A cased and factory engraved New Haven Arms Volcanic No. 1 lever action pistol

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Lot 6478ANTIQUE
A cased and factory engraved New Haven Arms Volcanic No. 1 lever action pistol

Sold for US$ 19,890 inc. premium
A cased and factory engraved New Haven Arms Volcanic No. 1 lever action pistol
Serial no. 200, .31 caliber. 3 1/2 inch blued barrel marked New Haven, Conn/Patent Feb 14, 1854 Factory scroll-engraved and silver-plated frame. Varnished walnut grips. Complee with rose velour-lined with partitioned interior. Interior contains reproduction box for 200 cartridges.
Condition: Excellent. Barrel retains 65-70% dark blue finish with the balance thinning to brown/grey patina. Markings light Frame with 90% plus silver plating showing edge wear and with streaking to left side. Lever with generous traces of blue. Grips with scattered marks, 90% plus varnish, hairline cracks to either side and minor chipping around screw fitting on right side. Case exterior excellent. Lining showing some fading and stains.
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  • Note: Only 850 examples were produced.
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