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Richard Nixon's Gold-Inlaid Browning Shotgun at Auction

In addition to Ernest Hemingway's safari hunting rifle that we wrote about on Wednesday, a rare gold-inlaid Browning 12-gauge automatic shotgun that was presented to president Richard Nixon in 1970 will be offered at James D. Julia Auctioneers' Important Firearms sale in Fairfield, Maine on March 14. The gun, estimated at $50,000 - $75,000, is also historically significant in that it was the two millionth Browning shotgun made.
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Swann Galleries offers two-part auction of African-American fine art on October 9

Arts : Artdaily (6 hours ago)

On Thursday, October 9, Swann Galleries will conduct a 171-lot auction of African-American Fine Art that features more than 60 artworks from the estate of Professor Richard A. Long, presented in a separate catalogue. Long was known ... Read Post

Hemingway’s .577 Nitro Rifle Being Auctioned

Hobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog (4 years ago)

James D. Julia is auctioning off Ernest Hemingway's Westley Richards Droplock.577 Nitro Express double rifle. It is the gun he used on his 1953 African safari. According to Phil Bourjaily, this gun, which took a lion and a rhino, is... Read Post

Ernest Hemingway's African Safari Rifle Up for Auction

Lifestyle / Shopping : Luxist: Breaking News (4 years ago)

A remarkable double-barreled elephant gun made by London's Westley Richards in 1913 that belonged to Ernest Hemingway and was used by the famed author on safari in Africa is being offered for auction on March 14. The impressive.577-... Read Post

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