Lot 416 Detail
Rare Prototype Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver with Mershon &
Hollingsworth Cocking Device
Serial no. 3803, .44 caliber. Standard cylinder and 7 1/2-inch barrel with New York
markings. Custom brass frame with case-hardened hammer and oil-finished walnut grips.
Right side of frame with circular German silver fitting inscribed: Mershon &
Hollingsworth/Sept. 8th 1863. Left side of frame fitted with wheel-shaped steel panel
cocking device with folding rim. Evidently designed to create a self-cocking revolver
similar to the later British Fosbery revolver. Rear of frame with fire-blued lever
engaging the hammer and evidently serving as a safety. Elongated hammer.
Condition: Fine. Barrel retains 90% plus blue finish mixed with brown
patina. Cylinder retaining much blue finish.
Estimate: $25000 - $35000
Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm
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Revive your antique pinfire firearms
Basic one shell
16 gauge caliber kit
for pinfire shotgun
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Includes a brass
case, a cap holder, a firing pin and a long screw
Revive your antique French 11mm Model
1873 (Chamelot Delvigne) revolver
Manual click here
Content : 11 mm tools + 12
reloadable cases + 1 powder measuring cup + 25 lead bullets
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