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Premier Auction of Firearms, Western and Native American Collectibles

North American Auction Company is setting the stage for their next auction this weekend on Saturday August 29th, 2015. Over 530 lots will be selling to the highest bidder from a carefully put together catalog of quality and outstanding consignments. The auction will carry a selection of both antique and contemporary firearms, and collectibles and artwork from both Western and Native American sources. Absentee and live bidding, including a live video feed, will be available exclusively on iCollector.com.

There are several highlighted items to consider when browsing the online catalog. Lot 73 is an excellent tactical rifle and is ready to go to the winning bidder. This is an R-Guns New Frontier AR15 5.56/.223 semi-automatic tactical assault rifle. The rifle is made with an excellent set of quad-rails and a laser scope. The rifle features a New Frontier lower and extendable butte stock, RGUNS.NET upper fore stock and vented mounting quad-rails, and a R-GUNS 5.56 1×9 bull barrel. The New Frontier Armory LLC lower is an LW-15 AR-15 model. It has an NcSTAR 4×32 P4 Rubber Compact scope with adjustable brightness illuminated blue reticle, fully multi-coated optics, and mounted laser. The rifle also comes with PMAG 30 5.56X 45 magazine. The Serial number NLV65721. The rifles estimated value is between $900 and $1500.

An important piece of Native American design is available for the winning bidder of Lot 117. This is an important early Eastern Sioux Native American forged iron trade pipe tomahawk from circa 1780-1840. The pipe tomahawk head has a very unique and desirable cut out design and deep pipe bowl. This has a file branded haft or pipe stem that is believed to be a replacement from the late 19th century. Wonderful museum quality piece in overall good condition. Tomahawk head is 8.25″L x 2.75″W x 1.5″ thick at haft connection (has a 3/4″ approx. pipe bowl that is 1 1/8″ deep). Overall is 17.25″L. This piece could be valued as high as $3000 and will form a very important piece of any collection.

A great Western collectible brings another highlight to Lot 143 in the online catalog. Here is an original August Beurmann silver mounted horse bit which is circa 1880 – 1890. The piece features an excellently detailed Great American Bison Buffalo silver mounted spot on with Buffalo horn half-moon below and a silver spot above, all on both sides. The bit also shows a chased etched design giving the silver spot above the Buffalo spot the appearance of a whirling comet. This is a very unique piece and measures 8.5” L x 5.75” W and 2” D. The set of original leather reigns is also included in this great find. This comes from a wonderful Montana collection and has been well preserved.

The live bidding commences at 10AM Mountain Time, 9AM Pacific Time, on Saturday. Full photos and descriptions of all 530+ lots can be found, and available for absentee bidding now, in the online catalog. Bidders can join the live auction and enjoy hearing the auctioneer and seeing the action as it takes place on their computer.

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