James Reid ‘My Friend’ Knuckle Duster Pocket Pistol, Silver Plated 1 ½” 7-Shot, Single Action Revolver, MFD 1880 Antique

Sold For: $1,119.00 LSB#: 170124DK01 Make: James Reid Model: ‘My Friend’ Knuckle Duster Serial Number: 12595 Year of Manufacture: Approximately 1880, with serial numbers from 3,500-17715, made from 1868 to 1882. Caliber: .22 Rimfire, Black Powder Action Type: 7-Shot, Single Action Revolver Markings: The left of the frame’s top strap is marked “MY FRIEND PATD. […]

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Remington New Model Police + Ivory Grips, Cartridge Converted, Nickel 4 1/2″ SA Single Action Revolver, MFD 1870’s Antique

Sold LSB#: 161128LV45 Make: Remington Model: New Model Police, Cartridge Converted Serial Number: 117 Year of Manufacture: 1870’s; the conversion was available starting c. 1870, production ended for this model in 1873, from Flayderman’s Guide. Caliber: .38 Rimfire Action Type: 5-Shot Double / Single Action Cartridge Converted Cylinder Revolver Markings: The top of the barrel […]

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Springfield Model 1884 U.S. Trapdoor, Blue & Case Colored 32 5/8” Single Shot Rifle & Cleaning Rod, MFD 1889 Antique

Sold LSB#: 160805HW02 Make: Springfield Model: 1884 U.S. Trapdoor Serial Number: 474585 Year of Manufacture: 1889 Caliber: .45-70 Government Action Type: Single Shot Trapdoor Rifle Markings: The top of the breechblock is marked “U S / MODEL / 1884”. The right sideplate is marked with the Springfield Eagle and “U.S. / SPRINGFIELD”. The top of […]

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Hopkins & Allen / Merwin Hulbert Medium Frame Folding Hammer Blue 3 ½” DA Double Action Revolver

SOLD LSB#: 161020JM15 Make: The revolver was made by Hopkins & Allen for Merwin & Hulbert, who distributed the revolvers. Model: Medium Frame .38 DA Revolver with Folding Hammer Spur Serial Number: 4509 Year of Manufacture: 1883-1890 Caliber: .38 S&W Action Type: Single/Double Action 5 Shot Revolver with Push Down Loading Gate Side Loading Cylinder […]

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Whitney Arms Whitney-Kennedy Small Frame Saddle Ring Carbine, Loop Lever Model, Blue 20” Lever Action Tube Fed Rifle, MFD 1880-86 Antique

Sold For: $1,506.00 LSB#: 170107AL13 Make: Whitney Arms Model: Whitney-Kennedy Small Frame Saddle Ring Carbine Serial Number: J320 Year of Manufacture: 1880-1886 (http://www.eliwhitney.org/7/museum/permanent-installations/gun-collection/identifying-whitney-lever-action-guns) Caliber: .44-40 Winchester Action Type: Lever Action with Full Length Tubular Magazine Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “WHITNEY KENNEDY MF D. BY / WHITNEY ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN, CT. […]

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Rogers & Spencer Army Model 1864, Cartridge Converted, Civil War Era Blue 7 ½” 6-Shot, Single Action Revolver, MFD 1865 Antique

Sold For: $1,655.00 LSB#: 161129LV81 Make: Rogers & Spencer Model: Army Model 1864, Cartridge Converted Revolver Serial Number: 1299 Year of Manufacture: 1865 Caliber: .45 Centerfire Action Type: 6-Shot, Single Action Percussion Revolver Markings: The top of the frame is marked “ROGERS & SPENCER / UTICA, N.Y.”, the underside is marked with serial number “1299”, […]

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Joseph Ax / Golcher Marked Kentucky / Pennsylvania Double Set Trigger Percussion Long Gun, Brown 36” Single Shot Percussion Rifle, Mid 1800’s Antique

Sold For: $1,560.00 LSB#: 161128LV13 Make: The barrel is marked “J.AX”, which could be Joseph Ax, who is in Frank Seller’s American Gunsmiths, Page 22, from Ohio, who is recorded to have made Kentucky style rifles. The lock plate was made by Golcher. Model: Kentucky Long Rifle Serial Number: NSN Year of Manufacture: Mid 1800’s […]

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Savage Revolving Fire-Arms Co. Navy Model, Rare Blue & Case Colored 7 1/8” 6-Shot Civil War Era Revolver, MFD 1860’s Antique

Sold For: $1,430.00 LSB#: 161128LV50 Make: Savage Revolving Fire-Arms Co. Model: Navy Model Serial Number: 621 Year of Manufacture: 1860-1864 Caliber: .36 Caliber Ball Action Type: 6-Shot, Ring-Lever Cocked, Single Action Percussion Revolver Markings: The top of the frame strap is marked “SAVAGE R.F.A. CO. H.S. NORTH PATENTED JUNE 17, 1856 / JAN. 18, 1859, […]

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Hopkins & Allen / Merwin Hulbert Large Frame 1st Model, Nickel 7” SA Revolver, Horn Grips & Case MFD 1877-78 Antique

Sold For: $ 1,505.00 LSB#: 161118JG01 Make: The revolver was made by Hopkins & Allen for Merwin & Hulbert, who distributed the revolvers. Model: Large Frame 1st Model Single Action Revolver (per https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2015/7/20/a-look-back-at-merwin-hulbert-revolvers/: the features distinguishing the 1st and 2nd models are that the 2nd model had a shorter cylinder bolt and was made without […]

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Thomas Wilson 1859 Late Pattern, As used by Confederate Forces, Blue & Brown 33” Single Shot Breech Loaded Rifle, MFD 1865 Antique

Sold For: $2,905.00 LSB#: 161020LH35 Make: Thomas Wilson of Birmingham Model: 1859 Patent No. 1318, Late Pattern Serial Number: A1797 Year of Manufacture: 1865 Caliber: 28 Bore (.551 Caliber) Projectile in a combustible self contained cartridge with percussion ignition. Action Type: Single Shot, Breech Loaded Percussion Rifle Markings: The left of the barrel is marked […]

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