Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3539: Iron Frame W. Irving Second Model Percussion Pocket Revolver

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Very Scarce Early Production Iron Frame W. Irving Second Model Percussion Pocket Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $950 - $1,600

Very Scarce Early Production Iron Frame W. Irving Second Model Percussion Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Irving W
Model: Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 422
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 264
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured by James Reid for W.W. Marston. William Irving was an agent/retailer. Only an estimated 1,500 iron frame Second Models were manufactured c. 1863-1864. Barrel marked "ADDRESS.W.IRVING.20.CLIFF.ST.N.Y." (address also used by Reid). Matching serial numbers. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 40% original blue finish on the barrel, traces of blue on the remainder, and a grey-brown patina on the balance. The grips are very good with a minor chip at the top of the left panel and light handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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