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Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1054

Two Early British Pistols

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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

saw handle percussion pistol, 9-1/2 in. octagonal barrel marked "London", engraving to breach and barrel tang, bead front sight split tail rear sight, engraved back action lock plate stamped "ATWOOD", slide safety, articulated fish hammer, trigger guard, ramrod thimble, forend cap, initial shield, and cap box are all likely German silver, wooden ramrod, 14 in overall; double barrel flintlock pistol, "H. NOON" and "LONDON" marks on opposing lock plates with engraved decoration, hallmarks on bottom of action, single to double barrel selector lever, walnut handle with initial shield, 8-3/4 in. overall

Provenance: Private Collection


patina and oxidation to metal surfaces, light pitting and dings to exterior of barrel, stock with handling wear, scratches, one gouge at sidelock screw, loss at point of saw handle, trigger and action seem to function, double barrel pistol with patina and oxidation to metal surfaces, handling wear to wood, including scratches and dings, trigger seems to function

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