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Lot 1192: Levi Butterfield of Lynn, Massachusetts Percussion Pistol

Levi Butterfield of Lynn, Massachusetts Percussion Pistol with Long Barrel

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1192: Levi Butterfield of Lynn, Massachusetts Percussion Pistol

Levi Butterfield of Lynn, Massachusetts Percussion Pistol with Long Barrel

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized:

Levi Butterfield of Lynn, Massachusetts Percussion Pistol with Long Barrel

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 12 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 289
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 164
Class: Antique
Description:

"L. BUTTERFIELD/LYNN Ma" marked on top of the smoothbore barrel. Levi Butterfield of Lynn, Massachusetts was an active gunmaker between 1857-1868. German silver blade front sight without provisions for a rear sight. Features silver wire inlaid design in the stock around the barrel tang.

Rating Definition:

Good, with brown patina overall, scattered light pitting, and a clear barrel marking. Stock is also good with numerous scattered scratches, a few cracks visible on either side at the front of the forend, a repaired crack on the underbelly, a repaired and spliced section above the hammer with a crack ahead of the hammer, and an otherwise good figure overall. Partially absent nipple, otherwise mechanically fine.



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