October 30 - November 2, 2018 Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting
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Manufactured 1857 through 1860. The Number 1 Volcanic with 3 1/2 octagon barrel and gun metal brass frame. These guns were mounted with two piece American walnut grips and barrels were marked "NEW HAVEN ARMS PATENT FEB14 1854" on the top barrel flat. These revolutionary pistols had a magazine capacity of six rounds of the .31 Cal, #1 Volcanic cartridges. New Haven Arms produced a total of 3370 Rifles , carbines and pistols with a total production of the small frame #1 pocket pistol being estimated at 850. This example is serial numbered 318 on the frame under the left grip and the grips are numbered 318 on their inside flats. A fine tapered post front sight with a drift adjustable rear sight mounted in the rear of the frame top. CONDITION. Good overall with all numbers matching. The barrel assembly is a soft dove grey finish with very light salt and pepper corrosion evident on the flats. The gun metal brass frame is very good and has been slightly polished to bright. The iron ring lever and trigger are bright overall. The action is crisp and functions properly. The bore is slightly frosted with strong rifling.TDW
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
3 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.31 RF
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Volcanic
Model
Pocket Pistol
Serial Number
318
(A) NEW HAVEN ARMS VOLCANIC #1 POCKET PISTOL
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $6,600.00
Estimate: $6,000 - $10,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Friday, November 2, 2018.
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