Cased Frank Wesson Bicycle Gun with Accessories
Serial no. 1433, .32 caliber, 20-inch octagonal barrel with hooded front sight and rear
peep sight. Swing-away breech, the left side marked: Frank Wesson, Worster, Mass./Patented
May 21, 1870. Nickel-platd frame. Spur trigger. Rosewood grips. Butt slotted for a
shoulder stock. Contained in associated, blue felt-lined custom-crafted violin-style
wooden case together with nickel-plated steel skeleton detachable shoulder stock, cleaning
rod, oil bottle and 35 rimfire cartridges. Case with hook closures.
Condition: Very good. Barrel with grey age patina and scattered light
pitting and minor dents. Frame and grip refinished and showing minor wear and marks. Grips
very good. Case with heavy wear and staining to interior. Exterior with age blistering to
finish and dark age patina.
Note: Pictured in Cane Curiosa by Katherine Dike, page 353.
Estimate: $3000 - $4000