800.00USDto floor+ (156.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2011 May 20 @ 12:32UTC-5 : EST/CDT
Did you win this item?
A full invoice should be emailed to the winner by the auctioneer within a day or two.
Estimate: $950 - 1600
A) Stevens Diamond No. 43 Single Shot Pistol. First Issue manufactured from 1886 to 1896. Barrel has the two line Stevens A. & T. CO./patent date marking on upper left flat. Brass frame without semi-circular side plate. Dovetail blade front and fixed niter blue rear sights. Barrel and grips numbered to gun.
BBL: 6 inch part octagon
Serial Number: 19932
Condition: Fine. The barrel retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina with some loss at the muzzle and breech. The frame retains 97% frosted original nickel finish. The grips are fine with a series of minor dings on the bottoms and some scattered minor scratches.
B) Manufactured circa 1903 to 1916. Barrel has the two line Stevens A. & T. CO. address on the top flat. All nickel plated with smooth two piece walnut grips numbered to gun. Barrel also numbered to gun.
BBL: 3 1/2 inch part octagon
Serial Number: 5344
Condition: Very fine. The pistol retains 90% original nickel finish with most of the loss on the grip straps. The grips are fine with worn bottom edges missing a minor chip on the left panel, along with some scattered minor handling marks and freshened finish. Broken firing pin.