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Elmer Keith Gun Collection Up for Auction

by G&A Staff   |  February 24th, 2015 18

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UPDATE (3/23/15): The Elmer Keith Estate Collection auction is now complete, and winning bid amounts for each item are listed below. In total, Elmer Keith’s firearms sold to various bidders for approximately $1,905,458!

Well known among firearm enthusiasts, the name Elmer Keith is synonymous with gun writing, magnum cartridges such as the .357, .41 and .44 Mags, and of course we can’t forget his Old West personality. Nicknamed “The Last Cowboy” by many, Keith was often seen smoking a cigar and wearing a 10-gallon Stetson hat.

For more historical accounts of Elmer Keith, check out the April 2015 issue of G&A. Subscribe here for print, digital or both!

For more Elmer Keith history, see the April 2015 issue of G&A. Subscribe to print, digital or both!

Being a renowned gun writer and having hunted across the globe, Keith assembled a vast collection of firearms by the time of his death, many of which currently belong to his family members through the Elmer Keith Estate Collection. These firearms range from classy antique hunting rifles and shotguns to finely crafted revolvers and rare autoloading pistols.

On March 11-14 and March 13-16, fans of Elmer Keith and of elegant firearms will have the extraordinary chance to purchase unique pieces of Elmer Keith history at auction. The James D. Julia auction house and the Poulin Auction Co. will be selling more than 140 different items in the Elmer Keith Estate Collection.

Below we’ve highlighted some of the rare firearms that will be available for bidding. Following the auctions, we will update this list with the winning bid amounts for each firearm.

All firearm photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers and Poulin Auction Co. in Fairfield, Maine.

