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General Auction Gun Sales

Spring Firearm Auction

From Interstate 57 – Take Exit 184 North 2 miles

2601 Lake Land Blvd. Mattoon, IL.

Sunday, March 17th 2019- – 9:00 A.M.

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PREVIEW: Saturday, March 16th 5:00pm to 8:00pm at 2601 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, IL

Come Hungry!

Outstanding Estate Collections

Winchester – Colt – Browning – Weatherby – S & W – Military

Partial Listing

25 Win. Pre 64 70’s inc/7mm Carbines & Rifles, Engraved .22 Hornet, .257 Roberts Super Grade, .358, 300 & 375 H & H; 10 M1 Garands inc/IH, Win., S/A & WWII; Fine English & American Doubles; Parkers inc/VHE 20 ga.; 40 Browning Shotguns inc/A 5’s, Citori, Superposed; Early South Gate Weatherby Rifles; Win. 61 Mag; Win. 59 & 61 in boxes; Kimber & Cooper Rifles inc/Kimber S – Series, 1 of 500; 2 Win. 21’s, 16 & 20 ga.; 10 Win. 12’s, 12, 16 & 20 ga.; 2 Win. 42’s; 6 Ruger No. 1’s; 5 Colt Pythons inc/Hunter & Elite; 5 Colt Diamondbacks .38 & .22 Nickle; 10 Kimber Handguns; 5 Colt SAA’s; .22 Target Handguns inc/Colt, Browning, S & W, Hi Standard, Walther, Beretta; 6 Pre 98 Win. 1890’s; Ruger Buckeye .32 Convertible; Remington 40x .22 LR & Centerfire; Beretta 686 2 Barrel Set & 682 4 Barrel Skeet Set; Pre 98 Buffalo Rifle; Browning Low Wells; 1816 Harper’s Ferry Flintlock; 8 Remington Smooth Bore .22 Rim Fire; 50 S & W Handguns inc/41 Nickle; 4 Baby Browning’s inc/Nickle; Several D.U. Guns; 12 Win. 94 Commemoratives; Browning Nomad’s & Challenger’s; Colt Pearl Handle 1908’s; Sporting, Military, Target, AR’s & More

Collections from the Estates of

Dennis “Denny” Devore, Lawrence “Larry” Brumm & Ron Behrens

Beginning at 9:00am: Ring 1 will sell gun 1 to 699 & Ring 2 will sell gun 700 & up.

Ways to bid on these Guns:

1. Attend the auction, bid in the crowd (no buyer premium, know instantly if you win, complete transfer paperwork that day)

2.Place prebids (absentee bids) here on this catalog, this bidding will shut off at 8:00am on Sunday morning and will not be updated until 48hrs after the auction closes. ( pay a buyer premium, delay in knowing the results, delay in processing paperwork)

3. Submit phone bids, meaning you send us a list of guns you want us to call you on (click the submit phone bids button on the catalog), we call you when those guns come up for bid. ( know immediately if you win, delay in processing paperwork)

If there is a tie bid between your absentee bid and the crowd in live attendance, the live bidder wins the bid.

Necessary Paperwork: Illinois Buyer w/FOID Planning to Pickup: valid updated copy of your FOID card & Driver’s License, bring it with you to registration or submit it to us at ffl@bauerauction.com

Out of State Buyer: a valid FFL/CNR you wany us to ship you purchases to

Illinois FFL/CNR: Bring a valid, updated copy of your license or submit it to us at ffl@bauerauction.com

Out of State FFL/CNR: provide that to us at ffl@bauerauction.com

Shipping: Shipping guns is not a high priority immediately after the auction is over. If you buy online and require shipping it could be 2 to 3 weeks after the auction before the guns are shipped.


Ron Baker, FFL – 217-273-5056

Hank Bauer, Auctioneer, 217-259-5956