Signifigant Civil War, Leaded Glass Lamp, Antique Firearm, Military, Jewelry & Collectibles Auction

Indoor Gallery Style Collectibles Auction

Civil War Swords, Antique Muzzleloading firearms, shotguns, pistols &  rifles, sizable WWI & WWII German & Nazi Military Metals collection, Tiffany-style Leaded Glass Lamps, Bronzes, 10 & 14 kt Gold Jewelry, Cow Horn Furniture, Coins

Began: 07/24/11 at 11:00 AM CDT
Location: Bridgeview Hall, 1041 Burlington, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Firearms and Accessories-11am-Ring#1

Black Powder Muskets, Muzzle Loading Cap and Ball *all barrel lengths approximate*

Civil War Era possible .54 cal musket, stamped ‘862’ ‘28’ (several times), 36” barrel-riffled, double set trigger; early possible .30 cal Kentucky long rifle signed ‘E.L. Hasock’, 36” barrel, double set; early possible .30 cal marked ‘Warranted’; early possible .46-47 cal stamped ‘B.F. Wington’ 30” barrel, double set; early stock w/. 45 cal Douglas 42” barrel-heavily embellished w/brass; early .38 cal flintlock Kentucky long rifle, 38” barrel, stamped ‘L. Fondersmith’, double set;  .50 ‘WW Large’ target rifle w/Redfield peep site, 41” barrel, double set; early .45 cal pistol signed ‘J. Manton’, barrel stamped ‘.45 cal’ ‘66’; recent Thompson Centre .45 cal w/28” barrel, double set; recent 12mm Mendi Made in Spain pistol; recent Pedersoli  .44 cal. flintlock pistol


Shotguns, Rifles & Pistols-11am-Ring#1

 Ithaca M1911A1 US Army issue 45 cal. semi automatic clip; 1945 British Enfield .303‘cal ‘jungle carbine’; Winchester model 37 Steelbilt 12 gauge single shot; Stoger Arms Corp. New York, 12 gauge single shot etched; Kingsland 10 star double barrel 12 gauge-hammered; Browning 12 gauge semi-automatic, richly engraved Made in Belgium; JC Higgins model 101.25 bolt action .410; Remington model 11 semi-automatic 12 ga; Remington The Score Master model 511 .22 cal lever action, clip fed; Savage model 170, 30-30 cal. pump w/Weaver V9-B scope; multiple powder horns-some scrimshaw; copper or brass civil war era & reproduction powder flasks; multiple hardwood ramrods



 Civil War Era Artillery, Cavalry, Foot Officers, NCO & Musician Swords : marked ‘US’, ‘Tiffany & Co. New York’,’ Collins & Co. Hartford Conn.’ ‘1862’;  marked ‘US’, ‘WMH Horstmann Company, Phil. Penn.’, ‘German’,  a Star of David w/’Proved’- scabbard; ‘US Navy’  marked ‘Conqueror Trade Mark N.S.Meyer Inc.’ ‘Stainless West Germany’, etched ‘Roger N. Lindgren’, a Star of David ‘Proved’- gilt & leather scabbard; marked ‘L.D’ ‘1862’-shark skin grip; marked ‘US’ heavily etched -shark skin grip, stamped ‘Proof’; marked ‘US’ ‘G.K.C’ ‘1865’‘James Mfg. Company, Chicopee’- leather grip; marked ‘US’ ‘C.E.W’ ‘1863’ ‘Mansfield & Lamb Forestdale’-leather grip; marked ‘US’ ‘C.E.W’ ‘1865’-scabbard; marked ‘US’ ‘1861’-leather grip & scabbard; marked ‘D.R.’ ‘1863’ ‘James Mfg. Company,  Chicopee’- leather grip & scabbard; heavily etched, etched ‘Ridabock and Co., New York New York’- shark skin grip has scabbard; ‘US’ ‘ADK’ ‘1861’ ‘Ames Mfg. Company Mass.’; marked  ‘US’ ‘DFM’ ‘1863’ ‘Emerson and Silver Trenton NJ’-scabbard; heavily etched Masonic  w/ bone grip-scabbard


Early Tiffany-style Leaded Glass Lamps-1pm-Ring #1

Chicago Mosaic Lamp Co. tree trunk table lamp w/dogwood floral leaded shade-beautiful; International Shade Co. wood floor lamp w/poinsettia leaded shade; 3 leaded glass hanging lamps; several beautiful leaded glass shade unmarked table lamps; 


