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Stephen Alexander & Custom Englsi-Style Percussion  .450 Calibre $9,875

Lynton McKenzie Sporting Rifle

31" tapered octagon barrel with dovetailed front sight, and ivory-triangle-

onlaid express rear sight. Half-stock of figured European walnut with horn

forend tip, barrel key-fastener, classic period point-pattern checkering with

mullered borders, and casehardened rear swivel mount. Casehardened

standing breech, pineapple-finialed-triggerplate, sidelock, hammer, and

pistol grip cap---all fine scroll engraved by Lynton McKenzie. Fire-blued

stalking safety. Blued and scroll-engraved smooth steel triggerguard and

buttplate. Horn-tipped walnut cleaning/ramrod fitted under barrel with three

pipes. Pull: 14 3/8". Weight: 11lbs, 4oz. Built for R. L. Wilson in 1988.

Pictured and described in Wilson's "Steel Canvas", p306. Appears unfired.


Axtell Rifle Co. Model 1877 Sharps .45-70 $7,495

Lower Sporter (.45, 2 1/10")

28" tapered octagon standard-weight barrel with globe front sight and

tangent elevator rear sight. Long range vernier tang sight. Figured walnut

stocks with schnabel forend, classic point-pattern checkering, removable

steel-capped pistol grip, and casehardened steel buttplate. Casehardened

action with checkered hammer and double-set triggers. Pull: 14". Weight:

9lbs, 13 1/2oz. 99%+blue. 99% casehardening colors. Excellent bore.


James Beattie & Son Matched Consecutive Cased Pair .577 Snider 2" $26,750.

Deluxe, Sidelock, Snider-Action, Sporting Rifles

26" tapered round damascus barrels with fine dovetailed front sight, sling

eye, and three folding platinum-lined leaf sights engraved for 100, 150 and

200 yards. Fully figured European walnut stocks with ebony schnabel

forend tips, escutcheoned key fasteners, classic point-pattern checkering,

steel triggerguard-tang pistol grips, rear sling eyes, silver initial ovals, and

scroll engraved, smooth steel, high-polish-blued buttplates. Snider actions

by BSA with detented breechblocks, and hammer sidelocks with half-cock

stalking safeties, all finely engraved with tight foliate scroll. Pulls: 14 3/8".

Weights: 6lbs, 7 1/2oz, each. Together in double-tiered oak & leather case

with numerous accessories and maker's label. Miraculous, time-warp 



Blaser Model BL821 Luxus Grade .243 Win. $7,250

Falling Block Single Shot

23 1/2" barrel fitted inside an exterior tapered octagon outer "barrel" with

ramp front sight, sling swivel, and integral matted quarter rib with standing

express sight. Fully figured, oil-finished Turkish walnut stock with schnabel

forend-tipped splinter forend, black-capped pistol grip, point-pattern skip-

line checkering, fluted Bavarian cheekpiece, hinged trap for four cartridges,

and maker's original black composition buttplate. Stainless steel, falling-

block action cocks on the last half-inch of closing the underlever, would

normally be carried safely in the field, loaded, but with the underlever just a

half-inch short of being cocked, and may then be safely de-cocked with the

press of a button on the top tang. An almost redundant cross-pin safety,

mounted to the loading lever behind the trigger, at the shooter's option,

locks out the lever from closing fully and cocking the rifle. With Swarovski

Habicht 2.2-9x42mm Nova rail-mount scope with 30mm tube and fine 4A

duplex reticle on ERA Recknagel Classic steel quick-turn-off mounts fitted

discreetly to the rib. Coin-finished action engraved with oakleaf-bordered

game scenes of baying elk over a fallen comrade on left, a buck and doe on

right, another pair on the grip cap, and oakleaves covering the cartridge

trap. Pull: 14 1/4" from adjustable trigger. Weight: 8lbs, 4oz scoped; 6lbs,

15oz without. Built 1982 - 1990. Little used and with excellent bore.


