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Lot 3170: Engraved James Reid New Model Knuckle Duster Revolver

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Scarce Engraved James Reid New Model Knuckle Duster Spur Trigger Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Scarce Engraved James Reid New Model Knuckle Duster Spur Trigger Revolver

Manufacturer: Reid James
Model: Knuckle Duster
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: metal
Stock:
Item Views: 263
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 111
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1883, only about 360 were manufactured, falling in the serial number range of about 18,240 to 18,600. Serial number on the bottom of the frame and matching "96" on the rear cylinder face, cylinder pin, cylinder pin latch and underside of the barrel. Scroll and punch dot engraving is present on the sides of the frame. The frame is without a loading groove. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 80% of the original nickel finish with the balance showing some scattered light patches of light pitting and flaking, and crisp engraving overall. Mechanically excellent.



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