Fine Winchesters Auction

Fine Winchesters Auction

Thursday, May 6, 2021  |  10:00 AM Eastern
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Fine Winchesters Auction

Fine Winchesters Auction

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In an event that will set the standard for high-art Winchesters, Lewis & Grant Auctions is proud to present seventy of the famous arms maker's work, including the finest pieces ever to be offered at auction. The May 6th Fine Winchesters Auction will be a sale of a lifetime, with most of the pieces being offered for sale for the first time in a generation, if not completely new to the market. Preview available by appointment and online at LewisAndGrant.com.

While each piece is a feature lot in itself, several stand-outs include a gilt and engraved Henry Rifle (Lot 20), an incredible gold inlaid Model 21 Shotgun (Lot 19), and a Grade 1 Model 1886 Rifle engraved by J. Ulrich (Lot 30), just to name a few.

Aside from the exemplary examples of the artistic value of the Winchester brand, there are several pieces that hold an equally historical appeal for the studious collector. This auction also features an example of the famous Briggs Patent Rifle presented by Oliver Winchester to G.W. Briggs, the only one of its kind (Lot 39); as well as the famous "Foot...
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Winchester Model 1894 NRA Musket

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 70)      

.30-30 caliber, 26" round barrel, S/N NRA8862. Blue finish marked on the left side of the frame "NRA" in an oval and dated "1871 & 1971". Walnut stock and full forearm. **New condition, appears unfired.**
.30-30 caliber, 26" round barrel, S/N NRA8862. Blue finish marked on the left side of the frame "NRA" in an oval and dated "1871 & 1971". Walnut stock and full forearm. *...more*New condition, appears unfired.**

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Quakenbush Rifle

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 70)      

.22 caliber, 18" two stage round barrel, S/N 29830. Marked on the left side of the frame "M.M. Quackenbush Herkimer N.Y.". Nickel plate finish, walnut stock. **Overall excellent retaining nearly all of the original nickel finish.**
.22 caliber, 18" two stage round barrel, S/N 29830. Marked on the left side of the frame "M.M. Quackenbush Herkimer N.Y.". Nickel plate finish, walnut stock. **Overall ex...morecellent retaining nearly all of the original nickel finish.**

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Winchester Model 1906 Expert Rifle

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 70)      

.22 Short/Long/Long Rifle caliber, 20" barrel, S/N 540010. Blue finish with fruit wood stock and forearm. Blade front sight with Marble tang rear sight. **The barrel retains nearly all of the original blue finish. The magazine tube retains most of the blue just a little flaking and turning plum. The frame has a lot of the bright original blue finish with some turning plum and flaking. Stock and forearm are excellent with minimal storage dings. Bore is bright and shiny. Mechanically excellent.**
.22 Short/Long/Long Rifle caliber, 20" barrel, S/N 540010. Blue finish with fruit wood stock and forearm. Blade front sight with Marble tang rear sight. **The barrel reta...moreins nearly all of the original blue finish. The magazine tube retains most of the blue just a little flaking and turning plum. The frame has a lot of the bright original blue finish with some turning plum and flaking. Stock and forearm are excellent with minimal storage dings. Bore is bright and shiny. Mechanically excellent.**

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Engraved Winchester Carbine Model 94 .22 XTR

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 70)      

.22 Winchester Mag caliber, 20" round barrel, S/N F325034. Finely scroll engraved and further adorned with gold rabbits and squirrels. Attractive checkered stock and forearm **Rifle retains all of the original blue finish. Stock and forearm retains all of the original finish. Bore is as new.**
.22 Winchester Mag caliber, 20" round barrel, S/N F325034. Finely scroll engraved and further adorned with gold rabbits and squirrels. Attractive checkered stock and fore...morearm **Rifle retains all of the original blue finish. Stock and forearm retains all of the original finish. Bore is as new.**

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Winchester Exhibition Model 1886 Deluxe Factory Ulrich Engraved Carbine

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 70)      

.45-90 caliber, 22" round barrel, S/N 111840. Frame is engraved on left side with bull moose in a panel surrounded by scrolls and borders. The right side is fully covered in scrolls and borders and a panel scene featuring a standing elk. Top of buttplate is engraved en suite. The frame, buttplate and bands are finished in gold, with barrel, magazine tube, hammer and lever finished in nickel. Finely figured deluxe 3X style figured walnut checkered straight grip buttstock and checkered forearm. **This is a factory exhibition carbine used by Winchester to promote its rifles and all special features are fully documented in the Winchester records. Three pages of white letters from The Cody Museum accompany the carbine, which retains all of its original factory original finishes. The bore is excellent. Stock and forearm have all their original factory varnish with a few extremely minor storage marks.**
.45-90 caliber, 22" round barrel, S/N 111840. Frame is engraved on left side with bull moose in a panel surrounded by scrolls and borders. The right side is fully covered...more in scrolls and borders and a panel scene featuring a standing elk. Top of buttplate is engraved en suite. The frame, buttplate and bands are finished in gold, with barrel, magazine tube, hammer and lever finished in nickel. Finely figured deluxe 3X style figured walnut checkered straight grip buttstock and checkered forearm. **This is a factory exhibition carbine used by Winchester to promote its rifles and all special features are fully documented in the Winchester records. Three pages of white letters from The Cody Museum accompany the carbine, which retains all of its original factory original finishes. The bore is excellent. Stock and forearm have all their original factory varnish with a few extremely minor storage marks.**

