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Frank Wesson Medium Frame Single Shot Pistol, RARE BRASS FRAME
A rare gun in a brass frame – only 4 or 5 are known to exist…
Literature: Pictured in Frank Wesson: Gunmaker by Woods, Littlefield & Rowe,
Volume II, page 44.
Date/Period: Made 1869-1871 - SOLD


Frank Wesson Medium Frame Single Shot Pistol, RARE BRASS FRAME A rare gun in a brass frame – only 4 or 5 are known to exist…, right facing

Measurement: .32-caliber rim fire, 3 1/2" round/octagon barrel

Material: Rosewood grips, brass frame

Condition: The steel barrel has turned to mottled gray/brown patina but without any
surface wear; action is fine; markings excellent; rosewood excellent except for one
small chip at top of left grip; bore pitted but rifling still visible.

Additional Information: Frank Wesson Model 1859 tip up pistol, serial number 150,
marked "F. WESSON / PATENTED OCT 25, 1859” on the top: side of barrel displays:
“CAST STEEL”. There is no bolster at barrel hinge, circular side plate, rosewood grips.

SOLD

308-517 / FP073


Frank Wesson Medium Frame Single Shot Pistol, RARE BRASS FRAME A rare gun in a brass frame – only 4 or 5 are known to exist…, left facing


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