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Day 1 - Premiere Collector's Firearms Auction

by Rock Island Auction Company


948 lots with images

November 30, 2012

Live Auction

7819 42nd Street West

Rock Island, IL, 61201 USA

Phone: 800-238-8022

Fax: 309-797-1655

Email: info@rockislandauction.com

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Collector's Lot of Two Engraved Stocking & Co. Percussion Pepperboxes

Lot 51: Collector's Lot of Two Engraved Stocking & Co. Percussion Pepperboxes

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Description: Estimate: $1000 - 1500 A) Barrel cluster has the address and cast steel/warranted markings with the hammer having the 1848 patent marking. Standard engraving on the frame and shield with silver oval inlays on both grips. Matching serial number "59" on frame, barrel cluster, and both grips with the number "22" on the frame, hammer spring and trigger guard. BBL: 4 inch ribbed Stock: Gauge: 31 percussion Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 59 Condition: Fair. The barrel cluster has an artificial brown patina and the remaining metal surfaces have a bright appearance with some scattered mild pitting. Loose trigger guard. The grips are good with some minor handling marks. - B) Barrel cluster has the cast steel/warranted and address markings with standard engraved pattern on the frame. Matching numbers on frame, hammer spring, barrel cluster and grips. BBL: 3 3/4 inch ribbed Stock: Gauge: 28 Percussion Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 25 Condition: Good. The pepperbox has a smooth gray patina with some mild pitting. The grips are also good with numerous handling marks. Hammer has been repaired at tip.

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Two Engraved European Percussion Pistols

Lot 52: Two Engraved European Percussion Pistols

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Description: Estimate: $1200 - 1800 A) Italian superposed pistol script marked "Micheloni a Brescia" on the top of the barrel with a ramrod mounted on the right side of the barrels. Floral engraved hammers, locks, bolsters and trigger guard. Nicely figured grip with carved fish scales and floral pattern. BBL: 4 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 52 Finish: brown Grips: walnut Serial Number: nsn Condition: Very good. The pistol has a smooth brown-gray patina with the barrels retaining 70% of the Damascus. The upper portion of the ramrod pipe is missing. The grip is very fine with some minor handling marks. The carvings are crisp. - B) Swiveling cluster of four barrels with British proofs stamped on each rib. No maker markings. Floral scroll engraved frame, fish hammers, and trigger guard. Hammer safeties and checkered grip with blank initial oval, ramrod and engraved silver cap with screw-in ramrod. BBL: 3 inch cluster Stock: Gauge: 36 percussion Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: nsn Condition: Good. The pistol has a dark mottled patina with some pin point pitting. A piece of the striking end of the right hammer is missing. The grip is excellent with some scattered mild blemishes in the overall crisp checkering.

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Collector's Lot of Two Scarce Engraved Thomas Bacon Single Action Underhammer Percussion Pepperboxes

Lot 53: Collector's Lot of Two Scarce Engraved Thomas Bacon Single Action Underhammer Percussion Pepperboxes

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Description: Estimate: $900 - 1400 A) One of an estimated 200 pepperboxes manufactured from 1852 to 1858. Ribbed 5 inch barrel cluster with the cast steel and address markings. Standard engraving on frame and shield. Matching numbers on frame, hammer spring, barrel cluster and oiled grips. BBL: 5 inch ribbed Stock: Gauge: 31 percussion Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 43 Condition: Good. The pepperbox has a mottled gray patina with some mild flash type pitting. The grips are very fine with some scattered minor handling marks. - B) Ribbed 4 inch barrel cluster with the cast steel and address markings. Standard engraving on frame and shield. Matching numbers on frame, hammer spring, barrel cluster and varnished grips. BBL: 4 inch ribbed Stock: Gauge: 31 percussion Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 91 Condition: Fair. The pepperbox has a mottled gray patina with mild pitting. The grips are fine with varnish loss and some scattered minor handling marks.

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Fantastic Near Mint Remington 41 Caliber Over/Under Derringer

Lot 54: Fantastic Near Mint Remington 41 Caliber Over/Under Derringer

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Description: Estimate: $3000 - 5500 Manufactured from 1912 to 1935 this is an example of a Type III or Model 4 Derringer. The top of the barrel rib has the Remington-UMC address. It has a manual extractor and checkered grips. The barrels are numbered to the gun. BBL: 3 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 41 RF Finish: matte blue Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: L76070 Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 98% plus original matte blue finish with a few very light handling marks. The barrel latch and screw heads exhibit brilliant flashes of original fire niter blue finish. The grips are excellent with crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. A magnificent example of a 4th model over/under derringer that would be nearly impossible to improve upon!

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Engraved Moores Patent National Arms Number 1 Derringer

Lot 55: Engraved Moores Patent National Arms Number 1 Derringer

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Description: Estimate: $1800 - 2500 Manufactured by Moore's Patent firearms Company 1860 to 1865 and National Arms Company from 1865 to 1870 with a total production of approximately 6,000 between the two companies. The top of the barrel is marked "NATIONAL ARMS CO. BROOKLYN, N.Y." and the serial number and "PAT FEB 24 1863" are marked on the bottom of the barrel. The sides of the barrel have a forward pointing arrow and star burst. Steel barrel and brass frame with the standard floral scroll and punch dot engraving on the frame sides and checkered panels in the grip area. Blue barrel, silver frame, and German silver blade front and hammer notch rear sights. BBL: 2 1/2 inch irregular Stock: Gauge: 41 RF Finish: blue/silver Grips: metal Serial Number: 5732 Condition: Fine. The barrel retains traces of original blue finish, mostly on the underside in the protected area. The frame retains 80% original silver plating showing an aged patina on the exposed brass. The markings and engraving are clear. The action is excellent.

