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A small handgun now decommissioned inscribed above the

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a small handgun now decommissioned inscribed above the bullet chamber "Smith's Patent" and "Apr 16 1873 No 41" and to the bottom of the handle "1089". I believe this to be an Otis Smith gun from Connecticut but apparently this company went out of business some years ago and I can get no further info.

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Hi, My name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you. Let me do a little research and I'll be back shortly. Thanks Mike

Hi, After my research your small handgun is a Otis Smith Middlefield & Rockfall, Connecticut and was in business from 1873 to 1890, .41 short r.f. caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, solid frame, 2 3/4" round barrel, varnished rosewood grips marked: SMITH'S PATENT / APR. 16 1873 No 41 has a value in today's market at auction in good condition £525.00 + to excellent condition £850.00 + depending on the collector or consumer. I hope this helps you. Thanks Mike
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Hi, Your Welcome & Thank You and if you ever need help in the future just ask and I would be glad to help you with any new questions you might have in the future I am very well versed in all antiques, coins, books, primitives, bottles, clocks & watches,collectibles etc. just put FOR MIKE orCustomerONLY at the front of your question in just the APPRAISALS category not ANTIQUES. Thanks Mike