Friday, June 25, 2021

The Kentucky Rifle Foundation: The Robert Blemker’s Collection


 The Kentucky Rifle Foundation

Wishes to inform the collecting community of the upcoming auction of Robert Blemker’s collection of Kentucky Rifles on Friday June 25th,  2021.
The auction will be held at 7:30 PM

The Blemker collection includes 36 Kentucky style rifles, one military pistol and several lots of parts, including tools,  old  barrels, and  several old incomplete stocks. 
Auction items can be personally reviewed Friday the 25th in the adjacent lobby off the hotels main lobby from 2:00 PM until the auction starts. 

Auction items can also be viewed on the Foundation’s web page:
kentuckyriflefoundation.org
 
It is important to note all items have legitimate estimate ranges and were reviewed by a select committee to determine an accurate value range, however, all items are sold with an “As is, where is” understanding.  Actual condition is best served by a hands-on review or the advice of a friend who has personally inspected the item [s] selected. 

Terms:  Items won at the time of the auction are expected to be paid for and removed by the end of the day.  A 5% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the hammer price.  Cash or check payment is expected before item is taken out of the auction room.  The KRF is not accepting credit card payment or phone bidding at this auction.   

Auction Location:      
Double Tree by Hilton Pittsburgh-Cranberry
910 Sheraton Drive, 
Mars, Pennsylvania 16046   
 
Note:  The auction will be held in a separated room off the main lobby extension of the hotel.  The auction room and review area are open to the public. However,  only Kentucky Rifle Association members, in good standing, will be permitted entry to the KRA meeting room which is separate from the auction room.
 
Pictures and value estimates are available on the Foundation web page and the ALR site.

Please address questions to: Kentuckyriflefoundation.org

Photos of the rifle can be seen on the blog here.

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