Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 16: Volcanic Repeating Arms Advertising Poster

Auction Date: December 4, 2020

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Volcanic Repeating Arms Advertising Poster

Manufacturer: None
Model: None
Type: Other
Item Views: 1193
Catalog Page: 14
Class: Other

The poster shows a patent drawing of a Volcanic Pistol along with the company name at the top of the page. The body of the text explains how to load, fire, clean, and maintain the Volcanic Pistol and explain the new type of ammunition. The other side is listing reasons one should be interested in the pistol and singing the praise of the new action over traditional percussion revolvers as well as an ammunition price list. The back is also marked for James Carlton, an agent for Volcanic in Baltimore, MD. The poster measures some 10x12 inches and is between plexiglass.

Rating Definition:

The upper and lower halves of the page have separated but nearly all of the text is still legible. There is some light staining. Overall in fine condition for a piece its age. Provenance: Dr. Gerald Klaz collection.

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