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Selling: September 7, 2012

Lot 1489: Unknown - Percussion Pistol

Sold for Unknown - Percussion Pistol
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Two Percussion Austrian Military Single Shot Pistols -A) Military Percussion Pistol
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800
Serial #Unknown - Percussion Pistol ManufacturerUnknown ModelPercussion Pistol
TypePistol Gauge56 Catalog Page172
Barrel10 3/8 Inch Round FinishBright Grip
Stockwalnut ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
Description"FERDERUWIRTH" marked on top of the barrel, "863" on the lock, "528" on the left side plate and "II/4" on the barrel band. All steel mounted, no ramrod provisions and mounted with a walnut stock with "105/2" stamped on the left flat and sling swivel on the butt.

ConditionGood. The metal surfaces have been cleaned and have a semi bright appearance with areas of varnish. The stock is good as varnished over with a couple of minor cracks at the butt and some scattered minor dents. The action is fair.
B) Military Percussion Pistol
Serial #Unknown - Percussion ManufacturerUnknown ModelPercussion
TypePistol Gauge56 Catalog Page172
Barrel10 3/8 Inch Round FinishBright Grip
Stockwalnut ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
DescriptionUnrecognizable marking on top of the barrel, "863", "15" and unknown proof on the lock, "5 backwards 3 : 50" and proof marks on the breech end of the barrel, and :15 36" on the left side plate. All iron mountings, no ramrod provisions and mounted with a smooth walnut stock, with the same marking as on the barrel as well as a "D/S" on the left flat.

ConditionVery good. The metal surfaces remain bright and there are areas of varnish. The stock has been varnished over and remains very good with a few minor dents and scratches. The action is fine.
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