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Lot 4159: Two Flintlock Pistols

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Two Flintlock Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) English Pistol with Snap Bayonet

Manufacturer: English
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 62
Barrel: 8 7/8 inch octagon
Finish: unknown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 285
Item Interest: Average
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:

"*/MB" maker's mark on the barrel between London proofs. Unclear lock mark.

B) R. Hyslop & Co. Brass Barrel Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 59
Barrel: 8 inch part octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 285
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:

R. Hyslop & Co. were merchants in New York starting c. 1830. Birmingham proofed barrel. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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