Ward’s Auction is presenting one of their best firearms auctions of the year coming up on August 19th, 2017. Over 560 lots are up for grabs on the auction block to bidders nationwide. Included is a large selection of non-restricted, restricted and prohibited firearms. In addition, there are great selections of ammo, hunting supplies, archery equipment, and much more. Absentee bidding is available now and the live auction kicks off on Saturday August 19th, 2017 at 10AM Mountain Time.
Ward’s always brings some great Winchester rifles to the auction block. Lot 12 kicks off the selection with a Model 50 Semi Automatic Shotgun. As fully described by the auctioneers:
Winchester Model 50 .12 Ga 2 3/4″ Semi Auto Shotgun w/ 30″ bbl [ blued finish starting to fade in carry areas, few marks, checkered pistol grip stock & forend, with White Line recoil pad, various scratches, flaking varnish, bumps, bruises, etc.,Circa 1959 ] Ser # 129214
Another standout is Lot 144. This Winchester is a Model 71 and described as:
Winchester Model 71 .348 WCF Cal Lever Action Rifle w/ 24″ round bbl half mag [ blued finish starting to fade in carry areas, barrel sights, good wood with few marks, metal shotgun style butt plate, with leather sling, Circa 1953 ] Ser # 35037
All rifles have a selection of photos and will hammer down to the highest bidder at great prices.
In addition, Ward’s is one of the premier auctioneers for Colt handguns. The feature piece is Lot 131, which allows bidders a chance on a Government MK IV Series handgun. Absentee bidding is already hot on this feature. The full description for bidders is as follows:
Colt Model Government MK IV Series 70 .45 Auto Cal 7 Shot Semi Auto Pistol w/ 127 mm bbl [ stainless finish, Colt black checkered grips, with wrap around front grip strap, c/w various extra parts that appear to be installed in the gun and original parts are in a bag including : an extended slide stock, wide grip safety, mag well, hammer match quality, match guide sear, hard sear EGW temps with original purchase receipt Total Over $ 500.00 , c/w two extra Colt mags, Allen soft foam lined zippered pistol case ] Ser # 55353B70 Restricted Handgun Cert # 4486710 FRT # 17711 – 3
All lots have a full array of photos to assist bidders in making the right bidding choices. Ward’s Auctions will present a live audio and video feed to give the worldwide audience of bidders a great part in the auction day. Absentee bidding is currently available and registrations are open. The auctioneer will be happy to answer any questions about the online catalog via telephone or email.