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American-made Flintlock Pistol and Holster

Auction:
2856M
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Sale #2856M - 2856M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

American-made Flintlock Pistol and Holster, c. late 18th century, walnut stock with brass and silver fittings, imported lock marked KETLAND/& Co., steel barrel marked on the top LONDON with proof marks near the breech, and a partial leather holster, barrel lg. 7 3/4, overall lg. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Stock has a few light dings, and a small crack near the back lock screw, some patina on the barrel and lock, the lock functions properly, and the holster has some wear and loss.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

LONDON, Firearm actions, Flintlock, Handgun holster, Lock, Stock