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Unique Deluxe Factory Engraved Winchester Flat Side Model 1866 Musketoon

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 70)      

.44 RF caliber, 24" round barrel, 3/4 magazine. NSN. Blued barrel and magazine tube, engraved brass frame. Walnut stock and forearm. Factory Engraved flat sides are by an unknown engraver. This rifle is unique due to luxurious engraving and unique configuration. The left side of frame is elaborately engraved with scrolls, flowers, and two animal heads emerging from the scroll pattern; one a bear, and the other a wolf. Top of the frame engraved with scrolls held in the mouth of a fearsome wolf's head. Right side of frame is similarly engraved, with two wolfs heads emerging from the scrolls. The underside and lifter engraved with scrolls and a sunburst. **The hammer has nearly all of its case colors. The lever has most of the original blue just lightly fading. The frame and buttplate have a beautiful butterscotch patina. Barrel retains nearly all of the original bright blue finish. Three quarter magazine tube retains most of the original blue finish whish is lightly fading. Carbine barrel bands with considerable original blue finish. Rear band screw has some damage to slot. Rear sight retains most of the blue finish. Barrel bolt finished in the bright. Oil finish buttstock and forend retain nearly all of the original finish with minor marks. The flat loading gate retains nearly all of the original blue finish. Bore is bright and shiny. This is a unique factory decorated and engraved 1866 Musketoon. Truly one of a kind.**
.44 RF caliber, 24" round barrel, 3/4 magazine. NSN. Blued barrel and magazine tube, engraved brass frame. Walnut stock and forearm. Factory Engraved flat sides are by an...more unknown engraver. This rifle is unique due to luxurious engraving and unique configuration. The left side of frame is elaborately engraved with scrolls, flowers, and two animal heads emerging from the scroll pattern; one a bear, and the other a wolf. Top of the frame engraved with scrolls held in the mouth of a fearsome wolf's head. Right side of frame is similarly engraved, with two wolfs heads emerging from the scrolls. The underside and lifter engraved with scrolls and a sunburst. **The hammer has nearly all of its case colors. The lever has most of the original blue just lightly fading. The frame and buttplate have a beautiful butterscotch patina. Barrel retains nearly all of the original bright blue finish. Three quarter magazine tube retains most of the original blue finish whish is lightly fading. Carbine barrel bands with considerable original blue finish. Rear band screw has some damage to slot. Rear sight retains most of the blue finish. Barrel bolt finished in the bright. Oil finish buttstock and forend retain nearly all of the original finish with minor marks. The flat loading gate retains nearly all of the original blue finish. Bore is bright and shiny. This is a unique factory decorated and engraved 1866 Musketoon. Truly one of a kind.**

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Factory Engraved Winchester Model 1897 Shotgun with Extra Barrel

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 70)      

12 gauge, 28" full matted barrels, S/N189948. Pull 13-7/8," Drop is 2 1/2" and 1 3/8". The magazine retainer is gold plated, as is the takedown part of the barrel. The left side of the frame has two pointer dogs on point while standing in an open grass and brush field. The entire scene is bordered by an arabesque type scroll and filled in with floral engraving. The breechblock is marked "Trap Gun" The right side of the frame shows a retriever dog carrying a quail in an oval vignette. The rest of the frame is covered with floral engraving. **The frame retains most of the original gold finish. The barrels retain nearly all of the bright original factory blue finish. Finely checkered stock and forearm with the stock carrying a black diamond.**
12 gauge, 28" full matted barrels, S/N189948. Pull 13-7/8," Drop is 2 1/2" and 1 3/8". The magazine retainer is gold plated, as is the takedown part of the barrel. The le...moreft side of the frame has two pointer dogs on point while standing in an open grass and brush field. The entire scene is bordered by an arabesque type scroll and filled in with floral engraving. The breechblock is marked "Trap Gun" The right side of the frame shows a retriever dog carrying a quail in an oval vignette. The rest of the frame is covered with floral engraving. **The frame retains most of the original gold finish. The barrels retain nearly all of the bright original factory blue finish. Finely checkered stock and forearm with the stock carrying a black diamond.**

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Winchester Model 1887 Shotgun

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 70)      

12 gauge, 30" round barrel, S/N 29048. Blue barrel, case colored frame, pistol grip walnut stock and forearm. Left side of frame with "WRA" engraved in a circle. **The barrel retains nearly all of the bright blue finish. Two small spots near the forearm on the left side of the barrel close to the frame. The frame retains nearly all of the bright case colors. Stock and forearm are excellent. Bore is bright and shiny.**
12 gauge, 30" round barrel, S/N 29048. Blue barrel, case colored frame, pistol grip walnut stock and forearm. Left side of frame with "WRA" engraved in a circle. **The ba...morerrel retains nearly all of the bright blue finish. Two small spots near the forearm on the left side of the barrel close to the frame. The frame retains nearly all of the bright case colors. Stock and forearm are excellent. Bore is bright and shiny.**

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Winchester Model 62A Gallery Rifle

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 70)      

