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Walch Firearms
St°ckel: New York, circa 1859 - 1862, distributer of John Walch Feb. 8, 1859 patented revolver, first made by Lindsay Manufacturing Co. and later by New Haven Arms Co.
Flayderman's #
7A-117:    10-shot brass frame,
7A-117.5: 10-shot iron frame,
7A-118:  12-shot, very rare,

 

both hammers cocked

 

# 40

Walch Ten Shot Double Hammer Percussion Pocket Revolver, early serial # 40 stamped direct on base pin / cylinder axis while the later numbers  are placed on a prepared place, caliber .31, 3╝" octagonal barrel with fixed front sight and maker's inscription on top flat, rare brass frame,  the  revolver is polished in the white with very minor pitting. Interesting system: two hammers activated by one spur trigger where the right hits first, two loads in cylinder with 5 bores but 10 pistons. The revolver with a strong spring is in good working order and very good condition.
Flayderman's 7A-117: 10-shot brass frame, circa 2,000 made, but not many survivors.    $5,250.

# 1956 in progress

Walch Ten Shot Double Hammer Percussion Pocket Revolver, late serial # 1956  placed on a prepared place, caliber .31, 3╝" octagonal barrel with fixed front sight and maker's inscription on top flat, rare iron frame,  the  revolver was blue and is now mottled patina with very minor pitting. Interesting system: two hammers activated by one spur trigger where the right hits first, two loads in cylinder with 5 bores but 10 pistons. The revolver with a strong spring is in good working order and very good condition.
7A-117.5: 10-shot iron frame, less than 2,000 made, but not many survivors.     $5,250.

right hammer semi-cocked, left hammer fully cocked

# 984

10 pistons

Walch Ten Shot Double Hammer Percussion Pocket Revolver, serial # 984 on base pin / cylinder axis, caliber .31, 3╝" octagonal barrel with fixed front sight and maker's inscription on top flat, rare brass frame,  some original bluing remaining with very minor pitting. Interesting system: two hammers activated by one spur trigger where the right hits first, two loads in cylinder with 5 bores but 10 pistons. The revolver with a strong spring is in good working order and very good condition. Flayderman's 7A-117: 10-shot brass frame, circa 2,000 made, but not many survivors.   sold

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