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JARRE Bte. SGDG
Støckel: J. Jarre received 1859-1862 various patents for harmonica pistols,
28 bd Poissonnière, Paris

  Jarre cased with speed loaders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JARRE Bte. SGDG, Støckel: "J. Jarre received 1859-1862 various patents for harmonica pistols, 28 bd Poissonnière, Paris." A very rare eight-shot-harmonica-magazine-pistol. Unlike the other variations this has a 4½" barrel with inscribed name. The serial # 195 is under the barrel and on the harmonica. The caliber 9mm pin fire. As fashionable at the time the iron parts kept in the white. Blackstrap, barrel lug and butt cap engraved, plain ebony grips. The extended trigger is to move the harmonica and cock the hammer.
The pistol is in overall fine condition. It is rare because it is the first 8-shot I encountered         $12,500.

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J. Jarre

Bte. Paris

 

unique 3-shot gold decorated Jarre harmonica pistol, serial # 13 under 2  5/8" barrel,  caliber 7mm pin fire, metal is of glossy brownish color, plain wooden grips with decorated butt plate. Probably from poor storage are some rust spots, otherwise in fine condition and in working order. Attractive and extremely rare oddity.    $10,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jarre Harmonica pistol, serial # 553, cal. 9mm pin fire,
10-shot  variation, 4
½" barrel with high front sight The 2-part trigger: the part outside the guard moves the harmonica, the part inside the guard releases the firing pin. As fashionable during the period metal parts kept in the white, plain wooden grip.
The pistol is extremely rare with 3 matching numbered harmonica magazines, in overall fine condition and  in working order.   
sold

 

 

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