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Original Marlin Ballard .22 Schutzen Style Target Rifle
Receiver retains 90% original case colors, having faded slightly in a few areas and some light handling marks. Barrel retains 90% original blue, worn on the edges and some extremely minor surface rust near the muzzle on the exterior. Excellent working order. Double set triggers. Schutzen style buttplate. Cheek rest on the left side of the Read More »
High Condition 1st Year Marlin 1889 .44W Lever Action Rifle
Receiver retains 95% original high luster blue overall with a few handling marks. Barrel and tube retain 95% original blue, thinning very slightly on the magazine tube. Wood is excellent with light handling marks and a ding in the forend on the left side at the top. Excellent bore with sharp rifling. There is a very slight ring in the bore Read More »
Revolutionary War James Lowe British Officers Flint Pistol
This gun has a wonderful untouched, unmessed about with look to it. All markings are clear. Engraving on the lock and gooseneck hammer is sharp. Original flint. Brass mountings retain a nice pleasing patina. Wood stock has some light handling marks, but is free from cracks, breaks, or repairs. Action is crisp and in good working order. Read More »
Historic Pistols - The American Martial Flintlock
The first book to show the evolutionary development of the American martial flintlock pistol and the sometimes related Kentucky pistol. 163 flintlock handguns used by the Amerian military throughout different wars. An excellent reference. Book is New, un-opened and still in the shrinkwrap. Read More »
OBI Antique Firearms News
Looks like I've been neglecting the website a little bit, so stay tuned while I clear out the old listings and be on the lookout for new ones! We are going to try and showcase some of the more interesting and expensive items we have in stock on here. Most of the items we have for sale are listed on our Gunbroker.com listings. We are no longer listing new items on GunAuction, however please feel free to look at the over 9,500 positive feedbacks we have received on that site during the past 17 years as we transition over to GunBroker. The links can be found on the left side of the page. Please feel free to email us with any questions. We also have a Facebook page which can be found at www.facebook.com/obiantiquefirearms where some items from my personal collection will be featured from time to time. Thank you!
George E. Ruben of OBI Antique Firearms
Antique and historical firearms dealer and collector George E. Ruben of OBI Antique Firearms in Oyster Bay, NY shows off a 1768 Charleville musket converted by the Confederate army during the Civil War, left, and a 1st Model 1762 Grice Brown Bess Unit Marked musket at The East Coast Fine Arms Show Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Stamford Plaza Conference Center in Stamford, Conn.
The gun show was hosted by the Westchester Collectors of Connecticut.
Photo by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register.