HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Colt Richards Conversion Type II Revolver sold for $4,200 at Cordier Auction & Appraisals Spring Firearms and Militaria Auction.
Bidders numbered more than 2,100 between those in attendance at the Harrisburg salesroom and those who attended online, in a sale that featured items from the estate of Paul Korsak of Coplay, Pa. Other highlights of the sale included a Winchester High Wall Rifle which fetched $2,200 and a Krieghoff Trumpf Model Drilling that finished at $3,400. The sale featured antique and modern firearms, military collectibles, sporting collectibles and gunsmithing equipment.
The items from the Korsak estate included a number of customized rifles and shotguns in addition to gunsmithing equipment. The sale, which began with handguns, saw several Colts quickly hammer down. Among those were a Python revolver .357 magnum ($1,600) and a Model 1908 Vest pocket pistol ($700). The highlight of the handgun off erings was the Colt Richards conversion type II, which sold for $4,200 to a floor bidder.
Winchesters also saw strong results. A Winchester 1885 high wall rifle in 33-55 cal sold
for $2,200 to an online bidder. A Winchester Pre-64 Model 70 rifle in .220 swift brought $1,200 against an estimate of $500 to $800. A Model 71 rifle .348 W.C.F. hammered down at $2,900 on a $2,300 to $2,700 estimate. A Winchester Lee straight pull USN military musket sold for $2,100 to a bidder in
Other long guns of note included multiple Krieghoff s led by a Model 32 Standard shotgun 12 gauge, which rose to $1,900 before going to an online bidder. A Colt SP-1 pre-ban AR-15 rifle in .223 Remington sold for $1,500. A Parker DH grade SxS 12 gauge shotgun brought $2,000, also from an online bidder. Gunsmithing equipment included a drilling and milling machine by Jet Equipment & Tools ($750) and a vintage Craft sman lathe and motor ($850), both of which sold online.
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