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ROCK ISLAND AUCTION, PREMIER AUCTION, MAY 4TH 5TH 6TH

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Rock Islands May sale includes several guns owned by Elvis Presley. Pictured is a colt python engraved by the Friederick Wilheim Company in Germany that was featured in a 1973 edition of guns magazine. This is the first time this gun has been offered for sale privately. Other guns include and exhibition grad Winchester model 1866, cased Colt dragoons and Patersons, civil war arms and presentation sabers in addition to cased European flintlock and percussion pistols.

There are many fine sporting doubles offered as well as superb examples on WWII military arms and rare German uniform pieces.  A great selection of class III weapons is included in the catalog.

SAN GIORGIO ASTE, ANTIQUE ARMS & MILITARIA, MARCH 24TH

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The star of the March sale by San Giorgio Aste is a fabulous wheelock pistol owned by Rudolf of Hapsburg, Holy Roman Emperor, 1552-1612 that has extensive provenace and documentation.

Among the other fine lots offered by San Giorgio Aste in March are select lots of Russian interest including a fine cossack pistol, an important officers sabre, and an unusual kindjal. There is also a good selection of early European armour in the sale including a scarce spider helmet, cuirassier helms and an interesting jousting helmet.  Also in the European lots are a good selection of swords fromt the early medieval period onwards. There are several very fine early daggers in the catalog.

Among the guns offered is and unusual mathlock target gun as well as several fine antique sporting examples and a usable cased matched pair by Greener circa 1880. There is also a good selection of American antique handguns including Colts, Remintons and a very nice cased S&W. Click on the image for a link to the sale.
 

CZERNYS FINE ARMS & ARMOUR AUCTIONS, MARCH 25TH

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Czernys march sale includes several important private collections among them two collections of Indian arms.  In the first collection is a rare  Deccan pulouar and a  massive tegha sword as well as many fine tulwar hilted shamshirs, beautifully decorated firangi’s and daggers of various form with crystal and jade hilts. The second Indian collection includes many exotic forms of dagger as well as two Ayda Katti swords and a 17th C sang lance head.
 
There is a wide section of European arms among them a fine pair of cased pistols by Manton and a second cased pair by Wattel Clark. Among the long guns are matchlocks, flintlocks and early cartridge sporting guns. For armour collectors there are two fine Maximillian form helmets, one period and one 19th C. Swords from all periods are included in the sale, among them Viking, medieval and later examples both civilian and military.
 
A selection of orders and militaria is also included. Click on the image for a link to the sale. 

WORTH AUCTIONS,, CIVIL WAR COLLECTION MARCH 12TH

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Worth auctions in NY are holding a sale of Civil war arms and accoutrements on March 12th. The lots are mixed with antique lots and this is the first of several sales featuring us military arms, edged weapons and accoutrements they will be holding.

Pictured is a very desirable Colt dragoon percussion pistol. This example has traces of original case coloring and stamps to the butt that indicate martial use. Also in the sale is a selection of flintlock and percussion rifles and muskets as well as handguns dating to the 18th and 19th centuries.  Firearms of note include a Maynard carbine, Springfield’s flintlock and percussion arms, tower muskets, a Freeman revolver, Colts, a Sharps rifle and many others.
 
The sale also includes military paintings, engravings and statuary as well as powderflasks, artillery shells and camp utensils.

SAN GIORGIO ASTE, ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA, FEB 23RD

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San Giorgio Aste’s next sale on February 23rd  has a wide ranging catalog that includes arms and amour spanning many centuries and from different cultures and historical context. . Early European amour includes a nice selection of 17th cent helmets, breastplates and polearms, in addition to medieval and gothic swords, among them a rare estoc.  Russian arms offered include a rare Cossack tunica as well as an ivory hilted shaska’s and kindjals.

The wide section of European sporting arms includes early wheeleock examples, a magnificent Italian example with Spanish barrel by Pedro Esteban, Austrian and Bohemian examples, a fresh silver mounted double barreled flintlock with waterproof pans and others. Among British and American guns offered are rare Remington Nagent Papal carbine, a rare British Roberts conversion breech loader and several pairs of pistols. Clcik on the image for a link to the sale. 

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LANDSHUTER R√úSTKAMMER, ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA AUCTION, FEB 24-25th

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Landshuter Rüstkammer are holding a late winter 2-day sale on February 24th and 25th. The sale includes over 1600 lots from the 16th century to World War II.

European, American and eastern antique arms are included as is a large selection of  German militaria. Orders & medals are included as well as antique and collectible guns.

Three suits of armour, several helmets, including the example pictured, polearms and many swords will be crossing the block. Among the pistols is a highly decorated Mauser C96 and a special German Pistole Parabellum 1900/06 in mint condition.
Militaria items from imperial Germany, WW I and WW II, are well represented, among them, some outstanding Austrian guard helmets. An early US blue and gilt sword will be offered among the many other lots. Click onthe image for a link to the sale. 

ROCK ISLAND REGIONAL FIREARMS, Feb 16th-19th

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Several Henry rifles are included in Rock Island’s February regional sale with the pictured example carrying and estimate of &18000-27000.  The sale includes many early Winchester lever actions as well as cased colts, desirable Lugers and a rare McMillan left handed 50 cal rifle.

Lots of civil war interest include Richmond Arsenal muskets, a Colt revolving rifle and a LeMat pistol. A Browning superposed Diana grade shotgun is one of the finer sporting arms that will cross the block and the sale also includes Johnson rifles, dueling pistols and an elongated Belgian flintlock fowler that is 126 inches overall!

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SAN GIORGIO ASTE ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA ONLINE JANUARY 13TH

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San Giorgio Aste are holding and online sale of just under 500 lots on January 13th. The sale includes long arms, pistols and edged weapons well as related lots. Among the antique arms offered are several pairs of military and civilian pistols, both flintlock and percussion, a massive north Italian wall gun with roman lock, a fine pair of cased percussion pistols by Redfern and a rare Sardinian flintlock sporting gun.
 
Among the polearms are halberds and a scarce military fork. Two Italian folding carbines are offered as well as an Ottoman Tufenk and an early Ottoman mail and plate coat dating to the 16th century.

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