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Rock Island Premiere Auction: May 13th-15th

posted by editor@armsandarmoruauctions.com at 2022-04-28 15:12:00


The highlight of Rock Island’s premiere sale of May 13th   is a cased pair of Remington new Model Army Revolvers owned by Ulysses S Grant. These fabulous documented historic revolvers are engraved by L.D. Nimschke, have eagle carved grips and carry and estimate of one to three million dollars.  Among other rare guns in the sale are a Winchester ”One of One Hundred” model 1873, a Custer battle field pickup Ainsworth inspected Colt Single Action Army, a Texas ranger Colt Walker and an engraved Colt 1851 Navy attributed to Wild Bill Hickock.

Among the sporting guns in the sale are Ken Hunt engraved Purdey 28 ga sidelock, A brown Brothers Engraved P.V. Nelson over and under, engraved 20AG Fox and Galazan shotguns and a very fine engraved Parker Brothers 16GA A-1 special shotgun.

Other lots of interest include a civil war 1862 dated Copper Co Napoleon 12 pounder model 1857 light field cannon with carriage, A superposed Saxon wheellock pistol, a 1590 dated sporting gun and a historic grouping of medals and documents belonging to the “First Man In” on D-Day, Capt, Frank Lillyman, commander of the 101st Airborne’s pathfinders. Click on the image for a link to the full catalog.
posted at: 2022-04-28 15:12:00, last updated: 2022-04-28 15:14:29

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