Classic Arms Custom Ballard .38-56 $12,995

Corporation                   Two-Barrel Set .28-30 Stevens

Two, 27" tapered round barrels with full-length solid matted rib, raised at

muzzle for blade front sight and fitted with scope blocks for Unertl 6x target

scope with fine crosshair reticle. Figured Circassian walnut stocks by James

Tucker with ebony schnabel forend tip, classic point-pattern checkering,

steel capped pistol grip, beaded pancake cheekpiece, classic comb, and steel

trapdoor buttplate. Color-casehardened receiver with double-set triggers,

finger-loop loading lever, floral scroll engraved by Lee Griffiths. Folding

tang peep sight adjustable for windage and elevation. Metalwork and

bluing by Anthony Fleming. Pull: 14 1/2". Weight: 9lbs, 10oz. In full-length

oak & leather trunk case with canvas overcase, fitted with custom tools by

John Millar. New condition


Classic Arms Custom Winchester High Wall 20/.577 Alex $19,450

Corporation Takedown Two-Barrel Set. Henry Rifle &

Rifle No.20 20ga Shotgun

30" knurled, flat-top, tapered, ovoid, heavy, Krieger, Henry-rifled barrel with

integral raised-ramp front sight, 1 standing white-inlaid and 1 folding

platinum-lined express sight. 30" round smoothbore barrel with solid,

integral, knurled rib, ivory front bead, choked extra full. Both barrels shaped

by Ralf Martini. Highly figured Circassian walnut stocks with two separate

forends, each with Alex Henry-style horn forend tips, casehardened-

escutcheoned fire-blued crosspin fasteners, classic flat-top point-pattern

checkering with mullered borders (wrapping fully under the forend), and a

machined, knurled and engraved threaded breech cap for each barrel.

Casehardened steel trapdoor pistol grip cap, beaded pancake cheekpiece,

and pigskin-covered recoil pad. Original Winchester 1885 Thickside

takedown action converted to blind-tang throughbolt system, with

checkered custom single trigger and with bottom tang extended to grip cap,

extensively engraved by Lee Griffiths with deep-incised scenes of the

extinct giant Irish elk on each side of the receiver and a very fine Scottish

heraldic Lion Rampant on the grip trapdoor. Pull: 14 1/2". Weight: 10lbs,

10oz as a rifle; 7lbs, 13oz as a shotgun. All in oak and leather takedown

trunk case by Ray Sterck, with leather-trimmer canvas overcase, fitted with

accessories by John Millar including fluted horn-handled turnscrew,

chamber brush and cleaning rod with tips, engraved-topped patchbox and

crystal oil bottle, traditional brass bullet mold, sample cartridge & paper-

patched bullets, and key. .22 Long Rifle chamber insert for 20/.577 barrel. A

second, matching oak & leather case incudes an extensive selection of

loading tools, supplies and accessories.


Classic Arms J Rigby Model Ballard. .450 Rigby $13,975

Corporation Rifle No.45 Match

34" tapered round barrel with spirit-level windgauge front sight with

replaceable inserts and with Rigby flats at breech. Lightly figured walnut

stocks by James Tucker with horn schnabel forend tip, classic flat-top point-

pattern checkering with mullered borders, fire-blued crosspin fastener in

engraved escutcheons, horn-capped pistol grip, engraved and hand-

checkered steel buttplate. Marlin Ballard action engraved with acanthus

scroll by Charles Lee with checkered single trigger and curved open-loop

loading lever. Both front sight and long range vernier tang sight by Mike

Stevens. Pull: 15 5/8". Weight: 10lbs, 4oz. New, as test fired only. In full-

length Jatoba wood and leather trunk case by Ray Sterck, with loading dies,

keys, extra tang sight disc, square crystal oil bottle, wood and cork loading

mallet, English bullet mold, extra front sight inserts, 20 brass cases , cleaning

rod and tips, and canvas overcase.


Classic Arms Corp. Custom Winchester 6mm Remington $13,950

1885 High Wall.   Rifle No.13

27 1/2" barrel by Ron Smith, with flat-topped ovoid profile by Ralf Martini;

beaded blade front sight, one standing gold-triangle-inlaid and 1 folding

gold-line inlaid express sights, and broad sling swivel stud. Fully figured

California English walnut stocks by Reto Buehler with ebony forend tip,

steel capped pistol grip, classic point-pattern checkering, beaded pancake

cheekpiece, rear swivel stud, and smooth steel Biesen shotgun buttplate.

