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Lot 337: Four Percussion Pistols

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Four Percussion Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,250

A) French Officer's Pistol

Manufacturer: Unmarked
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 70
Barrel: 9 1/4 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 338
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:

B) French Maubeuge Model 1822 T Gendarmerie Conversion Pistol

Manufacturer: French
Model: 1822
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 61
Barrel: 5 1/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 338
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:

"1827" dated barrel.

C) Kemp Marked Boxlock Belt Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 5 1/8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 338
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:

Includes a modern black leather holster.

D) Double Barrel Single Trigger Pistol

Manufacturer: Unmarked
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 34
Barrel: 5 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 338
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:

No maker's marks but most likely manufactured by Allen & Thurber c. 1850s.

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