Auction Results Overview

Highlights from the main collecting categories for this sale can be seen below.

Firearms -
Factory Custom Winchester Model 1894 with Octagonal Barrel- highly figured & checkered stock and foregrip- case hardened hammer, trigger, and lever; Parker Bros Pat. Nov. 13, 1866 dbl barrel 10 ga. shotgun with second set of barrels; Colt New Army DA .38 Revolver, Mausers models 71 and 71/84; L.C. Smith Field Grade 12 ga. Double Barrel Shotgun; Percussion Cap Target Rifle with Set Trigger; 2 Middle Eastern Flint Lock Rifles with heavily engraved barrels, inlaid with gold and mounted with silver barrel bands; and more...

Decoys - Mason, Unusual Oversized Shore Bird w/ Paint Decorated Tin Wings; Great Blue Heron and Whooping Crane carved and painted by Harvey Ross (1914-1992); Folky & Native American made decoys and more...

Sporting Art – Watercolor  signed John Scott; Benson Drypoint “Black Ducks at Dusk”; Artist signed limited edition prints, and more.

Militaria Including Knives & Swords - Civil War: Calvary Saber (missing scabbard); Mod. 1860 U.S. Field and Staff Officer’s Sword; WWII: Nazi Naval Officer’s Sword; Nazi Army Dagger with hanger intact; Nazi Luftwaffe Dagger with hanger intact; Nazi Naval Officer’s Sword; Nazi Tropical Belt Buckle; 2 AAF Silk Escape Maps, framed; Vietnam: Vietnam Era Wall Plaques with Distinctive Insignia; Collection of 8 Antique  long knives from around the world; USM8 Combat Knife.

Miscellaneous - Brand New Hand Made Cedar Tandem Kayak & Small Canoe; Zodiac style Inflatable Boat (as is) with 5.5 HP Outboard Motor; Wrought Iron Animal Traps; Fishing & Fly Fishing Poles; Creel; and more...

Books - Remainder of the Library of William “Bill” Tapply, son of writer H.G. “Tap” Tapply, both well known Editors for Field & Stream Magazine, as well as authors of many important sporting books. Many of these books were handed down from Tap to Bill and include many inscriptions to the Tapply’s by the authors.


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