Sportsman’s Legacy maintains a wonderful selection of fine rifles, shotguns and handguns. Each category has its own section, alpha-ordered by brand and then by caliber (small to large). While each listing is supported by complete descriptions and comprehensive photography, questions are always welcome.
Hamilton Bowen .44-40, Blackhawk Bisley, Fishpaw grips, circa 2012, color case, one of Bowen’s finest full-custom revolvers, unequaled, pristine

Outstanding custom Ruger Blackhawk Bisley .44-40 personally crafted by Hamilton Bowen with grips by Roy Fishpaw. Made circa 2012 and based on an old model Ruger Blackhawk frame with serial number 6675, Bowen fitted a chromoly Ruger Bisley grip frame, a Bisley hammer and wide trigger from Clements Custom Guns, a 5.5-inch custom barrel and an oversized locking base pin. The original .41 Magnum cylinder was rechambered and dressed with a black powder chamfer. Turnbull Restorations provided the color case (frame, loading gate, hammer) as well as the nitre blue accents (screws). Additional features include Bowen sights (white line front ramp, adjustable rear) and a steel ejector housing. The revolver was not burdened by the addition of a transfer bar. GRIPS: The incomparable Roy Fishpaw crafted the stunning grips from a carefully-selected blank of exhibition grade English walnut. Both fit and finish are flawless, as expected. CONDITION: New and unfired, absent even the slightest indication of handling. PROVENANCE: This revolver is pictured and described on Hamilton Bowen’s website (bowenclassicarms.com) “Workshop” section. The price is firm and layaway is available. $12,500 plus shipping.


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Hamilton Bowen custom Ruger Blackhawk .44 Special, flat top, line-bored, scalloped color case frame and loading gate, extraordinary Rob Rowan Dall’s sheep grips, unturned, flawless

Outstanding Hamilton Bowen custom Ruger Blackhawk .44 Special. Based on an early flat top .357 Magnum which Bowen line-bored and rechambered to .44 Special, serial number 6626 is tremendous example of custom pistolsmithing. Features include a 5.5-inch barrel with a white sighting line in the front blade, steel ejector rod housing, custom white outline adjustable rear sight, terraced cylinder pin with a niter blue locking screw, fluted cylinder with black powder chamfers, color case Bisley hammer with checkered spur, scalloped frame and loading gate, color case frame, niter blued screws, superb action tune and staggering Dall’s sheep horn grips created by Rob Rowan. Sights were regulated (by Bowen) with 250-grain Garretts. CONDITION: Unturned and unfired. There is the barest hint of a micro scratch on the cylinder when viewed in the right light. The price is firm and layaway is available. $8,000 plus shipping.


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Ed Brown Classic Custom Enhanced .45 ACP, 2019, engraved, unfired, flawless

Ed Brown Classic Custom Enhanced .45 ACP. Made in 2019, serial number 22641 is a full-size 1911 featuring a 5-inch barrel, two-piece guide rod, blade front sight, flat top grooved slide, adjustable rear sight with 50 lines-per-inch grooved blade, lowered and flared ejection port, beveled rear slide serrations, serrations (50 lines-per-inch) on rear of the slide, extended serrated thumb safety, bumped and grooved beavertail grip safety, oversize magazine release with checkered face, skip-line checkering on both the front strap and the mainspring housing, beveled magazine well and double diamond rosewood grips. HAND ENGRAVING: The slide flats are dressed to approximately 60 percent coverage with an elegant and well-executed medium bordered scroll. CONDITION: New and unfired. INCLUSIONS: Brown logo zippered soft case with compartments, two stainless steel 7-round factory magazines with witness holes and extra bumper pads. The price is firm and layaway is available. $5,000 plus shipping.


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Clark Custom 50th Anniversary Millennium Meltdown .45 ACP, one of 50 made in 2000, Damascus, King, all literature, flawless

Clark Custom 50th Anniversary Millennium Meltdown .45 ACP. Made in 2000 as a limited edition of 50 special pistols to commemorate Jim Clark’s 50-year gunsmithing career, this incredible example wears serial number 45 (CCG045). Notable features include a Damascus steel flat top slide, Caspian fiber optic front sight (red), Caspian low mount adjustable rear sight (blade has rounded shoulders and serrated face), Clark Big Bushing with reverse plug, Clark barrel with integral feed ramp, lowered ejection port, Damascus combat hammer with serrated spur, Caspian steel frame with hard chrome finish, King ambidextrous extended thumb safety, King beavertail grip safety with serrated bump, King long target trigger, 20 lines-per-inch serrations on the front strap and mainspring housing, beveled magazine well and two sets of grips (black micarta with anniversary etchings and double-diamond checkered walnut). As an appropriate finishing touch, the entire pistol has been perfected with the Clark Meltdown for rounded and blended edges. CONDITION: Absolutely pristine, new and unfired. INCLUSIONS: Three Clark magazines with witness holes, two 2000 catalogs, copy of Shooting Times (May 2000) with a cover feature on these pistols, Operational Manual, test target (showing what appears to be a 8-shot, 50-yard group measuring just 1.915 inches center-to-center), logo bushing wrench and the original hard case with oversleeve used for shipping. The price is firm and layaway is available. $8,500 plus shipping.


