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Event History :
- 2016 December Auction (sold $288,000)
Remington 12B Gallery Special Rifle Trophy & Additional Annie Oakley Memorabilia
Remington S/N 47941, .22 RF short, 24” part octagon barrel (possibly one of a kind), left side of receiver marked “Gallery Special”, stock is of select American walnut with natural dark striping, straight gripped, Remington hard rubber butt plate. CONDITION: fine condition, bore is bright with scattered light oxidation, 95% blue on barrel with a little browning at the muzzle, magazine tube has mostly turned plum, receiver has 80% blue turning plum, small area of oxidation on right lower edge, wood has use marks and exhibits 70% original varnish, mechanically excellent. Accompanied by a studio card showing Ms. Oakley posed with the Remington 12B, by “White-1946 Broadway-New York”; back inscribed, “Photo belonged to Bonnie Blakely” (Annie’s sister). Believed to be the only Annie Oakley gun able to be identified in a photograph.