Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 242: S. Coon Patent Percussion Burglar Alarm Gun

Auction Date: September 14, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

S. Coon Patent Percussion Burglar Alarm Gun

Manufacturer: Coon
Model: Burglar Alarm
Type: Other
Gauge: 22
Finish: bright
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Item Interest: Average
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Class: Antique

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.


Marked "S. COON/ PATENT/ SEP. 22. 1857." on the side. Designed to be installed so that the opening of a door or window will strike the device, causing it to fire it's charge and alert anyone nearby to the entry. Measures 2 1/2" overall with a 1 1/2" threaded shank.

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