FALL PREMIER Collector's Gun & Military Auction

FALL PREMIER Collector's Gun & Military Auction

Saturday, October 16, 2021  |  2:00 PM Eastern
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FALL PREMIER Collector's Gun & Military Auction

FALL PREMIER Collector's Gun & Military Auction

Saturday, October 16, 2021  |  2:00 PM Eastern
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This is our 2021 FALL PREMIER Auction and possibly our largest auction ever with many RARE Collectible Antiques & Arms from around the world. Everything from the 18th Century to the present will be on the catalog. From US, German, British, and Japanese Military Collectibles, swords, and other edged blades to a ton of rare collectible cartridge ammunition.

I would like to express my gratitude and how much of an honor it is to be able to distribute such a prized collection from Bobby O'Shields. In the Gun Community, he was a lifelong member of the South Carolina Arms Collectors Association (SCACA) for over 50 years, where he served as a show director, secretary, and treasurer. In his personal life, Bobby was a family man, he had a wife and many children. For his career, he worked for John D. Hollingsworth on Wheels for over 40 years where he traveled all over the world. He was an avid and respected collector of antiques and oddities. It is now time for collector's all across the world to appreciate what took a lifetime to assemble. The last of Bobby O'Shields Collection...
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I first just want to express my gratitude and how much of an honor it is to be able to distribute such a prized collection from Bobby O'Shields. In the Gun Community, he...more was a lifelong member of the South Carolina Arms Collectors Association (SCACA) for over 50 years, where he served as a show director, secretary, and treasurer. In his personal life, Bobby was a family man, he had a wife and many children. For his career, he worked for John D. Hollingsworth on Wheels for over 40 years where he traveled all over the world. He was an avid and respected collector of antiques and oddities. It is now time for collector's all across the world to enjoy what took a lifetime to assemble. The last of Bobby O'Shields Collection will be sold on October 16th along with many more fantastic pieces, so be ready!

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READ: GUN BUYERS

Lot # 0A (Sale Order: 2 of 442)      

GUN BUYERS READ! Our Guns are graded based off NRA Condition and Standards. Buyers of Long Guns or Long Gun Ammunition must be 18 Years or older, Buyers of Handguns or Ha...morendgun Ammunition must be 21 years or older. - If you purchase a gun that needs to be transferred please be able to pass a background check, no refunds will be given if you fail to complete a background check and your gun will be consigned in our next firearm auction. Any gun 50 years or older is considered a C&R (Curio & Relic). We do accept C&R License. Percussion/Flintlock/Blackpowder and Antique guns do not need to be registered, and will be shipped directly to your doorstep unless state laws prohibit. For local buyers, there is a $15 Transfer Fee ($10 with CWP) applied PER INVOICE on gun transfers. If you are out of state, and won a firearm that requires registration (Modern or C&R) please contact your local FFL Dealer and have them send a copy of their license to RJ@poinsettarmory.com within 48 hours of the auction ending. Please know your State Laws before bidding, if you are unable to acquire a weapon, there will be no refund. || All Firearm shipping is done IN HOUSE and shipped through USPS with Signature & Insurance.

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SHIPPING & HANDLING

Lot # 0B (Sale Order: 3 of 442)      

SHIPPING! All shipping will be handled in house via UPS and USPS. We'll begin getting items packed up as we receive payments and get them shipped out ASAP. Make sure to h...moreave the correct number on file to get in contact for shipping charges. We will get everything handled as soon as possible, and contact you when it's ready to be shipped or if we need your FFL. - Please do not call afterwards unless there is a problem with your address and you need it to be updated. Please have your FFL License emailed to RJ@Poinsettarmory.com ASAP before or after the auction, the quicker we get this, the quicker you receive what you won! We try to keep our shipping prices as low as possible and we make it standard of practice to wrap everything incredibly secure to avoid damaging of goods. With that being said, shipping prices are actual ship cost from Travelers Rest, SC 29690 PLUS $10 for handguns and $15 for long guns per package with additional guns in the same package being +$5.

