absolutely incredible one of a kind 1/2 scale 1894 Winchester made by Miniart in Russia, engraved by master engraver Michael
Dubber, and checkered by master gunsmith James Corpe. Absolutely perfect down to the finest details. Perfectly working and
looking crisp action. The gun totally restocked in 10X burl walnut by Mike Barrett. The wood finished and the forearm and
wrist checkered at 40 lpi by James Corpe. Surface metal prep was done by the late Terry Farrand. The exquisite finely detailed
engraving and 24 K gold and platnium inlays by Michael Dubber, showing two gold deer in a panel on the left side, and a gold
moose on the right side. Gold and platnium bands at both ends of the barrel. The receiver outlined with gold and platnium
wire inlays. The lever, hammer, bolt, floorplate, and forearm cap also showing gold wire inlays. The perfectly polished metal
blued with the exception of the hammer, lever, and buttplate which are case colored. This miniature won silver medal #45 as
being one of the finest miniatures in the world, and the medal is of course included as it belongs to the miniature. This
miniature Winchester really has to be held in hand and admired in person to truely understand the magnificient quality! I
could go on, but just take a look at the additional photos!
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A perfect one-of-a-kind 1/2 scale miniature of Henry rifle serial #1 as presented to Edwin M. Stanton, secretary
of war of the United States, by the New Haven Arms Co. and Oliver F. Winchester. The rifle was engraved and personally presented
to Stanton in hopes of securing government contracts to purchase Heny rifles for the impending Civil War. This rifle was made
by master miniature maker Mike Barrett. The markings and engraving were all copied exactly by master engraver Roger Sampson,
the action tuned and metal prep done by the late Terry Farrand, the deep blue and firey case color work done by Doug Turnbull.
A gorgeous miniature in every regard and of great historical interest. The receiver scroll engraved on the right side, the
left side showing a panel with the presentation to Secretary to War Stanton. Octagon .22 caliber 11 3/4" rifled barrel.
The stock of super fancy dark figured walnut. The brass crescent buttplate features the trapdoor for the cleaning rod. Fully
functional and operates smooth as silk. The barrel is a beautiful high polish blued and the hammer and lever are casecolored.
The brass receiver, sideplates, and buttplate starting to show a very pretty patina. Please call or email me for additional
photos of this beautifull masterpiece.
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awesome 1/2 scale Stevens number 26 "Crack Shot" .32 caliber single shot take down rifle made by master miniature
maker Ron DeWalt in Michigan. 16 3/16" long overall with an 8 15/16" rifled round barrel of 4mm bore. Nickel silver
blade front sight. The hammer, trigger, and rear sight a bright fire blue. The balance of the steel parts nicely polished
with a black/blue finish. Straight grained walnut stock and forearm. The left side of the receiver marked CRACK SHOT 26 just
below the barrel. The barrel address and caliber markings on top of the barreljust ahead of the rear sight. The maker's name
stamped into the bottom of the barrel just ahead of the forearm. Beautiful fit and finish, crisp action. Cased in the original
DeWalt mahogany glass topped casing, French fit, with red velout lining. also included are a wood handled cleaning rod and
four dummy cartridges.
This is a beautiful 1/2 scale
Henry rifle by master miniature maker Mike Barrett of Minnesota. 22" long overall with a 12 3/4" long .22 caliber
rifled barrel. Blued barrel, and sights, fire blued screws, casecolored lever, hammer, & trigger. The brass frame, sideplates,
cartridge lifter, and buttplate beautifully engraved in a vine and floral pattern by master engraver Roger Sampson. Roger
also engraved the barrel address and serial number. The lower tang is stamped with Mike's maker's mark. The dovetail at the
rear of the frame filled with a brass sight blank. The crescent buttplate with the trap door for cleaning rod storage.
Fabulous highly figured oil finished walnut buttstock. The long range rear barrel sight with the graduated distance
markings. A georgeous piece!
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is a 1/4 scale English flintlock seven barrel H. Nock volley gun made by master miniature maker Andrew Dyson in England.
9 1/2" long overall with a 5" barrel group. The seven smoothbore barrels are about .125 caliber. This
type gun would shoot all seven barrels at once and was often used for shooting rafting ducks, geese, or swans for commercial
sale. Steel barrels, lock, hammer, & frizzen. Brass triggerguard, ranrod thimbles, and buttplate. Walnut
buttstock. Steel ramrod. There are several light handling marks on the stock.
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A nice 1/2 scale Musgrave, Mauser type, bolt action
rifle. Made by Musgrave in South Africa. Not functional, but great looking. The bolt lifts and comes back about 1/4 of the
way, but doesn't cock. Walnut stock, checkered at the forearm and wrist, sling swivels, nice blued finish. Additional photos
available upon request.
is a 1/2 scale Winchester 1894 short rifle made by Miniart in Moscow, Russia. This would have a 20 inch octagon barrel
instead of the standard 26 inch, and would have a shorter forearm. Basically carbine length with the stiffer octagon barrel
and the crescent rifle buttplate. Beautifully and expertly engraved and 24K gold inlaid in a very typical Winchester
pattern from the period by master engraver Angelo Bee. The stock & forearm checkered and hand rubbed oil finished
by master stock maker Jim Corpe. The lever, hammer, forearm cap, and buttplate are beautifully case colored
and the balance of the steel parts finished in a beautiful high polish blue by Doug Turnbull of New York. Fully functional
and will feed, chamber, extract, and eject the included three miniature dummy cartridges. The barrel properly marked with
the Winchester barrel address and the caliber markings. The upper rear tang properly marked with the typical Winchester markings.
Checkered hammer spur. 19 1/8" long overall with a 10" barrel of .15 caliber. Serial number 112.
A really gorgeous piece with all the embellishments done by true masters of their crafts.
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This is a cool
1/2 scale Stevens single shot Tip-up rifle commonly known as the "Ladies Model" by master miniature maker Mike Barrett.
17 5/8" long overall with a 9 15/16" .22 caliber rifled 1/2 octagon barrel. There is a push putton on the left rear
of the receiver that is pushed to break down the action. Fancy triggerguard, tang sight, crescent buttplate. Finished in the
white with no markings. Exceptional piano finished high figure walnut stock and forearm. This would be a great piece to send
to your favorite engraver.
This is the standard Stevens Tip-Up rifle by master miniature maker Mike Barrett. 17 5/8" long overall with a 9 15/16" .22 caliber rifled 1/2 octagon barrel. There is a push putton on the
left rear of the receiver that is pushed to break down the action. Fancy triggerguard, crescent buttplate. Finished in the
white with no markings. Exceptional oil finished high figure walnut stock.