Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1173: W. W. Marston Superposed Three Barrel 32 Derringer

Auction Date: September 7, 2019

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,700

W. W. Marston Superposed Three Barrel 32 Derringer

Manufacturer: Marston W W & Co
Model: Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 3 inch superposed
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 104
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1864 to 1872. Standard Marston markings on the left side of the frame along with "IMPROVED 1864." A firing indicator is on the right side of the frame. The barrel cluster and both grip panels are numbered to the gun.

Rating Definition:

Fine. The barrels retain 50% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina along with a couple patches of rust. The brass frame has an attractive aged patina. The grips are very good with a vertical crack visible on the right panel and some high edge wear and handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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