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Lot 346: Four Antique Handguns

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Four Antique Handguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

A) Engraved Liege Proofed Boxlock Percussion Blunderbuss Pistol

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 6 1/2 inch part octagon
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 501
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Bore estimated.

B) Engraved Ethan Allen First Model "Pocket Rifle" Underhammer Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: E Allen
Model: Pocket Rifle
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 7 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 501
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.

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

Description:

Manufactured in the mid-1830s to 1842.

C) Over/Under Boxlock Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 5 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 501
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

German proofed. Includes loose parts and a Remington cap tin.

D) Engraved Twigg Marked Screw-Barrel Boxlock Flintlock Pistol with Flask

Manufacturer: English
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 501
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.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

With a reproduction Colt eagle powder flask and several lead balls.

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