Bid Live On Proxibid for Major Two-Day Collectors Firearms and Fine Art roxibid, the world’s largest real auction marketplace, today announced that the Company has been selected by Little John’s Auction Service to provide live online bidding during its major collectors fi
News-Antique.com - May 09,2011 - Omaha, NE – May 9, 2011 – Proxibid, the world’s largest real auction marketplace, today announced that the Company has been selected by Little John’s Auction Service to provide live online bidding during its major collectors firearms and fine art auction. The two-day event will take place over three sessions: Wednesday, May 25 at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Pacific, and Thursday, May 26 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific, with live online bidding provided by Proxibid during each session. Auction registration and pre-bidding for this auction are already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/littlejohns.
More than 1,500 fine antique, classic and modern high-grade sporting arms will cross the block during this live auction webcast. Collectors from across the globe will not want to miss the chance to bid on a single action Colt documented to Legendary Texas Ranger Frank Hammer and “Bill” Sterling, Adj. General of the Texas Rangers as well as several other Ranger guns formerly in the “Charlie” Schreiner Collection.
Additional items of interest include the William Brewer engraved Navy with rig and an important engraved Henry from the Les Quick Collection, the Ripley Navy, presented by Samuel Colt, and many other fine antique Colts and Winchesters.
This auction also features magnificent sporting arms from the Robert E. Petersen Collection, a gold inlaid presentation Marlin Shotgun given to Tom Mix, a large Model 70 Collection, a large Model 70 Collection and WWII Sniper Rifles. Other items of interest include U.S. Martial Arms from an old Texas collection, exceptional Merwin and Hulberts, fine Remingtons,a “mint” officer’s model trapdoor Springfield, and important and rare Colt Derringers and Lugers. Additional items of interest include African game guns, English sporting arms, and Western Frontier and Civil War weapons.
Don’t miss out on the following important items:
• Lot 248: Museum quality Winchester Patent Model
• Lot 263: Perazzi extra super grade 4-gun garniture
• Lot 685: Original and deluxe engraved 1860 rifle by Samuel Hoggson
• Lot 692: Original oil painting of rams by Carl Rungius (1869-1959)
• Lot 1152: Best quality European double-rifle by Peter Hofer of Ferlach, Austria
For more information about this auction, to register to bid or to place a pre-bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/littlejohns.
Omaha-based Proxibid brings auctioneers and bidders together for a world-class online auction experience. Since 2002, the Company has worked with more than 2,500 auctioneers to bring more than 35,000 auctions to a global, online audience. With registered bidders from more than 190 countries, no other provider in the industry connects more buyers and sellers than Proxibid. The Company’s proprietary live Internet bidding service and Web site were developed by auctioneers and industry-leading professionals to provide our bidders with the most user-friendly and comprehensive online auction experience possible.
Proxibid’s customer service and support is unmatched in the industry. The company’s toll-free support center is open before, during and after every live auction, and is staffed with bi-lingual auction specialists who assist both bidders and auctioneers. For more information about Proxibid, please visit us online at