Unique 3-pc Horn Furniture Set-1pm-Ring#1

 Arm chair, rocking chair & lamp table


Jewelry & Watches-1:30pm-Ring #1

14KT WHITE GOLD:  Ladies engagement ring  1.3ct center diamond surrounded by 0.6ct baguette diamonds-appraised $6,700.00, wedding set w/0.91 total ct weight diamonds-appr.$1966.60; white gold ladies ring 0.17 total ct weight, art carved man’s wedding band; 14KT YELLOW GOLD: Ladies diamond ring-appr. $1,003.00, heavy man’s ring w/huge 1.43 ct faint yellowish green diamond-appr. $ 8409.51, heavy man’s band, Ladies  cuff bracelet, 28”rope chain, ivory elephant w/gold & semi-precious stone; 14kt white & yellow gold bar pin w/lavender stone; 10KT:  KSU class rings (2), heavy  yellow & white gold Masonic ring w/0.80 total ct. weight diamonds-appr. $950, man’s yellow & white gold Masonic w/single 0.10 ct diamond-appr.$771.80, yellow gold Masonic band, Victorian yellow gold opal & seed pearl Ladies ring; STERLING: heavy Native American bracelet-signed Allison Lee; puffy heart bangle bracelet; WATCHES: Breitling man’s wrist watch 17 jewel, Linguine Astromatic 25 wrist watch; Omega Seamaster Automatic Geneve; plain Omega date & roman numerals watch w/Omega band & box


Coins and Paper Money-1:30pm-Ring#1

(15) $2 bills-some red label;  1923 $1 large-size silver certificate; Walking Liberty, Franklin & Kennedy 90% half dollars; Morgan & Barber silver dollars; Standing Liberty & Washington 90% silver quarters; mercury dimes, Barber, buffalo & Jefferson nickels; Indian head & wheat-some steel pennies; bag KCK parking tokens


WWI & WWII-2pm-Ring#1

SA Nazi dagger marked ‘Wilh. Wagner’ ‘M7/25’ w/enameled scabbard; Nazi red, white & black arm band w/label intact; hundreds of German military medals, ribbons, lapel pins, etc.



Bronzes & Collectibles-11am-Ring#2

Bronze/spelter 14” king in armor on horse; bronze 9” Seated Thinker; Bronze/spelter 17” Standing Centurion; Bronze 14” Bust of Charlemagne; Bronze/spelter 7” Seated Lady Archer; 2 pc. Bronzed/Plaster 11” Kneeling & 10” Fallen Centurions with Shield & Sword-marked Marwal Ind. Inc; bronzed plaster 22” Don Quixote: Knight with Axe, 14” Knight on Horse, 14” Man de La Mancha -marked Rhright Calf 962; Bronzed spettle 8” Seated Shakespearian-marked LSF; Bronzed spettle 7”Seated Harvest Woman-marked ‘K’ in circle; 2 pc china 16” Knights; bronzed spelter 24” ‘Bergere’ –marked Mestais ,France Beautiful granite & bronze ink well set w/porcelain ink cups; 8” silver/sterling? letter opener-sword; 10+ Banthrico coin banks; ‘Exact Weight’ postal scale w/tare weight; Truetone transistor radio DC-3407-in box; ice tongs; brace in bit; misc vintage tools; 12” GE brass  bladed fan; 2 boxes 33’s, 45’s & 78 albums; 10+ auto dealer metal & plastic model premiums-1960’s; tin litho Japanese cars; 10+ Target 16 Brownie cameras; Property of Muehlebach Hotel water ewers (3); Dresden china Tom & Jerry 14” bowl; GE Bakelite table radio; 50+ Charles B. Wheeler mugs & high ball glass; 30+ vintage beer cans: Falstaff, Ham’s Billie Beer,  Olde Frothingslosh; Budweiser cast iron Clydesdale horse & wagon-1976-NIB; Howard Miller model 612436 chiming cartage clock; cap & plastic bead guns: Krueger 99, Sekiden Auto, Tiger 44, Pet; H&S Leavenworth KS seltzer bottle; vintage time clocks: Follett & Cincinnati; P.O.P. (Prince of Palace) 1905 urns (2);  stack 1969 Chiefs World Champs license plates; fire proof chest; lots 1970’s Avon-NIB


Autographed Photos & Art Work-1pm-Ring#2

Boxer Cards & Photos: Jack Dempsey autographed Dempsey/Willard photo (1919), ‘Gentleman Joe’ James J. Corbett-1892, John L. Sullivan-bare fisted boxer, Joe Lewis framed picture;  Harrison Fisher 1904 ‘In the Canoe’; Hugh Hirtle Eagle print; Edward L Henry ‘The First Railway Train’ print on canvass;  Thomas; 1823 print Royal Duke of Clarence Coronation King Geo. IV; Thomas Hart Benton book & prints-some autographed; N. Virgilio, Original Oils on Canvass: Hoffmann, Frank Jean, Carlo, M. King, Mary Bott, C. Inness, L. Stanio, Loscot, Cantrell,  Steiner,  Norman Rockwell: Gorham 4 Season plate series-10+ sets, 1974-1980, Knowles various plates, self portrait items, limited edition etching,  Rockwell’s Books:  ‘America’-limited numbered editions (2-mint cond.), ‘Treasury’




All items are sold as is, where is.  All property is open for public inspection and it is the sole responsibility of the bidder to determine condition prior to bidding.

