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Lot 166: Two Civil War Era Percussion Revolvers

Auction Date: June 10, 2021

Two Rare Civil War Era Percussion Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

A) Joslyn Army Model Single Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Joslyn Firearms Company
Model: Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 336
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 18
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:

One of approximately 3,000 manufactured c. 1861-1862.

B) Starr Arms Co. Navy Model 1858 Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Starr Arms Company
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 336
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 18
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

One of approximately 300 manufactured c. 1858-1860.

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