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Lot 4160: Ten Antique Arms

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Ten Antique Arms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

A) Underhammer Percussion Cane Gun

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Cane
Type: Other
Gauge: 57
Barrel: 19 3/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 364
Item Interest: Active
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.

Description:

B) Engraved French Single Shot Pistol

Manufacturer: French
Model: Single Shot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 6 6 3/8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 364
Serial Number:
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:

C) Engraved European Double Barrel Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Double Barrel
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 450 CF
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: bright
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 364
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.

Description:

SIDE EJECTOR

D) Spanish Double Barrel Pinfire Pistol

Manufacturer: Spanish
Model: Pinfire
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 11 mm
Barrel: 4 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 364
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.

Description:

E) Spanish Madrid Prison Marked Jailer's Brass Key Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Key Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 11 mm
Barrel: 4 1/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock:
Item Views: 364
Serial Number:
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:

Marked "CARCEL DEMADRID" (translated: Madrid Prison).

F) German Single Shot Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: German
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 364
Serial Number:
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"crown/U" proofed. Includes ring on butt.

G) Engraved Belgian Double Action Pinfire Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 11 mm
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 364
Serial Number:
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:

Liege proofed.

H) Engraved Belgian Double Action Pinfire Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 7.5mm
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: gutta percha
Stock:
Item Views: 364
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.

Description:

Liege proofed. Loading gate absent.

I) Liege Proofed "The Guardian" American Model of 1878 Double Action Pinfire Revolver

Manufacturer: European
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 9 mm
Barrel: 3 3/8 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 364
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.

Description:

J) Engraved American Allen & Thurber Bar Hammer Single Shot Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Allen & Thurber
Model: Bar Hammer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 364
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.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1830s to early 1860s.

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