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Lot 198: Eight Antique European Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Eight Antique European Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) "GS" Marked Side by Side Double Barrel Pinfire Pistol

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Double Barrel- Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 6 7/8 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 304
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:

B) European Superposed Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 2 7/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 304
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.

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C) Liege Proofed Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Single Shot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 46
Barrel: 4 1/4 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 304
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.

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

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D) Liege Proofed Side by Side Double Barrel Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Boot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 3 1/8 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 304
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:

E) Liege Proofed Side by Side Double Barrel Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Boot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 2 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 304
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:

F) Unmarked Side by Side Double Barrel Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 304
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:

G) European Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 48
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 304
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Paired with "H".

H) European Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 48
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 304
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Paired with "G".

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