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Lot 2087: Three William Tranter Patent Single Shot "Saloon/Parlor" Pistols

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Three William Tranter Patent Single Shot "Saloon/Parlor" Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

A) G.W. Webb Retailer Marked Tranter Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Single Shot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 230
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 244
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

All three manufactured c. 1870-1880s.

B) J. Rigby & Co. Retailer Marked Tranter Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Single Shot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 230
Barrel: 7 3/8 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 244
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:

C) Smoothbore Tranter Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Single Shot
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 230 Eley
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 244
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

Provenance: The William Bugg Estate

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