Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 28: Queen Ann Style Percussion Belt Pistol with Engraving

Auction Date: December 3, 2010

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,300

Queen Ann Style Percussion Belt Pistol with Engraving

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 62
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 11
Class: Antique

Produced without sights, with a decorative band around the barrel, a wrench lug at the breech, and scroll and vine engraving on top of the barrel, around the breech and on the tang. Additional scroll designs on the lock plate, trigger guard and hammer, the latter showing a fish head design. Smooth bag shaped grip, with a scroll engraved buttcap.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with a smooth gray patina overall, minor pitting and handling marks, and a few areas of varnish on the metal. Grip has been revarnished, with a few small chips and dings. A small amount of play in the trigger, otherwise mechanically good.

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