December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Single shot .25 caliber knife pistol, manufactured by Unwin & Rodgers as a defensive knife/pistol with 2 blades. One blade is a clip point with false edge back, other blade is a spearpoint also with a false edge back. Blades a separated by a folding trigger mechanism. Simple cock that deploys trigger when pulled the the rear, primitive rear sight mounted to manual extractor, diminutive mushroom tip front sight. Blades are marked at ricasso "NON XXL / UNWIN & / ROGERS / PATENT". Right side of barrel with "NON XLL", left side with "UNWIN & RODGERS / PATENTEES. SHEFFIELD" and Birmingham proofs on offset flat. German silver barrel and bolsters. Frame is hollow for storage and mounted with 2 horn scales, and reinforced with brass under horn, affixed with iron pins. CONDITION: Good. Blades have been lightly cleaned in the European fashion that left some spotted oxidation throughout and lightly softened legends, which are still legible. Blades appear to be sharpened and there is some discoloration towards the cutting edge , as if from heat. German silver is good with some scratches and dings throughout from use and storage. "NON-XLL" legend somewhat softened. Horn is very good with some very minor chips and handling marks. Action works appropriately when cycled by hand, bore is good but dark throughout. EMW

Item Dimensions: L: 7"
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
3 - 3/4"
Caliber/Bore
.25 RF
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Unwin & Rodgers
Model
NON XLL
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) UNWIN & RODGERS NON XLL KNIFE GUN.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,968.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Number Bids: 15
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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