Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3594: Two DA Revolvers

Auction Date: December 5, 2014

Two Double Action Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

A) Harrington & Richardson "The American" Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: American
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 Webley
Barrel: 6 inch octagonal
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 2552
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 220
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Made from 1883 to 1940. Fixed sights, makers marks on the upper left barrel flat, and "THE AMERICAN/ DOUBLE ACTION" on the top strap. "44 Webley CTGE." stamped on left central barrel flat. (H&R maker marking s directly above). Checkered hammer, smooth trigger and checkered hard rubber grips. Having a 6 inch barrel with blue finish makes this gun quite scarce.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 95% original blue finish. Displaying scattered areas of high edge wear, small scratches and some surface rust specks. Grips are very fine, with minimal handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



B) Unknown Baby Hammerless Double Action Revolver with Pearl Grips

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Baby Hammerless
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 short
Barrel: 1 1/4 inch teardrop
Finish: blue
Grip: mother of pearl
Stock:
Item Views: 2552
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 220
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

With a fixed blade front, and no rear sights, a blue six shot cylinder chambered in .22 short, blue frame and barrel with underfolding trigger, and fitted with mother of pearl grips. The serial number is marked on the left rear grip strap underneath the grip scale.

Rating Definition:

Very fine overall with 85% plus of the original blue finish, and an area of thinning to a brown patina just rear of the trigger on the left side of the frame, markings on the top of the frame are all but obliterated from surface corrosion. The grips are fine, with a few small chips, and some minor discoloration on the butt. Mechanically excellent.



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