Lot 72: Sharps C & Company - 2A
|Two Antique American Pistols -A) Sharps Model 2A Four-Barrel Pepperbox Pistol|
|Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200|
|Serial #||Manufacturer||Sharps C & Company||Model||2A|
|Type||Pistol||Gauge||30 RF||Catalog Page||21|
|Barrel||3 Inch Fluted||Finish||Blue/silver||Grip||Hard Rubber|
|Description||Manufactured from 1859 to 1874. Standard address and patent markings on the sides of the frame. Matching numbers on frame and barrel cluster. Fitted with checkered grips.
|Condition||Very good as partially refinished (barrel). The barrel cluster is mostly a smooth dark patina. The frame has an attractive untouched aged brass patina with a gouge on the back strap. The grips are excellent with a few minor handling marks. The checkering is crisp.|
|B) Remington Elliot Ring Trigger .32 Caliber Derringer|
|Serial #||Manufacturer||E. Remington & Sons||Model||Vest Pocket Pistol|
|Type||Pistol||Gauge||32 RF||Catalog Page||21|
|Barrel||3 3/8 Inch Ribbed||Finish||Blue||Grip||Hard Rubber|
|Description||Manufactured circa 1863 to 1888. Standard markings stamped between the barrels on both sides with hard rubber grip panels.
|Condition||Fine. The barrel cluster retains 40% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The frame retains traces of original blue in the protected areas with the balance a smooth gray patina. Traces of original niter blue finish remain on the small parts. The grips are very good with a series of small scratches on the left panel near the screw and a very small chip missing from the right panel near the bottom, along with a few minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.|
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