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Cased Engraved Remington Double Barrel Derringer with Pearl Grips

Lot 56: Cased Engraved Remington Double Barrel Derringer with Pearl Grips

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Description: Estimate: $850 - 1300 This early production Type III Derringer has an extensive custom scroll and punch dot engraving on the barrels, frame sides and back strap. The barrel rib is marked "REMINGTON ARMS CO. ILION, N.Y." Barrels numbered to gun. Fitted with pearl grips. The case is lined in green velvet and holds six 41 rimfire cartridges. BBL: 3 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 41 RF Finish: silver Grips: pearl Serial Number: 187 Condition: Professionally embellished with most of the silver finish remaining showing limited minor flaking and blister of the finish on the barrels. The hinges are both cracked. The grips are fine with some chipping and some minor handling marks. The engraving is crisp. Mechanically excellent. The case is fine with some minor handling marks overall and some wear on the lining.

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Engraved French St. Etienne Production Gaulois Palm Pistol

Lot 57: Engraved French St. Etienne Production Gaulois Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $850 - 1300 Single bead sight, with "GAULOIS" and the Manufacture Francaise proof on the barrel, "CAL./8m/m" over the chamber, "No./3" on the dust cover and the full company marking "MANUFACTURE FRANCAISE/ SAINT-ETIENNE" in a circle surrounding "ARMES/ET/CYCLES" at the rear of the frame. Floral and leaf engraving on the barrel and frame, with the three position safety (safe/fire/unload), casehardened operating arm and checkered grip panel. BBL: 2 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 8 mm CF Finish: blue Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 11367 Condition: Fine, with 40% of the original blue finish, strongest in the protected areas, showing a mixed brown and gray patina with mild handling marks overall. Grip is good, with a chip absent from the lower right corner and a small crack extending from the chip. Mechanically excellent.

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Minneapolis Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

Lot 58: Minneapolis Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $1100 - 1600 Manufactured from 1891 to 1892 with an estimated 3,000 manufactured. The side plates have checkered hard rubber panels and are marked with the maker/model information and 1883 patent date respectively. BBL: 1 3/4 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 32 CF Finish: nickel Grips: metal Serial Number: 1600 Condition: Fine. The pistol retains 70% plus original nickel finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The hard rubber panels are excellent with a few minor handling marks to the overall crisp checkering. Mechanically functions but needs minor work as the hammer does not fully retract.

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Fine Remington-Elliot Patent .41 Caliber Single Shot Derringer

Lot 59: Fine Remington-Elliot Patent .41 Caliber Single Shot Derringer

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Description: Estimate: $950 - 1400 Manufactured from 1867 to 1888. The top of the barrel has the two line address/Elliot patent date marking. The serial number on the frame is faint but appears to be numbered to the barrel. Fitted with smooth bird head grips. BBL: 2 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 41 RF Finish: blue Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 5947 Condition: Fine. The barrel retains 40% bright original blue finish and the frame retains traces of original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The hammer and trigger retains 50% niter blue. The grips are very fine with much of the varnish remaining and some minor handling marks. Mechnically fine.

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Collector's Lot of Two American Antique Pistols

Lot 60: Collector's Lot of Two American Antique Pistols

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Description: Estimate: $1300 - 1800 A) One of approximately 3,000 manufactured in the 1860s. The sides of the frame have the patent date and address markings around the hammer screw. Grips are numbered to the gun. Consignor notes state that pepperbox was once part of a collection belonging to noted firearms expert Norm Flayderman. BBL: 3 inch fluted Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: nickel Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 1871 Condition: Fine. The barrel cluster retains 40% original nickel finish with the balance a smooth gray patina. The brass has an attractive patina with traces of original silver plating in the protected areas. The grips are good with a small chip missing near the bottom and some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically fine. - B) Manufactured circa 1863 to 1888. Two line address/Elliot patent dates on top of the barrel cluster. Matching serial number on the frame and barrels. BBL: 3 inch fluted Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: blue Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 1112 Condition: Very good plus. The derringer retains strong amounts of original blue finish in and around the protected areas with the balance a smooth brown patina. The grips are fine with some minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.

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Brigg Patent Combination Cane Dagger/Pepperbox Pistol

Lot 61: Brigg Patent Combination Cane Dagger/Pepperbox Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $3000 - 4500 Measuring 32 1/2 inches overall, with an iron and brass tip, brown varnished shaft, a pair of silver collars with "BRIGG LONDON Co." on the lower, and an "L" shaped staghorn grip. The top section pulls away from the shaft to reveal a 4-barrel pepperbox, with "BRIGG" on the main body, London proofs on the barrel array, and a 5 3/4 inch square profile dagger marked "BRIGG LONDON". The barrel group slides forward, catching on an engraved sear, firing all barrels simultaneously from one percussion nipple. BBL: 2 inch fluted Stock: Gauge: 22 Finish: blue Grips: horn Serial Number: NSN Condition: Very good, showing mild handling marks overall. A few thin cracks are visible on the shaft, with mild spotting and scuffs on the upper collar. 20% of the original blue finish remains, with a mixed gray patina and mild spotting. Mechanically good.

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Collector's Lot of Two Antique Percussion Cane Guns

Lot 62: Collector's Lot of Two Antique Percussion Cane Guns

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Description: Estimate: $850 - 1300 A) Measuring 34 inches overall, with a single bead sight, brown painted shaft, brass plaque on the underside near the top, and a smooth pistol grip with a threaded slot on the rear for attaching a buttstock (not included). The smoothbore barrel unscrews for loading, and the hammer is fitted with a knurled cocking ring. BBL: 27 inch round Stock: Gauge: 20 Finish: brown Grips: hardwood Serial Number: 27 Condition: Fair as refinished, with some dings and extensive pitting visible beneath the finish, and scattered handling marks overall. The grip is good as revarnished, with mild dents and scratches. Mechanically very good. - B) Measuring 34 3/4 inches overall, with a blued steel shaft, and a brass collar connecting the hooked, smooth handle. The counterbored barrel unscrews from the inline, striker-fired action for loading. With a rubber tip cap. BBL: 25 inch round Stock: Gauge: 36 Finish: blue Grips: hardwood Serial Number: NSN Condition: Very fine, with 85% of the original blue finish, showing mild scratches and spotting. A mended chip is present on the handle, with minor handling marks. Mechanically very good.

