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Lot 229: Two European Flintlock Longarms

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Two European Flintlock Longarms

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

A) Unknown English Style Fusil

Manufacturer: European
Model: Flintlock
Type: Musket
Gauge: 72
Barrel: 41 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 374
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.

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

Description:

Very faint remnants of what is possibly a W. Ketland marking on the lock.

B) Brander & Potts Musket

Manufacturer: Brander & Potts
Model: Flintlock
Type: Musket
Gauge: 75
Barrel: 19 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 374
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:

"BRANDER/& POTTS" marked lock. Martin Brander and Thomas Potts were active c. 1825-32. Birmingham proofed.

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