Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 120: Two U.S. Contract Pistols

Auction Date: February 15, 2018

Two U.S. Contract Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,700

A) Aston Contract U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: H. Aston
Model: 1842
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 8 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 426
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 17
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"1847" dated lock.

B) Remington Model 1871 Army Rolling Block Pistol

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: Rolling Block
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 50 CF
Barrel: 8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 426
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 17
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Manufactured in 1872-1888.

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