Lot #4251
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Lot 4252: Two Engraved Antique Pistols

Two Engraved Antique Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

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Lot 4252: Two Engraved Antique Pistols

Two Engraved Antique Pistols

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

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

A) John Probin Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: British
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 10 1/4 inch octagon
Finish: brown/bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 135
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:

Lock marked "John Probin/LONDON", top barrel flat with deeply sunk Probin mark and "-Maker-to-his-Majesty-", floral engraving. Provenance: The Collection of Joe M. Wanenmacher Jr

B) T. Ketland London Marked Brass Barrel Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: Ketland
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 9 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 135
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

London proofed barrel marked "LONDON", lock marked "T/KETLAND/&Co". Provenance: The Collection of Joe M. Wanenmacher Jr

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