Deadwood Firearms and Old West Collection to Cross the Auction Block on Proxibid Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that Dakota Plains Auctions has selected the Company to provide live online bidding for its upcoming auction
News-Antique.com - Jun 09,2009 - Omaha, NE ─ June 9, 2009 ─ Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that Dakota Plains Auctions has selected the Company to provide live online bidding for its upcoming auction of the Deadwood Firearms and Old West Collection. The live auction is slated to take place in Deadwood, SD, in conjunction with “Wild Bill Days,” June 20 at 1:00 p.m. MDT and June 21 at 10:00 a.m. MDT, with live online bidding commencing at those times. Auction registration and pre-bidding are already available via www.proxibid.com/dakotaplains.
Collectible firearms, Old West artifacts including bits, spurs, saddles and Native American art will cross the auction block during this live auction webcast. Whether you’ve been collecting for years or just getting started, there’s something for everyone in this auction. Featured items include:
• Lot 401: Fine silver mounted parade saddle by Kahle & Son of San Francisco California. The saddle is fully floral carved with 20" tapaderos, approx. 16" seat with rope cantle binding. Square skirt, edged in red and white corona wool and mounted in nickel silver. Saddle remains in good condition dating C. 1940's. Kahle operated a saddlery in San Diego on the first floor of the Brooklyn Hotel. The hotel building has since been moved and is now a part of another hotel.
• Lot 441: Pair of Ed Bohlin spurs with double mounted finely engraved sterling silver overlays, double rowels, all trimmed in 18K wire wrapped rope with Bohlin marked spur straps, wrap around Tom Mix style. Large sterling silver engraved concho, stainless steel spots and buckle set. Fine pair of spurs in near excellent condition.
• Lot 442: Colt Single Action Army .45 Colt SN 1876DWD with Colt factory letter reading Blue and color case, fire blue cylinder pin, ejector rod head and screw. One piece ivory with "Days of 76" and a bronco rider motif carved in high relief on the left stock and a bust of Seth Bullock, first Sheriff of Deadwood, scrimshawed on right stock. The scrimshaw was done by Colt's Master Engraver Steve Kamyk. Class "B" Custom scroll engraving. Unique serial number and qualified screws. Second Annual Firearms and Old West Auction and Show, Deadwood, South Dakota, June 21, 2009.
• Lot 445: Early 3 digit serial number Henry 1860 1st Model .44 rf SN 431 lever action rifle with all matching components showing above average and original condition. Visible blue remaining on barrel with balance a gray patina with sharp markings to SN and barrel address with original front sight. The brass frame maintains a medium to deep patina; rear receiver sight slot has been fitted with brass dovetail filler adjustable rear sight having been moved forward on the frame. Original walnut stock showing no cracks or repairs with correct rounded heel trap door butt plate the jointed hickory cleaning rod still intact. The action functions smoothly with barrel showing a good bore. An honest and untouched 37 year old Henry guaranteed to be correct. NO FFL required.