11-02-201311-02-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 2, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Spur-trigger Pistols

$480$400
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2684MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 02, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Two Spur-trigger Pistols, c. mid to late 19th century, a Smith & Wesson model one revolver with blued barrel and silver-plated backstrap, engraved Andrew C. Berry, serial number 77191, and an American Standard Tool Company single shot Hero pistol, lg. 6 to 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Smith & Wesson has some flaking of finish around cylinder and the base of the grip has been carved down a bit, the A.S.T. Hero has loose grips and a broken spring inside the frame, and a broken nipple.


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Keywords

Smith & Wesson, Andrew C. Berry, American Standard Tool Company, nipple, spring