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Class III Collection of Richard Wray April 30, 2013

Class III Collection of Richard Wray

Cowan’s 6270 Este Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45232 513.871.1670 Fax 513.871.8670

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Auction April 30, 2013 10 a.m.

Exhibition April 29, 2013 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. April 30, 2013 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Specialists For This Auction

There are no dealer samples and everything is fully transferable in accordance with NFA laws. * Indicates the weapon is regulated by FFL laws. ** Indicates the weapon is regulated NFA laws.

Jack Lewis firearms@cowans.com

Joe Moran joe@cowans.com

Joe Higgins — firearms photographer higgins@cowanauctions.com

Emery Maury

Doug Hamilton

Jack Haney

Allen Cebula

Cowan’s would like to thank Robert Segel, Editor of Small Arms Review magazine, for his expertise and contributions to this catalogue. Capt. USN Steven Marvin, Ret. Front Cover: Lot 37 Back Cover: Lot 159 Inside Front Cover: Lot 84

Class III Collection of Richard Wray April 30, 2013 Lots 1 - 191

Introduction to the Collection The collection of Class III machine guns of Dick Wray spans almost fifty years. Dick researched and collected classic machine guns from around the world, most from the early 1900s to the 1970s. Without a doubt, his primary interest and passion was in those guns dating from the World War I and World War II eras. Dick’s entire collection was one to attract even the most advanced collectors. At one point, Dick had almost 400 machine guns in his personal collection, including many rare and exotic models. In some cases, because of Federal law, Dick owned the only known privately-held model in the United States. Dick was always wheeling and dealing to build his collection. As he grew older, he began actively selling portions of his collection. The remaining guns are offered by Cowan’s Auctions, many are rare and one-of-a-kind examples that exemplify the quality and depth of his collection. Highlights of the auction include: a single-fire Mauser Schnelfeur Pistol (lot 81), a Russian BSA Lewis Machine Gun (lot 59), Argentine Maxim MG1895 Water-Cooled Machine Gun (lot 8), MG81 Z Mauser by BYF Aircraft Machine Gun (lot 14), and a Twin Swedish Model 36 Twin-Browning Machine Gun on AA Mount (lot 37). Other notable models offered include Vickers, Maxim, Browning, Lewis, Hotchkiss, and Benet-Mercie. Cowan’s Auctions is excited and proud to be able to bring this important and historic collection to you. This is a unique opportunity to add classic and rare guns to any collection. We advise all interested buyers to view the weapons prior to the sale date. Note: Every NFA weapon in this auction is fully transferable and most are designated as Curios and Relics (C&R) with the ATF. 4

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Class III Collection of Richard Wray — Introduction Richard “Dick” Wray 1930 - 2012 by Ken Keilholz Originally published in Small Arms Review, 2012 The Class III community has lost one of its earliest, well known and respected collectors on July 29, 2012 after a brief illness at the age of 82 years old. Dick was a veteran of the 82 Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. during the Korean War. After his stint in the Army, Dick went to work for his father at the Wray Electric Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. He eventually took over the business and helped it grow into one the largest electrical companies in the mid-west doing major hospitals, colleges and even wiring NIKE missile bases for the Defense Department. Dick started going to gun shows at an early age with his older cousin who helped fuel the fire of his collecting passion. He had a keen eye for historically important firearms. He loved the history of the weapons as much as the guns themselves. He was particularly enthralled with early machine guns and read everything that he could on machine gun development and early history. As his knowledge grew in those early years, and with the help of other collectors, Dick was able to put together a fantastic collection of machine guns, accessories and related manuals, files and company records that would be almost impossible to recreate today. The more he learned, the more he became totally involved in collecting and preserving these rare pieces of history. In the early 1980s he learned that Portugal was going to dispose of their early Maxim guns that were similar to the U.S. 1904 Maxim. Dick flew to Portugal and with the help of a arms agent purchased the Maxims. He then flew home and became a class II manufacturer and proceeded to build side plates at an old bowling alley that he converted to his work shop. He went back to Portugal to get the Maxims but they were gone… scrapped! Needless to say he was more than just disappointed. The Portuguese then agreed to sell him Vickers guns instead. So he took them apart on the spot and shipped them home. He named his class II manufacturing business “VSM” in honor and recognition of Vickers Sons & Maxim. Dick learned the use of a milling machine and a lathe and surrounded himself with some incredibly talented fabricators who could make anything. It was because of Dick and his efforts and foresight that saved those Vickers guns and made them available to the American collector market. Dick read constantly and could answer just about any question that collectors could come up with concerning machine guns. He was definitely a true “historian” when it came to machine guns. He was more than willing to share the information with other like minded collectors and historians. He mentored many an up-and-coming collector who would travel to Cincinnati to visit Dick and view his collection at the “bowling alley” that became his show place and work shop. Guns were willingly taken apart for study and instruction. He gladly made his vast historical files available for study and reference. He loved the guns, he loved the history, he loved learning about them and loved talking about them. Most importantly, Dick had a kind of presence about him: always a smile, great sense of humor, but never a sting to that humor. He was honest and straight forward with a love of life. He was never boastful and always very humble. He was a brother to some and a father to others. All who knew him will remember his wide smile and generous spirit. One of the truly good guys who will be missed.

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1 **H&R Rising Model 50 Submachine Gun .45 caliber, S/N 8156. Commercially blued gun, with 20-round magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $4,000 - $6,000

2 **Smith & Wesson Model 76 Submachine Gun 9mm caliber, S/N U586. Complete with magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent to-new. $4,000 - $6,500

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3 **Finnish Semiautomatic Lahti L-39 Anti-Tank Gun 20mm caliber, destructive device, S/N 644. Complete with two spare magazines and 12 rounds of ball ammunition, muzzle brake and bipod mount with spiked feet for hard ground and sled-type shoes for soft ground or snow. Mfg. by VKT (Faltion Kiraaritehdas“State Rifle Factory”). Collector & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent. $6,000 - $9,000

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4 **French Chauchat C.S.R.G. Light Machine Gun 8mm Lebel, S/N 26223. Complete with bipod, flash hider and one magazine. Receiver is stamped SIDARME and CSRG. This firearm has never been deactivated. Curio & Relic fully transferable.  Very good-to-excellent. Bore is excellent. Firearm retains ca 95+% of its original finish. $4,000 - $6,500

5 **Exploraco MK11 Sten Gun & Exploraco Model “S” Suppressor 9mm caliber, S/N 802 . Suppressor is S/N 736 and is 9mm caliber and mounted on the Sten gun. Nicknamed the “Tube Gun,” this requires two NFA stamps, one for the submachine gun and one for the suppressor. Manufactured by Exploraco.  Comes with a fifty-round clip (not original to the gun) as pictured.  Fully transferable. Bore is very good and shows very little use. Overall condition is excellent. $4,000 - $5,000 8

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6 **U.S. Model 1909 Benet Mercie Light Machine Gun 30-06 caliber, S/N 368.  Manufactured by Springfield Armory, including bipod and monopod; barrel serial number is mismatched.  Warner-Swasey Model 1913 optical sight and  leather case.  Barrel is finned in the rear and the front section is heavy knurled. The Mark II tripod is extremely rare, S/N 18 and was also manufactured by Springfield Armory.  Also has the very rare feed strip box with 10 feed strips.   Curio & Relic, fully transferable. This gun and tripod are in excellent condition. $16,000 - $20,000

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7 **Vickers Mark I Water-Cooled Machine Gun 7.92 X 57 caliber, S/N H1394. Mounted on correct Turkish modified tripod. WWI British Army Gun converted in Belgium in 1939; water-cooled.  German made optical sight and folding rear anti-aircraft sight. Original numbered parts C1368 (Clayford 1918); mfd. by VSM, Cincinnati, Ohio. Fluted jacket. Fully transferable. Excellent. $15,000 - $18,000

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8 **Argentine Maxim MG1895 Water-Cooled Machine Gun 7.65mm caliber, mfd. by DWM in 1895. Gun is all matching S/Ns 73, except the lock; S/N 168.  With correct tripod No. 55.  Standard pattern early Maxim gun with smooth brass water jacket and brass feed block.  Comes with correct Carl Zeiss (Jena) optical sight with leather carrying case and detachable rare wood and steel shoulder stock. Rate of fire is about 400 rounds a minute. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Brass retains a nice untouched patina. Retains all of the original blue finish. Gun is excellent overall and would be very hard to upgrade. $25,000 - $30,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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9 **MG 15 Light Machine Gun 8mm, S/N 44235-41. Water-cooled with special bipod that is similar to the MG34 type. 75-round saddle drum and Madsen AA tripod adapted to fit the gun. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good. $15,000 - $20,000

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10 **Colt Model 1895 ‘Potato Digger’ 7x57 caliber, S/N 105. Complete with gas hammer belt, high tripod with seat and correct ammo box.  Made under Browning Patent By Colt Pt FA Co.  Curio & Relic fully transferable. Barrel is starting to turn plum; receiver is dark blue. Overall excellent+. Bore is very good. This is one of the finest 1895 ‘Diggers’ to come on the market in years. $20,000 - $25,000

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11 **Vickers Mark I Water-Cooled Machine Gun .303 caliber, S/N B12904. Complete with Mark IV tripod, ammo box and holder. Mfd. by VSM, Cincinnati, Ohio. Fully transferable. Spectacular firearm retaining almost all of its original blue finish. $10,000 - $15,000

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12 **FN. Model FN30, BAR Browning Light Machine Gun 7.65 caliber, S/N 4281. Belgian model with bipod, original magazine, original combination ground / AA tripod and monopod.  Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent condition. $25,000 - $30,000

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13 **French Model 1914 Hotchkiss 8mm Lebel caliber, S/N 43301. Matching serial numbers, manufactured in 1918. Mounted on omnibus mount with AA extension and vertical fire bracket (support pour le tir vertical), with very rare early flash hider. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Firearm has light patina, but in overall excellent condition. $15,000 - $20,000 16

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14 **MG81 Z Mauser by BYF Aircraft Machine Gun 8mm caliber, S/Ns: left gun 53111; right gun 53112. Complete with link chutes, original aircraft sights, shoulder stock. Replica mounting block with separate adapter for Browning fittings. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $20,000 - $30,000

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15 **Italian Breda Model 1937 Heavy Machine Gun 8mm rebated caliber, S/N 21259. Dated 1941, complete with tripod, AA extension, AA sights, AA 4th leg for tripod and twelve feed trays. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $25,000 - $30,000

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16 **Rare German Parabellum Model LMG 14/17 7.92x57mm caliber (8mm), S/N 5638. All matching numbered parts, complete with Oigee/Berlin .3 power telescope with reticule for firing at aircraft. Mounted with correct fittings. Gun is mounted on flexible head complete with 10” diameter ammo belt drum and bracket. Head is designed for mounting on scharf ring that was used on WWI aircraft or Zeppelin.  Air cooled.  This gun was much lighter than the Maxim.  Includes one mint original 250 round belt.  Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent and incredibly rare in this configuration. $40,000 - $50,000

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17 **Twin French Darne Observers’ Guns 7.5mm caliber, S/Ns 6988G (gauche/left) and 7043D (droit/right).  Dated 1931. Complete with twin observers’ mount, ammo boxes, aircraft sights and shoulder stocks. (See Chinn, Vol I, pg 385). Each gun is registered individually.  Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent. $15,000 - $20,000

