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LOT OF 16 LEATHER SHOTGUN & RIFLE CASES, SCABBARDS & TWO HOLSTERS. 1) Heiser dbl shotgun case of heavy folded plain brown leather, 33″ long x 11-1/2″ wide with soft leather interior and several straps & a carrying handle; 2) Sgl shot gun case of heavy brown leather, beautifully tooled; marked on inside flap “ALL AROUND CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY G.A.H.”; the initials are gold embossed; also contains a silk bbl sleeve; 3) Beautiful heavy brown tooled leather dbl shotgun case about 33″ long x 11″ wide x 4″ thick that folds in the middle with the inside split cowhide in a lighter color and all of the billets marked “MADE BY A.H. HARDY”; the sides are deeply tooled in foliate & floral patterns with a long horn steer on one side & a bucking bronco on other side; 4) Two covered rifle saddle scabbards with buckstitch laced edges; both marked “Wilton Lloyd-Smith / Ken Jockety / Lloyd’s Neck / Huntington LI”; one is about 45″ long and the other about 48″ long; both show saddle wear & horse sweat staining; 5) Unmarked covered saddle scabbard for a scoped bolt action rifle, about 47″ long made of plain heavy brown leather; 6) Rare antique leather soft rifle case probably for a sgl shot rifle, about 47″ long with a rapid taper bbl area with carrying handle & shoulder strap; the end closure tongue billet is broken; 7) Heiser buckstitch laced, tooled saddle scabbard for lever action rifle or carbine, 35″ long; 8) Very early Henry or Winchester 1866 rifle saddle scabbard with “J.G. HARRIS / GREELEY, COLO” cartouche made of lightly tooled belting leather with sewn bottom edge, 38″ long; 9) Three plain saddle scabbards with straps, one marked “THE SCHOELLKOPF CO.”, another is marked “BROWER BROS.” and the third is unmarked; they range from 28″ to 30″; 10) Light brown leather leg-o-mutton takdown rifle case made in Winchester style, 29″ long x about 7-1/2″ wide x 2-5/8″ thick with handle & strap; 11) Three stiff leather leg-o-mutton cases, two are plain and one beautifully tooled; they range from 31″ to 35-1/2″; 12) Two holsters – one is a flap 5-1/2″ sgl action and the other a very late black U.S. Govt’ Model holster. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: 1, 2, 3) Very fine; 4) Very good to fine; 5) Shows moderate wear; 6) Shows heavy wear & moderate staining; 7) Extremely fine; 8) Fair to good, shows heavy flexing, wear & stain; 9) All show moderate to heavy wear, soil & sweat staining; 10) Loose stitching on the cap, otherwise very fine; 11) Tooled case is very fine showing light wear & soil; one of the others is missing toe plug and the other its shoulder strap; 12) Both show soil & wear. 4-44894 JR378 (1,500-3,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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