Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 183: Six Muzzle Loading Pistols

Auction Date: February 15, 2018

Six Muzzle Loading Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,600

A) Middle Eastern Style Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: Arab
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 9 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 393
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 22
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

B) Miquelet Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 65
Barrel: 2 5/8 inch part octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 393
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 22
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Appears 20th century.

C) Ketland & Co. Box Lock Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Ketland
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 393
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 22
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Early 19th century.

D) Belgian Box Lock Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 3 1/8 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 393
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 22
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

E) Belgian Double Barrel Box Lock Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Double Barrel Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 2 1/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 393
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 22
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

F) Birmingham Proofed Box Lock Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45
Barrel: 1 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 393
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 22
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

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