Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3299: Two Antique Remington New Model Pocket Spur Trigger Revolvers

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Collector's Lot of Two Antique Remington New Model Pocket Spur Trigger Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,750

A) Remington New Model Pocket Third Type .32 Rimfire Revolver with Extra Percussion Cylinder

Manufacturer: E. Remington & Sons
Model: New Model Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 245
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1865-1873. This is a third type with iron frame and iron spur trigger sheath. Matching serial numbers are on the grip frame and barrel. The matching serial number is on the left of the grip frame, bottom of the barrel, and tang of the trigger sheath. The standard two-line patent dates/address is on the top barrel flat and it is fitted with smooth grips. Includes an extra percussion cylinder.

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 90% of the original silver finish on the trigger sheath, 40% of the original blue on the barrel, and traces of original blue on the remainder with the balance having thinned to mostly a grey-brown patina. The dark grips are also fine with a few light chips in the bottom edges and some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



B) Remington New Model Pocket Third Type Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: E. Remington & Sons
Model: New Model Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 245
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1865 to 1873, the majority of New Model Pocket production was manufactured or converted to use metallic cartridges, making original percussion examples like this relatively scarce. The top flat of the barrel is marked with the standard two-line Remington patent dates and address. The serial number is on the bottom of the barrel, left of the grip frame, the tang of the iron trigger sheath, and hand marked inside both grips. It is fitted with blade and frame notch sights as well as a pair of smooth rosewood grips. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 70% of the original blue on the barrel, traces of original silver on the trigger sheath, and traces of original blue on the remainder with the balance having thinned to mostly a brown-grey patina. The grips are also fine with some minor handling marks scattered throughout. Mechanically excellent.



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