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Lot 4232: Silver Mounted Pair of Flintlock "Kentucky" Pistols

Silver Mounted Pair of Flintlock "Kentucky" Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

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Lot 4232: Silver Mounted Pair of Flintlock "Kentucky" Pistols

Silver Mounted Pair of Flintlock "Kentucky" Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000
Price Realized:

A) "Kentucky" Pistol

Manufacturer: American
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 9 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: curly maple
Item Views: 327
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

ND - VERY GOOD- in working condition, 80% finish or better, appreciable wear on working surfaces 80% - 89%, no corrosion or pitting, minor surface dents or scratches. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 80% - 89% gun.

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

Description:

This pair appears to be 20th century "contemporary" builds with antique components. The barrels are cut-offs from a rifle barrel and have traces of barrel tenons on the lower flats, one at the bottom by the breech on "A" and one on the lower right behind the current tenon on "B." Both have dot patterns at the muzzles, silver blade front sights, low notch rear sights, and incised band designs at the breech ends. The locks have some simple engraving. The furniture is all silver. The curly maple stocks have slab sided bird's head grips.

B) "Kentucky" Pistol

Manufacturer: American
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 9 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: curly maple
Item Views: 327
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

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

Description:

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