Purchaser assumes all responsibility for items at the time of purchase.  When the auctioneer sells the item to you, title passes and you have entered into contract to buy said property at your bid.  Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and the Seller assume no responsibility for items after this point. 

Payment may be made be cash, approved check with proper identification, MasterCard or Visa.  Items must be paid for day of sale and said items cannot be removed from premises without payment in full.  Returned checks or funds that are not honored for any reason will be turned over to the appropriate government authorities for prosecution and collection and a report shall be made to the proper credit bureau.

The purchaser also agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred by the auctioneer in the collection of funds.  The purchaser further agrees to pay for any other costs or losses incurred buy their failure to adhere to these conditions of sale.  In the case of a possible “tie bid”, (when the auctioneer and or ringmen have the same bid in two different places) we apologize.  The bid may be opened back up between the two tie bidders only at the auctioneers discretion.

The auctioneer has the sole discretion to advance the bidding and my reject a nominal advance, should it, in his estimation prove injurious to the sale.  It is not the intention of the auctioneer to overlook or miss any bid, but he will not be held responsible for said action.  When the auctioneer says “sold”, no further advances will be considered. 

You must have a bidding number to participate in the auction.  When you make a purchase, please show your bid card to the clerk for accurate record keeping.

A bid by any person shall be conclusive proof that the person agrees to the terms and conditions of the sale and has agreed to be bound by them. 

All announcements sale day take precedence over all prior printed material.

Online Bidding Terms & Conditions:


Proper and complete online registration is required to bid. All bidders must provide name, address, phone number, and email address to register. A credit card (MC or Visa) is required to place a bid. The credit card will be validated before bidding access is granted and is the only acceptable form of payment. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions. Bidders are not registered until they have been approved via e-mail by Cates Auction & Realty Co.


Absentee bidding is offered prior to AND live bidding during the live on-site auction. Absentee bids are not valid until bidder has received an approval e-mail from Cates Auction & Realty Co.  Absentee bidding is closed 24 hours prior to start of live auction.


There is a 10% buyer’s premium charged on items purchased through online bidding. The buyer’s premium is calculated on the high bid. The purchase price paid by the successful online bidder is the sum of the winning bid and the buyer’s premium.


The acceptable forms of payment are MasterCard and Visa. The credit card submitted at registration will be charged for all purchases and shipping/handling (if applicable) at the close of the auction and a paid receipt will be emailed to the buyer.


Successful online bidders will be asked in their confirmation email if they will be picking up their items or prefer to have them shipped. When no preference is indicated, items will be shipped according to the process below. Shipping is only available for addresses in the continental U.S.

PICK-UP:  Buyers choosing this option must pick up their items at Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc (1440 Iron Street, N. Kansas City, MO 64116) on Wednesday, July 27th, from 12 to 4pm.  A paid receipt and proof of identification are required. Packing and loading services are not offered.


Buyers choosing this option for Medals will receive their items via United States Postal Service at the billing address provided at online registration (continental U.S. only). Insurance is available on request at published USPS rates. Shipping cost is charged to the credit card provided at online and is calculated on exact charges through USPS.

Winning Buyers for Lamps, Furniture and Swords will need to make their own shipping arrangements. Below is a list of shippers YOU can contact. Once contacted they will come and pick up your item(s), pack and ship it.

UPS Store Liberty MO  –  816-792-9600

NAVIS Pack & Ship  –  913-541-1041

Craters & Freighters  –  877-547-9586

Failure to pick up or accept shipping charges for an item does not negate the contractual obligations of the high bidder and no refunds will be given. The Auctioneer and seller reserve the right to retain unclaimed items and dispose of them in whatever manner they see fit, including resale.


The information in the auction advertising was obtained from sources believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it.  All sketches and dimensions are approximate.  No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company. All bidders are responsible for conducting their own inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning items of interest. Items are sold without contents unless described otherwise. Items may be viewed one hour prior to the start of the live onsite auction. All items are being offered on an “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” basis and no warranties or representations, expressed or implied, are made by the Seller or the auction company. If there is a discrepancy between an item pictured and its description, please report it to our office and refrain from bidding until it is resolved.  Property available for and subject to sale prior to auction.


We hope you enjoy your online bidding experience!


From North: I-29 to 169 Hwy, south to 9 Hwy, 9 south becomes Burlington, south to addresss, From South: I-35 N/I-70E to exit 2E (Oak St./MO-9), 9 north becomes Burlington, north to address.  From West:  I-635 to MO-9, east becomes Burlington, south to address.  From East:  I-435 to 210 Hwy, west becomes Armour Rd., continue west to Burlington, south to address.

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