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Cased French Flintlock Pistols

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
208
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Cased French Flintlock Pistols, c. early 19th century, walnut stocks with checkered wrists, engraved steel fittings, locks marked "Pirmet/a Parise," with engraved lockplate tail and cock, octagonal barrels with engraving on the breech and brass sights, wooden ramrods with bone tips, with a bullet mold, powder flask, and screwdriver marked "SHEFFIELD," wooden case lined with maroon velvet, barrel lg. 6 1/2, overall lg. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Pistols and accessories are in very good condition but have been cleaned, case is missing the oval brass escutcheon and the key.


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

Bullet, Firearm actions, Flintlock, Gunpowder, Handgun, Police weapons, Powder flask, Stock