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Pistol With Naval Inscription

MOORE SIX SHOT PISTOL with owner's name beautifully engraved on the backstop "A. H. Gilman U. S. N". Manufactured by Moore's Patent Firearms Co., Brooklyn, NY. This would be a personal sidearm that Gilman himself purchased or was presented. Quite fancy model with barrel, cylinder and frame etched in floral and scroll designs. Wood slab handles. Overall length 7". Augustus H. Gilman rose through the commissioned grades to become Pay Director with rank of Captain. Condition quite worn having only traces of the original finishes remaining. Illustrated on page 102 in Rankin's book "Small Arms of the Sea Services".      Ex collection Norm Flayderman.  

Sales price: $1,675.00

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