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Antique firearms up for bid in Sacramento auction

Witherell’s auction house in Sacramento on Saturday will auction off a collection of nearly 100 antique firearms collected by a Northern California family more than a century ago.

The live auction starts at 10 a.m. at Witherell’s warehouse, 1925 C St. in Sacramento.

Witherell’s said the gun collection was amassed by the Kerbey family, which helped settle Petaluma. The collection had been in a storage shed since 1952 and was recently discovered by a family member.

Prospective bidders can preview the firearms and other auction items from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and during the bidding sign-up from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Witherell’s, started in 1969, is run by antiques appraiser Brian Witherell, known nationally for his work on PBS’ long-running “Antiques Roadshow.”

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Call The Bee’s Mark Glover, (916) 321-1184.