October 30 - November 2, 2018 Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting
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Wonderful reproduction 10-barrel Gatling with 18" bbl cluster mounted in orig type brass housing with steel frame. Trunnions are 1-1/4" and the cascable is 2". The articulated magazine base is for a Broadwell drum. Mounted in an iron yoke on iron furniture, all of which is mounted on an extraordinary reproduction oak and steel tripod. Top of the rear housing is fitted with a 3-1/2" rnd plate bearing the manufacturers name & address, the date 3 June 2009, Model 1878, Caliber 45-70 Gov., made by Valley Engraving LLC and Neal E Smith Jr. Accompanied by 3 reproduction Broadwell drums, engraved on the top plate, “BROADWELL DRUM – CAPACITY 216 ROUNDS – CALIBER 45-70 GOV DATE OF MANUFACTURE 29 DEC. 2008” along with a line of Cyrillic writing. All three drums have brass and iron carrying handle on top. Few reproduction Gatling guns reach this level of sophistication or attention to detail. All Gatling gun components come complete with their individual factory shipping crates and the factory instruction manual. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus. Appears to be new and unfired. Tripod also appears to be new.
Name
Value
Accessories
5 Shipping crates, 3 magazine and tripod
Barrel Length
18"
Caliber/Bore
.45-70
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Modern
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Valley Engraving
Model
Colt 1878
Paperwork
No
Serial Number
014008
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $14,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $27,500 - $35,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Friday, November 2, 2018.
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