The sale includes detailed engravings, inlays, and carvings abound on older firearms, while newer offerings often feature decorative accents, accessories, or original cases, militaria, firearms, sporting art, and Native American items.

In the firearms section is a Pennsylvania long rifles from renowned makers Johannes Derr, Jacob Dickert, Peter White, and J. D. Gill. The rare, signed Peter White example is accompanied by another relief-carved long rifle that is the epitome of White's Bedford County school. The desirable Jacob Dickert rifle has little extraneous ornamentation, but this makes its characteristic daisy finial patchbox and long tiger maple stock that much more striking. Also of note are two finely detailed AyA No. 2 shotguns with elaborate full scroll engraving.

22 Jacob Dickert (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 1740-1822) full stock flintlock long rifle

23 Peter White (Pennsylvania 1778-1834) full stock long rifle

Also to feature are 20th century historic militaria, sporting accessories, and artwork. Original oil paintings by Richard Bishop are a highlight, as are several duck decoys. A signed copy of Joel Barber's Wild Fowl Decoys kicks off a collection of carved and painted decoys, including the work of Virginia artist William Gibian. His preening wood duck drake is a lovely example sure to elicit interest amongst Southern collectors.

170 Bogardus iron trapshooting target ball thrower, late 19th c.

203 Richard Bishop (Pennsylvania 1887-1975) oil on board, titled They're All Coming- Bluebills

238 William Gibian (Onancock, Virginia) carved and painted decoys

The sale concludes with over sixty lots of Native American artwork. Baskets, weavings, and pottery, as well as stone and wood carvings, close a strong second foray into dedicated sporting auctions.

Pook & Pook's Sporting sale will take place on November 14.

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