Leonard Carver Gun Collection, Civil War Artifact/Bullet Auction

Location: 610 E. Shepherd Rd, Liberty, MO

11 a.m. Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
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THE LEONARD CARVER COLLECTION

FANTASTIC GUN AUCTION

SUN. OCT 3, 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. From Northern Missouri, take I-35S to the 69Hwy Exit (Exit 20). Stay Straight (South) thru Stop Light on Lightburne Rd to Shepherd Rd. Left to Auction. Watch for Signs. Several Large Nearby Hotels in Liberty, MO.

 

 

Special Note: Leonard had a passion for Early Stevens Rifles and Rare Percussion Rifles and Kentucky Long Rifles. This sale will feature some Rare Early U.S. Musket Rifles including Nathan Starr & Sons U.S. Contract Model 1817 Flintlock Rifle made 1842 and Eli Whitney U.S. Model 1841 Percussion Rifle made 1850, Rare Selection of Pennsylvania and Kentucky Long Rifles and Plains Rifles, both Full Stock and Half Stock, including Christian Beck, Rogers Brothers, George Goulcher, T Davidson & Co and Others - Seldom sold in the Kansas City Area, Rare SxS Dbl Bbl Shotguns including P Powell and Sons and Rich Hollis and Sons, Modern Guns including a Like New DPMS AR-15 .223/5.56 Rifle, Like New Remington 11-87 Super Mag 12ga in Box, Shotguns and Rifles including Remington 7400 Semi Auto 30-06, Handguns including Nice Walther Model 8 Semi Auto .25ACP in Leather Pouch and Ruger GP-100 Stainless .357 Mag Revolver, and a Tremendous and Extensive Collection of Early 1900’s J. Stevens Rifles including Many Different Calibers and Variations of the Stevens 44 Rifle and Stevens Favorite Rifle – Many in Great Condition!!! There will also be a Large Amount of Ammo including over 1100 New Rounds of .223 (5.56), 500 Round Cases of .22 Short, .22 LR Ammo, Rifle and Shotgun Ammo, Bullet Molds, Powder Flasks, Powder Horns, Knives, Straight Razors, a Lifetime Collection of Early Collectible Shotgun Shell Boxes - Many Partial to Full - Mr Carver spent many years amassing a Wonderful Collection of Rare Early Shotgun Shell Boxes, and a Rare Collection of Civil War Framed Artifacts and Bullets all labeled with Size of Bullet and What type of Gun it fits, as well as what Battle Site the Bullet or Artifact was found. Each comes with COA’s. Very Nice Collection including Many Varieties of Bullets, Glass and Bone Buttons, Eagle Union Coat Buttons, Belt Buckle Hooks, Kepi Buckle, Belt Keeper, etc…, Bullets found at the Battle of Gettysburg, and Rare Musket Ball and Flint from the Revolutionary War Found at the Battle of Yorktown – all framed with COA’s. Cool Collection!!! Don’t miss this fun sale!!!!

LIKE NEW LEUPOLD SCOPE IN BOX, NEW AMMO INCLUDING OVER 1100 ROUNDS OF .223 (5.56), POWDER HORNS, POWDER FLASKS, BULLET MOLDS, KNIVES & COLLECTIBLES

 

- Like New in Box Leupold Rifleman 4-12x40mm Scope – Nice!

 

- (750) New Rounds of “LC 13” .223 (5.56) Ammo in Brand New Cabelas 50 Round Airtite Cases – Sell Choice Case of 50;

 

- (400) New Rounds of Federal XM193 5.56mm (.223) Ammo in 20 Round Boxes – Sell Choice Bundle, 40 Rounds to a Bundle, (10) Bundles to Choose from;

 

- New Case of (500) Rounds Winchester Super X .22 Short;

- New Case of (500) Rounds Winchester Super X .22 Short;

- New Case of (500) Rounds Winchester Wildcat .22 LR;

- New Box of (100) Rounds CCI Mini Mag .22 LR;

- New Box of (100) Rounds CCI Mini Mag .22 LR;

- Partial Box of (32) Rounds CCI Mini Mag .22 LR;

- New Box of (20) Rounds Winchester 30-06 Springfield, 150 Grain Ballistic Silvertip;

