Lot # : 358 - US Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle.
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Price Realized :  1,080.00 USD
 
Lot # :  358
Estimate :  600.00 - 800.00 USD
Description : 
US Springfield Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle.
50 Cal. Barrel length: 36". Right-side frame date is 1872. Nice shiny bore and adjustable rear target sights. Marked "US" on metal buttplate. Leather shoulder strap. Wood shows light handling marks. Condition (Good).
Name :  June 15th 2013 Premier Gun (08)
Auctioneer :  Morphy Auctions
Type :  Internet Absentee Bidding
Date(s) :  6/15/2013
Preview Date/Time :  9am-4pm Daily. Please call ahead on weekends if you need assistance viewing.
Location :  2000 North Reading Road
Denver, PA 17517
Buyer Premium :  20% Buyer's Premium
Description : 
Firearms, June 15 Auction Starts at 9:00am 1 - 100 9:00 AM 101 - 200 10:00 AM 201 - 300 11:00 PM 301 - 440 12:00 PM Fine antique and contemporary firearms, edged weapons and militaria up for bid June 15 at Morphy’s 1860 Henry .44-cal. rifle with colorful outlaw past could reach $30,000-$35,000 An outstanding lineup of antique and contemporary firearms, swords and other edged weapons awaits bidders June 15th at Morphy’s. The 440-lot auction includes a nice balance of 130+ antique firearms, 150+ modern firearms and more than 50 lots of knives, swords and miscellaneous items. In addition to live bidding in the gallery, all other forms of bidding will be available, including absentee, by phone and live via the Internet through Morphy Live or Artfact. The auction begins with a longtime collection of .22 caliber rifles, many of which are hard-to-find types in excellent-plus condition. A fine collection of Henry repeating-style rifles is led by Lot 92, a rare, original .44-caliber Henry 1860 Model with matching serial numbers and a great original finish. This gun was formerly owned by Los Angeles County Sheriff William R. Rowland (1846-1926). Sheriff Rowland served from 1872 through 1879 and was re-elected when he ran for office in 1879. He was best known for chasing and apprehending the notorious California bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. The Henry gun to be auctioned by Morphy’s is accompanied by a 1993 issue of Wild West magazine that includes a story about Vasquez and his string of bloody gunfights, stagecoach robberies and other crimes. After being captured by Rowland, the feared career outlaw was tried, convicted and hung, on March 19, 1875. “Vasquez was known to carry a Henry gun, and we believe it was his gun that ended up in Sheriff Rowland’s possession and subsequently was passed down through his family and now to our auction,” said Morphy Auctions CEO Dan Morphy. The Henry rifle is expected to make $30,000-$35,000 in the sale. Next on the auction agenda is an impressive selection of high-end shotguns, both O/U and SXS, with key lots being Lot 137, a Belgian-made Browning Superposed Diana Grade 20GA, and Lot 174, a 1910 A.H. Fox (Philadelphia) CE Grade 20GA double barrel. Another important part of the sale is the grouping of revolvers and rare pistols. Topping this category are Lot 227, a Colt Bisley revolver; and Lot 242, an NRA-marked Springfield Armory Colt 1911 pistol. Also slated for sale is a specialty section comprised of 130+ antique firearms, ranging from early Kentucky rifles through black powder SXS shotguns. The featured Kentucky rifle, Lot 327, is an original John Shuler of Liverpool, Pa. It comes from the longtime collection of Donald L. Mitchell, an avid collector and the author of “A History of Early Perry County Guns & Gunsmiths.” Many other Kentucky-style rifles complete the wide variety of firearms in the sale. The session will conclude with a small grouping of early hunting and military knives, swords (both military and fraternal) and some German Nazi memorabilia. Morphy Auctions’ Saturday, June 15, 2013 auction will commence at 9 a.m. Eastern Time. Morphy’s gallery is located at 2000 N. Reading Rd., Denver, PA 17517. All forms of bidding will be available, including live via the Internet through Morphy Live or Artfact. View the fully illustrated catalog online at www.morphyauctions.com or www.artfact.com.