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Clark Custom .45 ACP, Colt Gold Cup National Match, 1990, Bo-Mar, Clark slide guide, tuned, serrated/stippled, 97 percent

Clark Custom .45 ACP. Based on a Colt Gold Cup National Match Series 80, serial number FN01994 features a tall angled blade front sight, Bo-Mar adjustable rear sight, flat top slide with serrations, Clark slide guide, wide serrated three-hole trigger shoe, stippled and serrated front strap, serrated flat mainspring housing and checkered walnut grips with the Colt medallion. One Colt magazine is included. MARKINGS: The Clark Custom logo appears on slide left and the date marking under the slide is 11/90. CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright. Barrel/bushing/slide and slide/frame fit are exceptional. Trigger pull is superb. Overall finish (polished flats with matte over the curves) is approximately 97 percent with minimal evidence of handling and use. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,350 plus shipping.


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Colt Officers Special .22 LR, 6-inch, 1951, 98 percent

Colt Officers Model Special .22 LR. Made in 1951, serial number 62342 wears a 6-inch heavy barrel with ramp front sight and Coltmaster rear sight. CONDITION: The bore is bright and shiny with no indications of wear. Mechanics are superb. Metal finish is approximately 98 percent, with the expected cylinder turning line along with a trace of handling and high edge brightness. The grips are flawless. No box or papers. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,250 plus shipping.


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Colt Woodsman Match Target pair, factory “C” engraved, gold, lettered, cased, 1983, unfired

As created in 1983 and fully supported by factory letters, this extraordinary cased pair of Colt Woodsman Match Target .22 LR pistols stands at the very pinnacle of the gunmaker’s craft. Serial 310375-S has a 4.5-inch barrel, while 058030-S wears a 6-inch barrel. Otherwise, as they were mated from inception, the pistols are identical in every respect. ENGRAVING: As flawlessly executed by Colt Master Engraver George Spring, the Grade C (in period Colt-speak, 75 percent coverage by a designated Master Engraver), a delicate floral and scroll extends along the slides, frames and flutes, then repeats on the lugs. In turn, these fields are accented by fine gold wire to such a high level of perfection it defies description. STOCKS: Each pistol showcases target stocks (right hand presentation) shot through with heavy figure. CASE: As lettered, the original walnut presentation case features a French-fitted interior and has the “Colt Custom” medallion inlaid on the outer lid. CONDITION: Near perfect and absent evidence of firing since delivery, only slight indications of handling are present. Magazines are proper. The case exterior has two minor edge impressions and two modest scratches on the lid. Interior is equally fine. (It is possible the case has been relined, as the factory letters seem to indicate lining color “Francis blue”.) Each set of stocks has minor wear (rubs and modest chipping under the finish) on the edges. FACTORY LETTERS: Each pistol is supported by an included individual letter detailing the features as well as the pairing. The price is firm and lawaway is available. $22,500 plus shipping.


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Colt Trooper MK III .22 Magnum, 4-inch, 1980, adjustable, wood, 97 percent

Colt Trooper MK III .22 Magnum. Made in 1980, serial number Y12740 as a 4-inch barrel with integral rib, adjustable rear sight and wood grips with the Colt logo medallion. CONDITION: The bore is bright and strong. Mechanics are proper and indicate very little use. Metal finish is about 97 percent, the loss from new mostly due to light holster wear (thinning) on the muzzle an a bit more on the sharp edges of the frame. The cylinder turn line is faint and a few minor scratches appear on both metal and grips. No box or papers. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,250 plus shipping.


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Colt Model 2000 All American First Edition 9mm pistols, consecutive serial numbers, factory lettered, unfired, boxed

Colt Model 2000 All American First Edition 9mm pistols with consecutive serial numbers. Serials RK00244 and RK00245 feature 4.5-inch bushingless barrels, flat top serrated slides with three dot (white) sights, aluminum frames, smooth wood grips and 15-round magazines with witness holes. Polished flats contrasting matte over the curves creates an elegant finish combination. PROVENANCE: Each pistol is supported by a Colt factory letter. CONDITION: Consigned by the original owner, both are new and unfired. Serial “244” is mint and “245” nearly so, with a small spot of finish rub on slide right near the word “Model” that may well clean. INCLUSIONS: Each has an extra 15-round factory magazine, loading tool, original (blue) hard case with special “First Edition” sticker, cardboard box with correct end label and manual. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,500 plus shipping, the pair.


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Colt Single Action Army .38 Special, 1957, early Gen 2, 5.5-inch, outstanding condition, box

Colt Single Action Army .38 Special. Made in 1957, serial number 9255SA is an early second generation revolver featuring a 5.5-inch barrel and plastic grips. CONDITION: Possibly unfired since leaving the factory. The grips are stamped Colt and numbered to match the frame. The cylinder is marked “12”. The bore is stunning, strong and bright with no evidence of wear. Bluing is approximately 97 percent, with trace thinning at the muzzle and over the grips, and some superficial marks on the trigger guard. Colors are vivid, with only a hint of tarnish near the rear of the top strap. Grips are absent issue. Mechanics are proper, with four distinct notches, tight cylinder and smooth trigger pull. BOX: The one-piece black box with correct end label (blank serial) is in very good condition. A warranty card, brush, operation manual, Special Instructions flyer, NRA flyer, an undated New Jersey permit to purchase and wax paper are included. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,000 plus shipping.


