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MERWIN HULBERT & Co.
St
øckel: receives 1874 - 1877 revolver patents, produced by Hopkins & Allen. MH closed circa 1891,

an additional safety device to avoid separating frame and barrel.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Exceptional condition Single Action  Revolver
serial # 6608, cal. .44 M&H. Early open top revolver with scooped cylinder flutes and a square butt,
7" round barrel marked with both MERWIN HULBERT and HOPKINS & ALLEN, with all matching assembly numbers 4795, 98% original nickel plating with sharp factory markings, most of the dull case colors remain on the hammer and the mottled red hard rubber grips are in excellent condition. Very rare and only for a short time used variation with an additional safety device to avoid separating frame and barrel.
With the revolver come 2 rare MH marked cartridges mae by UMC. Please see pictures. Flayderman's 8A-077: variation not listed.    $13,650.

  

matching barrels 12119

7-shot cylinder

grip strap # 919

the grip

Merwin Hulbert medium frame folding hammer, nickel plated DA/SA revolver with 2 matching numbered barrels, serial # 12119 on both  3½" and 5½" barrels, 7-shot cylinder, caliber 32 long, with push down loading gate and barrel assembly that must be twisted to remove. The top of the rib on the barrel is marked “MERWIN HULBERT & CO. NEW YORK U.S.A. / PAT. APR.17.77 JUNE15.80 MAR.14.82 JAN.9.83”. The left side of the frame is marked “32 CAL 7 SHOT”.  The front sight is a thin half-round blade pinned to the rib, the rear sight is as a small “V” notch at the top rear of the top strap. The grip is a smooth oversized lacquered walnut on a square butt grip frame. The grip extends about ¾” beyond the bottom of the grip frame and encloses the front strap. The grip shows finish loss along its bottom edge. There are several light handling marks in the grip. This revolver retains better than 90% of its original plating.  All markings are clear. Overall a very fine specimen. Flayderman's # 8A-086: scarce marking “32 CAL 7 SHOT”.
The revolver was made by Hopkins & Allen for Merwin Hulbert, who distributed the revolvers, produced between 1883-1890.      $1,850.

the following revolver is sold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTAGLIO FLORAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merwin Hulbert double action pocket revolver, serial number 3131, cal. .38, 3½" ribbed barrel, factory engraved with intaglio floral inlays in red and green color, pearl grips. With close to 100% original finish the revolver is in excellent condition. The revolver is in its original card board box with the extreme seldom found label

INTAGLIO FLORAL
re-issue Nov. 11th 1879

sold

 

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