- New Box of (20) Rounds Winchester 30-06 Springfield, 180 Grain Ballistic Silvertip;

- New Box of (20) Rounds Winchester 30-06 Springfield, 180 Grain Power Point;

- New Box of (50) Rounds .44-40 Ammo;

- Other Rifle Ammo;

- Vintage 500 Round Cases of .22 LR Ammo incl Monarch;

- Shotgun Ammo;

- (5) New Boxes of Herters 12ga, 00 Buckshot;

- (2) New Boxes Remington 12ga 3 1/2in Mag;

- 12ga Ammo;

- Gun Related Items;

- Gun Related Books;

- Books on Early Gunsmithing, Kentucky Long Rifles, Percussion and Musket Rifles, etc…;

- Scrimshaw Custom Made Powder Horns;

- Powder Horns;

- Old Leather Powder Flasks;

- Early Powder Flasks;

- Duck Calls and Game Calls;

- Cast Iron Folding Pistol Boot Jack;

- Leather Holsters;

- Several Old Bullet Molds – 25-20, 32-40, 44 WCF, etc…;

- Old Powder Measurers;

- Old Knives;

- Fixed Blade Knives;

- RH Pal 35 Fixed Blade Knife with Sheath;

- Custom Made Fixed Blade Knife with Snakeskin Sheath;

- Straight Razors & Related Items;

NICE COLLECTION OF RARE EARLY COLLECTIBLE SHOTGUN SHELL BOXES - MANY PARTIAL TO FULL

- Mr Carver Spent Many Years amassing this Wonderful Lifetime Collection of Early Shotgun Shell Boxes and Ammo

- Approx (100) Early Shotgun Shell Boxes that are partial to full!!!

- Winchester Repeater Paper Shells 10ga, 12ga, 16ga, 20ga, .410

- Winchester Repeater Brush

- Winchester Repeater Oval 

- Setter and Pointer Smokeless 

- UMC New Club

- Western Field with Quail and Western New Chief

- Remington UMC Nitro Club

- Monarch, Browning, Federal, American Eagle, Peters and Victor, Remington and UMC, Canuck, Eley, and More

- Several Early Empty Collectible Shotgun Shell Boxes including Early Winchester;

 

 

NICE COLLECTION OF AUTHENTIC FRAMED CIVIL WAR BULLETS AND ARTIFACTS WITH COA’S

 

Rare Collection of Authentic Civil War Bullets and Artifacts – all labeled with the type of bullet/gun it fits, and what Battle Site or region it was found. All Displays Professionally Constructed and come with COA’s. Perfect and ready for Display!!! Cool Collection!!!

 

 

#1: Collection of (36) Civil War Bullets Professionally Framed in Ascending Order from .28 Cal Pistol Ball thru .75 Cal Brown Bess Ball. Great Collection Showing Every Size and Type including .36 Cal Colt Pistol, .44 Cal Colt Army, .44 Cal Colt Dragoon, .52 and .54 Cal Sharps Carbine, .56 Cal Colt Revolving Rifle, and More, with COA!!!

 

#2: Collection of Professionally Framed Civil War Bullets and Artifacts including (4) Different Varieties of .36 and .44 Cal Colt Army and Dragoon Bullets, Union Coat Button with Eagle, Suspender Clip, Knapsack Iron Hook, Union Cuff Button, Glass Trouser Button and More, with COA;

 

#3: Collection of Professionally Framed Civil War Bullets and Artifacts including Sewn Small Flags, Pistol Ball and Carbine Bullets, Metal Harmonica Reed, Glass and Bone Buttons, and More, with COA;

 

#4: Collection of (20) Professionally Framed Civil War Bullets in Ascending Order from .30 Cal Pistol Ball to .69 Cal Round Ball from Shiloh – also includes Colt, Enfield, Sharps and Burnside Bullets, with COA;

 

#5: Collection of Professionally Framed Civil War Artifacts and Bullets from the Atlanta Campaign including both Colt Pistol and Sharps Rifle Bullets, a Rare Kepi Buckle, Rare Belt Keeper, Rare Belt Buckle Hooks and More, with COA;

 

#6: Rare Collection of Professionally Framed Civil War Bullets and Shot Musket Ball from the Battle of Gettysburg – found at the Gettysburg Battle Site – Hard to Find Gettysburg Artifacts, with COA!!!

