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      LOT 1340
Massive 24 Shot Trap Double Action Only
Revolver - Serial no. 23, 58 CF cal., 8 3/4
inch round bbl., blue finish, metal grips.
Marked with Imperial German “crown/ crown/U” proofs, “12”
on the loading gate, “E. SCH/23” on the front
of the frame and “2 GR N.G.P. M/71”on the side of the cylinder. The trigger
has a loop for attaching a line. CONDITION: Very good with dark brown
patina and light pitting throughout.
Mechanically fine. Estimate: 3,500 - 5,000
LOT 1343
Scarce Engraved European 20-Shot
Double Barrel Pinfire Revolver - Serial no. 625, 8 mm PF cal., 4 5/8 inch bbl., blue/casehardened finish, walnut grips. This
unique pinfire revolver features superposed barrels and a 20-shot round cylinder with 10
chambers around the outer edge and 10 chambers around the inside. The revolver features an elongated
hammer with a spur near the bottom, narrow pinched front and
notch rear sights, hinged loading gate, two-piece smooth walnut grips and a lanyard ring mounted on the butt cap. a small pistol logo above “IF” followed by the serial number “625” marked on the left of the barrel lug. Some of these
20-shot pinfire revolvers are known to have Lefaucheux patent markings, although this example does not.
CONDITION: Fine, retains 30% original blue finish on the barrel and cylinder with smooth brown patina on the balance, with strong patterns of vivid case colors showing on the hammer, and
crisp engraving overall. Grips are also fine with some light wear and handling marks. Mechanically needs work, cylinder is out of timing.
Estimate: 2,250 - 3,500
LOT 1344
Very Rare A. Chuchu Patent Four
Barrel Pepperbox Derringer -
Serial no. 649, 32 cal., 2 1/3 inch
fluted bbl., nickel finish, hard rubber grips. This design
was patented on August 25, 1885, in the U.S. by Athanase Chuchu of Bahia, Brazil, and had previously been patented
in the U.K., France, Belgium, and Brazil. Not many examples are known. The pistol has four rifled barrels and a central extractor. The left side of the
barrel group has a faint Liege proof, and the left side of the framer has “A. CHUCHU/ PATENT” and the serial number.
CONDITION: Very fine with 95% plus original nickel plated finish, some minor flaking with brown patina, and general minor scratches and marks, and minor overall wear. The grips are also very fine and have minor wear. Mechanically fine.
Estimate: 1,600 - 2,500
LOT 1345
Engraved European Pinfire Revolver - NSN,
7.5mm cal., 3 1/2 inch part round bbl., bright finish,
walnut grips. No maker’s marks visible, with “AG”
stamped on the underside of the left grip panel. Floral
and scroll engraving on the cylinder, frame, barrel and grip straps.
Dovetailed pinched blade front sight, hammer notch rear sight, ejector
rod mounted on the right side of the frame, spring loaded loading gate, folding trigger and fitted with checkered walnut grip panels with a black outer coating. CONDITION: Very fine, with a bright polished appearance and sharp engraving. The grips are also very fine with some light handling marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically fine.
Estimate: 1,600 - 2,500
  LOT 1341
 Fine Civil War Era E.
Lefaucheux Model 1854
Single Action Pinfire Revolver - Serial no.
34538, 11 mm cal., 6 1/2 inch part round bbl., blue/casehardened
finish, walnut grips. Lefaucheux revolvers were one of the few
handguns used by both the North and South during the Civil War that
used self-contained metallic cartridges. A total of 11,833 E. Lefaucheux
manufactured Model 1854 revolvers are believed to have been imported
for use by the Union troops, reportedly in the 25000-37000 serial range. They were also
purchased and used by European militaries and are considered to be the first metallic cartridge
handguns officially adopted by any national military. This example has the standard bead front
sight on a triangular base, hammer notch rear sight, smooth walnut grips, lanyard ring and is
marked with the E. Lefaucheux maker name on the left side of the frame and the Lefaucheux trademark
crossed revolvers over “LF” followed by the serial number “34538” on the right of the frame.
CONDITION: Fine, retains 60% plus original bright blue finish with some scattered scratches and smooth brown patina on the balance, strong traces of original case colors showing vivid on bottom around the trigger area, and sharp markings and edges in the metal overall. The grips are also fine with some light surface crazing, a few light handling marks, one small absent sliver on the rear edge of the right grip panel, and defined edges. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 1,800 - 2,750
LOT 1342
Engraved Ring Trigger Pinfire Pepperbox
Revolver - Serial no. 1449, 7.5mm cal., 1 7/8 inch
fluted bbl., German silver/bright finish, antique
ivory grips. Aside from the serial number on one of
the six rifled barrels, the only marking found is “B”
on the face of the cylinder, frame strap, and recoil shield. There is scroll engraving throughout.
CONDITION: Very good with silver-gray patina on the barrel
group as well as the hammer and trigger, light engraving
remaining on the German silver frame which has a few small dings
and scratches, crisp engraving, and mild wear. The grips are fine and have minor age cracks and handling wear, attractive natural aged tones, and minor edge wear. Mechanically fine.
Estimate: 1,600 - 2,500

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