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Garvin
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14th December 2017 15:55  

Johnson & Bye Air Pistol.

 

Commonly referred to as the Champion air pistol (See also 'Bedford Walker' entry).

Made by Iver Johnson and Martin Bye in about 1875-1883.

With thanks to Bruce Jr for this pic.

From the top:
Nickelled & Japanned black versions solid metal grip
Nickelled & Japanned black versions with hard wood grips


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