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18 **Vickers Mark I Machine Gun 7.92 caliber, S/N F8227. WW I British gun. Smooth jacket, additionally with 08/15 drum and bracket, correct spider AA rear sight and AA extension on proper Turkish tripod. Sideplate by VSM, Cincinnati, Ohio. Fully transferable. Excellent condition.  No scope and scope mount. $10,000 - $15,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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19 **British MKII Bren Gun .303 caliber, S/N 12T834. Complete with bipod and matching barrel. Manufactured by Inglis in 1944. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Correct gun in excellent condition. $25,000 - $35,000

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20 **Carl Gustafs Model 1921/1924 Browning Automatic Rifle 6.5 Swedish caliber, S/N 6871. Manufactured in 1930 and has Finnish Army proofs, with original magazine and bipod. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good+. $15,000 - $20,000

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21 **WWI German MG 08 7.92mm caliber, S/N 47181. Manufactured by DWM in 1918. All matching serial numbers except for lock. Complete with booster, flash shield and frontal armor. Firearm comes with original Z.F. 12 optical sight.   Mounted on original Maxim sled mount. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Firearm is excellent-to-mint. Tripod appears to have been repainted and is overall fair condition. $15,000 - $20,000

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22 **Japanese Type 92 Naval Lewis Light Machine Gun 7.7mm (.303) caliber, S/N 245. Manufactured by Toyokawa Naval Arsenal, dated 1943. Major part serial numbers match. Complete with Naval marked  Japanese 97-round drum, spade grips and reproduction AA sights. Firearm is mounted on original Japanese-manufactured tripod. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $25,000 - $30,000

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23 **Portuguese Vickers Machine Gun .303 caliber, S/N 49. Manufactured by VSM of Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally manufactured by Fabrica-de-Braco-de-Prata in 1930. Plain jacket, matching serial numbers except lock (No. 23).  Leather trunk-style box is possibly oil can carrier.  Mounted on Mark IV mount which is serial number 49. Fully transferable. Excellent. $15,000 - $20,000

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24 **Maremont Corp. U.S. Model M60 Machine Gun 7.62mm NATO caliber, S/N SM37. Manufactured by New England Group, Maremont Corp. This is an all-original gun with original tripod. Fully transferable. Like new and possibly unfired. $25,000 - $35,000

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25 **U.S. Marlin Model 1918 Tank Gun .30 caliber, S/N 1267. Firearm is complete with low tripod. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent to mint, It would be very hard to upgrade. $20,000 - $25,000

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26 **U.S. Vickers Colt Model 1918 Aircraft Machine Gun 11mm caliber, S/N 12437. Firearm has all correct internal parts, barrel and booster. Firearm has rare return spring device in rear of crank. Mounted on wood display stand with 20 rounds of original 11mm ammunition and links. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Factory new condition. $10,000 - $12,000

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27 **Lanchester Mark I Submachine Gun 9mm caliber, S/N 23273. Complete with 50-round magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent. $4,000 - $6,000

28 **German Maxim MG08/15 Light Machine Gun 7.92x57mm caliber, S/N 657a. S&H Berlin dated 1918 with all matching serial numbers including barrel, except for the lock. Complete with matching number drum bracket, condensing fitting, booster, ammo drum, and correct bipod. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $10,000 - $15,000 34

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29 **Italian Breda Model 5C Light Machine Gun 6.5mm caliber, S/N 2231. This is a scarce model complete with flash hider, shoulder stock, spade grips, magazine, and rare correct small tripod. This is the only specimen that even advanced collectors have seen. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good. $8,000 - $12,000

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30 **MG34 Ground Type Light Machine Gun 8mm caliber, S/N 718a. Manufactured by Waffenwerk Brunn, Brno (dot), dated 1944. Gun comes with “BSW” trommelhalter for the 75-round saddle drum (the drum is marked “Flak.”) The original top cover (S/N 718a) and feed tray are included with this lot. Also included is the original AA sight and anti-aircraft tripod. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent to new condition. This item would be hard to upgrade. $20,000 - $30,000 36

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31 **Marlin Browning Model 1914 Machine Gun 7.62x54R Russian caliber, S/N 9955. Complete with gas hammer action; correct low mount and elbow rest. This is a Russian contract gun for which delivery was stopped by the 1917 revolution. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good+. $15,000 - $20,000

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32 **Original Browning Model 1917A1 Machine Gun .30-06 caliber, S/N 701543. Manufactured by Rock Island Arsenal Co. Correct 1917A1 tripod with serial number 195760.  Included is an early latch style ammunition can for mounting directly on the M1917A1 tripod, an oil can,  M1A1 water chest/condensing can and a clinometer with leather carrying case and scarce folding front anti-aircraft ring sight.  This is an all original gun and one of the last ones produced. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $25,000 - $35,000

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33 **Russian D.P. 28 Light Machine Gun 7.62x54R Russian caliber, S/N 225. Complete with bipod, flash hider, sling and one pan magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $20,000 - $25,000

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34 **Colt Browning M2 .50 Cal Water-Cooled ‘Tora Tora’ Machine Gun .50 caliber, S/N 759840. Manufactured by Colt Patent Firearms. Complete with M3 heavy anti-aircraft mount. Armor, AA sights, link chute and bag, 200-round M2 belt chest and crank; water pump and hoses. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $40,000 - $50,000

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35 **Vickers Mark I Water-Cooled Machine Gun .303 caliber, S/N C1455. Old style rear sight, milled out right side plate, fluted jacket. Mfd. by VSM, Cincinnati, Ohio. Mounted on WWI Mk IV H2390. Fully transferable. Early gun in very good-to-excellent condition. $15,000 - $18,000

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36 **MG 13 Machine Gun 7.92 caliber, S/N A855. Portuguese contract gun complete with box magazines and a very rare 75-round saddle drum and four box magazines in canvas case. Also has correct tripod. Correct AA rear sight and front AA ring sight.  Mfd. by VSM, Cincinnati, Ohio. Barrel is numbered to the gun. Fully transferable. Excellent. $20,000 - $25,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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37 **Swedish Model 36 Twin-Browning Machine Gun .308 caliber, S/Ns 300024, 300025, (Group industries). Anti-aircraft water-cooled MG’s. Complete with original dual cradle, AA tripod, ground sight, optical sights, AA sights, two ammo boxes, brackets, hose, spare parts and accessories chest.  Also included are the original barrels in 6.5 Swedish. Fully transferable. Excellent. $40,000 - $50,000

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38 **Chinese Type 24 Maxim Water-Cooled Machine Gun 7.92mm caliber, S/N 1202. With matching number tripod, spare lock S/N 1202B, original gun cover. Leather spare parts pouch numbered to the gun, original test target, muzzle booster soaker, original Chinese manual and range table, leather funnel and two mint Chinese-marked ammo belts. From the Winchester Museum Collection. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Mint with all matching numbers. $20,000 - $30,000

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39 **Swiss Maxim Model 1911 Water-Cooled Machine Gun 7.5 Swiss caliber, S/N 10276. All parts with matching serial numbers. Mfd.  by Waffenfabrik, Bern. Complete with correct Swiss optical sight, AA sight, long fortress scope, AA shoulder stock, correct Swiss ground tripod, condensing can, armorer’s case with spare parts and tools. Spare lock is numbered 10276B, and a side plate by VSM, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Fully transferable. Firearm retains ca 98% of the original bluing. The water jacket is blued and has ca 95% of original protective black paint. This gun is in mint condition except for a dent in the front right side of the water jacket. $30,000 - $40,000 48

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40 **MG34 Tanker 8mm caliber, matching S/N 9978a. Manufactured in 1944 (dot). This firearm is mounted on a German WWII Lafette tripod with ZF40 scope and leather slings. All matching serial numbers including the buttstock. This tanker has an original reversible feed tray that allows the weapon to be fired from either side. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Retaining most of the original blue finish with slight wear to the high lines.  Very sharp and crisp markings.  Optics are clear with just a hint of crazing. Excellent and would be very hard to upgrade. $20,000 - $30,000

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41 **Czech ZB-VZ26 Light Machine Gun 7.92x57mm (8mm) caliber, S/N 1239H. Complete with bipod and magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $25,000 - $35,000

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42 **Japanese Type 11 Light Machine Gun 6.5mm caliber, S/N 11268. Complete with bipod with intact clamps. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good++. $7,500 - $10,000

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43 **Hotchkiss - Fusil: Mitrallieur, Brande: Chargeur Light Machine Gun 7x57mm caliber, S/N 16239. Type III machine gun complete with Pintel 4 spare barrels (2 carbine length, 2 heavy).  Lot further includes a leather barrel carrying case, and a gunner’s wallet with anti-aircraft sights. A very unusual and scarce gun. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good. $15,000 - $20,000

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44 **German WWII MG42 Light Machine Gun 8mm caliber, S/N 2335L. Manufactured in 1943 by Maget-Berlin (cra). This early MG42 has unusual features including: side cocking handle, aluminum grips and original winter trigger. Further includes AA sight, original winter trigger and empty shell bag.  Curio & Relic fully transferable. Firearm with unusual non-standard post-war black paint covering what appears to be a parkerized finish. Unnumbered barrel and bolt.  $25,000 - $30,000

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45 **Breda Model 1935 Light Machine Gun (for Costa Rica) 7.57mm caliber, S/N 4. Complete with bipod, flash hider and very unusual large capacity 30-round magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good. $20,000 - $30,000

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46 **Japanese Type 96 Light Machine Gun 6.5mm caliber, S/N 9472. Very nice Type 96 that has never been dewatted and is complete with bipod, dust covers and original magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good for a Type 96. $8,000 - $10,000

47 **French Darne Type AN40 Model 29 7.5mm caliber, S/N 11.633. Flexible aircraft gun with pistol grip. Belt-fed configuration. This is a very seldom encountered firearm.  Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $6,000 - $10,000

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48 **Czech ZB-VZ26 Machine Gun 7.57mm caliber, S/N Z9990. Complete with bipod, magazine and AA sight. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $25,000 - $30,000

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49 **German WWII MG81 Mauser byf Machine Gun 8mm caliber, S/N 022125. German MG81 converted for ground use. Complete with shoulder stock, bipod, and front aircraft sight. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent. $15,000 - $20,000

50 **Italian Isotta Fraschini (SCOTTI) Machine Gun 7.7mm caliber (.303), S/N 0056. Fixed aircraft gun manufactured in Milan, Italy in 1937. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $6,000 - $9,000 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

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51 Gebogene Lauf, Krummlauf J (‘Curved Barrel’) for MP44 Machine Gun This device was developed by the Germans in WWII to be mounted on a MP44 series rifle. Normally used inside of a tank or an armored vehicle to provide protection from infantry assault. Additionally this item was used to shoot around the corner of buildings. This particular specimen is the 11” 30-degree variety with the provision for the screw-on attachment for the grenade launching cup. This unit, marked “VG 13,” is provided with a prow-shaped plate to deflect gases escaping from the relief holes. The prismatic sight is in excellent condition and the optics are clear.  Overall excellent.  $20,000 - $25,000