Lot 1038: Colonel Jim Corbett’s .450/.400 Tiger Rifle
(Sold for $264,500.00)
The late Jim Corbett’s Tiger Rifle — the best quality boxlock .450-400 by W.J. Jeffery & Co., with which he killed so many man-eating tigers for the Indian government (Elmer Keith Estate Coll.). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1039: W. J. Jeffrey Sidelock .500 NE
(Sold for $51,750.00)
Superb & Rare Cased W. J. Jeffrey Sidelock .500 NE with Gold Embellishments…On Safari with Elmer in 1969 (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1040: Westley Richards Droplock .577 NE
(Sold for $69,000.00)
Heavy Duty Cased Westley Richards Droplock .577 NE SN 17336 – Elmer’s “Tank Buster” (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1046: Holland & Holland .500/465
(Sold for $57,500.00)
Fabulous Cased Holland & Holland Sidelock .500/465 with Special Peep Sight (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1047: Holland & Holland Dominion .465/500
(Sold for $33,350.00)
Classic Cased H & H Dominion 465/500 SN 32002 in Fine Original Condition (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1037: Westley Richards 12 Bore Side-By-Side Wildfowl Shotgun
(Sold for $6,325.00)
Rare & Important Westley Richards Best Quality Detachable Lock Ejector, Single Trigger, 12 Bore 3″ Side-By-Side Wildfowl Shotgun, CA. 1909 With Case (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1041: Westley Richards Droplock .476 NE
(Sold for $69,000.00)
Elmer’s Preferred Elephant Rifle….Cased Westley Richards Droplock .476NE on Safari in Tanzania, 1969 (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1042: Westley Richards Dangerous Game Double Rifle
(Sold for $69,000.00)
Very Fine Gold Name Westley Richards Hand Detachable Ejector Dangerous Game Double Rifle with Case (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1048: Holland & Holland Number 2 Grade Sidelock Dangerous Game Double Rifle
(Sold for $19,550.00)
Holland & Holland Number 2 Grade Sidelock Dangerous Game Double Rifle (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1060: Pachmayar Custom M70 .375 H&H with Full Coverage Engraving and Exhibition Wood
(Sold for $22,425.00)
Incredible Pachmayr Custom M70 in .375 H & H with Full Coverage Engraving & Exhibition Wood (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1054: Hoffman Arms Custom ’03 .400 Whelen
(Sold for $17,250.00)
Important Hoffman Arms (Cleveland, OH) Custom ’03 in .400 Whelen, SN 1, built by J.V. Howe in 1925 with Howe-Whelen peep. (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1045: Charles Boswell Boxlock Big Game Double Rifle
(Sold for $59,800.00)
Charles Boswell Boxlock Ejector Big Game Double Rifle with Case (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1043: Westley Richards Hand Detachable Lock Single Trigger Double Rifle
(Sold for $32,200.00)
Lovely Little Westley Richards Hand Detachable Lock Single Trigger Double Rifle with Case (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1044: Westley Richards Ejector Cape Gun with Hand Detachable Locks
(Sold for $26,450.00)
Rare and Unusual Westley Richards Ejector Cape Gun with Hand Detachable Locks (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1035: Parker BHE Trap 12 Gauge with Factory Vent Rib
(Sold for $13,800.00)
Fabulous Elmer Keith Owned Parker BHE Trap 12 ga with Factory Vent Rib (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1036: Purdey Sidelock Ejector Ten Bore
(Sold for $29,900.00)
Ten Bore Purdey Sidelock Ejector Game Gun With Case (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1065: Conversion Sharps Model 1874 .45-120
(Sold for $6,900.00)
Rare Conversion Sharps Model 1874 16# .45-120 Buffalo Rifle that Elmer used to harvest his first Bison (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1033: First Ithaca NID Magnum 10 Gauge
(Sold for $29,900.00)
The First Ithaca NID Magnum 10ga SN 500,000 – A Grade 4E Special with gold. Once Owned by Maj. Chas. Askins & Restocked to Elmer’s Specs in 1962. (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1034: Ithaca NID Grade 5E 16 Gauge of Famed Gun Writer Major Charles Askins
(Sold for $8,050.00)
Important Ithaca NID Grade 5E 16ga of Famed Gun Writer Major Charles Askins (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1064: Sharps 1877 Long Range .45-120
(Sold for $23,000.00)
Important Sharps 1877 Long Range .45-120 SN 160244, Elmer’s Preferred “Traditional Rifle” (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1055: Hoffman Arms Mag Mauser .404 with Gold Inlays
(Sold for $20,125.00)
Wonderful Hoffman Arms Mag Mauser .404 SN 361 with Gold Inlays (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1057: Champlin-Haskins “Keith Grade” .375 H&H with Full Coverage Engraving
(Sold for $23,000.00)
Magnificent Champlin-Haskins “Keith Grade” .375 H & H with Full Coverage Engraving, SN 27 (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1051: W. W. Greener Farquarson .450 NE with Reinforcing Wrist Straps
(Sold for $12,650.00)
Superb W. W. Greener Farquarson .450NE with Reinforcing Wrist Straps (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1049: Holland & Holland Falling Block .500/450 with first “Keith-style” stock by Fajen
(Sold for $11,500.00)
Fine Holland & Holland Falling Block .500/450 with first “Keith-style” stock by Fajen(Elmer Keith Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1000: Elmer’s “21 Club” Ruger No 1 SN 15, Engraved by A. A. White, with Grizzly Bear Motif and Entire Name in Gold
(Sold for $21,850.00)
Elmer’s “21 Club” Ruger No 1 SN 15, Engraved by A. A. White, with Grizzly Bear Motif and entire name in gold (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1061: Henriksen Custom FN Mauser .333 OKH
(Sold for $12,650.00)
Famous Henriksen Custom FN Mauser .333 OKH, Elmer’s “light rifle” for Africa, harvested 30 head of game in 1957. Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1050: Holland & Woodward Patent H&H Single Shot Custom Rifle
(Sold for $10,350.00)
Fine Holland & Woodward Patent H&H Single Shot Custom Rifle (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1053: Iver Henriksen Custom Farquharson Single Shot Rifle in .338-74
(Sold for $8,260.00)
Fine Iver Henriksen Custom Farquharson Single Shot Rifle in .338-74, built For Elmer Keith (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1059: First Champlin-Haskins Keith Grade Rifle SN 1, .458 Win Mag.
