Garth's Firearms & Accoutrement Auction: February 8, 2014
400+ lots featuring a nice selection of flintlock and percussion guns including: Wolff of Pittsburg, Conestoga Rifle Works, T.Davidson of Cincinnati, H.E.Leeman of Lancaster, Pennsylvania,. Eaton and Kittredge of Cincinnati, Ohio; Western and Civil War era guns, swords and ephemera including guns by Poultney & Trimble, Sharps, Winchester, Springfield, Stevens, Smith & Wesson and Colt; German military items including guns, swords, helmets and daggers; Large selection of bayonets, military and hunting knives, machetes and Eastern-style knives; Swords including Oriental, German, Ames, Solingen, Schnitzler and Lodge Swords from Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Over one hundred-fifty lots of modern guns including Colt, Winchester, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Iver Johnson, & more. Preview hours: Monday, February 3 – Wednesday, February 5, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, February 6, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday, February 7, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, February 8, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
M a in Ga llery: 2690 Stra tford Road, PO Box 369 D elaware, Ohio 43015 P: 740- 362- 4771 F: 740-363-0164 Email: email@example.com Web: garths.com Firearms & Accoutrement Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PREVIEW TIMES (MAIN GALLERY): Monday, February 3 – Wednesday, February 5, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, February 7, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. FULLY ILLUSTRATED, ONLINE CATALOGS via gart hs.com LIVE INTERNET BIDDING via garthslive.com TERMS: 20% Buyer’s Premium (23% Online) Cash, Check, Visa® & MasterCard Accepted Absentee and fax bids accepted and bid competitively. Call a day or two before the auction to make arrangements. For your convenience, we will be able to answer your questions about specific items and take your absentee bids by phone. Call (740) 362-4771 or Email inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org. Auctioneers: Richard “Jeff” Jeffers, Amelia Jeffers, Steve Bemiller, and Andrew Richmond 2 | GARTH’S Firearms & Accoutrement: February 8, 2014 6 FLINTLOCK PISTOL. England, late 18th-early 19th century, curly walnut. Lock marked "W. Ketland & Co.", 9.25" round barrel has two proof marks. Brass trigger guard. $400-$800 1 HELMET AND SHIELD. Persian, 19th century or earlier. Decorated spiked helmet with chainmail skirt and adjustable nose guard with a red cloth liner, 10.5"h, 8"w. Shield is decorated with various men on horseback hunting, 3"h, 18.4"w. $600-$1,200 Auctioneer’s Note: Garth’s Auctions follows all Federal Firearms Regulations ©COPYRIGHT – Garth’s Auctions, Inc. 2014 11 2 EARLY FLINTLOCK RIFLE. Middle Eastern, late 18th century. Long rifle with Miquelet-type lock on engraved side plate including date of 1797 and a crown over 1. Octagonal barrel length is 37", gun length is 51". Heavily decorated with brass bands, tacks, and bone inlay. $800-$1,200 POWDER HORN. American, early 19th century. Elaborately engraved with "W. Crammer, 1811", American eagle and shield, two ships (one flying an American flag, one with a vignette of a man shooting ducks from the deck), a crab, man-eating sharks and fantastical creatures including a griffon and mermaid. Wood cap end has brass drawer pull for finial. 13"l. Sold at Garth's, November 2003, lot 314. Illustrated in Accouterments, v. 3, p. 221. $1,800-$3,600 4 FULL-STOCK FLINTLOCK RIFLE. American, late 18th-early 19th century. Flintlock with full cherry stock. English lock is signed "T. Ketland & Co." 43.5" octagonal barrel. Retains an old dark surface. Brass hardware including a finely engraved trigger guard with pineapple finial. $800-$1,600 7 TWO PERCUSSION PISTOLS. American, 19th century. One side hammer in 45 caliber with a 3" octagonal barrel and very nice inlay in a burl handle. The other pistol is a top hammer, 58 caliber with 3" octagonal barrel and burl grip. Very nice patina on both. $300-$500 5 TWO MIDDLE EASTERN FLINTLOCK PISTOLS. Middle Eastern, 19th century. Two Blunderbuss flintlock pistols with ornate engravings and brass accoutrements. The larger is 19" and the smaller 18". Both have a smooth rich patina. $1,000-$3,000 www.GARTHS.com | 3 10 OHIO FULL-STOCK PERCUSSION RIFLE. American, 19th century. Signed "S. Small, N. Lisbon" (Samuel Small). 