|170. Starr M. 1858 Revolver||Offered at $1,750.00|
170. Starr Model 1858 Martially Marked D. A. Revolver, .44 caliber, original 6" barrel. Smooth clean metal with approximately 10% original blue finish. The balance of finish has thinned to a plummish patina coloration. Mechanically crisp and tight ( missing one nipple and trigger return spring is broken). Excellent markings include inspector markings on many parts. Great cartouches on both sides of the grips. Very good walnut with just a few dings. Overall far better than average condition for a Civil War weapon. Complete with it's companion holster with Spanish markings into which the the revolver fits perfectly. Holster is in generally good condition.
|169. Colt 1860 Revolver||Offered at $2,550.00|
169. Colt's Model of 1860 Army Revolver, ..44 caliber, 8 inch barrel with correct gain-twist rifling which is very very strong. Three screw model cut for a shoulder stock. 'D' martial inspector marks on the barrel, backstrap and cylinder. Very good full fitting walnut grips with just traces of the cartouche border visible. All numbers match in the 132,XXX SN range- made in 1863. Perhaps 10% of the cylinder scene is visible. Overall condition is very good with metal coloration turned to a thin plum brown gray patina. Nice barrel address, the 'PAT' in ' Colt's Patent' is weak. Nice nipples, traces of safety pins only. Some muzzle wear from holster on right side. All in all a very decent example of a martially marked Army. Antique
|20. Remington O/U||Offered at $2,750.00|
Remington O/U Derringer Engraved, S.N. 165, early 2-line barrel address, beautiful scroll engraving points to Louis Nimschke, overall gun displays a fair amount of usage but metal is smooth and clean, 50% original nickel remains on the barrels, balance of exposed metal is a dark patina. Considerable gold wash is intact under the beautifully aged pearl grips, solid hinges, mechanics excellent. Rare, highly engraved example.
|19. Remington New M.||Offered at $6,150.00|
Factory Engraved Remington New Model Police Conversion, .38RF, 3 1/2" barrel, deep beautiful scroll and geometric designs. 90%+ original silverplate is intact, excellent markings, sharp engraving, excellent mechanics, rare gun with lots of eye appeal. Aged pearl grips(right side has a crack and is missing a chip near the toe). Difficult gun to find.
|18. S&W Model 1||Offered at $1,575.00|
S&W Model No. 1, 3rd Issue Revolver, .22cal., Nimschke engraved, full coverage with sharp engraving, considerable original silver is present on the barrel which has turned quite dark, frame retains 30-40% thinning gold wash- balance of frame base silver has turned quite black, very nice ivory grips, nice mechanics.
|16. S&W Model 1||Offered at $1,250.00|
S&W Model No. 1, 3rd Issue Revolver, .22 cal., Louis Nimschke engraved with full coverage scrolls and geometric motifs. 80% nickel, cylinder does not rotate, nice rosewood grips.
|15. S&W Model 1 1/2||Offered at $2,150.00|
S&W Model 1 1/2 2nd Issue Revolver, .32 cal., Louis Nimschke engraved using scarce 'fine line' or 'bank note' style, delicate scrolls and punch dot background on frame and cylinder, various other motifs elsewhere, considerable blue remains on ejector rod and cylinder, frame has 60% shiney blue, traces of blue on barrel- a few tiny pits on right side however, aged pearl grips have hints of red (prob. oil stain). Complete with an old hang tag from a Mexico City shop.
|14. S&W Model 1 1/2||Offered at $2,150.00|
Nimschke Engraved S&W 1 1/2 2nd Issue Revolver, .32cal., 3 1/2" barrel, Portrait of a woman on left sideplate, probably Mrs. Nimschke, fairly full coverage scroll engraving, metal has turned to a grey patina, replaced hinge screw, engraving cuts look fairly sharp- more elaborate engraving than most, nice pearl grips. Panel scene examples are scarce.
|7. 1860 Colt||Offered at $20,500.00|
7. Cased Factory Engraved Colt 1860 Army Revolver, 8" barrel, S.N. 178,XXX with an 'E' . Engraved in a scarce pattern utilizing the American scroll style with four fancy vacant shield type motifs on the barrel. Wolf's head hammer. Some fancy border motifs and intertwining geometric motifs as well. Most engraving is crisp, nice cylinder scene, original aged one-piece ivory grips have turned a pleasing yellow patina. Replacement wedge. Very good case appears to be walnut. Accoutrements include a Capewell- Woodbury. Ct. flask in very nice condition, correct Colt '44 H' marked two cavity mold, cap tin, case key and several round balls. Very interesting outfit. Antique.
|4. Colt Single Action||Offered at $5,250.00|
Colt Single Action Revolver, .44-40 Frontier Six Shooter, 7 1/2" barrel; VG bore; 51,XXX S.N., etched panel is faint, basically smooth clean metal, 25% nickel remains on the barrel and housing, traces of nickel on the frame, 70% nickel on the hammer-balance of metal is a plum gray patina, doughnut head ejector, VG one-piece walnut grips, two replaced screws, otherwise an all-original six-shooter.