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#5620938 - 02/25/15 08:06 PM Which guns are you bidding on?
kmon1 Offline
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Elmer Keith estate collection up for auction

http://jamesdjulia.com/373_shs/
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#5621072 - 02/25/15 08:55 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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man that auction has some FINE shooting irons. I bet they go for more money than I really need to spend on any one Pistol or rifle that probably would never get shot again.

I would like one of his everyday pistol's ( looks like 90% are presentation/ engraved or sn# 0-xx ) still very expensive would you drop 5-10k on a everyday hunting pistol. I don't think just cause Elmer owned it would make me a better shot.
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#5621103 - 02/25/15 09:10 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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That space museums machine guns are sick!
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#5621116 - 02/25/15 09:17 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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Man he has nice taste... And big money
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#5621233 - 02/25/15 10:44 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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I just spent over an hour scrolling through that site.


WOW.
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#5621235 - 02/25/15 10:49 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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I want them all. But the Col. Jim Corbett rifle (for the history) and the machine guns are my favorites.
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#5621244 - 02/25/15 10:54 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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excellent post thanks
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#5621279 - 02/25/15 11:55 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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Winchester motorcycle was very cool!! Lot of nice machine guns auction house will be banking!
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#5621406 - 02/26/15 07:22 AM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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Registered: 11/01/04
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Wow that is a nice collection, and Keith was quite a writer and firearm advocate. cheers
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#5621559 - 02/26/15 09:10 AM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
janie Offline
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Dang, I just drooled a bit. What an impressive collection.
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#5621698 - 02/26/15 10:31 AM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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OMG. That is one of the finest collections ever assembled.

I cannot imagine the money those guns will bring.
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#5621757 - 02/26/15 10:55 AM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Great taste in guns! I read his book "Hell I was There". Entertaining book and he could write but the little feller was full of himself! He had to be good shot or someone woulda beat the brakes off of him. Wish I could afford some of the trinkets he collected.
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#5622227 - 02/26/15 02:44 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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Ok I choose the custom M70 towards the top. And yes, I'd use that sucker!
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#5622261 - 02/26/15 02:55 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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I wouldn't mind having one of those machine guns but i'm sure they'll go for $$$$$$
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#5622729 - 02/26/15 07:15 PM Re: Which guns are you bidding on? [Re: kmon1]
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I was gonna' bid on the Ithaca NID 10g Magnum but Elmer had it re-stocked so it's lost all collector value.
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