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Fine R.M. Wilder Coldwater Michigan Made Over/Under Left Handed Percussion

Lot 63: Fine R.M. Wilder Coldwater Michigan Made Over/Under Left Handed Percussion "Mule Ear" Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $900 - 1400 Fixed front sight and adjustable notch rear sight on a barrel marked "R.M. WILDER COLDWATER MICH." The lock plate is marked "RM WILDER." Ramrod pipes are between the barrels on both sides. The lock plate with two side hammers is located on the left side. The trigger guard, patch box and buttplate are brass. The smooth straight grip stock has a patch box on the left side. BBL: 31 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 36 percussion Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: NSN Condition: Fine. The barrels retain 40% original blue finish with the balance a smooth gray patina with pin point pitting and a series of tool marks. The action has a smooth gray patina and the brass has an attractive patina. The stock is fine with a cracked wrist, much of the original varnish (except for right side) with some minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.

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Lot 64: "W. Goldsmith" Marked Full Stock Contemporary Flintlock Kentucky Rifle

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Description: Estimate: $1200 - 1800 Fixed brass front sight blade and fixed rear sight with the top flat of the barrel marked in script "W. Goldsmith". The left side plate is brass and has some simple engraved decorative elements. The trigger guard has two crossed arrows with an axe engraved in a pentagon shape. The brass patch box has floral scroll engraving and there are small flourishes of engraving on the tangs of the buttplate and ramrod pipes. There is a silver inlaid half moon shape with a face engraved on the raised cheekpiece and there is a silver initial oval engraved "W/E/M" on the top of the wrist. Mounted on a full length tiger stripped stock held on with four small wedges. With a one-piece wooden ramrod. BBL: 39 inch octagon Stock: maple Gauge: 36 Finish: brown Grips: Serial Number: NSN Condition: Fine, there is a smooth artificially aged brown patina on the steel components and a nicely aged patina on the brass components with some small areas of brown patina. The stock is very fine with only minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.

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Two Deringer-Style Percussion Pocket Pistols

Lot 65: Two Deringer-Style Percussion Pocket Pistols

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Description: Estimate: $1000 - 1500 A) Dovetailed German silver blade front and notch rear sights, with "DERINGER" on top of the breech and "XXI" on the breech, barrel and stock. Light scroll engraving is present on several parts. Checkered bird's head grip stock, with German silver furniture and an inscription shield marked "A. Ficht". BBL: 3 3/4 inch flat top Stock: Gauge: 40 Finish: brown Grips: walnut Serial Number: NSN Condition: Good, with a mixed brown and gray patina on the barrel, and a mixed gray on the other steel components. Stock is good, with a small crack opposite the lock, mild pressure dents and sharp checkering. Mechanically very good. - B) Produced circa 1850-1860s. Brass blade front and notch rear sights, with "CAST STEEL" on the barrel, "GILLESPIE/WARRANTED" on the breech, and "GILLESPIE" on the lockplate. Scroll engraving is present on several parts. German silver stock furniture, with a checkered bird's head butt. BBL: 2 1/4 inch flattop Stock: Gauge: 41 Finish: brown Grips: walnut Serial Number: nsn Condition: Good. The barrel shows traces of a fine twist pattern, with a mixed brown and gray patina, and the breech, hammer and lock plate showing a mixed gray, with light handling marks and spotting. The right side of the rear sight is absent, and a crack is visible on the hammer spur. Stock is very good as revarnished, with dents on the top, mild scratches and scattered handling marks. Mechanically good.

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Pair of Case Willard & Co Underhammer Pistols

Lot 66: Pair of Case Willard & Co Underhammer Pistols

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Description: Estimate: $900 - 1400 A) Barrel is marked "CAST STEEL/PATENT" and "170" and top strap is marked ""CASE WILLARD & CO/NEW HARTFORD CONN" surrounded by a light engraving. Fixed sights and one piece brass edged pointed grip. BBL: 3 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 31 percussion Finish: blue Grips: maple Serial Number: 170 Condition: Very good. Pistol has a crisp smooth gray patina with some scattered light pitting. The brass is fine. The grip is fine with a number of minor handling marks and most of the varnish remaining. - B) As described in "A" including "170" marked on the barrel. BBL: 3 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 31 percussion Finish: blue Grips: maple Serial Number: 170 Condition: Good. Pistol has a smooth gray patina with some scattered light pitting. The brass is fine. The grip is fine with a number of minor handling marks and most of the varnish remaining.

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Unique Engraved Percussion Knife Pistol with German Silver Grip

Lot 67: Unique Engraved Percussion Knife Pistol with German Silver Grip

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Description: Estimate: $1600 - 2500 The pistol has a 3 1/4 inch long folding blade and a iron ramrod with a German silver tip mounted where a second blade is usually found. The engraved German silver scales feature a scroll pattern with flower blossoms on the right scale and the left scale has a scroll pattern with a pheasant looking over its shoulder at a running fox. There are no maker markings or proof marks. The grip straps are German silver and there is a cap compartment on the butt. BBL: 3 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 36 percussion Finish: bright/German silver Grips: German silver Serial Number: NSN Condition: very good as partially refurbished. The barrel has a bright appearance. The hammer retains strong traces of refinished niter blue finish. The blade has some pin point pitting. The polished scales are good with a very shallow dent on the left side. The engraving is crisp. Mechanically fine.

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Engraved W. W. Marston Superposed Three Barrel 32 Derringer with Pearl Grips and Scarce 4 Inch Barrel

Lot 68: Engraved W. W. Marston Superposed Three Barrel 32 Derringer with Pearl Grips and Scarce 4 Inch Barrel

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Description: Estimate: $2750 - 4250 Manufactured from 1864 to 1872 with total production approximately 3,300. The sides of the scarce 4 inch long three superposed barrels have a geometric engraving at the breech and a light band of engraving at the muzzles. The left side of the frame has the maker and patent dates marking. The frame sides have floral scroll engraving with a geometric engraving on the back strap. This scroll pattern was standard only on the first fifty pistols. Fitted with pearl grips. Barrels are numbered to the gun. BBL: 4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 32 RF Finish: blue/silver Grips: pearl Serial Number: 7 Condition: Very good. The barrels retain traces of original blue finish in the protected areas with the balance mostly a smooth gray patina. The brass has an attractive untouched patina with a crisp engraving. The grips are fine also very good some minor handling marks. Action needs work.

