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Colt 2nd Model Dragoon Revolver To Fetch More Than $150.000 At RIA`s Firearms Auction

Colt 2nd Model Dragoon Revolver
Colt 2nd Model Dragoon Revolver

The world’s leading auction house for firearms, edged weapons and military artifacts, Rock Island Auction Company presents three Premiere auctions per year. This May, the auction provides a wide variety of antique and collectible firearms manufactured by Colt, Winchester, Holland & Holland and more, but the highlighting of sale is a U.S. marked and inspected Colt 2nd Model Dragoon Revolver.

The Colt Second Model Dragoon Revolver was manufactured circa 1850 through to 1851 with a total of only about 2,700 produced. It comes with a military blue finish on the barrel and cylinder, a sturdy loading lever, trigger guard, frame and hammer and brass, square back, and brass back strap. The Colt 2nd Model Dragoon Revolver is expected to sell for between $150,000 and $225,000.

Gold Plated Factory Engraved Carved Ivory Stocked Krieghoff Presentation Luger Pistol

Gold Plated Factory Engraved Carved Ivory Stocked Krieghoff Presentation Luger Pistol

A rare gold plated, factory engraved Luger pistol made by Krieghoff Heinrich Gun Co is also one of the leading pieces at May auction. The piece is also fitted with a set of carved ivory presentation grips and is set in a custom walnut display case. The lavish engraving covers over 90% of the pistol, making it an incredibly rare and unique piece. It carries a presale estimate of between $50,000 and $100,000.

A Winchester Model 1886 50 Express Smoothbore Lever Action Rifle, which comes along a Winchester Arms Museum letter, which describes the piece as Rifle 50 Express, Octagon barrel, Plain trigger, Smoothbore is also up for grabs. This rifle is expected to sell for between $90,000 and $130,000.

Additional highlights in the auction include a New Haven Arms Co. Henry lever action rifle ($65,000 – $95,000), an original M60 “fully active” New England Group/Maremont medium machine gun ($35,000 – $65,000) and a signed and engraved special order Ivo Fabbri over/under side lock shotgun ($85,000 – $100,000).

Interesting to note that Rock Island Auction Company offers live online bidding through AuctionZip Live! May 20-22, 2011. Well, get ready to bet on your favorite firearm. [Rock Island Auction Company]

Winchester Model 1886 50 Express Smoothbore Lever Action Rifle

Winchester Model 1886 50 Express Smoothbore Lever Action Rifle

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