35th Annual New Years Day Jan. 1, 2024 Antique Auction

Location: Auction being held at 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont, CO. (The Boulder County Fairgrounds).  In the large exhibit building.  Directions: North of Denver approx. 25 miles on I-25 take exit 235 then west on hwy 52 approx. 7 miles to 95th. St. (This is the first lighted intersection west of hwy 287), at 95th go north (right) approx. 4 miles to Boulder County Fairgrounds.   Directly across the road from the Home Depot Store.  MAP

 Very Partial listing:

VEHICLES, CAMPER, SLEIGH: Ford Model “T”; 1969 4 wheel drive Jeep Jeepster “Comander” ; 2014 Jayco “Eagle” 5th wheel camper (like new); early European horse drawn sleigh;   

SLOT MACHINES, COIN-OP, BRONZES, NOSTALGIA: Mills “War Eagle” 25 cent slot machine; “Paidar” revolving barber pole; porcelain “Watling” 1 cent upright floor scale w/fortune teller; great selection of table top to life size bronze sculptures to include western, wildlife, nouveau, and more; tobacco store showcase; rare revolving hexagon general store bolt & screw cabinet; rare late 1800’s traveling gamblers game set; other good gaming and gambling devices; metal advertising bakers rack; several porcelain advertising signs (some dbl. sided); silver mechanical bird music box; several other good and unusual scales; collection of early signed baseballs, bats, cards and sports memorabilia; early cane showcase; early roulette wheel; taxidermy;

FURNITURE: R.J. Horner heavily carved hall bench; fantastic ¼ sawn oak sq china cabinet w/claw feet and lion heads; dbl. curved glass oak drop-front secretary bookcase; rare oak bakers cabinet; unusual appplewood kitchen cabinet; circa 1890’s roll-front secretary bookcase; Black Forest carved double bear bench; early walnut corner cabinet; triple door mahogany claw foot craved bookcase; unusual oak bank of card files; American oak knock down wardrobe; unusual ¼ sawn oak dresser w/batwing mirror; selection of lift seat hall trees; oak dental cabinet; Signed “Stickley” Morris chair; large oak high-back sideboard w/serpentine front, columns and claw feet; oak leaded glass gun cabinet; unusual Eastlake ice-box with water spicket; oak buffet w/carved figures; carved mahogany ladies drop front desk; outstanding oak curio cabinet w/serpentine curved glass; leaded glass stacking lawyers bookcase; triple door oak bookcase w/man of the north carving; hooded secretary bookcase w/curved glass; several nice 4’ church pews; Victorian marble top parlor tables; mahogany winged griffin support coffee table; lg. 4 door oak ice box; mirrored highboy chests and dressers; library tables; 3pc. walnut Eastlake marble top bedroom set;

COLLECTIBLES, JEWELRY, GLASSWARE: several wonderful stained glass windows; collection of Colorado found arrow heads; Navajo rugs; early cast iron and tin toys; early Lionel train set; combination floor safes; oak fretwork; buggy wheels; blacksmith anvils to include 180lb. Hey Buden, and 155 lb. Peter Wright ; 1800’s immigrants trunk; pr of French wedding chests; early photos; postcards; 1870’s U.S. Railroad map; early Kodak studio camera; windmill weights; great selection of leaded and bent panel parlor lamps; floor lamps; early “Tiffany” West Point class ring; Estate jewelry in gold, sterling, diamond, turquoise; high end pocket watches; 2 large sets of sterling flatware; sterling silver bowls by Gorham and Tiffany, other good sterling items; collection of VanBriggle and other good art pottery; Lalique; cut glass; Victorian art glass; several unusual pcs. of Wavecrest glass;

CLOCKS AND ARTWORK: Outstanding selection of rare and quality mantel, wall, carriage clocks; Black Forest, and figural; Framed art to include – David Stirling, Marc Chagal, Salvador Dali, Edward Curtis print; and several other good oil paintings and prints;

ANTIQUE FIREARMS AND SWORDS:  Once again a great lineup of firearms to include – early dueling pistols; Winchester, Flintlocks, Percussion, Colts, Derringer, Kentucky long gun; Remington, J. Stevens; Smith &  Wesson;

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: What a great line-up!! Above is a very small percentage of the very, rare, unusual, high quality and hard to find items being sold at our 35th annual “New Years Day” auction.  Don’t miss it.  Something for everyone!!