(Sold for $5,015.00)
The First Champlin-Haskins Keith Grade Rifle SN 1, in .458 Win Mag. (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1058: Champlin-Haskins Bolt Action Keith Grade Rifle SN 61 in .338-378KT
(Sold for $6,195.00)
Champlin-Haskins Bolt Action Keith Grade Rifle SN 61 in .338-378KT. (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1056: Hoffman Arms Magnum Mauser .375 H&H Dangerous Game Rifle w/ Whelen Peep
(Sold for $11,500.00)
Hoffman Arms Magnum Mauser .375 H&H Dangerous Game Rifle with Whelen peep. (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1052: Iver Henriksen Custom Rigby Farquharson .338-74 Keith Single Shot Rifle with Scope
(Sold for $9,440.00)
Fine Iver Henriksen Custom Rigby Farquharson .338-74 Keith Single Shot Rifle with Scope (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1024: George Madis Engraved S&W Pre-M29, with gold grip medallion “Presented to Elmer Keith by Carl R. Helstrom”
(Sold for $19,550.00)
Fabulous George Madis Engraved S&W Pre-M29, with gold grip medallion “Presented to Elmer Keith by Carl R. Helstrom”. (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1005: Colt SAA No. 5 .44 Special “The Last Word in Sixguns”
(Sold for $80,500.00)
The Last Word in Sixguns, ca 1927… The famous and tricked-out Colt SAA “Number Five” (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1016: Colt 1905 .45 Auto SN 883 w/ Matching Stock/Holster
(Sold for $29,325.00)
Very Rare Colt 1905 .45 Auto SN 883 with Matching Stock/Holster (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1028: Consecutive SN Pair Smith & Wesson Model 57′s Factory Presented to EK in recognition of .41 Mag Development
(Sold for $23,000.00)
Consecutive SN Pair Smith & Wesson Model 57′s Factory Presented to EK in recognition of .41 Mag Development (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1025: Smith & Wesson Model 29 with Sparks Holster “Elmer Keith’s Personal Sidearm”
(Sold for $20,125.00)
Elmer Keith’s Personal Sidearm…His Trusty S & W M29 with Sparks Holster (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1062: 1961 Vintage Magis Engraved Browning Olympian .338 Magnum
(Sold for $9,775.00)
Fabulous 1961 Vintage Magis Engraved Browning Olympian in one of Elmer’s Favorite Calibers, .338 Magnum (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1020: Smith & Wesson Triple Lock Target Revolvers with Berns-Martin Double Speed Rig That Belonged to Gerrit Forbes/Ed McGivern then Elmer Keith
(Sold for $39,100.00)
Important S&W Triple Lock Target Revolvers with Berns-Martin Double Speed Rig That Belonged to Gerrit Forbes/Ed McGivern then Elmer Keith (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1003: Flat-Top Ruger Blackhawk .44Mag #2331 with Keith Brass Frame Modification
(Sold for $10,350.00)
Rare Early Flat-Top Ruger Blackhawk .44Mag #2331 with Keith Brass Frame Modification, 4 5/8″ bbl and horn grips (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1012: Richards Conversion of Colt 1860 Army Revolver
(Sold for $7,475.00)
Scarce Richards Conversion of Colt 1860 Army Revolver That Belonged to Elmer Keith (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1023: Smith & Wesson Custom 4.5″ Pre-Model 29 Engraved by Don Gowan with Platinum Presentation Plate
(Sold for $21,275.00)
Choice S & W Custom 4.5″ Pre-M29 Engraved by Don Gowan with Platinum Presentation Plate (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1001: Factory Engraved Ruger Super Black Hawk Presentation to EK by Bill Ruger, SN 1806 for 1962
(Sold for $14,375.00)
Rare Factory Engraved Ruger Super Black Hawk Presentation to EK by Bill Ruger, SN 1806 for 1962 (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1029: Zero Series Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum DA Revolver
(Sold for $28,750.00)
Extremely Rare Zero Series Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum DA Revolver that Belonged to Elmer Keith (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1019: Inscribed Custom Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 1917 Target sighted by Neil Houchins
(Sold for $6,900.00)
Inscribed Custom Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 1917 Target sighted by Neil Houchins. Most accurate of Elmer’s guns. (Estate Collection of Elmer Keith). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1002: Ruger Super Blackhawk Prototype .44 Mag SN 15527 from 1959
(Sold for $9,200.00)
Very Rare Ruger Super Blackhawk Prototype .44 Mag SN 15527 from 1959 (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1021: Smith & Wesson 1950 Target, Engraved by Don Gower with “EK” and Gold Masonic Crest
(Sold for $11,500.00)
Fabulous S & W 1950 Target, Engraved by Don Gower with “EK” and Gold Masonic Crest (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1022: Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 29 High Lustre DA Magnum Revolver
(Sold for $33,925.00)
Rare Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 29 High Lustre DA Magnum Revolver That Belonged To Elmer Keith (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1008: Colt Flat Top Target Single Action Army Revolver
(Sold for $10,925.00)
Scarce Colt Flat Top Target Single Action Army Revolver (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1006: Colt SAA “Keith Long Range” with Special Sights & Bisley Hammer
(Sold for $14,950.00)
Rare Keith Long Range Custom Colt Single Action Army Revolver (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1030: Smith & Wesson Registered Magnum DA Revolver
(Sold for $12,650.00)
Rare Smith & Wesson Registered Magnum DA Revolver That Belonged to Elmer Keith (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1007: Keith Long Range Custom Colt Single Action Army Revolver
(Sold for $14,950.00)
Rare Keith Long Range Custom Colt Single Action Army Revolver (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1026: Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 29 with Factory 5″ Barrel
(Sold for $14,950.00)
Rare S & W Pre-M29 with Factory 5″ Bbl (Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 1004: Ruger Bearcat Single Action Revolver
(Sold for $5,750.00)
Rare Ruger Bearcat Single Action Revolver That Belonged To Elmer Keith and Was Given To His Son Ted (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield, Maine, www.jamesdjulia.com.

