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Cased Paterson Number Two, Fifth Model Ehlers Pocket Revolver

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cased Paterson Number Two, Fifth Model Ehlers Pocket Revolver, c. 1840-43, serial number 420, all matching numbers, walnut grips, steel frame with drop-down trigger with serial number, cylinder with light scene remaining, wedge marked with serial number 420, top of barrel marked Patent Arms Paterson N-J. Colt's Pt., with loading lever, nipple wrench, and screwdriver combination tool, bullet mold, and brass powder flask, mahogany case fitted for pistol and accessories, lined with dark maroon velvet, barrel lg. 4, overall lg. 8 3/8, case lg. 9, case ht. 5 1/2.
Estimate $40,000-50,000

Pistol has light patina on steel parts and some cylinder scene remaining, wood grip has small repair on the right side, case has a crack on the lid, and is missing the top latch for the lock and the key.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

steel frame, screwdriver combination tool, steel parts