Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1104: Factory Engraved Hopkins & Allen XL No 6 Revolver, Gold Cylinder

Auction Date: September 12, 2020

Factory Engraved Hopkins & Allen XL No. 6 Spur Trigger Revolver with Gold Plated Cylinder and Scarce 1 1/2 Inch Barrel

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Factory Engraved Hopkins & Allen XL No. 6 Spur Trigger Revolver with Gold Plated Cylinder and Scarce 1 1/2 Inch Barrel

Manufacturer: Hopkins & Allen
Model: XL No. 6
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 RF
Barrel: 1 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: nickel/gold
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
Item Views: 1678
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 107
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured c. 1870s-1890s. Near full coverage factory floral scroll engraving on a punch dot background accompanied by geometric designs. Matching serial numbers on the barrel, front of the cylinder, and left side of the grip frame.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 95% original nickel and 40% original gold plating concentrated in the protected areas. Light oxidation scattered throughout. The grips are very good with a few age cracks and some shrinkage. Mechanically excellent.



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