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Elgin Cutlass Pistol by Morrill, Mosman and Blair
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
.32 caliber, 4" round barrel. Etched panels on both sides of blade. On the left is Elgin's Patent with floral designs and American eagle with stars. On the left side Morrill, Mosman & Blair, Amherst Mass.  Square-back triggerguard.  Engraved frame and tang. Walnut bag-shaped grip.  This exact pistol is pictured in Norm Flayderman's book, The Bowie Knife, on page 42.

Provenance:  
Norm Flayderman, Rick Mach


Condition:  
All metal has a nice, untouched, even patina.  Blade has two small nicks.  Etched panels are very clear.  Overall, pistol is very sharp with a crisp look.
Sold: $7,500.00
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