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Lot 2139: Two U.S Military Percussion Pistols

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Two U.S Military Percussion Pistols

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

A) H. Aston Model 1842 Pistol

Manufacturer: Aston H Pistols
Model: 1842
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 8 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 186
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:

"1848" dated tang, "1847" dated lock.

B) Ames Model 1842 Navy "Box Lock" Pistol

Manufacturer: Ames N P Pistols
Model: 1842
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 186
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:

"1844" dated lock and barrel. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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