Original Winchester Model 1885 High Wall action with double-set trigger

and with stock through-bolt conversion showing no visible tang screws

either top or bottom. Leupold Vari-X III 3.5 - 10x scope with fine duplex

reticle on refined Talley quick-detachable mounts with custom levers.

Classic Arms leather sling on Winchester SuperGrade swivels. Scroll

engraved by Lee Griffiths on action, lever, grip cap, buttplate. Pull: 14 1/8".

Weight: 9lbs, 6oz. Action originally built in 1887, therefore Antique. Rifle in

new condition as custom built. With breech-end cleaning rod guide, MCA

Sports .22LR adapter, and unloading tool by James Tucker.


Classic Arms Corp Custom George Gibbs .22 LR, $22,750

Baby Farquharson .28-30 Stevens & .360 No.5

Three Barrel Set  

28" tapered round .22LR barrel by Ron Smith with original Gibbs target

spirit-level front sight and Rigby flats at breech; engraved Classic Arms


28" tapered round .28-30 Stevens barrel by Ron Pence with ramp front sight,

1 standing and 2 folding leaf rear sights on matted quarter rib, Parker-Hale 3x

Huntascope with fine crosshairs reticle on their proprietary hand-

detachable rings fitting directly to quarter-rib dovetails without separate

bases, and with Rigby flats at breech; engraved Classic Arms Corporation.

26" tapered octagon .360 No.5 original Gibbs barrel refined by Steve

Heilmann, with blade front sight, 1 standing and 1 folding leaf rear sight

marked 50 and 100 yards; engraved Gibbs, Bristol.

Stocks by James Tucker, with figured California English walnut harvested in

1965, including three separate matching forends, each with horn forend tips,

keyed fasteners in engraved escutcheons, classic flat-topped point-pattern

checkering with mullered borders, flat sidepanels fore & aft, horn-capped

pistol grip, and smooth steel buttplate. Furniture by Don Brown. Vernier

tang sight by Joe Lozito.

Casehardened, miniature Gibbs Farquharson falling block action with

sidelever safety, rebuilt by John Wills, with new pins, new interchangeable

rimfire breechblock and extractor, and upper tang with integral boss for

mounting tang sight. Extensive fine English scroll engraving by Larry


Pull: 13 5/8". Weight 7lbs, 4oz as an iron-sighted .22 rimfire.

In Ray Sterck oak & leather case with brass corners and engraved brass

escutcheon, lined in blue baize. With 3 fluted-horn-handled turnscrews,

horn-handled cleaning rod with selection of tips, machined and fire-blued

steel oil bottle, grease-pot, and container holding extra breechblock and

small parts for centerfire cartridge barrels, 2 machined breech thread covers,

and keyed brass case latch, all by John Millar. Extra inserts and tools for

.22LR barrel sprit-level front sight. 20 rounds machined .360 No.5 brass with

engraved headstamps, 20 rounds new Bertram .28-30 Stevens brass, original

(empty) box for Eley .360 No.5 cartridges. Vintage .360 No.5 snap cap.

Instructions for changing barrels and stocks. Trade labels for both Classic

Arms Corporation and George Gibbs. Leather trimmed canvas overcase and

 muslin overcover. New, by Classic Arms Corporation.

Classic Arms Corp. Rifle No.32 .22 Hornet $14,650

Custom Webley Model 1902 Falling Block

25 1/2" Fraser style tapered round barrel by Ron Smith with full-length

smooth solid rib by A Fleming, rising at the muzzle for a beaded blade front

sight, and towards the rear for a quarter rib bearing a single standing

express sight engraved for 100 yards. Fully figured walnut stocks by James

Tucker with ebony forend tip, flat sidepaneled fore and aft the action, steel

capped pistol grip, classic point-pattern checkering with mullered borders

and with flat-pointed diamonds at the wrist, beaded pancake cheekpiece,

and checkered steel trapdoor buttplate. Light scroll engraved, subtly grey-

etched, cylindrical falling block action marked Webley 1902 Patent and with

their winged bullet on the right, and engraved Jn. Rigby & Co. on the left,

and with automatic top tang safety with SAFE inlaid in gold. Mountless 10x

target scope with very fine crosshair reticle on elegant diminutive John

Millar recoil-absorbing rings fitted directly to the quarter rib without

separate bases, with windage adjustments in both bases and both windage

and elevation knobs in the rear ring. Pull: 14 5/8". Weight: 10lbs, 2oz. New,

as custom built.