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53 **Czech ZB30J Light Machine Gun 8mm 7.92x57mm (8mm) caliber, S/N 06425. Manufactured by CZ Bruno. This firearm is the forerunner of the British Bren Gun. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent. $20,000 - $30,000

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54 **Auto Ordnance M1-A1 Thompson Submachine Gun .45 caliber, 10.5” barrel, S/N 824372. Marked US Government property.  Walnut buttstock and forearm.  Complete with a 30-round stick magazine and proper canvas sling. Curio & Relic fully transferable. 98% original parkerized finish. Wood is excellent with nice open-grained look.  $15,000 - $25,000

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55 **Colt Thompson 1921A Submachine Gun .45 caliber, 10.5� barrel, S/N 2265 matches. Marked on the left side of gun Model 1921 and serial number in two lines.  Marked in the rear of frame Thompson Submachine gun, Caliber.45 Automatic Colt Cartridge, Manufactured By Colt Patent Fire Arms MFG. Co, Hartford Conn U.S.A. in five lines. With fifty-round Bridgeport drum. All internal parts are Colt made and original to the gun. Walnut buttstock with trap in butt; pistol grip and forward grip. Blued finish. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Bore is excellent. Weapon retains ca 85% original bright blue finish; only wear is to the high points and the muzzle end. All markings are very sharp and crisp. Wood is excellent. Drum magazine is excellent. Bore is very good. $25,000 - $40,000 64

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56 **Swiss Stg Model 51 Machine Gun 7.5mm (kurz), short cartridge, 22” barrel fitted with flash suppressor, S/N 108.  This firearm was used in the Swiss Army troop trials in 1952.  Marked on top of receiver Waffenabrik, Swiss cross in shield, Bern and number 108.  This rifle resembles externally the German FG42. Rifle is complete with bipod, telescope and case, box of ammunition, and bayonet. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Retaining most of the original blue finish with wear to the high lines.  All markings are sharp and crisp. Stock and forearm  shows some nicks and dings from use.  Bore is excellent. $35,000 - $50,000 66

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57 **U.S. Model 1909 Benet Mercie Light Machine Gun .30-06 caliber, S/N 11. Manufactured in Paris with Warner-Swasey telescope, bipod and monopod. Barrel is mismatched. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Firearm is in very good condition with expected normal military use. $15,000 - $18,000

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58 **French Hotchkiss Portative Model 1909 Light Machine Gun 7x57mm caliber, S/N 676. Spanish contract with bipod and monopod. Similar to US Model 1909. Very scarce. Manufactured in 1910. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good condition with expected military wear. Bore is very good-to-excellent. $10,000 - $15,000

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59 **Russian BSA Lewis Machine Gun Originally this firearm was 7.62x54R (for Russia), but now has an incorrect .303 caliber barrel; S/N R1785. Receiver, top cover, jacket and feed arm marked Russia or R.  Rear sight marked Russian Paces. Bolt #4029, but its extractors have Russian marks. Complete with Russian 47-round drum. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Overall condition very good. Wood buttstock is excellent. The grips show heavy use. Firearm retains ca 85% of its original finish. $12,000 - $16,000

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60 **Savage Lewis Gun .303 caliber commercial gun, S/N 12729. Manufactured by Savage Arms Co. Utica, NY. Beautiful blued finish with excellent condition walnut stock and pistol grip. Complete with a correct Savage 47-round drum. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Like new and very hard to upgrade.  $20,000 - $25,000

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61 *Japanese Type 99 Light Machine Gun 7.7mm caliber, S/N 7959. Complete with flash hider, magazine, optical sight, buttstock, monopod, front bipod and correct bayonet with scabbard.  With original magazine. Fully transferable as a Curio & Relic. Excellent. $10,000 - $15,000

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62 **Austrian Scharzlose 8x50R caliber, Model 7/12, S/N 33555. Mfd. by Waffenfabrik Steyr. Complete with original tripod, flash hider, 8x50 cloth and brass belt.  Has WD markings on the top of the frame.  Most of the numbers on the internal parts are matching. Lot further includes an armorer’s spare parts kits, belt loading machine, spare barrel and original carrier, plus four wood ammunition boxes. All metal surfaces have most of the original finish.  All markings and number are very sharp and crisp.  A very rare and seldom seen for sale. $20,000 - $30,000

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63 **Russian D.T. Light Machine Gun 7.62x54R Russian, S/N 1977. Complete with bipod and sight, flash hider and drum magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $20,000 - $25,000

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64 **British MKI Bren Gun 8mm 8mm caliber, S/N 2-3160. Complete with proper barrel, bipod and magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $30,000 - $40,000

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65 **Browning Model 1919A4E1 Machine Gun .30 caliber, S/N 259587. Manufactured by Saginaw Steering Gear Div, GMC.  Complete with original 30 caliber M2 mount. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $20,000 - $25,000

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66 **German MG 15 Original Ground Gun 8mm caliber, S/N 33722. This MG 15 is as complete as a collector will ever find. Original bipod mount, shoulder stock, carry handle, front & rear ground sights, and 75-round saddle drum. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent. $15,000 - $20,000

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67 **German LMG 15 Na Bergmann 7.92mm caliber, S/N 1786. All matching numbers; weapon is dated 1917. Complete with belt drum and mounting bracket. Firearm is mounted on a very rare MG 08/15 AA tripod. This firearm uses standard German 08 Maxim belt. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $35,000 - $45,000

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68 **Model 1912 Dreyse Water-Cooled Machine Gun 7.92mm caliber, S/N 2500. All numbers match; complete with correct belt drum bracket #5568, 08/15 booster. Mounted on Furrer tripod (adapted), but also uses MG O/8/15 and MG08/15 AA bipods.  Uses standard Maxim belt. Curio & Relic fully transferable. All markings are very sharp and crisp and retaining most of the original blue finish with a little wear to the high points.  The water reservoir is painted green. This is a rare gun and seldom seen. $15,000 - $20,000

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69 **German WWII MP 40 Submachine Gun 9mm caliber, S/N 8883a. Mfd. in 1942. Marked on top of the receiver MP 40 BNZ 42 in two lines. German sub-inspector’s initials throughout along with Nazi markings. Unusual color of Bakelite side panels. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent and retaining most of the blued finish.  All markings are crisp and sharp.  Bakelite is excellent.  Bore is good to excellent. $10,000 - $15,000

70 **Japanese Aircraft Lewis Gun 7.7mm caliber, S/N 304. All matching parts, even to the feed pawl. Japanese markings on the tripod.  Correct Japanese 97-round drum, mounting trunnions and spade grip. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent. $6,000 - $10,000

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71 **Vickers Class “C/T” (Tank Gun) 7.65 Argentine caliber,  S/N E321. Argentine contract, mfd. by Vickers Armstrong, Crayford Works, Kent, England.  One of twelve mfd. in 1937, short 17.5” water jacket, large padded shoulder stock,  and padded cheek rest, pistol grip, and inverted tee monopod on front of jacket for ground use. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Some scuffs on the leather but overall excellent to mint condition and seldom seen. $20,000 - $28,000

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72 **Browning M2 Machine Gun .50 caliber, S/N 1184616.  Manufactured by Savage Arms Company. Complete with 50 caliber M3 ground mount and scope. Parkerized finish. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Excellent+. $20,000 - $25,000

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73 **BSA Lewis Machine Gun Model 1914 Pa .303 caliber, S/N 490. Matching numbers (original number arsenal re-struck).  Complete with 47-round drum.  Mounted on US 1918 tripod with a very rare adapter.  AA sight and sling. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good+. $10,000 - $15,000

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74 **Russian Maxim Model 1910 Machine Gun 7.62 X 54R caliber, S/N CB354, lock number 355 , feed block number 397.  Snow cap filling door.  On original Sokolov wheeled mount with leg extensions and two ammo belts with cans. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good to excellent. Original Russian gun with all original parts. Bore is very good. $25,000 - $30,000

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75 **Italian Fiat-Revelli Model 1935 Machine Gun 8mm Breda caliber, S/N 12356. Air-cooled, belt-fed version of the 1914 FiatRevelli.  Complete with correct tripod, flash hider, belts and belt box. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good to excellent.  Very rare firearm and seldom seen. $10,000 - $12,000

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76 **Japanese Type 92 HMG 7.7mm S.R. caliber, on correct Japanese tripod with front carrying handles also rear U-shape carrying handle but not shown in picture. An  excellent example of a Type 92. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent. $20,000 - $25,000

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77 **Browning Model 1919 A6 Machine Gun .30 caliber, S/N 888784. Manufactured by Saginaw Steering Gear Div. , GMC. Barrel has the original flash suppressor.  Receiver is marked 1919A6.  Parkerized finish. Complete with 30 caliber M2 mount, shoulder stock, bipod and carrying handle. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Retaining all of the original parkerized finish with very sharp and crisp markings.  Bore is excellent. Rare gun with the 1919A6 markings. $20,000 - $25,000

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78 **Colt Model M16 Machine Gun .223 caliber, S/N 9025125. Receiver is marked Colt M16  with Rampant Colt in circle.  Parkerrized finish with black plastic buttstock and forearm.  Complete with original cardboard shipping box. Fully transferable. Excellent condition as-new and likely unfired.  Bore is excellent.  Cardboard box shows use. $15,000 - $20,000

79 **Ruger 10-22 with Suppressor Semi-auto .22 caliber, S/N 112-43955. Complete with integral MAC suppressor number S-85000286. Scope is included. Nice quiet little rifle. Fully transferable. Excellent. $700 - $1,000

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80 **French Chatellerault, Model 1924/29 Machine Gun 7.5mm caliber, S/N A2187. Equipped with vehicle mount forestock and standard German AA sights. Complete with bipod, flash hider and one magazine. Curio & Relic fully transferable. Very good-to-excellent condition. Bore is very good. Wood furniture is very good as well. $15,000 - $18,000

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81 **Mauser Schnelfeur Pistol 7.63mm caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 21184. Blued finish with grooved walnut grips. Includes one 20-round magazine and an original Mauser banner stock.  Selector switch on the left side of frame. Chinese markings on the left side of frame. Mauser banner on the bottom of clip.  his gun was an export to China. Curio and Relic fully transferable. Pistol retains ca 98% of its possible arsenal refinish.  Bore is very good.  Metal with sharp and crisp markings. Stock is in excellent condition. $10,000 - $15,000

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82 Mauser M1896 Pistol with Cone Hammer Fixed Sight .30 Mauser caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 7498. Blued finish, early style with rear fixed sight.  Early shallow grooved walnut grips. Cone hammer. Comes with an original un-numbered stock. All metal retains 90+% of the original blue finish. The barrel has some light small areas of pitting on the left side.  Grips are excellent.  Bore is fair to poor with some pitting.  The metal stock adapter is reblued.  Stock is excellent.  A very rare pistol with the cone hammer and fixed rear sight in a ten-shot. $5,000 - $7,500

83 *Mauser M1896 Flat-side Pistol with Large Ring .30 caliber Mauser, 5.5” barrel, S/N 25189. Thousand-yard rear barrel sight, flat sides, blued finish with early shallow fluted walnut grips. Complete with an original wood holster stock, but does not match the serial number.  Serial number of the stock is 20677. Retaining 98% of the original blue finish. Bore is excellent; grips and stock are excellent. $3,500 - $5,000