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Colt Single Action Army .38 Special, 5.5-inch, early Gen 2, 1956, color case, outstanding bore, tight

Colt Single Action Army .38 Special. Made in 1956, serial number 2594SA is an early second generation revolver featuring a 5.5-inch barrel and plastic grips. CONDITION: The grips are stamped Colt and numbered to match the frame. The cylinder is marked “698”. The bore is stunning, strong and bright with no evidence of wear. Bluing is approximately 85 percent, with trace thinning to brown at the end of the ejector rod housing and backstrap, a turning ring and some micro scratches on the cylinder. Colors are vivid, with occasional spots of tarnish mostly on the top strap and loading gate. Grips are absent issue. Mechanics are proper, with four distinct notches, tight cylinder and smooth trigger pull. BOX: The one-piece black box with correct end label (blank serial) is in good to very good condition. A warranty card, brush, operation manual and brown tissue are included. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,250 plus shipping.


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Colt Single Action Army .38 Special, 1957, early Gen 2, nickel, 7.5-inch, possibly unfired since factory, box

Colt Single Action Army .38 Special. Made in 1957, serial number 8966SA is an early second generation revolver featuring a nickel finish, 7.5-inch barrel and plastic grips. CONDITION: Appears unfired since leaving the factory. The grips are stamped Colt and numbered to match the frame. The cylinder is marked “798”. The bore is stunning, strong and bright with no evidence of wear. Nickel is well over 95 percent, with a few scattered imperfections and rubs, a turning ring and some light discoloration at the front of the cylinder (most likely from firing during proof. Grips are absent issue. Mechanics are proper, with four distinct notches, very tight cylinder and smooth trigger pull. BOX: The one-piece black box with correct end label (blank serial) is in good to very good condition. A warranty card, Handling the Handgun flyer, holster flyer and brown tissue are included. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,750 plus shipping.


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Colt SAA .38 Special, Wayne Wild scroll, gold and blue, ivory, 7.5-inch, 1907, flawless condition

Colt SAA .38 Special with Wayne Wild engraving and ivory grips. Serial number 302793 (appears on frame, guard and butt) hails from 1907 and wears a 7.5-inch barrel. ENGRAVING: Wild’s intricate scroll graces almost the entirety of the cylinder, frame and grip (signed) and extends to some 40 percent of the barrel and ejector rod housing. Even the screws are covered. Accented with gold wire borders combined with deep satin bluing, the execution is all but flawless. Carefully-fitted ivory grip panels provide the ideal finishing touch. MARKINGS: In addition to the 3x serial, the caliber marking appears on barrel left. No address appears on the barrel itself, suggesting it was either removed during the polishing process or that the barrel itself is a replacement. The cylinder bears the Armsmare. Patent dates and the Armsmare are sharp on frame left. CONDITION: The bore is sharp and bright. Metal finish approaches 100 percent and the cylinder is absent a turning line. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,750 plus shipping.


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Colt Whitetailer II Limited Edition .357 Magnum, King Cobra, 1988, 1/900, factory letter, correct box and case, likely unfired

Colt Whitetailer II Limited Edition .357 Magnum. Made in 1988 as a limited edition of 900 per the included factory letter, serial number K0625C is a stainless steel double action revolver based on the King Cobra platform. Features include an 8-inch barrel, Burris 1.5-4x EER scope with plex reticle, open sights (red ramp front and white outline adjustable rear), Pachmayr Gripper grips with Colt medallions and a padded carrying case with the Colt logo. INCLUSIONS: Original blue cardboard shipping box with correct end labels, literature, plastic sleeves and factory letter. CONDITION: Pristine, other than a light turning ring from factory testing. Likely unfired since leaving the factory. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,000 plus shipping.


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Colt Python Ten Pointer .357 Magnum, 1989 limited edition of 250, letter, cased, unfired

Colt Python Ten Pointer .357 Magnum. Made in 1989 as one of a limited edition of just 250 per the included factory letter, serial number T82098 features an 8-inch barrel with red ramp front sight, white outline adjustable rear sight, Burris 3x LER scope, Royal Blue finish and Pachmayr grips. INCLUSIONS: The original black briefcase-style hard case with its cardboard box with correct end label, warning hang tag, scope covers, Burris scope manual, Colt Companion flyer, Python manual, service center address flyer, blank warranty card, NRA card, “Congratulations” letter, plastic covers and the wrenches (for mounts) are included. The case is pristine and the cardboard box in excellent condition. CONDITION: New and unfired since factory proof. There are several micro spots of finish rubs, mostly near the Colt logo on frame left. These spots likely occurred during shipping and may not show up in photos. A faint turning ring is present. The price is firm and layaway is available. $10,000 plus shipping.


