powder flask, cap tin, extra nipple. ramrod, screw driver, oil bottle, nipple pick, and bullet mold. Case is minus it’s brass cover to the lock. All in very good original condition.

Antique. No Pal Required.

$2895.00
AF-3071

Factory Engraved Model 1893 Burgess Pump Action Shotgun

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Factory engraved Model 1893 Burgess pump action shotgun. The Burgess Shotgun used a sliding pistol grip to empty the chamber and pump the cartridge into the chamber, rather than a sliding forearm. The company was later sold to Winchester in 1899, having produced less than 3000 shotguns, with an estimate of less than 10% being engraved.

This model, with serial number 123x is the take down version with a 30 inch plain barrel, showing a damascus pattern finish, with a single bead front sight, and a v-notch back sight, which is standard. Both sides of the action are engraved with scroll around floral patterns, with engraving to the bottom of the action, top of the action, and front sides of the action at the barrel and fore end. Action release button is to the left side of the action behind the fore end. Wood pistol grip with iron action slide, all to the stock. Checkered walnut fore end with factory line cut design to the stock. Butt plate has been removed, and a red recoil pad has been installed in the past, without any alterations to the stock. Barrel, action, and magazine tube are in the white, as is the engraved fore end cap. Stock and fore end show the original color, finish and wear. Action locks very tightly with the bore being in very good condition. A very rare and rarely seen factory engraved firearm in it’s original and un-touched condition.

PAL required.

$3895.00
AF-3069