Setting The Standard In Auction Marketing

Setting The Standard In Auction Marketing


by House Auction Company, Inc.


ONLINE ONLY AUCTION - Bidding Ends March 8th at 7:00 PM Eastern


House Auction Company, Inc.
3200 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Firearms Located at Hardesty's Gun Shop at 3200 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC - PLEASE NOTE Specific Preview Dates posted on Auction Listing Page.


Auctioneer’s Note: This is an extraordinary collection of antique and vintage pistols, rifles, shotguns and military arms from the collection of a long time firearms collector in Eastern North Carolina.

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Conducted By

House Auction Company, Inc.

885 Marshallberg Rd.
P.O. Box 220
Marshallberg, NC 28553


Auction Listing




 Selling Entire Collection

from a North Carolina Living Estate


Over 180 Antique & Vintage Pistols


 60+ Antique & Vintage Rifles / Shotguns


  Keep checking this website as photos & information are updated on a regular basis.



Numerous Colt SAA First Generation &  

Colt Bisley SAA First Generation
Colt Dragoon Third Model  &  Colt 1848 Baby Dragoon

Numerous Colt & Remington Percussion Pistols

Colt Army & Navy Revolvers

Early Colt Automatics

Over 60 rare Derringers, Vest Pocket & small pocket Pistols by Colt, Remington & others

Luger 1914 Erfurt in Extraordinary condition

32 Round Luger Drum Magazine


FP-45 Liberator Pistol


Colt  ACE .22 Cal. Semi-Auto




Numerous Early Winchester Lever Actions, including:

Models 55, 1873, 1886, 1887, 1892, 1894, & 1895
Winchester High Wall & Low Wall 

Many Springfield .45-70 Trapdoors
Colt Lightning Rifles – Colt Burgess Rifles– Colt Shotguns
Harpers Ferry Model 1816 – Colt Model 1863 Percussion Rifle
Winchester Model 1897 Trench Gun with Bayonet
(World War I vintage)
Johnson Automatics Model 1941 - Cal. .30-06

M-1 Carbines .30 Cal.

Springfield M-1 Garand
Winchester 1907 Self Loading (Law Enforcement Model)
Winchester Model 52 Target Rifle – Unertl Opt. Co. Scope

Savage Model 99 Cal. .22 High Power with extra .410 ga. barrel
                                 VIEW  PHOTOS  HERE

Preview / Inspection Location & Dates:


Inspection Location:

Hardesty’s Gun Shop

3200 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557


Inspection Dates & Times:

Saturday – February 26th – From 2:00 PM  until 6:00 PM

Sunday – February 27th – From 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Saturday – March 5th – From 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Sunday – March 6th – From 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM


These Preview & Inspection dates & times are outside the normal business hours for Hardesty’s Gun Shop and are being conducted solely for viewing this fine collection.

Be sure to take advantage of this outstanding opportunity to inspect these firearms firsthand. Out of town folks should call our office for special hotel rates in Morehead City.


             Please call or email with any questions:   


 House Auction Company, Inc.

PO Box 220

Marshallberg, NC 28553

NCAL # 7889 & # 7435


All information contained herein is deemed to be from reliable sources. However, neither the Auctioneer nor the Seller guarantees this information to be correct. All purchases are considered verified by the purchaser as to grade and authenticity. The purchaser will rely solely on his/her own judgment in any purchase.

All items sell “As Is, Where Is” with no guarantees or warranties express or implied. A credit card, either Visa or MasterCard, is required to register & bid. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. We reserve the right to add or delete.

Please inspect the property and/or thoroughly review all photographs & information and bid accordingly. The Auctioneer represents the Seller in this transaction.

See Inspection Dates below.

Considerable time and effort has been made to provide multiple photographs of every item. Please take the time to navigate the Auction Catalog thoroughly and view all photographs.

TERMS: A 12% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the bid price.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: All firearms sales are subject to Federal and State Firearms Regulations. Purchasers will be required to complete all necessary forms in order to facilitate firearm transfers. ALL Firearms regardless of age/classification will be transferred by Jerry T. Hardesty Guns, 3200 Arendell Street, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557 (a licensed FFL dealer) for an administration / transfer fee of $25.00 per firearm. All firearms sales will be subject to purchaser’s criminal background check for firearms of applicable age & classification. Purchasers with a Federal Firearms License or current North Carolina Concealed Carry are exempt from background checks. Current copies of these documents must be presented at pickup or prior to shipping.

