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.
EXCEPTIONAL ALLEN & WHEELOCK CENTER HAMMER PERCUSSION ARMY REVOLVER.
Bbl. 7 1/2″ oct. to rnd
Allen & Wheelock was a prolific mfg. making several versions of military pistols. Published reports state 700 of this revolver made early war & the US Army bought 500 off the open market in 1861 since not acquired by official ordnance contract there are no inspection markings. These 500 went to early formed Michigan cavalry regiments. Standard configuration. 14″ overall. Front sight is inset pinched brass blade. Bbl. marked “ALLEN & WHEELOCK. WORCESTER. MASS. US. / ALLEN’S PT’S.JAN.13 DEC.15 1857 SEPT.7 18..” Well made, sturdy pistol w/ solid iron frame w/ unique hinged triggerguard which acted as loading lever.