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James Rodgers Percussion Knife Pistol

Lot 69: James Rodgers Percussion Knife Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 The German silver barrel has two British proofs stamped on the upper left flat. The 2 inch and 3 inch blades are marked "JAMES/RODGERS/SHEFFIELD" on the left ricasso. The knife and pistol are enclosed in a German silver case with smooth stag scales riveted to the sides. A folding compartment for caps is located in the back strap and provisions for tools are on the sides of the frame at the butt. These included tools are tweezers and German silver bullet mold. BBL: 3 3/8 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 31 percussion Finish: German silver Grips: horn Serial Number: NSN Condition: Very good. Most of the German silver remains with some minor handling marks. The iron components have a mottled gray patina with some minor pitting. The 2 inch blade has some chipping and the 3 inch blade has been extensively sharpened. The scales are fine with a few hairline stress cracks and some minor handling marks. The action needs work as hammer does not hold at the full cock position.

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Engraved C.S. Shattuck Unique Squeeze-Fire Palm Pistol

Lot 70: Engraved C.S. Shattuck Unique Squeeze-Fire Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $1000 - 1700 Manufactured from 1901 to 1915 with a total production of only several thousand of these truly unique pistols. This example does not have Shattuck maker markings. A period floral scroll engraving is featured on the right side of the barrel cluster and both side plates. The side plates were gold plated over nickel. The barrel cluster is numbered to the gun. BBL: 1 3/8 inch flat side Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: gold/nickel Grips: metal Serial Number: 759 Condition: Fine. The pistol retains 40% original nickel finish with a smooth dark gray patina on the balance. The side plates show flashes of their period gold plating. Action needs work as it does not always cock.

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Chicago Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

Lot 71: Chicago Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $950 - 1400 Manufactured in the 1890s these pistols featured a rebated barrel with a band of floral engraving, removable side plate with a checkered pattern around the edge and address markings in a circle inside the checkered rubber panel with the reverse having the floral engraving around the border, marked with the patent dates. The side plate and cylinder are nmismatched. Nickel plated with blue finished side plate. The plunger is fitted with a checkered hard rubber grip. BBL: 1 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 32 XSRF Finish: nickel/ blue Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 6911 Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 90% original nickel finish showing some minor flaking. The side plate retains traces of original blue finish. The hard rubber is very good showing some worn checkering. Mechanically fine.

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Engraved Reid

Lot 72: Engraved Reid "My Friend" Knuckleduster Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $900 - 1400 Produced circa 1870-1882. Top strap groove sight with the left side marked "MY FRIEND PAT'D. DEC. 26, 1865". Five shot unfluted cylinder with matching numbers on the cylinder, pin and frame. The frame is decorated with scroll, burst and punch dot engraving. Solid grip section with a checkered panel on the rear. BBL: 1 1/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 15281 Condition: Fine, with 80% of the original nickel finish, showing aged brown along the high edges and scattered handling marks. Mechanically needs work as the cylinder does not lock up.

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Fine Wesson & Harrington No. 2, 22 Caliber Revolver

Lot 73: Fine Wesson & Harrington No. 2, 22 Caliber Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $1300 - 1900 Manufactured from 1874 to 1879. The upper left barrel flat has the Wesson & Harrington address and patent dates marking. The ejector rod, barrel and grips are numbered to the gun. Push type cylinder pin with spring button release and nicely figured bird head grips. BBL: 2 5/6 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: blue Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 6713 Condition: Fine. The barrel and cylinder retain 75% original blue finish and the frame retains heavy amounts of original blue in and around the protected areas with the overall balance a smooth brown-gray patina. The grips are fine showing some scattered minor handling marks and some high edge wear, with the left panel mostly absent of varnish whereas the right has most of its varnish. Mechanically fine.

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Hopkins & Allen Model XL Bull Dog Double Action Revolver with Scarce Factory Box

Lot 74: Hopkins & Allen Model XL Bull Dog Double Action Revolver with Scarce Factory Box

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Description: Estimate: $900 - 1500 Nickel finish with casehardened hammer and trigger guard, with a folding nickel plated hammer spur marked with the 1885 patent date. Matching serial number on frame, cylinder and barrel. Fitted with checkered grips. With an original red factory box with "332" stamped over "FOLDING HAMMER." on a short side and the correct short side label with "332" hand marked in pencil on the other short side. BBL: 2 7/8 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 32 CF Finish: nickel Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 6968 Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 95% original nickel finish with some minor flaking and some minor scratches. The hammer and trigger guard retain traces of case colors in the protected areas mixed with a smooth mottled gray patina. The cylinder pin has some minor tool marks that extend to the barrel. The grips are excellent with a few light handling marks and crisp checkering. The box is very good with a couple tape repairs, some paper loss on the labels and some heavy edge wear, with some separation.

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Scarce Factory Engraved Forehand & Wadsworth 22 Caliber Side Hammer Pocket Revolver with Pearl Grips

Lot 75: Scarce Factory Engraved Forehand & Wadsworth 22 Caliber Side Hammer Pocket Revolver with Pearl Grips

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Description: Estimate: $1200 - 1700 Manufactured in the 1870s with total production estimated at 1,000. Blade and notch sights, with the two line address and patent marking on the left barrel flat. Checkered hammer and trigger. Matching serial number on the frame and barrel, with a mismatched 7-shot plain cylinder (21438). A broad scroll and puch dot engraving is featured on the sides of the frame, backstrap and top strap, with a geometric line engraving on three of the barrel flats at the breech and muzzle. Fitted with smooth pearl bird head grips. BBL: 2 3/8 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: nickel Grips: pearl Serial Number: 32946 Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 75% original nickel finish with some loss on the hammer and some light flaking. There is some pin prick pitting on the no-finish cylinder and some minor dings on the butt. The grips are very fine with some scattered minor scratches. The pearl has taken on a yellow appearance. Action needs work as hammer does not hold a half cock position.