Gary Goudy Custom Winchester High Wall .257 Roberts $7,995

26" barrel with detented-hooded full-band front sight, hand-matted quarter

rib, 1 standing and 3 folding gold-lined express sights engraved for 100, 200,

300 & 400 yards. Highly figured European walnut stock with ebony forend

tip, steel pistol grip cap, classic point-pattern checkering, classic comb,

beaded pancake cheekpiece, and smooth steel trapdoor buttplate. Original

Winchester double set triggers. Action adapted for stock throughbolt---no

top or bottom tang screws visible. Leupold Vari-X III 2.5-8x scope with fine

duplex reticle on custom quick-detachable mounts fitted directly to quarter

rib with no separate bases. Pull: 14". Weight: 8lbs, 4oz. Casehardened

hammer and loading lever. Fire-blued small parts. Little used.


Hastings & Hagn Custom Falling Block Rifle 20ga, 3 1/2" $10,950

26" fully-rifled round barrel with integral long full-band front sight, integral

full-band swivel base, and integral lugged quarter rib dovetailed for direct

attachment of [included] Talley 1" fixed rings and with 1 standing and 2

folding gold-lined express sights. Fully figured Turkish walnut stock with

Alex Henry forend---the barrel's stout lug-grooves soundly bedded in

complementary grooves inside the forend---classic English flat-top point-

pattern checkering with mullered borders, flat sidepanels fore and aft, steel-

capped pistol grip, beaded pancake cheekpiece, rear swivel stud and

pigskin-covered recoil pad. Casehardened, large-frame Hagn MHK4 falling

block action with sculptured loading lever, automatic ejector and gold-inlaid

rotary top tang safety, marked Martini & Hagn on falling block, fine scroll

engraved and with "HASTINGS & HAGN" in ribands on sides of action.

Pull: 14 1/4". Weight: 9lbs, 7 1/2oz without scope rings. Excellent condition,

retaining 99% barrel blue, 99% casehardening colors, and an excellent bore.

Built as a display piece for Hastings Ammunition and including a case of

100 rounds of Hastings 20 gauge, 3 1/2" sabot slug ammunition.


Alexander  Henry Hammer Sidelock Falling-Block .400 2 1/4" $7,450

Custom Single Shot Rifle by Ed Mason, Memphis.

28 1/2" tapered round original Alex Henry barrel with island-mounted front

sight, sling eye, 1 standing and 1 folding platinum-lined island-mounted

express sight engraved for 100 and 200 yards, bored and re-rifled in Enfield

pattern to .400 calibre. Figured walnut stocks with horn-tipped, key-fastened

splinter forend, long-tang triggerguard to steel-capped pistol grip, classic

point-pattern checkering with mullered borders, rear sling eye, classic comb,

and smooth casehardened steel buttplate. Fine English scroll-engraved,

front-bolted, right-side lock, and lever locking-catch. 28" long, Montana

Vintage Arms, 6x target scope with very fine crosshair reticle and six stadia

dots, on Malcolm-style dovetail adjustable mounts. Pull: 13 3/4". Weight:

8lbs, 13 1/2oz. Excellent bore.


C B Holden, Hammer Falling Block Sidelock .36 Cal $19,995

Worcester, Mass. Single Shot Long Range Creedmoor Rifle

30" tapered round fluid steel barrel with front sight bead and provision for

windgauge sight, and Rocky Mountain rear barrel sight. Figured walnut

stock with engraved nickel-plated forend tip, classic point-pattern

checkering, nickel-plated steel pistol grip cap and buttplate---lower buttplate

screw checkered to integrate with checkering pattern on butt. Sculptural

action body with inletted sidelock on right and matching sideplate on left---

both scroll engraved and casehardened, manual extractor lever on top,

hinged loading lever ahead of trigger. Long range vernier tang sight. Pull: 13

5/8". Weight: 9lbs, 9 1/2oz. Very fine condition, retaining 99% nickle, 95%

casehardening and 95%blue. Excellent bore.

Jeffrey No.4 Farquharson Single Shot .450 3 1/4" $9,850

Custom by Ralph Bone.

