Rare Guitars, Guns, Knives, Coins, Military and Collectibles - Leon Wilks Collection Auction

Location: 610 E. Shepherd Rd, Liberty, MO
11:00 AM. Sunday August 13th, 2017
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FANTASTIC AUCTION

SUNDAY AUG. 13, 11:00 A.M.

EARNEST SHEPHERD YOUTH CENTER

610 E. SHEPHERD RD., LIBERTY MO 64068

Directions: From Kansas City, take I-35N to the 69Hwy Exit (Exit 20). Immediately Turn Right (South) on Lightburne Rd (33Hwy South) to Shepherd Rd. Turn Left (East) to Auction. Watch for Signs.

 

Special Note: We are excited to bring you the Large Gun, Knife, Military and Coin Collection of Leon Wilks. Mr. Wilks is a World War 2 Veteran who, after his service in the war, has spent his whole life collecting and has amassed this Large Amount of Coins, Knives, Guns and Related Items. This sale will feature many Hard to Find Guns including an Incredible WW2 Mauser Code 42 German Luger that was personally brought back from the war by Mr. Wilks and has been proudly cared for and displayed in a showcase by Mr. Wilks the many decades since. The Luger is in Near Mint Condition, Original, All Matching Numbers, and is the Nicest we have sold!!! There is also a Very Large Amount of Quality Knives including Military Knives, Fixed Blade Knives, and Pocket Knives by Case XX, Remington, Keen Kutter, Queen, Camillus, Boker, KaBar, and Many More, as well as Military Related Items including a WW2 German Helmet. There is also a Very Large Amount of Coins including Key Dates, Many Morgan and Peace Dollars, and a Tremendous Amount of Silver Coins.

 

In addition, Mr. Wilks has had a passion for music his whole life and we will be selling his Guitars and Related Musical Items including his Very Rare 1942 Gibson Arch Top Acoustic Guitar. Don’t miss this Great Sale!!!

NOTE: Coins begin selling at 11:00 am, Knives approx. 12:15 pm, Guitars and Guns approx. 1;00 pm.

 

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ADVERTISING CLOCK, ADVERTISING THERMOMETER, GUITARS INCLUDING A VERY RARE 1942 GIBSON ARCH TOP ACOUSTIC GUITAR, 1950’S TUBE AMP, & RELATED MUSICAL ITEMS

 

- Rare Original 1950’s B.F. Goodrich “Smileage” Tire Advertising Round Lighted Pam Clock – Works;

 

- Nice Vintage Quaker State Motor Oil Round Advertising Thermometer;

 

- VERY RARE 1942 Gibson Arch Top Acoustic Guitar, FON Batch Number 7464H, F Holes, Sunburst Design, Original Condition – Nice Guitar – Couple Minor Small Edge Splits in the back of the wood case, but for the age, a Very Nice Rare Example of a Highly Sought After Guitar!!!

 

- Nice 1980’s Fender F230 Acoustic 6 String Guitar, w/ Original Book and Case;

 

- 19th Century Christian Friedrich Bauer, Manheim Germany, Acoustic Parlor Guitar – Originally from the Mayor’s Home in Karlsruhe Germany During World War 2 and Brought Back by the Owner, Mr. Wilks – Scarce;

 

- Antique Acoustic Guitar in Case with Hawaiian Theme Hand Painting – Unmarked;

 

- 1950’s Montgomery Wards “55 JDR 8436” Tube Guitar Amp;

 

- Antique Violin and Bow in Wood Case – Unmarked, but Signed Inside “Worked on by August Moyer in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1925”;

 

OVER 20 GUNS INCLUDING RARE WW2 GERMAN LUGER, MILITARY, AMMO & GUN RELATED ITEMS

 

- Incredible Mauser Code 42 German WW2 Luger, 9mm, Nazi Eagle Proof Markings, Ser # 8066 with All Matching “66” Part Numbers, in Near Mint Condition – Possibly Never Fired!!! The owner, Mr. Wilks, confiscated this German Luger in 1944 in Cosmoline, and Personally Brought it back with him. He has proudly cared for and displayed this gun in a showcase the many decades since. Truly an Original War Relic, and a Piece of History. You’ll look a long time to find a Luger this Nice!!!

