Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 13: Pair of English Pickfatt Marked Flintlock Holster Pistols

Auction Date: December 3, 2010

Pair of English Pickfatt Marked Flintlock Holster Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $9,000 - $13,000

A) Pickfatt Marked Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 64
Barrel: 14 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1329
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 9
Class: Antique
Description:

This matching pair of 18 century flintlock pistols feature 14 inch 64 bore barrels marked with a large crown, "HARTFORD" and four proofmarks at the breech end. The lock is marked "PICKFATT" ahead of he hammer. Brass mounted with lightly engraved left side plate and thumb oval, and relief mans face on the buttcap. Mounted with a full smooth walnut stock with a wooden ramrod with a swelled head and flat brass tip.

Rating Definition:

Very good. The metal surfaces have been cleaned many years ago and remain bright. The brass has an aged patina. The stock is also very good with a minor crack at the barrel tang extending about an inch back and overall minor dents and dings. The markings are clear. The action is fine.



B) PickFatt Marked Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 64
Barrel: 14 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1329
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 9
Class: Antique
Description:

Described in "A".

Rating Definition:

Very good. The metal parts have been cleaned many years ago and remain bright. Most of the brass has been cleaned at some time and is beginning to age. The stock is also very good with a small minor gouge behind the barrel tang, a minor crack ahead of the trigger guard and overall minor dents and dings. The markings are clear. The action is fine.



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