Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4007: Volcanic Repeating No. 1 Target Arms Lever Action Pistol

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Volcanic Repeating Arms Lever Action Navy Pistol

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

Volcanic Repeating Arms Lever Action Navy Pistol

Manufacturer: Volcanic
Model: Lever
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 Volcanic
Barrel: 8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 399
Serial Number:
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:

One of approximately 1500 lever action navy pistols with an 8 inch barrel manufactured circa 1856. Grip frame detached from frame behind the hammer and at the top of the frontstrap. Magazine spring, follower, and rotating cap absent. Barrel plugged from both ends (possibly running length of barrel). The grip frame has been brazed together at the mainspring screw hole. This pistol was manufactured before Oliver winchester acquired the majority of the Volcanic Repeating Arms Co. stock and reorganized it as the New Haven Arms Co. in 1857.\

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