PREVIEW:  Sunday December 31st from noon to 4:00 P.M. and New Years Day starting at 8:00 A.M. Announcements day of auction take precedence over all others printed or implied.  Terms: Cash, good Check, MasterCard,Visa or Discover day of auction.  5% Buyers premium.


  1. Orig. Kentucky rifle used by Fess Parker in Walt Disney’s Davy Crockett – King of the Wild Frontier.  Also used by Arthur Hunnicutt also playing Davy Crockett in Republic pictures version of the Alamo.  Also used by Fred MacMurray as Meriwether Lewis in Parmount Pictures epic on The Lewis & Clark Expedition. NVSN
  2. Pr.  American Dueling Pistols by John Krider of Philadelphia circa. 1850-1860, Cal. 60, in orig fitted case with accessories, NVSN
  3. Winchester model 1894 Cal. 38-55, Date 1897 w/tang site, serial #146947
  4. Winchester model 1892 Cal. 38 wcf, first year production, Date 1892, SN# 1479
  5. Leather & Amer. Indian beaded holster rig w/trade knife & Colt single action revolver w/stag carved grips, Cal. 41, Date 1898, stamped made on 101 ranch Blisso.T.  SN#190826
  6. 6 shot pin fire double action pistol “known as hide away pistol” by A. Francotte Cal. 7.65, Date circa. 1860’s, SN# 946
  7. Remington Elliot 4 barrel pepperbox derringer, Cal. 32RF, Date Circa. 1880’s, in great orig. condition #9 on scale 1-10, SN# 10079
  8. Bacon 6 shot revolving barrel derringer, Cal. 22, Date Circa. 1860’s, SN# 448
  9. Wm W. Marston unusual 3 barrel derringer, Cal. 32, Date 1860’s, NVSN
  10. Henry Derringer, engraved silver mounts pistol w/gold bands inlaid in barrel, very high grade percussion Amer. Derringer, Cal. 44, Date Circa, 1850’s, in great condition NVSN
  11. The Protector Palm pistol by Chicago FireArms Co., Cal. 32 extra short, Date 1892, In great condition, SN# 2709
  12. James Reid Knuckle Duster “My Friend” engraved, nickel finish, Cal. 22, Date Circa, 1870’s SN# 14602
  13. Jim Fisk model Colt house pistol, engraved, Grips are inlaid w/Ivory dice showing lucky #7 on one side the other side inlaid w/silver Ace of spades. Also engraved Royal Flush on cylinder.  Nick named “Old Lucky” True Gamblers gun, very good condition, Cal. 41, Date Circa. 1870’s, NVSN
  14. Colt open top Revolver nickel plated, 7 shot, walnut grips, Cal. 22, Date 1876, SN# 94001
  15. National Arms Engraved Derringer, Cal. 41, Date circa. 1880’s, SN# 7975
  16. Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver marked on butt strap Hyde & Goodrich, who were New Orleans Agents that supplied the South during Civil War Era, in fitted case, w/accessories, Cal. 36, Date 1885, SN#21737
  17. Double Barrel Percussion shot gun w/36” barrels by Hollis & Sheath, 12ga. Circa: 1850’s, NVSN
  18. Flintlock Fowler Long Gun By R.Hollis, 16ga, Date Circa. 1840’s, w/38” barrel, NVSN
  19. Fantastic Engraved over & under Takedown rifle by F. Weiland & Norotny gun maker to Royalty, Cal. 60, Date Circa. 1850’s, NVSN
  20. Winchester model 1873 lever action rifle, special ordered w/extra long 28” octagon barrel, Has Western Buckhorn Rear Sight, marked H.H. Colby on stock, Cal. 44-40, Date 1878, SN#303811
  21. Winchester model 1876 lever action rifle w/28” octagon barrel, Cal. 44-60, Date 1885, SN#55082
  22. Smith & Wesson New Model Double Action Revolver, Cal. 38, top Breck nickel finish, 3 ¼” barrel SN#122563
  23. J. Stevens Model 44 Ideal Single Shot, Cal. 32-40, 26” heavy barrel ½ round ½ octagon barrel w/Lyman Tang sight, SN#19429
  24. Spanish copy of Smith & Wesson Model 3 Top Break 6” barrel, built from 1884-1889, NVSN
  25. Early 1800’s cross bow