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Rare Forehand & Wadsworth Side Hammer 22 Caliber Revolver with Gutta Percha Case

Lot 76: Rare Forehand & Wadsworth Side Hammer 22 Caliber Revolver with Gutta Percha Case

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Description: Estimate: $1800 - 2750 One of approximately 1,000 Forehand & Wadsworth Side Hammer 22 Revolvers manufactured in the 1870s. The left barrel has the two line address/patent dates marking and the 7-shot cylinder is plain. Matching numbers on frame, barrel, cylinder pin, grips and cylinder. Fitted with varnished bird head grips. With a gutta percha case lined in purple velvet with a cartridge block and 50 "U" head stamped 22RF cartridges. BBL: 2 1/4 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: blue Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 21023 Condition: Very fine. The revolver retains 75% plus bright original high polish blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina. The grips are also excellent with some mild high edge wear, a few mild handling marks and retaining most of the varnish. Mechanically excellent. The case is very fine showing some scattered chipping along the edges, high point wear on the lining and a hinge with a replacement pin.

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Cased Set of Engraved Manhattan Arms .22 Caliber Pocket Revolvers

Lot 77: Cased Set of Engraved Manhattan Arms .22 Caliber Pocket Revolvers

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Description: Estimate: $2500 - 3750 A) Manufactured circa 1868 to 1873, this revolver is one of approximately 8,000 Second Models manufactured. The Second Model has the flat sided brass frame with large oval side plate and chambered for the 22 Long cartridge. The barrel rib has the one line address, the rear sides and muzzle end side flats of the barrel are floral scroll and punch dot engraved and the cylinder is roll engraved with the Indian and settler motif. The matching serial number is on the frame under the grips, rear of the barrel and on the rear face of the cylinder. Blade front and frame notch rear sights, blue barrel and cylinder, casehardened hammer and silver plated frame, and fitted with smooth varnished grips. With a period wooden case with purple velvet lining and two eleven round cartridge blocks. BBL: 3 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 22 long Finish: blue/silver Grips: walnut Serial Number: 871 Condition: Very good. The barrel retains 20% original blue finish concentrated in the protected areas with the balance and the cylinder having a smooth mottled brownish gray patina. The frame retains 90% original silver plating with some thinning on the grip straps and high edge wear. There are several minor dings on the frame. The cylinder scene is visible. The hammer retains 50% faded original case colors. The grips are fine with 80% original varnish remaining. The right panel has been taken down slightly around the screw escutcheon and overall there are a few minor dents and dings. There is some play in the barrel hinge and the action is fine. The markings and engraving are clear. The case is very good with some minor dings and scratches on the exterior. The relined interior is excellent showing minimal contact wear. - B) As "A" with patent dated marked on the bottom barrel flat, same engraving pattern on the barrel and additional floral scroll engraving on the frame with a decorative matte background. BBL: 3 inch solid rib Stock: Gauge: 22 long Finish: blue/silver Grips: walnut Serial Number: 4246 Condition: Good as period replated. The barrel and cylinder have a smooth gray patina, with a small amount of minor pitting on the forward edge of the cylinder. The frame retains 95% replated silver with some mild thinning on the front strap and some edge wear. The grips are very good with some lower edge wear and a few minor dings and handling marks. There is a little play in the barrel hinge. The action is fine. The cylinder scene is visible, and the markings and the engraving are clear.

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Minneapolis Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

Lot 78: Minneapolis Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 Manufactured from 1891 to 1892 with total production estimated at 3,000. The side plates have smooth hard rubber panels and are marked with the maker/model information and 1883 patent date. Numbers match. BBL: 1 3/4 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 32 CF Finish: nickel Grips: metal Serial Number: 1044 Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 85% plus original nickel finish showing scattered flaking. The hard rubber is fine with a number of light scratches. Mechanically fine.

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National Arms Number 1 Derringer

Lot 79: National Arms Number 1 Derringer

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Description: Estimate: $600 - 800 Manufactured from 1865-70. Standard barrel address with the patent date on the underside. Brass frame has the scroll and punch dot engraving which extends to the breech end of the barrel. The barrel sides have an arrow motif. BBL: 2 1/2 inch irregular Stock: Gauge: 41 RF Finish: nickel/silver Grips: brass Serial Number: 4290 Condition: Fair. The barrel has weak engraving with pin point pitting overall. The weakly engraved frame has an even patina. Markings and engraving are weak. Mechanically fine.

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Rare Stevens

Lot 80: Rare Stevens "Fishtail" Vest Pocket Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $2250 - 3500 Also known as the "Kickup Model" with an estimated 1,000 manufactured from 1864 to 1876. The grips and barrel are numbered to the gun. The pistol is marked "STEVENS & CO. VEST. POCKET. PISTOL/CHICOPEE FALLS MASS." on the top barrel flat, and features a German silver blade front sight, a notch in the hammer spur serves as the rear sight, a tip up barrel and smooth odd shaped flared rosewood grips. BBL: 3 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 30 RF Finish: blue Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 156 Condition: Good. The pistol has a smooth gray patina with some minor pitting (mostly on the right side of the frame). The grips are very good with some minor pressure dents and scratches. Mechanically fine.

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Rare Square Butt Marlin O.K. Model Derringer

Lot 81: Rare Square Butt Marlin O.K. Model Derringer

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Description: Estimate: $900 - 1400 These Derringers were manufactured between 1863 and 1870 with an estimated 6,000 produced. The top of the barrel is marked "O.K" with the serial number "1284" marked on the butt and underside of the barrel. Fitted with a pair of smooth rosewood grips. BBL: 3 1/8 inch round Stock: Gauge: 30 RF Finish: blue/silver Grips: rosewood Serial Number: 1284 Condition: Very good, the barrel has a smooth gray patina with some areas of darker coloration. The brass frame has an attractive color with traces of silver under the grips. The grips are both good as refinished with a small chip at the top front of both grips and some scattered minor marks. Mechanically fine.