GUIDE FOR BUYERS We advise all bidders to read the Terms and Conditions of the Sale before bidding with Dan Morphy Auctions. Those who bid are bound by those Terms and Conditions of the Sale, as amended by any oral announcement or posted notices, which together form the contract of the sale between the successful bidder (purchaser), Dan Morphy Auctions and the seller (consignor) of the lot. TERMS OF SALE When bidding on any lot offered by Dan Morphy Auctions, the bidder indicates acceptance of the following Terms of Sale: CONDITION OF ITEMS Dan Morphy Auctions makes every effort to accurately describe all items offered in its sales, however all items for sale are "as is," and it is the bidder's responsibility (present or absentee bidders) to determine the exact condition of each item. Dan Morphy Auctions will not be held responsible for typographical errors. All items will be available for preview two (2) months prior to the auction. 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Online absentee bidding through Dan Morphy Auctions is available until 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the sale. During the live sale, the auctioneer will execute your absentee bid competitively up to the maximum amount you have indicated. Online bidding through Morphy LIVE and ArtFact is also available; Terms and Conditions still apply. If there is a tie bid between the Internet bidding venues (Morphy LIVE, Artfact) and the floor, the floor bid takes precedence. BID LIVE VIA TELEPHONE An absentee bidder may also participate live in the auction via telephone. Requests for phone lines must be received at least three (3) days prior to the auction date. Dan Morphy Auctions cannot guarantee phone lines but will make every attempt to accommodate those who wish to participate through that method. Phone lines are provided on a first come first served basis. Please visit morphyauctions.com or call 717-335-3435 to request a call from our representatives during the live auction. 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Actual reserve amounts cannot be disclosed, but we will advise you if an item carries a reserve, should you ask RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES The auctioneer will determine the highest bidder. The auctioneer alone has the right to reopen the bidding of an item if deemed necessary due to a dispute. If there is a tie bid between the floor and Internet or absentee bid, the floor takes bid precedence. Dan Morphy Auctions and its representatives reserve the right to remove those attendees who impede the previews and/or the auction. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the highest bidder at the fall of the auctioneer's hammer. The buyer will then assume all risk and full responsibility of the lot purchased once ownership has changed. BUYER'S PREMIUM A 20% buyer's premium will be added to all successful bids and is payable by the purchaser as part of the total purchase cost. A 2% discount is applied to payments made with cash, check or money order. 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Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.

Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 500.00 25.00 USD
500.01 - 1,000.00 50.00 USD
1,000.01 - 2,000.00 100.00 USD
2,000.01 - 5,000.00 250.00 USD
5,000.01 - 10,000.00 500.00 USD
10,000.01 - 9,999,999.99 500.00 USD
Currency :  USD
Buyer Premium :  20% Buyer's Premium
Payment Terms :  PAYMENT All merchandise must be paid in full within two (2) weeks of the date of the sale. Absolutely NO returns will be accepted on any item that was not paid for and/or returned to Dan Morphy Auctions within 30 days of the sale date. We accept: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, personal checks/ certified checks, wire transfers, money orders, and cash. NOTE: As of January 1, 2012, Morphy Auctions will no longer be accepting Paypal as an acceptable form of payment. Please make plans to make any and all payments via the aforementioned payment methods. Split payments are subject to a 20% buyers premium if a credit card is used as any form of total payment. Note: Morphy Auction will not accept Credit Cards payments over the phone for all first time buyers/bidders. Make checks payable to: Dan Morphy Auctions. Dan Morphy Auctions reserves the right to hold items paid for by personal check until said check clears. Dan Morphy Auctions has the right to hold all checks over $2,000.00, unless a letter of credit is provided from the bank. Note: Customers who have an established successful buying history with Morphy Auctions may be exempt from this. Call 717-335-3435 to pay your invoice by phone. Note: There will be a $30.00 service charge for returned checks. In the few situations where a successful bidder does not remit payment when due, please note that Dan Morphy Auctions will proceed with the legal steps necessary to protect its interests.
All moderns firearms will be shipped to FFL Dealers only. All modern firearms when picked up at our store will be processed through the ATF & State Police Forms & Background checks.
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