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


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Fine Pair Percussion Pistols in Cased Set

mid to late 19th century, brass line inlay, figured veneer box with plaque (no monogram), opening to a fitted, upholstered interior; two with single shot, octagonal, 10-1/2 in., reeded, steel barrels, lock plates, triggers, guards, plates, all with carved scrolling leaf decoration, gadrooned walnut grips, with decorated steel buttcaps, no apparent maker or proof marks; together with one patinated copper powder flask; one decorated steel bullet mold; one steel ramrod; one walnut cleaning rod; one steel bristle attachment; one walnut handled spanner; one lidded walnut box; one walnut hammer

Provenance:From the Estate of Judge David Creekmore, Knoxville, Tennessee

Condition:

working mechanisms; original fittings, accessories; box with shrinkage cracks at veneer, other abrasions and wear; pistols in very good, refinished condition, light pitting and corrosion at bluing; other wood objects with later varnish; metal objects with light pitting, corrosion

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,120
12/06/2018

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