M1860 Civil War Saber By Roby

M1860 Civil War Saber By Roby

Cataloged Antique Auction Saturday, June 15th 2013 – M1860 Civil War Saber By Roby Model 1860 Civil War Saber By Roby.  35 in. double fuller curved blade, has nice silver finish with some minor tarnish, no rust or pitting; signed on the left side of the ricasso C. Roby, W. Chelmsford, Mass. and on the reverse is stamped U.S. 1864 A.G.M. with leather washer at the base. The hilt has a 3 branch brass guard with Phrygian helmet pommel; beautiful dark brown leather and wire wrapped grip, original scabbard with O-ring hangers and remnants of original leather strap. Overall length 42 in. Estimate: $800 – $1200 Cataloged Antique Auction Saturday, June 15th @ 11AM Saturday, June 15th @ 11AM Previews: Fri. 10AM – 5PM & Sat. 8AM – 11AM Fontaine’s Auction Gallery 1485 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 Phone: 413-448-8922 Fax: 413-442-1550 info@fontainesauction.com … Continue reading, More Information, Photos →

Engraved Pinfire Revolver

Engraved Pinfire Revolver

3 ¼” is about 7.5 mm and has a lightly rusted bore. This pistol is coarsely engraved ad retains about 65-70% nickel plating. Hard rubber grips are good. The cylinder does not index and the hammer does not stay cocked (probably needs a mainspring – a project pistol). Estimate: 50.00 – 100.00 … Continue reading, More Information, Photos →