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Please Read- (Live Lots Available!)

Lot # 0C (Sale Order: 4 of 442)      

The auction will start @ 1pm today with Box Lots. We will have Tools and Household Items. At 2PM EST we will begin with Lot #1 for the Live AND Online Auction. Check out ...morepictures to see what all will be selling LIVE-ONLY from 1-2PM EST

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Rare! Matching Pair of French 1842 Gendarmerie St. Etienne Percussion Pistols

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 5 of 442)      

Both stamped matching serial #'s 238 which is incredibly rare to find the pair together! They have 5” round barrels | Both need work in order to function properly. These ...moreare certainly historical relics. |||| (1) lockplate visible, can make out what it says, proof marks are faint, top date is almost completely gone, Wood is solid with some wear and small chips. Finish is more of a dark mottled grey with speckles of past rust. | (2) lockplate is just barely visible but almost gone, proof marks are not visible, too date is almost completely gone, wood is solid with a little wear but nice than the first one. Finish is a mix between a mottled grey past rust speckling and a bare metal.

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French Military Maubeuge Arsenal Model 1822 Percussion Service Pistol

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 6 of 442)      

S#2309 matching on Barrel, Stock, and Rod. Dated 1828. | 8” round barrel | Mechanically functions. In very good condition with stamps and cartouches still visible. Solid ...moreWood. A nice aged patina on the metal and brass.

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Original U.S. Model 1816 Percussion Converted Flintlock Pistol by Simeon North of Middletown Conn.

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 7 of 442)      

.54 Caliber | 9” round barrel | Not much visiblity on stamps or writing left. You can barely make out "S.NOR" on the lockplate. Mostly a mottled grey look with solid wood...more, and working mechanicals. | In 1816 the Federal Government ordered 20,000 Flintlock Pistols designated the Model of 1816 from SIMEON NORTH, a Gun Manufacturer in Middletown, Connecticut. Between 1817 and 1820, 19,374 pistols had been delivered to Government Arsenals. At some point after delivery, this model 1816 pistol was converted to percussion, with a small round bolster set into where the touch hole used to be. Converted pistols such as this saw much use during the Civil War.

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Original 1843 Excellent Model 1836 Flintlock Cavalry Pistol by Asa Waters Converted to Percussion

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 8 of 442)      

Excellent condition with clear stamps on the lockplate and 80% blue finish. 8.5” round barrel. Stock is solid and shows visible cartouche stamps. Can see a "P" stamp on t...morehe barrel. Mechanically functions half and full cock.| Adopted in 1836, the production continued until 1844, and this flintlock pistol intended for Cavalry was used in the Mexican/American War. A total of almost 41,000 units were produced before being replaced by the M-1842 Percussion pistol. Many flintlock pistols were later converted to percussion, just like this one.

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Original French Model 1822 T BIS Percussion Cavalry Pistol by St. Etienne

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 9 of 442)      

S# 857 - 7.75” barrel | The lock is marked "Mre Impale" over "de St Etienne" (manufactured by the Imperial Arsenal of St Etienne) - Very good/excellent condition. The bra...moress butt cap, trigger guard, nose cap, and side strap have a nice aged patina. The original tulip head ramrod and butt swivel are present. Stock is solid and shows past cartouche stamps with matching serial #857 on Barrel, Stock, and Ramrod. Mechanically functions.

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Exceptional 1856 French Model 1822 T BIS Percussion Cavalry Pistol by Chatellerault Arsenal

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 10 of 442)      

7.75” round barrel | Lockplate marked "Mre Imp ale de Chatellerault" and an inspector's stamp (manufactured by the Imperial Arsenal of Chatellerault). The nicest example ...moreI've seen with beautiful clear stamps, and markings. An extremely well maintained marbled patina finish, and nice brass. Wood stock is solid with excellent cartouches and a nice battle patina. Mechanically functions flawlessly. Rifling and bore actually look good. Rifling still nicely grooved. What a nice piece!

