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2333
$3,162.50

PRIME LOT OF TWO PALM PISTOLS BY CHICAGO ARMS & CHICAGO FIREARMS.

SN 3234/750. 1) Cal. 32 XSRF. Chicago Firearms Co., Chicago, IL, Protector Palm Pistol. 7-shot squeezer fired. Nickel finish with hard rubber grips and palm plate. Manufactured in the early 1890’s with a total production estimated at 12,800. 2) Cal. 32 XSRF. Minneapolis Firearms Co. Squeezer Palm Pistol known as The Protector according to Flayderman’s Guide to Antique American Firearms and Their Values. Production was estimated at 3000 total and were actually manufactured by James Duckworth Co. of Springfield, Mass. 7-shot capacity with 1-3/4″ bbl, nickel finish exterior with hard rubber grip panels. Squeezer type pistols have always intrigued arms collectors as they are curious and ingenious and a piece of mechanical art. CONDITION: Item 1. Very good overall, with most all nickel finish remaining with slight finish loss on edges at point of engraving but should clean up. Action, bore and magazine all function correctly. Item 2. Full nickel coverage with excellent hard rubber grip panels and appear to have no finish loss except in very high points. Bore and magazine are very fine, however, mechanics work intermittently. 51030-11 TDW (2,500-4,500) – Lot 2333

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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