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    Lot of Two Burglar Alarm Guns.
    Comprising: 1.) S. Coon Burglar Alarm Gun. Unserialized, .22 caliber, 2-inch barrel. Folding, tapered screw allows gun to be affixed to door jamb, window, etc. 2.) Reiff & McDowell Burglar Alarm Gun. Serial no. 94, .22 caliber 1/2-inch barrel. Frame marked: REIFF & MCDOWELL / PAT. JUNE 13, 1893 / PHILADA, PA. Adjustable length screw allows for a variety of places to set it. Each fires a blank charge when disturbed.

    Condition: Very good. Each showing normal age and handling wear, with some patches of pitting.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    10th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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