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Fine Modern & Antique Guns - December 2015

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Sale A1215 Lot 1021


A CASED .450/.455 SIX-SHOT SERVICE-REVOLVER SIGNED ARMY & NAVY, MODEL '1879', serial no. 4850,
for 1883, with blued 6in. barrel, the top marked 'ARMY & NAVY C.S.L. LONDON', hinged frame with hook locking-latch, automatic ejection, one-piece chequered walnut butt with iron butt-cap and lanyard ring, the whole retaining much blued finish (possibly a retailer re-finish); TOGETHER WITH its original oak storage case with provision for ammunition and accessories (absent)

Other Notes: According to Army & Navy records, this revolver was purchased by a 'Grissell Esq.' on the 20th March 1883. The Army lists refer to him as Frank de la Garde Grissell, Captn. 11th Hussars. Reserve of Officers, 22 December 1880. We are gratefully indebted to armsresearch.co.uk for this information.

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Estimate £1,400-1,800


Unless prior arrangement has been made, two weeks after the Sealed bid sale, all Section 5 (and Section 7.1 / 7.3) items will be moved to a Section 5 carriers where storage charges will be incurred.

Goods will not be released until all outstanding charges have been met. Collection will be by arrangement.

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