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Lot 2007: Engraved New Haven Arms Co. Walch Ten-Shot Pocket Revolver

Auction Location: Bedford, TX

Auction Date: February 17, 2024

Lot 2007: Engraved New Haven Arms Co. Walch Ten-Shot Pocket Revolver

Auction Location: Bedford, TX

Auction Date: February 17, 2024

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,500
Price Realized:

Scarce Cased Engraved New Haven Arms Co. Walch Ten-Shot Superposed Load Percussion Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Walch John
Model: Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 328
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Description:

This is the first type of Walch revolvers, made with a brass frame. The first 1500 were made with brass frames, and the last 1500 had iron frames. There is a deer engraved on the left side of the frame and a dog on the right. It comes in a modern custom case with a Hicks cap tin, bird pattern powder flask, grooved double ball mold, loading rod, and additional accessories. Provenance: F. Theodore Dexter; The Frank Sellers Collection; Property of a Gentleman

Rating Definition:

Fine with original blue, patches of oxidation and pitting, and aged patina on the frame. The grips are good with moderate wear including chips at the heel and toe. Mechanically fine. Case and accessories are good with mild age and storage related wear.



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