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Selling: November 30, 2012

Lot 4: S.P. Cottrell & Son - Flashlight Gun

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Extremely Rare S.P. Cottrell & Son Flashlight Revolver with Extra Revolver Action -A) Cottrell Flashlight Revolver
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500
Serial #S.P. Cottrell & Son - Flashlight Gun ManufacturerS.P. Cottrell & Son ModelFlashlight Gun
TypeRevolver Gauge22 RF Catalog Page6
Barrel1 1/2 Inch Flat Top FinishNickel GripMetal
Stock ClassCurio & Relic Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured circa 1920s. The two cell type flashlight is controlled by a sliding button on the left side. The revolver unit with barrel is mounted into the front portion of the flashlight by two screws. Double action with a folding trigger. The flashlight is stamped with the two line Buffalo, New York address above the two line, two date (1922, 1923) patent marking. This unusual revolver is mentioned in Lewis Winant's FIREARMS CURIOSA, pages 162-63.

ConditionExcellent. The revolver unit and flashlight retain 97% plus original nickel finish showing a strong cylinder drag line and some minor handling marks. The revolver action is excellent. The ultimate in American made firearm oddities!
B) Cottrell Flashlight Revolver Action
Serial #S.P. Cottrell & Son - Flashlight Gun ManufacturerS.P. Cottrell & Son ModelFlashlight Gun
TypeRevolver Gauge22 RF Catalog Page6
Barrel1 1/2 Inch Flat Top FinishNickel Grip
Stock ClassCurio & Relic Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionThis is a revolver unit for the Cottrell flashlight gun as described in "A".

ConditionExcellent. The revolver retains 90% original nickel finish with some flaking on the cylinder. Mechanically fine.
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