Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 350.00 USD
Estimated at 700.00 - 900.00 USD
MARKED J.E. EVANS. Cal. 42. NSN. J.E. Evans of Philadelphia made pistols that closely resembled those of Henry Deringer of the same city. This small size pistol has 2 3/8" ovate barrel stamped "J.E. EVANS" on top flat. Scroll engraving is on bolster and unmarked back spring lock with flat faced percussion hammer. American walnut stock with small birds head grip extends to muzzle with nicely shaped schnabel. German silver mounts include grip accent, trigger guard with small spear finial and barrel bolt escutcheons. Other decorative accents include German silver inlays in front of lock, behind sideplate and at top of grip. CONDITION: fair to good. Lock and barrel with dark brown patina with some cleaning on top flat of barrel. Stock retains some original varnish but shows considerable wear. German silver is polished. Bore is rusted. Lock is operable. (01-24384/MGM). ANTIQUE. $700-900.