Savage Navy Model Pistol, ca. 1862
Appraised Value: $2,500 - $3,000 (2014)
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Arms & Militaria
Specialist, Historic Arms and Militaria
GUEST: Well, I acquired it in the '50s.
APPRAISER: What did you have to pay for it?
GUEST: Probably somewhere in the $50 range.
APPRAISER: Okay, well, it's a Savage Navy model. Two-piece wooden grips. The gun was manufactured in Middletown, Connecticut, probably between 1861 and 1865.
APPRAISER: There's still quite a bit of bluing left on the barrel. At auction, I would probably put this in the $2,500 to $3,000 range.
GUEST: Mm-hmm. Yeah.
APPRAISER: It's a great gun.
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