Premier Firearms Auction
May 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2022
Our first premier auction of 2022! This event hosts collections from across the country and brings them under one roof for an amazing multi-day auction!
This is an incredible opportunity to add rare and desirable firearms & militaria to your collection.
RARE CIVIL WAR BRASS FRAME BUTTERFIELD ARMY REVOLVER.
Bbl. 7″ oct
This unique Civil War revolver of which 640 are thought made (1861-1862) utilized a disk priming mechanism. Pellet primers are loaded in spring loaded reservoir at bottom of frame w/ knurled knob closure. When revolver is cocked, patented arm protrudes, picks up pellet & places it above nipple for firing. Standard configuration, 7″ oct. bbl., brass frame w/ top strap marked “BUTTERFIELDS / PATENT DEC. 11 1855 / PHILADA.”