26" tapered round barrel with full-band front sight, full-band swivel base, 1

standing and 3 folding island-mounted express sights. Highly figured

California English walnut stocks with widow's-peaked ebony forend tip,

classic point-pattern checkering with both mullered and borderless

transitions, steel-capped pistol grip, inletted rear swivel mount, beaded

pancake cheekpiece, classic comb, and Niedner-type checkered steel

buttplate with widow's peak. Jeffrey No.4 large-frame Farquharson action

with manual top-tang safety and action-front boss intact. Foliate-scroll

engraved in traditional English style by Ralph Bone on casehardened

action. Pull: 14 3/8". Weight: 10lbs, 3 1/2oz. Virtually new.


Monty Kennedy Custom Ruger No.1 .22-250 $3795

26" tapered round Ruger barrel with Buehler scope mount base. Densely

figured, oil finished European walnut stock with angled ebony forend tip,

classic wrap-around point-pattern checkering, crisp flat sidepanels,

checkered steel pistol grip cap, swivel studs, classic comb with beaded

cheekpiece, and checkered steel buttplate. All metalwork finished matte

blue. Canjar single-set trigger. Pull: 13 3/8". Weight: 8lbs, 11oz. Built in 1975

on 4-digit Ruger No.1 action. New condition.


Al Lind Custom Ruger No.1 .300 Win. Mag. $3,575

26" tapered round Ruger barrel with Buehler scope mount base. Figured, oil

finished walnut stock with long angled ebony forend tip, beavertail forend,

wrap-around point-pattern borderless skip-line checkering augmented with

floral carving, flat sidepanels, steel skeleton pistol grip cap, classic comb

with beaded cheekpiece, and elephant hide covered recoil pad. All

metalwork finished bright. Single-set trigger fitted by Ed LaPour.

Pull: 14 1/2". Weight: 7lbs, 15oz. Built 2009. With paperwork. Little used.


Sharps-Borchardt Model 1878 Mid-Range Rifle .40-50 Sharps Straight $36,750

32" tapered round barrel, gold-banded at muzzle and breech, with front sight

dovetail, Old Reliable inlaid in gold, and Lawrence tangent elevator rear

sight. Highly figured American walnut stocks with schnabel forend tip,

classic point-pattern checkering, S-curved pistol grip, classic comb,

engraved gold initial oval, and bright-finished crescent steel buttplate.

Sharps 1878 hammerless falling block action with factory engraved hard

rubber sidepanel inserts, trigger-lock safety, and mid-range vernier tang

sight. Extensively engraved by Winston Churchill with fine acanthus scroll

covering the action, extending four inches onto the barrel from the breech

and two inches from the muzzle. Game scene of three Rocky Mountain

sheep on left, the central one in three-dimensional gold and a golden buck

on right. Signed W. CHURCHILL ENGR. atop breech. Excellent bore. With

appraisal by J R LaRue and collection of artisanal-made loading tools.


Custom Sharps 1877 Long Range Creedmoor .45-70                          $7950.

Target Rifle

34″ heavy round barrel with Ballard Rifle Company spirit-level globe front

sight, no provision for a rear sight, and Ballard Rifle Company vernier tang

sight with 5” staff. Windage-adjustable Creedmoor-style sight mount on heel

of stock. Highly figured, streaky European walnut with 1878 Sharps style

flat-point-checkered round forearm with ebony tip, secured with two bushed

screws rather than the single key of the 1878 Sharps forearm. Buttstock is

nearly identical to the 1877 long range Creedmoor stock with deep S-curved

pistol grip. Reproduction Sharps embossed hard rubber buttplate. Color

casehardened receiver, lever, lockplate and hammer. Pull: 13 7/8". Weight:

9lbs, 8oz. Appears new & unfired, retaining virtually all of its fine custom

finish to both metal & wood with bright blue on the barrel and brilliant case

colors elsewhere. Wood is sound with a few light handling & storage nicks

& scratches. Hammer is not solid in safety notch, otherwise mechanics are

crisp; brilliant shiny bore.


Stevens Model 44 .25 RF $1,575

26" tapered round barrel with Marbles sights front and rear. Checkered

walnut stocks with schnabel forend and crescent steel buttplate. 99% barrel

blue, 98% case colors on receiver and buttplate. Barrel numbered to receiver.

Excellent bore.



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