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Lot 2147: Two Antique Percussion Pocket Handguns

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Two Antique Percussion Pocket Handguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

A) Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 421
Item Interest: Average
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:

Manufactured in 1866. Stippled engraving on the backstrap.

B) Engraved Philadelphia Deringer Percussion Pocket Pistol

Manufacturer: Philadelphia
Model: Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch flat top round
Finish: brown/casehardened/German silver
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 421
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:

Manufactured circa the 1850s-1860s.

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