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French Cavalry Model 1833 Officer's Percussion Pistol by Chatellerault with Micro Grooved Rifling

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 11 of 442)      

These high-grade pistols were among the last single shot percussion pistols utilized by the French military, or any countries military for that matter. With a 9” swamped...more barrel that is rifled with 42 very narrow grooves. These pistols resembled expensive Continental aristocratic dueling pistols more than utilitarian cavalry pistols. As for the condition, the only remaining visiblity of a stamp is the word "Chatellerault" on the lockplate. The finish is completely gone with just a nice patina and polished metal look. Nice twist damascus patterned barrel. Wood stock and grip are in nice, solid condition with exceptional checkering. Mechanically functions with a nice bore.

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Original Early 1800s Belgian Flintlock Dragoon Pistol with Crown over W Stamp

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 12 of 442)      

9” round barrel | Comes from LIEGE and dates just after 1815. Pistols of this type were in wide use in Belgium itself, as well as other Countries and the Civilian Market....more This is a substantial brass mounted walnut stocked completely standard Military Flintlock Pistol. The pistol is unmarked, except for a CROWN over W proof mark on the lock plate just rear of the pan, and the number 3147 next to hammer on lock plate, and the Crown over B Proof on barrel. The condition on this piece is overall very good for the age with a Dark mottled grey patina overall with a solid stock. Comes with a piece of flint in complete working condition. Nice piece in original and working configuration (Not often found).

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Original U.S. Civil War Era M-1842 Cavalry Percussion Pistol by H. Aston & Co. - dated 1850

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 13 of 442)      

Henry Aston of Middletown, Connecticut manufactured approximately 30,000 Model 1842 Pistols under two government contracts between 1845 and 1852. | .54" caliber 8 1/2" b...morearrel, with a with swivel steel "captured" ramrod for easier loading while on horse back. This Model was widely used in the U.S./Mexican War and then in the U.S. Civil War. The lock plate is marked “U.S. / H. ASTON” in front of the hammer, and MIDDTN / CONN / 1850 on the tail of the lock plate. The barrel is marked “US over WN/P” |||| Condition: Nice walnut wood stock and Brass mounts all in very good condition. Stock has been sanded at some point because of the faint cartouche stamps just barely visible, but stock in mint, smooth condition. Mechanically functions at half and full cock.

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Original French Model 1822 T Bis Single Percussion Pistol by Charleville dated 1824

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 14 of 442)      

S# 673 marked on 8” round barrel, stock, and rod. Crossed out previous serial numbers and faded cartouches. Solid wood stock with the name “Frank Horning” scratched into ...morethe back side. Mottled grey and bare metal finish. Nice aged patina overall. Mechanically functions with half and full cock.

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Jukar Spain .45 Caliber Philadelphia Derringer - Percussion Pistol

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 15 of 442)      

S# 287560, 3” barrel, Solid wood stock, 90% CCH finish on lock plate, darkened bare metal octagonal barrel. Mechanically functions, just requires harder than average tri...moregger pull.

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Rare German Cavalry Percussion Pistol-Carbine Slotted for Shoulder Stock

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 16 of 442)      

10-1/8” round barrel | No. 480 marked on back strap. Various proofs and stamped with #40 on many different parts. Lock plate is blank. Very few examples of this pistol ha...moreve been seen so there isn't much information out there, aside from it being of German origin. Darkened mottled grey smooth finish. Wood stock is nice and solid with good patina. Mechanically functions with half and full cock. There's a neat safety device on this pistol with a sliding bar that works. Rifled Bore.

