James Warner Percussion Pocket Revolver, Cased with Accessories, Rare & Fine

Second Model, Second Variation, serial # 5420. All matching numbers including magnificent grips

James Warner Percussion Pocket Revolver, Cased with Accessories, Rare & Fine

Cartridge guns are common; percussions are extremely rare… cased example exceedingly rare. Second Model, Second Variation Pocket Revolver manufactured by James Warner of Springfield, Massachusetts, circa 1860. Total production of the Second Model revolver is estimated at a few hundred units. The revolver has a round, .31 caliber barrel and
six-shot cylinder with safety notches. The top strap is roll-stamped on one line: “JAMES WARNER. SPRINGFIELD. MASS. U.S.A.”. “JAMES WARNER PATENT/1857” is stamped on the cylinder. The serial number is stamped on the underside of the barrel, heel of grip strap; beneath the grip and on the inside of both grips.

The revolver displays a high polish blue finish on the barrel, loading lever, frame and cylinder; hammer and trigger are color case-hardened. The two-piece walnut grips retain a high polish finish.

The revolver is housed within a fitted mahogany case lined with salmon color velvet. The case contains a brass, double cavity, round ball, bullet mold, jappaned tin of caps; pocket pistol powder flask with fixed charger and brown lacquer body embossed on both sides with Colt-type eagle and shield pattern, and brass rammer.

Item Date: circa 1857 to 1860s

Measurement: .31 caliber, 3-inch 6-shot barrel

Item Condition: Barrel and cylinder retain 98% + bright blue; 85% silver on frame and straps. Case hardening color on trigger. Excellent mechanics.

Price: $6,750

SKU 308-657

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