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Category: Firearms & Militaria

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    Founders & Patriots

    The upcoming Founders & Patriots auction, presented by Morphy Auctions, offers a variety of arms, militaria, documents, and other items from the era of the American Revolutionary War as well as the War of 1812. Included in the sale is a historic silver-mounted tomahawk. The piece was presented as part…

    HISTORY OF DEWEES PENNSYLVANIA LINE DRUMMER BOY AND PENNSYLVANIA IN THE REVOLUTION
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    Morphy's May 27-29 auction presents unrivaled selection of Founders & Patriots Militaria

    One of only three known Fort Pitt horns by the noted artist known as the ‘Pointed Tree Carver,’ 1760s, images of the Allegheny/Monongahela River confluence, hunter, animals, the British Great Seal, and labeled ‘PITSBOURG.’ Book example. Estimate $20,000-$30,000. DENVER, PA.- May is a month in which America honors its military, both…

    Morphy's May 27-29 auction presents unrivaled selection of Founders & Patriots Militaria
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    Massive circus side show collection of photos and ephemera sells for $37,500 in Holabird's Big Tent Auction, April 16-19

    The collection – around 50,000 pieces in all and spanning over a century, from 1850-1960 – was the sale's top lot. About 3,200 lots in many categories were sold The John Reynolds collection of circus side show original photographs and ephemera – around 50,000 pieces in all and spanning over…

    John Reynolds collection of circus side show original photographs and ephemera
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    Firearms, Militaria & Tools Auction

    The upcoming Firearms, Militaria & Tools Auction, offered by Cordier Auctions, will include over 300 lots of knives, pistols, tools, and more. Included in the sale is a stainless Colt Anaconda revolver with black hard rubber grips. The double-action revolver was manufactured in 1992 by Colt's Manufacturing Company. The style…

    FIREARMS, MILITARIA & TOOLS AUCTION
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    Dix Noonan Webb to sell rare 1 million Treasury Bill

    This is one of the last bills to be produced, it is on fully watermarked paper, bearing the signature of Andrew Turnbull and is stamped cancelled. It is estimated to fetch £5,000-7,000. LONDON.- A very rare £1,000,000 Treasury Bill dating from September 2003 that was never issued will be offered for…

    Dix Noonan Webb to sell rare 1 million Treasury Bill
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    Arms and Armor: Live Auction

    The upcoming Arms and Armor: Live Auction, offered by Cowan’s Auctions, presents a variety of classic revolvers and other guns. Included in the sale is a Texas Colt Paterson with an extra cylinder serial. Commonly known as the Texas Paterson because of its association with the Texas Ranger, this revolver…

    U.S. Model AN-H-15 Army Air Force Helmet with Goggles
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    Quinn's to auction antique and collectible dolls, fine and decorative art, April 15

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On April 15, Quinn’s Auction Galleries, in partnership with LiveAuctioneers, will conduct a 392-lot online sale of collectible dolls, antiques, militaria, and fine and decorative arts. Bidders may view the fully illustrated catalog and bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.  Circa-1880 luxury automaton The Waltzing Couple,…

    Quinn's to auction antique and collectible dolls, fine and decorative art, April 15
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    P.D.S.A. Dickin Medal for Gallantry awarded to the cock-pigeon will be offered by Dix Noonan Webb

    Duke of Normandy’ was the first bird to arrive home with vital intelligence from behind enemy lines after an epic 26 hours and 50 minutes flight. LONDON.- The emotive P.D.S.A. Dickin Medal for Gallantry - “The Animals’ V.C.” - awarded to the cockpigeon ‘Duke of Normandy’ for his gallantry on D-Day,…

    P.D.S.A. Dickin Medal for Gallantry awarded to the cock-pigeon will be offered by Dix Noonan Webb
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    Extremely rare silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr to be sold by Dix Noonan Webb

    The coin was discovered in March 2018 by a 68-year-old retired council worker using a Minelab ETrac metal detector. LONDON.- An extremely rare Silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr - the teenager who ruled Saxon Britain in the 10th century – has been found on the Isle of…

    Extremely rare silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr to be sold by Dix Noonan Webb
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    Impressive gold medal fetches £37,200 in Dix Noonan Webb's first online/live sale

