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Lot 1074: Engraved & Gold Plated Merwin, Hulbert & Co Pocket Army Revolver

Very Scarce and Highly Desirable Factory Engraved, Nickel and Gold Plated Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Pocket Army Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1074: Engraved & Gold Plated Merwin, Hulbert & Co Pocket Army Revolver

Very Scarce and Highly Desirable Factory Engraved, Nickel and Gold Plated Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Pocket Army Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $18,000 - $27,500
Price Realized:

Very Scarce and Highly Desirable Factory Engraved, Nickel and Gold Plated Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Pocket Army Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Merwin Hulbert & Co
Model: Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44-40 WCF
Barrel: 7 inch round
Finish: nickel/gold
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 66
Class: Antique
Description:

This Merwin, Hulbert & Co. large frame, double action revolver has a top strap, round barrel, fluted cylinder, and bird's head butt and was manufactured in the 1880s by Hopkins & Allen. The revolver has a nickel plated main finish with gold plated cylinder and color casehardened hammer, trigger and trigger guard. The barrel has an integral half-moon front sight, and the top strap has a sighting groove. The revolver has an extensive Merwin Hulbert & Co. scroll and checkered board engraving, and the left side has a stag panel scene. The left side of the frame under the cylinder is marked "CALIBRE/WINCHESTER" followed by "1873." The matching assembly number "5346" is on the barrel, cylinder, and grip frame. The right grip is marked "5313." The right side of the pommel ahead of the lanyard loop has the serial number.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 95% plus of the nickel plated finish, 85% plus original gold, some flaking at the front of the cylinder, good original case colors, crisp engraving, and minor overall wear. The grips are also excellent and have crisp checkering and minimal handling and storage related wear. Mechanically excellent. This is definitely one the finest and most deluxe Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Pocket Army revolvers extant.



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