Fall 2023 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction
November 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2023
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!
EXHIBITION SHOOTER HERB PARSON’S WINCHESTER MODEL 64 DELUXE RIFLE, PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS, BOOK AND TABLE COVER
Cal. 30 WCF (30-30)
Bbl. 24″ tapered round
Herb Parsons began his career as a regional salesman for Winchester in 1930. By 1935 he had became a full time exhibition shooter for Winchester. He continued to thrill audiences until his untimely death in 1959.
Ramp mounted bead front sight with sporting rear sight. 2/3 length mag. Blue finish. Semi beavertail forend and hard rubber capped pistol grip stock checkered walnut stock with Super Grade swivel bases and checkered steel buttplate. 1940 mfg.
UNATTACHED ACCESORIES: Blue cloth cover for 7’x30″ table. Stitched yellow lettering proclaims “HERB PARSONS / SHOOTING”. “Western-WINCHESTER / Guns and Ammunition” in red lettering displayed on table front & end flaps. 2 Framed event posters with Parson’s photo. The large, 24″x18″ pictures a selection of firearms with a M64 that could be this rifle. The smaller is 18″x9″. Also included are 11 photos of Parsons or celebrities, letter, promotional materials, a box of Super X 28 ga. shotshells and a copy of the book “Showman Shooter The Life and Times of Herb Parsons”. 1 full red & yellow box Winchester Silvertip Super Speed 30-30 w/ 150 grain expanding bullets.