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84 Mauser M1896 Pistol with Large Ring .30 Mauser, 5.5” barrel, S/N 31271. Large-ring, shallow-milled frame, blued finish, hard rubber checkered grips. 100yard rear sight.  On the left side of frame in a panel is marked Von Lengreke & Detmold New York.  Ca 1902. Pistol retains 95% + of the bright rust blue finish.  All numbers match Grips are near mint. Bore is bright and shiny. $4,000 - $6,000

85 *Mauser Model 1896 Small Ring Pistol .30 caliber, 5.5” barrel, S/N 407409. Mismatched original stock with original leather holster and cleaning rod. Blued finish with shallow grooved grips. Pistol retains 70% of the original blue finish with very sharp and crisp lines and markings. Bore is excellent. Grips with some nicks and dings. Holster has some nicks and dings. Leather holster is good. $2,000 - $2,500

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87 *Model 1896 Mauser Bolo Pistol .30 Mauser, 7’ round barrel, S/N 440710.  Grooved walnut grips.  All metal surfaces have turned to a plum.  The bore is excellent.  The barrel may have been re-lined. $600 - $800 86 *Model 1896 Mauser Bolo Pistol .30 Mauser, 4” barrel, S/N 610418. Mauser marked on the left side of frame.  Blued finish with shallow grooved walnut grips; in the original holster with two stripper clips of ammunition. Most of the blue has turned to a nice plum.  Bore is good.  $1,000 - $1,500

88 *Chinese Copy of Mauser Broomhandle Pistol with Stock .45 ACP caliber, 5.5” barrel, S/N 1173. Blued finish with grooved walnut grips.  With shoulder stock. Pistol is excellent condition retaining all of the original blue finish.  Stock is excellent. $1,000 - $1,500

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89 *Mauser Model 1896 “Red 9” 9mm caliber, 5.5” barrel, S/N 19996. Blued finish with shallow grooved walnut grips with red “9” branded in the grips. In a correct style holster stock, but doesn’t match.  Number on stock is 059. Retaining most of the original blue finish with some wear to the high points. Finish has slightly dulled.  Stock has been cleaned.  Fittings retain most of the blue finish. $2,000 - $3,000

90 *Chinese Copy of Mauser Pistol .9mm caliber, 5.5” barrel, S/N 52939. Blued finish with grooved wood grips.  Chinese markings on the left side of frame.  N.A. Co, Ridgefield N.J. New. $600 - $800

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91 *Astra Model 600 Pistol .9mm caliber, 5.25” barrel, S/N 2232. Has wasp markings on the back of the frame on the right side. Blued finish with checkered wood grips. Excellent. $400 - $600

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92 *Astra Model 900 Pistol with Matching Stock .763 caliber, 5.5” round, S/N 27916. Stock is original, but has mismatched numbers inside the lid and on the stock release. The numbers inside are 29717, as are the numbers on the stock release. Three-line markings on the left of frame. Blued finish with grooved walnut grips. Pistol retains 98% of the blue finish. Bore is excellent. Grips and stock are excellent. $2,000 - $2,500

93 *Asra Model 900 Pistol with Matching Stock .763 caliber, 5.5” barrel, S/N 27011. Stock has matching serial number inside of the lid. Blued finish with grooved walnut grips.  Three-line patent markings on the left side of frame along with Chinese markings.  Reproduction wood stock holster. Pistol retains 98% of the bright blue finish.  Grips are near mint. Bore is excellent.  Still retains all of the original fire blue on the sight parts, extractor, trigger and safety. $2,000 - $3,000 98

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94 *Mannlicher Steyr Model 1905 Semi-Auto Pistol 7.63 X 21mm Mannlicher, 6” barrel, S/N 1739. Blued finish, with grooved walnut grips. Gun has an old arsenal refinish.  Excellent  overall. $700 - $1,000

95 *Swedish Lahti M/40 .9mm caliber, 4.75” barrel, S/N D7036. Blued finish with black grips; with a reproduction shoulder stock. Excellent retaining 95% of the original blue finish. $700 - $900

96 *Roth Steyr M-1907 Pistol .8mm Roth-Steyr caliber, 5.5” barrel, S/N 42701. Blued finish with grooved walnut grips. Pistol is in excellent condition. It has some storage crud that will clean off. Retains over 90% of the original blue finish. Grips are excellent. $1,000 - $1,500

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97 *1901 Mannlicher Pistol Carbine 7.63 Mannlicher, 12” round barrel with full handguard, S/N 841. Blued finish with walnut buttstock and forearm. Retains most of the original blue finish, with just the slightest minute wear to the high edges. Wood still has nice opengrained look. Bore is good and would clean to better. Comes with two original stripper clips. $4,000 - $6,000

98 *Italian Glisenti Model 10 9x19mm Glisenti caliber, 3.91” barrel, S/N 1980. Blued finish with checkered walnut grips. Pistol retains about 70% of the original blue finish with the rest turning plum on the frame.  Bore is good.  $600 - $800

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99 *Danish Bergman Haerens Rustkammer 1910 Pistol .9mm caliber, 4” barrel, S/N 5849. Marked on the left side Haerens Rustkammer over 19 10/21. Blued finish with large walnut grips with checkered circles. Retaining over 95% of the original blue finish.  Bore is excellent, checkering on the grips are light.  $1,500 - $2,000

100 *Austrian Steyr Hahn Model 1911 9 X 23mm Steyr caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 2719K. Blued finish with checkered walnut grips. Pistol is very sharp and crisp with an old refinish. $600 - $800

101 *Mauser Model 1930 Small Ring Hammer .30 Mauser, 5.25” barrel, S/N 850636. Left side of frame marked Mauser in a banner. Left flat of barrel is marked with crown and “U”.  Top of barrel flat marked Waffenfabrink Mauser Oberndorf A/N and on the right flat has a SS marking that has been there for a long time and blends well with the finish.  Thousand-yard rear sight.  Grooved grips; comes with a nicely made reproduction stock. All edges are sharp and crisp with 80% of the original blue finish turning plum.  Traces of original blue finish on the extractor.  Grips  are excellent.  Bore is excellent.  $2,000 - $3,000

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102 *German P-38 Pistol 41 AC .9mm caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 801J. Left side of frame marked P.38 AC over 41. Has the Army acceptance stamps. Pistol is excellent overall retaining over 90% of the original finish.  Grips are excellent.  Bore is good. $800 - $1,000

103 *German P-38 Pistol 44byf .9mm caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 2286 z. Left side of frame marked P.38  byf over 44.  Has the Army acceptance markings. Black grooved plastic grips. This pistol retains most of the late war finish.  Bore is good and the grips are excellent. $800 - $1,200

104 *German P-38 Pistol AC 43 .9mm caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 86661. Right side of frame marked P. 38 AC over 43.  Stamped in many places with the Army acceptance marks. Brown grooved plastic grips. Retaining over 90% of the original late war finish.  Grips are excellent. $1,000 - $1,500

105 *German P-38 Pistol byf 44 .9mm caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 5805 d. Marked on the left side of the slide P.38 byf over 44. Also has Army acceptance stamps. Late war finish with brown grooved plastic grips. Excellent overall retaining over 95% of the late war finish.  Bore is excellent. $1,000 - $1,500

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106 *Walther P-38 Pistol .9mm caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 11756. Blued finish with grooved plastic grips.  Has German commercial markings on barrel and slide on the right side. Pistol has been re-blued. Bore is good. Post war re-work by ULM; originally an HP. $1,500 - $2,000

107 *Walther PPK 7.65 caliber, 3” barrel, S/N 329252  K. Blued finish with brown plastic grips in the original holster. Eagle markings with “N” on slide and barrel. Still retains 90% of the original blue finish.  Holster has some scuffs. $700 - $1,000

108 *Astra Model 300 Pistol 7.65mm caliber, 3.75” barrel, S/N 593632. Blued finish with checkered walnut grips. Retaining most of the blue finish with wear to the high points. $350 - $500 109 *Astra Model 400 Pistol .9mm caliber, 6” barrel, S/N 100884. Blued finish with checkered walnut grips. Pistol retains 98% of the original blue finish.  Comes with extra clip and grips in a box. $400 - $600

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110 *Astra Model 400Pistol Model 1921 .9mm caliber, 6” barrel, S/N 46065. Matching serial numbers; blued finish with Astra logo hard rubber grips. Pistol retains 80% of the blue finish with some grease staining.  Bore is good and will clean to better.  Grips are excellent. $400 - $600

111 Mariette Percussion Pepperbox Pistol .31 caliber, 2.5” round barrels, four shot. Engraved frame, walnut grips, ring trigger, underhammer. Barrels have an etched pattern with a light brown patina.  Frame is grey metal but sharp and crisp.  Grips are excellent with some minute nicks and dings.  $750 - $1,000

112 Belgian Engraved Double-Barrel Pinfire Pistol .7mm pinfire caliber, 3.5” double round barrels, engraved nickelplated frame, blued barrels, blued hammers and triggers.  Fluted and engraved ebony grips with engraved nickel-plated metal cap. Pistol is outstanding, retaining most of the original blue finish with some flaking. Hammers, triggers and takedown lever retained most of the fire blue finish.  Frame retains most of the original plated finish with some light freckling on the left side of frame around the hammer screw; it is very minute. Grips are excellent. $700 - $1,000 113 Pocket Revolver by Foehl & Weeks, Philadelphia .32 caliber, 3.5” barrel, S/N 441. Top of barrel marked Foehl & Weeks Philadelphia PA USA and the patent dates.  Nickel finish with fancy design hard rubber grips. Has interesting grip safety. Revolver retains most of the original nickel finish.  Very rare to find one of these that functions properly and in excellent condition.  $200 - $400 104

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114 *Savage Model 1907 Pistol .32 caliber, 3.75” barrel, S/N 38271. Blued finish with Savage logo; black grips. Retaining 90% of the original blue finish.  Wear to the high edges.  Bore is good.  Grips are excellent. $200 - $300

116 *Galesi Model 9 .25 ACP caliber, 2.5” barrel, S/N 170333. Blued finish with black grips. New in the box. $100 - $200 SEE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONDITION REPORTS OF ALL LOTS AT COWANS.COM

115 *Beretta Model 950 .25 caliber, 2.5” barrel, S/N BU73977 V. Black matte finish with black grips. Excellent. $100 - $200

117 *S&W Model 18-22 .22 caliber, 4” barrel, S/N K  135972. Blued finish, with checkered walnut grips; five-screw. Revolver retains over 98% of the original blue; has a small streak through the cylinder stops.  Grips are excellent. $500 - $750

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118 *Colt Python Revolver .357 magnum caliber, 6” barrel, S/N 4922. High blue finish with over-sized checkered walnut grips with gilt Colt medallions. Revolver is excellent, retaining all of the original blue finish.  With just a hint of holster rub on the muzzle.  Grips are excellent. $1,000 - $1,500

120 *Colt Government Model .45 ACP caliber, 5” barrel, S/N 246960-C. Blued finish and parkerized finish.  Brown plastic checkered grips with rampant colt. Pistol retains over 95% of the original finish.  Grips are excellent. With original box. $1,000 - $1,500

