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Auction Date: May 5, 2017

Lot 373: Rare Improved Fagnus-Spirlet Double Action Revolver

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Rare Improved Fagnus-Spirlet Double Action Revolver
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600
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Serial #Rare Improved Fagnus-Spirlet Double Action Revolver ManufacturerEuropean ModelRevolver
TypeRevolver Gauge450 Catalog Page133
Barrel5 1/2 Inch Octagon FinishBlue GripWalnut
Stock ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured in the 1870s and 1880s. It is only marked with "CAST STEEL" on the left side of the barrel near the breech, Birmingham proofmarks on the barrel and cylinder, and "H" and "HJ" on the right side of the front strap. It has a grooved rib and top strap, small blade front sight, checkered walnut grips, and a lanyard loop on the butt.

ConditionVery good with patches of original finish, mottled gray and brown patina, oxidation, and mild pitting. The grips are also very good and have crisp checkering and minor marks. Mechanically fine.
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