In Auction News:
SAN GIORGIO ASTE ANDTIQE ARMS AND MILITARIA, SEPT 15th
Edged weapons in the sale include and early estoc, a north Italian knightly sword circa 1300, a profusely decorated ottoman khanjar with Damascus blade, several shamshirs, a presentation Sardinian saber, a German katzbalger and fine French smallsword circa 1770.
There are many other lots in the sale including amour, accoutrements, flasks, daggers and militaria. San Giorgio are also holding a smaller sale on the 12th Click on the image for a link to the sale.
ROCK ISLAND AUCTION, PREMIER AUCTION, SEPT 9thPictured is an exquisite set of four flintlock pistols by Nicholas Boutet, the finest of French Napoleonic makers. This cased set is one of many outstanding lots in the sale. Carrying the highest estimate of $300,000-500,000 is the highly published Conrad F. Ulrich masterpiece Winchester Model 1866 deluxe lever action musket, one of the finest Winchester firearms ever produced.
Other superb lots include the Goering presentation engraved gold plated Walther PPK, A J. Russell & Co. knife handle crafted by New York luxury jewelry retailer, Dreicer & Co. presented to U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and a US inspected 1887 Colt Gatling gun.
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AMOSKEAG AUCTION, FINE ARMS, AUG 31stAmsokeag Auction are holding an important sale on August 29th. The sale includes fine contemporary sporting arms as well as antique guns, edged weapons and militaria. Pictured is a superb engraved special order No 3 Smith & Wesson revolver owned by the famed target shooter F. E. Bennett that is a highlight of the sale.
Also included in the sale are desirable early sporting guns such as the Marlin Model 1889 Special Order Deluxe Lever Action Rifle the Alexander Henry Best Quality Falling Block Sporting Rifle and the Winchester Model 1886 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle being offered.
Non Gun lots include a V-42 fighting knife grouping and a fine eagle head officers sword.
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WILLIAM HART, WESTERN SILENT FILM HERO'S COLT UP FOR AUCTION, AUG 28th
There are several other items in the sale from the Hart estate including a pocket watch and three rare film reels containing prints of Harts early films.
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