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Lot 4120: Two Civil War Era Starr Arms Co. Percussion Revolvers

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Two Civil War Era Starr Arms Co. Percussion Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

A) Scarce Starr Model 1858 Navy Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Starr Arms Company
Model: 1858
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 385
Item Interest: Active
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:

One of only approximately 3,000 manufactured c. 1858-1860.

B) U.S. Inspected Starr Model 1863 Army Single Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Starr Arms Company
Model: 1863
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 385
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured 1863-65. "B" inspection marks on various parts, faint cartouches on the grip.

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