SOLD! for $6,400.00.
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- Low Estimate: $3,200.00
- High Estimate: $3,600.00
- Realized: $6,400.00
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Confederate blockade-run Kerr Revolver, Serial number 1269, 54 bore (about 44cal). All visible serial numbers matching. Left side of barrel marked "LAC", left side of frame marked "London Armory", right side of frame marked "Kerr's Patent 1269", lock plate marked "London Armoury", tang clearly marked with Confederate or English inspection stamp "JS/(anchor)", cylinder with serial number and standard British proof marks. Checkered English walnut stocks, octagonal barrel, iron mounted, checkered hammer, loading lever, butt plate with lanyard ring. Six pages of previous sale record in three plastic binder sleeves included in this lot. Barrel length – 5 3/4". Overall length – 11". Provenance: Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. Note: See "The English Connection" by Russ A. Pritchard and Cleveland Adger Huey, 2014, p. 112-133. CONDITION: Action holds at full cock. Some finish remaining on barrel and mountings. Rifling to bore. Checkering on stocks are well defined.