 

- Custom-Engraved Nickel Plated Nagant Revolver, Probably Belgium or German, Bone Grips, Personally brought back from Germany by Mr. Wilks during World War 2 – Nice Revolver;

 

- Nice Pre-War Walther Model 9 German Semi Auto .25 Cal Vest Pocket Pistol, Blued, Near Mint Condition,  – Popular Personal Gun for Many WW2 Soldiers and Vets and Personally Carried by Mr. Wilks – Mfd around 1925 – Nice Gun;

 

- Rare Pat. 1878 Parker Bros, Meriden CT, SxS Dbl Bbl 16ga, Vulcan Steel Bbl’s, Checkered Walnut, Auto Ejector, Matching Serial Numbers 141636 – Very Rare Shotgun;

 

- Nice 1930’s Stevens Springfield Model 5100 SxS Dbl Bbl 20ga, 2 3/4in, Excellent to Near Mint Condition with Color Case Hardened Receiver – Nice 20ga;

 

- Winchester Model 61 Pump .22 S,L,LR, Ser # 49523 – Mfd in 1941 – Nice Gun;

 

- Winchester Model 62 Pump .22 S,L,LR, Ser # 94378A – Mfd in 1939 – Nice Gun;

 

- Winchester Model 63 Semi Auto .22 L Super Speed and Super X, 23in BBL, Deluxe Checkered Wood, Ex to Near Mint Condition, Ser # 98873A, Mfd in 1951 – Nice Gun;

 

- Early Remington Arms Company Number 4 Rolling Block .22 Rifle, 24in Oct Bbl, Ser # 26013;

 

- Early Remington Army Company Number 4 Rolling Block .22 Rifle, No Serial Number;

 

- Pat. 1902 Remington UMC Number 6 Rolling Block .22 Rifle;

 

- Scarce Marlin “West Point Model 601 (Cotter & Company)” Semi Auto .22 LR Only, Made only 1 Year in 1979 and Sold Exclusively thru True Value Hardware Stores – Ser # 20414269;

 

- Pat. 1894 Stevens A&T Co Falling Block .22 Rifle, 1/2 Oct and 1/2 Round Bbl, Ser # Y O 294;

 

- J Stevens “Marksman” Tip-Up Single Shot .22 Rifle, Ser # V 54B;

 

- Pat. 1907 J Stevens 14 1/2 “Little Scout” .22 LR;

 

- Pat. 1917 Savage Sporter .22 with Old Marbles Sight, Ser # 55298;

 

- A. Richard SxS Dbl Bbl 12ga, External Hammers. Laminated Steel Belgium Barrels, Ser # 07495;

 

- Russell Arms SxS Dbl Bbl 12ga Coach Gun, External Hammers. 21in Bbl’s;

 

- Springfield Arms Co Single Shot .410;

 

- Marlin Glenfield Mod 60 Semi Auto .22 LR Only w/ Glenfield 4x15 Scope, Ser # 20530495;

 

- J Stevens “Dreadnaught” Single Shot 12ga, Custom Diamond Inlay and Eagle in Stock and Forearm;

 

- Gun Related Items;

- Leather Holsters and Belts;

- Early Reloading Tool;

- Vintage Winchester Shotgun Ammo in Boxes;

- Military;

- WW1 US Dough Boy Helmet with Liner;

- WW2 German Helmet;

- WW2 US Footlocker Chest;

- WW2 Canvas Bag;

- US Ammo Belt;

- US Military Spurs;

- US Military Felt Hats;

- Old Military Button Polishing Kit Tin;

- Boy Scouts Items;

- Old Boy Scouts Hatchet with Original Sheath;

- Old Boy Scouts Silverware in Leather Pouch;

 

BAYONETS, MILITARY KNIVES, FIXED BLADE KNIVES, POCKET KNIVES & RELATED ITEMS

 

- WW2 “AFH” US Army M1 Garand Bayonet;

- WW2 “JU Mk II” WW2 Bayonet Dated 11 43;

- Ka-Bar USN Mk II Fighting Knife;

- Remington Pal RH 37 U.S. Navy Knife w/ Sheath;

- Remington Pal RH 36 U.S. Army Fighting Knife w/ Sheath;

- Boker US M3 Fighting Knife w/ Sheath;

- US M8 A1 Bayonet w/ Sheath;

- Other Military Knives;

- Several Antique Fixed Blade Knives;

- Remington;

- Western;

- Queen;

- Schrade Walden;

- Hunting Knives;

- Custom Engraved Mexican Knife w/ Eagle Handle;

- Large Collection of Pocket Knives;

- Many Quality Pocket Knives;

- Several Case XX Knives;

- 1940-1964 Case XX 6265 SAB Red Bone 2-Blade Folding Hunter;

- 1970 Case XX 6254 Bone Handle Trapper;

- Several Other Case XX Knives;

- Remington 4243 Jigged Bone 4-Blade Bullet Knife;

- IXL George Wostenholm Sheffield England Rosewood Handle Knife – Nice;

- Quality Brand Older Pocket Knives;

- Ka-Bar;

- Camillus;

- Schrade;

- Robeson;

- Boker;

- Keen Kutter including Keen Kutter Cattleman Knife;

- MOP;

- Celluloid;

- Advertising Knives;

- Early Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Knives;

- Nice Collection!!!

