December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Allen & Thurber Pocket Pistol and Accessories

Massachusetts, circa 1846, single shot, octagonal to round, 2-1/2 in., steel, breech loading barrel with carved scrolling decoration, percussion lock hammer marked "ALLEN'S PATENET/1846", backstrap, trigger guard, plate, walnut grip, stamped serial number "395" at barrel and guard; together with one steel shot mold; one early American horn powder flask; two other metal accessories

Provenance:Navarre Family, Monroe, Michigan; by descent in family

Condition:

working mechanism, rust at rear barrel, pitting, corrosion at metal, typical wear and minor abrasions; metal objects with distress, pitting; powder flask in crack at spout, otherwise good condition, old cork stopper

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$431
12/06/2018

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