Cordier Auctions will hold a Summer Antique, Fine Art, Firearms & Militaria auction in Harrisburg, Pa., on Aug. 23-24, featuring a W.L. Evans musket and much more.
The auction will also feature historic property from the family of Robert Fleming (Pennsylvania, 1801-1874), a Pennsylvania State Senator, including Senator Fleming’s autograph book of the delegates to the Pennsylvania Convention to revise the Constitution in 1837. The auction will be held in the company’s auction house located at 1500 Paxton Street in Harrisburg.
Firearms, Militaria, Coins, Collectibles, Silver, Jewelry & Watches, will be sold on Saturday. Firearms will feature a W.L. Evans Model 1816 flintlock musket ($1,500 to $3,000) and an early 18th century double barreled flintlock pistol ($2,000 to $3,000).
Also featured will be a Parker Brothers "D" Grade side by side Shotgun with two sets of barrels, both matching the receiver ($3,000 to $4,000). In Military firearms, a German DWM Luger will be offered with an estimate of $1,000 to $1,300. In the collectible firearms category will be a Weatherby Mark V deluxe ($2,000 to $2,500). Other firearms of note will include a Model 1894 Colt revolver and multiple Winchesters including a Model 1894.
Among edged weapons offered will be an Early 19th Century A.W. Spies marked saber ($600 to $1,000) and two German S.A. daggers. Militaria will feature an official dispatch of then Captain Theodorus Bailey on the capture of New Orleans during 1862. Among sporting items will be taxidermy including a Cape Buffalo and a Zebra hide with an estimate of $500 to $800.
Items from the family of Robert Fleming features the Senator’s personal autograph book of the delegates to the Pennsylvania Convention accompanied by his personal, signed copy of The Preceedings and Debates of the Convention held at Philadelphia. Also offered will be a chair from the Pennsylvania Senate chambers and other items from his descendants.
Sunday’s session will include Decorative Arts, Furniture, Rugs, Ethnographic and Asian Art, and Lighting.
A full online catalogue of the two day auction is available by visiting www.CordierAuction.com.