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Lot 2225: Eight American Revolvers and One Blank Pistol

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Eight American Revolvers and One Blank Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,250

A) Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Medium Frame Double Action Revolver with Folding Hammer

Manufacturer: Merwin Hulbert & Co
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 CF
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
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 c. 1880s.

B) Smith & Wesson .32 Hand Ejector First Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 32 Hand Ejector
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W Long
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1896-1901.

C) Smith & Wesson .32 Safety Hammerless First Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: Safety Hammerless
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

Description:

Manufactured in 1888-1902.

D) Smith & Wesson .32 Safety Hammerless Second Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: Safety Hammerless
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
Stock:
Item Views: 661
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
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 1902-1909.

E) Smith & Wesson .32 Double Action Fourth Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 32 Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 661
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
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 1883-1909.

F) Harrington & Richardson Top Break Hammerless Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: Top Break
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W
Barrel: 3 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
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. early 20th century.

G) Iver Johnson Safety Automatic Revolver

Manufacturer: Iver Johnson Arms Inc
Model: Top Break
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W
Barrel: 3 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/plum
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1896–1941.

H) U.S. Arms Co. No. 41 Revolver

Manufacturer: US Arms Co
Model: Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 5/8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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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 c. 1874-1878.

I) Unknown Blank Firing Derringer

Manufacturer: None
Model: None
Type: Other
Gauge: 22 Blank Only
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Class: Other
Description:

Bore is not straight and has obstructions that would prevent live ammo. Condition is fair with cracked back strap, most of the nickel remaining, and moderate overall wear.

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