Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1059: Hopkins & Allen Chichester Revolving Pocket Shotgun

Auction Date: September 12, 2020

Rare Hopkins & Allen Chichester Revolving Pocket Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

Rare Hopkins & Allen Chichester Revolving Pocket Shotgun

Manufacturer: Hopkins & Allen
Model: Chichester
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 38 RF
Barrel: 24 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1367
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 73
Class: Antique

Manufactured by Hopkins & Allen for the Chichester Rifle Company of Jersey City, NJ. Top strap marked" PAT. MCH 28, 71 MAY 27, 79". Designed for .38 caliber shot shells. Matching serial number on the frame, right grip, barrel, and cylinder. Includes a shoulder stock with nickel plated furniture and a removable extended recoil shield.

Rating Definition:

Fine, retaining 90% original nickel on the barrel with 60% finish on the frame and cylinder. Some light surface spotting on the barrel, brown patina on the frame, some pitting on the cylinder, and areas of frosting. The stock is also fine with 50% original nickel with the balance dark oxidation, dings and scratches on the wood. Mechanically excellent.

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