.22 short caliber, 23" round barrel, S/N 406920. Blue finish, walnut grooved forearm and stock. Winchester markings on the left side of the frame. **Retaining all of the original blue finish. Bore is excellent. Stock and forearm are excellent. Bright and shiny bore and mechanically excellent.**
.22 short caliber, 23" round barrel, S/N 406920. Blue finish, walnut grooved forearm and stock. Winchester markings on the left side of the frame. **Retaining all of the ...moreoriginal blue finish. Bore is excellent. Stock and forearm are excellent. Bright and shiny bore and mechanically excellent.**

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Very Rare Factory Presentation Ulrich Engraved Winchester Model 1892 Carbine

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 70)      

.44-40 caliber, 20" round barrel with full magazine, S/N 45843. The gold frame is fully engraved on the left side with a panel scene of two running whitetail deer. The right side with a panel scene of a buck is fully scroll engraved with borders. The buttplate is engraved in the curve of the buttplate "Lt J.Kennedy Todd" 71 st NG.N.Y.". Deluxe 3X quality burl walnut stock with checkered straight grip and checkered forearm. The frame, buttplate, and two barrel bands are finished in gold, the barrel, magazine tube and lever are finished in nickel. Lot includes Winchester Factory letter stating "Fancy Checkered stock, Nickel and Gold finish with Engraving $6.25. Date shipped 9-13-1895". **The carbine retains nearly all of its Winchester factory finish This 1892 carbine was likely a Winchester Factory exhibition gun returned to the factory sometime after 1906 as it bears the verified proof mark on the barrel. Winchester arms made for exhibition at this period were frequently returned by its dealers to the factory for freshening before being sold and shipped to individuals like Lieutenant Todd.**
.44-40 caliber, 20" round barrel with full magazine, S/N 45843. The gold frame is fully engraved on the left side with a panel scene of two running whitetail deer. The ri...moreght side with a panel scene of a buck is fully scroll engraved with borders. The buttplate is engraved in the curve of the buttplate "Lt J.Kennedy Todd" 71 st NG.N.Y.". Deluxe 3X quality burl walnut stock with checkered straight grip and checkered forearm. The frame, buttplate, and two barrel bands are finished in gold, the barrel, magazine tube and lever are finished in nickel. Lot includes Winchester Factory letter stating "Fancy Checkered stock, Nickel and Gold finish with Engraving $6.25. Date shipped 9-13-1895". **The carbine retains nearly all of its Winchester factory finish This 1892 carbine was likely a Winchester Factory exhibition gun returned to the factory sometime after 1906 as it bears the verified proof mark on the barrel. Winchester arms made for exhibition at this period were frequently returned by its dealers to the factory for freshening before being sold and shipped to individuals like Lieutenant Todd.**

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Factory J. Urlich Engraved and Gilt Winchester Model 1903

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 70)      

.22 caliber, 20" round barrel with flat crown, S/N31823. Finely figured checkered pistol grip stock and checkered forearm. Blue barrel, breechblock and buttplate. Engraved and gilt finish frame and forend cap. The Left side of the frame shows two dogs on point, in a forest scene in a large oval. The remainder of the frame is scroll engraved with Grecian type border design. The top of the frame shows a beautiful double kidney shaped engraving surrounded by fine scroll work. The right side of the frame shows two squirrels on a leafy tree branch inside a large oval. The rest of the frame is covered in scroll engraving and is bordered with Grecian type design. The bottom of the frame and trigger guard show cross hatched and dot engraving plus scroll work and the gun is signed on the trigger guard "J. Ulrich". **Forend cap shows some scroll engraving and is gold plated. The frame shows most of the gilt finish. The barrel retains most of the blue finish. This is outstanding J.Ulrich signed '03 Deluxe Winchester.**
.22 caliber, 20" round barrel with flat crown, S/N31823. Finely figured checkered pistol grip stock and checkered forearm. Blue barrel, breechblock and buttplate. Engrave...mored and gilt finish frame and forend cap. The Left side of the frame shows two dogs on point, in a forest scene in a large oval. The remainder of the frame is scroll engraved with Grecian type border design. The top of the frame shows a beautiful double kidney shaped engraving surrounded by fine scroll work. The right side of the frame shows two squirrels on a leafy tree branch inside a large oval. The rest of the frame is covered in scroll engraving and is bordered with Grecian type design. The bottom of the frame and trigger guard show cross hatched and dot engraving plus scroll work and the gun is signed on the trigger guard "J. Ulrich". **Forend cap shows some scroll engraving and is gold plated. The frame shows most of the gilt finish. The barrel retains most of the blue finish. This is outstanding J.Ulrich signed '03 Deluxe Winchester.**

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Factory Deluxe Relief Engraved Panel Scene Winchester Model 1866 Rifle

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 70)      

