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Lot 228: Four Antique European Muzzleloading Arms

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Four Antique European Muzzleloading Arms

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

A) Jaipur Marked East India Co. Brown Bess Flintlock Musket

Manufacturer: British
Model: Flintlock Musket
Type: Musket
Gauge: 73
Barrel: 36 3/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 421
Item Interest: Active
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:

Faint East India Co. heart logo at the center of the lock, "JPR/EXR/412" Jaipur Armoury mark on right of barrel.

B) East India Co. Model F Percussion Musket

Manufacturer: East India Co.
Model: Percussion
Type: Musket
Gauge: 75
Barrel: 33 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 421
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.

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

Description:

East India Co. lion at the center of the lock.

C) London Proofed Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: British
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 65
Barrel: 9 1/8 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 421
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.

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

Description:

"Crown/V" London proof on lock.

D) Sharpe Flintlock Trade Pistol

Manufacturer: sharpe
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 57
Barrel: 9 1/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 421
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:

"SHARPE" marked lock, "EXTRA/SHARPE/PROOF" marked barrel with Birmingham proofs. Provenance: The William Bugg Estate

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