Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 400.00 USD
Estimated at 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD
KNIFE PISTOL. Cal. 25. S# 6534. Bbl. 3 5/8". NON XLL single-shot breechloading pistol mfg. by Unwin & Rodgers. The left flat of the faceted bbl. is marked "UNWIN & RODGERS/ PATENTEES.SHEFFIELD", with British proofs on the left quarter flat, the S# over the top flat, as well as "NON XLL" on the right flat. Bbl., bolster, and butt exhibit a German silver finish. 2-piece partially checkered horn grips. The 3 3/8" spear-point blade and the 3 1/2" clip-point blade are marked "NON . XLL/ UNWIN &/ RODGERS/ PATENT" on the left side of the ricassos. Right ear of the rear sight also doubles as an ejector. Hollow butt with a hinged door. CONDITION: German silver components retain the majority of their bright finish, exhibiting small scattered handling marks overall. Iron components, including the breech, rear sight, breechblock, knives, and trigger, exhibit a gray patina, with some light pitting and scattered spots of darker discoloration overall. Smoothbore exhibits some scattered spots and areas of dark pitting, but otherwise is good. Action functions appropriately when cycled by hand. Grips exhibit scattered minor marks and impressions from handling and storage, with a crack present on either side around the butt. (01-24349/MLW). ANTIQUE. $800-1,200.