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Lot 372: Four Antique American Pocket Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Four Antique American Pocket Pistols

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,600

A) W. Marston Three-Barrel Pistol

Manufacturer: Marston W W & Co
Model: Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 4 inch slab side
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: walnut
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Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

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

Description:

Manufactured 1864-1872.

B) Smith & Wesson No. 1 Second Issue Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 1
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: rosewood
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Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured 1860-1868.

C) Remington Type II Double Derringer with Pearl Grips

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: Double Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 3 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: pearl
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Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
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.

Description:

Manufactured 1888-1911.

D) Brown Mfg. Co. Southerner Derringer

Manufacturer: Brown E A Manufacturing Co
Model: Southerner
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: antique ivory
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Item Views: 114
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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:

Manufactured in 1869-1873.

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