.44 RF caliber, 24.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 46039. 900 yard rear barrel sight. Blued barrel, magazine tube, magazine tube retainer and sling swivels. Blue breech bolt with case colored hammer, lever and trigger. Gilt nose cap, frame, and buttplate. Beautifully engraved by Conrad Ulrich in six panels, the right side has three animal panels, and on the left it has three with one large oval pane depicting hunter shooting at elk behind stump accompanied by beautiful deep scrolls. Highly figured walnut stock and forearm with high comb. **Barrel and magazine retain nearly all of the bright vivid original factory blue finish. Screw heads with most of the original high blue finish. Loading gate has all of the bright vivid niter blue finish. Hammer ,trigger and lever retain most of the bright original case colored finish, The nose cap is highly engraved and still retains most of the original gilt finish. The butt plate is highly engraved with nearly all of the original gilt finish. The frame is outstanding retaining most of the original gilt finish. The stock and forearm are exceptional with some light storage dings. One grain crack on the right side due to the finely figure stock. Original cleaning rods in the buttstock. Bore is excellent.**
.44 RF caliber, 24.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 46039. 900 yard rear barrel sight. Blued barrel, magazine tube, magazine tube retainer and sling swivels. Blue breech bolt wit...moreh case colored hammer, lever and trigger. Gilt nose cap, frame, and buttplate. Beautifully engraved by Conrad Ulrich in six panels, the right side has three animal panels, and on the left it has three with one large oval pane depicting hunter shooting at elk behind stump accompanied by beautiful deep scrolls. Highly figured walnut stock and forearm with high comb. **Barrel and magazine retain nearly all of the bright vivid original factory blue finish. Screw heads with most of the original high blue finish. Loading gate has all of the bright vivid niter blue finish. Hammer ,trigger and lever retain most of the bright original case colored finish, The nose cap is highly engraved and still retains most of the original gilt finish. The butt plate is highly engraved with nearly all of the original gilt finish. The frame is outstanding retaining most of the original gilt finish. The stock and forearm are exceptional with some light storage dings. One grain crack on the right side due to the finely figure stock. Original cleaning rods in the buttstock. Bore is excellent.**

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Antique Deluxe Grade 1 Factory Gold Inlaid and Carved Ulrich Engraved Winchester Model 1894 Takedown

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 70)      

.25-35 caliber, 26" rapid tapered round barrel, S/N 60824. Full length barrel and takedown mag are profusely engraved at the muzzle and each carry a single gold band. No slot for rear sight. Muzzle also shows fine engraving. The barrel shows platinum and gold bands at the breech and is scroll engraved en suite. The barrel has platinum and gold bands at the breech and is scroll engraved around the caliber. The takedown portion of the barrel also carries platinum and gold bands with some scroll engraving. The left side of the frame depicts a large grizzly bear in gold fighting with two hound dogs also in gold. The entire scene is bordered in gold and platinum bands done in arabesque style. The scene itself is back grounded by forest trees and rocks. The breech and top of the action are gold and platinum banded in arabesque style. The right side of the frame depicts a mountain lion in gold stalking a whitetail buck in gold. The entire scenes are bordered and heavily bordered in gold and platinum scenes. The lever, hammer and forend cap are all banded in gold shield depicting what is possibly a cut down tree stump that is now sprouting new growth. The buttplate is of steel and is engraved at the heel and bordered with a platinum and gold band. This rifle has a Lyman tang sight fitting over the tang with two engraved screws holding it to the tang. The rifle is also equipped with factory double set triggers. The fancy burl walnut stock and forearm are carved in floral designs done in grape leaf pattern. This rifle has more features than any Winchester 94 known and is signed "J.Ulrich". The factory letter states all of the work done on this rifle, and the cost was $125. The rifle retains most of the factory original blue finish on the barrel and magazine tube. **The frame and nose cap retains most of the original factory blue finish with some light fading. Hammer and lever still retain most of the original case colors. This is an extraordinary rifle and has not been on the market for over 50 years.**
.25-35 caliber, 26" rapid tapered round barrel, S/N 60824. Full length barrel and takedown mag are profusely engraved at the muzzle and each carry a single gold band. No ...moreslot for rear sight. Muzzle also shows fine engraving. The barrel shows platinum and gold bands at the breech and is scroll engraved en suite. The barrel has platinum and gold bands at the breech and is scroll engraved around the caliber. The takedown portion of the barrel also carries platinum and gold bands with some scroll engraving. The left side of the frame depicts a large grizzly bear in gold fighting with two hound dogs also in gold. The entire scene is bordered in gold and platinum bands done in arabesque style. The scene itself is back grounded by forest trees and rocks. The breech and top of the action are gold and platinum banded in arabesque style. The right side of the frame depicts a mountain lion in gold stalking a whitetail buck in gold. The entire scenes are bordered and heavily bordered in gold and platinum scenes. The lever, hammer and forend cap are all banded in gold shield depicting what is possibly a cut down tree stump that is now sprouting new growth. The buttplate is of steel and is engraved at the heel and bordered with a platinum and gold band. This rifle has a Lyman tang sight fitting over the tang with two engraved screws holding it to the tang. The rifle is also equipped with factory double set triggers. The fancy burl walnut stock and forearm are carved in floral designs done in grape leaf pattern. This rifle has more features than any Winchester 94 known and is signed "J.Ulrich". The factory letter states all of the work done on this rifle, and the cost was $125. The rifle retains most of the factory original blue finish on the barrel and magazine tube. **The frame and nose cap retains most of the original factory blue finish with some light fading. Hammer and lever still retain most of the original case colors. This is an extraordinary rifle and has not been on the market for over 50 years.**

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Factory Deluxe Ulrich Engraved Winchester Model 1876 Rifle

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 70)      