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119 *Colt Officer’s Model Heavy Barrel Target .38 caliber, 6” barrel with target sights, S/N 615398. Blued finish with checkered wood grips and Colt medallions.  Checkered backstrap. Revolver retains over 95% of the original blue finish. Grips are excellent. $700 - $1,000

121 *Colt Model 1903 Pocket Semi-Auto Pistol .32 ACP caliber, 3.75” barrel, S/N 509112. Blued finish with checkered walnut grips and Colt medallions. Pistol retains over 95+% of the original blue finish.  Grips are excellent. $600 - $1,000

122 *Colt Model 1911 Commercial .45 ACP caliber, 5” barrel, S/N C 98792. Early blue finish with blued barrel.  Checkered wood grips. Retaining 92+% of the original blue finish.  Grips are excellent. $2,000 - $2,500

123 *HI-Standard Model H-D Military Pistol .22 caliber, 4.5” round barrel, S/N 269971. Blued finish with target thumb-rest grips. Pistol retains over 98% of the original blue finish. $600 - $1,000

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124 *H&R Pistol .32 ACP caliber,  3.5” barrel, S/N 31785. Blued finish case colored trigger; straw finished triggerguard.  Black grips. Retaining most of the blue finish with wear to the high edges.  Trigger retains most of the case colored finish. Bore is good. $200 - $400

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125 *Mauser Model HSC 7.65mm caliber, 3.25” barrel, S/N 921931. Blued finish; checkered wood grips. Excellent. $300 - $500 126 *Swarzlose Pistol .32 ACP caliber, 4” barrel, S/N 1244. Marked on the right side of frame Swarzlose, a water cooled machinegun Warner Arms Corporation. Blued finish with checkered hard rubber grips with CAW logo. Very sharp and crisp retaining 40% of the original blue finish, the rest is just flaking.  Grips are excellent.  A rare pistol. $300 - $500

127 *Ortgies Pistol .32 ACP  caliber, 3.25” barrel, S/N 44963. Blued finish with wood grips and medallions. Retaining 95% of the original blue finish.  Clip is a correct replacement, except the clip has nickel finish. $300 - $500

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128 *1920 Commercial Luger .9mm caliber, 4” barrel, S/N 3560. All numbers match except clip; with wood base. Checkered walnut grips. Pistol retains over 95% of the original blue finish, just slightly dulled.  Grips are excellent. $1,000 - $1,500

129 *1920 Commercial Artillery Luger .9mm caliber, 8” barrel, S/N 7928. All parts matching except the sideplate, Blued finish with drum magazine and wood shoulder stock. Original leather holster. All metal parts retaining 85% of the original blue finish; some of the parts still retain some of the straw finish.  Grips are good, but have darkened and show some wear.  Bore is good. Original drum magazine is excellent.  Holster and original stock are both good. $3,000 - $5,000

130 *Model 1914 Luger .9mm caliber, 4” barrel, S/N 3089. Blued finish checkered walnut grips.  All numbers match except the clips. Comes with holster and extra clip. Finish is worn on the high points; retaining most of the blue finish and some of the original straw colors.  $1,000 - $1,500

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131 *Model 1906 Swiss Luger .30 Luger, 5” barrel, S/N 16502. No banner on the top of breech; Swiss cross markings on the barrel and frame.  Top of toggle marked in three lines with Swiss cross Waffenbrink Bern. Blued finish with checkered wood grips. Retaining 95% of the original blue finish.  Excellent overall.  Grips are excellent. $2,500 - $3,000

132 *S&W Victory Model U.S. Navy Marked .38 caliber, 4” barrel, S/N 235189. Parkerized finish with walnut grips with lanyard ring.  Marked on the top left side of frame U.S. Navy. Case colored hammer and trigger.  Finish in the cylinder lightly faded.  Some scratches to the finish.  Right grip has “HOY” carved in the grip.  $500 - $800

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133 *S&W Model 15 .38 caliber, 4” barrel, S/N K  138176. Grooved backstrap and forward part of handle. Blued finish case colored hammer and trigger.  Checkered wood grips with medallions.  Four-screw side plate and screw through the triggerguard. A little finish wear around the muzzle and a streak through the cylinder stops.  Retaining most of the original blue finish.  Hammer and trigger retaining most of the case colors.  Grips are excellent. $500 - $750

134 *S&W Model 29 Revolver .44 magnum caliber, 4” barrel, S/N 153372. Early with four-screw sideplate and screw through the triggerguard.  Nice high blue finish with oversized checkered walnut grips with S&W medallions. Case colored hammer and trigger.  Adjustable rear sight with red outlined front sight.  In the early black leather-covered case with S&W logo gold embossed in the leather and blue satin lining.  Revolver has a little blue wear on the left side of muzzle; streak through the cylinder stops.  Revolver retains most of the original blue finish.  A very minute chip of wood missing on the left grip at the triggerguard.  Case is excellent with the exception on two minute tears to the lining.  Still retains the cleaning rod and the cleaning brush. $1,500 - $2,000

135 *S&W Model 27 .357 magnum caliber, rare 3.5” barrel, S/N S 82514. Nickel finish with blued front and rear ramp adjustable rear sight. Checkered wood grips with S&W medallions. Case colored hammer and trigger. Trigger with boot.  Rare in nickel finish. Retaining over 95% of the original nickel finish.  Grips have some nicks and dings. $1,000 - $1,500

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136 *S&W Model 34 Round Butt .22 caliber, 4” barrel, S/N 3890. Four-screw sideplate, adjustable target sights, blued finish with checkered wood grips and S&W medallions. The only blue wear is a minute spot on the left side of muzzle a streak through the cylinder stops and on the front of the crane.  Excellent overall. $500 - $750

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137 *Marbles Game Getter .22 caliber over .44 CF caliber, 18” over-and-under barrels, S/N 3594. Blued finish with gutta percha grips and fleur de lis checkering and company logo. Skeleton folding shoulder stock. Barrel retaining 80% of the original blue finish with some turning plum.  Frame retains over 90+ % of the original blue finish.  Very sharp and crisp markings.  Bore on the .22 caliber needs to be cleaned, but will clean to excellent.  The 44 caliber bore is excellent. Grips are excellent. $1,500 - $2,500

138 **Marbles Game Getter .22  over .44 caliber,  12” barrels, S/N 1209. Skeleton folding shoulder stock. Rear tang sight and gutta percha grips. Curio & Relic fully transferable and is a $5 AOW.  Very good to excellent condition. $1,000 - $1,500

139 Rifle Scope by A. Jackenroll 4 power scope. Marked on the eye piece A. Jackenroll; on the rim and on the bevel in engraved script A. Jack.  Comes with leather case.  No mounts or rings. Clear optics; overall good. $300 - $500 112

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140 Rifle Scope by Hensolot Wetzer Four power (4X).  Comes with off-set claw mounts. Clear optics.  Excellent overall. $300 - $500

141 U.S. Marked Flare Pistol Marked on the frame in a triangle M and S.W.C. U. S. Property Pistol Pyrotechnic.  Parkerized finish with black plastic grips. Excellent. $200 - $400

143 *WWII Japanese Nambu Type 94 Semi-Auto Pistol .8mm caliber, 3.75” barrel, S/N 41429. Marked on the right side of frame 18.10 indicating late 1943 manufacturing date. Blued finish with black grips. $300 - $500

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142 *Browning Hi Power Semi-Auto Pistol .9mm caliber, 4.5” barrel, S/N 45467.  Rear tangent sight, cut for shoulder stock. Belgian proofs on the barrel.  Blued finish with checkered wood grips. Retaining most of the original blue finish.  Bore is excellent. $1,000 - $1,500

144 *WWII Japanese Nambu Type 14 Semi-Auto Pistol with Holster .8mm caliber, 4.5” round barrel, S/N 45533. Left side marked 19.6. Late war with large triggerguard. Grooved walnut grips; original leather holster. Pistol is excellent condition retaining most of the original blue finish; no wear.  Holster is excellent. $700 - $1,000 APRIL 30, 2013 CINCINNATI, OHIO

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145 *Tokyo Arsenal Papa Nambu Semi-Auto Pistol .8mm caliber, 5” round barrel, S/N 4400. Blued finish with Tokyo markings on the top of breech.  Checkered wood grips.  No clip. All metal has some blue turning plum and mixing with some light pitting.  Bore is good.  Grips are fair. No clip. $700 - $1,000

147 *French Model 1935 Semi-Auto Pistol 7.65 Browning long caliber, 4.375” barrel, S/N 2487A. Black painted finish. Black plastic checkered grips. Very good condition with a very good bore.  It retains ca 85% original finish with even high edge wear; the grips are excellent. $100 - $200 146 *Russian Makarov Semi-Auto Pistol Vietnam “Bring Back” 9x18 Makarov caliber, 3.75” barrel, S/N A78686. Blue finish, brown plastic grips. Leather holster with cleaning rod and marked inside with G.I. identification. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  This gun retains ca 98% original blue finish with only some high edge wear and one tiny rust spot on the right side of the slide.  There are no import marks. $200 - $400 114

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148 *Winchester Pre-’64 Model 70 Super Grade Custom Bolt Action Rifle .30-06 caliber, 22.4” barrel, S/N 374872. Blue finish, walnut checkered stock, 1956 date of mfg. Redfield scope base and rings; Tasco scope. Very good condition with an excellent bore.  It retains ca 98% original blue finish and the stock is very good with some wear at the edge of the cheek piece. $1,500 - $2,500

149 *Winchester Model 07 Semi-Auto Rifle .351 Win. caliber, 20” barrel, S/N 53499. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  It retains ca 98% original blue finish and the stocks are excellent with only minor scratches. $400 - $600

150 *Winchester Model 63 Semi-Auto Rifle .22 LR caliber, 23” barrel, S/N 56149A. Blue finish, walnut stocks, Redfield buckhorn rear sight. Very good condition with an excellent bore.  This gun retains ca 98% original blue finish, but the barrel and receiver have been drilled and tapped for scope bases. $300 - $500

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151 *Winchester Model 63 Semi-Auto Rifle .22 LR caliber, 23” barrel, S/N 15659. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Very good condition with an excellent bore. It retains ca 85% original blue finish with the balance turning brown and with some light rust pitting scattered about.  The stocks are very good with minor dings and scratches and there is a hole drilled and tapped on the left side of the receiver. $400 - $600

152 *Winchester Model 1890 Pump Rifle .22 short caliber, 24” barrel. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Good condition with a very good bore.  This gun has been buffed and has a high gloss gun shop quality re-blue, while the stocks have been refinished with a polyurethane high gloss finish.  This gun has a mechanical problem and the hammer does not stay cocked.  DO NOT attempt to shoot this gun until it is repaired by a competent gunsmith.  Sold for parts only. $200 - $400

153 *Winchester Pre-’64 Model 70 Bolt Action Rifle .375 H&H caliber, 25” barrel, S/N 296622. Blue finish, walnut checkered stock with rubber buttpad. 1954 date of mfg. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  This gun retains ca 97% original blue finish with some minor staining on the left side of the receiver.  The stock is very good with minor dings and scratches and some minor flaking of finish on the pistol grip. $1,500 - $2,500