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Colt Python Silhouette .357 Magnum, 1981 limited edition of 500, lettered, cased, unfired

Colt Python Silhouette .357 Magnum. Made in 1981 as one of an edition of 500 per the included factory letter, serial number K49880 features an 8-inch barrel with red insert front sight, white outline adjustable rear sight, Leupold M8-2X EER scope with Duplex reticle, target elevation turret and special Colt/Leupold medallion inlaid into the turret boss, factory “custom tune” and Pachmayr grips. INCLUSIONS: The original locking metal case (keys present) with die cut foam interior, two logo ammo cases (50-round and 10-round), cleaning rod, round logo 3x screwdriver, bronze brush, jag, 2x allens, extra front sight blade, manual, Silhouette Supplement, warning hang tag, NRA card, service center address booklet, “Congratulations” letter, instructions for the Colt/Leupold scope and plastic packing sleeves are included. CONDITION: New and unfired since factory proof. Overall flawless, other than a faint rubbed area behind two of the cylinder flutes (likely from rubbing during initial shipping. The price is firm and layaway is available. $10,000 plus shipping.


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Colt Delta Elite 10mm, Wayne Wild fine rose & scroll, stainless, 99 percent

Colt Delta Elite 10mm engraved by Wayne Wild. Serial DS20748 features a stainless steel slide and frame, three-dot combat sights, seven-port brake, Commander-style hammer, ambidextrous thumb safety, bumped beavertail grip safety, thin grips and a beveled/extended magazine well. ENGRAVING: Wild’s fine rose and scroll adorns the entirety of the slide and frame flats, along with the slide release and thumb safeties. Execution is superb. CONDITION: Little fired, condition is approximately 99 percent. No box or papers. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,250 plus shipping.


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Colt Commercial 1911 .45 ACP, 1920, box, literature, strong original finish

Colt 1911 Commercial .45 ACP. Made in 1920, serial number C124604 exhibits strong original finish. The barrel has been replaced with one from the WWII era (produced by High Standard) and the barrel bushing appears to have been exchanged at the same time. Features include a smooth flat mainspring housing with lanyard ring and a two-tone magazine. MARKINGS: Both a “W” and a “triangle VP” show on the left side of the trigger guard, along with “29” on the right. The barrel is marked “HS” and “P”. CONDITION: Slide finish is at least 90 percent, with slight silvering along the sharp edges, a small vertical area of tarnish and loss on the left flat near the muzzle and a few tiny scattered spots. Frame finish is approximately 95 percent, with modest thinning over the gripping areas, a takedown line and two attachment screw impressions on the right side of the trigger (from a shoe). Hidden under the left grip panel are initials “HH” superficially scratched into the finish. Magazine condition is approximately 85 percent. BOX: The included hinged box (good condition) has the correct serial number written on the underside. PERIOD LITERATURE: Included are a Colt Automatic Pistol flyer (separated at spine), Colt Automatic Pistol brochure (hole punched) and a Colt Automatic Pistol booklet. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,000 plus shipping.


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Colt / U.S. Army 1911 A1 National Match .45 ACP, 1963, documents, high condition

Colt (slide) and unbranded U.S. Army frame National Match 1963 .45 ACP. Based on the included documents, serial number 934158 is correctly described and was sold to a civilian in July, 1966. MARKINGS: Slide right: “COLT’S PT. F. A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD, CONN. U.S.A.” Slide left: “NM7791435”. Frame right: “o” (or what appears to be) at upper rear, “United States PROPERTY M 1911 A1 U.S. ARMY”, “934158”, “flaming bomb”, “FK”, “SA”, “RIA” AND “NM”. Frame left: “FJA” and “P”. Barrel bushing: “7267718” and “NM”. Barrel hood: “.45 AUTO”, “NM 7791414” and “934158”. Rear sight right: “TRIANGLE HEG”. Rear sight left: “US”. Barrel right: “C” within a box. Barrel left: “M” and “P”. The magazine is unmarked. The front strap is checkered, the mainspring housing arched, the grips checkered wood (unmarked on the underside) and a lanyard ring is present. CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright, with sharp rifling. The fits are tight and trigger pull smooth. Metal finish is approximately 97 percent. INCLUSIONS: 1963 Pistol National Matches brochure, Shipping Container Talley from the U.S. Army Weapons Command, at RIA dated 2/27/67 and a DA 2062 from the Ordnance Detachment at Camp Perry dated7/27/66. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,500 plus shipping.


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Colt Single Action Army .45 Colt, 1957, early Gen 2, 7.5-inch, strong condition

Colt Single Action Army .45 Colt. Made in 1957, serial number 9960SA is an early second generation revolver featuring a 7.5-inch barrel and plastic grips. CONDITION: Likely unfired since leaving the factory. The grips are stamped Colt and numbered to match the frame. The cylinder is marked “863”. The bore is stunning, strong and bright with no evidence of use. Bluing is approximately 99 percent. Colors are vivid, with occasional minor spots of tarnish mostly on the top strap. Grips are absent issue. Mechanics are proper, with four distinct notches, tight cylinder and smooth trigger pull. BOX: The one-piece black box with correct end label (blank serial on label, serial in pencil on the bottom) is in fair condition with separating lid. An operation manual, safety instruction letter and brown tissue are included. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,500 plus shipping.