.40-60 caliber, 28" octagonal to round barrel with full magazine, S/N 45714 (ca. 1885). Blued barrel and magazine, Factory engraved gilt finished frame, gilt finished forend cap, and buttplate. Highly figured deluxe 3X figured walnut checkered pistol grip stock checkered forearm. The frame is engraved with a panel scene and a classic Ulrich standing elk on the left side. The right side with profuse, finely executed Ulrich scrolls and borders. **Condition is nearly pristine throughout. The barrel and magazine tube retain nearly all of their factory original blue finish.** Frame, buttplate and nose cap retain nearly all of their original Winchester Factory gold finish, with only very minor thinning on the bottom of the frame near the cartridge carrier. The hammer and lever retain nearly all their original color case hardening. The stock and forearm retain nearly all of the original factory varnish finish with only minor marks. Bore is excellent. One of the finest condition all original, factory engraved, deluxe Model 1876 Winchesters to be offered in many years. A Winchester Factory letter verifying all features accompanies this extraordinary rifle.**
.40-60 caliber, 28" octagonal to round barrel with full magazine, S/N 45714 (ca. 1885). Blued barrel and magazine, Factory engraved gilt finished frame, gilt finished for...moreend cap, and buttplate. Highly figured deluxe 3X figured walnut checkered pistol grip stock checkered forearm. The frame is engraved with a panel scene and a classic Ulrich standing elk on the left side. The right side with profuse, finely executed Ulrich scrolls and borders. **Condition is nearly pristine throughout. The barrel and magazine tube retain nearly all of their factory original blue finish.** Frame, buttplate and nose cap retain nearly all of their original Winchester Factory gold finish, with only very minor thinning on the bottom of the frame near the cartridge carrier. The hammer and lever retain nearly all their original color case hardening. The stock and forearm retain nearly all of the original factory varnish finish with only minor marks. Bore is excellent. One of the finest condition all original, factory engraved, deluxe Model 1876 Winchesters to be offered in many years. A Winchester Factory letter verifying all features accompanies this extraordinary rifle.**

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Factory Engraved Gold Inlaid Winchester Model 42 Takedown Shotgun

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 70)      

.410 gauge, 3" chamber, 26" solid matted rib barrel, S/N 39881. The left side of the frame shows two gold pointer dogs flushing a pair of gold ruffed grouse in a wood and meadow scene. The rest of the frame has a half-inch matted design from front to back. The right side of the frame shows gold bird dog pointing two gold quails in a wood forest scene. The remainder of the right side is covered in scroll engraving. The cartridge lifter is engine turned with the bottom of the trigger guard scroll engraved. The extra fancy wood stock and forearm are checkered in pattern with diamond wood in the middle. The butt stock also has a blank gold oval inlaid in the stock. Also has a leather covered factory installed recoil pad. **Nearly new condition.**
.410 gauge, 3" chamber, 26" solid matted rib barrel, S/N 39881. The left side of the frame shows two gold pointer dogs flushing a pair of gold ruffed grouse in a wood and...more meadow scene. The rest of the frame has a half-inch matted design from front to back. The right side of the frame shows gold bird dog pointing two gold quails in a wood forest scene. The remainder of the right side is covered in scroll engraving. The cartridge lifter is engine turned with the bottom of the trigger guard scroll engraved. The extra fancy wood stock and forearm are checkered in pattern with diamond wood in the middle. The butt stock also has a blank gold oval inlaid in the stock. Also has a leather covered factory installed recoil pad. **Nearly new condition.**

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Winchester Model 62A Gallery Rifle

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 70)      

.22 short, 23" round barrel, S/N 388348. Blue finish, grooved walnut forearm and stock. Retaining most of the restored finish. Red letter marked Winchester on the left side of frame. **Stock and forearm is excellent. Bore is bright and shiny. Mechanically excellent.**
.22 short, 23" round barrel, S/N 388348. Blue finish, grooved walnut forearm and stock. Retaining most of the restored finish. Red letter marked Winchester on the left si...morede of frame. **Stock and forearm is excellent. Bore is bright and shiny. Mechanically excellent.**

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Factory Engraved Gold Inlaid Winchester Model 61

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 70)      

.22 Win Mag RF caliber, 24" round barrel, S/N 302402. The breech of the barrel slightly engraved. The left side of the frame shows two raised gold squirrels on a leafy branch in a large oval. The rest of the frame is covered with scroll engraving. The top of the frame has some engraving to the rear. The right hand side of the frame is fully engraved. The forward part of the trigger guard is scroll engraved and the bottom of the trigger guard carries the initials "H.G.S" in raised gold. The fancy burl walnut stock and forearm are finely checkered in a standard pattern. **All steel parts retain 100% of the blue finish. The rifle is in new condition and comes with a Winchester box and label with the characteristics of the rifle printed on the label.**
.22 Win Mag RF caliber, 24" round barrel, S/N 302402. The breech of the barrel slightly engraved. The left side of the frame shows two raised gold squirrels on a leafy br...moreanch in a large oval. The rest of the frame is covered with scroll engraving. The top of the frame has some engraving to the rear. The right hand side of the frame is fully engraved. The forward part of the trigger guard is scroll engraved and the bottom of the trigger guard carries the initials "H.G.S" in raised gold. The fancy burl walnut stock and forearm are finely checkered in a standard pattern. **All steel parts retain 100% of the blue finish. The rifle is in new condition and comes with a Winchester box and label with the characteristics of the rifle printed on the label.**

