October 31, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


W.W. Marston 5th Type Pocket Percussion Revolver

.31 caliber, 4.25" octagonal barrel, S/N 7700. Blued finish, brass triggerguard, varnished walnut grips. 5-shot, single action percussion revolver with fluted cylinder and Colt-style loading lever. No external markings other than the serial number, which includes all four digits on the bottom of the frame, forward of the triggerguard but only includes the last three "700" in other locations. About 13,000 of these revolvers were produced from the late 1850s through the early 1860s, in seven variations, all of which closely resemble the Whitney Pocket revolver. Many were produced with various trade names and some were left blank for retailers or other vendors to mark as they saw fit.


Good. Retains only minute traces of finish with a mottled grayish-brown patina that shows scattered oxidation and discoloration as well well as some light pitting. Needs mechanical attention and will not stay at full cock. Grips very good with some varnish and scattered handling marks.

Estimate: $600 - $900
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