RIAC December Premiere Firearms Auction

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 Incredible Well-Documented Presentation Double Cased Set of Four Colt Percussion Revolvers Inscribed from Samuel Colt to Brigadier General Andrew Porter with Letter from Colt

Incredible Well-Documented Presentation Double Cased Set of Four Colt Percussion Revolvers Inscribed from Samuel Colt to Brigadier General Andrew Porter with Letter from Colt

The 2018 December Premiere Firearms Auction November 30 - December 2 will offer 17 named collections, rare and beautiful arms in every conceivable genre, and endless opportunities for collectors and investors alike.

Colt collectors will have opportunities to improve their collection, illustrated perfectly by some of the auction’s top arms. In fact, six of the auction’s highest estimates currently belong to this revered manufacturer. Serving as the auction’s flagship is a set of four Colt revolvers held in two vivid cases, inscribed as a presentation from Samuel Colt to Brigadier General Andrew Porter. As if that weren’t enough to turn Colt collectors’ heads, they are accompanied by a letter penned by Colt himself.

 Iconic Presentation Special Factory Order William Gough Master Exhibition Engraved and Gold Inlaid Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol Single Digit Serial Number C5 Presented by Colt Agent Albert Foster, Jr. to His Attorney, James Bowen

Iconic Presentation Special Factory Order William Gough Master Exhibition Engraved and Gold Inlaid Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol Single Digit Serial Number C5 Presented by Colt Agent Albert Foster, Jr. to His Attorney, James Bowen

Winchester collectors will also have many great opportunities. The esteemed Larry Jones collection provides a clinic on incomprehensibly high condition Winchesters in a variety of models, and a duo of Model 1886 rifles clad with some of John Ulrich’s finest work again prove that not all art is framed. Those seeking rarity will have difficulty choosing between an ultra rare “One of One Hundred” Model 1873 and the almost never seen Brigg’s patent experimental device on a beautiful Henry rifle.

 Extremely Rare Documented Experimental Briggs Patent Henry Lever Action Rifle

Extremely Rare Documented Experimental Briggs Patent Henry Lever Action Rifle

The continued offering of the Allan Cors Collection again ensures a selection of rare, high condition U.S. military arms that collectors cannot seem to snatch up quickly enough. A “Gas Trap” M1 Garand, a well accessorized Vickers Model 1915 machinegun, and Springfield M1903 serial number 37 all await new owners from Mr. Cors assemblage. Other highlights include TWO Singer M1911A1 pistols, a North American M1911 pistol serial number 73, and a Springfield Model 1875 Trapdoor officer’s rifle.

 Spectacular and Well-Documented John Ulrich Signed, Factory Grade No. 1 Engraved, Gold and Platinum Inlaid Winchester Model 1886 Takedown Lever Action Rifle with Style "A" Carved Stock and Factory Letter

Spectacular and Well-Documented John Ulrich Signed, Factory Grade No. 1 Engraved, Gold and Platinum Inlaid Winchester Model 1886 Takedown Lever Action Rifle with Style "A" Carved Stock and Factory Letter

The auction will take place November 30 – December 2. there will also be a full day of preview on Thursday, November 29. It’s a day filled with fantastic guns, like-minded collectors and afterward a party to begin the weekend on the proper note.

 Extremely Rare Documented Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid L.C. Smith Deluxe Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Extremely Rare Documented Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid L.C. Smith Deluxe Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

 Historic Medad Hills Signed French & Indian War Era Flintlock Fusil Inscribed for Isaac Hill, Veteran of the French & Indian War and American Revolution, with Research

Historic Medad Hills Signed French & Indian War Era Flintlock Fusil Inscribed for Isaac Hill, Veteran of the French & Indian War and American Revolution, with Research

 Historic Colt Model 1921 Class III/NFA C&R Fully Automatic Thompson Submachine Gun Documented to Legendary FBI Agent Melvin Purvis During the Final Pursuit and Death of Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd, Public Enemy Number One

Historic Colt Model 1921 Class III/NFA C&R Fully Automatic Thompson Submachine Gun Documented to Legendary FBI Agent Melvin Purvis During the Final Pursuit and Death of Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd, Public Enemy Number One

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