Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Volcanic Lever Action No. 1 Pocket Pistol by New Haven Arms Co. c. 1857-60. Serial no. 1483, .31 caliber, 3 1/2-inch blued barrel with standard post front sight. Barrel address reading: New Haven Conn. Patent Feb. 14, 1854. Brass frame with dovetailed rear sight. Ring lever. Case-hardened hammer and lever. Varnished walnut grips [see Flayderman 5K-014, p. 305]. Approximately 3,300 of this model were manufactured.
    Condition: Excellent. Barrel retaining approximately 50-60% finish with scattered flaking and losses overall. Frame with mellow untouched age patina. Grips excellent with light wear and marks. Action fine.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,291

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Sep 18, 2011 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 35 days left to consign to the 2021 July 18 Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search