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Lot 235: Two European Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Two European Double Action Revolvers

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

A) Gold and Silver Inlaid N.J. Dessard Top Break Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 CF
Barrel: 5 inch octagon
Finish: blue/gold/silver
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
Item Views: 213
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
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.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1870s.

B) Rare Francotte 10-Shot Revolver

Manufacturer: Francotte A
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 7.65 mm Browning
Barrel: 2 7/8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: ebony
Stock:
Item Views: 213
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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