 

#7: Rare Shot Bullet from the Battle of Gettysburg – found at the Gettysburg Battle Site, with COA;

 

#8: Neat Shot 45-70 Bullet and Shell Casing – found at Fort Wingate near Gallup, New Mexico, with COA;

 

#9: Framed Confederate Civil War Display with Small Bonnie Blue Flag, Penny Button, Bullets and Balls, with COA;

 

#10: Framed Union Civil War Display with Small 33 Star Flag, Union Coat Button with Eagle found in Virginia, Percussion Cap and Pistol Ball, .52 Cal Sharps and .58 Cal Minie Bullets, with COA;

 

#11: Rare Framed Revolutionary War Display with Musket Ball and Flint found at the Site of the Battle of Yorktown, Displayed alongside Small 13 Star Flag as designed by George Washington, with COA;

 

#12: Collection of (22) Civil War Bullets – Individually Displayed – Each Labeled with the Type of Bullet and Battle Site that it was found – Includes Such Battles as Antietam, Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Vicksburg, Atlanta, Nashville and More – Sell Choice Bullet, Each has its COA

 

OVER 70 GUNS INCLUDING MANY RARE AND HARD TO FIND COLLECTOR GUNS!!!

 

Lot 1: Daisy Heddon Special Dealer Presentation Model .22 Cal VL Rifle, Walnut, with Brass Plaque in Stock, Hard to Find Dealer Presentation Model VL Rifle, Nice Gun;

 

Lot 2: Ithaca Model 51 Featherlight Semi Auto 12ga, 2 3/4in, 28in Vent Rib Bbl, Checkered Walnut;

 

Lot 3: Ruger Collector Series 2nd Edition Semi Auto 10/22 Rifle, Grey Synthetic, Chrome Collector’s Series Engraved Bolt, Nice Gun;

 

Lot 4: DPMS Panther Arms “Model A-15” Semi Auto .223/5.56 AR-15 Rifle – Like New, Nice;

 

Lot 5: Remington 11-87 Super Magnum Semi Auto 12ga, 2 3/4in, 3in or 3 1/2in, 28in Vent Rib Bbl, Special Matte Finish, Checkered Walnut, Like New in Box with Choke Tubes, Only Shot a few times, Very Nice Shotgun;

 

Lot 6: Remington 7400 Semi Auto 30-06 Rifle, Checkered Walnut, Nice;

 

Lot 7: Completely Reworked/Refinished Like New Marlin Glenfield Model 60 Semi Auto .22 LR with Simmons 3-9x32 Scope, Nice;

 

Lot 8: J. Stevens Model 22-410 Combination Over/Under .22 LR over .410 Shotgun, 1940’s or 1950’s, Brown Bakelite Stock Very Clean but Unfortunate Crack Under Stock;

 

Lot 9: Walther Model 8 Semi Auto .25 ACP (6.35mm) Pistol, Original Black Grips with Medallions, Original Finish, Excellent Condition with Original Leather Pouch;

 

Lot 10: Ruger GP-100 Stainless .357 Mag Revolver, Rosewood Grips, Like New;

 

Lot 11: Rau Arms Wildcat .22 Rifle, Marked Rau Arms El Dorado, KS, 1969-1970, only Approx 3,000 believed made during Rau Arms short-lived business from 1969-1970.

 

Lot 12: Mountain Arms Wildcat .22 Rifle, Marked Precision Ind. Arms Div Ozark Mo., 1971-1975, only 6,243 Made after Harold Rau sold Rau Arms to Precision Industries/Mountain Arms in 1970;

 

Lot 13: Hamilton Model 27 Boys .22 Cal Rifle;

 

Lot 14: Stevens Model 44 Falling Block Lever Action .25 Stevens, Like New, with Heavy Round Bull/Target Barrel;

 

Lot 15: Stevens Model 44 Falling Block Lever Action .32 Long;

 

Lot 16: Stevens Model 44 Falling Block Lever Action .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 17: Stevens Favorite .22 Long Rifle, Saddle Ring;

 

