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Selling: February 19, 2011

Lot 2230: One Flintlock Tinder Lighter and Five Antique

Sold for One Flintlock Tinder Lighter and Five Antique
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A) Flintlock Tinder Lighter
Estimated Price: $700 - $950
Serial #One Flintlock Tinder Lighter and Five Antique ManufacturerNone ModelNone
TypeOther Gauge Catalog Page173
Barrel FinishBrass GripWalnut
Stock ClassOther Rating
Rating Definition
DescriptionBrass engraved frame with one piece walnut grip, no maker markings. Fine, brass has a dark aged patina, grip has a few mild handling marks.

B) Unmarked Brass Percussion Pepperbox Pistol
Serial #Unknown - Pepperbox ManufacturerUnknown ModelPepperbox
TypePistol Gauge28 Percussion Catalog Page173
Barrel3 1/2 Inch Fluted FinishBright GripWalnut
Stock ClassAntique RatingOC WW
Rating DefinitionOC - FINE: all original parts; over 30% original finish.
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
DescriptionBrass frame, trigger guard and barrel cluster with walnut grip (missing large chip), non-functioning action, no makers markings.

C) Bunney London Flintlock Pistol
Serial #English - Flintlock Pistol ManufacturerEnglish ModelFlintlock Pistol
TypePistol Gauge32 Percussion Catalog Page173
Barrel2 1/2 Inch Round FinishBlue GripWalnut
Stock ClassAntique RatingOE
Rating DefinitionOE - GOOD: some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
DescriptionEngraved frame marked "BUNNEY" on left, "LONDON" on right. British proofs, "1" marked at breech.

D) Tower Marked Percussion Pistol
Serial #Tower - Percussion ManufacturerTower ModelPercussion
TypePistol Gauge65 Catalog Page173
Barrel6 Inch Round FinishBright Grip
Stockwalnut ClassAntique RatingOE
Rating DefinitionOE - GOOD: some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
DescriptionCrown over "UR / TOWER" marked lock dated 1816, with "CROWN / U" proof, 6 various barrel proofs and "WOODWARD & SON" stamped on left stock flat as well as the letter "H".

E) Short Stock Flintlock Blunderbuss
Serial #European - Blunderbuss ManufacturerEuropean ModelBlunderbuss
TypeShotgun Gauge2 Inch Catalog Page173
Barrel8 Inch Part Octagon FinishBright Grip
Stockwalnut ClassAntique RatingOE
Rating DefinitionOE - GOOD: some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
DescriptionTraces of a maker's mark and engraving on the barrel with British style proofs. Illegible marking on lock with missing screw, metal cleaned, checkered and carved stock with saddle ring bar with ring.

F) Engraved Lacy London Percussion Pistol
Serial #English - Percussion ManufacturerEnglish ModelPercussion
TypePistol Gauge44 Catalog Page173
Barrel1 1/8 Inch Round FinishBlue/casehardened GripWalnut
Stock ClassAntique RatingOE
Rating DefinitionOE - GOOD: some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
DescriptionPatriotic motif engraved frame marked "LACY & Co." on left, "LONDON" on right. British proofs, engraved leather design band at muzzle, sliding hammer safety. Action is a bit tight.

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