Lot 5497

A Schlund revolver construction, Kynoch Gun Factory Aston, prototype 1885

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots

Hammer price € 4,000

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Description

Cal. .430, SN. 75, Bright 6-groove bore, octagonal barrel. Top-break operated via chequered release lever on rear of frame. 6-shot fluted cylinder with ejection ports, here: simultaneous case ejection. Double Action. Concealed hammer. Rib marked "Kynoch Gun Factory Aston", top strap "Patent Model". Complete, original finish in places minimally spotted. Triggers polished white. Walnut grip panel with fine chequering. Lanyard loop.
These revolvers were offered to the Metropolitan Police London around 1886 in various sizes and calibres, but were not accepted. Cf. i.a. H.P. Muster, Revolver Lexikon, p. 133 - 134.

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The auction includes 726 lots and starts on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5727. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.