30 caliber with 40.5" octagonal barrel and curly maple stock with brass hardware. Extensively decorated with twelve silver inlays including an eagle cheek rest and initialed thumb rest. Sold at Garth's, June 1-2, 2002, lot 214. $5,000-$7,500 Nice selection of flintlock and percussion guns including: Wolff of Pittsburg, Conestoga Rifle Works, T.Davidson of Cincinnati, H.E.Leeman of Lancaster, Pennsylvania,. Eaton and Kittredge of Cincinnati, Ohio. 13 FULL-STOCK PERCUSSION RIFLE. American, 19th century. Curly maple 36 caliber rifle with 41" octagonal barrel marked "J Wallace" and "Noble" with brass accoutrements including patchbox. Lock plate reads---Wolff and Pittsburg. $500-$1,000 17 HALF-STOCK PERCUSSION RIFLE. American 19th century. 40 caliber percussion rifle with 40" unmarked barrel, curly maple stock, brass trigger guard and set trigger. Lock plate reads...Warranted. $350-$500 18 HALF-STOCK PERCUSSION RIFLE. American 19th century. Faux curly maple 34 caliber rifle with 35.5" octagonal barrel marked "S. Davis" , brass trigger guard and set trigger. Lock plate marked Conestoga Rifle Works. $400-$800 19 OHIO HALF-STOCK PERCUSSION RIFLE. American, 19th century. 38 caliber percussion rifle with 38.25" octagonal barrel stamped "B. Sells", brass accoutrements and curly maple stock. Lock plate is marked "T. Davidson & Co Cincinnati". $700-$1,100 4 | GARTHâ€™S Firearms & Accoutrement: February 8, 2014 24 MARYLAND 8 GAUGE PERCUSSION SHOTGUN. American, mid 19th century. Double barrel 8 gauge percussion shotgun made by Alexander McComas from Baltimore, MD. Barrels are 35" of Damascus steel, stock is crotch walnut. Extensive inlays including a dog retrieving ducks on the trigger guard. In-use repair at the wrist. According to family tradition this was known as the "Goose Gun" and originally belonged to Edward Tilghman Paca of Maryland (1812-1852), and has descended in his family. Edward was a grandson of Governor William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence. $1,500-$2,500 20 HALF-STOCK PERCUSSION RIFLE. American, mid 19th century. 50 caliber rifle with 38" octagonal barrel marked "Jas Cock", brass trigger guard and dual set trigger. Lock plate is stamped " Eaton & Kittredge " of Cincinnati, stock is a nicely grained walnut. $800-$1,200 35 SPENCER CIVIL WAR ERA CARBINE. American, mid 19th century. Spencer Repeating Carbine in 52 caliber with 22" round barrel and six groove rifling. Stock is oiled walnut, the sling ring bar and sling swivel at butt have been removed. $1,500-$2,500 8 TWO L.L.COX PERCUSSION PISTOLS. 46 COLT 1849 PERCUSSION REVOLVER. 71 BROOKLYN ARMS POCKET REVOLVER. 78 CONNECTICUT ARMS DERINGER. Western and Civil War era guns, swords and ephemera including guns by Poultney & Trimble, Sharps, Winchester, Springfield, Stevens, Smith & Wesson and Colt. Includes period cavalry sabers and Ames swords. 25 POWDER HORN. American, 19th century. Civil War powder horn with carved Union Soldier leaning on a rifle. Unit is identified as "Fitchburg Fusiliers- Company D II Regiment M V M". Four battles are listed, Balls Bluff, Fair Oaks, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. $500-$1,000 www.GARTHS.com | 5 36 MAYNARD 35 CALIBER SINGLE SHOT CARBINE. American, mid 19th century. Carbine with 23 1/2" round to octagonal barrel, oiled wood walnut stock. Dated 1865, serial number 26312. Marked 1865 on lower tang, stamped Edward Maynard and Patentee May 27 1851, Dec 6, 1859 on left side of frame. Mass. Arms Company on right side of frame. JLS carved into bottom of stock. $800-$1,200 55 TRANTERS PATENT REVOLVER. England, 19th century. Tranters Patent double action, five shot, 38 caliber revolver with 4.5" octagonal barrel and bone grips. Serial number 55043. Excellent condition with beautiful engraving and patina. $400-$900 34 SMITHS PATENT1857 POULTNEY & TRIMBLE CARBINE. American, 20th century. Poultney & Trimble 50 caliber percussion carbine with 21.5 round barrel, flip up adjustable rear sight, sling swivels and oiled walnut stock. Serial number 9984. $1,200-$1,500 44 COLT 1849 PERCUSSION REVOLVER. American, 20th century. Colt model 1849 revolver with 5" octagonal barrel in 31 caliber with six shot engraved cylinder and walnut grips. Matching serial numbers of 235266. $800-$1,200 32 HARPERS FERRY 1819 CONVERSION RIFLE. American, early 19th century. Harpers Ferry marked 1819, flintlock to percussion 70 caliber conversion rifle with 42" round barrel and oiled walnut stock. $1,000-$1,500 37 TRIPLETT & SCOTT REPEATING CARBINE. American, mid 19th century. Meriden Manufacturing Company Triplett & Scott 50 caliber repeating carbine with scarce 22" round barrel and oiled walnut stock. Serial number 5140. Made by contract for the state of Kentucky, 1865, but arrived too late for use in the Civil War. $1,200-$1,700 89 WALTHER P-38. Germany, 20th century. Walther P-38 double action, 9mm semi-automatic pistol with over-all length of 8.5". This gun has clear legible marks of: P-38, 5257 J ac 4 4 on left slide, small 359- eagle -359 on right side of slide as well as matching serial numbers 5257 J on other parts. The clip is also marked P-38. $900-$1,500 THREE GERMAN DAGGERS. TWO GERMAN HELMETS. 6 | GARTHâ€™S Firearms & Accoutrement: February 8, 2014 German military items including guns, swords, helmets and daggers. 90 VOLKSSTURMGEWEHR VG 1-5. German, mid 20th century. Volkssturmgewehr VG 1-5 semi-automatic rifle in 7.92 X 33 mm Kurz caliber with 14.75" barrel and plain wood stock. Serial number is Th 2909. Impressed cartouche above serial number is RA 100. Included is a silk escape map of Germany and the surrounding countries, an Army Motion Picture coupon book, two boxes of ammunition, and a belt pouch. This is a rare gun manufactured by Gustloff Werke in Suhl latter years of WWII for the Germans. This somewhat crude but fully functional gun is an important part of military history. According to family history this gun was brought back by an ancestor as a souvenir and has been in the family ever since. $25,000-$35,000 www.GARTHS.com | 7 165 81 SMITH & WESSON MODEL 3 REVOLVER. $350-$650 85 COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER. $900-$1,500 COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER IN 44 RUSSIAN / S&W. American, 20th century. Early, circa 1919, Colt Single Action Revolver with 7.5" round barrel and hard rubber Rampant Colt embossed grips featuring Russian 44 and Smith & Wesson Special 44 ammunition as listed on top left side of barrel. Patent dates of 1871, 72, 75. Serial number 337462. $1,500-$2,500 63 WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 RIFLE. American, 19th century. Winchester Third Model 1873 lever action, 38 W.C.F. caliber rifle with 24" octagonal barrel, folding front hooded sight, and oiled walnut stock. A very nice example from 1888. Serial number 270873B. $1,200-$1,700 67 FOREHAND & WADSWORTH SHOTGUN. American, late 19th century. Forehand & Wadsworth 1881 patent, side hammer 12 gauge shotgun with 32" round barrel and oiled walnut stock. Fine decarbonized steel on barrel, name and patent on left side of frame. $200-$400 60 SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1888 TRAPDOOR RIFLE. American, late 19th century. "Ramrod-Bayonet" rifle in 45-70 caliber with 32.5" round barrel and oiled walnut stock. US Model 1888 on breech block, Springfield on lock plate, Buffington rear sight, sling swivels and ramrod. Serial number 562616. $800-$1,200 64 WINCHESTER RIFLE. American, late 19th century. Winchester Third Model 1873, lever action, 38 W.C.F. caliber rifle with 24" round barrel, oiled walnut stock and rear adjustable buck-horn sight, nice plum patina. A very nice example from 1889. Serial number 319309B. $1,200-$1,500 Large selection of bayonets, military and hunting knives, machetes and Eastern-style knives. TWO LODGE SWORDS. American, 20th century. Knights of Columbus sword with black enameled grip, 36" in scabbard. Second sword presented to "James R. Crawford" and