October 30 - November 2, 2018 Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/30/2018
Second Model with large trigger guard, iron straps, London barrel address, and London proofs on left barrel flat and all six cylinder flutes. Octagon barrel features a small post front sight, with London address on top. CONDITION: Retains approximately 80% of its original high polish brilliant factory blue on barrel, even forcing cone retains all of the blue. Razor sharp edges and legends. Balance of barrel is blending to a soft grey patina with a little touch of black powder corrosion at muzzle tip. Loading lever has traces of color, mostly at rear. Cylinder has roll die engraved Naval battle scene retaining approximately 95% original factory blue finish. Original mint unfired nipples, all safety pins are intact. Frame colors, as are most London's are quite dark but 85% intact. Screws are basically straight. Trigger guard retains approximately 75% factory bright blue. Backstrap shows flashes of blue but is basically soft patina. One piece walnut grips retains approximately 85% of their original varnish. This revolver has full or partial serial numbers on the frame, barrel, trigger guard, backstrap, cylinder post, cylinder and loading lever. Wedge is simply stamped with an "8". Indexes and locks up like new. Well defined rifling with shiny grooves; near mint. It is very obviousl this revolver has seen little to no actual firing. IT is house in its original English oak display case with brass screws and plaque on cover, lined in navy blue with original paper loading instructions in lid. Also included is a fine condition James Dixon Sheffield copper bag flask with nitre blue release spring retaining most of its finish, blued steel two cavity mold etch "344", metal handle cleaning rod, Eley cap tip with embossed lid. An extremely nice, high condition London Navy.
Case, Tools, Accessories
Barrel Length
7 - 1/2"
.38 Percussion
FFL Status
1851 London
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $7,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Friday, November 2, 2018.
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