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Lot 3258: Century Manufacturing Model 100 Revolver
(Sold for $2,866.50)
Century Manufacturing Model 100 Revolver (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3265: Colt 1848 Baby Dragoon Revolver
(Sold for $1,521.00)
Colt 1848 Baby Dragoon Revolver (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3266: Colt 1862 Police & Pocket Navy Engraved
(Sold for $3,393.00)
Colt 1862 Police & Pocket Navy Engraved (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3267: Colt 1862 Pocket Navy Revolver
(Sold for $1,696.50)
Colt 1862 Pocket Navy Revolver (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3271: Two Antique Elmer Keith Colt Revolvers
(Sold for $2,983.50)
Two antique Elmer Keith Colt revolvers (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3274: Two “Lorraine Keith” Engraved Handguns
(Sold for $2,223.00)
Two “Lorraine Keith” engraved handguns (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3275: Colt Pocket Cartridge Revolver
(Sold for $1,755.00)
Colt Pocket Cartridge Revolver (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3280: Two Colt Semiauto Pistols
(Sold for $2,340.00)
Two Colt semiauto pistols (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photos courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3283: Colt National Match Semiauto Pistol
(Sold for $3,393.00)
Colt National Match semiauto pistol (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3285: Elmer Keith’s Custom Made Aya No. 1 Sidelock
(Sold for $6,435.00)
Elmer Keith’s Custom Aya No. 1 Sidelock (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Lot 3330: Two Quality Modern Muzzleloading Handguns
(Sold for $994.50)
Two quality modern muzzleloading handguns (The Elmer Keith Estate Collection). Photo courtesy of Poulin Auction Co.

