Most High Standard shotguns look very similar despite their different model numbers.Though marked with the High Standard name, many of these shotguns were built by third party manufacturers, both domestic (like Savage or Stevens) or foreign, on license.
But High Standard's quality control began to slip and later models (built by 3rd party manufacturers) began to suffer from parts and metallurgy failures in the field.The only other breech-loaded firearms to see greater use were produced by the Spencer Repeating Rifle Company, of Boston, Mass.Official records of ordnance purchased by the United States government from January 1, 1861 to June 30, 1866 show that a total of 80,512 carbines and 9,141 rifles of Sharps manufacture were delivered.e Bay determines trending price through a machine learned model of the product’s sale prices within the last 90 days."New" refers to a brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item, and "Used" refers to an item that has been used previously.American inventor Hiram Percy Maxim, the son of Maxim gun inventor Hiram Stevens Maxim, is usually credited with inventing and selling the first commercially successful models circa 1902 (patented March 30, 1909).The muffler for internal combustion engines was developed in parallel with the firearm suppressor by Maxim in the early 20th century, using many of the same techniques to provide quieter-running engines (in many English-speaking countries automobile mufflers are called silencers).An amazing lifelong collection of a 100 high end firearms & guns will be sold absolute without reserves. Howitzer; K108 M3A1 Half Track; K109 M-551 Sheridan 312 - 7 Battle Kings Lesney Made in England (2) K102 M48-A2; K107 155 MM. Serial # 69G12571 Vent Rib 509 - Browning Shotgun BT99 Special Steel 12 2 3/4 ga. Lever Action Serial #288285 517 - Browning Rifle Bar II Safari 7MM Rem. Nickel Plated Made in Belgium Double Barrel Rabbit Ears Serial #137134 521 - Winchester Shotgun 9410, .410 2 1/2" Lever Action Serial #SGO7997 522 - Daisy NRA Special BB Gun-Centennial 1871-1971 523 - M1 Carbine Inland Rifle, 30 Carbine Semi-Automatic W/ Clip Serial #7220105 524 - Winchester Rifle Mo. Corp 30 cal., Semi-Auto Unmodified Including Magazine Serial #3889992 527 - Winchester Rifle 94 AE, .45 Colt "Rte 66 Born to be Wild" Engraved Gold Plated Lever Action Serial #6538872 528 - Browning Arms Rifle, Belgium Made .22LR, Semi-Auto 529 - Taurus Circuit-Shotgun/Rifle, .45/.410 Serial #ER7058 530 - Cabella's Converted Pistol to Rifle, .44/.40 CAT.1589 Serial #111413 531 - Remington Rifle 597 Magnum, .17HMR w/scope Semi-Automatic Serial #2969037M 532 - Ruger Rifle 10-22, .22LR Semi-Auto Serial #233-33761 533 - Marlin Rifle 883, .22WMR, Bolt Action w/Scope Leupold Scope, Serial #10708931 534 - Remington Riot Gun , US Military Finish 12 2 3/4" Semi-Automatic Barrel and Receiver marked w/ U. and Ordinance Bomb Serial #482948 535 - Mauser Rifle 7.92ga. "Spirit of the Wild" Gold Plated Engravings of Buffalo, Wolves, Eagle Octagon Barrel Auberti Made in Italy Serial #W22247 No. 3"Gold Plated Tribute to Virginia, Orange County Engravings of Montpelier, Zachary Taylor Manufactured by KBI-HBG, PA Turkey AKKAR rabbit ears 3 of 10 545 - Kreighoff Shotgun w/ 4 Barrels