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    Savage Navy Model Pistol, ca. 1862

    Appraised Value:

    $2,500 - $3,000 (2014)

    Appraised on: August 17, 2013

    Appraised in: Richmond, Virginia

    Appraised by: Joel Bohy

    Category: Arms & Militaria

    Episode Info: Richmond (#1817)

    Originally Aired: May 19, 2014

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    Form: Pistol
    Period / Style: Civil War
    Value Range: $2,500 - $3,000 (2014)

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    Appraisal Video: (0:30)


    Appraised By:

    Joel Bohy
    Arms & Militaria
    Specialist, Historic Arms and Militaria
    Skinner, Inc.

    Appraisal Transcript:
    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.

    GUEST: Mm-hmm.

    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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