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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 614

Huey Gun Case Fitted For 2 Takedown Rifles or Shotguns

Estimate: $800 - $900
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Oak and leather gun case #734 by Huey originally fitted for two (2) Westley Richards firearms, but able to accept takedown rifles or shotguns of similar size. The case features a leather exterior with a top handle, reinforced corners and brass hardware. Case with four ball feet, an unengraved nameplate to top, and plate marked "Huey Gun Cases / no 734 / Kansas City, MO." to edge. With two (2) brass push-lock closures and two (2) belted closing straps opening to reveal a fitted multi-compartmented suede-lined interior with accessories including a loading and cleaning rod, English pewter oil jar, and two (2) screwdrivers. This high quality case was originally made to house two large bore Westley Richards Nitro Express Best Quality rifles, as evidenced by the tag affixed to handle describing the guns: "Westley Richards/ .450 NE B 35640 / .577 NE B 40946". Barrel compartments: 28" L x 3" W. Stock compartments: 19" L x 6" W. Overall: 30 1/2" W x 19" H x 4" D. Late 20th century.


In overall very good condition with slight scuffing to the exterior, some creasing to leather straps, and wear to underside of straps near the bottom edge. Patination and slight creasing to top handle. Possibly missing some cleaning accessories.

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