of 410,12,20,28 GA Serial #9338 546 - Winchester Rifle 94 AE 45 Colt Lever Action Gold Plated and Engraved Tribute to Orange Co, Somerset, Barboursville, Burr Hill 3 of 10 Serial #IA02353 547 - P. Italy 554 - Colt Pistol Revolver Whitetailer II 357 mag &scope Burris Scope Serial #7259CK 555 - Smith and Wesson Automatic Pistol 9MM Serial #RJF1271 556 - Colt Automatic Pistol MKII Double Eagle 40cal Series 90 Serial #DWO1288 557 - Colt Revolver Pistol Official Police 38 Special Serial #841732 558 - Browning Semi-Automatic Pistol .22LR Limited Edition Buck Mark 134 of 650 Serial #515NP13634 559 - Thompson Pistol 7MM Single Shot Engraved Large Cat Serial #181317 560 - Steyr Semi-Automatic Pistol M40 s & w w/ 2 additional clips Serial #009825 561 - Colt Automatic Pistol 1906, 32 cal. 38 590 - Colt Revolver Police Positive, .32 Serial #128800 591 - Glock Automatic Model 17, 9MM Serial #GU157 592 - Crosman Metalist III Pellet Pistol Mod.This auction will be conducted online and in person at our gallery. CATALOG TEXT BELOW: 300 - 3 Speed Kings Lesney Made in England K37 Sand Cat; K48 Mercedes 350 SLC; K54 AMX Javelin 301 - 3 Speed Kings Lesney Made in England K43 Cambuster; K44 Bazooka; K56 Maserati Bora 302 - 3 Speed Kings Lesney Made in England K40 Blaze Trailer; K41 Martini Brabham F-1; K44 Formula 1 Surteests 16 303 - 3 Speed Kings Lesney Made in England K31 Bertone Runabout; K38 Gus's Gulper; K41 Fuzz Buggy 304 - 4 Speed Kings Lesney Made in England K25 Boat & Trailer; K26 Binz Ambulance; K27 Camping Cruiser; K34 Thunderclap 305 - 2 Speed Kings Lesney Made in England K6 Motorcycle Transporter; K21 Tractor Transporter 306 - 2 Speed Kings Lesney Made in England K28 Dragster & Trailer; K29 Boat & Trailer 307 - 4 Super Kings Lesney Made in England K1 Hydraulic Excavator; K4 Big Tipper; K9 Fire Tender; K22 SRN6 Hovercraft 308 - 4 Super Kings Lesney Made in England K5 Muir Hill Tractor & Trailer; K16 Ford LT5 Tanker; K20 Cargo Hauler; K40 Pepsi Delivery 309 - 6 Sea Kings Lesney Made in England (2) K301 Frigate; K302 Corvette; K303 Battleship; (2) K305 Submarine Chaser 310 - 6 Sea Kings Lesney Made in England (2) K301 Frigate; K302 Corvette; K303 Battleship; (2) K305 Submarine Chaser 311 - 7 Battle Kings Lesney Made in England (2) K102 M48-A2; K103 Chieftain; K105 Hover Raider; K107 155 MM. Serial # 2D15995 Vent Rib 510 - Remington Rifle 541-T22, 22-S-L-LR cal. or WRF Bolt 513 - Winchester Shotgun 1300, 12 2 3/4 and 3 ga.'s Pump Vent rib Serial #L2928494 514 - Military 1939 Mod .98, 8mm Serial #9227 Date 1839 515 - Winchester Shotgun 1897 12 ga. Made in Belgium Assembled in Portugal Semi-Automatic Serial #107NVO9721 518 - Springfield Armory US Rifle, M1 Garand, 30.06 CMP Rifle w/Shipping Case Serial # 5871090 519 - Harringon and Richardson Shotgun 28 ga. 90, 22 Long cal., pump Octagon Barrel Serial #813394 525 - Commemorative Thompson Gun, 45 ACP "A Tribute to the G-Men" #105 of 750 Gold Plated/Engraved J. Hoover Image Serial #KH1454 526 - Military US Carbine I. Bolt Action Serial #2591 536 - Thompson 1927 AI 45 ACP, Semi-Auto Carbine Serial #KJO767 537 - Mossberg Shotgun 2 3/4, 3, and 12 ga. 49 of 300 539 - Henry's Patent Rifle 44-40, Lever Action Engraved and Gold Plated Civil War Theme-Oct. Beretta 682 Gold E, 12 