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Lot 4130: Two Civil War Era Revolving Percussion Handguns

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Civil War Era Revolving Percussion Handguns

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

A) Civil War Era London Armoury Co. Kerr's Patent Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: London Armory
Model: Kerr
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 5 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 260
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.

Description:

Manufactured 1859-1866. Serial number within the range (3000-10000) of revolvers possibly imported to the Confederacy. "JS" over an anchor on the grip at the toe.

B) Engraved Underhammer Pepperbox Pistol

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 2 7/8 inch fluted
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 260
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:

Light floral engraving.

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