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Scarce Quackenbush Air Pistol with Detachable Wire Stock

Lot 82: Scarce Quackenbush Air Pistol with Detachable Wire Stock

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Description: Estimate: $1200 - 1800 Manufactured circa late 1870s - early 1880s. The only visible marking is on the left side of the barrel "PAT. JAN. 15, JULY 18''76, PAT IN ENG.". It is 22 caliber and is capable of shooting darts or lead slugs. The frame is a solid piece with integral barrel and bolt mounts. In front of the frame is a spring loaded plunger which is used to create the compression and cock the action. All nickel finish, small cone front sight and an integral notch rear sight at the breech. Complete with a wire stock. BBL: 8 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 Finish: nickel Grips: metal Serial Number: NSN Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% plus of the original nickel finish which is beginning to take on a "frosted" appearance, with scattered small areas of flaking. The stock retains 40% frosted finish. Mechanically excellent.

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Galand Production

Lot 83: Galand Production "Le Novo" All-Metal Folding Grip Ladies Pocket Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $850 - 1300 Blade front and recoil shield notch rear sight, with "GALAND" on the left side of the barrel lug, caliber marking on the right side of the frame, 5-round Liege-proofed cylinder and a folding trigger. The grip is a stamped metal panel, with raised vine designs, textured backgrounds and "NOVO" on each side. BBL: 1 1/8 inch round Stock: Gauge: 6.35 mm Finish: nickel Grips: metal Serial Number: 19800 Condition: Very good as period replated, with 85% of the nickel finish, showing areas of flaking, and a dark, spotted patina in the exposed areas. Grip is very good as lightly polished, with mild handling marks. Mechanically very good.

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Collector's Lot of Two E. Allen Derringers

Lot 84: Collector's Lot of Two E. Allen Derringers

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Description: Estimate: $950 - 1300 A) Manufactured from 1865 to 1871. Standard two line address/1865 patent date barrel marking and barrel and grips are numbered to the gun. BBL: 4 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 32 RF Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 3821 Condition: Fine. The Derringer retains 40% bright original blue finish (mostly on the barrel) with the balance a smooth gray patina. The grips are fine with a few minor handling marks and crazed varnish. Mechanically fine. - B) Manufactured from 1869 to 1871. Standard barrel marking and grips numbered to the gun. BBL: 2 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: 12202 Condition: Good. Barrel has a smooth brown-gray patina. The brass frame has an attractive aged patina. The grips are fine with a small hairline crack and small missing chip near the bottom. Mechanically fine.

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Scarce Engraved William W. Marston Large Frame Three Barrel 22 Caliber Derringer with Sliding Knife

Lot 85: Scarce Engraved William W. Marston Large Frame Three Barrel 22 Caliber Derringer with Sliding Knife

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 Manufactered from 1858 to 1864 with total production of about 1,500 with 1,200 having the sliding knife blade such as this example. This particular derringer has the later production rounded or spear point blade found on only 400 of these derringers. The frame has a scroll engraving and is marked "Wm W. MARSTON/PATENTED/MAY 26, 1857/NEW YORK CITY" and matching serial number marked on the left rear of the barrel and on the frame under the grip. Fitted with smooth grips. BBL: 3 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: blue/silver Grips: walnut Serial Number: 909 Condition: Good. The barrels and knife have a smooth gray patina with extensive minor pitting overall. The brass frame has an attractive patina with a clear engraving. The revarnished grips are fair with some minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.

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Rare Little All Right Firearms Company Palm Pistol

Lot 86: Rare Little All Right Firearms Company Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $1600 - 2500 One of the oddest of palm squeezes, the Little All Right was patented by Edward Boardman and Andrew Peavy in 1876. The top of the barrel features a slotted round tube holding a sliding trigger called a "pull". The revolver is held in the palm of the hand, the end of the barrel resting on the second finger, the forefinger being placed around the "pull" that, when pulled back, fires the revolver. The pull also acts as muzzle cover, since it folds down over the muzzle when the gun is not in action. The low serial number (167) is marked on the underside of the barrel. There are correctly no other makings on the metal surfaces. Fitted with two piece hard rubber grips marked "LITTLE/ALL/RIGHT/PATENTED/JAN'Y 18/1876" on the left and "ALL RIGHT FIREARMS/CO./MANUFACTURERS/LAWRENCE/MASS./U.S.A." on the right. BBL: 1 3/4 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 22 Finish: nickel Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 167 Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 90% original nickel finish. The grips are also very fine with some chipping. Action needs work as cylinder must be manually rotated to cycle the action.

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Engraved Hopkins & Allen New Model Vest Pocket Derringer with Pearl Grips

Lot 87: Engraved Hopkins & Allen New Model Vest Pocket Derringer with Pearl Grips

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Description: Estimate: $950 - 1400 Also known as the Parrot Beak, this deringer was manufactured from 1911 to 1915 with less than 1,400 produced. It features a blade front sight on a barrel stamped with the two line address marking on the left side. The sides of the barrel and frame have zigzag borders with light scrollwork appearing on the frame and on the barrel at the breech. Double action only operation with serrated folding trigger. Fitted with smooth grips featuring the standard Hopkins & Allen medallion on both panels. BBL: 1 3/4 inch flat side Stock: Gauge: 22 RF Finish: nickel Grips: pearl Serial Number: 992 Condition: Good. The derringer has a bright appearance with clear markings and engraving. The grips are very good with a large chip missing on the right rear internal panel with some minor handling marks on the balance. Mechanically fine.

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James Rodgers Percussion Knife Pistol

Lot 88: James Rodgers Percussion Knife Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 The German silver barrel has two British proofs stamped on the upper left flat. The 2 inch and 3 inch blades are marked "JAMES/RODGERS/SHEFFIELD" on the left ricasso. The knife and pistol are enclosed in a German silver case with smooth stag scales riveted to the sides. A folding lid compartment for caps is located in the back strap and provisions for tools are on the sides of the frame at the butt. These included tools are a bullet mold and tweezers. BBL: 3 3/8 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 31 percussion Finish: German silver Grips: horn Serial Number: NSN Condition: Very good. Most of the German silver remains. The iron components have a mottled gray patina with some pin point pitting on the blades. The scales are also very good with a large surface chip missing near the butt and a few hairline stress cracks. Mechanically excellent.