    Designed by W. Wyon, the substantial medal which weighed 2oz and measured 54mm in diameter, depicted a coroneted head of Queen Victoria, and on the other side Minerva standing left, holding wreath and map. It was awarded to Johnston in 1871 ‘For distinguished services in the promotion of Physical Geography’…

    Dix Noonan Webb to utilise all of their online capabilities to host an increased number of auctions
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    Gavin Gardiner Ltd's April Auction of Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns will be an online only auction

    The sale will include a good selection of fine English and European sporting guns PULBOROUGH.- The catalogue for Gavin Gardiner Limited’s sale of Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 is now available and can be viewed online at Gavingardiner.com or will be arriving with subscribers very soon. However due…

    Gavin Gardiner Ltd's April Auction of Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns will be an online only auction
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    Firearms, Militaria & Tools Auction

    The Firearms, Militaria, and Tools Auction, offered by Cordier Auctions, includes colt revolvers, shotguns, weapons from World War II, and various automatic and semi-automatic rifles. Featured is a first-generation single-action Army Colt revolver. The 5.5-inch barrel is marked “Colt's PT FA Mfg. Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A.” A WWII Karabiner 43…

    Beretta Model 1934 Military Pistol, Cal. .380ACP
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    ManCave Auction

    The upcoming ManCave Auction, offered by Lewis & Maese Antiques Auction, includes more than 150 guns and firearms, along with a selection of antique furniture, fine art, and jewelry. Among the available items is a pair of Rosenut Nautilus 803 floor speakers from Bowers & Wilkins. The company, founded by…

    VINTAGE RALPH LAUREN BUTTON TUFTED LEATHER CHAIR
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    Great Deals Antiquities Ethnographic Fine Art

    Sets of gilded brooches were worn throughout the Viking world on women’s cloaks, pinned with a chain between them. An example of these matching brooches from Gotland, Sweden will be offered in the upcoming Great Deals Antiquities Ethnographic Fine Art sale, presented by Artemis Gallery. The available set is made…

    Published Greek Glass Pendant - Ram's Head
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    The Spring Sale: Day 1

    Roy Cross’ paintings and illustrations are known for their realistic portrayals of marine life. One of his works is featured on the first day of the upcoming Spring Sale, presented by Eldred's. The oil on canvas piece is titled Constitution Captures Java 1812 and depicts the capture of the HMS…

    ELDRED WHEELER DUNLAP-STYLE HIGHBOY
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    Auction No. 125

    Amoskeag Auction’s upcoming Auction No. 125 will present a selection of pistols, handguns, rifles, shotguns, and more. One key lot is a Winchester Model 1873 Deluxe rifle. According to the auction house, this piece remains in its original condition. It was shipped from its warehouse in 1888 and included features…

    Scarce Smith & Wesson 32 Automatic Pistol
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    Online Only March Auction

    As a tribute to the British Royal Air Force and its pilots, Rolex released the Air-King wristwatch in 1945. The watch has a 34mm case, one of the largest of the time, earning it the name ‘King.’ Today, the Air-King is one of Rolex’s oldest watch models still in production.…

    Robert Kipniss (American, b.1931) 'Three Trees' Oil on Canvas
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    Fine Art & Antiques

    Louis Comfort Tiffany created Tiffany Studios particularly to expand the use of iridescent glass in lamps and windows. It was during this time that Edison’s invention of the incandescent light bulb inspired Tiffany to focus on home interiors. The upcoming auction, offered by Cottone Auctions, presents several examples of Tiffany’s…

    French Giltwood Over-Mantle Mirror
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    Collection and Backal Library. Includes Viceroyalty Silver, Miniatures and Mexican Paintings

    One of the leading lots in the upcoming Collection and Backal Library sale, offered by Morton Subastas, is a portrait by Édouard Pingret. His paintings, which mostly favored the Neoclassical style, often captured 19th-century social status. The available piece depicts a woman in a lace dress, resting her elbow on…

    RETRATO DEL REY LUIS XVI DE FRANCIA FRANCIA, SIGLO XIX. Gouache sobre vitela. Marco de latón con esmaltado guilloche
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    Premier Auction

    Presented in the upcoming Premier Auction, offered by Brunk Auctions, is an American Chippendale desk and bookcase from the 18th century. The exterior functions as a bookcase, while the interior opens to five drawers and candle slides with scalloped and carved doors. Also included in this auction are several works…

    Premier Auction