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Antique French Officer's Style Micro-Rifled Damascus Percussion Pistol - Maker marked

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 17 of 442)      

6.5” barrel with micro-groove rifling | Unknown maker marked on side of barrel and written on lock plate- see pictures. Also marked "HL" underside damascus barrel, and "V...moreP" inside of wood stock. Mechanically half and full cock work, bore looks great, rifling is great

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Scarce Antique Lofley Brigg - London Proofed Percussion Pistol

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 18 of 442)      

6” barrel - Can faintly make out "Lofley Brigg" on top of barrel. London proofs. Nice engraved designs. 20% blue with mottled grey antique patina and some light pitting. ...more2pc checkered grips are in good condition, solid, with signs of wear. Hammer has a little movement to it, just needs to be tightened. Mechanically functions with half and full cock. Smoothbore looks good

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Rare British H.J. Holland O/U Double Barrel / Trigger Percussion Pistol

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 19 of 442)      

Top barrel marked by famous London retailer - “H.J. Holland.98, New Bond St. London” Double Trigger - 6.25” barrels Over Under - rifled - antique relic condition with a ...moredark patina of rust. Engraved patterns can still be seen. Nice Checkered 1-piece grips in solid condition. Mechanically functions half and full cock with both hammers. Nice piece.

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Continental Belgian Boxlock Pinfire Double Barrel Pistol, ca. 1840

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 20 of 442)      

7-5/8” rifled round barrels | Only a few markings can be seen which are “JA&C, GS, RS, and E/LG Belgian proof and a Star/N proof on breech face. Floral engraved frame and...more action. Swivel barrel latch. Burlwood fluted grip. Steel pommel with finial. Condition: Very Good. Metal with grey-brown age patina overall. Wood is good with minor wear and blemishes. Mechanically seems to function with both hammers working as they should. Both bores show rifling with minor rust spotting.

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Antique Unmarked Caplock Muzzleloader Pistol

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 21 of 442)      

9-5/8” Cctagonal Barrel - Bare Metal Finish - Solid wood stock with nice pattern. Mechanically functions with half and full cock....more

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Antique Double Barrel / Hammer Caplock Muzzleloader Pistol

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 22 of 442)      

9-3/8" Barrels | Unmarked, with a dark mottled grey antique patina | Wood stock is nice and solid with a few chips where the back of the barrels come in contact with the ...morewood. Nice checkering. Mechanically functions half and full cock both sides.

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Antique Belgian .410 GA. Double Barrel SXS "Tukaway" Pistol

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 23 of 442)      

8.5" Barrels | Missing the firing pins. Several proofs on the underside of barrels. Mechanically functions, both hammers. Condition: Very Good. 90% Darkened blue finish w...moreith some scattered surface rust spotting. Wood grips are in excellent condition. Bores look pretty good, just need some cleaning.

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Exceptionally Rare Civil War Confederate Marked Kerr's Patent .44 Percussion Revolver

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 24 of 442)      

I'd just like to start by saying this has got to be one of the nicest Kerr's I have seen go up on the market in a very long time, in fact, this is the nicest one of these...more I have ever seen, and any serious confederate collector should be all over this. Serial # / Kerrs patent 4953 on frame, also on cylinder. Marked on cylinder face is #316 and F316 on underside of top of frame and on trigger | 5.75” octagonal barrel || This is a scarce Kerr's patent percussion revolver with a Confederate "J.S./anchor" marking, which is an export stamp for revolvers purchased by the Confederate government. What's unique about this specific one is the etched "O.T.R." on the left side of the frame. It's really well done and must have significant meaning to a previous owner. The lockplate is marked "LONDON ARMOURY" and A round "LONDON/ARMOURY" stamp is on the lower left side of the frame, along with "L.A.C." stamped on left barrel flat. London proofmarks are on the upper left barrel flat and cylinder. |||| Condition: Excellent. 90% high gloss blue on frame and barrel with some light scratching and wear. 20% Blue finish on cylinder. 80% CCH finish on loading lever, and hammer. 60% CCH on Grip frame part. Checkered 1pc. Grips are in excellent condition with very little wear and some light scratches. Mechanically functions smoothly. Bore looks good with some very small minor pitting.

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Italian reproduction Colt M1849 .31 Caliber Wells Fargo Cased Set

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 25 of 442)      

S# 0165 | 3” octagonal barrel - Accessories include: flask, brass bullet mold, empty cap tin and nipple wrench, 5 .31 caliber balls, key. |||| Condition: Like new in box....more Some finish wear to grip strap from sitting in box. CCH and blue look amazing. Mechanically functions.

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