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Winchester Takedown Highwall Shotgun

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 70)      

20 gauge, 26" round barrel, takedown with matted top frame, S/N 113980. Blued finish with case colored breechblock and lever. Shotgun front bead for sight. **Barrel and takedown ring retaining nearly all of the bright original blue finish. Frame retains most of the original blue finish, just a little flaking on the front left side of frame. Very tiny specks. Stock and forearm are excellent with bright and shiny bore, some grease to protect the bore. Overall this is an excellent shotgun.**
20 gauge, 26" round barrel, takedown with matted top frame, S/N 113980. Blued finish with case colored breechblock and lever. Shotgun front bead for sight. **Barrel and t...moreakedown ring retaining nearly all of the bright original blue finish. Frame retains most of the original blue finish, just a little flaking on the front left side of frame. Very tiny specks. Stock and forearm are excellent with bright and shiny bore, some grease to protect the bore. Overall this is an excellent shotgun.**

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The Finest Most Elaborate Factory Gold Inlaid Engraved Winchester Model 21 Extant

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 70)      

.410 gauge, 26" barrels, S/N 25002. Barrels engraved at the muzzle and heavily scroll engraved at the breech with fancy gold border design. The left side of the shotgun is inlaid with two flying quail in gold with a farmhouse scene in the background. The remainder of the left side shows some intricate gold line inlay and is covered with profuse floral scroll engraving. The right side of the action shows a mourning dove flying over a wire fence. The rest of the right side features an intricate gold line design and is completely covered with floral scroll engraving. The foreplate is decorated with a gold pointer dog with profuse and intricate gold line engraving and the rest covered in floral scroll. The trigger guard bears the two gold initials "L.S." and is banded in gold with the front and rear sections completely covered with floral scroll. The straight gripped extra fancy highly figured 4X quality walnut stock and forearm are checkered to match the rest of the work on the shotgun. Raised ventilated and matted rib marked "Custom built by Winchester". All of the engraving was accomplished by the renowned Colt engraver Alvin A. White under supervision of and in the Winchester Custom Shop. Both barrels were specially choked by Herb Orr. Alvin White and Winchester spared no expense to create a truly magnificent beyond Grand American shotgun for Mr. Sheerin and succeeded in their endeavors. The Sheerin Model 21 is fully documented in more than two pages of Winchester factory letters. This shotgun was custom built by the Winchester Custom Shop. Several artists collaborated to create this masterpiece for Larry Sheerin, one of San Antonio's luminaries. A major benefactor of the San Antonio Museum of Art, Larry began collecting rare Colts in the 1940s and donated his collection to the Cody Firearms Museum. He served as president of the Texas Gun Collectors Association. A friend of Herb Glass Senior, Mr. Sheerin pioneered the publication of the Antique Arms Annual. Mr. Sheerin commissioned the creation of a Winchester Model 21 that would eclipse in ornamentation and splendor, Winchester's highest grade shotgun, the legendary Grand American.
.410 gauge, 26" barrels, S/N 25002. Barrels engraved at the muzzle and heavily scroll engraved at the breech with fancy gold border design. The left side of the shotgun i...mores inlaid with two flying quail in gold with a farmhouse scene in the background. The remainder of the left side shows some intricate gold line inlay and is covered with profuse floral scroll engraving. The right side of the action shows a mourning dove flying over a wire fence. The rest of the right side features an intricate gold line design and is completely covered with floral scroll engraving. The foreplate is decorated with a gold pointer dog with profuse and intricate gold line engraving and the rest covered in floral scroll. The trigger guard bears the two gold initials "L.S." and is banded in gold with the front and rear sections completely covered with floral scroll. The straight gripped extra fancy highly figured 4X quality walnut stock and forearm are checkered to match the rest of the work on the shotgun. Raised ventilated and matted rib marked "Custom built by Winchester". All of the engraving was accomplished by the renowned Colt engraver Alvin A. White under supervision of and in the Winchester Custom Shop. Both barrels were specially choked by Herb Orr. Alvin White and Winchester spared no expense to create a truly magnificent beyond Grand American shotgun for Mr. Sheerin and succeeded in their endeavors. The Sheerin Model 21 is fully documented in more than two pages of Winchester factory letters. This shotgun was custom built by the Winchester Custom Shop. Several artists collaborated to create this masterpiece for Larry Sheerin, one of San Antonio's luminaries. A major benefactor of the San Antonio Museum of Art, Larry began collecting rare Colts in the 1940s and donated his collection to the Cody Firearms Museum. He served as president of the Texas Gun Collectors Association. A friend of Herb Glass Senior, Mr. Sheerin pioneered the publication of the Antique Arms Annual. Mr. Sheerin commissioned the creation of a Winchester Model 21 that would eclipse in ornamentation and splendor, Winchester's highest grade shotgun, the legendary Grand American.

