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    Posted 4 years ago

    chadkmcmil…
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    Would anyone know the value of this miniature gun. The box shows it came from Lowe and Campbell which was bought by Wilson Sporting Goods in the 1920s or 1930s.

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
      These are novelty pin-fire guns that have been around for ages. They do have some value as there are collectors.
    2. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      The most collectable, are the ones that have the barrel bored through completely, most are marked Austria & Germany. The early Japan marked ones also are bored through. With only one photo, and not focused very well, yours appears to be a later example where the barrel is not bored through all the way and probably has a vent hole in the bottom of the barrel.
      Without clear closeup photos of both sides, and top & bottom of the barrel, I would guess this to be a Little Atom, Round Butt with flower design grips, pointed hammer, with an overall length of 1-7/8", marked JAPAN on the frame forward of the trigger.
      Dave

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