Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:00AM - Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:00AM
For Our March 10-12, 2014 Firearms Auction
We are the world’s leading auctioneers of rare, highgrade, quality firearms. We do not sell the greatest number of firearms in a year, we sell the greatest number of expensive firearms in a year.
Wanted: Important Military Arms and Accessories
The Robert H. Haskell III Estate Collection
We are now gathering items for our March, 2014 Firearms Auction. Our Oct. 2013 auction was a spectacular success with over 525 lots generating $10,000 or more; 170 lots generating$25,000 or more; 10 lots generating $100,000 or more. Our spring sale will incl. Ses. 2 of the Dr. Sturgess coll. and Ses. 2 of the Dr. Sirkin coll., we will also be offering the collection of the renown firearms dealer Tommy Rholes of Texas. Also, the estate collection of one of the most iconic firearms figures of the 20th century, Mr. Norm Flayderman, Ses. 2 of the Michael Leff collection of rare cased Colts, Ses. 2 of the Frank Sujansky collection of Kentucky pistols, and the Robert Haskell collection (Virginia) Colts & German “Pickelhaube”, superb sporting arms, Winchesters, Civil War, Class III and more. If you have one or more high-end, quality items why not consider the auction firm that is the world leader in marketing expensive, high-end firearms.
The Oct. Firearms Auction was an incredible success over $18 Million
The World Auction Record for Highest Grossing Firearms Auction Ever Held in the World Already Consigned to our March, 2014 Auction:
Select Imperial Pickelhauben including rare GDC officer’s w/parade eagle, infantry reg. 92 with skull, Baden Gen. with feather brush, Mecklenburg Gen. ca. 1875, Hessian Gen., Prussian 1st Guard Zu Fuss Btln. 1.
Extraordinary Firearms Auction Many Important and Iconic Collections - March 10, 11 & 12, 2014, Fairfield, Maine
Our Spring sale will be a truly historic auction for the record books. Iconic collections representing a plethora of spectacular
and diverse firearms which should create extraordinary appeal amongst all collectors. This auction will include the William
Gerber Family Collection of impeccable Colts, the iconic Norm Flayderman collection, renowned Tommy Rholes collection, the World Famous
Dr. Sturgess Collection (of Zurich, Switzerland), Dr. Sirkin collection of rare Kentucky rifles and high-art European arms, the important Frank
Sujansky collection of Kentucky arms and pistols, the extraordinary Robert H. Haskell III estate collection of Imperial military helmets and rare
firearms, the Michael Leff collection of rare Colts plus superb items drawn from various estates and collections from all over North America and
throughout the world.
Our company regularly handles the finest collections of high end firearms from the world’s most renowned collectors. Here is a sample of
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some of those spectacular offerings.
Extraordinary Colt percussion revolvers
incl. near new 2nd Mod Colt Dragoon,
brilliant unused cased Colt M1851
London Navy, one of finest conditioned
Confed. Leech & Rigdon pistols
Norm Flayderman Collection Probably the most iconic name associated with firearms in the 20th Century.
We are honored to present his personal collection
Magnificent pr of cased 1860 fluted Civilian Colt pistols presented to Carlos Garcia Tassara, a highly decorated
Spanish officer of 50 yrs. Unfired. Winner of NRA silver medal 1975 and Best of Show honors at the American
Society and Texas Gun Collector’s annual shows.
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William Gerber Family Collection of Impeccable Colts
Tommy Rholes Collection Extremely rare iron frame Henry rifle, SN 90, outstanding condition
Unique Deluxe Factory Engraved Colt SAA finished in silver with pearl grips and inscribed “From the Boys,
1895” on the backstrap. Shipped to Paris, TX, Dec. 1845
Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess (of Zurich, Switzerland) The finest, most diversified collection of auto-loading weapons to ever come to auction
Fabulous Antique European Autoloading Pistols Including Rare Prototypes & Early Variations
Dr. Douglas Sirkin Collection (Previously Unknown) Rare Kentucky rifles, high-art European arms and other fine firearms
Colt Whitneyville Walker
Pistol C Company SN 136
Rare Texas Paterson Revolver with 9” bbl
Frank Sujansky Collection
Extraordinary Collection of Kentucky Rifles including the finest assembly of Kentucky pistols Pair of Revolutionary
War period relief carved Flintlock Pistols attributed to Wm Shenner of Reading, PA. Possibly owned by Rev. War era Captain Reynolds
Michael Leff Collection of rare Colts Important cased nickel plated Colt 1860 Army with factory late vine engraving as pictured on pg. 80 of Colt Engraving Robert H. Haskell, III
Estate coll. of Imperial military helmets and rare firearms
Select Imperial Pickelhauben including rare GDC officer’s w/parade eagle, infantry reg. 92 with skull, Baden Gen. with feather brush, Mecklenburg Gen. ca. 1875, Hessian Gen., Prussian 1st Guard Zu Fuss Btln. 1. Fabulous Civil War Era Presentation Railroad Lantern to General P. H. Sheridan by Kelly & Co. Rochester, NY. Identical Lamp for U. S. Grant now in West Point
Exceedingly Rare & Superb L. C. Smith Dlx Grande 16ga (1 of only 2 made) shipped to J. A. Linkendorf in 1944
