James D. Julia presents firearms showcase

This rare and magnificent rifle was made for King Louis XV of France. This extraordinary gold and silver embellished gun was created by Sebastian Hauschka and possesses the exceedingly rare Lorenzoni repeating flintlock system. Circa 1735. At one time in his majesty's Royal Cabinet d’Arms in Paris, is impressed with inventory # 464. To own a personal gun of one of France’s great kings is a once in a lifetime opportunity. In fact, the last time a gun of such high stature was sold publicly, took place over 40 years ago.

This rare and magnificent rifle was made for King Louis XV of France. This extraordinary gold and silver embellished gun was created by Sebastian Hauschka and possesses the exceedingly rare Lorenzoni repeating flintlock system. Circa 1735. At one time in his majesty’s Royal Cabinet d’Arms in Paris, is impressed with inventory # 464. To own a personal gun of one of France’s great kings is a once in a lifetime opportunity. In fact, the last time a gun of such high stature was sold publicly, took place over 40 years ago.

 

James D. Julia will present its spring firearms auction March 11-12, with preview beginning March 8.

“Our Spring Auction once again will include a spectacular plethora of rare, historic and outstanding condition firearms,” organizers say.

Included are items from various renown collections, with Session I featuring the third and final phase of the extraordinary Wes Adams Collection of Winchesters and Savages.

Extraordinaily rare, one-of-a-kind, iconic engraved & gold inlaid lightweight Mod 86 T/D rifle made for automotive magnate John F. Dodge.

Extraordinaily rare, one-of-a-kind, iconic engraved & gold inlaid lightweight Mod 86 T/D rifle made for automotive magnate John F. Dodge.

This sale will also include the phase of the outstanding rare antique Colts from Dr. John and Margaret Pickup of Tasmania. Also the Barnes Family Collection of Brass Framed Winchesters and Henrys. In addition, the historical guns on sale include an exceedingly rare gold inlaid, high art, repeating Flintlock Carbine made for King Louis XV. There are also Civil War items and important historic items.

Session II features the extraordinary Douglas Eberhart Collection of Antique Colt, National, and Moore Deringers, the most complete collections of their type, ever.

Visit jamesdjulia.com to learn more.

Extremely rare Briggs Pat Lev Rifle SN 1 inscribed "Presented to W.C. Dodge, Esq. by the New Haven Arms Company as a testament of voluntary service on behalf of the breechloaders 1865"

Extremely rare Briggs Pat Lev Rifle SN 1 inscribed “Presented to W.C. Dodge, Esq. by the New Haven Arms Company as a testament of voluntary service on behalf of the breechloaders 1865.”

 

 

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