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Premier Auction - Session II | November 12, 2022

Sat, Nov 12, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 906

Two Savage 1861 Navy Model Percussion Revolvers

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Civil War era, manufactured from 1861-1862 by the Savage Revolving Firearms Company, .36 caliber cap and ball, six shot cylinder, figure eight trigger configuration, 7-1/8 in. octagonal barrel, cone front sight, serial number 9418 visible under rammer on barrel and right side of grip frame, "W" proof stamp under barrel, "M M" proof stamp on left side of grip frame, "H" proof stamp on left side of barrel and on rammer assembly, possible "C" proof stamp on right side of barrel, marked "SAVAGE R.F.A. CO. MIDDLETOWN CT H.S. NORTH PATENTED JUNE 17 1856 JANUARY 18 1859 MAY 15 1860" on top of barrel, 14-1/2 in. overall; second revolver is likely an artifact find, heavily rusted, missing components, of same make and configuration, makers stamp on top of barrel, indiscernible four number serial number on grip

Provenance: Private West Virginia Collection


first revolver functions mechanically, metal components with some pitting, light oxidation and handling wear, possible evidence of cleaning due to abrasions on right side of receiver, wooden grip with loss to right front toe and chips and wear to edges, hairline in grain at screw, second revolver in artifact condition

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