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Spectacular Auction of Firearms, Collectibles, and Pocket Watches Taking Bids June 5th to 7th

Little John’s Auction Service returns this June for another huge auction filled with all kinds of collectibles. Over three days, June 5th to 7th, they are presenting over 2400 lots of outstanding materials. Known for their firearms sales, Little John’s has put together a fantastic selection of modern and vintage firearms to chose from. Also in the sale is a featured selection of antique and modern wrist and pocket watches. Further, there are fine jewelry pieces, Native American artifacts, and notable collectibles. The full auction with photos and descriptions is online ready for browsing.

Lot 220 is the most sought after firearm in the first day of the auction. Presented here is an incredible Colt Single Action Army Revolver, .45 caliber with a 5 ½’ barrel, and factory engraved. It is blue and has a cased hardened finish, with raised carved ivory grips showing “War Eagle” on shield with medallions. The serial number is 347534. This stunning Colt remains in near mint condition is, in the opinion of the auctioneer, the best factory blue and case hardened Pre War single action offered on the auction market in the last five years. Bidding opens at $30,000 and this is valued as high as $120,000.

The top Winchester in the sale shows up on day number two at Lot 882. This is a beautiful Model 1895 Deluxe flat side lever action rifle with .30 US Caliber and serial number 1771. This rifle is in fine overall condition with a 28” round barrel. The barrel retains nearly all of its thinning blue finish with muzzle wear noted. The barrel features a Lyman front, folding, flat top sporting rear and receiver sights. The butt stock has a Winchester marked hard rubber cap on the pistol grip and ends with a smooth metal shotgun butt plate. There is so much more of the description to read in detail in the online catalog along with some great photos. Bidding is opening at a great buy of $3,500.

A very interesting commemorative set is ready for bidding at Lot 1473 on the third day of the sale. Opening at $4,000 this is an important Colt Firearms Presentation 3 gun US Bi Centennial set, celebrating in 1976. These are set in a three drawer wood casing with a deluxe edition of the re printed book “Armsmear”. The set includes a Colt Pyton DA revolver with .357 Magnum caliber, a Colt SAA revolver with .45 caliber, and a Colt New Series Blackpowder 3rd model percussion Dragoon revolver. This amazing set is in great condition and a fully detailed description and beautiful photographs are online now.

Sunday to Tuesday, June 5th to 7th, 2016, are the auction dates. All sessions open at 11 AM Pacific time and a full audio and video stream will be provided to online bidders. Little John’s auction have the expertise to be able to answer all questions on anything from the entire catalog, and are happy to interact with all interested bidders. The auction is faced paced throughout the day so bidders are encouraged to get their maximum bids into the iCollector.com system before auction day.

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