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Auction Date: September 10, 2011

Lot 72: Sharps C & Company - 2A

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A) Sharps Model 2A Four-Barrel Pepperbox Pistol
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200
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Serial #Sharps C & Company - 2A ManufacturerSharps C & Company Model2A
TypePistol Gauge30 RF Catalog Page21
Barrel3 Inch Fluted FinishBlue/silver GripHard Rubber
Stock ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured 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.

ConditionVery 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 #B) Remington Elliot Ring Trigger .32 Caliber Derringer ManufacturerE. Remington & Sons ModelVest Pocket Pistol
TypePistol Gauge32 RF Catalog Page21
Barrel3 3/8 Inch Ribbed FinishBlue GripHard Rubber
Stock ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured circa 1863 to 1888. Standard markings stamped between the barrels on both sides with hard rubber grip panels.

ConditionFine. 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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