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Colt Single Action Army .45 Colt, 7.5-inch, 1971, Gen 2, likely unfired, trace of handling

Colt Single Action Army .45 Colt. Made in 1971, serial number 61233SA is a second generation revolver featuring a 7.5-inch barrel, color case frame and plastic grips. CONDITION: Likely unfired since leaving the factory. The grips are numbered to match the frame. The cylinder is marked “233”. The bore is stunning, strong and bright with no evidence of use. Bluing is approximately 99 percent, with but a trace of handling. Colors are vivid. Grips are absent issue. Mechanics are proper, with four distinct notches, a tight cylinder and a smooth trigger pull. BOX: The included one-piece black box is not original to the revolver and is in fair condition . Warranty cards, brush, Collector Association promo, operation manual and brown tissue are included. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,500 plus shipping.


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Kimber Classic Stainless Gold Match .45 ACP, very early production, new in factory case

Kimber Classic Stainless Gold Match .45 ACP. A very early Kimber, serial KO29989 is a stainless steel pistol with a 5-inch match grade barrel, adjustable rear sight with serrated blade, angled and beveled slide serrations, lowered and flared ejection port, ambidextrous extended thumb safety, bumped beavertail grip safety, match grade trigger, beveled magazine well and double-diamond checkered rosewood grips. Trigger pull is exceptional. CONDITION: Consigned by the original owner, it is unfired since leaving the factory and only faint traces of handling are present. INCLUSIONS: The original factory hard case, sight adjustment tool, polymer bushing wrench and papers are present. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,300 plus shipping.


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Kimber Classic Custom Royal .45 ACP consecutive pair, early, extra magazines, new in the cases

Consecutive serialed pair of Kimber Classic Custom Royal .45 ACP pistols. A fantastic brace of early production Kimber pistols, this pair wears serials K016156 and K016157. Features include steel frame and slide, 5-inch match grade barrel, fixed combat sights(rear sight faces are serrated), angled and beveled slide serrations, extended thumb safety, bumped beavertail grip safety, match grade trigger and double-diamond checkered rosewood grips. The elegant blue finish is hand-polished over the flats with complementing matte over the curves. CONDITION: Consigned by the original owner, they remain unfired since leaving the factory. Only faint traces of handling are present. INCLUSIONS: The original factory hard cases, polymer bushing wrenches and papers are present. Each pistol also comes with two extra McCormick Shooting Star magazines. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,500 plus shipping.


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Kimber Ultra RCP II .45 ACP, early Custom Shop version with complete bob, Crimson Trace Lasergrips, KimPro II finish, steel frame, 99 percent

Kimber Ultra RCP II .45 ACP. The desirable early version from the Kimber Custom Shop with the fully-bobbed hammer and KimPro II matte black finish, serial number KU57794 features a 3-inch bushingless match grade bull barrel (fitted directly to the slide), lowered and flared ejection port, ASP-inspired sighting trough, beveled rear slide serrations, Carry Melt treatment (for rounded and blended edges that will not snag), abbreviated thumb safety, short grip safety (no beavertail extension), steel frame with slight rounding at butt, beveled smooth magazine release button, serrated mainspring housing, beveled magazine well and Crimson Trade (red) Lasergrips. Trigger pull is exceptional, crisp and absent overtravel. DIMENSIONS: Weight is approximately 27 ounces. Frame is short (Officers length grip). CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright, as the pistol appears to have only been test fired and never carried. Metal finish is approximately 99 percent with but a trace of handling. The Lasergrips have been tested for function and work properly with slave batteries, but no working batteries are included. The original factory hard case with correct end labels is included, along with papers. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,250 plus shipping.


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Trio of Terry Tussey custom ultra-compact 1911 .45 ACP pistols prototyped for Kimber, unique compact .22 LR assembly, provenance, high condition

Trio of ultra-compact prototype 1911 .45 ACP pistols created by Terry Tussey for Kimber as the foundation for Kimber’s Ultra RCP II model. PISTOL 1 – Serial number KU29156 is based on an Ultra CDP II. While retaining the original (3-inch) bull barrel/sights/slide configuration, the grip has been shortened approximately .880-inch and a finger groove added for improved control. A special aluminum mainspring housing was also added and, along with the grip itself, modified to a round butt configuration. Additional custom appointments include skeletonized hammer, wide thumb safety, bobbed grip safety, thin rosewood grips with Tussey Custom logo and a unique blended magazine plate. Retained Kimber features include a stainless steel match grade bull barrel, stainless steel slide with lowered/flared ejection port, 30 lines-per-inch checkering under the trigger guard and a tuned match grade trigger. Included are two five-round magazines. Overall condition is approximately 97 percent with modest indications of handling and firing. The related highly-modified Rimfire Target .22 LR barrel/slide is shortened to 3.5 inches (from five inches). Included are four Kimber 10-round rimfire magazines, but none have been shortened or modified to operate with this pistol (Tussey single-loaded rimfire rounds during testing and never got around to modifying the lips so the slide would close). Provenance – a letter from Tussey states that both calibers are sighted in at 25 yards and includes a three-shot .45 ACP group measuring .643 center-to-center. PISTOL 2 – Serial number KU23983 is based on an Eclipse Ultra II and retains the original stainless steel slide, frame and major dimensions – other than the grip being shortened .430-inch. The sights have been removed in favor of a trough machined and blended into the top of the slide that features a recessed “shallow V” rear sight and red fiber optic front bead. Additional modifications include a recessed slide stop pin and magazine release button, slimmed slide release, bobbed hammer/thumb safety/grip safety, added aluminum mainspring housing, rounded butt and thin rosewood grips with Tussey Custom logo. Condition is approximately 97 percent with minor indications of handling and firing. One six-round magazine is included. PISTOL 3 – Serial number KU25552 is based on a Ultra CDP II with original dimensions. The original sights have been removed in favor of a sighting trough ending in an Trilux H3 night sight bead (dimmed with age). An aluminum mainspring housing has been added and the grip recontoured to round butt. Thin slant-checkered rosewood grips have also been added. One Officer’s length seven-round magazine is included. Condition is approximately 98 percent with only faint indications of handling. The price is firm, layaway is available and the group will not be separated. $10,000 plus shipping.