Lot 18: Stevens Favorite .32 Long Rifle, Full Oct Bbl;

 

Lot 19: Stevens Favorite .32 Long Rifle, Round Bbl;

 

Lot 20: Stevens Favorite .25 Stevens Rifle;

 

Lot 21: Stevens Favorite .22 Long Rifle, Full Oct Bbl;

 

Lot 22: Stevens Favorite .22 Long Rifle, Round Bbl;

 

Lot 23: Rich. Hollis and Sons SxS Dbl Bbl 20ga or 28ga Shotgun, External Hammers, Nice;

 

Lot 24: P. Powell and Sons SxS Dbl Bbl 12ga, London Twist, External Hammers, Nice;

 

Lot 25: Nathan Starr and Sons U.S. Model 1817 Full Stock .54 Cal Flintlock Rifle, Original, Made 1842 Middleton Connecticut, Nice Rare U.S. Flintlock Rifle;

 

Lot 26: Eli Whitney U.S. Model 1841 Mississippi Musket Rifle, Made 1850 New Haven Connecticut, Nice Rare U.S. Musket Rifle;

 

Lot 27: Christian Beck Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple Stock, Highly Collectible Maker;

 

Lot 28: Christian Beck Full Stock Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple Stock, Made in 1843, Highly Collectible Maker;

 

Lot 29: Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple Stock, Nice, Believed .40 Cal;

 

Lot 30: Rogers Brothers, Philadelphia Full Stock Pennsylvania Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple, Nice, Highly Collectible Maker;

 

Lot 31: George Goulcher Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple, Believed .40 Cal;

 

Lot 32: Full Stock Kentucky Long Rifle, Curly Maple, Believed .40 Cal;

 

Lot 33: J. Stevens .22 Cal Long Barrel Pistol;

 

Lot 34: Stevens Favorite .32 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 35: Stevens Favorite .22 WRF Rifle;

 

Lot 36: Stevens Favorite .25 Stevens Rifle;

 

Lot 37: Stevens Favorite .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 38: Stevens Maynard Jr .22 Short Rifle;

 

Lot 39: Stevens Maynard Jr .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 40: Stevens Little Scout 14 1/2 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 41: Stevens Junior Model 11 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 42: Stevens Marksman .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 43: J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co Crackshot .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 44: Stevens Crackshot .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 45: Stevens Crackshot-26 .32 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 46: Stevens Crackshot-26 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 47: Hitchcock Underhammer Percussion Target Rifle, Muzzy & Co No 1246 Marked Barrel, Rare;

 

Lot 48: T. Davidson and Co, Cincinnati Ohio Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple, Believed .40 Cal;

 

Lot 49: Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Back Action Lock, Curly Maple, Believed .40 Cal;

 

Lot 50: Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple, Believed .40 Cal;

 

Lot 51: Stevens Model 44 Falling Block Lever Action .32 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 52: Stevens Model 44 Falling Block Lever Action .32 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 53: Stevens Model 44 Falling Block Lever Action .25/20 Rifle;

 

Lot 54: Stevens Model 44 Falling Block Lever Action .25 Stevens Rifle;

 

Lot 55: Stevens Favorite .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 56: 1800’s SxS Dbl Bbl 12ga Shotgun, External Hammers;

 

Lot 57: 1800’s SxS Dbl Bbl 16ga Shotgun, External Hammers;

 

Lot 58: Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Walnut w/ Brass Inlay, Believed .30 Cal;

 

Lot 59: 1800’s Half Stock Percussion Rifle, Curly Maple, 38in Bbl, Missing Hammer;

 

Lot 60: Stevens .25 Cal Tip Up Rifle;

 

Lot 61: Stevens .32 Ideal Rifle;

 

Lot 62: Stevens Little Scout 14 1/2 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 63: Stevens Marksman .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 64: Stevens Model 16 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 65: Stevens Model 26 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 66: Stevens Crackshot .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 67: Stevens Favorite .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 68: Stevens Junior Model 11 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 69: Stevens Little Scout 14 1/2 .22 Long Rifle;

 

Lot 70: Stevens Crackshot-26 .22 Long Rifle;

 

 

Lot 71: Stevens Favorite .22 Long Rifle;

 

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