October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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The round barrel with side flats stamped at breech "U.S. INSPECTOR JCS". The frame clearly marked on left side "ALLEN AND THURBER, GRAFTON, MASS.". Configuration not found in Flayderman. Figured walnut grips affixed with two screws, stirrup rammer. Boxlock action with plain hammer. Pistol possibly made as a trials piece. 13" overall. CONDITION: Bright polished barrel and frame, stirrup rammer and rib with some minor rust, wood grips with minor marks, trigger guard polished bright, as is frame and barrel. Action is tight but gun only has one cocking notch. Bore is fair. An extremely interesting and unique attempt by Allen & Thurber at a full size US Martial single shot pistol. MZ
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
8"
Caliber/Bore
.56 Caliber
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Allen & Thurber
Model
Experimental
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(A) RARE POSSIBLY UNIQUE ALLEN & THURBER EXPERIMENTAL MARTIAL PISTOL.
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Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,400.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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