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Kimber LAPD SWAT Custom II .45 ACP, one of seven from first production overrun, factory case, correct tactical light, prop pistol from the movie SWAT, all pristine

Kimber LAPD SWAT Custom II .45 ACP, one of seven pistols from the first production overrun. Following extensive testing in 2001 and 2002, LAPD SWAT selected a modified version of the Kimber Custom II as their duty pistol. The initial order was delivered in 2002. Seven complete pistols remained as overruns and were sold to Kimber employees. This pistol, serial number KLA114279, is one of the seven. It remains new and unfired. Special markings include “LAPD SWAT CUSTOM II” on slide right and serial number K (Kimber) LA (Los Angeles) 114 (SWAT radio code), followed by a unique three-digit number. This is likely this is the most collectible Kimber pistol ever offered. INCLUSIONS: Molded prop pistol from the movie SWAT as gifted to a former Kimber employee, correct SureFire tactical light as issued by LAPD SWAT with the Kimber pistols (mount not included) and the Kimber factory hard case with correct end labels and all literature. CONDITION: The pistol is new and unfired. The prop pistol is pristine and the SureFire light remains sealed in its original packaging. The price is firm and layaway is available. $10,000 plus shipping.


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Korth Sport Model .22 LR, 6-inch, 1969, Ratzeburg, 251052, target grips, superb condition

Korth Sport Model .22 LR. Made in Ratzeburg in 1969, serial number 251052 is superlative in every respect. Features include a 6-inch barrel, adjustable rear sight and wood target grips (fixed, right hand, fit medium-size hands). CONDITION: The bore is flawless, bright and shiny. Trigger pulls and cylinder locking are very good. Metal finish is approximately 97 percent, with trace thinning at the muzzle and over the guard, a light turning ring and a small area of scratches on the left side of the frame directly below the rear sight blade. No box, papers, additional grips or parts are present. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,500 plus shipping.


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North American Arms Ranger .22 Magnum, featured in American Handgunner, extras, Roy Huntington collection

North American Arms Ranger .22 Magnum. From the collection of Roy Huntington and featured in the May/June, 2011 issue of American Handgunner Magazine, this early original Ranger bears serial number BT00161. Features include stainless steel construction, 1.6-inch barrel and a five-round fluted cylinder. INCLUSIONS: Three sets of grips (extended laminate, bird’s-head laminate and bird’s-head faux stag, two leather holsters, NAA soft case, manuals, papers, copy of the American Handgunner issue and a letter from NAA to Mr. Huntington regarding the subject pistol. The original box has gone missing. CONDITION: Overall finish condition stands at 99 percent with light evidence of careful handling. ROY HUNTINGTON has served as editor of American Handgunner Magazine for almost twenty years. A life-long handgunner and firearms collector, his passion for all things handgun are vividly reflected on the pages of every issue. His keen interest in gunsmithing has lead him to acquire many interesting and even iconic handguns. As retirement approaches, Roy has begun to “thin the herd”, thereby assuring his special firearms will find a new custodian. Upon request, Mr. Huntington will prepare a personally-addressed history letter to the purchaser. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,250 plus shipping.


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Mauser P38 9mm, byf 43, waffenamts, matching, 80 percent

Mauser P38 9mm. Serial number 4166 features a 5-inch barrel, lanyard ring and plastic grip panels. MARKINGS: Serial, followed by a “c”, appears on barrel, slide and frame, “P 38” and “byf 43” show on slide left and three waffenamts (two underscored “135”) appear on slide right. The magazine is stamped “P38” and has a waffenamt with an “A135” underscore. CONDITION: The bore is very good, with but a hint of roughness. Metal finish is approximately 80 percent with sharp markings. Grips are solid and absent cracks, with some surface rubbing and a few minor bumps on the upper right panel. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,100 plus shipping.


