March 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati
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Adams Model 1878 MkIII British Military Revolver

.450 Adams, 5.875" octagonal barrel, S/N 13185. Blued finish, checkered walnut grip with lanyard ring in butt. Double action British military revolver with center mounted pivoting ejector rod. Right side of frame with ADAMS'S/PATENT oval cartouche and conjoined AJ TRADE MARK. Lower left of frame with {Broad Arrow}/WD/III marking. Rack numbered 1.79 on left rear of frame at grip junction. Matching serial numbers on frame and cylinder. London commercial proofs on barrel and between chambers of cylinder.


Very good. Retains some of the blued finish with loss and wear, with a mostly smooth plum patina on the metal. Mechanically functional, very good bore with some scattered oxidation and light pitting. Grip very good with strong checkering and some scattered bumps and dings.

Estimate: $650 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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