ga, Over Under 2 Barrel Double Barrel Shotgun 5 removeable chokes 2 3/4" and 3" Barrels marked optima-bore, Excelsior-High Strength Alloy Steel) Made in Italy Cased w/ Accessories Serial #N59698B 548 - Henry Rifle 3030 Lever Action Gold Plated and Engraved Tribute to Orange Co, The Old Dominion and USA 6 of 25 Serial #TTBO27428 549 - Remington Barrel LT-20 20 3/4" Vent Rib 550 - Pistol 44 cal, black powder Made in Italy F. Serial #369054 562 - Smith & Wesson Revolver Pistol, Mod 27-2, 357mag w/case Serial #N186755 563 - Smith & Wesson Revolver Mod 29-2 44 mag w/ case Serial #N137782 564 - Llama Automatic Pistol XV 22 cal Stoeger Arms Manufactured Hackensack NJ w/ 1 Clip In Box Serial #575685 565 - Smith & Wesson Revolver Model 625-3, 45 cal Model of 1989 Serial #BBY2136 566 - Colt Automatic Pistol 45 incl.wooden case "Colt Legacy Tribute" Gold Plated Engraving of Samuel Colt Serial #28487r0 567 - Luger Automatic Pistol, American Eagle 9MM Stoeger Arms 2 Extra Clips S1261 568 - Whitney Automatic Pistol Olympic Arms .22 LR w/extra grips, clip, and plastic case Serial #WW2217 569 - Taurus Revolver, The Judge 410 Serial #AW550245 570 - Colt Revolver Python, 357 w/plastic case Serial #TT71650 571 - Browning Automatic Pistol Model 511, 9MM, Belgian w/extra clip and plastic case Serial #511MM50700 572 - Smith & Wesson Revolver Model 3 Schofield 45 cal w/ Performance Center Wooden Display Case Serial # GW52031 573 - Taurus Revolver, Tracker 45 cal Serial #VH971634 574 - Daisy NRA Centennial BB/Pellet Gun 177/BB Centennial 1871-1971 Serial #006091 575 - Colt Revolver Trooper Mark III, .22LR Serial #Y25860 576 - Ruger Automatic Pistol, .22LR Serial #11-48616 577 - Smith & Wesson Revolver, 32L Nickel Plate Serial #57290 578 - Smith & Wesson Automatic Pistol Mod.61, .22LR Serial #B26968 579 - Smith & Wesson Revolver Mod.62-2, .357 Serial # ADK2515 580 - Smith & Wesson Revolver 48-2, .22 Serial #6K5499 581 - Smith & Wesson Revolver 38 Special Mother of Pearl Grip Nickel Plate Serial #411009 582 - Smith & Wesson Revolver 38 Special Serial #710541 583 - Webley Mark VI Revolver, 1916 Serial # 1423 584 - Revolver 32-2C CTG, 32 cal Serial #N18889 585 - Smith & Wesson Revolver 64, 38 Special Serial #D585894 586 - Smith & Wesson Revolver 32cal, hammerless Serial #155481 587 - Crosman Marksman BB Pistol .177 Serial #93255004 588 - Secret Service Revolver 1914, 44ga. 1300, .22 Serial #027305 593 - Colt Double Action Revolver .32 Engraved Serial #4645 594 - Smith & Wesson Semi-Automatic Pistol 22A-1, .22LR W/ Walter PS22Scope UBV6283 595 - FNH Automatic Pistol FNP-45 Fredericksburg Va w/ 2 extra clips Serial #61DMP13143 596 - Colt Revolver Single Action Army, .45 Legends in Steel Tribute Engraved-Horses and Sam Colt #109 of 250 597 - Heckler and Koch Automatic, 45 Made in Germany Lazer Site Clip Case Serial #25-013071 598 - Smith and Wesson Revolver M-64-3, 38 Special Police Henrico Co.During that same period, Spencer produced a total of 94,196 carbines and 12,471 rifles for the war.Mounted cavalry troops tended to prefer the 7-shot repeating Spencer lever-action carbines and easier loading self-contained cartridges over the slower loading single-shot percussion breech-loaded Sharps with combustible paper or linen cartridges.