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2101
$1,035.00

SUPERB “MY FRIEND” KNUCKLEDUSTER BY JAMES REID.

SN 15086. Cal. 22 RF. Knuckleduster. Nickel finish overall. New York style engraving. Extremely late production single pin variation with “MY FRIEND” on frame above cyl followed by patent dates. Brass frame single action operation with spur trigger. 7-shot cyl. This is a numbers matching example with numbers being found on frame, trigger, cyl and cyl pin. PROVENANCE: The Carmen Gianforte Collection. CONDITION: Spectacular overall condition, with virtually all period nickel remaining. Hammer and trigger retain most of their original fire-blue finish. Scroll and vine engraving is executed wonderfully. Chambers and mechanics are excellent. Very little loss of finish other than some very minor flaking on the cyl. Balance of finish remains intact and is very fine. The “1” in this SN has been stamped upside down by manufacturer. 50603-36 TDW (1,000-1,500) – Lot 2101

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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