Aug. 1 Auction Supports Montana Scouts

The catalog for the Aug. 1, North American Auction Co., auction is live on the auction house website: Old West & American Indian w/ Luxury Jewelry August 1st Sale

As you know, restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic forced districts and units to cancel most of their fundraising events. We assure you, Scouting is going strong during this time and although our revenue stream is altered, the necessity to fund our programming has not changed.

To help reach our fundraising goals, we are excited to partner with North American Auction Co. in Bozeman and participate in this upcoming online auction.

Here are some of the lots that will directly benefit the Montana Council and Scouting in the state.


 

 

Estimate: 1,600.00 – 3,200.00 USD
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For your consideration is this circa late 19th-century Century Master Studio Camera Made by Folmer Graflex Corp. Rochester NY. on a rare Magic studio camera adjustable stand. The rare piece has a Sliding Carriage for Century Studio Camera. The stand is a Magic Oak Studio Camera Stand PAT’D 1884-1885 made by James H. Smith & Co. Chicago. The stand and camera are in very well preserved museum quality condition and includes This camera showing good condition overall with multiple frame selections all intact, the camera doesn’t include a lens but can fit a Betax No. 5 Wollensak Velostigmat lens. The measurements of this camera is: The stand is 35.5″H (at the lowest setting) x 21″W x 26.25″D. The camera is 31″L x 19.5″W x 22.5″H.

Estimate: 250.00 – 500.00 USD
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“Protective Order” is the name of this limited edition signed and numbered print done by Jocelyn Lillpop for the 1999 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation* Featured Artist. The print shows a proud Pronghorn buck overlooking two does as rays of sun coming through the clouds highlight them. The print is number 5/40 and not only is re-signed but also has the medal of the RMEF 15th anniversary displayed in the matting. This print is professionally matted and framed. The print showing measures 26 1/2″ X 18″ the frame measures 34.5″ x 24.5″.

Estimate: 175.00 – 400.00 USD
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“Whitetail Creek” was done for Ducks Unlimited for the 2012 National Print Package. This print is re-signed and numbered 1374/3400. The print shows a pair of whitetail deer, a buck and a doe, on a creek bank with their tails at half-mast looking straight at you deciding whether or not to flash you the whitetail and bound away into the fall foliage. The print is professionally matted and framed. The print showing with border measures 27 1/2″ X 17″ and the frame measures 38″ X 26 1/2″.

Estimate: 100.00 – 300.00 USD
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For your consideration is this collection of commemorative boy scout national jamboree coins. including three coins form Valley Forge from years 1950, 1957, and 1964; Colorado Springs coin from 1950; Irvine Ranch coin from 1953; a Washington D.C. coin from 1937; and two Idaho coins from 1969, and 1973. The coins are shown in a plexiglass case. The condition of these framed coins is good with no obvious signs of damage. The measurements of this framed collection is 5 1/2″ x 7 1/4″ with a diameter of 3/4″.

Estimate: 100.00 – 300.00 USD
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This vintage Norman Rockwell “Mighty Proud” print on canvas was produced in the 1960s by Brown and Bigelow. The print is a reproduction of a painting Norman Rockwell did for the annual Boy Scouts of America calendar that was produced by Brown and Bigelow. He painted a new work for the annual calendar every year from 1925-1976 except for two years. The print’s dimensions are 23 1/4″ x 18 1/2″, the frame measures 28 1/2″ X 23 1/2″. There is minor damage to the canvas, please see photos for an accurate representation of condition.

Estimate: 150.00 – 300.00 USD
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This is a signed and numbered limited edition print of an Acrylic painting by Vern Russell called “Packing Out”. in the border around the print it is marked 70/1000 and bears a second signature by Vern Russell. The print shows a cowboy/hunter riding his horse and leading a two-horse pack string down from the high winter mountains. The print is professionally framed with old barn wood. the showing print measures 20 1/2″ X 17″ and the frame measures 27″ X 23 1/2″

Estimate: 250.00 – 500.00 USD
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Offered in this lot for your consideration is an Adam Jahiel Photograph from his The Last Cowboy collection “On The Range” called “Building A Loop”. The photo is of a cowboy on his horse building a loop getting ready to rope a steer. The dust from his horse and the sun and clouds make for a dramatic photo. This photo is developed in sepia tones witch adds to the mood. The showing photo is 10 1/2″ X 10 1/2″. The photo is professionally matted and framed. The frame measures 21.5″ x 21.5″ and has minor damage.

Estimate: 225.00 – 500.00 USD
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Offered in this lot is a signed and numbered print by Peter Eades called “Early Snow”. This limited collection print was part of the Cabelas Conservation Collection. The print shows a bull elk in his prime during an early fall snow looking at you questioning what you are doing in his kingdom. The print is marked 438/500, and is professionally matted and framed. In the matting is the Cabelas Conservation Edition plate and the title plate also bears the Rocky Mountain Elk Federation Logo as Peter Eades was the 2008 featured artist. The visible art measures 23 1/2″ X 17 1/2″ and the frame measures 34″ X 28″.

Estimate: 200.00 – 400.00 USD
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The lot features a very scarce Belgian proof marked “Zulu” Snyder conversion shotgun. This converted shotgun features a 34” round barrel chambered in 12 gauge. The firearm features a Liege proof mark on the top of the conversion breech. These “Tabatiere” Snyder style breech system by the Belgians were commonly sold surplus to French Fur Traders and to the Native American Indians as an affordable shotgun. The firearm has a walnut stock, external side hammer, front bead sight, and swinging breech-loading mechanism. No Serial Number. This firearm qualifies as an Antique and does not require FFL Transfer or NICS Background Check.