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Lot 2124: Two Civil War Era Percussion Revolvers

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two Civil War Era Percussion Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

A) U.S. Remington New Model 1858 Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: New Model 1858
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 8 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 367
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 1863-1875, faint cartouche on grip.

B) Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver Inscribed to Lieutenant Abram O.S. Carpenter of the 31st New Jersey Infantry

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 5 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 367
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:

Manufactured 1862. Back strap inscribed "LEIUT A.O.S.CARPENTER Co.C 31st N.J.V." An Abram O.S. Carpenter is listed as being a first Lieutenant in Company C of the 31st New Jersey Infantry which was present at the Battle of Chancellorsville.

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