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Nowlin custom 1911 .45 ACP, Jet brake, Bo-Mar, superb attention to detail, 97 percent

Nowlin custom .45 ACP. Serial NM001116 was made circa 1998 and features a two-inch Jet muzzle brake, bold front and beveled rear slide serrations, Bo-Mar adjustable rear sight, Nowlin barrel, ambidextrous thumb safety, bumped and grooved beavertail grip safety, serrated slide release, front strap checkering, one piece mainspring housing and extended/beveled magazine well, double diamond checkered thin rosewood grips, amazing tuned trigger and gold hammer. The pistol is marked with the Nowlin script logo and American Pistolsmiths Guild logo (slide right) and the Nowlin crest logo (slide left). Three magazines with extended bumper pads are included, although two do not engage the slide lock. CONDITION: The bore is superb, indicating little use. Metal finish is approximately 97 percent. Grips are absent any flaw. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,000 plus shipping.


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Remington Model 1871 Army Rolling Block, circa 1871, matching serial 1511, vivid cartouche, good bore

Remington Model 1871 Army Rolling Block .50 centerfire. Made circa 1871, serial number 1511 (appears inside grip as well as on the frame) wears is an all-original example with an 8-inch round barrel. MARKINGS: In addition to the 2x serials, the “CRS” cartouche appears tack sharp on the left side of the grip while “P” and “S” ride the left side of the frame. CONDITION: The bore is bright, with viable rifling and areas of mild roughness. Barrel finish has thinned and browned to approximately 40 percent with a few spots of tarnish and light roughness. Colors are at least 50 percent and the action exhibits some rough spots as well as browning (especially over the guard). Mechanics are tight and operate properly. Screw slots are strong. The wood is very strong, with only a tiny hairline extending from the backstrap that can easily be disappeared. As this pistol is an antique, no FFL is required for shipping. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,750 plus shipping.


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Ruger Blackhawk .44 Magnum, 1960, 7.5-inch, stag grips, factory letter, 98% and likely unfired

Ruger Blackhawk .44 Magnum shipped in June, 1960. Serial number 24108 has a 7.5-inch barrel, adjustable rear sight and what appear to be factory stag grips (factory letters do not specify type of grips, per Ruger). It does not have a transfer bar conversion. CONDITION: Condition remains at least 98%, with traces of finish wear mostly along the bottom of the barrel and the right side of the hammer. Possibly unfired. No box or papers. The price is firm and a layaway program is available. $2,500 plus shipping.


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Smith & Wesson 19-4 .357 Magnum, nickel, 2-5-inch, 1977, pinned, recessed, new in the box

Smith & Wesson Model 19-4 .357 Magnum. Made in 1977 and resting in the original gray box with correct end label, serial number 23K2381 features the polished nickel finish, 2.5-inch pinned barrel, adjustable rear sight, recessed cylinder and wood grips. CONDITION: Unfired since factory proof with the faintest ghost of a turning ring. Essentially new in the box in every respect. The box itself is in excellent condition. INCLUSIONS: Tool kit (screwdriver, rod, brush and swap), manual, wax protective paper, warranty card (blank), knife promo flyer, holster promo flyer, ammo promo flyer and service center address list. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,500 plus shipping.


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Smith & Wesson .44 Hand Ejector Fourth Model, .44 Model of 1950 Target, .44 Special, 4-inch, 1950, factory letter, 85 percent

Smith & Wesson .44 Hand Ejector Fourth Model or .44 Model of 1950 Target .44 Special. Made in 1954 as a Special Order Variation per included factory letter, serial number S118220 features a 4-inch barrel, red ramp front sight blade, white outline rear sight, bright blue finish and checkered walnut grips. At some point, a target hammer and target trigger were added. CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright, with sharp rifling. Mechanics and locking are appropriate and the trigger pull is smooth in both modes. Metal condition/finish is approximately 85 percent, with modest thinning/wear at the muzzle, impression on the rib just aft of the front sight and thinning/scratching on the side plate and trigger guard. The grips are approximately 90 percent. FACTORY LETTER: Signed by Historian Roy Jinks, the letter is included. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,500 plus shipping.


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Sheriff Jim Wilson’s Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 .44 Magnum, 4-inch, pinned and recessed, tuned, Rowan Dall’s sheep grips, provenance, 95 percent

Sheriff Jim Wilson’s Smith & Wesson Model 29-2 .44 Magnum. Serial N798957 was manufactured at the tail end of the 1970s and purchased by noted gunwriter Sheriff Jim Wilson at about that same time. He had the action “slicked up” and proceeded to carry this big revolver on duty as circumstance and/or good sense dictated. Features include a 4-inch pinned barrel with red ramp front sight, adjustable white outline rear sight, recessed cylinder, color case target hammer with checkered spur and a color case trigger with a polished face. Subsequent to the Sheriff’s ownership, Rob Rowan crafted a superb set of grips from Dall’s sheep horn. CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright. Trigger pulls are simply outstanding. The cylinder indexes and locks properly. Metal finish is approximately 95 percent, with some thinning at the muzzle and a visible cocking ring. Grips are 100 percent. PROVENANCE: A notarized letter from Wilson dated 2/5/99 recounting his ownership is included. LEATHER: An El Paso Saddlery leather holster with closed bottom and basketweave face is also included and remains in new condition. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,000 plus shipping.


