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Lot 245: Three Antique American Pocket Pistols

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Three Antique American Pocket Pistols

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

A) Frank Wesson Small Frame Pistol

Manufacturer: Frank Wesson
Model: Single Shot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch part round
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 472
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 1859-early 1880s. "161" marked brass tag.

B) Engraved Colt No. 2 Derringer

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: #2 Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch flat top round
Finish: unknown
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 472
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. 1870-1890.

C) Remington Elliot .22 Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: Elliot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22
Barrel: 3 inch fluted
Finish: silver
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 472
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 c. 1863-1870s. "174" marked brass tag.

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