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154 *Pre-’64 Winchester Model 70 Bolt Action Rifle .22 Hornet caliber, 24” barrel, S/N 299113. Blue finish, walnut stock. Very good condition with an excellent bore.  It retains ca 98% original blue finish. The stock is very good with minor dings and scratches, mostly on the left side. $2,000 - $3,000

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155 *Winchester Pre-’64 Model 94 Lever Action Rifle .30-30 caliber, 20” barrel, S/N 2251967. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  At first glance this gun appears to be minty but with close scrutiny it looks to be expertly refinished with a restoration quality re-blue.  All markings are crisp and legible and the wood is excellent with almost no wear. $300 - $500

156 *Remington Model 81 Semi-Auto Rifle .300 Savage caliber, 22” barrel, S/N 25435. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Added sling swivels; added Williams receiver peep sight. Very good to near excellent condition with an excellent bore.  It retains ca 98% original blue finish and the stocks are very good with a plugged hole in the forearm and some minor dings and scratches. $300 - $500

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157 *Savage Model 99 Lever Action Rifle .250-3000 caliber, 24” barrel, S/N 656659. Blue finish, Fajen walnut checkered stocks with Monte Carlo cheek piece. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  It retains nearly all of its original blue finish with some light rust staining overall. The receiver has been drilled and tapped for scope mounts. $300 - $500

158 *Mauser Custom Sporting Rifle 7x57 caliber, 18” barrel, S/N 5247. Blue finish, walnut checkered stock, double-set triggers, Peruvian Model 1909 Mauser action. Barrel marked Flaig’s; engraved floor plate and triggerguard. Excellent condition with an excellent bore. This is a simple but tastefully sporterized military Mauser.  It retains nearly all of the added blue finish and the stock is excellent with two plugged holes in the belly. $300 - $500

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159 *Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring Sporting Mauser Rifle by Ludwig Schiwy 9.3 X70mm caliber, 28.5” tapered round barrel, S/N 7076. With German commercial proof mark of the eagle with “N”.  Double square bridge magnum Mauser action; ramp front sight, rear sight on a lob, on the rear portion of barrel. Scope made by Carl Ziess, Jenna, number 76816. Rear claw mount on the receiver; the front claw mount is on a shank in front of the square bridge receiver bypassing the square bridge receiver.  Nice bank note-style engraving on the triggerguard with Göring’s personal crest deeply relief engraved in a panel on the floor plate. Finely checkered walnut stock with checkered pistol grip.  Adjustable cheek piece. Leather covered rubber buttplate.  Double-set triggers. Magazine release on the inside front of triggerguard. This custom rifle was purchased by Lester Womac in 1980 at the Las Vegas gun show held at the Sahara Casino.  Mr. Womac had acquired it directly from an army officer named Colonel Dick A. King in 1951.  The same rifle is featured in the book Mauser Original Oberndorf Sporting Rifles (Jon Speed, Walter Schmid, Reiner Herrman, Collector Grade Publications, 1997). This gun is identified as Reichsmarshall Hermann Göring’s Double Square Bridge Magnum Mauser Sporting Rifle on page 268. From August 15, 1944 Lieutenant Colonel Dick A. King served as staff G-4 (Logistics & Quartering), 3rd Infantry Division, part of 7th Army in the ETO. At the end of the war elements of the 3rd ID were among the first to enter Berchtesgaden and Obersalzberg, the lofty Alpine retreat of the Nazi elite. On May 4, 1945, a 3rd Division historian recorded the chaotic scene: (We) reached the resort town of Berchtesgaden and from there took a narrow, twisting road a few miles up to Obersalzberg, some 1,200 feet above. (We) found the French Second Armored, the first of the Free 120

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French troops to have entered Paris in 1944, already there. Nobody much cared who was first. A force of 315 British bombers had already pulverized much of the Nazi compound and had left the Berghof a shell. But truckloads of loot were still to be had, especially wine from the cellars of Field Marshal Hermann Goring, creator of Nazi air power, who had built himself a handsome vacation house near the Berghof... Almost certainly Lt. Colonel King “liberated” the abandoned Mauser sporting rifle during the division’s brief stay in Obersalzberg, never having met its infamous owner, Reich Marshal Göring. Several days later on May 8, 1945, Göring and his caravan would surrender near Radstadt, Bavaria to a flying column led by Brigadier General Robert I. Stack, assistant commander of the 36th Infantry Division. Dick A. King was born in El Paso, Colorado in February 1910 and graduated from the Colorado Agricultural College in Fort Collins in 1932. In September 1940 he joined the army, was commissioned, and assigned to the transportation corps. During European operations he served as lieutenant colonel on the staff of the 3rd Infantry Division upon its arrival in France in August 1944. Colonel King remained in the army until retiring in July 1963. He was awarded the Legion of Merit (Second Oak Leaf Cluster) on August 9, 1963 (GO 37). Colonel King died in June 1989. Barrel and action retain 95% of the blue finish with some wear around the muzzle.  Floor plate retains 98% of the original blue finish. Stock is in excellent condition with some very minor nicks and dings.  Bore is excellent.  Scope optics are excellent.  The scope retains most of the original blue finish.   A very outstanding Mauser sporting rifle. $30,000 - $50,000

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160 *Mondragon Model 1908 Semi-Auto Rifle 7mm Mauser caliber, 25” barrel, S/N 1122. Blue finish, walnut stock with German unit marking “81.5” stamped on left side of stock above magazine well. Very good condition with a good+ bore with light to moderate pitting throughout.  Designed by Mexican general Manuel Mondragon, it was the first automatic battle rifle that was able to be operated by one man.  It retains ca 50% original blue turning brown and has some rust pitting on the barrel.  The stock has minor nicks and dings, but is in very good condition. This is a rare and desirable, historically significant rifle which rarely comes up for auction. $10,000 - $15,000

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161 *German K-43 Rifle .8mm caliber, 22” barrel, S/N 6198. Left side of receiver marked K-43 ac; also marked with Army acceptance marks. All numbers match.  Scope marked ZF K 43 dow,  numbered 43815.  Laminated stock. Rifle retains most of its original finish.  Scope is a little cloudy, but overall good.  Stock is excellent.  It has had a little coat of shellac applied.  Overall the rifle is excellent. $4,000 - $6,000

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162 *WWII Japanese Type 99 Bolt Action Rifle with Bayonet 7.7 Japanese caliber, 25.5” barrel, S/N 56014. Blue finish, mismatched numbers, ground mum; aircraft sights, monopod, dust cover, bayonet, no scabbard. Very good condition with an excellent bore. The stock is very good as sanded and refinished.  $300 - $500

163 *WWII Japanese Type 99 Bolt Action Rifle 7.7 Japanese caliber, 25.25” barrel, S/N 6975. Blue finish, aircraft sights, dust cover, struck mum, matching numbers except for dust cover. Very good condition with an excellent bore. $300 - $500

164 *WWII Japanese Type 99 Bolt Action Rifle 7.7 Japanese caliber, 25.75” barrel, S/N 11967. Blue finish, walnut stocks, ground mum, matching bolt. Very good condition with a very good bore. $200 - $300

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165 *Japanese Type 1 Bolt Action Rifle, Italy 6.5 caliber, 31” barrel, S/N D2510. Blue finish, hardwood stock. Very good condition with a very good bore. $200 - $400

166 *Egyptian Hakim Semi-Auto Rifle 8mm caliber, 25.75” barrel. Walnut stock. Good condition with an excellent bore.  The stock has been broken in two pieces and glued together through the wrist. $200 - $400

167 Argentine Model 1891 Mauser Bolt Action Rifle 7.65 Argentine caliber, 29” barrel, S/N P5606. Blue finish, walnut stocks, matching numbers, Loewe mfg., ground crest. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  The stocks may have been lightly sanded and/or cleaned, but remains in excellent condition with some minor dings and scratches and a tiny chip at the toe. $300 - $500

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168 *Spanish Air Force Mauser Model 1944 Bolt Action Rifle 7.92mm caliber, 24” barrel, S/N EA24452. Blue finish, walnut stocks, Spanish Air Force crest on receiver. Excellent condition with an excellent bore as arsenal refinished. $100 - $200

169 *French MAS Model 1936 Bolt Action Rifle 7.5 French caliber, 22.875” barrel, S/N 34224. Original blue finish, walnut stocks, mismatched bolt, nonimport marked. Very good condition with an excellent bore.  The stock has been slightly altered at the wrist. $100 - $200

170 U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Springfield Cadet Rifle .45-70 caliber, 29.5” round barrel, S/N 494430. Small V P eagle; Buffington rear barrel sight. 1884 dated breech block. Stock with a SWP/1890 cartouche. With original cadet bayonet. All metal is brown with some light pitting. Stock is in good condition with readable cartouche and some nicks and dings. Bore is good. $600 - $800

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171 *Chinese M21 SKS Semi-Auto Rifle 7.62x39 caliber, 20” barrel, S/N 948891. Blue finish, hardwood stock. This well used Vietnam era rifle is in good condition with an excellent bore.  It has a spike bayonet instead of the proper blade bayonet.  It has some scattered moderate rust pitting and the stock is well worn.  The trigger group, top cover, and magazine are numbered the same, but are mismatched from the receiver.  This is a scarcely encountered variant which has seen plenty of action. $300 - $500

172 *FN Model 49 Semi-Auto Rifle .8mm Mauser caliber, 23” barrel, S/N 20477. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Egyptian contract with Egyptian crest on receiver. Very good condition with a very good bore. $500 - $700

173 *WWI British Enfield MkIII Bolt Action Rifle .303 British cal., 25.25” barrel, S/N 8572, blue finish, Fajen walnut sporter stocks, 1916 date of mfg. Very good condition with a very good+ bore.  The added stocks are in excellent condition. $100 - $200

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174 *H&R Model 65 Reising Semi-Auto Rifle .22 lLR caliber, 23” barrel, S/N 9360. Parkerized finish, walnut stock; Redfield receiver sight. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  This gun is in near mint condition and shows very little wear. $300 - $500

175 *Sako Rihimaki Bolt Action Rifle with Weaver Scope .222 Rem. caliber, 24” barrel, S/N 10156. Blue finish, walnut checkered stock, Weaver K10 scope, pre-Garcia import. Excellent condition with an excellent bore. $500 - $700

176 *WWII Inland M-1 Carbine .30 caliber, 18” barrel, S/N 495764. Blue finish, walnut checkered sporter stock; Weaver K2.5 scope. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  This gun has been nicely sporterized and should be a nice shooter. $200 - $400

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177 *Mannlicher Schoenauer Model 1925 Bolt Action Rifle 7x64 caliber, 23.6” barrel, S/N 5305. Blue finish, walnut checkered stock, three-leaf rear sight, double-set triggers; receiver drilled and tapped and is set up for detachable scope. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  It retains ca 95% of the original blue finish with most loss at the left rear of the receiver where it has been drilled and tapped.  The highly figured walnut stock is excellent and may have an added light coat of varnish. $500 - $750

178 *Belgian Browning ATD Semi-Auto Rifle .22 LR caliber, 19” barrel, S/N 7T65945. Blue finish, walnut checkered stocks, 1967 date of mfg. Very good condition with an excellent bore.  It retains ca 98% original blue finish and the stocks rate very good with minor nicks, dings, and crazing. $400 - $600

