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


Two Similar British Percussion Pocket Pistols

both mid to late 19th century, single shot, octagonal 2-1/2 in. barrels, one carved steel with scrolling leaf decoration, marked "YOUGHALL", with English proof-marks, marked "RICHARDSON" at side plate, folding steel trigger, escutcheon, checkered walnut grip, ramrod; one brass, marked "London/JM/EXTRAPROOT", steel hammer, trigger, guard, walnut grip

Provenance:Private Williamsburg, Virginia Collection


one with working mechanism, typical light wear, minor abrasions; original ramrod; brass with typical wear and abrasions, crack and loss at grip, mechanism not functioning

Estimate: $300 - $500
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