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Longrifle Auction
« on: May 21, 2023, 04:49:39 AM »
Leland Little has several longrifles, starting at lot 2296.
https://www.lelandlittle.com/auction/summer-sporting-art-auction/165577/

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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2023, 04:59:13 AM »
Thanks for info!

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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2023, 08:22:24 AM »
Mark, heckaofa collection! can't believe how many rifles there are in what must be a rather small auction house. Hope that you chase some of these at least. Thank you for posting the info. Wish I had some money!
Dick

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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2023, 03:46:51 PM »
Mark, heckaofa collection! can't believe how many rifles there are in what must be a rather small auction house. Hope that you chase some of these at least. Thank you for posting the info. Wish I had some money!
Dick

Quite a diversity. Same boat here, no money; I spent it all on antique rifles & the rest I wasted, ;D

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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2023, 06:18:56 PM »
That's quite the collection the guy had!
Thanks for posting this up. It'll be interesting to see what some of these guns bring in the end.
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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2023, 02:29:30 AM »
I canít bid. I spent half my money on wine, women, and song. The rest of it I spent on foolishness.

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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2023, 02:43:08 AM »
Wow! I could go broke fast!

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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2023, 03:10:05 PM »
There are more Southern rifles than Iíve seen at auction before. I wonder if Mike Briggs knows whose collection this is. Some interesting rifles from Western PA too. Good luck.
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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2023, 03:54:12 PM »
The auction says the longrifles belonged to John Stephen McLachlin of Florida.  I did not know him.

Leland Little Auctions is not a small auction house as referenced above, but is a first class operation located in the historic town of Hillsborough,  N.C. They host a large sporting arts auction several times a year.

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Re: Longrifle Auction
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2023, 04:14:37 PM »
I suppose small is relative. They do "$17 million per year and growing" whereas some of the bigger auction houses do more than that in a weekend. So by that comparison, they are a "rather small auction house" compared to the big players.
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