Lot #2289
Lot #2291

Lot 2290: Two Antique Muzzleloading Fowling Pieces

Two Antique Muzzleloading Fowling Pieces

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

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Lot 2290: Two Antique Muzzleloading Fowling Pieces

Two Antique Muzzleloading Fowling Pieces

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500
Price Realized:

A) Wheeler & Son London Flintlock Full Stock Fowling Piece

Manufacturer: Wheeler & Son
Model: Flintlock
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 62
Barrel: 39 1/2 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 222
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"WHEELER/& SON" marked lock. "LONDON" marked on top of the barrel with Birmingham proofs.

B) Unknown Half Stock Percussion Fowling Piece

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 38 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 222
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:

Configured as a fowling piece around a U.S. martial musket barrel with eagle head proof at the breech.

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