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Minimum Bid$100.00Final prices include buyers premium:$18,400.00Number Bids:29Auction Closed OnSaturday, November 18, 2023Share

One of three hundred matched sets made in 1981 to commemorate John Wayne, this set was owned by Patrick Wayne, son of John Wayne. Gun A: Standard markings on the barrel with “One of Three Hundred” marked on the right side of the chamber. 18-1/2″ barrel with blade front sight and buckhorn u-notch rear. Blued hammer, saddle ring, screws, bolt, trigger, loading gate and butt plate. Large loop lever, bands and frame all have a coin finish. Factory laser engraved stagecoach scene on the left with a cattle drive on the right. Both sides have a border consisting of John Wayne movie names in addition to scroll engraving and chain link style border. John Wayne’s signature is engraved on the tang. Oiled wood stock with a checkered wrist and forearm. Silver John Wayne coin on the right side of the butt. Smooth finish blued steel butt plate. Gun B: Standard markings on the barrel with “One of Three Hundred” marked on the right side of the chamber. 18-1/2″ barrel with blade front sight and buckhorn u-notch rear. Blued hammer, saddle ring, screws, bolt, trigger, loading gate and butt plate. Large loop lever, bands and frame all have a brass washed finish. Factory laser engraved stagecoach scene on the left with a cattle drive on the right. Both sides have a border consisting of John Wayne movie names in addition to a ribbon style border. Scroll engraving on the side of the lever. John Wayne’s signature is engraved on the tang. Oiled wood stock with a checkered wrist and forearm. Bronze John Wayne coin on the right side of the butt. Smooth finish blued steel butt plate. Both rifles include serial matching boxes, sleeves, outer shipping boxes and factory issued blue velvet lined display case with keys and plaque on the inside. Signed letter from Patrick Wayne confirming his ownership is also included. Listed on ATF C&R List. CONDITION: Both rifles are 98% with only a few handling marks. Rifle #2 has a light spot of corrosion on the bottom of the frame and on the edge of the loading gate. Wood is excellent as well. Bores are bright and crisp. Insides of actions have dried grease and verdigris. Appears to be unfired from the factory. One box is excellent. Other has ribbed end tabs. Case is excellent, minus the interior coming unglued from the top. Inside plaque has also come unglued. CALIBER: .32-40 Winchester. FFL STATUS: Curio & Relic. S/N: Gun A) JWM133, Gun B) JWDM133.