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    Early Photographic Flash Pistol with Gutta Percha grips and trigger mechanism. A brass bowl was filled with magnesium powder and when fired a cap ignited the magnesium making a flash while a picture was snapped. The gun-like shape is marked "PAT. PD'G", and the maker inscribed "Chelsea" on the lid of the bowl. Measuring approximately 7" from butt to bowl, the pistol is in working condition. A small dent can be found in the closure. All that is needed is the right amount of chemical placed in the bowl.

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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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