179 *Marlin Model 39A Lever Action Rifle .22 LR caliber, 20” barrel, S/N 7026. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  This little rifle retains virtually all of its original blue finish and the stocks are excellent with only a couple of small stains on the buttstock. $300 - $500

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180 *Winchester Model 59 12 ga., 26” glass barrel, S/N 71602. Marked on the right side of receiver Winchester M-59 12 GA.  Checkered forearm, checkered pistol grip.  Walnut buttstock with rubber recoil pad. Excellent. $300 - $500

181 *Hi-Standard Riot Shotgun 12 ga., 18” barrel, S/N 323175. Blued finish, walnut buttstock and forearm.  PPD markings on brass tag on the pistol grip. Good condition. $300 - $500

182 *Mauser 98 Bolt Action Shotgun 12 ga., 24.75” barrel, no S/N. Blue finish, walnut stock. Very good condition with an excellent bore. $100 - $200

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183 *Tula Arsenal Model TOZ-66 Double-Barrel Hammer Shotgun 12 ga., 20” barrel, S/N C189. Blue finish, hardwood stocks. Excellent condition with excellent bores. $100 - $200

184 *Model 1903 Springfield Armory Bolt Action Rifle .30-06 caliber, 24” barrel, S/N 600286. Very good condition with a good+ bore with light pitting throughout.  The stock has been lightly sanded and refinished.  This gun was rebuilt at some time and has a later 2-bolt stock.  The barrel was replaced at that time and the stock has no cartouche on the left side. $400 - $600

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185 *M-1 Garand Semi-Auto Rifle .30-06 caliber, 24” barrel, S/N 5296662. Parkerized finish, unmarked. 6535448 12 53 A26 National Match op rod. $800 - $1,000

186 *Springfield M-1 Garand Semi-Auto Rifle .30-06 caliber, 24” barrel, S/N 5322594. Barrel marked SA- F6535448 3 54 A211B. Unmarked birch replacement stock. Very good condition with a very good bore. $800 - $1,000

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187 *Springfield Model 1898 Krag Rifle .30-40 Krag caliber, 30” barrel, S/N 397511. Blue finish, walnut stock with 1902 dated cartouche on left side and a serifed P in a circle aft of the triggerguard. Very good condition with a very good bore.  The stock is near excellent and has been lightly cleaned. $600 - $900

188 *Mauser Model FR8 7.9mm caliber, 24” round barrel, S/N EA32757. Bolt serial number matches. Floor plate with matching numbers.  Blued finish with walnut stock. Excellent. $100 - $200

189 *Chilean Mauser Model 1895 Bolt Action Rifle 7mm cal., 26” barrel, S/N M761. Blue finish, walnut stocks, matching numbers. Receiver crest is present; stock stamped with crest and 1902 date; original leather sling. Very good condition with an excellent bore.  It retains ca 97% original blue finish and the stocks are very good with minor dings and scratches. $500 - $700

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190 Original Wood Shoulder Stock for Browning High Power With extra clip. Stock and clip are excellent. $500 - $750

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191 Four Boxed Bren Gun 100-Round Drums .303 caliber Bren gun drums. Included in this lot is the loading device and the adapter that allows the gun to use the drum. All parts are stored in the original carrying chest. Excellent. $1,500 - $2,000

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Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Evan Sikes - evan@cowans.com Production Manager Maureen Buri - maureen@cowans.com Photography Linda Gillings - photo@cowans.com David Jackson Catalogue Design Jennifer Castle - jenny@cowans.com Warehouse Jack Erp - jack@cowans.com Nick Grote - nick@cowans.com Shipping Dan Wolfangel - shipping@cowans.com Dave Shear Michael Schroder

MAP TO COWAN'S COWAN’S 6270 Este Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45232 DIRECTIONS: Cowan’s is located off I-75 at Exit 9 (Seymour Ave. & Paddock Rd. Exit). At exit ramp, take Paddock south, and turn right (west) onto Seymour. Continue on Seymour Avenue past Vine St. and the railroad crossing. The second street past the railroad crossing is Este Ave. Turn left onto Este into the “Ridgewood Industrial Park.” Cowan’s is on the left at 6270 Este Ave.

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Terms and Conditions By registering and bidding in an auction conducted by Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. (“Cowan’s”), bidders (whether present in person, by telephone, by agent, by written or telephone absentee bid instruction, or through a live internet connection) agree to be bound by these terms. These are the complete and only terms and conditions on which all property is offered for sale. Cowan’s retains the right to bar any bidder from participating in any auction and to exclude or reject any bid. 1) REGISTRATION. All bidders must register their name, permanent street address (no P.O. Boxes), and telephone number prior to the auction. Unless known to Cowan’s, all registrants are required to present two forms of identification, at least one of which must include a current photograph. Bidders may be required to present a valid Visa or MasterCard. By registering with Cowan’s or submitting an absentee bid form, an individual registrant authorizes Cowan’s to obtain a copy of his or her consumer credit report and authorizes Cowan’s, at its sole discretion, to use the information contained therein to make business decisions regarding the registrant’s participation in the bidding process. 2) ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS. Bidding on any item, whether in person, by phone, by absentee bid or via a live internet auction indicates the bidder’s agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions for Bidders. Any right of bidder under this agreement shall not be assignable and shall only be enforceable by the original buyer. The rights and obligations of the parties shall be governed by the laws of the state of Ohio. All bidders submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Ohio. 3) TERMS OF SALE. Announcements made the day of auction take precedence over any previous communication. The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time before its final sale and to reject any bid for any reason. The highest bidder for each lot acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the “buyer”. If any dispute arises as to any bidding, or between two or more bidders, at the sole discretion of the auctioneer, the successful bidder will be determined or the disputed lot shall be put up again at the last undisputed bid and resold. 4) BUYER’S PREMIUM. (a) Buyer’s Premium for “Antique and Modern Firearms” auctions; the Auctioneer will collect and retain from the Buyer, as additional commission, a premium equal to 15% the Sale Price of each Lot up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the amount by which the Sale Price exceeds $200,000. (b) Buyer’s Premium for “American History” and “the World at War” auctions; the Auctioneer will collect and retain from the Buyer, as additional commission, a premium equal to 17 ½% of the Sale Price of each Lot up to and including $200,000, plus 12 ½% of the amount by which the Sale Price exceeds $200,000. (c) Buyer’s Premium for “Fine and Decorative Art”, “Modern Ceramics”, and “American Indian and Western Art” and any other specialized auctions; the Auctioneer will collect and retain from the Buyer, as additional commission, a premium equal to 20% the Sale Price of each Lot up to and including $200,000, plus 15% of the amount by which the Sale Price exceeds $200,000. (d) Buyer’s Premium for online, timed and other third-party bidding platforms may vary. 5) ESTIMATES AND RESERVES. Presale estimates are intended to be guides and may or may not reflect the ultimate hammer price of a lot. Cowan’s retains the right to change estimates on any lot up to time of sale. A reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the seller of the lot and Cowan’s. In the case of reserved lots, the seller has authorized Cowan’s to bid on seller’s behalf until the reserve price is reached. In no case will the reserve be higher than the low presale estimate. Cowan’s standard house reserve on all property at auction is one-half of the low estimate. 6) WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS. Cowan’s makes a limited warranty only to the original buyer of record concerning the authenticity of each lot for a period of 14 days after bidder’s receipt of the purchased lot. If a buyer is not satisfied that the lot purchased is genuine, the buyer may, at his or her own expense, obtain the opinion of two mutually agreed upon recognized experts in the field of the disputed lot. If these experts determine that the item is not genuine, the buyer’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the rescission of the sale and refund of the amount paid for the item. It is specifically understood and agreed that the rescission of the sale and refund is exclusive and in lieu of any other remedy which might otherwise be available as a matter of law or in equity, and such remedy is conditioned upon the buyer returning the property in the same condition as at the time of sale. Cowan’s shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages. All sales are final, with no returns or refunds except as provided in this limited warranty. Except as provided in the immediately proceeding paragraph, EVERY LOT IS SOLD “AS IS”, without any representations or warranties by Cowan’s or the seller as to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, condition or value of the property, or the correctness or completeness of the catalogue or other description of the property, and no statement, whether written or oral, shall be deemed such a representation, warranty or assumption of liability. Cowan’s makes no representation or warranty that the buyer of manuscript material, photographs, prints or works of art will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights. Cowan’s does not guarantee the working order of any clock, watch, electronic or mechanical device. Dimensions given in the catalogue descriptions may be approximate.

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7) DEFINITIONS OF AUTHORSHIP. “By” or “Maker/Artist” — in our opinion, the work is by the artist or maker stated “Attributed to” — in our opinion, the work is probably, but not definitely, by the artist or maker stated “Signed” or “Marked” — in our opinion, the signature or mark is that of the stated artist or maker “Bearing the signature (or mark) of” — in our opinion, the signature or mark is probably, but not definitely, that of the artist or maker stated “Circle of” — in our opinion, the work is of the period and by an artist or maker closely associated with the stated artist or maker “School of” — in our opinion, the work is by a pupil or follower of the stated artist or maker “Manner of” — in our opinion, the work is of the period and done in the style of the stated artist or maker “After” — in our opinion, the work is a copy of a work by the stated artist or maker 8) INSPECTION. Except for On-Line Only Auctions, all lots are available for inspection prior to the auction. Condition reports for most items can be found online at Cowan’s website, www.cowans.com, and prospective bidders are encouraged to contact Cowan’s directly for additional information regarding the condition of any lot. Cowan’s does not warrant the condition of any item. Buyers interested in the condition of an item are encouraged to contact Cowan’s and, to the best of our ability, we will document for the prospective bidder the condition status on any lot. Condition is always a subjective evaluation and final responsibility rests with the buyer to assess the condition of any item sold by Cowan’s. ABSENTEE, TELEPHONE AND INTERNET BIDDING Absentee and telephone bidding is offered as a free service to our customers and prospective bidders. Cowan’s shall not be responsible for any errors or failures in executing bids, either absentee, telephone or via the internet. 9) ABSENTEE BIDDING. Absentee bids are accepted via mail, fax, email and on Cowan’s website. Such bids will be posted with the time and date of arrival, with ties being awarded to the earliest bidder. Absentee bids that are faxed or emailed to Cowan’s need to be in the office at least 2 hours before the sale begins. An absentee bidder unknown to Cowan’s may be required to submit a bank letter of credit prior to the auction, or, using a credit card, deposit with Cowan’s a fee equaling 30% of the absentee bid. All absentee bids are executed competitively by a member of the auction staff. The auction staff will try to purchase the lot for the lowest price possible and will bid up to the amount designated by the absentee bidder only if necessary. Cowan’s does not accept “buy bids,” or absentee bids which have no limit. In the event of a tie bid between a floor and an absentee bidder, the floor bid will be honored. 10) TELEPHONE BIDDING. Bidding live via the telephone is available on a first come, first served basis for those lots with a low estimate of $500 or greater. In order for Cowan’s to efficiently serve the needs of those who wish to bid by phone, please note the following: • To participate in the auction by telephone, potential bidders must complete and sign the absentee bid form and check “I WISH TO BID BY TELEPHONE” for the designated lots. Potential bidders may also reserve a phone line on Cowan’s website. If faxing or emailing requests for phone bidding, they need to be in Cowan’s office 2 hours before the sale begins. Once the auction begins, requests left on Cowan’s website may not be retrieved by the staff. • Telephone bidders are advised to indicate an “insurance bid”, which amount will become an absentee bid, pursuant to the absentee bidding process set forth above, if Cowan’s can not reach the bidder by telephone for a particular indicated lot. • Telephone bidders must disable any caller ID or other call blocking mechanism. • Cowan’s sells about 100 lots per hour, so telephone bidders should plan accordingly. Cowan’s will attempt to reach each telephone bidder, but Cowan’s is in no way responsible for missed calls. 11) INTERNET BIDDING. Internet bidding is available through iCowans on our website; additionally, Cowan’s may post certain auctions on Liveauctioneers.com. There may be terms which apply to internet bids that should be reviewed online at the time of sale. Cowan’s is not responsible for any failure to execute a bid and shall have no liability to any bidder for any technical or other failure associated with an internet auction. 12) BIDDING INCREMENTS. The following increments are used at the auction. Absentee bids must fall within these increments. Cowan’s will automatically reduce any absentee bid to the closest increment if the bid falls outside the published range of increments. For Bids falling Between Bidding Increment $0-500 $25 $501-1,000 $50 $1,001-3,000 $100 $3,001-5,000 $250 $5,001 and up $500 or at the discretion of the auctioneer Cowan’s reserves the right to modify increments at any time during the auction.

