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Lot 2265: Four Percussion Revolvers

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Four Percussion Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,700

A) Engraved "Phenix Armory" Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Marston W W & Co
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 3 3/8 inch fluted
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 396
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:

Manufactured by William W. Marston c. 1850s.

B) Engraved Allen & Thurber Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Allen & Thurber
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch fluted
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 396
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 Worcester in 1847-1854. One chamber has a stuck load/obstruction.

C) Engraved Underhammer Pepperbox with German Silver Grips

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 2 7/8 inch ribbed
Finish: unknown
Grip: German silver
Stock:
Item Views: 396
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:

D) Allen & Wheelock Small Frame Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Allen & Wheelock
Model: Bar Hammer
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 396
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:

One of around 1,000 manufactured c. 1858-early 1860s.

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