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Lot 196: Three Engraved European Single Shot Percussion Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Three Engraved European Single Shot Percussion Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

A) C. Moore London Pistol

Manufacturer: Moore
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 48
Barrel: 10 inch octagon
Finish: brown/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 244
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.

Description:

Matching serial number pair with "B" and both have "C. MOORE. LONDON." marked locks and inscribed in script "->77. St. James's. Street. LONDON.<-" on top of the barrels.

B) C. Moore London Pistol

Manufacturer: Moore
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 48
Barrel: 10 inch octagon
Finish: brown/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 244
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.

Description:

Reference "A".

C) Pocket Pistol

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion Pocket
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 38
Barrel: 3 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 244
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:

Faint marking on left side, possibly "V.Th.B".

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