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


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Two Georgian Flintlock Pistols

British, 18th/early 19th century, single shot, one octagonal, 8-1/4 in., brass barrel, marked "LONDON/EXTRAPROOT", with English and Belgian proof marks, steel lock, plate, engraved with illegible maker's mark, walnut stock, ramrod, carved brass trigger guard, plate, with feather decoration, buttcap; one round, 9 in., steel barrel, with English proof mark, steel lock, plate, marked "[crown]/GR/TOWER", walnut stock, ramrod, brass side plate, trigger guard, plate, engraved "Bucks", buttcap

Provenance:Private Williamsburg, Virginia Collection

Condition:

both working mechanism, replaced ramrods, typical wear and abrasions consistent with age and use, one with patch at left stock, filled losses at pins, restored finish, pitting, corrosion at steel; one break mid stock, losses, finish loss, pitting, corrosion, rust at metal

Estimate: $400 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$900
12/06/2018

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