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Lot 4131: Two Civil War Era Moore's Patent Firearms Co. Belt Revolvers

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Civil War Era Engraved Moore's Patent Firearms Co. Seven-Shot Single Action Belt Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,800

A) Moore Belt Revolver Manufactured For Smith & Wesson

Manufacturer: Moore
Model: 7
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 234
Item Interest: Average
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. 1861-63. "MANF'D FOR SMITH & WESSON BY MOORE'S PAT. FIRE ARMS CO." (faint) marked barrel. Some Moore revolvers were known to have been privately purchased by Union officers and enlisted men during the Civil War.

B) Moore Belt Revolver

Manufacturer: Moore
Model: 7
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 5 inch octagon
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 234
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 c. 1861-63. "D MOORE PATENT SEPT. 18, 1860" marked barrel.

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