Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1333: Factory Engraved and Gold Finished Pinfire Pepperbox Revolver

Auction Date: September 11, 2021

Exceptional Factory Engraved and Gold Finished Deprez Marked Pinfire Pepperbox Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,250

Exceptional Factory Engraved and Gold Finished Deprez Marked Pinfire Pepperbox Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 7 mm pinfire
Barrel: 1 7/8 inch fluted
Finish: gold
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
Item Views: 295
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 282
Class: Antique
Description:

Deprez marked gilt/engraved pinfire folding trigger revolver. Produced without sights, with long flutes on the cylinder, and punch-dot backed vine engraving. Quick-release cylinder pin, folding trigger and engraved frame with a pair of smooth bag shaped grips. Marked with a "2" on the front face of the cylinder, on the right rear of the frame hidden, and hand numbered underneath both grips. Liege proofs on the back face of the cylinder.

Rating Definition:

Exceptionally fine, retaining 80% original gold finish with some light flaking and crisp engraving. Grips are very fine with some light handling marks. Mechanically functions fine, although trigger return spring is weak and needs manual retraction.



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