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Lot 4328: Twelve American Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Twelve American Double Action Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

A) Smith & Wesson .38 DA Fourth Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 38 Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 S&W
Barrel: 5 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
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:

Manufactured in 1895-1909.

B) Smith & Wesson .38 D.A. Fifth Model Revolver with Inscribed Sideplate

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 38 Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 S&W
Barrel: 5 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
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:

Manufactured in 1909-1911. Coat of Arms of Peru on sideplate.

C) Smith & Wesson .38 D.A. First Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 38 Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 S&W
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
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 1880.

D) Iver Johnson Safety Hammerless Second Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Iver Johnson Arms Inc
Model: Safety Automatic Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 CF
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
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. 1897-1908.

E) Harrington & Richardson Revolver

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: 1880
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 CF
Barrel: 3 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
Serial Number:
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.

Description:

Manufactured 1880-1883.

F) Forehand Arms Co. Hammerless Revolver

Manufacturer: Forehand Arms Co
Model: Safety Hammer
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 CF
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
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:

Manufactured c. 1890-1898.

G) Harrington & Richardson "The American" Revolver

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: American
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 CF
Barrel: 3 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
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.

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

Description:

Manufactured 1883-1940.

H) Iver Johnson Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Iver Johnson Arms Inc
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 CF
Barrel: 3 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
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:

I) Belgian British Bulldog Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: British Bulldog
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 CF
Barrel: 3 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 340
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:

J) Harrington & Richardson Model 1906 Revolver

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: 1906
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
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:

K) Harrington & Richardson Top Break Auto Ejector Revolver

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
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.

Description:

Manufactured early 1900s.

L) Harrington & Richardson Young America Revolver with Box

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: Young America
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 2 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 340
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.

Description:

With original box. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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