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Minneapolis Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

Lot 89: Minneapolis Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $800 - 1400 Manufactured from 1891 to 1892 with an estimated 3,000 manufactured. The side plates have smooth hard rubber panels and are marked with the maker/model information and 1883 patent date. All numbers match. BBL: 1 3/4 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 32 CF Finish: nickel Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 1155 Condition: Fine. The pistol retains 50% original nickel finish flaking on the balance a smooth dark brown patina. The hard rubber panels are fine with number of minor handling marks. Mechanically needs work. All markings are clear.

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Sharps Model 2B Four Barrel Pistol

Lot 90: Sharps Model 2B Four Barrel Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $600 - 900 This pistol features a straight standing breech, rounded grip to frame juncture, barrel release on the underside of the frame and walnut grips. The frame has the 1859 patent date stamped on the left side around the screw and the Sharps Philadelphia address marking is on the right side. The barrel cluster is numbered to the gun. BBL: 3 inch fluted Stock: Gauge: 30 RF Finish: blue/silver Grips: walnut Serial Number: 2708 Condition: Fine. The barrel cluster retains 30% plus original blue finish with a smooth gray patina on the balance. The frame retains 20% original silver plating with the exposed brass having an attractive appearance. The grips are fine with 40% varnish and some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

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Getsem Gun Co. Lincoln, Nebraska Percussion Trap Gun

Lot 91: Getsem Gun Co. Lincoln, Nebraska Percussion Trap Gun

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 This is a brass framed percussion trap gun manufactured by the Getsem Gun Co. of Lincoln Nebraska. The stand is composed of two brass pieces that form a tripod. The hammer is a bent piece of flat steel that has a spring attached at the bottom and runs to the brass frame. The trigger has a hook at the top that the hammer fits into with a hole at the bottom with a piece of heavy brass wire running from the trigger through a support at the front of the device with a loop on the end. When the brass wire loop is pulled the trigger moves, releasing the hammer onto the nipple. The left side of the brass frame is marked "GETSEM GUN CO./LINCOLN, NEBR.". BBL: 8 inch round Stock: brass Gauge: 32 percussion Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: NSN Condition: Good, the brass has a dark aged patina with scattered black spots and some verdigris. The barrel has a smooth gray patina with the markings heavily worn. The replacement spring has some wear. The hammer and trigger have some surface oxidation. Mechanically fine.

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Chicago Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

Lot 92: Chicago Firearms Protector Palm Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $1000 - 1500 Manufactured in the 1890s these pistols featured a rebated barrel with a band of floral engraving, removable side plate with a checkered pattern around the edge and address markings in a circle inside the checkered rubber panel, with the reverse having the floral engraving around the border, marked with the patent dates. The side plate is mismatched. The cylinder is numbered to the gun. The plunger is fitted with a checkered hard rubber grip. BBL: 1 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 32 XSRF Finish: nickel Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 10661 Condition: Refinished. The pistol retains 95% of the nickel finish with a patch of pin point pitting on the barrel. The hard rubber panels and grip are fine a couple minor gouges, a hairline crack and some wear in the checkering. Mechanically fine.

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Cased Pair of Engraved Baucheron Marked Percussion Muff Pistols with Ivory Grips

Lot 93: Cased Pair of Engraved Baucheron Marked Percussion Muff Pistols with Ivory Grips

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Description: Estimate: $1800 - 2750 A) The top of the Damascus barrel is marked "ENI P BAUCHERON A PARIS" and the left rear of the barrel has a "star/R" proof followed by a Liege ELG proof. The frame has an extensive scroll engraved pattern which extends to the folding trigger. A star burst pattern is engraved on the bolster and hammer. The number "1221" is stamped ahead of the trigger. Fitted with a one piece bag shaped smooth ivory grip. The beveled lid, leather covered, gilt embossed case is lined in green velvet and has the following accessories: case key, conical bullet mold/nipple wrench numbered to the gun, ivory powder flask and ivory cap box. The top of the case has a gold highlighted embossed crown over the initials "C.D." BBL: 1 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 46 Finish: bright Grips: ivory Serial Number: 1221 Condition: Very good. The pistol has a bright appearance with some minor pitting near the muzzle. Most of the Damascus pattern remains and the engraving is crisp. Upper tang is broken and has a modern replacement modified screw that keeps the grip secured to the frame. The grip is also very good with a long hairline crack. The ivory has an attractive grain pattern. Mechanically excellent. The case is very good with edge wear and some high point wear on the lining. The accessories are fine. - B) As described in "A." BBL: 1 3/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 46 Finish: bright Grips: ivory Serial Number: 1221 Condition: Very good. The pistol has a bright appearance showing some minor pitting mostly on the barrel. 95% of the Damascus pattern remains and the engraving is crisp. The grip is very good with a crack near the frame, a long hairline crack and shrinkage at the frame. The ivory has an attractive grain pattern. Mechanically excellent.

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Unwin & Rodgers Non-XLL Knife Pistol

Lot 94: Unwin & Rodgers Non-XLL Knife Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $800 - 1200 German silver barrel marked "UNWIN & RODGERS/PATENTEES. SHEFFIELD" on the left flat and "NON*XLL" on the right flat with two British proofs stamped on the upper left flat. The pistol has a 3 1/4 inch clip point folding blade. The knife and pistol are enclosed in a German silver frame. It has a folding lid compartment for caps on the back strap and horn scales with checkering on the grip area. BBL: 3 3/4 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 30 RF Finish: German silver Grips: horn Serial Number: nsn Condition: Fair. The blade has a bright appearance with a couple patches of minor pitting. Hammer is a replacement. The repaired scales are poor with a few hairline cracks, couple large missing chips, some worn checkering and half of the left scale replaced with walnut. There is something missing from the top rear grip area as there is an empty pin area on both panel plates. Mechanically good.