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Deluxe Presentation Factory Hoggson Engraved Gilt Frame Henry Rifle

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 70)      

.44 RF caliber, 24.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 8845. 900 yard rear barrel sight, frame without notch for rear sight. Blued barrel with engraved gilt frame, initials on the top of frame "G.C.U.". Left side of the frame factory engraved with floral designs and classic Hodgson dog. The right side of the frame is factory engraved with floral designs. The frame is fire gilt, with the hammer and lever case colored and blued trigger. Ultra highly figured deluxe walnut stock with engraved gilt buttplate. This rifle was purchased from Sotheby's Parke Bernet Los Angeles by Al Kelly in 1981 and subsequently sold to Jack Malloy. This is the finest condition, gilt frame, factory engraved Henry rifle in private hands and is offered for the first time in 39 years. **Barrel retains nearly all its original deep factory blue finish. Rear barrel sight has all of the original blue finish. A very minor loss to finish on the front barrel on the right side. The breech bolt retains its rabbit ears and all of its blue finish. The hammer retains all of its case colors. The lever retains most of its case colors with only minor fading on the bottom of the lever. The frame exhibits most of its bright gilding with only minor fading. The butt plate retains most of the gilt finish with minor loss on the sharp edges. The original cleaning rods are present. The bore is bright, possibly unfired. The butt stock retains nearly 100% of its original high gloss 'piano' varnish finish with minor scratches and dings.**
.44 RF caliber, 24.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 8845. 900 yard rear barrel sight, frame without notch for rear sight. Blued barrel with engraved gilt frame, initials on the t...moreop of frame "G.C.U.". Left side of the frame factory engraved with floral designs and classic Hodgson dog. The right side of the frame is factory engraved with floral designs. The frame is fire gilt, with the hammer and lever case colored and blued trigger. Ultra highly figured deluxe walnut stock with engraved gilt buttplate. This rifle was purchased from Sotheby's Parke Bernet Los Angeles by Al Kelly in 1981 and subsequently sold to Jack Malloy. This is the finest condition, gilt frame, factory engraved Henry rifle in private hands and is offered for the first time in 39 years. **Barrel retains nearly all its original deep factory blue finish. Rear barrel sight has all of the original blue finish. A very minor loss to finish on the front barrel on the right side. The breech bolt retains its rabbit ears and all of its blue finish. The hammer retains all of its case colors. The lever retains most of its case colors with only minor fading on the bottom of the lever. The frame exhibits most of its bright gilding with only minor fading. The butt plate retains most of the gilt finish with minor loss on the sharp edges. The original cleaning rods are present. The bore is bright, possibly unfired. The butt stock retains nearly 100% of its original high gloss 'piano' varnish finish with minor scratches and dings.**

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The Sultan of Turkey Winchester Model 1866 Carbine

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 70)      

.44 RF caliber, 20" round barrel with full magazine, S/N 112271. Blue and gilt finish. Highly figured ultra deluxe stock and forearm. The left side of the frame is chiseled with three panels, the forward panel with an antler stag. The middle panel with a mountain lion attacking a stag as a doe flees. The rear panel with an antler stag facing forward. The entire frame is covered with relief engraved Ulrich scrolls, shells, flowers and classic fretted borders. The right side of the frame with four relief chiseled panels. The forward panel with antlered stag in a forest; behind it a small circular pane with an Ulrich-style squirrel standing. The large circular middle panel with two antler stags one standing and the other recumbent with tongue out thrust signed "The Combat". The rear panel with a doe eating leaves from a tree. This carbine together with one other are the only two high relief chiseled frame 1866 Carbines known. Both were sent by Winchester to the Sultan of Turkey as a gift following the Turkish military ordering 10,000 Model 1866 Muskets. They remained in the vaults of the Turkish Military Museum. The barrel and magazine retains most of the original blueing with some surface storage corrosion around the markings. The barrel bands with some flaking. Hammer retains nearly all of the bright case colors. The bolt retains much of its original blue finish. The lever retains most of the case colors with some light fading and stains. Deluxe pointed trigger with some original finish. Trigger spring with nearly all of the niter blue finish. Bright gilling on frame and butt plate rates nearly 100%. The loading gate retains nearly all of its bright niter blue, with minor fading and no evidence of use. Frame screws with considerable original blue finish. Some damage to slots. Sling swivels considerable original blue finish with some fading. Ultra deluxe marbled walnut buttstock and forend retain nearly all of the original piano varnish, with some storage marks and scratches. The forend with scraps from careless barrel band removal. The bore is mint and the carbine is unfired. Of the two Sultan carbines 112271 is by far the best as well as being the most superior 66 Winchester carbine ever made.**
.44 RF caliber, 20" round barrel with full magazine, S/N 112271. Blue and gilt finish. Highly figured ultra deluxe stock and forearm. The left side of the frame is chisel...moreed with three panels, the forward panel with an antler stag. The middle panel with a mountain lion attacking a stag as a doe flees. The rear panel with an antler stag facing forward. The entire frame is covered with relief engraved Ulrich scrolls, shells, flowers and classic fretted borders. The right side of the frame with four relief chiseled panels. The forward panel with antlered stag in a forest; behind it a small circular pane with an Ulrich-style squirrel standing. The large circular middle panel with two antler stags one standing and the other recumbent with tongue out thrust signed "The Combat". The rear panel with a doe eating leaves from a tree. This carbine together with one other are the only two high relief chiseled frame 1866 Carbines known. Both were sent by Winchester to the Sultan of Turkey as a gift following the Turkish military ordering 10,000 Model 1866 Muskets. They remained in the vaults of the Turkish Military Museum. The barrel and magazine retains most of the original blueing with some surface storage corrosion around the markings. The barrel bands with some flaking. Hammer retains nearly all of the bright case colors. The bolt retains much of its original blue finish. The lever retains most of the case colors with some light fading and stains. Deluxe pointed trigger with some original finish. Trigger spring with nearly all of the niter blue finish. Bright gilling on frame and butt plate rates nearly 100%. The loading gate retains nearly all of its bright niter blue, with minor fading and no evidence of use. Frame screws with considerable original blue finish. Some damage to slots. Sling swivels considerable original blue finish with some fading. Ultra deluxe marbled walnut buttstock and forend retain nearly all of the original piano varnish, with some storage marks and scratches. The forend with scraps from careless barrel band removal. The bore is mint and the carbine is unfired. Of the two Sultan carbines 112271 is by far the best as well as being the most superior 66 Winchester carbine ever made.**

