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.
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.
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.
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.
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