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Lot 305: British Land Pattern Heavy Dragoon Flintlock Pistol

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 305: British Land Pattern Heavy Dragoon Flintlock Pistol

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750
Price Realized:

British Land Pattern Heavy Dragoon Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: British
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 12 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 488
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 223
Class: Antique
Description:

The smoothbore barrel has ordnance proofs. The lock has "TOWER" at the tail, the Georgian cipher at the center, a rounded iron pan, and several smaller marks, including "DE" and "WR" inside. The stock has a "1786" dated storekeeper's mark to the right of the wrist escutcheon and "VI" on the tail of the left flat.

Rating Definition:

Good with mottled gray patina on the barrel, dark brown patina on the lock, mild oxidation and pitting, aged patina on the brass, and general mild marks and scratches. The refinished stock is fair and has repairs in the forend, some slight gaps around the lock, a few faint hairline cracks, and general mild wear. Mechanically fine.



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