 

VERY LARGE COIN COLLECTION INCLUDING KEY DATES, MANY MORGAN AND PEACE DOLLARS, BOOKS OF COINS, AND A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF BULK SILVER COINS

 

- Very Large Coin Collection!!!

 

- Very Rare 1905-O “Micro O” Barber Dime – MS 60 Details, Old Cleaning but Toned Over – Nice Looking 1905-O Micro O – Very Rare Key Date in High Grade – Hard to Find – PCGS Price Guide Shows $700 in XF, $1100 in AU 50, $1500 in AU 55, $2300 in AU 58, and $2650 in MS 60 – RARE COIN!!!

 

- Scarce Uncirculated 1934-D Mercury Dime – Off Center Strike – RARE;

 

- 1911-D Barber Dime – MS 60;

- 1892-O Barber Dime – Fine+ 16;

- 1895 Barber Dime – G4 – Key;

- 1895-S Barber Dime – G4;

- 1898-O Barber Dime – F 12 – Key;

- 1913-S Barber Dime – G4;

 

- 1804 Half Cent;

- 1808 Half Cent (Rough);

- 1829 Half Cent;

- 1851 Half Cent;

- 1818 Large Cent;

- 1825 Large Cent;

- 1838 Large Cent;

- 1842 Large Cent;

- 1855 Large Cent;

 

- 1911-S Lincoln Wheat Cent – VG;

- 1912-D Lincoln Wheat Cent – VF+ 30 to XF 40;

- 1913-S Lincoln Wheat Cent – MS 60 BN;

- 1915-S Lincoln Wheat Cent – F 12;

- 1921-S Lincoln Wheat Cent – VF+ 30;

 

- Thousands of Wheat Pennies;

- Indian Head Cents;

- Over 300 Liberty V-Nickels;

- Buffalo Nickels;

- Several Barber Dimes;

 

- Over 3,500 Mercury Dimes – Many Nicer Grade!!!

- Over 1,500 Silver Roosevelt Dimes;

- Over 650 Silver Washington Quarters;

 

- 1895-O Barber Half Dollar;

- Many Franklin Half Dollars;

- Silver Kennedy Half Dollars;

- (2) Partial 1909 thru 1972 Lincoln Wheat Cent Sets in Albums;

- Complete 1946 thru 1964 Silver Roosevelt Dime Set in Album plus Extras;

- Complete 36pc Silver Washington Quarter Set – 1946 thru 1959-D – in Album;

- Partial Book of 13 Walking Liberty Half Dollars – 1917 thru 1936-S;

- Almost Complete 32pc Set of Franklin Half Dollars in Album;

 

Over 85 Morgan and Peace Dollars!!!

- 1878-P 7ft, 3rd Rev;

- 1878-CC;

- (4) Unc 1878-S;

- 1879;

- 1879-CC;

- 1880;

- (3) Unc 1880-S – (1) Near Gem Uncirculated;

- 1881;

- Gem Uncirculated 1882-S;

- 1883;

- Uncirculated 1883-O;

- 1883-S;

- (2) Uncirculated 1884-O;

- 1885-O;

- (3) 1886;

- (2) 1886-O;

- 1887;

- 1888;

- (2) 1889;

- 1890;

- 1890-CC;

- (2) 1891-O;

- (3) 1896;

- 1896-O – AU – Semi Key;

- 1897;

- Uncirculated 1897-S – Nice;

- (2) 1898;

- 1899-S;

- Uncirculated 1900;

- 1900-O;

- 1901-O;

- 1902-O;

- (2) Uncirculated 1903;

- (4) 1903-S – (1) XF+ RARE Key!!!

- Several 21, 21-D and 21-S Morgans;

 

- (2) Key 1921 Peace Dollars – (1) XF/AU;

- Several 1922 including (1) Gem Uncirculated;

- (3) 1922-D including (1) Uncirculated;

- (2) 1922-S;

- 1923;

- Several 1923-D including (1) AU/UNC;

- 1923-S AU/UNC;

- 1924;

- (3) 1924-S including XF;

- (3) 1925 AU/UNC;

- (2) 1926-S;

- (3) 1927-D;

- 1934-D;

- (2) 1935-S;

 

- Proof Sets;

- Type Sets;

- Nice Collection!!!

OWNER

LEON WILKS

SALE CONDUCTED BY

STEVE RITTER AUCTIONEERING, LLC

EX. SPGS, MO. (816) 630-1252

AUCTIONEERS

STEVE & STEVEN RITTER

www.ritterauction.com

 

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