Lavish, full color catalogs available: $39 each or all 3 for $100
1. Reputation: We offer a sterling reputation for honesty and fair dealing developed over 45 years.
2. Commission: Best commission rates in the industry. 0% on expensive items.
3. Marketing and promotion: One of the most aggressive plans in the industry.
4. Results: We produce some of the strongest prices in the world for high end quality arms.
Important Pr of Colt London Dragoons w/ unique English engr. patterns, as pictured in numerous references with provenance to Altmeyer, Locke, Sutherland, and others
Important cased nickel plated Colt 1860 Army with factory late vine engraving as pictured on pg. 80 of Colt Engraving
Rare Cased Colt Baby Dragoon with loading lever, early vine style engraving, and proper accessories Tommy Rholes Collection
Exceptional Colt SAA .22RF shipped to Shoverling, Daly & Gales in 1889. Ex Flayderman Coll
Spectacular, minty factory engr. Colt SAA w/Mexican Eagle carved pearl grips, shipped to Western Arms & Cartridge, Chicago, 1888
Unique Deluxe Factory Engraved Colt SAA finished in silver with pearl grips and inscribed “From the Boys, 1895” on the backstrap. Shipped to Paris, TX, Dec. 1845
Extraordinary Consecutive SN Pair of Colt SAA Targets in .455 Ely in British Casing shipped together to London Agency with checkered ivory stocks in 1901
Extremely rare iron frame Henry rifle, SN 90, outstanding condition
Frank Sujansky Collection Award winning 18th Century relief carved Dauphin County Peter Berry Kentucky Rifle Rare matched pr signed J Kunz KY F/L pistols, ca 1812, w/rich prov, Ex Locke Coll; Ex Standish Coll
Spectacular matched pair of Lehigh County Thomas Grubb Flintlock Pistols
Important NRA Award Winning F/L Kentucky pistol attributed to Andrew Verner, ca 1780, ex Hansen Coll
Very attractive silver wire inlaid and silver mounted relief carved Flintlock Pistols by David Greer
Dr. Douglas Sirkin Collection
Extraordinary signed John Armstrong F/L Kentucky Rifle w/fine Important Matched Pr Haslett F/L Pistols for Gerome Bonaparte (Brother of Napoleon) in “Lloyds Bank Ltd” storage box.
Pictured in Arms Makers of MD. Ex Broderson, Retting Coll Superbly relief carved Golden Age F/L Rifle by Adam County gunsmith Adam Ernst
Outstanding and profusely relief carved York County Rifle by Michael Edwards, recognized as world’s oldest living fireman relief cvd curly maple stock and silver inlays pictured in The Kentucky Rifle by Dillin, Ex Martin Coll
(Previously Unknown) Rare Kentucky rifles, high-art European arms and other fine firearms
Relief carved curly maple Flintlock Pistol by Frederick Sell considered one of the most important Kentucky gunsmiths
Relief carved Lancaster Rifle signed John Demuth Lancaster
Extraordinary Collection of Kentucky Rifles including the finest assembly of Kentucky pistols
Good and rare pair of Dresden Wheel Lock Holster Pistols (Puffers) circa 1590 with elaborately inlaid ball butts
Superb high art Wheel Lock Pistol with provenance from four of America’s most distinguished collections, Austrian, late 16th century
Remarkable Pr of Long Wheel Lock Holster Pistols veneered in fine quality Ivory panels, partly 17th C w/fine original gilded Spanner
Dr. Douglas Sirkin Collection
Colt Whitneyville Walker Pistol C Company SN 136 Rare Texas Paterson Revolver with 9” bbl
Other Fine Items of Interest
Massive R. B. Rodda 8 Bore Hammer Double Rifle. Weighs in at 16 lbs and generates 6 tons of muzzle energy
Rare Confederate Dolphin Head Regulation Naval Officer’s Sword, marked Courtney & Tennant, Charleston, SC
Superb L. C. Smith Specialty Grade Ejector gun in .410 (1 of only 33 made). Part of a large important collection L.C. Smiths
Splendid Parker Bros AHE 20ga with ultra lightweight bbls (2.12) and bird dog portrait on floor plate. Part of an outstanding offering of Parkers
Rare Scagel Hunting Knife with Original Sheath
Very Rare “California” 31 Star Flag Phenomenal Private Collection of Pinfire Revolvers. Some exceedingly rare examples, sold as a collection.
Fantastic turn-of-the-century Kynoch cartridge advertising board featuring metallic, rim fire and shot shell sporting cartridges (approx 36" x 48").
Important First Army Contract Colt 1900 SN: 11 with correct Audley Holster from the collection of Col. James Boyd from Gen. Lucius Clay, ca 1945
Desirable Allgemeine Ss Officer Visor Cap
Important Winchester "Double W" Cartridge Board from the personal collection of Tommy Rholes
Very Rare Pair Frantz Poltz O/U F/L Combination Pistols
Rare Confederate Hall Musket with Period Inscription
Catalog 1: Collection of Tommy Rholes and others. Including rare Winchesters, Colts, Smith & Wessons and other cartridge firearms.
Catalog 2: Collections of Flayderman, Gerber, Sujansky, Leff, Haskell, Sirkin and Lamb.
Catalog 3: Fine sporting arms, Sturgess Coll, military and Class III.
Catalogs available: $39 each or all 3 for $100
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