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Lot 246: Seven American Pocket Handguns

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Seven American Pocket Handguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) Hopkins & Allen XL No. 3 Revolver

Manufacturer: Hopkins & Allen
Model: XL3
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 CF
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 696
Item Interest: Active
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:

B) Smith & Wesson Model 1 1/2 Second Issue Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 1 1/2
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 Long RF
Barrel: 2 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 696
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. 1868-75.

C) Marlin No. 32 Standard 1875 Revolver

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Co
Model: 32 Standard 1875
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 Long RF
Barrel: 3 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 696
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1876-1887.

D) U.S. Revolver Co Top Break Hammerless Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: US Revolver Co.
Model: Top Break
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W
Barrel: 3 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 696
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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:

E) Bliss & Goodyear Penetrator Revolver

Manufacturer: Bliss & Goodyear
Model: Penetrator
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 2 5/8 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 696
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.

Description:

F) Union Jack No. 3 Revolver

Manufacturer: American
Model: Spur Trigger
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
Item Views: 696
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.

Description:

G) Colt Third Model Derringer

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: #3 Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 696
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Very Dark - Heavy pitting throughout
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.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1870-1912.

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