Firearms Inspection Dates:

Saturday - February 26th – From 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Sunday - February 27th – From 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Saturday – March 5th – From 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Sunday – March 6th - From 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Inspection Location:
Hardesty’s Gun Shop
3200 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

PAYMENT: Purchasers will make payment in full, which includes bid price, buyer’s premium, and administration / transfer fees payable in the form of cash, cashier’s check, MasterCard, Visa or wire transfer. Payment is expected within 48 hours of the auctions end.

PICKUP OR SHIPPING OF FIREARMS: All firearms must be shipped to FFL Dealer OR may be picked up at Hardesty’s Gun Shop, 3200 Arendell Street, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, (252-240-0766) on the following dates, subject to the handgun regulations below:

March 10, 2011 from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM

March 11, 2011 from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM

March 12, 2011 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM (Store closes at 1:00 PM on Saturday).

Additional PICK-UP: Firearms may be pick-up at Hardesty’s Gun Shop during their normal business hours during the week of March 14 thru March 19, 2011 PROVIDED Payment in Full has been received and confirmed by House Auction Company, Inc.

Please Email Auction Company if you will be picking up your purchases or prefer to have them shipped.

SHIPPING: All firearms not picked up in person will be shipped priority insured by Jerry T. Hardesty Guns to Buyer’s designated FFL Dealer via US Postal Service. Charges for shipping, handling and insurance are $45 per long gun and $25 per handgun, payable to Jerry T. Hardesty Guns. Firearms not picked up or shipped by March 19, 2011 are subject to a $10.00 per day storage fee.

All purchasers must provide a paid invoice for their purchases before shipping or at time of pick up. North Carolina residents who pick up handgun purchases at Hardesty’s Gun Shop must provide a current Pistol Permit for each handgun or provide a copy of their current Concealed Carry Permit, or current FFL.




Any Bidder desiring to have their firearm(s) shipped and transferred to a licensed FFL Dealer must provide Jerry T. Hardesty Guns with written authorization (faxed or mailed) from their designated FFL Dealer which request the transfer and shipment of the specific firearm(s) to the designated FFL Dealer for transfer to the Bidder, along with a current copy of the designated FFL Dealer’s Federal Firearms License. Jerry T. Hardesty Guns FAX: 252-240-3506.

SHIPPING AND HANDLING FEES: Firearms will be shipped by Jerry T. Hardesty Guns to FFL dealer via US Postal Service. Shipping and handling fees are payable to Jerry T. Hardesty Guns in advance. Shipping, handling and insurance charges for long guns are $45.00 per long gun and for handguns is $25.00 per handgun.

Any items remaining at Hardesty’s Gun Shop after 30 days of auction close are considered forfeited and become property of House Auction Company, Inc. No refunds will be given.


When you bid MY MAX BID, the current bid price doesn't automatically go to your max bid. Someone else has to bid to increase the current price and the computerized bidding system will automatically bid up to your max in the increments specified.

This auction has what is called an AUTO EXTEND feature, meaning the auction will not close until all bidding parties are satisfied in the last five (5) minutes of the bidding period. If any bids are placed within the last 5 minutes of the auction, the bid on that specific item(s) will extend for 5 minutes. The bidding will extend in 5 minute increments from the time the last bid is placed on an item until there are no more bids, and the item sits idle for 5 minutes.

No allowance will be made for errors in cataloging, genuineness, defects, or imperfections not noted. All sales are final and a bid is a legal binding contract between you and House Auction Company, Inc.

Bidders agree to keep their username and password confidential as they are
responsible for ANY and ALL activity involving their account.

Auction company employees may register and bid on auction items.

NCAL # 7889 & # 7435

NOTE SPECIFIC PREVIEW & INSPECTION DATES. Firearms can only be inspected these specific 4 days at Hardesty's Gun Shop located at 3200 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
Hampton Inn of Morehead City - located at 4035 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557 - PH. 252-240-2300

Holiday Inn Express Hotel - located at 5063 Executive Drive, MOrehead City, NC 28557 - PH. 252-247-5001