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Winchester Model 1890

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 70)      

.22 W.R.F. caliber, 24.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 35898. Blued barrel and magazine tube, case colored frame and buttplate. Grooved walnut forearm and walnut butt stock. **Barrel and magazine still retain most of the original bright blue finish. The frame still retains nearly all of the original case colored finish. The butt plate has lightly faded and still has some color. Stock and forearm are excellent and the bore is bright and shiny.**
.22 W.R.F. caliber, 24.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 35898. Blued barrel and magazine tube, case colored frame and buttplate. Grooved walnut forearm and walnut butt stock. **B...morearrel and magazine still retain most of the original bright blue finish. The frame still retains nearly all of the original case colored finish. The butt plate has lightly faded and still has some color. Stock and forearm are excellent and the bore is bright and shiny.**

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Factory Engraved Winchester Model 1903

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 70)      

.22 auto caliber, 20" barrel, S/N19301. Blued barrel, factory engraved case colored frame, factory style "F" carved stock and forearm with pistol grips. Oil finish stock and forearm. The panel on the left has two squirrels on a leafy tree branch. On the right side are three rabbits in a panel. The rest of the frame is covered in scrolls and borders along the edges. The factory letter shows Date in 11-26-1904 returned for R&R on 12-19-1912 #46194, charge personnel Div Pass Section. Sam Cons 4-71917 #812952. **The barrel retains most of the original blue finish. The frame shows all of its case colors. Stock and forearm in excellent condition. The bore is bright and shiny.**
.22 auto caliber, 20" barrel, S/N19301. Blued barrel, factory engraved case colored frame, factory style "F" carved stock and forearm with pistol grips. Oil finish stock ...moreand forearm. The panel on the left has two squirrels on a leafy tree branch. On the right side are three rabbits in a panel. The rest of the frame is covered in scrolls and borders along the edges. The factory letter shows Date in 11-26-1904 returned for R&R on 12-19-1912 #46194, charge personnel Div Pass Section. Sam Cons 4-71917 #812952. **The barrel retains most of the original blue finish. The frame shows all of its case colors. Stock and forearm in excellent condition. The bore is bright and shiny.**

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Engraved and Gold Inlaid Winchester Model 61 Rifle

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 70)      

.22 Long shot only caliber, 24" round barrel, S/N 241707. The left side of the frame shows two gold squirrels on a branch in a large oval. The rest of the left side of the frame is fully scroll engraved. The tang and rear top of the frame is scroll engraved. The rest of the right side of the farme is fully engraved. The forward part of the trigger guard is scroll engraved and on the bottom of the trigger guard bears the initials "E.E.U." in raised gold. The fancy burl walnut stock and forearm checkered in standard pattern. **The rifle is new in condition and appears unfired.**
.22 Long shot only caliber, 24" round barrel, S/N 241707. The left side of the frame shows two gold squirrels on a branch in a large oval. The rest of the left side of th...moree frame is fully scroll engraved. The tang and rear top of the frame is scroll engraved. The rest of the right side of the farme is fully engraved. The forward part of the trigger guard is scroll engraved and on the bottom of the trigger guard bears the initials "E.E.U." in raised gold. The fancy burl walnut stock and forearm checkered in standard pattern. **The rifle is new in condition and appears unfired.**

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Factory Engraved Winchester Model 1903 Rifle

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 70)      

.22 Auto caliber, 20" round barrel, S/N 56042, Blue barrel, silver plated with factory style engraving on the right side, a panel with a squirrel on a log. The left side has a rabbit in a panel, the rest scrolls and border. Finely figured checkered pistol grip stock with checkered forearm. **The barrel retains nearly all of the original blue finish. The breechblock retains all of the bright fiery blue finish. Frame retains all of the silver plated finish. Stock and forearm are excellent. Bore is bright and shiny.**
.22 Auto caliber, 20" round barrel, S/N 56042, Blue barrel, silver plated with factory style engraving on the right side, a panel with a squirrel on a log. The left side ...morehas a rabbit in a panel, the rest scrolls and border. Finely figured checkered pistol grip stock with checkered forearm. **The barrel retains nearly all of the original blue finish. The breechblock retains all of the bright fiery blue finish. Frame retains all of the silver plated finish. Stock and forearm are excellent. Bore is bright and shiny.**

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