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Fri, Sep 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 813

Rich Hollis Percussion Pistol

Estimate: $400 - $800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

English, 19th century, 6-1/4 in. octagonal barrel with blade front sight, back action percussion lock engraved "Rich Hollis" with surrounding flourishes, matching engraving on cock, barrel tang, trigger guard, screws, and metal surfaces at breech, square gilt inlaid "LONDON" on top of breech, inset silver engraved game birds on left side of walnut stock, inset silver shield on top of grip, inset silver plates at barrel pin, silver ramrod thimble, and forend cap, wooden ramrod, overall 10-1/4 in., comes with shot and bullet mold

Provenance: Collection of a Southern Gentleman


mellow patina to metal surfaces, some light oxidation, light rust to interior of barrel, minor dings at barrel edges, handling wear to wooden stock, minor chips, scratches and abrasions, hairlines to left side of stock near screw, oxidation to bullet mold