Pair of important firearms auctions to be held Sept. 6th A pair of outstanding single-owner lifetime firearms collections will be sold without reserve in back-to-back auctions on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the St. Charles Convention Ctr. in St. Charles, Mo.
model in a presentation case with Bowie knife, in like-new condition.
A Broom-Handle Mauser “C96” 9mm handgun with “Red 9” grips and military spec finish, 5.5” barrel, matching numbers, in overall excellent condition.
A Smith & Wesson Model “53” handgun with .22 jet and .22 caliber cylinders, blue finish, 6” barrel, in excellent condition and still in the box.
A Colt “Python” .357 Magnum handgun with blue finish and 4” barrel, in excellent condition.
A Colt “AR-15 A2 HBAR Sporter” .223 rifle with military spec finish and 20” barrel, flash suppressor, web sling, two 20RD Colt Mags, like new in the box.
Dr. Luger is a former member of the High Standard Collectors Association and is proud to have been able to find about 40 different model variations of these high-quality handguns. High Standards were manufactured from 1951-1984 and have been used by the military over the years. A few in Dr. Luger's collection are early models. Some standout firearms in his collection are as follows:
A High Standard “Model 102 Supermatic Citation” .22 caliber handgun with blue finish and 10” barrel, ported barrel and barrel weights, muzzle compensator, in excellent condition.
An HK Model “USP 40” .40 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun with matte finish and 4.375” barrel, like new in the box.
A High Standard “Model 104 Supermatic Citation” .22 caliber handgun with blue finish and 5.5” barrel, original in the box and in excellent condition.
A High Standard “Olympic” .22 caliber short handgun with blue finish and 6.75” barrel, 1980 Olympic Special Edition, ported barrel, like new in the box, with presentation case.
A Walther “LP Model 2” .177 caliber air pistol with matte finish and 9.5” barrel, one of the finest target pistols made, like new in the original box.
A Special Order High Standard “Model 10X” .22 caliber handgun with matte finish and 5.5” barrel, built by Bob Shea of the High Standard Custom Shop, signed under the grips, circa 1981, like new.
A Winchester “Model 1886” .38-56WCF lever-action rifle with blue finish and 26” barrel, good case color, shiny bore, made in 1890, very good condition, to be sold with custom ammunition.
A Winchester “Model 1886” 33WCF lever-action rifle with blue finish and 24” barrel, made in 1911, no blue on receiver but the barrel has blue, overall very good condition.
Winchester “Model 90” .22 caliber rifle with blue finish and 24” barrel, octagon barrel, like new.
A German drilling shotgun/rifle with blue finish and 26.75” barrel, “Prima-Fluss-Stahl,” double-barrel 16-gauge with about 9mm unidentified rifle bore, finely recheckered stock, excellent.
Both collections will be sold without reserve, meaning every firearm will go, regardless of price. Any person who has the legal right to purchase and own a firearm may bid. Missouri residents may attend, pay and leave with their purchase (the same also applies to all current FFL license holders). Previews for both collections will be held on Saturday, the day of sale, from 10 a.m. until auction time.