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Lot 145: Three Antique Single Shot Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Three Antique Single Shot Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

A) I. N. Johnson U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Johnson I.N.
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 8 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 308
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1855" dated lock and barrel tang. Two cartouches on left stock flat. "HS" carved on bottom of stock.

B) Robert Johnson U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: R. JOHNSON
Model: 1836
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 8 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 308
Serial Number:
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:

Faint "1838" dated lock. Faint cartouche on left stock flat. Replacement hammer.

C) Engraved British Parker Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Parker
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 5 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 308
Serial Number:
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:

"PARKER" marked lock (faint).

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