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Lot 2134: Three Scarce Antique American Spur Trigger Revolvers

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Three Scarce Antique American Spur Trigger Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,250

A) Engraved Bacon Mfg. Co. Navy Cartridge Revolver

Manufacturer: Bacon Arms Co
Model: Navy
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 RF
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 357
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.

Description:

Only around 900 total were manufactured in the early 1860s. This one is the "First Type."

B) Engraved Bacon Arms Co. Pocket Model Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Bacon Arms Co
Model: Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 357
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:

First Model with the sliding cylinder release on the left. One of around 1,000 manufactured c. mid 1860s.

C) Allen & Wheelock "Providence Police" Revolver

Manufacturer: Allen & Wheelock
Model: Providence Police
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 4 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 357
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 around 700 manufactured c. late 1850s to early 1860s.

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