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Smith & Wesson pre-29 .44 Magnum, from gunwriter Ross Seyfried, five screw, 4-inch, 1956-57, Seyfried-made grips, Sadowski tuned, provenance

Smith & Wesson pre-29 5 screw .44 Magnum from the collection of gunwriter Ross Seyfried. Made circa 1956-57, serial number S161632 features a 4-inch pinned barrel with a red insert in the front ramp. The adjustable rear sight has a white outline, the cylinder is recessed and the trigger polished. Seyfried made the grips himself. CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright. The cylinder locks up with only minimal movement. Metal finish is approximately 90 percent, with minor thinning at the muzzle, a turning ring and some minor scratches. Grips are nearly 100 percent. PROVENANCE: Supported by an included letter from Ross Seyfried dated October 1, 2003, the pistol was purchased from Joe DeSaye in the mid 1970s. Fred Sadowski then tuned the action. Seyfried also signed the grips inside the right panel. (In the letter, Seyfried cited the correct yoke number, not the serial.) No box or papers are present. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,000 plus shipping.


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Smith & Wesson Model 329PD .44 Magnum, likely first one shipped, featured in American Handgunner Magazine, solid provenance, 97 percent

Smith & Wesson Model 329PD .44 Magnum. Almost certainly the first revolver of its kind ever released by the factory, serial CFV9377 was shipped to American Handgunner writer Charles Petty on 4/16/03, his feature article being published in the July/August 2004 issue (electronic copy included). Features include a 4-inch barrel, red fiber optic front sight, “shallow V” adjustable rear sight, tuned trigger, smooth grooved rosewood grips and an extra set of textured rubber logo grips. Weight is just 27 ounces. CONDITION: The bore is strong and bright, and the cylinder locks properly tight. Finishes are approximately 97 percent, with minor indications of handling, along with modest staining and imprinting toward the front of the cylinder. PROVENANCE: The original invoice detailing shipment to Mr. Petty is included and an electronic (scanned) copy of the feature article will be forwarded. INCLUSIONS: The original factory hard case with correct end label, fired casing (dated 4/9/03), instructions, warranty card, safety lock keys and an adaptor for the rubber grips are included. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,750 plus shipping.


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Thompson/Center Contender 25th Anniversary Model .22 LR, 1992 limited edition, round-to-octagon, new in box

Thompson/Center Contender 25th Anniversary Model .22 LR. Made in 1992, serial 25-192 features a round-to-octagon 10-inch barrel with blade front and adjustable rear sights, checkered walnut grips (with metal grip cap). ETCHING: Both sides of the frame as well as the barrel and trigger guard are dressed in silver commemorative and caliber markings. CONDITION: New and unfired. INCLUSIONS: The original box with correct end markings and manual are present and remain in exceptional condition. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,350 plus shipping.


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Volkmann Precision Combat Carry 1911 .45 ACP, 4.25-inch, serrated flat top, French borders, adjustable, outstanding, flawless

Volkmann Precision Combat Carry 1911 .45 ACP. Serial number VP00429 is a Commander-size (4.25-inch barrel) pistol that features a gold dot front sight, adjustable target rear sight, monogram bushing set, flat top/serrated/mirror-polished slide with French border, flared ejection port, steel frame with full-length grip, checkered front strap, checkered mainspring housing with beveled base, beveled magazine well and double diamond checkered cocobolo grip panels with Volkmann logo medallions. CONDITION: New and unfired. INCLUSIONS: A Volkmann logo soft case, certificate of authenticity, one factory magazine, catalog and promotional literature. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,000 plus shipping.


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Volkmann Precision Signature 1911 .45 ACP, 5-inch, serrated flat top, adjustable, French border, superb quality, unfired

Volkmann Precision Signature 1911 .45 ACP. Serial number VP00429 is a full-size (5-inch barrel) pistol that features a gold dot front sight, adjustable target rear sight, monogram bushing set, flat top/serrated/mirror-polished slide with French border, flared ejection port, checkered front strap, checkered mainspring housing with beveled base, beveled magazine well and double diamond checkered cocobolo grip panels. CONDITION: New and unfired. INCLUSIONS: A Volkmann logo soft case, certificate of authenticity, one factory magazine, catalog and promotional literature. The price is firm and layaway is available. $4,000 plus shipping.


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Wilson Defensive Combat Pistol .45 ACP, 1998, Armor-Tuff, checkered, beveled, flared, case, 21 rounds fired, nearly 100 percent

Wilson Defensive Combat Pistol in .45 ACP. Built in 1998 and consigned by the original owner, serial number WC001577 features a 5-inch barrel, front and rear beveled and angled slide serrations, three dot sights (drift-adjustable rear), flared ejection port, bumped beavertail grip safety, checkered front strap and mainspring housing, beveled magazine well, Armor-Tuff finish and double diamond checkered logo grips. CONDITION: Nearly 100 percent inside and out, with only trace evidence of handling. Actual round count is just 21 (after leaving factory). INCLUSIONS: Soft case, maintenance manual, letter, quality control checklist and test target. One Wilson magazine with bumper is included as well. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,750 plus shipping.


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