AFTER THE AUCTION 13) BUYER’S RESPONSIBILITY. Upon the fall of the hammer, title to the offered lot shall pass to the buyer and the buyer immediately (a) assumes full risk and responsibility for the lot, including liability for loss or damage and (b) is liable for payment of the Purchase Price (as defined below) to Cowan’s. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ask specific questions on condition related concerns prior to the auction. Cowan’s will not rescind sales with buyers that have disputes regarding firearm’s bore condition. 14) PURCHASE PRICE AND PAYMENT. The discounted “Purchase Price” for each lot shall equal the hammer price, buyer’s premium, sales tax and, if applicable, all packing, handling, insurance and shipping costs. Payment may be made with cash, personal or traveler’s check or credit card. Cowan’s reserves the right to hold a purchased lot until a check has cleared. A convenience fee of $15.00 will be assessed to all transactions made in the alternate payment channels: Phone payments are made available as a convenience outside Cowan’s Auctions customary payment channels, therefore these payments are qualified as payments made in the alternative payment channel. All forms of payment made using this method will be assessed the convenience fee. Please call Cowan’s Auctions if you have any questions regarding this policy. PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE NOTE: A surcharge of 2% will be assessed to all credit card transactions. This surcharge is not greater than our cost of acceptance. Buyers who are present at the auction must pay the full Purchase Price at the time of the sale. Buyers who bid by telephone or who are absentee bidders will be invoiced within 5 days after the close of the auction and must pay the full Purchase Price for each purchased lot within 14 days after the date of the auction. By signing the absentee bid form or placing a bid by telephone, an absentee bidder authorizes Cowan’s to charge the Purchase Price for each lot for which such bidder is the successful bidder to the credit card number provided by telephone or on the absentee bid form, unless payment in full or alternative payment instruction is received within 14 days after the date of the auction. No property will be released by Cowan’s unless the Purchase Price has been paid in full. Institutional billing may be available, and should be arranged prior to the auction. Cowan’s may impose late charges of 1.5% per month (or the highest interest rate allowed) on any amount owed to Cowan’s that remains unpaid after 30 days. Buyer shall be liable for any collection costs or attorney’s fees incurred by Cowan’s to collect payment, to the extent permitted by law. 15) SALES TAX. Buyers are required to pay any applicable state and local sales tax. 16) SHIPPING. At the request of the buyer, Cowan’s will authorize the shipment of purchased items usually within two weeks after payment has been received. Shipment is generally made via UPS or Fed-Ex Ground. Unless buyer gives special instructions, the shipping method shall be at the sole discretion Cowan’s Auctions. Cowan’s is in no way responsible for the acts or omissions of independent handlers, packers or shippers of purchased items or for any loss, damage or delay from the packing or shipping of any property. ADVICE TO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Cowan’s will not ship any package containing a firearm to any location other than within the United States. Buyers outside the United States must make their own shipping arrangements taking full risk for the transportation of any firearm. Property made of or containing certain plant or animal materials, such as coral, crocodile, ivory, whalebone, baleen, tortoiseshell, etc., may require a license or certificate before exportation from the United States and importation to another country. If you are purchasing items that contain these materials, you need to check the government wildlife import requirements in the countries from which and to which the item is being shipped prior to bidding. Since the export and import licenses are independently issued by the countries of origin and destination, obtaining one does not guarantee that you can obtain the other. Purchasers are responsible for making timely payments on items won at auction, even if a license is delayed or denied. 17) SHIPPING CHARGES. Buyers are required to pay for all packing, shipping and insurance charges. Overseas duty charges are the responsibility of the successful bidder. Be aware that for larger and/or valuable items, shipping charges can be substantial. 18) REMOVAL AND STORAGE OF PROPERTY. If purchased property has not been removed, or Cowan’s has not received shipping instructions within 21 days after the auction date, a $10 per item per day storage fee may be charged to the buyer. 19) CANCELLATION OF SALE. If purchased property remains in the custody of Cowan’s for a period of 60 days following the auction, Cowan’s may, at its option, cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages any payments made by the buyer, or resell the property at auction or by any other commercially reasonable means, for the account and at the risk of the buyer, and in such event, buyer shall be liable for the payment of all deficiencies plus all of Cowan’s costs, including but not limited to storage and costs of both sales. This right of cancellation is in addition to any and all other remedies available to Cowan’s. Copyright © 2013 Cowan’s Auctions

Federal Firearms License Handling Policy ALL MODERN FIREARMS WILL BE NOTED WITH AN ASTERISK (*) AT THE BEGINNING OF THE DESCRIPTION AND MAY BE PURCHASED AND TAKEN POSSESSION OF USING ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS: 1. HAND GUNS: Non Ohio resident buyers of handguns must first pay for their purchases before leaving the auction. All modern hand guns must be retained by an agent. All buyers must make arrangements with a local firearms dealer in their resident state to provide Cowan's a copy of the FFL license holder to whom any modern handgun will be shipped. Upon receipt of the copy of this license, a purchase will be packaged and shipped (at the buyer’s expense) to the appropriate FFL holder. This is a federal law and must be complied with regardless of a buyer’s resident state. Please allow up to four weeks for delivery. Ohio residents may take possession of a modern handgun immediately after their purchase, provided they successfully complete a NICS background check which can occur on the auction premises or afterwards. Such transfer shall be made by Cowan's. 2. MODERN LONG GUNS: Both residents and non-residents may take possession of modern long arms by first paying, then filing an ATF form 4473 and completing the NICS background check. SPECIAL NOTE: In most cases, the NICS process will take 2-3 minutes to approve or deny. Exceptions may take up to 3 business days. For further information, you may contact the NICS information line at 304.625.2750 or view the information on the website at: http://www.fbi.gov/program/nics/index.htm 3. ANTIQUES GUNS: May be purchased and removed from the auction premises on the day of sale by anyone, resident or non-resident. DISCLAIMER: Neither Cowan Auctioneers, their consignors, employees or agents warrant the safety or the shootability of any firearms in this catalogue. All firearms in this catalogue are sold as collector items. Buyers wishing to fire ANY firearm purchased in this auction are strongly advised to have the weapon(s) examined by a competent gunsmith who will test the weapon for its shootability and also to ensure that the caliber of the breech is, in fact, the caliber that it is thought to be. COWAN’S AUCTIONS, INC. STRICTLY COMPLIES WITH ALL FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO THE SALE AND TRANSFER OF FIREARMS. UNLESS SPECIFIED ABOVE, ALL TRANSFERS OF MODERN HANDGUNS MUST TAKE PLACE AT: COWAN’S AUCTIONS. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Cowan’s Auctions Class III License Policy NFA rules apply on all purchases of Class III weapons. Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio is a recognized dealer in Class III items and is recognized as a (63) NRA Firearms Dealer and will comply with all regulations. Buyers are expected to know their states laws and regulations on machine guns prior to bidding. The following states do not allow individuals to own machine guns: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. For more details please visit the website for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at www.atf.gov. The three forms necessary to fill out upon purchase of these machine guns will be supplied by Cowan’s Auctions. These forms are: 1) ATF Form #4 (and possibly ATF Form #5) 2) Fingerprint Card, and 3) ATF form 5330.20 Certificate of Compliance.

1 Cowan’s Auction policy is that the buyer will assume all transfer fees relating to the purchase of Class III weapons. 2 All buyers are expected to promptly fill out paperwork and comply with all related laws and regulations. 3 Please allow up to three months, if necessary, for paperwork to be completed to transfer a machine gun.

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ABSENTEE BID FORM

REGISTRATION NO._________________________________________ DATE/TIME RECEIVED _______________________________________ PH/FAX_________________ MAIL___________ E-MAIL____________ SALE NO.__________________________________________________ (FOR OFFICE USE ONLY) Name (please print)__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City___________________________________________________________________________________________ State________________________________________________________ Zip____________ Phone____________________________________________________________ Fax_______________________________________ Email__________________________________________________________

I request that Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. (“Cowan’s”) (i) enter bids on the following lots up to the maximum price I have indicated for each lot in the “Absentee Bid” column; or (ii) reserve a telephone line for telephone bidding for the lots indicated. I request that if Cowan’s is unable to reach me for telephone bidding for a lot, that Cowan’s enter bids on such lot up to the maximum price indicated in the “Insurance Bid” column. I understand that Cowan’s will execute the absentee bids competitively on my behalf. I further understand that Cowan’s executes absentee bids and allows telephone bids as a convenience for customers and that Cowan’s is not responsible for failure to execute bids or for errors relating to the execution of my bids. I agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions for Bidders printed in the auction catalog and listed on Cowan’s website cowanauctions.com and I understand that I am responsible for determining the condition and authenticity of any lot, and that all items are sold AS IS with no returns or refunds. By submitting this Absentee Bid Form, I authorize Cowan’s to obtain a copy of my individual consumer credit report and authorize Cowan’s, at its sole discretion, to use the information contained therein to make business decisions regarding my participation in the bidding process.

Lot No. Description Absentee Bid I Wish to Bid by Phone

Insurance Bid (phone bidders only)

If my bid is successful, I understand that the purchase price for each lot will be the sum of the hammer price, the buyer’s premium, sales tax and all packing, handling, insurance and shipping costs (the “purchase price”). I understand that I will be invoiced within 5 days after the auction and that I will be responsible for paying Cowan’s the full purchase price immediately upon receipt of the invoice. Cowan’s may impose late charges of 1.5% per month (or the highest interest rate allowed) on any amount owed to Cowan’s that remains unpaid after 30 days. By signing this absentee bid form I authorize Cowan’s to charge the credit card listed below for the full purchase price of each lot for which my bid is successful, unless payment in full or alternative payment instructions are received by Cowan’s within 14 days after the date of the auction.

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