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Lot 2232: Five Antique American Handguns

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Five Antique American Handguns

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Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,800

A) Colt Open Top Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Open Top Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 3/8 inch round
Finish: unknown
Grip: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
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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 1875. Frame cracked and chipped.

B) Colt Open Top Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Open Top Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 3/8 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
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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 in 1877.

C) Etched Panel Colt New Line 30 Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: New Line
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 30 RF
Barrel: 2 1/4 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: rosewood
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Item Views: 166
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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 1875. Unusual partially engraved frame (only on the left around the side plate).

D) Remington Elliot Pepperbox

Manufacturer: E. Remington & Sons
Model: Elliot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 3 3/8 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: rosewood
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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 c. 1863-1888.

E) Remington Elliot Pepperbox

Manufacturer: E. Remington & Sons
Model: Elliot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 3 inch fluted
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 166
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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. 1863-1870s.

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