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Additional pieces from the Elmer Keith Estate Collection available in the auctions include:

  • Lot 1009: Custom Colt Single Action Army Revolver That Belonged To Elmer Keith. (Sold for $13,800.00)
  • Lot 1010: Scarce Colt New Frontier Single Action Revolver of Elmer Keith, With Box. (Sold for $6,900.00)
  • Lot 1013: Engraved Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver That Belonged To Elmer Keith. (Sold for $13,225.00)
  • Lot 1014: Rare Colt 2nd Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver of Elmer Keith. (Sold for $5,175.00)
  • Lot 1015: Martially Marked Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver That Belonged To Elmer Keith. (Sold for $13,800.00)
  • Lot 1017: Rare Colt Model 1905 Semiauto Pistol & Rare Audley Holster That Belonged To Elmer Keith. (Sold for $7,670.00)
  • Lot 1018: Springfield Armory Model 1911 Semiauto Pistol That Were Gifted to Elmer Keith. (Sold for $14,750.00)
  • Lot 1027: Low Number Elmer Keith Commemorative Smith & Wesson Model 29-3 Magnum Revolver Serial Number 2. (Sold for $5,175.00)
  • Lot 1031: Smith & Wesson K-22 Masterpiece (Model of 1940) Target Revolver of Elmer Keith. (Sold for $7,475.00)
  • Lot 1041: Fine & Important Westley Richards Best Quality Single Trigger Ejector Detachable Lock Dangerous Game Double Rifle. (Sold for $69,000.00)
  • Lot 1063: Unusual Mannlicher Schoenauer 1910 with 24″ Barrel and Full Length Stock. (Sold for $7,475.00)
  • Lot 1066: Meacham Style Sharps Model 1874 Conversion Rifle. (Sold for $4,025.00)
  • Lot 1067: Fine Meacham Conversion Sharps Heavy Target/Hunting Rifle of Elmer Keith. (Sold for $8,050.00)
  • Lot 3259: Smith & Wesson 45 Model 1950 Target Revolver (Sold for $14,625.00)
  • Lot 3260: Ruger Old Model .41 Magnum Blackhawk Revolver (Sold for $2,457.00)
  • Lot 3261: Smith & Wesson Model of 1950 .44 Magnum Target Revolver (Sold for $12,285.00)
  • Lot 3262: Two Ruger revolvers (Sold for $2,106.00)
  • Lot 3263: Smith & Wesson Triple Lock Revolver (Sold for $5,557.50)
  • Lot 3264: Colt Single Action Army Revolver (Sold for $3,334.50)
  • Lot 3268: Colt Model 1878 DA Revolver (Sold for $1,813.50)
  • Lot 3269: Smith & Wesson Triple Lock Revolver (Sold for $12,870.00)
  • Lot 3270: Ruger Old Model .45 Long Colt Blackhawk Revolver (Sold for $4,036.50)
  • Lot 3272: Two Antique Colt Revolvers with Bullet Molds (Sold for $2,574.00)
  • Lot 3273:Colt Model 1877 Storekeepers Model Lightning (Sold for $1,989.00)
  • Lot 3276: Two Colt DA Revolvers (Sold for $1,345.50)
  • Lot 3277: Three Colt Derringers from Elmer Keith Collection (Sold for $936.00)
  • Lot 3278: Two Modern Colt Style Cap & Ball Revolvers (Sold for $936.00)
  • Lot 3279: Two Ruger New Model Blackhawk Convertible Revolvers (Sold for $3,510.00)
  • Lot 3281: Smith & Wesson Model 41 Semiauto Pistol (Sold for $4,680.00)
  • Lot 3282: Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 39 Semiauto Pistol (Sold for $2,398.50)
  • Lot 3284: Colt Woodsman 2nd Series Match Target Semiauto (Sold for $2,457.00)
  • Lot 3286: Sako L461 Vixen Mannlicher Carbine (Sold for $1,872.00)
  • Lot 3287: Savage 99-DL Deluxe Lever Action Rifle (Sold for $1,930.50)
  • Lot 3288: Winchester 70 Pre-64 Custom Stocked Bolt Action (Sold for $4,914.00)
