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Lot 2383: Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Medium Frame Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Medium Frame Double Action Revolver with Matching Extra Barrel and Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,750

Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Medium Frame Double Action Revolver with Matching Extra Barrel and Case

Manufacturer: Merwin Hulbert & Co
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 CF
Barrel: 5 1/2 and 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 in the 1880s. AKA 4th Pocket Model. Both barrels are numbered to the gun. The custom case also contains a cleaning rod and attachments and a small Railway Express Agency plaque. Cleaning rod and case are marked with the gun's serial number. An included letter from Ruth Noyes Randall indicates that the revolver was owned by her father, H. Neil Noyes (1887-1977), who was a messenger for the agency for 37 years and carried this revolver during his work on the Alouette running between Boston and Montreal and was presented it when he retired.

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