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Auction Date: December 2, 2011

Lot 3277: F.C. Taylor Fur Getter Trap Gun

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F.C. Taylor Fur Getter Trap Gun
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,700
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Serial #F.C. Taylor Fur Getter Trap Gun ManufacturerF.C. Taylor Fur Co. ModelFur Getter
TypePistol Gauge22 Catalog Page215
Barrel6 Inch Round FinishBrown Grip
Stock ClassCurio & Relic Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionProduced in the 1920s, the Fur Getter uses an 11 1/2 inch bait hook as a trigger, and can swivel on 2 points to line up with the animal pulling the bait. Marked "TAYLOR FUR GETTER./F.C. TAYLOR FUR CO. ST. LOUIS. MO." on the left side of the frame, 1914 patent date on the reverse. Hook height is adjustable, and the unit is mounted on a 2 1/4 inch swiveling screw.

ConditionVery good, showing a fine, dark aged patina on the brass components and mild pitting on the darkened steel. Mechanically needs work as the firing pin spring is broken.
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