February Firearms & Militaria Auction
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Echoes of Glory International Military Auction House
Lot # 0 (Sale Order: 1 of 339)
Welcome to Echoes of Glory's first 2012 Firearms & Militaria Auction! We will have 350 lots of choice militaria and weapons this time - Including several nice Civil War Cavalry Carbines, a collection of Civil War Powder Flasks, military, sporting, and antique firearms, helmets, edged weapons, uniforms (including early US), Nazi, insignia, a rare Japanese Matchlock and lots, lots more. Take a look at the multiple photos and descriptions - if you have questions feel free to ask. Remember this is an auction, you determine the price - but it is "AS IS", no returns - ask questions beforehand as we can not take items back (not fair to the consignor or other bidders). Bid accordingly, bid high, bid often and Good Luck!
Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 2 of 339)
A 9" wide carved and painted US Marine Corps Wooden Plaque in very good condition.
Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 3 of 339)
A 6" wide brass US Marine Corps Wooden Plaque in very good condition. It is named to the 3rd Marine Division on Okinawa, Japan and is for the 221st Anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps.
Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 4 of 339)
A 5" tall US Marine Corps Brass Display for the 3rd Division in Okinawa, Japan celebrating the 220th Anniversary.
Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 5 of 339)
A US North African Campaign WWII Trench Art Ash Tray made from the piston out of a German MK-IV Panzer. It measures 6" across and has (8) .45 cal. bullets mounted on the sides.
Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 6 of 339)
This US Navy WWII era Trench Art Lamp was made up of a 40mm, 50 cal and 30/06 shell casings mounted on a the brass base of a 5" shell. It has a CPO insignia on the side and USN on the base. Wiring is frayed and should be replaced.
Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 7 of 339)
This 6" RAF WWII British Relief Society China Cup was produced by Copeland and is in very good condition.
Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 8 of 339)
An Imperial German WWI era 1914/1915 Hindenberg Commemorative China Cup in very good condition.
Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 9 of 339)
A named Imperial German Army WWI era Soldier's Commemorative China Cup in very good condition.
Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 10 of 339)
An Imperial German/Austro-Hungarian WWI era 1914/1915 Commemorative Enameled Cup in good condition.
Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 11 of 339)
An Imperial German WWI era Hindenberg Commemorative China Cup in very good condition.
Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 12 of 339)
This Remington M-1100 12 Ga 2 3/4" Semi-Auto Shotgun has a 26" barrel with a ventilated rib and improved choke. Condition is good, with some light rust flecking and a small repaired crack in the top of the wrist. Bore is very good and action is tight.
Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 13 of 339)
This Remington M-1100 12 Ga 2 3/4" Semi-Auto Shotgun has a 28" barrel with a modified choke. Condition is very good, with a very good bore and action is tight.
Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 14 of 339)
This Belgian made FN Browning Auto-5 12 Ga 2 3/4" Semi-Auto Shotgun has a 26" barrel with an improved choke. Condition is good with only 60% metal finish and an added rubber buttpad. Wood is solid and good, bore is very good but dirty and the action is tight.
Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 15 of 339)
This Savage Arms Fox Model B Series H 12 Ga 2 3/4" Double Barrel Shotgun has a 28" ventilated rib barrel with full & modified chokes. Wood is very good with a beavertail forearm, but a rubber buttpad was added later. The finish is very good with some scattered light flecking and it has very good bores.
Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 16 of 339)
This antique Van Wart & Sons English 10 Ga Percussion Double Barrel Shotgun has 36" barrels and back-action locks. Probably a market gun, it is in good condition with damascus "London Twist" barrels, wood ram-rod and German Silver fittings. There is a splinter off the forearm and one ram-rod thimble is missing, but it is an impressive and attractive shotgun.
Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 17 of 339)
One of two Ithaca Hammerless 12 Ga 2 3/4" Double Barrel Smokeless Powder Shotguns (see lot 3 229) in the auction, this one has 28" barrels with full/modified chokes. It is in good+ condition with some wear and light rust flecking, but solid wood, fair/good bores and a tight action.
Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 18 of 339)
Savage Arms Model 24S-E .22 Magnum/20 Ga 2 3/4" 7 3" Over/Under Combo Gun is in good+ condition. The metal finish shows light rust flecking and the wood scratches to it's lacquered finish. The bores of the 24" barrels are very good, and it is fitted with a Tasco 4x32 scope.
Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 19 of 339)
This WWII era Czech VZ-24 Mauser Rifle has been converted into a high quality .270 caliber Bolt Action Sporter. It has a 21" long barrel, very good bore, turned down polished bolt, camo synthetic stock and is fitted with a nice Leupold 3x9 variable scope.
Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 20 of 339)
This ex-military US Springfield M1903 30/06 Bolt Action Rifle has been sporterized and is in very good condition. It has been re-blued and fitted into a very nice walnut monte-carlo stock. The bore is very good and it has a Lyman peep sight.
Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 21 of 339)
A very nice Savage Model 19 NRA .22 LR Bolt Action Rifle fitted with a early 4x scope and a M-1905 leather sling. It is in good condition with magazine and a good bore.
Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 22 of 339)
A near new Pyle-National Company Railroad Switch Light, electrified with working light and both lens. It stands 10" tall and is in very good condition.
Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 23 of 339)
This early kerosene Dietz #39 Steel Clad Railroad Signal Light stands 11 1/2' tall and has a nice red glass globe. It is in very good condition.
Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 24 of 339)
This early kerosene Handlan Oil Fired Railroad Signal Light stands 9" tall with good finish and a nice red globe.
Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 25 of 339)
This Antique British Permissible #20 Carbide Miners Safety Lamp stands 11' tall and is in very good condition.