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Collector's Lot of Two Knuckle Duster Derringers in Different Calibers

Lot 95: Collector's Lot of Two Knuckle Duster Derringers in Different Calibers

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Description: Estimate: $1200 - 1800 A) Produced circa 1870-1882. Top strap groove sight, with the left side marked "MY FRIEND PAT'D. DEC. 26, 1865". Five shot unfluted cylinder, with matching numbers on the cylinder, and frame and a cutout for a cylinder stop on the underside of the frame. Frame is decorated with scroll, burst and punch dot engraving. Solid grip section, with a checkered panel on the rear. BBL: 1 3/8 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 Finish: blue Grips: metal Serial Number: 9159 Condition: Fair as incomplete, with a mixed brown and gray patina on the cylinder and hammer, and a well aged patina on the frame, brighter along the high edges and darker in the protected areas. Mechanically does not work. - B) Produced circa 1870-1882. Marked "MY FRIEND PATD. DEC 26 1865" on the left side of the top strap, with the sighting groove on top, knurled hammer, checkered back strap and fine scroll engraving. BBL: 1 5/8 inch round Stock: Gauge: 32 RF Finish: blue/silver Grips: metal Serial Number: 10607 Condition: Good, with traces of the original silver finish, showing a deep, well aged patina in the protected areas and mild handling marks overall. The side plate is a different tone than the rest of the frame. The cylinder pin is a crude replacement. A mixed gray patina is showing on the steel components, with mild pitting. Mechanically needs work as the cylinder spins freely when operated.

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Collector's Lot of Two Knuckle-Duster Derringer Revolvers in Different Finishes

Lot 96: Collector's Lot of Two Knuckle-Duster Derringer Revolvers in Different Finishes

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Description: Estimate: $850 - 1200 A) Produced circa 1870-1882. Top strap groove sight, with the left side marked "MY FRIEND" below the cylinder. Seven-shot unfluted cylinder, with matching numbers on the cylinder, trigger, pin and frame and a cutout for a cylinder stop on the underside of the frame. Frame is decorated with scroll, burst and punch dot engraving. Solid grip section, with a checkered panel on the rear. BBL: 1 3/8 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 Finish: blue Grips: metal Serial Number: 4236 Condition: Poor, with a mixed brown patina and mild pitting on the cylinder. The hammer has been repaired, and an extended spur installed. A mottled dark patina is present on the frame, lighter on the sideplate, with scattered dings. Mechanically fair. - B) Produced circa 1870-1882. Top strap groove sight, with the left side marked "MY FRIEND PAT'D. DEC. 26, 1865". Five shot unfluted cylinder, with matching numbers on the cylinder, trigger and frame. Frame is decorated with scroll, burst and punch dot engraving. Solid grip section, with a checkered panel on the rear. BBL: 1 3/8 inch round Stock: Gauge: 22 Finish: nickel Grips: metal Serial Number: 17471 Condition: Fair as refinished, showing 95% of the current nickel, with scattered sub-surface pitting under the heavy buffing, mild flaking on the cylinder, and scattered handling marks. Cylinder pin is a replacement. Mechanically very good.

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Engraved European Pinfire Pepperbox with Ivory Grips

Lot 97: Engraved European Pinfire Pepperbox with Ivory Grips

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Description: Estimate: $1800 - 2750 The left side of the frame has a small "LF" and the right side of the frame has a small "EPREZ" marking. The rear of the cylinder has a Liege "EL/G" proof, a "crown/G" proof and the number "3". The frame and fluted barrel cluster feature a floral scroll engraving. It has a folding trigger and a threaded cleaning rod in butt. Fitted with smooth ivory grips. BBL: 1 7/8 inch fluted Stock: Gauge: 7 mm pinfire Finish: silver Grips: ivory Serial Number: NSN Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% of original silver plating with the balance a smooth silver-gray patina. The grips are very fine with a couple small hairline stress cracks. The ivory has an attractive color and grain pattern. Action functions but needs work due to hammer not releasing. The engraving is crisp.

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Unique European Pinfire Knife Revolver

Lot 98: Unique European Pinfire Knife Revolver

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Description: Estimate: $1400 - 2250 The top barrel flat is marked "EPROUVE" with "crown/R" and "*AH" proofs on the right flat. The cylinder is marked "*AH" proof, Liege "ELG" proof, and "SB". The 3 1/2 inch clip point folding blade is marked "BREVETE S.G.D.G." An ejector rod is mounted on the right side. Fitted with smooth scales with a blank silver initial plaque on the left side near the front bolster. BBL: 2 inch octagon Stock: Gauge: 5.5 mm pinfire Finish: nickel Grips: hardwood Serial Number: NSN Condition: Fine. The pistol retains 70% original nickel finish with the balance a smooth dark patina. The blade has a mottled gray patina. The scales are very fine with a repair and some scattered mild handling marks. Action needs work as the cylinder does not rotate when the trigger is engaged.

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Scarce Le Faucheux Double Action Pinfire Pepperbox

Lot 99: Scarce Le Faucheux Double Action Pinfire Pepperbox

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Description: Estimate: $900 - 1400 The LeFaucheux marking appears around collar of the barrel cluster which consists of four smooth bore barrels. The frame is floral engraved. Ring trigger, underhammer and smooth grips. BBL: 2 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 9 mm Pinfire Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: nsn Condition: Good. The pepperbox has a mottled patina which is darker on the barrel cluster with some mild pitting. The grips are very good with high edge wear and a number of minor handling marks. Barrel cluster is slightly loose but action functions fine.

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Excellent Unmarked Antique Pinfire Knife Pistol

Lot 100: Excellent Unmarked Antique Pinfire Knife Pistol

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Description: Estimate: $2500 - 3500 A 3 inch spring loaded blade is mounted on the right side and is released by the cork screw folding trigger when it is pulled back. The barrel flips up for loading and the push button barrel release is on the left side. There are no maker markings and there are no proofs. Screws secure the stag panels to the frame. The left side of the frame at the butt is brass with an integral lanyard loop. BBL: 3 3/4 inch round Stock: stag Gauge: 7.65 mm pinfire Finish: nickel Grips: Serial Number: NSN Condition: Excellent. The pistol retains 95% original nickel finish with a series of minor dings on top of the barrel towards the breech. The stag panels are also excellent with a few minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.

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