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*Cased New-Haven Arms Co., Volcanic No. 1 Pocket Pistol,

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  Lot #7  (Sale Order: 7 of 58)  
Sold for: $5,500.00 to onsite
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.31 cal, s/n 219, BP pistol, brl length 3.5" octagonal, lever action, very good condition, Approximately 850 No.1 Pocket Pistols were manufactured. In the advertising it states original cost of "$12; plated and engraved, $13.50 carrying 6 balls." This being the plated and engraved version retains a majority of the original plating under the walnut grip panels with no visible sign once grips are in place. The barrel marking is very light but reads "NEW-HAVEN CONN/PATENT FEB 14 1854" in two lines. The frame along with the side plates are brass with scrollwork, line and point engraving. The scroll work has feathered styling with some aspects of flower motif. Bore has nice rifling with very light pitting present in some areas. Barrel edges are very nice showing thinning of finish with some freckling on the tube magazine. The brass shows some wear from handling and tool marks present at left screw head lever retainer, top of back strap and right side plate mostly with other areas shown scattered and having a nice medium tone patina throughout the slightest touch lighter on the right plate. Ring lever has some play and the hammer having a checkered spur shows some thinning with a few areas of flash pitting. Walnut smooth grips showing wear with indentations and some losses present with right side having cracks. Presented in a period correct walnut case having green felt type lining with two lidded compartments which have nicely executed reinforcing braces in corners. Case does show handling wear and is missing the lid shield. Great example of a No.1 Pocket.

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 Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 6:00 PM  Eastern
 
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*Cased New-Haven Arms Co., Volcanic No. 1 Pocket Pistol,
*Cased New-Haven Arms Co., Volcanic No. 1 Pocket Pistol,
Lot number: 7
Seller: Zettlemoyer Auction Co., LLC.
Event: Rare & Prototype Antique & Modern Firearms
Ends: Saturday, May 18 | 6:00 PM  Eastern

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