  • Lot 3289: Winchester 70 Pre-64 Featherweight Custom Rifle (Sold for $3,627.00)
  • Lot 3290: Winchester 70 Pre-64 Bolt Action Rifle (Sold for $1,521.00)
  • Lot 3291: Ruger No. 1-A Light Sporter Single Shot Rifle (Sold for $1,579.50)
  • Lot 3292: Thompson Center Hawken Percussion Rifle (Sold for $468.00)
  • Lot 3293: Iver Henriksen Custom No. 1 Single Shot Rifle (Sold for $4,329.00)
  • Lot 3294: Ruger No. 1-A Light Sporter Single Shot Rifle (Sold for $2,223.00)
  • Lot 3295: Two Ruger Revolvers (Sold for $2,340.00)
  • Lot 3296: Two Autoloading Shotguns (Sold for $1,638.00)
  • Lot 3297: Sprinfield 1884 Trapdoor Carbine (Sold for $3,510.00)
  • Lot 3298: Mannlicher Schoenauer Engraved 1903 Bolt Action (Sold for $4,095.00)
  • Lot 3299: Ruger Model 77R Bolt Action Rifle (Sold for $5,323.50)
  • Lot 3300: Blued Ruger 21 Club Red Label 20. Ga. O/U Shotgun (Sold for $1,989.00)
  • Lot 3301: Ruger 77/22R Bolt Action Rifle (Sold for $2,457.00)
  • Lot 3302: Weatherby Mark V Varmint Master Bolt Action Rifle (Sold for $2,223.00)
  • Lot 3303: Two Ruger Rifles (Sold for $4,329.00)
  • Lot 3304: Elmer Keith’s Nikko Golden Eagle 5000 O/U (Sold for $1,462.50)
  • Lot 3305: Blued Ruger Mini 30 Semiauto Ranch Rifle (Sold for $1,170.00)
  • Lot 3306: Ruger 77/22R Bolt Action Rifle (Sold for $1,287.00)
  • Lot 3307: Two Ruger Rifles (Sold for $2,106.00)
  • Lot 3308: Francotte Knockabout SXS Shotgun (Sold for $1,170.00)
  • Lot 3309: Two Henriksen 98 Cutsom Bolt Action Rifles (Sold for $9,652.50)
  • Lot 3310: Two Custom Bolt Action Rifles (Sold for $5,850.00)
  • Lot 3311: L. C. Smith Field Grade SXS Shotgun (Sold for $1,638.00)
  • Lot 3312: Weatherby Mark V Deluxe Bolt Action Rifle (Sold for $2,925.00)
  • Lot 3313: 2 Marlin 336 Lever Action Rifles (Sold for $2,106.00)
  • Lot 3314: Browning Superposed Grade I O/U Shotgun (Sold for $2,691.00)
  • Lot 3315: Two Remington 700 BOLT ACTION RIFLES (Sold for $2,106.00)
  • Lot 3316: “Elmer Keith” Inscribed Antonio Zoli SXS Shotgun (Sold for $2,398.50)
  • Lot 3317: Winchester 52 Pre-A Custom Target Rifle (Sold for $1,170.00)
  • Lot 3318: Evan Johnson Percussion Conversion Kentucky Rifle (Sold for $2,223.00)
  • Lot 3319: Atlas Model 500 Magnum SXS Shotgun (Sold for $1,638.00)
  • Lot 3320: T. Barker Belgium Hammer SXS Shotgun (Sold for $409.50)
  • Lot 3321: Two Ruger Semiauto Pistols (Sold for $1,170.00)
  • Lot 3322: Remington Rand 1911 A1 Custom Semiauto Pistol (Sold for $4,387.50)
  • Lot 3323: Two Ruger Blackhawk Revolvers (Sold for $3,159.00)
  • Lot 3324: Two Ruger Revolvers (Sold for $1,638.00)
  • Lot 3325: Two Ruger Revolvers (Sold for $1,930.50)
  • Lot 3326: Two Antique Ruger Revolvers (Sold for $2,925.00)
  • Lot 3327: Two Commemorative Ruger Revolvers (Sold for $1,755.00)
  • Lot 3328: Custom 1911A1 Semiauto Pistol (Sold for $1,755.00)
  • Lot 3329: Two Derringer Pistols from Elmer Keith Estate (Sold for $2,925.00)
  • Lot 3331: Two Winchester Rifles (Sold for $1,989.00)
  • Lot 3332:Two Remington O/U Derringers (Sold for $1,111.50)
  • Lot 3336: Jefferson Model 158 Bolt Action Rifle (Sold for $1,345.50)
  • Lot 3337: Winchester Model 1886 Deluxe Lightweight Lever (Sold for $5,265.00)
  • Lot 3317A: Enfield SMLE V Rifle (Sold for $1,638.00)
  • Lot 3329A: Two Elmer Keith Handguns (Sold for $1,638.00)
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