marked Columbus, OH, 38" in scabbard. $100-$200 THREE LODGE SWORDS. American, early 20th century. Three lodge swords including E.A. Armstrong and M.C. Lilley, longest 38". Includes a Frog on detached hilt. $150-$300 Over one hundred-fifty lots of modern guns including Colt, Winchester, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Iver Johnson, Merwin and Hulbert, Harrington and Richardson, Webley, Ithaca, Browning, Walther and more. 224 COLT NRA CENTENNIAL 45 REVOLVER. American, 20th century. Colt NRA Centennial 1871-1971, Army 45, single action, six shot revolver with 7.5" barrel and walnut grips in a nice wood presentation box. Serial number NRA4499. $800-$1,200 122 CARVED ORIENTAL SWORD AND KNIVES. Japan, late 19th-early 20th century. Carved bone sheaths made with multiple sections of bone joined together. The blades are unmarked and possibly handmade. Blades measure 18.75", 9.5", 6.25". $100-$150 209 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 CARBINE. American, 20th century. Winchester model 94 lever action rifle in 22 caliber with 20" round barrel, full tube magazine, hooded sight and finished walnut stock. Serial number F331893. $200-$400 132 FIVE HEAVY KNIVES. American, early- mid 20th century. Two large U.S.M.C. bolo knives with one in sheath, one 1909 S.A. bolo, and one Plumb Phila 1917 in a sheath. Together with a folding Cattaraugus U.S.A. knife. $150-$250 213 REMINGTON 20 GAUGE SHOTGUN. American, 20th century. Remington Model 1100LT-20 semi-automatic, 20 gauge magnum shotgun with 20" round barrel, pistol grip, and finished walnut stock. Serial number N139014U. $250-$350 Swords including Oriental, German, Ames, Solingen, Schnitzler and Lodge Swords from Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; cavalry sabers. 170 WINCHESTER MODEL12 SHOTGUN. American, 20th century. Winchester model 12, pump action, 12 gauge shotgun with 30" full choke barrel, and finished walnut stock. Serial number 703159. $150-$250 270 REMINGTON MODEL 725 RIFLE. American, 20th century. Remington Model 725 bolt action rifle in 244 Remington caliber with 22" barrel, sporting a Redfield 1x-4x scope with a finished walnut stock and swivel sling. Serial number 713587. $350-$500 Over one hundred lots of domestic and foreign ammunition including Colt and Winchester calibers, Smith & Wesson Russian, Peters, Union Metallic, Remington, Super X, 3-D, Bullseye and military calibers including 6.5mm and 7.35mm. 164 COLT 45 REVOLVER. American, 20th century. Colt model 1902 "Philippine Constabulary Model" double action, nickel plated, 45 caliber revolver with 6" barrel and hard rubber grips. Serial number 45915. $900-$1,200 194 COLT MODEL 1911 PISTOL. American, 20th century. Colt Model Of 1911 U.S. Army 45 semi-automatic pistol with checkered wood grips. Stamped UNITED STATES PROPERTY. Serial number 399228. $700-$1,200 333 255 WEBLEY MARK VI REVOLVER. England, early 20th century. Webley Mark VI R.A.F. top break, six shot revolver in 455 caliber with 6" ribbed barrel and hard rubber grips. Serial number 201935. $600-$900 176 COLT 32 CALIBER PISTOL. American, 20th century. Colt pistol in 32 caliber with 3.5" barrel and checkered plastic grips with the Rampant Colt emblem. Serial number 318161. $500-$750 PETERS 38-40 CALIBER BULLETS. American, 20th century. Three boxes of Peters Rustless 38 Winchester caliber 180 grain soft point bullets. $75-$150 222 COLT GOLDEN SPIKE COMMEMORATIVE 22 REVOLVER. American, 20th century. Colt "Golden Spike" 1869-1969, single action Frontier Scout, six shot, 22 caliber revolver with 6" round barrel and faux wood grips, in case. Serial number 7957GS. $250-$350 423 TWELVE HALF MOON CLIPS. American, 20th century. Twelve half moon clips made for the Colt or Smith & Wesson 1917 revolver. Eight clips have United States Cartridge Company shells. $50-$75 94 COLT 45 WWI COMMEMORATIVE PISTOL. American, 20th century. Cased Colt 45 semi-automatic commemorative for the "Meuse-Argonne" Offensive of WWI. Serial number 2283-MA. $500-$800 374 WINCHESTER 44 SMITH & WESSON RUSSIAN CARTRIDGES. America, 20th century. 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