Tag Archives: Firearms

In the Beginning: 19th Century World’s Fairs

In the Beginning: 19th Century World’s Fairs

By Maxine Carter-Lome When the gates to the Crystal Palace opened on May 1, 1851 to welcome guests to the Great Exhibition, they opened the door to the future. Thirty-two countries from around the world mounted more than 13,000 exhibits

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Elvis Presley’s revolver, $195,500, Rock Island

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Elvis Presley’s revolver, $195,500, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Elvis Presley’s engraved, inlaid and carved Smith & Wesson Model 19-2 double-action revolver, which he gifted to then-Vice President Spiro Agnew, sold for $195,500 at a Premiere Firearms Auction

One of the Greatest Historical Treasures of the American/Indian War Period to be Sold at Auction, April 11

Fairfield, Maine, March 27, 2017 — On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, James D. Julia Auctioneers of Fairfield, Maine will be auctioning a great American treasure. This is lot #1129, a Colt SA Army in original condition, positively proven to have

Important Historical Military Items and Iconic Collections Lead Julia’s April Firearms Auction

Fairfield, ME, March 10, 2017 – Tuesday, April 11th, Wednesday, April 12th, & Thursday, April 13th, James D. Julia Auctioneers of Fairfield, Maine will be conducting their annual spring Firearms auction. As is usually the case, this is once again

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Annie Oakley’s shotgun, $207,000, Julia and Poulin

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Annie Oakley’s personal 12 gauge William Cashmore Boxlock shotgun sold for $207,000 at back-to-back Firearms Auctions conducted by Poulin Auction Company (Oct. 1-3) and James D. Julia, Inc. (Oct.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Winchester Model 1866, $483,000, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A German silver framed, exhibition quality, panel scene engraved Winchester Model 1866 rifle, with ties to trick shot Chevalier Ira Paine (“Master Shooter of the World”), sold for $483,000

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Winchester Model 1886 rifle, $1.265 million, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Winchester Model 1886 rifle (serial #1) and a pocket watch presented to Capt. Henry Lawton following the surrender of the Apache leader Geronimo, sold for $1.265 million at

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Colt/Vickers machine gun, $16,100, Rock Island Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Colt/Vickers Model 1915 “Balloon Buster” Class III machine gun sold for $16,100 at a Regional Firearms Auction held Feb. 25-28 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island,

Lifetime Collections to be Sold by Showtime Auctions Services, Apr. 1-3

The three-day event will be held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Michigan ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN....The lifetime country store and advertising collection of Tom and Mary Lou Slike, and the equally impressive coin-op collection of Deke and Joanie

Gavels n Paddles: Colt Model 1875 Gatling Gun, $201,250, James D. Julia, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare Colt Model 1875 Gatling Gun, on carriage with limber, sold for $201,250 at a Firearms Auction held Oct. 5-7 by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me.